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October 12, 2017

Facebook gets real about virtual reality

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to be realizing a sobering reality about virtual reality: The headsets his company's Oculus division has been making to put users into artificial worlds are too expensive and confining to appeal to the masses.

Zuckerberg says Oculus will tackle that problem with a stand-alone headset that won't require plugging in a smartphone or a cord tethering it to a personal computer like Oculus' Rift headset does.

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