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This guy founded Atari and Chuck E. Cheese. Now he's making Alexa games - CNET - News - January 16, 2019 - 5:29pm
He also used to be Steve Jobs' boss. These days, he sees huge potential in interactive, voice-activated gaming.

My favorite AirPod-alternative wireless earbuds are now just $33 - CNET - News - January 16, 2019 - 5:20pm
After several months of using these (and trying lots of others), I continue to enthusiastically recommend them. Plus: Don't mind wires? These sport earbuds are only $17.

McLaren 600LT Spider offers equal doses of performance and sunshine - Roadshow - News - January 16, 2019 - 5:19pm
It hits 60 mph just as quickly as the coupe.

Mirror review: Master home workouts with the Mirror - CNET - Reviews - January 16, 2019 - 5:18pm
Forget the fitness center. The Mirror makes home workouts more appealing.

Microsoft removes Forza dances amid Fortnite lawsuits

Ars Technica - January 16, 2019 - 5:16pm

Enlarge / Actor Alfonso Ribeiro shows off "The Carlton" during a Dancing with the Stars performance.

Forza Horizon 4 no longer features two dance emotes—the Carlton and the Floss—which were previously available for use by in-game avatars. The removal is listed under the "Other Improvements" section in the notes for the game's Series 5 update, which launched yesterday with a new online adventure playlist and new Mitsubishi cars for the game, among other changes.

Microsoft has not offered a public explanation for the removal, though a spokesperson told Kotaku "Forza Horizon 4 features a large portfolio of content and is continuously updated." The move comes, though, after both dances became the subject of lawsuits regarding their similar inclusion in Epic's Fortnite.

The Carlton—popularized by actor Alfonso Ribeiro on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air—and the Floss—popularized by Russell "Backpack Kid" Horning in a Saturday Night Live performance—are the apparent inspiration for two Fortnite emotes that can be purchased as part of various Battle Pass DLC packages. Lawsuits filed against Epic by those dancers accuse the Fortnite maker of illegally profiting from their copyrighted dance creations.

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Huawei’s elusive Mr Ren: We’re just a 'sesame seed' in a superpower spat

The Register - January 16, 2019 - 5:15pm
Trump, communism and 5G - a rare glimpse into the founder's past and present

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei does not give interviews, so the two-hour audience the firm granted to US media on Monday was a landmark - and perhaps a recognition of the crisis enveloping the company. Huawei faces a rising tide of headlines about its trustworthiness as a corporate supplier.…

Video: Inside the artistic mind of Dead Space designer Glen Schofield

Ars Technica - January 16, 2019 - 5:10pm

Video directed by Sean Dacanay, edited by Paul Isackson. Click here for transcript.

Our recent visit to Dead Space designer Glen Schofield's home to discuss the challenges of developing the horror classic left us with an enormous amount of footage to sort through. Glen was very generous with his time and allowed us more than simply a peek behind the curtain—we got a full tour through the man's artistic mind and processes.

This video is perhaps not as directly game-focused as our previous one, but Glen was brimming with words of wisdom for aspiring game artists—and aspiring artists in general. He tells of his professional beginnings, dutifully toiling away in the Barbie mines at Absolute Entertainment and getting the last laugh when he was promoted over other Barbie-eschewing coworkers. He discusses the artist's eye and how immersing oneself in art alters the way one perceives the world—an engineer might look at a machine and see in their mind the way the parts mesh and the gears turn, while an artist sees the machine and thinks of how to represent it on a canvas in terms of light and shadow. Both disciplines see things that are hidden or non-obvious to everyone else, and both require a blend of talent and training.

My mother is a painter and illustrator, and I hear many of the things she told me growing up echoed in Glen's advice. Artists see the world in a way that other disciplines do not, and the best artists—artists like Schofield—are able to create compelling images that draw the viewer in and allow them to experience some of the artist's own emotions.

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Peloton Tread review: Makes running at home much more fun for rich people - CNET - Reviews - January 16, 2019 - 5:01pm
I don't like running, but the Peloton Tread was surprisingly fun to use.

Qualcomm kicks off defense in FTC trial by showing its mobile chip prowess - CNET - News - January 16, 2019 - 4:59pm
Chip company co-founder Irwin Jacobs and its executive in charge of 4G and 5G take the stand to detail its wireless innovations.

AirPower reference appears in Apple's iPhone XS battery case listing - CNET - News - January 16, 2019 - 4:58pm
A mention of Apple's long-awaited wireless charging pad surfaced in the company's online store early Wednesday.

Hubble Space Telescope may hang in there through 2025 - CNET - News - January 16, 2019 - 4:57pm
The assessment comes after NASA tried to bring its main camera back online.

ClassPass Live review: Workouts at home step it up with this affordable subscription service - CNET - Reviews - January 16, 2019 - 4:54pm
It keeps you motivated when you work out at home -- and for a reasonable price.

McLaren 600LT Spider drops the Longtail's top - Roadshow - News - January 16, 2019 - 4:51pm
The drop-top variant is barely 100 pounds heavier than the coupe.

Most users don't know Facebook keeps a list of their interests, traits - CNET - News - January 16, 2019 - 4:51pm
And about half say they're uncomfortable with it, says a study by the Pew Research Center.

Peloton Bike review: Smart indoor cycling comes home - CNET - Reviews - January 16, 2019 - 4:46pm
Peloton's pricey spin bike is totally worth it for fans of indoor cycling.

Domino's Pizza app must be accessible to blind people

BBC Technology News - January 16, 2019 - 4:27pm
A blind man had complained that he was unable to change toppings or complete his order online.

Licence to chill: Shrinking data warehouse biz Teradata hires insider CEO

The Register - January 16, 2019 - 4:24pm
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Legacy data warehouser Teradata has appointed an insider as its CEO, and will be hoping his cloud and subscriptions strategy will get its growth mojo back.…

2019 Detroit Auto Show biggest debuts: Shelby Mustang GT500, Ford Explorer and more - Roadshow - News - January 16, 2019 - 4:15pm
The 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit opens to the public on Saturday, Jan. 19. Here are the biggest things you can't miss from the show floor, including the Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 and the 2020 Ford Explorer.

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