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VR is leading us into the next generation of sports media

VR IS LEADING US INTO THE NEXT GENERATION OF SPORTS MEDIA

While the rest of the media landscape figures out exactly what the transformative power of VR means, sports are already showing us.

GamesBeat Decides 102: Our secret plan to win E3 - don't show up

GAMESBEAT DECIDES 102: OUR SECRET PLAN TO WIN E3 - DON'T SHOW UP

Sony is skipping E3 2019, and we know why! OK. That's a lie. I don't know why I do that. I just think that maybe you'll like me if...

 
 
 
Hive taps a workforce of 700,000 people to label data and train AI models

HIVE TAPS A WORKFORCE OF 700,000 PEOPLE TO LABEL DATA AND TRAIN AI MODELS

Hive crowdsources data labeling to a network of hundreds of thousands of users, who perform tasks like classifying objects in images...

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers expansion releases summer 2019

FINAL FANTASY XIV: SHADOWBRINGERS EXPANSION RELEASES SUMMER 2019

Square Enix announced today that Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion, Shadowbringers, is coming summer 2019.

 
 
 
Google's AI system can grade prostate cancer cells with 70% accuracy

GOOGLE'S AI SYSTEM CAN GRADE PROSTATE CANCER CELLS WITH 70% ACCURACY

Google researchers have developed an AI system that can grade prostate cancer cells on the Gleason system with 70 percent accuray.

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

GOOGLE CLOUD CEO DIANE GREENE STEPS DOWN

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene plans to leave to pursue investment and philanthropy. She will be replaced by former Oracle product chief...

 
 
 
Battlefield V's RTX reflections sure are pretty

BATTLEFIELD V'S RTX REFLECTIONS SURE ARE PRETTY

Forget Spider-Man 2, Battlefield V has the real puddle technology. EA, Nvidia, and Microsoft have turned on ray tracing and now the...

How Oblong helped IBM build its ‘immersion rooms' with giant displays

HOW OBLONG HELPED IBM BUILD ITS ‘IMMERSION ROOMS' WITH GIANT DISPLAYS

The IBM Watson Immersive AI Lab in Austin, Texas employs Oblong's g-speak spatial operating environment to turn "terabytes into insights."

 
 
 
ProBeat: Amazon's HQ2 was a perfect bait and switch

PROBEAT: AMAZON'S HQ2 WAS A PERFECT BAIT AND SWITCH

Amazon's second headquarters is really just two new offices in Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia. This was the perfect bait...

OpenAI and DeepMind AI system achieves ‘superhuman' performance in Pong and Enduro

OPENAI AND DEEPMIND AI SYSTEM ACHIEVES ‘SUPERHUMAN' PERFORMANCE IN PONG AND ENDURO

Researchers at Google subsidiary Deepmind and OpenAI have developed a system that achieves 'superhuman' performance on Pong and Enduro.

 
 
 
MIT researchers show how to detect and address AI bias without loss in accuracy

MIT RESEARCHERS SHOW HOW TO DETECT AND ADDRESS AI BIAS WITHOUT LOSS IN ACCURACY

MIT CSAIL researchers have developed methods to reduce bias in predictive AI without the loss of accuracy. Full results will be shared...

Gameband officially throws in the towel on crowdfunded wearable

GAMEBAND OFFICIALLY THROWS IN THE TOWEL ON CROWDFUNDED WEARABLE

Gaming wearable startup Gameband said it will not be able to deliver its promised wearables to its fans as originally promised.

 
 
 
Planet Coaster celebrates second anniversary and 4 million toilets

PLANET COASTER CELEBRATES SECOND ANNIVERSARY AND 4 MILLION TOILETS

Planet Coaster turns 2 years old.

Inca Games launches Tango: The Adventure Game

INCA GAMES LAUNCHES TANGO: THE ADVENTURE GAME

Latin American indie incubator and publisher company Inca Games announced it has launched Gualicho Games' Tango: The Adventure Game,...

 
 
 

AI WEEKLY: MICROSOFT'S CONVERSATIONAL AI HAS COME A LONG WAY SINCE TAY

Microsoft's conversational AI has come a long way since its ill-fated Tay chatbot, and this week's announcements proved it.

The DeanBeat: The madness and sanity of Sony leaving E3

THE DEANBEAT: THE MADNESS AND SANITY OF SONY LEAVING E3

Dean Takahashi's latest DeanBeat column asks if it's insane of Sony to pull out of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or if E3 itself...

 
 
 
Alexa's new Wake-on-LAN feature turns on smart devices over local networks

ALEXA'S NEW WAKE-ON-LAN FEATURE TURNS ON SMART DEVICES OVER LOCAL NETWORKS

Amazon's Wake-on-LAN Controller can ping and power on smart devices over a local Wi-Fi or Ethernet network. Devices from VIZIO, LG,...

Rural Innovation Initiative aims to help small towns get funding for remote work spaces

RURAL INNOVATION INITIATIVE AIMS TO HELP SMALL TOWNS GET FUNDING FOR REMOTE WORK SPACES

The Rural Innovation Initative, led by a former Google executive will help small towns develop a strategy around attracting more remote...

 
 
 
Microsoft is retiring HockeyApp on November 16, 2019

MICROSOFT IS RETIRING HOCKEYAPP ON NOVEMBER 16, 2019

Microsoft is sunsetting HockeyApp, the beta-testing service for app developers, on November 16, 2019. Microsoft acquired HockeyApp...

AMD's Radeon RX 590 review-in-progress - Your next upgrade

AMD'S RADEON RX 590 REVIEW-IN-PROGRESS - YOUR NEXT UPGRADE

If you are planning to upgrade your graphics card this holiday, AMD has a card that should deliver what you want. It runs hot, but...

 
 
 



Alleged Photo Of Budget ‘Pixel 3 Lite' Surfaces

Alleged Photo Of Budget ‘Pixel 3 Lite' Surfaces

Image credit - Rozetked Ahead of Google announcing the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones, there was a rumor suggesting that Google could be launching not just two, but three... Read more ...

Verizon's ‘My Numbers' Lets You Add Five Numbers To One Smartphone

Verizon's ‘My Numbers' Lets You Add Five Numbers To One Smartphone

The idea behind dual SIM phones is that you get to add two numbers to one handset, meaning that instead of carrying two phones with you, you only need to carry one and you can... Read more ...

Adobe Updates Lightroom for iOS With Support for New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil...

Adobe Updates Lightroom for iOS With Support for New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR

Adobe today updated its Lightroom app for iOS devices with support for Apple's latest iPhones and iPads. Lightroom CC for iOS will now display properly on Apple's fall devices... Read more ...

New iPad Pro Models May Be Prone to Bending

New iPad Pro Models May Be Prone to Bending

Apple's new 11 and 12.9-inch models are its thinnest yet, measuring in at just 5.9mm, and both forum complaints and a new bend test video suggest the two devices have the... Read more ...

Project Fi teases Black Friday, offers $799 service credit w/ purchase of...

Project Fi teases Black Friday, offers $799 service credit w/ purchase of two Pixel 3 phones

A representative for Google's Project Fi took to Reddit today to announce the return of a deal for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and tease their Black Friday offerings. more... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Wordophile, Convoto, Neptune and More

Today's Apps Gone Free: Wordophile, Convoto, Neptune and More

Find the words, convert units, and protect your iDevice with today's collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice... Read more ...

Zombies beware: Call of Duty Black Ops 4 for Black Friday is just $39.99 today

Zombies beware: Call of Duty Black Ops 4 for Black Friday is just $39.99 today

If you haven't played the multiplayer-focused Call of Duty Black Ops 4 this year, now is your chance to buy the game on sale thanks to one of the early Black Friday 2018 deals... Read more ...

Report: Cheaper, disc-free Xbox One option coming next year

Report: Cheaper, disc-free Xbox One option coming next year

Psht, who needs 'em? Microsoft is planning to release a disc-free version of the Xbox One as early as next spring, according to an unsourced report from author Brad Sams of... Read more ...

The mid-range Google Pixel appears in pictures-complete with headphone jack

The mid-range Google Pixel appears in pictures-complete with headphone jack

Rozetked Rumors of a cheaper mid-range smartphone from Google have been circulating for some time, but now it's looking like the first pictures of this mythical device have... Read more ...

GRAY's luxury aerospace grade titanium case collection for iPhone XS and XS...

GRAY's luxury aerospace grade titanium case collection for iPhone XS and XS Max now available

GRAY International has quickly made a name for itself by making some of the highest-quality, luxury iPhone cases. Now, its popular ‘Alter Ego' case made from aerospace grade... Read more ...