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VirtualLink Succeeds in Creating Universal Connector for VR Headsets

All of the major players in VR have successfully adopted a universal connector, making it easier than ever to pick up and play in a virtual world.  Remember when every phone company had its own brand...
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A True AR System may be Coming Sooner Than you Think

Augmented Reality is certainly on the rise, but how far away are we from a true AR system? A bigger fan of augmented reality than VR, Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the impact of AR...
Everything Announced This Weekend at E3

Everything Announced This Weekend at E3 From ‘Anthem’ to Doom

This article recounts all of the major announcements over the last three days of the E3 conference. This includes all Electronic Arts (EA) announcements from studios like Bioware and DICE. It also includes all announcements...
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Goodbye Yahoo Messenger, Hello “Squirrel”and Alternatives

This article details recent news about Oath shutting down Yahoo Messenger in July. It recounts Yahoo Messenger's history and details news of its successor app "Squirrel" while outlining messaging app alternatives such as Slack...
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DARPA and Microsoft Brain Implants aim to fix Disabilities, PTSD

Microsoft plans to develop brain implants to help with neurological disorders and other disabilities. In related news, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) wants to use brain implants to treat mood disorders. Wouldn’t it be great...
Code-Hosting Service GitHub set to be Acquired by Microsoft

Code-Hosting Service GitHub Acquired by Microsoft for $7.5 Billion

Ahead of Apple WWDC 2018, Microsoft purchased code-hosting service company GitHub. According to reports, tech giant Microsoft has agreed to acquire the code-hosting service company GitHub. The company is expected to announce the purchase today, June 4th....
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Microsoft to Improve Cortana With Semantic Machines Startup

This article details recent news about Microsoft’s purchase of AI company Semantic Machines. Many users balked at Microsoft’s forced integration when “Cortana” appeared on new Windows builds in 2013. The company wanted her to be...
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Social Media Measuring Platform Klout Closes Ahead of EU Changes

This article quickly details the shutdown of the company Klout within the context of changing data privacy laws in Europe. Klout debuted seven years ago, enabling users to see just how influential they were on social media....
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New Google AI Division Differs From Microsoft AI Approach

This article details recent news about Google merging their Google Research and Google.ai divisions based on their May 7th announcement in preparation for Google I/O 2018. It seems like every company wants “in” on the...
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New Microsoft Guidelines Make Bad Words Ban Worthy

The latest Microsoft guidelines spooked users with concerns of censorship and banning. How will the new monitoring affect users and Microsoft’s bottom line? How often do you use bad words in a candid conversation over...