Why Facebook Wants NFL’s Thursday Night Football Live Games

Why Facebook Wants NFL’s Thursday Night Football Live Games

Courtesy of Variety: Verizon, Amazon seen as other two leading candidates for over-the-top football package Is Facebook ready for some football? The social-media colossus is entering the scrum for global live-streaming rights to a selection of the National Football League’s 2016-17 games, anchored by next season’s “Thursday Night Football” matchups, according to three people familiar with Facebook’s plans. Recode […]

How the Rest of Tech Is Playing Catch-Up to Facebook and Google in Artificial Intelligence

How the Rest of Tech Is Playing Catch-Up to Facebook and Google in Artificial Intelligence

Courtesy of re/code: Facebook and Google are two of Silicon Valley’s leaders in artificial intelligence. They have both invested heavily in AI, hiring loads of top researchers to develop projects like the Facebook Messenger “smart” assistant M, or Google’s in-the-works AI-powered chatbot. While Facebook and Google are duking it out in international competitions, the two […]