1. Watch as Twitter shifts from “#BlackLivesMatter” to “#ICantBreathe” — and back again
     Published by Washingon Post on 2014-12-06 at 03:22:31

Twitter has released a map showing the spread over the past week and a half of hashtags related to the deaths of two African American men at the hands of police officers, one in Ferguson, Mo., and the other in Staten Island, N.Y. With the caveat that in ...

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2. With Cortana on Windows 10, Microsoft’s bringing its virtual assistant full circle
     Published by Endgadget on 2014-12-06 at 03:34:00

After watching early footage of Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana in Windows 10 (below), its impending takeover of the Microsoft Borg seems inevitable. There's a lot riding on Cortana, after all. After being released in the U.S. earlier this year...

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3. Two great (but very different) Galaxy Note 4 screen protector choices
     Published by Android Central on 2014-12-06 at 03:42:25

You spent hard-earned money on the Galaxy Note 4, and particularly if you bought off-contract you're aware of the price of this device. If you're tough on devices they're bound to pick up scratches on the screen — mine already has two after a couple mo...

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5. CBS goes dark on Dish Network in NYC and LA
     Published by Endgadget on 2014-12-06 at 05:47:00

After a number of extensions, negotiations on a new contract between Dish Network and CBS have fallen apart, and the broadcaster's signals are no longer available on the service in several major markets. That accounts for markets where CBS owns the s...

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6. YouTube Gets Its Material Design Update With Version 6.0.11
     Published by Droid Life on 2014-12-06 at 06:44:37

YouTube is the latest in Google’s suite of apps to be blessed with a Material Design makeover. The app was updated this afternoon with a fresh coat of intensely red paint, improved navigation panel, and updated colors throughout. We haven’t fo...

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7. US Low-Cost Carriers Buyer’s Guide
     Published by Android Central on 2014-12-06 at 01:13:17

The phones we use are expensive enough — our phone service doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, too. Several new carriers are breaking the mold of what we used to pay for service, and the rewards are huge. As the number of smartphone choices out the...

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8. Orion spacecraft makes first test flight, in a small step toward Mars
     Published by CNet on 2014-12-06 at 00:15:36

NASA's four-hour trial run was designed to test equipment that may one day carry humans to an asteroid and eventually to the Red Planet.

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10. AT&T throttles unlimited data plans at 5GB, no congestion required
     Published by Endgadget on 2014-12-06 at 00:29:00

It's no secret that AT&T throttles its users unlimited data connections. The company has been rather open about the policy. However, the carrier insisted that the practice is used to reign in the biggest bandwidth consumers, only necessary to keep ne....

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11. Woman gets ultimate revenge when former bully asks her out
     Published by Daily Dot on 2014-12-06 at 01:33:27

We all secretly wish we could do this.

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12. Netflix is testing a “Tweet Me a Reminder” button on Twitter for new episodes
     Published by The Next Web on 2014-12-06 at 03:39:25

It can be hard to remember when new content is streaming online – you don’t get assaulted with loud commercials nearly as much as on TV, after all –  but it looks like Netflix and Twitter now want to make your life easier by tweeting you reminde...

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13. This app is Yo but for Aaron Paul calling you a b***h
     Published by Daily Dot on 2014-12-06 at 01:04:38

You're welcome, b*tch.

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16. Star Trek 3 has lost its director
     Published by The Verge on 2014-12-06 at 05:06:11

Musical chairs on the deck of the Starship Enterprise. Roberto Orci is no longer the director of Star Trek 3. Orci, who co-wrote the first two films with longtime writing partner Alex Kurtzman, stepped into the role after J. J. Abrams went to...

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17. Microsoft Rolls Out Support For Video Calling Between Skype And Lync Users
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2014-12-06 at 00:32:01

 Last year, Microsoft announced that its consumer-facing Skype communications service and its enterprise-focused counterpart would begin to interoperate, first with IM and audio, and later expanding to support video. Today, the company says, the vide...

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18. Twitter’s Former Head Of Product, Daniel Graf, Has Left The Company
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2014-12-06 at 04:47:16

 Daniel Graf, who was just recently bumped from his role as the head of Twitter’s product team, has parted ways with the company altogether. Read More

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20. LG G3 update brings Advanced Calling to Verizon customers
     Published by Android Central on 2014-12-06 at 00:01:07

Verizon is rolling out an update to the LG G3 with Advanced Calling included. The new software, version VS98512B, also squashes a few bugs and updates My Verizon Mobile, Software Wallet, GMS R5, and LG apps.

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