Games/Interactive

Qtum Blockchain Becomes Amazon Web Services Partner in China (Coin Desk)

Amazon Web Services' China division is partnering with public blockchain project Qtum. The partnership sees the on-demand cloud computing giant working with a cryptocurrency projec... More

Otoy’s RNDR Harnesses 14,000 GPUs to Render Cloud-Based Graphics (VentureBeat)

Blockchain-based rendering platform RNDR has harnessed the graphics processing power of more than 14,000 graphics processing units (GPU) provided by individuals who contribute the ... More

The Next Generation of Streaming Video Games is on its Way (Engadget)

Earlier this month, Google launched the beta for Project Stream, a service that pledges to seamlessly run any video game on any laptop or PC. We've heard this promise before, but i... More

Digimarc Previews Signal Rich Art, Based on New Generation of Tools, Techniques to Design IoT-Ready Packaging (MESA)

At the Adobe MAX 2018 Creativity Conference taking place in Los Angeles, Digimarc features its newest tools and techniques for graphic artists, with particular emphasis on commerci... More

3 AI Trends Sales Can’t Ignore (Salesforce Blog)

Artificial intelligence has moved way past the buzz. Companies are adopting AI — and fast. The numbers don’t lie. According to a recent forecast, four out of five executives (8... More

The iPad is Getting Full Version of Photoshop Next Year (CNBC)

Adobe announced on Monday that it will release a full version of its Photoshop editing software for the Apple iPad next year. Photoshop is currently available for the iPad, but it ... More

Creative Types say AI Will Help, Not Hurt, Their Jobs (Forbes)

AI is not likely to replace the human creative spirit anytime soon. If anything, it could make us more creative. At least that's what people in the creative fields say, with the be... More

With Cred partnership, PwC Wants to Help Make Stablecoins Legit (TechCrunch)

Audit giant PwC is the latest mainstream firm to show new interest in digital currencies. This week it announced a partnership with decentralized lending platform Cred to advise on... More

AI: Four Key Ingredients (OpenText Blog)

The first ingredient is digital maturity and this is wholly dependent on having mature processes. If the process is mature, chances are good that the data will be good. Mature proc... More

eSports and Live Culture: A Major New Movement (Techonomy)

From esports to HQ Trivia to Peloton, “live” platforms and brands are becoming a cultural phenomenon. The role of spectators and participants are blurring, and this is changing... More

Movie Commentary Tracks are Back – and They’re a Trivia Goldmine (Wired)

The best commentary tracks don't bog you down with technical details or fill up dead air with dull plaudits: They footnote the movie experience, answering questions you may not hav... More

Report: eSports 2.0 Has Arrived (Twice)

The category, which The Diffusion Group described as “silently exploding, out of the mainstream eye for years,” is grabbing widespread industry attention in part because of its... More

Lego, IBM Team for AI-Powered Interactive Ad (Media Post)

While Lego is noted for its iconic Lego brick, the toy giant is now tapping into artificial intelligence to better guide shoppers for the coming holiday season. Driven by IBM’s n... More

Viacom Expands Content Efforts on Snap, YouTube, Twitter (Variety)

Viacom Digital Studios is stepping up its programming investments on social media with a new slate of content unveiled Wednesday at the NewFronts West event in Los Angeles. The yea... More

How AI is Helping Amazon Become a Trillion-Dollar Company (Fast Company)

At the scale that Amazon processes orders, peak efficiency is essential. Magnified over millions upon millions of orders a year, even a second or two saved per order makes a huge b... More

Sony PlayStation 4 Will Get ‘Next-Generation’ Successor (BBC News)

Sony's president has confirmed that his company is developing a new video games console. Kenichiro Yoshida told the Financial Times that "it's necessary to have a next-generation h... More

Adobe Launches ‘Wireframe’ Podcast in Partnership with Gimlet Creative (Dexigner)

Adobe has announced a new podcast in partnership with Gimlet Creative exploring the biggest questions facing UX and UI designers today. Launching on October 9, Wireframe will discu... More

How Technicolor is Exploring Global Ultra Broadband Trends, Emerging Opportunities for Network Service Providers (MESA)

The inevitable growth of ultra broadband services-based smart gateways that interact with intelligent home devices using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is redefining the co... More

PwC Teams with Cred to Build Trust in Cryptocurrency Ecosystem (VentureBeat)

PwC, one of the biggest accounting and professional services firms in the world, is teaming up with cryptocurrency startup Cred to develop standards that will build trust in the wi... More

Microsoft Will Roll Out Video Game Streaming Service in 2019 (Fortune)

Microsoft is joining the streaming revolution, announcing plans to launch a game streaming service through its Xbox console. Project xCloud will let players stream Xbox One games t... More