Oculus standalone VR is real
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 03:01

Oculus standalone VR is real


Sources confirm a $200 target

Some two weeks ago, there was a  leak about an Oculus standalone VR HDM device, and Fudzilla managed to confirm its existence. 

Industry giants back Apple in Qualcomm case
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Trust me, we’re industry giants

A group that represents industry giants has sided with Apple fighting a legal case Qualcomm has made has sent the US International Trade Commission (ITC) comments that take the side of the fruity cargo cult.

Facebooks AI tries to stop hate speech
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Friday, 07 July 2017 11:44

Facebooks AI tries to stop hate speech

By banning lesbians

Secret guidelines used by social media giant Facebook to censor hate speech have resulted in lesbians being blocked and banned.

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:48

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again


Not Zuckerburg or Musk


Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley descended on the White House yesterday for the first meeting of the American Technology Council.

Facebook prepares its own original TV shows
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Cable and satellite get another alternative


The world’s largest social networking company is set to unveil its own catalog of original TV shows and short films for debut in mid-June, according to a report from Business Insider.

Germans create a single personal data base
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Getting in before Facebook

German finance, auto and publishing firms are about to form a European company to store personal data securely so customers can make purchases online from different outlets without punching in their details each time.

Oculus shuts VR content production studio
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Not a good sign


Facebook virtual reality content production unit, Oculus' Story Studio, is shutting.

Facebook more likely to reject code made by women
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Being a Facebook engineer is a Handmaiden's tale 

According to The Wall Street Journal, female engineers who work at Facebook may face gender bias that prevents their code from being accepted at the same rate as male counterparts.

Facebook steps up fake news monitoring
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Monday, 17 April 2017 11:19

Facebook steps up fake news monitoring


More than 30,000 fake accounts linked to the French election

Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

Facebook use is a good depression indicator
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Wednesday, 12 April 2017 10:35

Facebook use is a good depression indicator


New study

An NIH study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found a link between Facebook use and poor mental health.