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Unopened ‘Super Mario Bros.’ from 1985 sells for over $100K

An unopened 1985 copy of the iconic “Super Mario Bros.” video game has been sold for $100,150. The sale set a new world record for...

Shell buys Sonnen, Tesla’s competitor in the home battery business

Enlarge / An employee working for the manufacturer of solar batteries, Sonnen GmbH, in the Bavarian...

SEC accuses former Apple lawyer of insider trading

A former senior lawyer at Apple Inc. was accused by the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday of insider trading ahead of the...

Ajit Pai orders phone companies to adopt new anti-robocall tech in 2019

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai at The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research on...

Google to spend $13B on expansions in 14 states

Alphabet Inc.’s Google said Wednesday it plans to spend more than $13 billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year. “These...

MalwareTech loses bid to suppress damning statements made after days of partying

Enlarge / Then 23-year-old security researcher Marcus Hutchins in his bedroom in Ilfracombe, UK, in July...

‘Tinder for cows’ matches livestock with potential partners

PETERSFIELD, England — A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. Called “Tudder” — a mix of dating app Tinder...

Microsoft patches 0-day vulnerabilities in IE and Exchange

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Bill to create separate Russian internet gets first approval

MOSCOW — The lower house of Russia’s parliament has passed the first reading of a bill to create a self-standing Russian segment of the...

“Catastrophic” hack on email provider destroys almost two decades of data

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