Business

Netflix enters deal to acquire Finland's Next Games

Netflix said Wednesday it plans to buy Finnish developer Next Games for more than $70 million, signaling the US streaming giant's intent to expand into the video gaming industry.

Robotics

A new algorithm to help robots escape dead ends.

Researchers from the Institute of Engineering and Technology at the Nicolaus Copernicus University have developed an algorithm that will allow mobile robots to escape blind alleys and avoid obstacles.

Business

Spending in mobile apps surges to new high: survey

App revenue from mobile phone users around the world climbed to new heights in the first half of this year, nearly reaching $65 billion, market tracker Sensor Tower said Monday.

Business

Iraqis find escape, success on a virtual battleground

Bashar Abo Khalil's PUBG character dashes around a wall in a pink dress and samurai helmet, thwacking an enemy with a frying pan—standard fare in the mobile game that is a mega-sensation in Iraq.

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