Facebook’s newest VR headset, Oculus Quest, ships in the spring for $399 – TechCrunch

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 at a $399 price point. The standalone VR device will be the first wireless Oculus hardware to sport positional tracking, …

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AMC’s MoviePass competitor hits 380K users in 3 months, will increase U.S. attendance – TechCrunch

As MoviePass flounders and runs out of cash, AMC’s competitive offering, AMC Stubs A-List, is scaling up quickly. The theater chain announced this morning the service is growing faster than anticipated, and has already signed up over 380,000 users in the three months since its late July launch. The growth …

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48 hours left to apply as a TC Top Pick at Disrupt Berlin 2018 – TechCrunch

Disrupt Berlin 2018, Europe’s most exciting tech conference, takes place on November 29-30 and plays host to hundreds of early-stage startups and thousands of attendees. We’re talking boundary-pushing founders, investors, hackers and tech leaders. Not to mention legendary events like Startup Battlefield, the startup competition that’s launched more than 750 companies. …

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Crypto giant Binance looks to the future with fiat trading and a decentralized exchange – TechCrunch

Binance, the one-year-old startup that appeared from nowhere to become the world’s top crypto exchange, is making major moves as it enters the next phase of its business. That includes a plan to offer fiat-to-crypto trading in international markets and the release of a decentralized exchange to complement its current …

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It looks like Coinbase is preparing to add a lot more cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch

Coinbase aspires to be the New York Stock Exchange of crypto, and it is taking a small — but not insignificant – step to offering a lot more cryptocurrencies after it revamped the process of listing new digital assets. The exchange currently only supports just five cryptocurrencies — Ethereum, Bitcoin, …

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As Magic Leap preps for its first developer conference, the focus shifts to content – TechCrunch

Even as Magic Leap has cleared the milestone of its first hardware release, the augmented reality startup still has big challenges ahead as it aims to entice developers to build the content for its wild new device. The $2,295 Magic Leap One headset is a very polished-looking developer kit, but …

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Mars orbiter spots silent, dust-covered Opportunity rover as dust storm clears – TechCrunch

Mars rover Opportunity has been operating on the surface of the Red Planet since 2004, but a dust storm this summer may prove to be the mission’s toughest challenge. The enormous storm caked Opportunity in dust and blocked out the sun, its source of energy — and there’s no guarantee …

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See the new iPhone’s ‘focus pixels’ up close – TechCrunch

The new iPhones have excellent cameras, to be sure. But it’s always good to verify Apple’s breathless on-stage claims with first-hand reports. We have our own review of the phones and their photography systems, but teardowns provide the invaluable service of letting you see the biggest changes with your own …

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Trump’s new presidential limo is a beastly take on the Cadillac CT6 – TechCrunch

The new presidential limousine — and an identical one called a “spare” that travels in President Donald Trump’s motorcade for added security— was spotted this week on the streets of New York. This new “Beast,” like so many before it, is a Cadillac. But this time, the heavily armored vehicle produced …

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