Apple reportedly bought a video AI startup for $50 million as it tries to improve Siri and other apps

Apple added to its rapidly growing artificial intelligence portfolio earlier this year by acquiring Spain-based AI video startup Vilynx for approximately $50 million. Vilynx, headquartered in Barcelona, built software that leverages computer vision to analyze a video's visual, text, and audio content with the goal of "understanding" what's in the video, which helps it categorize … Continue reading Apple reportedly bought a video AI startup for $50 million as it tries to improve Siri and other apps

Bail is being denied by Kerala High Court to M Siva Sankar IAS in gold smuggling case

Justice Ashok Menon of the Kerala High court on Wednesday denied the pre-arrest bail application of M Siva Sankar IAS, the former principal secretary to the cheif minister of Kerala, in the cases registered by the Enforcement Directorate and the Customs department in relation to the gold smuggling case. The case relates to the seizure … Continue reading Bail is being denied by Kerala High Court to M Siva Sankar IAS in gold smuggling case

Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill

E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the Data Protection Bill on October 28 and this amounts to breach of privilege, panel chairperson and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Friday. Lekhi said that ”the panel is unanimous in its opinion that coercive action can be suggested to … Continue reading Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill

PIL filed seeking a ban on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana

Aditya Dubey (Minor) & Ors. vs. UOIWrit Petition(s) (Civil) No(s). 1135/2020 FactsThe plea has been filed by Aditya Dubey, a class 12 student in which he has asked to issue direction to the Punjab and Haryana governments to ban stubble burning, which usually takes place between September and December every year, against the backdrop of … Continue reading PIL filed seeking a ban on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana

UK’s Westminster Court rejects Nirav Modi’s bail plea

The fugitive economic offender, Nirav Modi, who is to be produced before the Indian Courts on 3rd November had sought bail from the Westminster Magistrate Court for the seventh time. Arrested in March, 2019, Modi is currently imprisoned in Wandsworth for being accused in the Punjab National Bank's Rs. 13, 500 crore fraud case. As … Continue reading UK’s Westminster Court rejects Nirav Modi’s bail plea

Gujarat riots victim to approach authorities for job and accommodation

The Supreme Court on 26th October has asked Bilkis Bano, victim in Gujarat riots to appear before authorities with her grievances relating to her job and accommodation provided by the state. At the time of Gujarat riots in 2002, the victim was gang raped when she was 5 months pregnant and her family members were … Continue reading Gujarat riots victim to approach authorities for job and accommodation

LAHDC Leh election: Counting underway; BJP wins 6 constituencies, find trends and results here

The counting of votes for sixth Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh general council elections began at 9 am on Monday morning. As per the leh.nic.in, the result of seven out of 26 constituencies has been declared. ISTThe BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and 23 Independent candidates are in the fray for the 26 … Continue reading LAHDC Leh election: Counting underway; BJP wins 6 constituencies, find trends and results here

Andhra minor girl who was forced into sex work rescued by police, nine arrested

Police managed to trace the digital trail left by the nine accused while paying money to another accused through a digital payment app. In a sensational development, Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district police have arrested nine men, four months after they allegedly raped a minor girl from Nellore district and forced her into commercial sexual exploitation. … Continue reading Andhra minor girl who was forced into sex work rescued by police, nine arrested

Bail has been granted by the Delhi High Court to the History Sheeter in Criminal Complaint filed by alleged habitual litigant

A bench of Justice Sutesh Kumar Kait on momday allowed the bail application of a history sheeter after it was found that the complaint against him was filed by the person who is habitual of filing frivolous complaints to obtain money from the victims on the pretext of settlement. Further the Court has observed that … Continue reading Bail has been granted by the Delhi High Court to the History Sheeter in Criminal Complaint filed by alleged habitual litigant

Kerala actor assault case: Court dismisses application to stop trial

The famous Malayalam actor is accused of hatching a criminal conspiracy in abducting the victim, who is also an actor. She was sexually assaulted. The prosecution of abduction and sexual assault of Malayalam film actor in this case has sought an application to stop the trial proceedings stating that the conduct of trial court was … Continue reading Kerala actor assault case: Court dismisses application to stop trial