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No Sugar High For Wall Street: Candy Crush Maker's IPO Disappoints

King Digital Entertainment went public Wednesday, and the results were crushing — the stock sank. It may be a sign that investors are losing faith in the mobile gaming market.
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From The Birth Of The iPhone To An Era Of Lawsuits

On the eve of the next trial in the continuing patent war between Apple and Samsung, one of the iPhone's original designers is speaking out publicly for the first time.
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Backlash To Facebook Buying Virtual Reality Firm Comes Swiftly

Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR is only a day old, but the founders are already defending themselves against threats of abandonment by game developers.
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Therapists' Apps Aim To Help With Mental Health Issues

There are lots of apps out there that claim to improve your mental health, but precious few have actually been tested to see if they work. Psychologists are starting to give that a try.
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The Changing World Of Tech Requires A Woman's Eye

Tell Me More wraps up its "Women in Tech" series looking at the new ideas women are bringing to tech, and how they're encouraging young girls to get into the field. What lessons have been learned?
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Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 Billion

Oculus VR is less than two years old, but it has built enormous buzz with its Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles.
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RIP ET: The Legend Of The Long-Buried Video Game

The video game ET is considered one of the worst games ever created. It's so bad that many of the unsold originals are rumored to be wasting away in a New Mexico landfill. Now, filmmakers are on a quest to recover those copies — despite resistance from an environmental agency.
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Your Smartphone Is A Crucial Police Tool, If They Can Crack It

Suspects' smartphones contain a wealth of information: calls, photos, GPS data. With so much info, it's often all police need to make a case. But with fast-changing phone technology, it can take work.
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IRS Says It Will Treat Bitcoins As Property, Not Currency

This means any profits made on the currency will be taxed at the lower, capital-gains rate. The rule, however, also means investors have to keep extensive records.
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Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care?

American teenagers turned a 2012 video about the African warlord into an Internet sensation. Two years on, it shows the possibilities and limitations in social media marketing.

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