GameStop considers installment plans for PS5 and Xbox Series X

GameStop wants to make it easier for you to buy a new console this holiday, even if you don’t have the cash in your pocket. The company is considering a plan to launch multiple alternative payment models this month, according to internal documents provided to GamesBeat. These payment options include layaway, installment plans, and rent-to-own. […]

Sensor Tower: PUBG Mobile players have spent over $3.5 billion

PUBG Mobile players have spent over $3.5 billion on the battle royale game, according to market analyst Sensor Tower, with $500 million of this coming over the last 72 days. The mobile version of PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) — the game that made the battle royale genre popular — has been out since 2018. 2020 has been […]

Enterprise Architect 15.2 expands core modeling capabilities

Sparx Systems has announced the release of Enterprise Architect 15.2. Enterprise Architect is a modeling platform for software development. According to the company, this release expands core modeling capabilities and adds new collaboration and simulation tools.  New collaboration features include peer-to-peer chat and streamlined reviews, discussions, notifications, and processes.  Enterprise Architect 15.2 also adds new […]

5GAA expects 5G-V2X basic car automation in 2024, cooperation in 2026

Wireless engineers, automakers, and governments have spent years preparing for a future where autonomous cars will communicate with each other and transportation networks — an initiative known as “cellular vehicle to everything,” commonly abbreviated C-V2X. Today, the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) offered a roadmap for mass deployments of automotive communications technologies, and its timeline includes […]

How ad-supported game monetization can be a win-win-win for publishers and gamers

This article is part of a Gaming Insights series paid for by Facebook.  It’s no secret: Around the globe, mobile gaming is established as a key part of people’s daily lives. Gamers continue to be satisfied with the ad-funded model. And more and more developers rely on in-app ads and hybrid monetization as a dependable […]

Huawei fears it may be excluded from Poland's 5G network

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s planned criteria for assessing the risk of telecoms equipment providers are political and may be aimed at excluding Huawei [HWT.UL] from developing the country’s 5G network, the Chinese company said on Wednesday. The United States says Huawei’s equipment could be used by the China for spying – an allegation denied by […]

Iron Ox raises $20 million to grow robotic greenhouse operations

Robotics farming company Iron Ox today announced the close of a $20 million funding round. The funding will be used to open additional robotic growing facilities in California and other parts of the U.S., according to company cofounder and CEO Brandon Alexander. The funding will also be used to hire additional machine learning and robotics […]

Chinese embassy calls for Twitter inquiry after porn clip liked

image copyrightReuters/Twitter image captionAmbassador Liu Xiaoming has had a Twitter account since late last year China’s UK embassy has asked Twitter to “make thorough investigations” after its ambassador’s official account liked a pornographic clip. Liu Xiaoming’s account also liked posts that criticised the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and showed blindfolded Uighurs being detained. Officials claimed […]

Researchers find cutting-edge language models fall short in basic reasoning

Even sophisticated language models such as OpenAI’s GPT-3 struggle with socially important topics like morality, history, and law. That’s the top-line finding from a new paper coauthored by Columbia, University of Chicago, and University of California, Berkeley researchers that proposes a 57-task test to measure models’ ability to reason. Models must possess problem-solving abilities and […]

Data Analytics Play Huge Role In Optimizing Organization Management

The number of companies utilizing data analytics has skyrocketed in recent years. In 2017, 53% of companies reported using data analytics as part of their strategy. This marks a 200% increase over a two-year period. This trend is hardly surprising. Data analytics is one of the most useful tools your business can utilize in order […]