The Startup Ka Mahakumbh Road Show Kolkata chapter energizes preparations for Asia’s biggest startup event.

Over 120 startups and investors engaged in discussions at the Kolkata road show. Focus on benefits, strategies, and collaborations for Startup Ka Mahakumbh 2024. The event aims to foster economic growth, job creation, and innovation in the startup ecosystem, with a particular emphasis on cultivating and nurturing new entrepreneurs.   Kolkata, May 20, 2024: The All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA) successfully organized a vibrant roadshow in Kolkata, following the Delhi chapter, as a build-up to Asia’s biggest startup event, Startup Ka Mahakumbh 2024. The event witnessed participation…

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Technoxian Partners with STEM Zone for Robotics Championship Nationals in Egypt

Updated 20-04-2024,11:20 am IST Technoxian collaborates with STEM Zone for Robotics Championship Nationals in Egypt. Winners to advance to the annual Technoxian World Robotics Championship in India. Memorandum of Understanding signed in the presence of Mr. Rajkumar Sharma, President of AICRA, and STEM Zone CEO Salah Eissa.   New Delhi: Technoxian, the leading platform for fostering innovation and excellence in robotics, has forged a partnership with STEM Zone, a prominent company based in Egypt, to host the Technoxian Robotics Championship Nationals in Egypt. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed…

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Electoral Bonds Data Reveals IT Companies’ Contributions; Cyient Emerges as Largest Donor

Updated on March 19, 2024, at 12:40 PM IST Cyient emerged as the largest donor among three IT companies contributing through electoral bonds. Infosys donated Rs 1 crore to Janata Dal (Secular) in 2018, while Zensar Technologies contributed Rs 3 crore to unidentified parties in 2019. BJP received the highest total donations at Rs 6,986.5 crore since the inception of electoral bonds in 2018.   In a recent disclosure by the Election Commission of India (ECI), information technology (IT) and engineering services companies, including Infosys Ltd., Cyient Ltd., and Zensar…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Advocates Coding Education for Indian Students

Updated on March 19, 2024, at 10:35 am IST   Tim Cook emphasized the importance of coding education during his visit to inaugurate the first Apple Store in India last year. Cook urges Indian students, including girls, to learn coding early, highlighting its role in fostering creativity and innovation. Initiatives like Atal Tinkering Labs and the Uttar Pradesh government’s plan to introduce coding in schools reflect India’s commitment to advancing digital literacy. During his visit to India last year to mark the inauguration of the first Apple Store in the…

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Google Restricts Gemini from Addressing Election Queries

New Delhi| Updated 13-03-2024, 03:21 pm IST Google imposes limitations on its generative AI tool, Gemini, preventing it from responding to inquiries about global elections. The move aims to mitigate potential misinformation and fake news associated with generative AI technology. Restrictions align with growing concerns and regulations surrounding the responsible deployment of AI tools, especially in critical areas such as elections.   Google has announced restrictions on its generative AI tool, Gemini, preventing it from responding to inquiries regarding global elections scheduled for this year. This decision, as reported by…

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CII Hosted Interactive Session Spotlights AI, Cloud Solutions, and Emerging Technologies in Trade & Business

Chandigarh | Updated 12-03-2024, 12:47 pm IST Dynamic and interactive session held on March 7th, 2024, focused on digital transformation. Panelists included Dr. Indrajit Bhattacharya, Director General of NIRA, highlighting the importance of cutting-edge technologies. Discussion centered on leveraging AI, optimizing cloud solutions, and navigating emerging technologies for business success. Session moderated by Mr. Pratap K Aggarwal ensured insightful dialogue and collaboration among participants.   Esteemed leaders and experts from various sectors converged for an interactive session hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 7th March 2024,delving into…

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OpenAI CTO Mira Murati Allegedly Played Pivotal Role in Sam Altman’s Ouster

New Delhi | Updated 08-03-2024, 12:07 pm IST Sam Altman faced sudden removal as CEO of OpenAI amid doubts over leadership, with CTO Mira Murati allegedly playing a key role. Murati reportedly wrote a private memo expressing concerns about Altman’s management style, contributing to his ouster. An ongoing investigation by law firm WilmerHale aims to unveil the circumstances surrounding Altman’s departure and subsequent reinstatement, leaving OpenAI employees eager for clarity. Sam Altman, the former CEO of OpenAI, faced a sudden exit from the company three months ago, with reports suggesting…

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Google Apologises to Indian Govt Over Gemini’s Inappropriate Comment on PM Modi: Story in 5 Points

New Delhi| Updated 06-03-2024, 03:25 PM IST Google expresses regret to the Indian government over Gemini’s remarks on PM Modi. Gemini’s unreliability acknowledged; Google apologizes in response to a government notice. The Indian government emphasizes transparency and accountability from AI platforms. Google finds itself in hot water following controversial comments made by its AI platform, Gemini, regarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The tech giant has issued an apology to the Indian government, acknowledging the platform’s unreliability. Here’s a breakdown of the incident in five key points: Google’s Apology: Google has…

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Regrets Killing Mobile Division, Reflects on Missed Smartphone Opportunities

New Delhi | Updated 01-03-2024. 3:36 pm IST Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, reveals regret over killing the mobile division. Former CEOs Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer also express remorse for not prioritizing the smartphone market. Microsoft acquired Nokia’s mobile device segment in 2013, but eventually discontinued Windows Phone. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has expressed his biggest regret during his tenure –– the decision to discontinue the company’s mobile division. Nadella opened up about this in an interview, citing it as one of the most challenging choices he made as CEO….

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AICRA Partners with Agnel Institute of Technology, Goa to Establish Center of Excellence

New Delhi | Updated: 28-02-2024, 14:18 PM IST Key Points: AICRA partners with Agnel Institute of Technology, Goa, to establish a Center of Excellence. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) aims to promote technological education and innovation. The collaboration will offer hands-on training and access to cutting-edge technologies in robotics and automation. Programs include faculty development, certification courses, and robotics literacy initiatives.   The All India Council for Robotics & Automation (AICRA) has forged a transformative partnership with the Agnel Institute of Technology in Goa, marking a significant milestone in the…

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