Oculus virtual reality DRM bypass could open it to piracy; Google discontinues Nexus Player

More online video news from across the web:

> The media and entertainment industry's advertising upfronts, which have been around since 1962, are increasingly competing with the more recent digital newfronts for the same ad dollars. WebProNews article

> Could a digital rights management software update on Oculus have inadvertently opened the VR devices to potential piracy of its games content? Engadget article

> Twitter is making it a little easier to post GIFs and videos, loosening up the 140-character limit so that these multimedia items don't count against users' word counts. New York Times article

> Google has officially discontinued its Nexus Player set-top box. The Verge article

> Samsung is showcasing a "rollable" OLED screen at Display Week 2016. Android Headlines article

> Online video consumption in Malaysia is leveling off after peaking at 48.5 viewing minutes in 2015. eMarketer article

> The Vermilion County, Illinois sheriff's department is enabling online video visitation for county jail inmates, either from a video terminal available for free at a nearby public building, or remotely from home for a few dollars. Commercial-News article

And finally … These 360-degree cameras capture everything around you … so clean your room already. WSJ article

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