Victor Valles

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Now this… this is an ultra-wide monitor

I’ve been working with an ugly but functional lopsided two-monitor setup for years, and while it has served me well, I can’t say the new generation of ultra-wide monitors hasn’t tempted me. But the truth is they just aren’t wide enough. Or rather, they <i>weren’t</i>.<p>Samsung has just blown my mind with a …

Gear & Gadgets

Looking for a Lucrative Side Hustle? Try Investing.

Investing is one second job that allows both freedom and, possibly, great return.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town breaks down the benefits of taking on a second job in investing.<p>Investing as a second job …

Investing

Octopath Traveler Review Roundup

Octopath Traveler has been stirring nostalgia-hungry RPG fans since it debuted as an early project for the Nintendo Switch. More than a year later, the loving homage to 16-bit RPGs has finally released, giving fans a chance to pick up a game inspired by the likes of Final Fantasy 5 and SaGa …

Final Fantasy

Nvidia: New GeForce GPUs Long Way Off, Giant G-Sync Displays Coming Soon - ExtremeTech

By on June 4, 2018 at 4:03 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you were hoping for a surprise …

Tucker Carlson: If Democratic Socialism works, why doesn’t Venezuela have toilet paper?

Tucker Carlson devoted a segment of his show last night to discussing Democratic Socialism with Professor Cornel West. After outlining some of the …

Middle-class

Why is PlayStation king? Because Sony bravely supports games that end

During PlayStation’s E3 2018 press conference, Sony chose to highlight four games; <i>Death Stranding</i>, <i>The Last of Us: Part II</i>, <i>Ghost of Tsushima</i>, and</i> …

Sea of Thieves

Machine learning can help money managers time markets, build portfolios, and manage risk

It’s been two decades since IBM’s Deep Blue beat chess champion Garry Kasparov, and computers have become even smarter. Machines can now understand …

Machine Learning

Help Me, Tom's Guide: Which TV Can I Use as a Gaming Monitor?

It's a question that's plagued humankind since the dawn of time — or at least, since televisions started coming standard with PC visual hookups: "Can …

Living Rooms

Here's exactly when you'll become a millionaire if you save $500 per month

Are you on track to become a millionaire? If you're regularly saving and investing, you may already be well on your way to reaching that milestone by …

Personal Finance

Uncover The Secrets Of Money With This Summer Reading List

Want to learn more about money this summer but tired of the same old budgeting and investing books?<p>Hidden within history, psychology and behavioral finance, there are secrets to how and why we deal with money the way we do. Uncover the mysteries of finance and economics this summer with these …

Hedge Funds

Nvidia’s ‘infinite resolution’ patent could change gaming forever

In a patent filing released on Thursday, June 7, Nvidia describes a technology that could fundamentally alter the way games look, feel, and perform. …

Patents

The great video game exodus

The story of how Frank D’Angelo came to join the video game industry is both sweet and typical.<p>When he was ten years old he would write letters to …

The Philips Hue app will sync your lighting to your music, games, and video

Signify’s new Philips Hue Sync, a free app that lets you synchronize your Philips Hue smart lighting system with games, videos, and music played on a …

Home Automation

Goldman Sachs invests $200 mln in France's Voodoo -source

* Aims to double staff to 150 this year<p>* Fast growing demand for mobile games<p>* Will seek to better exploit data<p>By Mathieu Rosemain and Gwénaëlle Barzic<p>PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs’ private equity fund has invested about $200 million in French mobile video game maker Voodoo to speed-up …

Goldman Sachs

This $4 billion company is betting big on Google Cloud as it makes its algorithms smarter and its employees more productive

Google Cloud is hustling hard to sign on large enterprise customers as the company works to close the gap with the leading Amazon Web Services and the second-place Microsoft Azure.<p>So it's a solid feather in Google's cap that Credit Karma, a well-known personal-finance service with 80 million users …

There’s a Crypto-Mining Machine in Every Home in Caracas

<i>Editors Note: There are few places as chaotic or dangerous as Venezuela. “Life in Caracas” is a series of short stories that seeks to capture the</i> …

John Oliver's Venezuela Segment Examines The Country's Dire Crisis Ahead Of Its Presidential Election

On Sunday's episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, host John Oliver's Venezuela segment highlighted the dire nature of the country's political and economic …

"The era of 'break-out indie success' is long dead"

Indie developers share their thoughts on the greatest challenges facing the industry in 2018

The 5 biggest and most common financial regrets and how to avoid them

Financial regrets are like the bad boyfriend your parents warned you about, but you couldn't see it until it was too late. Here's how to get ahead of these money mistakes.<p>Could have, should have, would have: We all have regrets in life, but none have quite the emotional sting of financial regrets. …

Personal Finance

How to Make a Website that Influences People: 9 Web Design Psychology Tips [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to improve your business website? Want to use web design psychology to convince more visitors to do business with you?<p>SSls …

‘Final Fantasy VI’ is still a masterpiece, but you better clear your schedule

<b>No one has played every video game. Not even the experts. In Backlog, Digital Trends’ gaming team goes back to the important games they’ve never</b> …

Final Fantasy

How ‘Fortnite’ cracked the code to become the most successful free videogame ever

<i>CORRECTION: A previous version of this report incorrectly characterized “Fortnite” as a first-person-shooter game.</i><p>“Fortnite: Battle Royale” has …

Gaming Industry

Investing 101: What You Should Know Before Investing Your Money

<i>Teen Vogue columnist Lincoln Blades previously worked in investing as a client account specialist for defined contribution plans. Here, he shares his knowledge for young people looking to grow their assets.</i><p>For many young people, investing can actually be something of an emotional endeavor. When it …

Investing

Venezuela's Currency Is Doing Even Worse Than Previously Thought

Venezuela’s currency is worth even less than previously believed, with new trackers of the black-market rate showing deep discounts compared with the …

Bloomberg Venezuela Café Con Leche Inflation Index

We called it the Bloomberg Cafe Con Leche Index, and as the name would suggest, it tracks just one item: a cup of coffee served piping hot at a …

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

<i>This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments.</i><p>How can you retire? This is one of the most pressing …

Videos: 15 Greatest PlayStation One Games of All Time (Best PS1 Games!)

This is a new video from GamingBolt that lists the 15 greatest PlayStation One games of all time. Considered on of the greatest gaming consoles of …

A Look Back At The Total War Franchise

The Total War series continues to go strong after nearly 20 years, but it didn't start out as a no-brainer success story. The debut title, Shogun: Total War, was released in 2000 by Creative Assembly, a developer that was not exactly known for its experience with the strategy genre.<p>Prior to …

Gaming Industry

Designing side quests? Study these 7 games (and some Chris Avellone pointers)

Side quests can make or break your game. Here, devs suggest some games that do side quests notably well, and Chris Avellone offers guidelines on how …

Always Be Pitching: How to find and talk to publishers to survive as an indie

Well here I am, talking to publishers again.<p>I thought that time was over, because as I’ve said before, I believe most publishers aren’t that helpful …