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The Fastest Growing Tech Industries that You Should Consider When Starting a Business

Posted on March 23rd, 2017.

If you are a tech-savvy entrepreneur looking to start disrupting the world as we know it, there are a few industries you should consider. These, according to specialists, are where the future of technology lies. According to specialists at Gartner, a technology research firm, the following industries are beginning to break out of an...

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Lloyds Bank to Use Virtual Reality for Graduate Programme Intake

Posted on October 20th, 2016.

The Lloyds Banking Group is taking a different approach toward its 2017 graduate intake by using virtual reality to test the reactions of potential candidates. Every year, Lloyds receives more than 20,000 applications from graduate applicants. Each of them is seeking a place on one of 14 placements in its Graduate Leadership Programmes....

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Wants Augmented and Virtual Reality Tech to “Encourage” Human Contact

Posted on October 14th, 2016.

So far, Apple has been the slowest of the big boys to getting an augmented or virtual reality product to market. The company’s iPhone is the single most popular smart phone on the planet and its computer products enjoy relative popularity (in early 2014, they were almost 9% of the market, a quadrupling from turn-of-the-century numbers)....

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Mark Zuckerberg Confirms Facebook’s Foray into Augmented Reality

Posted on October 7th, 2015.

  Mark Zuckerberg has put a rest to speculation by confirming that Facebook is working on augmented reality. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was speaking at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit when he was asked if the social network giant was working on augmented reality, to which he nodded. “Yeah,” he said before adding “it’s a bit...

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Short VR Film ‘Dirrogate’ Offers Intriguing Preview of Future Tech Wonders

Posted on September 10th, 2015.

Science fiction writer and Virtual Reality (VR) developer Clyde DeSouza has produced a short VR Graphic Novel, Dirrogate, based on his near-future science fiction novel, Memories with Maya. Dirrogate is an early example of VR Cinema intended for VR headsets like Oculus Rift or Gear VR, but for those who don’t have yet a VR headset...

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Upcoming: Microsoft’s HoloLens Augmented Reality Headset

Posted on January 22nd, 2015.

Microsoft has followed up on its Windows 10 announcement by unveiling new hardware. Getting the most attention is the HoloLens, a holographic headset for Augmented Reality (AR) declared to be “the most advanced holographic computer the world has ever seen,” Seeking Alpha reports.

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Real Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps, Coming Soon From Facebook

Posted on December 27th, 2014.

Oculus VR, the Virtual Reality (VR) technology company acquired by Facebook earlier this year, announced recently that they are acquiring two small start-up companies,  Nimble VR and 13th Lab, to fill gaps in their virtual reality capabilities, Seeking Alpha reports. The acquisitions may indicate that, besides VR games and social worlds,...