Google’s Cloud AutoML to Help Businesses Build AI Models

HIGHLIGHTS Businesses with limited expertise can build high quality AI models Google’s first Cloud AutoML release is Cloud AutoML Vision It will help create custom ML models for image recognition Google has launched Cloud AutoML, a product that enables businesses with limited Machine Learning (ML) expertise to build high quality, custom Artificial Intelligence (AI) models to improve their product or service. […]

The New ‘Qualified Business Income Deduction’ Varies Based On Your Business Type – Or Does It?

Two short weeks ago, we dissected perhaps the most widely-anticipated but least-understood aspect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: the new deduction available to business owners. As a reminder, under the new law, after January 1, 2018, the owner of a: sole proprietorship reported directly on Schedule C rental activity reported directly on Schedule E S corporation, […]

Starting a Business? Here Are the Most and Least Profitable Industries.

If you’re thinking about starting a business, it’s important to understand exactly what you’re getting into. Today, one-third of startups fail within their first two years of business, according to recent research by the Small Business Association. To ensure you’re not part of this 33 percent, it’s important to make sure the industry that you’re getting into […]

13 of the best business books of 2017

Looking to get a promotion at work, become an entrepreneur or just have smart topics of conversation at your fingertips for cocktail parties in 2018? Hit the business section of your local bookstore. There are so many business books published each year, it can be hard to overwhelming to sort through them all. So here […]

Sharekhan to enter insurance products distribution business

Leading online broking company Sharekhan is planning to enter the business of distribution of insurance products from next year, a company official said. Sharekhan, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, is also a leading distributor of mutual funds with assets under management (AUM) exceeding Rs 20,000 crore. CEO of Sharekhan Jaideep Arora told reporters that following […]

Edelweiss Group acquires Religare’s securities business

The Edelweiss Group on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Religare Enterprises Ltd’s securities business, which includes securities and commodities broking, and depository participant services. As part of the deal, Edelweiss Wealth Management will take on pan-India distribution of around 1,250 points of presence, including over 90 branches, over 1 million clients and the employees of […]

The growing role of artificial intelligence in business

To meet growing consumer expectations in a digitally-driven world, companies have to deal with huge amounts of real-time data and create personalized consumer experiences to stay relevant. As such, they are increasingly employing newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive computing and robotics, among others. From Apple’s assistant Siri to self-driving cars, evolution of […]

Gujarat’s under-22 generation: Young cattle rearers in Kutch debate the future of their grassland

Savan Halepotra chops Banni’s infamous gando bawal weed for a living | Aarefa Johari Every winter for the past decade, Mirkhan Gafoor Jat has watched tourists flocking to the white salt desert of the Rann of Kutch to participate in Gujarat Tourism’s annual Rann Utsav. Most of the tourists pass through his home turf, the expansive […]

Toshiba Says Not in Talks to With Any Company Over PC Unit Sale

Toshiba Corp said on Friday it had not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan’s Asustek Computer. China’s Lenovo Group Ltd has also expressed interest in the PC unit, the Nikkei business daily reported. Cash-strapped Toshiba has previously […]