Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers OpenAI Five Benchmark: Results

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers OpenAI Five Benchmark: Results

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Yesterday, OpenAI Five won a best-of-three against a team of 99.95th percentile Dota players: Blitz, Cap, Fogged, Merlini, and MoonMeander — four of whom have played Dota professionally — in front of a live audience and 100,000 concurrent livestream viewers. The human team won game three after the audience adversarially selected Five’s heroes. We also…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Let’s Encrypt Root Trusted by All Major Root Programs

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Let’s Encrypt Root Trusted by All Major Root Programs

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As of the end of July 2018, the Let’s Encrypt root, ISRG Root X1, is directly trusted by Microsoft products. Our root is now trusted by all major root programs, including Microsoft, Google, Apple, Mozilla, Oracle, and Blackberry. Today’s announcement that we’re trusted by all major root programs represents a major milestone for us, but…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Cities’ Offers for Amazon Base Are Secrets Even to Many City Leaders

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Cities’ Offers for Amazon Base Are Secrets Even to Many City Leaders

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“I don’t know what we offered Amazon in terms of financial incentives, but I believe Amazon wants to see the biggest incentive package that any city will offer them,” said Leslie Pool, a member of the Austin City Council.CreditTamir Kalifa for The New York TimesJared Evans, a member of the Indianapolis City-County Council, is proud…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Facebook to Banks: Give Us Your Data, We’ll Give You Our Users

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Facebook to Banks: Give Us Your Data, We’ll Give You Our Users

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Updated Aug. 6, 2018 1:50 p.m. ET Facebook Inc. wants your financial data. The social-media giant has asked large U.S. banks to share detailed financial information about their customers, including card transactions and checking-account balances, as part of an effort to offer new services to users. Facebook increasingly wants to be a platform where people…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Play Overwatch (and anything else) in your browser with Rainway

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Play Overwatch (and anything else) in your browser with Rainway

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I think it goes without saying we have a deep love for the web. All the way back in 2015 when Evan and I started Ulterius we set out to bring the PC into the browser. Not long into that journey we started testing the idea of playing a video games too (I’ll never forget…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Fallout 76 BETA To Be Full Game, Progress Will Carry Over

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Fallout 76 BETA To Be Full Game, Progress Will Carry Over

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The upcoming Fallout 76  B.E.T.A. (Break it Early Test Application) won’t simply be a vertical slice of the game. In an FAQ, Bethesda noted that their plan for the upcoming test period will be to include the full game. What’s more, they stated they also want progress to carry over to the full release.“Our current plan for…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Fortnite Servers Going Offline Ahead Of 5.20 Update

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Fortnite Servers Going Offline Ahead Of 5.20 Update

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Fortnite – Search Between Gas Station, Soccer Pitch, Stunt Mountain Challenge Guide (Season 5, Week 4) Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos. This video has an invalid file format. Sorry, but you can’t access this content! Now Playing: Fortnite – Search Between Gas Station, Soc

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Amazon Alexa will now let you know when it’s learned answers to old questions

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Amazon Alexa will now let you know when it’s learned answers to old questions

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Amazon has confirmed that a new feature is coming to Alexa devices called “Answer Update,” as reported by TechCrunch. If you ask Alexa a question and it doesn’t have the information to respond, this new feature will enable Alexa to notify you at a later time if it learns the answer. The new feature was…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Samsung sends out invites for a second major press conference later this month

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Samsung sends out invites for a second major press conference later this month

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We’re just days out from the official unveiling of the Galaxy Note 9 at Samsung’s Unpacked event in New York City, but that’s not all that the South Korean company has in store for August. Over the weekend, Samsung began sending out invitations to its IFA 2018 press conference, which will take place on August…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech 9 reasons why you’ll want Android Pie

Hexbyte – Science and Tech 9 reasons why you’ll want Android Pie

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Google on Monday announced the official release of Android P — now officially dubbed Android Pie — for users of its Pixel phones. There are plenty of new features in Android Pie, some of which you may think makes the latest flavor so appealing. Here are nine reasons you’ll want a piece of Pie. Now Playing:…