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The company’s VR gloves are impressive (and creepy), but will the average consumer want to wear them?

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Headset, check. Robotic gloves, check. Full body Metaverse suit… not yet, but don’t rule it out.

When Facebook pulled its PR stunt (sorry, restructuring) and rebranded itself as Meta, it announced that it would spend over $10 billion to make the Metaverse a reality. Well, a virtual reality. Sigh. You…

Mozilla’s annual holiday shopping guide names and shames the gadgets that mishandle your privacy

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In simpler times, we never had to consider a loved one’s privacy when gift buying.

But as technology has continued its high-speed advance and growth at all costs mentality, many companies and the products they create have long been skirting adequate data and privacy protection, leaving users at risk. What…

The Verge is leading an initiative to limit their power in journalism.

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Accurate sourcing in tech journalism is key for readers to know who to believe — and to fight the deep problem of misinformation flooding media outlets in the US.

On the 29th of March this year, Volkswagen of America published in its website a press release explaining it’d be changing…

The company plans to shutter its long-criticized technology

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In January 2019, millions of Facebook users posted before-and-after pictures of themselves under the hashtag “10YearsChallenge.” The idea was to score social media points by showing how the passage of time changed your looks.

It was all fun (5.2 million impressions in under three days) until a techie theorized there…

It’ll take more than a rebrand to fix the company

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Didn’t you hear? Facebook is more than a social media company; it’s a Metaverse company. If you’re confused by the term, join the club.

The metaverse is best described as a virtual-reality space where users can interact with a computer-generated environment and other users, but how others will interpret this…

The only plausible explanation is a scary one

Picture from Tesla.

Tesla is not a car company. Instead, it’s “arguably the world’s biggest robotics company,” as Elon Musk said. “Our cars are semi-sentient robots on wheels.”

Every Tesla has a brain of its own, allowing it to self-drive, filter the air you breathe, protect itself from robbers, and keep your dogs…

Featuring Altos Labs, the reverse-aging startup that’s dead serious about eternal youth

Jeff Bezos — Source

Space has always felt like the final frontier for humans. But after billionaire turned it into a destination for tourists, it started to appear within reach. And so, one can’t help but wonder: What’s next?

“Given our past record and our current values, humanity’s next targets are likely to be…

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