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Geek Fix: Frozen, Oculus, Smart Skin Patch

Greg Dee talks the latest in technology news with his Monday morning Geek Fix report. Today's segment includes the latest numbers showing Disney's Frozen has the highest grossing animated movie, the partnership between Facebook and Oculus and a new smart skin patch that would deliver medication for Parkinson's patients.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Greg Dee talks the latest in technology news with his Monday morning Geek Fix report. Today's segment includes the latest numbers showing Disney's Frozen has the highest grossing animated movie, the partnership between Facebook and Oculus and a new smart skin patch that would deliver medication for Parkinson's patients.

According to Buzzfeed.com Frozen officially became the highest-grossing animated feature of all time, surpassing Toy Story 3 with a worldwide gross of just over $1.07 billion to date with $398.4 million domestically and $674 million internationally. This weekend Frozen grossed $50.5 million over its first three weekends after airing in theaters in Japan.

According to theverge.com game developer and Oculus CTO John Carmack has voiced his opinions on Facebook's planned acquisition of the virtual reality headset maker. Facebook plans to purchase Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, for $2 billion. The deal is comprised of $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook stock.

According to a study published in Nature Nanotechnology, the scientists have come up with dermal patch that not only dispenses drugs continuously, but also has the ability to determine when it's time to stop. The patch consists of a 2-inch-long rectangle made of stretchable nanomaterials. The materials contain heat-activated silica nanoparticles that monitor muscle activity and release therapeutic agents based on a patient's body temperature.
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