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  • Oculus Rift Just Put Facebook in the Movie Business

    Just as the movie industry gathered this week at CinemaCon to discuss its future, Facebook came along and changed it without even bothering to show up in Las Vegas. The surprise $2 billion acquisition of virtual-reality headset maker Oculus Rift by a...
  • Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality

    Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality
    SAN FRANCISCO — A tiny Irvine company founded by a 21-year-old Cal State Long Beach drop-out may play a leading role in Facebook's next major bet on the future of the Internet: that virtual reality will change the way people experience the Web....
  • Facebook shares fall 7% on Oculus deal

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The reality of Facebook’s $2-billion-plus acquisition of Oculus VR set in on Wall Street on Wednesday, dragging down Facebook shares and the Nasdaq. Facebook fell nearly 7% to $60.38 one day after it announced its second...
  • Facebook buys virtual reality firm Oculus for $2 billion

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook said it would buy virtual reality company Oculus VR for about $2 billion in cash and stock. Oculus is the Irvine, Calif., maker of the Rift headset. The company will continue to operate independently within Facebook, Chief...
  • Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet

    Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet
    Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced the Facebook Connectivity Lab, a division within his company that is working with drones, satellites and lasers to bring Internet connectivity to those who don't yet have it. The effort is a part of Internet.org,...
  • Beware of Oculus Rift: If you think Facebook is bad now, just wait

    Beware of Oculus Rift: If you think Facebook is bad now, just wait
    When Mark Zuckerberg describes his company’s $2-billion purchase of Oculus VR, makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, he sounds like a cross between a Zen master and a grandpa encouraging us whippersnappers to spend more time outside....
  • More than 100 Chicago tech execs sign letter urging immigration reform

    More than 100 Chicago tech execs sign letter urging immigration reform
    More than 100 Chicago technology executives have sent a letter to the state's Republican congressional delegation calling on them to pass immigration reform, citing a need for foreign engineers and scientists and the positive impact those immigrants...
  • Want to prepare kids for the future? Teach them to code.

    Want to prepare kids for the future? Teach them to code.
    We are experiencing a technology revolution, a new world in which coding is no longer for the anti-social, nerdy white males but for the cool kids. Figures like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg have created a culture that embraces technical innovation and...
  • WhatsApp price ups the ante in a big-spending industry

    SAN FRANCISCO — The $19 billion that Facebook Inc. is paying for a smartphone app, one of the biggest tech deals of all time, made jaws drop even in Silicon Valley, where entrepreneurs tend to have an inflated sense of their own worth. "It's 19...
  • Facebook's big deal shows we're back in the dot-com funny money era

    If you didn't think Facebook was overvalued before--and there were plenty of investors who had convinced themselves it wasn't--it's hard to avoid that conclusion now. The "tell" is Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging company with a...
  • WhatsApp to offer voice calls on popular messaging app

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Just days after agreeing to sell itself to Facebook in a $19-billion deal, WhatsApp made waves again Monday, this time announcing it plans to offer voice calls on its popular mobile messaging service. WhatsApp Chief Executive Jan Koum...