1. Confused by the FIFA corruption news? John Oliver explained it last year
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 04:22:06

If you only pay attention to soccer once every four years for the World Cup, then this morning's news that a number of FIFA officials have been arrested on corruption charges might not strike you as interesting. However, to those with a passin...

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2. Rare iOS bug can cause text messages to crash your iPhone
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-27 at 08:42:31

But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.

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3. World Cup sponsor logos redesigned to protest labor abuses in Qatar
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 05:53:51

Qatar has come under intense criticism in the lead-up to the 2022 World Cup, amid reports that new stadiums and luxury hotels are being constructed under labor conditions that amount to modern-day slavery. Nepalese workers, who comprise a...

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4. Why I’d buy the LG G4 over the Galaxy S6
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-27 at 06:41:41

As I've written before, this was supposed to be the year the Samsung Galaxy S6 — and specifically the edge model — spends a good deal of time in my pocket and in my hand. And for a few weeks that was the case. The outstanding screen and camera pret...

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6. Man breaks Guinness hoverboard record after flying like a drone
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 02:24:11

A Canadian inventor has set a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight, thanks to a homemade contraption that looks nothing like Marty McFly's ride of choice. The engineer, Catalin Alexandre Duru, broke the record this wee...

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7. Why Google May Not Win in Self-Driving Cars
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-27 at 08:01:24

Based on the mountains of press Google’s self-driving cars have received, one might think the company would have an insurmountable lead in developing the futuristic vehicles. But technological realities point to a much wider arms race in the years ahead...

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8. ​Android Auto is finally here, and with it a new era
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-27 at 05:53:10

Smartphones and cars can focus on what each one does best with the arrival of this new dashboard connection technology.

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10. Herpes-Based Drug Shown to Successfully Treat Aggressive Skin Cancer
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-27 at 02:15:00

A new drug based on a genetically modified herpes virus has been used to successfully treat patients with aggressive cases of skin cancer—and it’s hoped it could be used to treat other forms of cancer, too.Read more...

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11. This Ad for Banned Food in Russia Can Hide Itself From the Cops
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-27 at 07:40:00

Websites are already able to serve up ads customized for whoever happens to be viewing a page. Now an ad agency in Russia is taking that idea one step further with an outdoor billboard that’s able to automatically hide when it spots the police coming.Re...

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13. A Clever Lamp That Requires No Batteries, Outlets, or Sun
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-27 at 07:00:00

About a billion people live without electricity, and they often turn to kerosene lamps: ultra dangerous, carcinogen-spouting, open flames that could turn homes into tinderboxes. So a new Indiegogo campaign’s out to provide safe, reusable lights that nee...

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15. With $2.5M In Funding, Mapsense Launches Developer Tools For Analyzing And Visualizing Location Data
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-27 at 05:30:59

 A new company called Mapsense is trying to help developers make sense of location data they’re collecting with a set of tools they can use to overlay information gleaned from users on top of various different demographic maps available on its ...

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16. Is Your Nervous System Being Hacked by Bacteria in Your Gut?
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-27 at 04:30:00

The vagus nerve brings information from all over the body to the brain – but is it being hacked by the bacteria in our gut? Read more...

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17. Cyanogen OS Privacy Guard — keeping apps from seeing your data
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-27 at 08:18:03

One of the best features in Cyanogen OS lets you have your cake and eat it too   Personal security, especially when it comes to privacy on mobile devices, is all about the balance between convenience and usefulness. We use dozens of apps every day, each o...

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18. After ending Sean Connery’s career, Fox is making another League of Extraordinary Gentlemen movie
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-27 at 05:34:49

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is getting a reboot. According to Variety, 20th Century Fox has decided to have another go at adapting Alan Moore's dark and wildly imaginative comic book series for the big screen. Although the comics the...

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19. The U.S. wastes 133 billion pounds of food every year. Can the Internet change that?
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-05-27 at 09:36:31

If you want to help stop America's food waste epidemic, there's an app for that.

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20. Location-Based Marketing Startup Ubimo Gets $7.5M To Create Ad Campaigns Using Real-Time Data
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-27 at 02:54:41

 Many brands now rely on location-based marketing, which sends consumers ads based on which stores or venues are nearby. Founded by former Googlers, Ubimo incorporates additional data points, including weather and local events, to make ads more relev...

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