1. How to use shortcut keys on the LG G4
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-13 at 08:13:55

Quickly launch the LG G4's camera or QMemo+ notepad with a double-press of the volume key.

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2. China’s Unicorns Are Coming
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-13 at 08:01:44

Tech firms in China aren’t ready to reinvent existing industries on their own, but they’re closing the gap with the U.S., thanks to a stronger work ethic and a greater desire for success.

That’s the view of Kai-Fu Lee, a Taiwan native and former he...

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3. Almost all smartphones sold today have the same two flaws — and the cases you’re buying prove it
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-13 at 05:45:02

Commentary: Today's smartphones are incredibly sleek, well-designed electronic devices except for two glaring issues. Maybe someday that will change.

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4. Telegram Says It’s Hit 62M MAUs And Messaging Activity Has Doubled
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-13 at 01:36:37

 Telegram, the multi-platform messaging app startup created by Pavel Durov (who previously created and later departed VK, the ‘Russian Facebook’ amid controversy), has released its latest numbers exclusively to TechCrunch. Telegram now sa...

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5. Hawking: Computers will overtake humans within 100 years
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-13 at 08:20:39

Technically Incorrect: The famed physicist warns that we need to make sure computers have goals that coincide with ours.

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6. The rise of the Internet police
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-13 at 07:08:24

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

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7. Parrot’s Drone Revenues Were Up 356% Year-Over-Year
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-13 at 07:24:43

 Parrot saw a big bump in drone sales between its first quarter for 2015, and the same period last year – there was a 356 percent increase in revenue derived from the category between those two measurement spans, with consumer drones leading th...

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8. Bill Nye goes to Kickstarter to fund Sagan’s solar-powered spacecraft
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-13 at 03:07:00

The LightSail is blasting off to space (along with the X37B drone) for a test flight on May 20th, but the project still needs a lot more money for its first major mission in 2016. To be precise, Bill Nye and The Planetary Society still need a hefty $...

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9. Is Netflix seriously going to revive ‘Top Gear’ as ‘House of Cars?’
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-13 at 08:10:00

Ever since Jeremy Clarkson punched a producer in a row over steak, the future of Top Gear has been completely up in the air. The BBC appears to have distanced itself completely, leaving Clarkson and his co-presenters James May and Richard Hammond to ...

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10. Now you can use emoji to order pizza
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-13 at 00:24:34

Picture the scene — you're at home, and hungry. Oh so hungry. You want pizza, but don't want to have to speak to another human being in order to get to it. You could order online, using Google's updated delivery search results to specify a p...

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11. U.S. Mobile Users Spend The Most Time In Facebook And Instagram, Elsewhere Messaging Apps Dominate
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-13 at 09:18:33

 Messaging apps are becoming the most heavily-used type of app in a majority of key markets worldwide, based on both smartphone sessions and time spent in apps. However, according to new data from App Annie, the U.S. is an exception to that trend. ...

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13. Listen to every single one of Michael Jackson’s grunts, squeals, and yelps
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-13 at 02:45:00

Michael Jackson sure liked grunting. The king of pop peppered his songs with hundreds of moans, groans, squeals, and yelps. During his songs, the sounds make sense — they act like percussion, putting end-points on dance moves and choruses. Ou...

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14. Tencent Beats With Q1 Sales Of $3.6B, $1.1B Profit On Strong Games And Video Ads
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-13 at 04:35:59

 Growth in revenue from games and advertising on mobile helped Chinese internet giant Tencent beat analyst expectations for its Q1 2015. Read More

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15. Woman fired after disabling work app that tracked her movements 24/7
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-13 at 05:01:55

A woman in California claims to have been fired from her job after uninstalling an app on her smartphone that her employer used to track her movements 24 hours a day. Myrna Arias, a former employee of money transfer firm Intermex, says she wa...

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16. The Muse Raises $10M From Aspect Ventures To Scale A Career Site For Millennials
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-13 at 06:06:31

 It was only a few years ago that I met Kathryn Minshew, Alexandra Cavoulacos, and Melissa McCreery through Y Combinator. They were three women who set out to make a career site for other young women like them with rich, photo-intensive profiles of e...

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17. The dual-display YotaPhone 2 is now cheaper, better, and available in white
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-13 at 02:00:05

The YotaPhone 2 was one of the pleasant surprises of last year, combining an OLED display on the front and an E Ink panel on the back to offer a uniquely versatile Android device. The surprisingly thing about it was how well it worked, and how...

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18. WaitChatter Helps You Learn A New Language While You Wait For IM Replies
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-13 at 09:03:59

 Despite the pace of online communications, we still spend a lot of time waiting: staring at an IM window is a common occurrence for anyone who spends a better part of their day at a computer. WaitChatter wants to make use of that standby time to pro...

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19. Californian Senate honors Kendrick Lamar as a ‘generational icon’
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-13 at 02:05:39

Kendrick Lamar is a platinum-selling artist, a leading light of hip-hop, and a cultural icon. He's also, thanks to the California State Senate, an official icon. Earlier this week the government body declared Lamar a "Generational Icon" for h...

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