In the final event of the Winter Olympics, an Austrian cross-country skier took a wrong turn, got lost, and blew a shot at a medal

Quinn Rooney/Getty Images The Winter Olympics concluded on Sunday with the ladies’ 30km mass start classic. Teresa Stadlober of Austria was in a good position to win a medal when she took a wrong turn. The wrong turn took her up a hill and by the time she figured out what happened, she fell from […]

PSVR 2 makes more sense as Sony releases more PSVR games

OPINION: Apex Construct’s release this week once again brought about a recurring topic in its reviews: PlayStation VR’s limited tracking and Move controllers restrict what is an otherwise great experience. The 180-degree tracking makes traversing an entire virtual world much more finicky than it should be and the lack of analog sticks on the controllers […]

Ester Ledecka completes historic Olympic run winning gold in both ski and snowboard events

Laurent Salino/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Ester Ledecka made history at the Winter Olympics, becoming the first athlete to ever medal in both Alpine skiing and snowboarding events at the same games. Ledecka’s run began with her shocking upset win in ladies’ Super-G, an event in which she had never placed higher than 29th. Just before the […]

Here’s what time the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony starts where you live

Getty Images The closing ceremony is happening on Sunday night. Korea is 14 hours ahead of New York, so it means an early start. Europe gets to watch at around midday instead.   The 2018 Winter Olympics is coming to an end and the closing ceremony will take place at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium on […]

3 AI terms all business professionals need to understand

GUEST: Today there are many discussions happening around the value and utility of artificial intelligence. In fact, a recent report by MIT Sloan Management Review asserts that almost 85 percent of executives believe AI “will allow their companies to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage.” But there’s also a lot of confusion about terminology, the […]

ProBeat: Google’s RCS business messaging push is too much, too early

OPINION: Google yesterday announced that the rich communication services (RCS) messaging experience on Android is now open to businesses. Nobody is using RCS yet, but businesses are already being encouraged to get on board. This is a big mistake. First, some background. The default SMS app on Android — unless the carrier decides to change […]

January 2018’s top 10 Minecraft Marketplace creations: castles and the Wild West

Minecraft players downloaded 239,062 pieces of content from the Minecraft Marketplace in January. The marketplace is available in the unified Bedrock version of Minecraft on Windows 10, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and mobile (Bedrock comes to Switch later this year), and it features products made by both The Minecraft Team and community developers. Players can […]

Neurogaming’s World of Tanks VR attraction reminds us that arcades are social experiences

2018 is shaping up to be a big year for VR arcades and attractions, and a new player in the space is looking to find success with an approach that focuses on fun gameplay and multiplayer. Cyprus-based Neurogaming is a joint endeavor made up of Wargaming — the publisher behind World of Tanks — and […]