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Computer Industry
  • "Exclusive: IBM bringing 1,800 AI jobs to France" Axios 8:42 AM
  • "IBM announces new hiring in France as CEOs meet Macron" Reuters 7:43 AM
  • "IBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "IBM to add 1,800 new jobs in France in next two years" MarketWatch 8:04 AM
  • "IBM gives jobs boost to Emmanuel Macron's pitch to tech groups" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:42 PM
  • "IBM's Verifier inspects (and verifies) diamonds, pills and materials at the micron level" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "IBM built a handheld counterfeit goods detector" Engadget 8:50 AM
  • "IBM combines AI and blockchain to turn your phone into a counterfeit detector" The Next Web 1:03 PM
  • "IBM: Hiking The Dividend Will Not Help" Seeking Alpha 3:40 PM
  • "Microsoft's AI bot writes poetry, hosts a TV show and can converse like a human in Mandarin" South China Morning Post 9:36 AM
  • "More evidence for Microsoft's foldable device found in the latest SDK" Neowin 9:35 AM
  • "New Windows 10 code may hint at upcoming Surface Phone" TechRadar UK 9:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Claims Battery Life Edge, Again" Thurrott 6:48 PM
  • "HP Enterprise Still Faces Big Questions About Its Long-Term Growth" RealMoney 3:42 PM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise Stumbles Despite Decent Earnings Beat" 24/7 Wall St. 8:42 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Performance in Fiscal Q2 2018" Market Realist 10:20 AM
  • "HP's Long Game & The Cities Of The Future" Forbes 10:28 AM
  • "Why HP Enterprise's Stock Plunged After It Beat Earnings: The IT giant's latest results don't look quite as stellar after taking some short-term factors into account. And it still faces major long-term growth challenges." TheStreet 3:42 PM
  • "Intel, Google & Microsoft Discover New Low-Risk Chip Flaws" Zacks 10:47 AM
  • "Intel Accelerates Graphics Driver Releases As Its Discrete GPU Ambitions Grow" HotHardware 10:01 AM
  • "Intel's first AI ASIC chips will arrive in 2019" The Register 3:48 PM
  • "Intel reveals another security flaw in its chips" IANS 10:02 AM
  • "C3 IoT, Intel partner to offer software and hardware optimized for AI" ZDNet 6:23 PM
  • "AMD Gains 46% CPU Market Share, 3 Out Of 5 Most Popular CPUs From AMD" SegmentNext 10:04 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2 vs. Intel Coffee Lake: What's the Best CPU Platform?" Tom's Hardware 10:02 AM
  • "AMD: Ready For Server Outperformance?" Seeking Alpha 10:54 AM
  • "Cisco's Talos unit warns of potential cyber attack on Ukraine: Talos warns that at least 500,000 devices in 54 countries are infected with malware with code used in previous Ukraine attacks" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "Cisco unit Talos warns of cyberattack on a half-million devices in 54 countries" MarketWatch 8:55 AM
  • "Micron: The $10 Billion Shot Heard 'Round The World" Seeking Alpha 8:35 AM
  • "Graphene could be used to speed up data transmission" V3 8:38 AM
  • "'Sophisticated' malware could cut internet access for thousands, US warns" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:28 AM
  • "Acer's svelte new Chromebooks are built for business" Neowin 6:23 PM
General Interest
  • "Nation-State Hackers Could 'Self-Destruct' Half a Million Routers, Researchers Warn" Gizmodo 7:27 PM
  • "Canalys: Google shipped more smart speakers than Amazon in Q1 2018" VentureBeat 2:02 PM
  • "Google overtakes Amazon in smart speaker market in Q1 2018" ZDNet 2:02 PM
  • "People in New York were lining up around a city block to buy this $530 Android phone" Business Insider 2:01 PM
  • "Forty-six percent of Google's SRE principles apply directly to your enterprise -- what about the rest?" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Verizon Shows 5G Going the Distance" PC Magazine 9:34 AM
  • "Foxconn making deployments in diverse IoT application fields" DigiTimes 8:43 AM
  • "A fifth of Amazon merchants sell more than $1 million a year — double the share from last year" Recode 3:39 PM
  • "Amazon is selling its face recognition technology to US law enforcement agencies" BetaNews 8:39 AM
  • "3D printer developed that can produce complex artificial tissues for use in transplants" V3 8:38 AM
  • "Sony Thinks The PlayStation 4 Is Entering The Final Phase Of Its Life" Forbes 7:56 AM
  • "Scientists Are Using AI to Painstakingly Assemble Single Atoms" Wired 7:51 AM
  • "Facebook's controversial 'revenge porn' pilot program is coming to the US, UK" CNNMoney 2:59 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg's worldwide apology tour for Facebook hits a snag in the EU: Turns out 'sorry' doesn't seem to work as much for the social network's chief anymore." CNET 7:57 AM
  • "Facebook now requires your Social Security number to buy political ads" CNNMoney 7:52 AM
  • "Facebook wants your naked photos to stop revenge porn" BBC 7:48 AM
  • "Mobile payment firms struggle to dethrone cash in Southeast Asia" Reuters 7:43 AM
  • "Firefox Accounts gets 2FA security: You can use Google Authenticator one-time codes" ZDNet 7:42 AM
Press Releases
  • "This Robotic Pollinator Is Like a Huge Bee With Wheels and an Arm" Wired 8:35 AM
  • "Oppenheimer and Cisco to Host Tech Talk on Cisco's AppDynamics" GlobeNewswire 8:04 AM
  • "Chevrolet Teams with The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to Improve Real-Time Decisions on the Race Track" IBM 8:03 AM
  • "IBM adding 1,800 jobs in France and new tech training" IBM 8:03 AM
  • "Institut Curie Names Intel Lead Partner to Implement High-Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence in Accelerating Genome Sequencing and Interpretation for Oncology" Intel 3:56 PM
  • "Plaintiffs' Law Firms to Pay Oracle $270,000 to Settle Sanctions" Oracle 3:56 PM
Microsoft
  • "How To Run Apps From The Task Manager On Windows 10" AddictiveTips 6:23 PM
  • "Is Microsoft avoiding the Win10 (1803) upgrade on PCs running Avast?" Computerworld 2:03 PM
  • "Microsoft Vietnam: 2018 Events/Find out the latest Microsoft events and technology conferences in Vietnam." ZDNet 9:36 AM
  • "How to use, modify, and create templates in Word" PCWorld 7:52 AM
  • "Mastering your Outlook inbox: Forget Outlook 2016's weak Clutter and Focused Inbox features. Instead, use these four simple methods to cut spam, limit incoming email and regain control of your inbox." Computerworld 7:52 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "FCC Chair Ajit Pai Spanked by Lawmakers for Ducking Oversight Committee's Questions" Gizmodo 3:40 PM
  • "Judge: Trump's Blocking of Critics on Twitter Is Unconstitutional" PC Magazine 3:43 PM
  • "Trump blocking critics on Twitter violates Constitution: judge" Reuters 1:12 PM
  • "Court rules Trump can't block people on Twitter" Axios 1:01 PM
  • "President Trump proposes unappealing deal for ZTE" V3 8:39 AM
  • "The FBI inflated the number of encrypted phones linked to crime: 7,800 claimed devices turns out to be less than 2,000" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Yelp takes aim at Google with EU antitrust complaint" CNET 8:00 AM
  • "Congress Is About to Learn Just How Little Science Knows About Tech Addiction" Wired 7:51 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "The Foreshadowing of Sony's Pivot" Tech.pinions [Subscription Required for Full Article] 1:02 PM
  • "Acer's Chromebook Spin 13 Could Be the Most Well-Rounded Chrome OS Laptop On the Market" Gizmodo 2:16 PM
  • "Acer Swift 5 Hands-on: 'World's Lightest' 15-inch Laptop Makes Me Giddy" LAPTOP Magazine 2:03 PM
  • "Acer's Predator Helios 300 Gets a White Hot New Look" LAPTOP Magazine 3:43 PM
  • "Acer's Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop is a Core i9 powerhouse" Engadget 1:01 PM
  • "The battle over 5G: What is it, who are the players, and why do we care?" ZDNet 10:53 AM
  • "Best Solid State Drive (SSD) for Windows PCs in 2018" Windows Central 9:36 AM
  • "So Long, Glassholes: Wearables Aren't Science Projects Anymore" Wired 9:33 AM
  • "Lenovo ThinkPad T480s review: A solid business workhorse with all-day battery life Review" ZDNet 10:53 AM
  • "Lenovo Flex 6 (14") First Impressions" Thurrott 8:54 AM
  • "Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Meet the child of Intel and AMD's unholy union" Ars Technica 8:40 AM
  • "The bad password habits we just can't break" BetaNews 8:40 AM
  • "Good News, Humans: AI Still Needs Us (for Now)/Companies developing AI and machine learning systems need to acknowledge that they're not infallible and remain 'teachable' via human intervention." PC Magazine 8:38 AM
  • "Why tech titans should disrupt sleep next" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:53 AM
  • "Review: Snap's Spectacles 2.0" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:52 AM
  • "'Christ, this guy has the fate of European democracy in his hands': Lawmakers are worried Mark Zuckerberg still doesn't understand Facebook's massive power" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "Should Mark Zuckerberg be fired? Security professionals have their say" ZDNet 7:42 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Adobe to acquire Magento Commerce for $1.68 billion" ZDNet 9:25 PM
  • "Amazon, Starbucks pledge $25,000 each to campaign for referendum on Seattle head tax" Seattle Times 3:43 PM
  • "Inside Grapeshot's $325 million decision to sell to Oracle, despite some investors thinking it could have grown into a $1 billion startup" Business Insider 10:29 AM
  • "Tempow raises $4 million to improve Bluetooth" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "Tempow raises $4 million to let you stream on multiple Bluetooth speakers at once" VentureBeat 8:58 AM
  • "Tony Fadell-backed Superpedestrian raises $16.5 million to deploy its bike-sharing tech" VentureBeat 8:54 AM
  • "Yageo to buy Pulse Electronics for US$740 million" DigiTimes 8:43 AM
  • "Smart lighting startup Deako raises $4M, unveils plug and play lighting system for home-builders" GeekWire 8:40 AM
  • "Platform.sh raises $34 million to simplify cloud deployment" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "HMD Raises $100 Million To Fuel The Global Growth Of Nokia Smartphones, Reaches Unicorn Status" Forbes 7:56 AM
  • "Foxconn unit plans biggest Chinese IPO since 2015 with $4bn offer" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:52 AM
  • "Foxconn's unit targets raising $4.3 billion in biggest China IPO since 2015" Reuters 7:43 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market stages rebound after Fed minutes hint at gradual rate hikes" MarketWatch 3:59 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher After Release of Fed Minutes: Stocks reversed course and closed slightly higher on Wednesday." TheStreet 3:58 PM
  • "Markets Right Now: Banks lead midday declines for US stocks" Associated Press 12:47 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise After Fed Minutes: Fed officials signal they plan to remain on gradual path in raising interest rates" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:58 PM
  • "Nikkei leads Asian-market losses as investors' geopolitical worries grow: Nikkei, Hang Seng fall more than 1%; Santos shares plunge in Australia" MarketWatch 8:56 AM
  • "European stocks fall from 4-month high after weak PMI numbers: Euro slides after PMIs raise concerns that recovery is slowing" MarketWatch 8:56 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:45 PM; no changes since 3:45 PM CDT)
  • "DevOps at Scale: Best Practices in Use Today"
  • "Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots"
New York Times (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars"
  • "Uber Finds Profits in Leaving Tough Overseas Markets"
  • "Metrics Are Everywhere in Media. Here's How They Help."
PC Magazine (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Apple Offers $50 Credit For Early iPhone Battery Replacement Buyers"
  • "Judge: Trump's Blocking of Critics on Twitter Is Unconstitutional"
  • "Malware That Can Brick Wi-Fi Routers Hits 500,000 Devices"
  • "Everything Leaving Netflix in June"
  • "Acer Boosts Chromebook Lineup, Teases Predator X Desktop"
  • "Readers' Choice Awards 2018: Internet Service Providers (ISPs)"
  • "Apple's A12 Is in the Works, But What About That Intel Modem?"
  • "AMD Offers Far Cry 5 Free With RX Vega Graphics Cards"
  • "iFixit Tears Down the OnePlus 6"
  • "Verizon Shows 5G Going the Distance" ...
Reuters (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Artist Frida Kahlo's popularity soars, but family struggles to manage legacy"
  • "Go-Jek says to enter Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines"
  • "Macron tells global tech CEOs: 'There is no free lunch'"
  • "Uber ends Arizona self-driving program following fatality"
  • "Tesla shares poised to rise after 'fever pitch' of bad news: analyst"
  • "Cyber researchers, Ukraine warn of possible Russian attack"
  • "Italy to auction 5G frequencies by end-September"
  • "Facebook users unite! 'Data Labour Union' launches in Netherlands"
  • "Consumer groups ask U.S. agency to probe Tesla 'Autopilot' ads"
  • "Trump floats management changes instead of sanctions for China's ZTE"
ZDNet (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Nokia partners with Chorus on optical wavelength solution"
  • "Samsung's logic chip biz turns to AI chips and 5G for change of fortune"
  • "Victoria overhauls traffic camera network after WannaCry"
  • "Adobe to acquire Magento Commerce for $1.68 billion"
  • "Sorry we missed you: Australia Post pondering blood deliveries by drone"
  • "NetApp beats Q4 expectations"
  • "C3 IoT, Intel partner to offer software and hardware optimized for AI"
  • "Zuul: Proven open-source continuous integration/continuous delivery"





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