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  • TravelTriangle raises $10 million to bring India’s travel agencies online

    TravelTriangle raises $10 million to bring India’s travel agencies online

    India’s TravelTriangle, a marketplace for finding and booking travel and holidays, has closed a $10 million Series B funding round. The four-year-old company is focused on bringing India’s largely offline travel agency space, which is dominated by small and medium-sized companies, online. That’s to both help travel brokers reach larger audiences, and provide more travel… Read More

  • Carnegie Mellon creates a poker-playing AI that can beat the pros

    Carnegie Mellon creates a poker-playing AI that can beat the pros

    To be great at poker you gotta know when to hold them, know when to fold them, know when to walk away, and know when to core dump. That’s only part of the technique a new AI system created by researchers at Carnegie Mellon used to beat four of the “world’s best professional poker players” – Dong Kim, Jimmy Chou, Daniel McAulay and Jason Les. The AI played the… Read More

  • 8-bit porn: the women of Leisure Suit Larry

    Leisure Suit Larry was one of those game franchises I always saw on the shelf at the local computer games store but never bought. I picked up the box and oggled at the titilating pictures on the back, but I never traded my hard-earned cash for the soft-core bonanza that the games offered. I like to think I’m a better man, as a result. Lots of people must’ve bought the game… Read More