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TETRIS PRIMETIME GIVES THE CLASSIC SOME GAME SHOW FUN ON MOBILE

N3twork's Tetris app for mobile adds a big new mode: Tetris Primetime, a nightly game show-style multiplayer feature where players...

GamesBeat Decides 155: Paper Mario, Xbox Showcase, and Bakugan

GAMESBEAT DECIDES 155: PAPER MARIO, XBOX SHOWCASE, AND BAKUGAN

GamesBeat Decides is back with Bakugan fever. The kids are talking about it. The adults are whispering about it at work. It's Bakugan!

 
 
 
CD Projekt Red has ‘no Game Pass plans' for Cyberpunk 2077

CD PROJEKT RED HAS ‘NO GAME PASS PLANS' FOR CYBERPUNK 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 is not heading to Xbox Game Pass - at least not any time near its release. That's according to CD Projekt Red's public...

Why Tencent is looking to buy Warframe parent company Leyou

WHY TENCENT IS LOOKING TO BUY WARFRAME PARENT COMPANY LEYOU

Tencent and Leyou Technologies are in exlcusive acquisition talks. This shoves Sony out of the conversation, but it could give Tencent...

 
 
 
We asked over 150 VCs if they are doing remote deals. Here's what they said

WE ASKED OVER 150 VCS IF THEY ARE DOING REMOTE DEALS. HERE'S WHAT THEY SAID

40% of firms confirmed they have already done a fully remote deal as a result of restrictions put in place due to COVID-19.

Google's AI tool lets users trigger mobile app actions with natural language instructions

GOOGLE'S AI TOOL LETS USERS TRIGGER MOBILE APP ACTIONS WITH NATURAL LANGUAGE INSTRUCTIONS

In a study, Google researchers propose grounding natural language instructions in mobile app actions, which could benefit those with...

 
 
 
White House advisory council calls on U.S. to increase AI funding to $10 billion by 2030

WHITE HOUSE ADVISORY COUNCIL CALLS ON U.S. TO INCREASE AI FUNDING TO $10 BILLION BY 2030

PCAST, an advisory council within the U.S. Office of Science and Technology, recommends increasing government investment in AI research.

Amazon delays New World MMO until spring 2021

AMAZON DELAYS NEW WORLD MMO UNTIL SPRING 2021

Amazon said today it is delaying its New World massively multiplayer online game until the spring of 2021, based on feedback.

 
 
 
AI Weekly: Welcome to The Machine, VentureBeat's AI site

AI WEEKLY: WELCOME TO THE MACHINE, VENTUREBEAT'S AI SITE

VentureBeat reorganized its site and branding to better faciliate the distinct communities it's cultivated around AI and gaming. Meet...

Visit the cutting edge in AI: Transform 2020 Expo

VISIT THE CUTTING EDGE IN AI: TRANSFORM 2020 EXPO

Transform 2020 Expo will profile some of the most innovative AI companies, showcasing advanced solutions to further the goals of business...

 
 
 
ProBeat: A Twitter subscription is more complicated than you think

PROBEAT: A TWITTER SUBSCRIPTION IS MORE COMPLICATED THAN YOU THINK

A paid Twitter supscription platform must satisfy investors, users, and Twitter in the long run. That's more complicated to pull off...

Learn how to build WordPress sites with this $30 bundle

LEARN HOW TO BUILD WORDPRESS SITES WITH THIS $30 BUNDLE

SPONSORED DEALS: Everybody knows about WordPress, but what you might not know is that it is becoming ever more important as an eCommerce...

 
 
 
Back to School 2020: Pause big tech purchases, plan for a happier 2021

BACK TO SCHOOL 2020: PAUSE BIG TECH PURCHASES, PLAN FOR A HAPPIER 2021

Uncertainty over how this school year will resume means that it's not the best time for new computer purchases, but small investments...

Facebook's AI separates speech in recordings of up to 5 people

FACEBOOK'S AI SEPARATES SPEECH IN RECORDINGS OF UP TO 5 PEOPLE

Facebook researchers describe an AI system that can isolate speech from recordings of multiple speakers on a single microphone.

 
 
 
The DeanBeat: The Final Hours of Half-Life: Alyx gives us a much-needed peek inside Valve

THE DEANBEAT: THE FINAL HOURS OF HALF-LIFE: ALYX GIVES US A MUCH-NEEDED PEEK INSIDE VALVE

Geoff Keighley followed the creation of Half-Life: Alyx over four years and he published a peek inside Valve as a Steam app on Thursday.

Aryballe raises $7.9 million for odor-detecting AI sensors

ARYBALLE RAISES $7.9 MILLION FOR ODOR-DETECTING AI SENSORS

Aryballe, which develops AI-powered products capable of detecting and analyzing scents, has raised $7.9 million in venture capital.

 
 
 
What if your intelligent assistant obsessed over your money, 24/7?

WHAT IF YOUR INTELLIGENT ASSISTANT OBSESSED OVER YOUR MONEY, 24/7?

Personalized proactivity drives Eno, your Capital One assistant, helping customers feel confident and in control of their finances.

Nvidia overtakes Intel as most valuable U.S. chipmaker

NVIDIA OVERTAKES INTEL AS MOST VALUABLE U.S. CHIPMAKER

Nvidia has overtaken Intel for the first time as the most valuable U.S. chipmaker, with shares rising 2.3% in Wednesday afternoon trading...

 
 
 
Amazon sweetens $1.3 billion Zoox acquisition with $100 million in stock to keep workers

AMAZON SWEETENS $1.3 BILLION ZOOX ACQUISITION WITH $100 MILLION IN STOCK TO KEEP WORKERS

On top of the $1.3 billion that Amazon has offered to acquire autonomous vehicle company Zoox, the company is paying a high cost to...

Diversity continues to grow at Transform 2020 

DIVERSITY CONTINUES TO GROW AT TRANSFORM 2020 

Transform's diversity program featuring the Women in AI Breakfast, Women in AI Awards and the Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast.

 
 
 



Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Pricing Might Surprise You

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Pricing Might Surprise You

Phones over the years have gone up in price where these days, seeing a flagship priced over the $1,000 mark hardly comes as a surprise. However, there is some good news for... Read more ...

Video teaser for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G leaks in fab new color setting...

Video teaser for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G leaks in fab new color setting hearts aflutter

On August 5th, during the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event, we should see the and the introduced along with sequels to the and. Those upcoming foldables will be called... Read more ...

Samsung Summer Of Galaxy Promo Continues With Free Pokemon Go Attire

Samsung Summer Of Galaxy Promo Continues With Free Pokemon Go Attire

Samsung has continued its Summer of Galaxy promotion, offering free Pokemon GO attire, for those who buy its devices. That's based on recent reports stemming from an official... Read more ...

Magic iPhone wallpaper creator is back with sleek new 3D wallpapers

Magic iPhone wallpaper creator is back with sleek new 3D wallpapers

The creator of the famous “magic” iPhone wallpaper from several years ago that made the iPhone's dock and folder backgrounds disappear is back with a new creation. This time... Read more ...

WayForward's Switch Exclusive Is Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia

WayForward's Switch Exclusive Is Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia

Today's Nintendo Treehouse Live didn't just focus on Paper Mario: The Origami King. The second half was about WayForward's new game: Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia. It's an... Read more ...

Top 10 Remakes/Remasters of All Time

Top 10 Remakes/Remasters of All Time

With the next-generation of consoles right around the corner, now is the time for reflection. A look back at the many games that have released over the years and left an impact... Read more ...

Facebook Could Ban All Political Ads For The 2020 Election

Facebook Could Ban All Political Ads For The 2020 Election

According to multiple people within Facebook, the social media giant may ban all political ads, just months before the US election takes place on November 3. This would be a... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2019 Compensation Totaled Over $133 Million

Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2019 Compensation Totaled Over $133 Million

Apple CEO Tim Cook was the second highest paid CEO in the United States in 2019, according to Bloomberg 's list of the highest paid CEOs and executives in 2019. Cook received... Read more ...

Macs with Apple silicon will support Thunderbolt, Apple says

Macs with Apple silicon will support Thunderbolt, Apple says

Enlarge / Tim Cook begins his announcement of Apple Silicon. Macs with Apple silicon will still support Thunderbolt, according to Apple. The clarification came after Intel's... Read more ...

5 reasons the Pixel 5 will be DOA

5 reasons the Pixel 5 will be DOA

There's no telling how far away we are from the launch of the Pixel 4a, let alone the Pixel 5. Conflicting rumors and reports have left everyone's heads spinning, and Google... Read more ...