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How the pandemic is accelerating enterprise open source adoption

HOW THE PANDEMIC IS ACCELERATING ENTERPRISE OPEN SOURCE ADOPTION

Enterprise IT teams increasingly shifted to open source software solutions in 2020 as they adapted to the pandemic's disruptions.

LUAL MAYEN AND LEO OLEBE: YOU CAN'T BE WHAT YOU CAN'T SEE

Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat talks with Leo Olebe of Facebook and Lual Mayen of Junub Games about finding inspiration.

 
 
 
Diversity isn't just about inclusion in gaming - it's smart business, too

DIVERSITY ISN'T JUST ABOUT INCLUSION IN GAMING - IT'S SMART BUSINESS, TOO

Diversity and inclusion isn't just about an initiative or program that serves a specific function for a specific underrepresented group...

LANGUAGE IS THE ‘BARE MINIMUM' OF CULTURALIZATION IN GAME DEVELOPMENT

Adapting your game for other countries goes far beyond translation and localization. Story, mechanics, and monetization must fit the...

 
 
 

E3, GAMESCOM, AND OTHER BIG EVENTS REMAIN VITAL TO THE GAME INDUSTRY

Major game events have played a significant role in creating excitement, even when the pandemic forced organizers to host events online.

University of Washington researchers say Amazon's algorithms spread vaccine misinformation

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON RESEARCHERS SAY AMAZON'S ALGORITHMS SPREAD VACCINE MISINFORMATION

Researchers at the University of Washington find evidence that Amazon's algorithms are promoting vaccine misinformation.

 
 
 

WITH UPCOMING IOS 14 CHANGES, SHIFTING FROM WATERFALL TO AD BIDDING IS A NO-BRAINER

On the Saying Goodbye to Waterfalls panel, developers discuss why it's important for developers to shift away from waterfalls.

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: BEHIND GAME INDUSTRY DEALS DURING A PANDEMIC

Games saw more than 1,500 deals worth $43 billion during 2020, making it the industry darling. What's in store in 2021?

 
 
 
What it takes to create a GPT-3 product

WHAT IT TAKES TO CREATE A GPT-3 PRODUCT

It remains to be seen whether or not GPT-3 will be a platform to democratize the creation of AI-powered applications.

‘Balance that in-app economy' and other game monetization pearls of wisdom

‘BALANCE THAT IN-APP ECONOMY' AND OTHER GAME MONETIZATION PEARLS OF WISDOM

Some "best practices" for game monetization are just that - best. Others aren't myths. And they're continually in flux.

 
 
 
How to keep games growing in 2021

HOW TO KEEP GAMES GROWING IN 2021

Facebook's Rick Kelley and Steve Webb talk with GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi about keeping game growth going in 2021.

Nvidia launches certification program for AI platforms

NVIDIA LAUNCHES CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR AI PLATFORMS

Nvidia launches certification program for AI platforms that will increasingly train AI models at the edge.

 
 
 
Google Cloud boosts security with general availability of zero-trust BeyondCorp Enterprise

GOOGLE CLOUD BOOSTS SECURITY WITH GENERAL AVAILABILITY OF ZERO-TRUST BEYONDCORP ENTERPRISE

Google announced the general availability of BeyondCorp Enterprise, a full suite of tools that matche the company's own internal defenses.

Xsolla launches commerce to take mobile games beyond the app stores

XSOLLA LAUNCHES COMMERCE TO TAKE MOBILE GAMES BEYOND THE APP STORES

Xsolla is expanding its monetization help for developers with a commerce solution that takes mobile games beyond the app stores.

 
 
 
Sales startup Insent.ai raises $2 million to expand its data strategy with automated chatbots

SALES STARTUP INSENT.AI RAISES $2 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS DATA STRATEGY WITH AUTOMATED CHATBOTS

B2B enterprise sales platform Insent.ai has raised $2 million to expand its data visibility and automated chatbot integrations.

Haptx debuts new version of touch-feedback gloves

HAPTX DEBUTS NEW VERSION OF TOUCH-FEEDBACK GLOVES

Haptx is launching the second version of its Haptx touch-feedback gloves for VR applications and virtual reality games.

 
 
 
GoodTrust raises $2.3 million for digital legacy platform

GOODTRUST RAISES $2.3 MILLION FOR DIGITAL LEGACY PLATFORM

Digital legacy management company GoodTrust takes care of your digital assets after you die, and it has raised $2.3 million in funding.

Algolia acquires MorphL to turbocharge ‘search-as-a-service' platform with AI

ALGOLIA ACQUIRES MORPHL TO TURBOCHARGE ‘SEARCH-AS-A-SERVICE' PLATFORM WITH AI

Algolia, the so-called "search-as-a-service" platform, has acquired Romanian AI and machine learning startup MorphL.

 
 
 
Researchers propose LEAF, a frontend for developing AI classification algorithms

RESEARCHERS PROPOSE LEAF, A FRONTEND FOR DEVELOPING AI CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHMS

Researchers at Google propose LEAF, a frontend that provides superior audio classification results compared with previous techniques.

What is database-as-a-service?

WHAT IS DATABASE-AS-A-SERVICE?

Buying, installing, and provisioning computers takes time, money, and space. The solution is to rent what you need: database-as-a-service.

 
 
 



Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

A federal judge, citing a lawsuit by the Texas Attorney General, has issued a two-week temporary restraining order shutting down US President Joe Biden's effort to halt all... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators support his motion to declare trial unconstitutional

Only five Republican senators opposed a motion by colleague Rand Paul to declare Donald Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional, signaling that Democrats won't have enough... Read more ...

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

President Joe Biden had his first call with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, raising concerns about the arrest of opposition figure Alexei Navalny while pressing the Russian leader... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Police say recordings show Robert Kraft paying for sex acts at a Florida spa, but a misdemeanor solicitation charge against the New England Patriots owner was dropped. Read more ...