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Internet via lasers, drones: How Zuckerberg will bring the 'Net to all

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg introduces the Connectivity Lab, which will develop the tech to bring the Internet (and Facebook) to the rest of the world.

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What Facebook's Oculus Rift buy means for PC gamers

Oculus Rift's $2 billion sellout could mean some very good things for PC gaming, or very bad things for VR aficionados.

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Why Facebook thinks Oculus is worth $2 billion

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg sees virtual reality as the next major computing platform.

Facebook’s Oculus buy is a bet on the future of computing

Why would a social network buy a virtual reality headset manufacturer? Because VR is the next big platform.

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Rapid Reaction: Facebook buys Oculus

Jason Snell and Philip Michaels react to Facebook's $2B purchase of VR-headset maker Oculus.

French consumer group: Google, Facebook privacy policies are too hard to read

In a civil action, UFC-Que Choisir is asking the three social networks to make their user agreements clearer and fairer

Facebook buys Oculus VR for $2 billion

Facebook plans to expand Oculus’ technology beyond gaming and into new areas, like communications, media and entertainment, and education.

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End-to-end encryption needs to be easier for users before Facebook embraces it

Facebook cites third-party services for users seeking end-to-end encryption

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NSA denies Facebook snooping as Zuckerberg lays into Obama

Facebook's CEO says he called President Obama to express his 'frustration' at repeated revelations of NSA snooping.

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Auto-playing video ads arrive in your News Feed

Facebook is hoping high-quality videos will help you forget all about the auto-playing part.

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Should your Facebook profile influence your credit score? Startups say yes

Two companies using Facebook profiles to generate credit scores, their stands side by side at Cebit, are chasing different customers -- although they are competitors in the trade show's Code_n startup contest.

Facebook's News Feed redesign is for real this time

After last year's false start, Facebook is rolling out a new look.

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