07 Dec 2019

1. 800+ Dishes, 140K Meals: How RoboChef Is Eliminating Human Chefs From The Restaurant Industry Chennai-based RoboChef claims to be the world’s first and only fully automated robotic kitchen The only manual intervention in the RoboChef process is the loading of the ingredients RoboChef is looking to expand to…

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06 Dec 2019

1. NFL teams up with AWS to simulate and predict player injuries using AI Amazon Web Services Inc. said today the National Football League will use its cloud platform to model contributing factors to player injuries and explore ways of reducing health risks using machine learning. The partnership announced…

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05 Dec 2019

1. Oppo takes startup route to build local services; says filed 5G patents from India The handset maker had recently inked agreements with Telangana and Kerala state governments to develop and support start-ups and entrepreneurs working in areas specific to image processing, battery, 5G networks, payments, Artificial Intelligence, and…

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03 Dec 2019

1. Facebook creates a chatbot to help employees deal with criticism Facebook Inc. created a bot called “Liam” to help employees better deflect criticism, the New York Times reported Monday. According to that report, the bot was introduced for the holiday period when staff might return home and have…

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02 Dec 2019

1. Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets $360M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC November 2019 could mark when Nigeria (arguably) became Africa’s unofficial capital for fintech investment and digital finance startups. The month saw $360 million invested in Nigerian focused payment ventures. That is equivalent to roughly one-third of all…

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02 Dec 2019

1. IT services, tech startups put India on route to AI: ETILC For artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to run on big data, Indian companies require technology that will digitize and store data. The industry is now increasingly adopting this infrastructure. Since legacy systems are slow to change,…

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29 Nov 2019

1. Will the future of work be ethical? Perspectives from MIT Technology Review Greg’s essay, Will the Future of Work Be Ethical? reflects on his experiences at the conference, which produced what he calls “a religious crisis, despite the fact that I am not just a confirmed atheist but a…

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28 Nov 2019

1. Twitter tests new conversation features from twttr prototype, rollout planned for 2020 Twttr, the prototype app Twitter launched earlier this year, has been testing new ways to display conversations, including through the use of threaded replies and other visual cues. Now, those features have been spotted on Twitter.com,…

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28 Nov 2019

1. This Indian startup is offering a ‘sleep internship’ where you can nap for 9 hours and get paid ₹1 lakh Indian sleep solutions startup that produces mattresses-Wake Wakefit.co has an opening for internships. And it’s a job that you can even do in your sleep literally. The company…

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27 Nov 2019

 1. Amazon deal flop: New York governor called ’embarrassment’ in flood of hate mail The three-term Democratic governor’s office was sent roughly 1,500 messages, via email and through the mail after Amazon unexpectedly pulled out of its multi-billion deal with New York to build a facility in the Long…

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