Facebook wants to be your tech news powerhouse

By Todd Wasserman

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Facebook is trying to be your go-to source for tech news, rather than just a way to see baby pics and find out which friends are engaged.

Seven months after introducing FB Newswire, the social networking giant on launched FB Techwire on Tuesday, a brand extension that will focus on industry happenings

Like FB Newswire, Techwire is powered by Storyful, which will embed newsworthy content from Facebook — including embeddable photos, videos and status updates that journalists can use for their own content

Storyful, which News Corp. purchased for $25 million in December, verifies such posts for accuracy …

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