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Facebook boosts account security with USB key support

The fact that “123456” was the most common password of 2016 goes to show that securing online accounts remains low on the list of priorities for many. Even for those that utilize strong passwords, there’s often more than can be…

Hugo Barra leaves Xiaomi to lead Facebook's VR efforts

Earlier this week, former Android executive Hugo Barra announced that he was leaving his post leading Xiaomi’s international efforts, citing personal reasons and a desire to go back to his normal life in Silicon Valley and take some much-needed time…

Facebook is buying data about users' offline lives

Facebook bases its entire business on collecting data about its users so it can make money through targeted ads. That’s the price you pay in exchange for access to the largest platform to connect with friends and family. But what…

Facebook will soon introduce audio-only Live broadcasts

With Facebook pouring more resources into its Live feature, the social media site is about to expand the service beyond just video streaming. The company on Tuesday announced “Live Audio,” which, as the name suggests, will bring audio-only live streams to the platform. …