1. Finally: A Wearable That Lets You Charge Your Gadgets by Jerking Off
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-27 at 00:10:00

We've all shaken a fitness tracker or two in our lives to beat the system. But now, Pornhub is making a wearable meant for just that—shaking. And beating. It's called the Wankband, and it lets you charge your gadgets by jacking off. It was only a matter...

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2. MotoMaker customization coming to the Moto 360 in March
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 04:09:51

Motorola will allow customers to personalize their watches with different colors, band options and watch faces.

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3. Facebook to offer new options to help those feeling suicidal
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 01:14:00

The social network will provide more resources to those who may be suicidal and to those who are concerned about them.

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4. Twitter starts tracking phone numbers to prevent its worst users from creating new accounts
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-27 at 02:30:02

Weeks after The Verge published internal memos from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo in which he said "we suck at dealing with abuse," the company is rolling out new tools to reduce harassment on the service. Under the changes, users who receive temp...

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5. Android share of smartphone profits plummets to 11 percent
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 02:13:04

Apple's iOS now controls approximately 89 percent of the smartphone industry's worldwide operating profits.

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6. Google Play app store to test paid placement in search results
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 01:16:38

Developers will be able to buy ad space at the top of results so their apps pop up when users search for programs in Google's app store.

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7. What to expect from Apple’s March 9 event (hint: more than just the Watch)
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 05:25:29

On March 9, Apple is widely expected to let us know exactly when its much-anticipated Watch line will ship and how much all the new models will cost. But what other new products might Apple unveil?

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8. Some Very Patient Genius Soldered a Digital Clock From 1,916 Components
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-27 at 02:50:00

You would need a microscope to be able to see all of the miniature components etched onto the single tiny microchip powering the clock in a digital watch. But you can see them all with the naked eye on artist Gislain Benoit's The Clock, which is made from...

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9. Banksy went to the Gaza Strip to paint new artwork
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-27 at 02:01:02

The man, woman, or collective known as Banksy released a video this week showcasing new artwork created in the Gaza Strip, and, understandably, it's pretty dark. As The Daily Dot notes, the two-minute clip plays like a satirical travel ad, por...

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10. Google will begin ranking mobile-friendly sites higher starting April 21
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-02-27 at 00:45:07

Big changes to Google’s search algorithms are coming: beginning April 21, the company will increase the ranking of sites that are mobile-friendly and surface app results much higher. The company says that the change will have a “significant impact”...

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11. Verizon trolls the FCC’s net neutrality vote with a blog post written in morse code
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-27 at 00:47:17

Today the FCC voted to apply the Title II regulations of the Telecommunications Act to broadband internet services. The commission argues that it has updated the rules for our modern age, but opponents of the plan have countered that it relies...

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13. Fox News is confused about net neutrality, knows it hates Obama
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-27 at 01:35:30

One of the interesting things about the net neutrality debate is how resistant it's been to traditional left-right politics — turns out everyone hates their cable company. The millions of people flooding the FCC's servers with comments have b...

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15. Twitter adds “report dox” option, makes some users verify contact info
     Published by ARS Technica on 2015-02-27 at 03:30:17

Temporarily banned users may need to confirm phone or e-mail to tweet again.

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18. Robear is a robot bear that can care for the elderly
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-27 at 05:55:00

It's 2024. An older Japanese gentleman wants to watch the International Space Station's closing ceremony, but he can't get out of bed. No problem! All he has to do is call Robear to help him get up. Yes, that's his caregiver's name, but you see, Robe...

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19. The internet is going bananas for this llama chase
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-27 at 01:53:49

This is just a very normal video of police rounding up some stray llamas in Sun City, Arizona. Or trying to, anyway — it turns out the llamas just want to run free. To feel the wind in their fur.
The police and townspeople are trying to round...

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20. The Big Picture: Buzz Aldrin’s vintage selfie from space
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-27 at 01:24:00

Back in November 1966, Buzz Aldrin took a self-picture that will blow all Caribbean vacation selfies out of the water. Aside from the fact that it doesn't have a duckface in it, the photo was taken in space during the Gemini 12 mission. This historic...

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