Dow ekes out gain, closes higher as bank stocks offset tech losses

U.S. equities traded mostly higher Monday as a rise in the financials sector helped offset losses from large-cap technology stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average gained about 50 points in choppy trade, with Goldman...

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How Assassin’s Creed Origins Is Rethinking Open World Design

With our cover story on Assassin’s Creed Origins, we’ve been showcasing the drastic changes being made to the series’ formula. Everything from movement to combat has been revamped, and their approach to exploration is no different. Creative Director Jean...

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Nintendo announces mini Super Famicom for Japan

Right on the tail of the SNES Mini Classic’s announcement in the US and Europe, Nintendo has followed up with an equivalent product for Japan. The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom is based on the system’s...

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IRS Private Debt Collectors Accused Of Pressuring Taxpayers

A new law which went into effect this year directs the Internal Revenue Service to hand over some unpaid tax bills to private agencies for collections. The law was pushed through despite the failures of past privatization efforts and...

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Meet the company taking over Takata after bankruptcy

The bankruptcy filing of global air bag maker Takata paves the way for obscure manufacturer Key Safety Systems to rise to power in the global automotive industry. The Chinese-owned firm, whose U.S. headquarters are...

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SteamWorld Dig 2 Announced For PS4 And PC

Image & Form Games, the developer behind the SteamWorld series, has announced that SteamWorld Dig 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 and Steam, in addition to Nintendo Switch. The 2D mining-based platformer is “pretty...

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Social media giants step up joint fight against extremist content

Social media giants Facebook, Google’s YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms. Responding to pressure from...

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Don’t Let Bad Emails or Texts Cost You Sales

I love using emails and texts for business—and I’m not a 20-something. Texting is fast and efficient, and you can include visuals in a text if you want to quickly show a customer what...

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Here’s how much a job loss now will cost you by retirement

When Americans struggle financially—if they face a job loss or a bout with illness, for example—one of the first places they turn for relief is their retirement savings accounts. This makes some sense, at...

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Retail Version Of Binding Of Isaac: Afterbirth+ For PS4 On The Way

The Binding of Isaac is no stranger to new versions and ports. It’s been updated time and again, and has released for several consoles over the years. After the game’s foray into consoles as...

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