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Apple secures permit to test self-driving cars

Apple has secured a permit to trial autonomous vehicles in California. The permit allows the tech giant to conduct test drives in three cars with six drivers. The vehicle they plan to use is the 2015 Lexus RX450h. Apple has never openly acknowledged it’s looking to build an electric car ...

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du paves way for smart customer service

UAE-based telecom provider du, in association with the Dubai Future Accelerators, is paving the way for smart customer service. They have signed a MoU with two innovative artificial intelligence companies to develop a new, digitalised platform for its customers. They are working with Polish company Quantum Lab to add facial ...

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Consumer prices in US drops 0.3%

US consumer prices have seen their first fall in a year. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) dropped 0.3 per cent, marking the sharpest decline in two years. It was the first monthly decline in 13 months. The United States also saw an unexpected drop in automobile sales. The CPI for ...

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3 Indian airports put on hijack alert

Security at Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai international airports have been stepped up following a hijack threat. According to media reports, “23 people will be involved in the three hijacks which has been planned for Sunday”. Counter-terrorism teams have been put in place, and the National Security Guards are on stand-by. ...

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Four Filipinos dead, 2 injured in Abu Dhabi car crash

Four Filipino nationals were killed and two others injured in a car crash in Abu Dhabi on Friday. It’s reported that four passengers had stepped out of the SUV to fix a flat tyre when a speeding car crashed into them. The bodies of the victims have been moved to ...

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