Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday.
*1. Apple just launched a new attack on Android.* The iPhone maker has launched a website aimed at persuading people who currently.. Business Insider
The next major game from the folks behind "Grand Theft Auto" just got hijacked right out of its original release date.
Originally planned for a launch this fall on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, "Red.. Business Insider
A dashcam captures an accident where a truck tries to pass another truck; but gets hit by oncoming traffic. Shortly after that accident ends; the car with the dashcam nearly gets hit by another truck. Source: Break Trending Videos -
A dashcam captures an accident where a big rig speeds down a highway; then tries to pass a tractor; but clips the tractor; which causes the tractor to flip over and damage the truck. Source: Break Trending Videos -
While automakers are still negotiating with local and state governments to let autonomous cars test drive on open streets, one programmer has found a more accessible proving ground to teach AI how to.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW
Most pot smokers would agree: weed and video games go together like peanut butter and jelly (and banana slices, and an ice cold glass of milk, and M&Ms, and maybe some Funyons, too).
You can.. Mashable
While rifling through the booklet of a used version of Grand Theft Auto V he just purchased from GameStop, an 11-year-old boy found a baggie containing six grams of meth.
Florida mother Kayla.. Mashable
Have yourself one hell of a Friday night, Conrad Hilton. The little bro of Paris Hilton — who has very often found himself in trouble through the years — is once again facing BIG problems after a.. Perez Hilton
In 2000, a bizarre and controversial film called "Battle Royale" was released. In the film, dozens of Japanese high school students are forcibly placed on an island, given random weapons, and forced.. Business Insider
Even though blockbuster game "Grand Theft Auto V" is nearly four years old, some players are making it look better than ever.
Just look at this madness:
How's this possible? Simple! Take the PC.. Business Insider
The blockbuster video game is one of the simulation platforms researchers and engineers increasingly rely on to test and train the machines being primed to take control of the family sedan. Companies.. Denver Post Also reported by •SFGate
Driverless cars that work are cool, but using another company's work without their permission maybe isn't.
Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that manufacturers of driverless cars were using.. Mashable
GTA: Online is getting a new game mode for racing fans: Tiny Racers. It takes the classic stunt racing experience and gives you a birds-eye view of the action, giving the new mode a retro look. Digital Trends
If Grand Theft Auto: Online's last big event, the sophomorically named Cunning Stunts, stoked a flame in your racing heart, next week's add-on might set it ablaze with nostalgia. For a few different.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW
Grand Theft Auto Online is throwing it back to the good old days — when GTA was a top-down game — with the new Tiny Racers mode.
Coming to GTA Online April 25, Tiny Racers is a brand new stunt.. Mashable
There has been plenty of research on whether or not violent video games cause aggression in the real world. Famously, we have lawyer Jack Thompson who claimed games like Grand Theft Auto and Mortal.. Huffington Post
As engineers work to develop safe, practical self-driving cars, Grand Theft Auto V has emerged as an unlikely means of simulating tricky scenarios to see how well the AI driver can respond. Digital Trends
What if the interdimensional adventures of Rick and Morty landed them in the middle of the Grand Theft Auto V universe? Thanks to a new game mod, we just found out, and the result is as twisted as the.. Mashable
*Note: This entry is coauthored with Patrick Markey, Professor of Psychology at Villanova University and coauthor of our book *Moral Combat: Why the War on Violent Video Games is Wrong*.*
While the.. Huffington Post