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Microsoft spells out its plans for Semantic Machines

MICROSOFT SPELLS OUT ITS PLANS FOR SEMANTIC MACHINES

EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft announced Sunday it acquired conversational AI startup Semantic Machines, a company whose staff includes former...

Blockchain's big show: The good, the bad, and the ugly of Consensus 2018

BLOCKCHAIN'S BIG SHOW: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF CONSENSUS 2018

GUEST: The world's biggest and gawdiest blockchain conference takes place every year in New York City, congregating thousands of delegates...

 
 
 
Explainable AI could reduce the impact of biased algorithms

EXPLAINABLE AI COULD REDUCE THE IMPACT OF BIASED ALGORITHMS

GUEST: On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect across the EU, requiring sweeping changes to how organizations...

HomePod Mini would be a tough Pill for Beats to swallow

HOMEPOD MINI WOULD BE A TOUGH PILL FOR BEATS TO SWALLOW

OPINION: This weekend, a highly questionable rumor from China's Sina claimed that Apple will release a lower-priced HomePod under the...

 
 
 
Tencent buys majority stake in Path of Exile's Grinding Gear Games

TENCENT BUYS MAJORITY STAKE IN PATH OF EXILE'S GRINDING GEAR GAMES

Chinese gaming and social media giant Tencent has acquired a majority stake in Grinding Gear Games, the publisher of Path of Exile...

Battlefield V teaser flags World War II reference

BATTLEFIELD V TEASER FLAGS WORLD WAR II REFERENCE

No one could've predicted this, but it sure seems like Battlefield V is going back to World War II. Electronic Arts confirmed the Battlefield...

 
 
 
India wants to use AI in weapons systems

INDIA WANTS TO USE AI IN WEAPONS SYSTEMS

India will enlist the help of artificial intelligence to develop weapons, defense, and surveillance systems, government officials announced...

Researchers use VR to train AI drones, cutting autonomous vehicle crashes

RESEARCHERS USE VR TO TRAIN AI DRONES, CUTTING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE CRASHES

MIT researchers have developed a technique to train fast-moving autonomous AI drones using VR-enhanced environments, reducing crashes...

 
 
 
Fortnite gets $100 million from Epic for esports push

FORTNITE GETS $100 MILLION FROM EPIC FOR ESPORTS PUSH

Epic Games had $100 million burning a hole in its proverbial pocket, and the company has decided to use that cash to begin building...

Adult Swim acquires Pocket Mortys developer Big Pixel Studios

ADULT SWIM ACQUIRES POCKET MORTYS DEVELOPER BIG PIXEL STUDIOS

Turner's Adult Swim announced today the acquisition of United Kingdom game developer Big Pixel Studios for an undisclosed price. The...

 
 
 
Microsoft launches SharePoint Spaces so you can view company content in mixed reality

MICROSOFT LAUNCHES SHAREPOINT SPACES SO YOU CAN VIEW COMPANY CONTENT IN MIXED REALITY

Microsoft today unveiled its latest vision for a mixed reality world with the launch of SharePoint Spaces, a feature that allows companies...

Pokémon Go is getting content from the Sun and Moon games

POKÉMON GO IS GETTING CONTENT FROM THE SUN AND MOON GAMES

Pokémon Go is getting ready to celebrate the coming of summer by adding new creatures from Sun and Moon, the latest generation of games...

 
 
 
Dreams shows the PS4 is ready for LittleBigPlanet's evolution

DREAMS SHOWS THE PS4 IS READY FOR LITTLEBIGPLANET'S EVOLUTION

PREVIEW: Dreams is the new project from LittleBigPlanet studio Media Molecule, and I had a chance to try the ambitious game-maker last...

Samsung hosts 1,500 experts to finalize first mobile 5G standard

SAMSUNG HOSTS 1,500 EXPERTS TO FINALIZE FIRST MOBILE 5G STANDARD

The long-awaited global standard for mobile 5G will be completed this week, as Samsung announced today that it's currently hosting...

 
 
 
AI will be used to reduce patient wait times at University College London Hospitals

AI WILL BE USED TO REDUCE PATIENT WAIT TIMES AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON HOSPITALS

University College London Hospitals , one of the largest hospitals in London, announced today that it will recruit artificial intelligence...

Nomadic helped Ubisoft ads go viral with launch of Far Cry 5

NOMADIC HELPED UBISOFT ADS GO VIRAL WITH LAUNCH OF FAR CRY 5

When Ubisoft wanted ads to reflect the twisted Montana-inspired world of the video game Far Cry 5, it turned to Nomadic Agency, a creative...

 
 
 
Scioto Biosciences Closes $1.8M in Series A Financing, Receives NIH and State of Indiana Grants Funding to Support Launch of New Microbiome Platform Technology

SCIOTO BIOSCIENCES CLOSES $1.8M IN SERIES A FINANCING, RECEIVES NIH AND STATE OF INDIANA GRANTS FUNDING TO SUPPORT LAUNCH OF NEW MICROBIOME PLATFORM TECHNOLOGY

PRESS RELEASE: INDIANAPOLIS--May 21, 2018- Scioto Biosciences, a preclinical stage company developing innovative therapies to transform...

Sydney's SafetyCulture raises $46 million, with Australian VC investments on track for record year

SYDNEY'S SAFETYCULTURE RAISES $46 MILLION, WITH AUSTRALIAN VC INVESTMENTS ON TRACK FOR RECORD YEAR

SafetyCulture of Sydney announced today that it has raised $46.5 million in venture capital as the safety inspection startup continues...

 
 
 
3 key AI benefits for the future of work

3 KEY AI BENEFITS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

SPONSORED: Presented by Adobe We are in a period of breakneck and breakthrough digital transformation, driven by a massive marketplace...

Apple pulls CallKit apps from China's App Store, again appeasing government

APPLE PULLS CALLKIT APPS FROM CHINA'S APP STORE, AGAIN APPEASING GOVERNMENT

Spurred by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Apple has started to pull apps from the Chinese App Store for integrating...

 
 
 



Apple's Clips App for iOS Gains New Soccer Graphics, Poster and Label

Apple's Clips App for iOS Gains New Soccer Graphics, Poster and Label

Apple today updated its Clips video app for iOS devices to introduce new soccer assets ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, set to kick off in Russia on June 14. Apple has added... Read more ...

Blockchain's big show: The good, the bad, and the ugly of Consensus 2018

Blockchain's big show: The good, the bad, and the ugly of Consensus 2018

GUEST: The world's biggest and gawdiest blockchain conference takes place every year in New York City, congregating thousands of delegates from across the cryptosphere to... Read more ...

LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a...

LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a BOGO deal from T-Mobile

Thanks to a press release that was just disseminated by T-Mobile, we now know that the LG G7 ThinQ will be priced at $750 in the states. That makes it more expensive than the... Read more ...

Google Duplex explained: How it works, controversy, and passing the Turing test?

Google Duplex explained: How it works, controversy, and passing the Turing test?

The amazement over Google Duplex at I/O 2018 quickly veered into criticism over the lack of disclosure and questions about the on-stage demo itself. I think, somewhat lost in... Read more ...

Sonos Launches New Lineup of Discounted Speaker Bundles

Sonos Launches New Lineup of Discounted Speaker Bundles

Sonos today introduced several new speaker bundles , which are designed to allow customers to purchase more than one Sonos speaker at a discounted price. The new bundles range... Read more ...

HMD Global raises $100 million so that it can build more Nokia phones

HMD Global raises $100 million so that it can build more Nokia phones

HMD Global's deal with Nokia to license its name for smartphones has been a rousing success. For example, today's flash sale to launch the Nokia X6 sold out all available... Read more ...

OnePlus 6 omitted wireless charging because the company didn't ‘really feel...

OnePlus 6 omitted wireless charging because the company didn't ‘really feel the need' to add it

Wireless charging has been around for a long time, but thanks to Apple finally adding it to its latest crop of iPhones and Samsung fully embracing it with its past few... Read more ...

LG introduces three new smartphones with 18:9 screens: LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α

LG introduces three new smartphones with 18:9 screens: LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α

LG has just done what we expected for quite a while, it launched a brand new Q series smartphone - the Q7. The new mid-range smartphone comes alongside two other Q series... Read more ...

Android Oreo is now rolling out to LG G6 on Verizon, unlocked Moto Z

Android Oreo is now rolling out to LG G6 on Verizon, unlocked Moto Z

Android Oreo's rollout has been pretty slow since its debut on the Pixel family last year , but in the past couple of months, the floodgates have finally started to open for... Read more ...

Google Play Music 8.12 simplifies setting in-app Sleep Timers

Google Play Music 8.12 simplifies setting in-app Sleep Timers

With the announcement of the new YouTube Music last week, Google's official stance is that Play Music will stick around in parallel. In recent months, the service has only... Read more ...