Microsoft brings Visual Search to smartphones — and it’s a mixed bag
Microsoft's Bing launched a mobile version of its Visual Search tool that pulls up relevant pictures, product listings, and text snippets through photos your phone captures. In our testing, there's room for improvement.
Prominent artificial intelligence thought leaders including SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Skype founder Jaan Tallinn, three cofounders of Google's DeepMind subsidiary, and Future of Life Institute president Max Tegmark signed a letter protesting the use of autonomous weapons at the 2018 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in Stockholm, Sweden this week.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Owing to the market contraction, British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd registered a 21.07% drop in net profit to RM113.72 million for the second quarter ended June 30.
In a bourse filing, BAT also attributed its lower earnings to the absence of the sale of residual leaf raw materials to related companies outside of Malaysia and the portfolio mix impact as a result of its Rothmans launch in the Value for Money (VFM) segment.
Revenue was 9.24% lower at RM679.15 million from RM748.31 million in the same quarter last year.