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“I stood alone in an empty room beside a ferocious dinosaur,” writes Brian X. Chen. He isn’t happy about it. Yet. Mr. Chen is reviewing the first games for Oculus Rift, the virtual reality, or VR, system released by Facebook on Monday. He does so with...

While improvements in camera-phone technology have led to our mobile devices slowly but surely replacing clunky single-purpose cameras, most heavy editing and production still has to be done on desktops. This is especially true for live video, which often requires a full mixing board and...

Some of BMW’s factory floors are seeing new workers underfoot, and they aren’t the usual summer interns. The German car maker is trying out suitcase-sized robot trolleys in some of its factories as part of an initiative to cut costs by 5%. Automotive News Europe reports...

In San Francisco, as in most cities, parking is an expensive daily grind that saps the soul. So a year and a half ago, when I discovered the valet-parking app Luxe, the heavens parted, choirs began singing and double rainbows colored the sky. This, I...

If business organizations are not thinking about the experience customers have with their respective organizations, they run the risk of becoming another casualty of disruptive business models. In this age of the digital enterprise, customers have extremely high expectations regarding their encounters with your products...

With the data and security circus that is the RSA Security Conference heading out of San Francisco, we sat down for one more time, this time with John Sirianni – Vice President of Strategic Partners, IoT – for Webroot. So John, how has Webroot approached this...

In the late 1960s, an undergraduate psychology student at Wellesley College named Martha McClintock noticed something interesting: Women who spent a majority of their time together tended to get their periods around the same time. She suspected that menstruating bodies could influence one another somehow,...