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New countries and the latest findings from the Future of Business Survey From 44 to 97 countries Since February 2016,…
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WHAT THE RESEARCH IS: An alternative to copper conductor for submarine cables — and the first major development in cable technology since the early 1990s. Facebook researchers have partnered with Alcatel Submarine Networks to develop the first aluminum conductor for submarine cable systems. HOW IT WORKS: In the past 10 years, fiber-optic cable capacity has [...]
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The IEEE Computer Society recently selected Facebook London’s Mark Harman as the recipient of the 2019 Harlan D. Mills Award. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated long-standing, sustained, and impactful contributions to software engineering. Previous winners include distinguished scientists from NASA, Microsoft, and AT&T. Learn more about Harman’s research here. In addition to his [...]
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Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has released new features and research results, including a completely retrained model of ELF OpenGo using reinforcement learning. The new bot outperforms the previous bot, which defeated several top 30 professional Go players 20-0 and has been widely adopted by the AI research community to benchmark future research. FAIR first released [...]
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Abstract interpretation is a powerful static analysis framework we can use to answer questions such as: What range of values does this variable take? What are all the types of the values that can flow into this function? Is this piece of code ever executed, or is it dead? Using abstract interpretation to build a [...]
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WHAT’S NEW: We’re open-sourcing a software platform that will help operators to deploy mobile networks quickly and easily. Magma provides a software-centric distributed mobile packet core and tools for automating network management. WHY IT MATTERS: Mobile packet cores are important infrastructure for any mobile network and can be complex to operate. Magma is not intended [...]
Through Facebook Connectivity, we are working to bring internet access and its benefits to everyone — giving more people a voice, strengthening communities, and creating new economic opportunities. To do this, we take a partner-first approach, working with network operators, equipment manufacturers, and other partners to introduce new initiatives and develop technologies that help bring [...]
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Registration is officially open for F8 2019, Facebook’s annual developer conference, being held April 30 and May 1, 2019, in San Jose, California. This year, we’ll celebrate the developers, creators, entrepreneurs, and innovators building on our platform and showcase how social technologies can enable the best of what people can do together. F8 2019 will [...]
Maintaining scalability and infrastructure reliability are important considerations for any large-scale network. Ensuring consistency when propagating updates across a large network of peers is a problem that has been extensively studied, but enforcing the integrity of those updates is a separate challenge. Traditional methods for update integrity can introduce compromises with respect to efficiency and [...]
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