1. Netflix reportedly developing new live-action series based on Legend of Zelda
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-07 at 02:49:31

Nintendo fans have all the more reason to sign up for Netflix. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is in the process of developing a new live-action series based on The Legend of Zelda. The series is reportedly in early stages, as...

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3. Got a great geeky love story? We want to hear it
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-07 at 05:27:59

Techies and scientists, DIYers and fantasy fans -- geeks do things their own way, including love. Proud of how you applied your skills to wooing? Funny story for the flirting-impaired? Tell us about it.

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7. Google is giving Chromecast owners $6 in Play Store credit
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-07 at 04:54:00

Do you own a Chromecast? Well, Google just gave you $6 to spend in the Play Store on movies, music and more. All you have to do is head over to the Chromecast Offers page and connect to your personal dongle. From there, you'll be able to see the avai...

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8. Man too busy texting to notice a whale?
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-07 at 00:01:44

Technically Incorrect: It isn't every day you see a humpback whale. You won't see one at all if you've always got your nose in your phone.

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9. Microsoft tests ‘Work Assistant’ app to help with Office tasks on phones
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-07 at 02:28:32

New application is designed to help users perform Office-related tasks on devices running Microsoft's OS for smartphones. Is this Bill Gates' "Personal Agent" project?

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10. Chris ‘Star-Lord’ Pratt puts smiles on kids’ faces as part of Super Bowl charity bet
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-02-07 at 00:13:47

Star-Lord took a break from guarding the galaxy to greet some kids.

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11. Corning fires up new super scratch-resistant glass
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-07 at 04:07:35

The glassmaker reveals Project Phire, a new Gorilla Glass-like material that's both extremely sturdy and hard to scratch.

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12. Mark Dean designed the first IBM PC while breaking racial barriers
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-07 at 00:00:00

To celebrate Black History month, Engadget is running a series of profiles honoring African American pioneers in the world of science and technology. Today we take a look at the life and work of Mark Dean.

Dr. Mark Dean, an African-American computer...

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13. The Big Picture: NASA decommissions its shuttle mounting port
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-07 at 04:06:00

NASA's defunct space shuttles have found homes around the US and the 747s that brought them there have also been put to pasture. With no more shuttle carrier aircraft (SCAs), the agency has no more use for the Kennedy Space Center mate-demate facilit...

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14. 3D-printed Left Shark lands artist in hot water with Katy Perry’s lawyers
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-07 at 00:48:00

Katy Perry may be hard at work on her video game, but her lawyers are busy being the fun police. After the Left Shark made a lasting impression during the singer's Super Bowl XLIX halftime show last weekend, artist Fernado Sosa uploaded his 3D-printa...

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15. The Best Chromebook For Every Need
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-07 at 00:57:00

I basically live in Google's Chrome web browser. It's a decision I made to save my sanity when it became part of my job to change laptops every few weeks. No need to back up files that way! But it made me wonder how well I could live with only Chrome—...

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16. The Anti-Vaccine Movement Should Be Ridiculed, Because Shame Works
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-07 at 00:00:00

The best way to win a debate is to present your facts in a clear, respectful way. When that doesn't work, another option is incessant ridicule. Here's why we have to use shame if we want to stop the anti-vaccine movement. Read more...

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17. What are Mattel and Google doing with View-Master?
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-07 at 02:18:00

With a View-Master topped teaser (which you can see after the break), Google and Mattel invoked one of our favorite childhood memories -- and frequent inspiration for low-budget virtual reality shenanigans. The two are planning an "exclusive announce...

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18. Snoop Dogg Is Raising A Fund For Investing In Weed Startups
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-02-07 at 05:47:58

 “Invest in what you know.” That’s a common piece of advice given to new investors that Calvin Broadus, Jr. (a.k.a. Snoop Dogg, a.k.a. Snoop Lion) seems to be taking to heart. Sources tell us the prolific rapper, youth football coac...

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19. Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’
     Published by Venture Beat on 2015-02-07 at 00:48:53

Mobile executive? VB is hosting our 5th annual Mobile Summit on February 23–24 at the scenic Cavallo Point Resort in Sausalito, CA. See if you qualify here. Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the ...

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