YOUTUBE virtual reality video series The Confessional debuted on Tuesday, featuring comedians Trevor Noah, Judd Apatow and Howie Mandel, as parent company Google races Facebook Inc to attract viewers...

FACEBOOK Inc unveiled a cheaper virtual-reality headset that works without being tethered to a computer, rounding out its plan for pushing the emerging technology to the masses.

[SAN JOSE, California] Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company's existing Oculus...

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ANYONE reading the news that Google is buying a significant chunk of Taiwanese phone maker HTC for US$1.1 billion - after months of speculation - could be excused for getting a sense of deja vu. Is...

GASPS echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the...

[TOKYO] A virtual reality "space ride" in which viewers feel as if they are flying through the air inside a giant glass ball has been developed in Japan...

AT the Electronic Entertainment Expo, all seemed right for virtual reality. Players were waiting in snaking lines - some for up to seven hours - for a chance to step into fantasy worlds. Crowds...

[LONDON] Worldpay Group Plc, the London-based payments processor, has created a way to handle debit and credit card transactions in virtual reality.

JOHANNES Scholl is betting that virtual reality (VR) can keep people excited about working out. His startup, Munich-based Icaros GmbH, has developed a VR exercise machine that delivers a core workout...

LONDON] Semiconductor maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc is betting that a purchase of a Texas-based chipmaker will help drive the adoption of more portable virtual reality headsets.