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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: A VR alien waved at me and I waved back

A virtual alien waved at me and I waved back. It's that good.

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New Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype packs integrated audio and 360-degree tracking

At this weekend's Oculus Connect conference in Los Angeles, CA the virtual reality company announced the new Crescent Bay prototype.

Oculus open-sources original Rift developer kit's firmware, schematics, and mechanics

"We don't want everyone to have to take the same risks we took. We just want to share the things we learned so you don't have to do that. We're all in this to build virtual reality together."

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IEEE standards group wants to bring order to IoT

The IEEE P2413 would span Internet of Things technologies for all industries

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Turn service incidents into sales opportunities with proactive support

Your support strategy should be about more than solving issues. Here's how to make customer support a critical tool for building loyalty.

Samsung launches free'My Knox' app for securing its latest smartphones

Samsung on Thursday announced a free My Knox service that can synchronize email and contacts with a desktop computer, as well as two premium services for businesses.

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InfiniDB going out of business, but its database will live on as open source

InfiniDB explored "all possible investment options" before calling it a day, CEO says

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FCC questions how to enforce net neutrality rules

Groups disagree on how the agency should apply any regulations it might pass

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Missing Pieces: Oculus Rift rumors, Wasteland 2 arrives, and the rest of this week's must-know games news

This is the games news you need to know for the week of September 19. (There's finally an Xbox One controller built for PCs!)

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The five most common tech support nightmares

Check out these cringe-worthy customer support fails.

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Report: Samsung to introduce premium-look midrange Galaxy A5

Maybe the only way we'll ever see Samsung release an all-metal smartphone is if we find a Genie to grant us a wish.

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SAP CEO Bill McDermott on why Concur is worth $8.3 billion

Buying Concur 'is the best business case I've ever put in front of the board,' McDermott says

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New iPhone 6 Plus shipments to take several weeks

T-Mobile and others report it won't be in stock for several weeks.

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Report: Samsung partnering with PayPal on smartwatch payment

With Apple Pay looming, other companies are trying to jump on the mobile payment bandwagon.

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Alibaba shares open at a high $92.70

Shares were trading a tad lower around $90 later in the afternoon