PC Building Simulator

5 Developer Tips for Playing PC Building Simulator Like a Pro

Here at The Irregular Corporation we’re super excited to be launching PC Building Simulator on Xbox One today. After two years of community supported development we’re pretty handy with the thermal paste, and today we’re going to pass along five of our top tips to help our new players get the most from the game. Read more about 5 Developer Tips for Playing PC Building Simulator Like a Pro[…]

Valkyrie Industries is building a haptic VR suit for industrial training

Valkyrie Industries is building a haptic VR suit for industrial training

Valkyrie Industries off-handedly refers to the current iteration of its VR suit as “Iron Man v. 1.” It’s a fitting reference. There’s a very “first half of the superhero film” vibe to the prototype. There are exposed wires everywhere and large, clunky 3D printed pieces that clip onto various body parts. In a more finalized Read more about Valkyrie Industries is building a haptic VR suit for industrial training[…]

Spotify is building shared queue Social Listening

Spotify is building shared queue Social Listening

Want to rock out together even when you’re apart? Spotify has prototyped an unreleased feature called “Social Listening” that lets multiple people add songs to a queue they can all listen to. You just all scan one friend’s QR-style Spotify Social Listening code, and then anyone can add songs to the real-time playlist. Spotify could Read more about Spotify is building shared queue Social Listening[…]

Base Building ARPG The Riftbreaker Coming Soon to Xbox One

Base Building ARPG The Riftbreaker Coming Soon to Xbox One

Hello, Xbox fans! It is my greatest pleasure to announce that The Riftbreaker will come to Xbox One! It is a base building survival game with action RPG elements in which you play the role of captain Ashley S. Nowak, an elite scientist/commando who travels to distant worlds inside an advanced Mecha-Suit. The rift through Read more about Base Building ARPG The Riftbreaker Coming Soon to Xbox One[…]

Briq, the next building block in tech’s reconstruction of the construction business, raises $3 million

Briq, the next building block in tech’s reconstruction of the construction business, raises $3 million

Bassem Hamdy has been in the construction business for a long time. He spent the last few years at the construction software business Procore, now a $3 billion company developing technology for the construction industry, and now Hamdy is ready to unveil his next act as chief executive and co-founder of Briq, a new software Read more about Briq, the next building block in tech’s reconstruction of the construction business, raises $3 million[…]

Citizens Reserve is building a supply chain platform on the blockchain

Citizens Reserve is building a supply chain platform on the blockchain

Citizens Reserve, a Bay Area startup, has a broad goal of digitizing the supply chain. Last fall, the company launched the Alpha version of Suku, a Supply Chain as a Service platform built on the blockchain. Today, it announced a partnership with Smartrac, an RFID tag manufacturer, based in Amsterdam, as a key identity piece for Read more about Citizens Reserve is building a supply chain platform on the blockchain[…]

Can the startup building a Fortnite for VR become the Fortnite of VR?

Can the startup building a Fortnite for VR become the Fortnite of VR?

Virtual reality hasn’t proven itself to be the lucrative escape of the every-man, but the medium has done a fairly good job enticing the gaming community and keeping that niche (mostly) happy. While a couple of big titles have gotten some halfway-decent ports to VR, for the most part VR users are confined to whatever Read more about Can the startup building a Fortnite for VR become the Fortnite of VR?[…]

Walmart is building an AI lab inside one of its store

Walmart is building an AI lab inside one of its store

Walmart has just announced its plans to launch what it’s calling an Intelligent Retail Lab inside one of its stores in Levittown, New York. The idea is to test both associate and customer experiences. For example, Walmart wants to use artificial intelligence to better identify when items are running low on stock so that it Read more about Walmart is building an AI lab inside one of its store[…]

Engineer.ai raises $29.5M Series A for its AI+Humans software building platform

Engineer.ai raises $29.5M Series A for its AI+Humans software building platform

SF-based Engineer.ai launched in an invite-only manner two and a half years ago, bootstrapped by its founders. Its platform combines AI with crowdsourced teams of designers and developers to build bespoke digital products at – they say – twice the speed and less than a third of the cost of traditional software development. Today it’s Read more about Engineer.ai raises $29.5M Series A for its AI+Humans software building platform[…]