Daily Roundup: interview with Felix Baumgartner, Apple announces WWDC 2014 and more!

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Daily Roundup: interview with Felix Baumgartner, Apple announces WWDC 2014 and more!

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.

Felix Baumgartner is the man who fell to Earth and lived to tell the tale

Felix Baumartner will forever be known as the first man to free fall from the edge of space. Not only did he survive the 24 mile dive from the stratosphere, but he broke several world records in the process. Our own Joseph Volpe caught up with Baumgartner as he recollected the experience and its implications for the future of space tourism.

Turkey finally lifts Twitter ban, but YouTube is still blocked

Turkey's two-week ban on Twitter has officially come to an end. The country's high court ruled just yesterday that the ban was unconstitutional, but now the service is completely restored. Access to YouTube, however, is still being blocked.

Apple confirms WWDC 2014 will begin on June 2nd

Apple just announced that its annual WWDC developers conference will begin on June 2nd and commence until June 6th. Ticket sales are available on Apple's website now, but this year, it's switching from a first-come-first-served system to random selection of attendees.

Internet Explorer 11 now looks nicer no matter what device you're using

Today, Microsoft announced a completely revamped version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. For the mobile OS, users can now take advantage of many features found on the desktop version of IE, like pinning sites to Live Tiles and using voice commands.

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