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Samsung Preparing Virtual Reality Headset
/ May 27, 2014 1:36 pm
Samsung Preparing Virtual Reality Headset

YahooTech reports that Samsung has sent a virtual reality headset sample to developers with the goal of having a finished product to improve tablet and smartphone gaming by the end of 2014. . Read More

ZeniMax Sues Oculus VR Following $2B Facebook Acquisition
/ May 22, 2014 3:49 pm
ZeniMax Sues Oculus VR Following $2B Facebook Acquisition

Two months after Menlo Park-based Facebook announced its $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR, Maryland-based ZeniMax Media said on Thursday it is suing the virtual reality technology firm for stealing its trade secrets and infringing its copyrights and trademarks. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, seeks an unspecified amount of damages. . Read More

Facebook Integrates Shazam-Style Feature for TV Shows and Songs
/ May 22, 2014 3:48 pm
Facebook Integrates Shazam-Style Feature for TV Shows and Songs

TechCrunch reports that Facebook has introduced a new weapon in its battle against Twitter to host profitable conversations about media. . Read More

Survios Raises $4 Million for Free-Moving Virtual Reality
/ May 19, 2014 4:54 pm
Survios Raises $4 Million for Free-Moving Virtual Reality

VentureBeat reports that Survios has raised $4 million in its recent round of funding. The funding round was led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Gen Isayama of World Innovation Lab and Renata Quintini of Felicis Ventures. Survios is a younger VR start-up that has integrated positional audio so that you can follow the course of things as they approach. . Read More

TuneIn Introduces New Features
/ May 7, 2014 4:29 pm
TuneIn Introduces New Features

TuneIn, the radio service, today released its redesigned platform and user interface, turning live radio on TuneIn into a real-time, relevant, and social experience. The new TuneIn features will enable its now 50 million monthly active users to discover, follow, and share the audio content they love – making TuneIn the largest audio network in the world. Read More

NY Times: Alibaba Files to Go Public in the U.S.
/ May 6, 2014 2:15 pm
NY Times: Alibaba Files to Go Public in the U.S.

This just in from The New York Times: "The e-commerce behemoth Alibaba filed in the United States on Tuesday to sell stock to the public for the first time, in an embrace of the global capital markets that represents a coming of age for the booming Chinese Internet industry." . Read More

Forbes: Oculus VR Responds Comprehensively To Zenimax Legal Letters
/ May 5, 2014 12:06 pm
Forbes: Oculus VR Responds Comprehensively To Zenimax Legal Letters

OculusHere's an excerpt from Forbes' detailed coverage, and a link to the full report, of the claim by Zenimax first made public last week that Oculus VR made the Oculus Rift using ZeniMax's intellectual property and the response by Oculus . Read More

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