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Mandate zero charges on digital transactions for merchants: A disappointment among the digital payments companies.

The government’s move to mandate zero charges on digital transactions for merchants has caused disappointment among the digital payments companies and could also affect onboarding of new merchants, said a note shared with the press by the Payments Council of India, the industry body for such companies. The council has also recommended that if the government […]

The process of hiring being driven from human to technology.

Algorithms are analysing people’s expressions and tone of voice to check for traits such as “confidence” and “happiness” during video interviews. The robotic video assessment software is then used to hire candidates — customer service operators and assistant vice presidents alike — though the process comes with its own set of problems. Axis Bank used algorithm-based […]

Amazon.com Inc is developing a voice-activated wearable device to recognize human emotions.

Amazon.com Inc is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognise human emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product in internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg. It’s a collaboration between Lab126, the hardware development group behind Amazon’s Fire phone and Echo smart speaker, and the Alexa voice software team. Designed to work with a […]

It’s the right time to get serious about AI.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming a larger part of our everyday lives. We have some obvious examples such as Siri, Cortana and Alexa, that we all know about. But there are also many applications that have embedded AI technologies that most people aren’t knowingly aware of, such as Google searches, pricing on Ride-hailing apps, fraud alerts from your bank […]