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Tron's 28-year-old CEO wants to use blockchain games and BitTorrent to decentralize the internet

Tron's 28-year-old CEO wants to use blockchain games and BitTorrent to decentralize the internet

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Justin Sun is the 28-year-old founder of Tron, a blockchain-based cryptocurrency platform that is integrating crypto into BitTorrent.
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NCSoft trims jobs on unannounced project at Iron Tiger Studios

NCSoft trims jobs on unannounced project at Iron Tiger Studios

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

NCSoft, the South Korean online game publisher that makes games like Lineage II and Guild Wars 2, has laid off some members of its team in San Mateo, California.
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Facebook livestreaming gets easier with Streamlabs OBS support

Facebook livestreaming gets easier with Streamlabs OBS support

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Facebook makes game livestreaming easier with its integration of Streamlabs OBS livestreaming software, which enables users to stream their favorite games.
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Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid's cross-platform brawls hit PS4, Xbox One, and Switch

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid's cross-platform brawls hit PS4, Xbox One, and Switch

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, a cross-platform fighting game, will come out on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in April 2019, with PC coming later.
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Modularity will publish games from modders like Meeple Station

Modularity will publish games from modders like Meeple Station

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Scott Reismanis, founder of ModDB in Melbourne, Australia, has started a new publisher called Modularity that will publish mod games like Meeple Station.
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Playtika acquires casual card game developer Supertreat

Playtika acquires casual card game developer Supertreat

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Social casino game giant Playtika announced it has acquired Supertreat, the Austria-based creator of card games on mobile devices.
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Unity backs down in dispute with Improbable, schedules Reddit chat

Unity backs down in dispute with Improbable, schedules Reddit chat

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Unity Technologies backed down on its previous stance in a dispute that erupted last week with SpatialOS platform maker Improbable and rival game engine maker Epic Games.
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Harry Potter mobile game maker Jam City raises $145 million

Harry Potter mobile game maker Jam City raises $145 million

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Jam City, developer and publisher of the hit mobile game Harry Potter: Hogwart's Mystery, has raised $145 million in funding to fuel acquisitions.
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Roblox hires online safety veteran to lead digital civility initiative

Roblox hires online safety veteran to lead digital civility initiative

4 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Roblox has hired Laura Higgins, an online safety expert, to lead a new digital civility initiative at the company that runs a teen virtual world.
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Riot Games issues new company values in wake of ‘bro' culture accusations

Riot Games issues new company values in wake of ‘bro' culture accusations

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Riot Games, the maker of the enormously popular League of Legends multiplayer online battle arena PC game, has issued a new set of company values on its web site.
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Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

The Latest: VanZant wins first UFC fight in 2½ years

The Latest: VanZant wins first UFC fight in 2½ years

NEW YORK - The Latest on the UFC card in New York with T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fighting for the 125-pound title : Read more ...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers in OT

Houston is 26-19 and has overcome the injury bug so far this season to stay in the playoff hunt. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova's run at Aussie Open

Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova's run at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - It took two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova being on top of her game to bring a very abrupt ending to 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova run of upsets at... Read more ...

Celtics star ejected from game in win over Hawks

Celtics star ejected from game in win over Hawks

Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 on Saturday night. Read more ...

Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist climbs career wins list, now sixth all-time with...

Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist climbs career wins list, now sixth all-time with win over Bruins

New York Rangers netminder Henrik Lundqvist now sits in sole possession of sixth on the all-time NHL wins list after notching his 446th career victory Saturday night in Boston. Read more ...

Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett propel No. 1 Duke past Virginia

Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett propel No. 1 Duke past Virginia

DURHAM, N.C. - RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 on Saturday night to give the Cavaliers their first loss of the... Read more ...