1. Google Deploys Person Finder Tool to Aid Victims of Nepal Earthquake
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-25 at 16:09:55

As reports of the devastation from this morning’s earthquake in Nepal continue to roll in, Google has launched Person Finder, a crowdsourced, missing persons database to help victims of the quake track down their loved ones.Read more...

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2. How to use Theater mode on Android Wear (and why you might want to)
     Published by Android Central on 2015-04-25 at 10:30:00

One of the complaints many early Android Wear users had was actually a complaint from everyone around those users: their watches kept lighting up in a dark theaters. My variant on this complaint was a little bit different. I like to dance in my bedroom, ...

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3. Quiksilver designed a wetsuit that looks like an actual suit
     Published by The Verge on 2015-04-25 at 15:11:02

If you're a surfer, and you love the feel of salty sea mist on your skin, and the threatening billow of a forming wave, and the rush of gliding on water, but your preferred look is business formal, I've got good news for you. Quiksilver in Japa...

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4. While You Were Offline: The Avengers Disassemble in Press Junket Hell
     Published by Wired on 2015-04-25 at 05:00:36

If there's a running theme to this week's online stories, it's the idea that being a celebrity is fairly weird.
The post While You Were Offline: The Avengers Disassemble in Press Junket Hell appeared first on WIRED.

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6. Here’s How to Turn Your Apple Watch Gold
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-25 at 15:00:00

Wanna look like a Wall Street tycoon who just purchased a $10 thousand dollar Apple Watch, but only got, say, $400 to show for yourself? Take a cue from Casey Neistat, who released this video yesterday showing us how any commoner with a steady hand can tu...

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8. Subject: Help, Dammit
     Published by Wired on 2015-04-25 at 04:30:52

About a month ago, I bought a car. Unlike the average person, I didn't have to face the dealer alone. I had access to the writers behind WIRED's automotive coverage.
The post Subject: Help, Dammit appeared first on WIRED.

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9. Comic artists draw sick kids as superheroes to benefit children’s hospital
     Published by Polygon on 2015-04-25 at 08:07:22

Polygon is excited to unveil, for the first time online, five completely new superheroes making their debut this weekend at Chicago's biggest comic book convention. Their creators are among the city's bravest citizens, and they all happen to be...

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10. Tesla’s Site And Twitter Account Hacked
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-04-25 at 15:42:35

 Looks like it’s going to be a rough Saturday for Tesla’s IT department: they’ve just had both their website and Twitter account hijacked. Read More

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11. Is Seattle Silicon Valley’s Next Favorite Stop?
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-04-25 at 10:30:54

 In the last ten years, the Seattle tech scene has changed quite dramatically. In the 1990s and early 2000s, the only gigantic software companies in town were Microsoft and Amazon. For a time it even became common knowledge that most Seattle-based st...

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12. Google’s Nexus 7 tablet has been discontinued
     Published by The Verge on 2015-04-25 at 08:21:14

It was only a matter of time, but now it's official: the Nexus 7 has left us for greener pastures. Google's affordable and functional 7-inch tablet has disappeared from the Google Store, where a note in red type simply states that the device i...

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13. You can now send directions and notes to your phone via Google search
     Published by The Verge on 2015-04-25 at 10:23:16

Google's taking small steps to more intimately connect your Android phone and desktop computer. The search company has rolled out a new feature that lets you send directions, notes, reminders, and more directly from your browser to your phone.
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15. Artist’s Trash Exhibitions Depict A Planet Colonized By Plastic
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-25 at 10:00:00

Landfills, E-waste piles, and ocean garbage patches are a part of our world we’d rather not see, but these eyesores aren’t going away. Rather than simply accept that our planet is being swallowed by garbage, one artist has started turning this discard...

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17. Valve’s boss takes questions about paid mods on Reddit
     Published by Polygon on 2015-04-25 at 15:11:16

Gabe Newell, the co-founder of Valve Corporation, is taking questions in an AMA on Reddit right now regarding Steam's introduction of paid mods in its Steam Workshop.
"Our goal is to make modding better for the authors and gamers," Newell sai...

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18. What to do if police make you wait for a drug dog now
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-04-25 at 07:59:40

Knowing what your rights are is the best way to protect them.

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20. Medical Robots Can Be Hacked During Surgery, Researchers Find
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-25 at 11:00:00

Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have just hijacked a teleoperated surgical robot, demonstrating major security weaknesses in the machines that may eventually replace a surgeon’s hands in hospitals worldwide. Yikes.Read more...

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