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1. Facebook Official Response to Claims Made in Netflix Documentary 'The Social Dilemma'
Facebook on Friday offered a rejection of Netflix’s hit “The Social Dilemma”.
The documentary-drama appeared in Netflix’s top 10 most popular movies and TV shows list in September. The film analyzes the human impact of social networking by focusing on the disadvantages of the platforms.
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2. Consumers spent a record $28 billion in apps in Q3, aided by pandemic
According to a new report from App Annie, consumers downloaded 33 billion new apps globally in the third quarter of this year, and they spent a record of $28 billion on apps.
It has also been reported that the percentage of time spent using applications has increased by 25% year-on-year. In the last three months, July, August, and September, consumers have spent more than 180 billion collective hours each month.
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3. Wikipedia plans the first redesign of the desktop version in 10 years
Wikipedia – one of the most famous sites in the world, decided after 10 years to redesign the entire look of the desktop version by the end of 2021. The changes will be implemented along the way so that users can test new features before they officially roll out.
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4. NVIDIA AI Research is Inventing the Virtual Meetings of Tomorrow
Nvidia MAXINE creates virtual meetings of the future with AI.
This Cloud-AI Video Platform includes APIs for the latest innovations such as super-resolution, auto frame, virtual background, noise cancellation, AI conversational avatar, real-time translation, AI video compression, face alignment and own avatars that are animated over time real by their voice and emotional tone.
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