Samsung beefs up S9 and S9 Plus storage, PUBG hackers arrested in ChinaToday's major tech stories include Samsung's release of larger-capacity Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus devices and Oculus' work on a virtual theater experience. Plus 15 PUBG hackers are arrested in China.
This is cnet and here are the stories that matter right now. Starting later this month Samsung will offer it's new Galaxy S9, S9 plus flagship phones with larger storage capacities. There's a catch though. They'll only be offered directly from Samsung. Both 128 and 200 256 gigabit varieties will go on sale soon starting at $770 for the standard S9 in 128 gigs and up to $940 for 256 gigabit version of the S9 Plus. Word is that Oculus is working on a new kind of virtual reality theater experience that would let viewers interact with performers. Look for the experimental format to hit sometime next year. the news is a welcome application for the VR median, since the platform has had a difficult time converting consumers on gaming experiences alone. And finally, Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people involved in making illegal cheating software for the super popular online battle royale game Player Unknown's Battleground In addition to giving users an unfair advantage, cheats will also mine a user's computer for sensitive data. [SOUND] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today in the Apple or Google based store.