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AI bots trained for 180 years a day to beat humans at Dota 2 - The Verge

Google Technology - 1 hour 54 min ago

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AI bots trained for 180 years a day to beat humans at Dota 2
The Verge
Beating humans at board games is passé in the AI world. Now, top academics and tech companies want to challenge us at video games instead. Today, OpenAI, a research lab founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman, announced its latest milestone: a team of ...
OpenAI's bot can now defeat skilled Dota 2 teamsVentureBeat
Can Bots Outwit Humans in One of the Biggest Esports Games?WIRED

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Elon Musk’s OpenAI Takes on Pro Gamers in Dota 2—And Could Win

Wired RSS Feed - 1 hour 54 min ago
A five-bot team from Elon Musk's OpenAI will compete against professional players of Dota 2, in a test of the powers of machine learning.
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We've changed, Uber says, in court battle to keep London license

Reuters Biz News - 2 hours 4 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] accepted it had made mistakes but said it had changed as it went to court on Monday to overturn a decision stripping it of its license in London after it was ruled unfit to run a taxi service in its most important European market.
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Gray TV to Buy Raycom in $3.65 Billion Deal

WSJ Company News feed - 2 hours 6 min ago
Television station owner Gray Television is buying fellow station owner Raycom Media in a $3.65 billion deal that they say will create a company with the third-most number of stations in the nation.
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U.S. rate-rigging payouts top $500 million as final banks settle

Reuters Biz News - 2 hours 7 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors have reached $96 million in settlements with the final five defendants in private U.S. litigation accusing banks of rigging a key interest rate benchmark in the global derivatives market, boosting the total payout to more than $500 million.
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How to Play Google Podcasts Everywhere—Including iOS - Gizmodo

Google Technology - 2 hours 8 min ago


How to Play Google Podcasts Everywhere—Including iOS
Do you podcast? Google has a new app out for Android that's ready to download and play all your favorite pods. While the functionality is a little on the bare-bones side for now, it does have one ace up its sleeve—the ability to play your podcasts ...
Google Earth's new tool lets you measure the distance and area of anything on the mapThe Verge
Google Earth can measure the distance between your house and the LouvreEngadget
Google Earth now lets you measure distance and areaVentureBeat
Android Headlines -Android Central -9to5Google -KnowTechie
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Education Realty Trust Confirms Sale to Greystar Affiliate

WSJ Company News feed - 2 hours 10 min ago
Education Realty Trust, a college-housing REIT, is selling itself to a Greystar Real Estate Partners affiliate for $3.15 billion.
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Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 Review: Simple Square Shots

Wired RSS Feed - 2 hours 54 min ago
Fuji's first square analog instant camera is finally here. Was it worth the wait?
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Xerox CEO Calls Fujifilm Lawsuit 'Misguided'

WSJ Company News feed - 2 hours 59 min ago
Xerox Chief Executive John Visentin responded to Fujifilm Holdings’s lawsuit against the company calling it “desperate” and “misguided,” marking the new CEO’s first public statement about the suit.
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Comedies' Misfortunes Are No Laughing Matter in Hollywood

WSJ Company News feed - 3 hours 47 min ago
Traditional comedies are struggling for oxygen at the box office, caught between superheroes and a vast buffet of stand-up specials, sitcoms and amateur pranks on digital services like Netflix and YouTube.
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Intel 8th-gen Core i7 vs. 7th-gen Core i7 CPUs: An upgrade that's finally worth it - PCWorld

Google Technology - 3 hours 50 min ago


Intel 8th-gen Core i7 vs. 7th-gen Core i7 CPUs: An upgrade that's finally worth it
Oh Internet, we know you've been throwing shade at Intel's 8th-gen 6-core Core CPUs since they were announced. In fact, we bet you're snidely commenting in YouTube or Reddit right now that the CPU is just another re-badge of the “same old thing.”.
Intel Core i7-8700 Review: Stock Cooler Falls FlatTom's Hardware

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The Quest to Make Super Cold Quantum Blobs in Space

Wired RSS Feed - 3 hours 54 min ago
Physicists launched a custom-made freezer and then let it plummet back to Earth—for science!
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Venezuela's creditors aim to avoid infighting in call to unity

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 54 min ago
NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - A group of institutional investors holding roughly 13 percent of Venezuela's foreign debt said on Monday it will not back any restructuring plan that does not imply equal treatment for all creditors.
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RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Tariff tantrum

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 57 min ago
** S&P 500 falls for first time in five weeks, finishes down ~1 pct as U.S.-China trade tensions escalate
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UPDATE 1-Merrimack to scrap development of pancreatic cancer treatment

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 58 min ago
June 25 (Reuters) - Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it would stop developing its experimental treatment for pancreatic cancer after it failed to meet the main and secondary goals in a mid-stage trial.
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UPDATE 1-Gray Television to buy Raycom Media in $3.65 bln deal

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 59 min ago
June 25 (Reuters) - Broadcasting company Gray Television Inc on Monday said it will acquire privately held Raycom Media Inc in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $3.65 billion.
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Brazil's Petrobras says deal approved to settle U.S. class action-filing

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 59 min ago
SAO PAULO, June 25 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said it obtained approval for a deal to a settle class action in the United States, according to a securities filing on Monday.
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Futures drop as trade tensions escalate

Reuters Biz News - 4 hours 4 min ago
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday as growing trade tensions between the United States and China kept investors on edge, with the latest threat involving a check on Chinese investments in U.S. technology firms.
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Xerox says to lower dependency on Fujifilm, seek new vendors

Reuters Company News - 4 hours 5 min ago
June 25 (Reuters) - Xerox Corp said on Monday it would start sourcing products from new vendors to lower its dependency on Fujifilm Holdings Corp and may not renew its technology agreement with Fuji Xerox.
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