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More VR Fun With Facebook Spaces + Other Social Media News

Facebook, Google, and Instagram announced or unrolled changes.  All three adopt favorite features from competing platforms. Facebook moves into social virtual reality while Instagram becomes a little more like Snapchat.  Will Facebook Spaces Compete With Google’s VR Platform? Last week, we posted about Google’s Virtual Reality (VR) activities. Social media giant Facebook is also breaking into VR.  Facebook announced their new social VR app Spaces at the Facebook Developers Conference

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Speak To Go With Google Brings VR Mainstream

Google aims to bring virtual reality to the mainstream. Speak To Go with Google is a new browser based 360-degree VR image platform. Visitors use voice search to find an attraction then view it with a VR headset. Since Speak To Go is browser-based, the user doesn’t need to download any special apps.  Although Speak To Go with Google is intended for use with VR headsets, you can enjoy it on your

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Google Maps to Offer Helpful Parking Info

I can’t remember the last time I traveled anywhere new without using my Google Maps app. I absolutely rely on it to get me from point A to point B, and if my phone ever died or I lost service I’m pretty sure I’d just pull over to the side of the road and assume the fetal position. (Honestly. That, or use up all of my gas trying to decide

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Google AI Will Attempt to Beat World’s Best Player of Ancient Chinese Board Game ‘Go’

Go is an ancient Chinese board game invented over 2,500 years ago. An artificial-intelligence challenge set the stage for researchers at Google and Facebook to try to have a computer beat the game. Computers have already mastered backgammon, chess and Atari’s breakout. As it turns out, Google developed the first AI software that learned to play Go and beat a few human players. Google DeepMind, the London research group behind the

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Have a Marshmallowy Valentine’s Day with the Nexus 5X and Gold Nexus 6P

If you’ve been longing for a new Google Android phone, now may be just the right time to go shopping. Google’s smaller 5.2-inch smartphone, the Nexus 5X, just received a permanent $30 price cut. Yet, that’s not all. Google will be cutting the price another $50 for a limited Valentine’s Day special. This means you have until February 14th to get $80 off a phone that features Marshmallow. An unlocked

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