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And Now For BSkyB’s Next Acquisition: Is Rupert Murdoch Trying To Rival Facebook?

By July 28, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

BSkyB quietly announced this morning that it’s raising its stake in virtual reality company Jaunt. That’s the second big VR deal this year…

By Emma Haslett

After all the hysteria that surrounded last week’s £7bn European buyout comes something rather more muted from BSkyB: this morning it announced it had increased its stake in virtual reality company Jaunt.

Alright, so the figures aren’t really comparable: BSkyB has put $400,000 (£236,000) into the company, on top of a $350,000 investment earlier this year.

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