Facebook Wants To Make a New Virtual Assistant That's Smarter Than Siri or Alexa, Report Says

Facebook is hoping its artificial intelligence chips will someday power a virtual assistant smarter than Apple's Siri or Amazon'sAlexa, according to the Financial Times.

The company announced a partnership with Intel last month, entering a stiff race to develop a more specialized and powerful artificial intelligence chip. Tech giants and semiconductor makers alike have taken up the project, and Facebook has apparently given itself a tall task."If there's any stone unturned, we're going to work on it," Yann LeCun, Facebook's chief AI scientist, told the Financial Times. READ MORE ON: CNBC

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