Will Super-intelligent robots enslave humanity?

Alarms already sounded by Bill Gates, late Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk,  about artificial intelligence and how one day super-intelligent robots  will one day wipe out or enslave humanity. Superhuman artificial intelligence is an approaching tidal wave that threatens not just human relationships and jobs but civilisation itself. Conflict between humans and machines is seen as…

Flipkart gets $1.4bn funding to face upto Amazon

Global technology groups  Tencent, eBay and Microsoft have injected $14bn into Indian e-commerce group Flipkart to face a battle with Amazon. The fundraising comes ahead of proposed deal for Flipkart to take over its biggest domestic rival Snapdeal, a plan backed by Japan’s Softbank, Snapdeal’s biggest investor. Forrester Research, which predicted that Indian e-commerce sales…

Celebrate eBay’s 20th year

The auction website eBay has grown from humble beginnings on September 3, 1995, in San Jose, California,  eBay ( NASDAQ:EBAY) just days after Windows 95 was launched, to a mega retail giant.  eBay now employs over 10,000 people world-wide. His  vision, for connecting commerce open to everyone, enabled by people and powered by technology, and…