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Saturday February 6, 2016
Review: In XCOM 2, Earthlings Try To Get the Bugs Out
When the aliens come -- and they will -- don't expect the government to save us. If you've ever watched The X-Files, you know half of them are in cahoots with the invaders anyway.

Making Sure Facebook Works at the Super Bowl
It's the pain of crowds: Texts, posts and streams take forever or just can't get through. Phone companies are gearing up to try to ensure those things don't happen to users at the Super Bowl this year.

Kik Messenger App Scrutinized Following 13-Year-Old's Death
Popular among younger teens, Kik Messenger is now on the defensive after the stabbing death of a 13-year-old girl in Virginia who told friends she was using Kik to connect with an 18-year-old man.

Comcast Loses Fewest TV Customers in Eight Years
As the number of traditional TV customers declines across the industry, Comcast is stemming its losses by luring them with new TV-Internet packages, while keeping TV customers around for longer.

Facebook Turns 12: Here's How the Social Media Giant Has Grown
In the dozen years since Facebook was founded, the social networking site has grown into a global gathering place for some 1.59 billion active users every month. But it's also made some waves.

Quake Early Warning System Gets $3.6 Million
With officials still struggling to find money to create an earthquake early warning system for the West Coast, a private foundation, Intel and an arm of Amazon said they will pitch in money or support.

Zagg Buys Battery Pack Maker Mophie
Two of the largest makers of mobile accessories are teaming up. Zagg is acquiring Mophie for $100 million. Zagg is best known for its screen protectors and Mophie for its battery cases.

Nintendo's Quarterly Profit Slips 36 Percent on Lower Sales
Japanese manufacturer Nintendo has reported a 36 percent drop in quarterly profit after lackluster video game sales for the year-end holiday shopping season. Sales trailed those of rival Sony.

Fandango Buys Online Video Retailer M-Go To Boost 'Super Ticket' Sales
Online ticket seller Fandango is getting into the digital home video business by acquiring M-Go, a site that lets users purchase and rent digital movies and TV shows online, to bolster perks for users.



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