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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
HTC's Vive Pro VR headset costs $799 without tracking beacons and controllers, pre-orders start today, ships April 5; original Vive now costs $499, down $100   —  HTC says it will charge $799 for its new, higher-resolution Vive Pro virtual reality headset — and we mean, literally, just the headset.
Mar 19, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Sarah Jeong / The Verge:
A guide to American music copyright laws, which have enabled Wixen Publishing to sue Spotify for $1.6B and which have failed to respond to technological change   —  The hidden costs of streaming music  —  Spotify is finally gearing up to go public, and the company's February 28th filing …
Mar 18, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Sources say mixed reality company Avegant has laid off more than half its staff in recent weeks and replaced CEO Joerg Tewes with founder Ed Tang in February   —  Unfortunate Reality  —  Light-field display and “mixed reality” startup Avegant laid off a significant portion of its staff in recent weeks …
Mar 17, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Fitbit will add period tracking to its app and Versa and Ionic smartwatches this Spring   —  But it's stopping short of tracking fertility  —  Fitbit's new smartwatch Versa isn't being overtly marketed at women.  Doing that might alienate its male customers, who currently make up more than half of Fitbit's user base.
Mar 17, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says it is testing a change to Windows 10 that will open links clicked within Windows Mail in Edge, even if Edge is not the default browser   —  A desperate move to grab browser share  —  Microsoft is testing a new change to its future version of Windows 10 which will probably annoy anyone using the operating system.
Mar 16, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft confirms it has been testing subscriptions for rides for the past few months, starting at $199 for 30 rides a month   —  30 rides for $199 a month.  Or is it $300?  —  Lyft is testing monthly subscription plans for high-frequency users, a sign that the company is shifting toward a Netflix or Spotify model for transportation.
Mar 16, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
SwiftKey 7.0, in the first major update from Microsoft after acquisition, introduces toolbar with GIFs and stickers; location and calendar features coming soon   —  Microsoft is unveiling its first major update to the SwiftKey keyboard it acquired back in 2016.
Mar 15, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft unveils cloud gaming division led by Microsoft vet Kareem Choudhry who says the company wants content available across all devices, hints at streaming   —  Cloud services seen as the future of games  —  Microsoft shipped its first video game in 1981, appropriately named Microsoft Adventure.
Mar 15, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft launches bounty program for speculative execution CPU bugs, offering to pay up to $250K for new flaws through December 31   —  Microsoft is introducing a new bug bounty reward for the “speculative execution” CPU vulnerabilities that were disclosed recently.
Mar 15, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
John Chen to remain BlackBerry's CEO through at least November 2023 as the company credits him with turnaround   —  Chen says BlackBerry's turnaround is complete  —  John Chen will remain BlackBerry's chief executive through at least November 2023, the company announced today.
Mar 15, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context

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