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Facebook to use satellites, drones to spread the Internet

Facebook Inc is harnessing satellite, drone and other technology as part of an ambitious and costly effort to beam Internet connectivity to people in underdeveloped parts of the world. The world's No. 1 social network said on Thursday it has hired aerospace and communications experts from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and its Ames Research Center […]

Facebook to use satellites, drones to spread the Internet

Facebook Inc is harnessing satellite, drone and other technology as part of an ambitious and costly effort to beam Internet connectivity to people in underdeveloped parts of the world. The world's No. 1 social network said on Thursday it has hired aerospace and communications experts from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and its Ames Research Center […]

Facebook to use satellites, drones to spread the Internet

Facebook Inc is harnessing satellite, drone and other technology as part of an ambitious and costly effort to beam Internet connectivity to people in underdeveloped parts of the world. The world's No. 1 social network said on Thursday it has hired aerospace and communications experts from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and its Ames Research Center […]

Facebook acquires virtual reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion

Facebook (FB) recently announced that it's acquiring Oculus VR, the maker of a virtual reality headset, for a valuation of $ 2 billion. Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

Facebook takes $2 billion dive into virtual reality

Facebook announced a $ 2-billion deal to buy a startup behind virtual reality headgear that promises to let people truly dive into their friends' lives. Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday said that the acquisition of Oculus was a long-term bet that making the social network's offerings more immersive would pay off. "I […]

Facebook to buy virtual reality goggles maker for $2 billion

Facebook Inc will acquire two-year-old Oculus VR Inc, a maker of virtual-reality glasses for gaming, for $ 2 billion, buying its way into the fast-growing wearable devices arena with its first-ever hardware deal. The acquisition, which comes hot on the heels of its $ 19 billion deal for messaging service WhatsApp, marks a big bet […]

Facebook takes $2 billion dive into virtual reality

Facebook announced a $ 2-billion deal to buy a startup behind virtual reality headgear that promises to let people truly dive into their friends' lives. Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday said that the acquisition of Oculus was a long-term bet that making the social network's offerings more immersive would pay off. "I […]

Facebook refused to limit hiring of Google employees, Sandberg says

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said she declined to limit her company's hiring of Google employees after being approached by two senior executives at the Internet giant.         Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

Facebook refused to limit hiring of Google employees, Sandberg says

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said she declined to limit her company's hiring of Google employees after being approached by two senior executives at the Internet giant.         Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

Facebook Empowers The Hackers – Open Sources New Development Language

Facebook's continued growth rests on many things – some of those necessitate massive ballsy moves like the $ 19B acquisition of WhatsApp but some are more prosaic. A good case in point is the news today that the company is open sourcing a new development language called, in true Silicon Valley style, Hack. Facebook – […]

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