High hopes for Oculus VR consumer rollout

Company founder Palmer Lucky talks about what's next in the world of virtual reality, including the release of the Oculus VR goggles next year. 
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The people behind the wheel of Google's robot cars are riding a career less traveled. They are 'safety' drivers who are legally required to ride in Google's fleet of 48 robot cars. They only take control in emergencies.  
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Wolverton: Android Pay works well, when you can use it

Google's alternative to Apple Pay for mobile payments is quick, easy and secure, but lacks support from some banks and few retailers yet accept it.
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Uber expanding HQ to Oakland

OAKLAND -- Uber Technologies, a fast-growing tech company that has revolutionized ride booking, will make Oakland its co-headquarters, along with San Francisco, as part of Uber's purchase of a historic office building in the East Bay city's bustling downtown, the company announced Wednesday. The deal will bring 2,000 to 3,000 Uber workers to Oakland. 
Tesla finally rolls out the Model X

The first customers buying the $132,000 Signature version, are expected to receive their crossover SUVs at an event in Fremont. 
Burning Man -- for kids?

Photographer Peter Armenia set to publish children's book titled, 'Burning Man: The World's Biggest Playground.'