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Google Daydream VR vision: With opportunity comes challenges

Google Daydream VR vision: With opportunity comes challenges

Virtual-reality headsets based on Google's new Daydream VR system could give more people a taste of VR and make better games and applications affordable, but there are several hurdles
Published: 05/19/16
Oculus responds to Sen. Al Franken's VR privacy questions

Oculus responds to Sen. Al Franken's VR privacy questions

Oculus has responded to Sen. Al Franken's questions about consumers' privacy when using its Rift virtual reality system
Published: 05/19/16
Dartmouth contest shows computers aren't such good poets

Dartmouth contest shows computers aren't such good poets

Computers are pretty good at stocking shelves and operating cars, but are not so good at writing poetry
Published: 05/19/16
Why your phone may never get Android's latest features

Why your phone may never get Android's latest features

Google announced several new Android features, but many phones won't get them for a while _ if ever
Published: 05/19/16
China's high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen

China's high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen

Forget Beijing and Shanghai. When it comes to China's economy, the future is emerging in Shenzhen
Published: 05/19/16
Floating home marks return to Dubai's man-made World islands

Floating home marks return to Dubai's man-made World islands

Floating home in Persian Gulf marks investors' cautious return to Dubai's long-stalled World islands project
Published: 05/19/16
Germany's Bayer confirms takeover talks with US's Monsanto

Germany's Bayer confirms takeover talks with US's Monsanto

German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG says it has entered talks with the Monsanto Company about the possible acquisition of the U.S.-based specialist in genetically modified crop seeds
Published: 05/19/16
NASA's Valkyrie robots set the table for human life on Mars

NASA's Valkyrie robots set the table for human life on Mars

Four sister robots built by NASA could be the vanguard for the colonization of Mars by helping to set up a habitat for future human explorers
Published: 05/19/16

Tesla selling $1.4B in shares to pay for Model 3

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is selling around $1.4 billion worth of stock to help bring its lower-cost Model 3 to market
Published: 05/19/16
Facebook's CEO meets with conservatives on reported bias

Facebook's CEO meets with conservatives on reported bias

In a meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook acknowledged it has a 'problem' reaching conservatives, according to three conservative commentators who attended the meeting
Published: 05/19/16