In the largest deal in the history of Microsoft the software company swoops in to acquire Skype. Skype the leader in IP voice calling and video conferencing was being wooed by both Google and Facebook before Microsoft made their $8.5 Billion offer. Many are balking about the huge price tag but only time will tell if this was the right move for Microsoft. Read more on the deal here.
Movies rampant with computer intelligence discrimination will get remakes
AI to be shown in a more positive, respectful light.
Basemark debuts enhanced mobile device benchmark
Qualcomm led the industry in introducing variable rate shading (VRS) with the Snapdragon 888 last September. Apple filed a patent on VSR in 2019, Samsung has it in their GPU, and Arm’s Immortalis-G715 introduced it in June of this year. With all that development, someone had to test it. Who better than the folks at Basemark?
FMX 2023 focuses on a greener future
“Evolving” is the theme of the upcoming hybrid conference, and will examine sustainability themes and put them into practice.