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Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Doppler Labs delays launch of Here One adaptive audio smart earbuds, which won't ship until February, partners with Cleveland Cavaliers, JetBlue, others   —  Wireless earbuds are still in their infancy, and there still seem to be some tough issues left to nail when it comes to mass production.
Nov 22, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Inside Intel's Santa Clara VR lab, where the company is working on its Project Alloy headset, a “merged reality” experience, and more   —  n many ways, virtual reality is still a moonshot.  —  The $2 billion acquisition of Oculus by Facebook in 2014 lent the neo-futurist hobby …
Nov 3, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Intel acquires Voke VR, which makes VR camera hardware and software for delivering VR sports content to a range of devices   —  Nov 3, 2016, 9:00 amNov 3, 2016, 11:51 am  —  Intel has made another acquisition to build out its virtual reality strategy and business: the chip giant …
Nov 3, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
New MacBooks lose most ports including MagSafe, HDMI, SD, Thunderbolt 2, old USB; users will need to buy dongles to connect devices to new Thunderbolt 3 ports   —  Apple just introduced a shiny, super thin new MacBook Pro.  But for what was birthed, a lot of widely-held standards had to die.
Oct 27, 2016, 5:40 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Greg Gopman, hired this month as Twitter's VR program manager, says he has been fired, after his comments about SF's homeless resurfaced   —  PR recovery 101: when you screw up this reality, move on to the next one.  —  Twitter seems to be slowly building up its AR/VR hires as its other real-world hopes …
Oct 19, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Google announces $79 Daydream VR headset, Daydream View, which works with select Android phones including Pixel   —  Google's VR future looks pretty comfy.  —  Today at its October hardware/software/everything event, the company showed off its latest VR initiatives including a Daydream headset.
Oct 4, 2016, 1:02 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Samsung waits to see whether VR is hype or mainstream before moving forward on standalone VR headsets, 10K displays   —  At a company event today in San Francisco, Samsung President & Chief Strategy Officer Young Sohn detailed that the company is actively pursuing both smartphone-focused VR headsets and standalone solutions.
Oct 3, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Bitmovin announces $10.3M Series A, says funding will help speed the development of its adaptive streaming tech for existing and new platforms, including VR   —  It's pretty odd that even while people are chatting about producing the VR video's crazy theoretical future with 8K resolution per eye …
Sep 3, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon VR820, a reference design for an all-in-one, eye-tracking VR headset   —  Another day, another VR headset that you will never be able to buy.  —  Today at the IFA conference in Berlin, Qualcomm unveiled a reference design for an all-in-one headset built on the company's new Snapdragon VR820 architecture.
Sep 1, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
HTC invests $5M in VR gaming startup Steel Wool Studios; startup founders say they will be free to develop for all VR platforms including Rift, PlayStation VR   —  HTC is continuing to invest heavily in building up the virtual reality ecosystem that it hopes to one day dominate.
Aug 31, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context

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