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Analysis: For Honor unlocks cost $730 (or 5,200 hours)

The worst of free-to-play design is coming to full-price, pay-to-play titles. Enlarge / The spikes here represent the cost of unlocking everything in the game. The big guy is Ubisoft... At this point in the evolving history of video-game econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Japan Public IT Cloud Services Forecast, 2017−2021

This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #JPJ41768117, which presents the overview and analysis results of the Japan public cloud services market as of January 2017. The report also forecasts the market size by segment from 2016 t.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Japan Internet of Things Forecast by Vertical Industry and Use Case, 2017–2021

This IDC study forecasts user spending in the Japan IoT market by industry segment and by use case. Strong growth in the Japan IoT market is driven by improved business sentiment stemming from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, lower technology and cost barrie.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

A Side-by-Side Comparison of Movies and the Historical Clips That Inspired Them

Period films are the bane of movie producers’ existence. They cost a ton of money, limit locations, require elaborate costuming and are always fighting against the very existence of the modern world. But when it all comes together, the films functi.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Night Shift is now available on your Mac so you can finally get some damn sleep

It's hard out there for a keyboard jockey.  Thankfully, Night Shift is here to save the day (er, night).  Spending long hours staring at a computer has its ill effects, one of which being that the blue light pouring out of the screen is tho.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Gigantic drones may be the key to low-cost air shipping

Wonder why some companies still ship products on boats instead of speedy aircraft? It's because air freight is much more expensive -- the costs of the crew and fuel quickly add up. Natilus, however, thinks drones might offer a solution......»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Apple publishes 11th annual Supplier Responsibility Report

Apple recently released its 2016 Supplier Responsibility report. This marks the tech giant’s 11th year publishing the report. This year’s report reveals that Apple suppliers delivered its highest ever level of reasonable working hours c.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

This fake news simulator is the depressing video game America deserves

It's something that's come to be reviled, the very thing that may have cost America a presidential election — fake news. And the horrible phenomenon that's been called out by everyone from former President Barack Obama to Apple CEO Tim Cook now.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

North Carolina"s bathroom bill will cost the state $3.7 billion

North Carolina is losing hundreds of millions of dollars a year due to a 2016 law panned as discriminatory. The state's infamous "bathroom bill" will cost it $3.76 billion over the next dozen years, according to the Associated Press.  SEE ALSO:.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

Snapchat desperately wants businesses to pay for geofilters

Snapchat needs to make more money, sure. But even more than that, the now-public company needs to attract more advertisers — even to its lower cost ad options — in hopes of turning them into big spenders and cementing the app as a must-bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

Apple opens lottery registration for WWDC 2017

 Developers, let’s see if you’re in luck this year and get a ticket for Apple’s developer conference, WWDC 2017. While tickets cost $1,599, there are just too many people who want to go to the conference. For the past few years.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 28 min. ago

The new Vendsyssel Theatre, designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, opens to a sell-out season in Hjørring, Denmark

The 4,200 m2 theatre and culture building is designed as a dynamic and multifunctional complex that includes a Music hall, Black Box, Rehearsal hall ... The post The new Vendsyssel Theatre, designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, opens to a sell-out seas.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

MLB The Show 17 Review in Progress

Our early impressions of the last remaining baseball sim on Earth are extremely positive so far. Since receiving a final copy of MLB The Show 17, I’ve put in about 15 hours playing games and exploring the different modes. While a full review.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

Snoop Dogg will induct Tupac Shakur into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

When Tupac Shakur was officially announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee posthumously, it was unclear who would represent the rap legend at the ceremony.  Now will know that his former Death Row label mate Snoop Dogg will do the honor.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

India"s Silicon Valley Offers the Cheapest Engineers, But the Quality of Their Talent is Another Story

Ananya Bhattacharya, writing for Quartz: Bengaluru's startup ecosystem is what it is because of its engineers. With an average annual salary of $8,600, engineers in India's tech hub cost 13 times less than their Silicon Valley counterparts, according.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

For Some Reason, Samsung Might Sell Refurbished Versions of Its Exploding Phones

The Galaxy Note 7 is a huge black mark for Samsung—an exploding embarrassment that cost the company tons of money and kicked off one of the biggest PR nightmares in recent memory. But despite the global recall, the jokes on late night TV, and the f.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News13 hr. 36 min. ago

Critical thinking is one for the history books

A critical analysis of archeology leads to rejection of astrology, conspiracies, etc. Bigfoot cares for its young. (credit: Katy Kristin) The world as a whole has become increasingly reliant on science to provide its technology and inform its.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago

T-Mobile’s Premium Device Protection plan now includes AppleCare at no extra cost

Both the Premium Device Protection (PDP) and JUMP! plans remain at their regular $12 monthly fee. The post T-Mobile’s Premium Device Protection plan now includes AppleCare at no extra cost appeared first on TabTimes. T-Mobile has added App.....»»

Category: topSource:  tabtimesRelated News14 hr. 28 min. ago

History beats science for getting students to think critically

A critical analysis of archeology leads to rejection of astrology, conspiracies, etc. Bigfoot cares for its young. (credit: Katy Kristin) The world as a whole has become increasingly reliant on science to provide its technology and inform its.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 52 min. ago

Rare genetic forms of obesity more numerous, diverse than previously thought

In their search of seven databases and analysis of 161 papers, researchers found that 79 obesity syndromes have been previously reported. Of the 79 syndromes, 19 have been genetically solved, to the point where a lab test could confirm a doctor's sus.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

Hitachi reveals new AI for real-time identity detection and tracking

Hitachi announced that it had developed a new image analysis system which uses artificial intelligence for real-time people tracking and detection. The AI can detect an individual in real-time by combining over 100 external characteristics and the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago