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IBM's AI machine loses debate against a human IBM's AI machine loses debate against a human
- February 15, 2019

Harish Natarajan , Project Debater's opponent at Think 2019, is a 2016 World Debating Championships Grand Finalist and 2012 European Debate Champion. Since then, IBM had been trying to improve Debater's rebuttal capabilities. "When you think of a debate, this is something where the victor is not clear". (more...)
Gambling and Adult Content Applications- Apple's Enterprise Developer Program Gambling and Adult Content Applications- Apple's Enterprise Developer Program
- February 15, 2019

Apple's efforts to make jailbreaking more hard and less worthwhile has likely resulted in that aspect of the privacy market drying up, forcing these companies to look for other ways to get their apps onto users' devices. Apple says that two-factor authentication for developer accounts should be live by the end of the month, so we'll see soon enough if it helps stop the distribution of hacked apps like Spotify and Minecraft . (more...)
Joker is Coming to Super Smash Bros. by the End of April Joker is Coming to Super Smash Bros. by the End of April
- February 14, 2019

Ultimate's Fighter Pass to enter the game. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is available now for Switch. Fans only got a brief look at Joker's in-game model during the Direct, and we still don't know anything about his moves as no gameplay was shown off. (more...)
Link's Awakening is getting a super cute Nintendo Switch remake Link's Awakening is getting a super cute Nintendo Switch remake
- February 14, 2019

It's pencilled in for a 2019 release. Earlier in the broadcast the company had revealed Mario Maker 2, which is set for release in June. While it would later arrive in "full color" years later on the Game Boy Color, Link's journey to awaken the Wind Fish is finally getting the proper HD treatment on the Nintendo Switch . (more...)
IBM Watson AI now available across all cloud platforms IBM Watson AI now available across all cloud platforms
- February 14, 2019

IBM has announced it is liberating its Watson AI services to work across any cloud platform. The network for commercial financing will offer participants with a single view of all the transactions which are happening within the network while automating manual processes and enabling transactions data to be securely managed as well as shared more efficiently. (more...)
Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed as a Full-Fledged Sequel Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed as a Full-Fledged Sequel
- February 14, 2019

After teasing its community with a reveal this week , Team Cherry has revealed that the once planned Hornet DLC is now a full-blown sequel to their Metroidvania hit Hollow Knight . All of the Kickstarter specifics, as Team Cherry describes them, are available in the blog post announcing Silksong . Gameplay is described as "acrobatic" and judging from the trailer you see above, it certainly seems like Hornet will have a lot more movement abilities at her disposal than the knight from the ... (more...)
LG G8 ThinQ leak shows off the phone from every angle LG G8 ThinQ leak shows off the phone from every angle
- February 14, 2019

We've heard, no pun intended, of under the screen speakers before. The Crystal Sound OLED (CSO) technology apparently repurposes the OLED display as a diaphragm. As per previous leaks, the LG G8 ThinQ will come with a 6.1-inch OLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. (more...)
Leaked: Google Pixel 4, Pixel Lite And Pixel Watch Leaked: Google Pixel 4, Pixel Lite And Pixel Watch
- February 14, 2019

As we know, Apple's high-priced iPhone sales are disappointing as consumers turn to lower-priced models. Moreover, it was noted such growth took place while the smartphone market as a whole decreased by 23 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2018. (more...)
Assassin’s Creed III Remastered for Switch now listed on Ubisoft’s website Assassin’s Creed III Remastered for Switch now listed on Ubisoft’s website
- February 14, 2019

Presumably, this will function much like other New Game Plus modes , allowing players to restart the game but with all of their accumulated equipment and abilities. Assassin's Creed III serves as the final adventure for Desmond Miles and now gamers can relive the American Revolution this March 29th when the remastered version launches for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. (more...)
More details about the Samsung Galaxy Buds emerge More details about the Samsung Galaxy Buds emerge
- February 13, 2019

At this point there's seemingly not much that we don't know about the Galaxy S10 range , but a comprehensive specs leak may have filled in a few gaps - though it's also at odds with things we've heard before. Across the board, all three models will be powered by an Exynos 9820 processor and it comes with at least 6GB of RAM. The device will come with a fingerprint sensor placed on the side of the frame and a dual-camera system on the back. (more...)
The Division 2 open beta was seemingly revealed on a livestream The Division 2 open beta was seemingly revealed on a livestream
- February 13, 2019

The Division 2's private beta kicked off last Thursday and ran all weekend for players that pre-ordered the game or were lucky enough to nab a spot by signing up on the official site. In the end though, maybe The Division 2 will be the one out of those three that hooks me in the most. The game is being developed by Ubisoft Massive and will be published by Ubisoft. (more...)
Nintendo Direct To Air Tomorrow, Wednesday 13th February Nintendo Direct To Air Tomorrow, Wednesday 13th February
- February 13, 2019

Will 13 be lucky for Nintendo fans? The prediction of a new Nintendo Direct this week has come true, but will this really see a reveal for Metroid Prime Trilogy? It also specifically pointed out Fire Emblem: Three Houses , which has a 2019 release window. (more...)
Here’s All the Options In Gmail’s New Right-Click Menu Here’s All the Options In Gmail’s New Right-Click Menu
- February 13, 2019

With the new update to Gmail for desktop, users can do a lot more, such as reply, forward, snooze , and mute, as well as search for previous emails from the same sender or with the same subject. It'll mean swifter access to some of the most common actions in Gmail . My personal favorite will probably be "Open in a new window ". The company understands that well (but it took its time), so it will improve the right click function to offer many more options. (more...)
OnePlus May Showcase Its 5G Phone at Mobile World Congress 2019 OnePlus May Showcase Its 5G Phone at Mobile World Congress 2019
- February 13, 2019

The showdown of several smartphone OEM's will happen at this year's MWC 2019 trade show, with OnePlus being one of the entrants. Connect with the OnePlus Community over 5G OnePlus , at Qualcomm's booth (Hall 3 Stand 3E10), invites all to connect and communicate with our community over a 5G network. (more...)
Take a Look At This Apex Legends Weapons Chart Take a Look At This Apex Legends Weapons Chart
- February 12, 2019

The game has been dominating on Twitch since its release and many players have loved what they have played so far. As someone who has lost touch with the battle royale genre, this game has revitalized that feeling that I first had when I couldn't stop playing PUBG . (more...)
Russian Federation to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test Russian Federation to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test
- February 12, 2019

The Russian government, however, has promised to foot the bill to help concerned ISPs pay the costs related to new infrastructure and servers that will be required under the new law. The Russian state is said to have been behind several large scale attacks on Western governments in recent years, using anonymous hacker groups such as APT 28, which is also known as Fancy Bear, as cover. (more...)
Trump Is Expected to Launch an 'American AI Initiative' Today Trump Is Expected to Launch an 'American AI Initiative' Today
- February 12, 2019

The aim of the new initiative is to boost AI development and funding in the USA and also to ensure that America is a leader when it comes to helping shape global artificial intelligence policies. The socialist country set aside $150 billion for industrial investment, prompting a number of other countries with strong tech sectors, including South Korea, the UK, France and Canada, to launch their own AI investment initiatives. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy M30 Specifications Leaked Online; Likely To Be Launched Soon Samsung Galaxy M30 Specifications Leaked Online; Likely To Be Launched Soon
- February 12, 2019

Recent reports for the smartphones mostly serve to corroborate earlier information, but things are getting final especially as Samsung finalizes its launch plans. What About The Galaxy S10 +? The back of the regular Galaxy S phones will be made up of glass. Additionally, the smartphone has a rear-facing fingerprint sensor, which again resembles the Galaxy M20 . (more...)
Fitbit Launches Free Fitness Tracker Fitbit Launches Free Fitness Tracker
- February 11, 2019

A company or a health insurance provider would have to entirely subsidize and issue by bulk these Fitbit Inspire fitness trackers . The Fitbit Inspire provides the most primary health tracker features essentially, together with exercise and sleep monitoring, burnt energy monitor, transfer reminders, objective celebrations, and cell alerts. (more...)
Google Pixel 4 could come with improved dual-SIM support Google Pixel 4 could come with improved dual-SIM support
- February 11, 2019

With Apple providing dual SIM support on the latest iPhones in some regions and most Android phones offering the same, it's no surprise to see Google introducing actual dual SIM support on the upcoming Pixel 4. XDA is guessing that the Pixel 4 will support Dual SIM, Dual Standby (DSDS), which is certainly a logical conclusion. Also available in the latest iPhones and many dual SIM Android smartphones, this basically means that the other SIM can receive calls or texts so long as the ... (more...)