Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Headset Prices Drop Dramatically; New K-12 Laptops Debut

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Microsoft’s new Mixed Reality headsets are available at prices far below their introduction targets, while the company is highlighting new low-cost laptops meant to aid in its fight against Google’s Chromebooks.

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Total solar eclipse 2017: How AT&T is helping the visually impaired experience the big event

AT&T is harnessing augmented reality to help the visually impaired experience the total solar eclipse.

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Hyperloop One pod reaches almost 200 mph in new test

An Elon Musk concept at first, the Hyperloop train may become a reality sooner than expected — though it’s not Musk who is overseeing the various Hyperloop projects currently underway.

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset will include an artificial intelligence chip

Microsoft designed an AI chip to allow its mixed reality headset to implement Deep Neural Networks without the cloud.

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Thanks to augmented reality, this BMW art car is more than meets the eye

The latest BMW art car was designed by Chinese artist Cao Fei. She relied on augmented reality to create a new spin on BMW’s art-car series, which began in the 1975 with a car painted by Alexander Calder.

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Apple may be making AR glasses: Here's the latest clue

There’s a big new clue that Apple may be working on its own augmented reality glasses, and it’s come from the most unlikely of places: a workplace incident report.

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Apple is finally tackling the iPhone's biggest problem

A curved OLED display, augmented reality features and wireless charging all sound exciting for the iPhone 8 , but they don’t really address the elephant in the room.

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Will your next operating system be a game engine?

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Why we have virtual reality to thank for coming ascendancy of the game engine as the primary platform for personal computing.

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PGA Tour taps Intel technology to drive golf into virtual reality

The PGA Tour is teeing up virtual reality experiences to drive fans and tech savvy, potential fans, greenside at PGA Tournaments.

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Art imitates life: Kim Kardashian 'loses' giant bling for latest mobile game installment

TMZ has reported that reality starlet Kim Kardashian is missing her iconic giant ring for the recent installment of the free mobile game “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/07/art-imitates-life-kim-kardashian-loses-giant-bling-for-latest-mobile-game-installment.html

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Woman 'sexually assaulted' in virtual reality by cyber-groper

A woman has claimed she was sexually assaulted in virtual reality by a pervert who molested her whilst she was innocently blasting zombies.

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PlayStation VR review: Through the eyes of a gamer

The future of gaming is here thanks to Sony PlayStation. The PlayStation VR (Virtual Reality) is the newest edition to the gaming family and is already showing plenty of promise.

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Intel announces Project Alloy, a standalone ‘merged reality’ VR headset

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Intel is prepping its own headset for what it calls ‘merged reality’ between augmented and virtual reality. Project Alloy can blend the two in its own wireless headset.

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Microsoft will start selling Windows 10 as a subscription product to large businesses

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The company has confirmed that Windows as a service is becoming a reality, but only for enterprise users right now.

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Nintendo Shares Surge on Pokemon Go Juggernaut


Nintendo shares soared on Monday after its new augmented reality mobile app, Pokemon Go, burst out of the gate over the weekend in the U.S and in key markets around the globe. The company’s shares rose 36 percent in two days, after downloads of the Pokemon Go app raced to the top of iOS and Android charts in the U.S. The wave of demand exceeded expectations, said Morgan Stanley MUFG analyst Mia Nagasaka, in a note to investors. “Especially noteworthy is that there were no aggressive marketing campaigns prior to the app going live,” she wrote.

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