1. Could Google’s Project Fi be cable’s answer to wireless?
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-02 at 06:00:05

Google's technology could pave the way for the cable providers to finally get wireless right.

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2. Why Spotify should ditch its free music option
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-02 at 05:45:02

Commentary: It's time that Spotify re-examines its streaming strategy. And the first thing it needs to do is drop the free music tier.

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3. Recommended Reading: Can Apple avoid a fate similar to IBM?
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-02 at 07:30:00

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.




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4. The Obscenely Extravagant Beach House Yacht You Can’t Afford
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-02 at 09:00:00

Ever wake up in the morning thinking “man, I sure wish I could combine my beach house and my yacht”? Probably not, because most of us don’t have the financial assets to even hypothetically entertain such wild ideas. Enter the “X-EASY” yacht, whi...

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5. New FAA system can track twice as many flights at once
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-02 at 03:49:00

Whoever said "it's the journey, not the destination" obviously lived in a time before air travel. But maybe, just maybe, the Department of Transportation's implementation of the En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM), the "backbone" of the NextGen ...

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6. The GOP’s New Budget Proposal is a Big Middle Finger to Earth Science
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-02 at 07:00:00

The GOP is trying to eviscerate NASA’s Earth science program. At best, the House Science Committee’s new budget proposal would slash NASA’s Earth science funding by $300 million. At worst, the Earth sciences stand to lose over half a billion federal...

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7. Ed Stoppard: ‘I’ve got a drawer filled with wires. And I don’t know what any of them do’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-02 at 03:01:02

The Upstairs Downstairs actor breaks the rules on Twitter and would really like to print a 3-D prosthetic hand Continue reading...

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8. Rise Of The Quants — Again
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-02 at 07:15:25

 I graduated from Stanford in the late 1980s with a dual degree in engineering and economics, and, like so many others of my day, I was drawn to Wall Street. Reaganomics was in full swing, Bloomberg terminals were still in their early days and popula...

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9. What You Should Pick Up on Free Comic Book Day
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-02 at 05:00:58

Want to know what to look out for during today's Free Comic Book Day? We've got you covered. 
The post What You Should Pick Up on Free Comic Book Day appeared first on WIRED.

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10. These are the coolest cars you’ll never drive
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-02 at 09:00:00

Our ability to drive innovation through creative visualization has helped us explore the reaches of space, put powerful computers into our pockets and design some bad-ass car concepts. There's always been a seed of futurism in automobiles: Manufactur...

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11. ZX Spectrum beeps again as nostalgia for 80s tech takes hold
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-02 at 05:28:16

Clive Sinclair’s computer returns as a retro games console after crowdfunding campaign Continue reading...

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12. Apple confirms that tattoos aren’t compatible with Apple Watch
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-05-02 at 06:00:00

Apple's new gadget has issues with your ink.

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13. Death To C
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-02 at 07:00:42

 Ladies and gentlemen, the C programming language. It’s a classic. It is sleek, and spartan, and elegant. (Especially compared to its sequel, that bloated mess C++, which shares all the faults I’m about to describe.) It is blindingly, qui...

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14. 6 ways mobile marketing automation boosts app engagement and monetization
     Published by Venture Beat on 2015-05-02 at 07:24:53

Guest: Acting on these tips should be a good start for any developer looking to increase their app's engagement, retention, and overall revenue.

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15. HBO cracks down on Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao livestreams
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-05-02 at 08:00:00

HBO and Showtime doing all they can to prevent you from watching the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free.

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16. Why offices need gossip
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-05-02 at 02:26:39

Jamie Hodari is Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Industrious Is there a figure in the working world more reviled, more often the victim of our eye rolls and disdain than the office gossip? And why not? As conventional wisdom would have it, they cause friends t...

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17. GoFundMe removes campaign for Baltimore officers charged in Freddie Gray case
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-02 at 09:13:01

The six Baltimore police officers involved in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray were charged with a range of crimes yesterday, including homicide and manslaughter.  Shortly thereafter, the Baltimore Police Union attempted to raise $600,00...

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18. Here’s How to Stream the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-02 at 05:00:20

HBO and Showtime are trying to make it impossible to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight online. But where there’s an Internet, there’s a way---even if it’s convoluted.
The post Here’s How to Stream the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight appeared first...

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19. Uber offices in South China are raided for potential regulation violations
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-02 at 08:26:40

Uber appears to be on the wrong side of the law — again. Authorities in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou raided the ride-sharing firm's offices on Thursday. As part of the raid, cellphones and other gear was confiscated from the offices...

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20. #talkpay surges as Twitter users fight inequality by revealing own pay
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-02 at 09:08:13

Hashtag is May Day hit in Silicon Valley, where top-paid workers are mostly white and male – but some fear tweeting salary could have personal consequences Continue reading...

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