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Facebook advances VR rendering quality with neural 4×4 supersampling

Facebook advances VR rendering quality with neural 4×4 supersampling

3 days 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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Tom Hall interview - Why Doom co-creator is making virtual reality games

Tom Hall interview - Why Doom co-creator is making virtual reality games

7 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Tom Hall has made games from 30 years, working on titles from Doom to Wolfenstein 3-D and Diner Dash. Now he is joining VR game maker Resolution Games.
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GNC is closing 248 stores after filing for bankruptcy. Here's the full list

GNC is closing 248 stores after filing for bankruptcy. Here's the full list

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

GNC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced it would close hundreds of stores. It identified the first 248 stores that would close. Here is the list, arranged...
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Facebook kills entry-level Oculus Go VR headset

Facebook kills entry-level Oculus Go VR headset

11 days 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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Apple reveals iOS 14 for iPhones, adding Widgets and App Library

Apple reveals iOS 14 for iPhones, adding Widgets and App Library

12 days ago   |   Venture Beat

The operating system for iPhone and iPod touch is getting long-awaited home screen improvements and a variety of tweaks to core apps.
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Apple's ARKit 4.0 introduces new depth capabilities and expands face tracking to more devices

Apple's ARKit 4.0 introduces new depth capabilities and expands face tracking to more devices

12 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Apple announced ARKit 4.0 during its 2020 WorldWide Developer Conference, which brings a slate of augmented reality improvements.
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Here are all of the new products Apple is expected to launch this year

Here are all of the new products Apple is expected to launch this year

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Apple is expected to launch a slew of new products this year, including the rumored iPhone 12, a new Apple TV, an Apple Watch that can track your sleep, and other...
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5 Things Every CMO Needs To Know About How AR And VR Are Changing Marketing

16 days ago   |   Forbes

AR and VR are impacting the sales funnel and how consumers behave. Many brands will need to take a closer look at these technologies in order to stay ahead of the curve.
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NHS finds VR training boosts coronavirus frontline worker performance

NHS finds VR training boosts coronavirus frontline worker performance

17 days ago   |   Venture Beat

A study commissioned by the UK's National Health Service suggests that VR training of COVID-19 frontline workers cuts anxiety and improves knowledge.
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Slamcore wants to give mobile robots better spatial intelligence

Slamcore wants to give mobile robots better spatial intelligence

17 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Slamcore is setting out to develop and commercialize AI-powered SLAM algorithms that give robots better positional awareness in any environment.
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Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Spain locks down a region of 200,000 people indefinitely after it...

Spain locks down a region of 200,000 people indefinitely after it experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases

The Catalonian government in Spain announced on Saturday an indefinite period of lockdown for the Segrià region of the country, which is home to more than 200,000... Read more ...

Mike Pence delayed a campaign event in Arizona after at least 8 Secret...

Mike Pence delayed a campaign event in Arizona after at least 8 Secret Service agents tested positive for the coronavirus while preparing for the trip

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We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Lithuanian delivery startup...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Lithuanian delivery startup Ziticity used to raise $2.5 million during coronavirus

Lithuanian delivery startup Ziticity has raised 2.2 million euros in a seed funding round. The startup specializes in last-mile deliveries and wants to help smaller, local... Read more ...

Boris Johnson says he won't be 'bullied' into taking the knee in support of...

Boris Johnson says he won't be 'bullied' into taking the knee in support of Black Lives Matter

Boris Johnson refuses to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter. Opposition Labour party leader Keir Starmer took the knee in support of the movement earlier this... Read more ...

Trump threw an elaborate July 4th event while much of the US shied away from...

Trump threw an elaborate July 4th event while much of the US shied away from celebrations amid coronavirus fears

Americans shied away from typical Fourth of July festivities on Saturday amid rising coronavirus concerns, but the White House threw a large event celebrating Independence... Read more ...

BLM protesters march through Market Square as part of 'Civil Saturdays'

BLM protesters march through Market Square as part of 'Civil Saturdays'

This protest was part of a larger part of the movement, called "Civil Saturdays." Read more ...

Trump Signs Small Business Loan Program Extension

Trump Signs Small Business Loan Program Extension

The Paycheck Protection Program, enacted to help small businesses dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, had expired Tuesday. With Trump's signature Saturday, the new deadline... Read more ...

Artist giving out ‘free clean money' on silver platter in The Hamptons

Artist giving out ‘free clean money' on silver platter in The Hamptons

“That exhibit will be bankrupt in an hour - by unemployed folks from New York City," predicted one local. Read more ...

7 insights about getting rich buried inside Benjamin Franklin's 250-year-old...

7 insights about getting rich buried inside Benjamin Franklin's 250-year-old book on wealth

Over 250 years ago, Benjamin Franklin wrote an essay on money and success in "The Way to Wealth." The tips are written as proverbs but offer mindful advice around... Read more ...