1. Meerkat Strikes Back At Periscope With New Ways To Follow
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-03-27 at 11:36:25

 With Twitter’s much more polished live-streaming app Periscope now on the market, Meerkat needs to strengthen its own social graph to keep users from straying to its new competitor. So today Meerkat for iOS was updated with recommendations of ...

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2. HTC’s smartphone design chief hangs it up
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 10:17:31

Jonah Becker, who oversaw the development of the newly released HTC One M9 smartphone, is the second head of design to leave the company in less than a year.

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3. Google now lets you view custom maps using Google Maps for Android
     Published by Android Central on 2015-03-27 at 07:49:39

An update for Google Maps on Android is rolling out that allows custom maps created in the web browser to be viewed in the mobile app.  The update was announced late on Thursday via Twitter, which means that it may take a few days for the new version to r...

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4. You’ll soon get 10TB SSDs thanks to new memory tech
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-27 at 07:30:00

SSDs and other flash memory devices will soon get cheaper and larger thanks to big announcements from Toshiba and Intel. Both companies revealed new "3D NAND" memory chips that are stacked in layers to pack in more data, unlike single-plane chips cur...

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5. These Brutally Honest Push Notifications Will Make You Rethink Your Life
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-03-27 at 13:51:50

 This is hilarious, and sad. We didn’t evolve to live with phones in our hands. We’re still getting the hang of managing our instincts and odd behaviors in the face of instant communication. This set of humorous push notifications prove...

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6. Apple is Hitler, tech CEO alludes
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 14:04:58

Technically Incorrect: In a bizarre image posted by CEO of Chinese company that's about to launch a smartphone, Apple is portrayed by Hitler with an Apple logo in place of the swastika.

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7. Iron Man looks even badder in sleek black ‘Stealth Mode’ suit
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 13:36:17

In advance of the release of the latest Avengers movie, Hot Toys has been putting out some fine hero replicas, including this stealth-suited Stark.

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8. Moving from an iPhone to the Galaxy S6? You need to know these things
     Published by Android Central on 2015-03-27 at 11:33:30

It only takes a few minutes to move in to your new smartphone, as long as you push the right buttons.  Switching phones has always been kind of a pain, and smartphones didn't so much make things easier as create different problems along the way. If you're...

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9. Google To Build Robotic Surgery Assistance Platform With Johnson & Johnson
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-03-27 at 07:55:32

 Google and Johnson & Johnson have announced that the will team up to develop an advanced, robot-assisted surgery platform. The team effort will involve “capabilities, intellectual property and expertise” from both companies, and will...

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10. Facebook’s Message to Content Makers: We Own the Audience
     Published by The Information on 2015-03-27 at 08:00:57

Even before Facebook executives began talking about new plans for articles and videos on its platform at this week’s F8 developers conference, there was grumbling from the media executives present.

Part of it was residual angst from a newspaper report ...

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11. Why Millions of Grownups Are Buying These Coloring Books For Adults
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 11:00:00

Amazon's Top 100 book list changes hourly, but there are a few mainstays right now: All the Light We Cannot See, of course, and the unreleased Go Set a Watchman. Oh, and two coloring books for grownups. Read more...

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12. Tech Executives Pressure Indiana After Passage of Controversial Law
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-27 at 12:19:20

An industry with a long history of supporting gay rights is starting to speak out against a new Indiana law that gives legal cover to people who refuse to do business with same-sex couples.

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13. Google loses ruling in Safari tracking case
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 10:58:30

The floodgates are now open for UK users to sue Google over privacy violations tied to tracking cookies.

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14. When an Iceberg the Size of a Country Breaks Free, What Happens?
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 02:30:00

You never forget the first time you see an iceberg. The horizon of a ship at sea is a two dimensional space and to see a three dimensional piece of ice appear in the ocean is quite something. But, in truth, the first iceberg you see is likely to be small....

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15. Be the Batman your city deserves (for only $682M)
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 08:07:56

Discover how to be Batman in the latest "Epic How To" video from Break. Hint -- you'll need a lot of money just to build the Batcave.

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16. Oculus Used These Optical Illusions to Prove Everything We Know Is Wrong
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 07:46:00

Virtual reality isn't ready yet. Oh, it's damn good
 —but it can't quite
   fully convince you that you are someplace you're not. But how sure are you of the "real world," anyhow? Today, Oculus guru Michael Abrash used these kickass optical i...

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17. FCC Plans a Vote on New Airwaves Sharing Plan
     Published by Recode on 2015-03-27 at 14:58:57

Trying to keep up with consumer wireless demand.

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18. Can Apple Pay Work at Sit-Down Restaurants? Cover, an Uber-Like Payments App, Says Yes.
     Published by Recode on 2015-03-27 at 11:43:37

"People genuinely love Apple Pay."

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19. It’s Almost Impossible To Tell This Butterfly Is Actually a Robot
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 14:10:00

The butterfly is one of nature's most graceful creations, but with upgrades from Festo, this robotic doppleganger is better equipped to navigate large spaces. It might flap and flutter like the real thing, but this butterfly is 100 percent artificial—al...

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20. ‘Grinder’ biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 12:06:20

Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online.

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