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Facebook's Oculus Tries To Find 'Sweet Spot' with New VR Headset

The other reason is that the new VR headset will work independently without requiring external connections. If Rift games aren't majorly compromised on Santa Cruz's hardware, like Barra suggests, developers might simply aim future games at slightly lower specs - a strategy that would also work well for Microsoft's upcoming Windows Mixed Reality lineup, which is designed for lower-end PCs.

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Facebook pushes ad overhaul before 2018 United States presidential elections

Facebook had earlier turned over 3,000 Russian-linked ads to the intelligence committees but bristled at the notion of releasing them, citing the company's privacy policy . Sandberg said, according to Schiff, that Facebook is 'determined to take whatever steps are necessary to ferret out foreign actors creating fake identities and using their platform'.

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Kelly aide Kirstjen Nielsen to be named DHS Secretary

Nielsen previously worked at a cyber think tank at George Washington University, blocks from the White House , and is considered well-versed in some of the more technical missions at the department, such as sharing cyber threat information with the private sector.

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Nissan creates the biggest remote controlled GT-R ever

If you have never driven a fast RC auto, you might not know how hard it is to control the vehicle when it is coming towards you, controls are reversed in that instance. The GT-R/C has a standard 542bhp V6 engine and uses four robots to operate steering, gearbox, brakes and accelerator. Six onboard computers were able to update the controls 100 times per second, and the auto had a wireless range of just over half a mile.

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Get lost mom and dad! Amazon lets teens shop on their own

Amazon has introduced a new way for teenagers to shop on Amazon using a unique login. Amazon .com, Inc. ( NASDAQ:AMZN ) today unveiled a new way for teens to shop for the items they want all by themselves - with parents' approval, of course.

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Amazon Waterproof Kindle Oasis Is Primed ForPoolside

The new Kindle has two storage variants namely the 8 GB which is for Rs 21,999 and the 32 GB (3G + free Wi-Fi) which is for Rs 28,999. The upgraded model has a slightly larger 7 inch display with an aluminum back. In profile, this updated Oasis doesn't even look all that different from its predecessor. That battery is good for 6-weeks of reading and there's now 12 LED illuminators down the side to front light that E Ink panel.