From CNET Magazine: Brain-training apps might one day help the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s.
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The virtual-reality era officially begins on Monday. Facebook will start selling its $599 Rift, a VR headset it believes will change our lives — again.
For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world’s largest social networks are doing something about it.
The website has only been available to the public for a little over a month, but it’s already gaining attention among tech elite.
Add in the benefits, the perks, and the transportation tech workers get for free, and the value of their salaries jumps up to 20 percent.
If you could, would you pay for Facebook?
That was one of the underlying questions users weighed in the past few months as they learned the world’s largest social-networking service had conducted experiments on nearly 800,000 people in 2012.
That controversial research into how posts affect users’ emotions is just latest in a long line of privacy flaps — and apologies — for the social networking giant.
Toyota Motor Corp. and Audi AG are throwing their hats into the ring of potential suppliers of self-driving vehicles.
Both auto makers confirmed on Thursday that they will be demonstrating autonomous-driving features at the Consumer Electronics Show in the coming week, signaling a new effort to raise the technology’s profile among consumers.
In a preview video posted to its website on Thursday, Toyota showed a five-second clip of one of its Lexus brand cars outfitted with various sensors and the caption, “Lexus advanced active safety research vehicle is leading the industry into a new automated era.”
Videogames have long been rated for violence and sexual imagery, but the situation is different for games played on social networks or mobile devices. Some prominent players are pushing for change—and consistency.
John Riccitiello, chief executive of game maker Electronic Arts Inc. and chairman of the Entertainment Software Association, on Wednesday plans to challenge the industry to begin constructing a singular ratings system for games on all mediums.
Instead of an industrywide rating system, individual companies with online stores for mobile or social-networking games, such as Apple Inc., have created their own. But each app store has its own rules and ways to describe what’s in a game, offering potentially inconsistent reviews.