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Oregon Football Team Debuts Mixed Reality ‘Halo’ Promo

VRScout

Master Chief pays a visit to the Oregon Ducks. During yesterday’s game between rival college football teams the Oregon Ducks and Oregon State, Master Chief, the main protagonist of the legendary Halo franchise, stopped by to promote his latest upcoming adventure, Halo Infinite. Feature Image Credit: Oregon Ducks.

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VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas

VRScout

As more and more Oregon gas pumping jokes pour in, the VR industry takes its own light jab at the “game-changing” new law. If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, you’ve probably heard about a new law in Oregon allowing drivers to self-pump their vehicles for the first time in decades.

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Intel Plans Massive Expansion in Oregon: D1X and D1A to Be Upgraded

Anand Tech

Intel has filed a permit application that outlines significant expansion plans for its campus near Hillsboro, Oregon. Meanwhile, if the scale is comparable to previous Oregon expansions, the total investment could reach billions. Intel is the largest corporate employer in Oregon, with 22,000 workers.

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Deadly Superbug Yeast Sickens Patients at Oregon Hospital

GizModo VR

This week, Oregon health officials reported a hospital outbreak of the hardy fungus known as Candida auris. A hard-to-kill, occasionally deadly fungus has once again popped up in a U.S. auris infections remain rare in the U.S., its presence seems to be growing, with these being the first ever… Read more.

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Facebook Finally Cracks Down on Bogus Propaganda About Oregon Wildfires

GizModo VR

As emergency responders in Oregon struggle to contain a record 900,000 acres of wildfires across the state, local police have been fighting to contain a torrent of bogus rumors spreading online. Throughout Thursday and Friday, tens of thousands of users shared posts blaming extremists on both sides of the aisle (but… Read more.

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Airbnb Will Hide Guests’ First Names in Oregon Until Bookings Are Confirmed to Fight Discrimination

GizModo VR

Airbnb is taking steps to tackle discrimination from hosts on its platform with a new update for guests who are residents of Oregon. Unfortunately, it seems like people in other states, and around the world, will just have to keep on fighting to be treated fairly on the platform. Read more.

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An 82,000-Person Oregon Town Has Been Evacuated as the Western Wildfire Crisis Worsens

GizModo VR

More than 85 wildfires are blazing across the West, but one of the most pressing is in southern Oregon where nearly the entire the 82,000-person town of Medford was evacuated. The horrific western wildfire season is getting even worse. Read more.

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