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Facebook's New VR Experience Looks Like Hell On Earth

Facebook's New VR Experience Looks Like Hell On Earth

Describing the app, Facebook's Social VR head Rachel Franklin said: 'Spending time with friends and family creates many of our most meaningful memories, but it's impossible to always be physically...

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 is super hot in South Korea

Samsung's Galaxy S8 is super hot in South Korea

It's a mix of glass and metal. Kuo has a pretty decent track record when it comes to predictions about Apple products, which are often correct so we have to take his word on the Galaxy Note 8. Samsu...

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Complementing Virtual Reality, Facebook Is Making a Major Push Into Augmented Reality

Complementing Virtual Reality, Facebook Is Making a Major Push Into Augmented Reality

Facebook's new virtual reality app will make it feel like you're in the same room as friends, or on the same beach, garden or park - the new VR app can transport your avatar anywhere. Facebook Spaces...

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Omaha will host NCAA men's basketball tournament, volleyball national championship in 2020

Omaha will host NCAA men's basketball tournament, volleyball national championship in 2020

Minnesota hosted the 1988 NCAA Women's Volleyball Championships at Williams Arena. It is just the second DI NCAA National Championship hosted by FSU and the first since the 1996 women's tennis nationa...

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Galaxy Note 8's Dual Cameras Could Leapfrog iPhone

The group, which seeks to reduce electronic waste by teaching people to fix their own devices, said the battery voltage, capacity and design of the Galaxy S8 + are "virtually identical" to the Note...

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Steve Stephens' Undoing was a McDonald's Worker Who Held His Fries

Steve Stephens' Undoing was a McDonald's Worker Who Held His Fries

Facebook said Stephens' account was suspended within 23 minutes of the murder video being reported, but admitted it needs to "do better". Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about Godwin's death Tue...

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Facebook lays out vision for augmented reality

Facebook lays out vision for augmented reality

That's why he has announced a push into Augmented Reality (AR) and Facebook may soon start experimenting on a mix of real and digital worlds, just like the hit smartphone game . Mark Zuckerberg , chi...

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Google moots adblocking feature in Chrome

Google moots adblocking feature in Chrome

Based on that criteria, Google's and blocker would filter out pop-ups and auto-playing features. The ads that offer the bad experience will be defined by the Coalition for Better Ads which relea...

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Standalone Nintendo Switch Dock Will Be Available 19th May

As for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , the game sold 1.3 million units in America during the same period, including 925,000 copies for the Switch, and 460,000 units for the Wii U. And now...

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Galaxy S8, S8+ attract huge pre-order from Nigerian users

So in essence, both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + are powered by the Exynos 8895 octa-core processor. That's surely true again with the Galaxy S8 +'s curved AMOLED panel, branded an Infinity Displ...

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Facebook video killing suspect shoots himself dead after cops chase him

Stephens shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit, police said. Acting on a tip from the McDonald's, state troopers spotted Stephens leaving the restaurant in Erie and went after him, bumping h...

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Samsung Unveils Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus With Infinity Display

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus With Infinity Display

The devices come with features such as Infinity Display and Iris Scanner, and, as you've expected, the company has made sure that these new devices will NOT randomly explode or catch fire. With its ...

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BMW M4 CS makes debut at Shanghai Motor Show

BMW M4 CS makes debut at Shanghai Motor Show

Pricing of BMW M4 CS starts from €116,900 in Germany, though prices in United States and Canada, where it will launched in early 2018, have not yet been announced. Keeping the CS on track is a set of ...

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Chicken nuggets order ended flight of Facebook murder suspect

Chicken nuggets order ended flight of Facebook murder suspect

Tuesday, police located the suspect, Steve Stephens. "I'm not happy he's dead at all, not at all". She also said Stephens was "a nice guy" who was good to her and her children. Ducharme said emplo...

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Facebook CEO Announces New AR Studio Development Platform

Facebook CEO Announces New AR Studio Development Platform

The new AR platform started by Facebook lets developers create 3D objects which then interact with live video feeds, superimposing the created objects upon the real world. The message was clear: Fa...

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Mercedes ready to rethink team orders approach

Vettel though was on song from the beginning, passing Hamilton into the opening turn as the Brit bogged down on the start and then it was a case of the German's team making the call to pit early that ...

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Nigeria's Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian funds

Nigeria's Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian funds

The head of Nigeria's national intelligence agency has been suspended after $43m (£34m) in cash was found in an empty flat in the capital Lagos . " Nigerians can no longer be deceived by a governme...

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Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console

Nintendo said that it sold 906,000 Switch units in the USA alone for the month of March, GamesSpot says , which makes the Switch the fastest-selling console in Nintendo's history. Mario Kart 8 Delu...

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What to expect from Facebook's big event

What to expect from Facebook's big event

Zuckerberg also mentioned that the physical community is strengthened by Facebook's digital relationships and that the pressure for him now will be to push the optimism around the company's goal to ...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 And Samsung Galaxy S8 Complete Comparison

Samsung Galaxy S7 And Samsung Galaxy S8 Complete Comparison

Samsung also launched its digital voice assistant Bixby which is an AI designed to make device interaction easier, specifically designed to avoid the complexity of fully features devices and is desi...

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Chipmaker Qualcomm's revenue, adjusted profit beat estimates

Chipmaker Qualcomm's revenue, adjusted profit beat estimates

Qualcomm , which is the world's largest producer of the chips that power smartphones, posted an adjusted profit of $1.34 a share in the quarter, compared with the $1.19 per share predicted by Thomson ...

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Nintendo Switch Exceeds Forecast with 2.4 Million Sales in the First Month

The data, which was compiled by the NPD Group, a research firm that tracks the USA gaming industry, suggests that Nintendo sold more units of the Switch's most popular games than units of the hardware...

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What's Keeping Apple From Pushing Forward With iPhone 8 Production? (AAPL)

What's Keeping Apple From Pushing Forward With iPhone 8 Production? (AAPL)

On the down side, in keeping with previous rumblings, Bloomberg notes that Apple fans may be waiting a little longer than usual for the flagship model, thanks to "supply constraints", perhaps "one o...

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Renault reveals its vision of F1 2027

Renault reveals its vision of F1 2027

So while its concept includes a closed cockpit, this would be transparent and Renault proposes that drivers would use transparent helmets so fans can observe them in action. Fans will be able to view ...

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PA McDonald's Owner Details Drive-Thru Encounter With 'Facebook Killer'

PA McDonald's Owner Details Drive-Thru Encounter With 'Facebook Killer'

Stephens later posted video of the killing on Facebook. "It's just what our parents taught us", she said . Authorities said Godwin is the only known victim despite an extensive investigation into...

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Type with your brain? Facebook's working on it

Type with your brain? Facebook's working on it

At Facebook's F8 conference today, the DARPA and Google ATAP alum Regina Dugan debuted two new radical, multi-year projects being developed by the social media company with a singular goal: to turn yo...

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Facebook to push augmented reality

Facebook to push augmented reality

While AR Studio , now in restricted in closed beta, lets developers create interactive 3D masks over human faces that track and respond to facial movement, Frame Studio lets devs create 2D overlays t...

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Chap 'fixes' Microsoft's Windows 7 and 8 update block on new CPUs

Chap 'fixes' Microsoft's Windows 7 and 8 update block on new CPUs

It is now only available for systems using Intel 6th-gen and 7th-gen processors. The company plans to improve support in the coming months. In the latest Insider Preview build of Windows 10, the tec...

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Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Delta Air Lines Call Options (DAL)

Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD increased its position in shares of Delta Air Lines by 46.0% in the third quarter. Over the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 131,500 shares of company stock worth $...

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'Pokemon GO' gives Zuckerberg AR dreams; Facebook to venture into AR

Zuckerberg outlined three main uses for AR - to display information such as arrows on streets for directions, to overlay digital objects to the real world similar to Pokemon Go and to enhance existi...

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Citroen enters the SUV fray with C5 Aircross

Citroen enters the SUV fray with C5 Aircross

Gone, are the divisive Airbumps and overall the auto is sleeker and smarter than the C3 and C4 which always felt a bit gimmicky. As yet, only the combined 300hp plug-in hybrid power train (a combina...

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Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Hamilton comes second

Bottas finished third approximately 20.0 seconds back. Bottas not only lost out to race victor Sebastian Vettel but also Lewis Hamilton and was twice asked to move over for his Mercedes team-mate wh...

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Stocks under Consideration: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), AT&T, Inc

NC's holdings in Comcast were worth $411,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. This rep...

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A 2-in-1 Lenovo Chromebook with a durable design

A 2-in-1 Lenovo Chromebook with a durable design

Google has taken the low-priced PC market by storm with Chrome OS, which has allowed budget Chromebook devices to flood the market. As for specs, the Flex 11 packs in a 2.1GHz quad-core ARM-based pr...

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Coachella attendees help nab phone theft suspect using 'Find My iPhone'

Times . Consider taking a dummy wallet with you because most thieves will not look for another once they have found the first one. A number of attendees noticed their devices missing on Friday, pr...

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