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Technicolor Launches Virtual and Augmented Reality-Focused Sound Lab

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Technicolor's new immersive audio unit, dubbed The Sound Lab at Technicolor, is completed and up and running in at its...

How The VR Concert Industry Is Boldly Jockeying For A Slice Of A Projected...

Forbes reports: "The expanding interest and production around the intersection of virtual reality and music concerts lately simply can’t be denied. The new developments...

Switch launching without Virtual Console

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Nintendo today answered one of the big remaining questions about next week's Switch launch, confirming that the system will arrive without the...

Facebook Launches Mid-Roll Video Ad Test, Expands Live-Streaming Ads

Variety reports: "Facebook is making more moves to boost video ad revenue — and carve bucks from marketers’ TV ad budgets. The social network...

HTC Opens Up Viveport Virtual Reality Subscription Service to Developers

Variety reports: "First came Spotify, then Netflix. Now, HTC is betting that the time is right for virtual reality (VR) to join the subscription...

Spotify to Host Podcast About Hip-Hop Exec Chris Lighty

Billboard reports: "Spotify is adding to its offering of exclusive podcasts. The music streaming service will announce Thursday three new podcasts that all look...

Chartboost launches playable ads to boost mobile game publisher revenues

Venture Beat reports: "Mobile-game marketing firm Chartboost has jumped on the growing enthusiasm for “playable ads” for mobile games by launching the Chartboost Playable...

Qualcomm announces new VR dev kit and headset accelerator program

Tech Crunch reports: "The near-future of VR is definitely mobile, and for the time-being nobody has more control of the guts of mobile devices than Qualcomm...

Matt Groening’s ‘Futurama’ Set to Become New Mobile Game

Variety reports: “'Futurama,' the critically lauded sci-fi spoof from Matt Groening that aired on TV for seven seasons, will be turned into a brand-new...

Amazon Launches An Affordable Fire TV Stick Streamer With Added Alexa Voice Smarts

Forbes reports: "Amazon’s latest weapon in its bid to take control of our TVs is the new, improved Fire TV Stick. It’s a cheap,...

Developer’s lawsuit against games critic Jim Sterling is dismissed ‘with prejudice’

Gameindustry.biz reports: "Digital Homicide's efforts to sue YouTuber and games journalist Jim Sterling over his criticism of the game Slaughtering Grounds has ended. Sterling...

Facebook Wants MLB Live-Streaming Rights, Which Twitter Already Has for 2017 Season

Variety reports: "Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook to make the world a better place apparently includes live-streaming America’s pastime to the masses. Facebook is in discussions...

Coalition of 15 Music Orgs File Complaint Over Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Billboard reports: "A coalition of 15 music organizations representing creators and companies has submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office about the safe harbors...

Maple Media raises $30 million to found a new mobile gaming empire

Venture Beat reports: "Maple Media has raised $30 million in private equity to acquire and operate mobile apps and games. The Los Angeles company...

AwesomenessTV CEO Brian Robbins is stepping down

Recode reports: "Brian Robbins, the founder and CEO of teen/tween video network AwesomenessTV, is leaving the company. In a memo to his staff, Robbins...

Instagram lets you post up to 10 photos or videos as 1 swipeable carousel

Tech Crunch reports: "Instagram wants you to share a more complete picture of your experiences in its classic feed, not just its Snapchat Stories...

16 Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Stream Right Now

Wired reports: "La La Land and Hidden Figures are currently duking it out at the box office to see who can benefit most from this...

Eric Church Cancels 25,000 Scalped Tickets, Releases Them Back To Public

Hypebot reports: "Country artist Eric Church has taken a fan-friendly stand against ticket speculators canceling more than 25,000 tickets for his spring tour.  Throughout...

MLB, Disney Tap Amazon’s Michael Paull as CEO of BAMTech Streaming Venture

Variety reports: "Michael Paull has been named chief executive officer of BAMTech, the video-streaming company owned by MLB Advanced Media, the Walt Disney Co....

Google’s Tilt Brush VR Drawing App Lands On Oculus Rift

Variety reports: "Google has brought its Tilt Brush virtual reality drawing app to the Oculus Rift VR headset. The launch isn’t just big news for...