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2/19/2018

Many companies consider augmented reality to be the future of play, and Toy Fair is likely to feature many AR options. Hasbro will enter the AR market with its phone-supported "Iron Man" mask.

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2/19/2018

Multiplayer online game Trove will receive an expansion this spring that will include superhero-themed content. The game has more than 15 million players across platforms, per Trion Worlds.

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2/19/2018

ZTE is looking to become a leader in low-cost 5G services, anticipating that the connections will be commercially available in 2020. The company's chief technology officer, Liangwen Chen, says the company is looking for larger facilities in Tokyo to test the technology.

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2/19/2018

An EEDAR study involving 33 game experiences and motivations examined North American mobile gaming preferences. The most popular ones were single-player experiences that include "progression achievement and completion."

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2/19/2018

Oracle says it plans to acquire hybrid security company Zenedge to improve its cloud security offerings. Oracle is expected to expand Zenedge's products, which include web application firewalls, a security operations center and bot management.

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2/19/2018

Cisco introduced its MSSP security portfolio, which includes Cisco Umbrella, Cisco AMP for Endpoints and Meraki Systems Manager. Cisco will also offer training courses for MSP customers to teach them to use the MSSP products effectively, Cisco's Steve Benvenuto said.

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2/19/2018

Computex Technology Solutions is extending the capabilities of its Computex Brainware with the release of expanded managed services. The company will promote the new services at its Accelerate sales event.

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CRN (US)
2/19/2018

China is counting on its domestic production of memory chips, DRAMs and 3D NAND flash memory devices in particular, to resolve its trade imbalance in semiconductors, this analysis notes. The nation is also developing logic devices, but the big push is in memory technology.

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2/19/2018

Sony described aspects of its event-driven, low-power complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor image sensor at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference. Meanwhile, Microsoft detailed the latest version of the time-of-flight sensor in the Kinect-2, among other sensor technology papers presented by Panasonic and Toshiba.

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EE Times
2/19/2018

Renesas Electronics brought out Target Boards for its RX65N, RX130 and RX231 microcontroller lines, each priced at less than $30. The MCUs can be used in home appliances and industrial systems.

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