You Can Play A Demo Of Metroid Dread Right Now

Metroid Dread launched to largely positive reviews earlier this month. The conclusion of Samus’ decades-long battle against the Metroids maintains the classic side-scrolling exploration and the modern additions of developer MercurySteam, such as the melee counter. However, it has one prominent, frightening new feature: E.M.M.I’s, nigh-unstoppable robots that Samus must regularly evade, adding a terrifying wrinkle to the […]

Can Intel’s XPU vision guide the industry into an era of heterogeneous computing?

This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel. As data sprawls out from the network core to the intelligent edge, increasingly diverse compute resources follow, balancing power, performance, and response time. Historically, graphics processors (GPUs) were the offload target of choice for data processing. Today field programmable gate […]

Windows 10 PCs can now stream console games on the Xbox App

The Xbox App for Windows 10 PCs will now let players stream console games on their computer, thanks to an update that went live on Tuesday. The game streaming that the update enables will let Xbox Game Pass subscribers play games that their PCs otherwise might not have the specs to handle. According to Microsoft, […]

Your Nintendo Switch Can Now Be Paired With Bluetooth Audio Devices

The highly requested feature is finally here. Yesterday, Nintendo released a firmware update that enabled Bluetooth connectivity for the four-year-old Switch. There are restrictions, of course, but now the portable experience has been made even better. Sure, the Switch has a headphone jack but, if you’re like me, you’re probably tired of those pesky wires […]

How organizations can improve security operations

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! With ransomware on everyone’s mind, cybersecurity is a must for organizations of any size. While some smaller enterprises may depend upon security as a service, this savvy CIO is front lining SecOps as part of their top agenda. John Tessaro, […]

You Can Claim A Scarf-Wearing Zarude And Shiny Celebi In Pokémon Sword And Shield

To celebrate the upcoming worldwide premiere of the animated film Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, The Pokémon Company is giving out codes to add the film’s Dada Zarude as well as Shiny Celebi to Sword and Shield. All you have to do is subscribe to the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter. Pokémon the Movie: […]

Unsupervised learning can detect unknown adversarial attacks

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! There’s growing concern about new security threats that arise from machine learning models becoming an important component of many critical applications. At the top of the list of threats are adversarial attacks, data samples that have been inconspicuously modified to […]

You can already preload Halo Infinite, sort of

If you’re an Xbox Game Pass subscriber, it looks like you can preinstall* Halo Infinite, a game launching a good three months from now. (*You’ll be preinstalling what appears to be a 280.2 MB placeholder file, not a full build ready to play in the first minute of launch day or anything.) Nonetheless, Halo fans […]

How AI can tackle complex social problems, from loneliness to stigma

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Women in the AI field are making research breakthroughs, spearheading vital ethical discussions, and inspiring the next generation of AI professionals. We created the VentureBeat Women in AI Awards to emphasize the importance of their voices, work, and experience and […]