Misinformation spreads about Russia connection to antifa.com

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Is NASA Finally Done Paying Russia for Trips to Space?

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nasa soyuz roscosmos iss international space station science spacex boeing russiaNASA just handed over $90 million to the Russian space agency for launching astronaut Kate Rubins to the International Space Station.

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‘Odin’ Is A 4K SteamVR Headset From Russia, Launching ‘Summer 2019’

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DEUS hopes it can add Russia to that list. Tagged with: odin , russia , SteamVR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post ‘Odin’ Is A 4K SteamVR Headset From Russia, Launching ‘Summer 2019’ appeared first on UploadVR. VR Headsets odin russia SteamVRRussian startup DEUS will be showing off their new SteamVR compatible headset called ‘Odin’ at CES2019. The company intends to release an ‘Odin Pre’ version of headset in February.

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Russia wants to build its own reusable rocket, Roscosmos chief says

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News breaking twitter Russia soyuz space SpaceXThe agency also wants to go back to Venus.

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Russia Approved a Covid-19 Vaccine Because It Can

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On Tuesday, he announced on state television that Russia had approved the vaccine, saying that “I know that it works quite effectively, it forms a stable immunity.” russia covid 19 coronavirus

Hundreds of Dead Animals Washing Up on a Beach Is Russia’s Latest ‘Ecological Catastrophe’

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Hundreds of sea creatures’ bodies have washed up onto the shore in Russia’s Far East. All signs point to water pollution in what is the latest in a series of environmental catastrophes to befall Russia this year. russia marine conservation pollution fuel spillsRead more.

How To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Live In VR

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The 21st quadrennial FIFA World Cup officially began yesterday in Russia and will run until July 15th. The post How To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Live In VR appeared first on VRScout. Immersing yourself in football’s biggest tournament has never been easier as leading media providers bring VR live streaming to the masses. With an average viewer audience of 3.5 billion, the FIFA World Cup is by far the most popular sporting event in the world.

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"Drovorub" Is The Latest Cyber Threat To Come Out Of Russia

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Russia’s elite state-run hacking groups are known as some of the best in the biz, with a history of attacks stretchingback well beyond what we saw during the last presidential election.

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Russia's Sputnik V Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial—But We Don't Know Yet if It Really Works

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New research released on Friday is the first bit of evidence supporting a vaccine for covid-19 being developed by scientists in Russia. covid 19 coronavirus vaccines sputnik v russia

Russia 2018 World Cup Will Be Shown On PSVR, Go And More Via The BBC

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The organization this week announced that it will be showing 33 of the Russia 2018 matches inside a free VR 2018 World Cup app. It’s hard to believe it’s VR’s first World Cup. Our little guy is all grown up! But will you be able to watch this year’s soccer action inside a headset? Yes, thanks to the BBC. The experience will give viewers their very own virtual hospitality box to watch matches as if they were there in person.

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Hell Is in Space and It Belongs to Russia, Roscosmos Chief Says

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This week, a team of researchers announced they have discovered traces of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus—a gas produced almost exclusively on Earth by anaerobic microorganisms, but the presence of which on Venus scientists currently don’t understand. Read more.

VRFC Becomes Football Nation VR In Time For Russia World Cup

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VRFC should never have worked. VR has no business tackling football (or, for our American/incorrect naming audience, soccer) until you can truly bring your feet into a match, right? But, against all odds, Cherry Pop Games’ latest does work; the moment you stick your arm out to drag your foot along and stop a ball it becomes painfully clear that there is at least something here.

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Russian Artist Arrested for Refusing to Take off Her VR Headset

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She was detained outside the walls of the Kremlin, making her the first person in the history of Russia to be detained for participating in VR IRL. News Between Here and There Crime Ekaterina Nenasheva Mikhail Levin Russia Russia VR VR ArrestMoscow artist Ekaterina Nenasheva claims she was arrested and taken to a psychiatric clinic. The crime? Refusing to take off her VR headset according to reports.

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Introducing Tvori, An Incredible VR Creation Platform Coming Next Month

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UK Authorities Allege Russian Hackers Targeted the 2020 Olympics

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Earlier today, UK officials put out a memo noting that hackers working with the GRU—Russia’s military intelligence agency—had carried out numerous cyberattacks against major sponsors, organizers, and… Read more. 2020 olympics russia hacking

Ice Age Cave Bear Found Exquisitely Preserved in Siberian Permafrost

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Reindeer herders working on Bolshoy Lyakhovsky Island in arctic Russia have stumbled upon an incredibly well-preserved cave bear, in what scientists say is a discovery of “world importance.” paleontology cave bears bears ancient bears science ice age russia

Russian Design for a Reusable Rocket Sure Looks Familiar

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Roscosmos is moving ahead with plans to build Russia’s first reusable rocket. roscosmos reusable rockets rockets rocket science russia spacex falcon 9 elon musk scienceGlancing at the design, it appears the Russian space agency doesn’t feel the need to reinvent the wheel, given the vehicle’s uncanny resemblance to the SpaceX Falcon 9. Read more.

Researchers Show Off TouchVR Palm And Finger Haptic Feedback Device

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Now researchers at Russia’s Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology are proposing a big step forward called TouchVR — a wearable accessory that applies direct force on the palm and vibrotactile feedback to the fingers, enabling users to feel the weight, texture, softness, and slippage of VR objects. Haptics Hardware russia TouchVR venturebeat

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Scientists Flag 'Inconsistencies' in Russian Vaccine Study

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covid 19 coronavirus vaccines russia lancet scienceA group of scientists is questioning the only available study so far supporting a controversial vaccine candidate for the coronavirus that causes covid-19, which is being developed by the Russian government.

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Russian River Runs Orange After a Catastrophic Mine Spill

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An abandoned mine in Russia’s Ural Mountains has tainted streams orange. orange sludge mining russia pollution rivers siberiaRussian Instagram blogger Sergey Zamkadniy usually posts images of beautiful sunsets or riverine adventures. His latest work, however, shows a disaster unfolding in real-time. Read more.

Winning the misinformation war is like playing a game of ‘whack-a-troll’

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News Facebook fake news misinformation nina jankowicz Russia russian trollsFact-checking isn't enough to conquer fake news on social media.

Russian Sci-Fi Horror Sputnik Offers a Timely Reminder of the Importance of Quarantine

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Russian Space Advisor and Defense Journalist Arrested For Treason

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russia space travel fsbLongtime Russian defense journalist and more recent government advisor on space issues, Ivan Safronov has been arrested in Moscow and charged with treason, according to a new report from the Moscow Times. Safronov faces 20 years in prison and the trial will reportedly be conducted behind closed doors. Read more.

Antilatency Is An Intriguing Mobile Positional Tracking Solution

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At VRLA we got a look at an impressive tech demo from a startup out of Russia that is moving to San Francisco soon. Tagged with: Antilatency , russia Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Hardware Antilatency russiaThe startup is called. The system features a small on-board camera on the bottom of the headset facing down and outward. It detects rapidly pulsing infrared light markers on strips at the outer edge of the tracked space.

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YouTube bans over 2,000 Chinese accounts for ‘coordinated influence operations’

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The search engine giant also banned several channels linked to Russia and Iran. News Social Media breaking twitter China Google YouTube

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Crappy Email Security Could Be the Next Big Threat to American Elections: Report

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Why is Cryptocurrency under Scrutiny? Hawala Explained

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After the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) imposed a temporary rule that initial coin offerings (ICO) are illegal and that startups must refund all ICO investments to contributors, The Central Bank of Russia also said that it “monitors” the cryptocurrency market and is continuing to develop a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. Russia’s central bank is against allowing cryptocurrencies or any related financial instruments within the Russian Federation.

It Was 100 Degrees in Siberia Today. Yes, That Siberia

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degrees Fahrenheit in a town in Siberia, one of Russia’s northernmost regions. A freak heatwave has been scorching most of the Arctic for weeks now, but it broke records Saturday when the temperature hit 100.4 Read more. they call it global warming for a reason siberia climate change heat wave arctic

Snapchat & Facebook Kick Off the World Cup with Augmented Reality Effects

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With the 2018 FIFA World Cup underway in Russia, soccer (aka "football") fans worldwide can show support for their favorite teams and players in augmented reality via Snapchat and Facebook. On Snapchat for iOS and Android, fans can don virtual glasses painted with their team's colors. Also, thanks to Snapchat's background segmentation capabilities, virtual soccer balls float behind the user.

BBC to Stream Major World Cup 2018 Matches in UK on PSVR, Cardboard, Oculus Go & Gear VR

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The BBC is bringing live coverage of all 33 of its licensed World Cup 2018 matches from Russia to a new dedicated app, dubbed BBC Sport VR – FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. The VR app is said hit the respective app stores closer to the first match, which starts on June 14th with the Russia vs. Saudi Arabia match to kick it off.

Hinge Is A Promising New VR Horror Game Inspired By Lovecraft

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This is the debut household VR game from Arcadia, a Russia and London-based studio that also makes VR arcade titles. We know, we know, another day, another VR horror game inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. But Hinge actually has our hopes up.

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Antilatency Gets $1 Million More For Positional Tracking Tech

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million earlier this year for its positional tracking technology, received an additional $1 million from the Russia-based Skolkovo Foundation. The Skolkov Foundation is a non-profit in Russia meant to help diversify the Russian economy. Startup Antilatency, which raised $2.1 The money will be used to further improve and develop Antilatency’s positional tracking technology which could be useful for location-based VR setups.

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Viveport Infinity Now Only $27 For The Entire Year In ‘Play At Home’ Sale

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Canada, France, UK, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Germany, Spain, Russia, and South Korea. Starting today until Sunday, April 19th, all new and renewing subscribers can get 75% off an annual Viveport Infinity subscription. This brings the price down to just $2.25/month, or $27/year. Previously I called Viveport Infinity an “insane value” in my Vive Cosmos review, which shipped with a year of Viveport Infinity for free before converting to $12.99/month.

Russian cows find happiness in virtual reality

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A farm in Russia gave its cows custom made virtual reality headsets in an attempt to reduce their anxiety and improve the quality and quantity of their milk production. By wearing the VR headsets the cows were transported to a beautiful sunny summer field, despite it being a cold and gray November day in Russia. A cow chilling in virtual reality on a farm in Russia. Do cows love VR? Image courtesy Moscow Ministry of Agriculture and Food.).

Parkinson's Disease Diagnosed with help from Virtual Reality

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Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and the Siberian State Medical University, in Russia, believe that it could be the future of diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. Methods to diagnosis many of these conditions is accomplished by visual assessment in most parts of Russia. Medical applications for VR continue to spread.

Trump takes credit for a 2018 cyberattack on Russian troll farm

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More about Russia , Trump , Cyberattack , Internet Research Agency , and Tech. Russia Trump Cyberattack Internet Research Agency TechPresident Trump personally confirmed in an interview with The Washington Post that he authorized a 2018 cyberattack against the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian troll farm responsible for meddling in the 2016 elections. Meanwhile, Trump continues to downplay and undercut similar Russian threats to the 2020 elections. A U.S.

A squirrel malfunctions while eating nuts in the most 2020 mood

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That's what happened with this little rodent from Russia. You're a squirrel. You're out in the forest doing your nut-gathering thing when suddenly one of those big, fur-less squirrels that walk on two legs kneels down and extends a paw filled with your favorite nut.