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Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays

(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....

Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays

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Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
05:48, 07/16/2019

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is being rolled out by Axon, the company best known ...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Can you get fit in virtual reality? Music is pounding. Neon lights are flashing all around me. I duck, dodge, and side-step, my hands lash out in every direction. But this isn’t some new martial arts fitness craze or a high-energy spin class. It’s a VR game called Beat Saber that I’m playing on the Oculus Quest he...
11:32, 07/21/2019

With the help of virtual reality, a massage on the beach is possible Esqapes immersive relaxation combines VR with massage therapy to give people the ability to relax at their favorite vacation destination.       ...
10:16, 08/02/2019

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-quality VR game. This is great....
22:48, 06/04/2019

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themselves the network of caves used on D-Day. (May 29)        ...
12:16, 05/29/2019

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where they had been sheltering for weeks since D-Day, am...
23:16, 05/29/2019

Fable's 'Wolves in the Walls' VR is about more than virtual reality After rebranding itself as a "virtual beings" studio in January, Fable is ready to show us what they mean. At the Tribeca Film Festival this week, it debuted the second chapter of The Wolves in the Wall, a VR experience adapted from the Neil Gaiman s......
19:00, 04/28/2019

TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market value and technical specifications. Hardware such as the Oculus Quest and games such as Beat Saber are b...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-putting.Technically impressive they might be, but if...
23:00, 05/05/2019

Review: The Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality’s Best Bet Yet Satisfying virtual reality experiences are unlike anything you’ll experience on your living room TV. Unfortunately, satisfying VR experiences are, for the most part, dependent on additional hardware. That makes it nearly impossible to just grab a headset and start playing, and elevates the pri...
19:16, 05/07/2019

Introduce Your Kid to Virtual Reality With Nintendo Labo VR Nothing about Labo VR Kit, Nintendo’s foray into virtual reality, should work. Compared to other virtual reality systems, the frame-rate is sluggish and the graphics are kind of crap. It’s so cheaply constructed it’s literally made of cardboard. There’s no huge, immersive world to get lost in. There...
06:32, 05/04/2019

What it’s like to play virtual reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual reality tennis at Wimbledon. It was a not-so-grand slam. The fun game, called the Champion’s Rally, is loc...
18:32, 07/09/2019

Beer goggles: why your local pub could be the future of virtual reality It’s no secret that virtual reality has an isolation problem.The very appeal of VR experiences – immersion in simulated worlds – requires a successful detachment from your surroundings. Light must be blocked out, outside noise should be muffled, and god help anyone caught within...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Personal Health: Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain It’s more than a distraction, researchers say. It’s more like a brain hack that occupies the brain so fully that it has no room to process pain sensations at the same time....
15:32, 04/29/2019

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life If you’ve ever participated in a virtual reality (VR) experience, you might have found yourself navigating the virtual world as an avatar. If you haven’t, you probably recognize the experience from its portrayal in film and on television. Popular media has brought us characters like Jake Sully in Av...
11:16, 07/24/2019

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the events of Sniper Elite 4, it’s got a brand new story by Tony Schumacher  and all the x-ray kills you c...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Firefox virtual reality web browser comes to SteamVR this summer Mozilla's Firefox Reality browser has been available through a number of platform-specific VR portals, but it'll soon be available in a relatively neutral form. The developer has revealed that it's working with Valve to bring Firefox Reality to Steam......
21:16, 04/30/2019

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
08:00, 08/15/2019

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
13:48, 06/26/2019

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
15:48, 07/08/2019

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines, the internet and mobile apps mean many people hardly ever step foot inside their bank. So-called virtual banks question the need for brick-and-mortar ...
01:48, 07/30/2019

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me and Jason on this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscre...
10:48, 08/23/2019

The best business VR headset 2019: top virtual reality for enterprise use Welcome to our pick for the best business virtual reality (and augmented reality) headsets of 2019.There are loads of reasons why you'd want to invest in a business virtual reality headset. They can be used by architects to step inside their blueprints, or to show potential customers what your ...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Guidemaster: Is Valve Index the best virtual reality system to buy in 2019? Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Virtual reality as a consumer-grade tech isn't going anywhere if the PC gamin...
19:32, 06/28/2019

Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and surrogate children....
02:16, 08/23/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
21:00, 04/28/2019

MWM Interactive moves beyond virtual reality to video game publishing MWM Interactive, the interactive entertainment division of media and entertainment company MWM, is announcing it is moving into video game publishing.Read More...
02:00, 09/05/2019

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
04:48, 05/31/2019

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
13:48, 05/13/2019

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Shogaolu was living in Egypt. As she travelled aroun...
06:16, 05/29/2019

A virtual reality massage center will open in Los Angeles this week Los Angeles residents will soon be able to float off into distant worlds while their aches are soothed in a virtual reality massage center, which opening this Friday, July 5th. At the outset, the Esqapes Immersive Relaxation Center, supposedly the fi......
22:00, 07/01/2019

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. The photo is a gleeful post from Dana White, the p...
00:32, 06/22/2019

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
15:16, 06/01/2019

Porsche To Use Holoride's Virtual Reality Tech To Keep Rear Passengers Entertained Porsche has collaborated with Munich-based entertainment firm Holoride to come out with a special Virtual Reality (VR) based entertainment device for rear passengers....
08:48, 07/20/2019

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
12:32, 05/30/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
05:32, 06/22/2019

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunited at Danny’s birthday party. They haven̵...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
00:16, 06/02/2019

AI flushed by poker success but athletes can reap benefits of virtual reality | Sean Ingle After a machine beat poker players hands down, athletes can take comfort from the fact that computer technology could help them significantly improve their performanceAnd still the machines rise. First chess was conquered. Then Go. Now, as revealed in the journal Science last week, artificial intell...
14:16, 07/15/2019

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on more ephemeral goods such as outfits for their videogame avatars....
23:16, 07/16/2019

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landmark gigs may soon await even fans who were not born...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Google's experimental Rivet app helps kids learn to read Far too many kids struggle to read at an age-appropriate level, but Google is betting that technology could help them get up to speed. The company's experimental Area 120 unit has released Rivet, an app for Android and iOS that aims to make reading......
20:16, 05/15/2019

Airport ‘sensory room’ helps kids with autism adjust to flying Traveling can be stressful for any family of young children, but the prospect can be overwhelming for kids with autism. That’s why Pittsburgh International Airport just installed a “sensory room,” which will help those with autism and other special needs acclimate to the in-flight ...
20:48, 07/25/2019

Famed Sherpa climber helps Nepal kids reach greater heights KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than almost anyone. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow his footsteps. As a boy growing up in Nepal, Sherpa dreamed of becoming a doctor, but poverty and lack of education steered him to a more dangero...
04:48, 05/20/2019

Shadow’s Edge adventure game helps kids cope with chronic disease EXCLUSIVE: Shadow’s Edge isn’t meant to be a blockbuster game, but it may be much more meaningful to the people that it reaches. It is a free mobile game for teens and young adults who are suffering from chronic illnesses such as cancer. It’s an example of narrative therapy, which ...
18:16, 07/17/2019

Virtual reality or no, a round of golf is still just a round of golf Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
09:32, 05/24/2019

Microsoft readies Office for virtual desktop services, including Windows Virtual Desktop Microsoft is adding new features to Outlook, Teams, OneDrive and other Office apps to pave the way for their use in virtualized scenarios, including with Windows Virtual Desktop....
23:32, 07/01/2019

How Queer People Brought Some Actual Reality to Dating-Reality TV You get the sense on MTV’s “Are You the One?” that the contestants’ identities aren’t as mediated, because they are all used to performing, whether or not they’re being televised....
17:32, 08/28/2019

Latest Biden blunder: ‘Poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ Gaffe-prone presidential hopeful Joe Biden put his foot in his mouth during an Iowa campaign stop on Thursday when he told a group of predominately Asian and Hispanic voters that “poor kids are just as bright, just as talented, as white kids.” Biden committed the stunning blunder while s...
07:16, 08/09/2019

Biden says ‘poor kids’ just as bright as ‘white kids’ in latest gaffe Former Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic primary frontrunner, made another gaffe Thursday when he told a crowd in Iowa that “poor kids are just as bright and talented as white kids.”...
12:16, 08/09/2019

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids Are Just as Bright’ as ‘White Kids’ at Event for Asian and Hispanic Voters Joe Biden told a group of mostly Asian and Hispanic voters Wednesday that “poor kids are just as bright” as white children. The former vice president, who is known for verbal gaffes, made the remarks to the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines, Iowa, where he is on a four-day campaign ...
17:16, 08/09/2019

Biden tells minority voters in Iowa that ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ The former vice president, who has a history of gaffes, sought quickly to recover while speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines....
02:32, 08/10/2019

Biden says ‘poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids’ Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives to walk in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) By Adam Edelman Former Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd in Iowa Thursday that “poor kids ...
19:00, 08/09/2019

Biden criticized after saying: 'Poor kids are as bright as white kids' Former vice-president’s remarks prompt criticism from left and right amid Democrat’s history of gaffesJoe Biden, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president, found his record on race under scrutiny again on Friday after a gaffe on the campaign trail.“We should challenge students in t...
07:32, 08/10/2019

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids’ Are Just as Bright as ‘White Kids’ Mr. Biden was speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines when he made the remark, which he quickly sought to recover from....
21:32, 08/09/2019

The Most Popular Kids' Video Site in the World Isn't for Kids Children who do watch YouTube Kids tend to shift over to YouTube's main site before they hit 13, according to multiple people at YouTube familiar with the internal data....
17:16, 06/18/2019

Parents vape around kids, even kids with asthma (Reuters Health) - American adults are more likely to use e-cigarettes when they have children at home, especially when kids have asthma, a U.S. study suggests....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills The college admissions scandal can be linked with a pattern of over-parenting, The New York Times/Morning Consult poll shows.       ...
20:32, 04/28/2019

What Your Virtual Assistant Can---and Can't---Do Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant are good for more than music and the weather: They can help you get things done, stay in touch, even order coffee—just make sure to keep it simple....
17:16, 06/02/2019

The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don’t need a dining room or waiters....
13:00, 08/14/2019

Best virtual machine software of 2019 Virtuality was once a capability of mainframe computers, and now even smartphones can do it.Being able to segment the computer into different virtual versions has many advantages, specifically in respect of isolating experimental code from other critical processes.Using this combination of hardware ...
13:32, 06/08/2019

YouTube's AR tech gives you a virtual makeover Buying makeup online can be difficult; as you can't test products as you would in a shop, you have no real way of knowing if particular shades will suit your skin tone.This means you're usually forced to guess which product is best for you – and in person, shades can look wildly dif...
11:48, 06/19/2019

GM goes virtual with 2019 annual meeting GM will host its 2019 annual shareholders meeting on June 4 via a live video webcast. Shareholders will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person....
18:16, 04/29/2019

This virtual Viking battle was the most immersive VR I've ever seen There's never been a better time to be a VR enthusiast. With the increased presence of standalone, wireless headsets, plus the advanced motion tracking and screen resolutions to make VR experiences vaguely in sync with our body’s own senses, we’re now reaching a point where VR sim...
16:48, 08/04/2019

Germans can soon use their iPhones as virtual ID cards iOS 13's newly expanded NFC support will be useful for more than just hopping on the subway. Germany is taking advantage of the upcoming software's support for Apple-approved NFC identification documents to let residents scan their ID cards and use t......
18:00, 06/17/2019

How to create a virtual machine using Lightsail in AWS AWS offers a tool for streamlining VM deployment called Lightsail. With Lightsail, an SMB can create an inexpensive functional VM server with just a few mouse clicks....
03:48, 07/27/2019

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft.After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year to improve virtualization in Office 365, Microsoft...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Chrome OS finally supports virtual desktops Chrome OS is adding a mainstay feature that other computer platforms have had for years: virtual desktops. The newly released Chrome OS 76 supports "Virtual Desks" that, like elsewhere, lets you create app layouts you can switch to in a heartbeat.......
04:32, 08/15/2019

Logistics Recruiters Cast a Virtual Net for Workers Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencing to target people as they drive by sites or even park their cars in competitors’ lots....
17:32, 07/02/2019

The challenges and advantages of virtual teams: Where do you stand? With collaboration tools, connectivity apps, and more, workplace experts are debating the nature of and need for traditional physical offices.Read More...
21:48, 09/11/2019

GM gets mixed reactions for first virtual annual meeting GM's roughly hourlong annual meeting was praised for allowing easier access for shareholders to attend, but condemned as cowardice and depriving shareholders of in-person contact with board members....
20:00, 06/04/2019

3 practical questions all marketers should ask their virtual assistants Just a few short years ago, marketing teams looked to the “cutting-edge” technology of the time to engage with customers more efficiently: IVRs. These tools served a useful purpose, providing quick answers to straightforward questions and slashing wait times—but they’re no longer cutting it. IVRs ca...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Try a Virtual Powerlifting Meet From the Comfort of Your Home Gym The three events of a powerlifting meet—the squat, bench press, and deadlift—are easy enough to learn and train at home. And so plenty of us have trained these lifts regardless of whether we have an opportunity to show off at a meet. So if you’ve been hanging out in a home gym and might like a littl...
02:00, 05/15/2019

A virtual cave got me excited about the future of social VR Inside the Future Reality Lab at New York University, there is a cart with 50 headsets on it. It sits by a 10-by-10-foot square that's sometimes used as a motion-capture stage for the lab's offshoot startup Parallux and its ambitious projects in VR a......
22:32, 05/06/2019

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling that what you’re seeing is almost entirely computer-...
12:16, 07/08/2019

New York Marathon expands 'virtual race' Jogging solo in Florida in near 80 degree Fahrenheit heat, Theresa Winterhalter's New York City Marathon experience last November looked much different to what you would expect from the world's biggest marathon....
13:48, 06/11/2019

Iowa Democrats vow alternative to virtual caucus The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party says it will make alternate plans after the Democratic National Committee head announced his opposition to plans for telephone caucus voting. (August 30)        ...
02:00, 09/01/2019

Take a virtual peek at what future Hyperloop stations could look like It'll likely take a while before a Hyperloop network can take passengers to their destinations, but a team competing at the 2019 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition is giving people a glimpse of what that could look like. A team from the Netherland's De......
12:16, 07/16/2019

Inside the virtual production of ‘The Lion King’ The new Lion King movie is visually spectacular. A two-hour remake that frequently defies belief. Pride Rock is, of course, a fictional place but in director Jon Favreau's film it feels eerily real. The creatures, too, move just like they would on th......
02:16, 07/30/2019

F1 drivers Norris, Verstappen join to win virtual 24 Hours of Spa McLaren and Red Bull Formula 1 drivers Lando Norris and Max Verstappen respectively teamed up and avoided late drama to win the virtual 24 hours of Spa on iRacing...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Amazon Showroom gives you a glimpse of your virtual dream home If you find shopping for furniture a real hassle, Amazon's latest interactive feature could save you schlepping around your local department store on the hunt for a new floor lamp. Called Amazon Showroom, the feature allows you to 'try before you buy', by helping you visualize fu...
04:16, 08/29/2019

Crime Trackers: FBI warns public about virtual kidnappings TUCSON – The FBI says scammers are adding a new twist to virtual kidnappings. That twist is when people receive calls from an individual claiming they have your loved one and demand money for their return. Steven Patterson is the assistant special agent in charge of the Tucson office. He said the sc...
10:48, 05/18/2019

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woman named Jedy Vales. The virtual character is the latest in a series of digital humans, where companies use computer animation and artificial intelligen...
17:16, 05/07/2019

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney said, offering a novel solution to concerns about the greenback’s status as the world’s foremost reserve currency....
07:16, 08/24/2019

Customers of 'virtual' mobile networks more likely to recommend their operator TalkTalk customers are the least likely to be satisfied with their broadband service, while mobile subscribers are generally happy with their level of service, according to Ofcom’s latest satisfaction survey.The regulator’s research discovered that 93 per cent of consumers are happy wi...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig through hours of footage to piece together the mystery of why these four characters’ video conversations have been recorded by the NSA....
20:32, 06/15/2019

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook ha......
20:32, 06/14/2019

How to increase virtual disk size when running Windows 10 in a VM Newer versions of Windows 10 require larger amounts of free space for installation. Here's how to expand your Windows 10 virtual machine disks to prepare for your upgrade....
19:16, 05/01/2019

Esports: Ferrari joins F1 virtual championship for first time Ferrari have decided to join Formula One's esports for the first time, thus ensuring all 10 teams will line up on the virtual grid in this year's world championship....
22:16, 05/31/2019

Apple sues Corellium for creating virtual copies of iOS Apple this week filed a lawsuit against Corellium, a company that offers users a virtual replica of the iOS user experience from within a web browser. While Corellium touts its service as something of a security tool to better enable researchers to unearth serious vulnerabilities, Apple claims that ...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards better patrol buildings and sites....
15:00, 08/14/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices....
21:32, 07/11/2019

Unilever Uses Virtual Factories to Tune Up Its Supply Chain The consumer-goods company is building virtual versions of its factories, using data streaming from sensor-equipped machines to create digital models that can track physical conditions and enable testing of operational changes....
19:32, 07/15/2019

Losing yourself in virtual worlds can have good as well a negative effects Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Pete Etchells lost his father to motor neuron disease as a teenager, and often, when the anniversary of his death rolled arou...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Apple’s innovative virtual credit card is now available—but only to some people The Apple Card is first and foremost a virtual card—meaning you make contactless or online payments using your phone or other supported Apple device. [credit: Apple ] Apple Card, the tech g...
17:48, 08/07/2019

Best laptops for kids 2019: the top laptops for kids in elementary school and beyond These days, having a good laptop is complete necessary not only for grown-ups, but also for the kids. The best laptops for kids will usually take the form of rugged, cheap tablets, but there will come a time when your child will have to graduate to a proper laptop, especially if they were to use the...
04:32, 06/05/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominated by local banks....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Taster’s AI and automation show why virtual kitchens may rule the age of delivery Taster shows how the intersection of meal delivery services, artificial intelligence, and data creates new opportunities and competition for restaurants.Read More...
01:16, 07/08/2019

Camsoda’s Virtual Assistant Blocker is like a privacy condom for Alexa Camsoda is launching its Virtual Assistant Blocker, which gives couples privacy when they're having sex so voice assistants like Alexa won't record them.Read More...
12:48, 08/09/2019

Oculus Insight: how Facebook unplugged VR and opened virtual worlds to everyone VR can be a pain – setting up sensors or emitters, connecting cables and configuring the hardware can take so long, it might not seem worthwhile for a quick gaming session. It’s all too easy for that expensive VR headset to be left gathering dust – even if you’ve invested...
19:00, 09/14/2019

DNC set to block Iowa 'virtual' caucuses over concerns of election hacking The Democratic National Committee is set to block a plan by Iowa Democrats to create "virtual" caucuses for the 2020 Democratic presidential race over concerns of election hacking....
19:48, 08/30/2019

Waymo's self-driving system has driven 10 billion virtual miles The 10 million miles Waymo's self-driving vehicles have driven in the real world is a feat in and of itself, but that figure is just a tiny fraction of what it has driven in simulation. At TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility, the Alphabet-owned company has......
12:32, 07/11/2019

DNC to recommend scrapping Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Democratic National Committee will recommend scrapping state plans to offer virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns, sources tell The Associated Press....
19:16, 08/30/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central bank said on Friday....
13:00, 06/21/2019

High Fidelity VR firm lays off 25%, focuses on virtual offices Philip Rosedale, CEO of High Fidelity and a virtual world pioneer, confirmed that his company has laid off about 25% of its staff, or 20 people.Read More...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in the sector....
09:32, 07/03/2019

Germans get chance to kill virtual Nazis after rule change BERLIN (AP) — Germans itching to shoot virtual Nazis will soon get a chance to do so, after a change in the rules concerning the use of forbidden symbols in video games. U.S. games publisher Bethesda Softworks said Wednesday that the international version of its upcoming first-person shooter “...
01:00, 06/27/2019

This adult cam site is handing out virtual blowjobs, free of charge Horned up, but unable to find someone to Netflix and chill with? We have the perfect alternative for you: simulated blowjobs, available on demand and absolutely free of charge – at least for the time being. Adult livestreaming service CamSoda has launched Ep-Coc, an on-demand marketplace featuring a...
16:16, 07/25/2019

Japan cryptocurrency exchange loses $32 million of virtual money TOKYO — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy businesses, apologized Friday, saying the losses were confirmed ...
13:32, 07/12/2019

Fearing Hackers, D.N.C. Plans to Block Iowa’s ‘Virtual’ Caucuses Iowa Democrats wanted to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but Democratic National Committee leaders are said to have concluded that such a system would not be secure....
08:16, 08/30/2019

Brouhaha Over Virtual Abortion Ban Has ’Bama Senators Pulling Out of a Vote — for Now Republican lawmakers in Alabama Thursday were prepared to OK what would have been the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, outlawing the procedure except in cases of rape, incest or a “serious” risk to the mother. But those plans were put on hold at the last minute when some GOPers proposed ...
05:48, 05/10/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a market dominated by local banks....
21:00, 06/28/2019

Don't miss: Celebrity prisons, virtual thrills and a dive under Paris Watch surveillance run amok at the cinema, fly through the air like a virtual bird, and spot the joins between science and fantasy in Anaïs Tondeur's latest art show...
01:32, 06/16/2019

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
06:16, 07/18/2019

Virtual Vikings: how volumetric capture is making VR feel real There's never been a better time to be a VR enthusiast. With the increased presence of standalone, wireless headsets, plus the advanced motion tracking and screen resolutions to make VR experiences vaguely in sync with our body’s own senses, we’re now reaching a point where VR sim...
02:48, 06/20/2019

‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report The Times, in its official public relations account, called Trump’s accusation “dangerous” and said it had told officials about the story before it was published and no security issues were raised....
16:16, 06/17/2019

DNC move to scrap virtual caucuses sparks new party tensions A move Friday by the Democratic National Committee to recommend scrapping plans by some states to allow virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns is facing pushback from some states and at least one presidential campaign....
22:48, 08/30/2019

A virtual assistant revolution is here — and financial services need to step up (VB Live) Learn why modern financial institutions can't afford a wait-and-see approach to virtual assistants and how to get started building a future-proof strategy.Read More...
22:32, 09/10/2019

Trump Says Report On US Cyber Attacks Against Russia Is "Virtual Treason" US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid....
14:16, 06/16/2019

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America's bugaboo, according......
00:32, 08/14/2019

Google has made a virtual soccer pitch to train AIs to play football Google has created a virtual soccer training pitch for AIs to use to learn how to play football. The AIs will need to learn short-term control and high-level strategies...
17:48, 07/03/2019

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy businesses, apologized Friday, saying the losses were co...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Virtual visits: how Finland is coping with an ageing population | Sarah Johnson Online lunch clubs are the start of a remote care revolution to reduce the spiralling costs of caring for older peopleIt’s 11.30am on a midweek June morning in Helsinki, Finland. Duvi Leineberg, a remote care nurse, is doing the lunch rounds. But instead of jumping in a car and visiting each person ...
08:48, 06/26/2019

Entropia Universe company raises $500,000 in a virtual stock market offering Mindark said said that a company within its Entropia Universe virtual game world has offered shares on its virtual stock market and raised the equivalent of $500,000.Read More...
18:00, 05/22/2019

The DeanBeat: The inspiring possibilities and sobering realities of making virtual beings The first-ever Virtual Beings Summit in San Francisco felt like the beginning of a new industry, with inspiriing talks and cautionary tales.Read More...
19:00, 07/26/2019

The Benevolent God-King of Traffic Exists and Here He Is Fixing Virtual Gridlock on YouTube America’s infrastructure is broken. Part of that is because we refuse to maintain it, but a large part is because it wasn’t designed correctly to begin with. I mean, why worry about something as silly as “traffic management” when it’s much easier to just plow straight lines with our highways everywh...
14:48, 07/04/2019

Iowa Democratic Party Scraps Plan to Allow Virtual Voting in Caucuses The Iowa Democratic Party said it would drop its plans to allow virtual voting in the state’s presidential caucuses after the party’s national committee raised security concerns....
06:48, 09/01/2019

Microsoft pushes ahead with conversation transcription, virtual microphone arrays Microsoft Research's 'Project Denmark' technology allows users to use the microphones in phones and laptops to create a virtual array that can handle conversation transcription and more....
21:16, 05/10/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
03:16, 05/25/2019

Full moon patents: Disney’s immersive VR and Microsoft’s next-gen virtual assistant Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This June-ish roundup lands on the tasty Strawberry Moon...
15:16, 07/18/2019

Online church: Ministries use VR, apps to deliver digital services and virtual baptisms Tech in church goes beyond live streaming. Imagine a service that takes you inside of Jesus' tomb via virtual reality or app-based Sunday services.        ...
11:32, 05/02/2019

Virtual Beings grants will fund projects for creating artificial living things Fable Studios founder Edward Saatchi announced at the Virtual Beings Summit the creation of the Virtual Beings Grants to fund projects to create artificial people or animals.Read More...
00:48, 07/25/2019

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
01:48, 06/13/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s regressive abortion law, outlawing the procedure in all cases except if there is a “serious” health ris...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
03:48, 06/12/2019

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
00:32, 06/14/2019

VP Pence tells West Point grads it's a 'virtual certainty' they will fight on a battlefield for America Vice President Mike Pence told West Point’s most diverse graduating class in history that they will go to war for America at some point in their life....
01:00, 05/27/2019

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. tax collectors urge owners of virtual currencies to pay back taxes, file amended returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Friday said it was sending thousands of letters to taxpayers who failed to report virtual currency transactions, saying they may owe taxes....
20:48, 07/26/2019

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual treason' over Russia cyber warfare report US president again accuses journalists of being ‘the enemy of the people’US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the New York Times of “a virtual act of treason” after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid.Current and former government officials...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18963 from the 20H1 branch with Task Manager, virtual desktop, mouse cursor, Notepad, and Chinese IME improvements.Read More...
08:32, 08/17/2019

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey scores $1 billion-plus valuation for his virtual border wall start-up Anduril, the start-up founded by Palmer Luckey, has secured a funding round, with money from Andreessen Horowitz, valuing the defense company at over $1 billion....
19:01, 09/11/2019

President Trump Accuses the New York ‘Times’ of a ‘Virtual Act of Treason’ for an Article His Own Administration Reportedly Cleared On Saturday evening, President Donald Trump accused the New York Times of treason in response to a story the newspaper claimed his administration approved. Trump responded to a New York Times story that detailed his administration stepping up attacks on Russia’s power grid in response to Russi...
18:16, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0.Read More...
20:32, 05/21/2019

How the news took over reality Is engagement with current affairs key to being a good citizen? Or could an endless torrent of notifications be harming democracy as well as our wellbeing?By Oliver BurkemanThe afternoon of Friday 13 November 2015 was a chilly one in Manhattan, but that only made the atmosphere inside the Old Town B...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Save on ROG Strix Fusion 500 Virtual 7.1 LED Gaming Headset with Hi-Fi Grade ESS DAC, ESS Amplifier, Digital Microphone and Aura Sync RGB Lighting and more Save on ROG Strix Fusion 500 Virtual 7.1 LED Gaming Headset with Hi-Fi Grade ESS DAC, ESS Amplifier, Digital Microphone and Aura Sync RGB Lighting and more...
15:48, 07/29/2019

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
20:32, 06/11/2019

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow: early, late, in-between. Most of the energy in evidence on the field was generated......
06:16, 07/04/2019

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern industry that won’t be positively affected by 5...
13:00, 06/01/2019

Windows Mixed Reality: everything you need to know Windows Mixed Reality (MR) can be a confusing concept. Is it virtual reality (VR), like the Oculus Rift, or it is more like augmented reality (AR), which Microsoft has already dabbled in with its HoloLens?Even though Microsoft has made HoloLens 2 available for pre-order, the answer is ultimately a m...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Reality Is Intruding Into Markets Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
23:00, 05/16/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had simply suffered a 3-2 loss to the Brewers on Sunday a...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Graphic Novels That Twist Reality This Way and That In his latest Graphic Content column Ed Park looks at Daria Tessler’s “Cult of the Ibis” and “Tumult,” by John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy — two surreal adventures....
04:00, 07/26/2019

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
23:32, 06/27/2019

The Mountain West had a moment in the sun. Then reality set in. On Saturday afternoon, the Mountain West stood 7-5 against Power Five teams this season, with four such games either underway or about to get underway....
02:16, 09/16/2019

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
19:00, 06/14/2019

How augmented reality put five Madonnas on stage at once At Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards, Madonna performed her latest single, "Medellín", with Latin singer Maluma. However, they (and their flesh-and-blood dancers) weren't alone on the Las Vegas stage. Several virtual versions of the pop icon......
17:48, 05/02/2019

Yankees’ dose of reality comes with some good news It could have been a whole lot worse. In addition to getting embarrassed 19-5 by the Indians in front of 44,654 on Thursday night in The Bronx, the Yankees could have watched Aaron Judge suffer a serious injury to his left wrist while diving for a Jason Kipnis double in the sixth inning with the......
08:00, 08/16/2019

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over three weeks from now. So what can we expect from a J...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Mixed reality and the art world: an unlikely but ideal pairing The idea is that the value of VR art appreciates over the years just like physical art works. Limited editions show the market’s appreciation of a concept.Read More...
04:32, 05/11/2019

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
02:48, 08/02/2019

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
11:16, 05/23/2019

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soon....
23:00, 06/17/2019

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitio...
16:00, 05/30/2019

New rules to protect 'wellbeing' of reality TV contestants Broadcasters could be held responsible for the "wellbeing and dignity" of TV participants, including reality show contestants, under new proposals issued by the UK's media regulator....
05:16, 07/30/2019

RJ Barrett gets chills watching new Knicks reality RJ Barrett’s first introduction here was overshadowed. The encore was not. A day after the Knicks selected him in the NBA draft, the club’s Twitter account captured Barrett slowly walking onto the Madison Square Garden floor. Moments later, the lights flickered, bringing the third-overal...
16:16, 06/24/2019

How AMLO’s Plans to Transform Mexico Ran Into Reality Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rode to a landslide election victory in July 2018 by promising to transform Mexico. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged to restore security, end corruption, spur development and change how Mexicans view their leader. He inherited a slowing economy and a bellige...
09:00, 07/25/2019

Firefox Reality VR browser is now available for Oculus Quest The multi-platform web browser has just been released for Oculus' premium standalone VR headset, promising safe browsing and superior performance.Read More...
19:32, 07/25/2019

Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unveiled Spectacles 3 glasses that include dual HD cameras......
18:00, 08/13/2019

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a PlayStation 4 game that aims to give everyone the ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
01:16, 08/08/2019

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
08:16, 05/26/2019

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
17:16, 08/04/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” veteran quarterback says. “[Insert recently drafted quarterback’s name] is going to learn from listening to [coach] talk and then us getting...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sunday’s] game and he’s doing fine,” Aaron Boone said...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan in free age...
13:16, 07/08/2019

How to make cloud expectations meet reality Digital transformation has well and truly become a requirement for businesses to thrive and the cloud is a key enabler for meeting this, delivering scalability, reducing costs, and laying the foundation for innovation. Yet the complexity that comes with migrating to the cloud means the reality is fa...
18:48, 07/03/2019

Nets’ Kyrie Irving splash about to become reality The Nets are on the verge of bringing Kyrie Irving home as the biggest free-agent coup in their history. Irving will meet with the Nets on Sunday, and when free agency tips off at 6 p.m., they will look to hammer out a four-year, $141 million maximum deal. The Post reported mutual interest for month...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Champions League dream becoming reality for Atalanta Atalanta needs seven points from its final three Serie A matches to guarantee qualification for the Champions League for the first time in its history        ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal Komba......
05:00, 07/14/2019

Missing Man’s Family Helps Others BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A family in Boyle County has had to endure four agonizing years of uncertainty, wondering where their missing son had disappeared. Friday marked the four year anniversary of his disappearance, and now the family is channeling grief into action in an event happening ...
14:48, 05/18/2019

The DNC Is Rejecting Iowa’s Virtual Caucus Plans, Thereby Screwing Up the First 2020 Caucus At least two sources told the Des Moines Register that the Democratic National Committee is poised to reject Iowa’s plan for virtual caucuses, which means the nation’s first 2020 presidential caucus could get incredibly screwed up. The decision came after a meeting of the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Comm...
20:16, 08/30/2019

Navy executes successful test of AEGIS Virtual Twin software in missile test The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of the AEGIS Virtual Combat Management System, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Maneater is like a silly Jaws Revenge: The Reality Show The open-world action RPG is part Grand Theft Auto and part National Geographic documentary. You play as a shark that only gets bigger the more you eat.Read More...
04:32, 06/20/2019

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best chance to win the one major title that has eluded him. Mickelson, a five-time winner at the Pebble....
12:16, 06/20/2019

Apple Stores add augmented reality [AR]T installations and lessons Apple is debuting a series of augmented reality sessions and features developed in partnership with the New Museum and a handful of artists.Read More...
21:16, 07/30/2019

GlobalFoundries uses PTC augmented reality to transform chip manufacturing PTC said chip manufacturing giant GlobalFoundries is using the company's AR solutions to transform its training for chip manufacturing workers.Read More...
21:16, 07/30/2019

'We all have Hoop Dreams': Bittersweet tale of first 'reality TV show' When Dwyane Wade was a 12-year-old shooting jumpers on the playgrounds of Chicago, a movie came out that would help navigate him through his future Hall of Fame career....
17:16, 05/04/2019

Derek Jeter acknowledges the Marlins’ grim reality MIAMI — Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins’ performance, attendance and business operations have been a problem. Shadows at Marlins Park don’t bother him, however. Speaking to the media Friday for the first time since the season began, Jeter said he’s unhappy with the team’s ...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment.A photo, taken by Steffen Olsen from t...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To School. Like the movie, the series will be about pa...
00:16, 06/18/2019

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
05:48, 05/25/2019

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, but any celebrating had to wait until after his final round at Pebble Beach. Otherwise, this birthday ...
10:16, 06/17/2019

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on an ITV program....
17:01, 05/15/2019

A-Rod gives Yankees a Trevor Bauer reality check after meltdown The way Alex Rodriguez sees it, you can’t have your cake and eat it too when it comes to pitchers having their heads on straight. Rodriguez didn’t actually eat the cake he got for his birthday on ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball,” but he did chime in on Trevor Bauer’...
18:48, 07/29/2019

NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors’ new reality changes everything As usual, the potential drama of NBA free agency was discussed and dissected for months. For once, the upcoming season could be even more suspenseful. Following the myriad league-altering moves made during Sunday night’s wild opening to free agency, next season begins with the NBA championship appea...
01:48, 07/02/2019

Augmented reality can change your behavior in the real world A new study from Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences has found that augmented reality (AR) experiences significantly affect people's behavior in the real world, even after they've taken the headset off....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Mehul Choksi's "Citizenship Will Be Revoked, That Is Reality": Antigua PM The Antigua citizenship of diamond trader Mehul Chokshi - wanted in India in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank scam -- will be scrapped once he has exhausted all his legal options, the......
13:48, 06/25/2019

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
18:32, 07/19/2019

Why aren’t brands using Google’s augmented reality wrapper? I'm baffled by why so few brands seem to be using Google's new AR wrapper. It's a landmark product that lets you insert AR models via a single line of code.Read More...
10:00, 09/08/2019

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmented reality's killer app: the just-announced Minecra...
04:16, 05/18/2019

Alternate reality: Kelly Kraft is now in contention at PGA Championship Kelly Kraft wasn’t supposed to be playing Bethpage Black this week. Now, after the alternate snuck into the PGA Championship as the last player in the field, Kraft is somewhere else he isn’t supposed to be. Earning entry to his fifth career major via Justin Thomas’ withdrawal with a wrist injury, Kr...
09:48, 05/18/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
12:16, 05/18/2019

'Sorry, but I am too busy to talk to you right now': this is our modern life reality | Bob Brody It has nothing to do with you, my being too busy. It’s me. I’m too busy for work-life balance“On an average day, nearly everyone age 15 and over (96%) engaged in some sort of leisure activity, such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising. Men spent 49 minutes per day more in these activities than...
18:48, 08/25/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
08:00, 08/17/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from “Jersey Shore” and the fraudster behind the failed Fyre Festival. Michael Cohen is due to report Monday to the Federal Correctional Institution...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday....
23:00, 05/27/2019

It's a Reality TV Junkie's Dream Come True: BravoCon Is Happening Move over comic cons, the Real Housewives are coming. Bravo announced the first ever BravoCon is happening in November 2019 in New York City. Complete with stars from The Real Housewives......
23:00, 05/22/2019

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
20:48, 06/01/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
17:16, 04/29/2019

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses, which will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat, as the technology company works to develop its augmented reality features....
17:00, 08/13/2019

Joe Namath adds dose of reality to Sam Darnold expectations Jets great Joe Namath saw the 2019 version of the team up close on Monday, watching practice and spending some time in the quarterbacks room with Sam Darnold. Namath said his expectations for Darnold are high, but the quarterback can’t win by himself. “Win a championship,” Namath said of those expec...
16:00, 08/13/2019

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027reality check\u0027."...
02:32, 08/13/2019

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second half closer to last place than third in the NL East and wondering who among the group is about to play...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
04:48, 06/04/2019

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine monsters. Quite frankly, you have room for a new k...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol......
08:48, 07/13/2019

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation – and you can try it now Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has applied for a patent for AR directions that would overl...
18:16, 08/08/2019

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
14:16, 06/06/2019

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors president of basketball operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay. “You do the best you can,” Myers told reporters. ...
04:00, 07/16/2019

"Not Concept, It's Reality": Next-Gen Plane To Track Your Bathroom Visits Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you've been in there. It's all part of an effort to make commercial cabins a digitally aware domain.......
05:32, 09/13/2019

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands for “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response,” and i...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It's a ridiculous s......
18:32, 05/29/2019

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR). There, things don’t need to suck. Well, what a ...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctio...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Quantum physics for regular people: Is reality even real? Everything you assume about the universe, the laws that govern it, and how objective reality works is probably wrong. What goes up doesn’t have to come down, there’s no logical reason why we can’t travel through time, and there’s a pretty good chance that you exist as one of an infinite number of do...
01:16, 09/13/2019

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
02:32, 08/15/2019

Streamers such as Netflix have a lot to gain from competitive reality shows Netflix's new reality competition "Blown Away" doesn't just add danger and drama to the art of glassblowing, it shows what streamers can gain....
10:16, 08/02/2019

Fears become a reality for retail with a fourth round of tariffs Many consumer products, like clothing, shoes and electronics have been spared from the last three rounds of tariffs. But the remaining $300 billion of China-made goods will capture it all....
18:16, 08/02/2019

Reality is going to stall for some time the advent of driverless cars Rolling out autonomous cars across the U.S. will require a coordinated, multi-jurisdictional effort to address governmental, institutional and legal inconsistencies....
21:48, 08/02/2019

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and long-distance electricity transmission lines....
13:48, 05/30/2019

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
02:32, 05/31/2019

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling India's internal affairs, the foreign ministry said on Friday as Islamabad continued its pushback against New Delhi's decision to scrap Jammu and......
13:48, 08/09/2019

Microsoft says new augmented reality headset to go on sale in September Microsoft Corp's second generation HoloLens augmented reality headset will go on sale in September, the company's executive vice president Harry Shum said on Thursday....
08:16, 08/29/2019

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but we want to overcome that. Vive Reality is the abi...
14:00, 06/30/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
20:32, 05/11/2019

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films such as Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive and the TV...
11:00, 06/30/2019

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon, Alexandra Cadantu silently exited the court alone, her head bowed and eyes clenched shut. S...
13:32, 06/30/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
11:32, 06/28/2019

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
10:16, 06/27/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that leverages the power of augmented reality to perform a s...
21:48, 05/11/2019

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
17:48, 06/28/2019

Cilic offers Nadal a Wimbledon reality check Spaniard Rafael Nadal got a quickfire reminder of the challenge he faces to win a third Wimbledon title as he was blown away by big-serving Marin Cilic in an exhibition match on Wednesday....
20:48, 06/26/2019

Microsoft says new augmented reality headset to go on sale in Sept Microsoft Corp's second generation HoloLens augmented reality headset will go on sale in September, the company's executive vice president Harry Shum said on Thursday....
08:16, 08/29/2019

'Going to bed hungry': the harrowing reality of poor children living in DC New study shows kids in District of Columbia are the most underprivileged in the country, facing daily threats of homelessness and food insecurity A common refrain in America’s capital city goes something like this: there’s Washington, and then there’s DC. Washington is where Congress passes bills, ...
21:16, 08/29/2019

'Ignoring reality': Biden got it wrong on Iraq, Mattis says Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doesn’t recite any of his conversations with President Trump in his upcoming book (much to the consternation of Washington journalists). But he does detail an evening with someone else who might be on the presidential ballot in 2020: Joe Biden, who was “ignoring r...
15:16, 08/31/2019

Yankees reminded of harsh reality in blowout loss Sometimes, it’s evident this ragtag Yankees roster is made up of players the team didn’t intend to use regularly. Wednesday was one of those nights. From Jonathan Loaisiga filling in for James Paxton, and being pounded for four innings before an early exit, to a lineup that was no-hit into the sixth...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Blackman helps C. Arkansas rally to 35-28 win over WKU Carlos Blackman threw his only pass of the night, an 80-yard scoring strike to Lujuan Winningham, and followed with a 1-yard rushing score as Central Arkansas rallied to score three touchdowns in the fourth quarter and knock off Western Kentucky...       ...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Carli Lloyd helps US to 5-0 win over New Zealand ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and Alyssa Naeher got the shutout, helping the U.S. women’s national team beat New Zealand 5-0 in a World Cup series send-off match on Thursday. Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis also scored for the United States. It was Team USA’s sec...
04:48, 05/17/2019

How Running Helps a Sports Editor Do His Job Matthew Futterman, the Times's deputy sports editor and an avid marathoner (23 and counting), reflects on the role that running plays in his writing and editing....
16:16, 06/12/2019

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile bill, which was introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-V...
21:16, 07/16/2019

Renfroe homer helps Padres to 6-3 win His frustration evident, Toronto reliever Daniel Hudson bit the top of his glove as he slowly walked back to the mound after making an untimely throwing error in the eighth inning....
07:32, 05/25/2019

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or watering down the Irish backstop.Wholesale change...
16:32, 07/21/2019

Karan Johar Will Host a Dating Reality Show for Netflix Netflix has announced a new dating reality show called 'What The Love? With Karan Johar', which will be produced by BBC Studios India. The 47-year-old Bollywood producer-director will serve as......
11:32, 05/27/2019

Reality comes Undone in exquisite new series from BoJack Horseman team It’s no mean feat to craft a show compelling enough to be consumed in one sitting, let alone one that practically demands you do it all over again immediately after finishing it, despite the fact that six other shows have probably premiered in the time it took you complete the first binge watch. But...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Time's mixed reality app takes you inside the Amazon rainforest Time's Immersive app brought you to the moon a couple of months ago -- now, it's taking you on a timely trip to the Amazon forest. The publication has rolled out a new augmented reality experience for its application -- now available for both iOS and......
17:49, 09/12/2019

Yankees get reality check, finally look like a team full of backups Truth be told, there should have been a lot more games like Wednesday night’s blowout loss to the Mariners this year for the Yankees. The Yankees have played above their heads for a while, and all that is a testament to the willingness of the Accidental Yankees to play a team-oriented game and make ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh Norman were let go (before Gettleman was), William...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheered as she caught the three giant shellfish in a Th...
16:16, 07/08/2019

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
12:48, 07/18/2019

Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling? Cutting-edge tech utilising VR and augmented reality is inspiring new narrative forms. And creatives at Sundance festival’s New Frontier are excitedWhat will storytelling look like in 20 years? Will it still be on your television? Will it printed on paper or projected in 3D? Prophesying the future i...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store [Update: Microsoft has given official comment, which we've added to the article below – but there's still no word on whether these disappearing headsets will be returning to the store.]Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality head...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks’ grim reality Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday — a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans’ disgruntled big man — and one fewer superstar target remains on the board for the Knicks. The Post reported last week the Pelicans didn’t view the Knicks’ young assets as especially attract...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Microsoft adds more AI, mixed-reality, IoT services to its Azure line-up A couple days ahead of Build 2019, Microsoft is showcasing some new AI, MR, IoT and blockchain capabilities powered by Azure which it will be showing off at its developer confab....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
13:32, 07/21/2019

'Own up to reality': 2020 Democrats urged to confront US racial divide As the NAACP gathered in Detroit, leaders warned presidential hopefuls not to shy away as Trump fans the flamesIn August 2016, Donald Trump stood before an overwhelmingly white crowd in Dimondale, Michigan, and asked black people for their votes. Related: Trump 'rat-infested' attack on Elijah Cummin...
20:48, 07/28/2019

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
22:48, 06/20/2019

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five years. Only one Minecraft-related game has launched s...
22:00, 07/16/2019

If Amit Shah Said, Will Be Reality: Anurag Thakur On Removing Article 370 Union minister and BJP parliamentarian Anurag Thakur on Friday said Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, would be scrapped as his party president Amit Shah has promised so....
19:32, 06/07/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Atwood says 'Handmaid's Tale' got much closer to reality, prompting sequel Canadian author Margaret Atwood said a deterioration in women's rights in some parts of the world including in the United States prompted her to write a sequel to her best-selling 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale"....
19:32, 09/10/2019

Mets are finally acknowledging grim Edwin Diaz reality PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo was named NL Reliever of the Month on Saturday. Could a shift in job responsibilities be far behind? Following the Mets’ 7-5 victory over the Pirates, manager Mickey Callaway indicated he will consider Lugo for the closer’s role, as Edwin Diaz continues to struggle. The disapp...
14:48, 08/04/2019

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: building the reality TV cinema of my dreams. And by ...
21:16, 08/13/2019

England Lionesses get 'reality check' for World Cup from Royal Marines • ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team get stuck into their World Cup preparations.“Ther...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Are You the One? Reality show's sexually fluid season was a Gen Z fever dream The eighth season of the MTV offered unguarded moments in queer love – and breakupsMTV aired the season eight finale of Are You the One? on Monday night and it was a bittersweet ending for the show’s newly gained LGBTQ+ fans, who have been obsessively tracking the dizzying carousel of pairings, make...
00:00, 09/11/2019

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (credit: Mark Miller/Stanford Human Interaction Lab)...
22:00, 05/29/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
19:32, 05/03/2019

iOS 13 file confirms Apple is testing an augmented reality headset Hints pulled from iOS 13 code have already shown signs of the rumored AR headset that Apple is supposedly working on, but now there's clearer proof than ever. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith points out a readme in a new release that explains to emplo......
04:16, 09/11/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Reality and Talk Shows Let's get real. Today's TV Scoop Awards polls are all about the reality shows, the competition shows, the talk and variety shows that give you a bit of a break from the drama of......
04:00, 07/24/2019

These Sleepless Nights mixed reality exhibit addresses homelessness in the U.S. These Sleepless Nights is a mixed reality documentary that uses cutting-edge spatial computing technology to allow visitors to listen, connect, and engage with those who are homeless.Read More...
01:48, 08/31/2019

Centre's Advisory Over "Indecent" Portrayal Of Children In Reality Shows The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all private satellite TV channels to avoid showing children in an indecent, suggestive and inappropriate manner in dance reality shows or other such......
09:32, 06/18/2019

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his third appearance at the bee, where onstage spelling st...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Dance turn-off: why Sean Spicer shouldn't become a reality TV star The inclusion of Trump’s former press secretary in the new season of Dancing with the Stars has led to online fury and threats of a boycottDancing with the Stars has weathered its fair share of controversies over the years. It managed to survive when it hired Bristol Palin in 2010. It clung on when ...
19:48, 08/22/2019

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation cars years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
15:32, 05/29/2019

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little else The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
22:48, 06/18/2019

The Handmaid's Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3 There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be.Read more......
20:00, 05/29/2019

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
06:00, 08/14/2019

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limited quantity will ship to customers sometime this year. They......
21:16, 05/30/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given the buildup to the announcement, it didn’t take lo...
18:32, 06/18/2019

Harry Potter Augmented-Reality Game Is Off to a Slow Start The new mobile game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is off to a lackluster start, signaling another missed opportunity to drive mainstream adoption of augmented reality, the much-hyped technology the app showcases....
14:16, 06/27/2019

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin N...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard admits new reality: ‘Here come the trade talks’ Noah Syndergaard acknowledged what has become obvious — his future with the Mets is uncertain. After the Mets’ 4-0 win over the Padres on Thursday, the right-hander, who has a strong social media game, tweeted: “Here come the trade talks.” It included a GIF from “Solo: A Star...
13:32, 07/26/2019

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans to the Moon. This test, in concert with the loomi...
20:32, 07/03/2019

James Charles and Tati Westbrook Are Rewriting Reality TV For YouTube Over this weekend, James Charles’s beauty empire began to crumble. Fresh off the heels of an appearance at the Met Ball— a moment the beauty guru and YouTuber referred to as important step for “influencer representation” — Charles found himself in a roiling cauldron of drama, that, at first blush fe...
07:48, 05/18/2019

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. A representative for the family released a st...
07:48, 06/24/2019

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way many of us on calls are seen by the other party to be looking down at the screen, instead of lookin...
19:00, 07/03/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one......
23:32, 05/17/2019

Reality bites: Serbian lawyer fights to stop trash TV Violence, misogyny and vulgar insults are common on reality TV — and it harms viewers, say experts. One man in Serbia is campaigning to change the law and prevent an adverse societal impact....
17:32, 09/14/2019

How Expectation and Reality Can Clash in the World of Star Wars Fandom I never quite understood how someone’s expectations of a movie could potentially ruin the reality of watching it until I heard the words: The Rise of Skywalker.Read more......
10:48, 05/15/2019

Nomadic rolls out new mixed reality arcade in Las Vegas with Area15 Nomadic has unveiled its latest virtual reality arcade for its first-person shooter game Arizona Sunshine in Las Vegas in partnership with Area15.Read More...
23:16, 05/15/2019

A fourth Matrix movie is exactly the kind of rabbit hole reality needs right now With its ‘red pill’ imagery co-opted by incels, how nice that Lana Wachowski, a trans woman, could give the original a sequel it deservesOf the 10 highest-grossing films of 2019, only one – Jordan Peele’s Us – isn’t part of a franchise. Few jaws will have hit the floor, then, at the wholly un-flabbe...
19:16, 08/21/2019

Firefox Reality VR web browser arrives on Oculus Quest headsets Mozilla just expanded the reach of its Firefox Reality VR browser to one of its bigger platforms yet: the Oculus Quest. Owners of Facebook's stand-alone headset can surf sites, watch videos and dive into VR experiences through a browser that both emp......
22:48, 07/25/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
21:00, 06/05/2019

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of all human mobility.   San Francisco is a city buil...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Varjo's technology is like a magic leap forward in augmented reality In a nondescript headquarters building on a quiet side street in Helsinki, with a modest amount of startup capital, Finland’s Varjo has put together a headset that offers a major advance in augmented, or “mixed” reality. ZDNet traveled to Finland and gave it a try....
00:00, 08/13/2019

Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality We thought Manchester City would pip Liverpool to the title, but we also said Watford would go downWhat we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did it in 2009.” Continue reading......
16:00, 05/15/2019

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
17:32, 06/08/2019

Samsung could still be planning to launch a pair of augmented reality specs Gadget makers aren't giving up on the idea of getting Google Glass-style augmented reality specs on our faces, with a recently filed Samsung patent the latest evidence that more of these wearable devices are on the way.Spotted by Patently Apple, the filing shows a fairly standard design for a p...
12:32, 07/13/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans at a lower interest rate, in less time....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Best VPN routers 2019: top routers for Virtual Private Networks Welcome to our pick of the best VPN routers of 2019. In this guide, you'll find the very best routers that can easily connect to the internet via a Virtual Private Network (VPN),. There are many reasons why you'd want one of the best VPN routers on this list, but the number one reason is t...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Best VPN routers 2019: the best routers for Virtual Private Networks Our guide to the best VPN routers of 2019 is here to help anyone who is looking to beef up their online security. The routers in this list will help you get online using a Virtual Private Network (VPN), which can help you browse the internet safely and anonymously.The best VPN routers that have made...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Making A Difference: Family Helps Others After Loss LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — After suffering a stillbirth in 2016, a Lexington family is now helping others navigate what can be an excruciating time. Jordan and Dion Sanders say that in 2016, their world changed forever. Their daughter, Amiah Mae, was stillborn, but her twin brother, Elijah, sur...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Wisconsin university helps cat get new back legs OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — A tabby cat has new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3D printer. Community Cat shelter vice president Sarah Close says Chicago Animal Care and Control found the stray with infected legs last September and turned him over to the Wh...
23:48, 05/03/2019

New tool helps the visually impaired surf the web For those who can’t see well, hearing is believing. A new tool aims to help the visually impaired better browse the internet using high-tech speakers and a virtual assistant. Voice Exploration, Retrieval and Search (VERSE) merges elements of screen readers and voice assistants to create an ins...
23:48, 08/20/2019

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their......
11:00, 06/13/2019

Salary transparency helps close the pay gap but there’s a catch Are you being underpaid? Sharing pay data is probably the easiest way to ensure every employee gets the same pay for the same job. But new research suggests that employers may claw back those gains made by underpaid staff over time. Economists from the University of Toronto, Princeton University and...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The team...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Ousted helps Fire hold on for 0-0 tie with LAFC LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Ousted had four saves for his second shutout of the season and the Chicago Fire held on for a 0-0 tie with Los Angeles FC on Saturday night. Tyler Miller had one save for Los Angeles (7-1-3) for his fourth shutout. Chicago (2-4-4) is winless in its last three games, but snap...
07:00, 05/05/2019

This App Helps You Hook Up With Random (Business) Partners A video-only networking app marries LinkedIn’s scope for making professional connections with Tinder’s ease of rejecting unappealing ones. Here’s our critique....
06:16, 05/04/2019

Seen by Indeed helps tech workers figure out their best job opportunities Indeed.com is launching a new platform, Seen by Indeed, that helps tech workers identify their skills and find interesting career opportunities.Read More...
20:32, 09/16/2019

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
03:16, 05/25/2019

Roldan helps Sounders tie Minnesota United 1-1 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored and the Seattle Sounders played Minnesota United to a 1-1 draw Saturday night. Minnesota’s Ike Opara cleared an entry that Roldan first-timed from well outside the area to make it 1-1 in the 41st minute. Defender Romain Métanire stumbled as he trie...
07:00, 05/05/2019

AI Helps Companies, Cities Fight Ransomware As companies and municipalities struggle to deal with ransomware attacks that lock down computers and hold data hostage, many organizations are turning to artificial intelligence to quickly detect the malware and stop it from spreading....
16:32, 08/15/2019

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected seven of the Reds’ season-high 17 hits. Joey V...
05:16, 05/27/2019

Logitech's G Pro X headset helps you sound like a pro streamer After teasing it earlier this week, Logitech has now revealed its new gaming headset, designed to help you sound like a professional streamer. The G Pro X marks the debut of Blue VO!CE software, which includes a suite of real-time mic effects that wi......
16:32, 07/09/2019

UK drill rappers OFB: 'No one helps us round here. Music is the only way' One of the collective is the son of Mark Duggan, whose death sparked the 2011 London riots. But the drill trio OFB are trying to move the genre beyond the violence for which it has been demonisedAt the nucleus of the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham, north London, is a road that local young peopl...
11:48, 09/06/2019

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for New York, and Wilson Ramos and Todd Frazier had t...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68 Reshanda Gray hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings       ...
04:48, 06/29/2019

Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens win matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff        ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Gomes helps Nationals pull away for win over Cubs Yan Gomes went 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Washington Nationals pulled away for a 7-2 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon....
04:48, 08/25/2019

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a show that was crucial to the genre – it’s not only ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
23:32, 08/16/2019

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews, who this week starred in a reality-based crim...
19:32, 05/30/2019

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
14:16, 05/29/2019

'This is the reality': Brazilian women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
19:16, 05/30/2019

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his dream of becoming a movie star. The result is Frid...
21:48, 08/08/2019

Netflix and Charlize Theron team up on a stunt driving reality TV show Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of everyday backgrounds, including a law student, a del......
14:48, 08/02/2019

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea "stupid, moronic, naive."...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
13:00, 06/17/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Vissel Kobe facing reality after failing to build in Barcelona’s image Andrés Iniesta’s arrival was part of ambition to mirror Spanish giants’ success but relegation from the J League threatensLast August FC Tokyo were so disappointed that Andrés Iniesta was going to be absent from Vissel Kobe’s visit they hired an impersonator of the Spanish midfielder to entertain th...
21:48, 08/22/2019

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn tease new Amazon reality series 'Making the Cut' If you felt Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn's absence on the latest season of "Project Runway," don't fret as the duo will soon return to television for a new reality series....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
02:48, 08/03/2019

'There's No Such Thing As Cold, Hard Reality': Meet The Hyperloop's Truest Believers GOLDEN, Colo.—Shortly after arriving at the Global Hyperloop Conference, Brad Swartzwelter looked me in the eye and issued himself a challenge. “If I haven’t convinced you by the end of this conference that Hyperloop is the most glorious transportation opportunity of our time, then I’ve failed.”Read...
21:16, 09/09/2019

Marseille Release Adil Rami For Faking An Injury To Appear On A Reality Show Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille have released 33-year-old center back Adil Rami, but reportedly not for his rapidly deteriorating skill set or advancing age. No, the French club severed ties with Rami due to “gross misconduct,” resolving a bizarre situation that involved a reality show, a missed tr...
21:49, 08/13/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with the candy bar’s parent company, Mars, for an endorsement deal, his manager David A. Garcia told The...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Jake Gyllenhaal's Excitement Over His Mysterio Costume Lent More Reality to Far From Home By now, you’ve had a good look at Spider-Man: Far From Home’s intriguing take on the marvelous Mysterio, one of Spider-Man’s oldest foes, turned into his new best friend in the movie. The character gets a fabulous spin on his comics gear in the film—and part of the reason it looks so good is down to...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Toronto Film Festival 2019: ‘How to Build a Girl’ is a dose of reality Something rang awfully familiar to this film critic in “How to Build a Girl,” the story of an enthusiastic but inexperienced female writer trying to break into a field dominated by cliquey older men. So I’m not going to even pretend I’m reviewing it without bias. I suspect, h...
05:48, 09/14/2019

Russia probes alleged vote-rigging on child reality show A Russian state television network has hired a cybersecurity firm to verify the integrity of votes cast during the finale of a popular children’s singing competition...
23:16, 04/29/2019

China’s new ‘social credit system’ turns Orwell’s ‘1984’ into reality Imagine calling a friend. Only instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.” Would that put a damper on your relationship? It’s supposed to. Welcome to life in China’s “Social Credit System,” where a low score can r...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Domingo German’s start makes Yankees postseason reality more clear TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least five innings”? I’m going with two. And I’d recommend the Under. The latest piece of evidence arrived ...
19:32, 08/09/2019

Holiday heat headlines not focusing enough on climate crisis reality – experts Jaunty coverage of sweltering bank holiday weather not linking to global heating trendIn what is fast becoming a British summer ritual, the record holiday heat this week has prompted reams of cheerful forecasts and sunny headlines but far too few reminders that the climate crisis has made record-bre...
22:16, 08/27/2019

Eddie Money, rock 'n' roll hitmaker and reality TV star, dies at 70 American rock star Eddie Money, whose hits including "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Baby Hold On" formed part of the power pop soundtrack of the late 1970s and early 1980s, died in Los Angeles on Friday at age 70, his family said in a statement....
23:32, 09/13/2019

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz." ...
20:00, 06/30/2019

‘Starvation’ now a reality for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Starvation “is already starting” in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Beth Chapman died early Wednesday at Queen’s Medical Cente...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
22:32, 04/28/2019

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
00:32, 07/21/2019

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
07:16, 08/22/2019

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
02:00, 06/22/2019

Opinion: NFL really means Not For Long, so rookies, here's advice on reality of league With NFL rookie minicamps in full swing, USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell has some advice for newcomers about the harsh realities of the league.        ...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed reality d......
15:16, 06/19/2019

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission, which took place...
17:32, 07/18/2019

MTV unveils first exclusively sexually fluid reality dating show cast in U.S. MTV unveiled the cast for the eighth season of its reality dating show "Are You the One?" Wednesday, exclusively featuring sexually fluid individuals....
08:16, 05/31/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Kindhearted NYPD cop helps blind woman hail cab A kindhearted NYPD officer was caught on camera helping a blind woman hail a cab in the rain on a city street, the video shows. The do-gooder in blue, identified only as transit Officer Swartz, had no clue he was being filmed when he offered up the “random act of kindness,” according to a tweet......
00:16, 07/16/2019

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Police say the suspect fled the officers and jumped int...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Davis’ error helps Rangers to 4-3 win over banged-up Orioles ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Delino DeShields’ single led to a key error by Chris Davis during his first game in right field in almost three years, and the Texas Rangers beat the banged-up Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Thursday night. Davis volunteered to play right a day after three Baltimore teammates...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Brooklyn man in Batman shirt helps cops take down suspect Sock! Bam!… Snap! A Bay Ridge man wearing a Batman t-shirt transformed into a real-life crime fighting crusader when he chased down a suspect who was fleeing cops — breaking his own leg in the process. Christian Almonte, 22, was driving on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Bay Ridge Tuesday wh...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Technology helps visually impaired enjoy museums Among the exhibits being presented at the annual conference of the American Alliance of Museums is new technology designed to help the blind "see" art and pictures. (June 4)        ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Dear John helps taxpayer get tax return he claims he never got Dear John: I opted to take $500 from my tax return, and in return H&R Block would send the money to Amazon and I would be credited $525. Although I received my tax return in April, I never got the $525 Amazon credit. I sent seven e-mails and a certified letter to H&R Block. As......
21:48, 08/04/2019

Big second half helps TCU beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-7 Jalen Reagor, TCU's leading receiver last season, dropped three passes and muffed a punt return before making amends late in the third quarter to help the Horned Frogs pull away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-7 in the season opener for both teams       ...
08:48, 09/01/2019

How the Fed’s interest-rate cut helps Trump wage his trade war Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell may not have wanted to cut interest rates. But in the end, President Trump appears to have given him no choice....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant at 16. “I was kind of a wild child and getting pregnant was like a switch went off. I calmed do...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually. Sepsis occurs when the body’s immune response to infection triggers an inflammation chain reaction thr...
07:00, 07/23/2019

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Canadian man's pocketknife helps him survive grizzly attack A Canadian man biking through a remote part of British Columbia late last month used a pocketknife to stave off a potentially fatal grizzly bear attack, according to reports....
14:00, 08/10/2019

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for the championship series. Alo’s shot cleared the center field seats, the cameras and a slow-pitch fence that is 300 feet to center to give the Soo...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4 Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago's four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4       ...
06:48, 06/09/2019

Judge’s HR helps Yanks complete sweep of Tigers Aaron Judge hit a two-run homer, Domingo German pitched four innings of scoreless relief and the New York Yankees defeated the host Detroit Tigers 6-4 in the second game of a doubleheader on Thursday....
07:16, 09/13/2019

Inner Circle: How a sports psychologist helps Zach Johnson on the course Zach Johnson gives Golfweek/USA TODAY behind-the-scenes look at how sports psychologist Mo Pikens gets him mentally ready to compete at highest level.        ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Defense helps Youngstown State beat Duquesne 34-14 Nathan Mays threw for 131 yards and ran for 63 yards and a score and the defense played a major role in Youngstown State's 34-14 win over Duquesne       ...
00:48, 09/15/2019

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,000,’’ says Udell, referring to her impressive rescu...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Brandon Williamson struck out seven in the first four innings, and Charle...
07:00, 06/01/2019

‘Live P-D’ Helps Keep Nicholas Rucker Search In Spotlight WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two weeks have passed since Kentucky State Police troopers found 57-year-old Vicki Conner shot dead inside a Whitley County home. The suspect in the case is her boyfriend, Nicholas Rucker. He has been on the run ever since. Police are hoping that attention from a ...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Bumpass’ RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on Friday night in an NCAA Tournament regional opener. Cincinnati, making its first NCAA Tournament appear...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Royer scores twice, helps Red Bulls beat NYCFC 2-1 Daniel Royer scored twice in the New York Red Bulls' 2-1 victory over New York City FC. Luis Robles had four saves for the Red Bulls, including a diving stop on Keaton Parks' shot in the 27th minute       ...
07:16, 07/15/2019

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means......
22:00, 06/03/2019

Peter Trego helps Somerset set up One-Day Cup final against Hampshire • Trego’s 73 helps Somerset to 115-run win over Nottinghamshire• Holders Hampshire beat Lancashire by four wicketsSomerset will face the holders Hampshire in the One-Day Cup final after convincing wins over Nottinghamshire and Lancashire in Sunday’s semi-finals. Related: Jos Buttler’s consistency an...
00:00, 05/13/2019

AI helps drones dodge fast-moving objects In a newly published research paper, scientists propose a novel approach to navigation that enables drones to avoid multiple moving obstacles.Read More...
21:32, 06/10/2019

Romine's blast helps Yankees defeat Diamondbacks Austin Romine hit a go-ahead two-run homer with two outs in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium....
10:16, 08/01/2019

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read More...
21:48, 06/24/2019

| Mahrez helps Algeria brush Guinea aside to reach last eight Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cairo....
01:16, 07/08/2019

Android Auto redesign helps you focus on the road As helpful as Android Auto is, it's hard to deny that it feels a bit dated when you can still see some of its 2014 roots. Thankfully, it's about to get a serious makeover. Google has unveiled a new Android Auto interface that's designed to keep more......
22:32, 05/06/2019

‘Code with Google’ helps bring coding into the classroom Most American students aren't learning how to code in elementary or middle school -- and if they are, it's likely they reside in an affluent school district. Google hopes to bridge the gaps in computer science education with Code with Google, a free......
20:00, 07/08/2019

Ward helps Auburn outlast Tennessee 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Judd Ward bunted home the go-ahead run and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as No. 8 seed Auburn defeated No. 9 seed Tennessee 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Auburn (33-23) faces No. 1 seed Vanderbilt (45-10) on Wednesday in the first day of double-elimination competit...
06:16, 05/22/2019

Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels Marwin Gonzalez had two hits, a home run and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday night        ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Habitat For Humanity Helps Single, Refugee Father LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A single father spoke with LEX 18 about how his life was changed by the Habitat For Humanity Homeowner Program. The stories Joseph Bashombenshombo could tell would send chills down your spine. For years, he called the wartorn country of the Democratic Republic of Cong...
01:48, 06/20/2019

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
20:32, 06/19/2019

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its sights......
19:16, 05/22/2019