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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Google unit forms ethics body for artificial intelligence

    WASHINGTON: DeepMind, the Google sibling focusing on artificial intelligence, has announced the launch of an “ethics and society” unit to study the impact of new technologies on society...

    The announcement by the London-based group acquired by Google parent Alphabet is the latest effort in the tech sector to ease concerns that robotics and artificial intelligence will veer out of human control...

  • Karak admin asked to control ‘artificial’ price hike

    KARAK: The local people have shown resentment over the prevailing ‘artificial’ price hike in the district and demanded of the government to check the skyrocketing prices of daily use items...

    They threatened to hold a protest if the quarters concerned failed to arrest the artificial price hike in the district...

  • ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence

    In a joint statement ABB said it would combine its digital offering, which gathers information from machinery, with IBM's expertise in artificial intelligence featured in its Watson data analytics software...

    For example, instead of manual machinery inspections, ABB and IBM intend to use Watson's artificial intelligence to help find defects via real-time images collected by an ABB system, and then analyzed using IBM Watson...

  • Finance minister terms rupee's sudden plunge 'artificial'

    Taking serious notice of the spike in interbank rates for the US dollar against the Pakistani rupee, Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar said that the rise of the US dollar against the rupee was "artificial"...

    He was of the view that manipulation was behind the "artificial" rise of the interbank US dollar versus Pakistani rupee exchange rate, which had negatively affected the country's foreign exchange markets...

  • Scientists develop artificial womb to help premature babies

    LONDON: Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival...

    In pre-clinical studies with lambs, the researchers were able to mimic the womb environment and the functions of the placenta, giving premature offspring a crucial opportunity to develop their lungs and other...
  • Dar insists record rupee depreciation ‘artificial’

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar insisted on Thursday that record depreciation in the value of the rupee a day earlier was ‘artificial’, far from economic fundamentals and caused by ‘miscommunication’ between an individual and the central bank...

    The State Bank of Pakistan held its silence throughout the day, and its spokesman refused to comment...

  • Microsoft aims to make artificial intelligence mainstream

    Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled new tools intended to democratise artificial intelligence by enabling machine smarts to be built into software from smartphone games to factory floors...

    The US technology titan opened its annual Build Conference by highlighting programmes with artificial intelligence that could tap into services in the internet “cloud” and even take advantage of computing power in nearby machines...

  • Is artificial rain the answer to Karachi's heatwave?

    KARACHI: The government of Pakistan has been considering the option of ‘artificial rain’ to provide Karachi’s citizens some respite from the searing heatwave that has devastated the metropolis, claiming in excess of 500 lives...

    But how do you get artificial rain? Basically, a combination of chemicals is sprinkled on normal clouds— a practice called “cloud seeding”— which induces rainfall, though the same process has been used in...

  • Experts reject ‘artificial rain’ idea to lower city temperatures

    KARACHI: Cloud seeding or ‘artificial rain’ is not a viable solution to the extremely hot weather being currently experienced in the city, which is likely to see a drop in temperatures in the coming days with the gradual dissipation of the low pressure system over the Arabian Sea, said experts while speaking to Dawn on Wednesday...

    Sharing similar concerns, Dr Qamar uz Zaman Chaudhry, senior climate change expert currently serving as...

  • Intel buys artificial intelligence startup

    SAN FRANCISCO: US-based Intel on Tuesday announced a deal to buy an artificial intelligence startup as the computer chip colossus looks to broaden its role in data centers and the expanding internet of things...

    "With this acquisition, Intel is formally committing to pushing the forefront of AI (artificial intelligence) technologies," Nervana co-founder and Chief Executive Naveen Rao said in a blog post...

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