Baidu Shares its Ernie Generative AI with the Public Baidu Shares its Ernie Generative AI with the Public Baidu, a Chinese technology company, has released ERNIE Bot, a generative AI product and large language model, for public use. The AI is available on various app stores and Baidu's website and is aimed primarily at the Chinese market. The release allows Baidu to gather additional user feedback and refine the product accordingly.  ERNIE Bot, first announced in March, has capabilities like summarizing novels and generating images and videos based on text inputs. Since August 15th, Chinese companies requiring to launch generative AI experiences to the public must secure approval from authorities, and Baidu was among the first to receive it....
    • Sep 01, 2023
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    Google Advances Its AI-Powered Search To India And Japan Google Advances Its AI-Powered Search To India And Japan Working since mid-May, Google has integrated its generative AI technology into its Google Search Generative Experience (SGE) project – part of its Search Lab initiative – as a direct competitor to Microsoft's Bing AI. Initially launched for US users in late May, the SGE program expanded into Japan and India this week, providing concise answers rather than lists of web pages. This search feature, offering voice input capability, supports Japanese in Japan and English and Hindi in India.  Although it claims a positive response from SGE users, especially for intricate queries and new kinds of questions, Google hasn't provided data to...
    • Aug 31, 2023
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    Anticipated RPG Baldur's Gate III Set for 2023 Xbox Series Release Anticipated RPG Baldur's Gate III Set for 2023 Xbox Series Release Larian Studios' decision to delay the PlayStation 5 version of Baldur's Gate III was attributed to the Xbox Series S, implying that it was responsible for the game of the year contender not being released simultaneously on Microsoft's consoles. This reignited debates surrounding the perceived inferiority of the Xbox Series S and whether Microsoft should dismiss its demand for equal standards among its console games. It remains to be seen how this might shift public opinion. Notably, Larian's founder, Swen Vincke, announced that Baldur's Gate III will be launched on the Xbox Series this year after achieving an agreement with Phil...
    • Aug 25, 2023
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    Upcoming Epic Release: 'Lords of The Fallen' Achieves Gold and Prepares for October Launch Upcoming Epic Release: 'Lords of The Fallen' Achieves Gold and Prepares for October Launch Three months ago, Hexworks and CI Games shared the news that Lords of the Fallen was set to be released on Friday, 13th of October. The superstitious date did not prove to be ill-fated for them. It's been revealed that Lords of the Fallen has already "gone gold", a term that is generally used to signify the completion of the game's development and its readiness for distribution. Typically, a game achieving this milestone more than a month before its launch is a positive signal, suggesting that there are no major issues requiring last-minute patching. We can only hope that this case is...
    • Aug 24, 2023
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    Searching for Lost Bots: Hasbro's Hunt For Forgotten Transformers Games Searching for Lost Bots: Hasbro's Hunt For Forgotten Transformers Games In a surprising revelation, American multinational Hasbro has hinted at a possible obstacle preventing the resurgence of old Transformers games: a puzzling loss of source codes by gaming behemoth Activision Blizzard. This predicament came to light during a Q&A session at this year's San Diego ComicCon, where a representative from Hasbro discussed the company's plans for the future of the iconic franchise — including possible video game re-releases. The storyline for these transformations took a turn in 2018 when Hasbro's licensing agreement with Activision Blizzard came to an end. Transformers games such as 'Transformers: Fall of Cybertron,' 'Devastation,' and 'Rise of...
    • Aug 02, 2023
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    Google's Data Portability Breakthrough Pleasing Italian Authority Google's Data Portability Breakthrough Pleasing Italian Authority It's official - Italy’s competition authority, AGCM, has put a lasting rest to the probe it launched against tech behemoth Google. The Italian watchdog’s concerns regarding Google's data portability procedures, an issue brought to the fore by local company Hoda, have been largely assuaged by Google's newly introduced user-friendly initiatives. The settlement announced recently, comes as a sigh of relief to users seeking an uncomplicated way of porting their data. Behind the saga was Hoda, owner of Weople, a direct marketing platform that encourages users to deposit their data in virtual areas. Here, the data is encrypted and tokenized, converting personal...
    • Aug 01, 2023
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    PlayStation Set to Welcome Somerville PlayStation Set to Welcome Somerville PlayStation users prepare to be enthralled. An enticing gaming experience - Somerville - is about to make its grand entrance on Sony's notable gaming platform soon. This enthralling offering, developed by the creative geniuses at Jumpship Studio, is a product of collaboration between Chris Olsen and Dino Patti, who were both key contributors to Playdead's Inside and Limbo. The brainchild of Chris Olsen and Dino Patti, Somerville has been a much-anticipated game by the gaming community. Taking you on a riveting journey, Somerville presents a rare blend of science fiction and adventure enveloped in its unique rural setting. Creating an impressive...
    • Jul 25, 2023
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    Mortal Kombat's Fantastic Trio: The Reintroduction of Li Mei, Tanya, and Baraka Mortal Kombat's Fantastic Trio: The Reintroduction of Li Mei, Tanya, and Baraka The Mortal Kombat universe vividly enchants gamers with a powerful blend of epic narratives and intense gameplay. It’s no secret that Mortal Kombat's memorable character line-up greatly contributes to the franchise's acclaim. Each character brings a unique flavor, contributing to the game's iconic status. Recent developments have raised anticipation, with confirmation that three celebrated characters, Li Mei, Tanya, and Baraka, would be part of the Mortal Kombat roster. With their various intriguing backgrounds, the triumphant return of Li Mei, Tanya, and Baraka is generating excitement among committed followers of the Mortal Kombat universe. Li Mei, the defiant Outworld local who famously...
    • Jul 24, 2023
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    Unveiling Hogwarts Legacy Ultra Plus Ultimate Visual Mod 7.3: A Leap towards Enhanced Visuals and Performance Unveiling Hogwarts Legacy Ultra Plus Ultimate Visual Mod 7.3: A Leap towards Enhanced Visuals and Performance The gaming world continues to evolve as developers strive to offer players the most immersive experiences. Now, an upgraded version of the Hogwarts Legacy Ultra Plus Ultimate Visual mod is accessible for gamers, offering sweeping visual enhancements and refined performance. This update builds on the mod's pre-existing reputation for significantly boosting the game's visuals, further enriching the enchanting universe of Hogwarts. Mod version 7.3, now available for download via the Nexus Mods platform, unfolds a stream of tweaks and improvements designed to optimize both visuals and performance inside Hogwarts. These enhancements are not contained solely within the environs of the school...
    • Jul 07, 2023
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    Hi-Fi Rush's Arcade Challenge Update Unveils New Modes by Tango Gameworks Hi-Fi Rush's Arcade Challenge Update Unveils New Modes by Tango Gameworks Renowned game developer Tango Gameworks has made an exciting announcement for the gaming community, releasing the Hi-Fi Rush's Arcade Challenge update. Embracing the pulse of arcade gaming, this update promises to deepen the entertainment value of their featured games. While updates are a common occurrence in the gaming industry, it is seldom that they encompass wholly new modes, fresh enemy designs, and exciting prizes! The most riveting feature of this update is undoubtedly the introduction of two new game modes- BPM Rush and Power Up! Tower Up! These fascinating additions are unlocked as a reward for players who have completed the...
    • Jul 05, 2023
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    BattleBit Remastered Enhances Anti-Cheat Measures Amidst Persistent DDoS Attacks BattleBit Remastered Enhances Anti-Cheat Measures Amidst Persistent DDoS Attacks In recent news, BattleBit Remastered, a critically acclaimed indie game developed by SgtOkiDoki, is encountering significant challenges. The online multiplayer is experiencing recurring DDoS attacks, hampering the gameplay of thousands of players worldwide. In response, the developer is taking decisive measures, promising to augment their anti-cheat tools to combat these cyber-attacks moving forward. A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) strike is a malicious attempt to disrupt the normal functioning of a network, service, or server by overwhelming the target or its surrounding infrastructure with a flood of internet traffic. BattleBit Remastered, best known for its large-scale tactical FPS gameplay, has been...
    • Jul 04, 2023
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    Speculation Builds Around Possible Red Dead Redemption Remake Reveal Speculation Builds Around Possible Red Dead Redemption Remake Reveal The gaming industry is abuzz with whispers and rumours surrounding a potential remake of the much-acclaimed game Red Dead Redemption. Known for creating an indelible impression on the gaming fraternity with its release in 2010, this game by Rockstar Games could possibly witness a modern-day revival. Sources suggest that the official announcement might be made as early as next month, adding more excitement to the mix. Renowned gaming insider Colin Moriarty of the Sacred Symbols podcast warned fans to "not be shocked if a Red Dead Redemption Remaster is announced", although he clarified his statement does not confirm the rumours.  We previously...
    • Jul 03, 2023
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