Business

Chinese gamers bid sad farewell to 'World of Warcraft'

Chinese players of roleplaying epic "World of Warcraft" bade a sad farewell to the land of Azeroth on Monday, with the game set to go offline after a dispute between US developer Blizzard and local partner NetEase.

Business

China's NetEase criticizes Blizzard offer as unequal, unfair

China games company NetEase Inc. has rejected a proposal from World of Warcraft creator Activision Blizzard to temporarily extend its partnership while the U.S. company seeks a new partner, calling the proposed terms "unequal ...

Internet

EXPLAINER: What is the metaverse and how will it work?

The term "metaverse" is the latest buzzword to capture the tech industry's imagination—and while Facebook parent Meta is the best-known entrant into this futuristic virtual concept, it's certainly not the only one.

Consumer & Gadgets

Best of CES 2023: Wireless TV, delivery robots and in-car VR

Tech companies of all sizes are showing off their latest products at CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics show. The show is getting back to normal after going completely virtual in 2021 and seeing a significant ...

Hardware

Smelling in VR environment possible with new gaming technology

An odor machine, so-called olfactometer, makes it possible to smell in VR environments. First up is a "wine tasting game" where the user smells wine in a virtual wine cellar and gets points if the guess on aromas in each ...

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