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Oculus to release $200 headset? Amazon adds voice support to Fire TV devicesToday's biggest tech headlines include reports of a $200 Oculus VR headset, a massive Verizon customer data breach and Amazon adding voice support to its Fire TV devices.
This is CNET, and here are the stories that matter right now. According to a report from Bloomberg, Oculus may have a $200 VR headset in the works for 2018 release that won't require a high end PC or a mess of wires to function. High end VR makers have had a difficult time penetrating the market Thanks to intimidating setups and pricey requirements. Innoculus event is set for later this year. A security slip up at Verizon left millions of customer records exposed. Data for more than 14 million subscribers who called customer service in the past six months was found on an unprotected Amazon storage server. Information contained customer names, cell phone numbers and account pins. [MUSIC] And finally Amazon has updated it's Fire TV and Fire TV stick devices to support voice control from another Alexa enabled device like a Echo, Dot or smartphone. Now customers can control content simply by speaking commands out loud. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the c|net tech today app in the Apple or Google Play store.