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Gamescom 2019: Don't Miss These 5 Amazing Xbox Announcements

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By CCN Markets: The Inside Xbox team takes to the stage at Gamescom 2019 to make several major announcements. Gamescom, which takes place annually in Germany, is one of the biggest games industry events and has given Microsoft and Xbox a huge platform for hardware and game reveals. 1. Gears 5 Horde Mode Gears 5 is one of the most hotly anticipated Xbox One games, and Horde is one of the series'...

Why Google Stadia & Microsoft xCloud Will Be Dead on Arrival

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By CCN Markets: In the last 12 months, major technology companies have rushed to dive into video game streaming. Microsoft's Project xCloud is in testing, Google Stadia launches in November, and Samsung just unveiled the PlayGalaxy Link. Sony has PlayStation Now, and Amazon is rumored to be entering the fray too. Two Reasons Game Streaming Services Will Fail Each company is making a sizeable...

Microsoft's Gears 5-Themed Xbox One X Is a Stunning Gimmick

To mark the upcoming of Gears 5, Microsoft revealed today a custom themed Xbox One X bundle. And despite being a gimmick to lure in fans of the franchise, it's hard to argue that it doesn't look the part. Dubbed the Xbox One X Gears 5 Limited Edition Bundle, it features a 1TB console, a limited edition Kait Diaz wireless controller, and Gears 5 Ultimate Edition. Microsoft has gone the extra mile...

PlayStation 4 Digital Game Sales Overtake Physical. That's a First

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First-quarter financial results released by Sony today reveal that digital sales of PlayStation 4 games surpassed those of their physical counterparts, marking the first time the balance has shifted in the favor of digital content. Digital downloads on the platform accounted for 53% of full game software sales from the start of the year to June – a 10% jump on figures for the same period last...

Cyberpunk 2077 Creators Swear They Won't Trample on Your Religion

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Cyberpunk 2077 has been making waves all over the video gaming world - thanks in no small part to the fact that it will star Keanu Reeves - even though the game won't see the light of the day until 2020. But the hotly anticipated title ran into a mini-controversy after developer CD Projekt Red’s quotes were literally lost in translation. Cyberpunk 2077 Doesn't Want to Start a Holy War IGN reports...

Billionaire Mark Cuban Preps US for a Future Dominated by AI

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Artificial Intelligence will not be stopped, and the smartest guys in the room know it. Billionaire Mark Cuban, of Shark Tank and Dallas Mavericks fame, is starting to focus his resources on this transformational technology. Cuban teamed up with Microsoft and Walmart to create a program that will give coming generations a head start on the rise of AI. The Mark Cuban Foundation created an “AI...

Thank Elon Musk When the US Wins the AI Arms Race

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Elon Musk scored another major victory in his quest to usher in the Age of Artificial Intelligence today when Microsoft announced it would plunk $1 billion into his visionary OpenAI project. As Tesla preps to launch robotaxis and Neuralink prepares to start human testing, it's shaping up to be a massive 2020 for artificial intelligence research. Moreover, it's become abundantly clear that if and...

Bakkt’s 'Moonshot' Bitcoin Platform to Begin Testing Today

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Bakkt’s long-delayed bitcoin futures platform is scheduled to begin testing today.  The trading platform, aimed squarely at institutions, is widely expected to be a game-changer and a major catalyst for the bitcoin price. As Fundstrat concluded last week, investors are eagerly waiting on the sidelines: “There appears to be a critical mass of adopters ready to come on board on Day 1 of the Bakkt...

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