Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, meta the owner of Facebook unveiled a new project that aims to improve AI assistance. Meta calls, the effort project karaoke, mark Zuckerberg, showcased how assistance could work in a virtual world through a demonstration of an AI concept called bill bot. He said, as we advance this technology further, you'll be able to create nuanced worlds, to explore and share experiences with others with [00:00:30] just your voice end quote, meta says future models created with project karaoke will make it possible for people to refer back to an earlier conversation, change topics, or even use gestures without confusing an AI assistant. The company also said that it is keeping privacy concerns in mind, as it builds new products. Google will no longer mandate COVID 19 vaccines as a condition of employment for us workers, the company will not require already vaccinated workers to [00:01:00] wear masks tested or socially distanced while working in most offices, UN vaccinated employees who are approved to enter offices will still need to follow testing and mask wearing regulations.
Speaker 1: UN vaccinated workers will otherwise not be able to access Google offices, Reddit updated its mobile app and has added a new discover app. This is the first such update that Reddit has released in more than two years. The discovered tab will display content. Reddit users might [00:01:30] like partly based on their activity on the platform. If a Reddit user is new, they will see content ranked based on what is currently popular on the platform. The tab displays communities using photos and videos, Reddi director of product for community and content. Jason Costa says that Reddit is not moving away from a text based experience, but is trying to expand the types of content on its platform. Stay up to date with the latest by visiting cnet.com.