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Facebook AI Research applies Transformer architecture to streamline object detection models

A team of 6 members of Facebook AI Research (FAIR) tapped the popular Transformer neural network architecture to create end-to-end object detection AI, an approach they claim streamlines the creation of object detection models and reduces the need for handcrafted components. Named Detection Transformer, aka DETR, the model can recognize objects in an image in a single pass all at once. DETR is the…
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Vesta raises $125 million to fight payment fraud with AI

Payments solutions provider Vesta today announced that it raised $125 million in capital, bringing its total raised to over $145 million. The company says it’ll use the financing to grow and accelerate the deployment of its fraud protection and ecommerce payment products. Payment fraud is pervasive — in 2018, $24.26 billion was lost due to credit card fraud worldwide, reports Shift Processing.
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HBO Max is now available for Android phones, Chromecast, Android TV, and more

Streaming TV has become incredibly popular over the past few years, with service after service hitting the web. Today, the latest major offering has landed in the form of HBO Max, a service with thousands of hours of content, original programming, and more, and it’s available now on Android, Chromecast, Android TV, and other platforms. HBO Max boasts a huge library of content from WarnerMedia as…
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HBO Max now available for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

The HBO Max application is now available for Apple users with apps for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV: get the app here. HBO Max replaces HBO Now, so if you have the Now app already installed, it will transform into Max the next time the App Store updates your apps. HBO Max is a…
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Google app tests compact weather bubble on Android

After several years of evolution, Google Discover has firmly settled into a feed of news and articles that are tailored to your interests. Cards for sports and weather still exists, with the latter on Android seeing a redesign today in the form of a bubble. The latest Google…
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Grand Theft Auto VI in 2023? Take-Two SEC filing hints at release date

Take-Two expects to spend $89 million on marketing during the 12-month period ending March 31, 2024. That is more than twice the marketing budget for any other fiscal year over the next half-decade, according to the company’s recent 10-K SEC filing. Why is Take-Two planning to spend that much more on marketing in fiscal 2024? One of the most likely explanations is that is when the publisher…
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