News of Note—Facebook, Google and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we're following today.

> Facebook has hired artificial intelligence academic Joelle Pineau to head its new research lab in Montreal. Reuters article

> Google has introduced a new payment app in India called Tez that features a technology called audio QR, which allows users to transfer money using sounds to pair two devices. The Verge article

> Waymo lawyers filed a motion on Saturday saying they need more time to sift through the "due diligence" report and the related communications and documents in their impending trial against Uber. Ars Technica article