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April 25, 2014

Daily Roundup: rediscovered Andy Warhol art, Google Glass available to all, and more!

by John_A
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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours — all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

Google Senior VP and head of Google+ Vic Gundotra is leaving the company

Earlier today, Vic Gundotra, the man responsible for Google+, announced he’s parting ways with Google. After eight years of service to the Mountain View company, Gundotra fittingly took to G+ and explained that “now is the time for a new journey, a continuation.”

Google Glass now available to anyone, may be prepping for public launch

Move over Google Explorers. As of today, anyone can splurge on their very own Google Glass headset, not just those with an invite. Now you can finally spend the $1,500 of cash that’s burning a hole in your back pocket.

Lost Andy Warhol artworks discovered on Amiga floppies from the ’80s

Apparently, pop artist Andy Warhol crafted a small, previously unseen collection with an Amiga 1000 back in 1985. And thanks to the collaborative efforts of several artists, archivists, curators and the Carnegie Mellon University Computer Club, the works have been recovered from a whopping 41 floppy discs.

Facebook buys smartphone fitness-tracking app Moves

Today, Facebook bought Moves, a fitness-tracking app for Android and iOS. If you’re already a user, don’t worry. The social giant says both apps will remain separate and it has no current plans to integrate them with your Facebook data.

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