Virtual Reality Articles

(Another) Way to Spot a Profit Opportunity

Yesterday, Matt told you about an exciting trend we’ve been tracking: Virtual Reality, or “VR” for short. Investing in megatrends like VR can lead you to huge profits—but only if you’re able to spot them early. So in his essay, Matt showed you a dead simple trend-spotting strategy: By watching…

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Sex With Robots Becoming a Reality

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. A $50,000 Game to Blow Your Mind It’s an actual Corvette. The gas pedal works, and so does the steering wheel. But this car…

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Tags: Virtual Reality Personal Robots Robots

A surprising breakthrough (and an endless supply of profits)

This breakthrough is turning out to be even bigger than we’d thought. In 2014, we started telling our readers about it: We predicted it would disrupt everything from entertainment to education. But as we’ve recently discovered, not only is it already changing how we relax and learn—it’s also saving lives.…

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Hackers Target Your Pacemaker

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. Silicon Valley Workers Take LSD at Work Could dropping acid make you more productive at work? According to Rolling Stone, a growing number…

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Tags: Bitcoin Virtual Reality Silicon Valley Hackers

Breaking: 4,726 Colleges Set to Close

The United States has 4,726 colleges and universities. To attend these institutions, students spend nearly $600 billion per year—that’s $393 billion for tuition, and $196 billion on expenses like travel and housing. But a fascinating new technology has recently emerged, and it’s raising the possibility that all of those institutions—and even…

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Tags: Facebook Education Student Loan Debt Oculus Virtual Reality Mark Zuckerberg

Breakthrough in Teleportation

Yesterday, during a closed-door meeting in San Francisco, the CEO of one of the largest technology companies in the world revealed a shocking new innovation: He demonstrated a working version of a “Teleportation Station”... Then, stunned guests were allowed to try it out for themselves. As one attendee marveled, he…

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Tags: Facebook Oculus Oculus Rift Virtual Reality

$375 Million Crowdfunding "Scam"

In August 2012, a start-up called Oculus VR raised money on a crowdfunding site. To help get the company off the ground, thousands of people chipped in a total of $2.4 million. Last week – just 18 months after raising money from the crowd – Oculus was acquired by Facebook for $2 billion.…

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