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Trends With Benefits


Sep 25, 2015

Today's episode features Caleb Denison, Nick Mokey, Rick Stella & Greg Nibler. We also broadcast the show on Nomadcast this week. Follow @DigitalTrends to be alerted when we go live or send in questions ahead of time to podcast@digitaltrends.com.

One of the biggest trends in Social Media now are apps that allow you to live stream whatever you want, whenever you want. Today we gave Nomadcast a try, after using Periscope the last several weeks. We debated the value of these innovations and what kind of broadcasts will keep people entertained.

The Oculus Connect 2 event revealed a number of new steps they are taking to bring VR into the mainstream. The Gear VR 2 will be coming out for $99 and they have also opened up content development to help encourage companies to break into the format. Hulu and Netflix have also announced their plans to jump into VR content production.

VW is in a world of trouble in the US, after news broke they had intentionally installed software to fool EPA emissions tests. Almost 500,000 cars will need to be recalled! How did this all happen and who knew about it?

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