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AltSpace might not be dead, but there are still great alternatives for Social VR

After its early demise was announced earlier this summer, Altspace appears to be back for good. However, there are still great alternatives to discover. In the massive spectrum of apps you can experience in VR, social VR is often the most interesting. So many games played on consoles and phones are deeply social now, with multiplayer as the default and exciting ways to share games together in person, but doing all of that in VR is a little more complicated. Not every headset lets you get up and walk around,…

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Family, friends mourn 3 dead in Virginia rally violence

AP Photo/Steve Helber RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia was described as a “true American hero” who died doing what she loved – standing up for people. Two state troopers also died when their helicopter crashed in a wooded area while deployed as part of a large-scale police effort to contain Saturday’s violence. They were remembered for their commitment and love of their jobs. Heather Heyer, 32, … Read the referenced story here: Family,…

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3 dead, dozens injured, amid violent white nationalist rally

AP Photo/Steve Helber CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods Saturday as tension boiled over at a white supremacist rally. The violent day left three dead, dozens injured and this usually quiet college town a bloodied symbol of the nation’s roiling racial and political divisions. The chaos erupted around what is believed to be the largest group of white nationalists to come together in a decade – including neo-Nazis, skinheads, … Read the referenced story here: 3…

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