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Elon Musk’s latest SpaceX idea involves a party balloon and bounce house

Elon Musk took to Twitter Sunday night to announce a new recovery method for an upper-stage SpaceX rocket. A balloon — a “giant party balloon” to quote him directly — will ferr

How video game tech makes neural networks possible

Thanks to the creation of ever more powerful GPUs deep machine learning and neural networks are poised to change almost every aspect of society -- from the jobs we pursue and the cars we drive to the

Crunch Report | Oculus CTO Is Suing ZeniMax

Bolt Threads creates a tie made from spiderwebs, Oculus' CTO is suing ZeniMax for money never paid to him and Google has a new startup competition. All this on Crunch Report.

Oculus CTO John Carmack is suing ZeniMax for $22.5 million

The feud between Oculus and ZeniMax Media is opening up once again, this time with the CTO of Oculus, John Carmack, suing his former employer for earnings that he claims are still owed to him. Carmack

Oculus Connect 2 Will Give Developers What They Need For Consumer Rift Launch

Oculus is hosting its second annual primary developer conference between September 23 and 25, the company announced today. The big show, called ‘Connect 2’ in keeping with the original eve

Elon Musk Tries To Woo John Carmack Back To Rockets With SpaceX’s Drone Ship Impact

Genius futurist, entrepreneur and expert Twiterrer Elon Musk revealed some new information about SpaceX’s most recent reusable rocket landing attempt following the launch of its Dragon space cap

Doom’s John Carmack Leaves id Software To Focus On The Oculus Virtual Reality Headset

Video game legend John Carmack has left id Gaming, a company that he helped to found, to focus his energies on his role as the CTO of Oculus. It’s the end of an era, as Carmack wrote game fran

John Carmack: iOS Still Better Than Android For Mobile Game Development

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/johncarmackios.jpg" />John Carmack, the id Software co-founder who essentially created the modern first-person shooter genre from scratch

John Carmack: Direct3D Now Better Than OpenGL (!)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/glquake.jpg" />Whoa. John Carmack, the co-founder of id Software who pretty much helped invent the first-person shooter genre, not to men

John Carmack: Thanks To Low Level APIs, Sony NGP Should Be A ‘Generation’ Ahead Of Smartphones At Launch

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/carmackpsp2.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/john-carmack/">John Carmack</a>, the man behind Doom and Quake, appears to be a

Carmack Not Interested In Motion Controllers (For Now, At Least)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/quakeconmove.png" />All of us here are totally geeking out over every single word that comes out of John Carmack’s mouth at <a HREF="ht

QuakeCon: Carmack Has Rage Running At 60 Frames Per Second On The iPhone. Whoa.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/4.png" />Am I QuakeCon this year? No, of course not because that would have actually been <i>fun</i>. But I do know this: John Carmack ju

Looks like id could be preparing a crazy good game for the iPhone

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/idgames.jpg" />Apparently several video game developers, including id, consider the iPhone a proper gaming platform, one they can bend to