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Meta gifts its Jest JavaScript test framework to OpenJS Foundation

Meta gifts its Jest JavaScript test framework to OpenJS Foundation

The popular Jest JavaScript test framework will now flourish as a community-led project. Meta is transferring its open source JavaScript testing framework, Jest, to the OpenJS Foundation. Jest is one of Meta's top open source projects. It has become the "most used" tool for testing JavaScript pr... Read more

date12 days ago
Meta opens LLM AI model OPT-175B to the public

Meta opens LLM AI model OPT-175B to the public

Meta AI made its Open Pretrained Transformer (OPT-175B) training model available for free. The release invites scientists to use the model for research. Meta AI wants to stimulate the use of large language models (LLMs). LLMs are AI training models based on Natural Language Processing (NLP) and ... Read more

date20 days ago
Facebook’s eCommerce initiative struggles

Facebook’s eCommerce initiative struggles

Meta Platforms, Facebook's parent company, isn't making as much headway on eCommerce as staff expected when the pandemic hit, according to The Wall Street Journal. Several retailers aren't thrilled about it. Retailers have expressed their dissatisfaction with the service, claiming that it lacks... Read more

date21 days ago
The EU’s top court unblocks more GDPR litigation against big tech

The EU’s top court unblocks more GDPR litigation against big tech

A decision by the European Union's top court today is expected to unblock a slew of lawsuits filed by consumer advocacy groups seeking to enforce the bloc's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines against tech behemoths like Facebook and Twitter over issues such as whether they obtain ... Read more

date26 days ago
WhatsApp is testing a new feature for organizing groups

WhatsApp is testing a new feature for organizing groups

WhatsApp, which is owned by Meta Platforms, is exploring a new tool called Communities to organize groups in broader structures that employers or schools might use. Will Cathcart, WhatsApp's CEO, said the function would link together groupings of up to 256 individuals under larger banners where ... Read more

date1 month ago
Meta intends to monetize Metaverse, and creators aren’t happy

Meta intends to monetize Metaverse, and creators aren’t happy

The Metaverse will likely be monetized; something creators do not like. Meta (previously called Facebook) recently announced its initial plans to enable content creators or digital creators to monetize Horizon Worlds – a potential Metaverse platform. Meta’s planned market share for various c... Read more

date1 month ago
Meta stops construction of Dutch data center

Meta stops construction of Dutch data center

After months of political friction, Meta announces that it will not be constructing a data center in de Dutch municipality of Zeewolde. "Given the current circumstances, we have decided to pause our developments in Zeewolde", shared a spokesperson. Meta and Zeewolde (Dutch municipality) have... Read more

date2 months ago
Meta plans new 2,000 staff Meta Labs to be developed in Madrid

Meta plans new 2,000 staff Meta Labs to be developed in Madrid

Meta announces huge investments in Spain's evolving tech sector, Madrid, to increase its EU presence and develop Meta Labs employing 2,000 people. Spain is set to become a key development hub across the Metaverse shift as the forefront of European tech. Meta has announced developing new 2,000 st... Read more

date2 months ago
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