Epic Games, makers of the popular video game Fortnite and the real-time 3D Unreal Engine used across the gaming and film industry, announced today that it is acquiring the online music marketplace Bandcamp. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. It’s a surprising move from Epic. Since the runaway success of Fortnite in 2017, Epic has acquired a handful of gaming studios and smaller 3D...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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