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3D Display Harms Your Eyes And Brain

Since the introduction of 3D screen technology and 3D movies, we have been attracted to theatres and everything connected with 3D technology. But no one ever thought of why a headache occurs after viewing 3d content. Why does one feel fatigue or visual discomfort after viewing 3D content?

A Research Team at University Of California, Berkley conducted a research on 24 adults and determined that 3D content hurts both your eyes and brain. The medical term used for this is ‘vergence-accomodation’. To view 3D content, the eyes must adjust accordingly and constantly to both screen and distance of the 3D content which puts unnecessary work on eyes and extra burden on your brain.

Facebook Is About To Launch A Music Service Called Vibes

The rumor has been around for a while that Facebook is preparing to offer a musical service to their 750 million members. According to their proclamations, Facebook isn’t looking at becoming a content provider but will provide a social layer to the infrastructure to allow another player use their interface.

It would be hard to imagine Facebook taking on the sector by themselves after Mark Zuckerberg’s recent declarations.

Facebook Set For $1 Billion In Social Gaming Revenue

Facebook Inc is on course to generate $1 billion in revenue this year from social gaming, according to Kevin Ryan, a leading Internet entrepreneur and former chief executive of online advertising giant DoubleClick.

Most of that revenue will come from advertising.”The $1 billion forecast also includes revenue from Facebook Credits, which allow users to buy items for games and other activities on the social network” , he added.

Facebook Plans “Awesome” Launch Next Week: Zuckerberg

EO and founder Mark Zuckerberg told reporters in a visit to Facebook’s Seattle office on Wednesday that the company planned to “launch something awesome” next week.

He said the project had been developed at the 40-person Seattle office, Facebook’s only major engineering center outside of its Palo Alto, California headquarters.

Samsung Asks U.S. To Ban iPad, iPhone Imports

The filing, dated Tuesday, says Apple’s iPhone, iPod digital music player and iPad tablet infringe on five of Samsung’s patents involving telecommunications standards and user interface inventions.

Samsung also filed a new patent lawsuit against Apple in a Delaware federal court on Wednesday.

Apple Set To Build Spaceship-Like Campus

Apple has plans to build a new campus with a circular building, that looks a lot like a spaceship. The new building will be based in Cupertino, near the company’s headquarters in Silicon Valley and will house 12,000 Apple employees. Apple claims that the building is necessary to keep up with the company’s growth.

The lot was purchased from HP as the company had to downsize during the recession. Steve Jobs said it was same property he once worked at when he was offered a job at HP in 1969, and that the lot had a special place in his heart.