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Facebook takes on Skype. Photo: Facebook

Facebook takes on Skype. Photo: Facebook

Facebook Messenger is today launching its assault on Skype with a new update that brings video calling to users on Android and iOS. The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE, and it’s completely free.

Vive, HTC's VR headset. Photo: HTC

Vive, HTC’s VR headset. Photo: HTC

If you’re planning to develop games and apps for HTC’s upcoming Vive virtual reality headset, you could be eligible to get one absolutely free. The Taiwanese company is giving away developers kits to selected software makers, and you can apply for yours right now.

Vive, HTC's VR headset. Photo: HTC

Vive, HTC’s VR headset. Photo: HTC

If there’s one way to encourage developers to build software for a brand new device, it’s to give them that device absolutely free. That’s what Valve and HTC are doing with the new Vive VR headset, which won’t cost a penny if you’re a qualified developer.

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Photo: Facebook

Today Facebook unveiled the future of Messenger, and it’s actually quite ambitious.

It’s clear that the social giant wants Messenger to be the one-stop for not just messaging, but all sorts of app interactions. Businesses will also be able to chat directly with customers through Messenger, which opens the door for communicating directly with brands like never before.

Sending money in Facebook Messenger is that easy.

Sending money in Facebook Messenger is that easy.

Facebook is taking on Square, PayPal, and Venmo with its own digital payments service. Starting today, Facebook Messenger will allow users to instantaneously transfer real money at zero cost.

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