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Bringing virtual reality to Burning Man

Virtual reality isn't just a technology. It's a movement. That's how Shannon Norrell describes VR and, as Burning Man kicks off, the software developer is bringing it to the tens of thousands expected to attend the festival. Read More The booming business behind Burning Man Norrell, who works at Hewlett-Packard, raised more than $10,000 on Kickstarter to create what he said will be the ...
Source: CNBC.com | By: Josh Lipton
This could be tech's next big problem

High-flying start-ups may well be able to weather a financial markets storm after raising monster sums of cash. However, the foundations, endowments and retirement funds that support them face a tougher slog. Limited partners (LPs) are the institutions that provide the money venture capital firms use to invest in start-ups. On paper, funds raised over the past half decade look good, thanks to ...
Source: CNBC.com | By: Ari Levy
Will CD savers ever earn a decent return?

While investors may be hoping the Fed thinks twice about raising rates in September, it's a different story for savers who have been hard-pressed to find meaningful rates of return since 2008. Even instruments like certificates of deposit, which generally offer higher rates in exchange for locking up savings for an extended period of time, have seen yields slip to historic lows-some lingering ...
Source: CNBC.com | By: Zack Guzman
Stocks are ready for more rock and roll

Stock traders are buckled in for another wild ride Thursday. Thursday's markets could first be in for a fresh dose of positive news on the U.S. economy, after Wednesday's better-than-expected durable goods number showed signs of improved business spending. Second-quarter GDP, at 8:30 a.m. ET, is expected to be revised up sharply from the first read of 2.3 percent. "GDP, I think will be a nice ...
Source: CNBC.com | By: Patti Domm
Stocks leap about 4% in recovery, best day since 2011

U.S. stocks shot higher on Wednesday, rebounding from six consecutive days of declines that pushed the major averages into correction territory. ( Tweet This ) In addition to an oversold bounce, some analysts also attributed the gains to comments from the Fed's William Dudley that a September rate hike looks "less compelling" and a strong durable-goods report. The major averages closed about 4 ...
Source: CNBC.com | By: Evelyn Cheng
WRAPUP 2-China stocks slip as rate cut fails to convince investors

(Updates to market close, changes slug from CHINA-MARKETS/) * CSI300 Index down 0.6 pct, Shanghai Composite falls 1.3 pct * Central bank cut interest rates late on Tuesday * High volatility underlines brittle confidence * PBOC says "still downward pressure" on China growth HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Aug 26 (Reuters) - China's turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday, as a double-barrelled ...
Source: Reuters | By: Saikat Chatterjee and Samuel Shen
WRAPUP 1-China markets jump after rate cut, but worries linger

* CSI300 index up 3.3 percent * Shanghai Composite Index up 2.5 percent * Central bank cut interest rates late on Tuesday * Market spent most of morning down, lacking confidence in policy moves HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Aug 26 (Reuters) - China's turbulent stock markets turned sharply higher at midday on Wednesday, following Tuesday's strong dose of central bank stimulus, though confidence in ...
Source: Reuters | By: Saikat Chatterjee and Samuel Shen
RPT-Fed's tightening cycle scenario involves risky bet on inflation

(Repeats with no changes to text) * With labor market improvement focus shifts to inflation * Stalling prices can act as speed bump for tightening cycle * More uncertainty in post-crisis era complicates Fed policy WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials planning to lift interest rates as soon as September have been encouraged by solid U.S. jobs growth, but inflation holds the ...
Source: Reuters | By: Howard Schneider
Google suddenly gets in the router business

Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising. Pre-orders for the $199 wireless router, called OnHub, can be made beginning Tuesday at Google's online store, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Walmart.com (NYSE: WMT). The device will ...
Source: The Associated Press
Google heads down new path with 'OnHub' wireless router

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising. Pre-orders for the $199 wireless router, called OnHub, can be made beginning Tuesday at Google's online store, Amazon.com and Walmart.com. The device will go on sale in stores in ...
Source: The Associated Press