Four Hackers Arrested for masterminding massive Twitter hack

Digital Trends

News Social Media bitcoin scam hacking Tampa Twitter Twitter hackA 17-year-old mastermind faces 30 felony charges.

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Tropical Storm Elsa May Hit Florida With 'Life-Threatening' Storm Surge and Tornadoes

GizModo VR

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The Crisis at a Florida Wastewater Reservoir Show the Risks of Our Weak Infrastructure

GizModo VR

wastewater disaster accident manasota sanitation tampa bay water sewerage fly ash justin bloom glenn compton united states environmental protection agency environment nature noah valenstein ron desantis natural environment water pollution earther hrk holdings articlesOn Saturday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency over fears that a leaking wastewater pond in Manatee County could collapse imminently, triggering a “real catastrophic flood situation.”

Red Tide Has Killed at Least 791 Tons of Fish in Florida

GizModo VR

More than 790 tons of dead fish have washed up on beaches in Florida over the past few weeks as a red tide grips the Tampa area. Florida is fighting through an early and serious algae scourge.

Watch The Super Bowl For Free In VR With ‘Bigscreen’

VRScout

This Sunday the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV. Host your own covid-safe Super Bowl party or meet new friends in the public room.

Beyond Sports Uses AI To Turn NHL Players Into Blocky Avatars

VRScout

Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Colorado Avalanche, and even the Zamboni driver were all turned into adorable block-like avatars through Beyond Sports’ approach, showing us what the future of sports in the metaverse could potentially look like in the future. .

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Here’s How VR is Helping Athletes Prepare for Games

VRScout

EON Sports has helped Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays and National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as college teams such as Kansas, UCLA and Ole Miss. Coaches tossing batting practice can’t truly prepare batters for a 98 mile-per-hour fastball or wicked slider, so teams such as EON Sports client Tampa Bay Rays use virtual reality to train their eyes upon upcoming pitchers.

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Atek Grid has new owners, hiring staff

Hypergrid Business

Atek Grid, formerly owned by the company behind the CloudServe OpenSim hosting company, has been bought by the Tampa-based Florida Web Council, Inc. CloudServe will continue to run the back-end technology for the grid... Metaverse News Atek Grid CloudServe

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'Unlawful:' Judge Strikes Down Mask Mandate for Planes and Trains

GizModo VR

District Judge in Tampa ruled on Monday that the Centers for Disease Control’s current national requirement that masks be worn on airplanes and public transit is unlawful, and directed the CDC to reverse its policy. First there was “Florida Man,” now there’s Florida Judge.

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Top XR Vendors Majoring in Education for 2022

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Various institutions, including the University of Tampa and Northeastern University have already begun discovering the benefits for themselves. Few things are more important than delivering the right education to individuals around the globe.

Grab an Augmented Reality Headset and Meet the Future of Fan Experiences

ARPost

It’s the fall of 2023, you and your friends virtually gather to watch the Carolina Panthers play division rival the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. I can see it now.

Mondly: An immersive way to learn 33 languages in VR or AR

Hypergrid Business

“Mondly VR is a simulation of reality — the most immersive way to learn a language without having to leave home,” Ramona Tampa, Mondly’s digital marketing specialist, told Hypergrid Business. The application combines advanced chatbot technology and speech recognition in order to create a new, revolutionary way to learn languages,” said Ramona Tampa, Digital Marketing Specialist at Mondly, in a recent interview with Hypergrid Business. Mondly screenshot.

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What's Yubo, the 'Tinder for Teens' social networking app used by the Uvalde school shooter?

Mashable VR

CBS's local news affiliate in Tampa Bay is among media outlets that aired a segment warning parents about the new app kids might be using in 2020. You may never have heard of Yubo before. It's certainly not as big as Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram.

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VRguy podcast: Dr. Daniel Laby discusses Sports and Performance Vision

VRGuy

He has also been responsible for the visual performance of the New York Mets and St Louis Cardinals, and currently works with the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago Cubs. My guest today is Dr. Daniel Laby, of Sports Vision. Dr Laby began his work in sports vision more than two decades ago with the MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

Tampa, International Plaza. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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The transformative power of AR in Real Estate: the take of an industry expert

ARVR

I was based out of Tampa. A new AR product has been recently released in collaboration with Bruce Kulpaca , principal broker at Commercial Venture Group (CVG).

Football (Soccer) training and experiences with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Tech at Soccerex 2015!

EON Reality

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the first NFL Team to introduce the Virtual Reality Simulation software for American Football called SIDEKIQ, developed by EON Sports VR. Join us tomorrow for the final day of Soccerex Global in Manchester, UK, and discover the place where athletes are using Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality tech to take their game to the next level.

‘Tis the season for SIDEKIQ in the NFL

EON Reality

Michele Steele of ESPN asked Brendan Reilly, CEO and founder of EON Sports VR, to put the audience in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Quarterback, Jameis Winston ‘s, shoes. “We Just in time for the 2015 Football season to kickoff, teams from the NFL are investing in SIDEKIQ , the virtual reality football-simulator software, for training their QB’s. EON Sports VR developed SIDEKIQ which simulates the speed of an NFL game, allowing the user to tailor a virtual game to their perspective.

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Abortion funds and reproductive justice networks need our help

Mashable VR

Florida abortion funds Multiple abortion funds offer practical support for residents in Florida, including Access Reproductive Care Southeast , Broward Women's Emergency Fund , Emergency Medical Assistance Inc , Florida Access Network , Tampa Bay Abortion Fund , and the Women's Emergency Network.

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OpenSim reverses last month’s hefty decline in land area and user numbers

Hypergrid Business

Just in case you or your users are experiencing a  problem where OpenSim inventories are failing to load  when the grid and regions are accessed via Firestorm viewers or logins are failing because of wrong folder types, you might want to check if a script by Tampa can help.

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VeeR Must-Sees of December VR videos

VeeR VR

Immersive and Vivid Roller Coaster Experience in Tampa - Florida by Mad Bear Productions. L et our December journey start! E njoy the breath-taking view of Tibet; T ake an aerial tour of Southern China; S troll your way through downtown Toronto; V enture into a zombie land with werewolves; E xplore Nevada from a whole new angle; E xperience a dreamy fashion show in the forest; R aft in Mekong River and get immersed in nature. How does VeeR VR pick out “Must-Sees of December” videos?

Check out best VRFest video, game nominees—3 days left to vote

Hypergrid Business

Tampa Florida in 360. (Image courtesy Virtual Reality Festival.). The Virtual Reality Festival will be holding its Extreme Virtual Reality Challenge event in Las Vegas starting next Thursday, January 5, but you still three days to vote for your favorite virtual reality movies, video games, and ads. And even if you don’t vote, this is a great time to catch up on the nominees in all the categories. Nominees for Best Live Action Narrative Film. Ashes. Bare Thoughts. Dead Head.