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Acer may shutter or sell StarVR after location-based VR revenues sink

Only months after introducing a $3,200 virtual reality headset with an ultra-wide field of view, location-based HMD maker StarVR is facing the threat of imminent closure or sale, Digitimes reports. Majority-owned by Acer...

Government identifies £6.8bn investments in digital infrastructure

A government report has calculated the total value of investments in next generation communications infrastructure in the UK to be £6.8 billion between now and 2021.The Infrastructure and Projects Authority’s identified 11 Digital...

Virtual Desktop now mirrors Windows PCs on Oculus Go and Gear VR

Two and a half years ago, the Oculus Rift version of Virtual Desktop enabled users of Facebook’s $400 headset to view their Windows PC desktops within a VR space — including multi-monitor support and...

Vodafone trials SDN-powered microwave backhaul

Vodafone has successfully completed the first commercial use of software-defined networking (SDN) to control a microwave transport network, paving the way for greater efficiencies with 5G.The use of SDN and Network Function Virtualisation...

DigiLens raises funding for holographic AR displays from Niantic and Mitsubishi Chemical

DigiLens has raised a new round of funding from Pokemon Go maker Niantic and Mitsubishi Chemical’s Diamond Edge Ventures to develop holographic waveguide displays for augmented reality applications. Terms of the deal weren’t...

5G will require mobile operators to rethink the role of Wi-Fi

Earlier this week, OpenSignal released a report that challenged a piece of conventional wisdom within the mobile industry: Wi-Fi is always better option than cellularEver since the launch of the first iPhones and...

Hypergiant Sensory Sciences raises $5 million to track critical infrastructure with AI

Texas entrepreneur Dave Copps has launched Hypergiant Sensory Sciences, which uses AI to help companies understand their physical environments. Copps told VentureBeat his new startup is backed with “more than $5 million” in...

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