Facebook Approved Pro-Genocide Ads in Kenya After Claiming to Foster 'Safe and Secure' Elections

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Kenya’s national cohesion watchdog threatened to suspend Facebook from the country Friday if it doesn’t mitigate hate speech ahead of the country’s general elections next month.

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A Daring Giraffe Rescue Is Underway in Kenya

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Conservationists, government officials, and local community members are banding together to pull off a rescue of eight giraffes stranded on a shrinking island in Kenya.

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Uber Petitions Cap on Commission From Drivers in Kenya

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Uber is back at it again. The digital ride-sharing is appealing a decision made by a Kenyan court that would cap the commission it can take from drivers in the country at 18%, which is down from the usual 25% the company charges. Read more.

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Alphabet's Internet-Beaming Loon Balloons Now Providing Service in Kenya

GizModo VR

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has deployed a fleet of internet-delivering, high-altitude balloons in Kenya, an initiative that the company’s CEO said will be “the first of many” future commercial deployments in other parts of the world.

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VR headsets hit retail shelves in Kenya

Hypergrid Business

Virtual reality is now a global phenomena and devices are slowly becoming available to more retail shops — including here, in Nairobi, Kenya, where I am based. This Saturday, I walked over to my... Columns VR & AR Jumia Kenya OLX Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Gear VR VRARLE

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Top Kenyan Officials Defend Facebook's Role in Coming Elections After it Approved Pro-Genocide Ads

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The interior minister and minister for information, communication, and technology said separately that Kenya will take no action against Facebook ahead of next week’s national… Read more.

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Japanese Police Arrest Three People for Uploading 'Fast Movies' on YouTube

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The Trailer for The Witches Remake Will Terrify a Whole New Generation

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The Witches Remake Is a Silly Comedy for Kids Who Aren't Afraid of the Dark

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Political Disinformation Is All Over Kenyan TikTok

GizModo VR

Political disinformation and hate speech is going viral on TikTok in Kenya ahead of a critical national election, according to a new report from the Mozilla Foundation.

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Netflix Is Testing Out a New Free Streaming Plan, but You Can't Have It

GizModo VR

Netflix rolled out a new free mobile plan to users in Kenya on Monday, part of a larger effort by the streaming giant to lure in new African subscribers.

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The Last Two Giraffes Have Been Rescued From a Vanishing Kenyan Island

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A mother and calf are the last of nine endangered giraffes to be transported to Kenya’s mainland as rising waters threaten their home island in Lake Baringo.

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WWF Partners With Oculus On VR Nature Documentary Series Shot In Cinematic 5.7k

VRScout

Narrated by Emmy Award winning actress Anna Friel, the three-part series guides users through the savannahs of Kenya in East Africa, the jungles of Borneo in Malaysia, and the vibrant coral reefs of Raja Ampat in Indonesia.

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EON Reality Awards Clark Atlanta University $11.8 Million Grant to Establish Knowledge Metaverse Hub

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The partnership begins with new EON-XR solutions for Clark Atlanta University. Atlanta, GA – April 28, 2022 – EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality learning solutions for industry and education, awards Clark Atlanta University $11.8

EON Reality Awards Clark Atlanta University $11.8 Million Grant to Establish Knowledge Metaverse Hub

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The partnership begins with new EON-XR solutions for Clark Atlanta University. Atlanta, GA – April 28, 2022 – EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality learning solutions for industry and education, awards Clark Atlanta University $11.8

EON Reality and Clark Atlanta University Establish Knowledge Metaverse Hub

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The partnership begins with new EON-XR solutions for Clark Atlanta University.

RYOT Bringing VR News and Comedy Shows to Hulu

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The host of the show will be RYOT’s co-founder, Bryn Mooser, with one featured report in the first episode transporting you to the Dadaab refugge camp in Northern Kenya. The two made for VR series will be coming to the Hulu VR app this Fall. HuffPost RYOT has created a new slate of VR shows, set to launch this fall on the Hulu VR app for Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR headsets.

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Virry VR Is PSVR’s First Paid-For 360 Video

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Filmed in Lewa Downs, a UNESCO heritage site in Northern Kenya, the video offers the chance to meet elephants, rhinos, Grevy’s zebras and leopards among others. Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) has embraced 360 video with surprising readiness since launch last October with a suite of free apps and, more recently, support for YouTube 360 content. This month, though, the platform gets its first premium 360 app.

Celebrate Earth Day With These Nature Themed VR Experiences

VRScout

Narrated by Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa is an eye-opening 360-degree documentary short that covers the courageous efforts of Northern Kenya tribes to protect African wildlife from animal poachers. Immersive experiences that highlight the importance of environmental protection. There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day than hitting the streets with a garbage bag and cleaning up random litter scattered around your local area.

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Owatch™ | Unbelievable deals at the Global Shopping Carnival (11.11) that you shouldn’t miss

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As we all know, The world’s largest retail event, double 11 sales, which is equivalent to Black Friday, is the biggest online shopping festival in the world, customers can purchase their favorite stuff at their budget price tag!

NewImages, Cannes, Tribeca Join Forces In Unprecedented Collab

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Cultural institutions in France are in a unique position to receive public funding for projects, but Swierczynski is also going where no festival has gone before, creating relationships with institutions in Ecuador, Kenya, Sudan, Morocco, and South Africa, just to name a few.

This VR Game Doubles As A Clean Water Educational Tool

VRScout

Non-profit organization Water is Life, known for creative campaigns including Hashtag Killer and Kenya Bucket List, has taken activism VR to new heights with brand new game, Hidden Dangers. Pollutants become monsters in this HTC Vive clean water educational game. It seems like there’s been a surge in environmental awareness VR Content recently, but it’s never been done quite like this.

Analysis: Using VR/AR in education during the pandemic

Virtual Perceptions

So it is worrying that the start of school is far away for many countries, with Kenya restarting education in January, the Philippines closing schools until a vaccine is found, and select US states offering only remote learning for the foreseeable future.

Meta makes fundraising easier ahead of Earth Day

Mashable VR

Meta has announced new fundraising tools and educational initiatives in honor of Earth Day — the global climate awareness holiday taking place on April 22 — including expanded Instagram Reels options for more than 30 countries to participate in digital fundraising.

African Americans in virtual reality

Hypergrid Business

Narrated by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyongo, My Africa shines a light on a wildlife conservatory and its connection with the people of Northern Kenya. Simplistic yet sublime My Africa will have viewers not only fall in love with the subjects but with the beauty of Kenya as well. As a person of color and a woman, I’ve become aware with the lack of representation expressed outside of the entertainment or sports world.

Limited time offer – Get up to 20% off on for Owatch Amusement Rides! Enjoy this limited time offer, and get more for less!

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July has passed, and OWATCH ushers in the promotion season in August. The more you buy, the more discount you get. The maximum discount is 20%. Metaverse is the hottest topic at present. Do you want to start your own VR business? This OWATCH promotion season can’t be missed!

VR Film Studio Felix & Paul Release ‘Nomads’ 360 Documentary.

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VR Film Studio Felix & Paul Release ‘Nomads’ 360 Documentary Series Studio co-founders Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël packed their 360 camera out to Mongolia, Kenya, and the seas surrounding Borneo to capture some of the planet’s last remaining nomadic tribes.

Photos from Ukraine’s war-torn borders depict the quiet pain of displacement

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Everett, who has photographed refugees across Kenya, Turkey, Afghanistan, and countless other countries, said that in many ways, the scenes in Ukraine reflect a similar plight to that which refugees face worldwide.

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

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Narrated by Academy Award-winning Actress Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa takes viewers to an elephant sanctuary in Kenya, where a community is creating a place where humans and animals can once again coexist.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

EON Reality

At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

Exclusive: First-Ever Impact Reality Summit Announces 2020 Lineup

VRScout

“Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and presented in stunning 360° VR, “My Africa” transports viewers to an elephant sanctuary in Kenya, where a community is reknitting the bonds that have long enabled people and wildlife to coexist.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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9D Virtual Reality Cinema: VR Multiplayer Entertainment Solution

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Factory price, factory shipment. Virtual reality cinema equipment. Owatch's new product has a cool UFO appearance. 9D chairs with 10 seats, virtual reality theme park preferred. Small footprint and high return on investment! 360° immersive entertainment.

GOOD NEWS! Owatch August BIG SALE, UP TO 20% OFF!

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Everyone who wants to start a business will think so. ” What is the most profitable business right now? How much does it cost to start a VR business? “ If you want to start your VR business, then you can’t miss the best discounts that Owatch will launch in August! Buy more and save more!

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences

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Project Jua – Project Jua is an interactive VR experience that raises awareness of the impact of not having easy access to electricity, taking the player to a rural farm in Kenya to experience firsthand the challenges of living off the grid to discover an African solar power solution that is improving lives. Magic Leap, Disney, and Epic Games are bringing their A-game to the annual tech conference.

How do you tell a story in VR? Nomads shows the wayVirtual.

AllThingsVR

Each Nomads episode chronicles life in a different nomadic tribe: the Maasai of southern Kenya and northern Tanzania, the Bajau, who live on the waters of South East Asia, and Mongolian herders. How do you tell a story in VR? Nomads shows the way Virtual reality is more than an emerging technology. It’s redefining how filmmakers tell stories and connect with audiences.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EON Reality

At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.