1. It’s not women who are the problem in tech land
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-06 at 08:22:09

Silicon Valley's male-dominated culture could cost the technology industry the thing it values most: innovation.

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2. Take a look at the very first images of thunder
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-06 at 06:20:53

We all know the belly-shaking sound of lightning, but now scientists have visually captured its sound waves for the very first time.

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4. No easy wins for women in discrimination lawsuits
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-06 at 07:30:03

Women may win lawsuits alleging bad behavior in the court of public opinion, but not necessarily where it matters.

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5. iPhone 6 reels in Android users across Europe
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-06 at 07:50:38

The iPhone's market share rose by 1.8 percentange points, while Android's slice slimmed down by 3.1 points, says a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

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6. Tears of joy: 3D printing lets a blind mom-to-be ‘see’ her son
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-06 at 08:33:01

Combining ultrasound and 3D-printing technologies leads to a wondrous moment for an expectant Brazilian mom.

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7. Hostage Uses Pizza Hut App to Message For Help 
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-06 at 09:15:00

A woman in Florida escaped from being held hostage on Monday thanks to Pizza Hut’s smartphone app, and employees who recognized her order.Read more...

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8. How to use Samsung Smart Switch
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-06 at 08:57:53

Samsung makes it mostly effortless to switch away from just about anything to something with Galaxy in the name.  Migrating from one Android device to another got marginally easier with Android 5.0 — especially if your old device is NFC-enabled and most...

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10. Indian E-commerce Logistics Startup Delhivery Raises $85M Series D
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-06 at 02:22:34

 In yet another vote of confidence for India’s e-commerce market, logistics company Delhivery has scored a series D round of $85 million, less than eight months after its $35 million series C. The latest round was led by Tiger Global Management...

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11. Google Launches Cloud Bigtable, A Highly Scalable And Performant NoSQL Database
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-06 at 01:01:10

 With Cloud Bigtable, Google is launching a new NoSQL database offering today that, as the name implies, is powered by the company’s Bigtable data storage system, but with the added twist that it’s compatible with the Apache HBase API &#8...

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12. How to Transfer Playlists Between Streaming Music Apps
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-06 at 08:30:00

Ditching Spotify for Rdio? Giving Tidal a try alongside Deezer? If you’ve got carefully curated playlists in one streaming service then you might be reluctant to start again from scratch with a new one, but Soundiiz lets you transfer your song lists bet...

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13. Zenefits Just Raised $500 Million At A $4.5 Billion Valuation
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-06 at 04:00:56

 Zenefits today said it has raised $500 million in a round led by Fidelity and TPG at a whopping $4.5 billion valuation. The company, which allows small- and medium-sized businesses to manage human resources services in a much simpler fashion, is one...

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14. That NASA Warp Drive? Yeah, It’s Still Poppycock
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-06 at 05:00:47

The EM Drive being tested by the Eagleworks team at NASA was full of crap last year, and it's still full of crap this year. 
The post That NASA Warp Drive? Yeah, It’s Still Poppycock appeared first on WIRED.

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16. Oculus Rift Consumer VR System Pre-Orders Start Later This Year, Ships Q1 2016
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-06 at 05:45:24

 Oculus is ready to sell virtual reality to the public, almost 3 years after it Kickstarted its first developer kit. Today Oculus announced that “the Oculus Rift will be shipping to consumers in Q1 2016, with pre-orders later this year.&#8221...

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17. Google says it’s now bigger on mobile than desktop in 10 countries
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-06 at 03:04:24

Google is focusing more firepower than ever before on meeting the demands of mobile users, and with good reason: the company has confirmed it's now serving more Google searches on smartphones than desktop computers in 10 countries — includi...

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19. MIT says solar power fields with trillions of watts of capacity are on the way
     Published by Computer World on 2015-05-06 at 03:59:00

A massive study on solar power by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) came to two main conclusions: Solar energy holds the best potential for meeting the planet's long-term energy needs while reducing greenhouse gasses and f...

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