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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
CryptoKitties, a game built on top of the Ethereum blockchain, raises $12M Series A led by a16z and USV, and will be spun out of Axiom Zen game studio   —  CryptoKitties became a sensation after it debuted in November as a collectible game built on top of a blockchain and the Ethereum cryptocurrency.
Mar 20, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Xilinx debuts ACAP, a platform aiming to make chips more flexible than traditional FPGAs for a range of apps by enabling hardware and software programmability   —  After four years of work, Xilinx is announcing today its adaptive computer acceleration platform (ACAP), which is a new kind …
Mar 20, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 845 standalone AR/VR reference headset with eye and body tracking, faster graphics, and higher battery efficiency   —  Qualcomm has revealed its Snapdragon 845 Xtended Reality (XR) platform for both mobile virtual reality and augmented reality mobile headsets.
Feb 21, 2018, 7:55 AMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Tencent's Supercell reports $810M profit on $2B in revenue for 2017, down from $1B profit on $2.3B in revenue in 2016   —  Supercell announced that it earned a profit of $810 million on revenues of $2.029 billion in 2017.  That's an enviable financial accomplishment for a company that didn't release …
Feb 16, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Nvidia reports Q4 revenue of $2.91B, up 34% YoY or 10% QoQ, net income of $1.1B, up 71% YoY or 33% QoQ, and fiscal 2018 revenue of $9.71B, up 41% YoY   —  Nvidia used to be synonymous with graphics chips for game machines.  But now it is using those same chips to drive artificial intelligence calculations …
Feb 8, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Phil Harrison, a veteran of Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox businesses, becomes a vice president and general manager at Google   —  Phil Harrison, a veteran of Sony's and Microsoft's game console businesses, tweeted today that he has taken a job at Google.
Jan 24, 2018, 11:40 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
AMD hires former Nvidia Tegra exec Mike Rayfield and Synaptics leader David Wang to run its graphics chip division, after Raja Koduri left for Intel in November   —  Advanced Micro Devices is appointing two seasoned executives to lead its graphics chip division at a critical time in its competition with rivals Nvidia and Intel.
Jan 23, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Microsoft promotes Minecraft boss Matt Booty to corporate VP of Microsoft Studios to oversee game development and publishing for console, PC, and mobile   —  Microsoft has promoted Matt Booty, a leader in the Minecraft games business, as corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios …
Jan 18, 2018, 1:30 AMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Nvidia partners with Acer, Asus, HP to launch 4K 120Hz 65-inch gaming displays this summer, with its G-Sync tech and Android TV-based Shield platform built in   —  Nvidia is announcing today that it is going to supersize PC gaming with a new breed of Big Format Gaming Displays — or BFGDs.
Jan 7, 2018, 11:45 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Hungary-based AImotive raises $38M Series C for its autonomous driving tech, led by B Capital Group and Prime Ventures with Cisco, Samsung, Bosch participating   —  Europe's AImotive has raised $38 million in a third round of funding for its software for autonomous cars.
Jan 5, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context

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