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October 13, 2022 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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'Here's What You Missed at Meta Connect 2022' by Amanda Silberling

Amanda Silberling writes the following for TechCrunch:

Last year at Meta Connect, the company then known as Facebook dropped a bombshell: It would now be known as Meta and focus on building the ‘metaverse.’ After investing billions of dollars into the future of virtual reality, the rebranded Meta came back this year for its next big announcement: legs. Yes, avatars are going to get legs—our disembodied torsos will finally assume their bipedal form.

Okay, fine, we all know that the biggest announcement … was the anticipated Meta Quest Pro, a high-end VR headset retailing at $1,499.99. But in between its new hardware and … legs, Meta unveiled a number of updates in its plan to dominate virtual reality.

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