Nreal Launches $600 ‘Light’ AR Glasses in United States via Verizon

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Nreal, the Chinese startup behind the Nreal Light AR glasses which made a splash back at CES 2019, has now expanded to the United States, making the smartphone-tethered device available through select Verizon stores starting today.

Why All Phones Might Soon Require USB-C In The United States

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Now that the EU has plans to require all phones to use USB-C by 2024, several senators have urged action on similar legislation here in the United States.

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The United States is “looking at” banning TikTok, says Secretary of State

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European Union May Quarantine the United States

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As if we needed any further reminders that the United States has botched its response to the covid-19 crisis so spectacularly that we present a threat to the health global population, member states of the European Union are reportedly weighing whether to include American travelers on its ban list as European borders… Read more.

The Surprising Country With Greater Internet Accessibility Than The United States

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A new study shows which countries around the world have the best internet, rating speed, connectivity, and cost per month for internet services. Technology

United States FTC Files Lawsuit to Block NVIDIA-Arm Acquisition

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In the biggest roadblock yet to NVIDIA’s proposed acquisition of Arm, the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced this afternoon that the regulatory body will be suing to block the merger.

Skype enables 911 calls and location tracking in the United States

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The major law enforcement bodies in the United States all exist within a framework of systemic racism. Involving the police state frequently leads to violence which disproportionately affects communities of color. You can now call on emergency services from Skype.

Influencer ‘The Billionaire Gucci Master’ May Have Been ‘Kidnapped’ by the United States

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A Dubai-based influencer with numerous luxury vehicles, a private jet, a $150,000 watch, and miles upon miles of Louis Vuitton print fabric, purportedly gained through real estate development, has been arrested and faces criminal charges for alleged conspiracy to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from frauds and… Read more. influencers

Feds Start Selling New Drilling Leases After Biden Pledged to Stop Them

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The U.S. Department of the Interior is restarting sales oil and gas drilling leases on federal land this week for the first time since President Joe Biden took office—and after he promised on the campaign trail to end new federal fossil fuel leasing.

Colorado Will Look Like a Different State by 2080

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Pico Neo VR Headset Will Make Its United States Debut At E3 2016

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The Future of Abortion: Floating Clinics?

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One day soon, people in states that have outlawed abortion may be able to take to the sea. The clinic boat would be strategically positioned in federal waters, to avoid the jurisdiction of state… Read more.

Biden Lays Out Six-Step Plan for Keeping Covid-19 Under Control for Good

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In a speech this afternoon, President Joe Biden laid out a course of action for containing the once-again resurgent pandemic in the U.S.

An Artist Used a Drone to Photograph Rarely Seen ICE Detention Centers

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Unfortunately, it’s not hard to find information about the disturbing , unhealthy , and inhumane conditions that immigrants face in ICE detention centers, many of which are privately-owned. It is, however, more complicated to find photos of these detention centers.

US Air Force Experiments With VR Suicide Prevention Training

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This week the United States Department of Defense (DoD) disclosed yet another VR training program currently in use by the US Air Force. Airmen and their spouses are taught how to comfort distressed individuals in a virtual environment.

Dear Namco Bandai, please bring a VR Zone Arcade to the United States.

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Hopefully we can get a Bandai Arcade Zone in the states Bandai Namco’s VR Arcade VR Zone in Shinjuku, Tokyo is the VR arcade that our 14 year old GamePro reading selves always wanted. Bandai Namco has created a wonderland featuring big name franchises like DragonBallZ, Gundam, Nintendo’s Mario Kart, and Neon Genesis Evangelion. The HTC Vive virtual reality powered experiences are taken to another level with seated motion platforms.

Rep. Matt Gaetz Staffer Cheered On Capitol Rioters Via Parler as They Overran Police

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Who Are the White Nationalists Mass Arrested in Idaho?

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Members of the fascist group, Patriot Front —formed in late 2017 in the wake of the racist “Unite the Right”… Read more. Thirty-one members of one of the most active white nationalist groups in the U.S.

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FBI Says Far-Right Militia Used Facebook Messenger to Coordinate Attack on Capitol Building

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The Pentagon Is Looking At VR To Train Soldiers For Nuclear War

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According to a recent solicitation posted by the United States Department of Defense, the executive branch department is seeking additional information pertaining to VR technology that could be used to train US forces for potential nuclear combat. . This solicitation for potential VR training solutions is just the latest in a series of XR-related pursuits by the United States military. Featured Image Credit: United States Army.

50 Years, Gone: Supreme Court Officially Overturns Roe V. Wade

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The U.S. Supreme Court has officially overturned Roe V. Wade , the landmark ruling that’s been defending abortion rights nationwide since 1973. The court’s decision also includes the repeal of Planned Parenthood v. Casey , which separately re-affirmed the contents of Roe in 1992. Read more.

Give Us Abortions In National Parks

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'Cancer Alley' Residents Accuse Louisiana of Racial Discrimination in EPA Pollution Complaints

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is investigating two Louisiana agencies for alleged discrimination against predominantly Black communities in a part of the Bayou State known as “Cancer Alley.”

Cops Nationwide Become Violent Against People Protesting for Abortion Rights

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Oops, Lauren Boebert Somehow Forgot to Disclose Her Husband’s Nearly $1 Million in Gas Consulting Contracts

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Disney, Netflix, and More Studios Move to Provide Abortion Care Access After Roe v. Wade Decision

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Although indicated for weeks following the unprecedent leak of Supreme Court documents in May, today’s official ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v.

Encrypted Chats, Parler Posts Indict Proud Boys Leaders for Capitol Rioting

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The FBI has amassed a tranche of social media posts and encrypted text messages implicating four senior members of the Proud Boys in a Jan. 6 plot to storm police barriers at the U.S. Capitol and stop members of Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s victory. Read more.

Man Who Swears He's 'Not a Dumbass' Arrested for Attempting to Murder the Internet

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A Texas man who, according to court documents, recently stated that he is definitely “not a dumbass,” is now potentially facing decades in prison for plotting an alleged terrorist attack to “blow up” the internet.

The Old QAnon Gang Is Back on the Campaign Trail

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Media Matters has released the latest edition of its now-regular QAnon candidates series: the checklist of people running for Congress who also adhere to conspiracy theories that helped motivate a violent insurrection. One has even talked about participating in that event. Some already hold office.

In 2020, Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Skipped Out on Medical Treatment Due to Cost

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A new survey released this week suggests that more than 46 million American adults avoided getting the medical care they needed because they couldn’t afford it in 2020. Sadly, the results reflect a long-running problem in the U.S. Read more.

How the Internet Is Reacting to the Supreme Court Leak

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The Supreme Court will strike down Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, according to an initial draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that was leaked and initially published in a report by Politico. Read more.

This Supreme Court Case Could Destroy Water Protections

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The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear a case brought by two Idaho residents who have fought the Environmental Protection Agency for years over a wetland on their property. This isn’t just a simple case of some long-suffering landowners, though; it’s one that is backed by industry interests.

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Minneapolis Cops Used Fake Accounts to Spy on Innocent Black People

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The racist misuse of state authority was just one among a litany of other abuses that included “killing… Read more.

Billionaire OxyContin Pushers Granted Immunity; Half a Million People Still Dead

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Massachusetts' Supreme Court Just Dealt a Major Blow To Gig Work Companies

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Hackers Gained Access to Tens of Thousands of Patients' Test Results in California's Biggest Hospital System

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Intense Flooding Destroys Roads and Washes Away a Bridge in Yellowstone National Park

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