1. Yes, androids do dream of electric sheep
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-18 at 05:57:21

Google sets up feedback loop in its image recognition neural network - which looks for patterns in pictures - creating hallucinatory images of animals, buildings and landscapes which veer from beautiful to terrifyingWhat do machines dream of? New images r...

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2. Google’s War Against Apps
     Published by The Information on 2015-06-18 at 08:12:23

Google’s battle to erode the importance of apps is intensifying.

The search giant last fall secretly acquired an “app streaming” startup called Agawi whose technology allows people to access apps on their smartphone without downloading them first.
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3. Charleston shooting revives calls for South Carolina to drop the Confederate flag
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-06-18 at 14:27:42

South Carolina law protects the Confederate flag's place on government property.

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6. Samsung launches LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab A in India, Galaxy Tab E coming later this month
     Published by Android Central on 2015-06-18 at 04:55:43

Samsung controls a lion's share of the tablet market in India, and is looking to continue its strong showing with the launch of the Galaxy Tab A and Galaxy Tab E in the country.

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7. Polygon Live: Xbox Gaming
     Published by Polygon on 2015-06-18 at 14:20:02

Xbox execs weren't talking about anything but games during their E3 press briefing and Microsoft marketing exec Aaron Greenberg walked us through the company's renewed, gaming-centric focus. Also: With PlayStation the new home of Call of Duty, ...

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8. Twitter Is Killing Twitter to Save Twitter
     Published by Wired on 2015-06-18 at 14:27:50

Twitter's secret Project Lightning is a bold plan to completely change the way we think of Twitter.
The post Twitter Is Killing Twitter to Save Twitter appeared first on WIRED.

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10. Facebook Reckons with Music Piracy in Videos
     Published by The Information on 2015-06-18 at 15:11:39

As Facebook continues to flex its muscles in video to challenge YouTube, it’s running up against a problem that’s dogged video-streaming sites for years: music.

Unlike YouTube, which has deals with the record labels allowing users to upload some vide...

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11. How to make sure you get the fix for the Samsung keyboard exploit
     Published by Android Central on 2015-06-18 at 11:25:40

Two days after word of an unlikely-but-real exploit involving the stock keyboard in a number of current Samsung smartphones was revealed, we're getting more details about the fix.  Samsung in a blog post today has further explained what to expect in regar...

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13. The Dark Web as You Know It Is a Myth
     Published by Wired on 2015-06-18 at 05:00:25

The dark web actually has promise. In essence, it’s the World Wide Web as it was originally envisioned.
The post The Dark Web as You Know It Is a Myth appeared first on WIRED.

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14. Fitbit Spikes More Than 50% In IPO Debut
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-18 at 09:11:56

 Fitbit went public this morning, soaring more than 50 percent at one moment. The wearables firm priced its equity at $20 per share. Early trading saw the shares crest the $30 mark.
At the time of writing, Fitibit is currently trading for $29.60, a 4...

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15. We’ve updated our top pick for best Android Wear smartwatch
     Published by Android Central on 2015-06-18 at 09:34:50

There are seven Android Wear smartwatches in the wild today — five of the them still available for purchase. But which one's the best? We'll help you narrow down your pick — and take a look at what's coming up in the future — with our updated lis...

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16. The next Apple Watch reportedly has a video chat camera
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-18 at 11:58:00

The first Apple Watch might have only just reached stores, but that isn't stopping rumors about Cupertino's next wearable. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that Apple already has some big plans for its second-generation Watch, and the highlight would be a f...

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18. Bookindy Is A Chrome Extension That Hijacks Amazon To Let You Buy From Your Local Bookstore
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-18 at 05:04:11

 Amazon quickly established itself as an online bookstore behemoth, before expanding into almost every facet of our e-commerce lives. But, for all that convenience, we pay a heavy price, not least with the erosion of the high street. Enter Bookindy,...

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19. The DxO ONE Is A Plug-In iPhone Camera With A 1-Inch Sensor
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-18 at 07:32:22

 Your iPhone camera is already one of the better mobile cameras available, but a new accessory from imaging technology leader DxO could up the iPhone’s game considerably. The Lightning-enabled DxO ONE has a super bright f1.8 aperture lens, and...

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20. Nokia reveals it’s returning to phones
     Published by The Verge on 2015-06-18 at 13:15:52

Nokia may have sold its phone business to Microsoft, but that’s not stopping it from returning to its recent roots. In an interview with German publication Manager Magazin, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri says the firm is looking at a return to the mo...

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