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ScourgeBringer earned trust during development by talking about its budget

ScourgeBringer earned trust during development by talking about its budget
When you’re promoting a game, you usually try not to let your fans see the financial stresses that come with development. France-based Flying Oak Games did just the opposite while working on ScourgeBringer. ScourgeBringer is a roguelike platformer that is out now for Switch, Xbox One, and PC, debuting after two-and-a-half years of work. While…

Google’s Transporter Network uses minimal data to teach robots to stack...

Google’s Transporter Network uses minimal data to teach robots to stack blocks
Researchers at Google say they’ve developed an AI model architecture — Transporter Network — that enables object-grasping robots to reason about which visual cues are important and how they should be rearranged in a scene. During experiments, the researchers say their Transporter Networks achieved “superior” efficiency on a number of tasks including stacking a pyramid…

Paranoia Will Destroya: When Does Healthy Fear Cross the Line Into...

Paranoia Will Destroya: When Does Healthy Fear Cross the Line Into Paranoia?
It's a word that's perhaps made more headlines this year than any other: From "How to tell if the Covid-19 pandemic made you paranoid or just appropriately cautious," in an NBC News headline, to "Unexpected uncertainty can breed paranoia, researchers find," from YaleNews, paranoia is having a moment. But what is paranoia and in a…

Epson projectors add resolution and built-in streaming, start at $600

Epson projectors add resolution and built-in streaming, start at $600
The Epson EF-11 is a compact laser-powered projector that costs $1,000. Epson Rolling into the holiday season, Epson has launched several new and updated home theater projectors that span from $600 to $1,000. New, inexpensive HD projectors that throw a ton of light are always welcome. Perhaps most interesting are some updates to projectors we've looked…

Apple ramps up efforts to build own search engine to rival...

Apple ramps up efforts to build own search engine to rival Google, says report
Apple and Google Apple is ramping up efforts to develop its own search engine, according to a Financial Times report published Wednesday, as US antitrust authorities threaten a lucrative deal that sets Google's search engine as the default option on iPhones and Samsung phones. The iPhone's latest operating system version, iOS 14, has started to show its…

Star of Tyler Perry’s The Oval, Kron Moore explains Camp Quarantine

Star of Tyler Perry’s The Oval, Kron Moore explains Camp Quarantine
Kron Moore stars on Tyler Perry's The Oval on BET, and in the DC Universe show Stargirl on CW. BET This story is part of I'm So Obsessed (subscribe here), our podcast featuring interviews with actors, artists, celebrities and creative types about their work, career and current obsessions. If you ask actors what's the most…

LinkedIn rolls out new tools to help job seekers amid coronavirus...

LinkedIn rolls out new tools to help job seekers amid coronavirus pandemic
LinkedIn has more than 706 million users in more than 200 countries. Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. LinkedIn is releasing new tools aimed at making it easier for the unemployed to find a job amid the coronavirus pandemic.The business-oriented social network, which is…

The Queen’s Gambit: That ending explained and all your questions answered

The Queen’s Gambit: That ending explained and all your questions answered
Anya Taylor-Joy in The Queen's Gambit. Netflix If you're still buzzing after Beth Harmon's triumph in The Queen's Gambit, let's dive even further into the excellent Netflix miniseries. From whether it's based on a true story of a chess prodigy to what a "Queen's Gambit" is exactly, we'll hopefully have all your questions covered.Read more:…

Google will open Office documents in editing mode, a boon for...

Google will open Office documents in editing mode, a boon for Chromebooks
Google has just made it easier to switch between Google and Office documents with one small change. Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Beginning in late November, Google is making a small, but critical change to how Google Drive opens Microsoft Office documents, both…

Windows patch allows you to kill Flash now before the holiday...

Windows patch allows you to kill Flash now before the holiday deadline
Be advised, though, that installing the patch is a one-way street. Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors On December 31, Adobe Flash Player will go out of support. A new Windows patch, however, will allow you to get a jump on things.Microsoft detailed the…

AMD Radeon RX 6800, 6800 XT, and 6900 XT aim at...

AMD Radeon RX 6800, 6800 XT, and 6900 XT aim at Nvidia’s best—even the RTX 3090
Hello, RDNA 2. Here's everything AMD revealed about the Radeon RX 6000-series graphics card, and the new tech inside them. AMD Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More Welcome back to the high end, AMD.For the first time since the…

A Compilation of Command Prompt Tips, Tricks & Cool Things You...

A Compilation of Command Prompt Tips, Tricks & Cool Things You Can Do
Although Windows settings provide easy access for configuring most things, the Command Prompt -- elevated or otherwise -- can be indispensable in a number of scenarios, especially when you know how to take advantage of it. Sometimes settings can be applied by typing a few characters instead of clicking through a series of menus, while…