Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing

Nvidia Ray Tracing

Nvidia’s show at SIGGRAPH this year centers around AI and how AI processing can benefit gamers and gaming as well as professional users.

The post Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/253420-nvidia-wants-use-ai-enhance-games-improve-ray-tracing?source=Computing

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France believes it can transport people on driverless trains by 2023

Who says cars are the only form of transportation that could benefit from being driverless? Certainly not engineers in France, who have high hopes for the future of their trains — the hope is that they will be driverless.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/19/france-believes-it-can-transport-people-on-driverless-trains-by-2023.html

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Amazon Throws the Books at Prime Subscribers

Amazon last week launched Prime Reading — a new benefit for subscribers to its US$100-a-year Amazon Prime service that lets them access content for free. That content will come from more than 1,000 top Kindle books, Kindle Singles, magazines, comic books, children’s books, and classic works from writers such as Kurt Vonnegut, Norman Mailer and Gloria Steinem. The content can be accessed on Kindle or Fire tablets, or through iOS or Android apps on mobile devices. Prime Reading currently is available to Amazon Prime members in the United States.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83971.html?rss=1

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iOS 9 Maps provides en route traffic avoidance, voice and banner warnings

Drivers using Apple Maps in iOS 9 will have the benefit of explicit traffic and construction warnings, including voice turn-by-turn suggestions for alternate routes, according to information shared with AppleInsider.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/471f79c8/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A60C10A0Cios0E90Emaps0Eprovides0Een0Eroute0Etraffic0Eavoidance0Evoice0Eand0Ebanner0Ewarnings/story01.htm

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Bank of America promotes iPhone 6 in new TV ads for Apple Pay

Apple’s blockbuster sales of iPhone 6 are continuing to benefit from Apple Pay commercials produced by banks, merchants and card processors. The latest spot from Bank of America calls Apple Pay “the new, easy, secure, smart way to pay with a simple touch.”

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/41f9d0d9/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A10C0A30Cbank0Eof0Eamerica0Epromotes0Eiphone0E60Ein0Enew0Etv0Eads0Efor0Eapple0Epay/story01.htm

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Apple to pay female employees up to $20,000 for new egg freezing fertility benefit

Female employees working at Apple will soon be offered a fertility benefit of up to $20,000 to put toward freezing their eggs, which advocates say gives women the freedom to seek career advancement without worrying about future family plans.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3f7443f6/sc/1/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C10A0C140Capple0Eto0Epay0Efemale0Eemployees0Eup0Eto0E20A0A0A0A0Efor0Enew0Eegg0Efreezing0Efertility0Ebenefit0E/story01.htm

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