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Meta is building an AI supercomputer

Facebook has long bet that artificial intelligence can help it with the difficult task of moderating posts from its billions of users. Now its parent company is taking a step that could move it closer to that elusive goal: building its first supercom.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJan 24th, 2022

Abhishek Priya joins Hypernet Labs as VP of Engineering

Hypernet Labs announced the hiring of Abhishek Priya as Vice President of Engineering. Abhishek has a record of proven success in building and leading engineering teams to tackle emerging enterprise technology within some of Silicon Valley’s marque.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 37 min. ago

If US lawmakers are good at anything, it"s failing at technology

U.S. lawmakers are not just technologically illiterate — they're tech-incompetent. In a world as reliant on tech hardware, software, and services as ours, that's dangerous.US Capitol building at nightMembers of Congress from both sides of the aisle.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 39 min. ago

If the US government is good at anything, it"s failing at technology

U.S. lawmakers are not just technologically illiterate — they're tech-incompetent. In a world as reliant on tech hardware, software, and services as ours, that's dangerous.US Capitol building at nightMembers of Congress from both sides of the aisle.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Meta Copied VR Technology Key To Metaverse Gaming, Immersion Claims

Meta Platforms built its industry-leading virtual reality headset by infringing Immersion's patents, the smaller company alleged in a lawsuit. From a report: The Meta Quest 2, which dominates the market, infringes six patents covering haptic technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Meta just can’t get over Apple in 19-page comment to US over app ecosystems [U]

In 19 pages of comments for a federal agency’s report on the app ecosystem, Meta is once again slamming Apple’s overwhelming market power. These comments are to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in a report on.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Microsoft Continues To Iterate on an Xbox Cloud Streaming Device Codenamed "Keystone"

Windows Central: For a few years, rumors have persisted that Microsoft was exploring building some form of streaming stick to offer Xbox Cloud Gaming via a more affordable dongle, similarly to Chromecast and Google Stadia. The first hint was Project.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Meta confirms Instagram outage issues, working on update

Instagram is experiencing service issues and appears to be down right now. Users have reported difficulties logging in as one of the issues......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Facebook owner Meta updates its privacy policy

But the company says the changes don’t allow Meta to collect, use or share your data in new ways.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

World"s Largest Vats For Growing "No-Kill" Meat To Be Built In US

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The building of the world's largest bioreactors to produce cultivated meat has been announced, with the potential to supply tens of thousands of shops and restaurants. Experts said the move could.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Prominent ex-Tesla self-driving car exec leaves Apple for greener pastures

CJ Moore will join lidar company Luminar to lead software development. Enlarge / A building at Apple Park, the company's Cupertino, California, HQ. (credit: Apple) Apple has reportedly been working on self-driving car technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Dyson is building super-secret robots, including a "robot brain"

Dyson reveals secret plan to build home robots.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Female avatar sexually assaulted in Meta VR platform, campaigners say

Campaigners join calls by some Meta shareholders for an assessment of on potential harms users face......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Safe autonomous transportation with edge AI: Q&A with Invision AI CEO and founder Karim Ali

Invision AI is a Canadian startup building the first autonomous railway system combining visual AI and edge computing, looking to expand its solutions beyond the transportation space. The company was established by Karim Ali in 2017 and was invested.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

US Moves Toward Supplying Romania With a Modular, Low-Cost Nuclear Plant

tomhath shares a report from The New York Times: The United States said on Monday that it would supply Romania with a training simulator in preparation for building a new type of nuclear power generating plant in the country. If an agreement on movin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Facebook Opens Political Ad Data Vaults To Researchers

Meta's ad transparency tools will soon reveal another treasure trove of data: advertiser targeting choices for political, election-related, and social issue spots. The Register reports: Meta said it plans to add the targeting data into its Facebook O.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Apple"s Cork campus expanding with 1300 new hires

Apple is expanding its Cork campus with another office building to accommodate 1,300 new employees at its European headquarters in Ireland.A render of the new office [via Apple/RTE]Apple has been in Cork for over four decades, and has a sizable campu.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

AMD Ryzen 7000 makes PC building much less intimidating

MSI has released a video tutorial on installing the upcoming AMD Ryzen 7000 chip inside the new AM5 socket. The process looks extremely easy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

Breakthrough in quantum universal gate sets: A high-fidelity iToffoli gate

High-fidelity quantum logic gates applied to quantum bits (qubits) are the basic building blocks of programmable quantum circuits. Researchers at the Advanced Quantum Testbed (AQT) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) conducted the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

Apple to expand its Cork campus and hire up to 1,300 new employees

Apple has announced today that it will build a new office building on its campus in Cork, Ireland. As the tech giant expands its workforce in the country, this new building can accommodate up to 1,300 staff. more… The post Apple to expand its Co.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

NASA is building a mission that will refuel and repair satellites in orbit

NASA is planning a mission to demonstrate the ability to repair and upgrade satellites in Earth orbit. The mission, called OSAM-1 (On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing-1), will send a robotic spacecraft equipped with robotic arms and all t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022