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How companies can build VR space inside Linden Lab's Sansar

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Linden Lab makes a lot of money with the sale of virtual goods in its Second Life virtual world. But this year it is adding Sansar , a collection of virtual reality spaces where users can create their own immersive experiences inside their own VR scenes.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich put Sansar in the spotlight during his opening keynote speech at CES 2018, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas last week. Intel took 2.5 months to build a replica of the Intel CES booth inside a Sansar scene. I went inside and cruised around the booth, which was pretty realistic. The avatars of the people were...
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Financial apps can make it easier to keep your new year's resolution to save money

Financial apps can make it easier to keep your new year's resolution to save money

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New year's resolutions have a notoriously low success rate - only 8% of people achieve their goals. Losing weight, drinking less, being nicer to the cat - all these aspirations fall away as January wears on. Success spikes, however, when the resolution has to do with money and finance. This trend...
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Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Photos: Tracking the Jayme Closs case from the beginning

Photos: Tracking the Jayme Closs case from the beginning

Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl missing for nearly three months, was found alive Thursday after escaping from her kidnapper. Jayme was taken Oct. 15... Read more ...

Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

The 25-year-old rider, who was wearing a protective vest, suffered a massive chest injury and damage to his heart. Read more ...

Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting and had eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals to lead No. 2 Baylor to a 94-68 win over... Read more ...

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington using explosives

He planned to use explosives that included an anti-tank rocket, a U.S. attorney said. Read more ...

'Frosty certainly had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant...

'Frosty certainly had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits tree stump instead

A would-be vandal was stumped after they tried to run over a 9-foot-tall snowman in Kentucky, only to find it had been built over a large tree stump. Read more ...

White House Officials Mulling Whether McConnell Can Invite Trump For State...

White House Officials Mulling Whether McConnell Can Invite Trump For State Of The Union Address

Top White House officials are discussing whether the GOP-controlled Senate could invite President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address. This, in the wake of House... Read more ...

The Latest: Michigan State says Engler needs to resign now

The Latest: Michigan State says Engler needs to resign now

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Latest on the resignation of interim Michigan State University President John Engler : Read more ...

Day 27 of shutdown and McConnell is bringing up an abortion bill that does...

Day 27 of shutdown and McConnell is bringing up an abortion bill that does nothing and won't pass

In the midst of the longest-ever government shutdown in U.S. history, Senate Republicans have instead decided to consider a bill on Thursday to codify existing restrictions... Read more ...