Facebook to shut down its virtual assistant ‘M’

San Francisco, Jan 9 : Facebook is shutting down its text-based virtual assistant called ‘M’ that helped researchers train an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system. According to a report in The Verge, ‘M’ which was available through a bot on Facebook Messenger and it was available to only about 2,000 people. ‘M’ was first introduced in […]

Google deploys patch for security flaws in chips

San Francisco, Jan 5 : To safeguard its customers from potential security bugs in chips, Google has deployed a novel chip-level patch across its entire infrastructure, resulting in only minor declines in performance in most cases. “In response to the vulnerabilities that were discovered, we developed a novel mitigation called ‘Retpoline’ — a binary modification technique […]