Week in Review, April 16

A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Facebook sets out AI vision for ‘one global community’ Mark Zuckerberg set out his 10-year plan for Facebook this week, with an eye to a future filled with robotic assistants, virtual reality glasses and ubiquitous internet access, writes Tim Bradshaw in San Francisco. ©Facebook Mark Zuckerberg at F8 developer conference At its annual F8 developer conference the company announced a new suite of artificial intelligence tools for its popular Messenger app. Facebook hopes to add a fleet of bots to the service, which 900m people use to help them book flights, order burgers or shoes, or simply check the weather. Its new Bot Engine opens up to outside developers the AI-powered systems that already run…


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