OECD on AI Policy Observatory launch: ‘The technology is not terribly well understood by...

The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development has officially launched its AI Policy Observatory, a project whose mission is to share best practices around the creation of artificial intelligence regulations. The interactive website contains a wealth of information designed to help politicians and regulators stay on top of a rapidly evolving field.

The RetroBeat: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 shines on Switch thanks to Sega Ages

If you’re like me, you were probably in the mood to play some classic Sonic the Hedgehog games after checking out his recent movie. It’s convenient that Sega Ages as just released a fantastic version of one the best games in the series.

Worximity Technology Inc. Secures $1.5 Million in Growth Financing From CIBC Innovation Banking

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 2, 2020–CIBC Innovation Banking is pleased to announce a $1.5 million growth capital financing with smart factory analytics provider Worximity Technology Inc. The debt capital will be used to support the Montreal-based company’s product diversification and expansion into international markets.

GDC ‘postponed’ as multiple participants pull out over coronavirus fears

Organizers are pulling the plug on the 2020 Games Developer Conference for now. Fears related to the spread of coronavirus have led multiple major companies to pull out of the important industry event. This left GDC with a difficult choice. It could hobble forward without key participants, or it could cancel this year’s gathering. In the end, it went with something in between.

Gamedev.world will raise money to provide relief for developers affected by GDC postponement

Gamedev.world, a nonprofit group dedicated to creating online events for game developers, has announced that it will raise money for indie game developers affected by the postponement of next month’s Game Developers Conference.

Virtual Desktop dev rewrites Oculus Quest’s wireless PC VR feature

Guy Godin rebuilt the wireless streaming feature Oculus Quest owners use to PC VR play games from their computer using Virtual Desktop.

Actionable big data: How to bridge the gap between data scientists and engineers

The buzz around big data has created a widespread misconception: that its mere existence can provide a company with actionable insights and positive business outcomes.

SearchUnify Wins Big at Stevie® Awards

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 29, 2020–SearchUnify, a recognized cognitive search platform, has scooped a Silver and a Bronze in its first ever nomination at the prestigious Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The awards were presented during a gala event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Cosmophobia is Dreadhalls studio White Door’s newest VR horror game

White Door Games, the developer behind Dreadhalls (one of the original — and still scariest — VR horror games), is back. Its new title is called Cosmophobia, and it looks equally as terrifying.

Nacon’s Benoit Clerc: Becoming a double-A gaming force

On January 30, the Bigben Group announced its plan to put all its gaming activities under the Nacon banner and take the subsidiary public. Nacon was an already established brand in gaming, known for its peripherals such as the Revolution line of controllers.