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Title: WTU Episode #256 - Oculus gets $2 Billion and Angry Backers
Post by: Zeus on March 31, 2014, 09:54:30 PM
We have just posted up Episode #256 of Weekly Tech Update. In this episode we are discussing No Minecraft for Facebook, NVIDIA launches a $3000 consumer graphics card and Twitter gets all Facebooky. We have those stories and more...  Below are the show notes.

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Xbox Drops to $399 on Amazon, Sells Like Crazy (http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/25/xbox-one-forza-bundle-price-drops-to-399-on-amazon-with-discoun/?ncid=rss_truncated&utm_campaign=sf)


Worst Company in America Update (http://consumerist.com/2014/03/31/comcast-verizon-march-on-to-worst-company-quarterfinals/)


EA Gets Hacked, Loses Apple IDs (http://www.pcworld.com/article/2110160/ea-games-site-hacked-to-steal-apple-ids.html)


Oculus VR Sells for $2 Billion to Facebook (http://kotaku.com/facebook-buys-oculus-rift-for-2-billion-1551487939) . . . Oculus Employees Get Death Threats (http://www.gamespot.com/articles/oculus-vr-employees-got-death-threats-after-facebook-sale-update/1100-6418626/)


Minecraft Cancels Oculus VR Development Thanks to Facebook (http://kotaku.com/notch-says-hes-canceled-oculus-rift-minecraft-because-1551568311)


NVIDIA Releases $3,000 Titan Z Video Card (http://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2014/03/25/titan-z/)


Samsung Shows Off New Chromebook (http://www.androidcentral.com/samsungs-new-chromebook-brings-125-boost-performance-previous-model)


Twitter Now Lets You Put Four Pictures and Tag People Without Using Characters (http://gizmodo.com/you-can-now-add-multiple-photos-and-tag-people-in-tweet-1552320576)



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Title: Re: WTU Episode #256 - Oculus gets $2 Billion and Angry Backers
Post by: swdswan on April 03, 2014, 04:37:15 AM
You commented on Oculus and social media. I found this from Hootsuite. Seems Facebook is a believer that this will work.

https://twitter.com/hootsuite/status/450984777634840578?refsrc=email

Dave