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 2018-04-23 10:00 

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Heptio launches Gimbal to help enterprises load balance Kubernetes and OpenStack...

Heptio and Yahoo Japan subsidiary Actapio today announced a new open source project called Gimbal that aims to help enterprises load balance network traffic in hybrid environments, including Kubern......

 2018-04-23 07:01 

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Y Combinator alum Slite raises $4.4 million for its collaborative docs service on Slack...

While most startups have to scratch and beg for the slightest bit of attention for their product, occasionally one comes along that seems like it was fired out of a cannon. Paris-based Slite has fo......

 2018-04-23 05:19 

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No token effort: Blockchain can make esports more transparent...

Over the last few years, both esports and blockchain-powered applications have gone a long way toward entering the mainstream. Esports has moved from being publicly ridiculed as "not being a ......

 2018-04-23 04:51 

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Amazon expects groceries to account for over half of India business in the next 5 years...

(Reuters) — Amazon.com Inc expects groceries and household products to account for over half of its business in India in the next five years, as it moves to broaden offerings in the segment a......

 2018-04-23 02:17 

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Google AR microscope uses machine learning to quickly spot cancer cells...

Discovering and diagnosing cancer may have just become much easier thanks to augmented reality. Google Research this week revealed an AR microscope (ARM) capable of detecting cancerous cells in rea......

 2018-04-23 01:59 

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Westworld season 2 opener reinforces need for ethical AI (spoilers)...

Tonight's premiere episode of Westworld season two is littered with bodies. They're both artificial intelligence hosts and dead human beings as well. It's a reminder of the conseq......

 2018-04-22 23:54 

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PlayStation once again dominates gaming industry's most-seen TV ads...

The PlayStation 4 continues to dominate the airwaves, at least when it comes to advertising on broadcast and cable TV. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company......

 2018-04-22 21:33 

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The 3 most valuable applications of AI in health care...

Artificial intelligence could prove to be a self-running growth engine for the health care sector in the not-so-distant future. A recent report from Accenture analyzed the "near-term value...

 2018-04-22 19:10 

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GamesBeat Summit 2018 lightning talks: From making games in Pakistan to building communities...

Our recent GamesBeat Summit 2018 event featured an eclectic mix of lightning round talks, where our speakers were challenged to give a speech about something compelling in just five minutes. ItR......

 2018-04-22 18:08 

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Cryptocurrency miners hacked my blog...

A few weeks ago, I was alerted by email that someone had logged into the admin console of one of my blogs. It was around 11:30 PM, and I was getting ready to go to sleep. Since I'm the only admin o......

 2018-04-22 17:25 

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How Chicago can make its tech community more attractive for investors...

Until recently, most venture capitalists were reluctant to invest in startups outside the Bay Area. I know because half the VCs I pitched when I started my company turned me down because of my loca......

 2018-04-22 16:08 

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One year after ICO mania, these big-money projects are delivering...

The ICO mania we saw last year escalated rapidly. The ICO that signaled to me that things were about to get out of control was the Gnosis raise in April. The company's concept of a decentrali......

 2018-04-22 15:35 

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4 keys to making a brand game...

Whether it's when McDonald's first rolled out its Monopoly game in the '80s or modern-day digital examples such as Nike+ Fuelband, the world's top brands have long indulged in gamification to......

 2018-04-22 14:15 

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GamesBeat Visionary Award winner Rand Miller on pioneering new game experiences...

Rand Miller has been making games for decades. The CEO of Cyan is best known for making — with his brother Robyn Miller — the pioneering computer games Myst and Riven in the 1990s. They......

 2018-04-22 13:00 

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Beamdog's Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition takes up the community mantle of the original...

Neverwinter Nights marked a transition for the Dungeons & Dragons-style of video game. It was the first game that used the then-new 3rd Edition rules. It's one of the first major role-playing r......

 2018-04-22 10:34 

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Oculus's handling of personal data is an 'existential crisis'...

Facebook is overhauling the Oculus privacy policy and terms of service as the company prepares to launch its first standalone VR headset. The change comes amid new European privacy regulations and ......

 2018-04-22 10:28 

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Hire ground: How Fetcher uses AI to help companies headhunt the best candidates...

The workforce crisis is looming, a situation that could hit the global economy to the tune of $10 trillion, according to some studies. The crux of the problem relates to a mismatch between supply a......

 2018-04-22 05:19 

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IBM outlines the 5 attributes of useful AI...

A few weeks ago, a dejected CTO told me it took his team three weeks to build a machine learning model. I told him a model in just three weeks sounded great, and he agreed. So why the long face? Be......

 2018-04-22 02:03 

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Arden's Wake shows how Penrose is getting better at telling stories in VR...

The fourth production from VR studio Penrose, Arden's Wake: Tide's Fall, is debuting at Tribeca and it touches upon well-worn territory for this team. Namely, it's a story about the relationship be......

 2018-04-21 23:41 

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The Middle East is fertile ground for esports...

When we talk about the geography of esports, many names spring to our mind: big supporting countries like South Korea, USA, Sweden and competitive titles with big international recognition like Cou......

 2018-04-21 22:20 

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Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo...

Indie studio Campo Santo announced today that it's joining Valve. Its 12-person team will be moving to Washington, and the acquisition will not affect its upcoming game In the Valley of Gods ......

 2018-04-21 21:33 

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'Minority Report' adviser John Underkoffler ponders the user interfaces of the future...

John Underkoffler is the CEO of Oblong Industries, and he is perhaps best known as the science advisor for the landmark sci-fi film Minority Report. Long before the body suit of Ready Player One, U......

 2018-04-21 19:10 

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Dennis 'Thresh' Fong on competitive gaming, then and now...

Back when he was known as "Thresh," Dennis Fong was the original professional gamer. He's also the CEO of game video sharing site Plays.tv, and so he has decades of visibility int......

 2018-04-21 18:15 

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The traditional CEO-CIO relationship is changing...

Every year, Gartner surveys CIOs on how their jobs are changing in the digital age. The latest report released April 6 found that digital business has never been more top of mind for CEOs and t......

 2018-04-21 17:25 

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Companies outside of Silicon Valley need to rethink how they hire and train tech talent...

Between 2014 and 2016, 75 percent of all venture capital funding in the United States went to three major tech hubs: Silicon Valley; New York City; and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Organizations such ......

 2018-04-21 16:10 

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The Web of Profit: A look at the cybercrime economy...

Last April, I started a conversation with cybersecurity company Bromium. The company was keen to uncover where the streams of revenue generated by cybercrime eventually go and whether this money is......

 2018-04-21 15:02 

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Tamatem has built a thriving mobile business by bringing games to the Arab world...

Mobile publisher Tamatem has brought 40 games to the Arabic-language market and racked up millions of downloads. Its newest title is Airport City, a simulation game from Lithuanian developer Game I......

 2018-04-21 14:15 

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Nintendo Labo could be the second coming of Wii Fit...

Nintendo Labo hit the world today with an unusual quiet. Warm impressions of the winsome cardboard construction kits and their attendant video games flitted around the internet and the video game o......

 2018-04-21 13:00 

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Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads...

Sorry, cartridge and disc collectors — in the foreseeable future, console gaming is going to become either download-only or download-first. This might bother some console gamers, but I'......

 2018-04-21 10:34 

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Vive Pro sends out its AR dev kit...

HTC just released its software development kit for the front-facing cameras on the Vive Pro. The new update should help turn the device into the kind of augmented reality developer kit Magic Leap h......

 2018-04-21 00:39 

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SmugMug acquires Flickr from Yahoo...

SmugMug, a photo-sharing service for consumer and professional photographers has acquired Flickr, the two companies announced this afternoon. Flickr was sold by parent company Oath, a subsidiary of......

 2018-04-20 22:12 

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AI Weekly: Why all developers should watch 'Westworld'...

I'm not what you would call a fan of Westworld. As an AI reporter, telling this to people often triggers an audible gasp, followed by a look of disbelief and disappointment. Despite my lack of enth......

 2018-04-20 20:26 

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God of War vs. Super Mario Odyssey: The only tech comparison you need...

God of War is Sony's latest blockbuster release for the PlayStation 4. It is getting praise from critics for its combat, characters, and writing. It is also gorgeous, but how does it stack up......

 2018-04-20 19:20 

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Kaspersky publishes open letter revealing Twitter banned its ads...

(Reuters) — Twitter Inc. said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company's business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing ......

 2018-04-20 19:10 

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Why the transportation sector needs data scientists...

The transportation industry is ripe for advancement. With the addition of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, the industry might not be recognizable in 10 or 20 years. More connectivity means fu......

 2018-04-20 18:39 

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Geeking out in Gaza: Creating a Palestinian coding hub...

Gaza is beginning to emerge as a coding hub amidst the tense cultural, political, and religious climate. Gaza Sky Geeks is holding its fifth hackathon....

 2018-04-20 17:53 

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iQiyi, the Netflix of China, announces 4K VR headset with 8K video support...

iQiyi, the Baidu-owned video streaming service known as China's version of Netflix, has announced that it will release the world's first 4K VR headset with 8K panoramic video playback c......

 2018-04-20 17:34 

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Hearthstone boss Ben Brode leaves Blizzard Entertainment...

Ben Brode has spent most of the last decade working on Blizzard Entertainment's card battler Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, but for him, that work is now coming to an end. Brode announced t......

 2018-04-20 17:30 

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ProBeat: Google's Chat is close, and yet so far...

Google's latest messaging app plans provide a little clarity: Allo is dead, Duo is sticking around, and Android Messages is the future, powered by RCS, which is being rebranded as Chat. It...

 2018-04-20 17:15 

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Want to scale big with esports? You better look east (VB Live)...

Asia-Pacific countries offer a huge opportunity for companies looking to invest into the esports explosion. But only those that understand the market's specific strengths and weaknesses will succee......

 2018-04-20 16:46 

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YouTubers get a new suite of live-video tools from StreamElements...

StreamElements is one of the top tools for producing high-quality livestreams on Twitch, and now it is expanding to Google's video platform. YouTube creators are getting StreamElements'......

 2018-04-20 16:30 

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Osmo hits a million educational AR games on iPads...

Osmo has been a prolific producer of augmented reality games for iPads and iPhones in its short history. And the company is revealing today that those games have reached a million iPads, which is b......

 2018-04-20 16:07 

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GoDaddy wants to help small businesses compete using AI...

GoDaddy may not spring to mind as a developer of cutting-edge AI technology, but the internet company is currently employing new tech to help small businesses compete with tech giants. "If yo......

 2018-04-20 15:30 

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Case makers expect iPhone SE 2 to get A10 Fusion, ditch headphone jack...

Following a leak of new iPhone model numbers by the Eurasian Economic Commission earlier this week, case makers now anticipate that Apple will release an updated iPhone SE 2 in May, according to a ......

 2018-04-20 15:08 

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German Supreme Court rules ad blockers are legal...

(Reuters) — Germany's Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a case brought by Axel Springer seeking to ban a popular application that blocks online advertising, in a landmark ruling that ......

 2018-04-20 15:00 

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The DeanBeat: Tencent leads China's domination of the global games business...

If you follow the $116 billion game business, you may know that China has become the world's biggest game market, and that Tencent is the world's biggest game company. But we learned ju......

 2018-04-20 14:00 

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God of War — 5 tips to help you on your epic journey...

God of War is now out for PlayStation 4, and it's incredible. This action game is beautiful, exciting, and touching, and I go into why in my review. If you have a PlayStation 4, you should pl......

 2018-04-20 13:35 

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EA CTO Ken Moss leads 1,000 engineers building the tech for future games...

When Ken Moss interviewed at Electronic Arts for the chief technology officer, he talked to 14 people. They were nervous about bringing in someone from outside the game industry, but they eventuall......

 2018-04-20 13:15 

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AT&T lays 5G groundwork in 117 additional U.S. markets...

Despite some initial attempts to downplay AT&T's launch of "5G Evolution" services as marketing puffery, upgrades to existing 4G network hardware are a necessary prerequisite ......

 2018-04-20 10:58 

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Alibaba acquires Chinese microchip maker to boost its IoT business...

(Reuters) — E-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding has bought a Chinese microchip maker to further its cloud-based "internet of things" (IoT) business, underscoring its commitment to the chip......

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