Spycraft ain’t like it used to be.
Leap Axlr8r is investing in 10 startups building on Leap Motion and other 3D human computer interaction tech.
The company’s Gbanga framework creates an overlay on the real world that you can view through your Android device.
Do video games inspire violence? Here’s what studying religious identity can tell us.
Will machinima films ever become mainstream? Check out this panel discussion held inside the Second Life virtual world.
Editor’s Pick Linden Lab is releasing new “shared creative spaces” outside of its Second Life virtual world.
Roblox is a thriving web-based virtual world where kids can create building-block creations in Leg0-like styles. It is far more successful than other virtual worlds, and 18-year-old Luke “Stickmaster Luke” Weber is one of the reasons for that.
Linden Lab, creator of the Second Life virtual world, has hired Rod Humble as its new chief executive.
Gaia Online, which has created a virtual world for millions of teens and young adults, has laid off 15 to 20 of its employees in the past few days, VentureBeat has learned.
Wagner James Au has specialized in writing about 3D virtual worlds. Under the name Hamlet Au, he has reported from inside Linden Lab‘s virtual world of Second Life for three years and he still maintains a blog about it. But now he is moving on to the greener pastures of the latest cool virtual world, Blue Mars.
AFK Interactive is one of 20 promising startups included in the MobileBeat 2010 Startup Competition, and is in the running for one of two coveted Tesla Awards.
Here’s our roundup of the week’s tech business news. First, the most popular stories we published in the last seven days:
Virtual worlds, those fully-formed, three-dimensional renderings of the real world, are waning as apps take off on social networks and mobile phones. But the mother of the virtual-world craze, Second Life, is bucking that trend and growing.