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May 2019 NPD hardware: Switch outsells PlayStation and Xbox in U.S.
The May 2019 NPD report has Nintendo's Switch on top for both unit and dollar sales. This makes sense now that Xbox One and PS4 are wrapping up.
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May 2019 NPD: The end of a generation
For the May 2019 NPD report, you have to look at the context of the current console generation. Gamers are looking past the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
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AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn
Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. 
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Elon Musk has solved Tesla’s problems using video games
Elon Musk is a gamer, which makes him inherently good and gracious. And now he's turning his cars into giant consoles just because!
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Twitter: Here’s who won the attention war at E3 2019
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) drew more than 66,000 people to Los Angeles last week. But the real battle for attention is onliine.
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IBM’s AI can predict which patients are likely to develop malignant breast cancer within a year
Researchers at IBM have developed a model that can predict the development of malignant breast cancer in patients within a year.
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Jon Batiste lays down excellent Legend of Zelda cover on ‘Late Show’
The 'Late Show' band, which musician Jon Batiste leads, rocked out to some Koji Kondo tunes on an episode in June, and it was very good.
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World of Warcraft’s huge Rise of Azshara update launches on June 25
Blizzard announced today that the Rise of Azshara update for World of Warcraft will go live on June 25.
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How Nvidia and Volvo plan to drive the autonomous truck industry
Nvidia and Volvo Group announced a plan to collaborate on self-driving trucks in multiple commercial truck industries. 
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Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community
Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.
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Google’s Safe Browsing service gets its own Chrome extension
The Suspicious Site Reporter Extension lets users report sites to Google Safe Browsing, and Chrome has a new warning to protect users from deceptive URLs.
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Udacity launches nontechnical AI product manager nanodegree
Udacity is launching a nontechnical AI course for product managers to learn how to add AI to their products and use AI to identify opportunities.
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Cruise open-sources Webview, a tool for robotics data analysis
Cruise, the autonomous driving research and development division of GM, open-sourced Webviz, a web-based data analysis tool for robotics applications.
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Call of Duty Endowment is increasing job placement for veterans
After a decade, the Call of Duty Endowment is hitting its stride when it comes to placing veterans into good jobs. Since 2012, the nonprofit group funded by the profits from Activision Blizzard’s popular Call of Duty video game series has placed more than 54,000 veterans into jobs. The average salary for the jobs is […]
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Adobe AI learns painting styles to reproduce artwork in under a minute
Adobe researchers describe in a newly published paper an AI system that learns painting styles to reproduce artwork in under a minute.
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How Nintendo approached the PR battle at E3 2019
Nintendo brought up the rear in showing off new games at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo, but it made noise with its Nintendo Direct livestream.
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Magic Leap accuses Nreal founder of stealing AR glasses tech for China
One of the AR industry's biggest players has sued a small but impressive startup, claiming that an inexpensive headset is based upon its pricier technology.
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U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders supports video game workers unions
U.S. Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has taken to Twitter to throw in his support for video game workers unions.
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LinkedIn launches tools to help candidates nail their next job interviews
LinkedIn is rolling out new tools designed to make it easier for job candidates to prep for interviews.
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PowerPoint gains an AI-powered presenter coach and beefed-up design suggestions
Microsoft's new PowerPoint Designer features aim to boost productivity, align employees with brand style, and provide real-time public speaking suggestions.
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Newzoo: U.S. will overtake China as No. 1 gaming market in 2019
For the first time since 2015, the United States, not China, will lead the $152. billion gaming market, according to research firm Newzoo's latest report
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Salesforce announces a Customer Data Platform to unify all marketing data
The goal is to create one view of the customer, regardless of whether customers are connecting via web, social, mobile, phone, in-store, and so on.
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Sensor Tower: Apple App Store’s top publishers earn 64% more than Google Play’s
Developers on the iOS side made 64% percent more income compared to Android during the first quarter of 2019.
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Telemedical startup Cara Care raises $7 million to treat digestive symptoms
Cara Care, a Berlin-based startup extending telemedical treatment to patients with gastrointestinal diseases, has raised $7 million.
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U.S. Cellular wins 490 mmWave 5G licenses, but plans 600MHz launch first
The fifth-largest U.S. carrier can cover 98% of its customers with high-speed 5G, but still plans to start by offering slower, longer-range 600MHz service.
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Amazon leases 15 more Boeing planes to expand air cargo network by 28%
Amazon has announced plans to expand its air cargo network by 25% to 70 planes by 2021, after signing a deal to lease 15 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. 
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GoTenna raises $24 million to help people connect off-grid via mobile mesh networks
Mobile mesh networking platform GoTenna has raised $24 million in a mix of equity and debt funding led by Peter Thiel's Founders Fund.
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Rekt Global adds new esports investor with DJ Nicky Romero
Esports conglomerate RektGlobal said that it is expanding further into the music industry with the addition of a new investor, DJ Nicky Romero.
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The bulletstorm ending of Rage 2
Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat finishes Rage 2's last scene on normal mode. Say goodbye to General Cross, the evil dude of the Authority.
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Sweeping changes: How iRobot evolved from military robots to autonomous vacuums
For a look at iRobot maker Roomba's long and winding past and a glimpse into its future, we spoke with CEO Colin Angle and CTO Chris Jones.
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