Facebook now wants a say in computer hardware

The world’s largest social network Facebook wants to get in on computer hardware.

The company that revolutionized social networking on the Internet has teamed up with some of tech hardware’s biggest names,Hewlett Packard Co, Dell Inc, Advanced Micro Devices, and Intel Corp.to launch the “open compute program”.

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Mark Zuckerberg CEO of facebook said that the project aims to offer specifications and designs for more power-efficient, faster and cheaper servers, shared openly with other companies.

Dell will build servers based on those technical specifications, while Synnex Corp will act as overall vendor for their systems. The technology will power servers in the social network’s first data center.

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