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Facebook loses head of AR, VR

Tuesday 18 May 2021 | 09:25 CET | News
Facebook's VP for AR and VR has announced his departure from the company, after four years of service. Hugo Barra said he was planning to "explore the healthcare technology space," but did not give any further details.

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