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Bad News, Steam! Epic Games is Giving Away Fortnite's Cross-Platform Dev Tools For Free

BAD NEWS, STEAM! EPIC GAMES IS GIVING AWAY FORTNITE'S CROSS-PLATFORM DEV TOOLS FOR FREE

Epic Games will share its cross-platform technology with game developers starting in 2019.

Chorus.ai raises $33 million for AI that listens in on sales calls

CHORUS.AI RAISES $33 MILLION FOR AI THAT LISTENS IN ON SALES CALLS

Chorus.ai, a startup developing artificial intelligence that listens in on sales calls, has raised $33 million in a series B round.

 
 
 
Optibus raises $40 million for AI that optimizes bus routes

OPTIBUS RAISES $40 MILLION FOR AI THAT OPTIMIZES BUS ROUTES

Tel Aviv-based Optibus has raised $40 million in a Series B funding round, the AI transit operations company has announced.

HackerRank survey: U.S. student developers prioritize work-life balance

HACKERRANK SURVEY: U.S. STUDENT DEVELOPERS PRIORITIZE WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Work-life balance is more important to U.S. student developers than any other early career goal, according to HackerRank's Student...

 
 
 
LogDNA raises $25 million to simplify server data logging

LOGDNA RAISES $25 MILLION TO SIMPLIFY SERVER DATA LOGGING

LogDNA, a startup whose eponymous log-analyzing product is now used by more than 2,000 customers, has raised $25 million.

Google acquires Sigmoid Labs, developer of popular Indian app ‘Where is my Train'

GOOGLE ACQUIRES SIGMOID LABS, DEVELOPER OF POPULAR INDIAN APP ‘WHERE IS MY TRAIN'

Google has acquired Sigmoid Labs, the company behind popular Indian travel app Where is my Train. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

 
 
 
Why the game dev group will benefit from non-U.S. board chair

WHY THE GAME DEV GROUP WILL BENEFIT FROM NON-U.S. BOARD CHAIR

Vesa Raudasoja is the new chairman of the International Game Developers Association, and the first to lead the 24-year-old group from...

Yakuza Dev's Project Judge Now Called Judgment, Coming Next Summer

YAKUZA DEV'S PROJECT JUDGE NOW CALLED JUDGMENT, COMING NEXT SUMMER

Although we knew it was coming to the West, we didn't have too many details about the English version of Project Judge, the latest...

 
 
 
ARCore 1.6 improves ambient lighting, polishes screen capture and recording

ARCORE 1.6 IMPROVES AMBIENT LIGHTING, POLISHES SCREEN CAPTURE AND RECORDING

The newest version of Google's ARCore framework, ARCore 1.6, introduces improve lighting and expands device support.

Amazon Go cashierless stores are coming to airports

AMAZON GO CASHIERLESS STORES ARE COMING TO AIRPORTS

Amazon.com is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed...

 
 
 
Google will shut down Allo in March 2019, transition Hangouts users to Chat and Meet

GOOGLE WILL SHUT DOWN ALLO IN MARCH 2019, TRANSITION HANGOUTS USERS TO CHAT AND MEET

Google Allo is shutting down in March 2019. What remains: Android Messages and Google Duo for consumers, Hangouts Chat and Hangouts...

Become the Butt of the Joke in Brief Battles, Coming to PS4 in 2019

BECOME THE BUTT OF THE JOKE IN BRIEF BATTLES, COMING TO PS4 IN 2019

Thanks to an Unreal Dev Grant awarded by Epic Games , developer Juicy Cupcake has announced that Brief Battles , a “ butt-em-up ” multiplayer...

 
 
 
Fortnite Sandbox Mode Announced, New Skins Leak

FORTNITE SANDBOX MODE ANNOUNCED, NEW SKINS LEAK

CGMagazine Alex Handziuk On the eve of Fortnite's seventh season, the dev team has announced an all-new sandbox mode that launches...

Glassdoor: Zoom dethrones Facebook as the best tech company to work for in the U.S

GLASSDOOR: ZOOM DETHRONES FACEBOOK AS THE BEST TECH COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN THE U.S

Career website Glassdoor today released its 11th annual Employees' Choice Awards. Zoom was the top tech company, followed by LinkedIn...

 
 
 
Microsoft unveils autoscaling for Azure Kubernetes Service and GPU support in Container Instances

MICROSOFT UNVEILS AUTOSCALING FOR AZURE KUBERNETES SERVICE AND GPU SUPPORT IN CONTAINER INSTANCES

Microsoft unvannounced autoscaling for Azure Kubernetes Service and GPU support in Container Instances at Microsoft Connect, alongside...

Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 for Windows and Mac

MICROSOFT LAUNCHES VISUAL STUDIO 2019 PREVIEW 1 FOR WINDOWS AND MAC

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 for Windows and Mac, .NET Core 2.2, and .NET Core 3.0 Preview 1 at Microsoft Connect;...

 
 
 
Epic Games launching Steam competitor with 88% revenue share for devs

EPIC GAMES LAUNCHING STEAM COMPETITOR WITH 88% REVENUE SHARE FOR DEVS

The Fortnite and Unreal Engine claims the Epic Games Store will deliver fair economics while allowing devs and publishers to form a...

State of European Tech report finds record funding and rampant discrimination

STATE OF EUROPEAN TECH REPORT FINDS RECORD FUNDING AND RAMPANT DISCRIMINATION

Atomico's annual attempt to encapsulate the state of European tech found some positive trends like record investment but near half...

 
 
 
IGDA urges devs to self-regulate loot boxes - while they still can

IGDA URGES DEVS TO SELF-REGULATE LOOT BOXES - WHILE THEY STILL CAN

The IGDA has put forth a call to action regarding how loot boxes are used, a few days after the FTC agreed to launch an investigation...

Chuchel from Machinarium dev Amanita Design makes its way to Android

CHUCHEL FROM MACHINARIUM DEV AMANITA DESIGN MAKES ITS WAY TO ANDROID

Amanita Design is the developer responsible for the enigmatic Machinarium , as well as the relaxing Botanicula and the surreal adventure...