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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
12 Years After Its Debut On Hacked Xboxes, XBMC Changes Its Name To Kodi   —  Back in 2002, a small group of developers whipped together an app that was meant to turn a hacked Xbox into a full-fledged media player, capable of playing all sorts of video and music content that the Xbox couldn't handle out of the box.
Aug 1, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Oculus Spots People Selling Rift Pre-Orders, Cancels Their Shipments   —  The second version of the Oculus Rift VR headset is expected to start arriving this week, but actually getting your hands on one is going to be tough.  Over 45,000 units had been pre-ordered as of the first of this month …
Jul 15, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Acquires Video Streaming Platform RayV   —  Following rumors of talks going as far back as May, we'd been hearing whispers all morning that Yahoo had finally acquired the video broadcasting platform RayV.  —  Sure enough, it's just been made official.
Jul 11, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
First 10K units of Oculus Rift DK2 should be arriving week of July 14   —  With 45,000 Pre-Orders, The New Oculus Rift Will Start Arriving Around July 14th  —  Back in March, the second generation of Oculus' work-in-progress virtual reality headset went up for pre-order for $350.
Jul 2, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
YouTube channel comes to Roku models launched after July 2011 for US, UK, Canada, Ireland   —  Roku FINALLY Releases A YouTube Channel For Most Of Its Streaming Boxes  —  After what has been seriously way too long, Roku has just launched an official YouTube channel for most of its lil' streaming boxes.
Apr 22, 2014, 10:35 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Reddit Starts Listing Trending Subreddits To Get More Users Into Its Smaller Communities   —  Subreddits are, perhaps, reddit's biggest strength.  Introduced in 2008, they're a huge part of the reason why the site rose to popularity, and why that popularity has yet to taper off.
Apr 11, 2014, 6:45 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Amazon Acquires Digital Comic Book Store Comixology   —  Amazon has just announced that they will acquire comiXology, a service that offers digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others.  —  If you've never used it, it's probably easiest to think of comiXology as a sort of iTunes/Kindle Store for comic books.
Apr 10, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Dropbox clarifies takedown policy, compares file hashes to identify infringing shared links   —  How Dropbox Knows When You're Sharing Copyrighted Stuff (Without Actually Looking At Your Stuff)  —  Late last night, a tweet was spread far and wide showing that a DMCA notice had blocked a file …
Mar 30, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Valve's Michael Abrash Joins Oculus As Chief Scientist   —  After Facebook's acquisition of Oculus, many were worried that Oculus' top talent — many of whom are industry pioneers — would leave out of spite.  Seems quite the opposite is happening.  —  Michael Abrash — the man largely responsible …
Mar 28, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Unity Acquires Applifier To Bring Shareable Instant Replays To More Games   —  Your friend takes out his phone.  “Duuude — You've gotta see this game,” he says, before showing you a particularly crazy scene.  —  Is there really any more effective ad for a game?  —  Unity doesn't think so.
Mar 13, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context

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