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EA Addresses Battlefront 2 Loot Crates, Shares Beta Feedback

EA discusses potential changes from the Beta and clarifies what loot crates will unlock in the full game. EA has addressed feedback from the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta, including issues around loot crates. In a post thanking players for engag.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignOct 12th, 2017

Intel Aims To Take on Nvidia With a Processor Specially Designed for AI

An anonymous reader shares a report: In what looks like a repeat of its loss to Qualcomm on smartphones, Intel has lagged graphics chip (GPU) maker Nvidia in the artificial intelligence revolution. Today Intel announced that its first AI chip, the Ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Alphabet Inc. Plans A Beta City

Can Alphabet and Sidewalk Labs produce great urban design? Toronto is about to find out. Since its inception, Sidewalk Labs–the Alphabet subsidiary devoted to urban technology–has talked about building a “smart city” to.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News1 hr. 22 min. ago

Companies Overlook Risks in Open Source Software, Survey Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: Open source code helps software suppliers to be nimble and build products faster, but a new report reveals hidden software supply chain risks of open source that all software suppliers and IoT manufacturers should.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

The story behind 5:04 PM, the art car made by the Loma Prieta earthquake

Twenty-eight years ago today, an art car was born in an earthquake.  Its owner, Burning Man founder Michael Mikel (aka "Danger Ranger"), shares the story: On October 17, 1989 at 5:04 PM, the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

Tesla Employees Detail How They Were Fired, Claim Dismissals Were Not Performance Related

New submitter joshtops shares a CNBC report: Tesla is trying to disguise layoffs by calling the widespread terminations performance related, allege several current and former employees. On Friday, the San Jose Mercury News first reported that Tesla h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Calendar, Sexified With Material Design, Now Available to All Desktop Users

Back in mid-August, a big redesign for the web-based Google Calendar was teased by a beta user on reddit. Today, that redesign is official and available for everyone, and man, it looks good. Basically, the whole thing has been redesigned from top to.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

Hand of the Gods beta begins - Free Guan Yu codes for PS4 and Xbox One

Get your Hand of the Gods beta off to a flying start with a Guan Yu code, which unlocks the Legendary God unit in Hi-Rez Studio's brand-new collectible card game for PS4 and Xbox One......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago

British government doesn’t consider loot boxes as gambling, for now

If you're a game developer, you can add loot boxes to your game without fear in the U.K. at least. The British government's position is much the same as it was earlier this year: Parliament doesn't consider it gambling. The post British government do.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

"Game of Thrones" actress Lena Headey shares her own horrifying Harvey Weinstein experience

Harvey Weinstein's reputation and empire keep unraveling, and the women affected by his decades of alleged sexual harassment and coercion continue to come forward. On Twitter, Lena Headey, best known for her starring role on Game of Thrones, shared h.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Twitter is the latest to fill your feed with auto-playing video ads

Your Twitter feed is going to get even busier thanks to the microblogging service unlocking auto-playing video ads for advertisers. Starting today Video Website Cards are available to every ad-buyer. In limited beta tests (like the one embed.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 38 min. ago

Android 8.1 Oreo Release Date, Beta & Details

Android 8.1 Oreo Release Date, Beta & Details is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Google’s confirmed the next version of Android Oreo and Android 8.1 will land for select devices in the weeks ahead. The first update to Google’s.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier deal

The European plane maker reached an unusual, no-cost deal with Canada’s Bombardier that sent Airbus shares up Tuesday......»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobody"s Counting

An anonymous reader shares a Bloomberg report: Over the past two years, after decades of declining deaths on the road, U.S. traffic fatalities surged by 14.4 percent. In 2016 alone, more than 100 people died every day in or near vehicles in America,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Jennifer Lawrence shares her own account of sexual harassment faced in Hollywood

Jennifer Lawrence is joining the many voices in Hollywood standing up against inappropriate treatment of women. A week after dozens of women accused big-time producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually harassing and assaulting them, the actress spoke at El.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 23 min. ago

Engadget giveaway: Win a Sense smart security router courtesy of F-Secure!

With smart home technology proliferating and cybercriminality afoot, adding data security to your home network is a wise move. F-Secure's new Sense router can help monitor your home and provide feedback on the state of your network, IoT.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Warning: There’s a new iMessage scam looking to steal your Apple ID login

True story: every time we run a post warning people of a new iMessage phishing scam that pops up, we get a bunch of feedback from readers via email. Some people thank us for the heads up, but others email to complain that these phishing scams are so.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

CD Projekt Red addresses company morale concerns and Cyberpunk 2077 in open letter

Several former employees of CD Projekt Red recently posted negative reviews about the company on Glassdoor. The reviews mainly leveled criticism at the company for long working hours and low pay. The complaints were met by current employees leaving p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Google Maps to remove test feature for iPhone users that showed how many calories or "mini cupcakes" you would burn if you walked after strong user feedback (Katie Notopoulos/BuzzFeed)

Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed: Google Maps to remove test feature for iPhone users that showed how many calories or “mini cupcakes” you would burn if you walked after strong user feedback  —  Google Maps has a new feature.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News11 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Maps ditches automatic calorie estimates after users say it’s not helpful and even potentially harmful

 Google Maps will remove a widely criticized experimental iOS feature that estimated how many calories its users could potentially burn by walking a route. A Google rep told TechCrunch that the decision was “based on strong user feedback&#.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 22 min. ago

What’s new in iOS 11.1 beta 3? Hands-on with changes and features [Video]

Apple ushered in the third iOS 11.1 beta earlier today, and we’ve taken some time to discuss some of the new features and changes found in this latest developer beta release. Watch our video walkthrough for a brief look at a few of the noticeab.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News21 hr. 46 min. ago