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Tech giants bet on 3D headsets for gaming, healthcare

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September 2, 2014
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When Facebook acquired the virtual reality hardware developer Oculus VR in March for $2 billion, CEO Mark Zuckerberg hailed the firm's technology as "a new communication platform." Duration: 02:24 Video provided by AFP


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Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox Give Booster to July Retail Sales

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Among Apple's New Gadgets, Pay Is Bigger Bet

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Tech in 2014: Here Are This Year's Top Battle Fronts

Tech in 2014: Here Are This Year's Top Battle Fronts

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