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Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Spend Another $3 Billion on Virtual Reality

Image source: Facebook.<p>That $2 billion <b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ: FB) paid for Oculus -- the virtual reality company it bought in 2014 -- well, it was more like $3 billion. In a testimony during an ongoing lawsuit involving Oculus, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that his company paid an additional …

I Saw Inside the Human Brain in Augmented Reality

Meta's new headset took me inside the human brain.<p>Protesters poured into the streets of Park City, Utah on Saturday, participating in an offshoot of …

Google DeepMind finanzia dottorati a Oxford ai futuri guru dell’intelligenza artificiale

La società britannica sta pagando borse di studio triennali per Phd all'Università di Oxford: una strategia per assicurarsi le migliori menti in …

You'll Die (and Be Reborn) Inside the Virtual Reality 'Doom Room'

Nightclubbing meets suicide and Tibetan Buddhism in this restorative VR-guided meditation ceremony.<p><i>Images courtesy the artists. Photo: Michella Bredahl</i><p>Virtual reality is a place where the usual rules or limitations of the physical, fleshy world no longer apply. You can, much like a video game …

Breath of the Wild Producer Talks Possibility of Gender-Swapped Link, Nintendo Switch, and More

Eiji Aonuma has been with Nintendo ever since graduating in 1988, and has worked on the Zelda franchise from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time through to today.<p>Waypoint recently spoke with Aonuma about his work as producer on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, about everything from the …

Breath of the Wild

PC Gaming Gets A Big Boost At CES 2017

Many different PC vendors announced new systems at CES 2017, with some launching entirely new lines of PC gaming hardware. Companies like Lenovo and Samsung Electronics launched new brands for their gaming notebooks, while others like Dell and Hewlett-Packard. introduced new products and updated …

Computer Hardware

VR porn now comes with smells

VR porn long ago mastered the sights and sounds of sexy times, but now you can finally experience the smells.<p>A new device called the OhRoma promises …

The VR game we need right now was already made 23 years ago

The path forward is clearer than you might expect.

Virtual Reality

Why Apple's Next Big Thing Could Be Bigger Than the iPhone

It's hard to believe it's only been 10 years since Steve Jobs walked on stage to introduce the first-ever iPhone. The mobile revolution it kicked off …

Augmented Reality

If You Talk To This Story, The Characters Will Listen

A new wave of virtual reality video games offers incredible tactility, but Untethered considers another layer of immersion: talking.<p>I’ve flown starships. I’ve fired grenade launchers. I’ve won NBA championships. And I’ve played more than my fair share of Solitaire. But as video games make their way …

Report: Global VR Gaming Market to Jump 84% in 4 Years

Some analysts are now predicting the worldwide virtual reality gaming market will grow by 84.4 percent between 2016 and 2020, according to a new …

Augmented Reality

Daydream believer: Google’s VR headset is only $50 at the moment

If you’ve been holding off picking up Google’s excellent Daydream View virtual reality headset, then here’s some news that may sway you to splash …