Meta Verified comes to the US

Meta verified comes to the US. Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg has finally rolled out a paid subscription service that adds verified badges for dedicated Facebook and Instagram users. It’s called Meta Verified and is being sold as a way.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidMar 21st, 2023

Meta beats Apple to the mixed-reality punch with $499 Quest 3 coming this fall

Quest 2's starting price is also going back down to $299. The Quest 3 will be backward compatible with all Quest 2 games. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Meta Quest 3 is official, but Apple is waiting in the wings

Meta's new Quest 3 was just announced days ahead of Apple's WWDC event and the budget VR headset has some impressive upgrades......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Everything announced at Meta Quest Gaming Showcase 2023

Here's our live recap of every announcement made during the Meta Quest Gaming Showcase 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Mark Zuckerberg randomly unveiled the Meta Quest 3 just days before Apple unveils Reality Pro

Alright, Apple. Pack it up, show’s over. Mark Zuckerberg just dropped a surprise announcement, unveiling the Meta Quest 3 virtual reality headset. The reveal comes just *checks calendar* four days before Apple is set to officially announce its hig.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Meta tries stealing Apple"s headset thunder with Meta Quest 3 tease

Months before it will actually ship its new Meta Quest 3, Meta has chosen to announce that it's coming just days before Apple's headset is expected to be unveiled.Meta Quest 3 (Source: Meta)Nobody can be certain that an Apple AR headset will be among.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Meta threatens to pull news content in California if bill to pay publishers passes

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, threatened to remove news from its social media sites in California if the state passes a bill requiring big tech companies to pay news outlets for their content......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0’s new update just nerfed the game’s best weapons

A new Warzone 2.0 update nerfs the game's best weapons, but how will this impact the meta overall?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Study proposes achromatic metalens with varifocal performance

Metalenses, comprising one of the most prominent applications of metasurfaces, demonstrate promising abilities to replace traditional lenses. By manipulating the phase distribution of metalenses composed of appropriately arranged meta-atoms, the wave.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023

Meta Quest 3 could signal a slim Reality Pro headset; but also tough competition

Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman got to try out a prototype of the upcoming Meta Quest 3 mixed-reality headset, and likely the closest competition with Apple’s Reality Pro. So far, most renders of Reality Pro have shown a rather bulky device, almost as t.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023

Joint research team succeeds in transporting light using non-Hermitian meta-gratings

Light can be absorbed or reflected at the surface of a material depending on the matter's properties or change its form and be converted into thermal energy. Upon reaching a metallic material's surface, light also tends to lose energy to the electron.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 25th, 2023

Meta Quest 3: everything you need to know

Meta has been dropping hints about a new VR headset, and rumors regarding the Quest 3 suggest it will be a high-performance device that won't break the bank......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2023

Third round of Meta layoffs sends another 6,000 to the unemployment line

Meta has begun making the last of what it has claimed would be three major rounds of layoffs, although there may yet be further smaller series of redundancies to come.Facebook's parent company initially laid off 11,000 in November 2022, and at the ti.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 24th, 2023

Meta"s business groups cut in latest round of layoffs

Facebook-parent Meta on Wednesday began cutting employees in its business groups as part of a previously announced round of layoffs, according to social media posts from impacted workers......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 24th, 2023

IAR upbeat about RISC-V development potential in Taiwan

The RISC-V architecture offers enormous development potential in Taiwan, particularly in automotive electronics, according to Kiyofumi Uemura, area VP APAC at IAR Systems. Meta recently released its first in-house AI chip, which uses the RISC-V archi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 24th, 2023

Ray-Ban Stories Update Finally Turns Them Into Smart Glasses

Meta's smart glasses, the Ray-Ban Stories, has received an update that brings new features and capabilities. There's also an account requirement deadline. Me.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsMay 24th, 2023

Minister attacks Meta boss over Facebook message encryption plan

Minister Tom Tugendhat criticises Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's extension of message encryption......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2023

Meta has no choice but to sell Giphy at $262M loss to Shutterstock

With UK forcing a sale and GIFs losing popularity, Meta was bound to take a hit. Enlarge (credit: Getty) Talk about a fire sale. With limited interest in GIF platforms and UK regulators forcing a sale, Meta ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2023

Meta Sells GIPHY To Shutterstock, Reportedly Taking A Big Loss In The Process

Enforced via U.K. regulatory action, Meta has moved to sell animated GIF search client GIPHY to Shutterstock in efforts to reduce anti-competition issues. Enforced v.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2023

Meta sells Giphy at a significant loss after UK breakup order

Stock-photo website Shutterstock on Tuesday said it will acquire Giphy and its online repository of animated images for $53 million, after UK antitrust regulators forced Meta to spin off the company last year......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2023

Meta loses millions as made to sell Giphy to Shutterstock

Social-media giant Meta was ordered to sell Giphy by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2023