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The Handmaid’s Tale is the most horrific thing I have ever...

Also, it’s weirdly funny.

And that’s why you need to watch it right now.

Public defender lambastes judicial ruling to not fix flawed court software

More than 100 state prisoners are “languishing in county jail” due to snafu.

Gloomhaven is the best dungeon crawl board game I’ve ever played

100+ hour campaign, a 20-pound box, and one seriously ambitious design.

Amonkhet review: A gleaming Egyptian city where humans are fattened for...

The latest Magic set has a dark secret that will soon arrive and kill everything.

9 essential tools for the security-conscious mobile worker

Have security gadgets, will travelImage by Kensington, Anonabox, Yubikey The highly digitized and hyperconnected world that we live in today has heightened the security stakes for us all.

But if work frequently takes you away from the home office, you ...

Yik Yak is dead, long live Yik Yak

Founders not totally closing up shop, will “start tinkering around” for a while.

NSA ends spying on messages Americans send about foreign surveillance targets

FISA court narrows what NSA can collect, because NSA can't stop "incidental" collection.

NSA pulls plug on some email spying before Congress slaps it...

Curious time to stop listening to Americans talking about foreigners, eh, Donald? Updated  The NSA has stopped snooping on American citizens' private communications that loosely involve foreigners in some way, in theory.…

Why is Microsoft trying to turn its Surface business into the...

Microsoft is developing a worrying habit of neglecting its hardware products.

IDG Contributor Network: On cancer and startups

Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.

Because almost everything—all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure—these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
Around 6 months ago, I received an email from Laura, our financial controller.
It was the monthly financial projection of our company, but it was different from the previous projection emails in one crucial way: it showed we are going to run out of money in 6 months.
Suddenly we were going to die.It was late at night and while the urge to pick up the phone and call Laura was almost unbearable, I managed to hold back and think. Reflecting on my emotions, I couldn’t help but to have the same feeling as when I had a cancer scare some years back.
It was the same feeling: the feeling of facing imminent death.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Linux Mint-using terror nerd awaits sentence for training Islamic State

Paranoid fella hid operating system, weapons manuals in USB drive cufflinks, no less A paranoid Welsh Muslim who wore gloves while typing on his laptop, admitted being part of Islamic State, and, gasp, harbored a copy of Linux Mint, has been described as a “new and dangerous breed of terrorist.”…

Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm’s revenue projections

The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.Apple has filed lawsuits against Qualcomm in countries like the U.S., U.K., China and Japan, accusing the chipmaker of using its dominant market pos...