Zuckerberg quizzed over Oculus tech
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We didn’t steal it, honest


Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual reality technology of Facebook's Oculus unit was nicked by a former staff member.

Oculus nicked our ideas claims ZeniMax
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John Carmack misappropriated VR and destroyed evidence

The parent company of Bethesda Softworks and Id Software has told a court that John Carmack and others at Oculus stole trade secrets from their company and then destroyed evidence.

Facebook announces Live Audio broadcast feature
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Telling stories using words without video


Last December, Facebook introduced a mildly revolutionary, culture-changing feature called Live Video allowing users to broadcast their whereabouts in real-time from any place at any time, with the side of effect of having everyone on the network receiving pesky notifications.

Big tech would build a Muslim register
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No one remembers IBM, including IBM

It seems that the top tech companies have learnt nothing from the experience of IBM during the 1930s and are happy to help build Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s Muslim database.

Google might buy Facebook
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It's entirely feasible

The word on the information strasse is that Google wants to buy Facebook. It is entirely speculative, but could have legs.

Microsoft tries to please EU
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But will it be enough?

The European Commission was approached by Microsoft in an attempt to appease antitrsut regulators investigating its proposed takeover of Linkedin.

Facebook announces PayPal integration in Messenger
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192 million PayPal users can pay using messaging app

Facebook has announced that PayPal will become one of the payment options within its Messenger service.

After firing humans Facebook news is all lies
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You probably were not expecting this

Social Notworking outfit Facebook got into trouble when it was claimed that humans picking the news were biased against US conservatives, so the humans were replaced by an algorithm.

Facebook pitches affordable VR
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Zuckerberg shows social notworkings VR future

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been showing off what he dubbed the company’s mobile VR future.

Facebook removes "Trending" news story descriptions
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Topic rankings now controlled by algorithms


Before the start of the weekend, Facebook announced some notable changes to the way its social network would be handling “Trending” news topics, which previously contained topic descriptions curated by staff members and were verified through a non-algorithmic editing process.