Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) acquires virtual reality social network AltspaceVR. This is cheaper than the HTC VIVE and on par price-wise with the Oculus Rift now that the summer sale is over.
Others, including the Samsung Gear VR and Google's Daydream, are aimed at the wider audience of people who use smartphones. The two controllers and two cameras on the headset will be able to track movement with six degrees of freedom (XYZ linear, yaw, pitch and roll). Halo: Recruit, teased at an event in San Francisco, gave us our first look at the popular game in mixed reality, with users getting a fuller look on october 17. Samsung joins the likes of Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Lenovo in creating a Windows Mixed Reality headset.
This should mean that Samsung's headset is going to offer better contrast compared to numerous other Windows Mixed Reality headsets that generally feature LCD panels.
Jones Act Waived for Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico
Kim, or someone else in the military, should have the highest decision-making power on the island for a temporary period of time. Just a day before, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine met arrived in Puerto Rico with more than 7,000 pounds of supplies.
Uber's new CEO apologizes to Londoners after citywide ban
Transport for London , the regulatory body, said last week it wouldn't renew Uber's license when it expires September 30. It now operates ride services in more than 600 cities, covering as much as 95 percent of the United States population.
Iran slaps fuel trade embargo on Iraqi Kurdistan
It went on to say the people of Iraq should avoid "anything that might harm the national unity of Iraq's communities". Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi wants the referendum , in which 92% of voters backed secession, to be annulled.
DirecTV offering refunds for fans offended by protests
AT&T is the exclusive home of the Sunday Ticket, which offers the full slate of Sunday afternoon National Football League games. NFL Sunday Ticket is a $280 service offered by DirecTV that allows football fans to watch every NFL game, each week.