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Robots can build IKEA chairs now! - Quartz
After years of failed attempts, a research team in Singapore has successfully taught a pair of robots to do something that many humans still can't: build an IKEA chair. The wooden Stefan chair is not the world's first piece of AI-assembled flatpack furniture: Robots at MIT built a simple Lack table in 2013. A chair is more complicated. And while a robot can be programmed to do a single assembly-line task efficiently, mastering all of the small tasks that IKEA assembly requires is a bigger challenge. Some of the same things humans struggle with, like fiddling with bags of screws, dowels, and doodads while trying to distinguish the slight variations in shape, are also difficult for robots. Researchers at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University spent three years programming robots to accomplish the specific tasks necessary to build this particular chair. The next stage will be expanding the machines' intelligence to be able to assemble a chair just by looking at a photograph of the final product Read more

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Cash-rich Indian IT eyes captives as global firms rework biz plans

Covid-19-hit global companies look to shed costs and outsource work to large services firms to offset demand slowdown in the European and US markets

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For Some Indian Tech Companies, COVID-19 Has Been an Opportunity

Startups like White Hat Jr. are hiring to meet 100 percent plus month-on-month growth in demand.

Women are spending a sixth of their day on Facebook WhatsApp: 80 dB Survey

Integrated reputation management advisory firm 80 dB Communications on Wednesday released the findings of a survey with women in urban India to understand the pattern of their social media consumption

India is Using Drone Technology to Pursue Locusts in Worst Attack Since 1993

India has not seen locust swarms on this scale since 1993 when it experienced a widespread plague.

Five platforms facilitating work for SMEs during lockdown

Small businesses in India struggle with challenges galore. From banking and managing business finance to getting access to funds, payments, and even accounting – the list is endless.Here is a curated

Lenovo launches free service in India to help users pick the “perfect” PC

Lenovo today announced the launch of its new free service to help consumers find an ideal personal computer based on their requirements. The service called PC Pal is meant to help users find the perfe

India-based firms spoofing WHO to hack global business leaders: Google

These "hack-for-hire" firms, many based in India, have been creating Gmail accounts spoofing the WHO, largely targeting business leaders in financial services, consulting, and healthcare corporations within numerous countries including, the US, Slovenia, Canada, India, Bahrain, Cyprus, and the UK.Get latest Business online at cnbctv18.com

Dell Technologies keen on collaborations to drive tech-led education in India

Dell’s focus on technology-led education in India gains increased significance now given that about 1.5 billion students have moved to online modes of learning from physical classrooms due to the impact of coronavirus

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance moves to shift power out of China

TikTok's parent company ByteDance has quietly made a series of moves in recent months to transfer global decision-making and research capabilities out of its home country, the sources told Reuters.

Most Indian organisations want AI for improved productivity

For over 65 per cent of organisations in India, the primary drivers for using Artificial intelligence (AI) are improved productivity and faster time to market with new products and services.

Student entrepreneur? One of India’s biggest startup incubators is looking to help your idea scale

According to the National Innovation and Startup Policy 2019 for Students and Faculty, the institutions are required to allocate a minimum of 1 per cent of their total annual budget towards entrepreneurial activities.

Infosys Introduces Virtual Learning Programs For Employees

News and Updates for HR Professional in India - , Learning & Development-Making the lockdown imposed on the nation much more productive and fruitful; tech giant Infosys provides a provision for learning new digital skills and certification courses for its employees through a portal of virtual training.

Amid paycuts and layoffs, some companies chose to shield staff during the Covid storm

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, and Infosys have deferred hikes. Reliance and Oyo have cut pays.

MeitY fast-tracks work on Rs 5,000 crore fund-of-funds

MeitY officials are expected to approach the finance ministry as early as next week with a detailed proposal for the Software Product Development Fund

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