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The FTC is reportedly probing Meta’s VR business for antitrust violations

Following news that the FTC’s antitrust suit against Meta cleared a critical hurdle earlier this week, the agency is apparently also taking a sharp interest in the company’s VR business. Bloomberg reports that the FTC and multiple state attorneys general are probing Meta’s virtual reality division for “potential anti-competitive practices.” New York reportedly leads the...

LG and the hunt for the next-gen corporate incubator
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LG and the hunt for the next-gen corporate incubator

Whatever you do, don’t refer to LG’s incubator program LG Nova as a corporate venture capital (CVC) outfit. LG Nova is the pointiest tip of the spear for LG, the company’s experimental playground to work with startups to explore spaces where the corporation has spotted areas ripe for future growth. Backed by a relatively large...

LG reveals the first shortlisted startups for its LG Nova incubator
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LG reveals the first shortlisted startups for its LG Nova incubator

Korean technology giant LG makes everything from televisions (they announced some new ones at CES), washing machines and fridges, to, well, it’ll probably take less time to list the things they don’t get involved in. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the company has a robust interest in innovation, then, and LG Nova is...

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Netflix raised its prices again

Netflix has raised the prices of its subscription services once again in the U.S. and Canada. All new subscribers will see the new prices starting today, and existing customers will receive an email notice 30 days before the increase enters effect. The hikes were first reported by Reuters, which Netflix told: “We’re updating our prices...

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The Metaverse: What To Think, How And When To Care

To try to imagine the Internet with any specificity or accuracy during its 1980s evolution would have been a frustrating and disorienting task. The mechanics of what it is – a vast network capable of transmitting data and media across interconnected devices – are much less important than what it did; it gave us another...