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{Vir­tual Re­al­ity} Face­book sweet-talk­ing Hol­ly­wood over Rift

Then: Face­book snaps up Ocu­lus VR for US$2bn in March, with Mark Zucker­berg gush­ing that the Rift is the “plat­form of to­mor­row”. Now: Tip­sters reckon Face­book’s CEO is woo­ing film stu­dios like Dis­ney and Warner Bros in se­cret to start work­ing on vir­tu­al­re­al­ity cin­ema ex­pe­ri­ences.

{Gaming} Fish­bowl denizen takes on Poké­mon

Then: A crowd­sourced playthrough of Poké­mon Red makes head­lines on Twitch in March, with some 55 mil­lion views. Now: A fish has joined the Poké-fray. Each quad­rant of its bowl cor­re­sponds to an in-game con­trol view the on­screen re­sults at twitch.tv/fish­playspoke­mon

{Fight­ing} Sam­sung vs Ap­ple: the bat­tle con­tin­ues

Then: Sam­sung re­leases an ad­vert brand­ing iPhone users “wall hug­gers” and at­tack­ing the iPhone’s bat­tery cre­den­tials. Now: Sam­sung’s lat­est ad takes a shot at the iPhone 6’s ru­moured larger screen size, ex­plain­ing that the Galaxy S5 has had one for months.

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