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Queensland, Australia Invests Portion of its $6.1Mil Ignite Ideas Fund in Crypto Startup

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Queensland, Australia Invests Portion of its $6.1Mil Ignite Ideas Fund in Crypto Startup

Queensland, Australia Invests Portion of its $6.1Mil Ignite Ideas Fund in Crypto Startup “Tourism is one of Queensland’s most important industries,” Innovation Minister Kate Jones announced. “Travelbybit has devised a clever way to make it easier for visitors to our state to pay for their purchases with a growing number of local businesses accepting cryptocurrency payments.” The company was chosen as part of a larger government initiative, the Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas funding. Minister Jones continues, “Ignite Ideas was about supporting entrepreneurs from across Queensland to grow their businesses and employ more staff. I understand TravelbyBit is specifically targeting places...

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Nintendo rockets to first place in July for gaming industry ad spend on TV

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Nintendo rockets to first place in July for gaming industry ad spend on TV

Nintendo rockets to first place in July for gaming industry ad spend on TV It’s a Nintendo TV world, and Sony’s just living in it, dropping out of the top 5 for gaming ad spend in July. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than eight million smart TVs, to bring you a monthly report on how gaming brands are spending. The results below are for the top five gaming industry brands in July, ranked by estimated national TV ad spend. Notable for the period measured is the absence...

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GIGABYTE Adds New GPU & Storage Servers to AMD EPYC Server Line-Up

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GIGABYTE Adds New GPU & Storage Servers to AMD EPYC Server Line-Up

GIGABYTE Adds New GPU & Storage Servers to AMD EPYC Server Line-Up Taipei, Taiwan, August 2018 – GIGABYTE is proud today to officially add three new single-socket GPU and Storage Servers to our AMD EPYC family: the 2U G291-Z20 and G221-Z30 GPU Servers, and the 4U S451-Z30 Storage Server.   AMD EPYC’s Single Socket Strengths These three new systems exemplify the benefits of AMD EPYC as a single socket system that can displace the requirement for a dual socket server, with the EPYC’s impressive compute and I/O resources of up to 32 cores, 64 threads, over 2TB of memory capacity and 128 PCIe...

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ESPN, Disney XD and Blizzard Entertainment Announce Multiyear Exclusive Telecast Agreement for Overwatch League™

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ESPN, Disney XD and Blizzard Entertainment Announce Multiyear Exclusive Telecast Agreement for Overwatch League™

ESPN, Disney XD and Blizzard Entertainment Announce Multiyear Exclusive Telecast Agreement for Overwatch League™ Comprehensive 2018 coverage including Overwatch League playoffs and Grand Finals across ESPN and Disney television networks Telecast schedules for 2019 Overwatch League content to be announced   Today ESPN, Disney XD and Blizzard Entertainment announced an exclusive multiyear agreement for live television coverage of the Overwatch League™, the world’s first major global city-based esports league.   Beginning with Overwatch League playoff coverage on Wednesday, July 11 across both networks, the 2017–2018 Overwatch League inaugural season concludes with the Grand Finals live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn,...

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OPTIC GAMING EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM WITH MEXICAN GEARS OF WAR TEAM

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OPTIC GAMING EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM WITH MEXICAN GEARS OF WAR TEAM

OPTIC GAMING EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM WITH MEXICAN GEARS OF WAR TEAM OpTic Gaming’s international expansion began with its debut upon the Indian subcontinent, picking up and establishing its second Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team and adjacent programs. But that wasn’t the whole of its international project and ambitions.   The Green Wall now bridges southward of the central organization’s Texas headquarters, establishing a foothold upon Latin American soil. With the acquisition of one of the region’s most successful sets of Gears of War talents, OpTic Gaming’s mission to bolster the esports infrastructure of developing markets continues apace.   The OpTic Mexico...

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