Games, goodies, and a VR auditorium await at OnePlus World, the VR venue that plays host to the launch of OnePlus’ latest smartphone



OnePlus 8T 5G launch: Games, goodies, and a VR auditorium await at OnePlus World, the VR venue that plays host to the launch of OnePlus’ latest smartphone


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OnePlus 8T 5G launch: Games, goodies, and a VR auditorium await at OnePlus World, the VR venue that plays host to the launch of OnePlus’ latest smartphone



OnePlus 8T 5G


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OnePlus 8T 5G

As someone who’s attended so many launch events that he’s lost track of how many, I can tell you that they’re usually messy, raucous occasions where you spend half your time travelling, and the other half jostling with other excited journalists, vloggers, and fans for a chance to get your hands on the shiny new product in question for a precious few minutes.

Sure, the excitement is sometimes infectious and palpable, and there’s something to be said about experiencing a device first hand in a crowded experience zone, and you do get freebies. But, the whole experience can also, at times, be a lot less fun than you would be led to

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Meet the New Innovators: 6 Entrepreneurs Building the Future of the Art World, Now

A version of this article first appeared in the fall 2020 Artnet Intelligence Report, which you can download for free here. 

These founders, visionaries, and upstarts are part of Artnet’s New Innovators List. Whether developing new software or constructing novel platforms for exchange, these six innovators remind us that you can’t build the future with outmoded tools.

See the complete list of the New Innovators here and check back for more in-depth profiles in the coming days.

 

Tyler Woolcott, 38, Director of StudioVisit, London

Tyler Woolcott, Owner StudioVisit London.

Tyler Woolcott, Owner StudioVisit London.

Thanks to Tyler Woolcott, artists can now make much-needed money by offering bespoke visits to their studios, priced up to £250 per person. “They are fully in control,” Woolcott says. “StudioVisit gives artists the tools to become a self-sustaining, independent institution.” The expat American has nearly 40 artists on his books—and the list is growing. Tours are by necessity mostly virtual

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World Beverage Can Ends Market Huge Incredible Growth by 2026 | Ball, Crown, Anhui Wonderful-wall Color Coating Aluminium Science Technology

IndexMarketsResearch.com offering a new research report on The“Global Beverage Can Ends Market by Distribution Channel and Geography – Global Trends, Analysis and Forecast 2020-2026”

A new research report released by Index Markets Research with the title “GlobalBeverage Can EndsMarket Size, Status and Forecast 2020-2026”. The report provides an overview of the growth rate of the Beverage Can Ends market during the forecast period, i.e., 2020–2026. Most significantly, the report further identifies the qualitative impact of variety market factors on market segments and geographies. The research segments the market on the basis of product type, application, technology, and region. To offer more clarity regarding the industry, the report takes a closer look at the current status of different factors including but not limited to supply chain management, niche markets, distribution channel, trade, supply, and demand and production capability across different countries.In the end, the report makes some important

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Sponsorship Valuation Enters A New World

If empty sports stadiums have stripped marketing sponsorships of their value, exactly how much of this value has eroded? And in the pre-Covid days, how accurately was this value gauged?

It may be that no marketing platform has been roiled by the pandemic to the extent sponsorships have. Activation has withered and contractual obligations have been challenged.

I recently asked Tony Pace, president and CEO of The Marketing Accountability Standards Board (MASB), for his insights on the issue.

Paul Talbot: How has the Covid-19 pandemic influenced the process of sponsorship valuation and financial attribution?

Tony Pace: The valuation equation and processes have certainly been changed by the pandemic. On-site gatherings, if they occur at all, have very limited audiences. Not only does that mean there is greatly reduced value to sponsors, it also makes it more difficult to find research respondents as on-site interviews or

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World Beyond showrunner takes us through the Blaze of Gory

My First Fandom: Nico Tortorella

Nico Tortorella breaks down his first pop culture obsessions.

Warning: This article contains spoilers about Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead: World Beyond, “The Blaze of Gory.”

The Walking Dead: World Beyond‘s Iris, Hope, Elton, and Silas encountered their first big hurdle on their journey to save Iris and Hope’s dad — the infamous Blaze of Gory. The group thought they had conquered the maze of tire-fire smoke, buses, and zombies… until they realized they had only conquered the very first part of the smoldering death pit. It seemed the only thing that could save the group was one of them sacrificing him or herself to sound a tornado siren to draw away the empties. Hope (Alexa Mansour) then took off in the middle of the night to be that person.

Meanwhile, when not dealing with his own zombies, Felix (Nico Tortorella) had

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Game, Set And Match. The Business Masters Where European Are The World Champions

With his 13th French Open tennis title at Roland Garros this weekend, Spain’s Rafael Nadal has equalled Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam men’s titles. Croatia’s Novak Djokovic, with 17 Grand Slams to his name will need at least another year if he is to catch up on his rivals.

Nadal won his first French Open tennis title in 2005. In the past 15 years, few things in the world of sport have been as sure. When it comes to men’s tennis, Europeans are the Masters of the Court.

There is a similar pattern of European domination in the Masters of Management (MiM). This pre-experience business degree has seen tremendous growth in the last decade, as college

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How An Adobe Employee Made Every Device In The World More Queer (With Just Emojis)

One Adobe employee, with an expertise in fonts, is behind the victory of making perhaps the most universal language in the world–emojis–more gender-inclusive.

Paul D. Hunt is the designer and creator behind the latest gender-inclusive emojis, that are now on nearly every device all over the world.

They are part of the newest set of emojis ‘Unicode 13’ a set of standards released earlier this year by the Unicode Consortium, an organization that sets rules for tech companies using special characters like emoji. 

Hunt is a typeface designer and font developer at Adobe. Still, motivated by personal reasons to make all emoji, more gender-inclusive, they submitted plans to the Unicode Consortium.

“I decided to champion the case for gender-inclusive emoji because, as a queer

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Road rage caught on camera (STRONG VIDEO) | US & World News

(Meredith/CBS13) — Dash camera footage from California captures a driver brake-checking another vehicle, and the other driver swerving out of control.

California Highway Patrol say they have been seeing an increase in road rage, and the latest incident was caught on camera.

Dash camera footage captures a white vehicle suddenly hitting the brakes on the freeway.

The person behind the white car tries to avoid slamming into the back of the vehicle, but hits the side of it instead and spins out of control.

Carlos Gaytan, the man who captured the incident on his dash cam, was stunned.

“It just amazes me because it could have been a lot worse. He could have hit those other vehicles that were in front of him when he lost control, I mean it could have been 3 or 4 vehicles involved plus mine,” Gaytan said.

People are becoming more aggressive on

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San Antonio company working with military, SpaceX to move cargo anywhere in world in an hour or less

A San Antonio company is partnering with the military and SpaceX to move cargo anywhere in the world in an hour using commercial spacecraft — including vertical-landing rockets built in Texas.

U.S. Transportation Command, which is responsible for moving military personnel and equipment around the world, said it’s working with Exploration Architecture, or XArc, and Elon Musk’s SpaceX to develop “rapid transportation through space” capabilities.

XArc, with six employees, is responsible for determining what’s needed on the ground to launch and land commercial spacecraft around the world.

The collaboration is the latest development in Texas’ still-expanding role in space travel and could help the U.S. military more quickly respond to threats and humanitarian crises around the world.

The aim is to use commercial space vehicles, including SpaceX’s Starship, to deliver payloads anywhere in the world. Starship can carry loads of 220,000 pounds.

“Our role is to understand the

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Chinese App Allows Small Glimpse Beyond ‘Great Firewall’ | World News

BEIJING (Reuters) – An app launched this week in China allows access to some content on Western social media sites long banned domestically such as YouTube, marking the first product by a major Chinese tech firm that helps internet users bypass the Great Firewall.

Tuber was launched on third-party Android stores in China by a subsidiary of Qihoo 360, the biggest Chinese cybersecurity firm. The app, which has since seen millions of downloads, is not available on the Apple store just yet.

While such proxy apps are not new in China, where a virtual private network (VPN) service is typically needed to allow domestic users passage to sites such as Google or Facebook, the arrival of Tuber suggests a slight lowering of the Great Firewall.

While welcomed by internet users in China, some complained about the app’s slowness. References to sensitive political issues such as the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown

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