"Our goal is to build worlds and allow our customers to participate in those worlds using any platform they want."
Entertainment reporter Sam Blake takes the pulse of virtual reality gaming as one major VR gaming company repositions for a "cross-play" world, where users can play against one another, regardless of platform.
Microsoft and Starry team up with L.A. to bring free WiFi to public housing.
Pixar's next film will skip theaters and debut on Disney Plus.
Disney gets its own hub in Apple Music.
Pakistan bans TikTok.
Consumer Reports finds electric vehicles are cheaper than their gas-fueled counterparts.
Amazon warehouses in L.A. and Riverside counties are fined for coronavirus violations.
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Building Games That Cross Worlds
Survios is expanding beyond virtual reality games as it embraces the idea of a "cross-reality" world, where users can play against one another regardless of platform. Read more >>
Founder Questions: As CEO, How Should I Spend My Time?
dot.LA co-founder and serial entrepreneur Spencer Rascoff writes about the biggest mistake new CEOs make in how they spend their time, and how to guard against it: Read more >>
Have a founder question for Spencer? Let us know here!
Triller Launches Livestreaming
The new feature will allow users to post content in real time, similar to Instagram Live and TikTok's Go Live features, and Triller will paythe first ten influencers who hit 100,000 concurrent viewers will receive $50,000. Read more >>
Jim Andelman on Bonfire Ventures' New $100M Fund
This week's episode of the L.A. Venture podcast talks with Bonfire co-founder Jim Andelman about the new $100 million Bonfire Fund II and what good traction looks like nowadays. Listen here >>
Catch Up On This Week's Top 5 Stories
What's going on with L.A.'s tech and startup community? A lot! dot.LA chief host and correspondent Kelly O'Grady takes you through the key points of the top five headlines from this week. Watch her video recap >>
UCLA's Cheap New $10 COVID Test Can Process Results in One Day
House Democrats Say Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet, Apple Enjoy 'Monopoly Power'
Top Talent is Looking for Safety in an Unstable Economy
Top Women Esports Players Earn Far Less Than Men
Presence Fit Expands to Bring Live Fitness Classes to Your Phone
Vote for this Year's dot.LA Startup Award Winners!
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Register for the dot.LA Summit!
The inaugural dot.LA Summit on October 27th and 28th will feature a selection of disruptive and innovative L.A.-based startups, keynote speakers and panelists, made up of founder CEOs and C-level executives working in tech, media, entertainment and healthcare. See the growing speaker list and register here!