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How Pinterest built a more representative shopping experience with AI

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Pinterest combined artificial intelligence and augmented reality and the team diversity and inclusion, Pinterest said at Transform 2021.
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Raise a glass of Butter Beer: VR rides part of new Harry Potter site in NYC

Raise a glass of Butter Beer: VR rides part of new Harry Potter site in NYC

7 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Harry Potter fans have a new reason to rejoice: A brand-new Manhattan store is now open with only-in-New York exclusives and two immersive Virtual Reality rides that let you...
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Metaverse Weekly: Space Jam Premieres With NFTs, Buffalo London Collabs With The Fabricant, Harry Potter Store Gets New VR Experiences, American Express Gets Into NFTs

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Metaverse-related news don't slow down in the summer. This edition includes news from brands like Zoom, Barclays, Twitter, Brookfield Properties, Roblox, Sony Music and more.
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Esri boosts digital twin tech for its GIS mapping tools

Esri boosts digital twin tech for its GIS mapping tools

8 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Esri software helps build digital twin technology. The company is honing ArcGIS and its other products for the new market.
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XR Technologies and Trends: Pandemic ushers in immersive experiences

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

The pandmic has pushed XR, including a variety of VR and AR use cases, beyond gaming and entertainment. Do you work in the Tech industry? Get business insights on the latest...
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Netflix reportedly wants to let you play video games on its platform within a year, and hired a Facebook VR exec to spearhead the effort

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Veteran video game exec Mike Verdu is joining Netflix. Glenn Koenig/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Netflix has hired Facebook Oculus exec Mike Verdu to lead its new gaming...
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Unity's Danny Lange explains why synthetic data is better than the real thing at Transform 2021

Unity's Danny Lange explains why synthetic data is better than the real thing at Transform 2021

14 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Synthetic data is augmenting real-world data with special use cases, special situations, and improving the diversity of data at a lower cost.
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The game development companies Lightspeed Venture Partners is on the lookout for

The game development companies Lightspeed Venture Partners is on the lookout for

18 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Join VB's Dean Takahashi and a panel of investors to learn how to find an investor, develop a pitch, and get your vision funded.
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XR Technologies and Trends: Pandemic ushers in immersive experiences

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

The pandmic has pushed XR, including a variety of VR and AR use cases, beyond gaming and entertainment. Do you work in the Tech industry? Get business insights on the latest...
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This Week In XR: Osso VR Raises $27 Million For Surgical Training, Plus Tone Deaf Billionaires

19 days ago   |   Forbes

More pandemic fueled growth for VR. Matterport set to go public.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...