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Computer Industry
  • "Intel ME bug storm: Is your machine among 100s just named by Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo?" ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "Intel is dropping support for legacy BIOS: The move is set to happen by 2020" The Inquirer 10:30 AM
  • "HP patches severe code execution bug in enterprise printers" ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset review: I'm a believer" Windows Central 8:26 AM
  • "EU agrees to end geoblocking to boost single digital market" ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "HPE Returns to Techie Roots Naming Neri to Succeed Whitman" Bloomberg 11/22
  • "HP Shares Tumble as Doubt Mounts Over Ability to Sustain Growth" Bloomberg 11/22
  • "HPE CEO Whitman's surprise exit stumps Wall Street" Reuters 11/22
  • "Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEO" Reuters 11/22
  • "Meg Whitman to Step Down as HPE CEO" ITPro 11/22
  • "Will HP Enterprise Stock Fall to Pennies Without CEO Meg Whitman?" TheStreet 11/22
  • "HPE Earnings Not Enough to Offset CEO Shuffle" 24/7 Wall St. 11/22
  • "Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman reveals why she's stepping down" Fortune 11/22
  • "Hewlett Packard could make a shift like Microsoft" CNBC Videos 11/22
  • "HP Inc – the no-drama one – is actually doing fine with PCs, printers" The Register 11/22
  • "HP teases lower cost 3D printing systems for color, metal in 2018" ZDNet 11/22
  • "HP releases Black Friday deals including big discounts on Envy laptops" The Verge 11/22
  • "Microsoft Facing HoloLens Patent Lawsuit and 'Triple Damages' Threat" PC Magazine 11/22
  • "Microsoft sued over HoloLens patent infringements" Engadget 11/22
  • "Microsoft and Box team up to transform cloud management" V3 11/22
  • "Latest Windows 10 'Redstone 4' PC test build adds more feature refinements" ZDNet 11/22
  • "Intel's New Core i5-8250U is a Huge Upgrade Over Older 7th Generation CPUs" ExtremeTech 11/22
  • "Intel firmware contains serious Management Engine vulnerabilities, affecting millions of systems" BetaNews 11/22
  • "Intel CPUs Have Serious Security Flaws: What You Should Know" LAPTOP Magazine 11/22
  • "Intel's latest Core processors have serious security flaws" Engadget 11/22
  • "The PC BIOS will be killed off by 2020 as Intel plans move to pure UEFI: The ability to boot DOS and other legacy relics is going to disappear." Ars Technica 11/22
  • "AMD Ryzen Mobile Benchmarks And Performance: Taking On Intel In Laptops" HotHardware 11/22
  • "IBM brings blockchain technology to resolve trade finance woes" The Economic Times 11/22
  • "IBM touts 'great' 2017 in Brazil" BN Americas 11/22
  • "The PC BIOS will be killed off by 2020 as Intel plans move to pure UEFI: The ability to boot DOS and other legacy relics is going to disappear." Ars Technica 11/22
General Interest
  • "Tesla completes the world's largest battery for Australian wind farm" TechCrunch 3:00 PM
  • "Vending machines to give lonely South Koreans their meat" Neowin 12:17 PM
  • "UK watchdog tells ISPs to advertise 'real' broadband speeds: Stricter guidelines should mean more accurate speed claims in broadband ads." Engadget 7:38 AM
  • "Galaxy S9 price, release date and specs: Smartphone tipped to debut at CES as iterative update: Report claims Samsung will show off the S9 for the first time in January" The Inquirer 7:38 AM
  • "Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype" Reuters 7:32 AM
  • "Singapore to use driverless buses 'from 2022'" BBC 7:10 AM
  • "Galaxy S9 Specs And Features Revealed In New Report, First Unveil Likely At CES 2018" Redmond Pie 11/22
  • "Amazon gives AWS customers access to its internal machine learning experts" ZDNet 11/22
  • "Exclusive: SAP investigating its sales practices in Gulf region" Reuters 11/22
  • "Elon Musk basically confirms AI is coming to eradicate the human race" The Next Web 11/22
  • "YouTube says it will block predatory comment sections on videos of minors" The Verge 11/22
  • "YouTube Is Addressing Its Massive Child Exploitation Problem: After BuzzFeed News provided YouTube with dozens of examples of videos — with millions of views — that depict children in disturbing and abusive situations, the company is cracking down." BuzzFeed 11/22
  • "FCC explains why public support for net neutrality won't stop repeal: Americans who support net neutrality find that their voices don't count for much." Ars Technica 11/22
  • "Pro-net neutrality groups are planning protests at Verizon stores on December 7th" The Verge 11/22
  • "Salesforce keeps rolling with another monster quarter, as it sets $20 billion revenue goal" TechCrunch 11/22
  • "Facebook (still) lets housing advertisers exclude users by race" Ars Technica 11/22
  • "Facebook's ad system shown failing to enforce its own anti-discriminatory policy" TechCrunch 11/22
  • "This wearable turns your fingers into a Bluetooth keyboard" CNET 11/22
  • "Your future Black Friday shopping spree may be in AR or VR" CNET 11/22
  • "Google's top search results promote offensive content, again" The Verge 11/22
  • "Google finally breaks ground on its impressive 'landscraper' campus in London" Digital Trends 11/22
  • "Google admits tracking users' location even when setting disabled" ZDNet 11/22
  • "Android phones 'betray' user location to Google" BBC 11/22
  • "Tencent to bring world's hottest video game to China, promises socialist values" Reuters 11/22
  • "Digital currencies will not replace physical money soon: Bank of Japan official" Reuters 11/22
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "onts and additional language resources for Windows 10 start to appear in the Microsoft Store online" OnMSFT 8:26 AM
  • "Microsoft Bringing Fonts and Language Packs for Windows 10 to the Store" Thurrott 7:44 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17046 to the Fast ring" BetaNews 11/22
  • "Windows 10 Tip: Take full control over how your PC shuts down" ZDNet 11/22
  • "Windows 10 Mobile? No new features but a new phone: Wileyfox Pro is out December 4" ZDNet 11/22
  • "Windows 10 is testing new Apple macOS-like search box featuring Fluent Design" ZDNet 11/22
Government/Law/Politics
  • "The FTC May Be Looking Into Tripadvisor After It Deleted Reviews Alleging Rape, Suspicious Deaths" Gizmodo 8:59 AM
  • "FTC evaluating 'serious issues' raised by Uber breach" TechCrunch 7:42 AM
  • "Uber Hack Involves U.K. Data, Government to Publish Report" Bloomberg 7:32 AM
  • "TiVo wins one of its patent fights with Comcast" Engadget 11/22
  • "TiVo wins set-top box patent case against Comcast" Reuters 11/22
  • "China's former top internet censor faces corruption probe" CNET 11/22
  • "FCC explains why public support for net neutrality won't stop repeal" Ars Technica 11/22
  • "Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent" The Verge 11/22
  • "FCC releases final proposal to end net neutrality" The Verge 11/22
  • "FCC releases final draft of 'Restoring Internet Freedom,' which would not do that" TechCrunch 11/22
  • "FCC Won't Help Uncover Identity Theft in Net Neutrality Comments, Says New York's Top Prosecutor" Gizmodo 11/22
  • "FCC hasn't provided evidence in investigation of fake net neutrality comments" Ars Technica 11/22
  • "FCC ignored your net neutrality comment, unless you made a 'serious' legal argument" The Verge 11/22
  • "New York attorney general slams the FCC for ignoring net neutrality comments investigation" TechCrunch 11/22
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp impressions: Nintendo should be ashamed/Lots of good AC series content, but core experience is too low on free-to-play scale." Ars Technica 7:10 AM
  • "Were You a Victim of Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Help You Find Out" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/22
  • "Review: Google's Pixel Buds have significant flaws, but I love them anyway" The Next Web 11/22
  • "Should Our Love Affair With Digital Really be Over?" Tech.pinions 11/22
  • "This is what transparency looks like without net neutrality: The FCC has a lot of faith in Comcast, Verizon, AT&T and other ISPs." Engadget 11/22
  • "Net neutrality repeal means your internet may never be the same" CNET 11/22
  • "Here's how to contact your reps in support of net neutrality" Mashable 11/22
  • "The proposal to do away with net neutrality is worse than you think" Mashable 11/22
  • "Senator Schatz on net neutrality: 'This has to be a real political movement'" TechCrunch 11/22
  • "Net Neutrality will die, so let's take the profit out of killing it." ["How bad it will actually be is anyone's guess, but we're likely to not notice very much initially. It's only later when we're all mainly worrying about Justin Bieber marrying Selena Gomez that the ISPs will first raise Hulu's bill and then ours. It's just a dollar per month, they'll say. But do the math and for residential service alone that's $1.5 billion per year in pure profit just from consumers, with as much or more also taken from video streamers and the like. We are being depended upon to act like sheep — Internet browsing sheep, if such exist — and without a plan that's exactly what we'll be."] I, Cringely 11/22
  • "Google Got Caught Secretly Recording Android Users' Location Data. But Who Blew the Whistle?" Fortune 11/22
  • "The FCC's reasons for axing net neutrality make no sense for consumers" The Next Web 11/22
  • "Redditors come out strong against the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality" The Next Web 11/22
  • "Here's How the End of Net Neutrality Will Change the Internet" Wired 11/22
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Mobile payment and loyalty platform Yoyo Wallet integrates with Starling Bank" TechCrunch 7:42 AM
  • "Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources" Reuters 11/22
  • "Buildup raises $7 million to make the construction industry more efficient" VentureBeat 11/22
  • "Samsung to set up AI research centre" V3 11/22
  • "MyRepublic secures $51M investment from private equity firm" ZDNet 11/22
  • "PacketZoom lands $5M Series A investment to speed up mobile apps" TechCrunch 11/22
  • "Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive" Reuters 11/22
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500, Dow close lower, while Nasdaq ekes out another record: Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. led S&P 500 decliners" MarketWatch 11/22
  • "We Just Visited Walmart and Kmart Stores on Thanksgiving -- What We Saw: TheStreet is already out in the stores seeing how a surging stock market and improving economy are impacting Black Friday shopping." TheStreet 7:45 AM
  • "FOREX-Euro rises for third day on growth bets" Reuters 7:45 AM
  • "Stocks scale record high, crude oil gains" Reuters 11/22
  • "Upbeat Data Help European Markets Shrug Off Chinese Fall: Investors are concerned about China's move to reign in debt and cool excesses in financial markets" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:46 AM
  • "Chinese stocks fall sharply, hit by regulatory concerns" MarketWatch 7:46 AM
  • "European stocks choppy, but French shares push to 2-week high on activity data" MarketWatch 7:47 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:30 AM CST; no changes since Wednesday)
  • "Share the Cost of Secure Application Development"
New York Times (Checked 7:30 AM CST; no changes since Wednesday)
  • "Rollback of Net Neutrality Has Small Businesses Worried"
  • "Were You a Victim of Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Help You Find Out"
  • "How to Cover Rocket Blastoffs With an iPhone"
  • "'Crazy Jigsaw Puzzles' Improve Our Views of Coral Reefs"
  • "His Eye Makeup Is Way Better Than Yours"
  • "Atelier Swarovski Turns to Man-Made Gems"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:35 AM CST)
  • "The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals
  • "The Best Black Friday Laptop and Desktop PC Deals"
Reuters (Updated 7:35 AM CST)
  • "Lyft raises another $500 million in additional round of funding"
  • "Flat profit gives Angry Birds maker's shares the blues"
  • "Exclusive: China's SenseTime plans IPO, U.S. R&D center as early as 2018"
  • "Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype"
  • "Dining goes digital for Thailand's street food vendors"
ZDNet (Updated 7:35 AM CST)
  • "Google: Here's how we predict battery life based on your usage patterns"
  • "Intel ME bug storm: Is your machine among 100s just named by Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo?"
  • "Open source's big weak spot? Flawed libraries lurking in key apps"
  • "Baidu's driverless strategy: First minibuses, then cars"
  • "HP patches severe code execution bug in enterprise printers"
  • "EU agrees to end geoblocking to boost single digital market"
  • "Korea tops APAC in government support for business R&D: OECD"
  • "The best Black Friday deals on Apple iPads, MacBooks, Mac desktops"





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