• Oculus slashes price of Rift headset + Touch controllers to $598

    Oculus slashes price of Rift headset + Touch controllers to $598

    Facebook and Oculus are looking to make their brand of high-end virtual reality considerably more affordable with a price slash coming to its Rift headset and Touch motion controllers. The $599 Rift headset and $199 Touch controllers have both had their prices cut by $100, bringing the bundled price of the two VR products to $598. Consumers can also purchase them separately, with the Rift… Read More

  • Intel hopes 5G will breathe new life into its smartphone business

    Intel hopes 5G will breathe new life into its smartphone business

    Intel lost the last battle for smartphones. In May, the company quietly announced that it was canceling plans for its Broxton mobile processor, effectively acknowledging that it couldn’t compete with Qualcomm and in-house chips from powerhouses like Apple and Samsung. But the war is far from over, and with 5G standardization over the horizon, the company believe it’s found a way… Read More

  • GitHub brings its enterprise service to the cloud

    GitHub brings its enterprise service to the cloud

    GitHub is expanding its offering for large companies today. The service, which allows developers to more effectively collaborate and share their source code, already offered an enterprise version of its tools that large companies could host in their own data centers, AWS or Azure. Now, it is launching a new hosted service of GitHub that, just like the enterprise version, will cost $21 per… Read More

  • United Launch Alliance successfully launches an Atlas V with U.S. recon satellite on board

    United Launch Alliance successfully launches an Atlas V with U.S. recon satellite on board

    United Launch Alliance launched an Atlas V rocket Wednesday, successfully kicking things off at the planned launch time of 12:49 PM ET. The launch put a satellite into space – but the satellite’s specific details and mission are secret, since it’s a classified piece of hardware run by the National Reconnaissance Office. You can re-watch the launch above. ULA declared… Read More

  • Prisma adds styles store and custom tool for superusers to make art filters

    Prisma adds styles store and custom tool for superusers to make art filters

    Style transfer app Prisma is adding another couple of new features as it works to keep its community engaged: a styles store and a tool that lets users create their own styles by uploading an image and tweaking various filters. Read More

  • Spotify is testing a lossless subscription tier for $15 to $20 per month

    Spotify is testing a lossless subscription tier for $15 to $20 per month

    Spotify is thinking about introducing a new paid option in addition to the existing Spotify Premium subscription called Spotify Hi-Fi. For an extra $5 to $10, you could get all the features in Spotify Premium as well as lossless high fidelity streaming. There could also be a couple of new features. The Verge first spotted that the company has been doing tests on its mobile app. There are… Read More