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NAHB: Builder Confidence Declines to 69 in April

NAHB: Builder Confidence Declines to 69 in April
  • NAHB: Builder Confidence Declines to 69 in April FOU: NAHB: Builder Confidence Declines to 69 in April

    The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 69 in April, down from 70 in March. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.From NAHB: Builder Confidence Slips One Point, Remains in Solid TerritoryBuilder confidence in the…

  • ESP Gaming builds esports studio at Aria casino in Las Vegas FOU: ESP Gaming builds esports studio at Aria casino in Las Vegas

    ESP Gaming has created an esports studio in partnership with its sister company Poker Central to hold esports events at the Aria Resort &Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The studio will be owned and operated by Poker Central, and it will host live esports events such as the Vainglory…

  • Red Balloon Security Raises $21.9 Million in Series A Investment for Embedded Device Cybersecurity FOU: Red Balloon Security Raises $21.9 Million in Series A Investment for Embedded Device Cybersecurity

    PRESS RELEASE: NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 3, 2018– Red Balloon Security, a world leader in embedded device security, today announced it has secured $21.9 million in Series A funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round, with additional investment from Greycroft, American Family Ventures and Abstract Ventures. This latest round…Read More

  • Games jobs are everywhere — but, hey, Canada is nice FOU: Games jobs are everywhere — but, hey, Canada is nice

    “Where in the world are the game jobs?” That was the name of talk between James Hursthouse of DigiBC (The Interactive &Digital Media Industry Association of British Columbia) and our own lead reporter, Dean Takahashi, at our GamesBeat Summit 2018 event today in Mill Valley, California. So, what is the answer to that question?…Read…

  • Nvidia advances the deep learning ecosystem at GTC 2018 FOU: Nvidia advances the deep learning ecosystem at GTC 2018

    GUEST: In many ways, Nvidia is the beneficiary of having been in the right place at the right time with regard to AI. A confluence of advances in compute, data, and algorithms led to explosive interest in deep neural networks, and our current approach to training these depends pretty heavily…

  • HTC Vive Pro hands-on demo — VR hits the restart button FOU: HTC Vive Pro hands-on demo — VR hits the restart button

    HTC is starting to sell the Vive Pro virtual reality headset for $800 today as a new and improved way to visit virtual reality. The previous HTC Vive headset now costs $500. It’s still a hefty price to escape from reality, and it doesn’t include the cost of a fairly beefy game computer…

  • ‘The Business of War’: Google Employees Protest Work for the Pentagon FOU: ‘The Business of War’: Google Employees Protest Work for the Pentagon

    Thousands of employees have signed a letter calling on their C.E.O. to pull out of a project that could be used to improve drone strike targeting.

  • Apple’s Eddy Cue discusses video service, says you’ll use AR ‘all the time’ FOU: Apple’s Eddy Cue discusses video service, says you’ll use AR ‘all the time’

    Immediately after Apple publicly announced its acquisition of magazine subscription service Texture this morning, the company’s senior vice president of internet software and services Eddy Cue took the stage at SXSW 2018 to discuss some of Apple’s upcoming content plans. Most notably, he addressed the company’s upcoming video serv…Read More