1. Dear Google Glass, bye for now (and maybe forever)
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-18 at 05:48:10

Technically Incorrect: Google insists that Google Glass is moving onward and upward. But in withdrawing it from sale, isn't the company admitting that people really didn't want it?

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2. The X-Files could be coming back
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-18 at 20:09:48

Deadline reports that Fox is trying to put all the pieces in place for a revival of The X-Files, the long-running sci-fi series (and occasional rom-com) following the adventures of Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully. The biggest challenge, apparent...

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3. DIY ‘Star Wars’ X-wing rocker rocks the younglings
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-18 at 06:45:55

Wooden X-wing, standing by! New Zealand crafter Steve Coupe builds a "Star Wars" rocker that would impress even the likes of Yoda.

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4. New York governor wants statewide 100Mbps internet by 2019
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-18 at 10:59:00

With a $1 billion plan, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hopes to have every New Yorker hooked up to high-speed internet by 2019. The administration is billing it as the largest state investment in universal broadband in the country. Just how fast are ...

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6. How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-18 at 03:41:55

 Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16. Read More

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7. Artist reveals a hidden message in Apple’s iCloud agreement
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-18 at 00:19:02

Terms of service for the internet are often good for two things: inspiring wild outrage, or simply acting as a textual speed bump between us and the web. Now, it appears they're also good for hiding secret messages.
Artist Florence Meunier sc...

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8. Polaris is now in the e-bike business after buying Brammo
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-18 at 00:01:00

Polaris has acquired e-bike maker Brammo in a deal that leaves the future of the Brammo name and its Oregon-based factory in limbo. Brammo has been building the Empulse/R and Enertia e-bikes for several years, but the models haven't changed much sinc...

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9. New Snowden documents show how the GCHQ tracked iPhone users
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-18 at 04:11:21

Snowden documents published today by Der Spiegel give new insight into the British GCHQ's efforts to track targets through their iPhones. Previous leaks have revealed specific NSA exploits used to compromise the famously malware-resistant iPhon...

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10. Turkey will ban Twitter unless it blocks a newspaper’s account
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-18 at 21:15:00

The Turkish government's love/hate relationship with Twitter is once again turning sour. A court in the country's Adana province is threatening to ban Twitter unless it blocks the account of a newspaper (BirGun) posting leaked documents that expose t...

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11. Buy the OnePlus One without an invite on Jan. 20
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-18 at 14:11:21

The OnePlus One is a solid phone (as highlighted in our review), but remains to be one you're unable to purchase unless you receive an invite. The company is planning to run yet another day for those interested in purchasing one to place an order without...

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12. Elon Musk is trying to bring the Internet to space
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-18 at 04:18:37

The SpaceX CEO wants to build a satellite network high above Earth that would speed up the Internet and bring access to underserved communities. And he'll use the profits to help colonize Mars.

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13. New Warhammer 40K RTS announced: ‘Battlefleet Gothic: Armada’
     Published by Polygon on 2015-01-18 at 00:31:57

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, the tabletop game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, will get a video game adaptation for PC, publisher Focus Home Interactive has announced.
A release date was not provided in the announcement yesterday, though ...

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14. Apple Predicted to Launch Optional Stylus Accessory Alongside 12.9-Inch ‘iPad Pro’
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-01-18 at 19:45:29

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with another report outlining his belief that Apple will launch a stylus as an optional accessory for the company's rumored 12.9-inch "iPad Pro". With the new iPad's larger screen, it will likely prove popular w...

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15. World of Warcraft 10-year subscribers will get this statue as thanks from Blizzard
     Published by Polygon on 2015-01-18 at 19:39:17

World of Warcraft subscribers who have been with the game since (very close to) day one, 10 years ago, are reporting that Blizzard is surprise-shipping them a rather elaborate statue as a gesture of thanks.
A comment attributed to Blizzard on ...

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16. NSA brags about turning the tables on cyberwarfare hackers
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-18 at 06:25:00

How confident is the National Security Agency about its ability to wage cyberwarfare? Enough so that it's bragging about it. A new round of Edward Snowden leaks published by Der Spiegel reveal that the institution has not only been gearing up for a f...

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17. Facebook Messenger adds voice transcription (for some)
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-18 at 16:35:00

Google Voice's transcription feature really comes in handy when when you're not in the position to listen to spoken messages. This news isn't about Google Voice, though -- it's about a similar (but experimental) transcription feature that has just ar...

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18. Best of CES 2015 Awards, Automotive: Mercedes F 015 concept car
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-18 at 19:30:00

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20. Why online learning needs to get serious about apps
     Published by Venture Beat on 2015-01-18 at 05:10:28

Last month, New Oriental Education, China’s largest provider of private educational services, and Tencent, the leading texting provider in China with nearly 500 million users on its WeChat app, agreed to launch an integrated, chat-centric education ser...

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