Some surprising news out of Sony today: Naughty Dog has given Uncharted 4 its third and, hopefully final, delay, moving the release date two weeks back to May 10. According to Sony, the developer is delaying the game to ensure a smooth worldwide release. From the Playstation Blog:
This is part 4 of a 6-part series where I discuss a set of start/build/exit best practices for digital entrepreneurs.
The first thought that strikes you after opening Snapchat is, “Now what?” Followed by, "Where did it go?"
I’m coming up on 10 years in Taipei. Taiwanese react politely with mock oohs and ahs about the milestone. But among expats a decade can mean still waiting in the airport for your luggage. You easily meet foreigners who have lived here 20 or 30 years with no plans to leave. I know one who has exceeded 50 years. Foreigners handily last that long in Asia's more cosmopolitan cities such as Hong Kong and Singapore. But so what already? How local you are hinges more on habit-hardened, location-specific lifestyles than actual years.
Attorney general Loretta Lynch says she is "surprised" Apple has put up a fight against government demands, but the iPhone maker has the backing of plenty of security luminaries.
If you're keeping track of Microsoft's recent acquisitions, you can ink in the purchase of SwiftKey. Microsoft confirmed today that it has completed the acquisition of SwiftKey including the popular SwiftKey keyboard for Android and iOS, SwiftKey's predictive technology, and SwiftKey's ongoing research into artificial intelligence.
Why have college costs skyrocketed? Because we stopped caring what a college education is all about.
The Division is just a week out of launch, and so we've got a final launch trailer from Ubisoft to kick things off. Unsurprisingly, it's a grim affair: New York has been ripped to shreds by a smallpox virus, and you and your team have been tasked with killing a fair number of the people left alive. Between smallpox and trigger happy government agents, rents should probably be going down in Manhattan pretty soon.
Developed by UK-based creative firm Riversimple, "Rasa" is even greener than your typical hydrogen-powered auto.
Described as a "Bloomberg killer," Symphony’s broader ambition is to build a secure messaging platform that will ultimately become the standard of business communications across many business sectors, not just for financial services.