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  • "Ex-Microsoft Designer Explains the Move Away from Metro" Thurrott 3:52 PM
  • "Microsoft Pulls Open-Source Unit Back Into the Fold" eWeek 1:34 PM
  • "Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones" InformationWeek 5:39 PM
  • "This is Microsoft's solution for bricked Lumias running Windows 10 build 10051" Neowin 7:00 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Its First App For Apple Watch" Redmond Pie 3:52 PM
  • "AMD reiterates plans to introduce new Radeon R9 300 GPUs in June" Kit Guru 7:02 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Downgraded To Hold At Ascendiant Capital: Ascendiant Capital lowers AMD stock from Buy to Hold rating while removing price target" Bidness Etc 7:02 AM
  • "AMD Posts Losses Amidst Low PC Sales" Gaming Bolt 7:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Tops 20 Percent of Desktop Search Market for First Time" Maximum PC 4/17
  • "Microsoft Open Technologies To Rejoin Microsoft" Microoft Newss 4/17
  • "How Google Could Win in Cyanogen's Deal With Microsoft" PC Magazine 4/17
  • "Microsoft Joins Plot To Steal Android From Google" Forbes 4/17
  • "Microsoft's week: Project Spartan on phones, Skype for Business, Patch Tuesday fixes" V3 4/17
  • "Microsoft Takes Partnership with Dropbox a Notch Higher" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Yahoo! Renegotiation of Microsoft Agreement Not a Big Deal" TheStreet 4/17
  • "What if Microsoft really did open-source Windows?" InfoWorld 4/17
  • "Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure Lead IaaS Market" TechWeekEurope 4/17
  • "Azure Premium Storage released by Microsoft, now generally available" WinBeta 4/17
  • "Amazon and Microsoft take aim at new workloads with souped up cloud offerings" PCWorld 4/17
  • "IBM's Plan to Reinvent Itself Isn't Going to Happen Overnight" TheStreet 4/17
  • "Video - IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on Cloud-Based Watson Health" Bloomberg 4/17
  • "IBM and Apple health partnership, AWS boasts and Box's buy: the week in cloud computing" V3 4/17
  • "IBM opens up threat data in new security intel sharing platform" Tech Central 4/17
  • "IBM opens up threat data in new security intel sharing platform" Tech Central 4/17
  • "IBM CEO Ginni Rometty explains why her mom is her hero" Business Insider 4/17
  • "What Surprises Dell Research Has in Its Five-Year Product Plan" eWeek 4/17
  • "Review: Dell Venue 11 Pro Tablet is a laptop in disguise" PCWorld 4/17
  • "Is Intel Stock Worth Considering Right Now?" Seeking Alpha 4/17
  • "At 50, Moore's Law Has Only Started To Disrupt Everything We Do" Forbes 4/17
  • "Moore's Law at 50: Defining the Speed of Change" PC Magazine 4/17
  • "Is Intel Stock Worth Considering Right Now?" Seeking Alpha 4/17
  • "Moore's Law turns 50 this week- but is it coming to an end?" Information Age 4/17
  • "Moore's Law: Dead or Alive/The Busters and Boosters determining its future" EE Times 4/17
  • "'Connected Home' Key to Intel's Lantiq Deal" EE Times 4/17
  • "Highlights for Investors: Intel's 1Q15 earnings" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Intel's Client Computing Group Declined in 1Q15" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Opinion: Intel may keep an eye on Altera and other deals" MarketWatch 4/17
  • "AMD Plunges 13%: Model Near Broken, Says Bernstein; Wells, Jefferies Defend" Barron's 4/17
  • "AMD is treading water: will it sink or float?" MarketWatch 4/17
  • "Analyst Says AMD Driving Close To Cliff After Weaker Than Expected Q1 Results" TheStreet 4/17
  • "AMD Drops Most Since July After Revenue Outlook Misses Estimates" Bloomberg 4/17
  • "Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices falls as demand for PCs weakens" Associated Press 4/17
  • "AMD throws SeaMicro x86 micro-server business overboard" Computing 4/17
  • "AMD takes a beating in Q1, abandons SeaMicro, dense server business" ExtremeTech 4/17
  • "AMD posts terrible quarterly results, exiting micro server market" Electronista 4/17
  • "AMD Suffers £120 Million Loss, Dumps SeaMicro Server Business" TechWeekEurope 4/17
  • "AMD withdraws from high-density server business" Tech Cental 4/17
  • "AMD loses $75 million as it quits microserver business" PCR 4/17
  • "AMD lost $180 million and GPU market share in Q1" GamesIndustry 4/17
  • "Advanced Micro Devices Stock Lower Today on Weak Earnings Results" TheStreet 4/17
  • "Shares of chipmaker AMD fall as demand for PCs weakens" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Analyst: PC Weakness Too Much For Advanced Micro Devices" Benzinga 4/17
  • "Advanced Micro's Q1 Loss Wider than Expected, Guides Low - Analyst Blog" Zacks 4/17
  • "Zero Day Weekly: Active Microsoft zero-day, Oracle kills Java, D-Link snafu, more DHS cyber-negligence" ZDNet 4/17
  • "Oracle Is Hiring in Asia Pacific Region Amid Tech Sector Layoffs" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Cisco Systems Rating Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc. (CSCO)" Ticker Report 4/17
  • "Smaller Businesses Drive Big Data's Growth: Next-generation point-solution providers lead the pack, but legacy vendors could turn to M&A to catch up in analytics." Morningstar 4/17
  • "Industry Reports: Next-generation point-solution providers lead the pack, but legacy vendors could turn to M&A to catch up in analytics." Morningstar 4/17
  • "IT's cloud security concerns do not correlate to actual failures" InfoWorld 4/17
  • "FCC moves toward 'historic' spectrum sharing plan" Computerworld 4/17
General Interest
  • "Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:00 PM
  • "Elon Musk: Falcon 9 landing failed due to 'slower than expected throttle valve response'" VentureBeat 8:00 PM
  • "13 Incredible Creations at the Inside 3D Printing Show" PC Magazine 5:05 PM
  • "Moleskine Notebooks Adapt to the Digital World" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:05 PM
  • "Disney creates human object interaction detection system" redOrbit 7:51 AM
  • "Tiny trackpad uses your thumbnail to navigate devices" Engadget 7:04 AM
  • "After a brief lull, the PS4 is back to trampling on the Xbox One and Nintendo 3DS" BGR 4/17
  • "Google Doubles Down On Deep Links For App Discovery" ReadWrite 4/17
  • "Google's 'Works with Cardboard' program is all about VR compatibility" Engadget 4/17
  • "Google Chrome for iOS gets easier to use with one hand" Engadget 4/17
  • "Google faces long battle in EU antitrust case" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 4/17
  • "Windows XP Refuses To Die, Google Chrome Helps Keep It On Life Support" Digital Trends 4/17
  • "Google commits on Windows XP Chrome updates until the end of 2015" Digital Journal 4/17
  • "Google to support Chrome for Windows XP until the end of 2015" Engadget 4/17
  • "Google Chrome on Windows XP support extends until the end of 2015" BetaNews 4/17
  • "Google extends Chrome support for 'millions' still on Windows XP" ZDNet 4/17
  • "Open for business: Android for Work shows up on Google Play" ZDNet 4/17
  • "For Android, adware is the threat, not malware" InfoWorld 4/17
  • "Amazon's Android appstore loses one of its best features" Engadget 4/17
  • "Zuckerberg says is not anti-net neutrality... but it is" BetaNews 4/17
  • "Huawei P8 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Which should you choose?" BetaNews 4/17
  • "Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Superb screen and great camera make it the best Android yet" ZDNet 4/17
  • "Verizon's new 'Custom' FiOS TV plans are a little more flexible" Engadget 4/17
  • "This Tiny Sensor Turns Your Thumbnail Into A Trackpad" TechCrunch 4/17
  • "With Quickie, Make A Quick 5-Second Video Call With Your Friends" TechCrunch 4/17
  • "High-performance, huge capacity storage devices" ZDNet 4/17
Press Releases
  • "The Latest Happenings in Technology Companies: Complementary Research on Microsoft, Facebook, Cisco, AT&T, and Zynga" PRNewswire 4/17
  • "We just got a closer look at Microsoft Office 2016, and here are the features we're most excited about" Business Insider 4/17
  • "Microsoft Promises 'Universal' Office App For Phones Running Windows 10 This Month" TechCrunch 4/17
  • "Universal Office apps preview for Windows 10 for phones coming by end of April" Windows Central 4/17
  • "Office to release Universal apps preview for Windows 10 phones this month" WinBeta 4/17
  • "What's next for Microsoft's 'universal' Office apps" ZDNet 4/17
  • "Microsoft unveils universal Office apps for Windows Phones and tablets" Mashable 4/17
  • "Windows Phone 10 latest: Less stuff that does more - plus IE-killer Project Spartan" The Register 4/17
  • "Windows 10 on phones – what's it all about?" BT 4/17
  • "Microsoft hides a Windows 10 Easter Egg in Windows 7/8.1 systems" TechRepublic 4/17
  • "Microsoft cutting Android fees in return for app bun"  4/17
  • "FCC moves toward 'historic' spectrum sharing plan" Computerworld 4/17
  • "Google's Steely Foe in Europe" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:25 PM
  • "Justice Department may try to block the Comcast / TWC merger" Engadget 6:57 AM
  • "U.S. Antitrust Lawyers Said Leaning Against Comcast Deal" Bloomberg 4/17
  • "Net neutrality wars: Telcos battle back" InfoWorld 4/17
  • "Most of the government's anonymous tiplines aren't secure" Engadget 4/17
  • "Whistleblowers at risk when using U.S. government websites" PCWorld 4/17
  • "French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings" TechCrunch 4/17
  • "Mini PC invasion: 10 radically tiny computers that fit in the palm of your hand" PCWorld 4/17
  • "Samsung Galaxy S6 Review: The Camera That Beats The Apple iPhone 6" Forbes 2:27 PM
  • "Op-ed: Why the entire premise of Tor-enabled routers is ridiculous" Ars Technica 11:47 AM
  • "Google: Why YouTube Needs Ads-Free Premium Subscription" Seeking Alpha 11:16 AM
  • "How to solve Silicon Valley's diversity challenges? Google has ideas" CNET 9:50 AM
  • "Getting Better, But Google Still Has Work On Piracy: The Game Of Thrones Story/The search engine scores exceptionally well fighting piracy on generic searches for the popular TV series. But for the piracy-prone searches it's supposed to be targeting, there are failures." Search Engine Land 9:36 AM
  • "HTC One M9 review - is this really the One for you?" Neowin 8:22 AM
  • "How The Facebook Bubble Is Driving Online Startups Into The Arms Of Offline Advertising" TechCrunch 4/17
  • "Red Canary seeks to bring simpler endpoint security to businesses" BetaNews 4/17
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow drops 280, barely in black for '15" USA Today 4/17
  • "U.S. Stocks Tank on China and Greece Worries; Dow Gives Up Year's Gains" TheStreet 4/17
  • "Market Snapshot: U.S. Stock Rout On Friday Helps Drive Weekly Loss" MarketWatch 4/17
  • "European stock slump, disappointing earnings drive US market lower in broad sell-off" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Global Stock Markets Sell Off: Greece debt worries, weak quarterly earnings in focus" [Paid Membership Required] 4/17
  • "Asia Markets: China shares rise as investors hunt large caps/China shares finished the week on a volatile note, with Shanghai jumping more than 2% for the second day in a row, while Japan hit a two-week low amid concerns about earnings results." MarketWatch 4/17
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks mauled by China, Greek worries; DAX logs worst week in 3 years/European stocks dropped sharply Friday, pulling lower along with other global markets, with traders attributing the moves to changes in Chinese trading rules." MarketWatch 4/17
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4/17

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 5:05 PM CDT)
  • "Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones"
  • "Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup" ...
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes"
  • "Technology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data"
  • "Moleskine Notebooks Adapt to the Digital World"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Google Adds Breadcrumbs to Mobile Search"
  • "Tribeca Film Festival Gets Interactive With 'Storyscapes'"
  • "Warner Bros. Launches 'Batman v Superman' Trailer"
  • "Can These 7 Robots Replace Your Doctor?"
  • "13 Incredible Creations at the Inside 3D Printing Show" ...
> Reuters (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 5:05 PM CDT)
  • "Russian cyber attackers used two unknown flaws: security company"
  • "Exclusive: SunGard to explore possible $10 billion sale - sources"
  • "China fines Alibaba $129,000 for pricing violations"
ZDNet (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 5:05 PM CDT)
  • "Agile proves to be a big help in keeping up with fickle users"
  • "Google speeds up data transfers with Quick UDP Internet connections"
  • "Top iOS news of the week: Halo, WWDC, Apple buys keyboard"
  • "Top Android news of the week: Cyanogen, Verizon on security, install apps in search" ...

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