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Owner of KAT file-sharing website indicted in US for copyright infringement

Owner of KAT file-sharing website indicted in US for copyright infringement

On Wednesday, attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois revealed that 30-year-old Ukrainian-born Artem Vaulin – the owner of file-sharing website KAT – has been indicted in the US for copyright infringement.

DeepMind cuts Google’s energy consumption by 15% and cost of cooling by 40%

DeepMind cuts Google’s energy consumption by 15% and cost of cooling by 40%

Google has been using DeepMind to turn more environmentally friendly. Using the artificial intelligence, Google was able to lessen power consumption at its data centers by 15%. Also, DeepMind has helped reduce the amount of energy required for cooling by up to 40%.

Microsoft reports earnings for April-June 2016 quarter

Microsoft reports earnings for April-June 2016 quarter

On Tuesday, software biggie Microsoft reported its earnings for the April-June 2016 quarter, and for the fiscal full year that ended June 30.

According to the figures shared by Microsoft, the company recorded a substantial plunge in its Xbox hardware revenue in the reporting quarter, thanks largely to lower console sales. However, the number of Xbox Live monthly active users touched 49 million during the quarter.

Volkswagen will not bring back most of its diesels in the US market anytime soon

Volkswagen will not bring back most of its diesels in the US market anytime soon

Hinrich Woebcken, Volkswagen’s North American chief, has made it clear the company has no plans to reintroduce most of its diesels in the US anytime soon. Woebcken said that they will introduce diesel where it makes sense as a package to the car.

Anyone would be able to apply for Twitter’s blue checkmark for verified account

Anyone would be able to apply for Twitter’s blue checkmark for verified account

Twitter in its 10-year-old history has introduced many changes to the platform for the betterment of the platform. The latest change is the biggest yet from Twitter’s side. On Tuesday, Twitter has announced that it will soon open account verification for the masses.

Pokemon GO Boosts Market Capitalization for Nintendo

Pokemon GO Boosts Market Capitalization for Nintendo

Japanese multinational consumer electronics and software company Nintendo Co.’s shares on Tuesday surged by 14%, which resulted in its market capitalization increasing by more than twofold to 4.5 trillion yen ($42.5 billion) within only seven sessions of the release of the mobile game Pokemon GO in the United States.

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