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Microsoft Announces TextWorld For Training and Evaluation of RL Agents on text-based Games

Text based games have come forward as the perfect way to test artificially intelligent machines out. At this point, even though artificial intelligence is well developed on the sensory front, to solely test a machine’s cognitive capabilities, text-based games stand out as the premium method to gauge exactly how a…

Dahua DVR Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Puts Thousands of DVRs Accessible

As people turn away from physical home guards, security officers, and guard animals to digital video recording (DVR) closed circuit television (CCTV) security cameras, hackers have found a vulnerability in older technologies that allow breach of access to installed home surveillance device accounts which can put owners at risk. Dahua…

Modding Tool Sunshine Can Now Enable S-OFF on the HTC U12+

Sunshine is a widely used application that helps users break free of restrictive OEMs and modify their phone software. It is mostly used to enable S-OFF on HTC smartphones. The developers of Sunshine recently revealed in a tweet that Sunshine now supports HTC U12+. This means that users of the…

Hunt: Showdown update 2.1 adds spectator mode and new weapons

The latest content update for Hunt: Showdown, a competitive first-person player vs player game by Crytek, is now available. Update 2.1 for the bounty hunting game was released on 16th July and brought with it a long awaited spectator mode. Apart from new equipment, the update contains a large number…

NVIDIA Employs Gaussian Regression Algorithms To Reimage Distorted Photos Accurately

NVIDIA has long been known for its immaculate Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), its main product being the NVIDIA GeForce card. With that, the company has always been front and center in the research and development of experience enhancing artificial intelligence in video games, graphic design, data processing, and automotive vehicles.…

Google tests Changing Download Location and Renaming Files in Canary and Developer releases on Chrome 69 for Android

Google Chrome for Android is one of the most popular browsers available on the platform. The app is sufficiently rich in features. It has stood its ground in the face of fierce competition from Opera, Firefox and others. Yet, we can all agree that the Chrome app has a long…

Nikon Announces AF-S 500mm f/5.6E PF Technology ED VR Lens Smallest and the Lighest

After the official announcement of developing a new AF-S 500mm f/5.6 PF lens in June, the image of Nikon’s version of this remarkable camera has finally been posted by Pavel Bednyakov, a photographer. The photograph uploaded to twitter shows that it has an exciting PF technology and is lighter and…

Microsoft to End Delta Updates and Use Express Updates Making Updates Seamless

Microsoft announced the ending of its monthly distribution of Windows 10 ‘delta updates’ and has urged organizations to use express updates instead. With express updates an organization’s computing environment will only receive Windows 10 software changes from it’s CDN. Explained: Windows 10 quality updates & the end of delta updates:…

Apple’s Third Generation Butterfly Keyboards May Prevent Stuck Keys and Keyboard Failures

Apple recently updated their MacBook lineup with the latest 8th gen Intel processors and a host of new upgrades, like they do every year. There used to be a lot of hype around the release of new MacBooks, but it wasn’t that loud this year. Even though Apple has made…

Huawei’s Project Da Vinci AI GPUs Threaten NVIDIA As They Work To Centralize All In Tech Industry

As the world progresses towards more efficient and eventually independent data networking systems, computer engineered artificial intelligence has emerged as the latest and greatest in tackling most of the challenges posed by a “smart” society. The world’s sixth largest information systems and technology company by revenue according to the Fortune…

Administrative Templates (.admx) Updated to Version 2.0 for Windows 10 (1803)

In May 2018, Microsoft blogger Mark O’Shea MVP posted a brief blog to let the users know that the updated .admx files for Windows 10 1803 had been made available. Today, this file has been further updated to version 2.0. Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 April 2018 Update (1803)https://t.co/aGIg2N0qES…

Action platformer Fortune & Gloria demo now available

Couch co-op action platformer game Fortune & Gloria now has a demo. The game is currently under development by UK based develoeprs Bad Logic Studio. Earlier this week, a demo was released with the intent of giving players a taste of what to expect ahead of the full release. Fortune…

Samsung’s Exynos 9810 becomes the first Android Chipset to Cross 4000 Points in Single-Core Score

Samsung Exynos 9810 processor has succeeded in impressing its fans and rivals alike all over the world by managing to cross the 4000 mark on Geekbench single-core test and the 10000 mark on its multi-core test. It is indeed a remarkable achievement, one that has not yet been achieved by…

How France’s World Cup Victory Could Potentially Add Value To Its Tech Industry

Britain and France have long been rivals on many fronts, but recently their rivalry has seen new grounds. London and Paris have been battling it out on the technological scene to attract multinational tech businesses to their quarters in hopes of establishing themselves as Europe’s tech capitals, as is Silicon…

Huawei and Leica To Bring 40MP AI DSLR Standard Camera Into The Smartphone

Ever since the rapid spread of the hand wielded smartphone, it is a truth universally acknowledged that the only camera that matters is the one that is in your hand. As the tech industry moves further in the direction of compact and portable devices, the smartphone has emerged as the…

Microsoft to Launch Smart Earbuds with a Temperature Sensor

AirPods became popular with their launch by Apple with its iPhone 7 model in 2016. Since then, other companies have been following a similar tradition and introducing similar earphones. Microsoft has now decided to join in the contest and has filed a patent which will follow the same lead but…

Apple Announces True Tone Tech For Non-Apple Displays & Here’s The Science Behind It

In a viciously competitive market of personal computers and mobile devices, Apple has just announced a massive under-the-hood update that will enhance its touch bar graced 13- and 15-inch Macbook Pros with unprecedented processing capacity. The midsummer Macbook Pro update is set to stay true to its iconic design whilst…

HTC Vive Pro Can Use More Base Stations than Officially Supported After Steam Update

VR has been in spotlight for quite some time, some hailing it as the next big thing in Consumer Technology. Many big companies have banked on VR’s hype and went on to make headsets which have seen much success, most notably HTC’s Vive, Sony’s Playstation VR and Facebook’s occulus rift. …

Third-party Windows Timeline Support extension for Google Chrome now available in beta

Windows 10 Timeline is a feature that allows you to go back in time and resume what you were doing previously. It keeps a record of programs, documents, and apps that you have used and then allows you to resume them, right from where you left off. It’s a handy…

Microsoft says facial recognition needs government regulation, calls on tech companies to be ethical

With facial recognition technology being deployed at an increased pace, both in businesses, governments, and consumers, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Office, Brad Smith, has called on tech companies in the industry to adhere to their ethical responsibilities, as well as calls for governments to create regulations, with Microsoft believing…

NPM Library Malicious Code Penetration Diligently Contained

The Node Package Manager (NPM) was first established in 2009 to facilitate the code sharing between JavaScript program developers far and wide. The idea was that instead of competing to build program, providing open source resources such as the NPM library could allow for development above what has already been…

The Culling 2 facing negative reviews and low player count days after release

The first Culling was one of the first battle royale games that went big. It was well received early on but after a few months, the game began dying as a result of unwanted changes and additions. Subsequently, the developers shut down all production on the game. Even though many…

iPhone 2018 Roundup: Rumors, Specs and Release Dates

The next iPhone upgrade from Apple is expected to be huge, with three or maybe even four iPhone models to be released simultaneously. Rumors are around that three latest iPhone-X style handsets having full-screen displays are about to be released. The sizes and prices of the sets would vary with…

Google Reprogramming The World With Material Design One Chrome Browser At A Time

Opposing the fashion of flat and sleek 2D layouts that are still trending in many devices today, Google released its grid-based 3D designing language, Material Design, in the summer of 2014. Since then, it is this year that we see Google employing it as part of a major overhaul of…

Spectre Class Vulnerabilities Continue To Exploit As Two New Variants Come To Light

A microprocessor infecting vulnerability was discovered by technological manufacturers in the summer of 2017 and information on the vulnerability named “Spectre” was subsequently released to the public at the start of this year. Since then, Intel, whose chips have been right in the mess of it all, has put a…