Gadgets

Microsoft HoloLens AR Headset Wanted by US Army for the Battlefield

Virtual- and augmented-reality headsets haven’t had much traction in the consumer market, but they’re finding a place on the battlefield. The US Army said Thursday that it has awarded Microsoft a $480 million contract to supply its HoloLens headsets to soldiers. The Microsoft HoloLens head-mounted displays use augmented reality, which means viewers can see virtual imagery superimposed […]

Games

US FTC to Investigate Video Game Loot Boxes

Federal regulators have vowed to investigate a growing trend in video games that analysts say could soon become a $50 billion (roughly Rs. 3.5 lakh crores) industry but which has drawn fire from critics who compare the practice to gambling. Senior officials at the Federal Trade Commission, America’s top consumer watchdog, said Tuesday that they will […]