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Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
AltspaceVR CEO Eric Romo joins Facebook months after selling his startup to Microsoft, will join the Social VR team   —  After selling his social virtual reality startup to Microsoft in October, Eric Romo, the co-founder of AltspaceVR, is joining the competing social VR team at Facebook …
Jan 22, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Apple says email to users with Apple IDs outside of China informing them that their iCloud data would be moved to a Chinese company's servers was sent in error   —  Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved …
Jan 12, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Digi-Capital report: AR/VR startups raised more than $3B in 2017 with Magic Leap, Improbable, Unity, and Niantic accounting for ~$1.6B   —  Tech companies working with augmented reality and virtual reality technologies raised more than $3 billion in venture funding in 2017.
Jan 7, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Microsoft updates Bing with improved conversational search, Intelligent Image Search, ability to better surface different viewpoints, Reddit partnership, more   —  At a special AI-focused event today in San Francisco, Microsoft announced a number of feature updates to Bing that it hopes …
Dec 13, 2017, 5:54 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts Did You Know questionnaires, so users can answer questions about themselves, reminiscent of tbh, which has tanked in App Store since acquisition   —  Facebook wants you to share a bit more about yourself on your profile, so today it's launching a new feature to web and mobile users called …
Dec 5, 2017, 3:29 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Apple acquired Vrvana, Canadian augmented reality headset startup, for $30M   —  As Apple reportedly ramps up work to ship an augmented reality headset in 2020, it has acquired a startup from Montreal, Canada that could help it get there.  TechCrunch has learned that Apple has acquired Vrvana …
Nov 21, 2017, 6:22 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
HTC and Google cancel plans for the HTC Daydream VR standalone headset in western markets; Google says plans are still in place for a Lenovo Daydream headset   —  One of the only questions I've asked HTC VR execs consistently over the past several months is whether the Daydream version …
Nov 14, 2017, 1:00 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Alibaba breaks its Singles Day record with sales reaching $18B after 12 hours, topping 2016 Singles Day sales of $17.8B   —  Update: Alibaba ended Single's Day with $25 billion in GMV  —  Well, it's 11/11 on the other side of the globe which means Alibaba is already raking in loads of cash from Singles Day …
Nov 11, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Google unveils Resonance Audio, an open-source, cross-platform spatial audio SDK for VR, AR, games, and 360 video   —  As augmented reality slowly proliferates with the promise of bringing computer interaction into three-dimensional space, platform giants like Google are tasked with bringing every sense into 3D space, as well.
Nov 6, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Wonder Workshop, which makes robots that kids can program to learn how to code, closes $41M Series C from Tencent and others, bringing total raised to $78M   —  The Bay Area-based Wonder Workshop announced today that it has closed a $41 million Series C round of funding.
Oct 31, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
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