Steam August VR hardware survey: Oculus Rift makes its biggest leap over HTC Vive

August’s Steam hardware survey results are now in, and the Oculus Rift takes its biggest leap over the HTC Vive yet. Last month’s survey showed less than a 2 percent difference in the use of the two leading PC VR headsets on Valve’s gaming platform, but that gap grew to just under 4 percent in August. Vive […]

Fortnite week 8 dominated by rift locations and oversized seats challenges

Epic Games has launched the new week 8 challenges for players to complete in Fortnite Battle Royale. And like in the past, the high tier battle star tasks include travelling across the Fortnite map. This includes finding the location of some rather large seats, which work as markers for finding a new battle star. And […]

‘Remain vigilant!’ Deadly Rift Valley Fever could cause health emergency – virus symptoms

Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral disease that infects both humans and animals, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). It’s regarded as a ‘priority disease’ for the WHO, given its potential to cause a public health emergency. Since the year 2000, about 1,000 people have died of the virus. All of the reported […]

Polish PM sees EU-US rift as a ‘great opportunity’ to fix it, as new transatlantic ‘integrator’

In the wake of a somewhat disastrous G7 summit, Poland has a unique opportunity to become a great integrator that will cement the decaying transatlantic bond between the US and EU, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki believes. Following US President Trump’s decision not to endorse the G7 joint communiqué and to slap tariffs on European and […]

‘There’s no rift’

Video ‘There’s no rift’3:06 NRL: Gorden Tallis talks about Kevin Walters’ departure from the Broncos and says he doesn’t believe there is a rift between Walters and Bennett. April 5th 2018 3 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ NRL News ‘There’s no rift’3:06 April 5th 2018 8 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ […]

Broncos players unaware of Bennett-Walters rift

BRISBANE captain Darius Boyd says he’s unaware of any rift between Wayne Bennett and Kevin Walters after a third breakdown in their Broncos coaching union. Walters quit his role as a Brisbane assistant on Wednesday, citing his need to focus full time on his role as Queensland State of Origin mentor. Walters, though, had reportedly […]

Steam January 2018 survey: Oculus Rift overtakes HTC Vive for first time

For the first time ever since the launch of both headsets in early 2016, the Oculus Rift has overtaken the HTC Vive on the monthly Steam hardware survey. The survey is entirely optional and scans a user’s PC for various hardware components, including any VR headsets that may be connected. After a few months of catching […]

‘I have no idea what the hell is happening:’ MLB’s bizarre free agency has created a rift in the league and both sides are pointing fingers

Matthew Stockman/Getty MLB’s free agency has unfolded in bizarre fashion, with some of the top players getting signed late in the offseason or not at all. At the heart of the situation are some of the most divisive topics in MLB — tanking and analytics — with the league, team, and players pointing fingers. While […]

Steam January hardware survey: Oculus Rift and HTC Vive virtually tied for VR headsets

The first Steam hardware survey of 2018 is in, and it shows Oculus Rift and HTC Vive use at practically a tie. This month sees HTC Vive as 46.96% (a 0.3% decrease from last month’s 47.26%) of the overall usage, while Rift is at 46.09% (a 0.05% decrease from 46.14% in December). Steam designates HTC Vive […]

Pence meets Netanyahu in Israel but won’t travel to Christian holy sites amid rift with Palestinians

Thomson Reuters Vice President Mike Pence met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks on Monday, but Palestinians have boycotted the trip. Pence, an evangelical Christian who has spoken about Christian persecution in the Middle East in the past, will not be Bethlehem, a popular spot for Christians, amid the protests. The US and Israel […]