Home / SmartTech (page 29)

SmartTech

Sky: Children of the Light developer Thatgamecompany raises $ 1 million for pandemic relief

Thatgamecompany, developer of Journey and Sky: Children of the Light, announced today that it raised $ 1.02 million for pandemic relief through a fundraiser in its mobile game. The company, based in Santa Monica, California, announced that it is donating Sky fans’ money to Doctors Without Borders / Doctors Without Borders (MSF), a nonprofit, and is doing a separate nonprofit …

Read More »

Facebook hands over PyTorch for Windows development to Microsoft

Facebook announced today that Microsoft has expanded its participation in PyTorch, the machine learning framework of the social network, to take responsibility for the development and maintenance of the PyTorch build for Windows. The goal is to reconcile the Windows experience with other platforms such as Linux. In the past, PyTorch was left behind on Windows due to lack of …

Read More »

Discord starts noise cancellation for its mobile app

Discord voice, video and text communication service launches noise cancellation for mobile audio calls. That said, no one will notice if you go for a walk in a windy park during a meeting – or make noises in the toilet. Based on the publicly available machine-learning-based audio filter technology from Krisp, the Discord app now filters out noise. The machine …

Read More »

AMD has strong sales of $ 1.93 billion in the second quarter of 2020 as it grows over Intel

Advanced Micro Devices reported earnings in the second quarter that exceeded analysts’ estimates as the company benefits from a rare performance advantage over archrival Intel. The company recorded 26% revenue growth in the second quarter ended June 30, compared to the year-ago quarter. AMD in Santa Clara, California, reported a non-GAAP net profit of 18 cents per share of sales …

Read More »

Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to Steam on August 5th

Sega announced today that Phantasy Star Online 2 will be coming to Steam on August 5th. Phantasy Star Online has been exclusive to Japan for years. The online action role-playing game finally became available in the United States when an Xbox One version was released here in April, followed by a Windows version in May. Now this Steam version makes …

Read More »

Facebook is developing an AI algorithm that learns to play poker on the fly

Facebook researchers developed a common AI framework called Reursive Belief-based Learning (ReBeL), which they think performs better than heads-up no-limit Texas Hold’em poker while using less domain knowledge than any previous poker AI used. It is their claim that ReBeL is a step towards the development of universal techniques for multi-agent interactions – in other words, general algorithms that can …

Read More »

The new Family Safety app from Microsoft offers parental controls for phones, PCs and Xbox – TechCrunch

Microsoft The new screen time and parental control app, Microsoft Family Safety, is released publicly on iOS and Android today after previewing the experiences that came earlier this spring. The app is designed to help parents understand children’s use of screen time, set limits and create screen schedules, configure limits for web access, and, among other things, track the location …

Read More »