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The social change-driven organization Games for Change is expanding from video games into virtual reality with the VR for Change Summit at its annual Games for Change Festival this year, featuring VR projects that impact the way we learn and shape the way we view the world.
The VR for Change Summit is focusing entirely on virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality projects. The Games for Change Festival is happening July 31 to Aug. 2 at the New School in New York City.
Susanna Pollack, president of Games for Change, said that while the organization has included some VR games in the past, the recent development of VR and its potential for positive social change led Games for Change to take a deeper look at VR this year. Read more...More about Vr, Tech, Virtual Reality, Games For Change, and Gaming
Global payments major PayPal wants a slice of the blossoming mobile wallet pie in India, according to reports.
The California-based firm has applied for a prepaid payment instrument (PPI) in the country. This comes at a time when the payments space in India is abuzz with potential foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions.
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Earlier this month, Amazon received a PPI licence from India's federal bank that now enables it to operate Amazon Pay services. WhatsApp too is reportedly looking at launching payments here — its biggest market in the world. Read more...More about Ecommerce, India, Payments, Mobile Wallet, and Whatsapp
Nothing exudes the countryside flair of good ol' England like this tale of a village rising up against its master. More or less.
Once upon a time there was a wealthy nobleman, the 5th Earl of Iddesleigh, who owned (and still owns) about 2,500 acres at Upton Pyne, in Devon.
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The villagers really wanted to (finally) get superfast carrier pigeons broadband but the aristocrat landowner, who terribly cares about his "unspoilt" valley, refused to allow fibre cables.
Village Upton Pyne has no superfast broadband while BT & Earl of Iddesleigh debate whether telegraph poles can be used across his land pic.twitter.com/5mYkrEtqH8
— Spotlight (@BBCSpotlight) April 25, 2017 Read more...
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California-based Currents is looking to shake up the backpack market with a new line of portable charging backpacks that are infused with a west coast style.
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Launching on Kickstarter, the AirBuddy promises to be the smallest and lightest diving gear ever created, allowing users to make shallow, self-guided dives anywhere and anytime without the need for tanks or heavy gear.
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When it comes to car problems, nothing is ever convenient. Fortunately, as unexpected automotive obstacles go, a zapped battery is easy to address. In this article, we’ll cover how to check your battery’s voltage, how to recharge it, and how to replace it if needed.
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Tech startup continues to go mainstream as more civil servants, investment bankers, and consultants join the fold in Singapore.
Researchers warn that the TV's lack of authentication means that a hacker could use it to access your Wi-Fi network
After just recently launching its new Tsugi Shinsei silhouette, PUMA is returning to its classic Clyde sneaker for a collaboration with artist Sam Rodriguez. 1800 Tequila provided the inspiration for the color choices on the sneaker -- a light blue upper, suede toe, and silver heel tab reference the brand’s bottle. Due to launch on Cinco de Mayo, the shoe's print merges Mayan and Aztec sculpture found throughout Mexico with Sam's signature graffiti-style art. The collaboration is limited to 1,000 pairs, but there’s no word yet on how they will release. Stay tuned for a more detailed look at the shoe and information on the drop as we receive it.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Samsung is flying high again. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are gorgeous, appear to have very safe batteries, and they're selling really well.
Things couldn't be any better for the Korean electronics giant after its last flagship phone, the Galaxy Note 7, burst into flames last year and threatened to ruin the entire company.
And yet, Samsung refuses to let the tainted Note 7 stay dead — a decision that could end up ruining all of the good fortune it's rebuilt.
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A new report from Korea's ET News published Wednesday says Samsung will begin selling recycled Note 7's in South Korea starting in June. Read more...More about Tech Column, Smartphones, Android, Note 7, and Galaxy Note 7
Swipe right on Snapchat on any given day and you might stumble upon a custom geofilter designed for someone's special occasion, be it a birthday, wedding or even a promposal. But have you ever wondered who's behind these bespoke filters?
Custom geofilters are the must-have party accessory for the Snapchat generation and, now, talented designers are setting up businesses to quench people's thirst for bespoke filters.
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"Snapchat geofilters are the millennial equivalent of a birthday card," says John Scott, founder of SnapThatFilter, a small business that designs bespoke geofilters for special occasions. Snapchat's on-demand geofilter site lets users choose from a broad selection of geofilter templates that can be mapped to a time and location. The site also allows people to upload their own designs, which go through a strict approval system by the Snapchat's geofilter team. Prices for Snapchat's templates begin at $5. Read more...More about Sex And Relationships, Weddings, Parties, Apps, and Business
Everyone loves David Attenborough.
Whether he's in cartoon form, hologram form, or simply lending his sweet voice to an Adele video, the internet's adoration of the British documentary presenter knows no bounds.
And sometimes, the internet has an unusual way of expressing its love.
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On Wednesday, a picture of David Attenborough lying next to the thigh bone of a Titanosaur — taken from the 2016 BBC documentary Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur — kicked off a Photoshop battle on Reddit.
Things started off dinosaur-themed...
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