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This year at VidCon, YouTube shared some new metrics that really drive home how much it’s dominating mobile video usage and how quickly its service is gaining viewers on TVs.

After a year-long pilot, Amazon just introduced the new Dash Wand, a basically free product which is a mashup of two existing Amazon product: the Echo (or "Alexa") voice-activated assistant and speaker, and the Amazon Dash Button, a small electronic device that is branded to a particular product such as Charmin toilet paper or Cheez-It crackers or Iams pet food. Pressing the button on the Dash Button automatically orders the item, which is convenient for common repeat purchases such as toilet paper and cat food.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a thrilling prospect for most people, even if some have a nagging feeling in the back of their minds that robots will ultimately replace them. And, given the number of jobs that have already become automated, that fear is not unwarranted.

As the digitalisation has stepped into our lives having everything present at your fingertips is something that has gone ingrained in our brains. Railway ticket booking, air booking, online shopping, online booking of the priest, and almost everything from the needle to an elephant can be sorted through the internet. Initially, it was our desktops and laptops that took us to the world of ‘www’ solving in numerous issues of the day to day adventures but ever since the smartphones has crept into our palms it has encountered us with an entire world new world of mobile application.

Chatbots are artificially intelligent platforms that interact and communicate with customers on behalf of a business entity. They are making a difference, developing a different user experience and raising customer retention and loyalty.

To many, edtech simply implies ‘online learning’. However, those in the know will vouch for the fact that online learning is merely the tip of the iceberg as far as edtech is concerned. Today, technology has permeated every aspect related to the vast field of education. From finding the right learning tools, striving for non-traditional careers, tech infusion in institutes administration and using the virtual world to create real life leanings, you’re sure to encounter an edtech innovation showing you the way. Let's view the education support services getting impacted by technology.

Healthcare Sector Preferred By Investors

Headquartered in Boston, Mitra Biotech supports personalized oncology therapy selection and drug development. Mitra, founded in 2010, maintains a significant research and laboratory presence in Bangalore, India. Mitra’s CANScript provides personalized responses to cancer care treatments. It recently raised $27.4 million in Series-B funding co-led by Sequoia India and Washington-based Sands Capital Ventures, and with participation from Boston-based RA Capital Management and existing investors Accel Partners and Tata Capital Innovations Fund.

Say you get served a burger at a restaurant, and something about it isn’t quite right. Do you know what went wrong? Does your server? Does the restaurant? The suppliers? Hard to know. Each part of the sandwich – the beef, lettuce, tomato, bun, condiments, cheese – came together on the plate from separate long and intricate supply chains that go all the way back to a farm.

Some may have access to private equity funds, some may not, but you can always find a friend, a family member or an angel investor, who will readily fund your venture. Moreover, young entrepreneurs can also look for a mentor, who will help them raise funds and establish their business. An entrepreneur, who is just setting up his business, must know how to use the available framework and data. If they are interested in involving investors, they must know at what time they should move back.

Why AI is still very reliant on humans

If pop culture is to be believed, society is quickly heading toward a highly automated future ruled by artificial intelligence. Take Iron Man’s trusty sidekick, J.A.R.V.I.S. Within the Marvel franchise, the artificial intelligence system is able to think, act, and feel like a human. The supporting character is even sarcastic and witty — both trademark human characteristics. In some ways, J.A.R.V.I.S. seems like a better human than most humans.