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Computer Industry
  • "On this day 22 years ago, Bill Gates wrote his legendary 'Internet Tidal Wave' memo" Fast Company 12:49 PM
  • "Build 2017: Microsoft wants to avoid 1984" BetaNews 7:52 AM
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update: Microsoft's latest update fixes a load of bugs" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Tablet Gets Its May 2017 Firmware Update - Download Now" Softpedia 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft and IBM among leading businesses headlining Newcastle Innovation Festival" B Daily 8:59 AM
  • "Check out the evolution of mobile apps from IBM Simon to Snapchat" phoneArena 9:02 AM
  • "Signal of change / IBM delivers blockchain carbon management" The Futures Centre 9:01 AM
  • "HP Elite x3 with Windows 10 Mobile looking good with all-silver back" Windows Central 12:48 PM
  • "HP hits its stride: How PCs and printing have stabilized, rebounded" ZDNet 7:47 AM
  • "New Dell UP2718Q Monitor offers 4K and HDR10" Guru3D 8:55 AM
  • "More Intel Gemini Lake chip details leaked (Apollo Lake successor)" Liliputing 8:54 AM
  • "First Intel X299 Skylake-X Motherboards Pictured" Forbes 3:45 PM
  • "Lenovo's Legion Gets Bigger with Y920: 17-inch G-SYNC, Core i7-K, GTX 1070, TB3" AnandTech 8:54 AM
  • "Intel's Lynn Comp on Building a Network Community" Light Reading 8:54 AM
  • "Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock to clean up desks next month" SlashGear 8:54 AM
  • "Thunderbolt 3 goes royalty-free as Intel bids to persuade more OEMs to adopt its connectivity standard" V3 8:53 AM
  • "Intel Dominates the Enterprise SSD Market" CDR Info 8:53 AM
  • "Intel Movidius Myriad 2 VPU enables DJI Spark Drone" DigiTimes 8:53 AM
  • "AMD's new AM4 motherboard software cures Ryzen's memory headaches" PCWorld Australia 8:18 AM
  • "AMD's AGESA v1.0.0.6 for overclocked RAM discussed" Hexus 8:17 AM
  • "AMD Announces Ryzen AGESA 1.0.0.6 Update: Enables Memory Clocks Up To DDR4-4000" AnandTech 8:17 AM
  • "AMD's AGESA 1.0.0.6 adds Ryzen RAM tweaks, PCIe virtualisation" bit-tech 8:17 AM
  • "Review: AMD Ryzen 5 1400 and Ryzen 5 1600 (14nm)" Hexus 8:17 AM
  • "Aragon - Pharos - Promethean - AMD Registers new Names and trademarks" Guru3D 8:17 AM
  • "AMD Talks AGESA v1.0.0.6 and DRAM" Guru3D 8:16 AM
  • "Oracle rapid analyser boasts speed and accuracy in determining fat content" Process Engineering 8:13 AM
  • "Cisco to roll out new IoT Operations Platform; announces alliance with Microsoft" TelecomTV 8:11 AM
General Interest
  • "Bluetooth 5 is here, but few accessories will support it before 2018" The Verge 3:39 PM
  • "Google AlphaGo AI took on 5 champion Go players at once and still won" TechRepublic 2:46 PM
  • "Google, Facebook, Microsoft Lead Growing Appetite for Enterprise-Grade SSDs" eWeek 12:50 PM
  • "Cray puts its supercomputer in the cloud" InfoWorld 7:56 AM
  • "Google launches Data Gif Maker so you can create animated GIFs to illustrate data" BetaNews 7:53 AM
  • "Google launches Data GIF Maker to help storytellers convey information through animations" VentureBeat 7:42 AM
  • "King Chrome: Microsoft's browsers sidelined on its own OS" Computerworld 8:00 AM
  • "Leave AWS? Not for easier cloud discounts" InfoWorld 7:55 AM
  • "SmartCar connects Facebook's chatbot to your Tesla" Engadget 8:03 AM
  • "Facebook Fundraisers expand so you have more reasons to ask your friends for money" BetaNews 7:53 AM
  • "Second-gen Moto 360 smartwatches will get Android Wear 2.0 soon" Engadget 8:02 AM
  • "Nintendo shares hit 8-year high as cult title Monster Hunter is announced for Switch" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Book 12: A top 2-in-1 for the enterprise" Computerworld 7:59 AM
  • "Sony A1E 4K TV review: This could be the best OLED TV money can buy" PCWorld 7:41 AM
  • "Raspberry Pi Foundation merges with coding club network CoderDojo" VentureBeat 7:42 AM
  • "Raspberry Pi Foundation and CoderDojo to code club together" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "This is Microsoft's original vision for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL (exclusive)" Windows Central 12:51 PM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Might Actually Be The Best Value In Gaming" Forbes 12:49 PM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass will end your free time forever" Yahoo Tech 12:47 PM
  • "How to Get Incoming Call Alerts on Windows 10 With Android" MakeUseOf 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox One could be dumping OneGuide" OnMSFT 9:10 AM
  • "Migrating to Microsoft SharePoint 2016? Here is What You Need to Know" Finextra 9:09 AM
  • "Xbox Live issue preventing game installs and downloads on Xbox One, Microsoft investigating [Update] vg247 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft rebrands Twitch competitor as Mixer, throws in more streaming features" Android Authority 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft's reason for renaming Beam as Mixer was a legal one" OnMSFT 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft to buy company Hexadite for US$100 million: report" CRN 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Changes Streaming Service Beam to Mixer; New Features and Details Announced" Gameranx 9:06 AM
  • "Photos: This Microsoft-powered store uses Kinect, Azure to show you the future of shopping" ZDNet 7:48 AM
  • "Making sense of Microsoft's Surface lineup" ZDNet 7:47 AM
  • "Meet the army of Surface Pro clones and lookalikes" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "Get real, Microsoft: If the Surface Pro is a laptop, bundle it with a Type Cover" PCWorld 7:40 AM
  • "NTFS bug allows any website to crash Windows 7, 8.1" BetaNews 7:52 AM
  • "New bug allows websites to crash Windows 7 or Windows 8 PCs" The Verge 7:38 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "The British Prime Minister Wants To Pressure Tech Companies To Fight Terrorism" BuzzFeed 2:45 PM
  • "Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Tainted Their Huge Leaks With Fake Data" Forbes 10:25 AM
  • "Net neutrality: 'Dead people' signing FCC consultation" BBC 10:24 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Assistants, Please" Wired 2:46 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg supports universal basic income. What is it?" CNNMoney 1:23 PM
  • "Is Your 20 Year Old USB Port Dead?" Techtree 8:53 AM
  • "Mobo manufacturers start teasing X299 - ASUS ROG Prime gets onboard LCS Display" Guru3D 8:52 AM
  • "22 free tools for data visualization and analysis" Computerworld 7:59 AM
  • "Travel apps that help with languages and expenses" Computerworld 7:59 AM
  • "HTML5: Where the core web technology is headed now" InfoWorld 7:55 AM
  • "An insider's perspective: A mutually beneficial internship program" BetaNews 7:52 AM
  • "This is how much your share price falls when you get hacked" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "This French school is using facial recognition to find out when students aren't paying attention" The Verge 7:38 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Samsung to set up $500 million fund to support small South Korean businesses" VentureBeat 7:43 AM
  • "Even the world's largest bitcoin exchange couldn't handle this week's cryptocurrency boom" TechCrunch 7:36 AM
  • "Funding for real estate challenger Spruce shows New York's startup scene is thriving" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
  • "Payment firm Soft Space raises $5M to expand in Southeast Asia and Japan" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks bounce around ahead of Memorial Day weekend: U.S. stocks flipped between small gains and losses on Friday, as investors struggled to find fresh reasons to push shares to records after six straight daily gains, ahead of a holiday weekend." MarketWatch 11:58 AM
  • "Identity thieves used stolen data 9 minutes after it was posted online: When personal data is dumped online, it can take just nine minutes for bad guys to start using it, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission." CNNMoney 11:57 AM
  • "Stocks Pause Ahead Of 3-Day Weekend; Costco, Veeva Jump: The stock market took a breather Friday ahead of the three-day Memorial Day weekend. All three three major indexes — the Nasdaq, S&P 500, and Dow Jones industrial average — were trading around their break-even points through morning trade. Volume was tracking slightly higher on the Nasdaq but lower on the NYSE vs. the same time Thursday." Investor's Business Daily 11:55 AM
  • "Ask a Fool: How do the stock funds in my 401(k) differ? Q: I know I should invest the majority of my 401(k) in stocks, but what are the differences among all of the stock funds offered by my 401(k) plan?" The Motley Fool 12:52 PM
  • "UPS fined $247M over illegal cigarette shipments: A federal judge ordered United Parcel Service to pay nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for 'illegally shipping' large volumes of untaxed cigarettes in New York state and City, a court filing showed on Thursday." FOXBusiness 7:02 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks on Track to Snap Two-Week Losing Streak: U.S. stocks were little changed Friday, though major indexes were on track to snap a two-week losing streak." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:51 AM
  • "Nikkei slips below 20,000, Aussie stocks also fall on weak oil prices: Australian and Japanese stocks again lagged behind other Asian equities on Friday, with oil's sharp overnight pullback putting pressure on those equities." MarketWatch 7:00 AM
  • "European stocks close lower as oil, auto shares pull back: European stocks finished lower Friday, leaving the regional benchmark with a tiny weekly loss, with oil and gas shares pushed down on disappointment stemming from OPEC's agreement to extend production cuts." MarketWatch 12:52 PM



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InformationWeek (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles"
New York Times (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Waiting for the Credits to End? Movies Are Naming More Names"
  • "Twitter's addition of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags comes in time for the 50th anniversary of a vote to include the communities in the national census."
  • "They met on Bumble and fell into a fun, one-night-a-week, nonexclusive routine"
PC Magazine (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "The Latest PC Crash Culprit: a 4-Character Filename"
  • "Pokemon Go Cheaters Will be 'Shadowbanned'"
  • "Blizzard Job Posting Hints at Mobile Warcraft Game"
  • "Who Do You Trust More With Your Safety: Google or Ford?"
  • "Raspberry Pi Foundation Merges With CoderDojo"
  • "Don't Be That Person: Obnoxious Travel Behavior to Avoid"
  • "Capcom Bringing Monster Hunter to Nintendo Switch"
  • "The Return of Arcade Sports Titles Makes Video Games Great Again"
  • "Up to 60 Percent of Streaming Account Passwords Are Shared"
  • "Zotac Develops World's Smallest GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Cards"
Reuters (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Italian court overturns Uber ban"
  • "Japan lender Mizuho to launch fintech venture"
  • "Global chat platform Kik to launch digital currency"
  • "Bitcoin soars above $2,400 to all-time high"
  • "Fidelity to allow clients to see digital currencies on website"
  • "BofA, HSBC, Intel, others invest $107 million in blockchain startup R3"
  • "TransferWise offers foreign currency business accounts, debit cards"
  • "Britain's May gets support from G7 on fight against terrorism"
  • "Major U.S. tech firms press Congress for internet surveillance reforms"
  • "Britain's May sticks to EU demands in talks with France's Macron"
ZDNet (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "The MacBook: The good and the bad of Apple's ultrabook"
  • "How to upgrade an old PC to Windows 10 - free"
  • "Artificial intelligence on Hadoop: Does it make sense?"
  • "A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds"
  • "Amazon's app store puts millions of Android devices at risk"
  • "Nokia 3310 (2017) review"
  • "Drone regulations are up in the air"
  • "Final BlackBerry, Qualcomm settlement reaches $940 million"





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