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    Intel SoCs Get Built-in Speech Recognition; May Help Apple Bring Siri to OS X

    Intel SoCs will soon have native support for speech recognition features. This capability comes as the chipmaker partners with Sensory, a Silicon Valley-based company focused on machine learning techniques. The announcement further intensifies the speculation about Apple bringing Siri to its OS Xdesktop operating system. Dubbed TrulyHandsfree, the always-on, always-listening voice triggering component and low-power […]

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    Assassin’s Creed Film to Get Tie-In VR Experience

    During AMD’s presentation at the 2016 Game Developer Conference on Monday night, Ubisoft and VR content maker Practical Magic unveiled a virtual reality tie-in experience for the Assassin’s Creed film which is slated for a December-end release this year. (Also see: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia Review) Speaking at the event, president of Practical Magic VR […]

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    Start-up investment in India to get capital gains tax exemption

    File photo. Announcing the start-up action plan at the concluding session of the Startup India event, prime minister Narendra Modi said Indian youth need to be encouraged to be job creators rather than job seekers. Photo: Reuters New Delhi: In an effort to give a fillip to the start-up ecosystem in the country, the government […]

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    Get Great Deals Wherever You Go With the Little App

    The next time you’re visiting a mall and want to grab a cup of coffee, you might want to pull out the Little app on your phone first instead. The app helps you find nearby deals that range from restaurants, multiplexes, hotels, gyms, and more. On its site, the developer has stated that it has […]