Teen Hacker Charged with Paralyzing Miami Schools in Embarrassingly Simple Cyberattack

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A Florida teenager allegedly used an embarrassingly simple program to launch a series of DDoS attacks that helped shut down one of the nation’s largest school districts for its first three days of virtual classes, the Miami Herald reported this week.

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One-Third of All Coronavirus Tests Came Back Positive in Miami-Dade County on Thursday

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One-third of coronavirus tests came back positive for the novel virus in Miami-Dade County, Florida on Thursday, with a 14-day average of 24.87 miami dade miami health coronavirus sars cov 2 pandemic covid 19 florida science covid 19 reopeningpercent, according to CBS News. Even 20 percent would be considered very high. Read more.

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It's Iguanas-Falling-Out-of-Trees Cold in Miami

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Miami faces its coldest Christmas in more than 20 years, and the National Weather Service has issued a warning that chilly temperatures could send ectotherms plummeting from trees or curling up on sidewalks and roadways.

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As coronavirus cases rise, a Miami mom struggles to keep up with distance learning

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Features distance learning education Homework Series MIAMINorma Schwartz hasn't yet told her kids that they aren't going back to school this fall.

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'One Night in Miami' is a vibrant celebration of four Black American icons

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late into One Night in Miami. So One Night in Miami doesn't really try. More about Tiff , Movie Review , Regina King , One Night In Miami , and Entertainment. Tiff Movie Review Regina King One Night In Miami Entertainment

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VR gains foothold in destination marketing at Miami Art Week


The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), announced yesterday that they will be unveiling what they herald as a “groundbreaking destination marketing program” at Miami Art Week (Dec 7-9, 2017). ” Those engaging in the experience at the Miami Art Week will utilize Samsung Gear VR headsets. The post VR gains foothold in destination marketing at Miami Art Week appeared first on VR World.

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The cast of 'One Night in Miami' on the power of Black voices

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Much like their characters in the film, Leslie Odom Jr., Aldis Hodge, Eli Goree, Kingsley Ben-Adir, and director Regina King discuss the importance of amplifying every voice and finding community. Read more. More about Mashable Video , Leslie Odom Jr. Muhammad Ali , Malcolm X , and Regina King.

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Las Vegas To Debut Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign During Miami Art Week

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), will unveil a groundbreaking destination marketing program, Vegas: Alter Your Reality (VAYR), at the world's premier modern and contemporary art event during Miami Art Week, Dec. Following the Miami event, the exciting content will be shared on the Vegas VR app, which is free and available for download on iOS and Android platforms.

Facebook reveals the future of VR headsets, and it's more 'CSI Miami' than 'Tron'

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Immersing yourself in virtual reality can feel like a sci-fi fantasy come true, but bulky, cumbersome VR headsets almost make it more trouble than it's worth. There have been various attempts to slim down VR headsets, such as Dlodlo's lightweight V One headset and Panasonic's prototype goggles shown at CES 2020. Now Facebook has revealed its own glasses-like prototype headset with a display measuring 8.9 mm thick — about the same thickness as a smartphone.

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WorldViz VR solutions help university research

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At Miami University , the platform is used to create shared virtual spaces. Huge Immersive Virtual Environment (HIVE) of Miami University is a 1,000 square meters virtual reality environment, and is used for the university’s research work such as spatial cognition and medical training simulations in nursing programs. HIVE at the Miami University (Image courtesy Miami University.).

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Virtual Aquarium Brings Children’s Aquatic Art To Life


Visitors can design custom sea creatures and feed their digital creations. Next-generation art collective teamLab is on a mission to blend the worlds of technology, art, science, design, and nature.

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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Walmart, Ford and Postmates are reportedly collaborating on a pilot program in Miami where goods will be delivered to consumers’ doors in a driverless vehicle. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor. Cyrus Radfar is the founding partner at V1 Worldwide. More posts by this contributor. Will tech companies change the way we manage our health? Amazon isn’t to blame for the Postal Service’s woes, but it will need to innovate to survive.

Pepsi Celebrates Summer with Hundreds of Instagram Camera Effects for Soda Drinkers

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This week, Pepsi kicked off its #Summergram (yes, with the hashtag symbol) campaign with launch events in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami, with each event featuring a different six-story tall inflatable in nearby bodies of water. With the upcoming Memorial Day weekend serving as the unofficial start of summer, Pepsi is turning to Instagram to help sell its soft drinks to quench the thirst of beachgoers and BBQers.

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Who is Jorge Masvidal? Everything you need to know ahead of UFC 251

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Miami native Jorge Masvidal has stepped in for Burns to take on defending champion Kamaru Usman this weekend. Deals Home Theater Movies & TV UFC 2020 UFC 251

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Through the Magic Leap Looking Glass, First Look at What AR Looks Like on the Magic Leap One

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So if you're not in one of the current "Magicverse" cities (Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle) and were. We've spent years waiting to see what all the secretive fuss was about, and now that the device is in our hands, we can finally begin showing you images of what the Magic Leap One experience looks like. This is especially important given the fact that the vast majority of the planet still can't buy one.

Snapchat Unveils Limited Edition Gucci Brand Spectacles With Insanely Bizarre Promo Video


The film premiered yesterday at Art Basel in Miami Beach, but is now available to the public on YouTube. . Other scenes include two panda mascots performing a drum solo for an audience of augmented reality aliens, an extra trippy skate session, and numerous other mind-boggling visuals straight out of a Miami South Beach acid trip. The experimental 3-minute short was filmed entirely using Spectacles 3. Earlier today, Snap Inc.

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The New Front Row: How VR Sports Change the Game for Fans


With fans and alumni all over the country, popular college football teams such as Penn State, Notre Dame and the University of Miami are just a few who are jumping into this new arena. EON Sports powers the fan experience behind Penn State and Miami sports, selling affordable hardware to bring audiences closer to the game. “ “So it’s kind of Netflix meets virtual reality meets the University of Miami.

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VR-Eval Program Helps Survivors Of Human Trafficking Deal With Trauma


” Chance Glasco, Dr. Brook Bello and Miami States Attorney Katherin Fernandez-Rundle / Image Credit: More Too Life Foundation. Combating human exploitation by providing victims a safe space in which to tell their stories. According to research conducted by The International Labour Organization, human trafficking is currently a $150 billion global industry, with over 40.3 million people trapped in horrific situations ranging from forced labor to prostitution. That’s 5.4

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Lakers fan celebrates NBA title win from inside giant bubble

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On Sunday, the team beat the Miami Heat 106-93 , taking home their 17th NBA title and tying with the Boston Celtics for most NBA championships. It's been a big night for LA Lakers fans.

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The Rock describes his fight with COVID-19 in powerful new video

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has endured his fair share of pain: He played football at Miami, had a long career as pro wrestler, and has starred in countless high-paced action movies.

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The weirdest moments from baseball's fan-less opening weekend

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In what now seems like an ill-considered move — considering the Miami Marlins have had a massive coronavirus outbreak — Major League Baseball played a whole host of games without fans over the past few days but also without an attempt of an isolation "bubble" like the NBA has done.

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Crowdfunded Off-Ear Speakers ‘VR Ears’ Delayed Until Summer 2021

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VR Ears was slated to start shipping in December of this year, however now the Miami-based team says it will officially begin shipping on July 15th, 2021. VR Ears was successfully crowdfunded back in May, garnering nearly $200,000 over the course of its month-long Kickstarter campaign.

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Media Maven, Carrie Able, Enchants With AR-Enabled Visuals To Match Her Music Releases


Carrie Able, prolific art-maker and eponymous gallery owner / curator, refuses to pigeon-hole herself in one medium. . The New Yorker commands both the digital and physical canvas, as well as language and sound.

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The surreal artwork of Juan Antonio Guirado is reborn in Virtual Reality

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Durning Miami Art Week, I took some time to get away from the main paths and visited the Juan Antonio Guiardo VR experience that was put together by cutting-edge Los Angeles based virtual reality studio FLOAT. The VR experience was available for private viewings during the week of Miami Art Basel. Juan Antonio Guirado stands by his masterpiece 'Kali's Tunnel' acrylic and collage on board, 1989.

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NFL Producing VR Series Exclusively for Google


Subsequent episodes will have you tagging along with the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders, going inside Green Bay’s distinctive football culture, and getting an insider’s look at the San Diego Chargers organization. The VR video series will be available on YouTube and Google’s Daydream VR headset.

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EON Reality and YouCo Announce Partnership to Bring XR Industry Solutions to Italian Businesses


The offices are divided between Italy and America: YouCo is located in Milan, Rome, Rovigo and Miami. YouCo clients will be able to leverage the benefits of EON-XR and its industry solutions for as many people as possible around the world. EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new long-term partnership with YouCo.

Uber users will soon see a 'grocery' button in ride-hailing, Eats apps

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By the end of this month, groceries are supposed to arrive in Dallas and Miami to kick off U.S. Uber started as a ride-hailing app in 2009, but it expanded into restaurant delivery in 2014. Now, it's offering groceries. On Tuesday, Uber added grocery delivery in its app through Chilean startup Cornershop. To begin, users in 19 Latin American and Canadian cities can use the new option to buy groceries from major stores like Walmart, Metro, Lider, Jumbo, and others.

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Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season


6, 2016 – New York Knicks at Miami Heat – 7:30 p.m. March 28, 2017 – Miami Heat at Detroit Pistons – 7:30 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR. Earlier this month we reported the startup took a major step forward, going into a full time stream schedule with the NBA. Now we have the full schedule of the virtual reality offerings.

Citymapper might be better than Google Maps. It just came to 17 more cities.

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These include Pittsburgh, Dallas, Miami, the Twin Cities, and several more. Citymapper has long been one of the best mobile navigation apps. Some, including myself , would say it's even better than Google Maps. Now it's available to more people in the United States.

Uber app gets another makeover to focus on food delivery

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Image: uber Grocery delivery through the app Cornershop is only available in Dallas and Miami for U.S. The Uber ride-hailing app isn't as popular as it once was, so the company is freshening up the homepage.

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VR Music Video ‘Sheaf – Together EP’ is a Low Poly Love Letter to the ’80s

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In a way, it reminds me of the positively ancient driving game Cruis’n USA (1994), the beloved low poly arcade racer, although it’s clearly conjuring some of the classic ’80s tropes of neon sunsets, cool Miami nights—the sort of artwork you’d seen printed on the more inspired Trapper Keepers of the Reagan era. There’s a few short VR experiences that just stick with you, and one of my favorites is the 2015-era VR music video Surge.

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MLB ‘Home Run Derby VR’ Game to Land on PSVR and Vive This Spring

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According to a Forbes report, a consumer version of the game will offer support for the platform’s respective motion controllers, and will feature virtual versions of all three All-Star Game locations: Miami’s Marlins Park, D.C.’s Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby VR will let you step into the box and swing for the bleachers.

Doghead Simulations CEO Turns VR Social Platform Into His Own Personal Gym


He’s in Miami. Doghead Simulations CEO uses social VR to get back in shape. Mat Chacon , co-founder and CEO of Doghead Simulations , the company behind the VR tool Rumii, spent most of his life in remarkable shape. On his 30th birthday, he climbed Mt. Baker in Washington State and basked in the glory of his success at the summit.

Magic Leap One Available For Purchase, Starting At $2,295


cities: Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle, with more participating locations coming this fall. Magic Leap’s computer vision headset is now on sale in cities across the U.S. December of last year U.S. startup Magic Leap unveiled its long-awaited mixed reality headset, a secretive device five years and $2.44B USD in the making.

Hyper Jam is a neon-soaked arena brawler with a soundtrack featuring Carpenter Brut, Dance With The Dead, and more synthwave favs!

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In battle, players will use their combat prowess and situational awareness to strike other players and make use of environmental hazards like speeding trains in a Neo-Tokyo subway or the treacherous rooftop ledges of a sun-drenched Miami hotel. Hyper Jam , the neon-soaked arena brawler from Bit Dragon, is delivering a one-two-three punch with a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam release on Feb. 12, 2019.

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The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

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Project lead: Nicole Keating | Miami | @ArshtCenter. Black | Miami Beach | @TheBassMoA. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies.

Virtual Reality Education: Recruiting for EON Entrepreneur School in ZA

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Penn State Lions and Miami University Hurricanes Fan Engagement: 360 Virtual Reality Experience for Mobile. Applications for the 2017 term are now closed. Good luck to all applicants! EON Reality believes that knowledge is a human right , and should be available, accessible, and affordable for every human on the planet.