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4 things you need to understand about edge computing

4 THINGS YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND ABOUT EDGE COMPUTING

Some aspects of edge computing have been over-hyped, while others have gone under the radar. Here's a look at what's most important.

WHO and game companies launch PlayApartTogether to promote physical distancing

WHO AND GAME COMPANIES LAUNCH PLAYAPARTTOGETHER TO PROMOTE PHYSICAL DISTANCING

The World Health Organization and the video game industry have teamed up on PlayApartTogether, a campaign that encourages physical...

 
 
 
Candor: 267 companies have frozen hiring, 44 had layoffs, 36 rescinded offers, 111 are hiring

CANDOR: 267 COMPANIES HAVE FROZEN HIRING, 44 HAD LAYOFFS, 36 RESCINDED OFFERS, 111 ARE HIRING

The coronavirus has taken a toll on the workforce, and now you can see a list of who's hiring, freezing hires, laying off people, or...

Our post-coronavirus world: How tech is influencing which new habits will stick

OUR POST-CORONAVIRUS WORLD: HOW TECH IS INFLUENCING WHICH NEW HABITS WILL STICK

Once the coronavirus pandemic is over, we won't just quickly snap back to normal. Some of the new habits we're learning will be permanent.

 
 
 
How coronavirus is boosting booze, weed, and other vice industries

HOW CORONAVIRUS IS BOOSTING BOOZE, WEED, AND OTHER VICE INDUSTRIES

The COVID-19 outbreak seems to be boosting "vice" industries, with booze and weed companies reporting significant sales spikes.

IPad multitasking still stinks after 10 years - here's how Apple could fix it

IPAD MULTITASKING STILL STINKS AFTER 10 YEARS - HERE'S HOW APPLE COULD FIX IT

Apple's had a decade to bring iPad multitasking up to speed with Macs or PCs, but hasn't. What's needed is a new multitasking UI......

 
 
 
AI Weekly: Coronavirus prompts call to service for ML talent

AI WEEKLY: CORONAVIRUS PROMPTS CALL TO SERVICE FOR ML TALENT

People with machine learning expertise are being sought after to assist medical researchers and health professionals amid the COVID-19...

ProBeat: How coronavirus will change tech events forever

PROBEAT: HOW CORONAVIRUS WILL CHANGE TECH EVENTS FOREVER

The coronavirus pandemic will reshape how tech events are hosted and attended for years to come. But don't expect a winner fits all...

 
 
 

HUIYING MEDICAL CLAIMS ITS AI CAN DETECT CORONAVIRUS FROM CT SCANS WITH 96% ACCURACY

Huiying Medical, a medical device manufacturer in China, claims that its AI can predict the presence of COVID-19 with 96% accuracy.

UC Berkeley robotics lab wants to fully automate a polyculture garden

UC BERKELEY ROBOTICS LAB WANTS TO FULLY AUTOMATE A POLYCULTURE GARDEN

AlphaGarden is a UC Berkeley robotics project that wants to train AI for polyculture gardening. AlphaGarden is part of an AI art exhibit...

 
 
 
How Zoom, Netflix, Dropbox, and Equinix are tackling coronavirus infrastructure challenges

HOW ZOOM, NETFLIX, DROPBOX, AND EQUINIX ARE TACKLING CORONAVIRUS INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES

Top managers from Dropbox, Equinix, Netflix, and Zoom discussed the pressures their networks are facing amid a rapidly evolving crisis.

The DeanBeat: The game industry rolls with the punches of the coronavirus

THE DEANBEAT: THE GAME INDUSTRY ROLLS WITH THE PUNCHES OF THE CORONAVIRUS

Gaming has rolled with the punches of the coronavirus. It demonstrates how resilient game companies are and how they can adapt to almost...

 
 
 
SupplyDrop helps game studios hire from each other based on their development cycles

SUPPLYDROP HELPS GAME STUDIOS HIRE FROM EACH OTHER BASED ON THEIR DEVELOPMENT CYCLES

SupplyDrop is unveiling a service today that connects game studios that have too many developers with those who have too few.

How ISPs are using AI to address the coronavirus-driven surge in traffic

HOW ISPS ARE USING AI TO ADDRESS THE CORONAVIRUS-DRIVEN SURGE IN TRAFFIC

Internet service providers, including Verizon, AT&T, and Cox, say they're using AI and machine learning to maintain service in the...

 
 
 
How the tech industry will have to step up to fight online toxicity and child abuse

HOW THE TECH INDUSTRY WILL HAVE TO STEP UP TO FIGHT ONLINE TOXICITY AND CHILD ABUSE

When it comes to fighting online toxicity and sexual abuse of children, Two Hat Security has figured out how to automate some of the...

TRIBE GAMING RAISES $1.04 MILLION FROM CELEBRITY ATHLETES TO EXPAND ITS MOBILE ESPORTS BUSINESS

Tribe Gaming has raised $1.04 million from celebrity athletes to expand its mobile esports teams and expand its esports media business.

 
 
 
Microsoft acquires virtualized mobile network startup Affirmed Networks

MICROSOFT ACQUIRES VIRTUALIZED MOBILE NETWORK STARTUP AFFIRMED NETWORKS

Microsoft has announced plans to acquires virtualized mobile network startup Affirmed Networks for an undisclosed amount.

Exploding Kittens puts out fires from higher demand for tabletop games

EXPLODING KITTENS PUTS OUT FIRES FROM HIGHER DEMAND FOR TABLETOP GAMES

The folks at Exploding Kittens, one of the most popular tabletop games ever, are putting out fires all over the place, thanks to the...

 
 
 
80 Level RFP helps connect companies with digital artists

80 LEVEL RFP HELPS CONNECT COMPANIES WITH DIGITAL ARTISTS

80 Level has unveiled a new service dubbed 80 LevelRFP, which connects companies, studios, and agencies with high-end digital artists.

How Eve Online is adapting to higher demand and complicated game development during the pandemic

HOW EVE ONLINE IS ADAPTING TO HIGHER DEMAND AND COMPLICATED GAME DEVELOPMENT DURING THE PANDEMIC

Eve Online maker CCP is adapting to higher demand for its online game, but it is also dealing with complicated game development during...

 
 
 



Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

The US could have 100,000 to 200,000 deaths before the COVID-19 pandemic is through, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Although the projections could change, the infectious... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be direct deposited in their accounts within... Read more ...

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie is dead at 61 from complications of coronavirus. Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

The U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert says the U.S. could have more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

The couple recently jetted to California from Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated COVID-19 numbers for the state. Read more ...

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is urging the Food and Drug Administration to fully approve the sterilization of masks in Ohio for healthcare workers and first responders amid the... Read more ...

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

Nearly 60,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been documented across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, as he extended the closure of non-essential... Read more ...

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

Officials with California State Parks announced Sunday they would be closing vehicle access to all 280 sites due to a surge of visitations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ...

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Dr. Anthony Fauci, an infectious disease expert on the White House task force, offered a dire prediction on Sunday - saying that the coronavirus pandemic could infect more than... Read more ...