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Where were you when we defeated the robots? If you missed yesterday's Starcraft II stream, we'll fill you in on the details of DeepMind's latest gaming exploits. Also, MoviePass is ready to try unlimited tickets again, and we've got another new phone with (almost) no ports.
After laying waste to the best Go players in the world, DeepMind has moved on to computer games. Its AI agent, named AlphaStar, managed to pick up 10 wins against StarCraft II pros TLO and MaNa in two separate five-game series that took place back in December. The pros scored a victory in a live match once the AI was forced to play with some restrictions on its view.
Khalid Itum, the executive vice president of MoviePass, said a new unlimited plan would arrive next week -- but he didn't say how much it will cost.
In an age when esports have become synonymous with big business -- with the Overwatch League selling out Barclays Center and DOTA 2 smashing global Twitch records -- American DDR remains a strange anomaly: a completely grassroots movement with regional organizers keeping their local communities engaged.
Following yesterday's Meizu Zero, today Vivo has announced its latest concept 5G device, the APEX 2019, which is yet another smartphone with almost no holes.
Sonos will reportedly target the high-end market for its headphones, which may cost upwards of $300 and could be released next year. As with its speakers, it seems Sonos wants the headphones to work with a number of music services and audio assistants while delivering high-quality audio.
Formula One racing will be more like a video game in 30 years, according a fanciful vision of the future unleashed by supercar maker McLaren. According to its MCLExtreme research project (don't try to pronounce that), future formula race cars will do everything short of flying. The concept designs are pretty fun, even if it seems like McLaren's engineers saw Ready Player One a few too many times.
But wait, there's more...
- Apple hires former Samsung exec to lead its battery division
- 'Anthem' demo is available to pre-load on all platforms
- Netflix might be working on a 'Resident Evil' TV show
- BleemSync modding tool can put a Super Nintendo in your Playstation Classic
- Microsoft Office is finally available on Apple's Mac App Store
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ leak shows off its dual 'hole-punch' camera
- Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' trailer showcases an offbeat superhero saga
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