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Small towns are building esports meccas

SMALL TOWNS ARE BUILDING ESPORTS MECCAS

Katowice in Southern Poland is one of several smaller cities around the world that are becoming first-class spots for esports competitions.

Google open-sources Live Transcribe's speech engine

GOOGLE OPEN-SOURCES LIVE TRANSCRIBE'S SPEECH ENGINE

Google has open-sourced the speech engine that powers its Android speech recognition transcription tool Live Transcribe on GitHub.

 
 
 
Apex Legends dev Respawn admits it messed up Iron Crown

APEX LEGENDS DEV RESPAWN ADMITS IT MESSED UP IRON CROWN

Respawn is apologizing for messing up Apex Legends' most recent event. It probably needs to start listening to what EA has already...

AI Weekly: Humans shouldn't relegate essential skills to AI

AI WEEKLY: HUMANS SHOULDN'T RELEGATE ESSENTIAL SKILLS TO AI

For systems like the queue automating AI Bar, people should consider the potential degeneration of human skills.

 
 
 
ProBeat: Breakthrough or BS, Amazon's Rekognition is dangerous

PROBEAT: BREAKTHROUGH OR BS, AMAZON'S REKOGNITION IS DANGEROUS

Amazon claims Rekognition can use facial recognition to detect emotion. Experts agree that human emotion can't be accurately detected...

Sam Barlow's Telling Lies thriller game debuts on August 23

SAM BARLOW'S TELLING LIES THRILLER GAME DEBUTS ON AUGUST 23

Sam Barlow and Annapurna Interactive announced that Telling Lies, an interactive investigation thriller game, debuts on August 23.

 
 
 
Nintendo announces Indie World video event with 20 minutes of games

NINTENDO ANNOUNCES INDIE WORLD VIDEO EVENT WITH 20 MINUTES OF GAMES

Indie World is not a theme park for alternative-music fans - it's the new indie-game showcase from Nintendo. And it's coming Monday,...

Instagram adds tool for reporting false information

INSTAGRAM ADDS TOOL FOR REPORTING FALSE INFORMATION

Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem...

 
 
 
Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time

NVIDIA CEO: AI IS THE SINGLE MOST POWERFUL FORCE OF OUR TIME

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said that AI would drive long-term demand because it is the “single most powerful force of our time.” Nvidia...

Amazon launches Custom Interfaces for Alexa skills to deepen connections with games and gadgets

AMAZON LAUNCHES CUSTOM INTERFACES FOR ALEXA SKILLS TO DEEPEN CONNECTIONS WITH GAMES AND GADGETS

Amazon's Alexa skills or voice apps can now connect with toys, gadets, and games to trigger actions by an Echo speaker or a device.

 
 
 
NPD: Nintendo Switch leads another down month for hardware

NPD: NINTENDO SWITCH LEADS ANOTHER DOWN MONTH FOR HARDWARE

The Nintendo Switch was on top of the hardware sales for the NPD July report. But console sales are down overall as next gen looms.

Nvidia reports $2.58 billion in Q2 revenue as AI and graphics demand strengthens

NVIDIA REPORTS $2.58 BILLION IN Q2 REVENUE AS AI AND GRAPHICS DEMAND STRENGTHENS

Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that beat analysts' expectations as demand for graphics and artificial intelligence chips picked...

 
 
 
Kate Edwards will head the Global Game Jam indie group

KATE EDWARDS WILL HEAD THE GLOBAL GAME JAM INDIE GROUP

Global Game Jam announced that the outspoken video games industry veteran Kate Edwards has joined the organization as executive director.

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory

AI STARTUP GATHER USES DRONES AND COMPUTER VISION FOR WAREHOUSE INVENTORY

Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory...

 
 
 
IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend

IBM-UNILEVER BLOCKCHAIN PILOT CUTS WASTEFUL AD SPEND

A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle...

You can now tell Steam you already played a game on another store

YOU CAN NOW TELL STEAM YOU ALREADY PLAYED A GAME ON ANOTHER STORE

Steam wants to know if you've played a game on another platform so it can stop recommending it to you, but it will recommend similar...

 
 
 
Klang raises $22.3 million for MMO space colony simulation Seed

KLANG RAISES $22.3 MILLION FOR MMO SPACE COLONY SIMULATION SEED

Klang has raised $22.33 million in funding to develop a massively multiplayer online space colony simulation called Seed.

Superhot is publishing third-party indie games like The Frog Detective

SUPERHOT IS PUBLISHING THIRD-PARTY INDIE GAMES LIKE THE FROG DETECTIVE

Superhot, the Polish game studio that made the hit virtual reality game Superhot VR, has announced it will publish third-party independent...

 
 
 
DualShock 4 gets hot new colors, including rose gold

DUALSHOCK 4 GETS HOT NEW COLORS, INCLUDING ROSE GOLD

The DualShock 4 gets new colors like Rose Gold and Titanium Blue, so you can now have a gender-reveal party for your cyborg babies!

Google Assistant now lets you assign reminders to other people

GOOGLE ASSISTANT NOW LETS YOU ASSIGN REMINDERS TO OTHER PEOPLE

Google Assistant will soon be able to assign reminders for up to six people in a household, sending notifications to smartphones and...

 
 
 



UFC 241: Stipe Miocic stops Daniel Cormier to reclaim UFC heavyweight title

UFC 241: Stipe Miocic stops Daniel Cormier to reclaim UFC heavyweight title

Stipe Miocic stunned Daniel Cormer in their main event rematch at UFC 241 to recapture the UFC heavyweight title after a punishing encounter in Anaheim, California. Read more ...

UFC 241: Nate Diaz calls out Jorge Masvidal after thrilling win

UFC 241: Nate Diaz calls out Jorge Masvidal after thrilling win

Californian UFC star Nate Diaz made a winning return to the octagon after three years away as he defeated former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, then called for a fight with... Read more ...

UFC 241: Conor McGregor can wait, the world needs Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal

UFC 241: Conor McGregor can wait, the world needs Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal

A Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz trilogy fight has been high up on many fans' MMA wish lists for a while but, after Diaz returned with a win at UFC 241 and called out another big... Read more ...

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

WASHINGTON - Eric Thames hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the 14th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers finally held on for a wild 15-14 victory over the Washington Nationals on... Read more ...

Paulo Costa out-pummels Yoel Romero in an extraordinary, compelling, brutal...

Paulo Costa out-pummels Yoel Romero in an extraordinary, compelling, brutal battle between 2 fighters who looked like Greek Gods

Paulo Costa out-pummeled Yoel Romero in a captivating battle at UFC 241. Costa was awarded a unanimous decision because of a hat-trick of 29-28 scorecards thanks to his... Read more ...

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

The Oscar-winning artist was 86 years old. Read more ...

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

HONOLULU - Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. Read more ...

Chris Sale injury update: Red Sox place lefty on 10-day IL with elbow...

Chris Sale injury update: Red Sox place lefty on 10-day IL with elbow inflammation

Chris Sale has posted good numbers this season but has seen a noticeable dip in his velocity. Read more ...

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Damoun Patterson with 4:12 left, rallying the New England Patriots to a 22-17 victory over the Tennessee... Read more ...

UFC 241 results: Derek Brunson rallies past Ian Heinisch for decision win

UFC 241 results: Derek Brunson rallies past Ian Heinisch for decision win

Gallery Derek Brunson def. Ian Heinisch at UFC 241: Best photos view 26 images ANAHEIM, Calif. - After his last fight, Ian Heinisch made it a point to call out veteran Derek... Read more ...