Facebook will remove posts praising Atlanta shooting

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Facebook is taking action against hateful posts and misinformation surrounding the mass shooting that left eight people dead in Atlanta earlier this week. More about Facebook , Mass Shooting , Atlanta , Tech , and Social Media Companies.

DragonCon 2020 in Atlanta Is Officially, Finally, Going Virtual

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DragonCon 2020, scheduled for September 3-7 in Atlanta, GA, has now officially been postponed and will be held virtually. dragoncon covid 19 coronavirus covid 19 reopening sars cov 2 conventions atlanta georgia

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CCP to Shelve VR as It Shutters Atlanta Office, Sells Branch Behind ‘EVE: Valkryie’ in Newcastle

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According to a report by Icelandic publication MBL , CCP is shelving virtual reality as it closes its Atlanta location and sells its Newcastle office, two important VR branches that produced Sparc (2017) and EVE: Valkyrie (2016). MBL reports the move will affect about 100 employees of the company, which tallies more than 370 across its Reykjavik, Atlanta, Newcastle, London, and Shanghai offices. News VR Game Studio ccp ccp atlanta closure ccp closure eve valkyrie gunjack spar

How to watch MLB: Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies online

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How-To Movies & TV News Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies Commerce How-To ESPN how to watch MLBThe four-game series between the Braves and the Phillies starts tonight. Here's how to stream it live online.

Trevor Noah delivers powerful monologue on Atlanta shootings

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In the wake of the March 16 Atlanta shootings in which eight people, including six Asian women , four of whom were of Korean descent, were killed, and following a marked rise in attacks on Asian Americans over the past year, Trevor Noah says the country should have seen this coming. "We

CCP Shuffles EVE: Valkyrie Senior Programmer to Work on “cutting-edge VR” in Atlanta

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The post CCP Shuffles EVE: Valkyrie Senior Programmer to Work on “cutting-edge VR” in Atlanta appeared first on UploadVR. Experiences gaming CCP Atlanta ccp games CCP Newcastle EVE Valkyrie htc vive oculus rift PlayStation VR Sigurður GunnarssonSigurður ‘Siggi’ Gunnarsson is one of the most recognisable figures behind CCP Games’ flagship VR multiplayer game, EVE: Valkyrie , but he’s no longer working on it.

How to watch Atlanta online: Watch Donald Glover’s hit comedy series for free

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Here's how you can stream actor and comedian Donald Glover's popular FX comedy series Atlanta for free online. Deals How-To Movies & TV Atlanta Commerce 2020 how to watch

PBS makes 'Asian Americans' doc free to stream after Atlanta shootings

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In light of the Atlanta shootings of March 16 and general spike in violence against Asian Americans, PBS has made the docuseries Asian Americans temporarily free to stream.

'Late Night' writer Karen Chee gives powerful speech on the Atlanta shootings

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This week, shootings in Atlanta, U.S., killed eight people, six of whom were identified as Asian women, four of whom were of Korean descent.

'Atlanta' Actor Lakeith Stanfield Walks an Augmented Reality Tightrope for New York Times Magazine

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The New York Times has made a habit of publishing augmented reality stories throughout 2018, and now the media giant's magazine is getting into the act, too. As a tie-in to its annual "Great Performers" issue, which recognizes the top thespians of the year in the eyes of Times critics A.O. Scott and Wesley Morris, a new augmented reality experience is now available through the NY Times app for iPhones and iPads.

How allies can step up for the Asian American community

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More about Mashable Video , Racism , Atlanta , Asian Americans , and Pacific Islander. Mashable Video Racism Atlanta Asian Americans Pacific IslanderIn light of a series of horrific attacks against Asian Americans, Mashable's Chase DiBenedetto breaks down where allies can start.

WandaVision's Menacing Signal Is Finally Cutting Through the Noise

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Making a VR Experience for Less Than $1000

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In 2016, straight out of high school, Jak Wilmot started one of Atlanta’s first VR animation studios – Disrupt. In 2016, straight out of high school, Jak Wilmot started Disrupt, one of Atlanta's first VR animation studios Click To Tweet. Tech Trends VR Tech AMD Studios AR Augmented Reality Disrupt VR Disrupt VR Studio Atlanta Virtual Reality VR VR Consultancy VR StorytellingImmersive storytelling doesn’t need huge budgets – it’s about graft and creativity.

‘IN PROTEST’ Volume 4 Brings the VR Film Docu-Series to a Close in Atlanta with Killer Mike, Ayanna Gregory, and James Tiago Bertrand

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A 360° VR film docu-series, IN PROTEST: Grassroots Stories from the Front Lines chronicles heroic Black voices in America as they confront inequality and injustice

Amazon’s Scout delivery bots are rolling out in two new cities

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The autonomous robots are coming to Franklin, Tennessee, and Atlanta. News Amazon Amazon Scout delivery robots

Physicality & Spectatorship in ‘Project Arena’ Could Blur the Line Between E-sport and Actual Sport

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Feature Interview VR Sports adam kraver ccp atlanta ccp games e-sports esports virtual reality e sports virtual reality esports vr e-sports vr esports vr sportsWhat puts the ‘E’ in E-sports? VR may have something to say about the notion that ‘electronic’ sports can’t be physical, and could even further legitimize the growing field. Anyone remember Sports Champions (2010) ?

#912: Virtual Conference Lessons Learned from IEEE VR 2020 + Experiential Design Tradeoffs

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On March 6th, 2020, the IEEE VR announced a venue change on their website from Atlanta, Georgia to online in virtual reality for the academic. Podcast Archive

Snapchat Turns Wrigley Field into the Upside Down for 'Stranger Things' Promotion

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The AR experience launches on Monday, which coincides with the start of the series between the two first-place MLB teams, the hometown Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves (#chopon). With the third season of Netflix's hit series Stranger Things set to debut July 4, it's time to crank up the hype machine, this time, in augmented reality.

Official VR Support Heading To ‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ This December

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Sim Update 2 comes on the heels of the recent “USA World Update,” which introduced visual improvements to several US states as well as four new airports (Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, Friday Harbor, and New York Stewart). Step into the cockpit this December.

Apple Fixes 'Asian' Adult Content Filter, but We Need More

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In that world, I also wouldn’t have to write the follow-up the issue is now fixed, but that the timing—shortly after a mass shooting in Atlanta that left… Read more.

The Walking Dead's Daryl and Carol Power Hour Returns, Minus the Power

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Way back in season five of AMC’s The Walking Dead , there was an episode where Daryl (Norman Reedus) and Carol (Melissa McBride) journeyed through Atlanta together in an attempt to rescue Maggie’s sister Beth.

Apple Music Can ‘Steal’, Delete Your Music

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According to James Pinkstone from Vellum Atlanta, that’s exactly what happened to 122 gigabytes of his music collection : “What Amber explained was exactly what I’d feared: through the Apple Music subscription, which I had, Apple now deletes files from its users’ computers. Amazon Apple Breaking Cloud Computing Entertainment Google News Software Programs AAPL Apple Music Audio-Technica EULA James Pinkstone MP3 Vellum Atlanta WAV WAV file

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The VOID To Open 25 New Location-Based VR Centers Across The U.S. & Europe

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The VOID recently opened three new locations at Battery Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga.; One of the biggest names in location-based entertainment makes plans for global expansion. The VOID will soon become one of the largest location-based VR providers in the world thanks to a new partnership with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield that will introduce 25 new entertainment centers across the United States and Europe beginning this summer.

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CBS Sports Coverage Of Super Bowl LIII Will Include AR Enhancements

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CBS Sports have announced plans to use AR during their coverage of Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, promising to enhance your football experience like never before. Super Bowl LIII will take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, home of the Atlanta Falcons. CBS Sports technology make-over includes 115 cameras and AR.

Offset To Perform Live In VR Via Oculus Venues This Week

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The show was conceived to help raise money for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Streaming live performances of your favorite artists has been one great way to keep entertained during this period of self-isolation.

Powerful 'New Yorker' cover captures Asian American fears amidst hate crimes

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Asians have been assaulted , stabbed , and killed, with six Asian women among the eight who died in the March 16 Atlanta shootings. Unprovoked attacks on Asian people in the U.S. have drastically risen over the past few months, with so many being reported that it's hard to keep track.

How to watch 'Godzilla vs. Kong'

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Starring Alexander Skarsgård, Rebecca Hall, Stranger Things ' Millie Bobby Brown, and Brian Tyree Henry of Atlanta fame, the epic monster smackdown pits the gargantuan gorilla from Skull Island against the (very angry) 36-story sea monster in what's supposedly their final face-off.

Sandra Oh at Pittsburgh protest against Asian hate: 'I belong here'

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Oh took the megaphone in Pittsburgh on Sunday to share a moment with the community, and to sit with the anger, fear, and pain many are feeling since Tuesday's racist attack in Atlanta.

The All Star Game proves the NBA isn't a 'moral' pro sports league

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If you had any doubt, look at Sunday night's All Star Game in Atlanta. Let me say something that should be benign: The NBA is neither a progressive nor a moral sports league. However, headlines over the past few years — and just general sentiment — would have you believe otherwise.

Apple unveils new projects as part of $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

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Apple announced several new projects as part of its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) on Wednesday, including the funding of a 50,000-square foot learning center in Atlanta.

Uber adds option to send packages just in time for the holidays

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It'll be available in cities including Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, Columbus, Detroit, Fort Myers-Naples, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Milwaukee, Minneapolis-St.

Apple will finally fix the iOS issue that blocked searches for 'Asian' as adult content

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The issue became very apparent In the wake of the mass shooting at three Atlanta spas two weeks ago which left eight people dead, six of whom were Asian, "Stop Asian Hate" trended online. Do you have adult content blocked on your iPhone or iPad?

CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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Speaking at VR Day Atlanta in January , CNN’s Head of VR, Ed Thomas, described VR and 360 video as a ‘reinvention of the news story telling process’. CNN’s VR output is ramping up to a daily production cycle, with a key aim of delivering regular VR live streams of global events; teams are already set up in New York, Atlanta, London, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Dubai, Johannesburg, Tokyo, and Beijing, the company says.

Smithsonian’s First VR Exhibit Puts You ‘Inside the Astronaut’s Helmet’

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Pulseworks , an Atlanta-based motion theater company, built the VR Transporter for the Smithsonian. The Smithsonian launched its first virtual reality attraction at The National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. The four-person ride, called the “VR Transporter,” tests if you have what it takes to be an astronaut.

Jumanji: Reverse The Curse Opening Soon At The VOID

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The Battery Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga.; Jumanji will come to life at select VOID locations soon. We’ve just reviewed the VOID’s latest Marvel hero-filled experience Avengers: Damage Control as the best adventure yet from the Utah-based company. Now the company with VR-powered locations worldwide is preparing to launch another experience ahead the upcoming sequel Jumanji: The Next Level starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

CCP Games Ending VR Efforts After Building Its Biggest Titles

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The company is closing its Atlanta office and selling its Newcastle office, according to a report by the Iceland Monitor. The CCP Atlanta studio is being closed down and after 8 years my time with CCP is coming to an end… Now to figure out what to do next. In what can only be characterized as one of the biggest blows to the budding VR industry, CCP Games is shelving its VR efforts.

NextVR Partners With Live Nation To Stream Thievery Corporation Concert In VR

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NextVR will be partnering with Live Nation to broadcast a live performance by the artist and DJ collective Thievery Corporation as they perform in Atlanta, Georgia. The live performance takes place in Atlanta, GA at the Tabernacle venue on Dec. Sporting and musical events are huge, engaging, and exciting pulls for audiences and the best seats at these events draw major price hikes.