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Can AI chase away the media blues?

A new app is happy to bring some sanity back into the news ecosystem

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

If technology has created the problems the news industry faces, can it be harnessed to provide a solution too?  The question hits you when you check out ex-NDTV CEO Vikram Chandra’s new venture, Editorji Technologies Pvt Ltd. The 10-month old Artificial Intelligence or AI-based news app is described as the Spotify of video news. The app/tech reaches about 15 million people, says Chandra. A million of these are through direct downloads and rest by being embedded on services or devices. Such as Airtel (an investor along with HT Media) or Panasonic and through strategic ...