07 Dec 2019

1. With Hanabi-playing bot, Facebook AI reaches a milestone in cooperative AI Facebook AI, the social media giant’s artificial intelligence research division, announced today that it has met a milestone in the creation of a bot that can play Hanabi, a cooperative card game involving imperfect information, with near-perfect…

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03 Dec 2019

1. Facebook creates a chatbot to help employees deal with criticism Facebook Inc. created a bot called “Liam” to help employees better deflect criticism, the New York Times reported Monday. According to that report, the bot was introduced for the holiday period when staff might return home and have…

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28 Nov 2019

1. This Indian startup is offering a ‘sleep internship’ where you can nap for 9 hours and get paid ₹1 lakh Indian sleep solutions startup that produces mattresses-Wake Wakefit.co has an opening for internships. And it’s a job that you can even do in your sleep literally. The company…

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27 Nov 2019

1. Facebook buys VR studio behind Beat Saber Virtual reality doesn’t have many hit games yet, but Facebook is buying the studio behind one of the platform’s biggest titles. Facebook announced today that it will be buying Beat Games, the game studio behind Beat Saber, a rhythm game that’s…

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26 Nov 2019

1. WhatsApp Invests $250,000 Into Indian Startup Ecosystem The investment will provide 500 startups approved by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DPIIT) with $500 (roughly Rs. 35,800) each of Facebook ad credits. Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Monday announced to invest $250,000 (roughly Rs. 1.8 crores) worth ad credits…

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22 Nov 2019

1. MIT researchers develop a much better way to optimize the control of soft robots MIT researchers have developed a new way to optimize how soft robots perform specific tasks — a huge challenge when it comes to soft robotics in particular, because robots with flexible bodies can basically…

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21 Nov 2019

1. Bandit opens a ‘mobile-only’ coffee shop in New York If you wander into the Bandit coffee shop in Midtown New York, you won’t be able to just walk up to the counter and order something. Instead, you’ll need to download a mobile app. I experienced it for myself…

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20 Nov 2019

1. Facebook’s latest experiment is a meme creation app, Whale Facebook’s NPE Team, a division inside the social networking giant that will build experimental consumer-facing social apps, has now added a third app to its lineup with the launch of meme creation app Whale. Currently, the app allows users…

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15 Nov 2019

1. India second in seeking user information from Facebook Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death. During the January-June period, Facebook…

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14 Nov 2019

1. From Oyo to Uber, how SoftBank’s $100 billion has left the startup ecosystem weaker Flush with cash, entrepreneurs operated with scant regard for profit. The whole system eventually overheated. Protests against SoftBank-funded startups have erupted in New York, Bogotá, Mumbai and beyond, with many captured on video and…

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