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HTC’s new Vive Flow headset reportedly launches this week

A promotional image for HTC’s upcoming event. | Image: Engage HTC is planning to release a new VR headset this week and is also working on its own metaverse-like virtual world, according to a report from Protocol. Let’s start first with that new headset. It’s reportedly a standalone VR headset called the Vive Flow and …

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Magic Leap somehow raised $500 million to make another AR headset

Magic Leap Magic Leap has raised $500 million in funding and is preparing to release a new AR headset, the Magic Leap 2, next year, the company announced Monday. The headset will be generally available next year, the company said, and “select customers” are using it as part of an early access program. CEO Peggy …

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Now every Twitter web user can ‘soft block’ annoying followers

All Twitter web users can now soft block followers. | Image: Twitter Twitter is rolling out a new feature that lets any user on the web remove a follower without blocking them, an action also known as a “soft block.” To soft block a follower, head to your profile, click followers, click the three-dot menu …

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Facebook Oversight board also very interested in what Frances Haugen has to say

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress on October 5th. | Photo by Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said Monday that she will speak to the platform’s independent Oversight Board at its invitation. “I have accepted the invitation to brief the Facebook Oversight Board about what I learned while working there,” Haugen tweeted. …

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Zostel Asks SEBI For OYO’s IPO Suspension, OYO Says Overreach Of HC Proceedings

Continuing its fight against the hospitality unicorn OYO, Zostel Hospitality, the parent company of Zo Rooms, has written to the capital market regulator SEBI seeking suspension of the proposed initial public offering (IPO) of Oravel Stays, which runs OYO. Speaking to Inc42, Zostel’s legal counsel said that the matter of Zostel’s shareholding in OYO is …

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Policybazaar Parent’s Healthtech Venture Docprime Invests $7.5 Mn In Visit Health

IPO-bound Policybazaar parent’s healthtech subsidiary Docprime has invested $7.5 Mn in telehealth and wellness startup Visit Health. Docprime is a subsidiary of PB Fintech which also operates Policybazaar and Paisabazaar.  Founded in 2016 by BITS Pilani students Anurag Prasad, Vaibhav Singh, Shashvat Tripathi and Chetan Anand, the Gurugram-based Visit Health’s AI-enabled platform enables corporate employees …

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Facebook expands its Live Audio feature to more creators globally

Facebook’s Live Audio rooms feature is expanding globally | Facebook Facebook is expanding the Live Audio rooms feature it launched in the US in June to a global audience. In addition to public figures and creators, Facebook is making the feature — a Clubhouse competitor— available to groups as well. When it first launched, Live …

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Amazfit’s long-lasting Zepp OS fitness watches like iPhones and Android equally

The Amazfit GTR 3 Pro, GTR 3, and GTS 3 series of Zepp OS-powered fashion fitness watches. | Image: Amazfit Amazfit is launching three new long-lasting smart activity watches today: the Amazfit GTR 3 Pro, priced at $229.99 / €199.99, and the Amazfit GTR 3 and GTS 3, both priced at $179.99 / €149.99. The …

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