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Most Promising Tech Startups To Watch This Year
  When you think ‘startup,’ your mind most likely thinks of quirky offices in Silicon Valley. The startup surge, however, has spread to cities across the ocean. These cities are a hotbed of tech companies whose values continue to surge as investors scramble to grab the ‘next big thing.’ Here, we’ve covered some of the most promising tech companies that will continue to grow in the coming years.

Most Promising Tech Startups To Watch This Year

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  When you think ‘startup,’ your mind most likely thinks of quirky offices in Silicon Valley. The startup surge, however, has spread to cities across the ocean. These cities are a hotbed of tech[...]
Epic Games Releases Engine 5
Epic Games released the first look of the next-generation Unreal Engine 5 on May 13. With this, the company also stated that one of its primary goals is to ‘achieve photorealism on par with movie CG and real life, and put it within practical reach of development teams of all sizes through highly productive tools and content libraries.’

Epic Games Releases Engine 5

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Epic Games released the first look of the next-generation Unreal Engine 5 on May 13. With this, the company also stated that one of its primary goals is to ‘achieve photorealism on par with movie CG a[...]
Breakthrough Technologies That Will Define 2020
Some of us still remember what it felt like using a computer mouse for the first time, better yet the sound of an incoming mail -- the feelings of the exhilaration of being amazed by something you never imagined could happen. The world is changing at a much faster pace. We live in times that look like science-fiction movies from a few decades ago. We can easily speak of hundreds of new technological innovations in the past few years. Today, we focus on the 5 most innovative and most spoken of emerging technologies trending in 2020-21...
AR/VR Companies to Watch In 2020
In the last few years, the scenario of augmented and virtual reality platforms has improved, and the development process surged manifold.  The steady improvement in AR/VR technology and a reduction in the price has made it available for the users. VR and AR are not only technologically impressive but possesses potential business and consumer applications capabilities that are yet to be explored. Here we bring to you some of the best firms developing AR/VR platforms: Next/Now This is a Chicago-based creative technology agency found...
Microsoft launches Kano PC, a build-your-own Windows 10 PC kit
Educational start-up Kano, famous for creating build-your-own computer kits for kids, has collaborated with Microsoft to make a DIY touch-screen laptop. This system is called the Kano PC, equipped with Windows 10 S and it is strikingly similar to the design of a Surface PC, with an 11.6” display that is attached to the keyboard case. According to Kano, everything about the PC from the transparent backside that reveals the modular pieces of the computer, to the advanced preloaded applications that encourage fiddling with sound and tou...
Udemy Raises $50 Million at $2 Billion Valuation
Popular marketplace Udemy that offers around 150,000 different online learning courses from business analytics to ukulele lessons has picked up a $50 million from a single investor, Benesse Holdings. This is the Japan-based educational publisher, which is also Udemy’s partner in the country. According to the agency, the investment was made at a $2 billion pre-money valuation. This investment is a big jump since Udemy last raised a staggering $60 million round in 2016 that valued it at around $710 million. With this round, Udemy rai...
Ubuntu 20.04- What’s New in It?
Ubuntu 20.04 is an LTS (long term support) release that will be supported for five years. This means if a person uses the 20.04 version, they can use it till April 2025 without having to upgrade the to a new Ubuntu release. For people using Ubuntu 18.04 or Ubuntu 19.10, they will be able to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 from the system. Ubuntu 20.04 codenamed Focal Fossa is now available. Since it’s an LTS release, stability is essential. New features in Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Default theme variants and the aubergine touch Canonical ...
Billy Mitchell takes Donkey Kong high-score cheating case to court
Arcade expert and mogul Billy Mitchell earned fame by earning record-breaking scores in games like Pac-Man and Burger Time. Two years back, scorekeeper Twin Galaxies stripped Mitchell of his Donkey Kong records after stating that the most recent score earned by Billy Mitchell was not achieved on authentic arcade hardware. The famous Guinness Book of World Records too stripped him of his records! Billy Mitchell refuted this, and in September 2019, he along with his lawyer announced they would be taking Twin Galaxies to court as the ...
10th Gen Intel Core i9-10900K: World's Fastest Gaming Processor is here!
The 10th Gen Intel Core S-series is a much faster version for playing games, surfing content and editing videos. Intel company is claiming the flagship models to be the "world's fastest gaming processor."

10th Gen Intel Core i9-10900K: World's Fastest Gaming Processor is here!

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The 10th Gen Intel Core S-series is a much faster version for playing games, surfing content and editing videos. Intel company is claiming the flagship models to be the "world's fastest gaming process[...]
SoundCloud Partners with Pharrell to Showcase Hidden Talent
SoundCloud, Pharrell Williams and i am OTHER have formed a partnership to showcase emerging talent handpicked by Pharrell from the SoundCloud community. The artists' creations will be compiled in an album, and the compilation proceeds will go to two charities for musicians.

SoundCloud Partners with Pharrell to Showcase Hidden Talent

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SoundCloud, Pharrell Williams and i am OTHER have formed a partnership to showcase emerging talent handpicked by Pharrell from the SoundCloud community. The artists' creations will be compiled in an a[...]