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Valve’s Knuckles EV2 controller will let you squeeze things in VR

Valve originally introduced its vertical-grip "Knuckles" controllers for VR in 2016, and shipped working models to developers last year. Now the company sending game makers another version, the EV2, that has revamped buttons, straps and a slew of sen...

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Nintendo can quickly ban Switch pirates from online play

Nintendo has implemented some pretty stringent anti-piracy measures for the Switch, and according to one console hacker, it has already started banning game cart certificates. In a lengthy PSA on the SwitchHacks subreddit, "SciresM" said Nintendo can...

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FDA approves implantable glucose monitor that lasts for 90 days

A year ago, the FDA implemented new, streamlined regulations for digital devices. One of them is a continuous glucose-monitoring (CGM) system the FDA just approved that sends data from an implantable sensor to a paired mobile app, letting patients se...

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The Morning After: Another all-screen phone

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In case you needed another sign that we're at the height of this console cycle, Sony is rolling out a greatest hits lineup for the PS4.

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IBM’s Project Debater is an AI that’s ready to argue

A large group of journalists and IBM employees sit quietly while a black monolith (yes, like the one found in 2001: A Space Odyssey) with a display shows three animated blue balls floating in front and behind each other. The assembled humans are wait...

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World’s largest ARM supercomputer is headed to a nuclear security lab

Most supercomputers are focused on pure processing speed. Take the DOE's new Summit system, which is now the world's most powerful supercomputer, with 9,000 22-core IBM Power9 processors and over 27,000 NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs.

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3D world-building tool SculptVR makes its way to PSVR

SculptVR already provides creative minds a way to conjure up Minecraft-like worlds with detailed 3D sculptures on the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Google Daydream. Now, it's also giving PlayStation VR fans the tools they need to bring their imagination...

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Pebble smartwatches could get a new lease on life with Rebble.io

With support for Pebble devices scheduled to end in a couple of weeks, a group of developers interested in extending the platform is reaching out to users asking them to set up new accounts on "Rebble." According to the team, "Our present focus is on...

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In ‘The Last of Us Part II,’ Ellie is a lethal loner

"The Wolf" is a force to be reckoned with: She can make her own explosive arrowheads, use her enemies as bullet shields and fell attackers much taller and bigger than her. During the gameplay trailer for The Last of Us: Part II (TLOU2), Ellie is viol...

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The Morning After: ‘SSB Ultimate,’ and a real all-screen phone

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The E3 show floor has opened, and the event is in full swing.

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