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MoreUnited.UK will use tech to shake-up UK politics — and stop extremists

Crowd-funding is almost an old-fashioned concept in the tech world these days, but it’s still having a relatively new and significant impact in the world of politics.<p>A brand new initiative is now taking the UK by storm and plans to use tech to shake up the UK’s political system in the wake of the …

United Kingdom

Oculus reveals its consumer Rift VR headset

Three long years after Oculus unveiled its VR headset to the world, it now finally has one ready for consumers. Say hello to the Rift headset that you can actually buy. It features two OLED screens that promises clarity, low-persistence flickering and a wide field of view. It also has a tracking …

Virtual Reality

Apple Is Testing Analytics For The App Store

Apple today began inviting developers to a preview of a new App Analytics tool that was promised way back at WWDC last year.<p>A number of developers tweeted emails informing them of the launch of a beta program for app analytics which promises to show how many customers an app’s page, how often users …

Here’s how the White House is embracing big data — and your privacy

The White House has released a major report on the ability of computers to exploit all the public and private data being collected on American citizens.<p>In short: the most powerful institution in the land is in love with the opportunities of so-called “Big Data” and thinks data can revolutionize …