World Bank shareholders back US$13b capital increase
WASHINGTON: The World Bank's shareholders on Saturday endorsed a $13 billion paid-in capital increase that will boost China's shareholding but bring lending reforms that will raise borrowing costs for higher-middle-income countries, including China.
Google’s Duplex, an under-development AI system that makes phone calls on a person’s behalf has taken a bit of a beating in the media in the days since it was announced at the Mountain View company’s I/O event. Basically, Google’s AI team built a neural network capable of conducting real-world business over the telephone on behalf of a human. When CEO Sundar Pichai debuted it on stage, it was immediately apparent from the crowd’s reaction that it was the first “omg moment” of the event. I was in that crowd, and I’m not ashamed to admit I was quite wowed.… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
NEW YORK: A volatile day on Wall Street saw US stocks swing to a negative finish after US President Donald Trump cancelled a planned June summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
The major indices rebounded off the day's lows but were still negative due to falling oil prices and persistent ...