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SAP Cloud Platform is now generally available on Microsoft Azure

Satya Nadella reflects on Microsoft’s progress in areas of data, AI, business applications, trust,...

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella published his letter to shareholders in the company’s 2018 annual report, on LinkedIn yesterday. He talks about Microsoft’s accomplishments in...
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GitHub is bringing back Game Off, its sixth annual game building competition, in November

The GitHub team announced yesterday that they’re coming back with their sixth annual game jam, called Game Off in November. In Game Off, participants...
Microsoft

Microsoft announces Project xCloud, a new Xbox game streaming service, on the heels of...

Microsoft announced a new game streaming project for Xbox yesterday, namely, Project xCloud. Microsoft is not the only one who has rolled out their...
Minecraft

Minecraft Java team are open sourcing some of Minecraft’s code as libraries

Stockholm's Minecraft Java team are open sourcing some of Minecraft's code as libraries for game developers. Developers can now use them to improve their...
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Now you can play Assassin’s Creed in Chrome thanks to Google’s new game streaming...

Google announced a new experimental game streaming service, namely, Project Stream, earlier this week. Google calls this project a “technical test” and has partnered...
Rusted chain

Rust as a Game Programming Language: Is it any good?

We have moved lightyears away from the the handheld gaming days. The good old Tetris and Mario games were easy to use, low on...

Packt partners with Humble Bundle to bring readers a stash of game development content

Once again, we've teamed up with the guys at Humble Bundle to bring game developers - professional, hobbyists, or complete newbies - a huge...
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Unity Benchmark report approves WebAssembly load times and performance in popular web browsers

Unity has released a benchmarking report after two years since the last Unity Benchmark report comparing the performance and load times of WebAssembly with asm.js....
human brain and AI

Vulkan memory model: Vulkan becomes the world’s first graphics API to include a formal...

Yesterday, the Khronos Group announced that its Vulkan API (modern cross-platform graphics and compute API) has become the world’s first graphics API to include...
game engine

Unity releases ML-Agents toolkit v0.5 with Gym interface, a new suite of learning environments

In their commitment to become the go-to platform for Artificial Intelligence, Unity has released a new version of their ML-Agents Toolkit.  ML-Agents toolkit v0.5...

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Introducing Zink: An OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan

Erik Kusma Faye-Lund, a graphics programmer, introduced Zink on Wednesday. Zinc is an OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan. It is a Mesa Gallium...

Uses of Machine Learning in Gaming

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Introducing Zink: An OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan

Erik Kusma Faye-Lund, a graphics programmer, introduced Zink on Wednesday. Zinc is an OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan. It is a Mesa Gallium...

Uses of Machine Learning in Gaming

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