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Facebook hopes to get 1bn people into VR Facebook hopes to get 1bn people into VR
- October 12, 2017

The main advantage with a standalone VR headset is its cost. It's also £200 cheaper than the HTC Vive . Zuckerberg said that the accessibility of the Oculus Go will help to realise his new goal of having 1bn people using VR in the next few years. (more...)
Intex launches X series smartphones with Aqua Lions X1+ and X1 Intex launches X series smartphones with Aqua Lions X1+ and X1
- October 12, 2017

The major highlight of both the smartphones are the shatterproof displays, which the company claims can withstand drops. Both the smartphones feature a shatterproof display while Intex has also thrown in a one-time screen replacement warranty valid for a year. (more...)
Facebook unveils 'Oculus Go' standalone VR headset, price starts $199 Facebook unveils 'Oculus Go' standalone VR headset, price starts $199
- October 12, 2017

The headset can be modified according to required adjustments. Perhaps nothing but this announcement made clear how big Facebook's ambitions are with VR. Last year, approximately 6.3 million customers bought VR devices of Samsung Electronics, Oculus, Sony, HTC, Google and so on. Taking VR to offices and providing an alternative platform where businesses and companies can replace video conferencing with virtual reality headset is Facebook's dream. (more...)
Elon Musk's SpaceX marks 2nd rocket success in 4 days
- October 12, 2017

The first stage of a two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits on the deck of a robotic "drone ship" in the Atlantic Ocean on October 11, 2017, shortly after helping launch the EchoStar 105/SES-11 communications satellite to orbit. This will be the third occasion ever that Musk's company launches a "flight proven" booster, a term they use to refer to previously-flown components. (more...)
Reliance Jio all set to unleash a brand-new price war today
- October 12, 2017

This 100% cashback Diwali offer is valid from October 12 to October 18, and also the company has promised to launch new scheme on October 19. But it is important to note that the offer is only meant for Jio prepaid users. Recently, Jio had rolled out a new refund policy for Reliance Industries' 4G featurephone which will allow a subscriber to return the JioPhone handset before the stipulated period of three years and get a part of his deposit back. (more...)
Hollywood studios join Disney to launch Movies Anywhere digital locker service Hollywood studios join Disney to launch Movies Anywhere digital locker service
- October 12, 2017

Entertainment purchased or redeemed through digital retailers Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes and Vudu, Movies Anywhere brings the movies people love together to create a simple, seamless digital entertainment experience across platforms . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 case renders Leaked
- October 12, 2017

If so, is it having this problem? Users across the world have been affected by a bug that seems to be causing messages to fail sending and receiving on the Samsung Galaxy S8, with confirmed cases in Canada, Australia, France, the UK and across all four major US networks. (more...)
Princess Nokia Says She Delivered Hot Soup Fade To L Train Racist Princess Nokia Says She Delivered Hot Soup Fade To L Train Racist
- October 12, 2017

When he began shouting "stupid n--" at the group, several other passengers banded together to remove the man from the train vehicle as he did what bigots generally do in these situations and began railing about how important he is and "First Amendment rights" (which, to be clear, do not allow for one to make a scene in a public train car). (more...)
Samsung Unveils Two ISOCELL Image Sensors for Smartphones
- October 12, 2017

Samsung Electronics aims to bring ultra slim image sensors to smartphones and IoT devices with two new ISOCELL image sensors . According to Ben Hur, vice president of System LSI Marketing for Samsung Electronics, " ISOCELL Fast 2L9 and ISOCELL Slim 2X7 are new image sensors that fully utilize Samsung's advanced pixel technology, and are highly versatile as they can be placed in both front and rear of a smartphone". (more...)
Save the Girl in the Latest The Evil Within 2 Trailer Save the Girl in the Latest The Evil Within 2 Trailer
- October 12, 2017

Developed by horror legend Shinji Mikami ( Resident Evil , ) The Evil Within 2 is the follow to to 2015's The Evil Within . The real question that should be asked as of this moment is will there be any affiliation between The Evil Within 2 and Creation Club ? You can check out the latest trailer below for The Evil Within 2 which will be coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on Friday 13th October. (more...)
Hacker codenamed 'Alf' from Home and Away stole data from defence subcontractor
- October 12, 2017

Sensitive information about Australia's defence programmes has been stolen in an "extensive" cyber hack. Australian authorities criticised the defence contractor for "sloppy admin" and it turns out nearly anybody could have penetrated the company's network. (more...)
Qatar tells UAE officials hosting of World Cup 'not up for discussion'
- October 12, 2017

He added that the "policies to support extremism led Qatar to isolate itself, and its shameful attitude toward Yemen is opposed by its citizens". Egypt, the Arab world's most populous state, also joined the boycott. The tournament " is not up for discussion or negotiation ", Qatar's Government Communications Office said. "The Gulf crisis could end if Doha forfeited hosting the World Cup", Lt Gen Dhahi Khalfan, Deputy Chairman of Police and Public Security, Dubai, had said. (more...)
Amazon Alexa gets a vital Skill missing since day one Amazon Alexa gets a vital Skill missing since day one
- October 12, 2017

Starting today, the company will finally start rolling out customized voice detection. First you'll need to set up an Alexa voice profile, which involves training through the Alexa app. Using the mobile app, users select " Your Voice" in settings and then walk through a series of demo commands to familiarize the software with your voice. (more...)
Why Are the Sites Not Working — Facebook & Instagram Down Why Are the Sites Not Working — Facebook & Instagram Down
- October 11, 2017

Many News On 6 staff weren't able to access the website Wednesday morning, but some were able to access the site. However, the web site also reports that some users are still reporting problems with their Facebook . The website's map shows heavy outages in the U.S., Peru, Europe and other regions spread from Canada to Australia. A hashtag "facebookdown" trended worldwide on Twitter as people swapped social networks to check whether the service is really down or not. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS)
- October 11, 2017

The share price of the company (NASDAQ: CLVS ) was down -1.05%, with a high of 84.79 during the day and the volume of Clovis Oncology, Inc. shares traded was 935521. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS) for 147,217 shares. Fifth Third Commercial Bank reported 0% of its portfolio in Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS). (more...)
Oculus announces $199 stand-alone VR headset, Oculus Go Oculus announces $199 stand-alone VR headset, Oculus Go
- October 11, 2017

Oculus Go resembles the Rift, except it's white. Zuckerberg announced it would launch "early next year" at a price of $199. He's now revealed that Oculus' wireless Santa Cruz headset will be with developers with in next 12 months. It appears that the mobile headset will be a similar experience to the Gear VR, allowing users to spin around but not move freely. However, there's a 3.5mm headphone jack for private listening too. (more...)
Disney Cancels Fairytale Animated Feature 'Gigantic' Disney Cancels Fairytale Animated Feature 'Gigantic'
- October 11, 2017

With Gigantic no longer in active development at Disney , the studio will move ahead on another project to fill the 2020 release date formerly held by animated film. Frozen songwriters Robert Lopez and Kirsten Anderson-Lopez were also penning songs for the film. In the Catmull-Lasseter era, both Disney and Pixar have publicly announced films and subsequently shelved them. (more...)
SpaceX to launch satellite with pre-flown rocket on Wednesday
- October 11, 2017

Up until this point, each endeavor to arrive a Falcon 9 this year has been a success. Watch a replay from a camera mounted on-board SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket as it released one of 10 Iridium Next communications satellites Monday almost 400 miles above Earth. (more...)
And the most popular Halloween candy in Georgia and SC is… And the most popular Halloween candy in Georgia and SC is…
- October 11, 2017

In North Carolina, 96,110 pounds of M&Ms, 95,763 pounds of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and 62,308 pounds of candy corn were sold, according to the data. In Georgia, the top seller was Swedish Fish . That's according to bulk candy seller candystore.com, which analyzed 10 years of sales and distribution data to come up with the most popular Halloween sweets in all 50 states. (more...)
Tim Cook Talks Apple AR Glasses for First Time
- October 11, 2017

In an interview with Vogue on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed Apple now doesn't see a way to do AR glasses right. When Apple came out with the very first iPhone, some people didn't see it as being important, but now it truly is for all smartphones. (more...)