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E3 2018 is almost here. The Electronic Entertainment Expo may have started as an industry trade show, but it is has ballooned into a full-on spectacle. Gaming companies from across the world converge on Los Angeles in June for a week full of exclusive announcements, incredible updates, and celebrations regarding the gaming industry in general. There’s nothing …

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Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers are rarely expensive (at least unless you buy the luxe Kindle Oasis). They’re built to be affordable, and this week they’re on sale for Mother’s Day. We’ve compiled every decent deal on Amazon-branded devices going on right now. Some are close to 30 percent off, others less than 20 percent, …

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It’s not easy to promote closer US-China ties these days. The countries are moving toward a trade war; a US delegation left Beijing Friday reporting little progress on resolving disputes. US executives accuse China of stealing their intellectual property. The US government is imposing ever tighter restrictions on Chinese telecommunications firms. That made an uncomfortable …

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Enlarge / Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks onstage at Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! during SXSW at ACL Live on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas. On April 11, Robert Sumwalt, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, called Tesla CEO Elon Musk to tell him that the federal agency was taking the unusual …

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The next World of Warcraft expansion, Battle for Azeroth, takes the game back to its roots a bit by focusing on the battle between the Horde and the Alliance. Each side will be able to explore three new zones. The Horde will have access to the islands of Zandalar while the Alliance will be able to traverse the …

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Microsoft Build, the company’s two-day developer conference, takes place this Monday and Tuesday in Seattle. The yearly event is Microsoft’s chance to court its developer community, and also to offer a broad vision of where the company wants to go. Cloud computing, artificial intelligence, mixed reality—it’s all happening at Microsoft, and this is the place …

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Few people expected Valve’s next game to be a collectible card title based on the Dota 2 universe, but that’s exactly what we have in Artifact.  Before you roll your eyes, though, you might want to use them to take a closer look at this game. Artifact isn’t like any other CCG out there. Actually, it’s …

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In December, Dom Hofmann, one of the cofounders of beloved looping video app Vine, raised the collective hopes of the internet—at least for a moment. He tweeted that he was going to resurrect his creation, which shuttered in 2016. The plan was to self-fund the new venture, dubbed “V2.” On Friday though, Hofmann backed down. …

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Last month four Seattle city councilmembers proposed a new corporate tax that aims to build more affordable housing and expand services for the homeless. In response, Amazon announced this week that it will halt construction on a new building and consider subleasing to others a second building, pending the council’s vote on the proposal. Together, …

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Atsuko Nishida, one of the Game Freak employees that helped design the original Pokemon, revealed that Pikachu’s initial character design was based on a squirrel and not on a mouse as the game suggests. “At that time, I was really into squirrels,” said Nishida to Yomiuri in a slightly bizarre interview. “I wanted the character to have …

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