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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's holiday ad brings adorable monsters to life with Paint 3D" The Verge 12:17 PM
  • "Microsoft's Peggy Johnson is having a spectacular career thanks to a fluke conversation she had in college" Business Insider India 9:18 AM
  • "Microsoft highlights Malta's eGovernment as a case study" Time of Malta 6:40 AM
  • "AMD Working With Tesla To Develop Their Own AI Chips" Ultra Gamer Z 6:37 AM
  • "AMD Changing RX 560 To A New 12% Slower Version" Ultra Gamer Z 6:38 AM
  • "Analyst: Microsoft on track to $1 trillion market cap by 2020" MSPoweruser 12/9
  • "Head-To-Head: Lenovo Yoga 920 Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro" CRN 12/9
  • "More references to Courier-style device found in Microsoft's new Whiteboard app" MSPoweruser 12/9
  • "IBM Develops Preprocessing Block, Makes Machine Learning Faster Tenfold" The Coin Telegraph 12/9
  • "eaked NVIDIA TITAN V Benchmarks Show Volta GPU Demolishing All Competitors" HotHardware 12/9
  • "AI is more than automation on steroids, it amplifies human innovation" ZDNet 12/9
General Interest
  • "Virtual reality used to help adoptive parents" BBC 6:13 PM
  • "Chrome 63 For Desktop Offers Enhanced Security At Expense Of Even Greater Memory Usage" HotHardware 4:11 PM
  • "FCC Chairman Ajit Pai 'jokes' about being a Verizon shill: He even enlisted a Verizon executive for his skit." Engadget 12/9
  • "Craigslist sellers can now specify if they accept bitcoin: You can now tell people you're selling that beater for cryptocurrency." Engadget 12/9
  • "Verizon hits back at T-Mobile over 5G claims" BGR 12/9
  • "YouTube makes a few of its Red Originals free for the holidays" Engadget 12/9
  • "Google re-enables physical buttons to play and pause music on Home Mini" Neowin 12/9
  • "Google Maps will soon tell you when it's time to get off your train or bus" TechCrunch 12/9
  • "Calls for Twitch to police 'sexual streaming'" BBC 12/9
  • "Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 keeps your next phone more secure than ever" Digital Trends 12/8
  • "How Nvidia Surprised AI Experts Twice This Week" Fortune 12/8
  • "Box CEO Aaron Levie thinks going public helps enterprise startups compete with the big dogs" Business Insider 12/8
  • "FCC Commissioner Blasts Her Own Agency for Withholding Evidence of Fraud" Gizmodo 12/8
  • "Leaked Video Shows FCC Chair Ajit Pai Roasting Himself With 'Jokes' About Being a Verizon Shill" Gizmodo 12/8
  • "Leaked Video Shows FCC Chair Ajit Pai Roasting Himself With 'Jokes' About Being a Verizon Shill" Gizmodo 12/8
  • "Sprint offers customers $100 for the holidays, but not in cash — in PokéCoins" Digital Trends 12/8
  • "Google and ProPublica help journalists cover local elections" Engadget 12/8
  • "Vergecast: ARM-powered PCs, Amazon vs. Google, and CryptoKitties" The Verge 12/8
  • "Google lifts lid on FBI data requests: Now you can read actual letters online" ZDNet 12/8
  • "YouTube's 'Remix' subscription music service could launch in March" Engadget 12/8
  • "Some Amazon Prime Exclusive phones are now even cheaper" ZDNet 12/8
  • "Amazon's new cloud-based IDE could shake up the industry" Mashable 12/8
  • "Amazon launches single sign-on service for AWS cloud" ZDNet 12/8
  • "AWS's free single sign-on launch shows expanisonist tendencies in SaaS market" VentureBeat 12/8
  • "AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market" TechCrunch 12/8
  • "Colleges don't teach cloud skills, so AWS will do it in high school" InfoWorld 12/8
  • "Amazon Music Unlimited expands to 28 new markets in Europe and Latin America" VentureBeat 12/8
  • "Amazon Echo speakers and Music Unlimited head to 28 more countries" Engadget 12/8
  • "Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries" TechCrunch 12/8
  • "Alibaba follows Amazon's lead with bricks-and-mortar push" VentureBeat 12/8
  • "Facebook Sound Collection lets you add no-name music to videos" TechCrunch 12/8
  • "These are Facebook's internal policies on harassment and bullying" TechCrunch 12/8
  • "Elon Musk says Tesla is working on custom AI chips" The Verge 12/8
  • "Nobody knows if Snapchat shows are actually successful" Engadget 12/8
  • "Spotify and China's Tencent invest in each other as part of 'strategic collaboration'" VentureBeat 12/8
  • "Spotify and Tencent agree to swap stakes in their music businesses" TechCrunch 12/8
  • "35 great PC games for Linux" PCWorld 12/8
  • "OnePlus 5T receives OxygenOS 4.7.4 update to improve camera quality" BetaNews 12/8
  • "Best cheap smartphones: $300 (and much less) can buy mobile satisfaction" ZDNet 12/8
  • "Essential Phone sends 360-degree live video to Facebook and YouTube" Engadget 12/8
  • "Meet 'Genies', the lifelike personalized avatars that reenact news" TechCrunch 12/8
Press Releases
  • "5miles to Integrate CyberMiles Token into Online Marketplace" VentureBeat 12/8
  • "Linius Integrates with Microsoft Azure" PRNewswire 12/8
  • "MTN signs partnership with Cisco Jasper to enable Internet of Things in South Africa" Total Telecom 12/8
Microsoft
  • "Dumping EEPROM via Two-Wire Interface using Windows IoT Core and Windows Runtime APIs" Thurrott 7:19 PM
  • "Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals: Savings on HP PCs and accessories" Neowin 6:22 AM
  • "Is Microsoft About to Really Click with Investors? [Video] CNBC Videos 12/8
  • "Microsoft Office apps work surprisingly well on Chromebooks" Windows Central 12/8
  • "Windows hack: PCs can be hijacked using flaw in own security software" TechRepublic 12/8
  • "Microsoft fixes Malware Protection Engine critical security flaw" Computing 12/8
  • "Microsoft Fixes Malware Protection Engine Bug Discovered by British Intelligence" Bleeping Computer 12/8
  • "Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability" The Hacker News 12/8
  • "Microsoft releases new firmware update for Surface Book to improve sleep performance and more" MSPoweruser 12/8
  • "Microsoft accidentally removes some Insiders from Skip Ahead Ring" MSPoweruser 12/8
  • "Pirate simulator 'Sea of Thieves' hits Xbox on March 20th" Engadget 12/8
  • "Sea of Thieves release date announced, Xbox One/Windows 10 pre-orders open" OnMSFT 12/8
  • "Microsoft is taking the Windows Engagement issue seriously, and are doing something about it" MSPoweruser 12/8
  • "Alienware 15 review: It's built like a tank you can actually carry" PCWorld 12/8
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Uber settles second US lawsuit filed by India rape victim" Ars Technica 1:05 PM
  • "Uber heads to court to appeal London ban" Telegraph 12/9
  • "Ex-Amazon employee gets 6 months in jail for leaking quarterly results to fraternity brother" GeekWire 12/8
  • "FCC backtracks on helping with neutrality fraud investigation: Eager to cut ISP regulation, the agency shows concern for privacy of comment forgers" The Register 12/8
  • "Brazil sees mobile phone sales slowdown in Q3" ZDNet 12/8
  • "How the U.S. government could increase seed capital in the Midwest" VentureBeat 12/8
  • "Bitcoin seized by Bulgaria's government now worth $3 billion" VentureBeat 12/8
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Bitcoin: 'I'm part of a crazy wave'" BBC 6:23 AM
  • "Razer Phone review — handset for gamers is the most refreshing smartphone in the market" South China Morning Post 12/9
  • "Net Neutrality isn't the only thing the current FCC is screwing up" TechCrunch 12/9
  • "When should you update to a new PC? It depends" Seattle Times 12/8
  • "What Will an Internet Without Net Neutrality Be Like? Look to other countries for the answer." Slate 12/8
  • "Ron Swanson tells Ajit Pai he has no honor for killing net neutrality" The Verge 12/8
  • "MIT is redesigning power converters to make the grid more efficient" Engadget 12/8
  • "Researchers train robots to see into the future" TechCrunch 12/8
  • "WyzeCam review: $20 home security camera is a real steal" TechHive 12/8
  • "The best touchscreen winter gloves" Engadget 12/8
  • "'New Mafia' cyber attacks on businesses up 23 percent in 2017" BetaNews 12/8
  • "Deception Security: Modern maturity for automated detection and response" BetaNews 12/8
  • "This ransomware asks victims to name their own price to get their files back" ZDNet 12/8
  • "$68 million in Bitcoin missing after cryptocurrency marketplace hacked" ZDNet 12/8
  • "Why is bitcoin's price so high?" TechCrunch 12/8
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "MishiPay raises £1.6M led by Nauta Capital for its mobile self-checkout technology" TechCrunch 12/8
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow, S&P 500 end at records after stronger-than-expected jobs report: Health care stocks among the strongest of the day" MarketWatch 12/8
  • "Stocks Get Boost From Stronger-Than-Expected Jobs Report: The tech-heavy Nasdaq once again leads the averages higher on Friday." TheStreet 12/8
  • "Dow, S&P hit record highs on strength of jobs report" FOXBusiness 12/8
  • "Strong Jobs Report Lifts U.S. Stocks to Weekly Gains: The Dow and S&P 500 rose this week, but the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite posted a decline for the second straight week" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12/8
  • "EU, Japan reach free-trade agreement after 4 years of talks: The European Union and Japan said Friday they have finalized a free trade agreement that will cover about 30% of the world's economy, with the deal concluding negotiations that began in 2013." MarketWatch 12/8
  • "European banks rally, leading stocks to 1-month closing high: European stocks rose Friday, scoring their highest close in a month, after the U.K. and the European Union came to terms on a Brexit divorce deal, opening the way to a key phase of talks." MarketWatch 12/8



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InformationWeek (Checked 6:30 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Five Emerging Requirements Impacting Hybrid Cloud Strategies"
  • "IT Versus the Organization"
  • "The Hidden Costs of Open Source Security Software"
  • "Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS"
New York Times (Checked 6:30 AM CST; no changes since Saturday)
  • "DNA Tattoos Are the Final Frontier of Love"
PC Magazine (Checked 6:30 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Report: Apple to Buy Shazam"
  • "Coinbase Warns Customers About Bitcoin Investing Risks"
  • "Control Hilton Hotel Room Gadgets With Your Smartphone"
  • "Microsoft Fixes Serious Flaw in Windows Defender"
  • "Talk to Santa Via Amazon Alexa, Google Home"
  • "2018 OLED iPhones Expected to Use Bigger L-Shaped Batteries"
  • "San Francisco Cracks Down on Delivery Robots"
  • "PS4 Sales Surpass 70.6 Million"
  • "Report: New YouTube Music Service Launching in March"
Reuters (Updated 6:30 AM CST)
  • "Bangladesh minister says wants to 'wipe out' Manila bank for heist role"
  • "Factbox: Cboe, CME to launch bitcoin futures contracts"
  • "After bitcoin's wild week, traders brace for futures launch"
ZDNet (Checked 6:30 AM CST; no changes since Saturday)
  • "AI is more than automation on steroids, it amplifies human innovation"
  • "Samsung's $26 billion bet"
  • "As Alibaba ramps up, Amazon loses the plot in Asia"
  • "The Atlantic warns of backlash against more diversity in tech"
  • "Apple close to acquiring Shazam: Report"
  • "Jony Ive is back to managing design at Apple"
  • "Google pauses removal of apps that want to use accessibility services"
  • "Amazon Echo availability expands to 80 more countries"





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