Current Affairs International - 12 August 2016

1. One of Pakistan's finest and legendary batsmen Hanif Mohammad passed away at the Aga Khan Hospital in Karachi today due to respiratory complications and congestion. He was 81. He played 55 Test matches for Pakistan between 1952 and 1969 and scored 3915 runs with an average of 43.98 comprising twelve hundreds.


2. Chip Manufacturer Intel has acquired California-based deep learning startup Nervana Systems, in order to expand its business into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Nervana Systems is founded in 2014 and headquartered in San Diego, California ad also led by former Qualcomm researcher Naveen Rao.