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For budding female game designers, a new source of support

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences wants to empower women to create video games.<p>The organization unveiled a new initiative …

Gaming Industry

Who needs faster computers? | John Naughton

Following Moore’s law, chip manufacturers assume that computing capacity will double every two years – so what happens when that becomes impossible?<p>Fifty years ago, Gordon Moore, the co-founder of the chip manufacturer Intel described a regularity he had observed that would one day make him a …

Moore's Law

Google reportedly plans to release a Gear VR competitor later this year

New Nexus-style headset would likely rely on Android VR<p>It looks like Google Cardboard is just the beginning of the company's virtual reality push. A new report from <i>The Financial Times</i> indicates that Google is planning to release a more substantial virtual reality product akin to Samsung's Gear …

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb - Trailer 1

video.other<p>Hulu<p>Larry travels to London to discover the origins of the mysterious tablet.<p>https://www.hulu.com/watch/668328

Here's The Reality Behind The Futuristic Weapons In 'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare'

We called up the developers at Activision's Sledgehammer Games to ask for the details.<p>"Because the experience would be pushing people's boundaries of what is believable, we wanted to show that the research was real," said Michael Condrey, co-founder and studio head at Sledgehammer.<p>It became a hard …

Rendor Turns Your Single-Camera Smartphone Into A Real 3D Scanner

Using a piece of paper with a specially printed grid and a regular smartphone, Rendor may have just cracked the 3D scanning code. The system allows you to create a 3D scan of almost any object simply by taking video of it from every angle. The program interpolates the shape of the object based on …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

Used By Wooga, Pocket Gems And More, Apportable Lands $5M To Help Developers Automatically Convert iOS Games To Android

With the methodical proliferation of smartphones into what seems like every pocket, we now find ourselves living in the Golden App Age — or App Era, whichever you prefer. However, as mobile platforms and their native app economies mature and expand, and the App Age enters Phase 2, a new generation …

25 fantastic free Android games

Fun doesn’t have to require funding. Got an Android phone or tablet? Then these are the greatest games… gratis!<p>There are hundreds of fantastic games …

Samsung foldable AMOLED display secretly show-off at CES

There was plenty on show at this year’s CES, but it seems that Samsung was also sneaking around the event with some new secret technology. Samsung was reported showing off a prototype foldable AMOLED display to selected guest behind closed doors.<p>Samsung Display showcased a 5.68 inch high resolution …

7 lines of code, 3 minutes: Implement a programming language

A small (yet Turing-equivalent) language<p>The easiest programming language to implement is a minimalist, higher-order functional programming language …

Wickr 2.0 makes self-destructing SMS more fun

When it comes to secure text messaging, you're often entirely dependent on the whims of the message server. Wickr goes to great lengths to flip that paradigm around, handing control back to you, the sender.<p>Wickr 2.0's debut on Friday makes it much easier to invite friends to use the app, thanks to …

The everywhere arcade: How Google is turning location into a game platform

Niantic Labs' Ingress project will expand to support new games — and ads<p>Every week, players of the global augmented-reality game Ingress receive an email that starts the same way. "Greetings Agent," it begins. "The global struggle for control of XM and human Mind Units continues." To an outsider, …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Android vs. iOS Development: Fight!

The eternal startup question “Android or iOS first?” grows ever thornier, with news that Android’s market share exceeds 80%. But never mind the managers and non-technical founders: what do <i>developers! developers!</i> think of that divide? Whoever makes life easier for them gains a sizable edge.<p>And by …

Google Says: Save Energy, Ditch Your Data Center

Mountain View, CA.—If you want to save energy, get rid of your servers, says Urs Hoelzle, senior vice president of technical infrastructure at Google.<p>Server and data center under-utilization is one of the primary sources of waste and inefficiency in computing, argued Hoelzle, who served as the …

3-D printing: Creating ‘a new class of entrepreneurs’

In an industrial park on the outskirts of Tijuana, Chris Anderson is building drones.<p>The former editor-in-chief of Wired magazine readily acknowledges that just a few years ago, he knew almost nothing about the aerospace industry. But after building a small plane out of Lego parts with his kids, …

After Zynga Confirms 18 Percent Layoffs, It Lowers Guidance in All-In Mobile Move

Zynga confirmed it was laying off 18 percent of its workforce — which represents 520 employees — in a bid to reduce costs, as it seeks to drastically …

Zynga

Print your photographs in 3D

Step aside, home photo printer! The age of the 3D printer is just beginning. But then what are you supposed to do with all those digital photos …

3D Printing

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Web Designers Making Thousands of Dollars in Passive Income

Many people around the world are eager to get into the web design industry. They are hungry for quality information that would help them master the …

Web Design

Last week on Pro: a guide for the cloud curious and social at work (literally)

Following the epic, 3.5-hour long keynote at Google I/O this week, all eyes were on the Moscone Center as Google rolled out a series of new products, …