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Friday, 19 Aug 2016

Facebook partners with Unity to create a desktop gaming platform like Steam

Facebook partners with Unity to create a desktop gaming platform like Steam

Facebook has announced a partnership with game engine company Unity to build a desktop gaming platform like Steam. The downloadable app would support traditional Facebook games, iOS and Android mobile games that have been ported over, and likely even more demanding titles like those usually found on Valve's client.

Monday, 8 Aug 2016

Facebook's new hardware lab is built with connecting the world in mind

Facebook's new hardware lab is built with connecting the world in mind

With enough equipment to build everything from Oculus headsets to solar-powered planes, there certainly is plenty in Facebook’s new hardware lab for Mark Zuckerberg to be excited about.

Thursday, 7 Jul 2016

Facebook's OpenCellular platform wants to bring the Internet to four billion people

Facebook's OpenCellular platform wants to bring the Internet to four billion people

More than four billion people around the world don't have access to the Internet (and by extension Facebook). Mark Zuckerberg wants to change that with the open-source OpenCellular platform, a shoebox size device that can deliver wireless connectivity to up to 1,500 people as far as 10km away.

Wednesday, 8 Jun 2016

A flaw in Facebook Messenger actually allowed attackers to alter chat histories

A flaw in Facebook Messenger actually allowed attackers to alter chat histories

A vulnerability in Facebook Messenger allowed attackers to alter users' chat histories, which means malicious actors could then insert links to malware or tamper with details of transactions conducted over the chat messenger.

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016

Your Overwatch games can go live on Facebook soon

Your Overwatch games can go live on Facebook soon

Blizzard and Facebook are now working together, allowing Blizzard’s game titles to use Facebook login credentials and Facebook live streaming.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Facebook and Microsoft join forces to lay Internet cable across the Atlantic

Facebook and Microsoft join forces to lay Internet cable across the Atlantic

The undersea cable, called MAREA, is 6,600km long and has a bandwidth of 160Tbps (terabits per second).

Friday, 13 May 2016

You can view and upload 360-degree photos on Facebook's News Feed soon

You can view and upload 360-degree photos on Facebook's News Feed soon

Facebook announced that its users can soon view and upload 360-degree photos on the News Feed.

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016

Facebook is said to be building a standalone camera app

Facebook is said to be building a standalone camera app

Reports suggest that Facebook is currently working on a standalone camera app to get people to take and share more photos and videos.

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

Bots are coming to Facebook Messenger, including ones that let you shop online

Bots are coming to Facebook Messenger, including ones that let you shop online

Bots are coming to Facebook Messenger, and if all goes as planned, you could soon place an order online by talking to a bot. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee that none of these will become Nazis (Tay, we're looking at you).

Facebook announces the first camera for Facebook Live – Livestream Mevo

Facebook announces the first camera for Facebook Live – Livestream Mevo

The Mevo by Livestream is the first live camera supported by Facebook for Facebook Live videos.

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