Facebook has acquired the indie studio behind Beat Saber, a game for virtual reality headsets that has managed to find success in what is still a relatively nascent market. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Prague-based Beat Games has never taken outside funding and has sold more than one million copies of Beat Saber at $20 each, TechCrunch reported earlier this year. Facebook said Tuesday...
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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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