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This Week In The Business: Virtual Reality Year One

” - An Oculus Rift email sent to customers who preordered last weekend, informing them of delays to the shipping schedule.” - Paradox CEO Frederik Wester embraces the virtue of running a company by letting smart people do what they do best. read more

Codemasters Acquires Recently Shut Down Driveclub Developer Studio

In addition to Codemasters taking on “most” of the studios’ staff, former Evolution Group Director Mike Hocking will also become the company’s new VP of Product Development.According to Codemasters CEO Frank Sagnier, the move, which involved “no financial element,” is a step in “[scaling] our business and [strengthening] our leadership as the world’s premier racing game developer. read more

Norwegian wins preliminary approval to expand U.S.-to-Europe flights

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Magic Leap acquires NorthBit - Report

According to a Geektime report, the augmented reality company has acquired Israel-based cybersecurity firm NorthBit.Founded in 2012, NorthBit specializes in computer forensics, reverse engineering, and CPU/memory optimizations. read more

Yoga in the morning? This ad knows you ain't got time for that

A new spot from protein shake maker Organic Valley is a welcome reminder that nobody actually has time for all that.After skewering those yogurt commercial tropes of impossibly perfect women, the brand delves into some more realistic portrayals of what professional women's mornings might look like. read more

AmazonBasics is copying all the best products on Amazon and selling them for less

Having a hit product on Amazon can be a huge deal for a company of any size, but Amazon will take note of that success.When there’s a hit, Amazon might try to make its own version of the product at a lower price. read more

GameStop Announced Launching GameTrust, an Indie Game Publisher

This entry into game publishing is the latest expansion beyond the sale of games for GameStop.If you go back and look at the top indie games from the last few years, there are some $10 million, $20 million, and $30 million titles out there. read more

Univision's digital efforts come clearer after buying Disney's piece of Fusion

As part of the deal, Univision is reorganizing some of its assets under Fusion, which will now officially go by Fusion Media Group.Under that umbrella will be Fusion's TV and digital operations, The Onion, The Root, Flama, El Rey and Univision's digital and music side. read more

Microsoft retires Xbox 360

Which is why we have made the decision to stop manufacturing new Xbox 360 consoles.We will continue to sell existing inventory of Xbox 360 consoles, with availability varying by country. read more

GSN Games acquires Gamedonia

GSN Games today announced that it has acquired Gamedonia.Based in Barcelona, Gamedonia is a backend-as-a-service studio offering developers assistance for features like chat integration, cross-platform development, and turn-based multiplayer for mobile and browser-based games. read more

This Week In The Business: Toys-To-Life To Death

” - Jumo CCO Chris Esaki, explaining why the toys-to-life genre needs novel entries that target older age groups.Gamers are ready for something new. read more