Tag Archives: Future

The robots in our future

One of the central figures in American writer Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot (1950) was a robot called Robbie—a metallic nursemaid with a positronic brain, which imparted to it a consciousness and ability to interact with humans. One of the first robots science writer and journalist David Ewing Duncan introduces the readers to in his newest release, Talking To Robots, is ... Read More »

Spider-Man’s Marvel Cinematic Future in Jeopardy As Disney and Sony Butt Heads Over Producing Deal

Spider-Man is under threat of eviction from the Marvel Cinematic Universe if the two companies controlling the character’s future can’t come to an agreement over producing and revenue sharing. In 2015, Marvel and Sony brokered a deal to share Spider-Man that involved Disney co-financing Spidey movies in exchange for a share of profits and for use of the web-slinger in its sprawling network of interconnected films. That ... Read More »

No first use nuclear policy may change in future, says Rajnath Singh on India’s defence strategy

nion Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that India may see a major shift in its policy of using nuclear weapons. Rajnath has said India currently has a “no first use policy” on nuclear weapons but it may change in the future. Speaking at an event in Pokhran on Friday, Rajnath Singh said, “Till today, our nuclear policy is ... Read More »

Vernacular users to define start-ups’ future, says RedSeer Consulting report

. With over 210 million internet users in India preferring vernacular language over English with an annual spending power of $300 billion, start-ups may have to rethink ways to reach out to consumers. RedSeer Consulting, a Bengaluru-based research and consulting firm, came out with a report that says Indian vernacular users are expected to create a $3 billion digital ad ... Read More »

Future in petrol, EVs, PHEVs; driving away from diesel: Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is putting its bet on petrol, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles in India, driving away from diesel cars, as the country gears up to adopt strict BS-VI emission norms from April next year, according to a top company official. With the automobile market currently on a downturn, Audi India expects sales to remain muted even next ... Read More »

Modi’s address to nation: Article 370 to bright future for J&K; 10 major points PM raised in his speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first address to the nation after revocation of Article 370, assured that restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir would be relaxed soon. He said Article 370 was being used as a tool to spread terror, and that it was time for all Indians to work together to make Jammu and Kashmir a violence-free state. He spoke at ... Read More »

New technological convergence to redefine the future of work

It opens doors to more people to pursue work, says Dell-IFTF report Technological convergence will transform existing job profiles and responsibilities and give rise to new roles in the next decade, according to experts. They foresee such a transformation due to the increased focus on four emerging technologies —- artificial intelligence (AI), extended reality, multi-modal interface and secure distributed ledgers. ... Read More »

Stocks in the news: Dish TV, ZEEL, Future Lifestyle, Axis Bank, DRL and TechM

NEW DELHI: Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 24 points, or 0.21 per cent, higher at 11,235, indicating a positive start for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today’s trade: Coffee Day Enterprises: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha has gone missing since July 29, ET NOW reported. His phone is also ... Read More »

Future Belongs to Electric Vehicles: UP Transport Minister

Uttar Pradesh transport minister Swatantradev Singh on Sunday said electric vehicles are the need of the hour and the future belongs to them. “Electric vehicles have many advantages. Less consumption of diesel and petrol will not only reduce pollution, but it will also save foreign currency which is used to import the fuel,” Singh said at a session on electric ... Read More »

“BJP Destroying Future”: Congress Slams Centre After 1 Crore Trees Cut

Environment Ministry permitted cutting of over 1 crore trees in the last 5 years (Representational image) NEW DELHI:  The Environment Ministry permitted cutting of over 1 crore trees in the last five years for development work, it informed Parliament on Friday. Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State (MoS) for Environment Babul Supriyo said the ministry gave ... Read More »