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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google partially rolls back autoplay-blocking update in Chrome 66 after it disabled audio for many web-based games, urges developers to update before October   —  Google is partially and temporarily rolling back a recent Chrome change that blocked autoplaying audio, after web developers complained …
May 16, 2018, 12:20 AMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Reddit, Pornhub, Tumblr, Etsy, and others support Red Alert for Net Neutrality project as Sen. Ed Markey attempts to force a vote on reinstating the rules   —  Reddit, Pornhub, Tumblr, and other companies are supporting an upcoming net neutrality vote with a new publicity campaign.
May 9, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Review of Oculus Go: works without a phone or computer, solid hardware, $199 price is reasonable, but ecosystem is lacking and looks bulky   —  Oculus' first portable all-in-one VR headset is good, but not great  —  For the past few years, consumer virtual reality headsets have mostly come in two flavors …
May 1, 2018, 1:42 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Amid privacy questions, multiple Republican lawmakers have alleged Facebook has an anti-conservative bias, asking about two “censored” pro-Trump vloggers   —  Mark Zuckerberg is facing a lot of questions about Facebook's policies, most of which involve handling user data.
Apr 11, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Trump signs sex trafficking-focused FOSTA/SESTA bill into law, to make sites liable for some user generated content, weakening online free speech protections   —  President Donald Trump has signed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), a bill that aims …
Apr 11, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Facebook debuts AR-based Target Tracking, letting users launch AR experiences by pointing their phone at an image or QR code, available in beta   —  Facebook is adding a new augmented reality feature called target tracking, which lets people launch AR experiences by pointing their phone at an image.
Apr 5, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
VR camera maker Lytro is shutting down, and former employees are going to Google   —  Futuristic “light field” camera maker Lytro is shutting down, according to a statement posted online.  The company says that starting today, it will stop “taking on new productions and providing professional services …
Mar 27, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 845-based VR developer kit with Tobii eye-tracking and HTC Vive Wave support, launching in second quarter of this year   —  Qualcomm is launching a development kit based on its Snapdragon 845 VR platform in the second quarter of this year.
Mar 21, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Magic Leap launches a “creator portal”, which contains forums and a preview of its augmented reality SDK and other developer tools   —  Augmented reality startup Magic Leap is taking the first steps toward opening its platform to outside developers.
Mar 19, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
HTC's Vive Pro VR headset costs $799 without tracking beacons and controllers, pre-orders start today, ships April 5; original Vive now costs $499, down $100   —  HTC says it will charge $799 for its new, higher-resolution Vive Pro virtual reality headset — and we mean, literally, just the headset.
Mar 19, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context

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