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Washington and Tokyo vow closer chip cooperation

TOKYO (Reuters) -The United States and Japan will deepen cooperation in the research and development of advanced chips and other technologies, they said on Friday, the latest sign of the two allies strengthening ties in semiconductors.

TikTok tests AI chatbot 'Tako' in the Philippines

HONG KONG (Reuters) -Social media platform TikTok said on Thursday it is in the early stages of exploring a chatbot called "Tako" that can converse with users about short videos and help them discover content, and is conducting tests with select users in the Philippines.

Meituan returns to profit as Q1 revenue beats estimates

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Chinese food delivery giant Meituan on Thursday returned to net profit in the first quarter on forecast-beating revenue as it fended off competition from rivals such as Alibaba-backed Ele.me and ByteDance unit Douyin.



Stanford University's campus is seen from atop Hoover Tower in Stanford, California, U.S. on May 9, 2014.    REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo

Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities - 2018

American universities continue to dominate the top of Reuters’ ranking, but geopolitical uncertainty is giving a boost to Germany and China.  Full article 

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