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May 20, 2018 4:00 AM White Colour Black movie premieres soon

Actor, writer and playwright, Donald Molosi brings the film in collaboration with Botswana Movies Entertainment. The film star, Dudley O’Shaughnessy and the film’s director will be in Gaborone for the event. One may remember O’Shaugnessy for playing Rihanna’s love interest in the video, We Found Love. In the film White Colour Black, O’Shaugnessy plays 135

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 193

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM Hollywood predators on the prowl?

NEW YORK • Kevin Spacey has the cards stacked against him now. The day after the actor apologised following an accusation that he made a sexual advance on a 14-year-old boy in the 1980s, Netflix announced that the next season of his show House Of Cards would be its last. Netflix and Media Rights Capital, the studio behind the show, said in a statement 130

October 17, 2017 4:18 AM A bright light seen across the universe, proving Einstein right

Bay Area scientists announced today that they had seen the fireball cast off by colliding neutron stars 130 million light-years away, a landmark achievement in our quest to explore deep time and space. The first-ever sighting, part of a large body of discoveries by more than 70 international observatories announced in Washington, D.C., on Monday, advances 123

October 12, 2017 2:36 PM Oculus’ prototype Santa Cruz headset feels like a wireless Oculus Rift

Next year, developers will start playing with Oculus’ next-generation VR headset: a wireless system codenamed Santa Cruz. Facebook VR chief Hugo Barra stresses that Santa Cruz is a prototype, not a commercial product. But he tells The Verge it’s “very representative” of where the company is going, and “realizable” as a consumer headset. So in a few years 101

October 12, 2017 1:06 PM Mark Zuckerberg takes on critics who say virtual reality is anti-social

"We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run," said the late American futurist and engineering researcher Roy Amara, a maxim known as Amara's law. It takes more than a long-term view to understand why Facebook continues to invest heavily in virtual reality. It also takes optimism -- to believe 100

October 12, 2017 8:26 AM Facebook gets real about broadening virtual reality's appeal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to be realizing a sobering reality about virtual reality. His company’s Oculus headsets that send people into artificial worlds are too expensive and confining to appeal to the masses. Mr. Zuckerberg on Wednesday revealed how Facebook intends to address that problem, unveiling a stand-alone headset that won’t require 92

October 11, 2017 11:12 PM Oculus Go has potential, but it may have trouble finding a home

Facebook unveiled the Oculus Go virtual reality headset at the Oculus Connect 4 conference earlier today, a new standalone device that has no wires and doesn't need a PC or phone to operate. That's right: unlike Oculus Rift, you don't need to hook Go up to a pricey PC in order to run VR experiences. You also don't need a phone, like you do with the Samsung 376

October 11, 2017 11:12 PM Oculus' Santa Cruz gets closer to the future of wireless VR

This is the headset you really want. We weren't allowed to take photos of the headset, but the photo seen here offers a good representation of what it looks like. From the mesh fabric surrounding the display to the adjustable head straps, the latest Santa Cruz prototype now looks almost like a wireless version of the Rift. It has an elastic strap along 66

October 11, 2017 11:12 PM Project Santa Cruz: Everything you need to know about the Oculus standalone headset

Facebook-owned Oculus is pushing the boundaries of virtual reality once again. The company has taken the wraps off of its latest and greatest headset, titled Project Santa Cruz, which is aimed at bringing the experience of PC-quality virtual reality to an untethered headset. That’s a pretty big deal for VR. While mobile virtual reality experiences like Google 331