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Numerous solar energy start ups are delivering cheap and accessible power to rural India. These ventures have come up with solutions – ranging from solar off-grids to solar-powered home systems – that are not just cost-effective but also less toxic than traditional fuels like kerosene.
IPsoft, which relies on artificial intelligence to manage computer networks, is ready to disrupt the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry by using what it calls “cognitive technology” that enables machines to do the work of humans, the India-born founder of the New York-based company said.
Tesla Motors beat all expectations to post a profit instead of the loss Wall Street analysts had predicted.The real story is the success of its Model S, the most technologically innovative electric car ever built. Tesla sold 5,150 units of Model S, instead of the 4,500 it had planned. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the business innovator behind this.
Technology innovations are really behind the success of Tesla. Just one of them, the use of small batteries instead of the large ones preferred by other companies, made the Model S a more powerful, sleeker and safer car.Its battery swap could take this concept further, as it allows recharge within 90 seconds.
Google will float helium balloons over rural India for Internet connectivity if an experiment testing the concept yields promising results, a senior official of the company said.