Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

51-60 results from 1000 for query «games»

October 20, 2017 7:27 PM AlphaGo Zero, the Self-Taught AI, Thrashes Original AlphaGo 100 Games to Zero: DeepMind

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring "intuition" has become even smarter, its makers said Wednesday. Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught -- a major step towards the rise of machines that achieve superhuman abilities "with no human input", they reported 148

October 20, 2017 4:53 PM Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Confirmed to Receive Android Version Updates for 3 Years

Google will roll out Android version updates to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for the next three years - until October 2020. The fact had been revealed at launch, but the ambiguous wording included both "OS and security" updates, thus, this latest clarification is a good confirmation. "Pixel 2 (2017) phones get Android version updates for at least three years 105

October 20, 2017 3:42 PM Windows now includes gaming cheat detection at the system level

Optional "TruePlay" protects game memory, monitors OS for common cheating patterns. Developers that want to stop cheaters in their Windows games are getting a little additional system-level help from Microsoft via TruePlay, a new API being rolled out through Windows 10's Fall Creators Update. The feature, which is now documented on the Windows Dev Center 110

October 20, 2017 3:01 PM The DeanBeat: What Visceral’s closing means for video games

The video game industry received a shock to the system this week as Electronic Arts rebooted its story-based Star Wars game and shut down Visceral Games, a studio that made some beefy blockbusters like Dead Space and Battlefield Hardline. EA said that it was moving Star Wars project from Visceral to another studio in Canada, and it would do what it could 165

October 19, 2017 9:27 PM Arsene Wenger: Jack Wilshere will get Premier League opportunity

Arsene Wenger insists Jack Wilshere will soon get a chance to impress in the Premier League after he spearheaded another Europa League victory as Arsenal won 1-0 at Red Star Belgrade. Wilshere played a big part in the decisive goal in Serbia, exchanging passes with Theo Walcott who then teed up Olivier Giroud to score a stunning overhead kick. The England 135

October 18, 2017 2:39 PM Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL review: Simply the best Android phones ever made

Google's new phones are rather good. The Pixel 2 and its bigger brother the Pixel 2 XL (identical in every way but shape, size, price and battery) are straightforwardly excellent. They are simply the best Android phones ever made. Life-changing, envelope-pushing, they can shift a paradigm from fifty paces. They do your laundry, improve your appearance 140

October 17, 2017 11:44 PM Activision wins patent that uses matchmaking to make you want to buy stuff

Activision has successfully filed a patent designed for use in multiplayer matchmaking systems. In short, it's an idea to engender envy at teammates' or opponents' gear through the matchmaking algorithm itself. "A system and method is provided that drives microtransactions in multiplayer video games. The system may include a microtransaction arrange 175

October 17, 2017 11:28 PM Keylor Navas earns Real Madrid a point vs. Spurs with sparking performance

Real Madrid and Spurs shared the spoils in an evenly contested game in the Bernabeu and neither side will lament missed opportunities in the 1-1 draw. The results were fair and made that much more palatable because of the stalemate between APOEL and Dortmund. A Raphael Varane own goal gave Tottenham the lead and Cristiano Ronaldo equalised from the spot in an open encounter 158

October 17, 2017 10:44 PM Spurs hold Real Madrid to draw, Liverpool wins big in Champions League

Tottenham held defending champion Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Liverpool racked up its biggest ever away win in Europe. Juergen Klopp's side ended its run of seven group matches by crushing Maribor 7-0 in Slovenia. And to cap a good night for English sides, Manchester City defeated Napoli 2-1. Spartak Moscow enjoyed 167

October 17, 2017 10:44 PM Real Madrid Held to Draw With Tottenham After Own Goal

Napoli could have snatched a draw if it had converted both of its penalties at Etihad Stadium after City had scored through Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus. Dries Mertens had a penalty saved by City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes in the first half, and Amadou Diawara scored with his attempt in the 73rd. Napoli, which leads the Italian league, could struggle 174