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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
VLC previews 360° video and photo support for its desktop apps, says the feature will come to mobile soon; dedicated VLC apps for VR headsets due in 2017   —  Popular open source video playback app VLC has added support for 360-degree video to its desktop versions, and is planning …
Nov 26, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Google and its TV and speaker hardware partners are phasing out Google Cast branding in favor of “Chromecast built-in”   —  Innovating in the internet-connected TV space is hard.  Finding the right way to market this technology to consumers may, however, be even harder.
Nov 23, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Twitter releases an Android TV app for watching live shows two months after its Apple TV, Fire TV, and Xbox One app   —  Twitter expanded its reach on TV with the addition of an Android TV app Wednesday, allowing owners of TVs and streaming boxes powered by Google's TV software to tune …
Nov 16, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Twitter hires AngelHack founder Gregory Gopman to work on its VR initiative   —  Twitter has hired AngelHack founder Gergory Gopman to work on its nascent virtual reality (VR) initiative, Variety has learned.  The company may add native 360-degree video integration as well as 360-degree video live streaming …
Oct 18, 2016, 1:37 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Inside Google's quest to bring back 3D video through JUMP, its 3D video capture and production platform and one part of a larger effort to popularize VR   —  It all started with a 3D-printed piece of plastic, zip ties and a bunch of masking tape: Google's Seattle-based computer vision team seemed …
Oct 15, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Google Cast app to be renamed Google Home, will manage Google Home and Cast devices and help users discover new content   —  Here's another sign for how closely Google Home, the company's answer to Amazon Echo, and its Chromecast streaming adapter are connected: Google will soon rename its Cast app to “Google Home.”
Oct 10, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: BitTorrent fires its co-CEOs and an unknown number of staffers, is closing its Los Angeles production studio and Now streaming service   —  BitTorrent has fired its two co-CEOs Robert Delamar and Jeremy Johnson and laid of an unknown number of staffers, Variety has learned from multiple sources.
Oct 6, 2016, 4:02 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Google to unveil its first Daydream VR headset Tuesday, to be used in conjunction with its new flagship phones; one source says price likely to be $79   —  Google will not only use its October 4 hardware event to unveil two new flagship phones, the company is also going to introduce …
Oct 3, 2016, 4:27 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Google is telling home audio vendors they won't be allowed to add competing smart assistants like Alexa if they want to continue to use Google Cast   —  At its press event in San Francisco next week, Google is expected to not only unveil new flagship phones, but also officially launch Google Home …
Sep 30, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Report: Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud   —  Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire rival music service SoundCloud, according to a report by the Financial Times.  This comes just months after SoundCloud launched its own paid streaming service.
Sep 28, 2016, 4:48 PMIn context

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