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29 min ago | 4 Hoteliers
Researchers chose the popular online space Second Life to investigate the co-branding preferences of a diverse range of participants in a hotel environment, something that would have been prohibitively expensive and time consuming in the real world.
4 hrs ago | Canada.com
If you can trace your way through blind alleys and dead ends to an old sawmill tucked away at the foot of Vancouver's Shaughnessy Street, you'll find yourself in a different world - a virtual world, and one that is realizing the dream of some Vancouver tech specialists of bringing virtual reality to the masses.
8 hrs ago | Reuters
Australian researchers use the online world of Second Life to teach sugar cane farmers about climate change and new technologies they can use to reduce water use and fertilizer run-off.
13 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
The $2 billion move shocked the tech world, as prior to the announcement, the small, privately owned Oculus looked to be primarily focused on gaming applications.
17 hrs ago | Engadget
We're not sure how many of the new Oculus Rift VR kits have shipped out to developers already , but it looks like a healthy amount are in San Diego right now.
Facebook's stock soared late Wednesday after the company released another blockbuster financial report, even as analysts debated whether the giant social network can continue growing as rapidly as it has in recent years.
Samsung Ventures is announcing today that it has made an investment in BlueStacks , the company that has created the GamePop microconsole and Android gaming service.
Forget top models. With haute couture turning to virtual reality, holographic versions of the world's most in-demand models are now striding down the catwalks alongside their human counterparts.
The BBC is using the Commonwealth Games to experiment with new coverage of live events.
Michael Fassbender stars in the film, "X-Men: Days of Future Past," which opened with $111 million over the holiday weekend.
Fox has created an "X-Men"-themed virtual reality stunt especially for the pop-culture convention, which kicks off Thursday in San Diego.
The social-networking giant's $2 billion deal for the virtual reality startup is done.
Facebook announced plans to acquire the maker of virtual-reality headsets in March for $2 billion, including $400 million in cash.
A new program, called Sweet Success, is using the online world of Second Life to help growers improve their farming practices and reduce their environmental impact.
On Saturday, those who pre-ordered the Oculus Rift DK2 started receiving email notices to update their billing information.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:06 pm
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