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"Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" offers a ridiculous strategy experience with surprising depth and a pinch of toilet humor.

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The plague of “fake news” may be news to Facebook (FB), but it’s a familiar foe to a small non-profit in Washington that’s trying to use mobile apps, big data and social media to promote peace and accountability in places like Iraq, Kenya and Mexico where those technologies have often been abused to spread lies and hate. The PeaceTech Lab aims to develop “technology that can be applied to tackle the triggers of violence,” president and CEO Sheldon Himelfarb said in an interview at the lab’s Washington headquarters at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

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Samsung's new Gear Sport is a fitness-centric smartwatch aimed squarely at the Apple Watch.

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This is a big week for YouTube. It’s getting a new design and new features—all of which have been in the works, carefully and methodically, for a very long time, and all of which, as far as I’m concerned, are welcome!

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Microsoft is bringing VR to the masses with its low-cost headsets.

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Facebook is taking its crackdown on fake news even further.

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Fitbit’s all-new smartwatch is designed to do battle with the Apple Watch.It’s no secret that Fitbit (FIT) has been working on a smartwatch — Co-founder and CEO James Park said as much during the company’s Q2 2017 earnings call earlier this month. This is the Fitbit Ionic, the company’s first “true” smartwatch.

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Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is expected to take on the role of Uber CEO.

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Believe it or not, YouTube creates a written transcript for every single video. Just click More and Transcript and boom!

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Samsung is bringing the Galaxy Note brand back from the brink with the Galaxy Note 8. But can it bury the ghosts of the Note 7?

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The Essential Phone is the first handset from the father of Google's Android, and it's a solid alternative to Apple's iPhone.

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The Norton Core is a Wi-Fi router designed to protect all of your connected devices.

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Qualcomm's new depth-sensing camera technology could improve smartphone's and virtual reality headsets.

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Your private data could be freely available online and there's little you can do about it.

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The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S., August 7, 2017. Google (GOOG, GOOGL) is cancelling the domain for the white supremacist site Daily Stormer due to a “specific, immediate concern about inciting violence,” a spokesperson told Yahoo Finance. The search-engine giant, which hosts website domains through its Google Domains service, made the decision to cut the cord to the hate site after GoDaddy (GDDY) told the Daily Stormer it had 24 hours to move to another domain hosting service.

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Amazon has added the ability to add names to timers with Alexa.

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An alarming fifteen percent of NFL players end up declaring bankruptcy. Wide receiver Ryan Broyles, who was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 2012 and is currently a free agent, is making sure he won't fall into that category.

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Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 and iOS 11 should take your iPhone photography to the next level with these new features.

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Motorola's Moto Z2 Force has an unbreakable screen, but it's got its drawbacks.

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If you or your kids are heading back to school, these are the tech deals you'll want to check out.

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Lego's new Boost kit helps introduce kids to the basics of coding.

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A new European Union regulation could impact how social networks handle your data in the U.S.

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Windows 10’s Start button harbors a secret: It can sprout a tiny utility menu. To see it, right-click the Start button in the lower-left corner of the screen, or (on a touchscreen) hold your finger down on it. There, in all its majesty, is the Start menu’s secret utility menu.

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