Facebook’s Acquisition Of Oculus Is Now Official | Joystiq

Oculus and Facebook are as inseparable as a vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity . Or a tech company and another tech company targeting a slightly different market. To celebrate their unity, Facebook and Oculus released a single, joint statement regarding today’s finalization: “We’re looking forward to an exciting future together, building the next computing platform and reimagining the way people communicate.” We discussed the Facebook deal with Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe at E3: He said that Oculus always planned to reach a mass market, and Facebook, with its 1.2 billion users, helps the company reach that goal.

Facebook, Amazon, Whole Foods offer subpar 401(k)s, study finds | HeraldNet.com – Business

The social media company didnt offer any match at the time. It started making contributions in April to its 401(k) plan. One finding rings out clearly: when generously conceived, a 401(k) plan can put workers on the track for a comfortable and secure retirement. Created by federal legislation in 1978 as a supplement to traditional pensions, 401(k)s have supplanted them as corporate Americas primary retirement vehicle.

Facebook Adds a Read-It-Later Button – Yahoo Finance

That philosophy underlies both Facebooks ginormous purchase of messaging software WhatsApp and its development of struggling Snapchat competitor , Slingshot. Another way to app-ify your future is to, well, borrow features of popular apps and fold them into your main product. Thats just what Save isit borrows from Instapaper and Pocketand, while it can seem like the big bad blue is stealing products from smaller competitors, these large-scale borrowings can supposedly help stimulate sales of the borrowed-from.

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