FoxNext Games has wasted no time figuring out what to do with its Aftershock game studio, which it acquired from Kabam last month. Aftershock is working on a Marvel mobile game as its first title. Marvel Entertainment is teaming up with Los Angeles-based Aftershock to make an action role-playing game based on the expansive Marvel Universe. […]
Sometimes combining two companies that compete in the same market provides a quick way to leapfrog your market share. That was likely the thinking behind Mitel’s decision to buy ShoreTel this morning for $430 million. Combining the two...Show More Summary
Advanced Micro Devices is launching its low-end Ryzen 3 processors today as it completes its broadside against Intel in consumer and gaming PCs. Both of the chips use AMD’s Zen cores, which can process 52 percent more instructions per clock than the previous generation. Zen-based processors are AMD’s most competitive chips in a decade, and […]
We’ve all got a script idea rattling around inside our head. You know, the one that would make a gazillion dollars if Hollywood ever made it. And, of course, if you ever actually wrote it. With their unfamiliar formatting and structure,...Show More Summary
Don't overcomplicate cybersecurity. Focus on building a strong security foundation and go from there. A month or two ago I was having a discussion with a physician about obscure diseases—commonly referred to as zebras. While I was considering...Show More Summary
Microsoft today is launching a couple of major updates to PowerApps, its low-code service for quickly building line-of-business applications, and Flow, its business-centric IFTTT competitor. While these are obviously two very different...Show More Summary
Megacool is a startup born out of the mobile games studio Dirtybit, and it’s just raised $1.5 million to scale up its GIF-recording integration technology. Alliance Venture, an early-stage venture capital firm from Norway, led the round. The integration enables developers to define what Megacool calls “emotional moments” in a game. Whenever one of these […]
BMW Group has spent the last decade seeding and growing its plug-in vehicle program, and now it's preparing to expand it in a big way. With nine electrified models already wired up in its stables, BMW will hit the market running, adding...Show More Summary
Not too long ago, a graphic designer on Twitter imagined what a white iPhone 8 would look like, after seeing that parts leaks failed to show a white iPhone 8 color. While those 3D renders looked gorgeous, I did say at the time that a white iPhone 8 would be a lot uglier than black versions because of cutout at the top of the display. Show More Summary
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Toshiba has announced their first retail SSDs to use 3D NAND. The new TR200 series will use Toshiba's 64-layer BiCS3 3D TLC NAND, the first generation of their 3D NAND flash technology to be suitable for mainstream mass-market use. The...Show More Summary
Today in iLounge Deals, we’re offering The Complete iOS 11 & Swift Developer Course: Build 20 Apps for only $19 — that’s 90% off the regular price. If you’ve been dreaming of developing an app, now is the time to jump in with this brand new iOS 11 developers’ course from the web’s top instructors Rob Percival and Nick Walter. Show More Summary
The focus for AMD’s AM4 platform is to span a wide range of performance and price points. We’ve had the launch of the Ryzen CPU family, featuring quad cores up to octa-cores with the new Zen microarchitecture, but AM4 was always designed to be a platform that merges CPUs and integrated graphics. Show More Summary
Sometimes, content marketing is a numbers game. And this week on Copyblogger, we have lots of ideas for well-defined, specific actions you can take to improve your website and create some excellent content. Specifically, we have 37 ideas. Show More Summary
Rent the Runway is launching a new service to help in fashion emergencies. On Thursday, the 8-year-old clothing rental startup introduced same-day delivery in New York City. The new service lets customers rent clothing from the site that will be delivered in a matter of hours. Show More Summary
Project Snowflake: Non-blocking safe manual memory management in.NET by Matthew Parkinson, Kapil Vaswani, Manuel Costa, Pantazis Deligiannis, Aaron Blankstein, Dylan McDermott, Jonathan Balkind, Dimitrios Vytiniotis: Garbage collection greatly improves programmer productivity and ensures memory safety. Show More Summary
Google is killing Instant Search, the smart feature that gives users search results while they are still typing, according to a statement given to Search Engine Land. Instant Search launched in 2010, when Marissa Mayer was leading the Search team at Google. Show More Summary
Camera manufacturer GoPro on Thursday officially launched QuikStories, a video creation solution that automatically pulls content off Hero 5 and Hero 5 Session cameras and generates custom movies complete with special effects, music syncing and more.
Does the Google Home smart speaker work with Apple's HomeKit framework? No, but it'll work with many HomeKit-enabled accessories. If you're wondering whether you can use the Google Home smart speaker with Apple's HomeKit framework, I've got some sort-of bad news for you: You can't. Show More Summary
Toshiba announced new OCZ TR200 entry-level SSD with BiCS FLASH at ChinaJoy today. The new drive will make an appearance at GamesCom in August and reviews will come by Q4. This is Toshiba's first retail SSD to use the new 3D memory technology.