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Microsoft leaks date of 2019 Build Conference

6 days ago   |   WMPoweruser

If you have been waiting for Microsoft to announce the dates for their 2019 Build developer conference so you can plan your visit, we have some good news for you. Microsoft...
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How a hackathon helped build the Xbox Adaptive Controller

7 days ago   |   Engadget

A small crew of designers pieced together the first prototype for the Xbox Adaptive Controller three years ago, at Microsoft's annual internal hackathon. The event invites...
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The internet is toxic because humans are toxic

The internet is toxic because humans are toxic

27 days ago   |   The Next Web

When in doubt, blame the robots. As Facebook has fallen from grace and struggled to reconcile its role in spreading propaganda and stoking political anger, the company has...
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Accelerated Computing Hackathon Returns for Second Year

Accelerated Computing Hackathon Returns for Second Year

1 month ago   |   R&D Magazine   |   2 articles

NewsParticipants in the five-day coding workshop harnessed the processing power of NVIDIA graphics processing units to reduce time to scientific discovery. Contributed Author...
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Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation

Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

In the five years since its product was showcased onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt New York's hackathon, Plaid has emerged as one of the most critical contributors to financial...
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Recapping the TechCrunch China Shenzhen 2018 event

Recapping the TechCrunch China Shenzhen 2018 event

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch

This year we returned to Shenzhen , the Chinese city known as the world's ‘Silicon Valley for hardware,' for an event that was packed full of future-looking discussions...
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5 Microsoft technologies to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

5 Microsoft technologies to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

1 month ago   |   Windows Central   |   13 articles

Though Black Friday is casting its shadow of consumerism over the Thanksgiving Holiday, there are many Microsoft technologies for which we can give thanks. Microsoft has...
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‘I Don't Really Want to Work for Facebook.' So Say Some Computer Science Students

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network.
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Canadian-developed earthquake prediction app wins IBM's Call for Code

Canadian-developed earthquake prediction app wins IBM's Call for Code

2 monthes ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

IBM recently held a competition dubbed the ‘ Call for Code' that aims to inspire and motivate people to build a product for the global good. There were two different versions...
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Calling all hackers! Join us for TechCrunch China's Shenzhen Hackathon on Nov 17

Calling all hackers! Join us for TechCrunch China's Shenzhen Hackathon on Nov 17

2 monthes ago   |   TechCrunch

Attention coders, designers and all other builders: the TechCrunch China Hackathon is returning to Shenzhen, the city known as the hardware capital of the world, this month and...
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Star Trek: Discovery Season 2: Everything You Need to Know

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2: Everything You Need to Know

In case you need a refresher on what happened last time, here's what you should know about Season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery. Read more ...

Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector's Edition comes with a life-size Scorpion mask

Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector's Edition comes with a life-size Scorpion mask

The Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector's Edition will come with a human-sized replica of the mask of Scorpion, one of the most iconic fighters of the series. NetherRealm Studios has... Read more ...

Interactive Resident Evil 2 Trailer Asks You To Make A Choice

Interactive Resident Evil 2 Trailer Asks You To Make A Choice

Resident Evil 2 is set to launch next week and, to get everyone ready for the zombie-infested romp, Capcom has released an interactive trailer that lets players determine what... Read more ...

Hands-On: The Division 2's Overhauled Multiplayer Modes Are Exactly What the...

Hands-On: The Division 2's Overhauled Multiplayer Modes Are Exactly What the Series Needed

Tom Clancy's The Division took an interesting approach to multiplayer with its Dark Zone. This cordoned off section of the map allowed players to fight against each other in... Read more ...

Overkill's The Walking Dead Delayed On Consoles

Overkill's The Walking Dead Delayed On Consoles

Publisher Starbreeze has announced that Overkill's The Walking Dead's console release has been delayed indefinitely. The cooperative shooter was slated to come to PlayStation 4... Read more ...

Cortana gets smarter with new 'scenes' and 'rules' for smart home setups

Cortana gets smarter with new 'scenes' and 'rules' for smart home setups

Users can now pair commands together with Cortana to control their homes For those who use Cortana across Android, iOS, or Windows 10 and who also have smart home accessories... Read more ...

Would you ever be desperate enough to use a charging station made by a U.S...

Would you ever be desperate enough to use a charging station made by a U.S. spy agency?

The National Security Agency has been accused in the past of listening in to the conversations you have on your smartphone. This is a U.S. intelligence agency after all. But... Read more ...

Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says

Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says

A Microsoft support page detailed the company's plans to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in less than a year. Users with devices powered by the platform are suggested to... Read more ...

Fortnite V-Bucks being used by criminals for money laundering on dark web

Fortnite V-Bucks being used by criminals for money laundering on dark web

Criminals are using Fortnite's V-Bucks for money laundering schemes on the dark web. Epic Games, apparently, is not doing enough to prevent the game from being used for the... Read more ...

5 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S10 could be a disappointment

5 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S10 could be a disappointment

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will be revealed next month. Samsung's Galaxy S series has been a mainstay in the Android scene and for the most, it is the phone to look out for and the... Read more ...