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Arm releases new chip tech; aims to overtake data centers 

Arm released a new technology with the aim to take over data centers and AI apps ahead of its $40 bn merger with Nvidia. The new version released, redefines the fundamental recipe for a chip that decides the kind software it can run. Arm, which makes major updates to the architecture only once in 10 years, competes with Intel and Advanced Micro Devices. The new architecture, which the firm named “V9,” takes on Intel in two areas — Security and AI.

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AI to play a major role in India’s agriculture growth: Nasscom EY report

AI has the potential to play a major role in the transformation of India’s agriculture sector from today’s stressful conditions and accelerating a shift towards data-driven farming, said a Nasscom-Ernst & Young report. ” The Netherlands is a stellar example of effective AI adoption in agriculture. With just a small arable land the country has become the world’s 2nd largest exporter of agricultural products by value leveraging tech and AI,” said Debjani Ghosh, president, Nasscom.

AI, Data analytics will drive over 75% of investment decisions by 2025: Gartner

A Gartner report said that over 2/3 of early-stage investment decisions will be driven by AI and data analytics by 2025. The report said that investors, equipped with AI and data analytics, will be a common sight in the next 4-5 years. AI and data-driven models will help the investors in identifying the viability, strategy and potential result of the investment, based on the trends of past investments, revenue growth, market penetration, etc.

Eros Now to use Google’s AI tech to generate automated subtitles

Eros Now has partnered with Google to use its Cloud’s AI tech to stream its movies and originals with automated subtitles. The company said, with AI frameworks and pre-existing data, it can generate subtitles in desired languages. Ali Hussein, CEO, Eros Now said that customized subtitles will allow Eros Now to target a wider audience and drive engagement across Eros Now’s rich consumers.

NHAI introduces an AI-based face recognition system for attendance monitoring

NHAI, has deployed an AI-based face recognition system for attendance monitoring of the field staff. The system comes with a real-time location capturing feature to track all the key personnel/engineers at the project site to check unauthorised absenteeism and improve the quality and speed of construction. It is linked with NHAI’s Big Data Analytics platform so that every key personnel/ engineers deployed at the project can be uniquely identified and monitored.

China decides to spend 7% more on R&D in the next 5 years

Chinese govt has said that it plans to increase its annual R&D spending by 7% every year over the next 5 years. The govt is said to increase its expenditure on basic research by 10.6% in 2021 and set up more national labs to focus on the research of next-gen AI, quantum information, brain science, semiconductors, genetic. Other than that it will also support foreign-funded companies to set up R&D centres in China.

Tech Mahindra, ThoughtSpot team up to provide AI-driven analytics to enterprises

Tech Mahindra and ThoughtSpot, an AI-driven analytics firm have partnered to provide enterprises with AI-driven analytics to help them analyse data with ease. Tech M will integrate its Virtual Analyst platform with ThoughtSpot’s search and AI-driven analytics platform to drive multilevel data analysis to let firms gain real-time insights to make informed business decisions in marketing, supply chain, financial, etc to identify trends in customer behaviour.

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MediaTek announces new AI-based 4K smart TV chip

MediaTek released its new 4K smart TV chip ‘MT9638’ having an integrated AI processing unit. The chip is said to support all the latest AI tech i.e super-resolution, picture quality and voice assistants. Its high performance enables real-time content and scene recognition, an adjustment in colour saturation, brightness, sharpness, and smart noise reduction. The MT9638 has increased competition among global TV makers and forced them to design competitive 4K smart TVs.