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December 8, 2023
NEWS

Variety

The Game Awards 2023: Complete Winners List

It also earned prizes for Best Community Support, Best RPG, Best Multiplayer, Players’ Voice and Best Performance (for Astarion actor Neil Newbon). Going into Thursday’s awards, Alan Wake 2 and Baldur’s …

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Forbes

Google Training Gemini On Its Own Chips Reveals Another Of Its Advantages

But analysts say the fact that Google DeepMind, the tech giant’s AI lab, trained its marquee AI model on custom silicon highlights a major advantage large companies have against upstarts, in an age where giants like Google and Microsoft are already under …

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CNBC

Google weighs Gemini AI project to tell people their life story using phone data, photos

“Project Ellmann” is an internal Google proposal to use AI to help users get a “bird’s-eye view” of their life stories. The idea would to use LLMs like Gemini to ingest search results, spot patterns in a user’s photos, create a chatbot, …

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Variety

Grand Theft Auto 6 Officially Smashes YouTube Record With Most-Viewed Trailer Launch to Date

The first GTA VI trailer beat the previous viewership record-holder for a non-music video on YouTube, which was set by Mr. Beast’s “Every Country On Earth Fights for $250,000,” posted in Aug. 19, 2023, which hit 59.4 million views in 24 hours.

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IGN

Top 5 Games That Make the Best Use of NVIDIA’s RTX Technologies

During Gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany, NVIDIA announced that ray tracing–a graphics technique capable of rendering special effects on par with motion pictures–was finally coming to video games. The event also marked the introduction of the concept …

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BBC News

Google admits AI viral video was edited to look better

A video showcasing the capabilities of Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) model which seemed too good to be true might just be that. The Gemini demo, which has 1.6m views on YouTube, shows a remarkable back-and-forth where an AI responds in real …

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BBC News

Game Awards 2023: Baldur’s Gate 3 wins game of the year

The Wonka star announced that fantasy RPG Baldur’s Gate 3 had won the top prize at the Los Angeles ceremony. Accepting the award, Belgian developer Larian said the epic fantasy RPG based on Dungeons …

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NPR

The biggest takeaways and full winners from The Game Awards

Not only crowned Game of the Year, the Dungeons and Dragons epic won Best RPG, Best Community Support, Best Multiplayer, the Players’ Voice Award — and one of its actors, Neil Newbon, won Best Performance.

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Variety

How to Watch the Game Awards 2023 Live

The 10th annual Game Awards show will stream live from L.A.’s Peacock Theater on Thursday, Dec. 7, starting at 4:30 p.m. PT/7:30 p.m. ET. In addition to revealing …

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The Seattle Times

Research that brings AI into human cells will soon expand in Seattle

Seattle will soon get a new health science research center that explores how developments in technology can help biologists better understand the changes in our bodies — and how they unfold. The Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology, set to open in January …

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