NASA moves forward with 17 companies as part of bid to transform urban aerial transportation
NASA and a clutch of startup and established companies are moving forward with plans to transform mobility in urban environments through the Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge. If it’s fully imp
Joby Aviation raises $590 million led by Toyota to launch an electric air taxi service
Joby Aviation has raised a $590 million Series C round of funding, including $394 million from lead investor Toyota Motor Corporation, the company announced today. Joby is in the process of developing
Talking to Zero Motorcycles’ CEO and taking home the 2020 SR/F
The motorcycle industry is shifting to electric. Harley-Davidson signaled the trend this year, becoming the first big gas manufacturer to release a street-legal e-motorcycle in the U.S., the LiveWire.
The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies. Through a partnership with Microsoft the found
Logitech is reportedly offering $2.2 billion to bring Plantronics headsets into its hardware empire
Logitech, the manufacturer best known for its computing peripherals like keyboards and web cameras, is in talks to buy Plantronics, a maker of Bluetooth-enabled headsets, according to Reuters. The co
Facebook’s newest VR headset, Oculus Quest, ships in the spring for $399
Opening up the Oculus Connect 5 keynote with some announcements, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that its newest headset, called Oculus Quest, will be released in the spring of 2019 for $399. T
Does Ready Player One reveal the future of VR?
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Oculus says high-end ‘Santa Cruz’ wireless VR headset will ship next year to developers
Last year, Oculus gave a brief glimpse of a standalone headset concept called “Santa Cruz.” Today, we’ve learned the headsets are going to be in developers' hands “next year,” and will work