Day: October 8, 2019

Microsoft Files ‘Virtual Reality Floor Mat’ Patent, Possibly Aimed at an Xbox VR Headset

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>A Microsoft patent application for a ‘virtual reality floor mat’ describes a special mat which defines a virtual playspace and can be used for tracking. Spotted by Twitter user WalkingCat, a Microsoft patent application published last week describes a “virtual reality floor mat activity region,” a special mat that …

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Ring has made it ridiculously easy to surround your house with smart lights and cameras

It wasn’t that long ago when installing security cameras and lighting around your home was an expensive, cumbersome process. You needed to wire power and connectivity to the cameras, dig trenches or run wiring for the lights, and then rig up a system to control and monitor it all. Ring’s latest products this year address …

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Epic settles with 14-year-old over selling Fortnite cheats – CNET

Epic settled with a minor who was accused of creating cheat codes for Fortnite. Epic Games Epic Games has reached a settlement with a minor who was accused of creating and selling cheats for the video game Fortnite, as reported earlier Tuesday by the BBC. The terms of the settlement, reached Sept. 27, are unknown. < …

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Tether Created ‘Largest Bubble in Human History’ Claims Lawsuit Against Bitfinex

</header> <strong>A common attack against Tether in the crypto ecosystem is that the stablecoin isn’t really backed one-to-one by the U.S. dollar. We might soon get to know if these concerns are substantial, as the matter is now going to court. A new lawsuit against the operators of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/USDT” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>USDT</a> accuses …

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Essential and Android co-founder Andy Rubin just tweeted pics of a crazy tall mystery phone

We know next to nothing about the images you’re about to see — except that they don’t look like any phone we’ve ever seen before, and that they come from Andy Rubin, the controversial mobile industry executive who co-founded Android, left Google amid allegations of sexual misconduct while retaining a huge severance package, and went …

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10 Tesla Model X Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Tesla’s flasgship SUV the Model X has impressed the market as the safest, quickest, most capable SUV ever—with standard all-wheel drive, best in class storage and seating for up to seven adults. The performance model does 0-60 in 2.7 seconds and has a range of 305 miles, but you already knew all that. Here are …

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Location-Based AR Ghostbusters Experience Launching In Japan

Work together with friends to rid Ginza Sony Park of a ghostly threat. Beginning this weekend in Tokyo, Japan, Ginza Sony Park will be hosting Ghostbusters In The Park, a massive live event celebrating the historic 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters. There, fans of the franchise will have the chance to test their skills as an …

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Bitfinex Says It Shouldn’t Have to Collect Documents for NYAG During Appeal

Bitfinex is clutching its documents despite objections from the office of the New York Attorney General (NYAG). In a letter filed to the New York State Supreme Court Tuesday, attorneys for Bitfinex, Tether and other affiliated entities wrote that a request made by the NYAG’s office relating to a $900 million loan between sister companies …

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Predator VR Store Listing Appears On Steam

An unusual listing appeared on Steam for a version of Predator VR. Predator, of course, is the 1987 action movie classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger fighting against a camouflaged alien hunter. The movie spawned a series of sequels with last year’s The Predator scoring a 30% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century …

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FISA court: FBI use of NSA’s electronic surveillance data was illegal

Sponsored Links krblokhin via Getty Images A US court ruled that some of the FBI’s electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) deemed that FBI officials improperly searched a National Security Agency (NSA) intelligence database for info on Americans. The ruling was made last year but …

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