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5 Altcoins You Should Consider Investing In

I joined the crypto world in 2012 after reading all those nice reports about Bitcoin “skyrocketing” in price from 0.003 cents to $2 per coin. Today, …

Highlights of Senate, House GOP bills to overhaul tax code

Republicans early Saturday rammed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax overhaul through the Senate, a sweeping revamp of the nation’s tax code. The House …

Here's what's in the Senate tax bill - and how it differs from the House's bill

Republicans crossed another major hurdle in their effort to get a tax bill to President Trump's desk by Christmas.<p>In the early hours of Saturday morning, the Senate passed a sweeping tax overhaul bill in largely party-line vote.<p>Just one Republican, Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, voted against it on …

Retirement

Which Marijuana Stock Could Be First to $1 Billion in Annual Sales?

This pot stock could be seeing green soon enough.<p>The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and investors have certainly taken notice. Far more …

Cannabis

How a tiny team in Tokyo is taking on Oculus and Sony

But a tiny Tokyo-based company, founded by former Sony game designer Yuka Kojima and Lochlainn Wilson, is taking them all on with its own high-end VR headset, and it even includes a new technology that the rest of the industry doesn't have yet.<p>In the next few months, Fove will start shipping its …

Virtual Reality

VR Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Virtual Reality Experience

With its ability to transport you into another world, virtual reality can feel magical. The same has long been true for books and movies that capture …

Virtual Reality

How to Pursue the Perfect Virtual Reality Experience

Virtually everyone is smitten with VR. But it's not going to go far unless entrepreneurs fix its problems first.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even in today’s tech-driven, gadget-filled world, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who isn’t completely enamored with …

Virtual Reality

Which Sony PlayStation VR Games Should I Buy?

PlayStation VR has something for everyone to enjoy, so read on to learn what your options are before you head out to buy a headset.<p>PCMag reviews …

Virtual Reality

Making VR Movies You’d Actually Want to Watch - MIT Technology Review

The key to making a compelling virtual-reality movie: forget about storytelling and focus on creating immersive worlds. So says Google’s VR …

Virtual Reality

Can Microsoft Corporation Counter Sony's PlayStation VR?

<b>Sony</b>'s (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation VR is seemingly off to a strong start following its launch onOct. 13. The $399 headset is reportedly sold out at <b>GameStop</b>, while Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe President Jim Ryan declared that Sony will sell "many hundreds of thousands" of units during the …

The Experience of making “Mervils: A VR Adventure” for the Vive, Rift, and PlayStationVR

Hi! My name is Blake Stone and I’m the Lead Designer at VitruviusVR located in London, Canada. We’ve made a lot of mistakes over the past year in the …

Virtual Reality

Why Virtual Reality is the Next Big Marketing Opportunity

Virtual worlds are springing to life... with or without you.<p>If you've been following the election coverage, you'll have heard a lot about jobs and opportunities and the future. Everyone sounds worried. Or almost everyone... because Robert Scoble isn't worried about jobs. In a recent Facebook post, …

Virtual Reality

Sony's new VR headset sets gamers' hearts on fire at ChinaJoy 2016 - Business

The enthusiasm of domestic virtual reality (VR) gamers has been set on fire since Sony presented more than twenty onsite experience booths to …

Virtual Reality

Watch a hernia surgery live in VR

Surgical video library site Giblib and camera maker 360fly team up for a public broadcast of the procedure in 360-degree video.<p>Doctors and medical students -- or people who just want to watch anything in virtual reality -- will be able to immerse themselves in a live surgery tomorrow.<p>Giblib, an …

Virtual Reality

The best games of 2016 so far: A Gameological catch-up guide

Nobody has the time to play all the great video games that hit the market. Between the increasingly even distribution of big-budget releases …

Facebook’s really big plans for virtual reality

Mitchell and Luckey were brought together by Oculus Chief Executive Officer Brendan Iribe, whose office, named Inception, is just down from …

Virtual Reality

Nvidia’s Eye-Tracking Tech Could Revolutionize Virtual Reality - MIT Technology Review

Look at a clock on a nearby wall. The focal point of your gaze should be in focus, while the scene around the clock is blurred, as if your brain is …

Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality

Five Theories of Motion Sickness Triggers in Virtual Reality

When people dream about what they want to do in VR, it inevitably involves actually moving around within a virtual environment. But VR locomotion …

Here’s How Much Revenue Your Startup Should Generate Before You Look for Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Hulu to add live TV offering to compete with Netflix and cable providers

Multiple reports citing executives at the internet video streaming service published Monday confirmed the additions to the streaming service<p>Hulu, the internet video streaming service, is planning to take on the traditional cable and broadcast networks with a live TV offering. The service will …

Televisions
Televisions

Home Entertainment Spending Dips 1.8% in Q1

Buttressed by subscription streaming, consumer spending on home entertainment topped $4.55 billion in the first quarter of 2016, down 1.8% from $4.64 …

Televisions

Streaming service Sling TV will add MTV, Comedy Central, Nick Jr & more, following Viacom deal

Following this week’s resolution of a carriage dispute that would have otherwise caused a blackout of Viacom’s TV channels on Dish Network, the two companies have worked out a deal that will not only keep those channels live, but will also bring select channels to Dish’s Internet streaming service, …

Smart TV

Amazon Prime Video now has 4 times as many movies as Netflix

As Netflix has shifted toward original (and exclusive) shows and movies, the size of its catalog has gone down.<p>Research last month showed that since January 2014, the number of titles available on Netflix in the US has shrunk by 31.7%. This was particularly pronounced in movies, where Netflix's …

Televisions

Netflix Content Obligations Balloon to $12.3 Billion on Global Expansion

Netflix keeps pumping more dollars into global licensing and production deals — and the company has increased its bet that continued subscriber …

Seth Rogen

Apple is secretly planning to take over Hollywood 

Hollywood’s top filmmakers held secret meetings with Apple at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, according to a new report that claims Apple is planning to make a big play to take on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video by creating its own original TV shows and movies.<p>Apple hosted a secret ‘iTunes …

Teaching Children How To Code, Without Screens

How a wooden toy called Cubetto may help foster the next generation of digital groundbreakers.<p>It’s generally agreed upon that the ability to code is going to be an invaluable job skill for upcoming generations. So how do you teach preliterate children aged three to seven how to program without …