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Facebook's nerds bested by Japan's in the race to train AI

Facebook's nerds bested by Japan's in the race to train AI

4 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Facebook this summer announced a breakthrough in neural network training. Its researchers were able to fully train an image processing AI in one hour, using 256 GPUs. Not to be...
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Report: Facebook is bringing its Watch streaming video service to India next year

Report: Facebook is bringing its Watch streaming video service to India next year

18 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

After launching its episodic video streaming service in the US in August, Facebook is gearing up to bring Watch to India sometime between January and March next year, reports...
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Disruption games: why are libertarians lining up with autocrats to undermine democracy?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

In the era of digital politics, an odd alliance has sprung up: anti-state campaigners and Moscow-backed nationalists are combining to disrupt liberal institutions At a time...
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Lords push for new regulations to protect children online

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Cross-party support for amendment looks likely to lead to defeat for the government, which favours a code of practice Technology firms could be subjected to tough new...
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Facebook Watch is the ultimate test for social TV

Facebook Watch is the ultimate test for social TV

2 days ago   |   The Next Web

The concept of ‘social TV' first came to widespread prominence in 2010 as people embraced sharing their wild and wonderful opinions about TV experiences on social media. That...
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Marketing Day: Facebook debuts web-based VR, Media Trust CEO interview & more

3 days ago   |   Marketing Land   |   3 articles

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.
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IDG Contributor Network: Forget Pokémon Go: Why you should build for the enterprise

3 days ago   |   InfoWorld

While many startups aspire to be the next Facebook or Google, there's a similar trend happening at the individual level: independent software vendors racing to build the next...
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From Peppa Pig to Trump, the web is shaping us. It's time we fought back | Jonathan Freedland

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Social media algorithms have assumed a sinister supremacy, directing us in ways we barely understand. Are we content to let them control our lives? Forget the canary in the...
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Facebook debuts web-based VR experiences within standard News Feed

3 days ago   |   Marketing Land   |   3 articles

Sony's film, “Jumanji,” and British museum The National Gallery have posted early examples of “360 experiences” on Facebook. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.
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Amazon joins Facebook and Microsoft in support of open-source AI platform

Amazon joins Facebook and Microsoft in support of open-source AI platform

3 days ago   |   The Next Web   |   4 articles

Amazon yesterday announced its ONNX-MXNet package to import Open Neural Network Exchange deep learning models into Apache MXNet, signifying the company is on-board with...
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Black Friday 2017 has already started at Currys PC World, now with even more...

Black Friday 2017 has already started at Currys PC World, now with even more deals

Twas the Monday before Black Friday and all through the web, the deals were stirring, yes, it's that time of year again, let's prep. That's how it goes, right? As you may have... Read more ...

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Let Hive heat your home with these Black Friday smart device discounts

Let Hive heat your home with these Black Friday smart device discounts

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Tizen 3.0 comes to the Samsung Gear S3 and brings a slew of new features

Tizen 3.0 comes to the Samsung Gear S3 and brings a slew of new features

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Colonel Sanders wants to hug you and cut off your cell signal for $10,000

Colonel Sanders wants to hug you and cut off your cell signal for $10,000

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DDoS attacks double in just six months - here's why

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This AI-powered 4K action cam is ready to take on the GoPro

This AI-powered 4K action cam is ready to take on the GoPro

REVL today announced the retail launch of its Arc 4k smart action camera, which features hybrid mechanical and electronic image stabilization. The company also claims the Arc... Read more ...

Elon Musk's SpaceX will deploy 4,000 super-fast internet satellites by 2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX will deploy 4,000 super-fast internet satellites by 2019

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