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Analysis: For Honor unlocks cost $730 (or 5,200 hours)

The worst of free-to-play design is coming to full-price, pay-to-play titles. Enlarge / The spikes here represent the cost of unlocking everything in the game. The big guy is Ubisoft... At this point in the evolving history of video-game econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

The new Vendsyssel Theatre, designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, opens to a sell-out season in Hjørring, Denmark

The 4,200 m2 theatre and culture building is designed as a dynamic and multifunctional complex that includes a Music hall, Black Box, Rehearsal hall ... The post The new Vendsyssel Theatre, designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, opens to a sell-out seas.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

MLB The Show 17 Review in Progress

Our early impressions of the last remaining baseball sim on Earth are extremely positive so far. Since receiving a final copy of MLB The Show 17, I’ve put in about 15 hours playing games and exploring the different modes. While a full review.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

Snoop Dogg will induct Tupac Shakur into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

When Tupac Shakur was officially announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee posthumously, it was unclear who would represent the rap legend at the ceremony.  Now will know that his former Death Row label mate Snoop Dogg will do the honor.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

India"s Silicon Valley Offers the Cheapest Engineers, But the Quality of Their Talent is Another Story

Ananya Bhattacharya, writing for Quartz: Bengaluru's startup ecosystem is what it is because of its engineers. With an average annual salary of $8,600, engineers in India's tech hub cost 13 times less than their Silicon Valley counterparts, according.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

For Some Reason, Samsung Might Sell Refurbished Versions of Its Exploding Phones

The Galaxy Note 7 is a huge black mark for Samsung—an exploding embarrassment that cost the company tons of money and kicked off one of the biggest PR nightmares in recent memory. But despite the global recall, the jokes on late night TV, and the f.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Critical thinking is one for the history books

A critical analysis of archeology leads to rejection of astrology, conspiracies, etc. Bigfoot cares for its young. (credit: Katy Kristin) The world as a whole has become increasingly reliant on science to provide its technology and inform its.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

T-Mobile’s Premium Device Protection plan now includes AppleCare at no extra cost

Both the Premium Device Protection (PDP) and JUMP! plans remain at their regular $12 monthly fee. The post T-Mobile’s Premium Device Protection plan now includes AppleCare at no extra cost appeared first on TabTimes. T-Mobile has added App.....»»

Category: topSource:  tabtimesRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

History beats science for getting students to think critically

A critical analysis of archeology leads to rejection of astrology, conspiracies, etc. Bigfoot cares for its young. (credit: Katy Kristin) The world as a whole has become increasingly reliant on science to provide its technology and inform its.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Rare genetic forms of obesity more numerous, diverse than previously thought

In their search of seven databases and analysis of 161 papers, researchers found that 79 obesity syndromes have been previously reported. Of the 79 syndromes, 19 have been genetically solved, to the point where a lab test could confirm a doctor's sus.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Hitachi reveals new AI for real-time identity detection and tracking

Hitachi announced that it had developed a new image analysis system which uses artificial intelligence for real-time people tracking and detection. The AI can detect an individual in real-time by combining over 100 external characteristics and the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Hitachi reveals new AI for real-time identity detection and tracking

Hitachi announced that it had developed a new image analysis system which uses artificial intelligence for real-time people tracking and detection. The AI can detect an individual in real-time by combining over 100 external characteristics and the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Concern over high US prescribing levels of common drug linked to dementia

A new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder. The drug, oxybutynin, when taken orally, is consistently linked with cognitive impairment and dementia in the elderly. The analys.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Huawei Honor V9 Passes Through US FCC?

A new Huawei device with model number TRT-LX3 seems to have recently arrived at the FCC revealing nothing but its 3,900 mAh battery. However, a report published on TheAndroidSoul.com suggests that the smartphone would be none other than Huawei Honor.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago

Scientists find a low-cost way to build genomes from scratch

To put it mildly, sequencing and building a genome from scratch isn't cheap. It's sometimes affordable for human genomes, but it's often prohibitively expensive (hundreds of thousands of dollars) whenever you're charting.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago

Most dengue infections transmitted in and around home

Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live less than 200 meters apart, new research sugges.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News21 hr. 32 min. ago

Exercising 2.5 hours per week associated with slower declines in Parkinson"s disease patients

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive condition that often results in mobility impairments and can lead to decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL) and death. There is evidence that physical activity can delay decline in PD patients. Resea.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News22 hr. 48 min. ago

Aerospace Startup Will Build A Supersonic Mach 2.2 Aircraft

A new commercial aircraft will fly more than twice the speed of sound, traveling from New York to London in 3.4 hours. An anonymous reader quotes Fortune: Colorado-based startup Boom Supersonic is one step closer to making such travel a reality after.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

After Math: Money, monie, moné

It's been a stellar week for sales. Under Armor has a new 3D printed sneaker coming out, Adidas will knit you a sweater in 4 hours or less and Twitter is could soon be hawking premium Tweetdeck accounts. Numbers, because something somet.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

Lyft will let you round up the cost of your ride and donate the rest to charity

Lyft is building on its good PR streak with a new way to donate to charity.  Riders who #DeletedUber or just really like Lyft will be able to round up the cost of their ride to the nearest dollar and donate the rest to charity. SEE ALSO: Meet Ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

"Black box" technique may lead to more powerful AI

It's not easy to train a neural network. Even if they're not difficult to implement, it can take hours to get them ready no matter how much computing power you can use. OpenAI researchers may have a better solution: forgetting many.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017