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Facebook is building a new team that will focus on blockchain

Facebook is building a new team that will focus on blockchain

Facebook will undergo major organizational changes inside its Menlo Park-based headquarters and with its board of directors, including having a new director fill the board seat left open by WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum . Andrew Bosworth will oversee AR and VR, while Jerome Pesenti is leading AI. The moves come in the wake of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's vow to make changes to better protect the data of Facebook's 2.2 billion monthly active users following criticisms of the ...


PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS :: Codename: Savage Returns (With A New Name)

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS :: Codename: Savage Returns (With A New Name)

Sanhok is a far smaller map than previous PUBG maps, at around 25% of the size, which should force players into more early game firefights. It's called " Sanhok " now, and if you're wondering why, I'll explain in a moment. The Closed Experimental Server will open to all who own PUBG on PC, with the new server showing up in owners' Steam libraries soon. Currently, Erangel and recently released Miramar are the only playable maps in the popular battle royale game.


Google debuts Android P beta and machine learning APIs at I/O

Google debuts Android P beta and machine learning APIs at I/O

It also added six new voices to Assistant, including John Legend for some interaction. There has also been a focus on streamlining the smart home experience to make Google a more natural central hub for the home. Likewise, another feature, Adaptive Brightness, controls how bright your phone's screen is based on your habits. Now on the Google app , conversations with Assistant will have a more immersive.


Uber unveils flying taxi models

Uber unveils flying taxi models

Uber is planning more alliances with government agencies as it aims to launch prototype airborne taxis by 2020, Mark Moore, Uber's director of engineering, aircraft systems and a former NASA researcher, said in an interview. "One of the key tenets of this technology is for us to have four riders in each vehicle so that, essentially, the cost per ride goes down", he said.


Overwatch's Pink Mercy skin costs $15, proceeds go to charity

Overwatch's Pink Mercy skin costs $15, proceeds go to charity

The shirt is available for pre-order now through May 21. One of the ways players can show their support is simply purchasing the skin itself, "As a brilliant scientist and the guardian angel of Overwatch , Dr. There is also limited edition merch also available, with 100% of the proceeds going towards breast cancer research. Blizzard has also partnered with community artist ONEMEGAWATT to create several Pink Mercy themed twitch drops.


Google Maps Get Explore Tab To Act As Guide To Users

Google Maps Get Explore Tab To Act As Guide To Users

Google calls the upcoming augmented reality feature VPS or visual positioning system. The new features will be rolling out over the next few months. The "For you" tab will make suggestions about places to visit based on information Google has about you, and you can "follow" suggestions to reference them later.