Ill-fated looter-shooter Anthem will receive a complete gameplay overhaul soon

In context: 2019 brought its fair share of controversies in the video game industry, but chief among them was BioWare’s Anthem. Anthem was billed as a multiplayer, story-driven, cooperative RPG experience with a “looter-shooter” gameplay style; not unlike what you’d see in a game like Destiny. The end result, though, Continue Reading

How Tabcorp pulled a winning ticket on its distributed stack – Finance – Cloud – Networking – Software – Storage- Tempemail

If the notion of winning millions in a lottery by guessing a series of randomly generated numbers and an immutable distributed ledger like blockchain seem worlds apart, don’t tell Scott Owen, the senior manager of cloud and infrastructure at wagering and gaming giant, Tabcorp. As the technologist bringing together one Continue Reading

Amazon wants Trump to testify on ‘order to screw Amazon’ in Pentagon deal – Cloud – Networking – Storage- Tempemail

Amazon Web Services said on Monday it was seeking to depose President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper in its lawsuit over whether the president was trying “to screw Amazon” when it awarded a Pentagon contract for cloud computing to rival Microsoft Corp. The Inc unit alleged that Continue Reading

Amazon maintains a significant lead in smart speaker market

The big picture: Amazon’s Echo devices and Alexa are nearly synonymous with the term “smart speaker.” The latest figures from analyst firm, eMarketer, confirm that as nearly 70% of the smart speaker market belongs to Amazon. Google holds second place with around 38% while other brands, including Apple’s HomePod, Sonos Continue Reading

JB Hi-Fi changes tune: results mention ‘Commercial’ business, not Solutions – Finance – Hardware- Tempemail

Gravity defying electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi has posted strong half-year results but again remained largely quiet on its intentions to enter the business market. The retail giant operates “Solutions” business that targets B2B sales and services. The company’s results and regulatory filings nearly always offer some insight into the performance Continue Reading

Arm Ltd to launch new AI chip for small devices – Hardware – Networking- Tempemail

Arm Ltd, a semiconductor technology firm owned by SoftBank Group, unveiled a chip technology aimed at putting artificial intelligence functions on tiny devices such as sensors designed to detect patterns in human speech or other streams of data. Arm, which provides chip technology to mobile phone semiconductor suppliers like Qualcomm Continue Reading

Fiat Chrysler partners with self-driving car startup AutoX to bring a robo-taxi service to China by Q3 2020

In brief: As the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout China, some foreign companies are limiting their operations in the country. Even many Chinese businesses closed down temporarily in response to the virus. However, not every company is slowing down its operations in the Asian country. Fiat Chrysler has just Continue Reading

US charges four Chinese military hackers in 2017 Equifax breach – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

The United States has charged four Chinese military hackers in the 2017 breach of the Equifax credit reporting agency that affected nearly 150 million American citizens, Attorney General William Barr said Monday. “This was a deliberate and sweeping intrusion into the private information of the American people,” Barr said in Continue Reading