1. Steer clear of low-tech hacks: How to keep your information safe
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-05 at 07:00:03

It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.

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2. Yamaha’s motorcycle design team made this 360-degree drum kit sphere
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-05 at 06:30:00

Like some kind of corporate Freaky Friday, Yahama tasked its motorcycle design team with making some instrument concepts -- and asked the opposite of its instrument design team. With no constraints like (well) commercial viability, designers were abl...

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3. The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-05 at 09:00:09

 It’s a fascinating time to take stock of startup innovation in the Netherlands, a rare turning point where you can watch the hard work of the past give way to the immense promise of the future. Behind London and Berlin, the Dutch startup scene...

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4. Army exoskeleton prototype helps soldiers learn to shoot
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-05 at 03:36:00

Foot soldiers thrive on their shooting skills, but learning expert marksmanship can take a long, long time. US Army researchers could soon have a robotic shortcut to improving those skills, however. They're working on MAXFAS, an arm exoskeleton that ...

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5. Interactive Coding Bootcamp: Get ready for a new career as a developer
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-05 at 02:30:47

The ability to code is one of the most valuable and sought-after skills around, with professionals earning salaries upwards of $75,000. If it appeals to you as a vocation, then you should check out the Interactive Coding Bootcamp, which readies you for th...

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6. Here’s how you can see who deleted you on Facebook
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-05 at 06:30:38

Who Deleted Me on Facebook is an app available on Android and iOS that lets you keep track of your friends list. Similar to Who Unfollowed Me for Twitter, it tells you when friends have disappeared from your list and whether they’ve deactivated their ac...

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7. Kiwi cyberbullies face jail as New Zealand criminalizes trolling
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-05 at 04:58:38

New Zealand’s government has passed the Harmful Digital Communications Bill, which declares that cyberbullying is a criminal offence. Anyone using digital communications like Facebook, Twitter or even WhatsApp in a way that causes “serious emotional d...

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8. Star Fox May Finally Justify Wii U’s Weird Controller
     Published by Wired on 2015-07-05 at 05:00:28

"Star Fox Zero" was designed to show how the Wii U's GamePad controller could be used to create a unique game experience.
The post Star Fox May Finally Justify Wii U’s Weird Controller appeared first on WIRED.

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9. Vital Russian cargo ship reaches the Space Station
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-05 at 09:33:00

After two failed attempts in a row, the International Space Station is once again getting fresh supplies. Russia's Progress 60 cargo spacecraft has successfully docked, bringing with it important batches of equipment, food and fuel. While the station...

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10. Where is Google taking us?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-05 at 03:15:10

Tim Adams was invited to hang out at Google’s California HQ, where some of the world’s brightest minds are working on innovations, such as driverless cars, that will transform our lives. But is society ready to go along for the ride?Whatever happened ...

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11. Inhabitat’s Week in Green: next-gen EVs and bricklaying robots
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-05 at 08:00:00

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.



Now that the first wave of electric vehicles has established a strong foothold in the market, automakers ...

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12. Samsung begins Android 5.1.1 rollout for the Galaxy Note 4 in Russia
     Published by Sam Mobile on 2015-07-05 at 06:11:42

Samsung has been testing Android 5.1.1 on the Galaxy Note 4 for some time now, and it looks like the company has started rolling out the update over the air. One of our readers has sent us a screenshot showing Android 5.1.1 running on the Galaxy Note 4 (S...

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13. That’s No Moon, It’s a Rock Band
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-05 at 08:00:00

Last week, classic rock band Styx met the man who named a moon after them - well, sort of. Pluto’s smallest moon, Styx, is really named after a mythological river, in keeping with International Astronomical Union naming conventions. But the SETI institu...

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14. What’s wrong with the lean startup methodology?
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-05 at 03:52:39

For the uninitiated, the Lean Startup methodology is a practice for developing products and businesses based on ‘validated learning’, getting customer feedback quickly and often. The process was proposed by Eric Ries in 2011. The objective is to elimi...

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15. This Montage of Video Game Explosions Will Cure Your July 4th Hangover
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-05 at 09:00:00

Just in case you didn’t get enough fireworks last night, you can watch this delightful compilation of video game explosions. Nothing says “Independence Day” quite like exploding tanks and crashing X-wings.Read more...

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16. Game of Thrones keyboard app lets you troll your friends with hundreds of quotes
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-05 at 07:54:13

If you’re missing Game of Thrones since its fifth season finale, new app – Game of Quotes – might help fill the void. The  keyboard app for iOS comes preloaded with hundreds of quotes from the good folk of Westeros right back as far as the first ep...

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17. Minecon 2015: day two of the annual Minecraft conference – live
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-05 at 09:33:09

Mojang reveals what’s next for its popular game, YouTube explains how to become an online games star, and more live from LondonMinecon day one as it happened 4.33pm BST That’s a wrap for this liveblog. There is a closing ceremony to come, but I have t...

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18. Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nexus 6
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-05 at 08:00:21

As much as we all love the way our phone feels "naked," sometimes we just need to protect our investment with a case. While the metal edges on the Nexus 6 make it easier to hold onto, it is obvious that the plastic on the back of the phone paired with t...

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19. Will Amazon Soon Challenge Jet, the Hot Discount Shopping Site from a Former Employee?
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-05 at 07:30:56

Some recent moves by Amazon make it a good question.

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20. From the Editor’s Desk: Wide-angle fun
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-05 at 08:53:54

I get to have some fun this week and take a look at the HTC RE camera alongside the base model GoPro Hero, which I'd never used before now. The differences in the mini cameras are readily apparent — much more so than I appreciated when the RE debuted ...

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