Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has appointed Nate Murray as head of gaming.Game crowdfunding remains one of the important ways for indie developers to get access to money to finance game projects for brand new intellectual properties.Murray, a veteran of tabletop game crowdfunding, will lead the platforms efforts in both tabletop gaming and video games.The Indiegogo platform competes with Kickstarter and Fig to provide alternative funding through crowdfunding for games.Murray is the former in-house product and crowdfunding campaign manager for IDW Games.The San Francisco company said the new hire and the recent six figure campaign launch of Tom Vasel s Dice Tower Podcast Network the biggest tabletop gaming podcast network in the world are strong indicators of Indiegogo s commitment to gaming in 2017.Nate will lead Indiegogo s gaming team and work directly with game campaigners on overall strategy and development throughout the entire life cycle of their projects.Murray worked on tabletop game campaigns for Machi Koro and X-Files.Murray was also responsible for spearheading huge crowdfunding campaigns for the company, including the incredibly successful Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles board game.I ve spent the last four years studying the ins-and-outs of crowdfunding and based on that work I can say that Indiegogo provides unparalleled resources and opportunities for game campaigners, said Murray in a statement.
The writing Business Insider with reference to the sources.the Cuts are in line with what was announced in the IT giant's annual report in June last year.Then informed the Microsoft, who has 113 000 employees, it would do away with the 2 850 roles.reportedly, the latest redundancies to affect all segments within the group.That means everything from sales and marketing to human resources and finance.Microsoft kicked off around 7 400 employees during the previous fiscal year.
If the leaked image is accurate, players will have at least two UI options for Switch when it launches in March.On Thursday, indie studio Nicalis was perhaps a bit too excited about its games running on the upcoming Nintendo Switch.In a since-deleted tweet, the studio posted an image, shown above, of what appears to be the Nintendo Switch UI.This image of the UI is largely similar to the brief glimpse we saw during the Nintendo Switch Treehouse event.The biggest difference here is the background is black, whereas the previous clip showed off a white background.If the tweet was genuine, it seems as if the Switch will have multiple background colors to choose from.
International Business Machines Corp. is scheduled to announce fourth-quarter 2016 earnings after the market closes Thursday.Here s what to look for.EARNINGS FORECAST: Analysts expect IBM to report earnings per share of $4.88 on an adjusted basis for the quarter, according to a survey by FactSet.For the full year, they expect the computing giant to earn $13.47 per share on that basis, compared with $14.92 per share for the...
The forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again.The artificial intelligence software s Tone Analyzer tool measured the tweet s tone as more likely to be perceived as sad than joyful, as shown on the chart below.Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don t know what to do.Right again, says Watson, which scored the tweet as much more likely to be perceived as joyful than any of the other four emotions.I can cheat by knowing that Trump followed up this tweet by calling the late Cuban leader a brutal dictator.While Watson measured this tweet as less likely to be perceived as any of the five emotions, it scored it as much more likely to be perceived as sad than angry, disgusted, scared or joyful.
President Obama gave out dozens of pardons today, and commuted the sentences of over 200 people—including Chelsea Manning.Here are the differences between presidential pardons and commutations, as well as how the process unfolds.As Mark Berman at the Washington Post explains, the commutation and pardon process is fairly straightforward.First, people convicted of crimes apply for executive clemency through the Justice Department s Office of the Pardon Attorney.Those applications are reviewed by the deputy attorney general s office before they make their way to the White House, where the president makes the final decision.When a commutation is given, the sentence someone is currently serving is cut short.
Google today announced that it will be getting rid of the classic user interface for its Google social network.Google redesigned the service in 2015 with the launch of Communities and Collections, but since then there has always been a way to go back to the classic mode: a link in the bottom left corner that says Back to classic Google .Starting on January 24, though, people won t be able to go back anymore.Now when you click the link to go back, Google shows a pop-up saying, Heads up!Classic Google is going away soon, but you ll still find all of your stuff on the shiny new Google .And when you log on to the old Google , a pop-up says, The version you re using will be replaced soon.Click here to switch to the new Google .After you say OK to that, you see a similar message in a banner at the top of the feed.In announcing the news in a blog post today, Google product manager Danielle Buckley put it in the context of new features appearing on the social network, like hiding less important comments and letting users zoom in on images on the web version of Google .
If there s one thing that the year 2000 and beyond really let us down on it s the unfulfilled promise of flying cars.Sure, there are airplanes that can be driven on city streets, but they re not exactly commonplace, and definitely not as impressive as what 80s sci-fi movies had led us to believe.Now Airbus, one of the biggest aviation brands on the planet, is promising to do its part to clear up traffic congestion with autonomous flying taxis, and it plans on having a working prototype flying high by the end of this year.As Reuters reports, Airbus CEO Tom Enders announced the company s plans to continue development within its Urban Air Mobility division of a single-person autonomous flying vehicle at a recent tech conference in Germany.We are in an experimentation phase, we take this development very seriously, Enders said.One hundred years ago, urban transport went underground, now we have the technological wherewithal to go above ground.
in the united states producer price index rose 0.3 percent from the previous month in December, told the trade magazine.the Index development was hit by analysts ' forecasts, because bloomberg's putting together a forecast analysts expected a 0.4 percent rise on a monthly basis.year-on-year producer price index rose 1.6 percent.the rise in Prices suggests that U.S. inflation will continue rising towards the central bank, the fed's target.Consumer demand and raw material price stability will probably keep producer prices will continue to rise in the career.the downward impact on producer prices, however, can be a strong dollar.
With double-wall vacuum insulation, these over-engineered drink holders keep your favorite beverage as cold -- or hot -- as science allows.Over-the-nose wide mouth, anti-condensation, puncture and rust-resistant, no-leak cap, and a giant 64-oz capacity that can fit everything from a growler of beer to multiple bowls of soup.The Yeti Rambler is currently listed for the very low price of $49.99, a good deal considering its $89.99 list price.See the high-end, over-engineered Yeti bottle now on Amazon.This story, "44% off YETI Rambler 64oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Bottle with Cap - Deal Alert" was originally published by TechConnect.
Amazon has launched Anime Strike, a new branded channel that will let you stream anime shows and movies on-demand for $5 a month.It s only available to Prime subscribers in the US for now.Anime Strike joins the company s lineup of add-on Channels that you can subscribe to for a monthly fee and stream through Amazon Video.It s the first of Amazon s own channels; the others on the platform include Showtime, Starz, Tribeca Shortlist, Seeso and HBO.The new channel offers a range of content with more than 1,000 series spanning classics like Paprika, Tokyo Godfathers and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS, as well as more recent series like The Great Passage, Scum s Wish Kuzu no Honkai and Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga Ao No Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-hen .Amazon told Variety that it ll refresh its content on a weekly basis.
research Firm Gartner has published new statistics regarding the datorförsäljningen in the world.During the fourth quarter of 2016 sold the Lenovo and HP most computers, followed by Dell, Asus, Apple and Acer.with respect to the Macförsäljningen low growth of 2.4 per cent compared with the corresponding period in 2015.Thus increasing Apple's market share from 7.0% to 7.5%.Total sold 72,611 million computers during the period, which represents a decrease of 3.7 per cent compared with the previous year.Datorförsäljningen during the fourth quarter of 2016, the market share in parentheses :
Commons Potholes and road cracks are more than annoyances. tear also cost American drivers hundreds of dollars in carThe average American driver spends $523 in extra vehicle operation and maintenance annually, according to a new analysis by the national transportation research firm writer Christopher Ingraham coined this hidden fee as the "pothole tax.
Stop right now and make sure you've configured it correctlyThe rise in ransomware attacks on MongoDB installations prompted the database maker last week to issue advice on how to avoid being victimized.As of Sunday, security researcher and Microsoft developer Niall Merrigan identified more than 27,000 MongoDB databases seized by ransomware.MongoDB, like other NoSQL databases, has suffered from security shortcomings for years.Where MySQL, PostgreSQL, and other relational databases tend to default to local installation and some form of authorization, MongoDB databases are exposed to the internet by default, and don't require credentials immediately by default.Veracode CTO Chris Wysopal in a Twitter post argues that software should be secure as soon as it is installed.
Many techbolag including Spotify, Apple and Facebook have chosen to have their international headquarters and holding company of the smaller european countries to use the national laws in order to pay less tax.Also by shifting profits to tax havens like Bermuda.But Snap Inc, the parent company Snapchat, has chosen to go a different way, writes the Wall Street Journal.the Company, which makes itself ready for an ipo which could value the company at 25 billion dollars, has decided to open its international office in London.the Snap will immediately let all of their international revenues through its operations in the Uk and then start collecting and paying taxes in the countries where the local offices are located.the Uk, which has a corporate income tax of approximately 20 per cent, but is expected to go down to 17.5 per cent by 2020, has a considerably higher rate than, for example, Ireland's 12.5 per cent.
After years of waiting, Nintendo s new video game console is almost here.The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid console – you can play it at home on your living room television or you can take it with you on the go.It should be less expensive at launch than Nintendo s latest console, the Wii U.Some sources say Switch is launching with a US$250 base model and a US$300 deluxe bundle that comes with more storage space and an included game.That s good and bad.It also means you re unlikely to see multi-platform games on the Switch – stuff like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto, for instance.
So triggers stem cells to fix teeth.Forget the hefty tandläkartider, soon can stem cells fix your holes.Read a selection of the night's health news here!Forget the need of filling in your broken teeth.Researchers at king's College London has come up with a method in which stem cells are triggered to fix teeth, writes, among others, the Guardian, and Mashable.the Research presented in the Nature / Scientific Reports.
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Toyota s Concept-i autonomous car winks at you, remembers the minutiae of your interests, and suggests detours to hang out with your friends: all in the name of getting you to trust its self-driving talents.Meanwhile, the way you use that space changes when you don t have to focus on driving and can allow the car to drive itself.You might associate gold on cars with gaudy Lexus badging, but Toyota has been heavy-handed with metallic effects to underscore the premium intent.When you start the Concept-i up, light flows from the cabin outwards, streaming into the exterior bodywork.On the nose, meanwhile, there s a huge banner that makes plain whether human or computer is in charge.The fundamentals are straightforward, though, with bold overlays like maps and point-of-interest call-outs shown large when the car is stationary, and excerpts of vital data with warning overlays for pedestrians and cyclists when the driver is in control.
Leaked FBI data has been posted online after a well known hacker penetrated the Fed s CMS systemThe website of the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI has been hacked again by an attacker known as CyberZeist, who then leaked personal account information to Pastebin.The attack took place just before Christmas on 22 December, and CyberZeist is said to have exploited a zero-day vulnerability in the Plone Content Management System CMS of the FBI.gov website, according to his Twitter feed.Early last year FBI agents travelled to Scotland to observe the arrest of a 15-year-old schoolboy in Glasgow over a hack of an FBI system.Based on the data placed on Pastebin, the data CyberZeist found during his hack included accounts information, including names, SHA1 Encrypted Passwords, SHA1 salts, and emails, as well as 155 logins.According to the Security Affairs website, CyberZeist apparently was tasked by a vendor to test the CMS system against both the FBI and Amnesty.