This edition of the conference on'Financial Evolution AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis' by UNICOM Seminars interrogates and explores the implications of AI & ML in the financial services industry. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI & ML) and Sentiment Analysis are said to "predict the future through analysing the past" – the Holy Grail of the finance sector. They can replicate cognitive decisions made by humans yet avoid the behavioural biases inherent in humans. Processing news data and social media data and classifying (market) sentiment and how it impacts Financial Markets is a growing area of research. The field has recently progressed further with many new "alternative" data sources, such as email receipts, credit/debit card transactions, weather, geo-location, satellite data, Twitter, Micro-blogs and search engine results.
Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai has raised Rs 3 crore in a new round of funding led by Haresh Chawla, a partner at India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA). Existing investor Ronnie Screwvala's Unilazer Ventures also participated in this round, the startup disclosed in its ROC filings. Both Chawla and Screwvala had not responded to mails sent by Techcircle at the time of filing this report. This is the third time when Unilazer has invested in Niki.ai, which is owned and operated by Techbins Solutions Pvt. Ltd. In May, Mumbai-based Unilazer, along with Rata Tata, interim chairman of Tata Sons, made an undisclosed investment in the firm.
On Jan. 21, the world was taken over by women's marches. While America marched against President Trump, Indian women took to the streets to reclaim their right to public spaces. SEE ALSO: Bangalore's'Night of Shame': Mass molestation in India's Silicon Valley on New Year's Eve What started as a Facebook thread following the Bangalore mass-molestation on New Year's Eve has now snowballed into a nationwide movement called'I Will Go Out'. More than 20 Indian cities including the national capital of New Delhi, metros Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, and even smaller towns like Bhopal and Lucknow, witnessed hordes of women across age groups spilling out on the streets with placards and posters bearing strong messages against sexual harassment and gender inequality. Bengaluru women won't let molesters keep them at home, insist'I Will Go Out' https://t.co/RQW1vsXEQP
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NEW DELHI: Panasonic India is scouting for companies to acquire in 6-9 months to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine learning technologies, which it wants to integrate with its future smartphones to differentiate from rival vendors in the crowded yet fast growing market. The handset vendor has already set aside an initial corpus of 10 million for the development of this technology through a merger and acquisition or a joint venture. "The budget is in tune of 10 million to start with, and as we see progress on this front and things go in right direction, then there will be no constraint on the budget part. We can spend as high as possible. Some part of this budget has been generated from the India business, while some portion has been allocated from Japan," Pankaj Rana, head of mobility division, India, South Asia, Middle East and Africa at Panasonic, told ET. "Our team would be traveling to Silicon Valley soon.