Uber will open $24 million flying taxi research center in Paris - 24分前  VentureBeat

Ride-hailing giant Uber announced today that it will open its first research center outside North America in Paris where it will spend $24 million over the next five years to develop its autonomous flying taxi technology. Back in 2016, Uber created its Elevate program that intended to build all-electric, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft…Read More
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Why India’s investors need to get over their inferiority complex - 5時間前  VentureBeat

GUEST: Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart has created shockwaves in India, with the realization that the vast majority of its $16 billion price will go to foreign investors, namely Tiger Global, SoftBank, Naspers, and Accel Partners. Now Indian investors are kicking themselves for missing out on the largest e-commerce exit ever. And they have no one…Read More
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Social VR’s best platform is the open web, not pricey headsets - 7時間前  VentureBeat

GUEST: That mainstream appeal for VR continues to elude the mixed reality industry in Western markets is a point I touched on last week when I encouraged startups to embrace China as a go-to-market. I don’t think it’s so much a case of the Asian market being some anomaly that defies the laws of the hype cycle model but, rather, that its industry is…Read More
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Magnify, UCLA Turned LA Incubator, Seeks Early-Stage Tech and Life Science Companies to Join Expanding Portfolio - 9時間前  VentureBeat

PRESS RELEASE: Entrepreneurs looking to grow transformative startups are encouraged to apply today LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 23, 2018– Magnify, the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) incubator, is currently seeking companies that are innovating technologies in life science, medtech, IT, and advanced materials in the gre…Read More
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Battlefield V’s combat will be more physical and visceral - 10時間前  VentureBeat

Electronic Arts announced Battlefield V today, describing the details of the first-person shooter game coming in October to the consoles and the PC. As it did so, the game developers at EA’s DICE studio in Sweden said they searched hard for ways to make the game different, even though the billion-dollar franchise is heading back to the famili…Read More
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Battlefield V will have endless cooperative missions - 10時間前  VentureBeat

Battlefield V is launching October 19, and when it does, you don’t have to go solo in the War Stories or fight other humans in the online multiplayer, because developer DICE has a cooperative mode that will never end called Combined Arms. The studio revealed during an event today that these cooperative adventures will connect the other modes…Read More
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Battlefield V won’t have ‘random bullet deviation’ - 11時間前  VentureBeat

Guns are one of the most common weapons in video games. They are everywhere. But despite their ubiquitous presence, developers still struggle with how to represent their behavior in a virtual world. For Battlefield V, DICE is changing how its weapons work, and that means that bullets will always go exactly where you aim. The studio is dropping RBV,…Read More
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Battlefield V gets building with fortifications, but this isn’t Fortnite - 11時間前  VentureBeat

Battlefield V will feature more destructible buildings and environments than ever before thanks to the latest refinements to DICE’s Frostbite game engine, according to the game’s developers. Electronic Arts announced details today for Battlefield V, which will return in October to the setting of the Second World War. And the new feature…Read More
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Battlefield V returns to WWII on October 19 without a Premium Pass - 11時間前  VentureBeat

It’s official: Battlefield V is returning to World War II (like I reported in March). Electronic Arts is rolling it out for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on October 19. If you get the Deluxe Edition, you will get “Early Enlister Access” beginning October 16, and you can begin playing a time-limited version October 11 if you subs…Read More
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Watch Battlefield V’s reveal event right here - 13時間前  VentureBeat

Electronic Arts and DICE are about to open the curtain that is hiding the shiny new entry in the Battlefield military shooter franchise. The game is due out later this year, but EA hasn’t provided many details beyond a name: Battlefield V. Of course, if you want the info early, you can always check out my reporting. According to sources famil…Read More
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Ubisoft goes worldwide with Sam the chat bot to answer your game queries - 4時間前  VentureBeat

Ubisoft said it has gone worldwide with the launch of a chat bot named Sam — a personal gaming assistant — to keep you engaged with games connected to your Ubisoft Club account. The French video game publisher had previously been testing it just in Canada. It’s one more sign that voice and text user interfaces could be the way tha…Read More
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Heartland Tech Weekly: The serial entrepreneur’s dilemma - 6時間前  VentureBeat

This week, I wrote about a new startup out of Fayetteville, Arkansas called Engine. Cofounder John James had previously founded another startup in the area called Acumen Brands, which raised about $100 million during its history. After selling a majority stake in the company, he began using that money to invest in other startups, but he wondered wh…Read More
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The RetroBeat: For the love of Rocket Knight - 8時間前  VentureBeat

When talking about the best platformers of the 16-bit era, you probably hear the same names over and over again: Sonic the Hedgehog, Yoshi’s Island, Donkey Kong Country, and more. But Rocket Knight should stand with them. This series of 2D side-scrollers was Konami’s attempt at getting into the whole mascot gaming franchise thing Sonic…Read More
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How to design a GDPR-compliant blockchain - 9時間前  VentureBeat

GUEST: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the far reaching personal data privacy regulation going into effect Friday, aims to give individuals more control over their personal information. Among other requirements, it establishes the right of erasure – the right of an individual to request that any personal data about them be permanently de…Read More
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Cleantech needs more AI talent to help save the world - 10時間前  VentureBeat

GUEST: The International Energy Agency recently confirmed dread-worthy news that carbon emissions hit a record high in 2017. Scientists working in the cleantech space around the world are busy trying to find ways to slow — or eliminate — the upward trajectory of carbon emissions and other harmful environmental developments. Some are alr…Read More
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Battlefield V’s Grand Operations are epic, multiday skirmishes - 11時間前  VentureBeat

One of the big new modes in Battlefield V is Grand Operations. This is a twist on the Operations from Battlefield 1 that ups the scale, the stakes, and the tension in 64-player battles that take inspiration from real historic events and encompass multiple modes and maps over four in-game days. DICE revealed Grand Operations as part of its Battlefie…Read More
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Battlefield V’s multiplayer rewards include Tiger Tanks, V1 rockets, and Crocodiles - 11時間前  VentureBeat

Battlefield V will encourage multiplayer communication and engagement by grouping players into tight-knit squads. And it will offer some jumbo rewards — like Tiger tanks or V1 rockets — to squads that perform the best in multiplayer combat. Game publisher EA and DICE unveiled today the highly anticipated Battlefield game coming in Octob…Read More
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Battlefield V goes to Norway and Rotterdam to avoid familiar WWII landscapes - 11時間前  VentureBeat

The battlefields of Battlefield V won’t be totally familiar with gamers, and that’s the way that the designers at publisher Electronic Arts’ DICE studio want it. They wanted to bring Battlefield back to World War II, but not to the familiar scenes that we’ve played in earlier games or watched in war movies, said DICE senior…Read More
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Wizard of Legend sold over 200,000 copies of its indie dungeon crawler in a week - 11時間前  VentureBeat

Wizard of Legend launched like a magic missile almost a week ago on May 15, and it has already sold more than 200,000 copies. Developer Contingent99 published the dungeon crawler on PC, but it teamed up with Humble Bundle to bring it to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Players can delve into Wizard of Legend’s creature-infested d…Read More
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Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona - 13時間前  VentureBeat

Uber is shutting down its self-driving car program in Arizona following the death of a pedestrian, the company confirmed to VentureBeat today. “We’re committed to self-driving technology, and we look forward to returning to public roads in the near future,” an Uber spokesperson told VentureBeat via email. “In the meantime, w…Read More
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