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North Korea’s latest launch heralds mass production of “cold launch” missiles

The Pukguksong-2's “cold launchrdquo; mobile launcher reduces warning time for strike.

Supreme Court makes it much harder for patent trolls to sue...

Folks got sued in East Texas “just because they had a website.” Those days may be over.

2018 Audi SQ5: A danger to sports sedans or window dressing...

As the SUV takes over the Earth, Audi refreshes its sporting sport-ute.

“Yahoobleed” flaw leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials

Yahoo promptly retired ImageMagic library after failing to install 2-year-old patch.

Twin Peaks is back and somehow as strange and beautiful as...

Whether new to the series or not, jump in head firstmdash;you arenrsquo;t supposed to understand.

2017’s “Board Game of the Year” shortlist is out—get playing!

More Vikings, a new "escape room," some dominoes, and more.

WannaCry Ransomware Raises Stakes for Cyber-Security Insurance

Insurance companies are already starting to see claims as a result of the WannaCry ransomware worm, though it's still too early to measure the full financial impact.

Get your weekly dose of futurism with National Geographic’s Year Million

Plus, therersquo;s even some dystopian commentary from Ars staffer Annalee Newitz.

Senators ask FCC why reporter was “manhandled” after net neutrality vote

Senators to FCC: Donrsquo;t roughhouse journalists who are trying to ask questions.

GitHub sets up a developer tools store, releases GraphQL API

GitHub today unveiled its GitHub Marketplace, a store for developers to purchase development tools.

The goal isnbsp;to help developers find integrations and quickly use them.For example, GitHub Marketplace supports more than a dozen integrators via a single account and payment method, so developers can worry less about managing accounts.

Development apps range from continuous integration to project management and code review, including Travis CI, Appveyor, Waffle, ZenHub, Sentry, and Codacy.[ Also on InfoWorld: Tap the power of Googlersquo;s Go language. | The best Go language IDEs and editors. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorldrsquo;s App Dev Report newsletter. ]GitHub also rolled out two other tools intended to ease software development: GraphQL API, for data access, and GItHub Apps, for process control.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

IDG Contributor Network: How to build a Raspberry Pi-based desktop PC

Premier Farnell, a distributor of Raspberry Pi, has created a kit that turns Raspberry Pi into a full-fledged desktop PC, running Linux.What value does the Pi Desktop box bring to Raspberry Pi? Canrsquo;t you just use the Pi and use it as a desktop? Not really.

First of all, there are no start, reboot or reset buttons on the device. Which means you canrsquo;t turn the PC off via a button.“The built-in power switch makes the Pi Desktop easy to operate.

An intelligent and safe power controller means that users do not have to remove the power adapter from the Pi board; they simply turn the power on or off like a desktop or laptop,” said Premier Farnell in a press release.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Elon Musk says “hardware 2” Teslas will get better self-driving software...

An upgrade's coming to HW2 cars in June, and it will make them "smooth as silk."