July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite and Destiny fans are helping to raise money for charity during this year’s GuardianCon. GuardianCon, an annual two-day event taking place at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida this Friday and Saturday, will host a number of panels and live-stream events to raise money for the event’s charity partner, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The conference follows a week-long charity streaming marathon, hosted on the GuardianCon Twitch channel. During this year’s marathon, fans raised over $2.7 million to help cover operating costs for St. Jude. Friday, panels on the Evolution of Content Creation, the Game Attack Game Show, and a…

July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple launches new clean energy fund in ChinaTen Suppliers Will Jointly Invest in Climate Change Solutions in ChinaCupertino, California — Apple today announced a new first-of-its-kind investment fund in China to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. As part of Apple’s commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers and Apple will jointly invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund. The fund will invest in and develop clean energy projects totaling more than 1 gigawatt of renewable energy in China, the…

July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Not unlike a blockbuster film or other major event, rumor and speculation follow in the wake of the announcement of the newest game in the long-running Fallout franchise. While some unease surrounds Fallout 76’s brand-new multiplayer focus, the details of the West Virginia-based map (which, so far, has palpable Fallout 3 vibes) has proved to be a major point of interest. Even at its E3 conference, Bethesda only revealed bits and pieces of the world waiting for us on its November 14, 2018 release. But rather than wait months for Bethesda to unveil it, I spent some time assembling the…

July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

While most services are operating as intended, the PSN is currently experiencing some issues with gaming and social features. “You may have some difficulty launching games, applications, or online features. Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience,” a warning on the PlayStation Network service status page reads under the “Gaming and Social tab.” The PSN is currently experiencing some issues.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A Nintendo Switch port of Warframe  was only just announced last week, but developer Digital Extremes is already fielding questions about the potential for cross-play functionality with other platforms. Digital Extremes is open to it, even if it’s not ready to make a formal announcement just yet. “Since announcing Warframe coming to the Switch, we’ve received an incredible amount of positive reception from both our community and Nintendo players,” Studio Manager Sheldon Carter told TechRadar. “We’re exploring all options for people to play on and with the Nintendo Switch.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

On Thursday, Microsoft began offering a free version of Microsoft Teams as an incentive to switch over from Slack—and is loading it up with key features such as unlimited chat messages. Earlier this week, Slack said it was improving its own in-app search, with automated suggestions. Slack’s free version still limits users to 10,000 searchable messages, though—and Teams does not. That’s one of the key selling points of the new free Teams service; the other is the number of users—300—which will be enough for many small businesses.”For us, it was all about continually breaking down barriers to [Teams],” said Lori Wright,…

July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Whether you’re an aspiring programmer or a seasoned pro, you’d be remiss to leave Python out of your programming repertoire. Amazingly versatile and famed for its user-friendliness, Python is a staple in many a coder’s toolbox, and it’s even become a driving force in a host of today’s AI and machine learning innovations. If you want to future-proof your coding skillset, you can do so for a price you get to choose with the Pay What You Want: Total Python Machine Learning Bundle.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

July 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A good fast wireless charger can add speed and convenience to your battery boost. Right now, RAVPower has several wireless chargers on sale at steep discounts as a one-day Amazon Prime deal of the day—and the company supplied us with codes to make them even cheaper.First up, RAVPower’s $38 10W Qi fast wireless charger can be yours for $23 with the code RAVPC066. It normally costs $38. This flat charger’s LED battery indicator helps you know the charging status of your device. It also features a non-slip coating so your phone won’t slide around.To read this article in full, please…