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Day: January 22, 2019

Facebook to Set Up Institute for Ethics in Al

Facebook on Sunday said it will create an independent Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) with an initial grant of $7.5 million (roughly Rs. 53 crores). In collaboration with the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany, the institute will help advance the growing field of ethical research on new technology and will explore […]

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ShareChat Bans 50,000 in Dicey Content Clean-Up

ShareChat, India’s home-grown social media startup, recently banned 50,000 profiles as part of an effort to keep the platform clean from pornographic, violent and fake content. The move comes amid backlash from government and users on toxic content that plagues such platforms. ShareChat allows users in India to post and communicate in 14 local languages, […]

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Coal India Rides the Digital Wave

Recently, Coal India announced plans to embark on its digital transformation journey, in partnership with Tech Mahindra. The IT services major signed a Rs 270 crore deal to enable digital transformation for Coal India. The engagement, which will span over five years, is aimed at enterprise modernisation. The primary objective of setting up an integrated […]

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France Nears Implementation of Digital Tax

France will push ahead with its own tax on large Internet and technology companies by introducing a bill that would be retroactive to January 1, its finance minister said Sunday. The move comes as the European Union tries to finalise an EU-wide levy. “We are working on a tax that would affect Internet service companies […]

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