Uncle Sam seems to be all out to make sure that only a minimum number of Indian tech workers gain entry into his land, America.
Now bots will decide whether you are fit for that dream job. Deployment of bots in assessing the suitability of candidates is catching up in the recruitment sector.
Bots are playing a major role in tactical work like recruiting concierge. They are running interview prep class, handling talent community management and responding to candidates, finds a global survey by KellyOCG.
The world’s biggest scientific experiment is on course to become the most expensive source of surplus power.
Components of the 20 billion-euro ($24 billion) project are already starting to pile up at a construction site in the south of France, where about 800 scientists plan to test whether they can harness the power that makes stars shine. Assembly of machine will start in May.
The country’s tech capital Bangalore is now spearheading a new initiative to build a bridge between innovating and consuming geographies around the globe.
Countries like Taiwan, Israel, Japan and Korea are very high on the tech innovation index, while BRIC countries are mostly users of innovation and therefore high on tech consumption index. The lead players in innovation index are not able to monetise all their innovations, while countries like India have a large pool of entrepreneurs who are hungry for innovative, quickly doable and marketable ideas.
It’s the prize of a lifetime – a $5 billion investment creating 50,000 well-paid jobs that everyone wants, but only one US city will get.
From East to West, from North to South, metropolises across the United States are locked in a frenzied bidding war desperate to woo Amazon into favouring them as the site of the e-commerce giant’s second headquarters.
Alphabet’s Google Inc said on Tuesday it would roll out an “advanced protection programme” to provide stronger email security for some users such as government officials, political activists and journalists who are at a higher risk of being targeted by sophisticated hackers.
The front lines of the battle for smartphone dominance over the coming years have grown clearer after Chinese technology firm Huawei presented an AI-powered phone designed to go head-to-head with Samsung and Apple.
Features needed to propel a device into the top end are growing increasingly complex and expensive to develop, meaning only the companies with the deepest expertise and pockets can hope to compete.
Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has donated $25 million to the prestigious Harvard University with an aim to increase engagement with India and other South Asian countries.
The donation will establish an endowed fund for the South Asia Institute at the university.
The institute spearheads Harvard’s engagement with South Asian countries, including India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as well as diaspora populations from these countries, the university said in a statement.
Car makers from Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai to luxury car firms such as Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW, Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover are offering Rs 20,000 to Rs 10 lakh freebies, discounts and benefits ahead of Diwali to lure buyers but sales are down 25 per cent.
“Despite of hefty freebies, free accessories, free insurance or registration, gold coin, low interest schemes, discounts on annual maintenance contracts and cash discounts, sales of car models across dealers have been down by 25-30 per cent against last Diwali season,” a prominent car dealer told Financial Chronicle.
In 1982, Blade Runner introduced the world to replicants, director Ridley Scott’s term for the alarmingly lifelike robots of author Philip K Dick’s imagination. In the past few years, there have been two buzzy follow-ups. One, a Scott-produced sequel called Blade Runner 2049, grossed a disappointing $31.5 million during its October 6 opening weekend. The other, a secretive robotics division at Google named Replicant, has flopped much harder.