For the love of god stop sending ‘Elon Musk’ your Ethereum. It’s a scam.

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

People, please please please listen closely: Elon Musk is not giving away Ether.  Scammers have swarmed Twitter in recent weeks in an attempt to trick people out of their hard-earned cryptocurrency, and as a particular tweet today makes clear they’re having a lot of success.  SEE ALSO: Has Elon Musk finally … cracked? The scam itself is incredibly simple, and starts with someone famous tweeting out some random statement. Like this, for example: Today’s Falcon launch carries 2 SpaceX test […]

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Nintendo 3DS had its best January sales since 2013

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

The Nintendo 3DS handheld console just had its best January since 2013 in terms of consoles sold, according to the NPD Group. For hardware dollar sales, it was the portable’s best January since 2014. This success comes at an odd time. Nintendo’s support for the 3DS — which debuted in 2011 — is slowing down as it focuses on the home console/portable hybrid Switch, which has been a big success for Nintendo since launching in March 2017. The 3DS didn’t see any […]

Elon Musk, an OpenAI co-founder, leaves OpenAI board to avoid conflict of interest with Tesla’s AI efforts, will stay on as a donor and advisor (James Vincent/The Verge)

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

James Vincent / The Verge:Elon Musk, an OpenAI co-founder, leaves OpenAI board to avoid conflict of interest with Tesla’s AI efforts, will stay on as a donor and advisor  —  Musk will remain a donor to the nonprofit organization, which focuses on AI safety and ethics  —  Tech billionaire Elon Musk is leaving the board of OpenAI … Powered by WPeMatico

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January 2018 NPD: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hits top 5 on Xbox alone

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

One of the biggest games in the world continued to dominate in January. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was the No. 4 best-seller in the United States last month, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. What’s impressive is that only includes “physical” and digital sales on Xbox One and not Steam sales on PC. PUBG, a last-player-standing shooter that debuted on PC in Early Access last April, hit the Xbox One December 12 for $30. During that month, it was the No. […]

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Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One sales are all on fire

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

Hardware sales doubled year-over-year in January, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony all benefited from that spending. “Hardware spending in January 2018 grew 119 percent when compared to year ago, to $278 million,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. “Spending gains were driven by Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 hardware sales growth.” This is another sign that the console gaming market is as healthy as ever. This comes after a strong 2017 where Nintendo’s Switch […]

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January NPD 2018: Monster Hunter even slays beasts like Call of Duty and PUBG

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

2018 is off to a good start for the gaming industry. Revenues in January were up 59 percent year-over-year and generated $1.096 billion, according to the industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. The big winner is Capcom’s Monster Hunter: World, which was the best-selling game for the month despite launching January 26. The series has always been popular in Japan, and it’s one of the publisher’s most successful franchises. It doubled down on Western audiences with Monster Hunter: World, focusing on the […]

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January 2018 NPD: Switch leads console sales; PlayStation 4 is No. 1 for revenues

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

More people bought Nintendo Switch consoles than Xbox One or PlayStation 4 systems in January in the U.S., but consumers spent more money on Sony’s system, according to industry-intelligence firm The NPD Group. Don’t worry about the Xbox One, though — it had its best January ever. NPD confirmed that PS4, Switch, and Xbox One all had strong sales. In terms of revenues, the difference between the top-selling gaming platform and the No.3 platform in January was just 3 percent. […]

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How Alfa Romeo plans to conquer North America one Stelvio at a time

February 21, 2018 Editor 0

We sit down with Alfa Romeo’s Director of North America, Pieter Hogeveen for an exclusive interview and ask some questions to see what the immediate future holds for America’s first line of mass-produced Alfa Romeos in almost 25 years. The post How Alfa Romeo plans to conquer North America one Stelvio at a time appeared first on Digital Trends. Powered by WPeMatico