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SPONSORED: Presented by Intel The Just Cause 4 launch is just a couple of months away, and it’s going to be a doozy. Rico Rodriguez is about to land in Solis, the land of oppression, injustice, and world-altering weather conditions that are going to blow you away. The Just Cause …

Oculus talks the controller tracking limitation of Quest

Oculus Quest, the latest VR headset from Facebook, enables full six degrees of freedom (6DOF) tracking for both head and hands using the company’s new inside-out system called Insight. This brings the standalone headset closer to Rift-quality tracking than ever before, but it’s still not perfect. Gabor Szauer, Developer Relations …

Pixel 3 review: A phone made better with AI

REVIEW: Google debuted the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with dual front-facing cameras and glass body last week, and while there are notable hardware improvements, it’s things like being able to screen calls with your own conversational AI or make reservations with Duplex that make the latest Pixel stand out. Many …

Fear of Franchisor Silences Tim Hortons US Franchisees

Fear of Franchisor Silences Tim Hortons US Franchisees Tim Hortons’ U.S. franchisee association, the Great White North Franchisee Association USA (GWNFA USA), has stated that they have no comment on the recent revisions to their lawsuit for fear of retaliation from their Canadian-based franchisor. And no wonder! American franchisees are …

3D Printing Pioneer Still Enthusiastic 30 Years Later

3D Printing Pioneer Still Enthusiastic 30 Years Later Hans Langer, 36 at the time with two young children and just over $50,000 to his name, founded EOS, which manufactured 3D printers at the dawn of their appearance in 1989. Although he saw the potential in the new cutting-edge technology, at the …

10 Character Designs Created Entirely With HTML & CSS

I’m constantly surprised at just how much you can do with CSS. Web developers know that CSS lets you build some incredible page layouts and custom animation effects. But you can use it for lots of fun projects too. Like, for example, building character designs with just CSS. Sounds weird …

Non-Compete Clauses in Franchise Agreements

Non-Compete Clauses in Franchise Agreements Non-compete clauses in franchise agreements are often a significant stumbling block for franchisees leaving their franchisor. They prohibit the franchise owner from engaging in similar work for a set period of time immediately after his departure. Non-competition agreements are — often to the surprise of …

Avnet debuts vibrating wearables that let concertgoers ‘feel’ music

A recently-announced partnership between Avnet and Not Impossible Labs has yielded a new type of wearable — a “Vibrotextile” vest with wrist and ankle bands that pulse in sync with live musical performances, enabling wearers to feel the music. The new wearables publicly debuted in a bundle the companies are …

Keysight spurs 5G and 6G research with ‘largest’ NYU Wireless donation

NYU Wireless announced it has received the largest donation in its history, courtesy of Keysight Technologies. The organizations have a clear purpose in mind: to create next-generation 6G cellular technologies and further development of 5G. As New York University’s wireless research arm, NYU Wireless helped pioneer the use of millimeter wave…Read More …

A Legal Look at Area of Protection for Hotel Owners

A Legal Look at Area of Protection for Hotel Owners Hotel owners generally have protection from their own hotel brand establishing another hotel nearby, but what about a different brand under the parent company? Marriott, for example, the world’s largest hotel company, has 30 brands. Accor has 33, while Hyatt has …