Facebook Inc. is going to experiment video advertisements with a handful of advertisers on its website that would play automatically in news feeds of users, according to The Wall Street Journal citing people, who know the subject.
Don’t worry the ads would not annoy you as they will play without sounds. Users can view and listen to the video by clicking on the advertisement. Moreover, the company has reported that the new ads will not consume mobile data plans as the videos will only download upon connection to WiFi.
According to the reports, this type of advertising would capture a share of about $66.35 billion TV advertising market annually in the United States. This move could significantly increase the company’s advertising revenue.
Although, it is still unclear but according to the journal Facebook could show ads of up to 15 seconds. Read more…
Researchers have found a simple mathematical rule that covers many human confrontations or struggles and can help predicting future abnormal behaviors in such situations. Read more…
Facebook and New York University (NYU) planned to work on a new center for artificial intelligence in collaboration. This project would try to get control and utilize large amount of data by social network.
Professor Yann LeCun, French-born mathematician and computer scientist, of NYU’s Center for Data Science will lead the project.
“As one of the most respected thinkers in this field, Yann has done groundbreaking research in deep learning and computer vision,” said Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s chief technology officer. “We’re thrilled to welcome him to Facebook.”
The teams across three locations – New York, London and its headquarters in Menlo Park, California – will work on “machine learning”, i.e. subject to make computers to learn from giant data sets. Read more…
Yota Devices, Moscow-based modem developer, has launched its first Google’s Android based smartphone on Wednesday. This smartphone is different from others in having double-sided screen. Read more…
I usually think that my success doesn’t lie in the time, when I will find a great job with attractive salary but my success will be in the time when I will be able to give great jobs with attractive salaries to the people around me.
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(Usman Zafar Paracha)