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Critics Absolutely Love The Oculus Rift

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 03.28.2016 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's judgment day for virtual reality: Facebook-owned Oculus started to ship its first Rift VR headsets to consumers this ...

What Nobody Will Tell You About Virtual Reality

Steven Schkolne | Posted 02.24.2016 | Technology
Steven Schkolne

Science fiction films and books have created a hunger for Oculus-style, head-mounted displays (HMDs) and "immersive" experiences, but does wearing a pair of goggles really have more power to transport us? Based on my 10 years of experience in the field I don't think so.

Another Sign That Virtual Reality Is About To Be Huge

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has created a virtual reality (VR) computing division and said Clay Bavor, the executive running its product managem...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year, New Stores

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.30.2015 | New York
Read More: Champagne, 2016, Happy New Year, Times Square, Madison Avenue, Sonia Rykiel, 816 Madison Ave, Paris, France, Ready-to-Wear Collections, Fur, Leather, Shoes, Children's Lines, Julie De Libran, 935 Madison Avenue, Italy, Milan, Pope, United States, Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Intermix, Moda Operandi, Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter, Saks, Shopbop, Moynat, Faith Hope Consolo, New York Fashion Week, February, Dover Street Market, Apple, Mac, Iphone, Macbook, Ipad, Jimmy Choo, 699 Madison Avenue, Hermès, Isabel Marant, 23 East 67th Street, The Row, 17 East 71st Street, Ashley Olsen, Full House, Mary-Kate Olsen, Midtown, Saks OFF 5TH, Billionaires Row, Millionaires Row, 135 East 57th Street, Saks Fifth Avenue, Discount Designer Handbags, Dresses, Tower 57, Brookfield Place, Target, 255 Greenwich Street, Tribeca, East Harlem, Westfield World Trade Center, World Trade Center, 7 WTC, Oculus, Santiago Calatrava, 3 World Trade Center, 4 World Trade Center, Aesop, Aldo, The Art of Shaving, Banana Republic, Beer Table, Breitling, Camper, Caudalie, Charles Tyrwhitt, Cole Haan, Cos, Crabtree & Evelyn, Designer Eyes, Dune London, Eataly, Edward Beiner, Epicerie Boulud, Fika, Folli Follie, Fossil, Hugo Boss, Joe Coffee, John Barrett Salon, John Varvatos, Kate Spade New York, Kiehl's, Kiko Milano, L'Occitane, La Colombe, Lacoste, Links of London, LK Bennett, London Jewelers, Longines, Lore Wine & Spirits, M.a.C, Market Lane (Previously Known as Jones the Grocer), Michael Kors, K. Minamoto, Montblanc, Nobletree Coffee, NuNu Chocolates, Pandora, Penhaglion's, Reiss, Rituals Cosmetics, Sephora, Stuart Weitzman, Swatch, Thomas Sabo, Tissot, True Religion, Turnbull & Asser, Under Armour, Une De 50, Victoria's Secret, Victoria's Secret Beauty, Vince Camuto, & Other Stories, Aquazzura, Matchesfashion, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to pop the champagne and celebrate the new shopping landscape that is on the horizon in 2016.

The Future of Virtual Reality Video Has Arrived: Hot and Ready!

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.09.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

As the organizer of the NY Video Meetup for the past five years, I get to see a lot of company pitches. There are some that fit into trends, some that...

Forbes Under 30 Summit 2015: Business Adds a Social Conscience

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

1,600 talented millennials attended this fall's Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, the second in this fast growing Forbes franchise. 300 of those...

What Happened at Oculus Connect and Why You Should Care

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Sophia Dominguez

Oculus Connect 2 was the best thing to happen to virtual reality (VR) since Palmer Luckey put the Oculus DK1 on Kickstarter. I wanted to share with you the highlights of the event so you too, can feel like you were there.

Hacking TV: 9.21.15 Episode

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.22.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Taking stock in the video and television world. On today's episode: The Emmy Awards ("The Grand Indulgence") as HBO Wins over Amazon and Netflix. Cab...

VR: Finding The Storytelling Language of A New Medium

Turnstyle | Posted 08.13.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

Virtual reality is still pretty much uncharted territory. The maps that we do have, limited as they are, come from other disciplines. Film and games are the two mediums that are most commonly evoked when talking about VR, and we will likely maintain that status for some time.

Oculus Rift Is Going To Get A Whole Lot Cooler

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.17.2015 | Technology

Facebook is one step closer to conquering the world of virtual reality. The social network's Oculus VR will acquire Pebbles Interfaces, an Israel-base...

Prayers: Cholo Goth Duo's Dreams Bring Virtual Reality Live to Global Audience

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.22.2015 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Cholo goth duo Prayers are blazing hot right now, shifting their universe onto a higher plane, making their dreams reality and taking their fans with them into virtual reality.

Are There Too Many Cooks in the VR Kitchen?

Turnstyle | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

What I'm looking for out of this week's GDC news, and in the months we have between now and the Electronics Entertainment Expo, is two or three platform exclusive pieces of content. They could be games. They could be films. Whatever they are they need to be exclusive.

You Only Have To Be Right Once: The Unprecedented Rise of the Instant Tech Billionaires by Randall Lane and the Staff of Forbes

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 12.31.2014 | Books
Sugar Rautbord

208 Pages Published by Portfolio / Penguin Random House The photographs of the young men who have made an instant fortune in Randall Lane's You On...

Forbes "Under 30 Summit" Circles in on the Now and Next Game Changers, Billionaires, and Entrepreneurs

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

The Forbes "Under 30 Summit" in Philidelphia ended Wednesday, having brought together the now and present future. Malala Yousafzai, now 17, who re...

'Minecraft' Fans Freak Over Rumors Of 'Selling Out' To Microsoft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

Fans of the ultra-popular game "Minecraft" are revolting against creator Markus "Notch" Persson as rumors swirl about a sale to Microsoft. The fans ar...

Shriekfest: America's Preeminent Celebration of Horror

Pamela Glasner | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

I have a whole new outlook, a whole new respect for it, and I'm glad, because there is so much that these passionate, talented, incredibly creative, and gloriously twisted artists have to offer!

David Moss

Virtual Reality Lets Dying Woman 'Walk' Outside Again

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moss | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

Sometimes a simple walk outside can mean so much. Even if it’s not quite the real thing. Last December, Roberta Firstenberg died of cancer at t...

From $2M to $2B in 18 Months: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Oculus VR

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.14.2014 | Technology
Peter Diamandis

As I'm sure you've already read, Facebook recently acquired Oculus Virtual Reality for $2 billion. This is a huge deal... and here's why.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Oculus

Dan Persons | Posted 06.14.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

How frustrating is it when a film has all the stuff it needs -- promising premise, good production values, decent cast, director who can twist filmic reality in imaginative ways -- and just... doesn't ... grab... you?

Bianca Bosker

Facebook Begins Its Quest To Eradicate Face-To-Face Contact

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology

Now, logging onto Facebook means looking at photos of a friend’s birthday party. With Facebook’s latest acquisition, it soon might mean joining th...

LOOK: New Photos Of The Giant Fulton Street Transit Center

Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

In December, we got our first glimpse of the giant skylight inside the massive, glass-walled, "spectacular," Fulton Street Transit Center--the under c...