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carsWorld’s fastest gamer beats 30,000 to win Formula 1 simulator contest

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Rudy van Buren, a 25-year-old sales manager from Lelystad in the Netherlands, has beaten more than 30,000 contestants to be crowned the World’s Fastest Gamer – the McLaren Formula 1 team’s ground-breaking esports competition that aims to find the best …

chinaTencent is first Asian company to top US$500 billion

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Tencent, headed by Pony Ma Huateng, has seen its stock price soar nearly 120 per cent so far this year. The Shenzhen-based company reported third quarter net income rose 69 per cent on year, beating market estimates. Earnings were boosted …

businessCasual Gaming surpassing traditional video games

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In 2017, social/casual gaming global revenue will surpass traditional gaming according to PWc and continue to accelerate away at a much higher growth rate for the remainder of the forecast period. Social/casual gaming will surge at 11.9% CAGR and is …

businessAdvertising Has Finally Broken Into Gaming

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Gen-Xers and Millennials are the first generations in history born to the video gaming age. And they’ve been ‘gamified’ from birth, with 2.6 billion people playing video games worldwide, and it is generally accepted by industry pros that Americans alone …

artificial intelligenceNext AI versus Human battle is the Starcraft video game

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The next human versus Artificial intelligence battle will be in the Starcraft video game. Starcraft is a space-war computer game. It is widely regarded as the ultimate challenge for AI programs due to its complexity and rapid pace. Expectations for …

artificial intelligenceAll Tesla Cars Being Produced Now Have Full Self-Driving Hardware

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Self-driving vehicles will play a crucial role in improving transportation safety and accelerating the world’s transition to a sustainable future. Full autonomy will enable a Tesla to be substantially safer than a human driver, lower the financial cost of transportation …

appleDriverless cars, drones, robotic warehouses and factories can transform the supply chain and radically boost Global GDP in the 2020s

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A few million self driving cars and trucks should be on the road by 2022. Afterwards a few million per year will be added with self driving car conversion kits and new cars and trucks. Tesla Motors and other companies …

algorithmsChina Is Planning a Massive Sea Lab almost two miles underwater

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China is speeding up efforts to design and build a manned deep-sea platform to help it hunt for minerals in the South China Sea, one that may also serve a military purpose in the disputed waters. Such an oceanic “space …

internetMagnetically guided bacteria with drug-containing nanoliposomes delivered what would have been toxic to human anticancer treatment to kill resistant cancer tumors

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Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic agents capable of navigating through the bloodstream to administer a drug with precision by specifically targeting …

augmented realityNew engine technology could make a very powerful and useful military hoverbike

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The U.S. Army’s top technology official, Mary Miller, described her pursuit of a future force that includes high-powered lasers, self sustaining combat outposts, and autonomous deep learning machines. US Army leadership showed support for the hoverbike program by displaying it …