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Watch These 5 Genre Series You’ve Always Wanted to Try, Now That You Have All the Time

Kick back, grab the fish fingers and custard, and start watching.Image: BBCWe’ve all said it. We’ve nodded along as our friends and co-workers gush about a series, pulled it up…

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If Found debuts on iOS and Steam on May 19

If Found…, an interactive visual novel about going home, coming out, and erasing everything, will launch on May 19 on iOS and Steam. Developed by Dublin-based independent studio Dreamfeel and…

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Xbox co-creator Rob Wyatt sues Atari for failing to pay him for design of VCS console

Xbox co-creator Rob Wyatt has filed a lawsuit against Atari for failing to pay him for the design work he did in creating the Atari VCS console. Tin Giant, Wyatt’s…

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Gaming laptops keep getting better

Gaming laptops are already in a great place. They were getting smaller, lighter, and faster for years, and they reached a point where they made sense for most people by…

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Publishers grapple with high clicks but low prices in pandemic

The programmatic strategies that once worked before the COVID-19 pandemic may not be working so well now. Internet browsing is up as more segments of the global population are ordered…

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Mayo Clinic starts using autonomous vehicles to deliver coronavirus tests and medical supplies

The Mayo Clinic today announced a partnership with Bestmile and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) to deploy autonomous shuttles that transport medical equipment and COVID-19 tests collected at the hospital’s…

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USC Games and Jam City will host digital gaming showcase on May 12

The show is going on at the University of Southern California’s gaming showcase. Normally,  the USC Games Expo is a physical event where students show off their games around graduation…

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Wi-Fi 6E and 5G will share 6GHz spectrum to supercharge wireless data

At one point, some observers believed that cellular and Wi-Fi technologies were locked in a zero-sum game, such that higher-speed 4G or 5G networks would eventually eliminate the need for…

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Sony delays The Last of Us Part II indefinitely

Sony announced today that The Last of Us Part II has been delayed indefinitely. The Naughty Dog game was supposed to release for PlayStation 4 on May 29. Iron Man…

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Google’s AI accurately predicts physicians’ prescribing decisions 75% of the time

An AI system developed by researchers at Google and the University of California, San Francisco anticipates physician’s prescribing decisions 75% of the time, according to a paper published in the…

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Puzzle sales boom as families unplug during coronavirus lockdown

Since our family went into coronavirus quarantine almost three weeks ago, we’ve completed two ambitious jigsaw puzzles. The first was a map of our hometown with 1,000 small pieces and…

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Surveillance, AI, and saving lives top agenda at coronavirus conference

The Stanford Institute of Human-Centered AI (HAI) hosted a conference to discuss applications of AI that governments, technologists, and public health officials are using to save human lives during the…

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Glen Schofield: How to build a new triple-A game studio in the midst of a pandemic

I had a nice conversation with Glen Schofield, the former co-head of Sledgehammer Games and now founder of Striking Distance Studios. I asked him if he was making “Call of Dead…

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Amazon and SenseTime detail OmniSource, a framework that scrapes web videos to train AI

Researchers at AI startup SenseTime, Amazon, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong say they’ve developed a new framework for leveraging web data — OmniSource — that notches records in…

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Restream makes cross-platform livestreaming free for COVID-19 responders

The best way for organizations to reach people right now is through the platforms everyone is already using. That means broadcasting to video services like Twitch and YouTube. But it…

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Contest: We’re all stuck inside, so the least we could do is give away a free RTS in Taste of Power

What does it taste like?In today’s contest we’re giving away Medieval RTS Taste of Power! I’m the least strategic person on the planet. If some people consider themselves a step…

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Dungeon crawler Going Under lets you beat up tech-startup goons

2020-04-02 17:30:00by Jordan DevoreAn office space roguelite, if you willWhen I think of “dungeon crawlers,” I tend to picture very specific imagery – and Going Under, a “satirical dungeon crawler…

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Fallout 76 is free on Steam for those who own the PC version, but you have to claim it quickly

2020-04-02 16:00:00by Brett MakedonskiYou goin’ back?More than a year and a half after Fallout 76 first launched, it’s coming to Steam. Alongside the Wastelanders update on April 14 (we’re finally getting NPCs), Bethesda…

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Here’s the first (extremely brief) look at Rogue Legacy 2

2020-04-02 15:48:00by Brett MakedonskiThe bloodline continuesOur Spidey Sense didn’t betray us yesterday. Despite it being April Fool’s, Cellar Door Games teasing a new Rogue Legacy felt legitimate. As it turns out,…

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Chucklefish’s magical school game Witchbrook has a new art style

2020-04-02 14:30:00by Jordan DevoreIt’s isometric now!Today, Stardew Valley publisher Chucklefish lifted the lid on an art style overhaul for Witchbrook, its internally-developed magical school simulation game. Before, the studio’s art…

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Windbound is a survival adventure game about building boats

2020-04-02 13:30:00by Jordan DevoreThat name is spot-onI am absolutely down for an arrow-slinging, ship-building, island-hopping survival adventure game that doesn’t look unnecessarily hostile or stingy. Anyone else? That’s the premise…

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Rockstar to donate 5% of GTA Online and Red Dead Online in-game revenue to COVID-19 relief fund

2020-04-02 12:30:00by Chris MoyseRobbin’ Hood?Rockstar Games has announced that, from today until the end of May, it will donate 5% of all in-game purchases made in both Grand Theft Auto…

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Epic Games reveals new mobile game Spyjinx in collaboration with J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Games

Fortnite creator Epic has revealed a new mobile game developed in collaboration with J.J. Abrams’ game development company Bad Robot Games, a spinoff of his production studio Bad Robot that…

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Zoom has disabled a feature that was exposing users’ LinkedIn profiles

As COVID-19 forces schools, offices, and social groups to move their daily operations online, video calling service Zoom has become the new centerpiece of many people’s daily life. But the…

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Bethesda hands out free Steam copies of Fallout 76 to those who bought it on Bethesda.net

In brief: Nobody likes being forced to buy the same game twice across different platforms, and it seems that’s something Bethesda understands — at least, where the troubled Fallout 76…

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Zoom skyrockets to 200 million users, puts 90-day hold on features to address security flaws

In context: The use of conferencing app Zoom has ballooned, going from about 10 million daily users last December to over 200 million as of March. Primarily designed with enterprise…

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On a positive note, Covid-19 lockdowns are affecting global seismic activity

The big picture: The Covid-19 outbreak and the unprecedented steps taken by officials worldwide to stem the spread of the virus are unlike anything we’ve ever witnessed. It’s also having…

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After coming under fire for its discount program, Grubhub says it will pay restaurants $250 each

After it initially made restaurants participating in a discount program foot the bill, Grubhub on Thursday said it would be changing the program to cover the discount — for up…

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SoundCloud now lets artists add a direct donation button to their page

SoundCloud has introduced a new donation button artists can add to their profile to help offset the financial repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative provides an additional way for…

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Amazon executives privately insulted a warehouse worker, then attacked him on Twitter

After firing Chris Smalls, who helped organize a warehouse worker strike at Amazon’s Staten Island, New York facility over novel coronavirus safety, Amazon executives publicly attacked him on Twitter. Now…

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Don’t miss out on this awesome VPN deal from NordVPN – up to one year extra free

Home News (Image credit: NordVPN) Forget chocolate eggs and bunnies, for its Easter celebration NordVPN has got a whopping 70% discount on its three year plan. But that’s not all,…

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The Best Wireless Headphones You Can Buy Right Now

Admit it: You need to get some wireless headphones. With Bluetooth improving every year and headphone jacks disappearing from all of our devices, it makes sense to invest in a…

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Train to Busan: Peninsula’s First Trailer Is the Kind of Stress You Don’t Need Right Now

They’re kicking it up a notch.Image: Next Entertainment WorldTrailer FrenzyA special place to find the newest trailers for movies and TV shows you’re craving.Yeon Sang-ho’s Train to Busan expertly captured…

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All the Laptops Packing the New CPUs and GPUs from Intel and Nvidia to Drool Over Right Now

Graphic: GizmodoToday, Intel and Nvidia announced a new lineup of chips including the long-awaited 10th-gen Core mobile processors and RTX 2070 Super and 2080 Super mobile GPUs. But when it…

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Could a Flash Crossover Be in Stargirl’s Future?

It won’t be this season, but Stargirl could come to Central City soon.Image: The CWMorning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find…

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