Event could reveal long-rumored Facebook phone
Facebook is going to roll out something connected to Android, according to an invitation to a media event being held next week. Though not giving much of a clue as to what will be revealed, the message asks members of the press to "Come see our new home on Android," inviting speculation that this could be connected to the long-rumored Facebook phone.
Facebook working with manufacturers, learning smartphone ropes
According to The New York Times, Facebook is working with smartphone manufacturers with an eye toward entering the handset market itself. The social network is said to be hiring hardware engineers in order produce a Facebook-branded smartphone, a move that would bring even greater competition to the already-crowded smartphone sector. The latest rumor follow a similar suggestion which surfaced in late April claiming Facebook was again working with HTC.