Welcome to Sheppard Mullin’s Weekly Web Wrap-Up, a quick list of the past week’s top news in the social media, gaming, and virtual goods and currencies industries curated by Social Media & Games Team. Here are some of the stories that we’ve been reading:
Another federal judge has held that streaming services don’t qualify for a compulsory license under the Copyright Act’s Section 111. The Copyright Act gives traditional cable service providers like Comcast automatic access to broadcasters’ content.
VR techniques are now applied in the developing fields of augmented-reality and mixed-reality. But few agree on clear, concise definitions for AR and MR—or how they differ from VR. Here’s a simple, useful guide to “realities” products.
Earlier this month, PlayStation Vue launched nationwide, adding ESPN and additional Disney-owned channels to its lineup. Here are the details.
Office sports pools have become ingrained in American work culture. But there are some legal risks that might make this a gamble for employers.
Startup Esports Hero has raised $1 million in financing to expand its real-money cash tournaments service.