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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Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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