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DeepMind AlphaStar Final

DeepMind’s AlphaStar Final beats 99.8% of human StarCraft 2 players

Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind — which famously developed AlphaZero, a machine learning system that bested world champions in chess, shogi, and Go — returned to the video game domain once again in January with AlphaStar, which tackled Activision Blizzard’s popular real-time strategy title StarCraft 2. It beat top player Grzegorz “MaNa” Komincz and teammate Dario “TLO” …

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For the first time in two years, the smartphone market shows signs of life – TechCrunch

For the first time in two years, the smartphone market shows signs of life – News

All is not lost for smartphone manufacturers. On the heels of two years’ of global stagnation, the category is finally showing some signs of life. Much of the bounce back comes as manufacturers are working to correct for dulled consumer interest. I wouldn’t put too much weight in the numbers right now, as they’re little …

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Chrome alert breached passwords

Serious Security Vulnerability Affects Thousands Of Xiaomi Pet Feeders

While each passing day makes the internet-of-things more popular, it also makes it more likely to exhibit security bugs. Earlier this year, we reported on vulnerabilities within Xiaomi electric scooters that could allow hacking the scooters remotely. Once again, a similar incident has surfaced online. Recently, a hacker discovered a way to take over thousands of …

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ProGuides adds Magic: The Gathering drafting course, reimagines coaching with Play with Pros

ProGuides adds Magic: The Gathering drafting course, reimagines coaching with Play with Pros

ProGuides is a service that’s all about pairing folks with pro gamers, with the goal of helping people become better at their favorite games. More than 100,000 people took part in it just for its Magic: The Gathering course alone. But the company found that its customers wanted something a little different than coaching videos …

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