A Marine who worked on 'Six Days in Fallujah' in 2009 helped us see why it exists

Mashable VR

That was clear in 2009 when Konami revealed the Atomic Games project set during the Iraq War's second battle of Fallujah, in 2004. There's no easy way to talk about Six Days in Fallujah.

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Scope AR Adds To SaaS Platform With WakingApp Acquisition

Charlie Fink

The company is reporting 100% in growth in revenues in 2009

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How to get Minecraft for free

Digital Trends

While there is a free version available, it's limited in scope and only includes the Creative mode from 2009. Gaming How-To minecraft mojang Video Games

This bizarre glowing Mercedes concept car was somehow inspired by 'Avatar'

Mashable VR

Maybe once you squint your eyes enough (and pass by the non-existing steering wheel), there is some semblance to the 2009 film. Mercedes-Benz say they are embracing sustainability goals with this.vehicle, apparently attempting some sort of symbiosis between human and machine. Read more.

Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’

UploadVR

When Rocksteady kicked off the Arkham franchise with Batman: Arkham Asylum in 2009, I don’t think the world was really ready. The post Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ appeared first on UploadVR. E3 gaming PSVR

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Why Setting a Clean Energy Standard Should Be Democrats’ Next Move

GizModo VR

And one of the signature failures of that period was a 2009 bill that would’ve created a national cap and trade program but ultimately never came to a vote in the Senate (it squeaked by in the… Read more.

Scriptable Supercharges iOS 14 Widgets Like No Other App

GizModo VR

It is not 2009 and I’m not… Read more. With iOS 14, iPhone users finally got a taste of the sweet, sweet widget life anyone who’s used an Android phone in the last decade was already familiar with.

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Virus pandemic study in AR

EON Reality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population.

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The path to a VR metaverse

Hypergrid Business

I got into writing about OpenSim back in 2009 because it seemed to be, at the time, the best path to an open-source, peer-to-peer metaverse. I want to see a future where anyone could put... Maria's Worlds Metaverse Android Daydream Google OpenSim

‘Zombieland: Headshot Fever’ Review – Arcade Shooting Returns To VR

VRScout

First appearing in 2009, this post-apocalyptic comedy film brought us an entertaining story about four survivors—Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita, and Little Rock—making their way through a zombie-infested apocalypse. Ever wanted House of the Dead in VR?

Report: Apple to Acquire Live Event Streaming Company NextVR for $100M

Road to VR

Founded in 2009, the Orange County-based startup broadcasts stereoscopic video of live sports and music to a wide swath of VR headsets, including Oculus Go, Oculus Quest, PSVR, and PC VR headsets such as HTC Vive and Oculus Rift S.

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AR Virus Study

EON Reality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild.

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Virus pandemic study in AR

EonReality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population.

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‘Bigscreen’ Brings Paid Movies to Social VR Platform, Showing Select 2D & 3D Films

Road to VR

This week’s films include 3D versions of Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (2017) and Ghost in the Shell (2017), and 2D versions of Star Trek (2009) and Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

Shadow Point, Jurassic World Developer Coatsink Acquired By Thunderful Group

Upload VR

Originally established in 2009, Coatsink broke into VR development with Esper, a Gear VR puzzle game that saw players move objects with their mind. VR developer Coatsink is the latest studio to be acquired, this time by Thunderful Group.

Dammit, Google's ad about the COVID vaccine got me good

Mashable VR

Replicating the format of the 2009 ad Parisian Love , it tells a story through typed search queries and other Google products. Move over, Dear Sophie. There's a new Google ad tearjerker in town.

Coatsink, Veteran VR Studio of ‘Jurassic World Aftermath’ and Others, Acquired for up to $85 Million

Road to VR

Coatsink is a British game studio and publisher founded in 2009. Veteran VR studio Coatsink, currently in development of Jurassic World Aftermath , has been acquired for $30 million by game publisher Thunderful.

‘Angry Birds VR: Isle Of Pigs’ Arrives On Major Platforms Early 2019

VRScout

Since it’s initial launch back in 2009, the Angry Birds series has amassed an incredible four billion game downloads, making the franchise one of the most successful in mobile gaming history. Rovio Entertainment announces the VR debut of its global franchise. Just when you thought you’ve seen just about every Angry Bird iteration possible, here comes Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs.

Angry Birds: Nearly A Decade Of Family Gaming Fun – VR, AR, And Beyond

VRScout

Since its launch back in December 2009, Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds has since become the most downloaded freemium game of all time. Since 2009 there have been over 25+ Angry Brid games developed including several special edition spin-offs; the successful multigenerational franchise is filled with magical experiences in the physical and digital world ranging from VR, AR and beyond. Mobile gaming’s most beloved franchise is taking over the XR space.

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John Mulaney to host 'Saturday Night Live' on Halloween

Mashable VR

His 2018 appearance garnered an Emmy nomination (as did his writing for the show when he worked there from 2009 to 2012). John Mulaney will return to hosting Saturday Night Live in its final episode before the 2020 election.

Steve Carell and Rainn Wilson reunite to talk 'The Office,' the pandemic, and quarantine beards

Mashable VR

Calling all Office fans: Steve Carell is finally on Instagram! Well, sort of.

NASA would really like it if you stared at the moon on Saturday night

Mashable VR

Image: Lick Observatory via NASA NASA pitches the day as an international event, but the annual observance that's been happening every year since 2009 is sponsored by the U.S. Did you know that Sept. 26, 2020 is officially the date of the annual International Observe the Moon Night?

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FORM’s Premium Goggles Introduce AR To The Swimming Pool

VRScout

Since the introduction of devices such as the Fitbit back in 2009 and the Apple Watch in 2014, the smart wearables market has gone from fantasy to reality, offering consumers a brand new, more convenient method for connecting with their digital lives. The $199 wearable tracks your performance and displays key information via a see-through overlay.

LAPD used facial recognition software tied to wrongful arrests

Mashable VR

According to the Times , over 300 LAPD officers have access to facial recognition software, and the department used it almost 30,000 times between November of 2009 and September of this year.

AR/VR Studio Dark Slope Pivots to Immersive Learning Amid Fresh Funding Round

Road to VR

million seed round brought along with it a content deal which saw the creation of a location-based VR game using Nathan Jurevicius’ graphic novel Scarygirl (2009) as its basis.

'Six Days in Fallujah' is ready for its comeback. The question is, are we?

Mashable VR

Back in 2009, the world wasn't quite ready for a game set during the Iraq War. Well, times have changed. Atomic Games first announced Six Days in Fallujah as a third-person shooter set during a six-day span as the second battle of Fallujah unfolded in 2004.

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How Spotify helped me run faster and longer

Mashable VR

I accepted it as my main form of exercise a decade ago thanks to a grab bag of influences: friends who loved running; a sister who took up marathons; a Couch to 5K app; the hugely persuasive 2009 book on how we evolved for distance running, Born to Run. When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I learned it on the internet.

'Avatar' beats 'Avengers: Endgame' to take back highest-grossing title

Mashable VR

In the biggest, most shocking box office comeback of all time, the 2009 movie Avatar returned to theaters in China Friday and took back its highest-grossing crown from 2019's Avengers: Endgame.

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AR Virus Study

EonReality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild.

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Twitter finally bans white supremacist David Duke

Mashable VR

Duke joined Twitter in 2009, and spread white supremacist messages even as other openly white supremacist users were banned. It finally happened. Former KKK leader David Duke, one of the United States’ most well-known white supremacists, was banned from Twitter late Thursday night.

How to donate clothes in the most ethical ways possible

Mashable VR

based foundation has worked in Ghana since 2009 and aims to challenge consumer behavior by educating people on the fashion industry. Liz Ricketts has seen where some of your donated used clothes end up.

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8 popular Disney movies on Netflix that you can watch right now

Mashable VR

Image: Moviestore / Shutterstock In 2009, Disney graced the world with Tiana, its first Black princess. If you haven't subscribed to Disney+ but are missing those magical movies, you'll be glad to know that Netflix is still showing a handful of Disney films.

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

VRScout

Since the launch of its first game in 2009, popular mobile franchise Angry Birds has received an astonishing 17 different releases, 4 spin-off games, a comic book series, even an animated film voiced by a cast of A-list celebrities. . One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall.

Uber users will soon see a 'grocery' button in ride-hailing, Eats apps

Mashable VR

Uber started as a ride-hailing app in 2009, but it expanded into restaurant delivery in 2014. Now, it's offering groceries. On Tuesday, Uber added grocery delivery in its app through Chilean startup Cornershop.

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Nick Jonas joins the elite club of 'SNL' hosts who did double duty as musical guests

Mashable VR

All three Jonas brothers previously graced the SNL stage in February 2009 as that evening's musical guest, and Nick got the chance to do the same as a solo artist in 2016. Nick Jonas is returning to Saturday Night Live on Feb. 27, this time without his older brothers tagging along.

NextVR Held Significant Layoffs Today

UploadVR

NextVR was originally founded in 2009 as Next3D, a 3D compression company. Live streaming VR company NextVR held significant layoffs on January 14, 2019. I spoke by phone with co-founder and CEO David Cole, who said “we were built big” for a VR market projected to be larger than what materialized in 2017 and 2018.

U.S. Army Chooses Microsoft’s HoloLens For $480 Million Contract

UploadVR

“Current and future battles will be fought with small distributed formations in urban and subterranean environments where current capabilities are not sufficient, a recognized training capability gap the Government has sought to fill since 2009. The United States Army awarded a $480 million contract to Microsoft that will equip military personnel with prototype versions of HoloLens intended to increase “lethality, mobility, and situational awareness.”