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  • Pakistan’s University of Central Punjab qualifies for Campus Cricket World Finals

    KARACHI: University of Central Punjab, after being crowned as the Red Bull Campus Cricket National Champions 2016, is now all set for the fifth edition of the World Finals that will take place in Sri Lanka from Sept 5-11, 2016...

    College teams from eight countries including Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa and United Arab Emirates have qualified through their own national competitions with...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom...

  • Virtual war

    Was this a mere prankster, or was it a deliberate attempt to create chaos before polls? If the latter, was this done by an AFD sympathiser as a kind of virtual false flag operation or was this part of an operation by a hostile foreign power aiming at influencing the German elections?The US election throws up even more interesting examples of such manipulation, like that of Melvin Reddick, who, according to his Facebook profile, lives in the...

  • Virtual brainstorming

    Virtual brainstorming enhances creative performance by almost 50pc of a standard deviation in comparison with traditional brainstorming, for three reasons: It isn’t susceptible to domination by powerful individuals, it enables feelings of anonymity and it increases the diversity of ideas...

  • New virtual currency takes aim at bitcoin

    GENEVA: A new virtual currency launched on Tuesday aims to rival industry leader bitcoin by pegging its value to hard oil assets, a first in the rapidly growing digital money sector...

    Bilur is targeting those who like aspects of virtual currency trading but would prefer funds supported by a fixed asset -- similar to a gold standard for traditional currencies...

  • Hackers divert $50m in blow to virtual currency

    NEW YORK: Hackers have diverted more than $50 million in digital currency from an experimental fund meant to demonstrate that such money is safe for use, according to the New York Times...

    The sum was stolen from a project called the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), which had collected the money in Ether, a form of currency similar to Bitcoin
  • Come winter, Kalash people go into virtual hibernation

    The horrified fox leaped towards the human settlements after it was freed from fetters and the chief bitan (religious leader) waved his hand in the air with which the multitude of Kalash people started dancing...

    The pleasure radiating from their faces was beyond description and they reached the central village of Bumburate valley in the same spirit by beating drums, singing and dancing
  • 'Virtual trees' turn the Eiffel Tower green for COP21

    PARIS: The Eiffel Tower turned green Sunday for the opening of the Paris climate conference, marking the launch of an art project that will see "virtual trees" grow on the landmark to support reforestation...

    "Everyone will be able to plant a virtual tree on the Eiffel Tower, which will grow to the beat of their heart, and then every virtual tree will be really planted in a reforestation programme," said Naziha Mestauoi, the digital...

  • Virtual Reality arrives at Tokyo Game Show, counted on to revive industry

    CHIBA: Virtual reality (VR) has arrived for real at the Tokyo Game Show, one of the world's biggest exhibitions for the latest in fun and games...

    Players at the booths are donning chunky headgear covering their eyes and ears, immersed in their own worlds, shooting imaginary monsters or dancing with virtual partners, at Makuhari Messe hall in the Tokyo suburb of Chiba...

  • Facebook's Zuckerberg questioned at trial over virtual-reality technology

    Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the witness stand in Dallas federal court on Tuesday and denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual-reality technology of Facebook's Oculus unit was stolen...

    ZeniMax said that Oculus unlawfully used its intellectual property to develop the virtual-reality system that includes the Rift headset...

  • Virtual butler 'Jarvis' takes up residence in Mark Zuckerberg's home

    Jarvis, named after the virtual assistant in the Iron Man movies, could be a step toward a new product, Zuckerberg wrote, although he cautioned that the system he had created in 100 hours over the last year was customized for his house...

    com Inc compete for holiday sales and are expected to outsell popular emerging gadgets such as virtual reality headsets and drones...

  • Galaxy S8 phones launched by Samsung, includes virtual assistant Bixby

    Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating the virtual assistant Bixby, as the market leader seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal...

    The South Korean electronics giant late last year bought Viv, an artificial intelligence startup with co-founders who were part of the team that built virtual assistant Siri, which Apple bought some seven years ago...

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