Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’

Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’

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Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’ Video game publisher Capcom is shutting down its Vancouver studio and around 158 employees will be let go. The company told Variety that operations were suspended Tuesday and a skeleton crew would remain on board…

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MCU heroes could get their own shows on Disney’s streaming service

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MCU heroes could get their own shows on Disney’s streaming service We still don’t have an official name for the streaming service Disney is working on to compete with Netflix, but a new rumor from Variety suggests there will be plenty of…

AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions

AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions

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AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions Modern speech recognition is clunky and often requires massive amounts of annotations and transcriptions to help understand what you’re referencing. There might, however, be a more natural way: teaching the algorithms to recognize things…

Amazon helps others make accessories for Echo speakers

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Amazon helps others make accessories for Echo speakers There aren’t many Echo-oriented accessories beyond Amazon’s own Echo Button, but that’s about to change very shortly. Amazon has released a beta Alexa Gadgets Toolkit that lets hardware brands make Echo-focused Bluetooth accessories that…

Don’t be afraid to upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 12

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Apple was still selling 2015’s iPhone 6s until last week. Then it announced three new phones and made the iPhone 7 its entry-level mobile device. Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/18/apple-ios12-older-iphone-performance/

Netflix picks up hit BBC drama ‘Bodyguard’

Netflix picks up hit BBC drama ‘Bodyguard’

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Netflix picks up hit BBC drama ‘Bodyguard’ Netflix has purchased the streaming rights to Bodyguard — a six-part BBC One series that has been raking in viewers in the UK. The show had a strong premiere, drawing in 10.4 million viewers, which…

Green space near home during childhood linked to fewer respiratory problems in adulthood

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Green space near home during childhood linked to fewer respiratory problems in adulthood Children who have access to green spaces close to their homes have fewer respiratory problems, such as asthma and wheezing, in adulthood, according to new research. In contrast, children…

Attorney General blasts cryptocurrency exchanges

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Attorney General blasts cryptocurrency exchanges Attorney General blasts cryptocurrency exchanges  Mashable New York Attorney General Warns That Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange Could Be Breaking The Law  Forbes Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Vulnerable to Manipulation, Report Finds  Wall Street Journal Full coverage Continue reading . . . {authorlink}…

In a tiny worm, a close-up view of where genes are working

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In a tiny worm, a close-up view of where genes are working Researchers have produced new resources for research involving the roundworm C. elegans: a comprehensive view of which genes are active in each of the four major tissues of adult worms,…

Bikini Kill’s riot grrl punk is available to stream for the first time

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Bikini Kill’s riot grrl punk is available to stream for the first time Prince, The Beatles and other well-known artists gave into the siren’s call of streaming music years ago, but not Bikini Kill — you still had to get the iconic…

Crypto exchanges are ripe for manipulation and aren’t doing much to stop it, New York AG says

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Crypto exchanges are ripe for manipulation and aren’t doing much to stop it, New York AG says Crypto exchanges are ripe for manipulation and aren’t doing much to stop it, New York AG says  CNBC New York Attorney General Warns That Kraken Cryptocurrency…

Who is Yusaku Maezawa, SpaceX’s first lunar tourist?

Who is Yusaku Maezawa, SpaceX’s first lunar tourist?

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Who is Yusaku Maezawa, SpaceX’s first lunar tourist? Elon Musk shocked the world on Monday when he revealed the identity of SpaceX’s first lunar orbit tourist to be Mr. Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire who made his fortune in online fashion retail….

Sony’s reborn Aibo robot is available for pre-order in the US

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Sony’s reborn Aibo robot is available for pre-order in the US Sony’s relentlessly adorable Aibo robot is finally ready to return to American shores. After months of waiting, you can pre-order a First Litter Edition of the robo-pup in the US ahead…

Instant Pot to offer the Ace, a blender that also cooks     – CNET

Instant Pot to offer the Ace, a blender that also cooks – CNET

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Instant Pot to offer the Ace, a blender that also cooks – CNET Will the Ace Multi-Use Cooking and Beverage Blender be as popular as the brand’s electric pressure cookers? Continue reading . . . Ashlee Clark Thompson {authorlink} https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-6bbb.hsjy.htr_/c-6RTWJUMJZX77x24myyux78x3ax2fx2fbbb.hsjy.htrx2fwx78x78x2fwjanjbx78x2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14 CNET Reviews…

Don’t be afraid to upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 12

Don’t be afraid to upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 12

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Don’t be afraid to upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 12 Apple was still selling 2015’s iPhone 6s until last week. Then it announced three new phones and made the iPhone 7 its entry-level mobile device. There are likely tens of millions…