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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
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

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