Stock-trading app Robinhood begins to monetize, Facebook at Work is launching October 10th, Beyonce invests in Sidestep, big tech forms Partnership on AI and shoppers are planning an Instacart boycott. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Speaking at a Strictly VC event in Palo Alto, noted venture capital investor Marc Andreessen talked about why he abruptly quit Twitter this week. “I feel 50 pounds lighter” without it, he quipped. “I feel free as a bird,” Andreessen added, seemingly referencing Twitter’s logo. His departure came as a surprise to some because for a time, he was extremely active on… Read More
What if you could shoot or screw whoever you wanted without consequences? Would you feel bad about your decisions? Would you pity your victims, even if their digital memories were wiped clean? HBO dives into the heady, murky depths of virtual reality ethics with its new show Westworld, premiering October 2nd. Based on Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton’s 1973 book, Westworld… Read More
After more than two years of heavy public hyping since Facebook’s 2014 acquisition of Oculus for $2 billion, virtual reality is reaching an important turning point. VR has been promoted up and down the street and consumers seem to have grown oversaturated with all the media coverage of expensive tech that’s inaccessible to them, but the platform is preparing for a… Read More
Microsoft is now teasing us with exciting new features for Windows 10 Mobile, in a new video from their business-focused conference Microsoft Ignite 2016.