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The RetroBeat: Sonic movie’s delay isn’t the fault of whiny fansVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Sonic has the right to look better for his first movie.
Amazon brings voice announcements to all Alexa devicesVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Amazon today extended one-way intercom messaging to third-party Alexa devices like Facebook's Portal, and smart speakers from other brands.
AI Weekly: Truly autonomous home robots aren’t within sight yetVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Robots have a lot to learn before they're ready to start handling day-to-day household chores.
ProBeat: ‘Collision is riding the wave of Toronto’VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Toronto finally has a tech conference thanks to a three-year deal to host Collision, which attracts some 25,000 attendees.
IBM’s AI uses grammar rules to catch linguistic nuances of U.S. EnglishVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Promising new research indicates that knowledge of grammar rules helps machine learning models to learn the nuances of language.
Why Life is Strange 2 writers ratcheted up the drama in Episode 3VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Jean-Luc Cano, lead writer of Life is Strange 2, said Episode 3 will test your patience as a caregiver, responsible for taking care of a young sibling.
Life is Strange 2: Episode 3 impressions — Less choice, more dramaVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Life is Strange 2: Episode 3 has more drama than the previous episodes. But the consequence is that you have less control over the story.
The DeanBeat: With Oculus Quest, it’s the convenience, stupidVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Freedom from wires is the best part of the Oculus Quest virtual reality headset, which debuted on Tuesday for the low price of $400.
Brie Code interview — How Tru Luv created the #SelfCare digital companion that takes care of youVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Brie Code and her team at Tru Luv created #SelfCare as a companion app that you can use in your daily life to take care of yourself.
Trump’s glib approach to Huawei invites nasty unintended consequencesVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
The President held out the possibility that a "very dangerous" company, Huawei, could escape a U.S. ban if China makes a trade deal. That's an awful idea.
SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet ventureVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.
Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin WallVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Huawei's Ken Hu has called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.
Sensor Tower: Steam Link iOS app bags over 330,000 downloads in first weekVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
iPhone and iPad owners are quickly taking to the free app, which lets them stream their Steam games over Wi-Fi to mobile devices.
Steam April 2019 Top 20: Mortal Kombat 11, Katana Zero, and Mordhau stand outVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Valve is trying something new by releasing data on the top 20 best-selling games from last month. The list is an eclectic mix of titles and genres.
Deliveroo: A pea shooter may be Amazon’s Trojan horseVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Amazon’s recent investment in British food delivery company Deliveroo is more than just a “shot across the bow” of Uber Eats and Grubhub.
Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracyVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.
Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 peopleVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.
Palmer Luckey: I left Facebook enraged, but Zuckerberg is VR’s top backerVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Oculus's founder says he had hate and rage in his heart after leaving Facebook, yet continues to back the company because of its strong support for VR.
MIT’s AI makes autonomous cars drive more like humansVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Researchers at MIT detail in a new paper a machine learning method that imbues autonomous cars with humanlike driving.
Dauntless hits 4 million players mark after PS4, Xbox One, and Epic Games Store launchVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Phoenix Labs announced today that Dauntless has reached 4 million total players.
Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth predictionVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.
Facebook says AI now identifies 96.8% of prohibited contentVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Facebook revealed in its third Community Standards Enforcement Report that its AI systems proactively detect 96.8% of prohibited content.
DC Universe Online is bringing it superhero MMO action to SwitchVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Daybreak Games announced today that its massively multiplayer online game DC Universe Online is coming to Switch.
Carnival’s tiny Ocean Medallion wearable brings tech luxury to cruise shipsVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Carnival, the operator of more than 100 cruise ships, is taking luxury cruise life to a new level, thanks to a tiny little tech wearable called the Ocean Medallion.
Google brings DoorDash and Postmates to Assistant, Maps, and search resultsVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Google is bringing food delivery from Postmates, DoorDash, and others to Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google search results.
Amazon’s AWS Ground Station for satellite data hits general availabilityVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Amazon has announced that AWS Ground Station, a service designed for AWS customers to access data from satellites, is now in general availability.
Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samplesVentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.