Mobile game publisher Playtika files to go public in window for game IPOs

Mobile game publisher Playtika files to go public in window for game IPOs

Mobile game publisher Playtika today announced it has filed for an initial public offering (IPO). The Israel-based company filed its confidential S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company hasn’t set a price or timing for its IPO, but Playtika has been working toward going public since last year. Now it…

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Sony reveals Spatial Reality Display, a 4K screen with glasses-free 3D

Sony reveals Spatial Reality Display, a 4K screen with glasses-free 3D

Volumetric 3D displays are neither easy to produce nor common, as holographic imagery generally requires a mix of stereoscopic screen technology and unique optics, sometimes backed by high-speed eye tracking. Today, the display experts at Sony are throwing their hat into the ring with a new option called the ELF-SR1 — also known as the…

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Foursquare’s Marsbot for AirPods offers location-aware audio tips

Foursquare’s Marsbot for AirPods offers location-aware audio tips

Though the term “augmented reality” is most commonly associated with overlaying digital imagery and information on top of the real world, researchers have continued to explore potential audio applications of AR, generally using headphones or audio-backed glasses to weave data into a wearer’s exploration of spaces. On October 20, Foursquare will jump into the audio…

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Prezi introduces dynamic video teaching tools as education moves online

Prezi introduces dynamic video teaching tools as education moves online

Prezi is doubling down on efforts to make online presentations more engaging for teachers and students by introducing hand gesture controls for digital video content. The announcement comes after the pandemic forced thousands of schools and universities around the world to embrace online learning, with results that are often less than captivating. Founded in Hungary…

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5G is no reason to buy the iPhone 12

5G is no reason to buy the iPhone 12

You couldn’t be blamed if you watched the iPhone 12 release commercial — excuse me, media event — and thought you’d soon be getting Gigabit speeds from 5G.  No, you’re not. Most of you won’t see one byte worth of a faster connection. Only T-Mobile customers may see speeds boosts into the 100 Mbps range.…

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Dell reveals Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals weeks ahead of schedule

Dell reveals Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals weeks ahead of schedule

Dell always likes to get the jump on the Black Friday hype machine, often being the first tech retailer to unveil its roster of deals, but this year it’s really outdone itself. Then again, in a year where not much has seemed ordinary, it’s probably not shocking that Dell is launching its holiday shopping plans…

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Workday Talent Marketplace aims to quickly match projects, skills

Workday Talent Marketplace aims to quickly match projects, skills

Workday said its Workday Talent Marketplace, which aims to optimize talent to business demands, is available. The company’s talent marketplace is designed to address changing needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Workday Talent Marketplace matches internal talent with projects. For employees, an internal talent marketplace can develop, upskill and redeploy workers and improve retention. Workday…

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