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What does Amazon’s “Top Brand” badge actually mean?

Getty Images | Leon Neal Amazon’s biggest asset can also be a headache for its customers. The so-called “everything store” really does sell almost any item consumers might want, but it’s often cumbersome and time-consuming to sort through them all. To avoid “choice overload,” the retail giant has come up …

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Audi e-tron wins top crash rating, beating Tesla Model S and Chevy Bolt

Enlarge / Ars Technica’s Jonathan Gitlin spotted this e-tron being prepared for crash testing during a visit to IIHS testing facilities. Jonathan Gitlin Crashes hurt car insurance companies’ bottom lines, so the industry-funded Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducts comprehensive crash tests to help consumers buy safe cars—and encourage the …

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July 2019 NPD: Nintendo assembles 6 games in the top 10

Consumers in the United States spent less on hardware once again in July, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. But a deluge of new releases pushed up software sales. Here are the full results for July 2019: July 2019 Dollar Sales July’18 July’19 Change Total Video Game Sales $759m …

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Crash Team Racing is back on top of the U.K. sales chart

Germans love David Hasselhoff, and Britons love Crash Bandicoot. The classic gaming mascot’s Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is back on top of the sales charts in the United Kingdom, according to industry-tracking firm UKIE/GfK. This performance by the radical marsupial shouldn’t surprise many people after the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane …

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Knights, tanks, and wizards: AR’s top 5 games

When VR headsets hit the high street in 2016, it seemed like a watershed moment for the gaming industry. But as it turned out, 2016 was a monumental year for gaming in alternate realities — primarily because Pokémon Go launched that summer. Suddenly, augmented reality found its way into the …

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