November 28th @ 6:01 PM GMT
Yahoo! If VirtualBox powers your virtual machines, start taking advantage of the snapshot feature today. (Business)
November 26th @ 2:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! Virtually everything about Disneys latest fairy tale, Moana, is familiar from past Disney films. The studio is still following the broad parameters it started laying down in 1937, with Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, by reshaping a culturally specific fairy tale to fit a family-friendly, accessible template. Like Rapunzel in Tangled, Moana (Hawaiian newcomer Aulii Cravalho) is brave and ambitious, but also nave and sheltered, because shes been held back by overprotective parents with their... (Technology)
November 28th @ 4:33 PM GMT
Yahoo! If you want to use one of today's major VR headsets, whether the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive, or the PS VR, you have to accept the fact that there will be an illusion-shattering cable that tethers you to the small supercomputer that's powering your virtual world. Instead of using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to transmit data, the research teams MoVR system uses high-frequency millimeter wave radio to stream data from a computer to a headset wirelessly at dramatically faster speeds than traditional te... (Technology)
November 28th @ 1:48 PM GMT
Yahoo! Virtually every manufacturing business is in a race to integrate automation. But as robots enter the workforce, more people are needed to program and train them. (Technology)
November 27th @ 8:11 AM GMT
SlashDot When it comes to VR ports of popular games, ''Doom 3's fluid weapon handling, interactivity, and general creepiness put it in a different class entirely,'' writes Motherboard. An anonymous reader quotes their report:Using the graphically enhanced ''BFG'' version of 2004's Doom 3, the mod from ''Codes4Fun'' skillfully ports to game to the HTC Vive, generally making it look as though it was designed for the platform all along. Swedish YouTuber SweViver recently posted a video sh... (Technology)
November 27th @ 5:18 AM GMT
AP He overthrew a strongman, brought his country free health care and education, and enlisted Cubans in what he called fights for freedom from Central America to South Africa. Fidel Castro also maintained a steel grip at home, jailing dissidents and gays, controlling freedom of travel and expression and declaring virtually any activity outside his control to be illegitimate. (World)
November 26th @ 6:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! This reader was hesitant to share her story and wasnt sure if we even wanted to hear it: I thought I would write in case youre interested in sharing the perspective of an upper-middle-class white family going through this. So many of the challenges in terms of psychological impact and family dynamics are universal, but there is sort of the additional burden of shame, embarrassment, and a lack of people to talk to when incarceration rates are really low in my community. I know virtually no o... (Politics)
November 26th @ 12:12 AM GMT
Yahoo! Black Friday is the best day of the year to buya new computer. If your new computer happens to be VR-ready, you'll likelybe tempted to buy a virtual reality headset as well, and for two days only, you can get an HTC Vive at a discount. DEAL ALERT: The best Black Friday sale of the year is happening right now! If you buy a Vive on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you ''can receive$100, 100,100, or the equivalent local currency in your region off the price, or back through an in-store ... (Technology)