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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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