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Meta’s Zuckerberg unveils AI projects aimed at building metaverse future

Facebook-owner Meta is working on artificial intelligence research to generate worlds through speech, improve how people chat to voice assistants and translate between languages, C...

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Facebook launches Reels globally, betting on ‘fastest growing’ format

Facebook is launching its short video feature Reels to more than 150 countries, its owner Meta Platforms has said, in a move to expand its fastest growing content format.

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Ireland nears Facebook decision key to EU-US data transfers

The Republic of Ireland’s data watchdog expects to consult fellow EU regulators in April on its investigation into Facebook’s data transfers, moving closer to a decisio...

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Early Facebook investor Peter Thiel to step down from Meta board

Facebook-parent Meta Platforms Inc has said that controversial billionaire investor Peter Thiel, an early investor who has been on the company’s board since 2005, has decided...

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Meta’s share price wipe-out shakes world tech stocks

Shares of Facebook owner Meta plummeted 26% on Thursday, the biggest single-day slide in market value for a US company, after the social media giant issued a dismal forecast, blami...

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Crypto start-up Gemini valued at over $7 billion after latest fundraise

Gemini said on Thursday it had raised $400 million in a funding round led by hedge fund Morgan Creek Digital that valued the startup at $7.1 billion, becoming the latest crypto com...

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Facebook tests paid subgroups in subscription push

Facebook is testing ways for creators to make money through Facebook Groups, such as users paying fees for exclusive access to content or conversations within subgroups, the compan...

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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 invests billions in metaverse efforts as ad business slows

Facebook said it will start publishing the financial results of its augmented and virtual reality labs as a separate unit, where it is investing billions in its ambitions to build ...

Enter the Zuckerverse? Social media churns with new names for Facebook

Zuckerverse. Timesuck. Faceplant. They’re just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group n...

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Understanding the “metaverse”?

Facebook, which is under fire from regulators and lawmakers across the world, is planning to rebrand itself with a new name that focuses on the metaverse, well connected tech publi...

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The Verge: Facebook plans to change its name

Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, the Verge has reported, citing a source with dir...

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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...

US Senator asks Facebook CEO to retain documents linked to testimony

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to preserve all documents related to testimony last week from company whistleblower France...

Platform News: EduTech

EdTech platform Emeritus raises $650 million from SoftBank, Accel, others

Emeritus, an EdTech platform used by some of the world’s top universities and other educational institutions for online courses, has said it raised $650 million in a funding round ...

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