Gaming

Oculus VR’s cross-buy strategy main goal: Facebook platform lock-in

Facebook is on the path to platform lock-in with Oculus Quest. In case you are unfamiliar with the concept, “customer lock-in” is an economics idea that “makes a customer dependent on a vendor for products and services, unable to use another vendor without substantial switching costs.” With the standalone Oculus Quest, Facebook is funding Oculus Studios projects for both Oculus Quest […]

Mobile

Pinterest misses 2018 hiring goal for underrepresented minorities in tech roles, hits other targets

In its annual diversity report, Pinterest continues to hit its hiring goals for women in engineering and underrepresented minorities in non-technical roles, while struggling to reach its goals for underrepresented minorities in engineering roles. At the end of 2018, Pinterest’s employee base was 47 percent female, compared to 45 percent female last year. Also, 47 […]