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Ubisoft's 30th anniversary putters across the finish line with free copies of Assassin's Creed III

Assassin's Creed III a.k.a. "How America's triumph in the Revolutionary War was actually predicated on teenage angst."

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$49 Windows tablets, $1,000 PC discounts, and 50% off Xbox games highlight Microsoft deals

Microsoft's "12 Days of Deals" contain some hidden gems, including $1,000 off selected PCs, discounts on Groove Music and Xbox Live Gold, as well as sweet stocking stuffers. Here's the discounted Xbox One games for Day 3.

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Fitbit scoops up rival fitness tracker maker Pebble

Fitbit, the maker of popular fitness trackers, has acquired assets owned by rival Pebble, including key employees and intellectual property related to software and firmware development.

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Google trims the size of app updates with new data-saving technique

Play Store updates to use new file-by-file patching technique to keep downloads lean.

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YouTube's top trending videos for 2016

Here's a look at the weird, wonderful, and mundane from YouTube's top trending videos of 2016.

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10 best sites and services to sell used tech

Want to turn your old computer into some crisp Benjamins? These 10 online services and apps are all viable options, though each has its strengths, depending on what you hope to sell.

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The security gift guide

Give the gift of security, so people will give you the gift of not asking for help and advice.

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Malicious online ads expose millions to possible hack

Since October, millions of internet users have been exposed to malicious code served from the pixels in tainted banner ads meant to install other forms of malware, according to security firm ESET.

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Duo’s first major update puts an emphasis on better video quality

New version of Google's video-calling app also streamlines the sign-up process and fixes some nagging bugs.

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U.S. Supreme Court leaves gap in Samsung-Apple patent ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Samsung Electronics and its backers in the industry in a design patent dispute with Apple, when in a 8-0 decision it said that “the term 'article of manufacture' is broad enough to embrace both a product sold to a consumer and a component of that product, whether sold separately or not.”

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Backdoor accounts found in 80 Sony IP security camera models

Many network security cameras made by Sony could be taken over by hackers and infected with botnet malware if their firmware is not updated to the latest version.

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Fluance Fi50 Bluetooth Wood Speaker review: This big box puts out really big sound

The Fi50 sounds more like a bookshelf speaker than a one that sits on a table top. We dig its frequency range, but it's not the best speaker in its price range.

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Android Pay FAQ: Everything you need to know about Google's mobile payment system

We cover everything from setting up Android Pay, using it as your go-to payment tool, and even saving all of your loyalty and rewards offers.

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Intel may use AMD GPUs to challenge Nvidia's rising power

Intel needs graphics power. AMD needs cash. Both need to fight Nvidia. That's why this rumored partnership would actually make sense.

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Microsoft's LinkedIn deal clears the EU, will close in the coming days

Microsoft’s mammoth acquisition of LinkedIn has just cleared the last hurdle in front of it, paving the way for the tech titan to buy the professional social network for $26.2 billion.