28 Nov 2014

Virtual reality draws the crowds at Korea’s G-Star game show

Author: ananir | Filed under: News

The gamers wished they could be somewhere else, just for a moment, as they queued at a booth in South Korea’s biggest game show. That was why they waited: for the sensation of being elsewhere, which is exactly what the virtual reality headset at the Oculus VR booth would grant them. Virtual reality (VR) seems set to be the next big thing in gaming after mobile, and VR hardware and software were the biggest draw for the 200,000 game industry insiders and fans attending the G-Star show in Busan, which ended Monday.

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28 Nov 2014

Uber suspends Nevada operations, affecting nearly 1,000 jobs

Author: hettybyford | Filed under: News

Uber said nearly 1,000 jobs had disappeared in Nevada after the ridesharing company was forced to temporarily suspend operations in the U.S.

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Uber suspends Nevada operations, affecting nearly 1,000 jobs

27 Nov 2014

Weather.com fixes web application vulnerabilities

Author: Griemyexery | Filed under: News

The Weather Channel has fixed a common web application security problem on its website that made nearly all links vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks. Wang Jin, a doctoral student at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, found more than 75 percent of the webpages on Weather.com were vulnerable.

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