1. My life in smartphone notification hell
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-12 at 05:25:17

Technically Incorrect: Is there any way out of all the alerts your phone delivers, seemingly by the second? There may not be.

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2. Google will soon unveil a new system for real-time voice translation
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-12 at 02:37:16

Last month, Microsoft's Skype unveiled a program for real-time translation of human speech. Now, it seems we'll soon be seeing Google's version.

  
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3. These Back to the Future posters show time travel in an instant
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-12 at 00:02:28

It's 2015, so many of us did a Back to the Future marathon on New Years to celebrate it being the year of hover skateboards and self-lacing shoes. It was my first time seeing Parts 2 and 3 myself, and I'm always blown away every time the DeLorean hi...

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4. CES 2015, the year cars got truly smart
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-12 at 06:35:00

CES 2015, like last year's event had a very large auto presence, perhaps even a banner year for CES. Expect it to grow again next year; in fact we wouldn't be surprised to see it start to run over into other halls. Not only did the likes of Ford, GM,...

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5. Silk Road Reloaded Ditches Tor for a More Anonymous Network
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-01-12 at 01:50:00

Trying to shut down Silk Road, and any of its many-headed hydra reiterations, seems to be the ultimate lesson in futility. According to Motherboard, a new version of the online black market, called Silk Road Reloaded, launched today on the I2p anonymous ...

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6. Rumors Swirl That Adam Bain Will Be The Next Twitter CEO, But Costolo’s Not Going Anywhere Yet
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-12 at 04:20:39

 The new year always brings new speculative tech predictions. Some of the most common predictions this year are that neither Dick Costolo and Marissa Mayer will make it through 2015 with their titles intact. Wall Street analysts and activist investor...

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9. Elon Musk uses this ancient critical-thinking strategy to outsmart everybody else
     Published by Venture Beat on 2015-01-12 at 05:46:00

Before he was a world-changing entrepreneur, Elon Musk was on track to become a physicist — even starting an applied physics Ph.D. at Stanford University. But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the...

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10. Senator Ted Cruz appointed to oversee NASA in Congress
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-12 at 01:33:55

As expected, after a major GOP win in the last Congressional election, there's been a shuffling in the ranks of committees, including those that oversee science in government. Next up to chair the Senate subcommittee on Space, Science, and Co...

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11. Why California’s High-Speed Rail Matters
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-01-12 at 00:30:00

Welcome to Reading List, a breakdown of some wonderfully constructed words, phrases, and sentences you should really be reading this week. Before you get too excited, take a second to take a peek over all our exhaustive (seriously I'm still recovering) ...

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13. GoPro’s HERO4 Will Learn A Few New Tricks With A Free Update In February
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-12 at 02:47:01

 It’s been about 3 months since the launch of GoPro’s HERO4 – but outside of a small patch that shipped just after launch, the HERO4’s software is pretty much the same as it was on Day 1.
That changes come February, when the c...

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14. A Look Inside The World Of European Hardware Funding
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-12 at 00:05:09

 Karolina Boladz is the COO of Zortrax, a 3D printer company in Poland. Her company grew out of a Kickstarter project that ballooned and is now in the running to be one of the largest and most popular printers in Europe. However, unlike her competito...

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15. Electric scooters and fiber-optic shirts land on Engadget’s CES stage
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-12 at 00:14:00

From one angle, there are so many similarities between Gogoro and Cambridge Consultants that it's hard to tell them apart. For instance, both are visionary companies that seek to redefine an existing market and both come out with innovative technolog...

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16. Man arrested after refusing to give camera to police at crash scene
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-12 at 06:32:18

A New Jersey man who claims to be an independent journalist films as a police officer demands his video camera. It doesn't end well.

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17. This Desk Will Tell You When To Sit And When To Stand
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-12 at 00:56:51

 Standing is better than sitting. Most of the time. Sometimes your body needs a rest and that’s where the Humanscale OfficeIQ powered by Tome comes to play.
Tome’s Jack Sigal stopped by the TechCrunch broadcast booth to show me how this ...

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18. Gannett’s Next Oculus Rift Experiment Takes You Onto The Ski Slopes Of Vail
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-12 at 01:30:03

 Last fall, Gannett unveiled its first attempt at journalism for the Oculus Rift — Harvest of Change, a series of stories in the Des Moines Register. Specifically, the series used Oculus to give readers a tour of the farm featured in one of the...

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19. What Tech Are You Most Excited For in 2015?
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-01-12 at 05:30:00

We're only 11 days, and if rumors are only half true, we're in for quite a year! That new HTC One M9, Hima, or whatever they're going to call it looks like it could be a beast
 . Windows 10 is (hopefully) going regenerate Windows' half-dead corpse
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20. EU response to free speech killings? More internet censorship
     Published by Gigaom on 2015-01-12 at 01:35:18

In the wake of this week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which began with the killing of 12 people at the offices of satirical publication Charlie Hebdo, the interior ministers of 12 EU countries have called for a limited increase in internet censorsh...

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