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Lual Mayen: From refugee to game developer

LUAL MAYEN: FROM REFUGEE TO GAME DEVELOPER

For 22 of his 24 years of life, Lual Mayen lived in a refugee camp in northern Uganda. His parents fled from South Sudan and its decades-long...

Hellcouch - Your butt releases demons trapped in a couch

HELLCOUCH - YOUR BUTT RELEASES DEMONS TRAPPED IN A COUCH

In Hellcouch, your butt is the input mechanism for a game. When the couch light goes on, you sit on the appropriate cushion to release...

 
 
 
Nintendo Labo VR will have over 64 minigames

NINTENDO LABO VR WILL HAVE OVER 64 MINIGAMES

Nintendo released a new video breaking down more about Labo VR, including that it'll have over 64 minigames when it launchs April 12.

Pinterest files for IPO

PINTEREST FILES FOR IPO

Pinterest, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public...

 
 
 
Battlefield V's roadmap promises content through the fall

BATTLEFIELD V'S ROADMAP PROMISES CONTENT THROUGH THE FALL

Battlefield V is getting its battle royale mode called Firestorm next week. But developer DICE has a lot more planned for the WWII...

ProBeat: Google's Stadia is all about the cloud and AI

PROBEAT: GOOGLE'S STADIA IS ALL ABOUT THE CLOUD AND AI

Google announced Stadia this week and the gaming platform is all about the cloud and AI. The proof is in the pudding - we have to wait...

 
 
 
John Riccitiello interview - Is Epic buying Unity's developers?

JOHN RICCITIELLO INTERVIEW - IS EPIC BUYING UNITY'S DEVELOPERS?

John Riccitiello, CEO of Unity Technologies, said his company has closed the gap with Epic's Unreal game engine in terms of quality....

AI Weekly: Nvidia's business model is blurring the lines of reality

AI WEEKLY: NVIDIA'S BUSINESS MODEL IS BLURRING THE LINES OF REALITY

Nvidia is the maker of tech at the center of the resurgence of machine learning, and increasingly capable of bringing into question...

 
 
 
The DeanBeat: Why Phil Harrison joined Google to launch the Stadia cloud gaming platform

THE DEANBEAT: WHY PHIL HARRISON JOINED GOOGLE TO LAUNCH THE STADIA CLOUD GAMING PLATFORM

Phil Harrison helped build game businesses at Sony and Microsoft. Now he is running Stadia, Google's cloud gaming platform for the...

Firefox Send file transfer app lands on Android: Here's how it works

FIREFOX SEND FILE TRANSFER APP LANDS ON ANDROID: HERE'S HOW IT WORKS

Mozilla has finally released its Firefox Send file-transfer app for Android, nearly two weeks after officially releasing it for the...

 
 
 
Rami Ismail's last 1ReasonToBe panel showcases the world's inspired game devs

RAMI ISMAIL'S LAST 1REASONTOBE PANEL SHOWCASES THE WORLD'S INSPIRED GAME DEVS

Rami Ismail and his 1ReasonToBe panelists received a standing ovation after an inspiring session about the reasons game developers...

Fetcher raises $5.4 million to automate headhunting for recruiters

FETCHER RAISES $5.4 MILLION TO AUTOMATE HEADHUNTING FOR RECRUITERS

Fetcher uses AI to help companies headhunt the best candidates. Today, the New York-based startup announced it has raised $5.4 million...

 
 
 
Oslo to become first city to enable wireless charging for electric taxis

OSLO TO BECOME FIRST CITY TO ENABLE WIRELESS CHARGING FOR ELECTRIC TAXIS

Oslo will become the first city in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis, hoping to make recharging quick...

GameStop names former Victra, Advance Auto Parts exec as its new CEO

GAMESTOP NAMES FORMER VICTRA, ADVANCE AUTO PARTS EXEC AS ITS NEW CEO

GameStop is planning a 2.0 initiative that Sherman will oversee. This involves new kinds of stores and membership programs.

 
 
 
Valve spruces up the Steam store with better social features, networking, and reach

VALVE SPRUCES UP THE STEAM STORE WITH BETTER SOCIAL FEATURES, NETWORKING, AND REACH

Valve's Steam digital game store has new competition for developers from the rival Epic Games Store, and so the company is upgrading...

Battlefield battle royale trailer's real star is a tractor

BATTLEFIELD BATTLE ROYALE TRAILER'S REAL STAR IS A TRACTOR

Battlefield V is about to get its battle royale mode, and DICE has found ways to separate its entry into the genre with physics and...

 
 
 
Facebook exposed 200 million to 600 million user passwords to employees

FACEBOOK EXPOSED 200 MILLION TO 600 MILLION USER PASSWORDS TO EMPLOYEES

Facebook has resolved a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to...

Pinterest hires Walmart CTO Jeremy King as head of engineering

PINTEREST HIRES WALMART CTO JEREMY KING AS HEAD OF ENGINEERING

Pinterest has hired Walmart CTO Jeremy King as head of engineering. The announcement comes 24 hours after news emerged that King was...

 
 
 
Evolv Technologies raises $10 million to automate web A/B testing with AI

EVOLV TECHNOLOGIES RAISES $10 MILLION TO AUTOMATE WEB A/B TESTING WITH AI

Evolv Technologies, which provides in AI-driven A/B testing platform for websites, has raised $10 million in fresh capital.

Why 6G research is starting before we have 5G

WHY 6G RESEARCH IS STARTING BEFORE WE HAVE 5G

While the world waits for the rollout of 5G wireless networks, researchers are already laying the groundwork for 6G, which could enable...

 
 
 



Florida State trounces Murray State and star Ja Morant

Florida State trounces Murray State and star Ja Morant

HARTFORD, Conn. - Mfiondu Kabengele scored 22 points, Terrance Mann added 18 and Florida State slammed Murray State 90-62 Saturday to advance to the West regional semifinal of... Read more ...

Vintage plane, soon to become bar, tours Times Square

Vintage plane, soon to become bar, tours Times Square

A vintage plane that went from flying TWA passengers in the 1950s to running drugs in the 1970s visited Times Square before its next transformation into a cocktail lounge at... Read more ...

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

It would be the seventh-highest U.S. lottery jackpot ever, with estimated an lump sum payout of $380.6 million before taxes. Read more ...

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

DES MOINES, Iowa - Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $750 million after no ticket matched all six numbers in the most recent drawing. The numbers... Read more ...

UFC Nashville: What does stunning KO win mean for Anthony Pettis' future at...

UFC Nashville: What does stunning KO win mean for Anthony Pettis' future at welterweight?

What comes next for Anthony Pettis after 'Showtime' channelled Superman to stop Stephen Thompson? Read more ...

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

MIAMI - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation. Read more ...

Spartans rout Gophers to reach Sweet 16; 1st time since '15

Spartans rout Gophers to reach Sweet 16; 1st time since '15

DES MOINES, Iowa - Michigan State doesn't just hope to get to the Sweet 16 each year. It expects it. Read more ...

Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

SALT LAKE CITY - Next stop on the Brandon Clarke Dunk 'n Swat Festival: The Sweet 16. Read more ...

Auburn thrashes Kansas to roll into the Sweet 16

Auburn thrashes Kansas to roll into the Sweet 16

SALT LAKE CITY - Spring football can wait. Auburn has a different team worthy of its attention. Bruce Pearl and the fifth-seeded Tigers are headed to their first Sweet 16 in 16... Read more ...

The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers...

The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers worried for their future

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called the flooding "the most widespread disaster we've had in our state's history." Read more ...