‘Very worried about AI taking lots of…,’ says ‘Godfather of AI’

Geoffrey Hinton, the ‘godfather of AI,’ warns about job loss due to AI and calls for universal basic income. He also highlights concerns about AI chatbots, extinction-level threats, and the military’s use of AI. Additionally, he discusses the risks of large language models, autonomous decision-making, and the threat of AI takeover.  Source: Times of India/TOI […]

Exclusive | ‘Captain Rohit knows how to soak the pressure’

India captain Rohit Sharma will lead his team to the ICC T20 World Cup, starting their campaign on June 5, aiming to overcome their disappointment of losing the ODI World Cup title last year. The tournament will take place in the US and West Indies, with India’s last victory being in 2007.  Source: Times of […]

More iconic Harleys in India? Hero & Harley-Davidson may tie-up

Hero MotoCorp and Harley-Davidson are likely to announce an expanded partnership in India to introduce a wider range of Harley-Davidson models, focusing on production and export to other markets. The premium motorcycle market is experiencing growth, and Harley-Davidson executives have expressed their contentment with the joint venture with Hero.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read More

Delhi sizzles as temperature expected to touch 45°C

Delhi is facing an uncomfortable Monday with heatwave conditions expected to continue, reaching up to 45°C. The minimum temperature in the morning was 29.2°C, three degrees above average. The IMD reported 43% relative humidity at 8:30 am and forecasted partly cloudy skies, strong winds, and severe heatwave conditions throughout the day.  Source: Times of India/TOI […]

Monsoon to arrive on time in Maha & Northeast: Experts

IMD announced a near-normal monsoon onset over Kerala, indicating timely rains over parts of south peninsular India, Northeast, and Maharashtra. Top weather experts supported the favorable scenario for the monsoon progression. The absence of potential cyclone formations over the Arabian Sea or Bay of Bengal suggested a smooth monsoon flow.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read […]

How UPI has helped India set this world record

India leads in mobile wallet usage with 90.8% population in 2023, as per GlobalData. UPI excels in digital payments. APAC sees surge in mobile wallets due to COVID-19. Ravi Sharma predicts decline in cash transactions in Hong Kong due to QR codes and consumer preference. High smartphone penetration and bank accounts drive mobile wallet adoption.  […]

Why Sony sent ‘warning’ letters to 700 tech cos & streaming services

Sony Music Group warns tech companies not to use its content for AI training without permission, protecting intellectual property and artists like Lil Nas X, Beyonce, Adele, and Celine Dion, emphasizing human artistry and technological innovation.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read More

JEE Advanced 2024 Admit Cards Released: Steps to Download from Official Website jeeadv.ac.in

IIT Madras has released the JEE Advanced 2024 admit cards on May 17th, available on the official website jeeadv.ac.in. The exam, set for May 26th, includes two three-hour papers covering Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates must download and print their admit cards using their registration credentials. Detailed steps to download the admit card are provided […]

Why India wants to replicate the Chabahar port model

India plans to replicate the Chabahar port model in strategic locations to enhance maritime presence, trade connectivity, and economic ties with a focus on alternative routes. The government’s approach involves identifying ports that offer economic benefits and investing in the modernization and development of their infrastructure.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read More