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  • "Microsoft Falls, Apple Rises, but the Search for Value Persists: Both tech giants face a stock market obsessed with temporary developments." Barron's 6:56 AM
  • "Microsoft gives business users more Windows 10 upgrade details, guidance" ZDNet 6:59 AM
  • "Eight things to expect from Windows 10" Telegraph 7:45 AM
  • "Forget Wireless Charging, This Microsoft Prototype Charges With Indoor Sunlight" Forbes 7:44 AM
  • "Windows 10 will support FLAC formats for phones and small tablets" iTechPost 7:43 AM
  • "IBM brings back bonuses for top execs even as profits slide" Reuters 6:57 AM
  • "IBM CEO takes bonus, gets a raise" Gigaom 9:15 AM
  • "AMD Bets With a New Stack of Chips: The long-term decline in PC sales has slammed the chip maker's shares. Diversification efforts are paying off." Barron's 6:57 AM
  • "7 smartphone rules changed this week: The FCC and FTC have been on a roll lately, using their power to side with smartphone users. Here's what you need to know." Computerworld 7:03 AM
  • "Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that" Associated Press 8:12 AM
  • "Windows 10 updates -- new Surface Pro graphic driver, new Windows Phone Windows Insider App" BetaNews 1/30
  • "Microsoft Upgrades Azure SQL Database Service: Microsoft cloud-database service nears parity with on-premises Microsoft SQL Server with support for larger databases and in-memory performance." InformationWeek 1/30
  • "Why has the launch of Microsoft Windows 10 created so much hype?" Market Realist 1/30
  • "Microsoft Increases Roadmap Clarity For Its Cloud Customers" Forbes 1/30
  • "Is Windows 10 Microsoft's Consumer Comeback OS?" Forbes 1/30
  • "Best Windows tablets UK: the 10 best Windows tablets you can buy in 2015 - run full Windows on your tablet - best Windows tablets reviews" PC Advisor 1/30
  • "Microsoft pushes Intel graphics driver update to Surface Pro 3 devices running Windows 10" WinBeta 1/30
  • "The pros and cons of Cortana in Build 9926 of Windows 10" TechRepublic 1/30
  • "HoloLens: Abracadabra! Microsoft unveils a great distraction" Computerworld 1/30
  • "Windows 10 deep-dive review: Finally, a unified operating system" Computerworld 1/30
  • "Microsoft launches Outlook for iOS and Android" BetaNews 1/30
  • "Machine learning face-off: Microsoft uses Band to show what its Watson rival is capable of" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Microsoft-backed TV white spaces trial goes commercial in Ghana" ZDNet 1/30
  • "IBM brings back bonuses for top execs even as profits slide" Reuters 1/30
  • "IBM CEO Rometty to Receive $3.6 Million Bonus: Company Sets $13.3 Million Value on Long-Term Stock Awards CEO May Receive for 2015-17" [Paid Membership Required] 1/30
  • "IBM brings back bonuses for top executives even as profits slide" Reuters 1/30
  • "How IBM is bringing front-office data analysis to Super Bowl fans" Business Insider 1/30
  • "IBM Verse: The answer to our email woes?" IT PRO 1/30
  • "IBM's SoftLayer added as eBay Enterprise hosting partner" ZDNet 1/30
  • "HP 'to save $500m per year' with Intel's wireless tech" IT PRO 1/30
  • "Sorry Apple, Dell's laptop is better -- Precision M3800 destroys MacBook Pro" BetaNews 1/30
  • "Dell's line of Linux laptops expands to include new MacBook Pro competitor" PCWorld 1/30
  • "Revenge of the laptop: HP, Dell, Samsung, show how light a laptop can get" FOXNews 1/30
  • "Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged tablet gets Intel 5th-gen Core VPro upgrade" The Inquirer 1/30
  • "Intel launches 5th Generation Core vPro platform with roadmap to a wire-free future" V3 1/30
  • "3 cloud integration mistakes to avoid" InfoWorld 1/30
General Interest
  • "Social Media Betrays Your Credit Card Activity: Study" InformationWeek 9:15 AM
  • "An inside look at the Internet Archive" [Video Report] CBS News 8:21 AM
  • "How social media wins the #SuperBowl" CNET 7:14 AM
  • "Surprise! Dish Network emerges as major wireless player after FCC auction: AT&T and Verizon are big winners in the record-breaking wireless auction, but it's Dish Network that walks away with an unexpectedly large swath of spectrum. What will it do with it?" CNET 7:14 AM
  • "Nest loses CEO and VP of technology as part of organizational shuffle" Electronista 7:12 AM
  • "Your BMW just downloaded a security patch" Engadget 6:59 AM
  • "Google Now now slurps data from 40 third party apps so you don't have to" The Register 6:54 AM
  • "Technology Is Going To Make Truck Drivers Obsolete in A Decade, Report Says" Forbes 6:53 AM
  • "Google brings Google Now to a whole new level" BGR 1/30
  • "Google Glass 'reset' shows it's just the seed of an idea" PCWorld 1/30
  • "Google's CFO admits company couldn't keep up with demand for Nexus 6" PCWorld 1/30
  • "Google proves once again it is terrible at selling smartphones" BetaNews 1/30
  • "UK's privacy watchdog nails down Google privacy policy changes" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Google revamps privacy policy to settle case with UK government" VentureBeat 1/30
  • "Google Settles With UK's Information Commissioner And Will Change Its Privacy Policy" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "YouTube dumps Flash for HTML5" InfoWorld 1/30
  • "Verizon partner won't stop using unkillable tracking cookies, refuses to honor its own opt-out requests [Updated] ExtremeTech 1/30
  • "Verizon Wireless will allow users to opt out of undeletable 'supercookies'" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Verizon Wireless will let you dodge those sketchy 'supercookies'" Engadget 1/30
  • "Amazon Fires Up AWS WorkMail, a New Cloud-Based Enterprise Email Service to Compete with Microsoft and Google" lifehacker 1/30
  • "Nokia shows sharp Q4 profit growth" BetaNews 1/30
  • "Facebook edges into Foursquare territory with place tips on iOS" PCWorld 1/30
  • "Facebook and Twitter battle to be your Super Bowl second screen" PCWorld 1/30
  • "These are the 3 smartphone strategies Samsung should borrow from Apple" PCWorld 1/30
  • "Samsung's biggest headache isn't Apple, it's China" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Sega will shut down its once legendary San Francisco office" VentureBeat 1/30
  • "Sling TV review: Television's future is still in development" PCWorld 1/30
  • "Singtel, Sony And Warner's New Video Streaming Service Beats Netflix To Asia" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "Sky signs mobile deal with O2 for 'quad-play' move" ZDNet 1/30
Press Releases
  • "IBM Cloud to Boost eBay Enterprise Commerce Ecosystem" PRNewswire 1/30
  • "IBM Research To Lead Company's Advanced Computer Chip R&D At SUNY Polytechnic Institute" PRNewswire 1/30
  • "IBM Announces Services Centre in UK, Creating up to 300 New Tech Roles" PRNewswire 1/30
  • "Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Are Platforms of Choice for CFOs Worldwide" Marketwired 1/30
  • "What Windows as a Service and a 'free upgrade' mean at home and at work" Ars Technica 1/30
  • "Microsoft pushes Windows Server 'Next' back to 2016" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Microsoft's new Outlook iOS and Android app shows it means business" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 1/30
  • "The Scoop On Microsoft's New Outlook App For iPhone and Android" ReadWrite 1/30
  • "A Little Love for Italy, from Microsoft: Get the Lumia 435 free when you purchase the Lumia 535" WinBeta 1/30
  • "Will Windows 10'S Universal Apps Make Office 2016 The Suite We've Been Waiting For?" Digital Trends 1/30
  • "Is Microsoft making a back-up plan by investing in Cyanogen?" Tech Digest 1/30
  • "Microsoft moves in on Android distro Cyanogen OS" Tech Central 1/30
  • "Microsoft tries to thwart Google by investing in Cyanogen" ExtremeTech 1/30
  • "Microsoft Outlook for iOS doesn't live up to its name" InfoWorld 1/30
  • "Why the Steam Machine's war against Windows gaming looks more doomed by the day" PCWorld 1/30
  • "Five ways Vodafone fudged its global tax report" ZDNet 7:11 AM
  • "Marriott says it won't try to use 'legal Wi-Fi security measures' again: It will also continue offering free Wi-Fi to some Marriott Rewards members." Ars Technica 1/30
  • "EFF prevails in legal battle over government spying" BetaNews 1/30
  • "Data cap exempt content killed off by Canadian regulator" ZDNet 1/30
  • "NSW Police Force seeks 7-year data-retention scheme" ZDNet 1/30
  • "China revamps Great Firewall, cracks down on social media" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Reddit hands over user data in over half of government requests" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Gadget Ogling: A Touchless Thermometer, Flashing Audio, and a Mesmerizing Mattress Cover" TechNewsWorld 7:40 AM
  • "10 ways Facebook has ruined your life" Mashable 7:01 AM
  • "How Human Testers Are Revealing Our Facebook News Feed Habits" Digital Trends 6:56 AM
  • "BYOD is NOT the Next Biggest Thing™: Bring me Ye Olde Lappetoppe/You can't plug that thing in there, young man" The Register 6:54 AM
  • "FIghting Sexism In Silicon Valley" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "Does the enterprise marketplace really need a new email solution?" Gigaom 1/30
  • "Vine Kids delivers family-friendly video loops" Engadget 1/30
  • "Is LibreOffice 4.4 the 'most beautiful' ever?" BetaNews 1/30
  • "Three distraction-free tools that force you to focus on your tasks" PCWorld 1/30
  • "'Zombie' Apps On The Rise – 83% Of Apps Not On Top Lists, Up From 74% Last Year" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "Epson Home Cinema 3500 Projector Review" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "The Bootstrapper's Guide To Bitcoin Remittances" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "The next 'Toshiba' TV you see will be made by a different company" Engadget 1/30
  • "British thieves stole DVDs from a supermarket by mailing them home" Engadget 1/30
  • "The 5 best and 5 worst tech companies to work for" InfoWorld 1/30
  • "Unicorn epidemic portends wild ride for startups" InfoWorld 1/30
  • "Global DDoS attacks increase 90 percent on last year" ZDNet 1/30
  • "Selling passwords for $150, and other dumb ways users threaten corporate security" PCWorld 1/30
  • "My favorite football club doesn't care about protecting my password" The Verge 1/30
  • "Jay-Z Gets Into Music Streaming With $56M Bid For Aspiro, Owner Of WiMP And Tidal" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "1Gbps broadband coming to the UK with BT's plan" ZDNet 1/30
  • "U.K. Telco BT Sets Out '500Mbps' Broadband Plan By 2025" TechCrunch 1/30
  • "Yahoo's Alibaba Magic: $35 billion spinoff could make Yahoo! a buyout target." Barron's 6:57 AM
  • "Dog Fitness Tracker Raises $25 Million: Blame Google" InformationWeek 1/30
  • "FCC raises $44.9B in AWS-3 auction, including $18.2B from AT&T bids" Electronista 1/30
  • "AT&T top buyer at U.S. airwaves auction; Verizon, Dish spend big" Reuters 1/30
  • "DARPA's new tech lets robots learn from YouTube videos" Engadget 1/30
  • "Jay Z is buying Spotify rival Tidal for $56 million" Engadget 1/30
  • "Jolla takes second bite at crowdfunding with a 64GB Sailfish OS tablet" ZDNet 1/30
  • "India's Mad Street Den Raises $1.5M To Bring The Benefits Of AI To Apps And Services" TechCrunch 1/30
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow ends down about 250, S&P 500 below 2000" USA Today 1/30
  • "Stocks Close Out January With A Loss as Volatility Becomes the Norm" TheStreet 1/30
  • "Wall Street Ends Lower as Traders Parse Earnings, Data" Reuters 1/30
  • "Stocks fall after government reports slower economic growth: The U.S. stock market is opening lower after the government reported that U.S. economic growth slowed at the end of last year." Associated Press 1/30
  • "U.S. Stocks Drop as GDP Growth Slows: Stocks On Track to Post Losses in January" [Paid Membership Required] 1/30
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open/After a volatile week, Friday promises more of the same." CNNMoney 1/30
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks rise on strong corporate earnings, oil gain/Japan stocks rose Friday, boosted by some strong corporate earnings results and a rebound in global crude prices." MarketWatch 1/30
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks slip, but log best month since 2011/European stocks fell Friday, with data highlighting the European Central Bank's troubles with low inflation levels, but the region's equity benchmark was still on track for its best monthly performance in more than three years." MarketWatch 1/30
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1/30
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 1/30
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1/30

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InformationWeek (Updated 9:15 AM CST)
  • "Social Media Betrays Your Credit Card Activity: Study"
New York Times (Checked 9:15 AM; no changes since 7:25 AM CST)
  • "Ratings Now Cut Both Ways, So Don't Sass Your Uber Driver"
  • "Verizon Wireless to Allow Complete Opt Out of Mobile 'Supercookies'"
  • "How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft"
  • "China Further Tightens Grip on the Internet"
  • "Uber Pledges to Improve Data Privacy Practices"
  • "Europe's Young Entrepreneurs"
  • "Google Revenue Is Higher, but Profit Misses Expectations"
  • "Amazon Reports a Profit, Citing Prime as the Key"
  • "Alibaba Profit Surges, but a Revenue Gain of 40% Still Misses Forecasts"
  • "After Alibaba Spinoff, Yahoo May Become a Takeover Target" ...
PC Magazine (Checked 9:15 AM; no changes since 7:25 AM CST)
  • "15 Unforgettable Tech Super Bowl Ads"
Reuters (Checked 9:15 AM; no changes since 7:25 AM CST)
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ZDNet (Updated 9:15 AM CST)
  • "Top Android news of the week: Cyanogen, Office and Outlook, LibreOffice coming"
  • "Five ways Vodafone fudged its global tax report"
  • "Microsoft gives business users more Windows 10 upgrade details, guidance"
  • "Google Now and third party apps: One interesting dance" ...

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