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The DeanBeat: The game industry rolls with the punches of the coronavirus

The DeanBeat: The game industry rolls with the punches of the coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Gaming has rolled with the punches of the coronavirus. It demonstrates how resilient game companies are and how they can adapt to almost anything.
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How to See the World's Reflection From a Bag of Chips

2 days ago   |   Wired

Computer scientists reconstructed the image of a whole room using the reflection from a snack package. It's useful for AR/VR research-and possibly spying.
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Video game experience, gender may improve VR learning

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Students who used immersive virtual reality did not learn significantly better than those who used two more traditional forms of learning, but they vastly preferred the VR to...
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'Half-Life: Alyx' Shows VR's Power, but Might Not Win Converts

4 days ago   |   Wired

Valve's latest epitomizes what virtual reality can do, but no game can make or break the medium.
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Facebook: 90% of those who got a Quest for Christmas were new to Oculus

Facebook: 90% of those who got a Quest for Christmas were new to Oculus

7 days ago   |   Venture Beat

During a video presentation, Oculus's Chris Pruett said that 90% of those who got an Oculus Quest at Christmas were new to the Oculus ecosystem.
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Kahlief Adams on scraping by in the podcast game - How Games Make Money

8 days ago   |   Venture Beat

On this week's episode of How Games Make Money, host Jeff Grubb speaks with Spawn On Me founder Kahlief Adams. Spawn On Me is a podcast about people of color working in video...
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HTC holds virtual media event, sends coronavirus balloons into crowd for selfies

HTC holds virtual media event, sends coronavirus balloons into crowd for selfies

9 days ago   |   Venture Beat

A virtual conference for HTC's Vive ecosystem included a bizarre segment where the audience was asked to pose for a selfie with coronavirus particles.
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GamesBeat Decides: PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X specs spectacular

10 days ago   |   Venture Beat

The GamesBeat Decides podcast goes in depth about the specs of the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 on this week's episode.
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How AR and remote video could assist technical support teams during the coronavirus outbreak

10 days ago   |   Venture Beat

AR and remote video technology could assist technical support teams during the coronavirus outbreak by helping them maintain social distancing.
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Oculus Rift S Review: High-End VR That's Within Reach

10 days ago   |   Wired

It took a half decade, but Oculus has delivered on the promise of the first Rift.
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CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

The CDC said this advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial... Read more ...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... Read more ...

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...