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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Transfr Secures $12M Series A Financing to Scale Immersive VR Job Training Platform

Road to VR

The Series A was led by Firework Ventures, joining existing investors Album VC, Imagination Capital, professional golfer Greg Norman, education executive Stuart Udell, Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, and Degreed founder David Blake.

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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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'South Park' residents will fill the NFL stands at Sunday's Denver Broncos game

Mashable VR

For Sunday's showdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the roughly 5,700 actual human attendees will be joined by cartoon cutouts featuring the residents of South Park. Organized sports have come up with some creative solutions for filling stadiums during these socially distant times.

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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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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How to get wine, beer, and liquor delivered to your door fast and cheap

Mashable VR

You can get a $50 credit for 30% off and check wine, liquor, and/or beer off your shopping list without ever leaving your home if you live in one of the following cities: Chicago, Dallas, Fresno, Houston, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Miami, NYC, Orange County, Orlando, SF East Bay, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Silicon Valley, South Bay LA, Tampa, or Washington DC.

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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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.

Everything awful about Tiffany Trump's awkward and very bad Pride speech

Mashable VR

Fresh off celebrating her 27th birthday with a maskless party in Miami , Tiffany Trump hosted a "Trump Pride" event in Tampa, Florida, last Saturday.

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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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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?

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The #CPDinVR First Anniversary Event

VirtualiTeach

Enjoy: PANEL DISCUSSION: VR Creation Tools Me, Jaime Donally ( ARVRinEDU ), Chad Lewis (Tampa Prep School), Bobby Carlton ( VR Scout ) I followed Alvin’s keynote with a panel discussion featuring some of the best in the business. Chad Lewis had also been in several #CPDinVR sessions before and is an award-winning educator from Tampa, Florida doing some amazing things with VR and Unity in particular.

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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.