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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