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Apple races to catch up with Amazon, Alphabet, plans dedicated chip to power artificial intelligence on devices

Apple races to catch up with Amazon, Alphabet, plans dedicated chip to power artificial intelligence on devices

Apple Inc. got an early start in artificial intelligence software with the 2011 introduction of Siri, a tool that lets users operate their smartphones with voice commands.

WHO confirms first three cases of Zika virus in India
WHO confirms first three cases of Zika virus in India

"Ministry of Health and Family Welfare-Government of India (MoHFW) reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in Bapunagar area, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, State, India,” WHO website said confirming the news.

China disappoints over PM Modi skipping OBOR summit, but hopes Indian leaders to be present at next meet
China disappoints over PM Modi skipping OBOR summit, but hopes Indian leaders to be present at next meet

Chinese consul-general Ma Zhanwu here today expressed disappointment over Prime Minister Narendra Modi not attending the recently concluded OBOR meet in Beijing and hoped that Indian leadership would attend the next meeting in 2019 at the same venue.

Fear of robots, automation taking away Indian jobs is grossly exaggerated, says Arvind Panagariya
Fear of robots, automation taking away Indian jobs is grossly exaggerated, says Arvind Panagariya

India must work on capturing global markets as international firms begin to turn away from China over wages growth, Arvind Panagariya, vice-chairman of Niti Aayog, the government’s top policy planning body, said.

Tral encounter LIVE updates: Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat killed in Jammu & Kashmir
Tral encounter LIVE updates: Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat killed in Jammu & Kashmir

Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat killed in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district by Army

Rahul Gandhi Saharanpur LIVE updates: Congress VP reaches riot-hit area, attacks PM Narendra Modi for J&K crisis, unemployment
Rahul Gandhi Saharanpur LIVE updates: Congress VP reaches riot-hit area, attacks PM Narendra Modi for J&K crisis, unemployment

Saharanpur LIVE updates: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has left for the riot-hit Saharanpur region in Uttar Pradesh even though he was denied permission from the district authorities.

Sabzar Bhat killed: Virender Sehwag says 'great job', salutes Indian Army
Sabzar Bhat killed: Virender Sehwag says 'great job', salutes Indian Army

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag congratulated Indian Army for conducting a successful operation in Tral on Saturday morning in which Burhan Wani successor Sabzar Bhat was killed

TECHNOLOGY

Apple opens first official store in South East Asia
Apple opens first official store in South East Asia

Merchandise such as the iPhone and MacBook were strategically placed on display across the spacious first floor, while the upper level acted as a classroom for customers to participate in hands-on sessions. Hundreds of shoppers camped out in anticipation of the launch, while more than a thousand thronged the store soon after the doors opened.

SCIENCE

NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter
NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter

The findings from the first data-collection pass, which flew within about 4,200 kilometres of Jupiter's swirling cloud tops on August 27 last year, appear in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 27 May )This Week ( 21 May - 03 Jun )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more