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Vrvana-Apple-112217.jpg Apple Inc. has recently acquired Canada-based startup Vrvana, maker of the Totem augmented reality headset, TechCrunch reported. Both the companies reportedly declined to confirm news about the deal, which is reportedly worth $30 million.

Baidu-speaker-111617.jpg Chinese Internet search giant Baidu.com Inc. on Thursday unveiled its first artificial intelligence or AI hardware - a smart home speaker along with two robots. At its annual conference "Baidu World" in Beijing, the company launched its new product line-up of the three AI-enabled smart hardware under the Raven series.

Apple-Watch-111417.jpg The Apple Watch can accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea in users, a new study found. According to the study, the smartwatch's heart-rate sensor and step counter can make a fair prediction of whether a person has high blood pressure or sleep apnea, when paired with the right machine-learning algorithms.

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