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Amazon launches computer vision service to detect defects in manufactured products

AMAZON LAUNCHES COMPUTER VISION SERVICE TO DETECT DEFECTS IN MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

Amazon today announced the general availability of Amazon Lookout for Vision, a cloud service that analyzes images using computer vision...

Hearthstone: Forged in the Barrens interview - New core, old Warcraft zone shuffle up the tavern

HEARTHSTONE: FORGED IN THE BARRENS INTERVIEW - NEW CORE, OLD WARCRAFT ZONE SHUFFLE UP THE TAVERN

Blizzard Entertainment revealed Hearthstone‘s next expansion, Forged in the Barrens, during BlizzCon Online's opening ceremonies on...

 
 
 
Nvidia's Q4 revenues rise 61% to $5 billion as gaming and datacenters stay strong

NVIDIA'S Q4 REVENUES RISE 61% TO $5 BILLION AS GAMING AND DATACENTERS STAY STRONG

Nvidia reported revenues of $5.0 billion for its fourth fiscal quarter ended January 31, up 61% from a year earlier.

BioWare cans Anthem Next, focuses on Dragon Age and Mass Effect

BIOWARE CANS ANTHEM NEXT, FOCUSES ON DRAGON AGE AND MASS EFFECT

Anthem's reboot, dubbed Anthem Next, is no more. BioWare made the announcement in a blog post.

 
 
 
New Steam feature may improve support for PS5's DualSense gamepad

NEW STEAM FEATURE MAY IMPROVE SUPPORT FOR PS5'S DUALSENSE GAMEPAD

Valve is adding more reporting features to help developers understand how players are using controllers with their games.

Band of AI startups launch ‘rebel alliance' for interoperability

BAND OF AI STARTUPS LAUNCH ‘REBEL ALLIANCE' FOR INTEROPERABILITY

The AI Infrastructure Alliance wants to improve interoperability between tools and fraemworks made by small to medium-size AI startups.

 
 
 
Google invests in open source security by funding Linux kernel developers

GOOGLE INVESTS IN OPEN SOURCE SECURITY BY FUNDING LINUX KERNEL DEVELOPERS

Google announced today that it will underwrite the salaries for two developers to focus on Linux's fundamental security.

Bebopbee raises $2 million to create match-3 casual puzzle games

BEBOPBEE RAISES $2 MILLION TO CREATE MATCH-3 CASUAL PUZZLE GAMES

BebopBee, a Silicon Valley game studio focused on match-3 puzzle mobile games, has raised $2 million in funding.

 
 
 

STAR WARS: REPUBLIC COMMANDO GETS SWITCH/PLAYSTATION 4 PORT

Aspyr Media is porting Star Wars: Republic Commando to Nintendo Switch. This is the latest Star Wars game to come to the system.

Microsoft announces industry clouds for finance, manufacturing, and nonprofits

MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES INDUSTRY CLOUDS FOR FINANCE, MANUFACTURING, AND NONPROFITS

Microsoft announced a trio of new industry clouds as the company doubles down on its specialized, sector-specific support.

 
 
 
Creating great audio content - without a sound engineer

CREATING GREAT AUDIO CONTENT - WITHOUT A SOUND ENGINEER

Consumers are spending 30% more time listening to spoken word audio, making it a powerful way to reach customers - and increase engagement.

StorageOS raises $10 million to drive container storage adoption

STORAGEOS RAISES $10 MILLION TO DRIVE CONTAINER STORAGE ADOPTION

StorageOS raised an addiitonal $10 million to advance adoption of container storage platfrom for microservices accessing persistent...

 
 
 
Why the future of work will look like a video game

WHY THE FUTURE OF WORK WILL LOOK LIKE A VIDEO GAME

Work should be about the human experience of information. You'll hardly find a better place where this occurs than in a video game.

Katana Graph raises $28.5 million to handle unstructured data at scale

KATANA GRAPH RAISES $28.5 MILLION TO HANDLE UNSTRUCTURED DATA AT SCALE

Katana Graph developed its technology at the University of Texas, Austin and has helped DARPA and businesses with unstructured data.

 
 
 
Quantum Tech Partners: Esports companies raised $2 billion in 2020, up 116%

QUANTUM TECH PARTNERS: ESPORTS COMPANIES RAISED $2 BILLION IN 2020, UP 116%

Esports firms raised $2 billion in 2020 for 200 deals in 2020, up 116% from $957 million in 123 deals in 2019, Quantum Tech Partners...

Cloud observability startup OpsCruise emerges from stealth

CLOUD OBSERVABILITY STARTUP OPSCRUISE EMERGES FROM STEALTH

OpsCruise, a cloud availability startup leveraging AI to detect performance anomolies, emerged from stealth with venture backing.

 
 
 
Zelros raises $11 million for AI that personalizes insurance plans

ZELROS RAISES $11 MILLION FOR AI THAT PERSONALIZES INSURANCE PLANS

Zelros raised $11 million for natural language understanding technology to help policyholders choose the optimum insurance plans.

Unity: More people play games during the week than on the weekend

UNITY: MORE PEOPLE PLAY GAMES DURING THE WEEK THAN ON THE WEEKEND

More people are now playing games during the week than on the weekend, according to an annual report by game engine maker Unity.

 
 
 
Hubilo raises $23.5 million to power virtual events with real-time data and analytics

HUBILO RAISES $23.5 MILLION TO POWER VIRTUAL EVENTS WITH REAL-TIME DATA AND ANALYTICS

Hubilo, a platform for hosting virtual and hybrid events with access to real-time data and analytics, has raised $23.5 million.

Blueshift raises $30 million to manage and analyze customer data

BLUESHIFT RAISES $30 MILLION TO MANAGE AND ANALYZE CUSTOMER DATA

Blueshift, a company developing a customer data monitoring and management platform, raised $30 million in funding.

 
 
 



The best PC gaming headsets of 2021

The best PC gaming headsets of 2021

No matter what kind of PC game you're playing, you're going to need one of the best PC gaming headsets. We're here to help. Read more ...

The iPhone 13 will pack Qualcomm's Snapdragon X60 modem

The iPhone 13 will pack Qualcomm's Snapdragon X60 modem

Qualcomm's second-newest modem is coming to the iPhone 13. What you need to know The iPhone 13 lineup is expected to feature Qualcomm's X60 modem. The modem is built on the... Read more ...

Apple's 2021 Redesigned iMacs Will Be Available In Multiple Colors

Apple's 2021 Redesigned iMacs Will Be Available In Multiple Colors

Image credit - Jon Prosser x conceptcreator Apple's products tend to go for a more monochromatic look. This has helped their products stay relevant in terms of design for long... Read more ...

Belkin Designing 'Soundform Connect' Adapter to Add AirPlay 2 to Speakers

Belkin Designing 'Soundform Connect' Adapter to Add AirPlay 2 to Speakers

Belkin appears to be working on a new "Belkin Soundform Connect" adapter that will connect to a standard speaker to add AirPlay 2 capabilities. The adapter was found in FCC... Read more ...

Apple launches new Ethics and Compliance website

Apple launches new Ethics and Compliance website

Ethics and compliance are cool. What you need to know Apple has launched a new webpage focused on ethics and compliance. The website details how the company operates ethically... Read more ...

Overcast gains redesigned Apple Watch app with chapter skipping, speed...

Overcast gains redesigned Apple Watch app with chapter skipping, speed controls, and more

Popular podcast app Overcast got a major update today that includes an all new Apple Watch app, improved compatibility with Siri, and other improvements. The headline of this... Read more ...

YouTube brings more parental controls to parents of tweens and teens

YouTube brings more parental controls to parents of tweens and teens

Has just new features for parents of tweens and teens that involve controls meant to prevent access to age-restricted content. Starting today, parents can choose from 3... Read more ...

Wear OS Watches Will Finally Be Getting A Google Assistant Voice Fix

Wear OS Watches Will Finally Be Getting A Google Assistant Voice Fix

After months of waiting, it appears as though a fix is finally on the way for broken Google Assistant interactions on Wear OS smartwatches. That's based on a recent report from... Read more ...

New Instagram Lite Update Now Rolling Out With Support For Reels

New Instagram Lite Update Now Rolling Out With Support For Reels

A new Instagram Lite update comes with the ability to take advantage of Reels according to XDA-Developers. Instagram Lite is a stripped-back version of the popular social media... Read more ...

Save almost $100 and get the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite for your Android tablet needs

Save almost $100 and get the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite for your Android tablet needs

It's no secret that other than Samsung and Amazon, the Android tablet is pretty much a mess and should likely be avoided. So when one of Samsung's tablets goes on sale, it's... Read more ...