Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Netflix Production Deal

Variety reports: "Netflix has secured a deal with President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama to produce series and movies for the streaming service. The former...

Spotify, Apple, Google, Amazon, Orchard, Deezer, Others Sued For Copyright Infringement

Hypebot reports: "Sony, Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Google, Microsoft, Orchard, Deezer, Shazam, MediaNet, CD Universe and Saavn are being sued for copyright infringement by a...

Capcom experiments with streaming and new pricing in Resident Evil 7 for Switch

Gameindustry.biz reports: "Capcom is bringing its best-selling hit Resident Evil 7 to Nintendo Switch - but this is far from a straight port. Resident...

Microsoft launches SharePoint Spaces so you can view company content in mixed reality

Venture Beat reports: "Microsoft today unveiled its latest vision for a mixed reality (MR) world with the launch of SharePoint Spaces, a feature that...
Facebook inches closer to China with Tencent poach

Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting with the European Parliament will now be live-streamed

The Verge reports: "The president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has announced that his meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tomorrow is no longer behind...

Oculus adds paid DLC to Mobile Store, promises Rift support ‘soon’

Venture Beat reports: "Post-release downloadable content has become so commonplace in games that today’s digital stores need to support it. Now that the Oculus Go is...

Tidal Investigating ‘Potential Data Breach’ After Reports of Inflated Subscriber and Streaming Numbers

Variety reports: "Jay-Z’s Tidal streaming platform has announced that it has enlisted an “independent, third party cyber-security firm” to investigate a possible data breach, according to Music...

Google is making an AR headset with new Qualcomm chips

The Verge reports: "Google is reportedly working on a standalone augmented reality headset that will use new Qualcomm chips. It will be built by...

Fortnite is finally coming to Android this summer

Tech Crunch reports: "Fortnite is finally coming to Android…in a matter of months. After dominating the iOS gaming charts since March, the wildly popular sandbox...

Britain’s Royal Family to Live-Stream Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding on YouTube, Facebook

Variety reports: "There will be no shortage of ways to watch the historic royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19 — both on TV and online. But if...

10K Radio Stations File BMI Lawsuit To Pay Songwriters Less, PRO Responds

Hypebot reports: "The Radio Music License Committee, which represents more than 10,000 commercial radio stations in the US, has filed a petition in the...

Gamelynx raises $1.2 million to make esports games on mobile

Venture Beat reports: "Gamelynx is creating team-based competitive games on mobile, so esports can become more accessible and global. And it has raised $1.2 million...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on PC will use Blizzard’s Battle.net

Venture Beat reports: "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will use Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net online gaming service. The switch from Activision’s own service to Blizzard...

Instagram opens a San Francisco office

Tech Crunch reports: "Last year, Facebook was reportedly scouting for office space in San Francisco in order to find a space suitable to house some 100...

Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry 5’ First Week Sales Top $310 Million

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Far Cry 5 scored Ubisoft its second-highest grossing launch of all time, the company said in its annual sales report Thursday. The open world...

YouTube Music’s Subscription Service to Relaunch Tuesday

Variety reports: "After several months of delays, YouTube Music is relaunching its subscription service on Tuesday, which will be available as an ad-supported (i.e. free) model and...

Xbox reveals accessible controller for players with disabilities

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "A new controller designed for gamers with limited mobility has today been revealed by Xbox. Working in conjunction with community members and...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hits 10 million daily active players on mobile

Venture Beat reports: "PUBG Corp. and Tencent announced that the battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hit 10 million daily active players on mobile. The number doesn’t include...

Hulu is giving users much better control over recommendations and watch history

The Verge reports: "Hulu is launching a refresh of its mobile app over the next week. The update will give subscribers finer control over...

Tencent profit jumps 61% to $3.7B as its mobile gaming business surges

Tech Crunch reports: "Warnings that Tencent, Asia’s highest-valued tech company, might suffer a rare poor quarter of business proved unwarranted after the company smashed analyst...