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"Dota 2" team receives Guinness World Record for $9 million win

LOS ANGELES — Team Wings received a Guinness World Record on Friday after scoring the biggest winnings for a single esports event: $9,139,002 for the Dota 2 International 2016 championship.   Winning the Seattle summer tournament secured them a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableOct 28th, 2016

Taiwan IC designers at critical juncture

Taiwan’s IC design industry has suffered lackluster business performance in recent years, significantly losing ground in the world market to their rapidly counterparts from China amid strong challenges from mergers and consolidations within the.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 min. ago

SpaceX scores two rocket landings in just 48 hours

SpaceX scored two rocket landings in just 48 hours over the weekend. The missions, both of which deployed satellites for private companies, saw the SpaceX team overcome some unique challenges. The post SpaceX scores two rocket landings in just 48 hou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 min. ago

Recapping the first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen

 Last week we hosted our first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen, the hardware capital of the world. We were delighted to welcome thousands of attendees to the event, which included a host of top tech industry names, exciting up-and-coming star.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Yoyo Wallet raises £12M Series B led by Metro Group to expand in Europe

 The race to digitise the loyalty card just got a shot in the arm with the news that Yoyo Wallet, the European-based mobile payment and customer loyalty platform, has raised a £12 million Series B round, led by the US wholesale and food retail.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Box office hits and misses: ‘Transformers’ struggles while ‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong

Michael Bay's fifth installment of the Transformers franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight, has the weakest debut of the series so far, but still manages to win the box office its first weekend in theaters. The post Box office hits and misses: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Self-driving technology is the next supplier gold rush

In 2020, automakers are expected to produce nearly 86 million vehicles equipped with collision-avoidance systems......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever

An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Anthem, the largest health insurance company in the U.S., has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over a 2015 data breach for a record $115 million, according to lawyers for the plaintiffs. The settlement still ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Doctor Who: World Enough and Time review

“Full conversion wasn't necessary, though it will be in time.” So, pucker up! Enlarge (credit: Simon Ridgway/Ray Burmiston/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who: World Enough and Time. River Song always warned the Doctor aga.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

eBay will now match Amazon"s, Walmart"s and others" prices on over 50,000 items (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: eBay will now match Amazon's, Walmart's and others' prices on over 50,000 items  —  As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world's largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commer.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

With its latest $400 million funding round, Houzz"s valuation is now $4 billion

Houzz proved just how passionate folks today are about interior design by closing an impressive $400 million funding round. That brings the Palo Alto, California-based company's valuation to an impressive $4 billion. The post With its latest $400 mil.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

IN WIN 509 Full Tower Gaming Chassis Review

IN WIN, one of the leaders in PC Chassis, has reached for the stars and brought back the 509! IN WIN began in 1985 and has grown into one of the leaders in computing Chassis, Power Supplies, Enclosures, and other peripheral products. Not.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Seek Adventure App takes the Pokémon Go concept a step further

Just like Pokémon Go, Seek Adventure App uses geo-location based gaming to engage users with their phones and the real world. Where Seek takes it a step further is by partnering with various brands and companies to offer real-world rewards throu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Looking to redecorate? Look no further than Houzz, the company now valued at $4 billion

Houzz proved just how passionate folks today are about interior design by closing an impressive $400 million funding round. That brings the Palo Alto, California-based company's valuation to an impressive $4 billion. The post Looking to redecorate? L.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Sci-Hub Ordered To Pay $15 Million In Piracy Damages

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Two years ago, academic publisher Elsevier filed a complaint (PDF) against Sci-Hub and several related "pirate" sites. It accused the websites of making academic papers widely available to the pu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Love reading? This OnePlus 5 feature is something you can"t ignore

OnePlus 5 has much to talk about, but we focus on one that really makes sense. Now we all know that the OnePlus 5 is officially unveiled globally and in India. While our team has done the OnePlus 5 review soon after the global launch, I got to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Get the best ride on the trails with Neematic"s first electric mountain bike

In the world of ebikes, there are constantly new players coming to the market with innovations that drive further competition. The latest newcomer is Neematic with its extreme performance ebike, the FR/1. The post Get the best ride on the trails with.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Wonder Woman Is The Highest-Grossing Movie by a Female Director

Patty Jenkins' second full-length directorial effort is now an important record breaker. Wonder Woman is a hit with both critics and audiences, and now it's busy breaking box office records as well. The latest film in the DC Extended Universe.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Kim Dotcom Opposes US’s “Fugitive” Claims at Supreme Court

In an effort to regain control over millions of dollars in seized assets, Kim Dotcom's legal team has filed a brief at the Supreme Court, countering the US Government's position. The US uses the fugitive claims as a coercive weapon, which offends due.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017