How to play games on Nvidia GeForce Now

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Nvidia recently launched its GeForce Now cloud gaming service. Posed as part of the future of gaming alongside the likes of Microsoft’s xCloud and Google Stadia, GeForce Now allows you to stream games to multiple devices, no install required. That sounds very rosy, but how do you actually play games on GeForce Now? Don’t sweat: we’ll walk you through it. [Read: Half-Life: Alyx comes out on March 23. Here are all the compatible headsets.] To get… This story continues at The Next Web …read… Read More

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Jeff Bezos wants to curb climate change via $10B fund — but is money his most powerful tool?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the Amazon Spheres in 2018. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Jeff Bezos’ surprise pledge this week to donate $10 billion of his personal fortune to non-profits fighting climate change is one of the largest single philanthropic gifts in recent memory. Giving away about 7.7 percent of his net worth, currently estimated at $130 billion, is no small thing. It shows that climate change is a higher priority to Bezos than any other philanthropic initiative he funds, at least by the numbers. But when you are the richest man in the world, helming the world’s largest online retailer and a pioneering space venture, there are… Read More

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Report: Trump offered Julian Assange a pardon in exchange for saying Russia didn’t hack the DNC

Breaking news out of the UK today indicates that the Judge presiding over Julian Assange‘s pre-trial extradition hearing will allow evidence that US President Donald Trump offered Assange a pardon in exchange for claiming Russia didn’t hack the DNC in 2016. The London court where the proceedings are taking place today heard statements from court barrister Edward Fitzgerald who explained that Assange‘s lawyer, Jennifer Robinson, intended to submit documents alleging that former GOP Congressman Dana Rohrabacher personally visited Mr Assange and said, “on instructions from the president, he was offering a pardon or some other way out, if Mr Assange… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Top leaders: Vote for Big Tech CEO of the Year at the 2020 GeekWire Awards

Jessie Woolley-Wilson, CEO of DreamBox Learning, won Big Tech CEO of the Year honors in 2019. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Our five GeekWire Awards finalists for Big Tech CEO of the Year work across various industries but they share several leadership traits in common — namely the vision, fortitude, creativity, and that impossible-to-define X-factor it takes to helm the ship of a fast-growing tech organization. This award recognizes the leader of a tech company with more than 200 employees. The five finalists for Big Tech CEO of the Year are Dan Lewis, CEO of Convoy; Matt Oppenheimer, CEO of Remitly; Karl Siebrecht, CEO of Flexe; Raj Singh, CEO of… Read More

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The EU is right to scrutinize small tech acquisitions — but not in detriment of innovation

Just yesterday, Europe’s top competition authority said it would be scrutinizing smaller acquisitions made in the continent by foreign tech giants. The comments, made by Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s (EU) chief competition officer, come amid an alleged “shopping spree” carried out by American behemoths. Although this appears to be meant to protect the European tech ecosystem, what will the actual effect be on startups and investors in the continent? [Read: Pizza, beer, and ping-pong — why your image of early-stage startups is wrong] Europe has indeed seen its fair share of acquisitions by tech giants in recent years. In 2011,… This story continues at The Next Web …read more… Read More

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EU wants to create a single market for European data

The European Union has unveiled plans to create a single market for all EU data that would help the bloc build startups that can compete with Silicon Valley giants. This “European data space” would allow businesses, researchers, and public administrations to unlock unused data so that it flows freely across the whole of the EU. The data would be available to every citizen and organization in the bloc. The EU wants to first establish a regulatory framework for data governance that offers incentives for data-sharing and practical rules on access and use. It promises to also open more public sector datasets for… This story continues at The Next Web …read… Read More

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