Games/Interactive

‘Justice League’ VR: IMAX VR Centers Get First Exclusive Title From Warner Bros. (Variety)

Imax and Warner Bros. are going live with their first exclusive VR partnership, with a not-so-subtle-title: “Justice league: An Imax VR Exclusive” debuted in Imax VR Centers in... More

Paramount Pictures Launching First VR Movie Theater (Deadline)

Paramount Pictures has just created another platform — or maybe even a new distribution window — to display its feature content.The studio is collaborating with several tech co... More

Warner Bros. Eyes Internet of Things for Content Strategy Opportunities (Variety)

Warner Bros. is exploring how to further sell ways to enjoy its entertainment content across multiple platforms in the new frontier known as the Internet of Things, or IoT. The ... More

Apple Pushes Launch of HomePod Smart Speaker to Early 2018 (Reuters)

Apple Inc has pushed the launch of its HomePod smart speaker to early next year from December, the company said on Friday. “We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod ... b... More

Amazon Web Services Backs Deep-Learning Format Introduced by Microsoft, Facebook (GeekWire)

The Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) deep-learning format, introduced in September by Microsoft and Facebook, has a new backer following Amazon Web Services’ decision to embra... More

Three Predictions for AI in 2018 (MCN)

Drew Hilles, Veritone: On-demand media as we know it will turn into organic, real-time libraries created by AI: With consumers opting out of advertising by flocking to companies li... More

Marketers Must Embrace AI Now (Forbes)

Reggie Bradford, Oracle: We all know the saying: Half the money we spend on marketing is wasted—we just don’t know which half. Looking at Forrester and Gartner forecasts for 20... More

Adobe Scan Uses AI to Find Documents in Your Photo Gallery (Engadget)

Adobe introduced a new feature for Scan, the iOS and Android app that converts scanned documents into editable PDFs using your phone's camera. Thanks to the latest update, Scan can... More

Facebook Will Livestream 47 College Basketball Games for Free This Season (Recode)

Facebook is paying for the rights to stream dozens of college basketball games this season in its quest to cement a foothold in the world of live sports programming. On Thursday... More

Veritone Makes Artificial Intelligence Accessible, Actionable with AWS Marketplace Listing (MESA)

Veritone announced the immediate availability of its aiWARE™ platform on AWS Marketplace. As an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), Veritone provides AW... More

FA Kick Starts Digital Transformation with Cognizant (CBR)

Potentially a game changer in the field of technology for The Football Association, Cognizant is to become a digital transformation partner for the organisation. Cognizant has been... More

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Gets New Tools to Help Developers Embrace AI (VentureBeat)

Microsoft announced today that its Visual Studio integrated development environment is getting a new set of tools aimed at easing the process of building AI systems. Visual Stud... More

New Dell EMC Solutions Bring Machine, Deep Learning to Mainstream Enterprises (MESA)

Dell EMC has announced new machine learning and deep learning solutions, continuing the company's work to bring high performance computing (HPC) and data analytics capabilities to ... More

Hulu Readies New Ad Formats for Virtual Reality and Binge-Watching (Variety)

Hulu subscribers watching “The Mindy Project” may have seen something that looks a lot like the show, but really isn’t. It’s a commercial from Volkswagen that uses scenes f... More

Conan O’Brien Launches Comedy Show on Snapchat (B&C)

TBS and Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco said it has launched the first animated show on Snapchat, a standup show called Team Coco’s Comedy Club. The show, which premiered Sunday, f... More

Coming to a Theater Near You: Subscriptions, Toys, Downloads (Bloomberg)

With the movie business in the doldrums, theater operators are looking for new ways to make money. Cinemas have been stuck at about 1.3 billion tickets a year since 2010, leadin... More

Virtual Reality Will Have Its Biggest Holiday Season Ever (Fortune)

All I want for Christmas is VR, according to a new study by Global Web Index. One in four millennials put VR gadgets at the top of their wish list this holiday season. And there ar... More

Sony Will Sell a PlayStation 4 for $200 on Black Friday (Engadget)

It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost upon us, but it also means that one of the biggest retail days of the year, Black Friday, is quickly approaching. With that in mind... More

The Future of Work: How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform the Employee Experience (Forbes)

Artificial Intelligence is on the verge of penetrating every major industry from healthcare to advertising, transportation, finance, legal, education, and now inside the workplace.... More

Facebook Sets its Sights on Yelp with a New App Called Local (Quartz)

The new app will still track events, and even offer curated suggestions for local events you might want to attend. But its main focus now is on surfacing places to visit, partially... More