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How to connect your Xbox One controller to a PC – Dot Esports

Dot Esports How to connect your Xbox One controller to a PC Dot Esports When booting up a game on PC , gamers have the option to use either a keyboard and mouse or a controller to play a supported title. There's a wealth of different options to choose from when deciding which controller to use, but few come close to the ... and more »

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Apple’s WWDC returns to San Jose, June 4-8

 Apple’s World Wide Developer 2018 is now officially offical. The company posted the dates on its site, noting that its big annual developers conference will be returning to San Jose on June 4. This marks the second year in a row WWDC has been held in the South Bay, after a long run at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. As we noted when the dates were announced in February of last… Read More

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Gillmor Gang: TV Dinner

 The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Denis Pombriant, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, March 10, 2018. G3: Fear Factory — Mary Hodder, Elisa Camehort Page, Halley Suitt Tucker, Maria Ogneva, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Thursday, March 8, 2018. @stevegillmor, @kevinmarks, @kteare, @DenisPombriant, @fradice Produced and directed by Tina… Read More

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Snapchat removes Giphy feature due to racial slur GIF

 Snapchat has temporarily removed its Giphy GIF sticker feature after a user saw an extremely racist GIF as an option. Snapchat confirms to TechCrunch “As soon as w were made aware, we removed the GIF and have disabled Giphy until we can be sure that this won’t happen again. The spokesperson says that all GIFs in Snapchat are meant to be “rated PG”, meaning… Read More

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Snapchat removes Giphy feature due to racial slur GIF

 Snapchat has temporarily removed its Giphy GIF sticker feature after a user saw an extremely racist GIF as an option. Snapchat confirms to TechCrunch “As soon as w were made aware, we removed the GIF and have disabled Giphy until we can be sure that this won’t happen again. The spokesperson says that all GIFs in Snapchat are meant to be “rated PG”, meaning… Read More

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Who’s a very good Street View camera? You are!

 For its latest addition to Street View, Google has employed a trio of very good (and extremely fuzzy) boys — Ako, Asuka and Puuko. In order to capture the snowy streets of Ōdate City, Japan, the company strapped 360 cameras to the backs of the three Akita dogs, which hail from the country’s cold and mountainous regions. The company can’t seem to decide between Dog View or… Read More

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Kickstarter Patrons shifts the focus to deep pocket funders

 Kickstarter’s name has become synonymous with crowdfunding since the site launched back in 2009. As it happily notes, it’s helped 14 million backers pledge $3.1 billion in funding over the years. Of late, though, the service has been exploring alternative funding sources, including the relaunch of Drip, which arrived just as Patreon was getting pushback from its fee… Read More

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New DDoS extortions hit the Internet

 A 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack – essentially a massive torrent of data aimed at a single target – nearly took down network provider Akamai on March 1. While the attack itself is notable more interesting is what was hidden inside the attack itself. The attack used a memcached exploit which is a legitimate service on many servers. The service is set to accept data, using the User Datagram… Read More

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Get the insider perspective on The Next Stage at Disrupt SF

 TechCrunch’s Disrupt events are known for big launch announcements, like the first public rollout of Dag Kittlaus’ Siri-killer Viv, as well as ground-breaking interviews with the top figures in the startup and technology world, like Marc Benioff, Vitalik Buterin, Diane Greene, Ann Wojcicki and hundreds more. Those interviews and TechCrunch’s storied Startup… Read More

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SEC says cryptocurrency exchanges are an unregulated mess

 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a warning on cryptocurrency exchanges. The SEC says that many exchanges are currently unregulated and can do whatever they want with your money. As an investor, you should be extremely careful. As a company running an exchange, you should expect a crackdown soon. The SEC first assumes that cryptocurrencies and tokens offered through ICOs… Read More

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Facebook adds video chat to Messenger Lite, its pared-down Android app

 After bringing its pared-down Android app Messenger Lite to mature markets like the US and UK last autumn, Facebook is expanding its features to ramp up engagement. Today, the company announced that it is adding video chat into the mix. Messenger Lite, first launched in 2015 was initially part of an effort from Facebook to build more apps to boost usage in developing countries, where… Read More

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IBM’s PAIRS Geoscope helps developers wrangle geospatial data

 IBM today announced PAIRS Geoscope, a new experimental cloud-based service that makes it easier for developers to work with large amounts of geospatial data from across a wide variety of sources. The service handles ingesting, integrating and managing the data and allows developers to focus on their queries. Read More

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