Games/Interactive

Three Things AI Could Do for Your Content Production (Videomind)

IDC forecasts global Artificial Intelligence (AI) spending will likely cross US$46 billion in 2020. Like in many areas, AI is disrupting the media industry, as large amounts of dat... More

Microsoft’s Walmart Partnership Isn’t About Retail — It’s About Streaming (VentureBeat)

It’s now less about the hardware and more about the back-end technology that will be able to support live-streaming across the country. Even with high-speed connections and respo... More

5 Emerging Technologies that 5G Will Positively Disrupt (Forbes)

Immersive Gaming. 5G has many implications when it comes to gaming, and especially when it comes to gaming with AR and VR. For example, 5G is likely to make VR less cost-prohibitiv... More

How Close are We to the End of the Gaming Console? (Washington Post)

The measuring stick for success among the big three gaming companies of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo has long been a question of how many consoles they have sold. But all three hav... More

Sony Hits 500 Million PlayStation Milestone (THR)

Sales of 81 million for the PlayStation 4 (PS4) have helped push total hardware sales of all generations of the console past the half-billion mark. To commemorate this, Sony is rel... More

Facebook, Apple are Serious About Augmented Reality (Forbes)

When Facebook and Apple make extraordinary investments in new technology like they are with augmented reality, you know it's something to pay attention to. Both companies have made... More

VR, AR, FAANGs and OTT … What Comes Next for the Sports Industry? (SportsPro)

Making sense of the trends of today is crucial to understanding what might happen tomorrow. Nowhere does that mantra ring truer than in the fast-moving point at which sport meets t... More

Adobe, Nimble Collective to Integrate Adobe Creative Cloud on the Nimble Virtual Studio Platform (SCN)

Nimble Collective is collaborating with Adobe to integrate Adobe Creative Cloud on Nimble's Virtual Studio Platform, delivering on its promise to democratize the animation technolo... More

The eSports Industry is Growing; Now Web Infrastructure Needs to Keep Up (ReadWrite)

Like traditional sports, e-sports can be costly. A prime component of e-sports infrastructure is video streaming, which enables competition. Viewers are able to share the videos an... More

Microsoft, LiveTiles launch AI Partner Program (ARN)

LiveTiles and Microsoft have a launched a new program to help Australian partners lift their artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and deployment opportunities in the market. C... More

CBS Sees ‘Unbelievable’ Upside as Sports Betting Starts to Grow (AdAge)

When the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year, many people wondered whether widespread access to gambling would help or hurt the TV networks ... More

The Evolution and Future of AI (Adobe Blog)

One of the other things that companies should do is build teams that repeatedly identify the highest value AI projects and then execute against them. Although this sounds really ea... More

Gamefly Shutting Down Video Game Streaming Service This Month (Variety)

Gamefly plans to shut down its video game streaming service at the end of August, according to the company’s support line and messages being sent to the service’s users, Variet... More

Vubiquity Wins Verizon Managed Services Deal for All On-Demand Content (MESA)

Vubiquity today announced its managed services and technology platforms will provide the processing and packaging of Verizon’s vast video on-demand (VOD) and Pay Per View (PPV) p... More

NBCU Producing Weekly Premier League Snapchat Show (B&C)

NBCU Sports and Snapchat have made a deal for a new weekly show about the British Premier League. Produced by NBCUniversal’s Digital Lab, Premier League: Extra Time will debut ex... More

Marketers Plugging Into Massive Momentum for eSports (CMO)

For the uninitiated, e-sports might seem like a passive pastime—perhaps a group of “Call Of Duty” fans gathered around a computer to watch others compete in the popular title... More

Google Cloud Signs New Partnerships to Support Blockchain, AI (Gigabit)

Google Cloud has opened its 'Next '18' Partner Summit by announcing new deals to support blockchain and artificial intelligence initiatives. The provider will host blockchain servi... More

How the IoT Boom Provides New Opportunities for Developers (Wipro Blog)

The Internet of Things has been joining the digital and physical worlds for years. Today, everything we think of as “smart” technology can be attributed to IoT. If you’re dev... More

Google Announces Cloud Build, its New Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Platform (TechCrunch)

It used to be that developers built applications with long lead times and development cycles. There was always plenty of time to prepare, but in today’s continuous delivery/conti... More

Microsoft’s Next-Generation Xbox Will Focus on ‘XCloud’ Game Streaming (The Verge)

Microsoft is currently developing its next-generation Xbox, with recent reports suggesting the console will launch in 2020. While the hardware will undoubtedly surpass the capabili... More