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Ralph Baer, father of home video game console, dies at 92

Engineer invented the predecessor to today's home video game consoles while working at a defense contractor in the late '60s and early '70s.

By December 7, 2014

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That privacy notice you're posting to Facebook? It won't work

Users of the world's largest social network are once again falling for a hoax "notice" to copyright their content.

By December 2, 2014

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Be a better Web MD with Medical Translator for Chrome

Diagnosing what ails you just got easier with this Chrome extension that translates medical jargon into plain English.

By November 7, 2014

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Black Friday goes global as retailers import the US spending holiday

Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.

By November 28, 2014

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Police warned about tweeting drunk or with doughnuts

British bobbies have been warned of the dangers of using social media, as figures are revealed for officers and staff committing offences online.

By August 19, 2014

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Airbnb rebrands itself with a 'people, places, love' motto

The peer-to-peer home-rental service redesigns its website and mobile apps and creates a new logo called the "Bélo," which is meant to represent belonging.

By July 16, 2014

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As smartphone nears, Amazon says Appstore library nearly triples

Amazon says it has a catalog of more than 240,000 apps and games, available in 200 countries on multiple devices.

By June 16, 2014

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E3 2014: Heavy on games and toys, light on hardware

Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's video game industry confab, from Halo to Amiibo to the Destiny demo.

By June 13, 2014

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How to spell 'cleptopenia'? It's a tech-slang showdown

Scripps spelling bee co-winners Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe go head-to-head spelling tech slang terms from Urban Dictionary they will never use in a sentence.

By June 11, 2014

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Vessyl smart cup can tell Coke from Pepsi

This powerful, sensor-fitted cup identifies what you're drinking and tells you how it affects your health and hydration needs.

By June 12, 2014