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Steam Banhammers More Than 40,000 People After its Summer Sale

Steam’s Summer Sale officially concluded last week, but Valve had one last surprise in store for cheaters who had hoped to score cheap replacements on games (or to build up a larger stockpile of titles while cheating in others). On ...

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Disney experiments look to make kid-robot interactions more natural

Sooner or later, our children will be raised by robots, so it’s natural that Disney, purveyor of both robots and child-related goods, would want to get ahead of that trend. A trio of studies from its Research division aim at ...

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Urban-X’s investors showcase features high-tech face masks, navigation for the blind and more

The Urban-X investors showcase is a closed-door event that shows off eight different incubated startups to potential investors and press. I stopped by earlier this week to see what the fuss was about. Of the eight companies in Urban-X’s 02 ...

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Nintendo Hopes You’ll Love the Switch So Much, You’ll Buy More Than One

Back in the 1960s, Alka-Seltzer found an incredible way to double its sales volume. It involved no new products, no dramatic advertising campaigns, and no celebrity spokespeople or clever jingle. The company simply started showing two tablets dropping into water, ...

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Crunch Report | Google Home Gets More Personal

Today’s Stories  Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome GoPro to release prosumer spherical camera in fall 2017 FTC tells ‘influencers’ to quit ...

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GameStop will have more Nintendo Switch systems for sale starting March 22

Nintendo Switch is in short supply — which is good news for Nintendo, but not so great news for customers looking to get their hands on one of the new consoles. They’ve been hard to find since launch, and Nintendo ...

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McDonald’s serves up one more, calling Trump a ‘disgusting excuse of a President’ on Twitter

It was a direct reply, but when the world’s second largest restaurant chain slides into the Trump’s mentions to call him “a disgusting excuse of a President,” people are going to take notice. And screenshot the hell out of it. ...

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Twitch to relaunch Curse, acquired last year, as the more social Twitch Desktop App

Hot on the heels of rolling out its own version of Twitter, called Pulse, video game streaming site Twitch today announced its new desktop application, Twitch Desktop App. This is actually a rebranding of Curse App – an application Twitch acquired ...

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Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 makes AI computing possible within cameras, sensors and more

Nvidia has a new generation of its Jetson embedded computing platform for devices at the edge of a network, including things like traffic cameras, manufacturing robotics, smart sensors and more. The Jetson TX2 has twice the performance of its predecessor, ...

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Facebook is making its cross-device Atlas data available to more advertisers

Facebook is changing the way it offers the cross-device ad measurement capabilities of its Atlas platform. The company relaunched the current version of Atlas in 2014 with a focus on what it calls “people-based marketing” — namely, the ability for advertisers ...

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