Ubisoft teases Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell VR titles for Oculus

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” One of the biggest complaints around VR is the same issue thatu2019s plagued generations of gaming platforms: content. A console is only as good as its games, as the saying goes. Today at Facebook Connect, however, Oculus just added two of gamingu2019s biggest franchises to its slate of upcoming ...

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Daily Crunch: Partial US TikTok ban is imminent

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” The Trump administration moves forwards with plans to ban TikTok and WeChat (although TikTok gets a partial extension), Unity goes public and we announce the winner of this year’s Startup Battlefield. This is your Daily Crunch for September 18, 2020. The big story: US TikTok ban is imminent The ...

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This Week in Apps: iOS 14’s surprise arrival, Apple’s app bundle, TikTok & WeChat banned from app stores Sunday

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” Welcome back to This Week inu00a0Apps,u00a0the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, withu00a0a recordu00a0204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are nowu00a0spendingu00a0three ...

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Are high churn rates depressing earnings for app developers?

Jacob Eiting Contributor Share on Twitter Jacob Eiting is CEO of RevenueCat, a platform for managing cross-platform in-app purchases, products and subscribers and analyzing in-app-purchase data. Ever since Apple opened up subscription monetization to more apps in 2016 — and enticed developers with an 85/15 split on revenue from customers that ...

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Supercell’s CEO talks about its majority owner Tencent, finding its next hit and more

nn”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” Some of the biggest names in online gaming in the United States have received letters from the U.S. government requesting information about their relationship with the multibillion-dollar Chinese technology company, Tencent, according to reports. Even as the U.S. Department of Commerce moves to block new downloads of the Chinese ...

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MIT engineers develop a totally flat fisheye lens that could make wide-angle cameras easier to produce

nn”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” Some of the biggest names in online gaming in the United States have received letters from the U.S. government requesting information about their relationship with the multibillion-dollar Chinese technology company, Tencent, according to reports. Even as the U.S. Department of Commerce moves to block new downloads of the Chinese ...

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Unity Software has strong opening, gaining 31% after pricing above its raised range

nn”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” Some of the biggest names in online gaming in the United States have received letters from the U.S. government requesting information about their relationship with the multibillion-dollar Chinese technology company, Tencent, according to reports. Even as the U.S. Department of Commerce moves to block new downloads of the Chinese ...

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