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Rollback Netcode Announcements Made For Multiple Fighting Games At EVO 2022

Image: Bandai Namco EVO, the year’s biggest fighting games event, went down over the weekend, and in terms of news perhaps the biggest announcement was that not one but two games will be getting Rollback Netcode improvements over the next 12 months. Don’t know what that means, or why it’s important? I got you! So …

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Game Pass Vs. The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Image: Sony / Microsoft / Kotaku Two months ago, Sony reimagined PS Plus, its longtime membership program for PlayStation owners. Now, it looks a whole lot like Microsoft’s Game Pass: For roughly the same amount of money, both offer access to a Netflix-style games-on-demand library. Obviously, we had to stack the two services up against …

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Twitter-Musk drama escalates as both sides hurl claims of bad behavior in new filings

The Twitter-Elon Musk saga continued this week, as the two parties traded barbs in legal filings ahead of a five-day trial that’s scheduled to start Oct. 17. Newly released legal documents from lawyers representing Musk in a countersuit against Twitter claim the social media company engaged in a scheme to “mislead investors” by providing false …

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Meta unleashes BlenderBot 3 upon the internet, its most competent chat AI to date | Engadget

More than half a decade after Microsoft’s truly monumental Taye debacle, the incident still stands as stark reminder of how quickly an AI can be corrupted after exposure to the internet’s potent toxicity and a warning against building bots without sufficiently robust behavioral tethers. On Friday, Meta’s AI Research division will see if its latest …

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Tesla Says It’s Already Well on Its Way to Doubling Last Year’s Output

Image: Tesla Tesla believes it will finish the year strong, Volkswagen is turning to new benefactors to spin off Porsche on the stock market and automakers have finally started to understand how the silicon business works. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, August 5, 2022. 1st Gear: A Tenth of 20 …

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Hacked crypto startup Nomad offers a 10% bounty for return of funds after $190 million attack

Over $2 billion has been stolen from cross-chain bridges so far this year, according to crypto analysis firm Chainalysis Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto via Getty Images Crypto company Nomad said it’s offering hackers a bounty of up to 10% to retrieve user funds after losing nearly $200 million in a devastating security exploit. Nomad pleaded …

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Meta’s first-ever corporate bond deal sees $30 billion in demand despite Zuckerberg’s gloomy warning

Corporate bond investors appeared pretty bullish on the metaverse Thursday, or at least about digital advertising. Meta Platforms Inc. META, -2.03%, the parent of Facebook, on Thursday saw roughly $30 billion in demand for its debut $10 billion, four-part U.S. corporate bond deal, according to a person with knowledge of the dealings and Informa Global …

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