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Computer Industry
  • "Intel Corporation's Betting Big On VR: The chip king dives headlong into the burgeoning virtual reality market with a new headset and key partnership." The Motley Fool 8:22 AM
  • "Intel Talks ARM-Based Products, 10nm, and Beyond" PC Magazine 7:39 AM
  • "Nvidia unveils Tegra Parker mobile SoC" DigiTimes 8:06 AM
  • "When Will Nvidia's Autonomous Car Efforts Materialize?" Market Realist 8:22 AM
  • "Inside Building 87, Microsoft's hidden mad science laboratory" Tech Insider 8:55 AM
  • "Microsoft launches private preview of shift-worker scheduling app" ZDNet 11:43 AM
  • "Microsoft Gets Office, Skype on Millions More Android Devices: The company has struck a deal with Lenovo to preload its software on some of the company's phones and tablets." The Motley Fool 9:20 AM
  • "HP Reports Lower Earnings, Revenue: PC sales stabilize, although printer segment remains weak" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:23 PM
  • "HP Inc. Forecasts Quarterly Profit That Falls Short of Estimates" Bloomberg 3:51 PM
  • "HP Drops 5%: Q4 EPS View Light, Trims Year Profit View" Barron's 3:52 PM
  • "HP Inc's quarterly revenue falls 3.8 pct" Reuters 3:52 PM
  • "HP Inc. falls despite earnings beat, outlook disappoints" MarketWatch 3:51 PM
  • "HP's Q3 beats estimates but the PC, printer woes continue" ZDNet 3:58 PM
  • "How HP Fell Flat Despite a Solid Q3 Earnings Beat" 24/7 Wall St. 3:53 PM
  • "HP Inc. 2016 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides" Seeking Alpha 5:40 PM
  • "HP Inc beats estimates, weak printer demand weighs on forecast" Reuters 9:11 PM
  • "HP Should See a Boost from its PC and Printing Divisions, But It May Not Last Long: Better-than-expected PC demand could help HP's fiscal third-quarter numbers as the tech behemoth continues its post-spinoff transition." TheStreet 10:20 AM
  • "PC shipment grew 7.2% in Q2 2016, HP leads: IDC" IANS 8:21 AM
  • "AMD Bundles Together Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and AMD FX CPUs" AnandTech 8:08 AM
  • "How AMD designed what could be its most competitive processors in a decade" VentureBeat 10:19 AM
  • "Oracle to Build High School on Corporate Campus" Investopedia 3:54 PM
  • "Irritable Cisco kicks Nutanix out of partner program" The Register 7:41 AM
  • "Cisco Announces Restructuring Plan to Optimize Costs" Market Realist 10:19 AM
  • "How Did Cisco's Wireless Segment Do in Fiscal 4Q16?" Market Realist 8:21 AM
  • "MIT is dragging hard-wired network chips into the agile era: A research team has learned how to make packet-forwarding chips more programmable" IDG News Service 8:38 AM
  • "China tech centres give Silicon Valley run for money" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:33 AM
General Interest
  • "Google to Penalize Sites Running Pop-Up Ads on Mobile Devices" eWeek 6:08 PM
  • "Inside Backstage: YouTube's plan to bring photos, polls, and text to the video service" VentureBeat 2:06 PM
  • "Facebook is about to take on gaming's 800-pound gorilla" Tech Insider 1:23 PM
  • "Twitter Steps Up Counterterrorism Efforts" TechNewsWorld 1:07 PM
  • "Why Twitter Can't Shake Its Harassment Problem: The most public-facing social network struggles to find a balance between free speech and user safety" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:37 PM
  • "Over 25 million accounts stolen after Mail.ru forums hacked" ZDNet 11:43 AM
  • "Hmmm, This Logo Sure Looks Familiar" Wired 9:44 AM
  • "Leap Motion's new VR physics engine is built for your hands" The Verge 9:21 AM
  • "YouTube wants to conquer your living room" Tech Insider 8:55 AM
  • "More Than Two Thirds of Consumers Have Never Bought a Digital Video" Variety 8:48 AM
  • "Russian hackers 'targeted New York Times'" BBC 8:38 AM
  • "Samsung's new Galaxy Note outsells supply" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:44 AM
  • "Samsung, Tencent surge in race to become Asia's most valuable firm" Reuters 8:38 AM
  • "Internet usage is increasing, but swap to high speed fibre is still buffering" Stuff: New Zealand 8:33 AM
  • "Amazon now offers Brits unlimited cloud storage" BetaNews 8:17 AM
  • "Google Daydream VR Platform Launches On Android 7.0 Nougat In A Few Short Weeks" HotHardware 3:49 PM
  • "Google to punish sites that use intrusive pop-over ads" Ars Technica 8:57 AM
  • "Google Search Will Penalize Mobile Sites With Interstitial Ads" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:33 AM
  • "Google is going to punish mobile sites that show 'intrusive' full-page ads" Tech Insider 8:21 AM
  • "Google's robo-cars still struggle with stop lights, sunsets, junctions..." The Register 8:06 AM
  • "Google: Here's how a software update knocked out our App Engine cloud" ZDNet 7:58 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results" Marketwired 3:52 PM
  • "IBM Named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for its Flash Storage Solutions" IBM 3:55 PM
Microsoft
  • "Halo 5's Forge creation tool hits Windows 10 next month" VentureBeat 1:07 PM
  • "Hello, bloatware? Lenovo phones will soon come preloaded with Microsoft apps" Digital Trends 12:37 PM
  • "Microsoft Productivity Apps To Arrive On Lenovo Phones" InformationWeek 11:43 AM
  • "Speaking in Tech: Open Source fixes a Microsoft engineering problem" The Register 9:20 AM
  • "Windows 10 Anniversary build 14393.82 now released to everyone" V3 8:17 AM
  • "10 Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10 - Slideshow from PCMag.com" PC Magazine 8:02 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "U.S. appeals court sends BlackBerry lawsuit back to lower court" Reuters 11:43 AM
  • "France, Germany Push For Encryption Backdoors In Apps" InformationWeek 3:58 PM
  • "France and Germany want Europe to crack down on encryption" The Verge 8:44 AM
  • "Jawbone fails to block Fitbit from the US in court case" The Verge 8:45 AM
  • "U.S. judge clears Fitbit of stealing Jawbone's trade secrets" Reuters 8:37 AM
  • "Investel files Canadian patent infringement suit against SnapChat" Canadian Press [Free Registration Required] 8:33 AM
  • "Chicago Hasn't Yet Found An Effective Tech Tool For Cutting Murder Rate" Digital Trends 8:29 AM
  • "Singapore will ban civil servants from using the internet" The Verge 8:44 AM
  • "Singapore plans to cut off Web access for government agencies" The Next Web 8:17 AM
  • "South Korea delays decision on Google's request for mapping data: 3/3leftright" Reuters 8:02 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "What Is The Significance Of Pandora's Probable Entry Into The On-Demand Music Domain?" Forbes 2:09 PM
  • "Does Facebook think you're liberal or conservative? Here's how to find out" The Verge 9:20 AM
  • "The Galaxy Note 7 Is Great, But Also Overrated And Very Overpriced" Forbes 8:43 AM
  • "Instagram Probably Can't Predict Depression. GPS, Though..." Wired 8:38 AM
  • "Biometrics are less secure than passwords -- this is why" BetaNews 8:17 AM
  • "Why Forward-Looking Companies are Planning for Greater Growth" Tech.pinions [Insider Content] 8:13 AM
  • "Humans are the weak link in Big Data" ZDNet 8:02 AM
  • "HP Chromebook 13 Is the $500 Computer That Can Get to Work" Popular Mechanics 7:55 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "SAP invests in Vivanda, a food digitization, big data company" ZDNet 11:43 AM
  • "Authentication startup Auth0 raises $15M as it beefs up security features" TechCrunch 8:44 AM
  • "Andreessen Horowitz backs $6 million round for optimization startup SigOpt" VentureBeat 8:37 AM
  • "DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help businesses make sense of their aerial drone data" VentureBeat 8:37 AM
  • "Prenav raises $6.5 million to help companies inspect their properties using automated drones" VentureBeat 8:37 AM
  • "Sliver.tv raises $6.2 million so you can view League of Legends esports battles in VR" VentureBeat 8:37 AM
  • "After 9 years, Panopto raises $42.8M to take on Microsoft and IBM in enterprise video" GeekWire 8:08 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks end at 2-week low as drop in Mylan shares punishes health care: Mylan's stock slumps as lawmakers focus on EpiPen pricing" MarketWatch 3:59 PM
  • "Stocks Fall on Retail Disappointments as Wall Street Awaits Fed Minutes: Stocks fall further from record highs on Wednesday morning as disappointments from Target and Lowe's bring down the cyclical consumer sector." TheStreet 3:59 PM
  • "Dow at 2-week low ahead of Yellen speech Friday" USA Today 3:59 PM
  • "Wall Street Hit as Defensive Stocks Drop Ahead of Fed" Reuters 11:36 AM
  • "Health-Care Stocks Slide on Clinton's EpiPen Remarks: With few catalysts on the economic calendar, market attention is focused on the Jackson Hole summit" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:59 PM
  • "Asian stocks end mixed as markets brace for Fed's view on rates: Qantas to pay first dividend in seven years" MarketWatch 8:45 AM
  • "European stocks rise for 3rd day as banks rally: A win on Wednesday would mark 3rd straight day of gains" MarketWatch 8:45 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:15 PM; no changes since 3:55 PM CDT)
  • "France, Germany Push For Encryption Backdoors In Apps"
  • "Video PaaS Market Will Reach $1.7 Billion By 2020"
  • "Microsoft Productivity Apps To Arrive On Lenovo Phones"
  • "IT Hiring: How Interns Can Give Companies An Edge"
  • "Beyond The Big 2: 10 Benefits Of Alternate IaaS Providers"
New York Times (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Pandora Looks for a Way Out of the Doldrums. Cue Questlove."
  • "Uber Partners With Betterment to Offer Drivers I.R.A.s"
  • "Fans.Com Is a Place to Talk About Concerts"
  • "Apple Becomes a Green Energy Supplier, With Itself as Customer"
  • "Gawker's Gone. Long Live Gawker."
  • "Subscribe and Save on Amazon? Don't Count on It"
  • "Hackers Publish Nude Pictures on Leslie Jones's Website"
  • "How to Get Twitter's Blue Badge of Authenticity"
  • "Daily Report: More Clean Energy, Brought to You by the Cloud"
  • "Pandora Looks for a Way Out of the Doldrums. Cue Questlove." ...
PC Magazine (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Microsoft's Word Flow Keyboard Gets Built-in Search"
  • "Singapore Wants to Ban Civil Servants From Using Web at Work"
  • "September Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup Revealed"
  • "Drone Accidents: Not Your Fault?"
  • "Smartphone Speech Recognition Is 3X Faster Than Texting"
  • "Leap Motion Beta Lets Users Pick Up VR Objects"
  • "Tesla Autopilot Gets a Price Hike"
  • "My 30 Years With PCMag, Part Four (2006-2016)"
  • "France and Germany Push for Access to Encrypted Apps"
  • "PSN Offers First Humble Bundle With Capcom" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "HP Inc beats estimates, weak printer demand weighs on forecast"
  • "Ex-Comverse CEO pleads guilty to fraud, a decade after fleeing to Africa"
  • "U.S. banking regulators focused on cyber security after SWIFT attacks"
  • "U.S. appeals court sends BlackBerry lawsuit back to lower court"
  • "Orange denies media report on deal with Vivendi on Telecom Italia"
  • "Hundreds of Pokemon Go fans hit the streets of Taipei"
  • "South Korea delays decision on Google's request for mapping data"
  • "Samsung, Tencent surge in race to become Asia's most valuable firm"
ZDNet (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "MYOB recurring revenue pushes half year revenue to AU$178m"
  • "What's The Secret of 'World Class' Analytics Teams?"
  • "NSW government leveraging data to defeat slumlords"
  • "APAC unprepared for security breaches: FireEye's Mandiant"
  • "Workday posts record quarterly revenues for Q2"
  • "HP's Q3 beats estimates but the PC, printer woes continue"
  • "FAA sued for lack of drone privacy rules"





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