1. India arrests pigeon accused of spying for Pakistan
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-29 at 05:41:01

Police in India this week arrested a pigeon on charges of spying for Pakistan. As BBC News reports, the pigeon was taken into custody on Thursday after a 14-year-old boy found it in a historically tumultuous region along the India-Pakistan bor...

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2. Apps Won’t Make the Apple Watch
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-29 at 09:04:43

This week Apple executive Jeff Williams made an announcement that had Apple fans cheering: technology for better Apple Watch apps is on the way.

For those of you who haven’t played with an Apple Watch or read one of the myriad reviews, the third-party ...

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3. These Videos Would Totally Kill It On Facebook
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-29 at 03:26:29

 By putting videos on mute autoplay in News Feeds, Facebook is redefining the way they are used by marketers. This presents new challenges for social media managers. Fortunately, they can turn to a group of content makers who were ahead of the curve ...

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4. Windows 10 on track to launch in July
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-29 at 02:48:05

Microsoft is still preparing to finalize Windows 10 in time for a July launch. AMD CEO Lisa Su originally revealed the Windows 10 July launch plans in an earnings call back in April, but Microsoft has not officially commented on the date other...

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5. Android M: small refinements with a huge impact
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-29 at 10:15:50

Last year, Google introduced an elegant, sophisticated operating system with an all-new design that was compatible with everything from phones to watches to cars to TVs. This year, with Android M, it’s refining it.

The year-over-year cycl...

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6. Popular Chrome extension Hola sold users’ bandwidth for botnets
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-29 at 05:05:58

Hola, one of the most popular online services for viewing blocked videos and TV shows from other countries, has turned its users into a botnet without their knowledge. The software, which is available as plugin for the Chrome browser on desk...

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7. Good news everyone! We can finally add hurdling to the Scary Robot Olympics
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-29 at 02:22:28

MIT's Cheetah robot has already beaten the speed record set by Usain Bolt (the world's fastest man) and now it's coming after Aries Merritt (the world's fastest hurdler, of course). Researchers at the university's Biometrics Robotics Lab have...

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8. Spider silk made without the spiders
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-29 at 07:44:31

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

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9. Death of Google+ greatly exaggerated, says its chief
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-29 at 00:29:43

Yes, Google is spinning off the troubled social network's popular photo features. But that doesn't mean Google+ is going bye-bye, says its product VP.

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10. Hatred: gaming’s most contrived controversy
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 05:23:04

Soon-to-be-released Hatred has already garnered column inches and been banned from streaming service Twitch. Not bad for a schlock-horror clicheYou have to hand it to Polish studio, Destructive Creations – it set out to build a narrative of controversy ...

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11. This Tiny Self-Folding Robot Will Destroy Itself When Its Job Is Done
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-29 at 07:20:00

Not content with creating a robot cheetah that can run and jump
  over obstacles at astonishing speeds, researchers at MIT have also developed this incredibly tiny origami robot that can not only fold itself, it can also walk, swim, and then destroy itsel...

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12. This Online Font Lets You Write in Instagram Pictures
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-29 at 04:30:00

Like our new logo? Just kidding: this is one of the many results you can achieve if you type a string of letters into Type to Design’s new site, which renders your text in carefully selected Instagram photos.Read more...

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13. To Clean Up Your Startup’s B.S., Bring Sales into the Leadership Team
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-29 at 08:05:53

 The “coin operated idiots” mindset toward sales is a mistake for a number of reasons… An outstanding and involved sales force can often make or break a company. Read More

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14. The Analog Origins of Google’s Material Design
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-29 at 08:00:00

As part of I/O, Google is giving us a closer look at the fairly old-school tools and ideas behind Material Design—and for anyone with an appreciation for a good X-Acto knife, a color wheel, or a crisp fold of paper, this is going to be deeply satisfying...

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15. Path Didn’t Sell Its ‘Places’ Business Messaging Service To Daum Kakao
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-29 at 02:25:26

 Path announced that it has sold its flagship messaging apps to Korea’s Daum Kakao today, but the company has retained one interesting part of its business: its Places business-to-consumer messaging service. That’s according to Daum Kakao...

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16. How Google solved our photo backup nightmare
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-29 at 10:16:04

A year ago, when Vic Gundotra left Google, the social network he was building there was thrown into uncertainty. Reports trickling out of the company suggested Gundotra 's Google+ was slowly being dismantled. The most intriguing news concern...

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18. iOS Text Bug Begins to Affect Twitter and Snapchat Apps [iOS Blog]
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-05-29 at 07:26:29

The iOS bug that was discovered earlier in the week and causes an iPhone to crash after receiving a specific string of symbols and characters, today expanded to both the Twitter and Snapchat iOS apps (via The Guardian). The bug not only crashes an iPhone,...

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19. Here’s Apple’s Temporary Fix For Its iPhone-Crashing Messages Bug
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-29 at 01:30:00

Earlier this week, it came to light that a simple text message can crash Messages on any iPhone it’s sent to
 . Apple hasn’t fixed the problem at a software level yet—but it does have a temporary solution that you can use if you’re affected.Read m...

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