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Report: Valve's new VR headset hints at a June ship date

Gamasutra - April 01, 2019 2192

It looks as though the Valve Index headset teased over the weekend will ship on June 15th alongside two unrevealed controllers.  ...

Schools Blocking YouTube and Digital Citizenship

Speed of Creativity - March 23, 2019 1703

Content filtering in schools has always been contentious since students and teachers first gained access to the World Wide Web and the Internet in the 1990s. Today in 2019, however, many people might be surprised that “draconian content filtering policies” (at least in the opinion of this author) are still in place in some [...]

WarDucks raises $3.8 million to expand studio and create location-based AR game

Gamasutra - March 21, 2019 1575

In a notable move, the Irish studio has brought in Doom co-creator John Romero to help shape its mystery project. ...

Media Education and Change

BuzzMachine - March 03, 2019 605

Lately I’ve been scolding myself that I have not been radical enough — yes, me, not nearly radical enough — about rethinking journalism in our still-emerging new reality of a connected world. And if journalism requires rebuilding, then so does journalism education and all of media education. Every fall, when I am lucky enough to talk with our entire […]

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A porn block may be implemented in South Africa in the future

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - May 16, 2019 403

Google on Wednesday revealed that there is a bug affecting its Bluetooth Titan Security Keys in the United States. The bug, which only affects… • South African Saray Khumalo on Thursday became the first black African woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point in the… • Facebook is implementing a “one-strike” rule that will ban users who violate the platform’s “most serious policies” from using Live for a select number… • A nationwide digital procurement and funding tour aimed at helping entrepreneurs to source opportunities and finance, is set to kick off on 8 June… • Noru Capital, which was launched last month to invest in tech startups in Benin, has raised $800 000 of its targeted capital of $10-million, EtriLabs… • The newly launched Benin Business Angels Network (BBAN) is looking to invest in three to five Beninese tech startups this year — with the… • Valve has finally released an iOS Steam Link app on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.