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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
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

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