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Forbes
Microsoft 'Confirms' Plans For New Surface Phone
Forbes
Once more Microsoft is teasing new Surface Phone hardware. Previously CEO Satya Nadella declared that 2017 would see Microsoft launch the ultimate mobile device: “We will continue to be in the phone market not as defined by today's market leaders, but ...

Washington Post
Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom
Washington Post
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — U.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. The Air Force posted tweets that the X37B spacecraft landed Sunday morning at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape ...

Polygon
The Nintendo Switch has become the system people love to love
Polygon
I spent a significant amount of time playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on a hammock today. You could have something like that experience before — it's not like Mario Kart 7 wasn't a thing that existed on the 3DS — but this isn't a portable version of Mario ...

Forbes
Pokémon GO's 'Worldwide Bloom' Event Ends Tomorrow
Forbes
Blink and you might miss it. Pokémon GO is holding a "Worldwide Bloom" event right now, increasing the spawn rate for Grass type Pokémon and (ideally) making it easier to find creatures like Chikorita and Bulbasaur. And that's it: while most Pokémon GO ...

Business Insider
Facebook wants to launch its big attack on TV next month - here's what we know
Business Insider
Facebook has kicked its push for TV-like shows into high gear and is aiming to premiere its slate of programming in mid-June, multiple people familiar with the plans told Business Insider. Facebook plans to have about two dozen shows for this initial ...

Android Headlines
BlackBerry Is Pushing Out The May Security Update
Android Headlines
BlackBerry Android phone owners should be on the lookout for the May security update, which BlackBerry is rolling out to select devices right now. BlackBerry's entire Android lineup is presumably on board, including the DTEK60, DTEK50, Priv, and KEYone.

Raw Story
Google Docs phishing scam hammers home the importance of safe email habits
Raw Story
Last week's Google Docs phishing attack sent waves across social media, as users including journalists, academics and employees from high-profile corporations were affected. As part of the phishing attempt, users received an email with an invite to a ...

The Inquisitr
Galaxy S8 models said to have different UFS storage types
SlashGear
Manufacturers don't usually rattle off component models and sources for a variety of reasons. One is to protect their partners and another is to save majority of consumers from boredom. But thanks to some recent events, consumers might be a bit more ...

PC Gamer
Blizzard's Chinese Hearthstone website confirms card rarity drop rates
PC Gamer
It turns out that the rates players had previously determined were right on the money. Shares. Earlier today, we learned about the Overwatch loot box drop rates in China, revealed by Blizzard as required by new Chinese law. Now we've got the same ...

Quartz
California's plan to tax rockets by the mile is exactly what space companies want
Quartz
California has come up with a remarkable plan to tax rocket launches from its coast. Specifically, their tax payments will be determined by how often they fly the 62 miles (100 km) from a California launchpad to the very edge of space while ...

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