Cybersecurity Conundrum: Who's Responsible for Securing IoT Networks?

Cybersecurity Conundrum: Who's Responsible for Securing IoT Networks?

For example, teddy bears and other toys, sports equipment such as exercise machines, gaming devices and connected cars, according to global cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks' 2020 IoT Security Report.

Facebook's $2 billion bet on virtual reality looks like one of Mark Zuckerberg's rare mistakes

Facebook's $2 billion bet on virtual reality looks like one of Mark Zuckerberg's rare mistakes

Although Oculus Gear VR headsets are practically handed out with Samsung smartphones, the company's more expensive Oculus Rift platform doesn't appear to have attracted any real following.I know people who own the PlayStation VR.

Relativty an Open-source VR headset for $200

Relativty an Open-source VR headset for $200

We designed an affordable motherboard that runs the Relativty Firmware, it is based on the Atmel SAM3X8E ARM Cortex-M3 processor and uses an MPU-6050 as it’s IMU.Relativty headset runs a 2K dual-display at 120FPS.

Cash Crunch Could Stymie Municipalities' Switch to EVs

Cash Crunch Could Stymie Municipalities' Switch to EVs

Municipalities throughout the United States have been switching from diesel- and natural gas-powered vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs), to cut costs and reduce damage to the environment, but the COVID-19 pandemic might slow that trend.

Amazon's Distance Assistant Keeps Workers Aware of Proper Social Spacing

Amazon's Distance Assistant Keeps Workers Aware of Proper Social Spacing

"AR can be a valuable tool and assist people to maintain a social distance, not only in the workplace but in any location, including airports, shopping malls and other public places," Eleftheria Kouri, a research analyst for ABI Research, a technology advisory company based in Oyster Bay, N.Y. told the E-Commerce Times.

Cisco and the Importance of Empathy in a Technology Vendor

Cisco and the Importance of Empathy in a Technology Vendor

Given the tactical focus on revenues being driven into most firms by boards that have way too many hedge fund managers on them and people that only care about short term profits, top executives typically look at customers like a lion might look at a lamb chop.

Jack Dorsey and the End of Twitter

Jack Dorsey and the End of Twitter

So I don't envy the position that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is in as he tries to figure out a way to do the right thing concerning the spread of false information and defend his company against an attack by the designated leader of the free world.

HP's COVID-19 Response: There Should Be an Award for This

HP's COVID-19 Response: There Should Be an Award for This

That level of employee care, engagement and execution is unique in the U.S. market, and it is to Enrique Lores' and Tracy Keogh's credit that I know of no other company that has pivoted so well during this crisis.

VR 360, Author at Virtual Reality News

VR 360, Author at Virtual Reality News

The value of the augmented reality (AR) market is set to break $100 billion by 2024, according to ABI Research, as emerging interaction methods for AR smart glasses maximise and optimise user experience.

Rumblings in the Cloud

Rumblings in the Cloud

If you think about it, it was Azure, Microsoft's Cloud effort, that put the company back on the technology map and founded its valuation increase so it could challenge Amazon, Apple and Google for the most valuable company title.

HTC doubles down on VR headsets and blockchain phones

HTC doubles down on VR headsets and blockchain phones

Taiwanese mobile giant HTC has announced that it intends to focus on developing blockchain smartphones, according to local news reports.As part of a major strategy change, the company will make further cuts to its team for the second year running but will continue to focus on developing new products.

VR Headset Sales for 2019 Are Already Impressive

VR Headset Sales for 2019 Are Already Impressive

On top of that, the research firm expects the market to continue growing throughout the year, as standalone headsets become more popular in both categories. All told, IDC expects global shipments for the VR and AR market to reach 7.6 million units in 2019.

Google Showcases AI, Preaches Privacy at I/O Keynote

Google Showcases AI, Preaches Privacy at I/O Keynote

Google showed off its chops in artificial intelligence and machine learning, renewed its commitment to giving users greater control over their data, and introduced a new economically priced smartphone during a keynote presentation at its annual I/O conference held in Mountain View, California, on Tuesday.

Firmament by Cyan Worlds, Inc.

Firmament by Cyan Worlds, Inc.

Thanks so much for getting us to this milestone - now let’s push Firmament past the finish line! The Rift S is Oculus’ update for the Rift, and the Index is the new VR Headset from Valve.

Apple's Looming Nightmare

Apple's Looming Nightmare

That one thing alone removed Intel's ability to compete in the modem market and likely led to the cancellation of its effort -- an effort that was critical to Apple's long-term plan to take out Qualcomm.

‘Firmament’ Kickstarter Boasts 10,000 Backers, But Still Needs Over $400K to Succeed

‘Firmament’ Kickstarter Boasts 10,000 Backers, But Still Needs Over $400K to Succeed

Cyan, the creators of genre-defining puzzle adventure games Myst (1993) and Riven (1997), are only a week away from the end of their latest campaign, a new VR puzzler called Firmament.

Firmament by Cyan Worlds, Inc. - Firmament Stretch Goal for MAC, PS4, PSVR, and EFIGS Language Support! — Kickstarter

Firmament by Cyan Worlds, Inc. - Firmament Stretch Goal for MAC, PS4, PSVR, and EFIGS Language Support! — Kickstarter

We’ve been able to do some budgeting and estimating, and we’re ready to announce an awesome Stretch Goal that adds these platforms and languages to Firmament.. We hope this helps to add support to the Campaign.

Firmament

Firmament

Myst started out as a Mac title, and over the years, Cyan has always tried to release each of our games for the Mac. We'd love to continue that tradition with Firmament , as an indie studio, but with the minimum funding and resources we anticipate having available, and the complexity involved, this campaign will be focused on Windows (PC and VR).

Google Stadia: Future of Gaming or Pie in the Cloud?

Google Stadia: Future of Gaming or Pie in the Cloud?

Stadia represents Google's vision for the future of gaming, "where the worlds of watching and playing games converge into a new generation game platform, perfectly built for the 21st century," Google General Manager Phil Harrison told the audience at the gathering.

How to Rein In Powerful Companies Without Ruining the US Tech Industry

How to Rein In Powerful Companies Without Ruining the US Tech Industry

Elizabeth Warren is running for the U.S. presidency, and one of her key campaign issues is to break up large technology companies to reduce their power. The problem is an imbalance of power between large tech companies and the U.S. government, caused in large part by several things.

Microsoft Defends Jumping in AR Bed With Military

Microsoft Defends Jumping in AR Bed With Military

"From what is known of the contract, there is nothing inherently 'weaponized' about the intended HoloLens usage, although tangentially it could be leveraged in that way," said Eric Abbruzzese, senior analyst with ABI Research , a technology advisory company headquartered in Oyster Bay, New York.

Oculus To Host Pre-GDC Event Featuring Unannounced Quest Demos

Oculus To Host Pre-GDC Event Featuring Unannounced Quest Demos

Yesterday, Oculus reached out to UploadVR with details about a pre-GDC press-only demo event in which they will feature a number of new Rift and Oculus Quest demos.

Oculus Quest Likely Has Full Cross-Buy With Oculus Go

Oculus Quest Likely Has Full Cross-Buy With Oculus Go

Others speculated that Quest would have a third Oculus Store- meaning if you owned all 3 Oculus headsets you’d need to buy apps separately on each.

SuperData: Oculus Quest will Boost in 2019 VR Market?

SuperData: Oculus Quest will Boost in 2019 VR Market?

The company SuperData has just published the figures for sales, significantly higher, virtual reality headsets in 2018 and presents a projection for the year 2019. The US firm has also split a projection for the year 2019 promising a nice success to the future Oculus high-end standalone headset, the Quest .

Apple Rumored Plotting a Game Subscription Service

Apple Rumored Plotting a Game Subscription Service

It's still unclear what the subscription fee would be or what kinds of games would be offered on the service, noted Cheddar, which bills itself as a "post-cable news, media, and entertainment company." Whatever the fee for the offering, it could be tough for Apple to find an audience for a streaming service, maintained David Cole, an analyst at DFC Intelligence , a market research firm in San Diego.

SuperData: VR grew 30% in 2018 thanks to PSVR, Oculus Quest will be 2019’s hit

SuperData: VR grew 30% in 2018 thanks to PSVR, Oculus Quest will be 2019’s hit

When all of 2018’s hardware, software, and experience revenues are considered together, XR generated $6.6 billion in 2018, and the numbers are projected to grow steadily each year for the next four years.

Mixed Reality Controllers - Works With Any Mixed Reality Headset 191114374870

Mixed Reality Controllers - Works With Any Mixed Reality Headset 191114374870

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IBM Chief Sounds Cautionary Note on Deep Data, AI, Quantum Computing

IBM Chief Sounds Cautionary Note on Deep Data, AI, Quantum Computing

"The message that we all need to look at how to use technology for the good of society as a whole is a great message," said Jim McGregor, principal analyst at Tirias Research , a high-tech research and advisory firm in Phoenix, Arizona.

Black Friday Deal Sprawl Grows

Black Friday Deal Sprawl Grows

Although retailers are slating some outstanding deals for Black Friday, the shine of the once-feverish shopping day has diminished, as product discounts have started to appear earlier and earlier in the holiday season. Early discounts are "starting to dilute the power of Black Friday," Perry told the E-Commerce Times.

Got a Screwdriver? GalliumOS Can Turn Chromebooks Into Linux Boxes

Got a Screwdriver? GalliumOS Can Turn Chromebooks Into Linux Boxes

After I successfully flashed the update firmware to the aging Chromebook and succeeded in booting the live session GalliumOS, I was curious about how supportive the changes would be for other Linux distros.