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The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping

Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The...

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping

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New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Pictures Give Us a Look at Updated Amazons Martin Freeman assumes he’ll be back for Black Panther 2, whenever it happens. Get a look at Studio Trigger’s new anime film Promare ahead of its western release. Kane Hodder wants to play Jason again whenever Friday the 13th’s rights situation gets ...
16:26, 08/19/2019

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior women. ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Ruthless. Relentless. Victorious. The true identity of the United States women’s soccer team is not so much its style but its results: It is a team built to win, and that is what it does....
07:26, 07/03/2019

Ruthless Australia take control at Lord's "Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each as Australia bowled out England for 258 and reached 30 for one in reply to take control of the second Ashes test at Lord\u0027s on Thursday."...
04:26, 08/16/2019

Zverev needs to find ruthless streak, says Wilander Alexander Zverev is destined to win a Grand Slam title but how long that breakthrough takes depends on when he develops a more ruthless streak, according to one of the sport's toughest competitors Mats Wilander....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Ruthless Solskjær cares little for egos or age at Manchester United The manager has fielded young teams and experienced players such as Smalling, Jones, Matic and Fred are the victimsIn Manchester United’s opening two fixtures Ole Gunnar Solskjær has shown the ruthlessness surely required to successfully transform th...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Yankees crossing off items on to-do list with ruthless efficiency MINNEAPOLIS — Here is the Yankees checklist. Twins taken care of … for now — check. On Wednesday night, the Yankees crushed Jake Odorizzi and hung on for a 10-7 win over the muscular Twins at Target Field, a perfect follow-up to their Game of t...
11:13, 07/25/2019

Atletico slump to biggest defeat of season against ruthless Espanyol "Atletico Madrid fell to their heaviest league defeat of the season as they were crushed 3-0 by Espanyol on Saturday, missing the chance to mathematically guarantee they finish second in La Liga ahead of neighbours Real Madrid."...
19:13, 05/04/2019

England’s Phil Neville: ‘We must drive standards higher and be more ruthless’ • Manager feels better to get nervy World Cup opener over• Neville: ‘I loved every minute of it. I’m really proud’Phil Neville said his England side have “nothing to fear” as they began their World Cup quest with a narrow victory against Scotland in ...
01:26, 06/10/2019

Ruthless USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless Thailand It was clear what kind of match this would be a few seconds before the whistle blew. The US put seven attacking players on the halfway line while just three defenders hung back with the goalkeeper. Once the game started, those seven US players sprint...
23:52, 06/11/2019

Chelsea analysis: Ruthless exposer by Man Utd a worry with Liverpool up next for Frank Lampard An early test of nerve awaits Frank Lampard now. The scoreline misrepresents Chelsea's contribution to a contest which threatened to go either way for an hour or so at Old Trafford, but the shortcomings ruthlessly exposed by Manchester United were av...
23:52, 08/12/2019

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
05:52, 05/31/2019

Ivan Cavaleiro double leads ruthless Fulham’s romp against Millwall This was the night Fulham bared their teeth back in the Championship. Their front three had always felt the envy of the division but in running amok so ruthlessly to dismantle a normally robust Millwall team they reminded fellow contenders of their p...
02:39, 08/22/2019

Ashes: Joe Root urges England bowlers to be ‘ruthless’ against Steve Smith • ‘We’ve got to be really ruthless with it and stick to it’• Australia likely to pick Josh Hazlewood for second Ashes TestJoe Root has told England to look past Steve Smith’s twitchiness at the crease and be ruthless with their plans as they look to ...
20:02, 08/13/2019

Phil Neville insists England must be ruthless to break semi-final barrier • Neville ‘cannot think of a better job than leading Lionesses’• England lost Women’s World Cup third-place play-offPhil Neville is back where it all began. A month ago he sat at the same beachside restaurant on the pebbly Mediterranean shoreline, ju...
01:26, 07/07/2019

Ruthless India beat Australia by 36 runs in first heavyweight Cricket World Cup clash This was the first blockbuster World Cup fixture between two of the fancied teams. But it was all India, on the field and off it, where their fans packed into The Oval in the strongest voice....
20:52, 06/09/2019

Ruthless Recruitment Tactics: ISIS Is Offering New Members A Free Canvas Tote Bag When They Join For A Year Though the Islamic State has lost a great deal of its territory in the past year, its methods for attracting new members have only gotten more insidious: In one of its most aggressive recruitment tactics ever, ISIS has begun offering new members a fr...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Ireland post lowest-ever Test score at Lord's as ruthless England recover to secure Ashes warm-up win England's bowlers spared the team's blushes with a terrific performance as they dismissed Ireland for the lowest-ever Test score at Lord's, to ensure they go into next week's Ashes series on the back of a win....
19:52, 07/26/2019

Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts the new hardware’s “all-in-one, fully i...
13:13, 05/21/2019

Here are the new features of Oxygen OS shipping with the OnePlus 7 OnePlus recently released their new flagship, the OnePlus 7 Pro. With that, it shipped Oxygen OS 9.5, which is based on Android 9.0.  =It has quite a few interesting features, including a 20-minute lockdown mode, a new “gaming mode,” and a screen rec...
18:39, 05/30/2019

The hidden cost of fast shipping Free rush shipping can come with a cost to the environment — and retailers are doing a careful dance to try to mitigate it without turning customers away....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Traffickers sentenced for shipping drugs through FedEx KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men who used Federal Express to ship heroin and methamphetamine from Arizona to Kansas have been sentenced to federal prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said 34-year-old David Thomas, of Kansas City, Missouri, was s...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Trade Battle Looks Set to Roil Container Shipping Jonathan Roach, a container analyst at London-based shipbroker Braemar ACM, expects demand growth in the sector to be reduced to around 2% this year from 4.5% in 2018, hitting the finances of carriers that are still trying to recover from a steep dow...
06:39, 05/15/2019

PCI Express 5.0 finalized, but 4.0-compatible hardware is only now shipping The PCI Express standard stagnated after the release of PCI Express 3.0 in 2010. Major speed improvements are coming to PCI Express in the near future....
21:26, 05/31/2019

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable' The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift "raise very serious concerns."...
21:13, 06/13/2019

Factbox: IMO 2020 - a major shake-up for oil and shipping Tougher rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades....
20:52, 05/17/2019

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
21:00, 05/28/2019

One-day shipping is now the norm for most Prime Day items. Here's what happens when you order. One-day shipping is now the norm for Amazon's 100 million Prime members. To succeed, Amazon spends tens of billions of dollars a year and employs 250,000 workers in its U.S. warehouses. Follow the journey a Prime-eligible item takes to your door...
17:13, 07/13/2019

Amazon starts one-day shipping for millions of products Amazon, facing increased competition from traditional retailers, has expanded free next-day delivery for more than ten million products for Prime members....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Amazon expands one-day shipping. Four experts weigh in Amazon's core two-day shipping offering has been cut in half, while the company also posted better-than-expected earnings. Four experts weigh in on their main takeaways from the company's quarter....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Shipping Blockchain Initiative Gathers Steam A blockchain initiative for seaborne cargo aimed at cutting costs and improving tracking of shipments is getting a boost with the addition of two big container shipping operations....
14:39, 07/02/2019

Walmart fights back against Amazon with one-day shipping in some U.S. markets Walmart Inc is stepping up its battle with Amazon.com Inc by offering one-day delivery without a shipping fee, weeks after Amazon announced a similar offer - a move that will intensify the race to deliver orders to shoppers faster....
06:52, 05/14/2019

Flags of inconvenience: noose tightens around Iranian shipping Somewhere on its journey from the waters off Iran, around Africa's southern tip and into the Mediterranean, the Grace 1 oil tanker lost the flag under which it sailed and ceased to be registered to Panama. Iran later claimed it as its own....
15:26, 07/26/2019

Dubai’s DP World acquires oil shipping firm Topaz for $1.1B DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — International port operator DP World has acquired a major oil and gas marine logistics provider for nearly $1.1 billion. Dubai-based DP World announced on Monday that it had acquired 100% of Topaz from the Oman-list...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth by up to a third this year....
18:52, 05/24/2019

Amazon delivers mixed Q2 results with Prime's one-day shipping under way Revenues for the quarter exceeded expectations, as Amazon says customers are responding positively to Prime's move to one-day delivery. Earnings, however, disappointed....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Australia joins U.S.-led mission to protect Gulf shipping Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels traveling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Children in UK living in shipping containers, report finds Children in England are growing up in shipping containers, office blocks, and bed and breakfasts, a report into youth homelessness has found, as authorities around the country struggle to combat the country's crippling housing crisis....
15:26, 08/21/2019

Target, Walmart Shares Take Hit After Amazon's Move to One-Day Shipping Shares of Target and Walmart dipped the day after Amazon said its Prime members would be getting free one-day delivery instead of its current two-day offer....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Trump questions why US protects oil shipping lanes for ‘zero compensation’ ​President Trump questioned why the United States is protecting oil shipping lanes in the Strait of Hormuz and suggested other countries should be picking up the tab for securing their vessels.​ ​”China gets 91% of its Oil from the Straight, Ja...
15:52, 06/24/2019

IMO, Norway launch project to help shipping sector cut emissions The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a joint project with Norway to help the shipping industry cut emissions by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by 2050, the UN's shipping agency said on Monday....
19:39, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Gulf incidents rattle shipping industry Energy experts say recent seizures and attacks aimed at oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz will raise insurance rates for shipping companies and, if unchecked, could reduce tanker traffic in the vital waterway...
04:26, 07/20/2019

Amazon looking to shift to one-day Prime shipping and delivering orders wherever you want With Walmart nipping at its heels, Amazon looks to 1-day shipping and dropping off packages wherever a shopper wants to win the delivery wars.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

EBay to launch warehousing and shipping services next year EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site starting next year, a new strategy that is expected to attract more sellers to the e-commerce platform....
23:13, 07/24/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
00:26, 05/01/2019

UK: Europe-led mission will protect vital shipping in Gulf Britain says it’s planning to develop and deploy a Europe-led ‘maritime protection mission’ to protect shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran’s seizure or a British-flagged tanker in the vital waterway...
19:52, 07/22/2019

U.S. Forming New Plan to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping An emerging U.S. plan for deterring attacks on tankers that Washington blames on Iran calls for ships from Arab, Asian and other foreign nations to stand watch in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman while maritime patrol planes fly overhead....
04:13, 06/28/2019

2 Norwegian shipping executives indicted in antitrust case BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Norwegian shipping executives have been indicted on charges that they participated in a sprawling antitrust conspiracy. The case against the two Norwegian businessmen has been unsealed in federal court in Baltimore. It’s pa...
08:13, 06/27/2019

FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx....
00:26, 06/08/2019

Amazon's 1-day free-shipping plan changes the game again With this upgrade to Amazon Prime, the online leader has thrown down the gauntlet to its two biggest retail rivals, Walmart and Target.        ...
14:26, 04/29/2019

Amazon plans to make Prime shipping one-day by default Enlarge / A drone with an Amazon package floats in front of the Amazon logistics center in Leipzig, Germany, 28 October 2014. Amazon did not comment on whether drones will fuel this default one-day speed boost for paying Amazon Prime subscribers' del...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Walmart reveals how it plans to pull off next-day shipping — and it's not what anyone expected Associated Press Walmart is launching free, next-day delivery without using any of its 4,700 US stores. Instead, Walmart will fill next-day orders from its six US fulfillment centers. This is a cheaper and more efficient strategy than filling orders...
05:13, 05/16/2019

The next Uber will come from the $1.2 trillion global truck and shipping industry The shipping business is huge and inefficient. But a number of start-ups, including Flexport and Convoy, which was founded by former Amazon executives, have leaped into the market with some technology-driven solutions....
20:52, 05/15/2019

EBay to Launch Shipping, Logistics Service for Big Sellers Online marketplace eBay is rolling out a fulfillment service aimed at helping its high-volume sellers ship orders to customers faster and more cheaply....
15:26, 07/25/2019

Low water hampers Rhine river shipping in Germany Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on sections of the river, traders said on Tuesday....
11:26, 07/23/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
19:26, 05/28/2019

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and terrorism sanctions....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Despite the ban, one U.S. chip maker has resumed shipping some components to Huawei Last month, the Trump administration put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This essentially cut the company off from its U.S. supply chain and even with a 90-day limited reprieve, Huawei's once bright future looks a lot dimmer today. T...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container....
13:26, 05/16/2019

What it's really like to be an Amazon Flex delivery driver as Prime one-day shipping expands As Amazon makes one-day shipping the norm for Prime members, Flex drivers help get packages the last mile to each address. CNBC spoke to these on-demand contract workers all over the country to find out what it's really like to deliver for Amazo...
22:00, 06/19/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Hapag-Lloyd, ONE join peers in shipping blockchain platform German container group Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) are to join peers in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting the industry's costly paper trail....
13:52, 07/02/2019

Soaring Shipping Gauge Doesn't Spell Growth Boom A closely watched index that tracks the cost of shipping commodities around the world is at its highest level since 2014. But analysts warn that the surge shouldn’t necessarily be taken as a bullish sign for the global economy....
22:39, 07/19/2019

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and advertising to items that ship free and to sellers that g...
22:26, 07/10/2019

Allies play hard to get on U.S. proposal to protect oil shipping lanes The United States is struggling to win its allies' support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension with Iran, six sources familiar with the matter said....
09:52, 07/19/2019

America's addiction to absurdly fast shipping has a hidden cost Free rush shipping can come with a a cost to the environment — and retailers are doing a careful dance to try to mitigate it without turning customers away....
14:39, 07/15/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off coast of Cyprus: shipping data A second Turkish drillship, which is expected to begin drilling for oil and natural gas near Cyprus this week, arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed....
11:13, 07/08/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Kinect Developer Kit begins shipping in the U.S. and China Today at its Inspire conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that Azure Kinect Developer Kit is generally available and shipping in the U.S. and China.Read More...
22:00, 07/11/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months....
09:52, 06/25/2019

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines....
17:52, 07/05/2019

Shipping companies sue Philadelphia Energy Solutions for $600,000 in unpaid bills Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc (PES) for about $600,000, claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earlier this year, court documents showed....
02:13, 07/23/2019

Amazon pulls in $3.6 billion profit and says it will offer free one-day shipping The company’s lucrative advertising and cloud computing businesses notched the bulk of its profits and helped boost margins even as sales growth slowed....
18:52, 04/28/2019

UK could play leading role in coalition to protect Gulf shipping Britain, the US and other allies will meet on Wednesday in Bahrain to discuss plans to build an international coalition to protect shipping in the Gulf, Sky News has learnt....
13:13, 07/31/2019

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Feds bust Brooklyn man for allegedly shipping gun parts to Russia A Brooklyn man who allegedly shipped parts of weapons to Russia was charged for the caper in an unsealed indictment in federal court on Tuesday, authorities said. Vladimir Kuznetsov, 58, of Coney Island, allegedly bought pieces of firearms online in ...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Protests halt top copper mines in Peru from shipping, cut off supplies Anti-mining protests in Peru have held up about $400 million in copper exports from some of the country's top mines and blocked supplies from reaching their operations for nearly three weeks, the manager of port operator Tisur said on Thursday....
23:52, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Chevron readying IMO-compliant shipping fuel sales Chevron plans to bring an IMO-compliant 0.5% sulphur shipping fuel blend to the market by the end of the third quarter, a company representative said on Wednesday....
14:52, 06/05/2019

Trafigura to set up shipping fuel venture with Frontline, Golden Ocean Trafigura Group is joining forces with shipping firms Frontline and Golden Ocean to set up a company to supply shipping fuels globally, the three companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday....
11:00, 08/13/2019

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Amazon speeds up shipping, but rivals' stores buck its challenge Amazon's promise of one-day shipping threatens to upend the retail sector, but its rivals' physical stores give the likes of Walmart and Target powerful assets that Amazon itself is scrambling to match....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
08:52, 06/04/2019

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Samsung Electronics says no anticipated shipping date yet for Galaxy Fold Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday it cannot confirm the shipping date for its foldable device Galaxy Fold yet and apologized to its pre-order customers in the United States for the delay....
11:39, 05/07/2019

Iran crisis sheds light on murky shipping rules A British-flagged ship owned by a Swedish company was seized by Iran last week. Caught in the middle are 23 seamen who have nothing to do with any of the three countries....
13:00, 07/28/2019

Front Altair's crew unharmed and now in Iran -shipping firm The crew of Frontline's Front Altair comprised 11 Russian, one Georgian and 11 Philippine nationals who are unharmed following an explosion, Frontline said on Thursday....
17:00, 06/13/2019

How Axis went from concept to shipping its Gear smart blinds hardware Axis is selling its first product, the Axis Gear, on Amazon and direct from its own website, but that’s a relatively recent development for the four-year-old company. The idea for Gear, which is a $249.00 ($179.00 as of this writing thanks to a...
05:00, 07/24/2019

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
04:26, 06/19/2019

eBay will offer sellers a complete storage and shipping service eBay is (at long last) launching its answer to "Fullfillment by Amazon" sometime next year, starting in the US. It's called "Managed Delivery," and it will offer sellers in the country what it says is a cost-effective warehousing and shipping se...
15:26, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-EBay to launch warehousing and shipping services next year EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site starting next year, a new strategy that is expected to attract more sellers to the e-commerce platform....
21:00, 07/24/2019

This Indian City Doesn’t Have Enough Drinking Water — So it’s Shipping it in by Train (JOLARPET, India) — Amid the green Yelagiri hills of southern India, the train inches along the tracks, carrying what has become precious cargo: drinking water bound for Chennai, India’s parched Motor City. Demand for water in the manufac...
17:13, 07/29/2019

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
01:52, 06/18/2019

Lindsey Graham: If Iran 'attacks shipping again,' US should consider 'taking out their Navy, oil refineries' The Trump administration should consider taking serious actions if Iran further disrupts shipping activity or enriches uranium toward weapons-grade, according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C....
01:39, 06/20/2019

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
02:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources and experts said....
18:39, 06/14/2019

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
11:13, 06/13/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Japan shipping company Kokuka Sangyo says its tanker was attacked in Gulf The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, its president told reporters at a news conference....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Walmart Hints at an answer to Amazon's 1-day free shipping plan The country's largest retailer implied that it could offer a deal similar to the e-commerce leader's. But should it?        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 4-Vancouver lockout of longshoremen ends; shipping disruption avoided A lockout of longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, ended in a deal on Thursday after a few hours, averting a potentially massive shipping disruption, the workers' union and employers association said....
21:39, 05/30/2019

Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
16:52, 07/21/2019

Homeless Children Are Being Housed in Shipping Containers, English Report Finds A lack of affordable housing and changes to welfare benefits crisis have resulted in tens of thousands of children being forced to live in temporary facilities....
01:52, 08/22/2019

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022....
16:39, 08/05/2019

New sulfur caps for shipping fuels will help make the shale boom even bigger The shale revolution here in the U.S. has reduced energy prices for consumers and saved taxpayers money on heating, cooling, and transportation bills. Because of our record production levels, America is less dependent on imports of crude oil and natu...
08:39, 05/06/2019

3M Reinvents Bubble Wrap, Promises to Reduce Shipping Materials By Half Despite repeatedly being called out for the practice, online stores like Amazon are still occasionally getting caught shipping tiny items in comically oversized boxes. It’s wasteful, it reduces the amount of cargo a truck can carry, and it inspired 3...
07:13, 07/31/2019

South Korean shipping company Sinokor to open LNG trading desk South Korea's Sinokor Merchant Marine, a shipping company, has hired a trader to open a desk trading physical liquefied natural gas (LNG), two industry sources said on Monday....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Airbnbeware: Amsterdam tourists got a dirty shipping container instead of €134 ‘clean home’ Airbnb is notoriously disruptive; whether it’s revolutionizing the hotel industry, causing housing shortages, or unveiling humans’ endless capacity for greed — which has hit an all time low now in Amsterdam. Ben Speller showed up to Amsterdam to see ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil trade secretary sees no impact of Iran shipping impasse Brazil's foreign trade secretary Lucas Ferraz said there are no signs that the impasse involving Iranian ships without fuel near Brazilian ports will affect bilateral trade relations....
23:26, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Protests halt top copper mines in Peru from shipping, cut off supplies Anti-mining protests in Peru have held up about $400 million in copper exports from some of the country's top mines and blocked supplies from reaching their operations for nearly three weeks, the manager of port operator Tisur said on Thursday....
23:52, 08/08/2019

International shipping industry under the microscope as whale death toll grows There have been eight deaths reported since early June, and examinations of five of the carcasses showed three of them had injuries consistent with ship strikes - a leading cause of death for these rare mammals....
14:00, 07/29/2019

How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper (AMZN) The proliferation of e-commerce has transformed free shipping and same-day delivery from perks to table stakes — and retailers are paying the price. With daily parcel volumes surging and customers increasingly unlikely to foot the bill, compani...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Russia closes part of White Sea to shipping for a month after explosion: Ifax Russia closed off an area of the White Sea to shipping for a month after the fatal explosion of a rocket engine on a military testing ground in Russia's north earlier on Thursday, Interfax news agency cited the port of Arkhangelsk as saying....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Amazon plans to deliver on promise of even faster shipping, calling it a success In earnings announcement, CEO Jeff Bezos says free one-day delivery now available on more than 10 million items and customers are responding in kind.       ...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers Retailers and their logistics partners have been pushed to meet growing customer demands for increasingly speedy shipping. And the steady rise of e-commerce has caused the daily volume of parcel shipments to skyrocket — two trends that, for the...
00:13, 07/07/2019

Amazon is spending $800 million to make free one-day shipping standard for Prime More than a decade ago, Amazon launched its Prime membership service with the promise of free two-day shipping. The unique offer helped attract millions of subscribers, shifted consumer expectations for shopping convenience and forced other large ret...
17:26, 04/29/2019

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship....
14:13, 07/16/2019

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing to sow corn before the end of the month....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Iran tanker seizure raises serious questions for international shipping: UK's Hunt Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday....
21:13, 07/20/2019

US government warns of Iranian threats to commercial shipping, including GPS interference The US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration has issued a new warning to commercial shipping about Iranian threats in the Strait of Hormuz and Persian Gulf, saying that some ships have reported having their GPS interfered with....
17:26, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Trafigura to launch shipping fuel venture with Frontline, Golden Ocean Trafigura Group is joining forces with shipping firms Frontline and Golden Ocean to set up a company to supply shipping fuels ahead of a shake up in regulations next year which could disrupt fuel delivery and cause prices to spike....
13:00, 08/13/2019

Suspected drug traffickers call police after getting trapped in Belgian shipping container Two suspected drug traffickers who became trapped in a shipping container in Antwerp last Wednesday while trying to take possession of cocaine were forced to call police on themselves because of the extreme heat....
20:52, 08/01/2019

Massive shark fin haul into Hong Kong dodges global shipping bans Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companies told Reuters....
13:26, 07/10/2019

Flood-swollen Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday as excessive rains and heavy snow melt this spring swelled the major shipping waterway to near record levels....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Drug smugglers get trapped in shipping container full of cocaine, call police If only they had a fan to blow instead of cocaine. Two Belgium drug traffickers were forced to call police on themselves Wednesday, the hottest day recorded in the Dutch country, when they became locked in a shipping container full of cocaine, the Te...
19:26, 07/26/2019

It's Amazing How Much People Hate the Dodge Charger and Challenger Temporary 'Air Dam Shipping Cover' Mod Dodge installs temporary yellow air dam shipping covers onto Challengers and Chargers to protect lower fascias from damage during delivery. Instead of removing these, some owners have been keeping the covers on for aesthetic purposes, and it’s drivin...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Drug suspects stuck in cocaine-filled shipping container call police on themselves As Belgium experienced its hottest day on record on Wednesday, two men found themselves in a sticky situation -- trapped in a shipping container full of cocaine, the men became so hot that they called the police on themselves....
14:00, 07/26/2019

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, senior Trump administration officials said on Thursday...
22:13, 06/13/2019

FedEx CEO says shipping regulations creating 'impossible burden' for company: 'We are expected to be the policeman' FedEx's lawsuit against the Trump administration stems from its inability to police hundreds of thousands of shipments for regulatory violations, according to its CEO....
02:13, 06/25/2019

TIMELINE-Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
09:52, 07/11/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
22:26, 06/19/2019

Timeline: Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
11:13, 07/22/2019

UPS to get space in CVS, Michaels, Advance Auto Parts stores for package shipping, pickup UPS plans to add package-pickup-or-send sites to CVS Pharmacy, Michael's and Advance Auto Parts stores throughout the country.       ...
02:00, 07/24/2019

'Clean Home' With 'Private Bathroom' on Airbnb Just a Roadside Shipping Container, Guest Says A man says he paid about $150 for what was promised to be a clean home with a private bathroom in Amsterdam, only to find that his Airbnb was a shipping container illegally parked on the side of the road with a bed in it.Read more......
20:13, 05/13/2019

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Seizure of British-flagged tanker 'clear violation of international law': UK Chamber of Shipping The seizure of a British flagged tanker by Iran is in "clear violation of international law" because it was in Omani waters, the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Sunday....
17:13, 07/21/2019

Credit Suisse cuts Amazon estimates a day before earnings report, citing one-day shipping costs Credit Suisse lowered Amazon's full-year earnings per share estimate as it expects the company to apply the one-day shipping on a large number of products....
14:00, 07/24/2019

Delivery wars: Target expands same-day shipping option in the latest move against Walmart, Amazon Target announced Thursday that online shoppers in 47 states will now be able to get items delivered same day by paying a flat fee of $9.99 per order.       ...
15:13, 06/13/2019

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further....
00:39, 08/19/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
10:13, 05/24/2019

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping for its devices by 2020, recycled plastic by 2022 Alphabet's Google announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic by 2022.Read More...
07:26, 08/06/2019

US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu....
10:52, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Enbridge seeking at least eight-year oil shipping commitments on Canada Mainline, worrying small producers Canada's Enbridge is asking oil shippers to sign at least eight-year contracts to move crude on its Mainline pipeline network, as it proposes to shift away from a monthly allocation system, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Can you get fit in virtual reality? Music is pounding. Neon lights are flashing all around me. I duck, dodge, and side-step, my hands lash out in every direction. But this isn’t some new martial arts fitness craze or a high-energy spin class. It’s a VR game called Beat Sa...
11:13, 07/21/2019

How the news took over reality Is engagement with current affairs key to being a good citizen? Or could an endless torrent of notifications be harming democracy as well as our wellbeing?By Oliver BurkemanThe afternoon of Friday 13 November 2015 was a chilly one in Manhattan, but t...
08:13, 05/03/2019

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season The shipping giant's decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself....
20:52, 06/07/2019

Red Sox can’t hide from their sad Yankees reality It was only a week ago that the dream seemed possible. The Red Sox had crept within eight games of the Yankees in the AL East, having bludgeoned them in the first three games of a four-game set at Fenway Park. Now, it seems like a fantasy. The Red So...
21:52, 08/03/2019

Windows Mixed Reality: everything you need to know Windows Mixed Reality (MR) can be a confusing concept. Is it virtual reality (VR), like the Oculus Rift, or it is more like augmented reality (AR), which Microsoft has already dabbled in with its HoloLens?Even though Microsoft has made HoloLens 2 ava...
00:26, 06/26/2019

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern indu...
12:52, 06/01/2019

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
19:26, 06/11/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had sim...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow: early, late, in-between. Most of the energy in e...
06:26, 07/04/2019

Markets Create Their Own Reality Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Graphic Novels That Twist Reality This Way and That In his latest Graphic Content column Ed Park looks at Daria Tessler’s “Cult of the Ibis” and “Tumult,” by John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy — two surreal adventures....
01:26, 07/26/2019

With the help of virtual reality, a massage on the beach is possible Esqapes immersive relaxation combines VR with massage therapy to give people the ability to relax at their favorite vacation destination.       ...
22:26, 08/01/2019

Is 5G the key to virtual reality finally going mainstream? 5G is the next-generation of mobile internet. That means soon, when it rolls out to more than a few locations, it’ll be replacing 4G. There are lots of advantages to 5G: it promises to be faster than 4G, it’ll cover wider areas, co...
15:13, 06/11/2019

How augmented reality put five Madonnas on stage at once At Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards, Madonna performed her latest single, "Medellín", with Latin singer Maluma. However, they (and their flesh-and-blood dancers) weren't alone on the Las Vegas stage. Several virtual versions of the...
00:13, 05/03/2019

'Once unthinkable' water crises are now a reality A quarter of the world's population is living in regions of extremely high water stress -- with "once unthinkable" water crises becoming common, researchers have said....
05:26, 08/07/2019

Augmented Reality Is Now in Your Phone, Eyeglasses and Car If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the ability to view the world enhanced with digital im...
14:52, 07/24/2019

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already using AR headsets to improve the depth and effectiv...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
18:52, 06/27/2019

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current home stand — and possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Champions League dream becoming reality for Atalanta Atalanta needs seven points from its final three Serie A matches to guarantee qualification for the Champions League for the first time in its history        ...
15:39, 05/06/2019

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing D...
11:26, 07/08/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-pu...
00:26, 05/06/2019

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a ...
11:13, 05/23/2019

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where ...
21:13, 05/29/2019

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over th...
21:39, 06/28/2019

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soo...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
07:13, 08/02/2019

New rules to protect 'wellbeing' of reality TV contestants Broadcasters could be held responsible for the "wellbeing and dignity" of TV participants, including reality show contestants, under new proposals issued by the UK's media regulator....
03:13, 07/30/2019

Review: The Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality’s Best Bet Yet Satisfying virtual reality experiences are unlike anything you’ll experience on your living room TV. Unfortunately, satisfying VR experiences are, for the most part, dependent on additional hardware. That makes it nearly impossible to just grab...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
11:39, 05/26/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” veteran quarterback says. “[Insert recently drafted quarterback’s name] is going to learn ...
07:39, 05/14/2019

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal ...
10:52, 07/14/2019

RJ Barrett gets chills watching new Knicks reality RJ Barrett’s first introduction here was overshadowed. The encore was not. A day after the Knicks selected him in the NBA draft, the club’s Twitter account captured Barrett slowly walking onto the Madison Square Garden floor. Moments late...
06:39, 06/24/2019

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
09:52, 05/23/2019

Mixed reality and the art world: an unlikely but ideal pairing The idea is that the value of VR art appreciates over the years just like physical art works. Limited editions show the market’s appreciation of a concept.Read More...
04:13, 05/11/2019

Firefox Reality VR browser is now available for Oculus Quest The multi-platform web browser has just been released for Oculus' premium standalone VR headset, promising safe browsing and superior performance.Read More...
19:39, 07/25/2019

What it’s like to play virtual reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual reality tennis at Wimbledon. It was a not-so-grand slam....
19:00, 07/09/2019

Jeff McNeil’s puppy adoption wish is a reality The home run worked. Jeff McNeil is officially a doggie daddy. McNeil has his dog after the Mets utility man hit a three-run homer Friday after FaceTiming with his wife and asking to adopt a puppy he saw during North Shore Animal League America event...
00:13, 07/28/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
04:52, 05/17/2019

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themselves the network of caves used on D-Day. (May 29) ...
08:26, 05/29/2019

Introduce Your Kid to Virtual Reality With Nintendo Labo VR Nothing about Labo VR Kit, Nintendo’s foray into virtual reality, should work. Compared to other virtual reality systems, the frame-rate is sluggish and the graphics are kind of crap. It’s so cheaply constructed it’s literally made of cardboard. Ther...
23:52, 05/03/2019

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
22:00, 06/06/2019

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-qual...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unveiled Spectacles 3 glasses that include dual HD cam...
22:40, 08/13/2019

Fable's 'Wolves in the Walls' VR is about more than virtual reality After rebranding itself as a "virtual beings" studio in January, Fable is ready to show us what they mean. At the Tribeca Film Festival this week, it debuted the second chapter of The Wolves in the Wall, a VR experience adapted from the Neil Gaiman s...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
22:00, 05/28/2019

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
05:52, 08/08/2019

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the ...
15:00, 05/30/2019

TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market value and technical specifications. Hardware such as t...
04:13, 07/10/2019

Yankees get dose of reality as pitching crumbles Interpret the stench coming out of a silent Yankee Stadium, where the Indians whipped the Yankees from foul pole to foul pole Thursday night and spit out the reasons. Not allowed among them is the Yankees moving Mike Ford from first base to the mound...
06:52, 08/16/2019

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
01:26, 08/05/2019

How AMLO’s Plans to Transform Mexico Ran Into Reality Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rode to a landslide election victory in July 2018 by promising to transform Mexico. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged to restore security, end corruption, spur development and change how Mexicans view their le...
13:39, 07/25/2019

Reality Check: Why your Top 25 team could tank in 2019 Reality Check: AP preseason Top 25 teams tank ever year. It's just a fact. Why your team could be in danger of being a disappointment in 2019       ...
11:13, 08/20/2019

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol...
08:13, 07/13/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
12:26, 05/18/2019

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay....
01:26, 07/16/2019

Alternate reality: Kelly Kraft is now in contention at PGA Championship Kelly Kraft wasn’t supposed to be playing Bethpage Black this week. Now, after the alternate snuck into the PGA Championship as the last player in the field, Kraft is somewhere else he isn’t supposed to be. Earning entry to his fifth career major via...
09:13, 05/18/2019

Firefox virtual reality web browser comes to SteamVR this summer Mozilla's Firefox Reality browser has been available through a number of platform-specific VR portals, but it'll soon be available in a relatively neutral form. The developer has revealed that it's working with Valve to bring Firefox R...
23:00, 04/30/2019

'Sorry, but I am too busy to talk to you right now': this is our modern life reality | Bob Brody It has nothing to do with you, my being too busy. It’s me. I’m too busy for work-life balance“On an average day, nearly everyone age 15 and over (96%) engaged in some sort of leisure activity, such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising. Men spen...
18:26, 08/25/2019

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine ...
20:26, 07/12/2019

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second half closer to last place than third in the NL East ...
01:13, 07/12/2019

It's a Reality TV Junkie's Dream Come True: BravoCon Is Happening Move over comic cons, the Real Housewives are coming. Bravo announced the first ever BravoCon is happening in November 2019 in New York City. Complete with stars from The Real Housewives......
00:00, 05/23/2019

NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors’ new reality changes everything As usual, the potential drama of NBA free agency was discussed and dissected for months. For once, the upcoming season could be even more suspenseful. Following the myriad league-altering moves made during Sunday night’s wild opening to free agency, ...
07:00, 07/02/2019

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
06:13, 05/25/2019

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me an...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Personal Health: Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain It’s more than a distraction, researchers say. It’s more like a brain hack that occupies the brain so fully that it has no room to process pain sensations at the same time....
13:13, 04/29/2019

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
13:39, 07/08/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
17:39, 04/29/2019

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
07:39, 08/15/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
16:00, 08/16/2019

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmente...
04:52, 05/18/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
15:26, 07/19/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Virtual reality: the safest bet business can make today The VR  and AR market is one of the most revolutionary tech that is going to expand from $6.1 Billion in 2016 to $192.7 Billion by 2022. Of course, there is a hidden potential that only a few are realizing and if experts are true, it is going to...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Yankees reminded of harsh reality in blowout loss Sometimes, it’s evident this ragtag Yankees roster is made up of players the team didn’t intend to use regularly. Wednesday was one of those nights. From Jonathan Loaisiga filling in for James Paxton, and being pounded for four innings before an earl...
04:39, 05/09/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation – and you can try it now Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has appli...
18:39, 08/08/2019

Beer goggles: why your local pub could be the future of virtual reality It’s no secret that virtual reality has an isolation problem.The very appeal of VR experiences – immersion in simulated worlds – requires a successful detachment from your surroundings. Light must be blocked out, outside noise sh...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines, the internet and mobile apps mean many people hardly ever step foot inside their bank. So-called vir...
04:26, 07/30/2019

Derek Jeter acknowledges the Marlins’ grim reality MIAMI — Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins’ performance, attendance and business operations have been a problem. Shadows at Marlins Park don’t bother him, however. Speaking to the media Friday for the first time since the season began, Je...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 isn't for you if you’re into mobile virtual reality The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus have just been announced, and while these phones impress in many ways, one thing they’re lacking is compatibility with Samsung’s Gear VR headset.Samsung confirmed this to tech a...
12:39, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality - PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
20:13, 08/07/2019

'We all have Hoop Dreams': Bittersweet tale of first 'reality TV show' When Dwyane Wade was a 12-year-old shooting jumpers on the playgrounds of Chicago, a movie came out that would help navigate him through his future Hall of Fame career....
16:52, 05/04/2019

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling in India's internal affairs, the Foreign Ministry said today as Islamabad continued its pushback against New Delhi's decision to scrap Jammu and......
16:26, 08/09/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers....
01:13, 05/11/2019

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027realit...
23:27, 08/11/2019

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
21:39, 08/14/2019

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
16:13, 05/16/2019

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on an ITV program....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Remote Control Dogs Are Now a Reality Thanks to This Haptic Vest You know how you instinctively reach for your pocket every time you feel your phone vibrating with a notification? Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have harnessed that same reflex to create what is essentially a remote control dog that ...
01:39, 07/24/2019

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life If you’ve ever participated in a virtual reality (VR) experience, you might have found yourself navigating the virtual world as an avatar. If you haven’t, you probably recognize the experience from its portrayal in film and on television. Popular med...
12:13, 07/24/2019

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses, which will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat, as the technology company works to develop its augmented...
15:53, 08/13/2019

Fears become a reality for retail with a fourth round of tariffs Many consumer products, like clothing, shoes and electronics have been spared from the last three rounds of tariffs. But the remaining $300 billion of China-made goods will capture it all....
18:26, 08/02/2019

Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that lever...
16:39, 05/11/2019

Joe Namath adds dose of reality to Sam Darnold expectations Jets great Joe Namath saw the 2019 version of the team up close on Monday, watching practice and spending some time in the quarterbacks room with Sam Darnold. Namath said his expectations for Darnold are high, but the quarterback can’t win by himself...
03:26, 08/13/2019

Streamers such as Netflix have a lot to gain from competitive reality shows Netflix's new reality competition "Blown Away" doesn't just add danger and drama to the art of glassblowing, it shows what streamers can gain....
07:39, 08/02/2019

Mehul Choksi's "Citizenship Will Be Revoked, That Is Reality": Antigua PM The Antigua citizenship of diamond trader Mehul Chokshi - wanted in India in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank scam -- will be scrapped once he has exhausted all his legal options, the......
13:52, 06/25/2019

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It&#...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the events of Sniper Elite 4, it’s got a brand new story...
22:39, 06/11/2019

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where h...
10:52, 06/27/2019

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
16:52, 06/06/2019

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many star turns. He’s coming off an appearance on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” and has...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Cilic offers Nadal a Wimbledon reality check Spaniard Rafael Nadal got a quickfire reminder of the challenge he faces to win a third Wimbledon title as he was blown away by big-serving Marin Cilic in an exhibition match on Wednesday....
18:52, 06/26/2019

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday....
00:00, 05/28/2019

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR...
11:52, 06/14/2019

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and l...
13:52, 05/30/2019

The best business VR headset 2019: top virtual reality for enterprise use Welcome to our pick for the best business virtual reality (and augmented reality) headsets of 2019.There are loads of reasons why you'd want to invest in a business virtual reality headset. They can be used by architects to step inside their blu...
17:26, 06/25/2019

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To S...
02:26, 06/18/2019

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands...
00:26, 06/15/2019

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, but any celebrating had to wait until after his fina...
03:52, 06/17/2019

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather statio...
02:52, 06/18/2019

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
09:52, 06/28/2019

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service fo...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in da...
10:26, 06/14/2019

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best chance to win the one major title that has eluded...
16:52, 06/20/2019

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
00:00, 06/04/2019

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films s...
12:52, 06/30/2019

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
12:39, 06/28/2019

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon, Alexandra Cadantu silently exited the cou...
12:52, 06/30/2019

Maneater is like a silly Jaws Revenge: The Reality Show The open-world action RPG is part Grand Theft Auto and part National Geographic documentary. You play as a shark that only gets bigger the more you eat.Read More...
08:39, 06/20/2019

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but...
19:52, 06/30/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Walmart takes shot in shipping wars by announcing free 'NextDay' delivery Weeks after Amazon officials said they planned to offer free one-day Prime shipping, Walmart said it would roll out "NextDay" delivery without a fee.        ...
10:39, 05/14/2019

'We were all scared': Walmart employee saved dozens during El Paso shooting by hiding them in shipping container Walmart employee Gilbert Serna is being hailed as a hero after he says he saved dozens of people during the El Paso Walmart mass shooting.        ...
01:52, 08/08/2019

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
21:13, 06/20/2019

Yankees get reality check, finally look like a team full of backups Truth be told, there should have been a lot more games like Wednesday night’s blowout loss to the Mariners this year for the Yankees. The Yankees have played above their heads for a while, and all that is a testament to the willingness of the Acciden...
19:39, 05/09/2019

How Expectation and Reality Can Clash in the World of Star Wars Fandom I never quite understood how someone’s expectations of a movie could potentially ruin the reality of watching it until I heard the words: The Rise of Skywalker.Read more......
09:00, 05/15/2019

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (c...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
17:13, 05/29/2019

Firefox Reality VR web browser arrives on Oculus Quest headsets Mozilla just expanded the reach of its Firefox Reality VR browser to one of its bigger platforms yet: the Oculus Quest. Owners of Facebook's stand-alone headset can surf sites, watch videos and dive into VR experiences through a browser that bot...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
08:00, 05/13/2019

'Own up to reality': 2020 Democrats urged to confront US racial divide As the NAACP gathered in Detroit, leaders warned presidential hopefuls not to shy away as Trump fans the flamesIn August 2016, Donald Trump stood before an overwhelmingly white crowd in Dimondale, Michigan, and asked black people for their votes. Rel...
10:39, 07/28/2019

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard admits new reality: ‘Here come the trade talks’ Noah Syndergaard acknowledged what has become obvious — his future with the Mets is uncertain. After the Mets’ 4-0 win over the Padres on Thursday, the right-hander, who has a strong social media game, tweeted: “Here come the trade talks....
12:13, 07/26/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:13, 06/21/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
17:52, 06/18/2019

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
12:13, 07/18/2019

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little else The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Centre's Advisory Over "Indecent" Portrayal Of Children In Reality Shows The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all private satellite TV channels to avoid showing children in an indecent, suggestive and inappropriate manner in dance reality shows or other such......
09:39, 06/18/2019

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his thir...
21:13, 05/29/2019

The Handmaid's Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3 There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be.Read more.....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Mets lose Jeff McNeil in tough reality check ATLANTA — The energy that had buoyed the Mets during their consecutive winning streaks over the last three weeks was conspicuously absent Tuesday night. But the sting of a bad night at the office was dull in comparison to the possibility their best p...
06:26, 08/14/2019

If Amit Shah Said, Will Be Reality: Anurag Thakur On Removing Article 370 Union minister and BJP parliamentarian Anurag Thakur on Friday said Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, would be scrapped as his party president Amit Shah has promised so....
17:26, 06/07/2019

Microsoft adds more AI, mixed-reality, IoT services to its Azure line-up A couple days ahead of Build 2019, Microsoft is showcasing some new AI, MR, IoT and blockchain capabilities powered by Azure which it will be showing off at its developer confab....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested Pr...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans at a lower interest rate, in less time....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and surrogate children....
13:52, 08/22/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
18:39, 06/08/2019

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
19:15, 08/13/2019

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: bu...
17:26, 08/13/2019

Mets are finally acknowledging grim Edwin Diaz reality PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo was named NL Reliever of the Month on Saturday. Could a shift in job responsibilities be far behind? Following the Mets’ 7-5 victory over the Pirates, manager Mickey Callaway indicated he will consider Lugo for the closer’s rol...
10:39, 08/04/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
17:13, 06/05/2019

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limited quantity will ship to customers sometime this ...
22:26, 05/30/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
19:26, 05/03/2019

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
06:52, 05/31/2019

Varjo's technology is like a magic leap forward in augmented reality In a nondescript headquarters building on a quiet side street in Helsinki, with a modest amount of startup capital, Finland’s Varjo has put together a headset that offers a major advance in augmented, or “mixed” reality. ZDNet traveled to Finland and...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
13:52, 05/31/2019

Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling? Cutting-edge tech utilising VR and augmented reality is inspiring new narrative forms. And creatives at Sundance festival’s New Frontier are excitedWhat will storytelling look like in 20 years? Will it still be on your television? Will it printed on ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Dance turn-off: why Sean Spicer shouldn't become a reality TV star The inclusion of Trump’s former press secretary in the new season of Dancing with the Stars has led to online fury and threats of a boycottDancing with the Stars has weathered its fair share of controversies over the years. It managed to survive when...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality We thought Manchester City would pip Liverpool to the title, but we also said Watford would go downWhat we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did i...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beli...
12:13, 07/21/2019

Spain's Sanchez relishes European role but reality bites Spanish leader Pedro Sanchez shot to prominence on the EU political scene after his victories in national and European elections, but now he faces a reality check that combines troubles at home with the complexity of EU talks....
12:39, 06/28/2019

Wife Of Reality TV Bounty Hunter In Medically Induced Coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honol...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans...
23:39, 07/03/2019

England Lionesses get 'reality check' for World Cup from Royal Marines • ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team...
02:13, 05/24/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store [Update: Microsoft has given official comment, which we've added to the article below – but there's still no word on whether these disappearing headsets will be returning to the store.]Microsoft may be having a change of heart when i...
14:52, 06/28/2019

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheer...
16:52, 07/08/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
15:52, 05/17/2019

James Charles and Tati Westbrook Are Rewriting Reality TV For YouTube Over this weekend, James Charles’s beauty empire began to crumble. Fresh off the heels of an appearance at the Met Ball— a moment the beauty guru and YouTuber referred to as important step for “influencer representation” — Charles found himself in a ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
06:39, 06/28/2019

Harry Potter Augmented-Reality Game Is Off to a Slow Start The new mobile game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is off to a lackluster start, signaling another missed opportunity to drive mainstream adoption of augmented reality, the much-hyped technology the app showcases....
14:26, 06/27/2019

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Karan Johar Will Host a Dating Reality Show for Netflix Netflix has announced a new dating reality show called 'What The Love? With Karan Johar', which will be produced by BBC Studios India. The 47-year-old Bollywood producer-director will serve as......
08:13, 05/27/2019

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Sh...
02:26, 05/29/2019

Guidemaster: Is Valve Index the best virtual reality system to buy in 2019? Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Virtual reality as a consum...
19:13, 06/28/2019

A virtual reality massage center will open in Los Angeles this week Los Angeles residents will soon be able to float off into distant worlds while their aches are soothed in a virtual reality massage center, which opening this Friday, July 5th. At the outset, the Esqapes Immersive Relaxation Center, supposedly the fi...
22:26, 07/01/2019

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of ...
18:26, 07/01/2019

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
20:13, 07/16/2019

Samsung could still be planning to launch a pair of augmented reality specs Gadget makers aren't giving up on the idea of getting Google Glass-style augmented reality specs on our faces, with a recently filed Samsung patent the latest evidence that more of these wearable devices are on the way.Spotted by Patently Apple,...
11:39, 07/13/2019

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way many of us on calls are seen by the other party t...
17:13, 07/03/2019

Nomadic rolls out new mixed reality arcade in Las Vegas with Area15 Nomadic has unveiled its latest virtual reality arcade for its first-person shooter game Arizona Sunshine in Las Vegas in partnership with Area15.Read More...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
06:52, 07/16/2019

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or...
15:13, 07/21/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Reality and Talk Shows Let's get real. Today's TV Scoop Awards polls are all about the reality shows, the competition shows, the talk and variety shows that give you a bit of a break from the drama of......
01:00, 07/24/2019

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
13:52, 05/30/2019

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matth...
23:52, 05/30/2019

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
04:13, 05/31/2019

China’s new ‘social credit system’ turns Orwell’s ‘1984’ into reality Imagine calling a friend. Only instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.” Would that put a damper on your relationship? It’s supposed to. Welcome to life in China...
01:00, 05/19/2019

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn tease new Amazon reality series 'Making the Cut' If you felt Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn's absence on the latest season of "Project Runway," don't fret as the duo will soon return to television for a new reality series....
06:00, 06/27/2019

Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies FILE – In this Wednesday, June 5, 2013, file photo, Duane “Dog” Chapman, right, and Beth Chapman present the award for CMT performance of the year at the CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Beth Chapman is in a...
21:39, 06/26/2019

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
15:13, 05/30/2019

Marseille Release Adil Rami For Faking An Injury To Appear On A Reality Show Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille have released 33-year-old center back Adil Rami, but reportedly not for his rapidly deteriorating skill set or advancing age. No, the French club severed ties with Rami due to “gross misconduct,” resolving a bizarre s...
23:39, 08/13/2019

Google Maps gets an augmented reality upgrade, beating Apple to the punch Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has appli...
12:39, 08/08/2019

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his ...
12:39, 08/09/2019

MTV unveils first exclusively sexually fluid reality dating show cast in U.S. MTV unveiled the cast for the eighth season of its reality dating show "Are You the One?" Wednesday, exclusively featuring sexually fluid individuals....
04:13, 05/31/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz." ...
19:39, 06/30/2019

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
07:52, 08/22/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump or Europe? UK's Johnson to sample post-Brexit reality at G7 summit Boris Johnson is about to feel the pinch of Brexit Britain's new global status: squeezed on one side by Europeans in no mood to yield, and on the other by a United States driving a hard bargain for its economic support....
09:00, 08/21/2019

Russia probes alleged vote-rigging on child reality show A Russian state television network has hired a cybersecurity firm to verify the integrity of votes cast during the finale of a popular children’s singing competition...
22:26, 04/29/2019

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
04:13, 08/18/2019

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunite...
06:52, 06/06/2019

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
15:39, 06/07/2019

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a s...
08:52, 05/24/2019

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
16:13, 06/01/2019

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea "stupid, moronic, naive."...
05:13, 07/11/2019

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with the candy bar’s parent company, Mars, for an endo...
10:26, 06/04/2019

Opinion: NFL really means Not For Long, so rookies, here's advice on reality of league With NFL rookie minicamps in full swing, USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell has some advice for newcomers about the harsh realities of the league.        ...
20:52, 05/04/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
06:39, 06/22/2019

Jake Gyllenhaal's Excitement Over His Mysterio Costume Lent More Reality to Far From Home By now, you’ve had a good look at Spider-Man: Far From Home’s intriguing take on the marvelous Mysterio, one of Spider-Man’s oldest foes, turned into his new best friend in the movie. The character gets a fabulous spin on his comics gear in the film—...
09:00, 05/10/2019

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-c...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Facebook's futuristic mind-reading wearable is one step closer to reality It began with a simple question: “So, what if you could type directly from your brain?” That was something Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerburg asked on stage during the company’s annual F8 conference back in 2017. Since th...
04:00, 07/31/2019

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Porsche To Use Holoride's Virtual Reality Tech To Keep Rear Passengers Entertained Porsche has collaborated with Munich-based entertainment firm Holoride to come out with a special Virtual Reality (VR) based entertainment device for rear passengers....
17:39, 07/20/2019

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
00:52, 08/02/2019

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
15:00, 06/17/2019

Netflix and Charlize Theron team up on a stunt driving reality TV show Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of everyday backgrounds, including a law student, a del...
07:13, 08/02/2019

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. ...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed real...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
02:52, 06/22/2019

‘Starvation’ now a reality for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Starvation “is already starting” in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
20:26, 05/16/2019

'This is the reality': Brazilian women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in ...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Cricket World Cup: England dropping the ball so early is a powerful reality check One of the many excellent things about England's opening Cricket World Cup win against South Africa on Thursday was that it took the game to cricket's much-vaunted wider audience. Ben Stokes' catch gave a fine England win on a sunny day the 10 o'cloc...
18:26, 06/04/2019

WATCH: Black Fairy-tale Becomes Reality in Short Film, Thistles And Thorns Once Upon a Time the world remembered the magic, power, and purpose of Black Women. In a mere 12 minute short film, Thistles And Thorns brings that wonderment of African Diaspora to the screen for our enjoyment and upliftment....
22:00, 05/05/2019

Bill Hader's face, our sense of reality, is melting in a wild new deepfake video Now that Hollywood has officially endorsed the aesthetics of deepfakes with the mangled celebrity faces of the upcoming Cats remake, it seems like there’s no longer anything holding the technology back. Last week, we bore witness to the chilling sigh...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to a company blog post, which was initially targeted...
20:26, 07/24/2019

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley Indicted on Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud Charges (ATLANTA) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television star Todd Chrisley on tax evasion and other charges. The 12-count indictment issued against the “Chrisley Knows Best” star and his wife, Julie, also ...
01:13, 08/14/2019

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a p...
08:13, 06/04/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality ALBANY, N.Y.—TS Candii stepped outside of her apartment complex in the Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an officer from the NYPD. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, a profession she has participated in, but not on that day, ...
14:00, 05/09/2019

MTV Taking on Ghosting With New Reality Show Starring Rachel Lindsay and Travis Mills From the network that brought you Catfish comes...Ghosted. Hosted by The Bachelorette veteran Rachel Lindsay and artist Travis Mills, MTV's Ghosted: Love Gone Missing is a new......
23:52, 08/21/2019

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves that question has led to great success. Keri Shull, f...
10:52, 08/17/2019

See You Yesterday cleverly blends sci-fi, youthful charm, and the harsh reality of police brutality In his feature-length debut, See You Yesterday, co-writer and director Stefon Bristol asks one of sci-fi’s most indulgent questions: If you had the power to travel through time, what would you go back and change? When 16-year-old science prodigy Clau...
05:39, 05/16/2019

Inside Kim Kardashian West's career evolution from reality TV icon to lawyer's apprentice Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Kim Kardashian West is reportedly worth $350 million, according to Forbes. You may have seen her on TV during an episode of E!'s "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," making a cameo during sitcoms like "Last Man Standing" and...
14:13, 05/01/2019

The Complicated Reality of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette's Short but Legendary Relationship Carolyn Bessette didn't say yes when John F. Kennedy Jr. first proposed to her. She didn't say no, either, but remarkably the 29-year-old Calvin Klein publicist, who had been......
13:13, 07/16/2019

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Missouri Walmart scare ends without any shots fired but reflects retailers’ new reality Though rare, active-shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training and risk assessments....
19:00, 08/09/2019

Contact Lenses That Can Change Focus and Zoom When You Blink Move Closer to Reality Believe it or not, contact lenses are still an option for those who wear glasses that accommodate multiple prescriptions, but because of the unique approach they take to remedying vision problems, it can sometimes take over a month to get used to usi...
12:26, 07/30/2019

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of the study's authors....
21:39, 07/09/2019

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation, beating Apple to the punch Google Maps now includes an augmented reality (AR) navigation tool, named Live View, which takes live footage from your phone's camera and superimposes navigation arrows over the top, making it much easier to see which turns you should be taking...
13:26, 08/09/2019

A bunny sculpture by Jeff Koons just sold for $91.1 million — another sign that the art world is untethered from reality Koons effected in art what President Trump effected in politics: He choreographed a total collapse of the distinctions between achievement, fame, wealth, taste and success....
20:39, 05/16/2019

The Moonprentice: Newt Gingrich wants ‘reality show’ contest with Musk and Bezos to colonize Luna A coalition including Michael Jackson’s former publicist, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and an Air Force general want US president Donald Trump to turn the race to colonize the moon into a reality show-esque contest between billionaires. The pr...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
02:39, 06/02/2019

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
01:13, 08/15/2019

Proof of the Reality of Slavery ‘Up North’ in New York City and Its Aftermath Is in Danger of Disappearing Forever A report just last year found that when it comes to teaching about slavery — the very economic and social foundation on which this nation was built — the U.S. does a piss poor job....
04:39, 05/14/2019

AI flushed by poker success but athletes can reap benefits of virtual reality | Sean Ingle After a machine beat poker players hands down, athletes can take comfort from the fact that computer technology could help them significantly improve their performanceAnd still the machines rise. First chess was conquered. Then Go. Now, as revealed i...
13:26, 07/15/2019

British police investigate officer who appeared on African reality TV show 'without authority': reports British authorities are investigating after one of their police officers appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother “without authority,” reports say. ...
06:52, 08/14/2019

Reality Bites Cast Has a 25th Anniversary Reunion While Lost Boys Stars Reunite Too Cue The Knack's "My Sharona!" Are we excited about this Reality Bites reunion? Hey, we are bursting with fruit flavor. Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawk, Janeane Garofalo and Ben......
20:26, 05/05/2019

How Movie Magic Made the Aston Martin Goldfinger DB5 Continuation’s Bond Gadgets a Reality For some, the Aston Martin DB5 is the single coolest car to have ever put rubber to tarmac. Made famous by Sean Connery’s portrayal of James Bond, the DB5 has indelible link with Ian Fleming’s super smooth spy. And it’s one of the more famous example...
19:00, 05/14/2019

The Wire, 17 Years Later: Tray Chaney on His Upcoming Cast-Heavy Docuseries, Undeniable and the Reality of 'Two Baltimores' On June 2, 2002, The Wire, one of the greatest shows known to man, animal and whatever lies atop President Tang’s head, premiered on HBO. “Timeless” is a word that tends to be tossed around quite liberally, but The Wire is one of the few works of art...
23:39, 06/05/2019

British reality star and Pippa Middleton brother-in-law Spencer Matthews hid in vault during robbery: report Spencer Matthews, a British reality star and brother-in-law to Pippa Middleton, hid from robbers who stormed a luxury watch store in London on Tuesday....
18:52, 05/30/2019

Liverpool 4 Norwich City 1: Alisson injured in Reds rout as Canaries get Premier League reality check Liverpool got their Premier League campaign off to the perfect start with a 4-1 hammering of newly promoted Norwich City in the season curtain-raiser at Anfield....
02:13, 08/10/2019

Off-duty Texas sheriff's deputy, reality TV bailiff, charged with murder in wife's shooting death, police say An off-duty Texas sheriff’s deputy -- who had appeared as a bailiff in a courtroom reality TV show -- was arrested Monday in the fatal shooting of his wife after what police are calling a “domestic disturbance” over the weekend....
03:39, 07/31/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
21:26, 07/20/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
07:52, 06/20/2019

Meta View acquires assets of augmented reality pioneer Meta New spatial computing company Meta View today announced it has acquired the assets of Meta, a pioneer in augmented reality head-mounted displays.Read More...
02:39, 05/29/2019

How Lonzo Ball dropped Big Baller Brand reality to LaVar Ball Well, someone had to break the news to LaVar Ball. In a preview for the upcoming season of “Ball in the Family,” Lonzo Ball is seen giving dad LaVar a dose of tough love about the current state of Big Baller Brand, which had a “clea...
19:39, 08/15/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:13, 05/08/2019

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landma...
16:52, 05/26/2019

Golden Tate's looming suspension overshadows Giants camp reality - he's been really good If not for his looming 4-game ban that he is appealing, Golden Tate would be one of the best stories of the Giants' training camp.       ...
19:13, 08/02/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Student loan to payday loan: Side hustles, smelly cars, pawn shops reality for debtors Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Harry Potter meets Pokemon Go in new augmented reality game called 'Wizards Unite' Niantic, the company that built the hit game “Pokemon GO,” launched its new game this week based on another popular franchise.       ...
09:26, 06/22/2019

How 'The L Word' revival looks in 2019: Trans lesbians, dating apps and post-Trump reality "The L Word: Generation Q" is coming to Showtime in December, and star Jennifer Beals and the producers discuss how they're updating it for 2019.        ...
05:13, 08/03/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Clapback to Reality Every Friday, when I wade through the emails, tweets and direct messages received from the readers of The Root, I wonder how they can disagree with science, statistics and history....
00:13, 06/22/2019

Turn the radio on, turn the radio up 'cause Lisa Loeb sang "Stay" at the Reality Bites reunion As the credits rolled on the 25th anniversary screening of Reality Bites at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, audience members who thought, “hey, I can leave, I can leave, oh,” were swiftly stopped in their tracks. Lisa Loeb, whose “Stay (...
01:13, 05/07/2019

Explore augmented reality with 'Harry Potter,' 'Jurassic World,' and 'Angry Birds' games There's a new wave of augmented reality video games for your smartphone including 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' and a new Angry Birds mobile game.       ...
20:13, 07/06/2019

Virtual reality or no, a round of golf is still just a round of golf Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
08:13, 05/24/2019