1. Google to take another crack at Glass
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-17 at 02:58:55

The connected eyewear is evolving under a new boss at Google, Apple Watch details are revealed by screenshots, and we look at the latest wearable tech for your toes.

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2. 28 new TV shows to geek out over in 2015 (pictures)
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-17 at 00:56:49

Check out a selection of the sci-fi, fantasy and geek-friendly shows you can look forward to this year, both on TV and online.

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3. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft begins historic approach to Pluto
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-17 at 02:07:14

After a nine-year journey, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has kicked off its mission to explore everyone's favorite dwarf planet, Pluto.

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4. Hands-on with Neil Young’s Pono music player
     Published by PC World on 2015-01-17 at 02:40:00

This is the opinion of an IDG News Service correspondent who acquired a Pono by participating in the product's crowd-funding campaign. PCWorld will publish it's full review of the digital music player after it becomes more widely available for purchas...

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5. Dogged Beagle 2 probe found on Mars after a decade of mystery
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-17 at 00:24:03

Photos from orbit show the plucky probe landed right where it was supposed to.

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6. Sprint breaks ranks with other ISPs on net neutrality
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-17 at 02:53:00

Sure, AT&T and Verizon claim that if the FCC increases regulation of internet service to enforce net neutrality then they'd have reason to slow down investing in new upgrades, but Sprint is saying something different. GigaOm points out a letter to th....

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7. X-ray vision shows hamster stuffing its cheeks down to its hips
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-17 at 00:22:38

The riddle of how a hamster stuffs so much chow into its cheeks is solved by an inside look at how those pouches operate.

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8. Here’s what it’s actually like to open a glitter bomb
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-01-17 at 04:46:36

This is how much a glitter bomb ruins your day.

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9. Playing Rock Band together lowers stress and makes people more empathetic, study says
     Published by Polygon on 2015-01-17 at 05:00:02

Empathy seems to be in short supply these days, especially on the internet. But there's an easy solution, according to a new study published yesterday in the journal Current Biology: Just play some Rock Band.
Previous research has established t...

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10. AT&T took a $10 billion hit, but it’s hoping you won’t notice
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-17 at 05:09:00

In an extra-special Friday-night-before-a-holiday-weekend news dump, AT&T just announced that its Q4 results will include about $10 billion in charges. That includes a $7.9 billion "related to actuarial gains and losses on pension and postemployment ....

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11. New evidence points to match-fixing at highest level of American Counter-Strike
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-01-17 at 03:33:20

The revelations come amid an awful winter for professional Counter-Strike.

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12. New York City’s first commercial wind turbine proves its worth
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-17 at 02:11:00

Sunset Park in Brooklyn is home to New York City's first commercial-scale wind turbine, and it's already flexing its green muscle. In under a month, the 160-foot-tall power source produced enough juice to power two homes for more than 12 months. It's...

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13. YouTube: PewDiePie, DC Toys Collector and Katy Perry topped 2014 chart
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-17 at 02:06:17

Swedish gamer ruled the YouTube roost with 4.1bn views, as games, children’s channels and music proved most popular for online video viewersGames, music and children’s channels ruled the roost on YouTube in 2014, with its most popular channel PewDiePi...

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14. Twitter accounts for NY Post, UPI hacked to push fake WWIII alerts
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-17 at 00:02:00

No, the Pope has not announced the start of World War III (of course, if someone says something bad about his mother then all bets are off), but that news did go up in the last few minutes on Twitter from the New York Post and UPI. Both accounts have...

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15. Microsoft’s new Lumia Camera app features some impressive tricks
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-17 at 02:45:31

For the past week I’ve been using Microsoft’s new Lumia Camera software. It’s part of a Lumia Denim update that’s rolling out to Lumia Windows Phones over the next few weeks, and the most important changes are improvements to the camer...

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16. Destiny players need to drop everything: The game’s best weapon is up for grabs
     Published by Polygon on 2015-01-17 at 01:10:02

If you're playing Destiny, even casually, you need to drop whatever the heck else you're doing and grind for 17 Strange Coins. Xur has Ice Breaker this week, which is one of the best weapons in the game.
"For raids, you will always want to have...

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17. Netflix “refused” to answer encryption allegation, FCC commissioner says
     Published by ARS Technica on 2015-01-17 at 00:05:43

Ajit Pai: Netflix denied accusations from ISPs but won't prove its innocence.

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18. Motorola teams with DODO for line of colorful Moto 360 bands
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-17 at 00:56:47

It looks like the band options for your Moto 360 just got a little bit bigger. Motorola today has started selling four new "premium" leather bands on its website. The bands, made by DODO, will set you back $60, and come in your choice of blue, green, red...

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19. Author Nicholas Carlson Tells Us What Startups Can Learn From Marissa Mayer
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-17 at 03:19:34

 There are few figures in the tech industry today who are more compelling than Marissa Mayer. So it’s not surprising that she makes for a very compelling subject in Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo, the new book written by Business Ins...

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