1. 14 unique ways to prop up your tablet (pictures)
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-12 at 05:00:02

Sure, kickstand covers are perfectly functional and easy to use. But these tablet stands and gadgets score bonus points for creativity.

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2. Interconnected rats’ brains create organic computer
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-12 at 03:56:00

Scientists have been experimenting with brain-to-brain interfaces for years. Miguel Nicolelis, a neurobiologist at Duke University Medical Center, in particular, has been making strides with his research on the subject. His team recently created a "B...

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3. Deadpool delivers killshots and trash talk in amazing leaked footage
     Published by Polygon on 2015-07-12 at 05:35:53

Deadpool fans got a chance to see Ryan Reynolds introduce this amazing montage of footage from the upcoming Deadpool film during last night's 20th Century Fox panel.
There's some amazing moments in the leaked video, including a one shoot, three...

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4. Why the Apple Watch is flopping
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-12 at 09:00:00

The Apple Watch, despite years of hype before it was even announced, appears to be flopping after all.

It wasn't a good sign when Apple announced shortly before the Watch release that they weren't going to be breaking out sales numbers. Now, a new r...

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5. Inhabitat’s Week in Green: cliffside homes and The Bark Knight
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-12 at 08:00:00

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.

What if your car was powered by sunlight? It sounds like a dream come true -- but that's exactly what a tea...

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6. William Hurt: ‘My competition these days isn’t another actor. It’s a computer-generated image at Pixar’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-12 at 03:59:06

The American star of Humans likes computer science, but hates autocorrect. As for owning a robot, he’s really not sure…Are you a gadget fiend or a technophobe?I’ve been interested in technology and computers since I was 17. I always figured that sci...

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7. Here are the 12 most influential programmers working today
     Published by Venture Beat on 2015-07-12 at 00:02:10

The apps and games you use every day don’t exist in a vacuum — someone, somewhere, wrote the code. That also goes for the underlying platforms and hardware that those apps run on. And the web. And the entire Internet itself. Even the programming l...

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8. Acoustic sensor could help stop human smuggling
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-12 at 00:45:00

A number of smugglers sneak living, breathing humans illegally into a country by hiding them inside trucks, train compartments or shipping containers. It's not easy to detect people behind metal, especially if they keep really, really still, but Fran...

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9. 6 reasons why exercise can supercharge your productivity
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-12 at 03:55:50

Starbucks President Michelle Gass wakes up at 4:30 a.m. every morning to run. Vogue editor Anna Wintour is on the tennis court by 6:00 a.m. every morning before work. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, frequently starts his day with a morning run. ...

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11. So Long, Reddit
     Published by Gawker on 2015-07-12 at 05:45:00

Earlier today, I took my children to my great-grandparents’ grave in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. They don’t have a big headstone, or a nice spot. But they have a big place in my heart: He came to Canada from Barbados, she from Jamaica, and he bu...

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12. White House may find more data breaches following security ‘sprint’
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-12 at 06:31:00

When investigators discovered that the US Office of Personnel Management had suffered a massive data breach, the White House kicked off a 30-day cybersecurity "sprint" in hopes of boosting its defenses and checking for vulnerabilities. Well, that mad...

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13. Thick, heavy, nearly indestructible: in praise of the original iPad
     Published by The Verge on 2015-07-12 at 07:40:44

It's hard to imagine a child just one to two years old meaningfully interacting with a computer from the PC era. But the rise of smartphones and tablets, mobile computers with a touchscreen interface, has changed all that. My son has been using...

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14. Rare breed: Linux Mint 17.2 offers desktop familiarity and responds to user wants
     Published by ARS Technica on 2015-07-12 at 08:30:24

Review: Even if using Cinnamon or MATE elsewhere, new release offers handy improvements.

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15. Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-12 at 06:00:04

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

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16. We drew the Warcraft Comic-Con trailer you’re not supposed to see
     Published by The Verge on 2015-07-12 at 08:46:00


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17. NASA shows Pluto and its moon Charon from 6M kilometers away in this photo
     Published by Venture Beat on 2015-07-12 at 08:57:02

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is closing fast on an unexpectedly spotted Pluto, the most distant planetary body ever explored.

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18. Fly Along with New Horizons in this NASA App
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-12 at 10:09:21

The New Horizons spacecraft will start the busiest phase of its flight tomorrow as it makes its closest approach to Pluto, and you can watch from home with NASA’s Eyes on Pluto app.Read more...

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19. Watch DC’s Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad Comic-Con panels
     Published by The Verge on 2015-07-12 at 09:32:21

Warner Bros. had a lot at stake at Comic-Con — it's trying to jumpstart a DC Comics cinematic universe after years of Marvel domination. And yesterday, Hall H was its proving ground. The studio pulled out all of the stops (and nearly all of i...

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20. Who Won Comic-Con? Day 3: Suicide Squad surprises, Warcraft confuses, and Deadpool gets an encore
     Published by The Verge on 2015-07-12 at 07:38:17

On this, the third day of Comic-Con, our attention turned once again to Hall H, where things started to get dire, forcing Warcraft director Duncan Jones to hand out emergency Twinkies for those willing to brave the 17-and-a-half-hour wait to g...

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