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Facebook rebrands itself as ‘Meta’

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, the company has said, in a rebrand that focuses on building the “metaverse,” a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the succ...

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Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook plans to hire some 10,000 new employees across the EU over the next five years, the social media giant has said, to help build the so-called metaverse – a nascent on...

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Facebook invests $50 million to build the ‘metaverse’ in responsible manner

Facebook Inc will invest $50 million to partner with organizations to responsibly build the so-called metaverse, a digital world where people can use different devices to move and ...

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Facebook launches VR remote work app, calling it a step to the ‘metaverse’

Facebook Inc has launched a test of a new virtual-reality remote work app where users of the company’s Oculus Quest 2 headsets can hold meetings as avatar versions of themsel...

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Facebook sets up new team to work on the ‘metaverse’

Facebook is creating a product team to work on the “metaverse,” a digital world where people can move between different devices and communicate in a virtual environment...

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German cartel office extends probe of ties between Facebook and Oculus

Germany’s antitrust regulator said on Thursday that it was expanding the scope of its abuse proceedings against Facebook related to the links between its Oculus virtual reali...

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Facebook chief scientist says ‘true AR glasses’ at least five years away

Facebook is 5-10 years away from being able to bring to bring to market “true” augmented reality glasses, its chief scientist told journalists, since the company releas...