On Friday's Tech Teardown, host Erin Kennedy and Motley Fool tech and telecom bureau chief Evan Niu take a look at the top stories from the market this week in tech. Evan takes a deep dive into the details and motivation behind Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR this week, and also talks about Candy Crush Saga maker King's disastrous IPO and whether the comparison to Zynga is valid. He then looks into the news that Microsoft Office is now officially being released for Apple's iPad, and goes over the numbers from BlackBerry's earnings, and whether a turnaround for the company is still in the cards.
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