Featuring Lynx, Canon, VMWare, Magic Leap, Facebook/Oculus, HTC Vive and Varjo This week’s The Reality Wire is big on new headsets, most notably from Lynx, the startup dedicated to building a versatile and open device capable of displaying both virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) content. The company is seeking backers on Kickstarter and is already funded. This is one to watch for enterprise and professional users, as a possible alternative to Oculus given the promised €425 (non-EU) to €530 price range, and mixed reality capability. The other headsets
STATE-OF-THE-ART SPORTSBOOK, THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN LOUISIANA, IS OPEN TO GAMING ENTHUSIASTS AT 3 P.M. CST TODAY, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6 Las Vegas, NV — Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 4:30 AM Pacific Time — Stephen Crystal, SCCG Management Founder and CEO, announced that Betfred Sports, represented by SCCG Management, has entered into a partnership with Paragon Casino Resort, bringing sports betting to the top rated gaming destination in Central Louisiana – with betting now open to the public. Betfred Sports, a sports betting operator currently available in select U.S.
El Salvador is a small Central American country of just over 6 million people. It has a rich, indigenous cultural heritage and its capital, San Salvador, is one of the most iconic cities in the world. Indeed, it’s known as the landfall of Christopher Columbus in 1492. Besides its rich history, El Salvador is also known for being the first crypto-friendly country in the world. In fact, El Salvador was one of the first countries in the region to declare its intent to become a crypto nation. They’ve recently adopted
China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies has reached a new level of intensity in recent weeks. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has previously decided to prohibit financial institutions from dealing in virtual currencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. More recently, the PBOC has attempted to shut down cryptocurrency transactions and mining entirely. This news has sent shockwaves throughout the industry and caused many traditional financial firms to rethink their involvement with cryptoassets. In particular, it’s been a major blow for Chinese bitcoin miners who are now scrambling to find ways of preserving
Cryptocurrencies were broadly higher on Tuesday afternoon as bitcoin crossed a key level of $50,000 for the first time in four weeks. Bitcoin was up 5.4%, trading at $50,120. Ethereum, the second-biggest crypto by market cap, was up 3.3% to trade at $3,445. “The big factor for the bitcoin price now is if it can continue to move higher, and that will only depend on where the price will close today [Tuesday],” said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at AvaTrade. Bitcoin is highly likely to see more upside moves. “In
Throughout the six-month Expo 2020 Dubai, Emirates is unlocking, even more, offers for all its passengers arriving in or stopping over in Dubai. By simply showing their boarding pass, Emirates’ customers can enjoy complimentary access to the Dubai Frame, one of the city’s iconic attractions offering a panoramic view of old and new Dubai. In addition, the Emirates boarding pass enables customers to enjoy attractive discounts and benefits at over 500 retail, dining, and recreational attractions across Dubai and the UAE. Details of the offers can be found on www.emirates.com/myemiratespass.
Pumpkin spice is in the air and the holiday season is upon us. And with holiday sales expected to spike as much as 9% in 2021, now is the time to refine your sales strategy to make sure you’re set up for success. One way to boost your sales and reach new shoppers this season is by adopting new sales channels. With more and more shoppers taking to social media to explore brands and products, social commerce platforms like Facebook and Instagram can help give you the added visibility you
Billions of people use Facebook and Instagram every day to connect with family and friends worldwide, but these social commerce platforms have evolved into powerful sales channels. Social commerce has become a new way to boost sales and reach new shoppers, giving them the option to purchase directly from those channels. It creates a smooth transition for consumers, which is why a high-quality catalog is necessary and imperative. Detailed product information helps drive discovery and consideration but also improves the buyer experience. Product titles and descriptions are essential since it’s
Nintendo confirmed that the sixth and final Smash Ultimate fighter is being announced on October 5 with a special broadcast dedicated to this reveal.“The Final Mr. Sakurai Presents” is the name of this event, further announcing the end of an era. After two whole seasons of new content and characters, Smash Ultimate is by far the most complete game of the franchise now.Fighter Pass Volume 2Masahiro Sakurai will share the screen one last time to present the new fighter. Like the ones that came before, he will reveal all of
More than 3.4 billion people use Facebook every month to connect with friends and the brands they love. And as of 2021, Instagram has 1 billion users worldwide. These digital platforms have grown exponentially and have become staple marketing channels and now shopping marketplaces for today’s merchants. The way consumers shop has drastically changed. Selling across multiple channels has become more of a necessity as omnichannel shopping is the “new normal” now. Social commerce channels such as Facebook and Instagram should be part of your omnichannel strategy to promote your