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Facebook is stepping up its investments in augmented reality, seeking to hire engineers to work on custom silicon chips for devices that enable the technology.
In at least four job listings posted in recent days, a research group inside the company called Facebook Reality Labs advertised engineering positions requiring expertise in the design of custom chips, which it said are ...
A wave of new chips designed to run artificial intelligence software will soon be hitting the market. Device makers are waiting to use them in products like cameras that can identify images faster, and cloud computing providers want them to give their services a technical edge. First though, the companies have to figure out which chips perform the best.
That’s why some of the biggest ...
On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders escalated his attacks on Amazon with a new bill aimed at ending public subsidies for big companies whose employees rely on federal assistance. Meanwhile, top executives from Twitter and Facebook were grilled in congressional hearings over foreign election interference on social media.
And after the first of those hearings adjourned, the Justice Department ...
The exit doors at Facebook keep swinging. This week, the company’s head of product communications Rachel Whetstone announced she was leaving to take a role at Netflix. The week prior, Dan Rose, the company’s longtime head of business partnerships, said he will be gone by early next year, joining four other senior Facebook executives who have left recently or said they will leave.
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