1. Google’s Android Wear software will let you leave your phone at home (if there’s Wi-Fi)
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-20 at 08:00:02

The search giant announces a handful of new features, including new capabilities that make a watch run independent of a phone, all ahead of the Apple Watch's launch on Friday.

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2. Nokia’s next act: A return to smartphones, report says
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-20 at 08:49:10

With the Lumia line now in Microsoft's hands, what's left of Nokia is reportedly planning to get back into the smartphone business as early as 2016.

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3. Google nearly bought Tesla for $6B in 2013
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-20 at 07:33:11

In a shocking revelation from an upcoming book, Tesla's Elon Musk and Google's Larry Page came to a verbal agreement two years ago. For better or worse, the deal fell through.

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4. Tight Spot? The New BMW 7 Series Can Park Itself With No One in the Car
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-20 at 07:18:00

The actual car hasn’t been revealed to the public just yet—at least without its camo wrapping—but that hasn’t stopped BMW from announcing that its new 7 Series will be the first car that can be parked remotely using its key fob, without anyone ac...

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5. Norway Will Be the First Country to Turn Off FM Radio in 2017
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-20 at 07:55:00

Norway’s Minister of Culture announced this week that a national FM-radio switch off will commence in 2017, allowing the country to complete its transition over to digital radio. It’s the end of an era. Read more...

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6. AMD reveals Windows 10 will launch in late July
     Published by The Verge on 2015-04-20 at 04:59:45

Microsoft’s launch of Windows 10 will likely take place in late July, according to AMD. During AMD’s latest earnings call last week, president and CEO Lisa Su revealed the launch timing for Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system. Answeri...

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7. This Is the First 3D-Printed Part That’s Approved for a Jet Engine
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-20 at 08:15:00

3D printing has just reached another major milestone as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has officially approved GE’s T25 as the first 3D printed part cleared for use on a commercial jet engine. Read more...

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8. The NSA’s Earth Day Mascot Is So Freaking Creepy
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-20 at 08:45:00

The National Security Agency had released a mascot (?) for Earth Day (??) and it’s an anthropomorphized and oddly buff recycling bin named Dunk (???).Read more...

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9. Sony unveils Xperia Z4 at 5.2 inches with Snapdragon 810
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-20 at 05:13:13

The latest flagship in Sony's line of sleek, waterproof Android smartphones has been announced by the company on its Japanese website.

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10. You will finally be able to buy the OnePlus One whenever you want
     Published by Android Central on 2015-04-20 at 05:20:58

OnePlus has announced that it will start offering the OnePlus One without invites from now on, with the successor to the handset — OnePlus 2 — slated to launch sometime in the third quarter.

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12. Color—Not Just Light—May Affect Our Body Clock
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-20 at 04:00:00

It’s well-known that our body responds to light and dark to help set its circadian rhythms. But new research suggests that our bodies may also respond to color in order to keep internal time.Read more...

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14. How to block calls on the Samsung Galaxy S6
     Published by Android Central on 2015-04-20 at 07:15:20

Every now and then you're going to need to block a call. Here's how to do it on the Samsung Galaxy S6.  More and more of us are getting rid of our landlines and turning to our smartphones as our only connection. But that means the spammers and scammers an...

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15. Mini Augmented Vision concept puts navigation, safety in your glasses
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-20 at 09:00:12

The carmaker shows off a concept augmented reality system based on a pair of high-tech glasses that give you information about the real world plus navigation and safety views.

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16. I Used Myself as a Guinea Pig for 8 Alternative Sleep Aids
     Published by Wired on 2015-04-20 at 05:00:49

We round up eight alternative sleep aids—five supplements and three "cocktails"—and swallowed them over the course of six weeks.
The post I Used Myself as a Guinea Pig for 8 Alternative Sleep Aids appeared first on WIRED.

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17. Can the internet of things save us from traffic jams?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-20 at 08:23:05

Experts have given the green light to a traffic light revolution – but we’re still some distance from a queuing-free futureTraffic is getting worse. It doesn’t just feel that way, the stats prove it: commuters in 2014 spent an average 66 more hours ...

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18. Aliyun, An Alibaba Unit, Is Building China’s First “Cloud Hospital”
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-04-20 at 01:59:28

 Alibaba’s power doesn’t just stem from being the largest player in the world’s fastest-growing e-commerce market. The company also sits on hoards of data, gathered from its shopping sites, as well as its financial and cloud computi...

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19. Ring-Tab Beer Cans Now Count as Historic Artifacts
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-20 at 03:08:16

Today’s junk can be tomorrow’s history. Now, fifty years after it was first introduced, the ring-tab beer can can already considered an historic artifact.Read more...

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