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Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake & More Invest Millions in Virtual Reality...

Billboard reports: "Hong Kong-based virtual reality startup Sandbox VR has closed an $11 million funding round, bringing the company's reported total to $83 million...

Phone-Based VR is Officially Over

The Verge reports: "Mobile virtual reality headsets helped millions of people try out VR, but as of yesterday, they’re all but officially a thing...

VR’s Surprising Benefits (& Serious Risks)

Forbes reports: "Much is written about the great power and promise of immersive technologies like virtual reality (VR). VR ultimately takes us places, and...

Verizon Acquires Assets of Disney-Backed VR Startup Jaunt

Variety reports: "Verizon has acquired the software, technology and other assets of Disney-backed augmented and virtual reality startup Jaunt XR. Terms of the acquisition...

Oculus’ John Carmack calls Gear VR “A Missed Opportunity”

gamesindustry.biz reports: "John Carmack has offered a "eulogy" for the Gear VR, Oculus and Samsung's trailblazing mobile VR headset. Carmack, Oculus VR's chief technology...

Facebook Announces Horizon, a VR Massive-Multiplayer World

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook today announced it’s building its own Ready Player One Oasis. Facebook Horizon is a virtual reality sandbox universe where you can...

This Week In XR: Apple’s Annual Love Fest, RIP Darqui AR,...

Forbes reports: "The biggest news in XR this week was Apple’s annual unveiling of new editions of the iPhone, iWatch, iPad and Apple services...

VRChat secures $10m Series C funding

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Virtual reality social platform VRChat this week closed a Series C investment round worth $10 million. Along with continued support from HTC,...

MWM Interactive Moves Beyond Virtual Reality to Video Game Publishing

VentureBeat reports: "MWM Immersive, the interactive entertainment division of media and entertainment company MWM, is moving into video game publishing and rebranding itself as...

HTC Brings Viveport Infinity to Valve’s Index VR Headset

VentureBeat reports: "The virtual reality app subscription service Viveport Infinity is now available for Valve’s Index VR headset, HTC announced, bringing all-you-can-watch and -play...