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Sony PlayStation VR Demos Starting This Weekend In US, Canada To Follow Soon - Tech Times

June 17, 2016 - 5:22am

Tech Times

Sony PlayStation VR Demos Starting This Weekend In US, Canada To Follow Soon
Tech Times
Sony wants as many of its fans to know what PlayStation VR feels like, and it started a demo program for that. More than 300 locations across the U.S. and Canada will feature demo units of the headset in June. ( Sony ). Advertisement. PlayStation ...
Sony Launching PlayStation VR Demos Around US This WeekendPC Magazine
PlayStation VR In-Store Demos Start This Weekend in the US, Expand to Canada on June 24PlayStation LifeStyle
Sony is Hosting PlayStation VR Demos Across the U.S. Today and TomorrowInverse
Mashable -Engadget -BGR -Shacknews
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Google's GIF-searching Gboard app is now available in the UK - Engadget

June 17, 2016 - 2:25am

Engadget

Google's GIF-searching Gboard app is now available in the UK
Engadget
If you're not familiar with Gboard, it works like this. Download the extension from the App Store like you would any other app and Google will walk you through the installation process. Once it's the default option, Gboard will place a circular button ...
Google's new iPhone keyboard, 'Gboard,' launches in AustraliaMashable
Google Gboard vs. Microsoft Word Flow: Which iPhone keyboard is best?Waterbury Republican American
Google's Gboard iPhone app hits the UK: This keyboard will change how you textAlphr
Wired.co.uk -Inquirer -NDTV -Huffington Post UK
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Sony Launching PlayStation VR Demos Around US This Weekend - PC Magazine

June 16, 2016 - 9:06pm

PC Magazine

Sony Launching PlayStation VR Demos Around US This Weekend
PC Magazine
If you're a proud PlayStation owner who has yet to try out virtual reality in some capacity—and, no, that VR shooting gallery thing with the huge, bulky headset at your local mall doesn't count—then you've probably been asking yourself whether you ...
PlayStation VR In-Store Demos Start This Weekend in the US, Expand to Canada on June 24PlayStation LifeStyle
You'll soon be able to try PlayStation VR at Best Buy and GamestopMashable
PlayStation VR demos begin at Best Buy and GameStop tomorrowEngadget
The Bitbag -BGR -Shacknews -Broadcasting & Cable
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In PS4's Days Gone, There Are Many Ways to Take Out Zombie Hordes - GameSpot

June 16, 2016 - 7:42pm

GameSpot

In PS4's Days Gone, There Are Many Ways to Take Out Zombie Hordes
GameSpot
One of the surprises to come out of Sony's E3 2016 press conference was the announcement of Days Gone, an adventure game in development at Sony Bend. It stars a biker named Deacon St. John, who travels through a post-apocalyptic world, fighting off ...
E3 2016: Can Days Gone Be The Next Great Zombie* Pandemic Game?Hardcore Gamer
Watch this Days Gone extended horde missionPolygon
Zombie thriller 'Days Gone' will need to find its humanity to surviveEngadget
TechnoBuffalo -Shacknews -The Escapist -IGN
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A Chat With The Youngest App Developer At WWDC - Fast Company

June 16, 2016 - 7:01pm

Fast Company

A Chat With The Youngest App Developer At WWDC
Fast Company
We talk to 9-year-old Anvitha Vijay about Apple's latest announcements, coding, UI design, and getting Craig Federighi's phone number. [Photo: Mark Sullivan for Fast Company]. Advertisement. Mark Sullivan 06.16.16 7:53 PM. The youngest developer at ...
Meet Apple's youngest app developer. She's nine.WHAS11.com
Meet Apple's youngest app developer — she's 9Waterloo Record
Bay Area teen gets scholarship to Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference for appWTVD-TV
Inverse -dailytelegraph.com.au -The Australian
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VR at E3 2016: Virtual reality still has a long way to go - CNET

June 16, 2016 - 6:34pm

CNET

VR at E3 2016: Virtual reality still has a long way to go
CNET
It may have been 2015 when we first saw the promise of virtual reality, but this year at E3 2016 we got to see what the all game developers had been working on. There was a mixed bag on offer, with some average VR games, some truly magnificent ones and ...
Virtual Reality Arms Race Is Center Stage at E3 Video Game ConferenceABC News

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Columbia Researchers Tease Solution for VR Motion Sickness - PC Magazine

June 16, 2016 - 3:22pm

PC Magazine

Columbia Researchers Tease Solution for VR Motion Sickness
PC Magazine
Motion sickness is one of several obstacles virtual reality headset makers have to overcome in their quest to move VR past its niche market of gaming enthusiasts. The latest remedy is a simple one: as the user moves his or her head, the field of view ...
Virtual reality sickness 'tackled with field of view trick'BBC News
A Simple Trick to Avoid Losing Your Lunch While in Virtual RealityMIT Technology Review
Researchers Find New Way To Prevent Motion Sickness On VR Systems: What Did They Do?Tech Times
IEEE Spectrum -Digital Trends -International Business Times UK -Phone Arena
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ContainerX steps into the limelight with a new container platform for enterprises - PCWorld

June 16, 2016 - 2:39pm

PCWorld

ContainerX steps into the limelight with a new container platform for enterprises
PCWorld
Enterprises interested in tapping container technology now have a brand-new option for managing it: ContainerX, a multitenant container-as-a-service platform for both Linux and Windows. Launched into beta last November by a team of engineers from ...
ContainerX Announces General Availability of Radical New Container PlatformPR Newswire (press release)
ContainerX's container management platform caters to both Linux and Windows shopsTechCrunch
'Delightfully familiar' interface fronts new container-management offering from ContainerXGeekWire
SiliconANGLE (blog) -SDTimes.com -The VAR Guy
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Microsoft is working on software for the legal marijuana industry - The Verge

June 16, 2016 - 2:15pm

The Verge

Microsoft is working on software for the legal marijuana industry
The Verge
Microsoft's next bet is on the weed business. The company announced today that it will partner with LA-based marijuana startup Kind on a system for tracking the legal growing and sale of weed.
Microsoft partners to offer software tracking marijuana "from seed to sale"WinBeta
Microsoft developing software to help track the legal weed tradeNew York Daily News
Microsoft is jumping into the marijuana software businessBusiness Insider
Washington Post -Complex -Raw Story -New York Times
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E3 makes a play for video game fans - USA TODAY

June 16, 2016 - 2:07pm

USA TODAY

E3 makes a play for video game fans
USA TODAY
LOS ANGELES — The video game industry's signature event is cracking the door open for its biggest fans. Facing renewed questions over its relevance in an age of Twitch streams — live streams of people playing video games — and tentpole events by big ...
Virtual Reality Arms Race Is Center Stage at E3 Video Game ConferenceABC News
Video game makers plunge deeper into virtual reality at E3Business Insider
E3: Meditating in virtual realityBBC News
Rappler
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Meet the hacker fighting ISIS with porn - CNNMoney

June 16, 2016 - 2:04pm

CNNMoney

Meet the hacker fighting ISIS with porn
CNNMoney
"Hello World. It's time I share with you a little secret...I'm Gay and Proud!! It's not a tweet you'd expect from a Twitter account belonging to an ISIS member. But the account was hijacked by a hacker who goes by the name WauchulaGhost. The profile ...
Anonymous hacks pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, fills them with gay prideCBS News
Anonymous hacker posts gay pride messages to pro-ISIS accountsNew York Daily News
Hackers Improve ISIS Twitter Accounts With Rainbows And Gay Porn After Orlando AttackHuffington Post
Fusion -Winston-Salem Journal -Mashable -New York Magazine
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New Overwatch Heroes, Maps, and Competitive Play Plans Discussed - GameSpot

June 16, 2016 - 1:32pm

GameSpot

New Overwatch Heroes, Maps, and Competitive Play Plans Discussed
GameSpot
Game director Jeff Kaplan wrote a surprisingly detailed post about some of the stuff in the pipeline for Overwatch. Last updated by Mat Paget on June 16, 2016. 22 Comments. RELATED. Overwatch. %gameName%. Can't Get Enough %gameName%?
Blizzard hints at new maps, heroes and social options for OverwatchPolygon
Competitive Play coming to 'Overwatch' soonEngadget
Overwatch's director talks at length about the future of the gameDestructoid
Gameranx (blog) -Game Rant -The Philadelphia Tribune -Kotaku
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Samsung's awesome special edition Batman phone looks dark and iconic (hands-on) - CNET

June 16, 2016 - 12:50pm

CNET

Samsung's awesome special edition Batman phone looks dark and iconic (hands-on)
CNET
This isn't your ordinary Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. One look at the deep gold bat icon on the back of this special "Injustice" edition announces its difference, its darkness, its yearning to be worthy of the Batman. batman-phone.gif. The Injustice edition ...

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Left for Dead and Portal 2 join Xbox One Backward Compatibility list - WinBeta

June 16, 2016 - 12:40pm

WinBeta

Left for Dead and Portal 2 join Xbox One Backward Compatibility list
WinBeta
Fresh off of a big E3 2016, Major Nelson has just taken to Twitter to announce that new titles have just been added to the Backward Compatibility list. Left For Dead, Portal 2, Flashback, Brain Challenge, and Bable Rising are all the new titles on the ...

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Google revs its AI engines - Computerworld

June 16, 2016 - 11:11am

Computerworld

Google revs its AI engines
Computerworld
Google has made no secret of its A.I. ambitions, and on Thursday it announced the next step in its bold plans to realize them: a brand-new research group in Europe focused squarely on machine learning. Based in Google Research offices in Zurich, ...
Google opens a Research Center in EuropeTechCrunch
Google opens Machine Learning Research Center in Europe to further explore AIMashable
Google just made a key AI investment in Europe, tax investigations be damnedQuartz
GeekWire -SiliconANGLE (blog) -Top Tech News -CNBC
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Asus challenges the iPad Mini with the less-pricey ZenPad Z8 - Computerworld

June 16, 2016 - 10:57am

Computerworld

Asus challenges the iPad Mini with the less-pricey ZenPad Z8
Computerworld
At $249.99, Asus' new Android-based ZenPad Z8 tablet could make you ponder why you should buy Apple's iPad Mini 4, which starts at $399. The Asus tablet will be available exclusively through Verizon Wireless, and will ship starting on June 23. It is ...
Asus Announces ZenPad Z8 for VerizonAnandTech
Verizon Wireless lands exclusive on Asus ZenPad 8 tabletCNET

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided hands-on: Choose your own cyber-augmented adventure - PCWorld

June 16, 2016 - 10:49am

PCWorld

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided hands-on: Choose your own cyber-augmented adventure
PCWorld
Of all the games I've played at E3 2016, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided might be the hardest to write about. Like the legendary 1999 original and the 2011 follow-up Human Revolution (we don't talk about the other sequel), Mankind Divided seems like a game ...
'Breach' adds a smart, stylish mode to the new 'Deus Ex'Engadget
E3 2016 - Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's Best Feature Is PrejudiceTwinfinite
Check Out This Amazing Deus-Ex Mankind Divided Bionic ArmIGN
Christian Post -Gamespresso -New Game Network
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Bluetooth 5.0 to Quadruple Range, Double Speed - PC Magazine

June 16, 2016 - 10:36am

PC Magazine

Bluetooth 5.0 to Quadruple Range, Double Speed
PC Magazine
The next generation of Bluetooth devices will have quadruple the range and double the speed of what is currently available thanks to Bluetooth 5.0, which was announced today by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and will be available to device ...
Bluetooth® 5 Quadruples Range, Doubles Speed, Increases Data Broadcasting Capacity by 800%Business Wire (press release)
New version of Bluetooth promises to be faster, have greater rangeCNET
Bluetooth 5: Quadruple the range, double the speedEngadget
SlashGear -Inquirer -Android Community -Rethink Wireless
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Microsoft buys Wand Labs to add more natural language tech to messaging apps and bots - TechCrunch

June 16, 2016 - 10:01am

TechCrunch

Microsoft buys Wand Labs to add more natural language tech to messaging apps and bots
TechCrunch
Microsoft, hot on the heels of the news that it is buying LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, has announced yet another acquisition, this time in the area of natural language and artificial intelligence: the company has purchased Wand Labs, a startup that ...
Microsoft Boosts Its Chatbot Future By Acquiring Wand LabsFast Company
Abracadabra! Microsoft acquires Wand Labs to conjure up some chat bot magicBetaNews
Microsoft acquires messaging app developer Wand Labs for "Conversation as a platform"WinBeta
VentureBeat -ZDNet -Windows Central -StreetInsider.com
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This autonomous, 3D-printed bus starts giving rides in Washington, DC today - The Verge

June 16, 2016 - 10:00am

The Verge

This autonomous, 3D-printed bus starts giving rides in Washington, DC today
The Verge
Local Motors, the Arizona-based automaker that crowdsources vehicle design, has introduced a 3D-printed, autonomous, electric shuttle bus that is partially recyclable called Olli. Local Motors says that it's the first vehicle to use IBM Watson's car ...
IBM's Watson makes a move into self-driving cars with Olli, a minibus from Local MotorsTechCrunch
Local Motors Debuts "Olli," the First Self-driving Vehicle to Tap the Power of IBM WatsonPR Newswire (press release)
At the Ripe Age of 105, IBM Seeks to Reinvent Itself—AgainFortune
Recode -Popular Mechanics -Phoenix Business Journal (blog) -Enterprise Innovation
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