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Meta is saving millions of dollars thanks to this clever memory hack

12 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Engineers at Meta , Facebook's parent company, have revealed how they have been able to offer free memory using a software solution called Transparent Memory Offloading. It is now part of the Linux kernel and, in a nutshell, automatically offloads data to other storage tiers that are less costly and more power efficient than memory. The savings are significant; TMO has been running on millions of Facebook servers for more than a year, saving up to almost a third of memory per server. While that is likely to be insignificant across dozens or even hundreds of servers, Facebook 's immense...
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Facebook Pay Is Now Called Meta Pay, Your Metaverse Wallet

Facebook Pay Is Now Called Meta Pay, Your Metaverse Wallet

12 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

The top tech companies in the world all seem to think alike, as Google , Apple, Samsung, and Meta are all looking to bring fully digital wallets to the masses. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg just announced that the company is working on turning Facebook Pay into Meta Pay.
Rather than being a digital wallet to hold your driver's license or your covid card, Meta Pay will be your payment method while you're in the metaverse. This is the plan that the company has, and it's starting down that path.
Facebook will become Meta Wallet
Meta has been doing a lot of work on bringing the metaverse to the...
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