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Google Announces New Wireless VR Headsets By HTC And Lenovo

In mobile VR, the smartphone is directly attached to the headset. Today, at Google's annual I/O conference, the internet giant announced that they will be releasing standalone VR headsets by the end of this year. Besides enabling the system to construct virtual worlds that are laid over a representation of the real world, an augmented reality approach mixed in with the virtual reality concept, the system also functions to track a user's movements.


Utah State sending 18 student-athletes to NCAA West Preliminary Championships

Utah State sending 18 student-athletes to NCAA West Preliminary Championships

The accepted athletes for the NCAA preliminary meets were announced Thursday afternoon and Villanova will have four women's distance runners headed to the East Preliminary meet in Lexington, Ky. Fifth-year senior Angel Piccirillo (Homer City, Pa.) and sophomore Nicole Hutchinson (West Vancouver, B.C.) will each run the 1500 meters, while junior Siofra Cleirigh Buttner (Dublin, Ireland) and sophomore Bella Burda (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.) are qualifiers in the 800 meters and the 10000 meters, ...



Are you concerned about a nationwide cyber attack?

The menacing spread, starting last Friday, of the malicious software WannaCry , which has since infected thousands of computer systems in 150 countries, is a frightening reminder of the vulnerabilities of a connected world. Microsoft had released in March a patch to fix the flaw exploited this week, but many computers, particularly older systems or devices that hadn't been updated, remained vulnerable.



Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of black man

Prosecutors argued that Crutcher had not made any aggressive moves, but Shelby's defense attorneys said he ignored the officer's commands. They chanted: "No justice, no peace. "When is it going to stop - just officer-related shootings?" Jurors are deliberating in the manslaughter trial of an Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man a year ago.



Who could be at risk for higher premiums under GOP?

Characterizing this wish list, one healthcare lobbyist put it simply: "Coverage, coverage, coverage". He added that the Senate will continue to work with governors on healthcare reform. "They're interested in where we're at with what they're going to be doing in the coming weeks and months". "Rural Coloradans have greatly benefited from both Medicaid expansion and the tax credits for private insurance under the Affordable Care Act", said Fox.


Another 'Life is Strange' game is in development

Another 'Life is Strange' game is in development

Though it made clear that the game will be released under the same IP, it isn't ready to provide further details. This news validates several rumours about a second season of Life is unusual being in the works, with Dontnod's co-founder Alain Damaiso previously stating that he would "participate in Life is odd 2" once Square Enix gave them the greenlight.