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Game Awards 2016, Nominees and News

Game Awards trophy, depincting an angel with her wings spread

The 2016 Game Awards Ceremony will take place on December 1st at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The award show recognizes the best video games which came out before November 24. The concept was created only two years ago. The 2016 nominees were announced on Tuesday. Among them there are some huge games like Naughty Dog’s “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End”, Electronic ...

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Russia has officially blocked LinkedIn

LinkedIn logo with a key

On Thursday, Roskomnadzor, Russia’s state internet watchdog seems to have blocked LinkedIn in the country. The announcement was made on their website and Roskomnadzor said that all the internet providers in the country must oblige. What was the problem? The problem with the website which helps people find jobs and provides resources for employers was that it stored user’s personal ...

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Microsoft and Elon Musk’s OpenAI partner to research Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI logo on a white background in partnership with Microsoft

According to a blog post from Microsoft, which was posted on Tuesday, they have partnered with OpenAI. OpenAI is Elon Musk’s nonprofit company which deals with research of artificial intelligence. Reportedly, the company will have access to Microsoft’s virtual machine technology. This project runs large-scale AI training and simulation exercises. In exchange, Microsoft will be able to further research artificial ...

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Google‘s PhotoScan app will let you digitize old Photos

PhotoScan official logo

There is one question that has been in many people’s minds since the dawn of digital photo technology. And this is what are we going to do with the old, paper printed photos? And how can we digitize them effectively? Well, now it seems like Google Photos might have finally found the answer to these problems. Their new PhotoScan app. ...

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Apple working on Augmented Reality Wearable Glasses

Apple logo on a building

According to a report, Apple might be working on a device which is supposed to be a mix between a wearable pair of glasses and an augmented reality display. The exact date when they will finish or launch this new device is unknown for now. The company is still testing the waters of the smart glasses market. Apple is gathering a ...

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Facebook and Google are banning Fake News Websites

Magnifying glass over the Google logo

We all know by now that may people have accused Facebook of affecting the outcome of the elections by promoting news from fake websites. Mark Zuckerberg quickly responded and said that it is beyond their power to control everything that gets posted on the social media platform. And also, that it did not have anything to do with the outcome ...

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Watch Dogs 2 and what it did better than its Predecessor

Watch Dogs 2 main character Marcus and Wrench, in a screenshot from the game

When you are young, rebellious, angry with the system and you happen to have some useful skills, what do you do? You become the unconventional means to put things in order and to punish the bad guys. It sounds like the work of a talented hacker, doesn’t it? This is what Watch Dogs 2 is all about. Same idea, better ...

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Instagram Stories introduces Links, Mentions and Boomerangs

Instagram stories shpwn on an iPhone and what you can do with it on a picture of a cat

If until now people were saying that Instagram ripped-off Snapchat with their Stories feature, now it seems like the Stories are beginning to make their own name. Today, Instagram introduced three new features which users will be able to add into their stories. Maybe the reason for this is the backlash generated by users who thought Instagram pretty much copied ...

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