1. Confused by the FIFA corruption news? John Oliver explained it last year
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 04:22:06

If you only pay attention to soccer once every four years for the World Cup, then this morning's news that a number of FIFA officials have been arrested on corruption charges might not strike you as interesting. However, to those with a passin...

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2. SourceForge grabs GIMP for Windows’ account, wraps installer in bundle-pushing adware [Updated]
     Published by ARS Technica on 2015-05-27 at 14:30:38

SourceForge says account was abandoned; they were just giving it some (revenue-enhancing) love.

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4. Live at Code Conference with Apple’s Jeff Williams
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 11:05:49

Apple's senior VP of operations will take the stage at 1:30PM ET, and we'll be covering it live right here.
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5. Android Auto rolls out before Google’s big event
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-27 at 16:13:36

The first cars with Android Auto arrive just before Google reveals new technology this week at its I/O show. Also: That strange, iPhone-crashing text-message bug.

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6. Rare iOS bug can cause text messages to crash your iPhone
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-27 at 11:35:11

But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.

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7. Facebook updates Messenger app’s payments feature
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-27 at 11:00:05

The world's largest social network says it's making it simpler to send money through its messaging service.

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8. World Cup sponsor logos redesigned to protest labor abuses in Qatar
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 05:53:51

Qatar has come under intense criticism in the lead-up to the 2022 World Cup, amid reports that new stadiums and luxury hotels are being constructed under labor conditions that amount to modern-day slavery. Nepalese workers, who comprise a...

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9. The Most Important Insights From Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-27 at 12:24:46

 If you want to understand tech, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends reports are the closest you’ll get to gospel. Today the Kleiner Perkins partner released her hotly anticipated 2015 edition. But at 197 slides, her presentation can be overwhe...

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10. Why I’d buy the LG G4 over the Galaxy S6
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-27 at 06:41:41

As I've written before, this was supposed to be the year the Samsung Galaxy S6 — and specifically the edge model — spends a good deal of time in my pocket and in my hand. And for a few weeks that was the case. The outstanding screen and camera pret...

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11. Man breaks Guinness hoverboard record after flying like a drone
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 02:24:11

A Canadian inventor has set a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight, thanks to a homemade contraption that looks nothing like Marty McFly's ride of choice. The engineer, Catalin Alexandre Duru, broke the record this wee...

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12. Why Google May Not Win in Self-Driving Cars
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-27 at 08:01:24

Based on the mountains of press Google’s self-driving cars have received, one might think the company would have an insurmountable lead in developing the futuristic vehicles. But technological realities point to a much wider arms race in the years ahead...

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13. Google exec says a ‘buy button’ is coming to search
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-27 at 16:28:13

A "buy button" will eventually make its way to ads in Google search results, according to a Google exec.  Speaking at Code Conference today, Google's Chief Business Officer, Omid Kordestani, said that a buy button is "imminent" for ads in Google search.

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18. Photos of India’s Deadly, Street-Melting Heat Wave
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-27 at 12:18:00

An extreme heat wave with temperatures reaching 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) has killed at least 1,118 people over the past week in India, where hot air, molten asphalt, dust storms are making life almost unbearable.Read more...

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19. Airbnb Is Approaching One Million Guests Per Night
     Published by Recode on 2015-05-27 at 14:16:33

More than 800,000 people will stay in an Airbnb on any given night this summer.

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