Briefly: Robots At CES, Animal Selfies, Oculus Rift Prices

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Oculus Rift is going to be really pricey in Australia, China shuts its stock market after a meltdown, hanging out with cool robots at CES.

  • Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show is showcasing plenty of cool gadgets and tech, but the best things there are the robots. Segway’s got one that is like a little personal assistant while this Typhoon drone has improved sensors to be able to track you and chase you. Gizmodo Australia will be at CES for the rest of the week.
  • Kotaku Australia has the details for you on why the Oculus Rift’s consumer release is just so damn expensive, with an Australian price tag of over $1000.
  • There’s nothing cuter than animal selfies, and Popsugar has a whole collection of them to get you through to Friday.
  • China’s stock market had to shut for the day after only 15 minutes of trade, thanks to an early meltdown. Catch the latest on Business Insider.

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