In light of the recent turmoil in the crypto-asset market, the G7 urges the FSB (Financial Stability Board)...to advance the swift development and implementation of consistent and comprehensive regulation
Shadow is a cloud computing service for gamers. People can pay a monthly subscription fee to access a full-fledged computer in a data center near them. It is a Windows instance, which means you can install whatever you want — games, photo editing software, Microsoft Office, you name it. But the service works particularly well for gamers, as everything has been optimized for video games, from latency, 4:4:4 color support and gamepad compatibility to specifications.
San Francisco-based Metatheory will focus on making high-quality games and virtual worlds that leverage blockchain technologies such as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), said Lin, CEO of Metatheory, in an interview with GamesBeat. The company is working on a new game called DuskBreakers. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, with cryptocurrency firms Pantera Capital and FTX Ventures participating as investors.
However, the news from AMD seems more gloomy and possibly could hurt the company, which explains the change in an upcoming game and GPU bundle that is active right now. Well, in a way. AMD launched the latest Radeon RX 6X50 XT graphics cards, consisting of the 6650, 6750, and 6950 XT models. The cards are the last to be produced using the RDNA2 technology as the company begins work on products for the RDNA3 technology.
Most rival algorithmic stablecoins, which use a complex combination of computer code and trader incentives to maintain their pegs of one-to-one to the dollar, are also below that threshold -- though not at the 80% extreme seen on TerraUSD on Wednesday. TerraUSD isn’t the first algorithmic stablecoin whose peg has blown up. Neutrino, which sought to keep at equilibrium by issuing and burning tokens
This is a big deal, considering it's the first time anyone is able to play Xbox Cloud Gaming for free. Previously, cloud gaming was reserved for certain games, and only if you had an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription. And Fortnite won't be the last free-to-play game on Xbox Cloud Gaming either. Xbox plans to add more free-to-play games to its cloud gaming catalog in the future.
A blockchain is a database that lives across a network of computers rather than on one server. No single person or organization owns it. Every computer, or node, stores a complete record of every transaction, so no one can control or destroy the network without first taking over a majority of the nodes. This makes it impossible for anyone to manipulate the database, say by giving themselves more tokens. Every change and transaction is logged on the chain
The promise of Xbox Cloud Gaming, included with an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription, has always been strong. Subscribers gain access to the full library of Xbox Game Pass on all devices that support Xbox Cloud Gaming, including iOS and Windows-based phones, tablets, and laptops, PC, as well as Xbox consoles. The opportunity to do bigger things has always been there, however, and Xbox Cloud Gaming is now taking that step. Fortnite is now free to play via Xbox Cloud Gaming, no subscription required.
The company’s commitment to ramp up spending in blockchain — the technology behind many cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens — led to some backlash on social media. One user said the move was “like selling your house for magic beans.”
Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud segment, which includes Azure, SQL Server, Windows Server, and enterprise services, saw $19.05 billion in revenue, with Azure growing 46% (no idea of run-rate because Microsoft doesn’t break out Azure, and some of the cloud services don’t seem to be all cloud like Windows Server…); and Google Cloud (which also includes Google Workspace) earned $5.82 billion in cloud revenue, growing 44% and representing a $23 billion run-rate.