Windows for robots: Microsoft reveals new Windows Server IoT 2019

Microsoft has announced the release of Windows Server IoT 2019, its version of Windows for tiny, low-power Internet of Things devices.  Windows Server IoT 2019 is the “binary equivalent” to Windows Server 2019 and is designed to help developers who are familiar with building in Windows Server environments.  The IoT …

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Netflix's moment in the best picture spotlight thwarted by a safe bet

Netflix’s moment in the best picture spotlight will have to wait another year. The streaming service’s big Oscars bet, “Roma,” won best director and best foreign language film on Sunday night, but “Green Book” took home the top prize. The chemistry between Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen was “apparently enough …

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Mark Hollis, Talk Talk star, dies at 64

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTalk Talk perform It’s My Life in Rotterdam in 1984 Mark Hollis, lead singer of 1980s band Talk Talk, has died at the age of 64, his former manager has confirmed. “Sadly it’s true,” Keith Aspden said. “Mark has died after a …

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A Soccer Pro at 13? Olivia Moultrie Will Give It a Try

Two years ago — in a move that delighted some in women’s sports and shocked others — Olivia Moultrie announced that she had accepted a scholarship offer to play college soccer at the University of North Carolina. She was 11 years old. On Monday, Moultrie, the youngest girls’ soccer player …

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Blog: The never-ending challenge of asymmetrical design

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company.   When it comes to delivering unique multiplayer experiences, asymmetrical game design is one of the best… and also …

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HTC Exodus 1: Hands-on with the blockchain phone

Does the world really need a blockchain phone? HTC thinks the answer is yes, and it’s got hardware to back it up. I’ve spent a few days with the HTC Exodus 1, and while I do think that phones need to get friendlier with the blockchain, I’m not sure that …

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German arena cancels R. Kelly concerts after sex abuse charges

A German concert arena canceled its contract Tuesday with the organizer of an R. Kelly tour, days after the R&B star was charged in the United States with sexually abusing four people, including three underage girls, dating back to 1998. “Regarding the new and objective facts, we have decided to …

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Trump's special envoy to Venezuela 'will lie when needed' claims Raymond Bonner

When new congresswoman Ilhan Omar used a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing to grill the Trump administration’s new special envoy to Venezuela, Washington stopped and watched. Those on the left, particularly those opposed to Trump’s Venezuela policy, praised Omar’s performance. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that it “felt like justice” watching a …

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