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Why Facebook is conspicuously silent about TikTok

5 days ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Data Sheet readers. Tech writer Danielle Abril here, filling in for Adam. Facebook , once a big buyer of social media companies, is apparently steering clear of...
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OpenXR comes to multiple PC VR headsets, HoloLens 2, and Oculus Quest

OpenXR comes to multiple PC VR headsets, HoloLens 2, and Oculus Quest

12 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Virtually all of the VR and AR industry's major players are now supporting the OpenXR standard, enabling a single app to be deployed for multiple headsets.
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New Oculus features will help Facebook deepen VR's social capabilities

New Oculus features will help Facebook deepen VR's social capabilities

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook-owned Oculus announced new social features that will help facilitate casual social interactions in VR. With Public Parties, Oculus users will be able to broadcast...
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The FTC is reportedly considering deposing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg in its antitrust investigation into Facebook

23 days ago   |   Business Insider

The FTC is considering deposing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg in its Facebook antitrust probe. The federal agency is looking at whether Facebook has acted...
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This Week In XR: Oculus And Sony Ramp Up VR Device Production, Meet Jio's HoloGlass

23 days ago   |   Forbes

The world may be slowing down, but VR is heating up.
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Theater's Next Act? A Show That's All in Your Head

30 days ago   |   NY Times

Immersive theater, timed and ticketed, has arrived in virtual reality. Is this a brave new pixelated world for live performance? Or just another app?
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Video: Rams, Chargers' SoFi Stadium Hangs 2.2-Million Pound Oculus Scoreboard

1 month ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

The largest video scoreboard in professional sports is officially in place after the latest adjustments at SoFi Stadium: The $5 billion stadium will be home to the Los Angeles...
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Facebook advances VR rendering quality with neural 4×4 supersampling

Facebook advances VR rendering quality with neural 4×4 supersampling

1 month ago   |   Venture Beat

A research team has come up with a way to teach computers how to transform low-res 3D renders into high-resolution versions suitable for live VR viewing.
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Facebook kills entry-level Oculus Go VR headset

Facebook kills entry-level Oculus Go VR headset

1 month ago   |   Venture Beat

It's the end of the line for the $149 standalone VR headset, which paved the way for Oculus Quest but didn't have enough reason to stick around.
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Facebook cancels its cheapest VR headset to focus on pricier, more powerful models

1 month ago   |   CNBC

Facebook announced it will discontinue sales of its entry-level Oculus Go headset as it focuses on its higher-end virtual-reality products.
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Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100,000 American children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July - an alarming 40 percent rise, according to new data. As officials continue... Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Putin congratulates Lukashenko on winning presidential vote in Belarus

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Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on retaining his job following Sunday's election, expressing hope that he will continue to... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Germany's Social Democrats nominate Finance Minister Scholz as party's...

Germany's Social Democrats nominate Finance Minister Scholz as party's candidate for chancellor in 2021 election

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Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

3,000 detained, dozens of protestors & police injured in clashes after...

3,000 detained, dozens of protestors & police injured in clashes after Belarus election

More than 3,000 people were arrested in Belarus overnight as protests engulfed the country after Sunday's election, in which incumbent president, Alexander Lukashenko, retained... Read more ...

Poland urges EU to hold extraordinary summit on Belarus after Minsk clashes

Poland urges EU to hold extraordinary summit on Belarus after Minsk clashes

Poland on Monday called for an emergency European Union summit on the situation in Belarus after night clashes in Minsk following a presidential election in the country. “The... Read more ...

Trump mocks NYT for ‘fake news' claim he wants his face on Mt. Rushmore, but...

Trump mocks NYT for ‘fake news' claim he wants his face on Mt. Rushmore, but says it ‘sounds like a good idea'

Donald Trump has denied a New York Times report suggesting that he inquired about updating Mount Rushmore to include his own face, but noted, perhaps jokingly, that he was open... Read more ...