HTC announces $100 million VR fund to foster growth of VR startups

On Tuesday, HTC released a statement to announce the launch of a $100 million fund, Vive X. The fund has been designed with the key objective of promoting the growth of startups focused on virtual reality (VR) across the world.

Google join forces with four companies to form ‘Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets’

Tech giant Google has joined forces with automakers Ford and Volvo, as well as ride-sharing service Uber and Lyft, to form a new coalition which will seek faster action from lawmakers and regulators in bringing self-driving vehicles to the market.

Rock Band 4 expansion pack and online multiplayer launching later this year

At the PAX East event this weekend, Harmonix laid down its plans for Rock Band 4 game in 2016, revealing that it has plans underway to launch a big expansion pack of the game this fall.

According to Harmonix's announcement, the forthcoming Rock Band 4 expansion pack will be followed by the game's synchronous online multiplayer, which will likely be launched in the holiday season this year.

Night Work Games studio announces new first-person shooter --- ‘Blackroom’

A new first-person shooter game was announced by Doom creator John Romero's new studio Night Work Games this week. The new, fully moddable game is called 'Blackroom;' and it is scheduled for launch on Mac and PC in winter 2018.

Amazon Echo update enables Alexa to add events to users’ Google Calendar

In a recent announcement, Amazon has revealed that it has rolled out an update to its Echo digital assistant, to ensure that organizing plans and schedules becomes much more convenient for Echo users.

The update to the Amazon Echo wireless speaker essentially gives the device's Alexa software agent the capability to add events to the users' Google Calendar through voice commands.

Sirin Labs raises $72M seed round to launch new smartphone

Sirin Labs, a 2013-founded stealth Israeli startup, has successfully raised a $72 million seed round, for launching a new, secure smartphone on the market next month. The smartphone which Sirin Labs plans to launch will be called Solarin.'

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