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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Intel creates Hollywood studio for sports and entertainment VR   —  Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich announced today that the company will create a studio in Hollywood to produce 360-degree sports and entertainment virtual reality experiences.  —  The studio will build on Intel's 360 Replay technology …
Aug 16, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Chinese consortium led by Giant to buy Playtika, a virtual goods social casino game company, for $4.4B   —  Niantic Labs' John Hanke will be delivering a fireside chat for AR/VR day (augmented reality/virtual reality) at GamesBeat 2016.  Get a ticket here!  —  A consortium of Chinese companies led …
Jul 30, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Zynga launches Words With Friends EDU, adding teacher lesson plans, student progress tracking, educational content and new in-game bonuses, more   —  Zynga has launched a new version of its Words With Friends word game for classrooms.  The new Words With Friends EDU is part of an ongoing effort …
Jul 26, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Nvidia launches its first game, VR Funhouse, for HTC Vive VR on Steam, will release it as open source later this summer   —  Virtual reality could be a big driver for gamer PCs with powerful graphics cards.  That's why Nvidia wants it to succeed.  And to boost VR hardware sales …
Jul 14, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Twitch debuts Cheering beta feature, so you can tip streamers with animated “emotes”   —  Twitch has launched a new way of cheering players that could turn into an important new form of monetization.  Dubbed “Cheering,” the new form of celebration allows spectators to show support for broadcasters with animated emotes.
Jun 27, 2016, 4:10 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
EA's Peter Moore lays out tiered esports strategy, from Challenger Events that let everyone host events with EA titles, to EA Majors with $1M in prizes   —  The growth of esports in the past decade has been impressive, and now the game industry's biggest companies are diving into it.
Jun 12, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
HTC Vive is now shipping in 24 countries with delivery in two to three days, and demo units expanding to more Microsoft, GameStop, and Micro Center stores   —  The HTC Vive virtual reality headset is now shipping in 24 countries, with delivery in about two or three business days.
Jun 7, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Former NASA chief Daniel Goldin unveils his startup, KnuEdge, after ten years in stealth, says it's raised $100M to date to build “neural chips”   —  It's not all that easy to call KnuEdge a startup.  Created a decade ago by Daniel Goldin, the former head of the National Aeronautics …
Jun 6, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Blizzard announces it's integrating Facebook Live into all of its PC games for gameplay streaming   —  Blizzard Entertainment and Facebook have teamed up to weave Facebook identity and social networking services into the enormously popular Overwatch PC and console video game as well as other popular Battle.net games.
Jun 6, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 1100 chip for small, limited-task wearables that don't need much power, includes LTE/3G modem, location tracking with iZat   —  Qualcomm is launching a new set of Snapdragon Wear chips for targeted wearable devices.  —  The company made the announcement at the Computex trade show in Taiwan today.
May 30, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context

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