Comixology CEO shows off new Unlimited subscription service — TechCrunch

Comixology recently launched Comixology Unlimited, a subscription plan that offers unlimited access to thousands of digital comics for just $5.99 per month. Given the “all you can read” model, it’s natural to compare the new service to Netflix, but CEO David Steinberger told me that Amazon Prime’s video offerings are a closer match — and…

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HP and MSI hope to convince you to carry a VR rig on your back like a Ghostbuster — TechCrunch

A number of companies seem to have a firm grasp on the headset bit, and while the controller aspect is certainly in flux, we’ve seen a handful of compelling solutions on that front. But what about the PC part? Sure, plenty of computer makers have created powerful, compliant systems ready for the upcoming VR boom, but…

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Smokes ‘Alice’ In Thursday Night Previews — Deadline

20th Century Fox’s X-Men: Apocalypse made $8.2M last night from 3,565 theaters with showtimes starting at 7PM, while Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass gulped the shrinking potion and made $1.5M. By comparison, 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past grossed $8.1M on Thursday night before chalking up a $35.5M first day. 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand owns the best Memorial Day Friday bow with…

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