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Facebook developing machine learning chips - report

Friday 10 September 2021 | 11:58 CET | News
Facebook is developing a chip that would power machine learning for tasks such as recommending content to users, The Information reported, citing sources familiar with the project. Another in-house chip designed by Facebook aims to improve the quality of watching recorded and livestreamed videos for users of its apps through video transcoding, one of the sources said. If successful, the efforts to develop cheaper but more powerful semiconductors could help the company reduce the carbon footprint of its data centres over the coming years while also decreasing its reliance on existing chip

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