Day: July 22, 2021

Haptic VR Glove Company HaptX Raises $12 Million in New Funding

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>HaptX, the company building VR gloves with advanced haptics, this week announced that is has raised $12 million in a Series A-1 investment which will be used to open a new headquarters based in Redmond, WA, and expand its team. HaptX is building perhaps the most advanced haptic …

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JPMorgan Begins Offering 5 Cryptocurrency Funds to Clients

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Global investment bank JPMorgan has reportedly green-lighted its advisors to provide clients with access to five cryptocurrency funds. The funds are available to all JPMorgan’s wealth management clients seeking investment advice. The move makes JPMorgan the first large bank to expand crypto trading access beyond just ultra-wealthy clients.</strong> JPMorgan Now Offers Access …

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Instagram tests Limits feature to curb targeted harassment

Instagram is testing a new feature called “Limits” that allows users to lock their accounts and limit any potential interactions when they feel they’re the target of harassment. In introducing the tool, Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, referenced the recent Euro 2020 final, which saw three Black players on the English National team face …

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HBO Max: How to stream Space Jam 2, movies, shows and everything else on HBO’s app – CNET

Angela Lang/CNET <p class=”speakableTextP1″><span class=”comLink nolinks norewrite ” section=”commerce-link” data-track=”commerceLink”><a href=”https://cnetpartner.go2cloud.org/aff_c?aff_id=1&offer_id=1&aff_sub=cn-___COM_CLICK_ID___-dtp&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hbomax.com%2F” data-omitnoreferrer data-component=”leadsTracker” data-leads-tracker-options=”{&quot;numNodes&quot;:1,&quot;trackingData&quot;:{&quot;asid&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;assetguid&quot;:&quot;d6163421-9da6-4afc-a25d-4e2cd6fb9bd5&quot;,&quot;contype&quot;:&quot;review&quot;,&quot;destUrl&quot;:&quot;https://cnetpartner.go2cloud.org/aff_c?aff_id=1&offer_id=1&aff_sub=cn-___COM_CLICK_ID___-dtp&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hbomax.com%2F","devicetype":"desktop","ctype":"cpc","leadcpc":"","ltype":"manual","merid":"","merchantName":"","pageId":"d6163421-9da6-4afc-a25d-4e2cd6fb9bd5","pagetype":"","pid":"","productId":"","rsid":"cbsicnetglobalsite","siteid":"1","text":"HBO Max&quot;,&quot;topic&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;ttag&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;variant&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;viewguid&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;event&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;correlationId&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;_destCat&quot;:&quot;https://www.hbomax.com/","formatType":"LINK","location":"LINKS","sku":"","dwLinkTag":"commerce-link"}}” section=”commerce-link” data-shortcode=”hbo-max-how-to-stream-space-jam-2-movies-shows-and-everything-else-on-hbos-app” rel=”noopener nofollow” target=”_blank”>HBO Max</a></span>, after a bumpy launch, has been building momentum. One of the biggest boosts has been its decision to&nbsp;<span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/with-wonder-woman-1984-movie-releases-will-never-be-the-same-again/”>stream</a></span>&nbsp;new,&nbsp;<span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/hbo-max-to-stream-matrix-dune-warner-bros-2021-movies-same-day-as-theaters-free-trial/”>theatrically released movies</a></span>&nbsp;at no extra charge at the same time they …

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Old Vidme embeds turn into a hub of porn after domain purchase

Here’s (yet another) argument against using third-party embeds on your respectable website: Porn company 5 Star HD Porn bought the expired domain for video hosting site Vidme, which went out of business in 2017. This means that any websites with Vidme embeds now have porn on them. According to Motherboard, which reported the story first, …

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Tesla Model 3 used by Police Department reveals massive financial savings

By Joey Klender Posted on July 22, 2021 The Westport Police Department in Connecticut has released a new financial analysis that is showing massive savings, as anticipated, after the purchase of a Tesla Model 3 that would be used as a police cruiser. The Police Department reports that it has already helped recoup the purchase …

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Judges reject Viasat’s plea to stop SpaceX Starlink satellite launches

Enlarge / 60 Starlink satellites stacked for launch at SpaceX facility in Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX SpaceX can keep launching broadband satellites despite a lawsuit filed by Viasat, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Viasat sued the Federal Communications Commission in May and asked judges for a stay that would halt SpaceX’s ongoing launches of low …

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“Get vaccinated! Take delta seriously!” US experts plead as cases skyrocket

Enlarge / Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a Senate committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on July 20, 2021. Getty | J. Scott Applewhite As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country—with some states seeing vertical rises—public health experts are once again emphatically …

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VR Hero Shooter ‘Larcenauts’ Update Is All About Immersion

The first major update to Impulse Gears’ team-based PvP shooter introduces new interactions like manual reloading and immersive sprinting. Last month, developer Impulse Gear released Larcenauts on Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, and SteamVR headsets. Today, the company announced the arrival of the games first major update, Immersion Overload, which expands the core gameplay with new …

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Superhot VR Review Bombed After Removing Self-Harm Scenes

One of VR’s highest selling games and an early showpiece of consumer-grade positional tracking is getting review bombed after developers removed scenes depicting self-harm. The Poland-based developers of SUPERHOT VR issued an update to the game (version 1.0.22.1) on July 21, 2021 with the following text: “Skip disturbing scenes” toggle was added in a previous …

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