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Digital Trends Live: E3 updates, Uber Elevate Summit, Beyond Burger, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler and DT Producer Adrien Warner dig into the trending tech stories of the day, including highlights from E3, the Uber Elevate Summit, Portal’s new devices, the Beyond Burger’s arrival in stores, and a very special goodbye to the Mars Rover.

Later, Nibler welcomes Todd Weaver, founder and chief executive officer of Purism, to discuss the company’s dedication to online personal data privacy and security.

DT Editor-in-Chief Jeremy Kaplan then joins us from New York to speak with Neil Sweeney, founder and CEO of Killi, about how to control and monetize your own digital identity, and how to make money from your first-party data.

We’re also joined by Michael Mansouri, senior technology adviser at Hawkeye Systems, Inc., to talk about the company’s military-grade 360-degree camera, and taking 3D imaging to the next level using A.I.

Finally, we continue our coverage of E3 with DT correspondent Riley Winn, including a conversation with DJWheat (aka Marcus Graham), director of creator development at Twitch.

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EA cancels its E3-adjacent live event this year
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Electronic Arts, one of the largest publishers in gaming, won't be having its E3 season showcase this year, saying that it won't be able to present games to fans on time.

In a statement given to IGN, EA said that it will instead share more details about its ongoing projects "when the time is right." EA's full statement can be found below.

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E3 2022 won’t happen in-person (and Summer Game Fest has already clapped back)
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For the third year in a row, E3 2022 will not happen as an in-person event. The Entertainment Software Association, which organizes the expo, has confirmed that the physical show has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the virus' new Omicron variant. In fact, the ESA didn't technically confirm that the show will happen in 2022 at all.

The news was broken by VentureBeat, which released a statement from the ESA regarding the yearly video game press conference. “Due to the ongoing health risks surrounding COVID-19 and its potential impact on the safety of exhibitors and attendees, E3 will not be held in person in 2022,” the ESA tells VentureBeat, “We are nonetheless excited about the future of E3 and look forward to announcing more details soon.”

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Forza Horizon 5, Zelda, and more earn wins at E3’s closing awards ceremony
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E3 held a dedicated awards show for all the games that were shown during this year's convention. It closed out night four of the all-digital expo and handed out awards to a select few games from the show.

E3 gave out awards for the most anticipated games from Microsoft and Nintendo and handed out a trophy for the best overall presentation. Here are the winners from last night's ceremony.
Most Anticipated Game Overall: Forza Horizon 5
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