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Nate Mitchell interview - Why Facebook built the Oculus Rift S headset for the PC

Nate Mitchell interview - Why Facebook built the Oculus Rift S headset for the PC

4 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Oculus cofounder Nate Mitchell talks to Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat about how the company decided to make the Oculus Rift S PC headset.
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People Are Becoming Increasingly Skeptical of Science, Report Finds

12 minutes ago   |   Fortune

People around the world are becoming increasingly skeptical of science, says a new report analyzing global attitudes on the subject. According to 3M's 2019 State of Science...
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Apple Debuts New AirPods With Longer Talk Time, Wireless Charging

Apple Debuts New AirPods With Longer Talk Time, Wireless Charging

12 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   4 articles

Apple on Wednesday announced its much anticipated second-generation AirPods, adding hands-free Siri access, 50% longer talk time, and optional wireless charging. AirPods have...
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Term Sheet - Wednesday, March 20

12 minutes ago   |   Fortune

BACKSTAGE SHAKE-UP Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton is stepping down as CEO of Backstage Studio, the firm's venture studio that incubates new companies and products...
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Keurig and Anheuser-Busch Are Preparing K-Cups for Cocktails

12 minutes ago   |   Fortune

You may have heard of the new Drinkworks “drinkmaker,” an automated home bar system that makes cocktails, which will roll out in Missouri, Florida, and California this year...
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Automakers Are Pursuing an Electric, Autonomous Future. But First: Massive Cuts

12 minutes ago   |   Fortune

BMW has announced a $13.6 billion savings and efficiency plan that is largely intended to help it invest more in technology. This is becoming a familiar story in an auto...
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How Trump Plans to Get More Americans Working as Baby Boomers Retire

12 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Citing a strong labor market and an unemployment rate that remained less than 4 percent for most of 2018, President Donald Trump pushed for policies that would encourage more...
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Stocks move lower in morning trading as investors await Fed's interest-rate decision

12 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   2 articles

U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street on Wednesday ahead of the latest interest rate policy decision by the Federal Reserve. Healthcare and technology...
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Union says Frontier attendants, airline reach tentative deal

12 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

The union representing Frontier Airlines flight attendants says they have reached a tentative contract deal with the Denver-based budget carrier. The Association of Flight...
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1 Tulane hospital changing name, expanding services

12 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

One of Tulane's hospitals is changing its name and expanding its services. Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children is changing its name and adding more services for...
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Google fined $1.69 billion by EU for AdSense antitrust abuses

Google fined $1.69 billion by EU for AdSense antitrust abuses

Google has been fined $1.69 billion by European regulators for abusing its dominant position in search to force third-party sites to favor its ad network. Read more ...

Apple just launched new AirPods with wireless charging and hands-free Siri

Apple just launched new AirPods with wireless charging and hands-free Siri

Apple just launched its second generation AirPods, which offer hands-free Siri support and the option for wireless charging. The new AirPods are powered by Apple's new H1 chip... Read more ...

The first trailer of Quentin Tarantino's new movie starring Leonardo...

The first trailer of Quentin Tarantino's new movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt is out, and we can't wait to see more

Here is the first tease of Quentin Tarantino's new movie, "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and someone giving a great... Read more ...

Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Theresa May requests a three month delay to Brexit. The prime minister writes a letter to European Commission President Donald Tusk requesting that Britain's exit from the EU... Read more ...

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business in a move set to shake up the media landscape. Read more ...

A cockpit voice recording from doomed Lion Air flight shows pilots scoured...

A cockpit voice recording from doomed Lion Air flight shows pilots scoured the plane's manual to fix its fatal dive, but couldn't find the right procedure in time

The pilots of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 plane which crashed in October 2018 desperately read an emergency handbook in an attempt to find a way to control the plane before... Read more ...

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof. The... Read more ...

Google hid a reference to one of the oldest cheat codes in video game...

Google hid a reference to one of the oldest cheat codes in video game history on the back of its new Stadia controller

Google announced its new game-streaming platform, Stadia , along with a compatible controller on Tuesday at the 2019 Game Developers Conference. During the presentation, we... Read more ...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and credit advertisers and will remove 'hundreds' of targeting options

Facebook has faced backlash from civil rights groups like the National Fair Housing Alliance and American Civil Liberties Union that its platform allows advertisers to... Read more ...

Google unveils ‘Stadia,' a platform for streaming video games

Google unveils ‘Stadia,' a platform for streaming video games

Google is finally getting into the gaming business - and it's doing it from the cloud. The search giant on Tuesday unveiled Stadia, a Netflix-like streaming platform for video... Read more ...