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:
A startup that lets you anonymously review your boss and job just raised $40 million
This latest round of funding takes the total raised by the California-based startup Glassdoor to over $200 million. Glassdoor is fundamentally changing the way job seekers search for jobs and companies recruit talent.
AMC is experimenting with Facebook Live
The TV network streamed the pilot episode of its new series “Preacher,” based on the graphic novel of the same name, this week
Computex 2016: Here’s What You Need to Know
The convention was not just laptops, tablets and smartphones this year. This year’s VR-focused show included HTC’s Vive demos; MSI’s Backpack PC; AMD’s announcement of its $199 Radeon RX480’s graphics card to lower the entry barrier for VR; and even Microsoft is opening up its Windows Holographic platform to embrace the virtual world.
Illinois Daily Fantasy Sports Betting Bill On Hold
Legislation to regulate daily fantasy sports betting in Illinois was shelved Sunday after the proposal became mired in vote-buying allegations.