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A year ago, Facebook brought in Roy Austin, Jr. to lead a new team focused on civil rights. Since then, he has assembled a squad of experts advising parent company Meta on everything from voting rights to hate speech to ensuring new products don’t have discriminatory impact. The big picture: Austin’s team of nine must […]

Meta Platform, Inc.’s (FB) Diem stablecoin project may be shuttering. According to a Bloomberg report, the project is searching for a buyer for its intellectual property (IP). The report, which quotes anonymous sources, does not specify contents of Diem’s IP portfolio nor the price that a buyer may be willing to pay for it. The […]

Data2vec is part of a big trend in AI toward models that can learn to understand the world in more than one way. “It’s a clever idea,” says Ani Kembhavi at the Allen Institute for AI in Seattle, who works on vision and language. “It’s a promising advance when it comes to generalized systems for […]

Meta (formerly Facebook) CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed an exhilarating AI breakthrough in the company, where he stated that Meta’s AI research has built a system that learns from speech, vision and text without needing labelled training data. Zuckerberg made his claims in a long Facebook postIn a long Facebook post.  The Meta chief said that the firm’s AI research developed a system […]

Consumers worldwide have downloaded Meta’s Oculus app, the mobile companion for Oculus VR devices including the Quest 2, roughly 2 million times globally since Christmas Day, according to new data from third-party app intelligence firms Apptopia and Sensor Tower. Already, there had been some indication that the Quest 2 was a popular holiday gift after […]

Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg who drove millions to Facebook a decade ago now wants the digital world to embrace his metaverse ambitions. The tech mogul believes India would play a central role in the adoption of metaverse tech. Speaking at the second edition of Fuel for India 2021, Zuckerberg was in conversation with Vishal Shah, […]

Apple has reportedly hired Meta augmented reality’s communications lead, ahead of its headset launch in 2022. In his Bloomberg newsletter, ‘Power On,’ Mark Gurman wrote that the company has brought on Andrea Schubert, the public relations head who has been working at Meta for nearly six years. “Ahead of that launch, Apple is starting to […]

An early tester of Meta’s Horizon Worlds has said their avatar was groped by a stranger in the virtual world. Meta opened access to its virtual reality (VR) platform Horizon Worlds for users in the United States and Canada on December 9 after more than a year in private test mode. It is the first […]

RJ Pierce, Tech Times 17 December 2021, 02:12 am Meta’s acquisition of the VR fitness app Supernatural is now the target of a new antitrust probe by the FTC. (Photo : Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Facebook)MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 28: Facebook debuts its new company brand, Meta, at their headquarters on October 28, 2021 […]

Meta has revealed that the Ray-Ban stories smart glasses received a new software update that allows users to send and receive texts on Facebook Messenger. The tech giant said that it would also boost the voice capability of the said mixed-reality wearables. Besides sending messages, the update also includes making voice calls over the messaging […]