Techmeme

Results 31 - 40 of about 105:

Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Facebook unveils Oculus Go, a new $199 standalone wireless VR headset, shipping early next year with Gear VR support, integrated spatial audio, and new optics   —  Onstage at Oculus Connect 4 in San Jose, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new mobile headset called “Oculus Go.”
Oct 11, 2017, 1:19 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for a tone-deaf VR avatar tour of Puerto Rico devastation that he livestreamed   —  Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing today after his Facebook Live video discussing his company's efforts to aid Puerto Rico's recovery raised some serious eyebrows.
Oct 10, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Virtual reality remote desktop app Bigscreen raises $11M Series A, led by True Ventures   —  Big screens apparently mean big money.  —  Virtual reality remote desktop app Bigscreen has added $11 million in Series A funding to its pocketbooks as it looks to weather some waning investor interest …
Oct 10, 2017, 2:28 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Google is bringing new kid-focused features to Home, including story time, gaming, and parental controls   —  Google is bringing new features to Google Home so that kids and families can get more out of it.  —  The device will have some new kid-friendly features that brings story time and gaming to the device.
Oct 4, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Microsoft acquires social virtual reality app AltspaceVR, which had 35K MAUs as of July   —  At a special event today in San Francisco, Microsoft announced that it has acquired social VR app AltspaceVR.  —  The virtual reality social networking app allows users across headset and web platforms …
Oct 3, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
GoPro announces the Hero6 with 4K video at 60fps, 2.7K at 120fps, and 1080p at 240fps, available today for $499   —  Today, on a massive planetarium screen at San Francisco's Academy of Sciences museum, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman revealed the next generation of the company's venerable Hero action cam series, the Hero6.
Sep 28, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Apple to bring face-tracking to ARKit on iPhone X, giving devs access to color and depth from front cameras and real-time tracking   —  While many expected Apple to push AR capabilities as the hallmark features for newly introduced iDevices, in reality, ARKit was largely a footnote …
Sep 12, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
UploadVR, now Upload, says sexual harassment and wrongful termination suit against it is over; sources say firm dodged a bullet, question its initial response   —  Upload, formerly UploadVR, the virtual reality startupat the center of a sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit filed earlier …
Sep 7, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Social virtual reality platform AltspaceVR, which had raised $15M, is not shutting down as previously announced, thanks to new interest from “third parties”   —  What is dead in VR may never die, perhaps?  —  Social VR startup AltspaceVR may not be shutting down after all.
Aug 16, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Google says it has begun rolling out Daydream-ready update to Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+   —  Google's brand of VR is, at last, beginning to arrive on Samsung devices.  —  Reports emerged last week that certain Verizon Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices were getting the Daydream update, but today Google confirmed the rollout.
Jul 31, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
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.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.