1. Now you can Google dinner straight to your home
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-08 at 11:41:10

Searching for sushi? Pondering a pizza? Hunting for hot dogs? Google's making it easier than ever to get it all delivered right to your door.

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2. More than 2 million people still pay for AOL dial-up
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-08 at 14:30:32

Technically Incorrect: AOL's quarterly earnings report throws up a glorious statistic about how slow some are to change their habits.

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3. So, the NSA Has an Actual Skynet Program
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-08 at 09:29:44

We've suspected it all along---that the Skynet from the Terminator movies was a fictionalization of a real program in the hands of the US government. And now it's confirmed.
The post So, the NSA Has an Actual Skynet Program appeared first on WIRED.

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4. The new Muppet Show is officially coming to ABC
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-08 at 06:51:52

It's happening! ABC has greenlit a reboot of The Muppet Show as a primetime series for the network. As we heard previously, the show will be a "more adult" show shot in a mockumentary style à la The Office.
ABC has released the first official ...

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5. Tech Retrospect: Apple Watch straps and AT&T’s new throttling rules
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-08 at 11:00:03

With the Apple Watch strap market about to blow up, Apple releases some guidelines. Also, AT&T changes its rules on throttling, and Google accidentally announces its next version of Android. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

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6. Amazon’s Delivery Drones Could Find You Wherever You Are
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-08 at 08:57:17

 Amazon’s delivery drone plans may have seemed more like a media stunt than a concrete vision back when it launched, but with active testing taking place in Canada and now, new details showing up in a patent application, things are getting real...

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7. Samsung Gear VR For Galaxy S6 Now On Sale For $200
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-08 at 10:54:43

 If you’d like to dip your toe into the virtual world ahead of the coming consumer launches of Gear VR, Valve and HTC’s Vive, and the Oculus Rift, the Gear VR Innovator Edition for Galaxy S6 is available today. You still need $200, and ei...

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8. This Image Shows Just How Much Electron Microscopes Have Improved
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-08 at 04:17:27

Cryo-electron microscopes are used to understand the microscopic work in exquisite detail—but until now, they’ve struggled to capture images at the atomic and molecular level. That’s changing.Read more...

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10. You Can Now Order Takeout Directly From Google Search Results
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-08 at 02:10:29

Because ordering food already seemed too difficult, Google has decided to add a new tool to its search system which allows you to order takeout from restaurants straight from a page of results.Read more...

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12. SimCity Creator Will Wright’s New App Wants To Create A Graphic Novel Of Your LIfe
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-08 at 17:00:13

 The creator of SimCity, Will Wright, has come out with a new app called THRED — and it isn’t a game.
Instead, Wright describes it as a natively built way to browse “the World Wide Web” in a more pure sense. The THRED app is e...

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13. Japanese bankers get exosuits to help move stacks of cash
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-08 at 15:23:00

Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation announced Friday that it will provide Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) exosuits to select senior employees as part of a pilot program aimed at reducing the strain of moving currency. "There have been many cases ...

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15. These plates serve up picture-perfect foodporn every time
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-08 at 05:45:39

Just repeat after me: There's nothing wrong with taking pictures of your food. There's nothing wrong with taking pictures of your food. There's nothing wrong wi— what the hell, did a restaurant literally make new plates that let people take b...

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16. How Snapchat is Killing Social Media
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-08 at 12:21:37

Is it me, or is “social media” starting to feel different? While browsing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat these days, I still surf through plenty of content from my friends and famous people I choose to follow.

But I’m also getting hit mo...

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17. An Alternative To Convertible Debt In Emerging Markets
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-08 at 07:00:46

 Cities across the planet have been trying and failing to replicate Silicon Valley’s talent for going on 50 years now. However, it’s not talent per se that makes Silicon Valley what it is. It’s the investment ecosystem that attracts...

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18. Mobile Sales Startup Immediately Raises $2M
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-08 at 14:19:01

 Immediately, a startup building mobile tools for salespeople, is announcing that it has raised $2 million in funding.
Here’s the pitch, from the funding release: “We believe the future of sales is not CRM, but a beautiful data­-driven, ...

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19. 24 Memorable Quotes From Disrupt NY 2015
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-08 at 10:35:58

 The social media team at TechCrunch compiled a gallery of 24 memorable quotes from Disrupt New York 2015. This year’s speaker lineup featured everyone from Tom Wheeler (FCC Charmain) to Ben Rubin of Meerkat. Click through to see them all. Read...

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20. Dear carriers: Please stop putting bloatware on my Android phone
     Published by Green Bot on 2015-05-08 at 11:30:00

What began as a minor annoyance has now turned into a full-blown pandemic.

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