GamingNews

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ditches loot boxes for a battle pass

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is just days away from its October 25th release date, and Activision has finally announced how it’ll be running the in-game economy for the upcoming shooter. Specifically, Modern Warfare will be the first Call of Duty game to use a battle pass system, instead of the much maligned random loot boxes, to dispense content and cosmetics to players. Popularized by…
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AI & RoboticsNews

Google taps evolution for state-of-the-art AI video understanding models

Video understanding is an AI subfield that not only underpins systems capable of sussing out semantics automatically, like web-video classifiers and sport activity recognizers, but that’s at the cornerstone of robot perception and navigation systems. Unfortunately, devising machine learning models that take advantage of videos’ spatio-temporal information isn’t easy, nor is identifying those…
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MobileNews

O2 launches its 5G network in six UK cities, plan costs are unchanged

UK carrier O2 has activated its 5G network and announced a number of new plans if you want to try the next generation of wireless connectivity - the good news is that you won't have to pay any premium, the 5G plans cost exactly the same as the 4G plans. An Unlimited plan is available if you plan to download massive amounts of data quickly. O2's 5G network is available in six cities: Belfast…
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GamingNews

Save $24 on the new Nintendo Switch with improved battery life

Nintendo’s new, slightly improved Switch console has vastly improved battery life over the original model. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading to this version, or are purchasing your first Switch, Amazon’s deal might appeal to you. For a limited time, you can save…
MobileNews

Google Voice now works with Siri on iPhones, but still not Google Assistant

If you primarily use a Google Voice number, there are a few little roadblocks you’ve got to put up with. However, one of those is going away, as the latest Google Voice update for iOS adds better support for Siri. details that with this latest update, Google Voice users can take advantage of voice commands such as, “Hey Siri, call John on Google Voice.” Better…
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