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'Pythia' helps find missing parts of Ancient Greek inscriptions

Researchers at Oxford University and DeepMind Technologies, a UK-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) company owned by Alphabet Inc. - a conglomerate best known as the parent company of Google - have created "Pythia," an ancient text restoration system that outperforms experts in guessing the missing text from partially destroyed Ancient Greek inscriptions.

ATHEX: Stocks keep inching higher at Athinon Ave

Unlike most of its eurozone counterparts, which appeared particularly nervous due to the raging international trade wars, Athinon Avenue demonstrated resilience on Friday, again edging higher, although this time turnover was in line with the weather in Athens, reminiscent of the dog days of summer. This resilience was also reflected in Greek bond yields, which dived to new historic lows.

15% Increase in the Banking System's Profit for the First Six Months of the Year

The banking system's profit for the first six months of the year reached EUR 470 million, up 14.6% compared to June 30, 2018, BNR reported.

The Return on Assets (ROA) indicator was 1.69% and the Return on Equity (ROE) was 12.98%. This is seen in the quarterly magazine of BNB "Banks in Bulgaria", published on the central bank's website.

Netflix Has already Over 158 Million Subscribers Worldwide

The online video giant Netflix has already got more than 158 million subscribers worldwide, generating more than $ 5 billion in revenue in the third quarter of 2019, France Press reported.

The company's shares have risen with nearly 10 percent in e-commerce since the end of the regular New York Stock Exchange daily session.

6G Network Up to 10 Years?

Sixth generation 6G telecommunications technologies may become available in the next 10 years. This was stated today by the founder and CEO of Huawei Ren Zhengfei in an interview with Kyodo.

"We have started research on the 6G network and in my opinion within 10 years it can be made available for practical use", he said.

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