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Wikipedia artificial intelligence system behaves more like human than expected

Editing bots on Wikipedia undo vandalism, enforce bans, check spelling, create links and import content automatically, whereas other bots (which are non-editing) can mine data, identify data or...

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 04:35 PM

Volvo eyes long haul transportation segment in India as GST rollout expected in near future

Swedish commercial vehicles major Volvo is eyeing long haul transportation segment in India with GST rollout expected to spur growth of the category.

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 04:15 PM

TCS seeks 'level playing field' amid US visa overhaul: CEO Gopinathan

Gopinathan, who has been with the firm for close to two decades, said the transition started from January onwards when the announcement was made.

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 04:13 PM

Gujarat Police foils bid to lockdown Tata Nano plant; detains 700 people

Gujarat Police on Thursday foiled a bid to lockdown Tata Nano plant near Ahmedabad by detaining OBC leader Alpesh Thakor and his supporters, who were demanding jobs for local youths in industries in...

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 11:07 PM

MobiKwik announces Rs 300 crore investment for business expansion

MobiKwik on Thursday announced a Rs 300 crore investment for expansion aimed at growing its user base from current 50 million to 150 million in 2017.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 04:08 PM

Tata Motors to raise Rs 500 crore via non-convertible debentures

Indian auto major Tata Motors on Thursday said its Board will hold a meeting next week to consider raising Rs 500 crore through private placement of non-convertible debentures (NCDs).

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 01:14 PM

Bharti Airtel to acquire Telenor India in all 7 circles where it holds spectrum

Airtel said on Thursday it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments Pte Ltd to acquire Telenor (India) Communications Private Limited.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 10:25 AM

SpiceJet flight from Pune delayed by nine hours due to crack on windshield

A city-bound SpiceJet flight from Pune was on Wednesday delayed by nearly nine hours due to a crack on the plane’s windshield.

PTI | Feb 22, 2017 11:16 PM

Kwid crosses 1.30 lakh volume since launch, says Renault India

Car maker Renault India on Wednesday said its flagship brand Kwid has crossed the 1.30 lakh volume since the launch.

PTI | Feb 22, 2017 10:55 PM

Microsoft Corp to launch Skype with Aadhaar authentication

Bullish on cloud computing, Microsoft Corp will launch Skype with Aadhaar authentication to allow access to bank accounts using webcam, chief executive Satya Nadella said on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 22, 2017 07:43 PM

Indian Corporate sector employees to witness 9.5 per cent average salary hike in 2017: Aon Hewitt survey

Employees in India are expected to get an average salary hike of just 9.5 per cent this year, lower than last year, while top performers will get lucrative hikes as companies are focusing on...

PTI | Feb 22, 2017 07:15 PM

Struggling Snapdeal to lay off 600 people over next few days

According to sources, the company started the process last week and will lay off 500-600 people across Snapdeal, Vulcan(logistics) and Freecharge (digital payments business).

PTI | Feb 22, 2017 01:19 PM

Mobile data usage on Jio matches almost the usage in US, India now no 1 country for internet use: Mukesh Ambani

In a speech broadcast live from the company’s social media accounts, Ambani said Jio has added 100 million subscribers in 170 days since launch in September 2016

PTI | Feb 22, 2017 07:19 AM

Reliance Jio crossed 100 million subscribers mark in just 170 days: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday while addressing a press conference in Mumbai said that Reliance Jio has crossed the 100 million customers mark in just 170 days from its launch.

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 05:59 PM

Video | Mukesh Ambani says Reliance Jio to offer cheapest data plan, voice call to remain free

Reliance Jio, which commercially launched operations on September 5, 2016, is currently offering free voice and data services under the ‘Happy New Year’ offer to its customers in India.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 21, 2017 04:19 PM