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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 01:11:46 PM mt

JIRA is an antipattern




Atlassians JIRA began life as a bug-tracking tool. Today, though, it has become an agile planning suite, to plan, track, and release great software. In many organizations it has become the primary map of software projects, the hub of all development, the infamous source of truth. It is a truism that the map is not []
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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 03:38:26 AM mt

Blockchain gaming gets a boost with Mythical Games 16M Series A




Mythical Games is betting user-generated content andintimate ties between players, content creators, brands and developers is the future of entertainment.
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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 03:38:18 AM mt

Microsoft could release a disc-less Xbox One




According to a new report from Thurott, Microsoft has been working on a new console in the Xbox One family. This cheaper model could play regular Xbox One games, but there would be no Blu-Ray drive. This move would lower the price of the entry-level Xbox One. An Xbox One S officially starts at $299 []
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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 03:37:22 AM mt

Jam City is setting up a Toronto shop by buying Bingo Pop from Uken Games




The Los Angeles game development studioJam Cityis setting up a shop in Toronto with the acquisition of Bingo Pop from Uken Games. Terms of the deal werent disclosed. The deal is part of a broader effort to expand the Jam City portfolio of games and geographic footprint. In recent months the company has inked agreements []
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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 02:10:20 AM mt

The Alexa-enabled Big Mouth Billy Bass and other twerking toys go on sale




In September, Amazon launched its Alexa Gadgets Toolkitinto beta, allowing hardware makers to build accessories that pair with Amazon Echo over Bluetooth. Today, one of the most memorable (and quite ridiculous) examples of that technology is going live. Yes, Im talking about the Alexa-enabled Big Mouth Billy Bass, of course. You know, the talking fish []
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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 02:10:11 AM mt

YouBionic adds creepy hands to SpotMini the creepy robot dog




If youve ever wanted to add creepy, 3D-printed hands to your creepy robot dog, YouBionic has you covered. This odd company is offering an entirely 3D-printed arm solution for the Boston Dynamics SpotMini, the doglike robot that already has an arm of its own. YouBionic is selling the $179 3D models for the product that []
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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 02:10:02 AM mt

Amazon debuts a scale model autonomous car to teach developers machine learning




Amazon today announced AWS DeepRacer, a fully autonomous 1/18th-scale race car that aims to help developers learn machine learning. Priced at $399 but currently offered for $249, the race car lets developers get hands-on literally with a machine learning technique called reinforcement learning (RL). RL takes a different approach to training models than []
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Saturday December 08, 2018 @ 05:43:39 PM mt

SoftBanks Vision Fund inches closer to 100B




Much has been said about theSoftBank Vision Fund, mostlyin awe of the sizeof the investment vehicle. Today, however, the Vision Fund inched yet closer to that twelve-figure goal.
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Saturday December 08, 2018 @ 05:43:32 PM mt

Dallas-based TXV Partners targets 50M for its debut fund




These first-time VCs want to raise $50M for a Dallas-based, millennial-focused venture firm.
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Saturday December 08, 2018 @ 05:43:25 PM mt

Apple Watchs ECG feature is already proving its worth




When Apple announced its latest Series 4 Watchwith electrocardiogram features, my mom took a sigh of relief, and then proceeded to set a reminder to order one for my dad. Thats because we found out last year, by chance, that he has atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat, often times rapid heart rate []
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