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China and Russia hit back at Trump tariffs

<b>China has hit back after US tariffs on Chinese goods came into effect and President Donald Trump threatened to impose more.</b><p>China's commerce ministry said it had lodged a new complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO).<p>Meanwhile, Russia has announced extra duties on US imports in retaliation …

Economy

What’s the best password manager for macOS and iOS?

Password management is something that you often hear a lot about in today’s news. Apple has begun supporting various flavors of password managers through APIs while also offering a fairly decent password manager built right into Safari.<p>You might be wondering – what is the best place to store your …

Apps

Exclusive: A leaked Trump bill to blow up the WTO

Axios has obtained a leaked draft of a Trump administration bill — ordered by the president himself — that would declare America’s abandonment of …

Donald Trump

Fallout 76 Is The New Bethesda Game Featuring Vault 76; Watch First Trailer Before E3

Bethesda Softworks has made good on its teases by revealing not a remaster or re-release, but an entirely new game from Bethesda Game Studios: <b>Fallout 76</b>. The company revealed a brief teaser video you can watch above, and while many of the specifics remain unknown, it does give us quite a few clues …

China's grand infrastructure plan has spooked its rivals

In challenging China's aim to dominate the future economy and set the global rules for how commerce is done, the U.S. and Europe are going up against …

Apple’s $200 HomePod might carry Beats brand

Rumors indicate Apple’s working on a cheaper version of the HomePod. And now there’s a new wrinkle: this device might be sold under the Beats brand name.<p>This would let the HomePod name stand as a premier product, while still allowing Apple to make a more affordable smartspeaker.<p>Beats Electronics is …

Teen-monitoring app TeenSafe leaks thousands of user IDs and passwords

The data was stored in plaintext<p>Thousands of parental and child accounts on TeenSafe, a teen device-monitoring app, have had their information compromised, according to a report by <i>ZDNet</i>. At least one of the app’s servers, which are hosted by Amazon’s cloud service, was accessible by anyone without …

Information Systems

Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood director, actress

NEW DELHI (AP) — A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress …

Justice Dept. to Weigh Inquiry Into Clinton Foundation

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Monday that prosecutors were looking into whether a special counsel should be appointed to investigate political rivals President Trump has singled out for scrutiny, including Hillary Clinton.<p>The department, in a letter sent to the House Judiciary Committee, …

The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks

The transparency organization asked the president’s son for his cooperation—in sharing its work, in contesting the results of the election, and in arranging for Julian Assange to be Australia’s ambassador to the United States.<p><i>This story was updated on November 13 at 10:28 pm</i><p>Just before the stroke …

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How to design the most popular card game in the world

"We were breaking a rule we had never broken before, but this was something good for the game."<p>Mark Rosewater<p>"A card is -- it's just millimetres. About half of those millimetres are artwork."<p>Jeremy Jarvis

Board Games

J.J. Abrams admits he made a mistake in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' that drove fans crazy

In a new interview with SlashFilm's Peter Sciretta, director J.J. Abrams owned up to the mistake.<p><b>Major spoilers ahead.</b><p>Late in the film, when the Resistance fighters return from a brutal battle on Starkiller Base, our heroes depart the ship — save one. Han Solo has died.<p>General Leia Organa greets …

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A Fiction Reading List to Help You Understand the World Around You

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, <i>University of California, Los Angeles</i><p>The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied …

Meet the man building the world's largest game library

Every generation longs for the comforts of the past, but the business of nostalgia has never been so lucrative. Series more than 20 years old are …

How To Win Monopoly Every Single Time (And Lose All Your Friends In The Process)

No one actually likes playing Monopoly.<p>It’s a shrug of a board game, an infuriating distraction when you’re 15 years old and there’s nothing else to do while you’re stuck in your parents’ cabin at the lake during a storm. Oh yeah, and there’s no electricity. It reminds me of something Robert …

Board Games

18 Facts You Didn't Know About the $2 Bill

$2 bills are seen in circulation so rarely that some people still think they’re counterfeit.<p>Not too long ago I had to mosey on down to my local …

Personal Finance

18 Vintage Video Game Ads That Would Never Fly Today

"The most fun since I created the earth." —God

Atari Vault collection brings 100 classic games to Steam

It's been a long time since Atari was a dominant force in video games. The company rarely makes an impression on the industry these days, but there's no questioning the impact it had on the medium's formative years. Soon, players will be able to relive its glory days from the 1970s and 80s through …

It's Data Privacy Day. Do you know where your data is?

You already know companies track your behavior in Web browsers and mobile apps, and soon they'll monitor you through your smart refrigerator and fitness band.<p>Yep, you're a walking, talking data source.<p>Despite the nagging sense that your information is constantly collected, few people know exactly …

Data Protection

Netflix bought the first great horror movie of the year at Sundance, and here's why you need to see it

The midnight section at the Sundance Film Festival can be hit or miss, but when the program is done right, it includes some of the best movies at the festival.<p>The section has a gem this year from a first-time Iranian filmmaker who has looked back on his memories growing up through the Iran-Iraq War …

These are the best Xbox One games that you can't play on PlayStation 4

The most important factor in any console buying decision comes down to one simple question: which lets you play the games you want to play?<p>While there are plenty of games you can play on any console, these are the best Xbox One games you can't play on PS4.

Get Batman: Arkham Knight for Just $15 on PS4 and Xbox One

Best Buy is currently offering one of the best deals on Batman: Arkham Knight we've ever seen. You can now buy a new, physical copy of the action game for just $15 on PS4 and Xbox One.<p>If you have a Gamer's Club Unlocked membership at Best Buy, which among other things provides a 20 percent discount …

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

Gamer leaves SNES powered on for 20 years to keep his gamesave alive

This console has grown up, gotten a driver's license, registered to vote ...<p>Some guy left his Super Nintendo on for 20 years to save his progress in a video game.<p>That's really the case here. That is exactly why a Japanese gamer kept his SNES plugged in and powered on — with very rare, emergency …

Retrogaming

The 44 games we can't wait to play in 2016

<b>Abzu</b> (PS4, PC - 2016)<p><i>Abzu</i> is the first release from Giant Squid, a new studio founded by Matt Nava, the art director responsible for the gorgeous <i>Journey</i> and <i>Flower</i>. And just like those games, <i>Abzu</i> is a non-violent experience that has you exploring a wondrous new world — only this time it’s underwater.<p>…

Gaming