All posts on February, 2016


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Play Half-Life 2 in virtual reality with your Razer OSVR headset thanks to Steam

Here’s an excuse to play Half-Life 2 again. Gaming hardware and peripheral maker Razer announced today that several SteamVR games, including popular hits like Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2, are now available to play in virtual reality via OSVR, an open VR software and hardware platform. Users can play OSVR games with the Hacker Development […]

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Apple Motion Seeks to Block Feds From Acquiring ‘Dangerous Power’

Apple last week filed a motion to vacate a federal order requiring the company to create a tool or code to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters. The order would set a dangerous precedent and release a powerful means to breach security on potentially millions of phones around the world, Apple argued. It transcends one phone, the company said.

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China’s Mobvista buys mobile user acquisition company NativeX for $25M

China’s Mobvista has agreed to acquire mobile ad monetization firm NativeX for $25 million in cash. The deal signals further consolidation in the mobile market for advertising aimed at acquiring new users for games and apps. In this multibillion-dollar market, bigger companies are going global by amassing operations in each regional market. “It’s important to be […]

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Terbium Labs snags $6.4 million to prevent data theft

Data intelligence startup Terbium Labs announced today that it staged a $6.4 million series A investment led by .406 Ventures. The Baltimore-based startup said it’ll use the investment to fuel enterprise sales of its intelligence system Matchlight, a dark web data intelligence platform that offers protection to “organizations from relentless attempts to steal data for personal, monetary, […]

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Facebook’s Moments app hits 400M photos shared, now supports video sharing

You can now share videos with your friends within Facebook’s Moments app. The company released an update today for the photo-sharing app today and said that in the coming weeks, it’ll launch an ability to include videos in Moments slideshows. The addition of video support comes as Facebook revealed more than 400 million photos have been […]

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