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Facebook hardware department Building 8 person in charge will leave

via:博客园     time:2017/10/18 12:02:25     readed:1000


BI Chinese station reported on October 18th

Regina Dugan, the head of the mysterious hardware department, which started its Facebook, is about to leave the industry, and the news has sparked the industry's commitment to the grand program such as brain reading technology and enhanced reality glasses Questioned.

Dugan posted on Facebook Tuesday, she will leave the company, after the "focus on building and responsible for a new business" ralph lauren pas cher, but she did not disclose the specific work plan.

Dugan joined Facebook a year and a half ago, was Facebook from Google advanced project department dug up. At that time, Dugan joined Facebook on the issue of great concern to the industry, on the one hand, for Facebook, this is a major event. On the other hand, it also seems that Facebook is very important to build hardware business, in order to help build their own hardware products, and thus with Google, Amazon and Apple and other giants to start a better competition.

However, so far, Building 8 has not yet introduced any products. However, the department is developing an undisclosed video chat device, mainly for home users, the device name for "Aloha" originally scheduled for launch in May this year.

Building 8 also envisioned more futuristic work about brain scanning technology, which allows users to enter content through their thinking activities.


Dugan's work in the Building 8 department seems to have been unsuccessful.

According to people familiar with the situation, Building 8, although the establishment of the time is not long, but there have been a number of executives left the situation, such as Chief Operating Officer Richard - Wo Erderidge (Richard Wooldridge), consumer experience business Donald Hicks and product management business leader Olivier Bartholot.

Facebook recently arranged for senior executives Andrew - Bosworth (Andrew Bosworth) is responsible for all the hardware work, including Oculus VR and Building 8, etc., which aims to integrate the strengths of Facebook, together to create high-quality consumer hardware products.

Du Gon announced on Monday that his departure statement hinted that she might have a disagreement with Facebook. Dugan said that Silicon Valley has a "lidal change" (tidal shift) & rdquo; phenomenon. She also said that in this industry, those who, such as us, have more responsibility than ever before. & rdquo;

Dugan also said that at this time to leave and consider the next journey, and then in the period of technological change seriously think about the future of the new way out, I feel very appropriate. & rdquo;

In addition, Dugan in Tuesday's Facebook post also said that she will leave the beginning of 2018 Facebook and Building 8 departments to ensure that the smooth transition of personnel changes.

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