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School of Mines professor remembers Stephen Hawking

School of Mines professor remembers Stephen Hawking

His best-selling 1988 book A Brief History of Time was credited with sparking the general public's interest in cosmology. "I think he was a really good example for people with disabilities and showing that you can still accomplish great things and be disabled at the same time".


Skyrim VR releases on Steam next month for $60

Skyrim VR releases on Steam next month for $60

Today, Bethesda announced that it's bringing the popular first-person RPG to SteamVR PCs, ending Sony's almost six-month VR exclusive. Skyrim VR is nearly here! There is already a game page for Skyrim VR over on the Steam Store .


Microsoft Promises 'Biggest' E3 Ever As Xbox VR Support Remains In Question

Microsoft Promises 'Biggest' E3 Ever As Xbox VR Support Remains In Question

In 2017, however, E3 opened its doors to members of the public, and Xbox sees "an opportunity to create an entirely new show experience" for those present and following online, according to a March 14 announcement. Microsoft is nearly ready to unleash the new, revamped Xbox avatars on gamers across the world, according to reports on Wednesday. Additionally, Microsoft plans to launch a new avatar store in May where you'll be able to buy things like clothing and props with real money.


Three men arrested, charged in Minnesota mosque bombing

Three men arrested, charged in Minnesota mosque bombing

Prosecutors filed the document as they charged the trio and a fourth Clarence man, Ellis Mack, 18, with possession of a machine gun. All three hail from Clarence, a small rural community and it is still unclear why they targeted the specific Minnesota mosque more than 500 miles from where they reside.


Microsoft to set up two data centres in the UAE

Microsoft to set up two data centres in the UAE

The company has announced that they have chose to deliver the Microsoft cloud from their data center's located in Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates . An increasing number of start-ups in the region are also building their businesses on Microsoft Cloud. Microsoft has a long history of collaborating with customers to navigate evolving business needs and has developed strategies to help customers prepare for the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).