OpenAI bots just trounced pro players of “Dota 2.” Now what? – Quartz
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OpenAI bots just trounced pro players of “Dota 2.” Now what? – Quartz

Mastering the real-time online video game Dota 2—played by professionals for $20 million prizes—is the latest milestone for artificial intelligence.Yesterday an algorithm developed by OpenAI, a nonprofit research group focused on artificial intelligence, beat the pro gaming team OG at an event in San Francisco, winning the first two matches in a best-of-three series. The…

Assassin’s Creed creator confirms Amsterdam 1666 is still “gonna happen” – GamesRadar
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Assassin’s Creed creator confirms Amsterdam 1666 is still “gonna happen” – GamesRadar

Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets  has confirmed he still plans to work on the mysterious Amsterdam 1666, which first began development back in 2012 before it was tied up in an IP rights battle between Désilets and Ubisoft. In an interview with VG247 at Reboot Develop, Désilets said, “For sure, Amsterdam 1666 is gonna happen.” Amsterdam 1666…

Microsoft now allows users to switch between search providers on Edge Canary – MSPoweruser
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Microsoft now allows users to switch between search providers on Edge Canary – MSPoweruser

Microsoft has quietly added a new feature to the latest Edge Canary build that will allow users to switch between search engines. The company rolled out Chromium-based Edge last week and has been actively updating it with new features.The new feature is currently available in the latest Canary build v75.0.127.0. If you’re using the Canary…

Law enforcement taps Google’s Sensorvault for location data, report says – CNET
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Law enforcement taps Google’s Sensorvault for location data, report says – CNET

Nasir Kachroo/Getty Images When law enforcement investigations get cold, there’s a source authorities can turn to for location data that could produce new leads: Google.Police have used information from the search giant’s Sensorvault database to aid in criminal cases across the country, according to a report Saturday by The New York Times. The database has…

PDP dismisses APC’s claim on Atiku’s citizenship as diversionary – Daily Post Nigeria
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PDP dismisses APC’s claim on Atiku’s citizenship as diversionary – Daily Post Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday dismissed as reckless and groundless the claims made by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a Cameroonian. It also said the claim was a calculated attempt by the APC to trivialize and divert attention from the compelling issue of their criminal rigging of…

Ada promised to celebrate Easter with me, says mum of 20-year-old girl killed by Police in Ajegunle – The Punch
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Ada promised to celebrate Easter with me, says mum of 20-year-old girl killed by Police in Ajegunle – The Punch

A mother’s agony: Screenshots of mother of 20-year-old Ada Ifeanyi who was shot dead by policemen in Ajegunle, Lagos, on Saturday. Photo: Stanley Ogidi Michael Orodare The mother of the victim of Police shooting in Ajegunle, Lagos, has said that her murdered daughter, Ada Ifeanyi, had promised to celebrate Easter with her. Speaking to our…

World’s largest plane makes first flight – Within Nigeria
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World’s largest plane makes first flight – Within Nigeria

The world’s largest aircraft, a carbon-composite plane, took its first flight on Saturday from California, U.S.  over the Mojave Desert in California. The carbon-composite plane was by Stratolaunch Systems Corp, a company started by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, as the company enters the lucrative private space market. The white airplane called Roc, nicknamed  after…