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Leap Motion raised nearly $94 million for its mind-bending demos of hand-tracking technology, but the company was ultimately unable to find a sizable customer base. Even as it pivoted into the niche VR industry, the startup remained a problem in search of a solution.
Now the nine-year-old company is being absorbed into the younger, enterprise-focused UltraHaptics.
Foursquare just made its very first acquisition, with Placed founder and CEO David Shim becoming president of the location data company.
The leaks of new iOS features have already started, and the big news so far is system-wide Dark Mode, following in the footsteps of MacOS.
After sitting on it for 18 months, I can finally share an interview with the director of the new “Lion King” about how he used game engines and VR to visualize his film.
In Uber’s Q1 2019 earnings, the company reported gross bookings growth of 230% for its other bets, while ridesharing grew just 22% year-over-year.
Just a reminder that “booth babes” are a toxic and outdated marketing gimmick.
Find out how a whimsical online game became an enterprise software giant. (Extra Crunch membership required.)
Published at Fri, 31 May 2019 16:10:25 +0000