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Oculus Reveals 'Half-Dome' VR Headset Prototype at F8 Conference

By Chris Jarrard, May 02, 2018 12:55pm PDT

The prototype HMD device offer a glimpse of where the next generation of VR headsets is heading.


Shackcast Episode 028: Senator, We Run Ads

By Asif Khan, Apr 16, 2018 8:50am PDT

The Shackcast is back, Senator.


GDC 2018: Facebook Has Sights On Livestreaming With New PC Gaming SDK

By Charles Singletary, Mar 26, 2018 10:59am PDT

Facebook wants in on the growing livestreaming craze and is providing devs with the tools to make their platform a priority. 


Oculus Go Standalone VR HMD Rumored to Launch at Facebook's F8 Conference in May

By Charles Singletary, Mar 19, 2018 2:35pm PDT

Unnamed sources seem to think May 1 will be the official launch date of the affordable standalone VR HMD.


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H1Z1 Pro League Heading To Vegas, Will Stream Exclusively On Facebook

By Blake Morse , Mar 08, 2018 1:10pm PST

You didn't think PUPG and Fortnite were the only ones getting in on the esports action, did you?


Facebook Hopes To Inspire Change With Newly Revealed Women In Gaming Initiative

By Charles Singletary, Feb 28, 2018 10:25am PST

Watch some stories from women with varying perspectives across the gaming industry.


Shackcast Episode 020: Volatile Markets? Let's Blame Greg!

By Asif Khan, Feb 17, 2018 10:00am PST

The global stock markets have been all over the place the past few weeks. Don't worry, Greg Burke is here with sweet GoPro stock tips!


God of War: A Call From The Wilds Available Now on Facebook Messenger

By Charles Singletary, Jan 31, 2018 12:10pm PST

This choose-your-own-adventure experience finds a home within Facebook messenger and unlocks art from the upcoming game.


Facebook Labels Shacknews Spam, Which is Fake News

By Asif Khan, Jan 26, 2018 10:35am PST

This morning hundreds of Shacknews posts were deleted from Facebook.


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Game Trader: Video Game and Tech Stock Ratings - 1/24/18

By Asif Khan, Jan 24, 2018 9:00am PST

Our CEO and resident financial analyst, Asif Khan, is initiating coverage on the best tech and gaming companies. Which stock will be a Super Mega Buy?


"They're selling way more physical merch in their stores these days (clothes, figures, etc). I ..."

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CES 2018: Facebook Teams With Xiaomi To Expand Oculus Brand To China

By Charles Singletary, Jan 09, 2018 11:10am PST

HTC runs the VR scene in China, but Oculus is finally going to be joining the virtual party.


Facebook And Instagram Down Minutes Before Zuckerberg's Oculus Keynote

By Charles Singletary, Oct 11, 2017 9:25am PDT

An outage with no origin as of yet is keeping users from checking their social media streams.


"I'm finally able to log in again but several things aren't loading, like photos. "

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Facebook Files Patent For Oculus AR Glasses

By Charles Singletary, Aug 24, 2017 10:45am PDT

The patent details a two-dimensional scanning tech called "waveguide" to superimpose text and images onto our vision.


"You know whats cool about ar glasses? If you put a opaque plastic thing over the front they're ..."

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Facebook's New Livestreaming Deal for Esports Takes Aim at Twitch

By David Craddock, May 19, 2017 12:00pm PDT

The social media giant has partnered with ESL to broadcast over 5,500 hours of events.


Here's When Video Game Companies Will Release Their Q1 Earnings Reports

By Asif Khan, Apr 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Looking to invest in gaming stocks? We have you covered from Activision to Zynga!


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