Australia Has Venomous Snakes, Spiders, and… Trees

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Australia Adds ‘VR Interactivity’ To Games Rating Process

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Australia Scraps Homegrown Covid-19 Vaccine After Trial Participants Get 'False Positive' Test Results For HIV

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New Report Reveals the Shocking Toll Bushfires Took on Australia’s Wildlife

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Almost 3 billion animals were killed or displaced by the devastating Australia bushfires of 2019 and 2020, new research shows. australia bush fires animals wildfires

Tasmanian Devils Are Back in Australia for the First Time in 3,000 Years

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better the devil you know australia rewilding tasmanian devils wildlife scienceOn Monday, wildlife managers announced that they had brought Tasmanian devils back into the (relative) wilds of the Australian mainland, the first time these creatures will be living there in 3,000 years.

Woman Arrested For Facebook Post Promoting Anti-Lockdown Protest in Australia

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Police in Australia arrested a 28-year-old woman on Wednesday for publishing a Facebook post that promotes an anti-lockdown protest in the country’s state of Victoria.

New PSVR Mega Pack for EU, Australia & New Zealand to Come with 5 Top Titles, PS5 Camera Adapter

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Sony today announced a new PSVR Mega Pack hardware bundle for 2020, launching this month across Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Sony says its 2020 VR Mega Pack will be available sometime this month through partner retailers across Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

A 23-Year-Old Filed A World-First Climate Lawsuit in Australia

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Looks like Gen Z is at it again with the climate lawsuits, this time in Australia. kids these days climate lawsuits australia bush fires

Australia says it found no evidence to suggest a TikTok ban is necessary

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TikTok's Australia business, however, is soon expected to be sold to Microsoft. News Social Media Australia breaking twitter Microsoft tiktok United States

Google Threatens to Block Searches in Australia But Prime Minister Says 'We Don't Respond to Threats'

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Google threatened to block its search engine for all users in Australia if a controversial new profit-sharing proposal from the federal government moves forward, according to testimony Friday by Google’s top executive in the region.

Domino's Australia Serves Up Virtual Previews of Your Pizza Order in Augmented Reality

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If you're hungry for pizza and ordering from Domino's in Australia, you can now see what your pie will look like in augmented reality before placing your order. Available through the App Store and Google Play, the updated Domino's mobile app includes New Pizza Chef, an entertaining tool that lets customers build a virtual version of their pizza and their chosen toppings.

Facebook threatens to block all news from being shared in Australia

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Facebook has threatened to stop everyone in Australia from posting or sharing news articles on its platform, reacting to a proposed law demanding it pay local media companies for their work. More about News , Facebook , Australia , Laws , and Media Industry.

Australia Scraps Plan to Ban Cash For Large Purchases But Idea Isn't Going Away

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Australia’s Senate has scrapped a plan that would have banned cash transactions on all purchases over $10,000. cashless society cashless australia apple pay cash

Niantic Launches Harry Potter Wizards Unite as Beta in Australia & New Zealand

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and Portkey Games, launched published to Google Play and the App Store in Australia. The long-awaited augmented reality game based on the Harry Potter franchise from Pokémon GO masterminds Niantic is closer to release, as the developer has begun public beta testing of the app. On Tuesday, the beta version of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, built in partnership with Niantic, Warner Bros.,

Freakishly Tall Coral Reef Found Off the Coast of Australia

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An isolated coral reef measuring 1,640 feet tall has been discovered off the coast of Australia. Known as a detached reef, the blade-like vertical structure could serve as habitat for a variety of undiscovered sea creatures. Read more. great barrier reef coral reefs marine biology science

Food Delivery Worker Dies in Australia, Becoming Fifth Gig Economy Death Since September

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The unnamed man is the fifth death of an app-based delivery worker in Australia over the past two months, prompting questions about the safety of gig economy… Read more.

Australia Burned Under a Haze of Misinformation Earlier This Year. The U.S. Is Next.

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In January, I watched Australia burn from a distance, gripped with anxiety and sadness. Only a few months after I moved to Norway, the most terrifying firestorms the country has ever encountered tore through the land. Read more

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A Racing Pigeon Traveled From the U.S. to Australia—So Now It Must Die

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Officials in Australia are worried that a racing pigeon, which recently completed an 8,000-mile trek from the United States, carries potentially dangerous diseases. This unintentional breach of Australia’s quarantine laws could now cost the bird its life.

HTC Vive Reveals Extremely Limited Edition Front Defense Bundle With Themed Covers For Australia

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HTC Vive is getting a brand new game bundled with every unit sold… at least it is in Australia. Vive Studios’ Front Defense, a World War II- era first-person shooter developed by Fantahorn Game Studio, will be included with every unit sold on the Australian Vive website until August 24th. Not only that, but the bundle comes with a themed protective cover for both your headset and the Vive controllers. The white covers sport the Front Defense logo. Pretty cool, huh?

Kmart Partners with OmniVirt for AR Ad Campaign in Australia

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If you are curious to see how this new AR ad campaign works, you can try this live demo , even if you do not live in Australia. Augmented reality and advertising have already proven that they work together splendidly. And the latest proof in this respect comes from furniture producer Kmart. The company partnered with immersive advertising agency OmniVirt to create a programmatic AR ad campaign. Web AR Helps Kmart Sell More Furniture.

EON Reality Establishes Distribution Partnership with Accuteque for Australia and New Zealand

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As one of the top technological advisory firms in the area, the Melbourne-based company will now serve as EON Reality’s primary distributor for AVR development and education in Australia and New Zealand. “I’m I’m very excited to expand upon EON Reality’s connections in Australia and New Zealand through this promising partnership,” said Dan Lejerskar, Founder of EON Reality. Australia Featured LocationsIRVINE, CA, February 11, 2019 – EON Reality Inc.,

PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era. The post PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand appeared first on Road to VR.

Psychedelic Choose-Your-Own VR Adventure ‘Terminus’ Available Now On Oculus Rift

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News Facebook National Gallery of Australia Oculus Oculus Rift Oculus Rift S Oculus Store PC VR SXSW Terminus VR VR ExhibitExplore five mind-bending realms that will have you questioning your reality.

Google Is Experimenting With Removing Some News Sites From Search

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In a disturbing move, Google is apparently experimenting with hiding links to some news sites from search results in Australia. google news australia ad tech ad revenue journalism

Google's Pixel Buds are now available in more countries including UK and Australia

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Google's Pixel Buds earbuds have finally made their way to more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the UK. Google #PixelBuds are now available in more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the UK. Also, the Buds will soon be available in more colors, Google said in a tweet.

Dentist Gets Two Months In Jail For Treating Patients During Self-Quarantine In Australia

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A dentist in Perth, Australia has received two months in jail for treating 41 patients while she was supposed to be in two weeks of mandatory self-quarantine to prevent the spread of covid-19.

Aussie VR Documentary ‘Carriberrie’ Online World Premiere on VeeR VR this Australia Day

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San Jose, California, January 26, 2019 - VeeR VR , the global VR content platform is bringing ‘Carriberrie’, the Aussie VR documentary celebrating Indigenous Australian song and dance, online to the world on January 26, 2019, Australia Day. Carriberrie’ will be available to stream via VeeR VR app on Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, Gear VR, MiVR outside of Australia. Free access on Jan 26, Australia Day.

Australia's 7-Hour 'Flight to Nowhere' Sells Out Instantly As People Lose Their Damn Minds Hoping to Feel Normal Again in the Midst of a Pandemic That's Infected 30 Million and Killed Almost 1 Million Globally But Will We Ever Feel Normal Again and What Even Qualifies As Normal Anymore

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Australia’s Qantas Airlines will fly a seven-hour “flight to nowhere” that takes off and lands in Sydney, a bizarre idea hinging on the belief that people who have been cooped up during the pandemic would want to just experience air travel, even if their destination is the same airport where they departed. And,… Read more.

Facebook Threatens to Ban Australian Users From Posting Any News Content

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Facebook has threatened to ban all news content for users in Australia if a law proposed by the Australian government moves forward, according to a press release published by the social media company late Monday. australia facebook social media rupert murdoch instagram

Australian Regulators: If You Want to Vape, Get a Prescription

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Australia’s muddled laws on vaping are emerging from a dank cloud of confusion: According to a Wednesday report in the Guardian , the country’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has ruled that nicotine will be reclassified as a prescription-only medication in June 2021.

Australian Artists To Create VR Experience From Their Journey To Antarctica

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Two Australian digital artists will board the RSV Aurora Australis next year to document the journey from Australia to the Antarctic, with the aim of creating a virtual reality experience upon their return. The artists, Dr Adam Nash and Dr John McCormick (collectively known as Wild System ), have experience in creating mixed reality artworks and installations.

This giant coral reef is taller than the Empire State Building

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A research team onboard a Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) ship discovered a giant detached reef in the Great Barrier Reef, just off Cape York, Australia. More about Australia , Skyscraper , Great Barrier Reef , Coral Reef , and Science.

The Australian Air Force Is Now Testing the Microsoft HoloLens

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The Australian Air Force and Saab Australia are trialing the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset as the Australian military evolves into a “fifth-generation fighting force.” But Australia doesn’t have the only military interested in the HoloLens. Dean Rosenfield, managing director of Saab Australia, said last year the company was exploring military uses for the headset. Image Credit: Australian Royal Air Force / Saab Australia.

Australian Prehistoric Exhibit Fuses VR and Puppets

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A new exhibit in Australia transports you to the continent’s prehistoric past through puppets and virtual reality. ” The experience sends you back 200 million years to the ocean floor for an encounter with ancient sea creatures who were once native to the region that became Australia. 8 at ACMI in Melbourne, Australia. News 360 Film ACMI Australia Education Exhibit Film Museum Prehistoric VRPuppets and virtual reality resurrect the dinosaurs.

The angry Australian animal Australians are actually scared of

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Australia has a reputation for terrifying, deadly animals, from brown snakes to redback spiders to buff red kangaroos that can disembowel you with their feet. swooping season is in full swing in Australia, adding just one more reason for everyone to stay indoors right now.

Swinburne University of Technology Implements EON-XR for Online Learning

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Featured Press Release australia eon xr swinburne university of technologyThe award-winning solution will help the Australian university to create online solutions for their remote learning.

Google tells Australians to get mad about proposed media laws in pointed open letter

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