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Published: Tue, 27 June 2017 14:48:30 +0800


Volkswagen, Nvidia to cooperate on artificial intelligence

Tue, 27 June 2017 14:40:10 +0800

German carmaker Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would cooperate with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia on deep learning software that could be used to manage traffic flows or make it easier for humans to work with robots.

US Commerce Secretary Ross cancels trip to Germany

Tue, 27 June 2017 14:30:06 +0800

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has cancelled a trip to Germany on Tuesday, the economy ministry in Berlin said, giving no reason.

Western Digital says resubmitted bid with KKR for Toshiba's chip unit

Tue, 27 June 2017 14:15:06 +0800

Western Digital Corp said it and private equity firm KKR & Co LP had resubmitted a bid for Toshiba Corp's prized flash memory chip unit.

New form of Roche's Esbriet approved in Europe for lung disorder

Tue, 27 June 2017 14:10:07 +0800

Roche said a new Esbriet tablet formulation was approved in Europe for mild to moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a fatal condition that causes irreversible, progressive scarring of the lungs.

Novartis gets European OK for biosimilar of Amgen's Enbrel

Tue, 27 June 2017 14:05:05 +0800

ZURICH: Novartis's generics unit Sandoz said the European Commission approved Erelzi, its biosimilar to Amgen's Enbrel, to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and psoriatic arthritis. The approval was based on a development program that demonstrated that Erelzi, a ...

Volvo and Autoliv team up with Nvidia for self-driving cars

Tue, 27 June 2017 13:55:06 +0800

STOCKHOLM: Volvo Cars and Swedish car safety supplier Autoliv have signed a deal with U.S. firm Nvidia Corp , best known for its graphics technology in computer games, to develop software systems for self-driving cars. A joint venture between Volvo, owned by China's Zhejiang Geely Holdings , and ...

Bloodied at Chinese fight club for US$75

Tue, 27 June 2017 13:50:38 +0800

CHENGDU, China: Every Friday night, fighters trade blows in a ring in the dimly lit Monster Club in southwest China, competing for a US$75 payday as a crowd cheer them on. This joint in Chengdu is owned by a former Chicago resident who was inspired by the 1999 US film "Fight Club", starring Brad ...

All Black Kaino fends off accusations of dirty play

Tue, 27 June 2017 13:35:18 +0800

The All Blacks have continued to fight off questions about intentionally targeting British and Irish Lions scrumhalf Conor Murray in the first test with loose forward Jerome Kaino repeating the team's denial on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Ericsson scraps push for new clients beyond telecoms

Tue, 27 June 2017 13:35:13 +0800

Ericsson has ditched its goal of winning more clients beyond the telecoms industry to refocus on selling networks to mobile phone companies in a move to cut costs and halt a dramatic fall in its share price.

Philippines says Duterte 'alive and well', amid health rumours

Tue, 27 June 2017 13:46:31 +0800

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is alive and well and experiencing no health problems, the government said on Tuesday, amid concerns about his disappearance from the public eye for unusually long periods this month.