Nintendo sold more copies of Zelda for Switch than actual Switch consoles

The Verge reports: "It’s no surprise that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the best-selling game on the Nintendo Switch, a...

Microsoft might soon let you return digital Xbox and Windows game purchases

The Verge reports: "Microsoft is reportedly experimenting with allowing customers to request self-service refunds for digitally downloaded games on Xbox One and Windows 10,...

Paying Up to $500 to Chat With a Live Streamer

The New York Times: "Consider the Super Chat feature that YouTube started this year, Laura Parker writes. When YouTube creators use Super Chat, they...

Sony Launches Kids Channel in India

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "India's kids television space will get a new entrant in the form of Sony Yay! It will take on rival...

Could Apple Buy Disney? Wall Street Revives Rumor of Mega-Deal

Variety reports: "Apple could potentially find the cash to pull off a $200 billion-plus takeover of Disney — creating a company worth $1 trillion with...

VR First is creating 50 labs for virtual reality education at universities

Venture Beat: "VR First is on a quest to jumpstart interest in augmented reality and virtual reality at schools around the world, and so...

Instagram Stories is now more popular than the app it was designed to kill

The Verge reports: "Say what you will about Facebook’s misguided implementation of Stories across its many apps and services. But in the one place...

Snap will report earnings for the first time on May 10

Recode reports: "Snap has set a date for its first-ever earnings call: Wednesday, May 10, after the public markets close. It’ll be the first...

Hulu’s Live TV service to cost $39.99 per month, sources say

Tech Crunch reports: "The pricing for Hulu’s live TV service, a competitor with cable television – as well as a host of other streaming...

Google’s Chrome VR platform now works with Cardboard

The Verge reports: "After adding support for WebVR to Chrome in February, Google is now extending it to work with Google Cardboard headsets. The...

Box Office: ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Should Cross $1 Billion Today

Forbes reports: "Beauty and the Beast earned another $2.9 million at the domestic box office yesterday, bringing its domestic cume up to $435.6m in just...

Bill Gates launches VR game that shines a light on lifesaving innovations in Africa

Mashable reports: "Long before Bill Gates made loads of money off Microsoft or set out to change the world with his foundation, he was...

Sony PlayStation Vue to Add 24-Hour eSports TV Channel From ESL

Variety reports: "Sony’s PlayStation Vue internet TV service later this month will add esportsTV, from competitive-gaming event producer ESL — the first 24-hour linear television...

Roku-Enabled TVs Will Soon ‘Listen’ to Programs You’re Watching to Suggest Streaming Content

Variety reports: "Heads up, Roku TV users: The company’s devices will soon be able to detect what you’re watching on the tube. Roku-enabled TVs, thanks...

Did SiriusXM Pull a Fast One on Major Record Labels in a Deal With...

Billboard reports: "In November, SiriusXM was scheduled to go to trial in a class action lawsuit for publicly performing pre-1972 sound recordings when days before jury...

Boomerang’s new $5 streaming service is Netflix for vintage cartoons

Venture Beat reports: "Dearest Cartoon Dorks, Time Warner’s Boomerang TV channel now offers a $5 per month streaming service for shows like Bugs Bunny, the Smurfs, and Yogi...

Google, Facebook, Netflix lobbyist tells the FCC not to destroy net neutrality

The Verge reports: "A group representing today’s biggest web companies met with FCC leader Ajit Pai on Tuesday and offered a defense of net...

Virtual Reality Projected to Become a $7 Billion Business This Year, Hit $75 Billion...

Variety reports: "Global virtual reality revenues will reach $7.17 billion by the end of this year, according to a new report by Greenlight Insights, which...

Virtualitics raises $4.4M to power its Excel for VR

Tech Crunch reports: "When you have so much data that the real world doesn’t do it justice, why not toss it into virtual reality?Virtualitics...
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Viacom Releases First Virtual Reality Music Album “Melody Of Dust”

Hypebot reports: "The Melody of Dust, a virtual reality (VR) music and gaming experience created by multidisciplinary artist Nick Koenig (aka Hot Sugar) in...