Facebook has bought another game studio, Ready at Dawn, as part of its strategy to attract more people to its Oculus VR headsets. Ready at Dawn was already developing a sequel to its popular “Lone Echo” game franchise for Oculus, so expect the studio to continue producing content (likely exclusively) for Facebook’s hardware going forward. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Ready at Dawn is...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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