Amazon cancels re:MARS 2020 event amid COVID-19 outbreak

Amazon cancels re:MARS 2020 event amid COVID-19 outbreak

Amazon has canceled re:MARS 2020, an annual AI event that focuses on machine learning, automation, robotics and space, over concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled to be held June 16 to 19, 2020 in Las Vegas. Organizers of the event sai…
ZTE is being investigated over possible bribery

ZTE is being investigated over possible bribery

ZTEs struggles with the U.S. government generally havent been as high-profile as fellow Chinese mobile giant Huawei, but the company has still had its share of issues in recent years. The latest wrinkle, first reported by NBC and later confirmed by The Wall S…
10 Things You Need to Know About Nioh 2

10 Things You Need to Know About Nioh 2

Nioh 2 lets players create their own half-human, half-demon protagonist, master a variety of weaponry, and slay feral Yokai in 16th century Japan. Here are 10 things you need to know about Nioh 2. Sponsored by Sony Entertainment. #ign
OLED-power link jumps from useless 50Mb/s to useful 1Gb/s

OLED-power link jumps from useless 50Mb/s to useful 1Gb/s

17 with 16 posters participating In the world of data centers and high-speed computing, distance and time are killers. The distance between memory and CPU actually matters. The distance and communication speed between different nodes in a data center can be …
Startup founders are building companies on WhatsApp

Startup founders are building companies on WhatsApp

In Asia, where I work as a partner at an early-stage VC, startups are regularly rolling out a minimum viable product (MVP) and then transacting on messaging apps. Companies like shoe brand Portblue, AI e-commerce company Sorabel and Sama, an online recruitme…
Sony’s PS5 Silence Is Deafening -Gen Console Watch

Sony’s PS5 Silence Is Deafening -Gen Console Watch

Welcome back to Next-gen Console Watch 2020, our new show following all the news and rumors on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. This week we'll discuss what Ghost of Tsushima's release date might tell us and the possibility of two different PlayStation 5 …
Apple reopens all stores in China as coronavirus wanes

Apple reopens all stores in China as coronavirus wanes

Apple has reopened all of its stores in China as the deadly coronavirus outbreak wanes there. The tech giant’s 42 branded stores across mainland China were due to open for business Friday, according to a company spokesman. Apple had shuttered its Chinese sto…
Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online

Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online

May is traditionally a month of big developer conferences, with Facebook F8, Google I/O and Microsoft Build often happening within the same two-week period. But not this year. After F8 and I/O were already canceled in favor of online events, Microsoft is now …
Coronavirus could force ISPs to abandon data caps forever

Coronavirus could force ISPs to abandon data caps forever

Pressure from the global pandemic has broadband companies loosening the arbitrary restrictions on the connections users pay for and this may be the beginning of the end for the data caps we’ve lived in fear of for decades. Here’s why. The coronavirus threat …
Epic Games buys UK facial mapping startup Cubic Motion

Epic Games buys UK facial mapping startup Cubic Motion

Epic Games announced today that it’s buying Cubic Motion, a computer vision startup that’s been building out a platform for capturing more realistic facial animations with a complex camera rig and software platform. The game studio behind Fortnite and the Un…
Amazon asks all employees to work from home, if they can

Amazon asks all employees to work from home, if they can

Amazon issued guidance Thursday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak recommending that global employees who are able to work from home to do so through the end of March. We continue to work closely with public and private medical experts to ensure we are tak…
E-plane VoltAero tests new Safran electric motors

E-plane VoltAero tests new Safran electric motors

VoltAero is testing new Safran electric motors on its Cassio e-plane. The electric-hybrid airplane has a few tricks up its sleeves. VoltAero tested Safrans new ENGINeUS smart electric motors on its Cassio airframe. The VoltAero electric and hybrid nine-seate…
Call of Duty: Warzone’s best mode is Plunder

Call of Duty: Warzone’s best mode is Plunder

When Infinity Ward first announced that it was making a free-to-play Call of Duty game called Call of Duty: Warzone, it focused its marketing around Call of Dutys take on battle royale. But while battle royale mode might get people in the door for Warzone, th…
Apple Accident Just Confirmed Its Radical iPhone Upgrades

Apple Accident Just Confirmed Its Radical iPhone Upgrades

Apples 2020 iPhone plans are genuinely exciting with leak after leak pointing to some of the best upgrades in years. And now Apple has accidentally confirmed two of the biggest.  2020 iPhone 12 concept Ben Geskin Apple iPhone 12: Everything We Know So Far …
Doing deals through Zoom? These investors have some tips

Doing deals through Zoom? These investors have some tips

Investors are turning to remote-only meetings to combat COVID-19, which was officially declared a pandemic yesterday. The novel coronavirus is already spreading via community contact in the Bay Area; an employee of South Park Cafe, a popular hub for techies …
Coda CEO Shishir Mehrotra on the future of the document

Coda CEO Shishir Mehrotra on the future of the document

Productivity tools have been a white-hot space, with new startups seeming to nab funding on a daily basis. Coda has been one of the more impactful productivity tools, pitching a richer and deeper collaborative document builder. The startup has picked up $60 …
Revolut lets you purchase gold

Revolut lets you purchase gold

Fintech startup Revolut has introduced a new trading feature for premium users. Starting today, Premium and Metal users can access gold exposure from the app. Revolut works with a gold services partner (London Bullion Market Association) so that money that y…
Intel chips faces damaging new LVI flaw

Intel chips faces damaging new LVI flaw

A new security flaw in Intel processors has been disclosed by vulnerability researchers at Bitdefender as well as by a team of academics from universities around the world. The flaw has been given the name Load Value Injection or LVI for short and it represe…
Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11

Watch as the Kombat Kast breakdown the hotly anticipated arrival of Spawn in Mortal Kombat 11. #ign#mk11
Slack calls are having ‘connectivity issues’

Slack calls are having ‘connectivity issues’

Slack has confirmed that “Slack Calls are experiencing some connectivity difficulties right now.” The company said it is working to resolve the issue “as quickly as possible.” The difficulties coincide with the push from tech companies to move workers to remo…