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When Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI about contact with a Russian ambassador, it brought Robert Mueller’s investigation right into Trump’s innermost circle. We don’t know what’s next in the election meddling probe, but the vice grip on Flynn is tight. Trump…

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The Telegraph reports that Donald Trump’s visit to the UK has been canceled — at least for now. A planned “working” stop in the near future, mooted as a compromise to keep Trump away from the symbolic and prestigious trappings of an official state visit, unraveled after Trump retweeted islamophobic…

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They’re competing in the Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package category, against Tim Breen, Tom Hingston and other art directors. What’s on the Golden Record? 115 images, spoken word sections, greetings in many languages, and a heavenly playlist: Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F. First Movement, Munich Bach…

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Facebook is planning to request a “clear photo of your face” on pain of lockout, reports Wired’s Nitasha Tiku. It wants you to prove you are a real engagement node, not a bot. In a statement to WIRED, a Facebook spokesperson said the photo test is intended to “help us…

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When Context Labs teamed up with UK consumer group Which? to produce an outstanding report on the surveillance, privacy and security risks of kids’ “connected toys,” it undertook the reverse-engineering of Hasbro’s new Furby Connect, a device that works with a mobile app to listen and watch the people…

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The kind folks at Dark Delicacies, my local specialist horror bookstore here in beautiful Burbank, California have volunteered to fill orders for my novels; since they’re walking distance from my front door, I’ll be popping in there a couple of times every week between now and Xmas to sign…

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