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Cadence of Hyrule mashes up Zelda with Crypt of the Necrodancer

CADENCE OF HYRULE MASHES UP ZELDA WITH CRYPT OF THE NECRODANCER

Nintendo is once again letting a third-party developer work with some of its most famous characters. This time it's not Ubisoft pairing...

Element AI launches enterprise decision-making automation tools

ELEMENT AI LAUNCHES ENTERPRISE DECISION-MAKING AUTOMATION TOOLS

Element AI, a company created more than two years ago in part by deep learning expert Yoshua Bengio, is launching its first AI services...

 
 
 
Epic Games Store gets off to a good start with millions of free downloads

EPIC GAMES STORE GETS OFF TO A GOOD START WITH MILLIONS OF FREE DOWNLOADS

Epic Games said that its Epic Games Store has gotten off to a good start as the company tries to provide an alternative store in PC...

Netmarble's Lineage 2: Revolution crossed $1 billion in revenue in first year

NETMARBLE'S LINEAGE 2: REVOLUTION CROSSED $1 BILLION IN REVENUE IN FIRST YEAR

Netmarble's Simon Sim announced at GDC 2019 that Lineage 2: Revolution has now topped $1 billion in revenue as it goes global.

 
 
 
Quantic Dream will launch its titles on PC via Epic Games Store

QUANTIC DREAM WILL LAUNCH ITS TITLES ON PC VIA EPIC GAMES STORE

Quantic Dream will publish Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain, and Beyond: Two Souls exclusively on the Epic Games Store.

Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million dev fund

EPIC CEO ON 250 MILLION FORTNITE PLAYERS, DIGITAL HUMANS, AND $100 MILLION DEV FUND

Tim Sweeney and Kim Libreri of Epic Games talked to GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi about the company's GDC 2019 announcements.

 
 
 
Epic Games shows off amazing digital human technology with Troll demo

EPIC GAMES SHOWS OFF AMAZING DIGITAL HUMAN TECHNOLOGY WITH TROLL DEMO

Epic Games showed off amazing digital human technology with the demo of Troll, created by the developers at Goodbye Kansas.

Cuphead comes to Nintendo Switch with Xbox Live integration

CUPHEAD COMES TO NINTENDO SWITCH WITH XBOX LIVE INTEGRATION

Cuphead heads to Nintendo Switch. This gives you a way to experience the thrill of trying to jump over the very first obstacle in the...

 
 
 
Facebook Messenger now has message threads

FACEBOOK MESSENGER NOW HAS MESSAGE THREADS

Facebook announced today that it's rolling out message threads to Messenger users globally. It's a small - but welcome - addition.

Tim Sweeney announces $100 million Epic MegaGrants fund for game developers

TIM SWEENEY ANNOUNCES $100 MILLION EPIC MEGAGRANTS FUND FOR GAME DEVELOPERS

Epic Games is awarding $100 million in the next five years in grants for game developers with no strings attached.

 
 
 
Epic Games makes online services available for free to game devs

EPIC GAMES MAKES ONLINE SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR FREE TO GAME DEVS

Epic Games is taking its learnings from Fortnite and making them available for free in the form of Epic Online Services for game devs.

Oculus Rift S versus Oculus Rift: the spec comparison chart

OCULUS RIFT S VERSUS OCULUS RIFT: THE SPEC COMPARISON CHART

Oculus hasn't eleased a chart directly comparing its new Oculus Rift S and Oculus Rift headsets, so here's an easy way to see what's...

 
 
 
Quixel demonstrates animated scenes that look like landscape photos

QUIXEL DEMONSTRATES ANIMATED SCENES THAT LOOK LIKE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS

Quixel created a cinematic short film Rebirth that looks like it was someone taking a video of a landscape with a video camera. Only...

Square leverages Weebly acquisition to bridge offline and online commerce

SQUARE LEVERAGES WEEBLY ACQUISITION TO BRIDGE OFFLINE AND ONLINE COMMERCE

Square is overhauling two of its omnichannel merchant products, as the company continues to extend its reach beyond simple mobile payments.

 
 
 
NS8 raises $26 million to combat ecommerce fraud

NS8 RAISES $26 MILLION TO COMBAT ECOMMERCE FRAUD

Las Vegas ecommerce fraud detection and prevention company NS8 has raised $26 million in a recent funding round, it announced.

CBRS Alliance plans U.S. 5G service on global 3.5GHz band in 2020

CBRS ALLIANCE PLANS U.S. 5G SERVICE ON GLOBAL 3.5GHZ BAND IN 2020

Global cellular carriers have focused on 3.5GHz spectrum for 5G phones, but U.S. 5G devices use different frequencies. That's about...

 
 
 
Oculus Rift S will debut soon as $400 sequel to the PC-based Rift VR headset

OCULUS RIFT S WILL DEBUT SOON AS $400 SEQUEL TO THE PC-BASED RIFT VR HEADSET

Facebook has unveiled the Oculus Rift S, a new virtual reality headset for the PC that represents a major upgrade to its 2016 product,...

Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

SKEDULO RAISES $28 MILLION TO HELP ENTERPRISES MANAGE THEIR MOBILE WORKFORCE

Mobile workplace management startup Skedulo has raised $28 million in a fresh funding round led by Microsoft's M12 venture arm, the...

 
 
 
Google's AI lets you make music that sounds like Bach

GOOGLE'S AI LETS YOU MAKE MUSIC THAT SOUNDS LIKE BACH

Google's latest Doodle uses artificial intelligence to let you create a harmonious melody in the style of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Amazon Alexa scientists reduce speech recognition errors by 20% with semi-supervised learning

AMAZON ALEXA SCIENTISTS REDUCE SPEECH RECOGNITION ERRORS BY 20% WITH SEMI-SUPERVISED LEARNING

Scientists at Amaozn's Alexa division describe in new research a speech recognition approach that achieves a 20 percent reduction in...

 
 
 



What you need to know about Apple's second-generation AirPods

What you need to know about Apple's second-generation AirPods

Apple's second-generation AirPods are official! Here's everything you need to know. Whether you're someone who fell in love with the original AirPods during their initial... Read more ...

Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million...

Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million dev fund

Tim Sweeney and Kim Libreri of Epic Games talked to GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi about the company's GDC 2019 announcements. Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy Note 9 512GB $750, TP-Link Assistant Light...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy Note 9 512GB $750, TP-Link Assistant Light Switch 2-Pack $60, Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi System $200, more

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay up to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don't forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys... Read more ...

European Commission Fines Google €1.49 Billion Over Advertising

European Commission Fines Google €1.49 Billion Over Advertising

The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for abusive practices in online advertising and for breaching EU antitrust rules. According to the European Commission... Read more ...

New AirPods Land With Handsfree 'Hey Siri' Support, Wireless Charging Case...

New AirPods Land With Handsfree 'Hey Siri' Support, Wireless Charging Case Option

Apple's week of new product announcement continues with the second-generation AirPods. More Talk Time and "Hey Siri" While the design stays the same, the new wireless... Read more ...

Oculus Rift S vs Rift vs Quest: which VR headset is right for you?

Oculus Rift S vs Rift vs Quest: which VR headset is right for you?

Whether you're talking about laptops, smartphones or virtual reality headsets, you can't slow down progress and eventually all things evolve. Such is the case with the new VR... Read more ...

Great car chargers for your iPad mini 5

Great car chargers for your iPad mini 5

The iPad mini 5 has arrived. If you're planning on using your new tablet 24/7, you might want to consider grabbing one of these car chargers, so you're never out of... Read more ...

Cuphead is coming to Switch, Xbox Live support planned

Cuphead is coming to Switch, Xbox Live support planned

Games will be everywhere. Cuphead is coming to another popular platform very soon! Today, Studio MDHR announced that its game will land on Nintendo Switch on April 18. Cuphead... Read more ...

T-Mobile Offering iPhone XR at No Extra Cost When Adding New Lines and...

T-Mobile Offering iPhone XR at No Extra Cost When Adding New Lines and Trading in Old iPhone

T-Mobile kicked off a new promotion today that lets new and existing customers get the 64GB iPhone XR at no extra cost when they add new voice lines and trade in a qualifying... Read more ...

Plug in all the things with over $5 off this Anker 24W 2-Port Wall Charger

Plug in all the things with over $5 off this Anker 24W 2-Port Wall Charger

Small footprint, smaller price. Amazon's got the Anker 24W 2-Port USB Wall Charger on sale for $7.79 instead of $12.99 when you use code ANKERP21 during checkout. This wall... Read more ...