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Facebook’s Andrew Bosworth is taking over the company’s consumer hardware efforts

Veteran Facebook exec Andrew "Boz" Bosworth is taking over consumer hardware efforts at the company, including projects under groups likeĀ Building 8 and Oculus. The announcement was made internally b

Facebook reportedly building smart speaker with touch screen

Facebook may launch its own smart-home gadget to get you messaging more friends and looking at more photos. Facebook is reportedly building a 15-inch touch-screen smart speaker. Pegatron is building t

Facebook plans ethics board to monitor its brain-computer interface work

Facebook will assemble an independent Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) panel to oversee its development of a direct brain-to-computer typing interface it previewed today at its F8 confere

Facebook is building brain-computer interfaces for typing and skin-hearing

Today at F8, Facebook revealed it has a team of 60 engineers working on building a brain-computer interface that will let you type with just your mind without invasive implants. They also have people

Facebook’s secretive hardware team signs rapid collaboration deal with 17 universities

Facebook’s shadowy Building 8 research team needs help from academia to invent futuristic hardware. But today’s pace of innovation doesn’t allow for the standard 9-12 month turnaroun