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Amazon Customer Support Apparently Did Not Know That Northern Ireland Was Part of the UK

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A member of the Amazon support team unfortunately learned this lesson in a very public way on Saturday when they stated that Northern Ireland was not a part of the United Kingdom. These are trying times, and that can sometimes means that our brains just don’t function as well as they normally do. Spoiler: It is. Read more.

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Quest Digital Gift Cards Now Available In UK, Canada, Ireland, Germany, France, And Japan

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Quest Store digital gift cards are now available in the UK, Canada, Ireland, Germany, France, and Japan. Meta launched digital gift cards in the US back in October. The ability to gift specific titles was added to the platform in November 2020, a month after Quest 2 launched.

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Meta Faces Lawsuit over Alleged ‘Campaign to Conquer’ VR Market

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Financial Times reported in May that Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC), which oversees the EU’s GDPR, hit Meta’s Irish operations with the historic penalty. EU officials also slapped Meta with a €1.2

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Failte Ireland using VR to boost tourism

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Failte Ireland, Ireland’s tourism authority, is using virtual reality experiences to promote the region to tourists and will expand the project to trade and industry partners so they can promote their own tourist activities.... ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says AR Technology Is “The Next Big Thing”


This visit included a keynote discussion conducted by Cook at the National Concert Hall as well as a follow-up interview between him and IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan. While picking Cook’s brain in regards to the most important technologies of the next 10 years, the CEO began to break down the potential benefits of AR. .

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Meta Launches ‘Horizon Worlds’ Closed Beta on Smartphones

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At the time of this writing, the standard geolocation restrictions are still in effect for Horizon Worlds, with only users in the following countries able to access the platform: Canada, France, Iceland, Ireland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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ENGAGE Reveals First Look at ‘Link’ Metaverse Platform for Enterprise & Education

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Previously codenamed Oasis when it was first revealed in June 2021, the Ireland-based studio calls Link a “professional metaverse,” as it was designed to host persistent virtual worlds which serve as gateways to individual spaces where employees, students and individual users can interact.

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