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ZeniMax launches lawsuit against Samsung over the Gear VR

ZeniMax, the parent company of game developers such as Bethesda, Arkane, and id Software, may have recently won $500 million in a legal battle against Facebook-owned Oculus, but it’s not leaving the courtroom just yet. The firm launched a new l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotMay 17th, 2017

Netflix keeps its ratings top-secret, but Nielsen claims it has all the answers

Trying to keep tabs on every new show that lands on Netflix is practically impossible at this point. Famously, the streaming giant over the past few years has invested billions towards acquiring existing content and developing original programming. A.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 min. ago

Samsung"s Star Wars vacuum is the robot you need in your life

For anyone who's ever dreamed about using The Force to clean their house, here's some exciting news. Samsung has just released a pair of Star WarsPOWERbot™ vacuums that are available for pre-order starting Oct. 10. Read more...More about Mashab.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 min. ago

Watch: Little sled person treks Line Rider track synchronized to “In the Hall of the Mountain King”

YouTuber DoodleChaos spent over a month configuring a track in the 2006 hit game Line Rider. The result is a delightful harmonic pairing of Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” to the originally silent flash game. The tiny sle.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News34 min. ago

DeepMind"s new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning without human input (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge: DeepMind's new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning without human input  —  The company's latest AlphaGo AI learned supe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News34 min. ago

CNN just got special FAA permission to fly drones over crowds

CNN has announced that it is the first of its kind to get FAA approval for operating a drone over crowds. This is made possible via the FAA’s issuance of a Part 107 waiver that authorizes the use of small unmanned aircraft systems in places whe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft over patents

Can "patent trolls" advance their cause using Native American legal rights? Enlarge (credit: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe / Aurich Lawson) The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe has filed patent lawsuits against Amazon and Microsoft, using patents it acquired.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

CNN Gets a First-Of-Its-Kind Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds

The FAA has granted CNN a waiver that allows it to fly its Vantage Robotics Snap drone over open-air crowds of people at altitudes of up to 150 feet. "This is a new precedent in this kind of waiver: Previous exemptions allowed flight of drones over p.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Watch your heads: CNN allowed to fly drones over crowds

CNN will soon be the flying news network.  The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. SEE ALSO: Police warn people on Facebook not to fly the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

This faux skin gives robots a sense of touch

Researchers with UCLA and the University of Washington have created a faux skin that gives robots a sense of touch, enabling them to better grasp objects and more. This fake skin, which is described as a flexible sensor, can be stretched over robotic.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

CNN gets the first FAA waiver to fly drones over crowds

The FAA finally passed a set of rules for commercial drone aviators back in August 2016, which included a formal restriction from flying over crowds of people. Given how valuable aerial footage from UAVs is, that's been a difficult regu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Samsung is launching a 17-lens 360-camera for VR

Samsung may now have the VR camera to beat. The company just unveiled a new 17-lens 360-degree camera for VR that can live-stream in 4K. Called the 360 Round, it will be available in the U.S. later this month. SEE ALSO: 'Neko Atsume' for PlayStation.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

Heart rate data app Cardiogram officially launches for Android Wear

Cardiogram announced it launched for Android Wear in the Google Play Store. The app can show you minute-to-minute heart rate, diet, exercise, workouts, track spikes related to stress, and more. The post Heart rate data app Cardiogram officially launc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Sony to publish indie games on Nintendo Switch and PC

The console wars are not over, but there are some signs that collaboration may yet win out. While Sony continues to opt out of the "Better Together" Minecraft initiative to bring cross-platform play to all platforms, it looks to be making ga.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Skyraider 2? The Air Force may bring back Vietnam-style combat plane

The Air Force’s legendary A-1E Skyraiders proved their mettle in the skies over Vietnam. Air Force leaders now see a similar need for a low-cost, slower-moving aircraft for missions in low-threat........»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

BMW Considers Opening a Manufacturing Factory in Russia

Over the course of the past few years, the market for new cars sales in Russia has been on a steady decline. However, the market has recently recovered quite a bit, and that recovery is drawing more automakers toward the country for business opportun.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Bixby 2.0 makes Samsung’s AI omnipresent

Even though it got off to a fairly rocky start, Samsung’s implementation of its Bixby AI seems to have leveled out a bit. Now that Samsung has Bixby up and running on its flagship phones around the world, it’s looking to the future. The f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Samsung is racing ahead of Intel where it really matters

Samsung has completed the development of its 8-nanometer foundry process, and before you X out and go read more about the iPhone 8's camera, that's actually a big deal. Samsung has taken the new, smaller process to production three months ahead of sc.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

9to5Toys Last Call: Best Buy 3-Day Tech Sale, eero 802.11ac Mesh Wi-Fi System $280, iTunes $1 Movie Sale, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Samsung teams up with Google to bring ARCore to Galaxy devices

Today, Samsung and Google announced a partnership to bring ARCore to Galaxy smartphones. This is a huge step in ARCore being a viable competitor to Apple's ARKit......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Samsung looks to take on Alexa and Google Assistant with Bixby 2.0

Samsung wants to take on Amazon's Alexa with Bixby 2.0, they've announced the second iteration of their digital assistant will be more open and will feature more useful interactions with smart devices......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago