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VR’s future to become clearer at video game conference

SAN FRANCISCO – With the release of a pair of high-definition headsets on the horizon, virtual reality will soon be, well, a reality for consumers curious about the immersive medium. Before the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive debut in a few weeks, VR is back in the spotlight at this week’s Game Developers Conference, the […]

Aimed at cable cord-cutters, Sony TV service goes nationwide

NEW YORK – Sony’s streaming TV service is expanding nationwide Monday, giving TV lovers throughout the U.S. a new, potentially cheaper way to get cable channels such as AMC and ESPN. PlayStation Vue, which had been limited to major cities during its first year, will start at $30 a month in the new regions. That’s […]

Kellogg: Investigation under way after graphic video

NEW YORK – A criminal investigation is under way after a video surfaced online showing a man urinating on a Kellogg factory assembly line, the company said. The company says it learned of the video Friday and immediately alerted law enforcement authorities and regulators. A criminal investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Food and […]

British royal couple arrive in Croatia on Balkan tour

ZAGREB, Croatia – Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have arrived in Croatia at the start of their tour of the Balkan region that was engulfed in ethnic war in the 1990s and recently has been at the centre of the European migrant crisis. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall landed Monday […]

Mississauga, Ont., woman wins $64M jackpot

TORONTO – A Mississauga, Ont., woman has won what is being called “the largest jackpot ever in the history of Canadian lottery.” The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says Zhe Wang held the single winning ticket for its $64 million jackpot. The OLG says the ticket was from the Oct. 17 Lotto 649 draw and […]