1. Apple takes smartphone crown in China
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-02 at 07:25:24

The iPhone snagged a 27.6 percent market share in urban China for the three months ending in February, pushing Apple ahead of local vendor Xiaomi, according to a market researcher.

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2. HDR for photography vs. HDR for TVs: What’s the difference?
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-02 at 07:02:20

Confused as to what TVs with HDR (High Dynamic Range) do compared to the photography process with the same name? You're not alone.

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3. Windows XP clings to No. 2 spot as Windows 10 gets closer
     Published by CNet on 2015-04-02 at 09:32:43

With Microsoft on the cusp of its next OS leap forward, the 13-year-old XP still is more popular than Windows 8 and 8.1 combined.

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4. Microsoft adds new address book and calendar features to Outlook for Android
     Published by Android Central on 2015-04-02 at 02:56:18

Microsoft has rolled out an update to Outlook for both Android and iOS. This latest release introduces some new features to improve the People and Calendar experiences.

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5. This Supercapacitor Is Paper-Thin, Stores Energy as Well as a Battery
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-02 at 04:30:00

A team of researchers from UCLA Berkeley has developed a new supercapacitor which is paper-thin, super-fast to charge and can match batteries with its energy storage density.Read more...

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6. Top 5 favorite chargers for Galaxy S6
     Published by Android Central on 2015-04-02 at 09:33:45

We all want the same thing: more time on our Galaxy S6 and less time plugged into an outlet. With a brand new Samsung Galaxy S6 in hand, it's safe to assume we're blowing through that first full charge before we're unglued from it. And since we're not cou...

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7. iPhone Killer: The Secret History of the Apple Watch
     Published by Wired on 2015-04-02 at 04:00:28

The inside story of the Apple Watch: the people who made it, why it's important, and just how much the world's largest company has riding on it.
The post iPhone Killer: The Secret History of the Apple Watch appeared first on WIRED.

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8. The EU Is Planning Antitrust Charges Against Google
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-02 at 02:30:00

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the European Union is preparing to level antitrust charges at Google "in the next few weeks." Read more...

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9. UV Light Reveals the Former Glory of Aging Seashells
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-02 at 05:30:00

Over time, most things lose their luster—like these ancient seashells. But now, scientists are able to glimpse what the now-white shells looked like in their prime using UV light.Read more...

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10. China’s DDoS Attacks Used Unencrypted Websites to Hijack Browsers
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-04-02 at 01:30:00

Over the past few weeks, China has been using its country’s Internet infrastructure to attack political opponents by turning normal users’ web browsers into Denial of Service tools. Read more...

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11. Confirmed: Twitter Buys TenXer For Under $50M To Improve Its Tools For Engineers
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-04-02 at 08:16:09

 Social network Twitter has long been under fire for some of its internal issues when it comes to products and how engineers work to develop and improve them. Now it’s made an acquisition that could help it improve things on that front. TechCr...

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12. Hudl Raises $72.5 Million to Bring Game Film to Your iPad
     Published by Recode on 2015-04-02 at 05:30:51

Hudl went big in its first funding round since 2008.

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13. London’s Startups Hit A High Of $682M In VC Funding In Q1 2015
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-04-02 at 01:44:28

 Startups in Silicon Valley, the epicenter of the tech world, and the U.S. overall have seen an unprecedented amount of investment as consumers and businesses buy into more online services, and investors flock to fund the next big thing. But the ...

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14. The Breathtaking Madness of Ski Jumping at 60 MPH
     Published by Wired on 2015-04-02 at 05:00:42

Watch Norwegian athletes soar through the air at 60 mph.
The post The Breathtaking Madness of Ski Jumping at 60 MPH appeared first on WIRED.

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15. Another cop forgets that everyone is a cameraman
     Published by The Verge on 2015-04-02 at 04:17:34

The New York Police Department has stripped an officer of his badge and gun after a passenger recorded him screaming at an Uber driver for no good reason. The officer, identified as Patrick Cherry, attempted to park his unmarked car without us...

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17. Apple’s Big Phone Bounce Continued Into Chinese New Year
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-04-02 at 03:42:45

 The latest global smartphone sales figures from market research firm Kantar Worldpanel show Apple has continued to win fans in China, where its larger form factor iPhone 6 and 6 Plus played well to a phablet-loving crowd over the Chinese New Year. R...

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18. Google releases a tool for developers to launch Android apps on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-04-02 at 01:55:38

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica. ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a sm...

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20. Chris Rock takes a selfie every time the cops pull him over
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-04-02 at 07:05:11

He's been documenting his police encounters all year—and it's exposing ugly truths about racial profiling.



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