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Computer Industry
  • "Video - Nadella Following 'Innovator's Method', Bezos Needs to Execute" TheStreet 12:24 PM
  • "Here's a redacted version of Microsoft's Android/Chrome patent license agreement with Samsung" Foss Patents 3:58 PM
  • "Can Amazon and Microsoft be beat in IaaS?" VentureBeat 11:27 AM
  • "What Microsoft is doing right with its cloud strategy" CNBC Videos 10:57 AM
  • "Microsoft gains help lead tech's advance" MarketWatch 10:53 AM
  • "A Win for Microsoft's Surface Business: It's Not Unprofitable" WSJ Blogs 10:53 AM
  • "Less than meets the eye to Microsoft's great quarter" Yahoo Finance 10:52 AM
  • "Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says Amazon isn't a real business" GeekWire 7:58 PM
  • "Microsoft leads tech gains; Amazon, Pandora slump" MarketWatch 10:51 AM
  • "Microsoft Sales Tops Estimates as Nadella Revamp Advances" Bloomberg 10:33 AM
  • "Update: Microsoft Q1 sales jump, but Nokia drags down earnings" Computerworld 9:17 AM
  • "Microsoft Q1 Results: Cloud & Mobile Drive Earnings Beat" Zacks 8:33 AM
  • "Tale of Two Techs: Microsoft Profits, Amazon Stumbles" Bloomberg TV 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft Has Officially Cut Nokia's Brand From Its Most Popular Smartphone Line" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "The Morning Download: Microsoft's Hybrid Vision of the Cloud Strikes a Chord" WSJ Blogs 8:32 AM
  • "Tilting At Space Needles: Amazon, Microsoft's Quests To Sell Mobile Devices Look More Quixotic Than Ever" Forbes 8:31 AM
  • "Tidbits From Microsoft's Q2 Conference Call/Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) which earlier Wednesday beat fiscal first-quarter expectations, told analysts to expect an 11 percent sequential increase in operating expense in its fiscal second quarter, along with growing revenue." benzinga 8:30 AM
  • "Hackers Are Using Microsoft PowerPoint To Attack Computers" Business Insider 8:29 AM
  • "Microsoft's Q3 beats estimates" CNBC Videos 8:28 AM
  • "Microsoft's Latest Quarter Belongs to Steve Ballmer" 24/7 Wall St. 8:28 AM
  • "'Fast Money' Recap: Amazon Gets Panned, Microsoft and NXP Semi Look Good" TheStreet 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft is finally dropping the 'Nokia' from Lumia" Engadget 8:26 AM
  • "Microsoft vs. Amazon: Who Will Win in the Cloud?" Bloomberg TV 8:26 AM
  • "Microsoft Bucks Trend as Sales Defy Expectations: Revenue Rises 11% as Competitors IBM, Oracle and H-P Post Shrinking or Slow Sales Growth" [Paid Membership Required] 8:26 AM
  • "The NYPD will give smartphones to its officers, and it looks like they'll run Windows" Gigaom 4:38 PM
  • "HP Looking to Sell H3C Networking Subsidiary: Reports" eWeek 6:46 PM
  • "H-P Seeks Buyer for Chinese-Networking Business: Tech Giant Is Expected to Sell At Least 51% of H3C, Assuming It Reaches Deal" [Paid Membership Required] 3:58 PM
  • "HP Said to Seek Buyer for Majority Stake of H3C Unit" Bloomberg 4:13 PM
  • "IBM Earnings Reflect Just How Difficult Transformation Really Is" TechCrunch 11:03 AM
  • "IBM Stock Plays Catch-Up to Wall Street: Chart of the Day" Bloomberg 8:35 AM
  • "Why Intel enters into partnerships to expand its foundry business" Market Realist 12:26 PM
  • "Why Intel's free cash flow supports dividends and share buybacks" Market Realist 12:25 PM
  • "Why Intel's tablet segment could get a boost from its Core M" Market Realist 8:35 AM
  • "It's pointless to define cloud computing" InfoWorld 9:13 AM
  • "Bitcasa Ends Unlimited Storage" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
General Interest
  • "Exclusive: Google CEO Larry Page Reorgs Staff, Anoints Sundar Pichai as New Product Czar" Re/code 6:26 PM
  • "Google CEO Larry Page appoints Sundar Pichai to lead nearly every product at the company" VentureBeat 6:47 PM
  • "Google CEO Larry Page just put Sundar Pichai in charge of almost everything" The Verge 6:48 PM
  • "AT&T Risks Losing Prized Wireless Customers: AT&T's Shift Away From Traditional Contracts Leaves Many Subscribers Free to Jump Ship" [Paid Membership Required] 3:58 PM
  • "Joseph Gordon-Levitt is shooting a 4K film with Samsung's NX1" Engadget 11:37 AM
  • "Facebook teams up with Yahoo to create safe email standard" BetaNews 11:31 AM
  • "US tops Scandinavia, EU for fastest broadband. No, really" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "How to use Android Wear's new offline music and Bluetooth headphone features" PCWorld 11:25 AM
  • "Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: An attractive Chrome OS experience" Computerworld 9:17 AM
  • "Google teams with Oxford on artificial intelligence" InfoWorld 9:15 AM
  • "Google busts its 'iOS 7 move' with Android Lollipop" InfoWorld 9:10 AM
  • "Top 10 iOS, Android apps for parents: 2014/Summary: From controlling your child's device to keeping track of their movements, here is a list of useful apps for modern-day parents." ZDNet 9:06 AM
  • "First big Android Wear update supports GPS and offline music" ZDNet 9:05 AM
  • "Lollipop stops Chromium bugs from endangering Android: Liam Tung" ZDNet 9:04 AM
  • "Google's Inbox App: A 700 emails per day review/Summary: Can Google's Inbox app make my life easier? Sure, but the real test is to throw a few hundred messages at it and see what happens." ZDNet 9:00 AM
  • "Google's Street View now available for Luxembourg" VentureBeat 8:57 AM
  • "Car2Go takes Brooklyn with 400 on-demand Smart cars — we go for a spin" VentureBeat 12:34 PM
  • "The brutal numbers behind Amazon's massive Fire Phone flop" BGR 2:40 PM
  • "Amazon Quietly Launches A Functional App Store Within Its Main Android Application" TechCrunch 12:31 PM
  • "Fire Phone flops badly, burns Amazon" BetaNews 11:34 AM
  • "A month with the Amazon Fire phone: The 3D handset falls flat/Summary: After its initial release, the Amazon Fire phone was labelled a shopping trolley with a phone attached. Now it's arrived in Europe, is there more to the device than that?" ZDNet 9:05 AM
  • "Amazon Rewards Visa Cards Now Compatible With Apple Pay" TechCrunch 8:40 AM
  • "Amazon Posts Worst Loss in Over Decade" Bloomberg TV 8:27 AM
  • "Procter & Gamble plans to spin-off Duracell" Engadget 11:38 AM
  • "'Don't freak out!' and other tips for surviving layoffs as a video game developer" Engadget 11:37 AM
  • "New material could lead to longer-lasting batteries" PCWorld 12:33 PM
  • "LG unveils its own processor, putting it right to work on giant new LG G3 Screen phone" PCWorld 12:32 PM
  • "LG introduces its first in-house mobile processor, powers G3 Screen phablet" BetaNews 11:32 AM
  • "LG makes its first smartphone chip, the Nuclun" VentureBeat 8:59 AM
  • "Senator wants anonymous app Whisper to explain how it tracks users, shares their data" PCWorld 11:25 AM
  • "New music recommendations: Chvrches, Jessie Ware, Foo Fighters, and more" The Verge 11:22 AM
  • "The future of ADHD and Alzheimer's treatment might be this video game" The Verge 11:22 AM
  • "College Messaging App DormChat Takes On Yik Yak With Backing From ff Venture Capital" TechCrunch 11:21 AM
  • "Deezer Buys Stitcher, Adds 35K Talk Radio Shows And Podcasts To Its Music Platform" TechCrunch 11:19 AM
  • "Honda's pedestrian-detecting technology is coming to cars this year" Engadget 9:24 AM
  • "You can soon watch a doc about virtual reality on Oculus Rift" Engadget 9:24 AM
  • "Point of sale malware infections show sharp rise" BetaNews 11:33 AM
  • "Malicious ads on major websites held users' files to ransom" Engadget 9:21 AM
  • "Automation arrives at restaurants (but don't blame rising minimum wages)" Computerworld 9:18 AM
  • "Nginx has big plans for JavaScript: The company plans to let you use JavaScript as an application language in its eponymous Web server" InfoWorld 9:11 AM
  • "Ubuntu Unicorn horns in on CoreOS territory" InfoWorld 9:12 AM
  • "Ubuntu turns 10: A look back at the desktop Linux standard bearer" InfoWorld 9:11 AM
  • "Five Spanish tech startups to watch/Summary: The Spain Startup South Summit 2014 conference recently took place in Madrid, where fledgling companies from a variety of industries mixed with investment groups and startup accelerators. ZDNet looks at some of the brightest tech startups on" ZDNet 9:04 AM
  • "50 resources for using tech in the modern classroom" ZDNet 9:06 AM
  • "Six clicks: How ed-tech is revolutionizing the classroom" ZDNet 9:04 AM
  • "Do employers need to chase IT certifications?" PCWorld 8:55 AM
  • "Sophisticated phishing attacks launched against Outlook Web App users" PCWorld 8:53 AM
  • "The 'Backoff' malware used in retail data breaches is spreading" PCWorld 8:53 AM
  • "How a computer error helped Deep Blue beat humanity's best chess player" The Verge 8:45 AM
  • "The Queen's First Tweet Is A Royal Mystery" TechCrunch 12:30 PM
  • "Twitter to open learning center for low-income and homeless in San Francisco next summer" VentureBeat 8:59 AM
  • "Queen Elizabeth II sends her first tweet, or does she?" The Verge 8:43 AM
  • "The Vergecast 124: an incorrect oral history of vaping" The Verge 8:43 AM
  • "Yelp Buys Restaurant-Kritik To Expand Its Presence In Germany" TechCrunch 8:40 AM
Press Releases
  • "Why people won't try Windows Phone" Scoop 9:13 PM
  • "Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 tablet is selling at twice the rate of the Pro 2" PCWorld 2:40 PM
  • "Microsoft ditches Nokia brand for Windows Phones" BetaNews 11:33 AM
  • "This is what Microsoft's Nokia-less Lumia phones will look like" PCWorld 11:26 AM
  • "Microsoft Lumia is the newest smartphone phone brand" Gigaom 10:51 AM
  • "First non-Nokia Lumia on the way as Microsoft details mobile rebrand" ZDNet 9:03 AM
  • "Which product launch was a bigger disaster: Microsoft's Surface or Amazon's Fire Phone?" VentureBeat 8:58 AM
  • "Can Amazon and Microsoft be beat in IaaS?" VentureBeat 8:57 AM
  • "The top 10 keyboard shortcuts in Word and Excel that help you work faster" PCWorld 8:54 AM
  • "Nokia name will live on in Microsoft's entry-level phones" PCWorld 8:53 AM
  • "This is what Microsoft's Nokia-less Lumia phones will look like" PCWorld 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft Lumia design officially revealed without Nokia branding" The Verge 8:45 AM
  • "FCC delays auction for 600MHz spectrum: Lawsuits from broadcasters push back the agency's timeline" The Verge 3:58 PM
  • "Cyber espionage group launches sophisticated phishing attacks against Outlook Web App users" InfoWorld 9:15 AM
  • "Clueless FBI sabotages its own anti-encryption campaign" InfoWorld 9:12 AM
  • "Two And A Half Geeks 10/24/14: Leaked Nexus 9 Performance, Lenovo Erazer X510, Apple's 5K iMac, New iPads, Windows 10 Hands-On and More" HotHardware 1:39 PM
  • "Scientist trumps his own work three weeks after winning the Nobel Prize" Engadget 11:38 AM
  • "Which gaming mice are worth buying?" Engadget 11:38 AM
  • "Chromebook shipments rise 67 percent this quarter" BetaNews 11:34 AM
  • "Going beyond the PC and the tablet: How to be authentically digital" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "How big does a tech product have to be before we take it seriously?" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "How To Tell If You're Burning Money Too Fast" TechCrunch 11:18 AM
  • "Socar, Korea's Answer To Zipcar, Raises $18 Million But Isn't Looking Overseas Just Yet" TechCrunch 11:04 AM
  • "Open source has won -- let the infighting begin!" InfoWorld 9:10 AM
  • "15 terrifying PC horror games to play with the lights off" PCWorld 8:55 AM
  • "Roku could file for IPO soon, raise as much as $150 million" Gigaom 8:36 PM
  • "Nest acquires Revolv in a bid to control your entire smart home" The Verge 2:39 PM
  • "What Marc Andreessen and Ron Conway teach Stanford students about raising money (in 4 quotes)" VentureBeat 12:35 PM
  • "4 app monetization strategies for free apps" VentureBeat 12:35 PM
  • "Funding Daily: Today's tech funding stories, in one place" VentureBeat 12:35 PM
  • "Mogl nabs $11M because getting cash back after a tasty restaurant meal won't ever go out of style" VentureBeat 11:27 AM
  • "English-leaning site 51Talk pockets new funding to expand in Asia" VentureBeat 8:59 AM
  • "Sprung From The Ashes Of Formspring, Raises $5M To Create The 'Friendliest Social Network'" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Microsoft gains help lead tech's advance: Amazon, Pandora among decliners in wake of earnings results" MarketWatch 1:35 PM
  • "Stock Market Today: Oil Skips Biggest Weekly Stock Rally of 2014" TheStreet 4:08 PM
  • "Stocks rally: S&P 500 posts best weekly gain of 2014" USA Today 4:09 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Close With Strong Weekly Gains: S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite See Strongest Week in Over a Year" [Paid Membership Required] 4:08 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Japanese stocks snap losing streak/Japanese stocks snapped a four week losing streak as the dollar regained some strength against the yen and recent global volatility eased." MarketWatch 7:58 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Ebola scare knocks European stocks lower/European stock markets were on track to break a three-day winning streak on Friday after news of a case of Ebola in New York City spurred nervousness among traders." MarketWatch 7:57 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:38 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:25 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:38 PM

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Bloomberg (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "HP Said to Seek Buyer for Majority Stake of H3C Unit"
  • "Google CEO Said to Give Pichai More Product Oversight"
  • "Amazon CEO Bezos Faces Season of Worsts as Losses Mount"
  • "Need for Speed on Internet Emerges as Comcast Deal Test"
  • "U.S. TV Airwaves Auction for Smartphones Delayed to 2016"
  • "Yelp CEO Sought to Buy Japan Review Website Tabelog Updated 4 hours ago"
  • "Microsoft Sales Tops Estimates as Nadella Revamp Advances"
  • "Google's Nest Unit Buys Home-Automation Startup Revolv"
  • "Amazon Cloud Division Returns to Growth Amid Price Cuts"
  • "Televisa Posts Loss on Exit From Mobile After Iusacell Sale" ...
CNET News (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Google's head of Android to oversee its most important products"
  • "Dial up the brightness with these 100W replacement LEDs"
  • "Crave Ep. 180: Help battling robots cause even more mayhem"
  • "Gadget Kickstarters (and one Indiegogo) that raised millions"
  • "iPad Mini 3 teardown's biggest surprise? The glue, iFixit finds"
  • "Apple CEO had 'very open' talks with China on privacy, security
  • "The 404 Show 1,570: Superhero movie overkill? Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs (podcast)"
  • "The Philips 100W Equivalent LED is extra bright for a few extra bucks"
  • "Lady Gaga's 'Cheek to Cheek' coming to Amazon Instant 4K, PBS" ...
InformationWeek (Checked 9:10 PM; no changes since 4:05 PM CDT)
  • "Samsung Knox Is Weak, Researcher Says"
  • "DeSalvo Joins HHS In Fight Against Ebola"
  • "Facebook Rooms App Allows Any Identity"
  • "Amazon Moves Into Germany"
  • "This Week In 60 Seconds: Crypto Outcry, Compliance & More"
  • "Google Inbox Won't Fix CYA"
  • "SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade"
  • "Google Enhances Android Wear"
  • "Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights"
  • "Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps" ...
New York Times (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Roku, Video Streaming Service, Is Said to Consider I.P.O."
  • "F.C.C. Delays Auction of TV Airwaves for Mobile"
  • "Can Video Games Fend Off Mental Decline?"
  • "Malicious Ebola-Themed Emails Are on the Rise"
  • "Amazon's Investments Are Piling Up, as Big Losses"
  • "Microsoft Offers Tantalizing Signs of Progress"
  • "Parachutist's Record-Breaking Fall: 26 Miles, 15 Minutes"
  • "Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for Facebook"
  • "Facebook's Rooms App Is a Flashback to Internet Bulletin Boards"
  • "New York City Police to Be Equipped With Smartphones and Tablets" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "U.S. TV startup Roku to confidentially file for IPO: WSJ"
  • "Hacker sentenced to 21 months in U.S. prison for $15 million scheme"
  • "Ralph Nader urges Apple to reduce buybacks and raise wages: WSJ"
  • "Wall St. finally turning on Amazon as Bezos magic fades"
  • "Google's Pichai to oversee major products and services"
  • "Lantern gets early funding for mental health therapy app"
  • "HP seeking buyers for corporate-networking business in China: WSJ"
  • "Well-timed bullish option bets seen in Digital River weeks before deal"
  • "Amazon's holiday-quarter forecast disappoints, shares diveVideo"
  • "U.S. delays 'incentive' airwaves auction to early 2016"

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