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USA's Largest Federation of Unions Urges Game Devs to Unionize in Light of Recurring Issues

USA'S LARGEST FEDERATION OF UNIONS URGES GAME DEVS TO UNIONIZE IN LIGHT OF RECURRING ISSUES

Days after Activision Blizzard announced nearly 800 redundancies while boasting record revenues, The American Federation of Labor and...

ARCore 1.7 adds augmented faces, object animations, and UI Elements

ARCORE 1.7 ADDS AUGMENTED FACES, OBJECT ANIMATIONS, AND UI ELEMENTS

Facial mapping, animated objects, and under-the-hood tweaks for developers are just a few of the welcome improvements to Google's Android...

 
 
 
Sight Diagnostics raises $27.8 million to apply AI to blood tests

SIGHT DIAGNOSTICS RAISES $27.8 MILLION TO APPLY AI TO BLOOD TESTS

Sight Diagnostics, a startup developing a system - Olo - that it claims can perform blood tests with no more than a pinprick, has raised...

Google commits $13 billion for U.S. datacenters and offices in 2019

GOOGLE COMMITS $13 BILLION FOR U.S. DATACENTERS AND OFFICES IN 2019

Google says that for the second year in a row, it's growing faster outside the Bay Area than in it. Here's where the company will be...

 
 
 
Sony Is 'Open For Business' On Cross-Play, Devs Feel Otherwise

SONY IS 'OPEN FOR BUSINESS' ON CROSS-PLAY, DEVS FEEL OTHERWISE

Over the years, Sony Interactive Entertainment has shown a great deal of reluctance in allowing PlayStation 4 owners to play multi-platform...

Amazon Echo owners can now add their own voice apps to the Alexa Skill Store

AMAZON ECHO OWNERS CAN NOW ADD THEIR OWN VOICE APPS TO THE ALEXA SKILL STORE

Amazon is making voice apps created by Echo owners with the easy-to-use Skills Blueprint available in the Alexa Skills Store.

 
 
 
Mozilla and Ubisoft partner on AI coding assistant Clever-Commit

MOZILLA AND UBISOFT PARTNER ON AI CODING ASSISTANT CLEVER-COMMIT

Mozilla and Ubisoft have partnered to develop AI coding assistant Clever-Commit, which helps programmers evaluate if a code-change...

Datadog acquires French AI-powered app-testing startup Madumbo

DATADOG ACQUIRES FRENCH AI-POWERED APP-TESTING STARTUP MADUMBO

Datadog has acquired under-the-radar French startup Madumbo, which develops an AI-powered app-testing service. Terms of the deal were...

 
 
 
New Android OS built for Raspberry Pi mini PC

NEW ANDROID OS BUILT FOR RASPBERRY PI MINI PC

The Raspberry Pi Dev Team have unveiled a new stable Android operating system which has been specifically created to run on the Raspberry...

Second Measure raises $20 million to analyze companies' sales and growth rates

SECOND MEASURE RAISES $20 MILLION TO ANALYZE COMPANIES' SALES AND GROWTH RATES

Second Measure uses a combination of proprietary data sources and algorithms to analyze the performance of public and private companies...

 
 
 
InReach Ventures, which uses AI to find the next big European startups, closes $60 million fund

INREACH VENTURES, WHICH USES AI TO FIND THE NEXT BIG EUROPEAN STARTUPS, CLOSES $60 MILLION FUND

FEATURE: A quick scan of the venture capital landscape reveals many funds have a specific raison d'être that helps summarize it in...

Andela will use AI to pair African developers with high-growth startups

ANDELA WILL USE AI TO PAIR AFRICAN DEVELOPERS WITH HIGH-GROWTH STARTUPS

Andela, which recently raised $100 million, will soon recommend developers to growing startups using AI and data from years of programmer...

 
 
 
AIStorm raises $13.2 million for AI edge computing chips

AISTORM RAISES $13.2 MILLION FOR AI EDGE COMPUTING CHIPS

San Jose startup AIStorm's custom chip can perform at-the-edge data processing faster and with less power than competing solutions,...

Sunday Deals: Save 98% on the 2019 Game Dev & Design Mega Mastery Bundle

SUNDAY DEALS: SAVE 98% ON THE 2019 GAME DEV & DESIGN MEGA MASTERY BUNDLE

We have a great deal for our readers in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, the 2019 Game Dev & Design Mega Mastery Bundle with 98%...

 
 
 
Dev Hynes models Virgil Abloh's new Louis Vuitton capsule

DEV HYNES MODELS VIRGIL ABLOH'S NEW LOUIS VUITTON CAPSULE

Shortly after releasing his sophomore AW19 menswear collection for Louis Vuitton , designer Virgil Abloh has debuted a third collection...

With experimental “Never slow mode,” Chrome tries to stop Web devs making it slow

WITH EXPERIMENTAL “NEVER SLOW MODE,” CHROME TRIES TO STOP WEB DEVS MAKING IT SLOW

Enlarge / Google wants less of this. Since Chrome's very first release, performance has been one of Google's top priorities. But Google...

 
 
 
Vivox's coming SDK brings text and voice chat to Nintendo Switch devs

VIVOX'S COMING SDK BRINGS TEXT AND VOICE CHAT TO NINTENDO SWITCH DEVS

Vivox is releasing a SDK that gives third-party Nintendo Switch developers the ability to use the company's text and voice chat tools...

Workplace collaboration platform Coda launches publicly after 2 years in beta

WORKPLACE COLLABORATION PLATFORM CODA LAUNCHES PUBLICLY AFTER 2 YEARS IN BETA

Workplace collaboration platform Coda, which has raised $60 million to date, made its platform publicly available this week.

 
 
 
Google brings Instant Tethering to third-party Chromebooks

GOOGLE BRINGS INSTANT TETHERING TO THIRD-PARTY CHROMEBOOKS

Google has rolled out Instant Tethering to third-party Chromebooks; 15 additional Chromebook models and over 30 cell phone models now...

Nintendo Q&A tidbits - Female devs, game addiction, first-party games on track, Miyamoto guiding newcomers, Switch forecast revision, and more

NINTENDO Q&A TIDBITS - FEMALE DEVS, GAME ADDICTION, FIRST-PARTY GAMES ON TRACK, MIYAMOTO GUIDING NEWCOMERS, SWITCH FORECAST REVISION, AND MORE

As you are aware, Nintendo held an investor briefing to talk about their third quarter financial results, and answer questions from...