A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm's AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing to gain re-entry into the country.
4 years, 2 months ago
Facebook announced today that its new Messenger game-playing features are now available to the entire 1.2 billion people who use the app every month. Instant Games, as the platform is called, first launched in closed beta last November with arcade titles like Pac-Man and Galaga.
4 years, 3 months ago
A funny thing is happening at this year’s Mobile World Congress: a show defined by its future-facing announcements and innovations essentially ground to a halt to gawk at Nokia rewinding the clock a decade and a half with its launch of the Nokia 3310.
4 years, 5 months ago
Des Pokémons se baladent officiellement parmi nous. L’application mobile Pokémon Go est désormais disponible officiellement pour la région Afrique, dont Maurice, depuis ce mercredi 5 octobre. Depuis peu, le jeu n’était disponible qu’en Europe, aux États-Unis et en Australie.
4 years, 10 months ago
Shares of Japan's Nintendo Co soared another 14 percent on Tuesday, more than doubling the firm's market capitalization to 4.5 trillion yen ($42.5 billion) in just seven sessions since the mobile game Pokemon GO was launched in the United States.
5 years ago
Blizzard Entertainment’s successful shooter game, Overwatch, has drawn strong criticism from Rajan Zed, a ‘Hindu leader’ based in the US. Zed has asked for the ‘Devi skin’ to be removed as it is ‘inappropriate’ and ‘belittling’ the beliefs of Hindus.
5 years ago
Pokemon GO, a mobile game that has rocketed to the top of Apple Inc and Android app stores in record time, looks set to challenge young internet companies which specialize in increasing foot traffic for small businesses and may end up playing a role in major brands' marketing, according to industry experts.
5 years ago
Last month, during GDC 2016 in San Francisco, we learned about Microsoft's plans to release Minecraft for Gear VR. Still, details such as pricing and availability were unknown at the time. But that's changing today: Oculus has announced that the open-world hit is now available on Samsung's virtual reality headset.
5 years, 3 months ago