Google patents VR trainers
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You can move in any direction without going outside

Search engine outfit Google has patented a pair of trainers which allow you to walk in VR. This means that IT nerds will never have to go “outside” again, with all the attendant dangers that brings.

Google Schafts disaster robot unit
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Human Robots not working for Google

Google’s Schaft, which develops bipedal robots to helping in disaster efforts, is being shut down.

A robot is the new super-hod
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Can build a house in three days

The days of skilled brick-layers making a fortune are coming to a close after a bricklaying robot named Hadrian was described in 2015 by Australian firm Fastbrick Robotics as capable of building the brick shell of a house in a matter of days, and it has now managed to complete the task.

Palmer Luckey was not fired for supporting Trump
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ZDNET thinks it was because of a property theft case

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey was reportedly asked to leave after he donated $10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton group during the 2016 US presidential elections, but it turns out the truth might have been a little different.

Get ready for extended reality
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In case your Virtual and Augmented reality is not doing it for you

While Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have become more prominent in our everyday media, a new umbrella term that encompasses both is now being touted.