Oculus unveils $99 Gear VR with Netflix, Facebook and Twitch Support

In what is perhaps a long time coming for VR enthusiasts who have expressed faith in Oculus CEO Palmer Luckey’s vision for mainstream consumer hardware, the Facebook-acquired brand is finally putting it all together. Today at the keynote for Oculus Connect 2 in Hollywood, Samsung VP of Mobile Peter Koo announced a $ 99 Gear VR headset that […] Read more »

I Watched Netflix In VR and Now Reality Seems Hollow and Pointless

“IT’S FOR GAMES” has been the oft-quoted cry of VR headset makers and gamers when talking about virtual reality, but the opportunity for movies is unquestionably huge. Today, Oculus VR released a Netflix app for the Gear VR (and eventually Oculus’ own headset.) And it makes watching Netflix in real life seem super lame. Read […] Read more »

Netflix Will Let New Moms and Dads Take a Year of Leave

The new policy is consistent with Netflix’s larger mandate that employees should be free to figure out their own work-life balance. The post Netflix Will Let New Moms And Dads Take A Year of Leave appeared first on WIRED. All articles Related: Why Netflix’s amazing unlimited maternity leave policy terrifies me Telcos told to leave cloud computing […] Read more »