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Facebook warns of hit to Oculus manufacturing from cornonavirus – Yahoo Finance

Facebook warns of hit to Oculus manufacturing from cornonavirus – Yahoo Finance

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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc acknowledged on Friday manufacturing of its Oculus virtual actuality headset would possibly possibly well be hit by the recent cornonavirus outbreak, which has weighed on companies dependent on Chinese language provide strains.

Earlier in January, the enviornment’s greatest social media network started restricting its workers from touring to China, within the face of rising death toll from the flu-love virus.

“Attributable to the coronavirus we began taking additional security precautions, which has compounded this enviornment and is why we search recordsdata from additional impression on manufacturing,” a Facebook spokesperson urged Reuters.

Facebook unveiled Oculus Quest, which comes with contact controllers and would now not desire a PC to characteristic, in September 2018 at $399.

“Oculus Quest was as soon as already in excessive demand and aid-ordered in lots of regions,” the spokesperson acknowledged.

(Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Bettering by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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