1. Apple Moves to Block iPhone App-Scanning
     Published by The Information on 2015-06-24 at 08:00:52

In order to decide what ad to show to a person, Facebook and Twitter have sometimes drawn on data about other apps that are already installed on that person’s phone. If that person has downloaded a lot of games, including ones that cost money, they may ...

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2. The next Ubuntu phone is here, but you’ll need an invite
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-24 at 02:00:00

Another Ubuntu phone, another unusual launch. After the BQ Aquaris E4.5, which debuted with a series of online flash sales, Canonical is following up with an invite-only handset built by Meizu. Yep, the same Meizu that once hoped to release an Ubuntu...

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3. Color-changing condoms could tell which VD you just got
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-24 at 14:27:00

A group of teenage inventors have struck upon a clever (albeit still very conceptual) way to alert folks to the presence of various venereal diseases before the burning starts: fluorescing condoms that light up when they encounter dangerous bacteria ...

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4. Lexus Teases A Real, Liquid Nitrogen-Cooled Hoverboard
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-24 at 08:32:11

 Everyone’s now racing to make a hoverboard because we decided some time in the last couple of years that proving Back To The Future II prescient was the best way to highlight technological achievement. Lexus is the latest to throw its hat into...

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5. Google updates its Play Developer Program Policies in an effort to maintain a positive experience for all
     Published by Android Central on 2015-06-24 at 13:24:57

Google has rolled out a few changes to its Play Developer Program Policies, which are aimed at keeping the Play Store experience a positive one.  In an effort to maintain a positive experience in the Play Store, some changes have been made to the Google P...

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6. Four Questions for Snapchat
     Published by The Information on 2015-06-24 at 11:18:06

When people ask about the future of Snapchat, what they often mean is “How long can Evan Spiegel and company keep this up?” The torrid growth rate; the seemingly endless investment rounds; the deliberate rollout of new products releases that have thus...

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7. Bowling Central Will Turn Your Apple Watch Into A Wii Remote For Apple TV
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-24 at 07:07:02

 The upcoming Apple Watch software update gives third-party developers access to the hardware’s accelerometer data, and that’s the feature one company is using to add Wii-like motion controls to their Apple TV gaming title. Rolocule Games...

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8. Ford’s New Full-Size Electric Bike Tells You Where to Avoid Potholes
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-06-24 at 04:30:00

For many people, cycling all the way into the city is impractical—so instead a combination of car and bike can be useful. At least, that’s what Ford thinks, because it’s the motivation behind this new full-size electric bike that can be folded up to...

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9. Microsoft Office apps arrive for free on Android smartphones (finally)
     Published by CNet on 2015-06-24 at 09:00:03

The company's flagship software suite is now available for Android-powered handsets, completing the rollout of Office on every major platform.

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10. iPhone 6 resale value higher than previous models, analyst says
     Published by CNet on 2015-06-24 at 07:25:42

The heavy demand for Apple's iPhone 6 lineup is surfacing in the resale market with higher relative prices seen in both the US and China, according to analyst Gene Munster.

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11. Sean Parker Allots $600 Million To The Sean N. Parker Foundation
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-24 at 01:01:05

 Sean Parker, the tech billionaire, best known for his leading roles at Napster and Facebook has donated more than $600 million to the Sean N. Parker Foundation to date. But up to now he’s been tight-lipped with the press about those contribu...

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12. Facebook Messenger no longer needs a Facebook account
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-24 at 11:30:00

Facebook wants as many people using Messenger as possible... and after today, that includes people who aren't using Facebook at all. Anyone in the US, Canada, Peru and Venezuela can now sign up for Messenger without using a Facebook account. You only...

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14. Silent and Deadly: Fatal Farts Immobilize Prey
     Published by Wired on 2015-06-24 at 07:00:17

This tiny insect lurks in the nests of termites, farting on their unsuspecting prey.
The post Silent and Deadly: Fatal Farts Immobilize Prey appeared first on WIRED.

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15. Google Will Build Its Next Data Center On The Grounds Of An Old Coal Power Plant In Alabama
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-24 at 13:36:09

 Google today announced that its next data center — its seventh in the U.S. and fourteenth worldwide — is coming to Alabama. Google will build the new data center on the grounds of the soon to be decommissioned Widows Creek coal power pla...

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18. 3 New Kinds of Battery That Just Might Change the World
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-06-24 at 10:55:00

We used to think that technology was about devices. We were wrong. Those feeble plastic and glass exoskeletons are nowhere near as important as the batteries that power them. Which is why the race to a better battery is fueled by insane hype—threaded wi...

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19. Samsung Galaxy S6 active review
     Published by Android Central on 2015-06-24 at 13:24:23

The Galaxy S6 active matches the standard GS6 in many ways, and even bests it in some crucial areas. The quick take The Galaxy S6 active takes a proven great device in the Galaxy S6 and beefs it up just a tad. Metal and glass are replaced by rubber and p...

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20. The Blade is a 3D-printed supercar
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-24 at 12:03:00

3D printing technology has already revolutionized the aeronautics industry. Manufacturers can create lighter, stronger components at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional production methods. Now a San Francisco-based startup called Divergent...

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