Facebook, now known under its new corporate name of Meta Platforms, is moving away from the Oculus brand name, tied to a line of virtual reality hardware and software products. The company will gradually rebrand VR products like the Oculus Quest to the Meta Quest. The Oculus announcement was made by executive Andrew Bosworth in a message posted to the Facebook app after the conclusion of the...
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Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg’ effort to cut back on middle managers isn’t stopping the company hiring more middle managers. Meta has re-hired a veteran manager, Nick Grudin, to oversee its relationships with media companies and other creators, just seven months after Grudin quit to join Dapper Labs, an NFT startup. Grudin will resume his old job, reporting to his previous boss...
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