Facebook to take on Google, Siri with “Moneypenny” AI assistant

August 31, 2015 – 10:19 AMTPanARMENIAN.Net – Looking to bring the fight to Apple, Google and Microsoft (the bunker-dwelling villains in this scenario), Facebook has lifted the lid on its own personal voice assistant, Digital Spy reports. Formally known as ‘M’, the Siri, Google Now and Cortana rival was reportedly developed under the codename ‘Moneypenny’ in a not so subtle nod to Bond’s iconic assistant. Set to be based within the company’s Messenger application, Facebook M will offer a more natural user experience, hosting the ability to complete tasks on behalf of its human master. “Unlike other AI-based services in the market, M can actually complete tasks on your behalf,” said Facebook VP David Marcus. “It’s powered by artificial intelligence that’s trained and supervised by people.” Taking a break from…


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