1. NASA creates ingredients of life in harsh simulated space conditions
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-05 at 04:48:42

New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.

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2. EA shuts down Maxis Emeryville, studio behind SimCity (update)
     Published by Polygon on 2015-03-05 at 02:05:31

Electronic Arts is closing Maxis, the studio behind the SimCity franchise, EA confirmed in a statement to Polygon today, following reports on Twitter from now-former employees of the company.
Development on SimCity and The Sims will continue at...

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3. Up close with Ferrari’s latest supercar, the 488 GTB
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-05 at 04:13:59

The Ferrari 488 GTB is predictable. More power, more speed, more aggressive lines, and even more curves. It's a flowing, organic, aerodynamic shape that seems to have been hewn from some scarlet-red meteor landed near Maranello. It goes from 0 to 10...

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4. NVIDIA’s got a new GPU monster, and it’s called Titan X
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-05 at 03:01:00

NVIDIA just announced the Titan X, its latest powerhouse graphics card, at Epic Game's GDC session this morning. And boy, it sounds like a monster: According to NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, it's now the world's most powerful GPU with more than 8 billio...

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5. Can We Guess Your Age By How You Use The Internet?
     Published by Buzz Feed on 2015-03-05 at 05:20:44

Skype or FaceTime?

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6. What you won’t see in the next Moto X: Fingerprint sensor
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-05 at 00:13:38

Motorola President Rick Osterloh also doesn't like e-ink for the Moto 360 smartwatch.

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7. Samsung rolls out Lollipop update to Galaxy Note 3 in India
     Published by Android Central on 2015-03-05 at 14:17:11

Looks like Samsung is intent on rolling out the Lollipop update to older devices in India ahead of more recent handsets such as the Galaxy Note 4. After rolling out Android 5.0 to the Galaxy S4 in February, Samsung has now announced that the Lollipop OTA...

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8. Here’s how Minecraft creates its gigantic worlds
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-05 at 05:46:00

Have you wondered how Minecraft can produce massive worlds that are still chock-full of little details, like elaborate cliff faces and waterfalls? PBS' Game/Show is more than happy to explain in a new video. As you'll see below, Mojang's game relies ...

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9. Lockheed Martin’s laser can stop a truck from over a mile away
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-05 at 03:21:00

Lasers have staggering range, can attack land or air-based targets and are dirt-cheap to fire, making them ideal for a military with one eye on the budget. Now, Lockheed Martin has worked out that the technology could also be used for stopping a car ...

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10. Apple said to delay production of larger iPad
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-05 at 20:17:36

A much-rumored 12.9-inch iPad won't go into production until the fall, sources tell Bloomberg.

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11. Steam Machines are coming this fall and this is what they look like
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-05 at 02:45:00

Steam Machines. Maybe you've heard of them. They're Valve's oft-talked about, rarely seen in the wild solution for streaming PC games to the fancy HDTV in your living room. And at GDC this week, the company brought us closer to the promise of that co...

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12. 2014 a record year for malware, says security firm
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-05 at 04:28:56

There's more evidence that 2014 was a really bad year in the fight against malicious software. Panda Security says the number of new malware strains it detected doubled compared with 2013.

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13. Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds?
     Published by io9.com on 2015-03-05 at 02:10:00

Deer aren't the slim, graceful vegans we thought they were. Scientists using field cameras have caught deer preying on nestling song birds. And it's not just deer. Herbivores the world over may be supplementing their diets.Read more...

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15. HBO streaming service could launch in April for $15 per month, work on Apple TV
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-05 at 01:23:06

HBO's subscription streaming service will be called HBO Now and is expected to cost $15 per month, according to the International Business Times. The report says that HBO is targeting a launch for Now in early April, ahead of the start date fo...

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16. Rock Band 4 is coming, and Harmonix is bringing it back to basics
     Published by Polygon on 2015-03-05 at 19:00:02

The rhythm game genre seemed unstoppable for a number of years as both Activision's stable of developers and Harmonix cranked out sequel after sequel to the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises, respectively.
    Continue reading…

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17. Hands-on with the final version of the Steam controller
     Published by Polygon on 2015-03-05 at 01:45:02

The Steam controller is a big part of what makes a Steam Machine a Steam Machine; we were told that running SteamOS and being packaged with the controller were two of the main things that need to be included to use that branding. The controller...

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18. How well do you know your sci-fi species?
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-05 at 00:33:44

Think you know your Romulans from your Slitheens? You probably do, but find out for sure by taking this fun online test.

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19. Apple begins preparing for next week’s Watch event
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-05 at 04:24:25

All this week, San Francisco's Moscone Center is hosting the annual Game Developers Conference — but literally right next door, Apple is preparing the Yerba Buena Center for Monday's big event, which is where Tim Cook and co. are expected to...

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