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Intel responds to hate speech tool getting roasted by the internet

Polygon 09 Apr 2021
People can’t stop talking about Intel’s new software, Bleep Have you ever wanted to censor a little hate speech while playing a game, but not all of it? Thanks to Intel’s Bleep, a software that uses AI to censor voice chat, you can ... gaming division, told Polygon over video chat.
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Are Cheat Hackers Ruining Online Gaming for Us All?

Interesting Engineering 05 Apr 2021
Discord, which is a digital distribution platform, allows users to share media and files via voice, video, text messaging, or private chats.Game developers fight back. Fighting cheats keeps game developers from being able to improve their games or add additional levels.
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IWOcon 2021 Is a Virtual Indie Game Convention Held Upon the High Seas

The Escapist 02 Apr 2021
Nomad Cities, which had a little scale model of the kinds of cities built in the game, along with the developer himself explaining how the game worked ... Collecting virtual flyers, chatting with developers as NPCs, perhaps even including a few merchandise stores would give the experience a more festive feel.
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The new Airship map in ‘Among Us’ is now live

NME 01 Apr 2021
Developer InnerSloth shared the news via a new blogpost that details the new Airship level, a revised code of conduct, and a brief look into future updates for the popular game ... The developers hope to increase the game’s lobbies to host 15 players in the future, instead of the current 10-player cap.
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North Wildwood man accused of seeking sex with child in West Deptford

Burlington County Times 30 Mar 2021
"Reinhart continued to chat with the undercover investigator for the next month," the law enforcement agency said in a statement ... Hoffman warned parents to monitor their children's online activities, including visits to chat rooms and gaming platforms.
photo: AP / Michel Euler
This April 12, 2016, file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France
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Microsoft's US$10b plan to buy Discord: Why the fuss over a chat app for video games

Straits Times 29 Mar 2021
Some game developers participate in their Discord channels, allowing fans to interact directly with the people behind their favourite titles ... Discord can also be helpful for smaller games that may not have the reach of Among Us but still want to provide a place for fans to chat, game developers say.
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Microsoft Is Cutting Xbox Live Gold Requirement For Party Chat And Free-To-Play Multiplayer

IGN Insider 25 Mar 2021
"Multiplayer in Free-to-play games, Looking 4 Groups and Party Chat on Xbox no longer requires an Xbox Live Gold membership," Rossetti said ... Multiplayer in Free-to-play games, Looking 4 Groups and Party Chat on Xbox no longer requires an Xbox Live Gold membership as we flight and ...
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This Week in Google 604: Stuck in the Canal

Twit TV 25 Mar 2021
... in beta w/ dark mode support, better app scaling Stadia Games and Entertainment open sources some of its development tools Google updates Chat UI for Workspace users to match personal accounts Taco Bell parent buys social-media ordering company after buying AI insights company.
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Steam Next Fest Coming In June, Will Feature Hundreds Of Game Demos

IGN Insider 24 Mar 2021
This is Valve's new name for the Steam Game Festival, which previously allowed users to check out demos of upcoming games, speak to their creators and get an insight into their development ... Explore and play hundreds of game demos, watch developer livestreams, and chat with the teams about their games in progress, coming soon to Steam.”.
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Zoom releases new Video SDK for developers to build Zoom into their apps, websites

Financial Express 24 Mar 2021
Zoom is hoping for its chat functions to be used by developers in various settings, like social media, virtual retail apps and gaming platforms ... .
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Steam Game Festival is now Steam Next Fest, and returns in June

Games Radar 24 Mar 2021
The Steam Game Festival has rebranded to Steam Next Fest, and it's kicking off on June 16 ... Game Festival under a different name ... "Explore and play hundreds of game demos, watch developer livestreams, and chat with the teams about their games in progress, coming soon to Steam.".
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News You Might’ve Missed on 3/24/21: Ninja Gaiden Dev Open to Smash Bros. Invite, Rocket ...

The Escapist 24 Mar 2021
Let’s dive into some more video game news today, such as the reveal of the new Rocket League Sideswipe mobile game ... Steam Next Fest will run from June 16 – June 22 and will feature “hundreds of game demos,” along with developer livestreams and the ability to chat with teams making Steam games.
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Why Microsoft wants to go for this $10 billion acquisition

Live Mint 24 Mar 2021
Some game developers participate in their Discord channels, allowing fans to interact directly with the people behind their favorite titles ... Discord can also be helpful for smaller games that may not have the reach of Among Us but still want to provide a place for fans to chat, game developers say.
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Zoom now has an SDK for putting Zoom into other things

The Verge 23 Mar 2021
The company envisions developers utilizing Zoom’s chat functions in a number of different settings, from social media and gaming platforms to virtual retail apps.
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'I'm desperate - I just need help': Youngsters face up to four years wait for mental health help

ITV 23 Mar 2021
play-icon Created with Sketch. Video report by ITV News reporter Rachel Younger. Like many 11-year-olds, Isla hates to be parted from her headphones. But she isn’t wearing them because she’s gaming or chatting to friends virtually ... Since developing anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder two years ago, Isla has become increasingly sensitive to sound.
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