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Sony Interactive Entertainment Enters Partnership With Discord

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a partnership with instant messaging and digital distribution platform Discord. The full announcement concerning the partnership with Discord from Jim Ryan, the CEO and President of Sony Interactive Entertainment: At PlayStation, we’re constantly looking for new ways to enable players around the world to connect with one another, form new […]
Tags: Business, International, Sony, Anime, Announcements, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, Discord


Sony announces investment and partnership with Discord to bring the chat app to PlayStation

Sony and Discord have announced a partnership that will integrate the latter’s popular gaming-focused chat app with PlayStation’s own built-in social tools. It’s a big move and a fairly surprising one given how recently acquisition talks were in the air — Sony appears to have offered a better deal than Microsoft, taking an undisclosed minority stake in the company ahead of a rumored IPO. The exact nature of the partnership is not expressed in the brief announcement post. The closest we come to h...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gadgets, Gaming, Apps, Microsoft, Funding, Tech, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Voice Chat, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Discord, PlayStation 5


PlayStation and Discord Are Teaming Up

Discord, the gamer-focused chat app that’s been in the news a bit more than usual recently, has partnered with Sony’s PlayStation. Details are scarce, but the statement put out by Sony promises to bring “the Discord and PlayStation experiences closer together on console and mobile” beginning next year.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Xbox One, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Freeware, Twitch, Element, Jim Ryan, Business Finance, Instant Messaging Clients, Discord, Teamspeak, Video Game Consoles, Series H


Twitter is opening its exclusive audio chat rooms to more people, and hosts can soon collect money on ticket sales

Several tech companies are looking to replicate Clubhouse's success. SOPA Images / Getty Images Twitter is releasing Spaces, its platform for live audio conversations, more widely. Users with at least 600 followers can now host spaces. Twitter plans to let hosts sell tickets for Spaces events in the near future. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spaces, Twitter's Clubhouse-like audio platform, is getting a wide release, the company announced Monday. Twitter began t...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Silicon Valley, Clubhouse, Tech Insider, Discord, Tim Levin, SOPA Images Getty Images Twitter


Sony is teaming up with Discord to bring the chat service to Playstation next year

Matt Monath Photography for Business Insider Sony is launching a partnership between PlayStation and the videogame chat service Discord nest year. As part of the partnership, Sony is investing an undisclosed amount of money into Discord. Discord had turned down a $12 billion acquisition from Sony rival Microsoft in April. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sony is launching a partnership with Discord to bring the video-game chat service to PlayStation next year, the company ...
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Bloomberg, Speed, Playstation, Sony, Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jason Citron, Jim Ryan, Discord, Kelly McLaughlin, Matt Monath, Stan Vishnevskiy


Discord Coming to PlayStation Network Early Next Year

In a surprising turn of events considering Microsoft almost purchased Discord, the chat service announced a deal with Sony that will bring integration to the PlayStation Network starting early next year. RELATED: PlayStation Plus May 2021 Free Games Revealed “At PlayStation, we’re constantly looking for new ways to enable players around the world to connect with one another, form new friendships and communities, and share fun experiences and lasting memories,” announced Sony Interactive Enterta...
Tags: Games, Movies, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Playstation Network, Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jason Citron, Jim Ryan, Video Game News, Discord, PlayStation 5, Stan Vishnevskiy


Sony partners with Discord to bring the app to PlayStation

Discord has struck a deal with Sony to bring the popular chat app to PlayStation.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Discord


1 in 5 investors in a recent survey said they've used Reddit to drive an investing decision - and the trend has grown since Wall Street Bets started the ongoing meme-stock frenzy

Wall Street Bets users have driven up the GameStop stock price REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo One in five investors have used Reddit to drive an investing decision, according to a new survey from Investing.com. 80% of those Reddit investors only began to use the platform after the GameStop trading frenzy in January. Retail investors have continued to flock to social media sites to crowdsource trading information. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Op...
Tags: Amc, US, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Gamestop, Discord, Jesse Cohen, Emily Graffeo, Retail Investing, WallStreetBets, Reddit Traders, Retail Investor Trends, MI Exclusive, Retail Investor Survey, Opening Bell One


In a room with no smart speaker, Alexa can’t hear you scream

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive Natasha and Alex and Danny and Chris dove into the world of audio. Sure, you’ve heard of Clubhouse, but there’s lots more going on than just a single app’s cultural rise. So from the biggest companies to niche startups, we compiled all the recent audio news into a single show for all our delectation. Here’s the rundown: Facebook is buildin...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Facebook, Audio, Tech, Reddit, Equity, Alex, Alexa, Clubhouse, Chris, Danny, Natasha, Discord, Equity podcast


Social networking app for women Peanut adds live audio rooms

Mobile social networking app for women, Peanut, is today becoming the latest tech company to integrate audio into its product following the success of Clubhouse. Peanut, which began with a focus on motherhood, has expanded over the years to support women through all life stages, including pregnancy, marriage and even menopause. It sees its voice chat feature, which it’s calling “Pods,” as a way women on its app can make better connections in a more supportive, safer environment than other platfo...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Social Networks, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, Peanut, Software, Computing, Speaker, Kennedy, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Applications, Discord, Michelle Kennedy


What the MasterClass effect means for edtech

MasterClass, which sells a subscription to celebrity-taught classes, sits on the cusp of entertainment and education. It offers virtual, yet aspirational learning: an online tennis class with Serena Williams, a cooking session with Gordon Ramsay. While there’s the off chance that an instructor might actually talk to you — it has happened before — the platform mostly just offers paywalled documentary-style content. The vision has received attention. MasterClass is raising funding that would value...
Tags: Startups, TC, Education, Microsoft, Entertainment, India, Funding, US, Toronto, Tech, Fundraising, Dell, Gordon Ramsay, Serena Williams, Edtech, Chess


No one is talking about remote work from space

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. First and foremost, Equity was nominated a Webby for “Best Technology Podcast”!!! Drop everything and go Vote for Equity! We’d appreciate. A lot. And even if we lose, well, we’ll keep doing our thing and making each other laugh. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Chris got together to chat through the week’s biggest news. And like every other week in recent memory, it ...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Microsoft, China, Equity, Alex, Mastercard, Chris, Danny, Natasha, RPA, Clearbanc, Deel, Discord, Albedo


ThinkComputers Podcast #268

This week on the podcast we talk about our reviews of the Intel Core i9-11900K processor and HyperX Pulsefire Haste Gaming Mouse. We also discuss leaked photos of shipments of the RTX 3080 Ti, the GPU world record being set by Der8auer and much more! The post ThinkComputers Podcast #268 appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Podcast, Computer Hardware, Tech News, Nvidia, Amd, Gpu, iMac, ThinkComputers, Overclocking, ThinkComputers Podcast, Tech Podcast, Intel Core, Discord, Pc Hardware, Pc Hardware Podcast, RTX 3080 Ti


Microsoft Will Not Be Acquiring Discord

According to reports Discord has ended acquisition talks with Microsoft after they rejected a $12 Billion bid according to those who are familiar with the matter. The post Microsoft Will Not Be Acquiring Discord appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Microsoft, All News, Web News, Discord


Chat App Discord Ends Takeover Talks With Microsoft

Microsoft and video-game chat company Discord have ended takeover talks after Discord rejected a $12 billion bid, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing a people familiar with the matter. From the report: Discord is now focused on a potential public listing in the long term, the people said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private. Several other companies also tried to buy Discord in recent weeks, the people said. The identity of these companies couldn't immediately be learned. San...
Tags: Microsoft, San Francisco, Tech, Bloomberg, Discord


Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. Discord is considering plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to its own IPO in the not-too-distant future. first reported news that the deal was off. The two companies were deep in acquisition talks that valued Discord at around $10 billion before Discord walked away. According to the WSJ, three companies were ex...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Social Media, Tech, Software, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, WSJ, Clubhouse, Voice Chat, Discord, TechCrunch Discord


Discord Walks Back iOS Block on NSFW Content

Discord has walked back an earlier decision to ban NSFW servers completely from its iPhone and iPad apps.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Science, Microsoft, Software, Freeware, Operating Systems, Not Safe For Work, Instant Messaging Clients, Discord, Alt Tech, Proprietary Software, Technology Internet, A Szabla


iOS users—and only iOS users—face NSFW content ban on Discord app (ars technica)

Enlarge / This cute little pig has obviously seen some things that iOS users will no longer be allowed to see on Discord. Discord users who access the Discord app through iOS will now face restrictions on adult content that go beyond those for other platforms. The gaming-focused social networking app—which lets users create public or private servers to chat via text, image, voice, and video livestreaming—announced this week that "all users on the iOS platform (including those aged 18+) will b...
Tags: News, Kyle Orland, Discord


How to contact Discord and submit a help or support request as a user or developer

There are several ways you can contact Discord support. gorodenkoff/Getty Images You can contact Discord support directly using their online forms for users and developers, via Twitter, or by reaching them via email at [email protected] Developers can contact Discord with a specific issue using the Game Dev "Submit a request" feature. If you want a quicker resolution, you can try to use Discord's FAQ help center or community forums to get general support or help from fellow Dis...
Tags: Twitter, Support, Trends, Customer Service, FAQ, Messaging Apps, Video Apps, Tech Insider, Discord, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Ron Lyons, Ron Lyons Jr, Community Forums


You might have just missed the best time to sell your startup

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here.  Happy Saturday, everyone. I do hope that you are in good spirits and in good health. I am learning to nap, something that has become a requirement in my life after I realized that the news cycle is never going to slow down. And because my partner and...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Spotify, Africa, Tech, Equity, Goldman, Clubhouse, Index Ventures, Anthony Ha, Bessemer, SPAC, Lux, Edison, Holler, Kudo


Nonobvious acquisitions are on my 2021 bingo board

At the end of 2020, I argued that edtech needs to think bigger in order to stay relevant after the pandemic. I urged founders to think less about how to bundle and unbundle lecture experience, and more about how to replace outdated systems and methods with new, tech-powered solutions. In other words, don’t simply put engaging content on a screen, but innovate on what that screen looks like, tracks and offers. A few months into 2021, the exit environment in edtech…feels like it’s doing exactly th...
Tags: Startups, TC, Spotify, Education, China, Ipo, US, Linkedin, Tech, Compass, EC, Edtech, Coursera, Clubhouse, Deliveroo, NFT


Clubhouse will create billions in value and capture none of it

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. It was a busy week on the IPO front, Danny was buried in getting the Tonal EC-1 out, and Natasha took some time off. But the host trio managed to prep and record a show that was honestly a kick to record, and we think, a pleasure to listen to! So, for your morning...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Spotify, Media, Podcasts, Microsoft, Ipo, Funding, Linkedin, Tech, Miami, Pipe, Cameo, Equity, Alex


Discord is launching new Clubhouse-like channels for audio events

Everyone is scrambling to build a Clubhouse clone right now, but for Discord it makes perfect sense. With everyone stuck at home searching for safe ways to rekindle their social lives over the last year, Discord’s appeal exploded. The company cites new behavior it observed during the pandemic as the inspiration for Stage Channels, a new feature that will facilitate more structured voice chats with designated speakers and listeners. Voice chat is already Discord’s core feature. It’s been that way...
Tags: Social, TC, Microsoft, Linkedin, Tech, Amas, Clubhouse, Discord


Silicon Valley is racing to build an audio-only internet, and I hope it succeeds

I used audio-based apps like Clubhouse as my main source of media for a week, and now I'm convinced they're the future of the internet.
Tags: Audiobooks, Facebook, Podcasts, Trends, Social Media, Web, Features, Silicon Valley, Clubhouse, Discord, Twitter Spaces


You can only invest if you promise not to read the fine print, ok?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. News was right back up to a dull roar this week, so we did our best to trim and hone and just bring you the most important things. Here’s the rundown: David Dobrik stepped down from Dispo, the photo-sharing app he co-created, this past week after allegations came...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Microsoft, Tech, Silicon Valley, Equity, Plaid, Alex, Robinhood, Demo Day, Bevy, Danny, Natasha


Microsoft in Talks to Acquire Discord for $10 Billion

According to sources familiar with the matter Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord for $10 Billion. Discord is of course a major chat and collaboration platform that is very popular with gamers, PC enthusiasts, e-sports players, and just the tech community in general. The post Microsoft in Talks to Acquire Discord for $10 Billion appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Microsoft, All News, Web News, Discord


What is Discord? A guide to the popular group-chatting app

Discord is available in desktop and mobile apps. picture alliance/Getty Images Discord is a group-chatting platform originally built for gamers that has since become a general use platform for many kinds of communities. Discord is divided into servers, each of which has its own members, topics, rules, and channels. Discord also allows users to voice- and video-chat, as well as livestream games and other programs from their computers. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stor...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Android, Microsoft, Mac, Trends, Pc, Tech Insider, Discord, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Newsroom Affiliate How To, Devon Delfino


How to use Discord on Xbox to show your friends what games you're playing

Linking your Discord account to your Xbox can help you connect with friends. heshphoto/Getty Images You can use Discord on Xbox by linking your Discord account to your Xbox Live account. Once your accounts are linked, Discord will show your friends what game you're currently playing on your Xbox. Linking your accounts makes it easy for your Discord friends to join your Xbox game. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Discord, a popular messaging platform, is easy...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Link, Tech Insider, Discord, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference, William Antonelli, Chrissy Montelli, Reference Gaming, Discord on Xbox


Discord’s $10B exit; Compass and Intermedia Cloud Communications set IPO price ranges

It’s demo day for the current Y Combinator class, so we’ll have a largely early-stage focus at TechCrunch today. But there’s also a host of late- and super-late-stage news this morning that matters. Let’s get to all of it before we start to talk accelerators, overheated pre-seed valuations and the like. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on Extra Crunch, or get The Exchange newsletter every Saturday. There are three things to discuss. First, the possible $...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gaming, Real Estate, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Tech, New York Times, SaaS, M&a, Compass, Exchange, Redmond, Microsoft Microsoft, Discord


Discord’s reported $10B exit; Compass and Intermedia Cloud Communications set IPO price ranges

It’s demo day for the current Y Combinator class, so we’ll have a largely early-stage focus at TechCrunch today. But there’s also a host of late- and super-late-stage news this morning that matters. Let’s get to all of it before we start to talk accelerators, overheated pre-seed valuations and the like. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on Extra Crunch, or get The Exchange newsletter every Saturday. There are three things to discuss. First, the possible $...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gaming, Real Estate, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Tech, New York Times, SaaS, M&a, Compass, Exchange, Redmond, Microsoft Microsoft, Discord