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Facebook open sources tower of Babel, Klingon not supported

Facebook this week open-sourced PyTorch tools to build a deep learning model that can represent the structure of 93 different languages in a single neural network. The system is able to match up language pairs not previously trained. It's one big step closer to the dream of a single representation

AMD’s CEO and CTO on Radeon VII, ray tracing and beyond

After lagging behind with Vega desktop GPUs for a few years, AMD announced a major upgrade today: the Radeon VII, the first 7nm GPU for gamers. It's a powerful card capable of serious 4K performance. Its new architecture means it won't use up too much power, while leaving plenty of

The Honor View 20 squeezes lots of quirks into a gorgeous body

To say Huawei has a complicated relationship with the United States is a pretty massive understatement, but it's still here at CES showing off laptops, a mobile photo printer and the surprisingly nice Honor View 20. (A note for people who don't routinely follow Chinese phone makers: Honor is Huawei's

Google Chrome’s built-in ad blocker to roll out worldwide on July 9

Google announced today that Chrome's built-in ad blocker would roll out to users worldwide starting July 9, this year. Currently, Chrome's ad blocker is only active for Chrome users in the US, Canada, and Europe, after it was initially rolled out in an initial stage in February 2018. Chrome's built-in ad blocker

CES 2019: First look at the Samsung 5G smartphone

Samsung is showing off its 5G smartphone prototype at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, with the device on display on the showroom floor, albeit locked in a glass case. Samsung retained the form factor of its current smartphones, with volume keys and Bixby button appearing to be on the left side

Hey, Zuck. You’re no Oprah

It's hard competing with yourself. Every year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg commits to a new personal challenge. Every year, the challenge is greater than last year's. Why, last year Zuckerberg promised he'd fix Facebook. What could be bigger than that? Alright, the picky will say that was a multi-year commitment, while the very picky