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Best of April Fools: Backwards Google, Uber with cats
Happy April Fools' Day , also known as the absolute worst day to be a journalist. The last couple years, tech giants like Google have jumped in on the fun with their own clever pranks, ranging from Angry Birds virtual reality to David Hasselhoff photobombs.
April Fools' Day 2015: The best and worst pranks from around the WebCNN
The Best April Fools' Pranks of 2015TIME
April Fools' Day 2015 – Top pranks from around the worldTimes of India
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Chef Announces Record Growth as Enterprises Embrace DevOps
SEATTLE, WA and SANTA CLARA, CA, Apr 01, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Today at ChefConf 2015, Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, unveiled corporate, product and partner news, underscoring enterprises' increasing need for DevOps ...
Chef Launches Chef Delivery DevOps Workflow Service For The EnterpriseTechCrunch
Chef Wants Enterprise DevOps to Do Workflows Like Web-Scale Giants DoData Center Knowledge
Rackspace Joins Chef's New Partner Certification Program to Advance DevOps ...Marketwired (press release)

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Fox News

Baby boom: Watchers spot fourth newborn among endangered Puget Sound ...
Fox News
In this photo taken Monday, March 30, 2015, and provided by the Pacific Whale Watch Association, a newborn orca whale swims alongside an adult whale, believed to be the mother, in the Salish Sea waters off Galiano Island, British Columbia.

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Network World

Google cracks down on ad-injecting Chrome extensions
Google has identified and disabled 192 Chrome browser extensions that injected rogue ads into Web pages opened by users without being upfront about it. The company will scan for similar policy violations in future. The action followed a study that the ...
Google Details Its Fight Against Ad InjectorsNDTV
Google takes the world: A variety of products announced on April 1Daily News & Analysis
Google Says 5% Of Visitors To Its Sites Have Ad Injectors InstalledTechCrunch

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Wall Street Journal

Amazon's Dash Button Is Not a Hoax, It's Phase One
Wall Street Journal
No, it's not an April Fools' joke. On Tuesday, Amazon announced the Dash Button. Push it and Amazon will deliver the product to your door. Transcript +. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. it's enough to order ...
Amazon launches button for instant product orderingReuters
Amazon moves towards Internet of Things shopping with DashThe Guardian
Amazon Dash: Press a button, place an orderChristian Science Monitor
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BBC News

Asus will begin sales of the Chromebit computer-on-a-stick later this year
BBC News
Google has announced new Chrome-powered computers, which are set to target budget-conscious consumers and schools. The range includes a new type of device called the Chromebit, which looks like an oversized memory stick, and turns monitors and ...
Chromebook Pixel vs. Acer Chromebook 13: Why I bought the AcerZDNet
Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tabletsDaily News & Analysis
Acer unveils industry's first Chrome OS all-in-one desktop PCFocus Taiwan News Channel
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Daily Mail

Glow-in-the-dark TAMPONS shed light on water pollution
Daily Mail
They may not be the most glamourous of scientific instruments, but tampons could help experts clean up polluted rivers. Engineers believe the super absorbent properties of tampons could be used to detect pipes that shunt sewage into streams instead of ...
Glowing Tampons Help Detect Sewage LeaksWired
Glow in the dark tampons identify sewage pollution in riversUniversity of Sheffield News

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Tiny songbird can fly the Atlantic, scientists confirm
A diminutive songbird weighing the equivalent of just three teaspoons of sugar can fly over the north Atlantic, scientists have said, resolving a 50-year mystery. Tipping the scale at a mere 4.2 ounces (12 grammes), the white-throated, black-capped blackpoll ...
Amazing: Tiny Birds Fly Without Landing for Three DaysNational Geographic
Songbird's 1 700 mile flightIndependent Online
Tiny songbird can fly the Atlantic, say scientistsGMA News
The Guardian
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Microsoft Previews Music and Video Apps for Windows 10, Drops Xbox Branding
Microsoft, after releasing its Project Spartan browser as a part of the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build, has now previewed new versions of its Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows 10 - called Music and Video. The new Music and Video ...
Tech news that will shock youEconomic Times
Microsoft Windows 10 apps shown off for video and music, minus Xbox
Windows 10's music and video apps could be ditching the Xbox brandingDigital Spy UK
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ABC News

Facebook Launches A New Photo 'Scrapbook' Feature
ABC News
And today's tech bikes the FaceBook scrapbook is the social network's new feature to help parents organized pictures of their kids. Once you set up a scrapbook or when you tag your child in a photo it will automatically be placed in the book parents control all ...
You're about to see a lot more baby photos in your Facebook feedGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Facebook Introduces 'Scrapbooks' Photo FeatureCBS Local
Facebook tool helps organize kids' photosGMA News
Hindustan Times -TechCrunch
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