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Tags results for 'entertainment'

A Startup’s Plans for a New Social Virtual Reality

Posted in Software on 13th Apr, 2015 06:14 PM
by AlexMuller
AltspaceVR is building virtual hangouts that it hopes you’ll use to watch a movie with friends or play a game of life-size chess.

The golden era of mobile video

Posted in Business on 9th May, 2015 09:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Mobile video is having its moment, thanks to improvements in smartphone cameras, apps that are changing the way we consume media, and our movement to the second screen.

Study Reaffirms the Massive Impact Netflix is Having on Pay TV

Posted in Business on 30th Jun, 2015 11:25 PM
by AlexMuller
It wasn’t the first site to offer streaming movies and TV shows, but it certainly popularized the practice of streaming your entertainment rather than watching it on TV.

Gamers Are YouTube Heroes and Entertainment’s New Rock Stars

Posted in Online on 2nd Nov, 2015 12:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Gamers can make pro-athlete money. Some tournaments pay out over $10 million to the winning team. Sponsorship dollars have created teenage millionaire-gamers.

10 predictions for the game industry in 2016

Posted in Games on 27th Dec, 2015 07:18 PM
by AlexMuller
Dean Takahashi of Venturebeat lays down his predictions for the gaming industry in 2016.

Games will generate $109 billion in 2017 with growth from mobile in Asia

Posted in Games on 21st Apr, 2017 11:42 AM
by Alex Muller
That’s up from $101.1 billion in 2016.

Preference for watching TV shows on televisions plummets from 52% to 23% as PCs take over

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2017 08:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Laptops and desktops have overtaken TVs as the preferred devices for watching TV shows, according to Accenture.

Improbable draws $502 million for dream of giant online game worlds

Posted in Business on 12th May, 2017 05:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Improbable has created an operating system, SpatialOS, that marshals the power of cloud computing and distributed platforms

PwC predicts moderate growth for U.S. video games, fast growth for VR and esports

Posted in Games on 8th Jun, 2017 05:50 PM
by Alex Muller
PwC makes integrated forecasts for 17 industry segments across 54 countries for the global entertainment and media markets.

Video games can change your brain

Posted in Games on 1st Jul, 2017 04:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Studies investigating how playing video games can affect the brain have shown that they can cause changes in many brain regions.

China targets video gaming to tackle myopia in children

Posted in Games on 1st Sep, 2018 06:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Chinese authorities have announced plans to control video gaming as a response to rising levels of near-sightedness among children.

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