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Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

Facebook officially owns Oculus now

It's official: Facebook now actually owns Oculus VR, the company behind virtual reality goggles Oculus Rift. Though the $2 billion acquisition was announced way back in March, these kinds of negotiations typically take months to resolve thanks to various regulations. Now they have. Facebook and …

Virtual reality: The next frontier in gaming

In recent years, the gaming industry has seen a number of hyped trends come and go: games on social networks, 3-D gaming, systems that let you control in-game avatars by moving your body.<p>Now get ready for another one: Virtual reality.<p>This technology, which plunges headset wearers into …

At E3, signs that virtual reality's time may finally be coming

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In 2013, Oculus VR’s booth at Electronic Entertainment Expo, the gaming industry’s biggest annual convention, was relegated to a far corner of the showfloor near the restrooms.<p>An attendee tries out the Virtuix Oculus Rift and Omni Treadmill game at the 2014 Electronic …

How Oculus VR is starting to change the direction of gaming (interview)

LOS ANGELES — Virtual reality gaming startup Oculus VR returned to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game trade show this week in Los Angeles as a real, competitive platform in the emerging VR game business.<p>It’s been just two years from the first public showing of the Oculus Rift virtual …