Oculus Riles Users Over Piracy Block That Fails Anyway

May 25th, 2016


It took a hacker just a day to come up with a workaround for the platform update Oculus released last week, which blocked users from running the company’s games on rival virtual reality systems. Version 1.4 of the Oculus App blocked a hack from LibreVR called “Revive” that allowed users to play Oculus games on rival systems, including the HTC Vive and Valve. A day later, the Revive developer found a way to work around the digital rights management included in the Oculus patch. “I still do not support piracy,” said the developer.

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Yahoo Bids Could Seriously Underwhelm

May 24th, 2016


Bids for Yahoo’s core assets were expected to come in at between $2 billion and $3 billion, far below prior estimates that it could fetch $4 billion to $8 billion at auction, according to a news report published last week. Verizon, which remains the leading candidate for Yahoo’s assets, and other contenders met with CEO Marissa Mayer at the company’s Sunnyvale, California, headquarters, according to the report, which cited sources familiar with the matter.

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New SF Store Showcases Apple’s Trademark Creativity

May 24th, 2016


Apple last week opened a San Francisco flagship store in the city’s tony Union Square shopping district. The store has a 42-foot-tall sliding glass door and a 50-foot tall green wall and is powered by 100 percent renewable energy, the company said. “We have a deep commitment to the cities we work in and are aware of the importance that architecture plays in the community,” said Jonathan Ive, Apple’s chief design officer. “It all starts with the storefront … where the building blends the inside and the outside.”

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5 Content Marketing Ideas for June 2016

May 24th, 2016

Content marketers can often run short of ideas and inspiration. What should you write about? What should you post about? What can you make a …

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Deeper Connections

May 23rd, 2016


Salesforce held its Connections 2016 user event in Atlanta earlier this month. About 7,000 people attended, but in the Georgia World Congress Center and airplane hangar, attendance seemed smallish. It might have been held down by Gov. Nathan Deal’s slow response to vetoing a religious freedom law largely seen as discriminating against the LGBT community. This isn’t a story about politics, but Salesforce has been a leader in things such as pay parity for women and its willingness to stay out of states that appear to legislate discrimination.

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