Genome Analysis Points to Incest Among Ireland’s Prehistoric Rulers

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anthropology incest prehistoric ireland inbreeding science irelandEvidence of incest and inbreeding has been uncovered at an elite prehistoric Irish burial site, in a new paper that reads like a Game of Thrones subplot. Read more.

Oculus Quest Is Back In Stock, Ships By Late May (Except UK & Ireland)

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UK & Ireland based prospective VR users are still unable to order Quest, with the product simply showing as unavailable on the Oculus website. The post Oculus Quest Is Back In Stock, Ships By Late May (Except UK & Ireland) appeared first on UploadVR. Facebook’s Oculus Quest is back in stock in most regions, with a current shipping estimate of ‘by May 27’ for buyers in North America.

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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.... ... Features Ireland tourism virtual tourism

Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland Looks at New Tech in The Virtual Reality World

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Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland. The post Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland Looks at New Tech in The Virtual Reality World appeared first on VRJournal. VR Industry and Technology Worldwide Business with Kathy IrelandOne of the world’s top business moguls and fashion icons is turning her attention to virtual reality.

Irish Supreme Court Says Subway Bread Can't Legally Be Called Bread Under Tax Law

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Ireland’s Supreme Court has ruled that bread from the international fast food chain Subway can’t legally be called bread under Irish tax law. food subway ireland almond joy pepsi naked juice

Virtual Reality Is New Way To View Ireland’s Atlantic Coast

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Tourists visiting Ireland can now experience Virtual Reality experiences along the Wild Atlantic Way through apps on their phones or computers. Failte Ireland has unveiled its new 360-degree views of the Wild Atlantic Way and says that it will add an another level of immersion for the visitors researching the destination. Total: 0 Average: 0/5] The post Virtual Reality Is New Way To View Ireland’s Atlantic Coast appeared first on Infinityleap - Technology stops for no one.

This spooky thriller from the creator of 'Derry Girls' is well worth your time

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The four part Channel 5 drama begins in Cambridge, but swiftly moves across the Irish sea to County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland. More about Tv , Uk , Ireland , Derry Girls , and Normal People. Tv Uk Ireland Derry Girls Normal People

Apple wins $15 billion court battle with EU over Irish tax

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billion) in back taxes to Ireland. The Court decided that the European Commission "did not succeed in showing to the requisite legal standard" that Apple had a tax advantage in Ireland. More about Apple , Ireland , Tech , and Big Tech Companies. Apple Ireland Tech Big Tech CompaniesAfter a long string of fines and legal setbacks in the EU, Apple can now chalk up one big win next to its name.

Umbrella Academy's Ellen Page on Giving Vanya Space to Open Up

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umbrella academy interview ellen page lgbtq netflix streaming marin ireland set visitThe first trailer for Umbrella Academy ’s second season made it abundantly clear that the Netflix series is pivoting into a markedly different direction than the Dark Horse comics series it’s based on.

Regal owner confirms it may close all of its movie theaters again

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and Ireland due to the ongoing pandemic. Regal Cinemas owner Cineworld is considering the temporary closure of all of its movie theaters in the U.S., Movies & TV News breaking twitter cineworld movie theater regal Regal Cinemas

Boston Students Are Turning Classic Novel Ulysses Into A VR.

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james joyce literature vr experience classic novel ireland ulysses boston collegeBoston Students Are Turning Classic Novel Ulysses Into A VR Experience Winking Entertainment is trying its hand at retelling ancient Chinese story, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, inside the HTC Vive, and now a group from the Boston College is attempting to do the same for James Joyce’s Ulysses.

Microsoft Hololens Available in More Countries

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Starting on October 12, Microsoft added availability to the following countries: Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Microsoft Hololens (Developer version) has been available in the US and Canada since March for $3,000. However, this has left out many other parts of the world. You can pre-order your device now. Augmented Reality Microsoft HoloLens

EU Court: On Second Thought, Apple Doesn't Have to Pay That $15 Billion Irish Tax Bill

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billion (€13 billion) in back taxes to Ireland. Apple is doing a victory dance today. The second-highest European Union court has overturned a decision that the Cupertino-based tech giant would have to pay $14.9 Read more. corporate greed eu taxes tax apple european union

What Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel Can Tell Us About the Future of the VR Documentary

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It’s 1916 and I’m standing in the war torn streets of Dublin, Ireland. A thick cloud of misery clings to the greyish air, given form by lofty plumes of smoke that circle around. The post What Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel Can Tell Us About the Future of the VR Documentary appeared first on UploadVR. Art & Science Experiences BBC Crossover Easter Rising Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel Oscar Raby VRTOV

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

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With multiple reports indicating Apple’s ongoing development of an AR-dedicated headset, Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of the multinational technology company expressed the companies continued interest and dedication to the advancement and adoption of augmented reality technology while in Dubland, Ireland accepting an award celebrating the companies 40-year history in the country. . The business executive shared his excitement for AR while accepting an award in Dublin this week.

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Ireland.

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.

HoloLens sets its sights on Europe with huge expansion

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Ever since the headset was first released back in 2016, it’s been available in only a few European regions, namely the UK, Ireland, Germany, and France. It’s been a long time coming, but Microsoft is finally ready to launch HoloLens across Europe. Those regions were four of only 10 to get the device, meaning that HoloLens was hard to find … Continue reading. Archive hololens Microsoft mixed reality virtual reality vr Windows 10

AOC fact checks Kimberly Guilfoyle's immigrant status

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Guilfoyle's dad did emigrate from Ireland , but she explained that her mother is from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Today in "things I never thought I'd have to remind Americans ahead of the 2020 presidential election," we have this simple truth: Puerto Rico is absolutely part of the United States.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Expects AR: ‘Will Pervade our Entire Lives’

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Cook was in Dublin, Ireland this week to receive a Special Recognition Award for the company’s contributions to the country – 6,000 people work at its Cork office – and discussed the future of tech and AR’s role. During a session chaired by IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan, he asked Cook about his expectations for the next five to ten years: “I’m excited about AR.

Your Android device becomes a mini-Xbox on Sept. 15

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Project xCloud is almost here. Microsoft's long-hyped entry into the realm of cloud gaming is coming on Sept. 15, starting with Android devices. In practical terms, that means Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to play more than 100 games on their Android smartphones or tablets.

Instagram testing 'personal fundraisers' right in the app

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and Ireland, and eventually coming to iOS, Instagram users can start a fundraiser that personally benefits them for a host of eligible reasons , including medical emergencies, hobbies, business support, and more. Look out, GoFundMe.

Emerging Tech in Emerging Markets

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He reveals he’s also in advanced discussions with various embassies from countries such as the UK,Canada,Australia,Ireland Israel about mutual exchange programs. As India’s first-ever Immersive Technology festival wraps up, it highlights how the market for making and consuming technologies such as Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality goes well beyond Silicon Valley.

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Exploring The RMS Titanic In VR

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The game was produced by Immersive VR Education (IVRE), a VR/AR studio based in Ireland which previously released the award-winning Apollo 11 VR moon landing experience back in 2016, and, more recently, an experience commissioned by the BBC commemorating the 100th anniversary of the RAF 1943: Berlin Blitz. Since then, their team has grown from 4 to 34 and have worked with prestigious clients such as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the BBC and Oxford University. “We

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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Ireland. ×. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock. However in a perfect storm of high demand, low supply, and on-going supply chain disruptions due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), both headsets have been largely unavailable for purchase.

WWII Royal Air Force Veteran Relives Gunner Mission In VR

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1943 Berlin Blitz was created by BBC Northern Ireland and Immersive VR Education in partnership with BBC VR Hub as part of the 100 th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Geoffrey Payne, a WWII Royal Air Force veteran, steps into the past using VR. Geoffrey Payne was a fresh-faced 19-year-old kid when he found himself serving in the British armed forces as a spare rear gunner on a Royal Air Force Lancaster Bomber during WWII.

Sneaky Bears Creator WarDucks Nets €1.3 Million In Seed Funding

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Venture capital fund Suir Valley Ventures led the round, joined by the state agency Enterprise Ireland as well as private investors. WarDucks , the team behind the Sneaky Bears franchise, has successfully raised €1.3 million (USD 1.5 million) in seed funding. Based in Dublin, WarDucks released Sneaky Bears for PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift last month. A lightweight version of the game was previously published on the GearVR and Google Play stores.

The VR Job Hub: XR Games, VividQ, Immersive VR Education & More

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Waterford, Ireland. Waterford, Ireland. Whether you’re an experienced designer, programmer, engineer, or maybe you’ve just been inspired after reading VRFocus’ articles – either way, you have stumbled across the weekly VR Job Hub. The vacancies listed here are usually located worldwide (although not this week), from major companies to humble indie developers – the one thing they all have in common is that they are all looking for new staff. Location. Company. Leeds, UK.

A simple beginner's guide to composting

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As Kerry Connolly, founder of Willow and Greene gardening school in Northern Ireland, told me: "homemade compost is recycled goodness which powers up your plants." Home composting is a win-win activity. Not only is it a sustainable way of disposing of kitchen food scraps and garden waste, it also happens to make top-notch compost that your plants will love. You do not need a massive garden to get into composting — even small gardens and balconies work!

Dragon Ball Movies And 30+ Paramount Titles Coming To Bigscreen

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The Dragon Ball films will be available for users in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand for $3.99 The Bigscreen team has shared some updates on new content and features coming to the platform in the next month, including the addition of three Dragon Ball movies.

A 'Chicken Run' sequel is coming to Netflix and we're struggling to contain our glee

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— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) June 23, 2020. You probably didn't realise this, but today is the 20th anniversary of everybody's favourite claymation poultry adventure, Chicken Run — and to mark the occasion, there was some pretty big news. In the early hours of the morning, Netflix tweeted to confirm that an actual sequel will be coming to the streaming platform.

The VR Job Hub: Camouflaj, WarDucks & Spatial

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Dublin, Ireland. Dublin, Ireland. Whether you’re an experienced designer, programmer, engineer, or maybe you’ve just been inspired after reading VRFocus’ articles – either way, you have stumbled across the weekly VR Job Hub. The vacancies listed here are usually located worldwide, from major companies to humble indie developers – the one thing they all have in common is that they are all looking for new staff. Location. Company. Bellevue, WA. Camouflaj. Gameplay Programmer.

Evil Dead: Virtual Nightmare Is Coming To VR Soon

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The game, developed in a collaboration between Boomdash Digital, Ghosthouse Entertainment and Screen Northern Ireland, sees players trying to make an escape from an isolated cabin and forced to fend for themselves as the monsters of the forest descend upon them. Evil Dead may be one of the few remaining horror franchises to fight off the swarm of VR tie-ins. Well, that’s no longer the case.

Busch Gardens Aims To Perfect VR Thrill Rides With Latest Immersive Attraction

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Battle for Eire is open to the public now in the Ireland section of Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Battle For Eire maximizes rider capacity with a streamlined fitting process. Despite serving as a perfect tool for enhancing and augmenting conventional thrill rides, VR technology has yet to find its footing in the world of theme park entertainment.

Microsoft Opens Up HoloLens Pre-orders In 6 Countries

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Development efforts are about to get a major adrenaline shot in the arm also, with Microsoft today expanding distribution globally to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. One of the most well known mixed reality devices, Microsoft’s HoloLens, has had a pretty good year. Though HoloLens is not a consumer-oriented augmented reality device just yet (device is currently $3000 ), that’s simply because this groundbreaking tech is still in its early stages.

Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

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The makers of Apollo 11 Announce Titanic VR

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The campaign aims to raise €50,000 EUR by 2nd March, with a range of funding tiers available from €5 all the way up to €6,000 with the €3,000 option getting you to Ireland to have yourself scanned and become a member of the experience! I am sure most of our regular readers remember the Apollo 11 experience. Not only is it great VR but the story harks back to a great time in American history. It was the first VR experience of one our writers, Michelle Figueras and it made her cry.