Maybe Google was onto something when it used John Legend as the voice of its smart speakers: Nearly one in three participants in a recent Adobe smart speaker survey said that they want a celebrity as the voice of their AI assistant.
KUALA LUMPUR: The forecasted rebound in global crude oil prices is positive for Malaysia's upstream sector as it will revive the industry appetite in exploration and development projects.
BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal.
GEORGE TOWN: A Syrian man has been charged by a Magistrate's Court here on Tuesday (June 18) with kidnapping his fellow countryman.
KOTA KINABALU: The 10 people who were abducted from waters off Lahad Datu early Tuesday (June 18) are sea gypsies who have have been living in Sabah for decades, says Sabah police commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah.
Regulators will be watching closely when Facebook Inc unveils its cryptocurrency project this week. Their vigilance is warranted.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - All Blacks fullback Ben Smith could be rushed back into the Otago Highlanders side for Friday's quarter-final against the Canterbury Crusaders as Aaron Mauger's side prepare for Super Rugby's 'Mission Impossible'.
(Reuters) - Bangladesh's successful run chase against West Indies at the World Cup on Monday was aided by a calm and confident dressing room atmosphere that the players were able to replicate on the pitch, all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has said.
HONG KONG (ANN): The hard-working Louis Koo may be a familiar face in Hong Kong movies but little is known of his private life.
KUALA LUMPUR: Top Glove Corp Bhd's net profit fell 36.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM74.67mil in the third quarter ended May 31, 2019, amid rising natural rubber latex prices and strong competition.
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The organisers of the Copa America expressed concerns over poor attendance at initial games on Monday and said they must correct errors in the ticketing process to ensure more fans have access to matches in this month's tournament in Brazil.
SHAH ALAM: I-Bhd is banking on its property investment and leisure segments to contribute half of total group revenue in five years.
The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all – and is working on winning over regulators and travellers to the idea.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has appointed Aznan Abdul Aziz as assistant governor with effect from July 1.
KOTA KINABALU: A power struggle within the Institute of Development Studies Sabah (IDS) has ended after Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal stepped in to settle the issue.
PETALING JAYA: Ten people, including five children, were injured following an accident involving 14 vehicles along the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) northbound heading to Klang early Tuesday (June 18) morning.
KUALA LUMPUR: CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) confirms it has received a request to provide technical assistance to authorities over sex video clips implicating a minister.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported.
KUALA LUMPUR: FBM KLCI heavyweights were mostly positive in the morning session as they became targets of investor buying ahead of a possible rate cut by the US Federal Reserve later this week.