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Facebook's Vision on Reality

Here's a quick look at the top announcements from F8. The company will help developers build for this. Now, it seems like the social media platform wants to make AR accessible to smartphone cameras so that people wouldn't need to necessarily buy a high-tech eyewear.



Apple Gets Permission To Test Autonomous Vehicles In California

Apple has remained secretive about its self-driving project. " Apple could bring innovation to either cars being retrofitted with the self-driving technology, or to new ones designed from scratch". Reports in 2016 suggested, the company had dropped its plans to develop the automobile component and instead focus on the automation technology, similar to what Google is doing.


Videos from United Airlines Flight Incident May Violate Rules

Videos from United Airlines Flight Incident May Violate Rules

The new policy would avoid the scenario of anyone being removed from a plane once seated, but it does not prevent someone from being bumped from a flight they purchased. "We have committed to our customers and our employees that we are going to fix what's broken so this never happens again, " Munoz said in a statement posted on the airline's website.


Facebook has 60 engineers working on controlling computers from your brain

Facebook has 60 engineers working on controlling computers from your brain

Another project the company is working on is to allow humans to type 100 words per minute using only their brain. The human brain is streaming the equivalent of 40 HD movies every second. Details were relatively scant as to what this would really look like, though a Stanford University experiment Dugan referenced relied on "an array of electrodes the size of a pea" implanted inside the subject's brain.



Facebook F8: Mark Zuckerberg Pushes for Augmented Reality Through Smartphones

Expect updates on Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram, Oculus, Facebook for Work, Facebook Lite, and the rest of the company's portfolio. He said the service needed to do more to prevent the spread of violent videos, such as one on Sunday of a fatal shooting in Cleveland that was visible on the site for two hours.