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BBC director general defends universal funding for a strong BBC

Tony Hall, director-general of the BBC, has stressed that Britain would be diminished if the capacity and impact of the BBC is not sustained, amid renewed calls for a change to the licence fee.

Hall asserted that without protection BBC risks falling prey to global investors and 'American tastemakers'. However, with a robust strategy Hall said the BBC can continue as a vital point of unity at home and 'creative beacon' abroad.

HTC Vive steps into Virtual Reality arena with Oculus and Project Morpheus

HTC will release a virtual reality headset with leading PC video games publisher Valve, to compete with Facebook's Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus.

The HTC Vive will be paired with wireless controllers and tracking technology that will allow wearers to explore computer-generated environments by walking around their rooms. Google, the US TV network HBO and movie studio Lionsgate are already working on content for the machine.

2016 Olympic Committee shelves 4K and spotlights VR

The broadcast division of the International Olympic Games has said there are no plans for TV broadcasting in 4K Ultra HD at Rio 2016, but have signalled interest in trials of virtual reality technologies.

The International Olympic Committee's broadcast unit has a history of using the Olympic Games as a launch pad for new viewing experiences.