1. Man trolls lawyer on Web, lawyer sues (guess who wins)
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-08 at 02:32:27

Technically Incorrect: A British man posts a scurrilous and bogus review on Google about an American lawyer, for no apparent reason. He is found guilty of libel.

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2. Twitter Traffic Reflects What People Like on TV, Study Says
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-08 at 16:00:33

A Nielsen study showed that the volume of tweets about a television show corresponded strongly to viewers' real-time reactions as measured by a brain monitor.

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3. Goodyear’s new concept tires can help power your electric car
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-08 at 00:41:02

Tires are key to the comfort and performance of your ride, but one day they might help power it, too. Goodyear unveiled a new concept tire at the Geneva International Auto Show this week that can convert the heat it accumulates into energy that...

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5. Street Fighter 5 coming in spring 2016, says Capcom blog (Update)
     Published by Polygon on 2015-03-08 at 00:00:02

Yesterday the Capcom-Unity blog offhandedly mentioned Street Fighter 5 would launch in spring 2016, in a post announcing a couple of Street Fighter t-shirts. This is news to Street Fighter fans, who so far hadn't been given any kind of a releas...

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6. → Headphone Mega-Review updated with Oppo PM-3
     Published by Marco.org on 2015-03-08 at 10:26:53

A fantastic new model jumped right to my second-favorite spot for portable, closed headphones. Highly recommended.

I’ve also significantly upgraded the review page with images, better navigation, and more clear information in the summaries at the b...

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7. Does the switch to Daylight Saving Time mean I have to do stuff to my Android?
     Published by Android Central on 2015-03-08 at 01:40:43

Let's do the timewarp again ... The yearly springing forward of time for much of the US is upon us, and this inevitably leads to folks new to the platform wondering what they have to do to their Android so things work right after the switch. If this soun...

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8. MH370 report reveals black box battery expired a year before flight
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-08 at 21:44:29

Precisely a year ago, on March 8th, 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 mysteriously disappeared over the Straits of Malacca. There's still no trace of the Boeing 777-200 or its 239 passengers and crew, but an exhaustive 584-page report released...

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9. This Solar-Powered Plane Is About To Fly Around The World (Very Slowly)
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-08 at 02:30:00

After endless
  years
  of planning
  (and a not-so-successful dry run
 ), the Solar Impulse sun-powered plane is about to take off on its around-the-world voyage — provided it's not too cloudy, of course. Read more...

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10. This is Mobile World Congress through the eyes of MKBHD
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-08 at 02:11:22

This week, we flew out to Barcelona to capture the madness of MWC, one of the year's biggest tech industry events. There with us was Marques Brownlee himself, otherwise known as MKBHD, and you might have seen him pop up in a few of our videos...

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11. → Apple Gold
     Published by leancrew.com on 2015-03-08 at 10:23:47

Dr. Drang brings science and reason (as usual) to an interesting finding: Apple has a patent on a gold formulation that’s still 18k by weight but with significantly less density than most 18k gold, which could let them use significantly less gold in...

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12. Holy Shit I Just Played Final Fantasy XV
     Published by Kotaku on 2015-03-08 at 02:30:00

I just spent two hours playing Final Fantasy XV, which I can confirm is a real video game that actually exists. The good news: it's brilliant in a lot of ways, and from what I've played so far, it really does feel like a Final Fantasy game. The bad news? ...

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15. Apple will make it easier for schools to use iPads by dropping Apple ID requirement
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-08 at 20:30:45

Everyone with an iPhone or iPad has to put up with the mild annoyance of entering their password when downloading apps or content from iTunes. But for teachers and IT administrators at schools, the situation is far worse. Imagine having to gene...

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16. A Product Roadmap For Up-And-Coming VCs
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-03-08 at 03:30:30

Earlier this year, I had the good fortune of becoming the youngest partner to date at Bain Capital Ventures. (BCV). There’s a lot of work ahead to make sure I make the most of that opportunity and so I find myself reflecting on the personal “p...

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17. Solar Impulse 2 will begin its around-the-world flight on Monday
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-08 at 12:15:02

The Swiss-engineered airplane Solar Impulse 2 will begin its solar-powered flight around the world on Monday. If weather permits, the plane will launch from Abu Dhabi early in the morning. The plane was scheduled to launch earlier this month...

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18. Vivaldi Is Quickly Becoming The Alternative Browser To Beat
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-03-08 at 20:00:53

 Opera’s former CEO Jón von Tetzchner launched the first preview of its new Chromium-based Vivaldi browser in January. Now in its second technical preview, which adds a boatload of new features, the browser is quickly shaping up to be a worthw...

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19. This Supernova Looks Like Four Exploding Stars
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-08 at 18:30:00

It's not every day we get to see a supernova, but a single exploding star split into four images is an absolute first. Read more...

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20. Security firm finds preinstalled malware on Xiaomi Mi 4 smartphone
     Published by Venture Beat on 2015-03-08 at 04:30:06

Bluebox security has discovered preinstalled malware on a Mi 4 device that Xiaomi says it doesn't load onto any of its devices.

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