Algorithms in Videogames Criticized for Choosing Fairly-Matched Opponents

Multiplayer games assign your opponents using "skill-based matchmaking," reports the Washington Post, "to fairly balance teams and maximize the enjoyment players get..." But not everyone wants that. For example, the Post notes, "streamers want to p.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 28th, 2022

Monitoring tools ensure machine learning models drive positive value: Aporia interview

In November 2021, Zillow, a US-based real estate online marketplace, announced it would terminate the practice of relying on algorithms to buy and sell houses. Thanks to the malfunctioned machine learning (ML) models, the company lost almost US$330 m.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Best LG TV Deals for July 2022

We've rounded up some of the best deals on LG TVs for you to shop, as well as providing advice on choosing an LG TV......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 29th, 2022

The best Windows apps for 2022

Choosing the right apps can be hard. Here are the best Windows apps, whether you need to stay productive at work or watch your shows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 28th, 2022

The best TVs of 2022: our favorites from LG, Samsung, TCL, and more

With numerous brands and plenty of tech lingo, choosing a new smart TV can be tough, which is why we put together this list of the best models on the market......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2022

6 things to look out for when choosing an air fryer

An air fryer will make meal times easier, quicker and healthier - we help you choose the best one for you.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 25th, 2022

How to format an SD card on Android

Want to format an SD card so that you can free up some space to use it on your Android device? Here’s how. The post How to format an SD card on Android first appeared on Phandroid. One of the reasons for choosing an Android device over an.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 24th, 2022

Meta Settles with DOJ Over Discriminatory Ad Algorithms

A new lawsuit alleges Meta’s marketing tools have allowed and encouraged advertisers to target housing ads based on demographic characteristics, which is prohibited by the Fair Housing Act.  The post Meta Settle.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2022

Cato Networks detects and interrupts ransomware with network-based ransomware protection

Cato Networks introduced network-based ransomware protection for the Cato SASE Cloud. Using heuristic algorithms and deep network insight, Cato detects and prevents the spread of ransomware across the enterprise without having to deploy endpoint agen.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2022

How to choose the right home theater projector for you

Ready for a home theater projector to really get that cinematic experience? Choosing a projector is different from picking a TV. Here's everything to know......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2022

India"s rejection of global environment report "perilous"

The principal investigator of a key environmental report that ranked India as the least environmentally sustainable country in the world has criticized the country's dismissal of the findings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2022

Choosing the best seeds to help sessile oaks adapt to future climates

Planting forests is one way to mitigate climate change. The origin of seeds is crucial to optimize the success of planted trees and their ability to adapt to future climates. INRAE and ONF (French National Forest Office) ran a large-scale study for m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2022

The best places to land in Fortnite during Chapter 3, Season 3

While having accurate aim is key to winning in Fortnite, so is choosing a good drop spot. Here are the best Fortnite drop spots during Chapter 3, Season 3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2022

Best LG TV Deals for June 2022

We've rounded up some of the best deals on LG TVs for you to shop, as well as providing advice on choosing an LG TV......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2022

Everything new with Focus Mode on iOS 16

Focus Mode was first announced during WWDC 2021; this function helps users to save time by choosing different apps that can notify them depending on the time of the day. For example, when you’re working, you can change your Home Screen and only re.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2022

Developing the next generation of quantum algorithms and materials

Quantum computers are expected to revolutionize the way researchers solve difficult computing problems. These computers are being designed to tackle major challenges in fundamental research areas, such as quantum chemistry. In its current stage of de.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 6th, 2022

Apple Pay Later lets you pay in instalments, directly in Wallet app, inc 0% interest

Among today’s iOS 16 announcements is Apple Pay Later, a way to let you pay in instalments simply by choosing the option in the Wallet app when you make payment. You can pay in four equal instalments, and get up to six weeks interest-free … mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 6th, 2022

"Nintendo Switch Sports" just got its first discount for Walmart+ Weekend — save $10

SAVE $10: Nintendo Switch Sports is on sale for $39.99 as part of Walmart+ Weekend, which runs through June 5 at 7 p.m. EST (though Amazon's matched the price for non-members). That's 20% off its $49.99 MSRP, which is its first discount to date.Hold.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 5th, 2022

The best short-ass movies on Hulu for when you need a short and epic watch

Perhaps one day streaming platforms will quit studying our behaviors with their stalker-ish algorithms and give us what we actually need: a list of every damn short movie that’s streaming. Searching for a movie based on genre? An actor? A mood?.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 5th, 2022

Choosing my kid’s first phone came with serious consequences

When my daughter was born 13 years ago, I never thought that choosing her technology platform would become one of those potentially life-altering decisions......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 4th, 2022

Satechi new USB-C Slim Dock is custom-made for the 24-inch iMac

The USB-C Slim Dock is a custom-built dock and storage enclosure from Satechi that adds six ports and an M.2 SSD to the 24-inch iMac.Satechi USB-C Slim Dock for the 24-inch iMacThe new Satechi USB hub has color-matched aluminum in silver or blue to b.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2022