Tag: Game

Apps, drone deliveries and AI: How technology stepped up its game to fight COVID-19

For the past few months, an independent board of technology experts has been closely tracking the new ways that AI and data have been used to counter and mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK; and now, they are lifting the veil on the good, the bad and the ugly of the past year in digital tech. 

The Center for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) has released a new report diving deep into the 118 individual use-cases for AI and data-driven technologies that have been added to the organization’s COVID-19 repository since last November. 

Spanning vastly different

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Technology and the Game | NFL Football Operations

Each week, millions of people watch NFL games on their televisions or in person. Increasingly, they also follow the action on a second or even a third screen. Smartphones, tablets and computers let fans follow their fantasy teams, talk about football on social media or even watch another game, all from the stadium or the couch. 

Fans are certainly aware of how technology has changed their experience of watching games. They may not always notice, though, how technology has changed the game itself

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Micron Technology Steps Up Its 5G Game

The arrival of 5G (fifth-generation) wireless networks is going to be a huge catalyst for Micron Technology‘s (NASDAQ:MU) mobile business, as the memory capacities of smartphones running on the next-generation network are expected to increase substantially.

The memory specialist sees a sharp increase in mobile dynamic random access memory (DRAM) and NAND flash storage across different smartphone tiers thanks to the huge data volumes generated by 5G networks and evolving technology. Entry-level smartphones are already rocking 48-megapixel cameras nowadays — which demand more storage — while DRAM usage has shot up thanks to resource-intensive applications like games.

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Were Hedge Funds Right About Piling Into International Game Technology PLC (IGT)?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We at Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the funds’ and investors’ portfolio positions as of March 31st, a week after the market trough. We are almost done with the second quarter. Investors decided to bet on the economic recovery and a stock market rebound. S&P 500 Index returned almost 20%

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