Big Blow for Bitcoin: Google To Ban All Cryptocurrency-Related Ads Starting June

Come June, you will see no ads on cryptocurrencies on YouTube and on other Google platforms. The tech giant just announced that they will ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related products that can raise millions of dollar from investors. The…

Qubole Appoints Namit Jain To Head Worldwide Engineering Management

Qubole, the cloud-native big-data activation platform and company, announced on Tuesday, the appointment of Namit Jain as the Senior Vice President of the Engineering division. Jain is an Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, alumni and has worked with noted organisations…

Inside Facebook’s AI-Powered Speakers Aloha & Fiona, And Why FB Ventured Into Hardware Business

Facebook is planning to venture into consumer hardware business with its own smart speakers, which they have internally code-named as Aloha and Fiona. The social media giant will launch the new speakers in mid-2018. The work on the the 15-inch…

Why Did Facebook Shake Up Its AI Research Team?

Facebook recently did a massive organization reshuffle by appointing CEO of Benevolent AI Jerome Pesenti as VP of AI and will oversee FAIR, Facebook’s Applied Machine Learning group and future AI-focused organizations. However, contrary to reports, Jerome Pesenti (ex-IBM executive)…

Bill Gates Defends Increasing Use Of Artificial Intelligence

Joining in the growing number of supporters of people who think Artificial Intelligence is helping mankind, Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently said that its benefits outweigh its pitfalls. Gates was speaking at the Misk Global Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,…

Intel and Facebook To Develop AI-Chip As A Counter To Nvidia

Chip giant Intel announced that it was working with Facebook, along with others, to introduce a chip designed for artificial intelligence. The social media giant is “starting to take a look at (the chip’s) early phase and say, ‘Hey, this…

Facebook, YouTube Turn To Machine Learning To Control Content On Their Platform

While Facebook is fighting a tough battle against fake news, YouTube is aggressively trying to cut down the offensive and extremist content on its platform. And maybe machine learning is the solution to the problem. In a bid to bring…

‘Balls have zero to me to me’: What happened when Facebook’s AI chatbots Bob & Alice created their own language

Barely had the debate over Artificial Intelligence being “too intelligent” had simmered down, and people had stopped talking about the Mark Vs Musk quandary, that another controversy has brought the topic in the limelight. According to a report in the…

Meet Jarvis – Facebook’s Messenger Chatbot

  Have you met Jarvis? Well, Jarvis is Facebook’s messenger chatbot which you can use to set your reminders. Last month, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced its new chatbot platform at its F8 conference. Jarvis is one of the early…

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