ISRO’s world record-beating launch of 104 satellites last week may not be enough to win the hyper-competitive launch services market.
CRISPR is the most precise, fastest and cheapest method available (till date) to manipulate the genomes of any animal (or plant for that matter).
The euphoria of potential technology disruptions headed our way are exciting as hell, but they could also get quite confusing. …
IBM Research’s 5 in 5 prediction reports are fascinating reads into what the near future holds for us. For the …
If Chandrababu Naidu succeeds in putting Andhra Pradesh back on the growth map, it can show India the to the future.
The lines between virtual and real are fast becoming blurred thanks to the convergence of virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D printing and 3D scanning.
Tango — Google’s augmented reality platform for smartphones — enables mobiles to map and detect their position relative to the world around them.
The model of education where you learn for 20 years and work for the next 40 will get irrelevant, says Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX, the last bastion of MOOCs.
A white paper published by the RBI’s research wing showcases a successful proof-of-concept study on the use of blockchain technology
Kūrma is the brainchild of Sigtuple, an artificial intelligence startup looking to solve problems of medical diagnosis and treatments in India.
FactorDaily’s Tyagarajan S was transported to 2020. The good news is that Starbucks sells a very decent south Indian filter coffee in the future. Everything else was a bit dodgy, to say the least.
Flipkart may need to reimagine its products, experience, delivery and service and be able to offer something unique to India in order to throw Amazon off.
Here are some of our stories from 2016 that attempt to make meaning of the oncoming changes and maybe even help prepare for them.
Open App has bagged a $2 million contract to deploy 1,00,000 units of IOT-based smart locks on a leading ISP’s internet switch boxes.
A bid to save a 35-year-old fertiliser plant has turned a small port town 590km south of Chennai into the …
Even if the Legion may not have intended it to be so, their act could be the a satirical art of our times — our own Black Mirror moment.
As Hyperloop travel is unproven, there is a very legitimate argument that it should begin with high-speed cargo transit and then move on to passenger travel.
We increasingly fear and distrust the internet, and spurred by that fear, we may have unwittingly created the perfect environment for a government-controlled digital realm.
The Indian government’s plan to move all its purchases to an online marketplace model (à la Amazon) through direct purchases, …
In the popular narrative, artificial intelligence (AI) is seen as a threat to humanity, disrupting our way of life and …
How impactful will demonetisation actually be in curbing black money in the long term?
Applying technology to services will help multiply productivity in services. Domestic-facing, service-oriented jobs powered by technology will help provide millions of Indians with jobs.
Payments, access and product innovations are key to overcoming tough challenges that small-town India poses
Flipkart: Sold 15.5 million units. Amazon: Sold 15 million units. Snapdeal: Sold 11 million units.
Welcome to commerce in India’s small town. It is thriving, intense and fragmented. Can Indian e-commerce win it?
The dark, demented world that Mr. Robot paints is all too real. It’s in the shadows and in our heads and it is one big-hack away from becoming the new normal.
E-commerce in India has been nothing more than a limited experiment that has worked.
Messaging is rapidly becoming the de-facto choice of interaction-experience to enable discovery, purchase and support for commerce.
This is the second part of a piece on self-learning algorithms that imbibe human prejudices from the people who create …
India’s e-commerce market is stagnating. The primary reason for this is that discounting has reduced. But, e-commerce players have also …
How will artificial intelligence be influenced by us and influence us? What will be the impact on morality, culture and society?
Google is fast losing its grip on the internet through its inability to crack the alternative universes of social media and communication apps. Is Duo’s simple, fragmented premise a result of these past failures? Can it succeed?
Solar energy tech can be India’s trump card for energy independence. How can it be leveraged?
“When we win a Golden Globe, it helps us sell more shoes,” said Jeff Bezos recently talking about Amazon Prime Video. In that casual remark is hidden a deep insight into how Amazon views its future.
In this emerging era of space economy, ISRO has been laying its own small and credible claim.
Imagine a real-world use-case for Augmented Reality: you meet a person and see a floating data bubble about them in real-time. This, in itself, will promote completely new social structures of how we live, work, and interact with people.