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When technology comes to prevent girl trafficking in West Bengal

The Child In Need Institute, West Bengal, tied up with Accenture to develop GPower, a solution that uses technologies such as artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to protect girls from social evils by providing timely intervention in vulnerable rural areas of West Bengal.

Move over, robot. The co-bot is here

Robotics strangely conjures up apocalyptic images of bots going berserk, offing humans, or simply putting us out of jobs. The key lies not in ceding controls to robots, but collaborating with them. Enter: The co-bot.

Yahoo Mail ad-block ban proves the Web is broken

Many online publishers view ad blockers as threats, so it should be no surprise that some, including Yahoo, are fighting back. However, such moves could have lasting effects on the modern Web.

40 years of Apple: The good, bad and ugly

On April 1, 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne founded Apple Computer Inc. to sell a personal computer kit. 40 years later, the company, now called Apple, is the largest IT company by revenue in the world. How did it happen?