BENGALURU (Dec 14): The risk of a U.S. recession in the next two years has risen to 40 percent, according to a Reuters poll of economists who also found a significant shift in expectations toward fewer Federal Reserve interest rate rises next year.
What has fueled concerns of a downturn is the flattening of the U.S. yield curve - with the spread between two- and 10-year note yields falling to less than 10 basis points, the smallest gap since the run-up to the last U.S. recession.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 13): Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Aminuddin Harun has unveiled a comprehensive development plan (CDP) for Malaysia Vision Valley 2.0 (MVV 2.0), a state-led private sector-driven development that spans across 153,411ha in Seremban and Port Dickson.
In a joint statement today, the Negeri Sembilan state government and Sime Darby Property Bhd said the CDP defines the growth development plan for MVV 2.0, along with its catalytic development focus, economic and social benefits, and sustainability and environmental aspirations.
Machine learning models are getting quite good at generating realistic human faces — so good that I may never trust a machine, or human, to be real ever again. The new approach, from researchers at Nvidia, leapfrogs others by separating levels of detail in the faces and allowing them to be tweaked separately. The results […]