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Nintendo Labo will let you make cardboard Switch accessories, for the cool price of $70

Wed, 2018-01-17 19:43

The accessory kits let players build cardboard and string add-ons to popular games -- for a fantastic price.

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A first look at Nintendo Labo

Wed, 2018-01-17 19:41

A new interactive experience for the Switch.

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YouTube cracks down on Tide Pod challenge videos

Wed, 2018-01-17 19:38

Google streaming service says it will remove videos of teens eating laundry gel pods in "Tide Pod challenge" videos.

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Walmart takes on opioid crisis, offering free solution to safely dispose of unused meds

Wed, 2018-01-17 18:50

Walmart says it will become the first national drug chain to offer a free disposal option at all its pharmacy locations.

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Apple to hire 20,000, open new campus and pay $38 billion tax bill on overseas profits

Wed, 2018-01-17 18:46

Iconic iPhone maker builds much of its products overseas.

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Google’s Fi low-cost wireless service adds unlimited data

Wed, 2018-01-17 17:14

To compete with other wireless carriers.

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Hackers held patient data ransom, so Indiana hospital system paid $50,000

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:16

The ransomware attack accessed the computers of Hancock Health in suburban Indianapolis through an outside vendor's account.

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Boeing to make aircraft seats with Adient

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:15

Boeing is forming a joint venture with car seat maker Adient to produce seats for planes to reduce delays in plane deliveries. Aleksandra Michalska reports. Video provided by Reuters

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A 'natural meteor fireball' just exploded in the sky over Michigan

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:08

Social media was alight Tuesday with videos that appeared to show a fireball blazing through the night sky above highways of southeast Michigan, and flashes of blue and orange light over settled snow.

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Bitcoin sell-off deepens, digital currency now down 50% from recent peak as Dow closes above 26,000

Wed, 2018-01-17 15:22

Bitcoin's freefall early in 2018 has now cut its value by 50% since its December peak.

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Twitter may alert users exposed to Russian propaganda

Wed, 2018-01-17 15:20

The social media service says it's working to identify and inform individuals who saw tweets from Kremlin-linked accounts.

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The 5 best new TVs you'll want to buy in 2018

Wed, 2018-01-17 15:02

Tons of TVs made their debut during CES 2018—these are the best.

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Is a salad spinner REALLY worth your money?

Wed, 2018-01-17 14:26

Why settle for soggy lettuce when you can spin your way to longer lasting greens?

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This incredible deal on Amazon will save you this tax season

Wed, 2018-01-17 14:20

This TurboTax sale will help you get your taxes over with now, save more money, and don't think about it again until next year.

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These 10 cool 2018 appliances will blow your mind!

Wed, 2018-01-17 14:17

You need to see this year's models before you buy anything else.

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YouTube's stricter ad rules still wouldn't have stopped Logan Paul's 'suicide forest' video

Wed, 2018-01-17 13:53

Network looks to tighten rules to make YouTube a friendlier place

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We rented a Tesla Model 3 from a new owner: Call it spartan, high-tech and compelling

Wed, 2018-01-17 13:49

The new Model 3 is a striking midpriced sedan with 310-mile battery range and a spartan high-tech interior.

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These 7 deals on Amazon are almost too good to be true

Wed, 2018-01-17 11:17

Amazon has loads of great deals on all sorts of things, from cast iron pans and instant cameras to diaper bags and smart gadgets.

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This cult-favorite toaster oven is also an air fryer—but is it worth $400?

Wed, 2018-01-17 11:13

The Breville Smart Oven Air can do almost anything—as long as you've got room on your counter.

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10 home decor trends everyone will be obsessing over in 2018

Wed, 2018-01-17 10:47

It's easy and affordable to be on trend this year.

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