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Video game streaming: is it worth it?

July 26, 2019 at 01:00PM With Microsoft, Google and several others vying to be the ‘Netflix of video games’, what advantages are on offer?Streaming video games is an idea with such obvious advantages that like virtual reality, motion controls and 3D screens, it had already hit the market several times before it was technologically possible:… Continue reading Video game streaming: is it worth it?

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Apple leads corporate American solar energy usage

July 25, 2019 at 02:07PM Apple led the way in solar usage as technology companies step up their development of renewable energy projects to offset their carbon emissions. That’s the word from the Solar Energy Industry Association in its latest tally of leading corporate solar energy installers across the U.S. Last year, Apple installed 400… Continue reading Apple leads corporate American solar energy usage

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Duo’s Wendy Nather to talk security at TC Sessions: Enterprise

July 24, 2019 at 05:00PM When it comes to enterprise security, how do you move fast without breaking things? Enter Duo’s Wendy Nather, who will join us at TC Sessions: Enterprise in San Francisco on September 5, where we will get the inside track on how to keep enterprise networks secure without slowing growth. Nather… Continue reading Duo’s Wendy Nather to talk security at TC Sessions: Enterprise

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Qualtrics’ Julie Larson-Green will talk customer experience at TC Sessions: Enterprise

July 16, 2019 at 05:00PM We’re less than two months out from our first TC Sessions: Enterprise event, which is happening in San Francisco on September 5, and did you know our buy 1 get 1 free sale ends today too! Among the many enterprise and startup executives that’ll join us for the event is… Continue reading Qualtrics’ Julie Larson-Green will talk customer experience at TC Sessions: Enterprise

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: Amazon’s Best Prime Day Tech Deals (So Far)

July 12, 2019 at 09:37PM Prime Day, Amazon’s made-up summer shopping extravaganza, is back again, and this year, it’s going into overtime. Prime Day is now a 48-hour event, giving you two days to get your hands on some discounted goods. Amazon’s self-made holiday originally began as a celebration of its 20 year anniversary, and… Continue reading Time: Amazon’s Best Prime Day Tech Deals (So Far)

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Andrew Ng to talk about how AI will transform business at TC Sessions: Enterprise

July 11, 2019 at 05:49PM When it comes to applying AI to the world around us, Andrew Ng has few if any peers. We are delighted to announce that the renowned founder, investor, AI expert and Stanford professor will join us on stage at the TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise show on Sept. 5 at the Yerba… Continue reading Andrew Ng to talk about how AI will transform business at TC Sessions: Enterprise

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SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott will join us at TC Sessions: Enterprise

July 10, 2019 at 05:15PM You can’t talk about enterprise software without talking about SAP, the German software giant that now has a market cap of more than $172 billion, making it Europe’s most valuable tech company. To talk about his company and leadership in a rapidly changing environment for enterprise software, SAP CEO Bill… Continue reading SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott will join us at TC Sessions: Enterprise

Alex Fitzpatrick · TIME

Time: We Tried the New Nintendo Switch Lite. Here’s What it’s Like to Play

July 10, 2019 at 12:59PM Nintendo on Wednesday unveiled the Nintendo Switch Lite, a smaller and cheaper version of its popular console rethought exclusively for handheld use. While the standard Nintendo Switch, released in March 2017, can be played either on a television screen or on the go, the new Switch Lite is strictly for… Continue reading Time: We Tried the New Nintendo Switch Lite. Here’s What it’s Like to Play

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15Five raises $30.7M to expand its employee development toolkit

July 08, 2019 at 03:17PM Technology has been used to improve many of the processes that we use to get work done. But today, a startup has raised funding to build tech to improve us, the workers. 15Five, which builds software and services to help organisations and their employees evaluate their performance, as well as set… Continue reading 15Five raises $30.7M to expand its employee development toolkit

Siwei Lyu · SUNY Albany / The Conversation · TIME

Time: ‘Deepfakes’ Are Videos Designed to Trick You Into Thinking They’re Real. But There’s a Way to Detect Them

June 28, 2019 at 02:59PM Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international relations, videos depicting people doing and saying things they never did or said are a fundamental threat to the longstanding… Continue reading Time: ‘Deepfakes’ Are Videos Designed to Trick You Into Thinking They’re Real. But There’s a Way to Detect Them

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: Should You Buy a PS4 or Xbox Now, or Wait for the New Models? How to Decide

June 21, 2019 at 10:08PM With E3 wrapped up, you’re probably ecstatic about all the new games that were just announced. And there was plenty of console news, too. Sony’s already talking about its upcoming PlayStation 5, Microsoft is teasing its newest console — codenamed “Project Scarlett” — and rumors suggest Nintendo will soon debut… Continue reading Time: Should You Buy a PS4 or Xbox Now, or Wait for the New Models? How to Decide

Alex Fitzpatrick · TIME

Time: Q&A: Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More

June 12, 2019 at 07:23PM Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s his real name.) Our conversation followed a busy day for Nintendo, which on Tuesday announced a sequel to… Continue reading Time: Q&A: Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More

Matthew Gault · TIME

Time: Missed the E3 News? Here Are the Games and Consoles We’re Most Excited About

June 11, 2019 at 09:09PM Ah, the Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3 for short — that time of the year when the video game industry gathers to tell us all about the incredible games and projects it’s working on. From a Breath of the Wild sequel to Keanu Reeves taking the stage and calling us… Continue reading Time: Missed the E3 News? Here Are the Games and Consoles We’re Most Excited About

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72 hours left on early-bird savings for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

June 11, 2019 at 05:00PM We’re totally stoked to see all of you at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 on July 10 in San Jose, Calif. That’s slightly less than a month away, and if you want to save on the price of admission, you need to play beat the clock. Early-bird pricing ends on Friday,… Continue reading 72 hours left on early-bird savings for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

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Persona Q2 New Cinema Labyrinth review: The JRPG crossover you need to play

June 06, 2019 at 03:03PM If Avengers: Infinity War was the most ambitious crossover event in film history, then Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth is the gaming equivalent for Persona fans Persona Q2 New Cinema Labyrinth review: The JRPG crossover you need to play ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Persona Q2 New Cinema Labyrinth… Continue reading Persona Q2 New Cinema Labyrinth review: The JRPG crossover you need to play

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Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game

May 30, 2019 at 09:48AM Band argue that game ‘is attempting to trade off on Iron Maiden’s notoriety’ and is confusing customersIron Maiden are suing video game company 3D Realms over the game Ion Maiden, which they describe as an “incredibly blatant” infringement on their trademark.The lawsuit, which demands $2m (£1.58m) in damages, argues that… Continue reading Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game

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These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics

May 26, 2019 at 06:31PM The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so. Nature produces some of the strongest and most versatile substances we’ve ever encountered, so why not use them instead? That’s what Finnish design… Continue reading These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Against the Slacklash

May 09, 2019 at 08:08PM Such hate. Such dismay. “How Slack is ruining work.” “Actually, Slack really sucks.” “Slack may actually be hurting your workplace productivity.” “Slack is awful.” Slack “destroys teams’ ability to think, plan & get complex work out the door.” “Slack is a terrible collaboration tool.” “Face it, Slack is ruining your… Continue reading Against the Slacklash

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Microsoft announces the $3,500 HoloLens 2 Development Edition

May 02, 2019 at 10:00PM As part of its rather odd Thursday afternoon pre-Build news dump, Microsoft today announced the HoloLens 2 Development Edition. The company announced the much-improved HoloLens 2 at MWC Barcelona earlier this year, but it’s not shipping to developers yet. Currently, the best release date we have is “later this year.”… Continue reading Microsoft announces the $3,500 HoloLens 2 Development Edition

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Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling?

May 02, 2019 at 11:20AM Cutting-edge tech utilising VR and augmented reality is inspiring new narrative forms. And creatives at Sundance festival’s New Frontier are excitedWhat will storytelling look like in 20 years? Will it still be on your television? Will it printed on paper or projected in 3D? Prophesying the future is hard. But,… Continue reading Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling?

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Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen review: Capcom’s RPG sensation is finally on the Switch

April 25, 2019 at 04:59PM Capcom's hidden gem Dragon's Dogma is, as it was back in 2012, a paragon of action role-playing adventure. Dragon's Dogma Dark Arisen review: Capcom's RPG sensation is finally on the Switch ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Dragon's Dogma Dark Arisen review: Capcom's RPG sensation is finally on the Switch

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PlayStation 5: Sony gives the first details of its next generation console

April 16, 2019 at 04:04PM The new PlayStation will feature custom hardware, a solid state drive, 3D sound support and backwards compatibility – but it won’t be out in 2019Sony has announced the first details of its next PlayStation console, but is yet to name it and has confirmed it will not be launched this… Continue reading PlayStation 5: Sony gives the first details of its next generation console