1. This smart garbage can manages your shopping list
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 07:40:31

It knows what you throw away. It knows what you need on your shopping list. The GeniCan smart garbage can applies digital brains to your waste habits.

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2. AT&T pushing out small update to Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-15 at 09:14:12

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge users on AT&T may have already noticed an update hitting their device, but unfortunately it is not Android 5.1.  Just a few days ago AT&T pushed a small update to Galaxy S6 users, and a similar sized update is now hitting th...

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3. Watch the Entire History of US County Boundaries Evolve in 30 Seconds
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-15 at 04:00:00

U.S. state and county boundaries have changed a lot since 1629. This wonderfully simple animation shows how they’ve been drawn and redrawn over almost 400 years.Read more...

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4. The First Building That Can Heal Its Own Cracks With Biological Cement
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-15 at 09:35:00

Three years ago, we learned that a Dutch team had developed a biological concrete that could repair its own cracks
 . They said it might be two or three years before it found its way into the larger world—and now, we’re getting a look at its real-worl...

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5. What Tech Investors (Don’t) Know
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-15 at 08:13:24

Another week, another round of “bubble” prognostications. This wave was triggered by a little deja vu—AOL being absorbed into a big company, again. The over-covered, overplayed deal caused some to call another top. “I’m calling it now: every tim...

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6. Google’s Self-Driving Cars Will Hit Public Roads In Mountain View This Summer
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-15 at 01:34:46

 Google is shifting its self-driving car program up a gear, after it announced that it will begin testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in Mountain View this summer. Read More

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8. Amazon really wants you to buy the Fire Phone, slashes price to £99 in the UK
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-15 at 05:10:07

It looks like Amazon is eager to clear its unsold inventory of the Fire Phone, as the retailer has once again slashed the price of the device to £99 in the UK.

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9. Humanity weeps as Candy Crush Saga comes preinstalled with Windows 10
     Published by ARS Technica on 2015-05-15 at 08:01:32

Microsoft calls automatic install of game "an added bonus."

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11. How streaming makes a hit record last longer
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 09:22:33

Record industry insiders have given an insight into how streaming services like Spotify and Tidal offer new long-term benefits -- but how do artists keep fans interested?

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12. Comic-book moments you’ll never see on screen (pictures)
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 00:31:30

It's a good time to be a comic geek, with the increasing migration towards TV and film... but there are some things that are best left on the page.

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13. Next-Generation iPhone Again Rumored to Have 12-Megapixel Camera
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-05-15 at 08:25:36

Kevin King, IHS Technology Research Director for China, claimed on Chinese microblogging service Weibo that Apple's next-generation iPhone will feature a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with smaller pixels (via G4Games), corroborating the same prediction ...

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14. Lyft Raises An Additional $150M, Including $100M From Carl Icahn
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-15 at 08:13:17

 It may not have the mega-valuation of rival Uber, but ridesharing startup Lyft’s new $150 million extension to its $530 million round from March certainly puts it in the upper stratosphere of startups in terms of perceived value. The new $150 ...

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16. What Is DevOps?
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-15 at 07:00:50

 As is evident from the increase in conferences, books, and software tools, there is a growing emphasis on improving DevOps within all sizes of software development organizations. The question that follows is typically, “What is DevOps?” ...

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17. Lavaboom Is Another Zero Access Encrypted Email Service Hosted In Germany
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-15 at 04:40:41

 The post-Snowden boom in strongly encrypted services continues. To wit: Lavaboom, a made-in-Germany encrypted email service, which is currently in beta and seeking a $100,000 crowdfunding raise via Indiegogo to get a fully featured product to market...

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18. Bengaluru Food Delivery Startup Dazo Helps Hungry Customers Figure Out What To Order Fast
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-15 at 00:56:46

 Most food delivery services try to offer a cornucopia of selections from as many restaurants as possible. A Bengaluru startup called Dazo, however, is taking the opposite approach. Dazo (formerly known as TapCibo) only works with a few partners, who...

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20. Tynker, A Startup That Teaches Kids To Code, Now Works With Robots, Drones And More
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-15 at 09:04:13

 Tynker, a startup that teaches children the fundamentals of programming by having them build their own games, is now expanding its platform to allow kids to control connected devices, including drones, robots and other “smart home” prod...

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