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U.S. dominates world’s VR market as Chinese consumers yawn

Venture Beat reports: "The virtual reality industry, such as it is, continues to have a hard time selling itself to much of the world. According to...
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Netflix is hiring a new VP of global policy as part of its big...

Recode reports: "Europe is the next frontier for Netflix: The streaming giant is hiring hundreds of workers and spending billions of dollars on local...

Hasbro and Backflip settle with Peak on My Little Pony copycat suit

Venture Beat reports: "Hasbro and its Backflip mobile games division have settled a lawsuit that alleged the companies copied Peak Games‘ Toy Blast when...

Blizzard reveals a semi-pro league ahead of ‘Overwatch’ League

Mashable reports: "League is getting its own developmental league for teams and players who are almost-but-not-quite ready to make it to the big leagues:...

Rovio’s Angry Birds movie sequel is coming September 20, 2019, marking 10 years since...

Venture Beat reports: "Finnish gaming and entertainment company Rovio has confirmed that a sequel to The Angry Birds Movie is coming on September 20,...

Dish integrates with Amazon Alexa for hands-free TV

Tech Crunch reports: "TV provider Dish Network is today rolling out new technology that will make watching television a hands-free experience, via a new integration with...

Viacom CEO Bob Bakish Says MTV Set to Be More ‘Upbeat’

Billboard reports: "Viacom CEO Bob Bakish on Thursday outlined radical changes at the media giant's core flagship brands, including making MTV more cheerful and positive...

MLB to Launch VR-Enhanced Broadcasts, but Live Games Won’t Be in 360 Video

Variety reports: "Major League Baseball is about to give hard-core baseball nerds a new way to experience its live-streaming games with virtual-reality features. On...

Fox Developing ‘Alien’ Multiplayer VR Game, Launches FoxNext Destinations (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter Reports: "This first look was more than a preview of where the future of VR and entertainment might be heading, it...
Vine in trouble

Twitter says Vine users’ emails and phone numbers were exposed for a day, but...

Tech Crunch reports: "Twitter is alerting Vine users of a bug that exposed their email addresses and, in some cases, phone numbers to third parties....

Netflix’s first movie appears at Cannes, and so does the controversy

The LA Times reports: "Any hope that the Cannes Film Festival could proceed with a focus on movies, instead of the way they're delivered, was scuttled...

NBCUniversal, Viacom Discussing Producing Original Shows for Musical.ly Video App (Report)

Variety reports: "Musical.ly, a startup that has more than 200 million users for its video-sharing app, is planning to launch original programming on the...

Atari secures the RollerCoaster Tycoon brand until 2022

Venture Beat reports: "For your safety, keep your arms and legs inside the licensing agreement at all times. Atari has extended its agreement with...

Facebook and MLB partner to bring live-streamed games to the social network

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook and the MLB announced today a new live-streaming partnership that will bring 20 live, regular season games to the social...

You’ll soon be able to have YouTube viewing parties in VR

Mashable reports: "VR is often slammed for being an isolating experience, but companies like Facebook and Google are making strides to make it more...

Facebook expands eSports coverage with ESL partnership

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Today's news that ESL has teamed with Facebook to offer thousands of hours of eSports coverage (some of it exclusive) is proof...
Pokemon Go adds $9billion to Nintendo's value

Why Pokemon GO’s Adventure Week Is The Game’s Most Valuable Event Yet

Forbes reports: "Today marks the kick-off of Pokémon GO’s “Adventure Week,” a rock type-based event that isn’t centered around any particular holiday, but fulfils...

HTC, Lenovo Developing Stand-Alone Virtual Reality Headsets for Google

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "HTC Vive and Lenovo are developing stand-alone virtual reality headsets for the Google Daydream platform. What that means is that...

Patreon Expects to Pay Creators $150 Million in 2017

Variety reports: "Patreon, the membership services company for podcasters, YouTubers, musicians and other online creatives,  announced this week that it is on track to pay out...

Verizon Leads $15 Million Investment in Digital Media Firm Brit + Co

Variety reports: "Digital media company Brit + Co, founded by entrepreneur Brit Morin, announced $15 million in new funding led by Verizon Ventures. The...