Amazon workers know what you tell Alexa

Amazon.com Inc employs thousands of people who listen to voice recordings captured in Echo owners’ homes and offices. The recordings are transcribed, annotated and then fed back into the software as part of an effort to eliminate gaps in Alexa’s understanding of human speech and help it better respond to commands. Please follow and like … Read moreAmazon workers know what you tell Alexa

Jet Airways now operating only 14 planes; Naresh Goyal may bid for airline

“Jet is operating 14 aircraft today (Thursday),” said a senior DGCA official. These aircraft are a mix of wide body, Boeing 737s and ATRs. Government rules stipulate an airline must have at least 20 planes to be eligible to fly abroad. But since an attempt is being made to revive the airline by Government-owned SBI, … Read moreJet Airways now operating only 14 planes; Naresh Goyal may bid for airline

GoAir’s fleet ops down to 75-77% amid mgmt churn

“The airline is currently flying 35 to 36 aircraft. Network still remains a weak area for the airline,” said a person in the know. Other Indian carriers like IndiGo, SpiceJet, AirAsia India and Vistara are trying to increase flights by getting unutilised slots of Jet Airways at Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore airports. Please follow and … Read moreGoAir’s fleet ops down to 75-77% amid mgmt churn

Google can’t access your data: Thomas Kurian

Thomas Kurian, the Kerala-born CEO of Google Cloud, set users’ mind at rest with his statement “Your data is your data, and Google does not have access to it.” Google claimed it “never sells customer data to third-parties” and “doesn’t use it for advertising” either. It also said all data is encrypted by default and … Read moreGoogle can’t access your data: Thomas Kurian

Jet’s lenders extend deadline after poor show in first round

The earlier deadline for submitting an EoI ended on Wednesday. SBI caps said, ‘We are in receipt of some EoIs and some more persons have expressed desire to participate if additional time is provided. Accordingly, in order to allow better participation in the process, the domestic lenders have agreed for extension timeline.” Lenders have already … Read moreJet’s lenders extend deadline after poor show in first round

DGCA de-registers 7 aircraft of Jet Airways, allows lessors to take them back

During the last few weeks, Jet Airways has been grounding its aircraft in tranches due to non-payment of dues to its lessors. While the airline has a fleet of about 119 aircraft, civil aviation secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola said on April 4 that only 26 aircraft of Jet Airways are flying “currently”. Please follow and … Read moreDGCA de-registers 7 aircraft of Jet Airways, allows lessors to take them back