1. Another top HTC designer leaves the company
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 08:37:47

Departing is Jonah Becker, who oversaw the development of the newly released HTC One M9 smartphone.

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2. Google now lets you view custom maps using Google Maps for Android
     Published by Android Central on 2015-03-27 at 07:49:39

An update for Google Maps on Android is rolling out that allows custom maps created in the web browser to be viewed in the mobile app.  The update was announced late on Thursday via Twitter, which means that it may take a few days for the new version to r...

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3. Google To Build Robotic Surgery Platform With Johnson & Johnson
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-03-27 at 07:55:32

 Google and Johnson & Johnson have announced that the will team up to develop an advanced, robot-assisted surgery platform. The team effort will involve “capabilities, intellectual property and expertise” from both companies, and will...

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4. Be the Batman your city deserves (for only $682M)
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 08:07:56

Discover how to be Batman in the latest "Epic How To" video from Break. Hint -- you'll need a lot of money just to build the Batcave.

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5. Facebook’s Message to Content Makers: We Own the Audience
     Published by The Information on 2015-03-27 at 08:00:57

Even before Facebook executives began talking about new plans for articles and videos on its platform at this week’s F8 developers conference, there was grumbling from the media executives present.

Part of it was residual angst from a newspaper report ...

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6. You’ll soon get 10TB SSDs thanks to new memory tech
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-27 at 07:30:00

SSDs and other flash memory devices will soon get cheaper and larger thanks to big announcements from Toshiba and Intel. Both companies revealed new "3D NAND" memory chips that are stacked in layers to pack in more data, unlike single-plane chips cur...

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7. Oculus Used These Optical Illusions to Prove Everything We Know Is Wrong
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 07:46:00

Virtual reality isn't ready yet. Oh, it's damn good
 —but it can't quite
   fully convince you that you are someplace you're not. But how sure are you of the "real world," anyhow? Today, Oculus guru Michael Abrash used these kickass optical i...

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8. When an Iceberg the Size of a Country Breaks Free, What Happens?
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 02:30:00

You never forget the first time you see an iceberg. The horizon of a ship at sea is a two dimensional space and to see a three dimensional piece of ice appear in the ocean is quite something. But, in truth, the first iceberg you see is likely to be small....

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9. Apple is Hitler, says Chinese CEO
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-27 at 04:34:24

Jia Yueting, the billionaire founder and CEO of Chinese internet video site Leshi TV (LeTV), has compared Apple to the Nazis in a poster teasing the launch of LeTV's new smartphone. The image was posted to Yueting's verified Weibo page (with...

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10. Russian Oligarch: Let’s Build a Superhighway From Russia to the US
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 07:20:00

Route 66. The Autobahn. The Trans-Eurasian Belt Development? The head of Russia's railway system has proposed a superhighway through Siberia across the Bering Strait that would link Europe with the United States through Russia. Read more...

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11. Facebook is planning to test its 747-sized internet drones this summer
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-27 at 00:27:59

Facebook's ambitious plan to bring internet to the entire world with a fleet of broadband-beaming unmanned aerial vehicles has taken a step closer to fruition. The company's vice president of engineering, Jay Parikh, told The Wall Street Journ...

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12. These 3D-Printed Ants Could Be the Factory Workers of the Future
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 03:20:00

These 3D-printed ants scuttle around much like the real thing. But loaded with sensors and wireless communication systems, they're an experiment in collaborative robots—the kind of co-working that could fuel the factories of the future.Read more...

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14. Every Lamborghini Model Ever in One Magnificent GIF
     Published by Wired on 2015-03-27 at 06:55:59

50 years of Lamborghini—from the Miura to the Countach to the Murcielago—in one glorious GIF.
The post Every Lamborghini Model Ever in One Magnificent GIF appeared first on WIRED.

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15. What It’s Like to Watch Hodor DJ a ‘Rave of Thrones’
     Published by Wired on 2015-03-27 at 05:00:38

Inside the cosplay-rave Venn diagram that is a DJ set by Game of Thrones actor Kristian Nairn (aka Hodor).  
The post What It’s Like to Watch Hodor DJ a ‘Rave of Thrones’ appeared first on WIRED.

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16. A Hanging Garden That Floats Through Space to Meet Your Nose
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 08:40:00

Gardens are beautiful and all but they're almost always inconveniently located on the ground. Instead of stooping to smell the roses, this garden comes to you: A suspended, living arrangement of 2,300 flowers which rises and fall around viewers as they m...

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17. Tickets for the world’s biggest e-sports tournament go on sale today
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-27 at 04:44:10

If you have $99, a passion for Dota 2, and the means to travel to Seattle this August, listen up. The fifth annual tournament for the biggest prize in e-sports, Dota's Aegis of Champions, will take place between the 3rd and 8th of August at Se...

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18. These New Semiconductors Look Just Like Candy
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-27 at 01:58:58

This isn't a new kind of tooth rotter, but an exotic new breed of nanoribbon and nanoplate semiconductors. Made from silicon telluride, they may go on to be used in the batteries of the future.Read more...

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19. Mind-blowing tattoo makes man look like machine
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-27 at 00:12:23

A tattoo with amazing 3D-looking depth makes a man's arm look like it belongs to a shape-shifting android with peeling skin. Even famous street artist Banksy thinks it's cool.

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