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Mario Tennis Aces review impressions — a fighting game for everyone
VentureBeat Mario Tennis Aces is one of my biggest surprises of the year. I've enjoyed some of Nintendo's sports games in the past, but those were primarily the role-playing-like versions of Mario Tennis and Mario Golf for the Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance. ---

Harvester of Facebook Data Wants Tighter Controls Over Privacy
An academic who was central to the misuse of Facebook data sought to turn the tables on internet companies by saying the government should step in to help prevent data-privacy scandals in the future.

Facebook ordered to explain deleted profile
The social network has been ordered by a UK judge to reveal who told it to delete the profile of a jazz musician

Tech Tip: How to Back Up Your Android Phone
Google saves your settings and some app content to its cloud, but third-party programs may give you a more complete backup.

What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018
What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018It's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.

South Korea's Bithumb loses $32 million in digital money heist, bitcoin falls
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said 35 billion won ($31.5 million) worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers, the second local exchange targeted in just over a week as cyber thieves exposed the high risks of trading the digital asset.

Matt Hancock: schools across the UK should ban mobile phones
The culture secretary who heads up the digital brief says tech makes parenting harderThe culture secretary has called on more schools to ban mobile phones.Matt Hancock said he admired those headteachers who did not allow their use during the school day and linked social media use with the problem of bullying among young children. Continue reading...

Chinese Firm to Open UK Chip R&D Center
Parent company of Dynex Semiconductor to employ about 200 engineers at site in Birmingham, England.

DNA Captured From 2,500-Year-Old Phoenician
Analysis of the ancient man's DNA reveal he had European ancestry.

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AI could turn your blurry phone videos into slow-mo masterpieces - CNET
Nvidia has developed technology that will add additional frames into video that's already been recorded.