AI bots trained for 180 years a day to beat humans at Dota 2
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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Education Realty Trust, a college-housing REIT, is selling itself to a Greystar Real Estate Partners affiliate for $3.15 billion.
Fuji's first square analog instant camera is finally here. Was it worth the wait?
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.
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.
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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Physicists launched a custom-made freezer and then let it plummet back to Earth—for science!
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.
Gurman: Higher-End AirPods to Launch in 2019, New HomePod and Over-Ear Headphones Also Likely Next Year - Mac Rumors
Gurman: Higher-End AirPods to Launch in 2019, New HomePod and Over-Ear Headphones Also Likely Next Year
Apple's audio device strategy has been highlighted today in a new report by Bloomberg, which looked forward to 2019 and the launch of the "higher-end" third-generation AirPods, next HomePod, and previously rumored over-ear headphones from Apple.
World Cup 2018: Apple's AirPods play a beautiful gameComputerworld
AirPods with more features, new studio quality headphones possibly coming from Apple in 2019AppleInsider
Apple reportedly plans high-end AirPods, new HomePod for 2019CNET
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** S&P 500 falls for first time in five weeks, finishes down ~1 pct as U.S.-China trade tensions escalate
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.