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  1. Amazon's Rumored Streaming Video Game Service Holds Potential, but Faces Hurdles  The Motley Fool

    A report published recently in The Information said that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is working on cloud-based video game streaming *service* that would allow...

  2. Contrasting China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) and Varonis Systems (VRNS)  Fairfield Current

    China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) and Varonis Systems (NASDAQ:VRNS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better...

  3. Head-To-Head Contrast: China Digital TV (STVVY) & Aware (AWRE)  Fairfield Current

    China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) and Aware (NASDAQ:AWRE) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior...

  4. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just laid out the company's vision for its 'Netflix for games'  Business Insider

    Microsoft is building a *service* that intends to be the "Netflix for games." The goal of the *service*, named " Project xCloud," is to stream high-end video games to...

  5. Forget Fishing, Britain’s Digital Sector Is Now 9,000% Bigger  Forbes

    What's more important to Britain's economy, fishing or video games? Listen to the BBC's flagship radio news show, the Today program, and you're sure to hear...

  6. Rosetta Stone (RST) and China Digital TV (STVVY) Head-To-Head Review  Fairfield Current

    Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) and China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock?

  7. Why 2018 Was the Best Year For Video Games... Ever  IGN

    By Jared Petty Another year, another reflection on another batch of video games... but this year is different. Because 2018 was the best year for video games...

  8. Okta Stock, Zscaler Rated Buys On Cloud-Based Cybersecurity  Investor's Business Daily

    Increased demand for cloud-based cybersecurity will drive growth for Zcaler and Okta stock, says an analyst who gave the companies overweight ratings.

  9. Game off in China  Forbes India

    The future is uncertain for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, a game that has been criticised for being too violent. Jim Lee is a veteran in China's video game...

  10. Global Animation, VFX & Games Markets, 2018-2020: Total Value of Global Animation Industry is Projected to Reach US$ 270 Billion  PRNewswire

    DUBLIN, Jan 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Animation, VFX & Games Industry: Strategies, Trends & Opportunities, 2019" report has been added to...

  11. Comparing Intuit (INTU) and Konami (KNMCY)  Fairfield Current

    Konami (OTCMKTS:KNMCY) and Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare...

  12. Holiday Gift Return Policies At Amazon, Target, Apple, Best Buy  Annapolis, MD Patch

    Holiday Gift Return Policies 2018 - Annapolis, MD - Did you receive a gift that doesn't fit? Read the return policies for Kohl's, T.J. Maxx, Nordstrom, Macy's, Old...

  13. Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI) & Andrea Electronics (ANDR) Head-To-Head Review  Fairfield Current

    Andrea Electronics (OTCMKTS:ANDR) and Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will...

  14. GPU as a Service Market to Grow at 30% CAGR to 2024: By Top Players: IBM, Intel, Autodesk, Dassault Systems, PTC - Press Release  Digital Journal

    North America will dominate the GPU as a *Service* market in 2016, approx. accounting for 35% and is expected to maintain its majority by 2024, due to increase...

  15. Reviewing Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s results.  The Hi New Ulm

    We are contrasting Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends,...

  16. Critical Comparison: China Digital TV (STVVY) & Cogent Communications (CCOI)  Baseball Daily News

    Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) and China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better...

  17. Universal Electronics (UEIC) vs. Technicolor (TCLRY) Critical Analysis  BharataPress

    Universal Electronics (NASDAQ:UEIC) and Technicolor (OTCMKTS:TCLRY) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better...

  18. 5 lessons for the future success of virtual and augmented reality  The European Sting

    This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sandra Lopez, Vice President, Intel...

  19. 20 Hilariously Bad 2000s Toys (And The 10 Best)  TheGamer

    These 20 toys from the 2000s are hilariously bad. We've also included 10 of the best just to keep things balanced!

  20. Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Industry  PRNewswire

    NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in US$ Million. Read the full report:...

  21. Juneau's Got Pod People | Alaska News  U.S. News & World Report

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — About two years ago, Jack Eddy decided to roll the dice and start a podcast.

  22. What You Can Learn About Business From These Wildly Successful Video Game Developers  Forbes

    Like many gamers in their thirties today, I spent much of the 90s and early 2000s playing popular video games like Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake. id...

  23. Why Did Microsoft Enter The Video Game Space?  Forbes

    Why is Microsoft in the video game space? This question was originally answered on Quora by John Byrd.

  24. Google's ambitious new project could fundamentally change the way we play video games  Business Insider

    Google this week unveiled "Project Stream," a new *service* that lets you stream video games to your Google Chrome web browser. Project Stream, like Nvidia's...

  25. 5 Exciting Innovations in Gaming That Entrepreneurs Absolutely Should Know About  Entrepreneur

    The gaming industry has come a long way since its inception in the 1940s, and it's important that entrepreneurs and developers in that field make themselves...

  26. The rise and fall of the company behind 'Reader Rabbit' and all your favorite educational games  The Outline

    Inside the collapse of a once-robust industry, and the 'Shark Tank' star who abetted the process.

  27. Critical Survey: Varonis Systems (VRNS) & China Digital TV (STVVY)  Baseball Daily News

    Varonis Systems (NASDAQ:VRNS) and China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior...

  28. The 7 Video Games I'm Most Thankful For This Thanksgiving  Forbes

    Here are the video games I'm most thankful to have played over many years as a gamer.

  29. Doom, the game that kicked off a video game revolution, turns 25 today  Quartz

    This story was adapted from an Obsession email sent February 12, 2018. Subscribe here and receive a daily deep dive into the overlooked crannies of the...

  30. Americans spent a record $36 billion on video games last year, and demographics show that number is expected to go up in 2018  Business Insider

    This week, thousands of video and computer game enthusiasts are going to the Electronic Entertainment Expo to see what's new in gaming — an industry that...

  31. Why Amazon Is Moving To Brick And Mortar Stores  The Inquisitr News

    It's hard for many to understand why Amazon, the world's largest e-commerce and cloud computing platform — according to sources such as Axiomg — is...

  32. Why Microsoft is well-poised to be the Netflix of gaming  Fast Company

    Traditional consoles won't go anywhere without big investments in streaming. One company is well-positioned to make it happen.

  33. The 29 hottest video games you shouldn't miss in 2019  Business Insider

    The new year is nearly upon us, and with it comes the next wave of major video games. Are you ready for "Kingdom Hearts 3," finally?!

  34. How to Find the Video Games of Your Youth  The New York Times

    The classics can take you back in time — and are probably easier to recapture than you think.

  35. Shark Tank's "Mr. Wonderful" helped kill the educational computer games industry  The A.V. Club

    If you're of a certain “only-true-'90s-kids” age, you mostly likely came across the many titles of educational software publisher The Learning Company at some...

  36. 'Fortnite' launched battle royale a year ago today — here's how the company behind the billion-dollar game was founded by a college kid  CNBC

    "Fortnite" debuted its popular battle royale mode on September 26, 2017. The game is on pace to bring in over $2 billion this year for Epic Games, which CEO...

  37. New technology could upend the video-game market  Yahoo Finance

    Cloud gaming could revolutionize the way you pay for and play video games.

  38. Stocks How The Cloud May Boost Video Game Stocks  Investopedia

    Leading video gaming stocks have had a spectacular 5-year run, but cloud computing may propel them to even greater heights.

  39. 12 Best Free Screen Recorder Software for Recording and Streaming in 2019  G2 Crowd

    Whether you're trying to start a streaming channel or run webinars and other online courses, free screen recording software can help you get started quickly.

  40. Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour Game’ racer links the company’s TV arm with video games and the cloud  The Seattle Times

    The Grand Tour Game — built by an Amazon game development team, using technology from Amazon's cloud computing arm, as a tie-in with a show from...

  41. Fewer Logins, Fewer Tokens, Less Stress: Ecosystem to Support DApps From All Blockchains  Cointelegraph

    A blockchain ecosystem has the ambition of bringing together the world's best DApps in one place – reducing the number of logins and tokens crypto users...

  42. This $47 wearable device tracks your head movements to help you move in video games  Business Insider

    Tilted, a wearable device that mounts on a headset, tracks your head movements and translates them to in-game actions. It's intended to make gaming easier...

  43. Cloud computing on the horizon in changing video game world  Global Times

    Console makers long at the center of the video game universe are adapting to an exploding constellation of ways to play, with the cloud looming on the horizon.

  44. Financial Survey: B Communications (BCOM) vs. Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT)  Modern Readers

    Global Eagle Entertainment (NASDAQ:ENT) and B Communications (NASDAQ:BCOM) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the...

  45. The Computers That Changed the World | Innovation  Smithsonian.com

    A Seattle museum keeps its vintage computers in working order, so that visitors can experience the evolution of the machine.

  46. A Bot Backed by Elon Musk Has Made an AI Breakthrough in Video Game World  Bloomberg

    Artificial-intelligence research group OpenAI said it created software capable of beating teams of five skilled human players in the video game Dota 2,...

  47. The Future of Video Games Is in the Cloud  The Motley Fool

    The world is still a ways off from becoming like the movie "Ready Player One," but the video-gaming industry keeps inching its way in that direction.

  48. Twelve reasons to let your children play video games this Christmas  The Conversation - UK

    There's so much more to video games than first person shooters.

  49. Meet the man behind Razer, the tech company hailed as the 'Apple of the gaming world' set to take over the entertainment industry  Business Insider

    Founded in 2005, Razer is one of the world's leading companies in the world of gaming, and it's getting bigger — Business Insider spoke with Min-Liang Tan,...

  50. Myst, one of the most influential games ever, turns 25  Fast Company

    In 1993, the atmospheric CD-ROM game became a beloved megahit–but not everybody was happy with its influence on the game industry.

  51. How to Play Games on an Old, Low-End PC  PCMag

    Are you a gamer but have a low-spec PC on your hands? There are ways to tweak settings so that you can actually play modern games on your old, crappy...

  52. The three things that video games do to your brain  Quartz

    Given the immense power that games have to alter our consciousness, it's natural to wonder what long-term effects they might have on our brains.

  53. Germany lifts ban on Nazi symbols in computer games  CNN

    (CNN) Computer and video games featuring Nazi symbols such as the swastika can now be sold in Germany uncensored after a regulatory body lifted the...

  54. Artificial Intelligence: The Clever Ways Video Games Are Used To Train AIs  Forbes Now

    Video games are an incredibly powerful training ground for AI algorithms. They are flexible and customizable while providing a safe place for training and...

  55. Geek of the Week: Yi Yang’s love for video games taught him English, so he wrote a book about it  GeekWire

    Students in China who wish to study in the U.S. can often find the advanced vocabulary English tests to be the biggest hurdle. Yi Yang learned how to clear his...

  56. Take-Two Stock Jumps On Huge Debut For 'Red Dead' Video Game  Investor's Business Daily

    Take-Two stock soared after the company announced huge opening weekend sales for its Wild West video game "Red Dead Redemption 2."

  57. Video game soundtracks introduced a generation to electronic music  Quartzy

    As with the best film scores, the best video-game soundtracks can be easy to overlook until you hear them again. But whether it's a melody from the Final...

  58. Activision Video Games Set To Storm Prime Time TV  Forbes Now

    Gaming is a lot bigger than you think. No, I'm not talking about slot machines and blackjack. Video gaming. And thanks to a partnership between Activision...

  59. Happy 60th birthday, video games. Thank William Higinbotham for your misspent evenings  The Register

    The forerunner of today's video games celebrated its 60th birthday last week as the anniversary of William Higinbotham's Tennis for Two rolled around.

  60. 7 Video Game Stocks on Steep Discount  Investorplace.com

    The video game stocks as an investment has gone awry in recent months, but patient investors now have a discounted opportunity.

  61. 5G could change the video game industry forever  CNBC

    A look at the potential impact of 5G on the future of video games.

  62. Buy Microsoft (MSFT) Stock on the Dip Amid Apple (AAPL) Uncertainty?  Nasdaq

    Shares of Microsoft MSFT have popped since Christmas Eve. Yet, MSFT stock still rests roughly 10% below its 52-week high after Wednesday's jump,.

  63. How Google's DeepMind will train its AI inside Unity's video game worlds  Fast Company

    Unity's AI boss Danny Lange explains how the Google sibling will use reinforcement learning and virtual worlds to “evolve” smarter algorithms.

  64. The Business Of Video Games: A Multi Billion Dollar Industry [Infographic]  Forbes Now

    Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. There are thousands of companies developing and publishing games in all 50 states. As the...

  65. Video-game technology improving accessibility for the blind  Quartz

    Visuals are a core part of video-game design. They can enhance gameplay and make a narrative more immersive—or, done poorly, ruin an experience...

  66. Video Game Stocks Face More Trouble Ahead  Investopedia

    As video-game companies reach for the cloud over this holiday season and beyond, their stocks are crashing hard.

  67. Alabama high schools roll out their newest varsity sport – video games  AL.com

    The popular esports will become the first sanctioned high school sport in Alabama since bowling. Thirty teams have signed up to begin competitions starting in...

  68. Hoegh LNG Partners LP (HMLP) to pay $0.44 on Feb 14, 2019; Microsoft (MSFT) Sentiment Is 0.81  The FinHeadLines

    Microsoft Corp (MSFT) investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2018 Q3. It's down -0.03, from 0.84 in 2018Q2. The ratio has worsened, as 826 funds started...

  69. Gamification has a dark side  Fast Company

    One of the most common user experiences of our time is also a tool of social control. And nowhere is that more true than in the workplace.

  70. Seeing farther: the advert that changed the games industry  Eurogamer.net

    The photo is black and white, and slightly soft-focused. There are eight people dressed in black, lounging together in front of a paint-splattered roll of t…

  71. Blockchain Market Set to Grow as the Technology Spreads to the Video Game Industry  PR Newswire

    NEW YORK, October 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report published by Global Market Insights, the blockchain market is expected to grow from USD...

  72. Video Gaming Levels Up into a Sport  strategy+business Today

    E-sports evolved from a hobby into an obsession, into a business — and now it is a full-fledged entertainment industry.

  73. The great video game exodus  Gamasutra

    Video game developers are leaving the industry at a steady rate after 3-6 years of work. Why?

  74. How To Speed Up Your Computer With These 7 Solutions  Forbes

    Improving the speed and efficiency of your computer is extremely important. And these tools — both hardware and software — will help you get the job done.

  75. All your games are belong to us: AI in games  MCV

    Welcome to our new regular discussion on games AI, written by Dr Tommy Thompson. He's the creator of the Patreon-funded 'AI and Games' series on YouTube...

  76. Want to Succeed Like Fortnite? Here's What You Need to Know About the Video Gaming Industry  Inc.

    82 percent of the digital games market revenue goes to free-to-play games like Fortnite.

  77. E3 2018: Microsoft's gaming chiefs on the future of Xbox  The Guardian

    The company is investing in studios in attempt to win over next generation of gamers.

  78. The next big risk to your privacy: Your child’s video-game habit  MarketWatch

    Hackers are increasingly targeting video games, new report finds.

  79. How 5G will level-up gaming and esports  Verizon Communications

    Learn why tomorrow's streaming games and esports will be remade by next-generation network technology.

  80. Galactic Dungeon Studios: Galactic dreams  Spokane Journal of Business

    Galactic Dungeon Studios LLC's 750-square-foot tiered space at 7 S. Stevens downtown would indeed have a dungeon vibe, if it weren't for the large windows,...

  81. Megahit Movies Don't Make as Much Money as Major Video Games  PCMag

    You might think, based on Hollywood's hard work and even even harder marketing, that only big movies make millions. Video games are where the really big...

  82. Gear Envy: My Collection of 500+ Pieces of Computer and Gaming Hardware  PCMag

    With the help of supportive family, I have amassed nearly 300 computers, 150 game consoles, and tons.

  83. Nvidia, Sony, and Others Promise a New Era of Cloud Gaming. Here's What Their Services Are Like  Fortune

    Fortune tested a few cloud gaming services from Nvidia, Sony, and others to learn if video game streaming has progressed.

  84. The Best Cloud Gaming Services for Streaming Video Games  How-To Geek

    Around 2015, a few companies started to pop up that offer “cloud gaming,” a *service* promising to turn your cheap laptop into a high powered gaming rig through...

  85. 12 Top Techs: Cyber, Social, Software And Semis  Forbes

    When we asked eight MoneyShow.com contributors who follow technology for their top investing ideas, they came back with a dozen picks. Tech products and...

  86. Game over, machines: Humans defeat OpenAI bots once again at video games Olympics  The Register

    OpenAI's bots were knocked out of The International – the Dota 2 computer game's annual Olympics – on Thursday after they lost to human pros 2-0 in a...

  87. Meet the 47-Year-Old CEO Behind Fortnite, a 'Weird Computer Guy' Who Spends His Millions Saving Forests  Money Magazine

    Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, is worth millions - and he spends his money buying land for conservation purposes.

  88. TIGA Announces Winners of the TIGA Games Industry Awards 2018  PR Newswire

    LONDON, November 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TIGA, the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the video...

  89. Online Piracy Is Still Very, Very Real. Why Can’t Companies Stop It?  Observer

    Piracy—the kind that results in valuable digital booty—is a challenging series of hoops to be jumped through mixed in with a dash of technical know-how.

  90. Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games  MIT Technology Review

    Neural networks have garnered all the headlines, but a much more powerful approach is waiting in the wings.

  91. Violent Video Games: Entertainment Software Assn., PTC Pile On Stats To Trump, Administration In D.C. Meeting  Deadline

    It was a meeting that lasted about an hour in the White House today as a reps from both sides the issue met to discuss whether violent video games impact the...

  92. The original Doom, one of 64 Objects that shaped video game history  Ars Technica

    Enjoy this excerpt from the Strong Museum of Play's thorough video game history book.

  93. New copyright ruling protects right to repair gadgets and archive video games  Digital Trends

    An extensive ruling released by the Library of Congress protects the rights of customers to get around digital rights management software in order to repair their...

  94. After battling Microsoft in video games for years, Valve’s Steam is on a collision course with Apple  GeekWire

    COMMENTARY: If you play games on your PC at all, you likely have a somewhat complex relationship with the Bellevue-based Valve Software's online...

  95. Electronic Arts: This Rally Is Just The Start  Seeking Alpha

    Increased prevalence of competitive gaming in the spotlight as a result of titles like Fortnite and the growing multi-billion dollar esports industry are creati.

  96. An Arizona couple will have to pay Nintendo over $12 million for running websites that offered free downloads of classic video games  INSIDER

    Nintendo of America was recently awarded a $12.23 million dollar judgement in federal court against a married Arizona couple accused of copyright...

  97. OpenAI’s bot beat a human at video games last year. Now it will take on five at once.  The Washington Post

    OpenAI made headlines last year when it proved a bot could beat a professional gamer head to head at one of the world's most complex video games. But it had...

  98. Playing video games may help researchers find personalized medical treatment for sepsis  Phys.Org

    A deep learning approach originally designed to teach computers how to play video games better than humans could aid in developing personalized medical...

  99. How BioWare’s ‘Baldur’s Gate’ Saved the Computer RPG  The Ringer

    The genre-stretching game broke new narrative, technical, and gameplay ground and established the identity of one of the past two decades' most storied video...

  100. Electronic Arts Understands This Is the Future of Video Gaming  Investorplace.com

    Electronic Arts has launched a PC-based game subscription *service*, and it's encouraging to see EA is cultivating the idea now so it won't have to scramble later.