Facebook faces VR challenges – TechCrunch

Facebook faces VR challenges – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Not all is predictable on Facebook’s social Horizon Last week, Facebook unveiled Horizon, a massively multiplayer VR world that’s scheduled to […]

Well, At Least High School Teacher And Student Ended Up Getting Married

Well, At Least High School Teacher And Student Ended Up Getting Married

RIO RANCHO, NM—Feeling comforted by the news that the scandalous and illicit affair eventually amounted to something, school district sources noted Monday that, well, at least high school teacher Lisa Calloway, 52, and her former student Dennis Wilkes, 32, had married. “It was definitely fucked up that Ms. Calloway started sleeping with Dennis when he […]

Another Texas Republican Calls It Quits Ahead Of 2020 Elections

Another Texas Republican Calls It Quits Ahead Of 2020 Elections

Rep. Mac Thornberry, the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, announced Monday he will not seek reelection for his seat representing Texas’ 13th District. “‘For everything there is a season,’” Thornberry wrote in a press release announcing his decision. “And I believe that the time has come for a change.” Thornberry’s announcement makes […]

SmartNews’ head of product on how the news discovery app wants to free readers from filter bubbles – TechCrunch

SmartNews’ head of product on how the news discovery app wants to free readers from filter bubbles – TechCrunch

Since launching in the United States five years ago, SmartNews, the news aggregation app that recently hit unicorn status, has quietly built a reputation for presenting reliable information from a wide range of publishers. The company straddles two very different markets: the U.S. and its home country of Japan, where it is one of the […]

New Cosmopolitan Series Brings Presidential Candidates to Readers – Adweek

New Cosmopolitan Series Brings Presidential Candidates to Readers – Adweek

Cosmopolitan is going live with a new video series executives hope will satisfy its audience’s interest in politics before the upcoming 2020 presidential election. The series, called The Candidates Come to Cosmo, recently featured Bernie Sanders and Cosmo’s editor in chief, Jessica Pels. The two sat down to discuss a range of topics, including climate change, […]

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available – TechCrunch

Microsoft today announced that Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), its Azure-based system for virtualizing the Windows and Office user experience it announced last September, is now generally available. Using WVD, enterprises can give their employees access to virtualized applications and remote desktops, including the ability to provide multi-session Windows 10 experiences, something that sets Microsoft’s own […]