1. Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target
     Published by Wired on 2015-07-29 at 05:00:23

If a hacker attacks your TrackingPoint smart gun over its Wi-Fi connection, you may find the weapon is aiming at a different target than you think.
The post Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target appeared first on WIRED.

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2. VC Chris Dixon on ‘Re/code Decode’ Podcast: ‘Facebook Is Essentially an RSS Reader.’ Also, Soylent!
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-29 at 01:55:20

From Oculus to glasses to BuzzFeed to Soylent, this investor wants to invent the future.

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3. Lexus will officially unveil its hoverboard on August 5th
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-29 at 05:05:00

On August 5th, Lexus will finally reveal its hoverboard, which has been in development for the past 18+ months, to the public. Let that sink in for a bit: Lexus has created a working hoverboard in 2015, the year Marty and Doc Brown jumped to in Back ...

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4. The fastest-growing mobile phone markets barely use apps
     Published by QZ on 2015-07-29 at 05:00:57

Africa and Asia, the two fastest growing mobile markets, aren’t very big on apps. The overwhelming majority of mobile internet activity in the regions is…

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5. ‘Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation’ is breakneck, breathless fun (review)
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-29 at 09:39:02

The fifth movie in Tom Cruise's superspy series combines old-school skullduggery with cutting-edge action.

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6. Google’s Neural Nets Can Now Translate Text Instantly, Practically Everywhere
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-29 at 07:00:30

Google puts its artificial brain behind another product: Instant text translation.

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7. Baby elephant playing with birds will instantly brighten your day
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-07-29 at 05:54:07

This baby elephant calf is having so much fun.

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8. A Brief History Of Spotify
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-29 at 06:56:36

 With over 75 million users, it’s hard to remember a time without Spotify. But there was. A time when we were all mulling the aisles of Target for new CDs. A time in our lives where we all became thieves on Napster. A time when iTunes forced...

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9. Windows 10 marks turnaround moment for Microsoft
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-29 at 07:34:53

The goal of the software maker's flagship product is to renew faith in the Windows world.

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10. Quick comparison: OnePlus One vs OnePlus 2
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-29 at 08:02:42

The folks at OnePlus have put on quite a show this week, ending months of hype and teasers in a celebration of reasons they think you should purchase this new smartphone. Our initial impressions of the OnePlus 2 are quite positive, but as users all over ...

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16. Microsoft wants to stream PC games to your Xbox One
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-29 at 09:22:32

The software giant is devising a way for Xbox One users to play PC games, though it's a challenge, says Microsoft's Xbox head Phil Spencer.

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18. Wii U sales finally hit 10 million units as Nintendo nabs tiny profit
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-29 at 07:56:09

Nintendo's revenue was up 21 percent as the company tries to dig its way out of third place in the game console market.

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19. Remembering Cecil the lion, Jimmy Kimmel says what many of us are thinking about hunting
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-07-29 at 05:50:35

Everyone should listen to what Kimmel has to say.

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