Roku’s advertising ambitions just got even bigger with new Nielsen deal

Roku, one of the most popular streaming platforms in US homes, is acquiring Nielsen’s video advertisement business as it tries to become a central hub for TV advertising. Specifically, Roku is acquiring Nielsen’s Advanced Video Advertising unit. The acquisition means that Roku will also acquire Nielsen’s automatic content recognition (ACR) and dynamic ad insertion (DAI) …

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BSN and TON Labs to Provide Chinese Developer Community With Unique TON Technology

<div class=”featured_image_container”> sponsored </div> <b>Thanks to TON Labs, BSN will now be able to produce real-life applications that require a scalable backend and use cases in compliance with China’s regulatory framework while still using an inherently decentralized network to do so.</b> China’s Developers Gain Access to TON Technology China’s Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) and TON …

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US Air Force Experiments With VR Suicide Prevention Training

Airmen and their spouses are taught how to comfort distressed individuals in a virtual environment. Over the past four years, we’ve seen a noticeable increase in immersive technologies being used for combat and training purposes by military organizations around the world, such as military-grade HoloLens headsets or AR goggles designed for use by military dogs. …

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Psychic VR Lab Raises $8.5 Million to Grow Browser-based XR Development Platform

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Japan-based Psychic VR Lab has announced the close of an $8.5 million investment to grow its cloud-based XR development platform, STYLY. Psychic VR Lab is the company behind STYLY, a browser-based tool which allows creators to easily build cross-platform 3D spaces which can be viewed in the browser …

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‘The Binding of Isaac: Repentance’ heads to Switch and PlayStation later this year

Sometime after it comes out for PC on March 31st, The Binding of Isaac: Repentance will make its way to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in the third quarter of 2021. Repentance is the third expansion to the popular indie title. [embedded content] First announced in 2018, it builds on a fan-made mod …

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Key Bitcoin price indicators signal bulls bought the $43K restest

Bitcoin’s (BTC) severe 26% drop from its $58,300 all-time high on Feb. 20 injected a bit of bearishness into the market but from a technical perspective, this was purely psychological as the digital asset held the $43,000 support with ease. This downside move caused indicators like the Crypto Fear & Greed Index to hit 38, …

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Minisforum U850—solid hardware and easy upgrades in a little box

The U850 comes with VESA hardware-mounting bracket, HDMI and DisplayPort cables, a USB-C charger, and a slim manual. Jim Salter The back side of the U850 offers dual NICs, dual USB 3.1 type A ports, DisplayPort and HDMI out, a USB-C power jack, and a Kensington lock slot. Jim Salter The front of the U850 …

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SpaceX Starlink launch aborted, next window opens Tuesday: How to watch – CNET

A Falcon 9 loaded with Starlink satellites prepares for launch. SpaceX <p class=”speakableTextP1″><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/tags/spacex/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|SpaceX|CNET_TAG|427"}” section=”annotation”>SpaceX</a> is busy sending satellites to space to keep up with the rollout of its <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/how-to/starlink-explained-what-to-know-about-elon-musk-satellite-internet-venture/”>Starlink global broadband network</a></span>. </p><p class=”speakableTextP2″>I received an email notification that the beta version of the high-speed internet service is …

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Minneapolis will no longer use influencers to cover first George Floyd murder trial

The Minneapolis City Council has walked back a plan approved last week that would have paid influencers to share city-approved messages during the upcoming trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin, Motherboard reported. He’s one of four former Minneapolis cops charged in the May 2020 death of George Floyd, which sparked protests across the country last …

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‘Z-Race’ Early Access Review – Start Your Engines

If you enjoy futuristic racers, this one comes with a few twists. Z-Race isn’t the first sci-fi racer to grace VR. Between Radial-G: Racing Revolved and WipEout Omega Collection, we’ve gotten a taste for high-speed racing, but we’re not exactly spoilt for choice. Developed by XOCUS, Z-Race offers a fresh alternative, taking a different approach …

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