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Startup Acquisitions Herald Virtual, Augmented Reality Apps From Facebook 11

giulioprisco writes Oculus VR, the Virtual Reality (VR) technology company acquired by Facebook earlier this year, announced recently that they are acquiring two small start-up companies, Nimble VR and 13th Lab, to fill gaps in their virtual reality capabilities. The acquisitions may indicate that, besides VR games and social worlds, Facebook may target Augmented Reality (AR) applications, like Google is doing with Google Glass.
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Startup Acquisitions Herald Virtual, Augmented Reality Apps From Facebook

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