'Destiny 2' review: More concepts, same design

Bungie seemed to have took what they learned from “Destiny” and applied it to “Destiny 2.” Everything runs smoothly, the leveling process is reduced and discovering new weapons and armor is exciting. At least for a little while.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/28/destiny-2-review-more-concepts-same-design.html

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Microsoft Files Trademark Application for ‘DirectReality’ as E3 Approaches

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Microsoft isn’t bringing VR headsets to E3 to show off on Project Scorpio, but the company has applied for a new trademark on the word DirectReality. Could specialized API support be on its way?

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Amazon May Let You Pay With a Wink and a Nod


Amazon has applied for a patent for selfie-based authentication for online purchases, according to a patent application published last week. Using the technology, a prospective purchaser would take a selfie, and the image would be authenticated against an image database using facial recognition software. The buyer then would perform a requested action, such as winking, to verify that the image is of a live human being. That would trigger completion of the transaction.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83244.html?rss=1

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Harvard engineers develop swimming 'RoboBee'

Researchers at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have built an insect-size robot that is capable of flying and swimming.

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Changes to Irish tax law a 'minor issue' for Apple, Barclays says

Though Ireland is set to close its tax loopholes in January of next year, the changes won’t be applied to Apple and others until 2020, resulting in a “relatively neutral” outcome for AAPL shareholders, investment firm Barclays said this week.



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FCC Chews on the Mobile Net Neutrality Question


The FCC on Tuesday hosted a roundtable discussion on the possibility of Net neutrality rules being applied to mobile networks. Participants in the talk included representatives from The Center for Media Justice, Consumers Union and CTIA. The diverse group voiced a range of nuanced opinions on the subject. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler earlier this year suggested that the 2010 rules, which exempted mobile services from Net neutrality provisions, should be reconsidered based on the new realities of wireless broadband.

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The Social Side of Big Data


The power of Big Data technology is being successfully applied to understanding such complex unknowns as consumer sentiment and even intent. That understanding then vastly improves how retailers and myriad service providers manage their users’ experiences — increasingly in real time. Fortunately, today’s consumers are quite willing to share their intents and sentiments via social media, if you can gather and process the information. Hence the rapidly developing field of social customer relationship management, or Social CRM.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80826.html?rss=1

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