The Business of Esports News - June 14, 2019

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Gaming tech helps Apache maintainers reduce training time

Gaming tech helps Apache maintainers reduce training time

Lockheed Martin Corporation has released the latest version of RELY3D, its advanced visualization and training tool for sensor system maintainers working on the Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter.

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When virtual mittens sell for thousands, of course gamers are ripe targets for cyber sh...

When virtual mittens sell for thousands, of course gamers are ripe targets for cyber sh...

Guys, your security hygiene stinks

theregister.co.uk
Latest trends in the gaming industry

Latest trends in the gaming industry

The Electronic Entertainment Expo returned to LA this year to unveil the latest in the gaming industry. Joining us are Stanley Pierre-Louis and Emily Rose Jacobson to tell us more about what to expect this year.

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Google lets you create 3D games without coding knowledge

Google lets you create 3D games without coding knowledge

You and your friends can create games together in real time

cnet.com
Phil Spencer Isn’t Fully Opposed to the Idea of Xbox Game Pass Exclusives

Phil Spencer Isn’t Fully Opposed to the Idea of Xbox Game Pass Exclusives

Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s VP of gaming, isn’t ruling out the notion of Xbox Game Pass getting Netflix-style exclusives for its growing library of games. He said in a recent interview th…

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How E3's Biggest Conversations Happen on Twitter

How E3's Biggest Conversations Happen on Twitter

Much of gaming news and culture happens on Twitter, and the social media platform is abuzz with E3 underway in Los Angeles. We talk with Rishi Chada, Twitter's Head of Gaming Content Partnerships about the site's role in gaming's biggest event.

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Musk talks in-Tesla gaming, startup struggles | Reuters.com

Musk talks in-Tesla gaming, startup struggles | Reuters.com

Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX and The Boring Company, gives a rapt audience a preview of gaming in Tesla cars, and described which failure most helped his career. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Riot Games Under Investigation for Pay Discrimination

Riot Games Under Investigation for Pay Discrimination

The State of California is investigating “League of Legends” developer Riot Games, according to a press release issued on Wednesday. The California Department of Fair Employment and Hou…

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Practice Zones and Press Conferences: The Benefits of the Misfits Gaming Arena - The Es...

Practice Zones and Press Conferences: The Benefits of the Misfits Gaming Arena - The Es...

Mentioned in this article Teams: G2 Esports, Misfits League/Tournament Brands: League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Games: League of Legends Misfits  Gaming Arena opened in Berlin this January, providing a meeting place for fans of the organiz...

esportsobserver.com
E3 proved that video game publishers want to become Netflix

E3 proved that video game publishers want to become Netflix

The race to become "Netflix for Games" is on

theverge.com
Korean President and Swedish Monarch celebrate eSports match at Ericsson Studio

Korean President and Swedish Monarch celebrate eSports match at Ericsson Studio

During an official state visit in Stockholm, President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea, and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden visited the Ericsson Studio to celebrate advancements in technology with a friendly match between Sweden and South Korea�s ...

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ENCE announces partnership with betting agency Veikkaus

ENCE announces partnership with betting agency Veikkaus

Finnish organisation ENCE has partnered with Finnish government-owned betting agency Veikkaus. The agency was formed in 2017 as a merger of three betting and gambling agencies: Veikkaus, Fintoto, and Slot Machine Association. Exact details for the p...

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Personality Has Become A Vital Esports Skill

Personality Has Become A Vital Esports Skill

Esports commentator and host Alex “Golden Boy” Mendez started out hosting Call of Duty tournaments in hotel ballrooms in 2011 and covering esports for websites like Kotaku. Now, he hosts esports events in stadiums for thousands, as well as esports matc...

kotaku.com
Esports Investors May Get Bloodied - Palisades Hudson Financial Group

Esports Investors May Get Bloodied - Palisades Hudson Financial Group

Competitive online gaming is booming, but will esports turn into a kill zone for retail investors? Signs of a possible bubble are worth considering.

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The phenomenon of eSports

The phenomenon of eSports

The genesis of eSportseSports can trace its roots back as far as October 1972 at Stanford University where players were invited to compete in a space combat game called Spacewar. In the 1980’s Atari and Nintendo held various public video game competiti...

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UTA Adds Travis Mynard As Agent For Esports Department, Will Focus On League Of Legends

UTA Adds Travis Mynard As Agent For Esports Department, Will Focus On League Of Legends

Travis Mynard has joined United Talent Agency (UTA) as an agent in the esports department, bringing extensive international expertise in managing esports leagues and consulting professional athlete…

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British Esports Association backs €30m investment venture

British Esports Association backs €30m investment venture

Esports Global Fund (EGF), a new innovative global investment fund backed by the British Esports Association, will be launched on July 1st. The fund is run by a team with over 25 years of experience in

esportsinsider.com
Shanghai wants to be the world’s ‘e-sports capital’ · TechNode

Shanghai wants to be the world’s ‘e-sports capital’ · TechNode

The city will encourage businesses to invest in three to four e-sports stadiums capable of hosting tournaments of the highest level.

technode.com
E-Sports is projected to be the next big thing in India

E-Sports is projected to be the next big thing in India

In 2019, it is estimated in India that the entire audience of E-sports will grow to 250+ million viewers with the revenue increased to more than $1 billion.

thebridge.in
The World of Warcraft conspiracy Blizzard doesn’t want you to know about

The World of Warcraft conspiracy Blizzard doesn’t want you to know about

Hey, this isn’t a government at all!

polygon.com