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MS Dhoni Steps Down as Indian Cricket Teams Captain

His unconventional leadership skills, his spur-of-the-moment decisions, his lightening speed on field and his comments nearly always takes everyone by surprise, so much so that his decisions become the talk-of-the-town for eons to come. "That's why he was quick on his feet and could assess any situation with a lot of clarity". His proficiency as a captain and a tactical mastermind saw the Indian team emerge as champions in a nail-biting final against arch rivals Pakistan.

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Google CEO: Emerging markets like India need smartphones that cost just $30

During the interaction, Pichai recalled that he thought "abey saale " was a cool way to call someone and this didn't make him popular in campus. Sundar Pichai studied metallurgical engineering at IIT Kharagpur and graduated in 1993. "It is an early example of the kind of changes that will happen (post) bringing advances in AI and machine learning", Pichai said. Second is getting access to people.

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Apple pulls New York Times app from China app store

Apple spokesperson Fred Sainz tried to explain that The New York Times is no longer permitted to show its contents in the country. The English and Chinese language versions of the app have been removed after a request from Chinese authorities.

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Amazon announces Fire TV Edition for Smart TVs

Amazon Echo, the brand's personal assistant that leverages voice recognition and the Internet of Things to access and control a host of smart devices and apps, is coming to Ford's Sync 3 platform. Whirlpool appliances will also be able to connect to Alexa, so you can tell Alexa to start the washer or dryer, or check if the oven is on without getting off the couch.

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China manufacturing growth slows in December

De Lima said. The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 49.6 in December from November's 52.3. A reading above 50% indicates an expansion in activity while one below signals contraction. "The protectionist measures on trade and production would impact business and corporate confidence, and lead to ramifications on economies on the whole", he said.

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Stocks to Buy as Auto Sales Set Annual Record

GM's sales were up 10 percent for the month. Some of Ford's more intriguing numbers are not the focus of most articles, which is why I'll cover them first. Ford's SUV segment also posted a healthy 5% gain in total sales, up to 68,685 units, which was the segment's best month since 2002. The increasing popularity of gas-guzzlers has contributed to a continuing rise in greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and a plateauing of overall fuel economy, even though automakers are ...