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The Novelist: A Story-Driven Game Of Impossible Choices

The fictional Dan Kaplan is struggling to finish a high-stakes book while balancing the needs of his wife and son. You pull the strings in this family drama by scouring the Kaplans' thoughts and memories. The emotion-driven story is compelling, but is a game about real-life problems actually fun?
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Microsoft Picks Insider Nadella As CEO; Gates Takes New Role

Satya Nadella has been with Microsoft since 1992. Most recently, he led the company's "cloud and enterprise" group. Bill Gates, Microsoft's co-founder, will no longer be the company's chairman. He's going to be a "technology adviser" to Nadella.
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8 Things Worth Knowing About Microsoft's New CEO, Satya Nadella

He's hyper-educated and his background is in the cloud. Learn more about the Indian-American Microsoft veteran who became the third CEO in the company's 38-year history.
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Facebook At 10: Amid Doubters, Company Eyes Next Growth Phase

Facebook's big birthday comes amid tales of trouble — that its youngest users don't find it cool anymore. But Facebook doesn't seem fazed. It is, after all, a company that serves almost one-fifth of the world's population and took in more than $7 billion last year.
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Lots Of Little Credit Charges Add Up To One Big Scam

Fraudsters know that small credit transactions often go unnoticed. That's made it easy for a widespread scam involving unauthorized charges of $9.84 to fly under the radar. Complaints started coming in about the scam soon after a massive data breach in November, but analysts say it goes back months.
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Wikipedia Archiving Voices So You'll Always Know How Celebs Sound

Because the sound of someone's voice can draw you to them in a different — and sometimes stronger — way than a photograph, Wikipedia editors are adding voice clips to the biographical entries for famous figures.
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'Jeopardy' Legend Picks Up A Smartphone Quiz App

Ken Jennings, who has the longest winning streak in the history of the television quiz show Jeopardy, reviews the trivia smartphone app, QuizUp.
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Hacker Group Sues German Government Over NSA Spying

The group wants German federal prosecutors to investigate the country's aiding of the U.S. agency's activities. It's the latest fallout from revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
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U.S. One Step Closer To Future Where Cars Talk To Each Other

The technology, the Department of Transportation says, could mitigate 70 to 80 percent of accidents. The agency is not talking about self-driving cars; instead it's talking about a system that alerts drivers to dangers.
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Should Uber Be Responsible For Driver Recklessness?

The family of a 6-year-old girl who was hit and killed by an Uber driver is suing the ride-sharing company. They say the driver was distracted by the mobile app he used to find his next fare.

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