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David Marcus Stepping Down as PayPal President for Job at Facebook
/ June 10, 2014 5:07 pm
David Marcus Stepping Down as PayPal President for Job at Facebook

eBay, the San Jose-based online auction giant, said that David Marcus will step down as the president of its PayPal online and mobile payments arm to lead Facebook's messaging products business. His final day will be June 27. . Read More

The Changing Role of Social Media and TV
/ June 4, 2014 3:39 pm
The Changing Role of Social Media and TV

Both Social Media and TV have evolved significantly over the past 5 years. The most important change has been that both have been increasingly available on mobile. With an expected continued behavioural change among consumers, we explore how social media will continue to influence TV as we know it. Read More

Live Nation to Launch Official Events on Facebook with Ticket Alerts and Sales Links
/ June 3, 2014 5:23 pm
Live Nation to Launch Official Events on Facebook with Ticket Alerts and Sales Links

Hypebot reports that Live Nation is working with Facebook to introduce a new Events tab for artists. Their Live Nation shows will now be routinely made accessible on the Facebook page of participating artists. . Read More

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

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