Pokémon Go Studio Lays Off Staff And Cancels Projects

Pokémon Go Studio Lays Off Staff And Cancels Projects

Photo: Rafael Henrique / SOPA Images / LightRocket (Getty Images) The mobile game company behind Pokémon Go, Niantic, is struggling to find its next big hit. And now, a new report claims the studio canceled multiple projects and laid off staff members in an effort to “streamline” operations. The San Francisco-based publisher cut 85 to …

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Tesla's layoffs hit Autopilot team as AI develops

Tesla’s layoffs hit Autopilot team as AI develops

As part of Tesla’s plans to cut 10% of salaried staff, the company has laid off a significant number of its data annotation specialists. These specialists do grunt work that is critical to empowering artificial intelligence systems to handle complex tasks like driving safely down a city street. The layoffs were first reported by Bloomberg …

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry to host 2022 ESPYS

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry to host 2022 ESPYS

3:41 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN Golden State Warriors guard and 2022 NBA Finals MVP Stephen Curry will host this year’s ESPYS, ESPN announced Wednesday. “I’ve had the pleasure of attending The ESPYS but never imagined I’d have the privilege of hosting this special event,” Curry said in a statement. “As someone who loves the intersection …

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Three Boca supporters arrested for racism, Nazi salute in Brazil

Three Boca supporters arrested for racism, Nazi salute in Brazil

Three supporters of Argentine football giants Boca Juniors have been arrested in Brazil, accused of racism and making a Nazi salute during their team’s match away to Corinthians, local authorities said on Wednesday. Two of the fans were arrested for a “racial slur” having allegedly directed monkey chants at Corinthian fans during Tuesday night’s Copa …

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Caddie Austin Kaiser explains how a new putting routine paid off for Xander Schauffele

Caddie Austin Kaiser explains how a new putting routine paid off for Xander Schauffele

“Conversations with Champions, presented by Sentry” is a weekly series from Golfweek in collaboration with The Caddie Network, where we take you behind the scenes for a chat with the winning caddie from the most recent PGA Tour event. This week: Austin Kaiser, caddie for Xander Schauffele at the 2022 Travelers Championship. It had been …

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Paper Girls on Amazon Prime has hints of Stranger Things

Paper Girls on Amazon Prime has hints of Stranger Things

On Wednesday, Amazon Prime Video released a teaser trailer for an upcoming show called Paper Girls, and it looks like it has a rabbit hole full of tantalizing time-space mysteries. The show stars four newspaper delivery girls: Erin (Riley Lai Nelet), Tiffany Quilkin (Camryn Jones), Mac Coyle (Sofia Rosinky), and KJ Brandman (Fina Strazza.) Their …

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Companies cut spending, jobs as outlook grows less certain

Companies cut spending, jobs as outlook grows less certain

June 29 (Reuters) – Executives at electric car marker Tesla, drug maker Novartis and retailer Bed Bath and Beyond are cutting spending or jobs while others are shelving projects or deals as inflation rages and confidence in the world economy wanes. Manufacturing growth is slowing worldwide as China’s COVID-19 curbs and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine …

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