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Monopoly will replace boot, thimble, and wheelbarrow pieces in new edition

At the start of the year, Hasbro announced it was putting the future of Monopoly into the hands of people on the internet. The company held a public vote, asking fans to decide on a revamped set of game pieces for the newest edition of the classic board game. Today, the results of that vote are in. …

Carlos the Jackal to face trial in France over 1974 bombing

Venezuelan-born terrorist, who is already serving multiple life sentences, will face court over an attack on a Paris shop that killed two men<p>Carlos the Jackal, the perpetrator of headline-grabbing attacks in the 1970s and early 1980s, goes on trial in France on Monday for the deadly bombing of a …

Pokemon Go: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon, Says Niantic

Legendary Pokemon will finally be catchable in Pokemon Go this year, according to developer Niantic.<p>In an interview with Wired Germany, the company's CEO, John Hanke, answered a question about when we'll see legendaries by teasing, "I can safely say we'll see more of it this year." Legendary …

Pokémon

Microsoft finally made my favorite keyboard and mouse

I hate keyboards and mice these days. For years I used to stockpile boxes of Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorers because Microsoft stupidly discontinued the best mouse it ever created. I moved on from PS2 ports and wires over to the wireless world a few years ago, but all the buttons and fancy …

Consumer Tech

Fantasy board game Dragoon is getting even better with a new expansion

The project is now funded on Kickstarter<p>Just before Christmas, a friend’s Facebook Like proved useful for once: it led me to a four-player board game about warring dragons. I purchased a copy of Dragoon immediately.<p>Lay Waste Games, the company behind Dragoon, crowdfunded the game in 2015, pulling …

7 Must-Read Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos

Apple’s iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone — in fact, the odds are decent that you’re reading this story on one right now. But beyond using …

November Nine to chase $7.7 million prize at World Series of Poker

LAS VEGAS -- For nine poker players, the dream is just beginning after outlasting 6,411 others in days of near marathon-length games to advance to …

10 Smart Search Engine Marketing Tactics To Get Free Google Traffic

Search engines on average will drive 300% more traffic than social media. So how do you let Google know you exist?<p>One tactic is to put more focus on …

Marketing

Tips for getting the most out of OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite packs a lot of new features inside a cleaner, flatter interface on the Mac. It’s a big upgrade, and there’s a lot to take in at first glance.<p>Whether you’re a Mac novice or a seasoned expert, there’s plenty to explore in the latest version of OS X. Wondering how to get started? Here …

Operating Systems

Decades of standing pat made Atlantic City a loser, say veteran workers

Michael and Kathy Buonasorte witnessed Atlantic City’s long spiral from up close, helpless as their gaming industry employers ignored growing regional competition and failed to keep up with trends or adapt to changing demands of clients.<p>Like many families in southern New Jersey, the couple has long …

Apple Watch: We Are Now Literally Handcuffed To Our Computers

Many of us already feel as if we’re handcuffed to our computers. With its new smart watch, unveiled today in California, Apple is hoping to turn that …