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Rescale raises $50M more to meet demand for high-performance compute

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more San Francisco, California-based Rescale, a startup developing compute infrastructure for scientific research simulations, today announce that it raised $105 million in an expanded series C that included Jeff […]

Activision Blizzard hit with more allegations, some implicating its CEO

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Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  The Wall Street Journal today released a new report with further allegations against Activision Blizzard. The story has several new allegations of […]

Report: 91% of all bait attacks conducted over Gmail

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According to a report from Barracuda, 35% of organizations were targeted and had an average of three employee email accounts impacted by bait attacks; also, 91% of all bait attacks were conducted over Gmail. Bait attacks (also known as reconnaissance attacks) are a class of threats utilized by malicious actors looking to gather information from […]

MIT study finds humans struggle when partnered with RL agents

Artificial intelligence has proven that complicated board and video games are no longer the exclusive domain of the human mind. From chess to Go to StarCraft, AI systems that use reinforcement learning algorithms have outperformed human world champions in recent years. But despite the high individual performance of RL agents, they can become frustrating teammates […]

Annapurna gaming head Nathan Gary announced as its president

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Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Annapurna today announced Nathan Gary, co-founder of Annapurna Interactive, would become the company’s president. Gary will oversee all of the company’s film, TV, game, and theater divisions. Gary will also join Annapurna’s board with founder and CEO […]

What we can learn from China’s proposed AI regulations

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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! In late August, China’s internet watchdog, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), released draft guidelines that seek to regulate the use of algorithmic recommender systems by internet information services. The guidelines are thus far the most comprehensive effort by any […]

AMD CEO: Growth opportunities still big in spite of ‘flattish’ PC market

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Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su said that reported its growth opportunities and chances to take market share from rival Intel remain strong in spite of a slowing PC client market. She made the remarks in an […]

Report: 77% of companies lost revenue due to bot attacks

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According to Kasada’s “2021 State of Bot Migration report,” most companies (83%) surveyed experienced at least one bot attack in the last year, resulting in loss of revenue and increased operational costs. Of those, 77% lost 6% or more of their revenue due to bot attacks, and 39% reported a revenue loss of 10% or […]