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Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot

VentureBeat reports: "Facebook’s AI team has been extra thirsty for robotics lately. Over the course of the past year, Facebook has expanded its robotics operations...

Facebook open-sources AI Habitat to help robots navigate realistic environments

VentureBeat reports: "Facebook AI Research is today making available AI Habitat, a simulator that can train AI agents that embody things like a home robot...

Facebook is experimenting with robots to push its AI research forward

The Verge reports: "Facebook is certainly a high-tech company, but it’s not one you would necessarily associate with robots. However, as the firm revealed today,...

Newzoo: More than one billion women are active gamers

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Newzoo has released new research that shows women make up almost half of all gamers, as well as offering some insight into...

Mobile VR game Sea Hero Quest generates 1,700 hours of research...

gamesindustry.biz reports: "A new study has shown that a virtual reality game designed to identify those genetically at higher risk of Alzheimer's is producing...

New data will give insight into Facebook’s influence on elections

The Verge reports: "On Monday, Facebook announced a new set of research projects that will look into social media’s impact on democracy. The projects will give...

Facebook’s AI extracts playable characters from real-world videos

VentureBeat reports: "In a newly published preprint paper on Arxiv.org (“Vid2Game: Controllable Characters Extracted from Real-World Videos“), scientists at Facebook AI Research describe a...

Driven by Streaming, Global Recorded-Music Revenues Soar to $19.1 Billion

Variety reports: "The global recorded music market grew by 9.7% in 2018 — its fourth consecutive year of growth — to $19.1 billion, according...

Female viewership of esports increasing

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "It's no secret the esports scene has had issues appealing to women, but there are some indications the situation is at least improving....

Nielsen Adds Mobile And OTT Viewing, Including YouTube, To Its Ad...

Deadline Hollywood reports: "Nielsen, which has long been criticized for not adequately reporting the full scope of media consumption, announced a noteworthy step today...