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Want to make your name as a streamer? Work on your GIF game

WANT TO MAKE YOUR NAME AS A STREAMER? WORK ON YOUR GIF GAME

GUEST: After Nintendo revealed that it would be bringing Fortnite to its Switch console during its presentation at E3 2018, it picked...

Apple offers to fix ‘sticky' MacBook keyboards and refund prior repairs

APPLE OFFERS TO FIX ‘STICKY' MACBOOK KEYBOARDS AND REFUND PRIOR REPAIRS

Following numerous complaints and class action lawsuits, Apple belatedly announced today a “keyboard service program for MacBook and...

 
 
 
Microsoft's decision to skip Xbox VR is unsettling for Xbox One X owners

MICROSOFT'S DECISION TO SKIP XBOX VR IS UNSETTLING FOR XBOX ONE X OWNERS

ANALYSIS: For a console maker, deciding whether or not to release a new accessory tends to come down to two questions: Will it make...

ProBeat: Instagram's 1 billion users make Facebook's $1 billion acquisition look brilliant

PROBEAT: INSTAGRAM'S 1 BILLION USERS MAKE FACEBOOK'S $1 BILLION ACQUISITION LOOK BRILLIANT

Instagram this week launched IGTV, a standalone video app for Instagram users. So Facebook is still pushing to compete with YouTube;...

 
 
 
CES Asia 2018: Technology trends from China and beyond

CES ASIA 2018: TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FROM CHINA AND BEYOND

ANALYSIS: The annual CES trade show in Las Vegas has been wooing technology fans for more than five decades, but since 2015, CES has...

The DeanBeat: Leaves and other false trends of E3 2018

THE DEANBEAT: LEAVES AND OTHER FALSE TRENDS OF E3 2018

One of the unintentionally funny moments of the Electronic Entertainment Expo took place at Microsoft's press event, where Ralph Fulton,...

 
 
 
AI Weekly: The growing importance of clear AI ethics policies

AI WEEKLY: THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF CLEAR AI ETHICS POLICIES

A little over a week after the fervor surrounding Google's involvement in the Department of Defense's Project Maven, an autonomous...

AImotive demos self-driving car on Silicon Valley's busiest freeway

AIMOTIVE DEMOS SELF-DRIVING CAR ON SILICON VALLEY'S BUSIEST FREEWAY

Europe's AImotive is taking its self-driving cars up a notch by testing them on Highway 101, Silicon Valley's busiest highway. I know...

 
 
 
Brian Krzanich: The strange case of Intel CEO's departure for ‘fraternization'

BRIAN KRZANICH: THE STRANGE CASE OF INTEL CEO'S DEPARTURE FOR ‘FRATERNIZATION'

Brian Krzanich's resignation from the CEO job at Intel is a reminder of how powerful the zero tolerance environment has become in the...

Facebook expands its Messenger Kids app beyond the U.S. to Canada and Peru

FACEBOOK EXPANDS ITS MESSENGER KIDS APP BEYOND THE U.S. TO CANADA AND PERU

Facebook is expanding its controversial Messenger Kids app beyond the U.S. and into Canada and Peru, the company announced today. Accordingly,...

 
 
 
Agari raises $40 million to grow its AI-powered email authentication platform

AGARI RAISES $40 MILLION TO GROW ITS AI-POWERED EMAIL AUTHENTICATION PLATFORM

It has been a big week for cybersecurity investments, and the latest such startup to announce a notable tranche of funding is Agari,...

U.S. Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax

U.S. SUPREME COURT LETS STATES FORCE ONLINE RETAILERS TO COLLECT SALES TAX

States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major...

 
 
 
Neverwinter closes in on 18 million players, and we've killed 6.5 million dragons in 5 years

NEVERWINTER CLOSES IN ON 18 MILLION PLAYERS, AND WE'VE KILLED 6.5 MILLION DRAGONS IN 5 YEARS

Five years ago, Neverwinter launched with the promise of mixing action-based combat with tools to make your own adventures within a...

AltspaceVR releases new lobby, game shows, and community leader program

ALTSPACEVR RELEASES NEW LOBBY, GAME SHOWS, AND COMMUNITY LEADER PROGRAM

The social virtual reality platform AltspaceVR has released a new lobby, game shows, and a community leaders program. The new space...

 
 
 
YouTube to let creators monetize through channel memberships, merchandise, and premieres

YOUTUBE TO LET CREATORS MONETIZE THROUGH CHANNEL MEMBERSHIPS, MERCHANDISE, AND PREMIERES

YouTube announced a handful of new monetization and engagement features for creators today. Speaking at the VidCon 2018 online video...

Augmented reality will be as practical as it is playful

AUGMENTED REALITY WILL BE AS PRACTICAL AS IT IS PLAYFUL

GUEST: Augmented reality is more than just a tool for games and advertising; it now creates real-world utility. Childhood is full of...

 
 
 
PayPal to acquire machine learning-powered fraud detection startup Simility for $120 million

PAYPAL TO ACQUIRE MACHINE LEARNING-POWERED FRAUD DETECTION STARTUP SIMILITY FOR $120 MILLION

PayPal has acquired its second startup in as many days, as the payments giant announced today that it was snapping up machine learning-powered...

Days Gone hands-on - How to deal with hundreds of fast zombies

DAYS GONE HANDS-ON - HOW TO DEAL WITH HUNDREDS OF FAST ZOMBIES

PREVIEW: I've been excited about Bend Studio's Days Gone since I first saw it at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in 2016. But the...

 
 
 
Hitman 2 interview: How you'll knock out targets in giant crowds

HITMAN 2 INTERVIEW: HOW YOU'LL KNOCK OUT TARGETS IN GIANT CROWDS

Hitman 2 will thrive on larger crowd sizes when the assassination game starring Agent 47 debuts later this year. That will both please...

Microsoft brings Visual Search to smartphones - and it's a mixed bag

MICROSOFT BRINGS VISUAL SEARCH TO SMARTPHONES - AND IT'S A MIXED BAG

A keyboard isn't necessarily the fastest way to find cat pictures - or furniture, for that matter. Today, Microsoft's Bing launched...

 
 
 



Multiple cars engulfed in fire in Carowinds parking lot

Multiple cars engulfed in fire in Carowinds parking lot

Multiple cars were burned after a large fire started in the Carowinds parking lot Friday afternoon. Read more ...

Dahlin to Sabres, Svechnikov to Canes to start NHL draft

Dahlin to Sabres, Svechnikov to Canes to start NHL draft

DALLAS - Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin went first overall to the Buffalo Sabres and Russian winger Andrei Svechnikov second to the Carolina Hurricanes in the two most... Read more ...

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a defendant challenging the government's use of his cellphone location information without a warrant. Read more ...

Festival vendor convinces people to purchase $38 'hot dog water'

Festival vendor convinces people to purchase $38 'hot dog water'

Great news: It's keto-friendly. Read more ...

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

DALLAS - The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals have traded veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th... Read more ...

Bryce Harper will participate in Home Run Derby if he makes All-Star team...

Bryce Harper will participate in Home Run Derby if he makes All-Star team, report says

Harper, a five-time All-Star, is hitting .213 with 19 home runs and 45 RBIs this season. Read more ...

Trump invited 'permanently separated' families to speak about loved ones...

Trump invited 'permanently separated' families to speak about loved ones allegedly killed by unauthorized immigrants - and he autographed posters of the victims' faces

President Donald Trump invited families at an event on Friday to share stories of their loved ones allegedly killed by unauthorized immigrants. These families, Trump said, were... Read more ...

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

KALININGRAD, Russia - Albania's national flag was at the center of Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup. Read more ...

Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

NEW YORK - Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss... Read more ...

NHL Draft picks 2018: Complete list of results for Rounds 1-7

NHL Draft picks 2018: Complete list of results for Rounds 1-7

Sporting News is keeping track of every pick made on 2018 NHL Draft weekend. Read more ...