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December 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch dominates PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

DECEMBER 2018 NPD: NINTENDO SWITCH DOMINATES PLAYSTATION 4 AND XBOX ONE

The Nintendo Switch is printing money for Nintendo. The company had one of the biggest months for hardware sales since the Nintendo...

HP introduces 2 more AMD-based education and enterprise Chromebooks

HP INTRODUCES 2 MORE AMD-BASED EDUCATION AND ENTERPRISE CHROMEBOOKS

HP will launch two more AMD-based Chromebooks this spring: the HP Chromebook 11A G6 EE and the HP Chromebook 14A G5.

 
 
 
NPD: U.S. game sales hit a record $43.4 billion in 2018

NPD: U.S. GAME SALES HIT A RECORD $43.4 BILLION IN 2018

The U.S. video game industry made $43.4 billion in 2018, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. That's up 17% from 2017.

NPD 2018: The 20 best-selling games of the year

NPD 2018: THE 20 BEST-SELLING GAMES OF THE YEAR

Red Dead, Call of Duty, and Super Smash Bros. were all smash hits in 2018. But which game sold best? Let's find out in this look back.

 
 
 
December 2018 NPD: Smash Bros. beats Spider-Man in exclusives battle

DECEMBER 2018 NPD: SMASH BROS. BEATS SPIDER-MAN IN EXCLUSIVES BATTLE

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sales are unbelieveable. In the United States, it is the best-selling console exclusive ever tracked by...

Google commits $3.1 million and free cloud APIs to Wikimedia

GOOGLE COMMITS $3.1 MILLION AND FREE CLOUD APIS TO WIKIMEDIA

Google is giving $3.1 million to the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia Endowment to increase the number of articles in non-English...

 
 
 
Samsung's new 970 Evo Plus improves an already excellent SSD

SAMSUNG'S NEW 970 EVO PLUS IMPROVES AN ALREADY EXCELLENT SSD

Samsung is introducing pro-level SSD performance at its mainstream price point. This should continue to push down the price of storage...

Industrial tech may not be sexy, but VCs are loving it

INDUSTRIAL TECH MAY NOT BE SEXY, BUT VCS ARE LOVING IT

GUEST: There are nearly 300 industrial-focused companies within the Fortune 1,000. The medium revenue for these economy-anchoring firms...

 
 
 
PUBG's best new map is now live on consoles

PUBG'S BEST NEW MAP IS NOW LIVE ON CONSOLES

Vikendi is now live on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Console players can finally experience the excellent snowy map, and it's memorable...

Nintendo announces open Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 tournaments

NINTENDO ANNOUNCES OPEN SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE AND SPLATOON 2 TOURNAMENTS

Nintendo has announced new U.S. tournaments for its Switch games Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 that are open to the public.

 
 
 
Google will retire Hangouts for G Suite customers in October

GOOGLE WILL RETIRE HANGOUTS FOR G SUITE CUSTOMERS IN OCTOBER

Google said that Hangouts will be retired for most G Suite users by October 2019, when they'll be migrated to Chat and Meet.

AI system prioritizes x-rays by urgency

AI SYSTEM PRIORITIZES X-RAYS BY URGENCY

Researchers have developed an AI system that can prioritize x-rays, saving radiologists - and patients - valuable time.

 
 
 
Huawei's Honor View20, with 48MP camera and in-screen selfie lens, launches globally

HUAWEI'S HONOR VIEW20, WITH 48MP CAMERA AND IN-SCREEN SELFIE LENS, LAUNCHES GLOBALLY

Huawei has officially launched its much-hyped Honor View20 smartphone globally today, sporting a whopping 48MP rear-shooter and in-screen...

Quake 2 is the best argument for Nvidia's ray tracing

QUAKE 2 IS THE BEST ARGUMENT FOR NVIDIA'S RAY TRACING

Quake 2 looks stunning with ray tracing. It creates a number of subtle effects that work together to make something that looks realistic...

 
 
 
Waymo to retrofit 200,000-square-foot autonomous vehicle factory in Michigan

WAYMO TO RETROFIT 200,000-SQUARE-FOOT AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FACTORY IN MICHIGAN

Waymo today announced plans to retrofit a 200,000-square-foot factory in Michigan that'll be dedicated to the production of level 4...

Resident Evil 2 review - Too much fun to be scared

RESIDENT EVIL 2 REVIEW - TOO MUCH FUN TO BE SCARED

Capcom has brought together the action of Resident Evil 4 with the limited resources of the earlier games to make one of the best games...

 
 
 
Apple's latest MacBook Pro issue is a flimsy $600 LCD backlight cable

APPLE'S LATEST MACBOOK PRO ISSUE IS A FLIMSY $600 LCD BACKLIGHT CABLE

A laptop design permanently integrating a $6 flexing cable with an expensive LCD screen is leading to expensive repairs for users whose...

Are you protected from these secret cloud security weaknesses?

ARE YOU PROTECTED FROM THESE SECRET CLOUD SECURITY WEAKNESSES?

Learn about reducing your attack surface with a zero trust environment, developing a human-proof security-first infrastructure platform...

 
 
 
Amazon team taps millions of Alexa interactions to reduce NLP error rate

AMAZON TEAM TAPS MILLIONS OF ALEXA INTERACTIONS TO REDUCE NLP ERROR RATE

Researchers at Amazon's Alexa AI group used a transfer learning technique to improve AI systems' ability to understand natural language.

Keyfactor raises $77 million to simplify digital security management

KEYFACTOR RAISES $77 MILLION TO SIMPLIFY DIGITAL SECURITY MANAGEMENT

Keyfactor, an identity management and solutions firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, has raised $77 million in a funding round led by Insight...

 
 
 



Google Hangouts Will Merge With Chat And Meet Later This Year

Google Hangouts Will Merge With Chat And Meet Later This Year

As some of you might have heard, a report from 2018 had suggested that Google would be looking to shutdown Hangouts Classic , where the features from the platform would be... Read more ...

11 Exciting New Features & Changes Coming in Android 10

11 Exciting New Features & Changes Coming in Android 10

2019's major Android update should be a special one - it will be the tenth full version of the world's most commonly used operating system. The upcoming release, which should... Read more ...

Meet HP's New AMD-Powered Chromebooks For Education

Meet HP's New AMD-Powered Chromebooks For Education

HP has revealed two new AMD-powered Chromebooks in the leadup to its attendance at the BETT 2019 education conference in the UK with the new Chromebook 11A 6G Education Edition... Read more ...

Netflix Debuts New Integration for Sharing Movies and TV Shows in Instagram...

Netflix Debuts New Integration for Sharing Movies and TV Shows in Instagram Stories

Netflix today launched a new Instagram integration that's designed to allow Instagram users to share their favorite movies and TV shows in Stories, reports Variety . The... Read more ...

December 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch dominates PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

December 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch dominates PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

The Nintendo Switch is printing money for Nintendo. The company had one of the biggest months for hardware sales since the Nintendo Wii in 2009 and 2010. Read more ...

Dealmaster: Take $150 off a 10.5-inch Apple iPad Pro

Dealmaster: Take $150 off a 10.5-inch Apple iPad Pro

Enlarge Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list is headlined by a deal on Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro... Read more ...

December 2018 NPD: Smash Bros. beats Spider-Man in exclusives battle

December 2018 NPD: Smash Bros. beats Spider-Man in exclusives battle

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sales are unbelieveable. In the United States, it is the best-selling console exclusive ever tracked by The NPD Group. Read more ...

Google reiterates possibility of shutting down Google News in Europe as...

Google reiterates possibility of shutting down Google News in Europe as Article 11/13 stalls

Google last week revealed how Search results for news would appear if the European Union proceeded with Article 11 of its Copyright Directive. With ratification now stalled... Read more ...

Tim Cook mingles with Microsoft's Satya Nadella at World Economic Forum...

Tim Cook mingles with Microsoft's Satya Nadella at World Economic Forum, touts Apple's education ambitions

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Switzerland this week amid the annual World Economic Forum. According to local reports, Tim Cook has mingled with the Armenian prime minister at Davos... Read more ...

Samsung's new 970 Evo Plus improves an already excellent SSD

Samsung's new 970 Evo Plus improves an already excellent SSD

Samsung is introducing pro-level SSD performance at its mainstream price point. This should continue to push down the price of storage even further. Read more ...