Posts tagged “Video game industry”
Tech Links: IBM Watson medical imaging; Google, AT&T vs. FCC; Lenovo smartphone supply chain; Tencent gaming buy; good GSK drug news
In today's Tech Links roundup of news impacting the Triangle: IBM forms a new Watson alliance for assessment of medical imaging - 2 reports; the FCC may budge on its cable box proposal after hearing opposition from AT&T and Google; Lenovo vows to revamp its supply chain to right smartphone business; Tencent, which owns a big part of Cary-based Epic Games, buys "Clash of Clans" creator; and GSK gets good news on a COPD combination therapy.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: A SpaceX rocket booster crashes; Samsung buys cloud startup in U.S.; Lil Wayne performs at E3 after suffering seizure; and Energy Department awards $82 million for nuclear energy projects.
Are gaming consoles doomed? More people are using either smart TVs or streaming devices to access online content than gaming consoles, according to a new report from Parks Associates.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A new Zelda emerges at E3 (watch video); Russian hackers hit Democrat servers; NATO adds cyber to weapons; and a man gets prison time for spamming Facebook users.
To boldly go places Trekkies haven't gone before .... In an exclusive interview for WRAL TechWire, a top Red Storm Entertainment exec talks about the new virtual reality Star Trek videogame the Cary-based firm is developing. Red Storm also aims to be faithful to the Star Trek brand, which turns 50 this year.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news, including the latest from E3: New Xbox gets smaller, faster; Spider-Man and Batman come to PlayStation; Ubisoft unveils "Sleep" (see photo, video); and Symantec buys security firm Blue Coat.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Uber lands $3.5 billion in investment from Saudi fund; The Sims removes gender barriers; an MIT bionics expert wins a prestigious prize; and scientists discover a coral graveyard in Pacific.
More female game developers; seized bitcoins to be auctioned; Beijing tracks elderly; SpaceX success
In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: More women are learning video game design; seized bitcoins to be auctioned; China is tracking its elderly; and another success for SpaceX.
Google's own virtual reality initiative is getting a boost by Cary-based Epic Games which has updated its latest Unreal Engine 4 to support it. Google calls its VR system Daydream, and Epic developed a video demo to show "the potential of this awesome mobile VR platform."
Triangle headlines: Transgender CEO vs. HB2; TransEnterix next steps; Viamet IPO; streaming video games
In a wrapup of Triangle-related technology news from other publications: United Therapeutics' transgender CEO speaks out against HB2; TransEnterix gears for its next steps following the FDA's rejection of a robotic surgery system; Viamet Pharmaceuticals reportedly delays its IPO; and a game company CEO predicts streaming will replace consoles.
In today's Bullldog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon takes on YouTube; Disney cuts 300 jobs and shuts down gaming unit; NASA says the Milky Way is more crowded with planet discoveries; and a UK judge denies police access to a hacker's passwords.
Cliff Bleszinski, one of the top creative minds at Epic Games who left and later founded his own game company in Raleigh, is now an investor in crowdfunding site Fig.
Epic Games is putting on a talent-laden video game development conference in Durham this week, including virtual reality training. The Game UX Summit - i.e. user experience - features a host of speakers plus programs focusing on game design, usability and product development.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A successful SpaceX launch; Tesla shares drop after pledge to boost production; Space Invaders, Grand Theft Auto III make video game Hall of Fame; and the man who claimed to have invented bitcoin backtracks.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The Navy unveils an unmanned sub hunter; Philips is spinning off its lighting group; Senator wants probe of billboards that track mobile data; and delays in Oculus VR devices generate complaints.
Gamers get their first hands-on experience with "LawBreakers," the initial video game developed by former Epic Games creative guru Cliff Bleszinski and his Raleigh-based startup Boss Key Productions. John Gaudiosi offers a preview in a WRAL TechWire exclusive.
The East Coast Game Conference kicks off today with some big news: Gamers at Wake Tech can now earn BA degrees at Peace College. Meanwhile, on the gaming front, virtual reality (VR) will be a major theme at ECGC,which is adding several new features this year.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Are hackers helping the FBI crack that terrorist's Apple iPhone?; Microsoft's 'bot' axed after learning a bit too much; Oculus VR headset nears launch; and Yahoo's shareholder rebellion becomes a mutiny against Marissa Mayer.
- Asian stocks up as worries from Britain's EU leave vote ease
- Mayne Pharma, which has big plant in Greenville, pays $652M for 37 drugs
- Lilly Pulitzer store to open in Raleigh's North Hills
- Feds urge consumers to act quickly on Ikea dresser recall
- Volkswagen settles emissions cheating for $15.3 billion