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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's Satya Nadella reveals new company vision" IT PRO 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft's Nadella promises 'magical things' for 2016" The Drum 8:29 AM
  • "Ditching political Elop makes for a more Nadella Microsoft" The Register 8:32 AM
  • "Microsoft to drop display ad business, cut 1200 jobs: Bloomberg" Reuters 4:15 PM
  • "Microsoft to cut 1,200 jobs as part of display ad closure: report: MarketWatch" MarketWatch 3:48 PM
  • "Microsoft selling Bing imaging to Uber, moving display ads to AOL" Ars Technica 8:51 PM
  • "Microsoft parental control update lets kids browse more than they should: An update to this parental control product is causing consternation among parents" IDG News Service 9:31 PM
  • "Windows 10 is getting closer and people are nervous" ITProPortal 8:45 AM
  • "Windows 10 to Launch in Exactly One Month from Today" Softpedia 8:37 AM
  • "Windows 10 Unlikely to Boost Notebook Sales, Panel Makers Say" Maximum PC 8:48 AM
  • "Windows 10 not prompting new notebook panel surge, say makers" DigiTimes 8:31 AM
  • "Microsoft reiterates new Windows 10 build coming 'soon' for Insiders" WinBeta 8:47 AM
  • "Intel Stock Gets Price Target, Estimates Slashed at Pacific Crest" TheStreet 9:32 AM
  • "Lenovo mulls an IBM-era ThinkPad chassis with Intel Cherry Trail processor" The Inquirer 9:32 AM
  • "Yep, we're in bed together, admit Intel Security, Trend Micro and NCA" The Register 9:31 AM
  • "Intel's Braswell NUC Now up For Pre-order" Maximum PC 9:30 AM
  • "Maingear intends to up the gaming ante with AMD Radeon R9 Fury X GPUs" Coolest Gadgets 9:26 AM
  • "Oracle rolls out Commerce Cloud for online merchants" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Oracle seeks to simplify e-store creation, management with new Commerce Cloud" IDG News Service 3:30 PM
  • "Supreme Court Denies Google Appeal on Oracle Suit" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:10 AM
  • "Justices won't hear Google appeal in dispute with Oracle" Associated Press 9:10 AM
  • "U.S. top court declines to hear Google appeal in Oracle software fight" Reuters 9:09 AM
  • "U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Google appeal in Oracle software fight" Reuters 9:09 AM
  • "Google Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court in Oracle Java Copying Case" Bloomberg 9:08 AM
  • "Cisco Dives Deep Into IoT With New Products, Framework" CRN 9:04 AM
  • "Cisco warns of default SSH bug in three of its virtual applications" The Inquirer 9:04 AM
  • "Cisco admits to SSH weakness in three enterprise products" V3 9:04 AM
  • "Cisco patches Virtual security appliances with hard-coded SSH keys" ITProPortal 9:05 AM
  • "Cisco fleshes out its Internet of things system, portfolio" ZDNet 7:39 AM
  • "Cisco targets 50 billion devices with new six-pillar Internet of Things platform: 'This unique systems approach delivers a framework that makes it possible to deploy, accelerate and innovate with IoT.'" IDG News Service 9:06 PM
  • "HP Challenges Cisco With Push Into Networking" Bloomberg 9:02 AM
  • "NETGEAR launches cloud management platform" BetaNews 12:13 PM
General Interest
  • "Yelp-Sponsored Study Puts Google's Feet To Fire For Willfully Manipulating Search Results" HotHardware 5:10 PM
  • "Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android" Engadget 12:16 PM
  • "Sorry Google, the Supreme Court won't appeal that massive Oracle case" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Google harms users by favoring its own services in search results, study finds" PCWorld 11:55 AM
  • "Tim Wu accuses Google of degrading search results to favor its own products" The Verge 11:52 AM
  • "Agency Taps Mapping Technology to Curb Rail Crossing Accidents: After a sharp increase in the number of rail crossing accidents last year, the Federal Railroad Administration plans to announce a new partnership with Google on Monday to provide the locations of all grade crossings in the company's popular map application." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 12:30 PM
  • "Google Maps to include every US railroad crossing" Engadget 12:16 PM
  • "Google Maps will soon warn drivers when they approach rail crossings" The Verge 11:51 AM
  • "Google Expands Its Educational Platform 'Classroom' With A New API, Share Button For Websites" TechCrunch 11:46 AM
  • "Google Adds Branding Logo to Its Apps to Better Counter Microsoft's Assault" Softpedia 8:31 AM
  • "Google's search practices come under scrutiny from leading academic Wu" ZDNet 7:39 AM
  • "Google Maps to get U.S. railroad crossing data to help avert accidents" VentureBeat 12:06 PM
  • "Google, with U.S. government, to add rail crossing data to map system" Reuters 7:35 AM
  • "Android M: All the little things" Greenbot 8:07 AM
  • "OneDrive adds Chromecast support for photos and videos" PCWorld 11:56 AM
  • "Chromecast update moves users to beta channel and breaks apps" BetaNews 8:11 AM
  • "Samsung's next-gen tech could spawn smaller, supercharged batteries" PCWorld 11:55 AM
  • "As Competition With YouTube Increases, Facebook Overhauls Its Video Analytics" TechCrunch 11:48 AM
  • "Kaspersky scanning your PC when visiting Facebook" BetaNews 8:12 AM
  • "Facebook adds Snapchat-esque photo editing to its iOS app" The Verge 8:04 AM
  • "Heralding The Dawn Of A New Age--Docker Matures, Gets Industry Buy-In, And Makes Peace" Forbes 11:35 AM
  • "Startups can ask investors for cash through Twitter" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Uber France CEO taken into custody in wake of protests" Engadget 12:16 PM
  • "Two Uber execs reportedly arrested in France as tensions mount" VentureBeat 12:04 PM
  • "Uber France Leaders Arrested For Running Illegal Taxi Company" TechCrunch 11:46 AM
  • "Uber's Biggest Rival In China Claims It Handles 3 Million Rides Per Day" TechCrunch 7:45 AM
  • "Raspberry Pi Foundation introduces a new print version of its official magazine" BetaNews 12:13 PM
Press Releases
  • "Microsoft joins Team Red, White and Blue to kick off annual cross-country flag relay in support of our nation's veteran heroes" PRNewswire 8:54 AM
  • "Dell Services Progresses its Digital Business as Study Shows Demand for Digital Transformation is Growing" Dell PR 9:33 AM
  • "New Oracle Commerce Cloud Helps Companies Quickly Build, Easily Optimize, and Nimbly Extend Selling Experiences" Marketwired 9:07 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft adds midrange Surface Pro 3 with i7 chip, 128GB storage: The new model is built for people who want more speed and don't mind less storage" Computerworld New Zealand 9:33 PM
  • "What Microsoft Can Learn From Apple's Leap From Os 9 To OS X" Digital Trends 4:21 PM
  • "Golfers Rejoice: Microsoft Partners With TaylorMade To Bring Golf Tracking To its Band Wearable" Forbes 3:48 PM
  • "Here's Microsoft's amazing vision for what the HoloLens can do" Business Insider 12:47 PM
  • "Microsoft Promises New Windows 10 PC Build 'Soon'" Softpedia 8:39 AM
  • "A new PC Build is coming to Windows Insiders 'soon'" Neowin 8:28 AM
  • "Family Safety updated and renamed Microsoft Family ready for Windows 10" BetaNews 12:12 PM
  • "Microsoft will release Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015, and .NET 4.6 on July 20" VentureBeat 12:04 PM
  • "Microsoft's Visual Studio 2015 Will Launch On July 20" TechCrunch 11:49 AM
  • "How to prepare your PC for the Windows 10 upgrade" Windows Central 8:50 AM
  • "IObit Uninstaller 5.0 Beta Can Help Keep Your Windows PC in Tip-Top Shape" Softpedia 8:50 AM
  • "Look How Easy It Would Be for Microsoft to Bring Tabs in Windows 10's File Explorer" Softpedia 8:46 AM
  • "The Great Windows Server 2003 migration: How to plan your trip" The Register 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft: Windows RT update is coming around the time of Windows 10 release" WinBeta 8:45 AM
  • "Multiple Ways to Copy File or Folder Path in Windows" Softpedia 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Call+ allow users to manage call waiting and forwarding on Windows Phone" WinBeta 8:47 AM
  • "Microsoft launches new Calls+ app for Windows Phone" Neowin 8:44 AM
  • "Windows 10 on an old PC: When it comes to specs, how low can you go?" TechRepublic 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft Research improves Oculus Rift lenses; shares design with the world" Neowin 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft claims to have developed superior Oculus Rift lenses" Ars Technica 8:42 AM
  • "T-Mobile Lumia 435 Now Receiving Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2" Softpedia 8:41 AM
  • "Microsoft HoloLens Blown Up In Space Mission" Forbes 8:43 AM
  • "US Navy pays Microsoft $9 million a year for Windows XP" Egypt Independant 8:38 AM
  • "Say What? Latest Windows 10 Mobile Build Lets Cortana Send Emails" TechWeekEurope 8:37 AM
  • "Windows 10 Unlikely to Increase Laptop Sales, PC Makers Now Say - Report" Softpedia 8:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Fits Oculus Rift With 'Sharper' 3D Printed Lenses" Gizmodo 8:35 AM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile Might Make the Limit for Cellular Downloads Obsolete" Softpedia 8:34 AM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile is shaping up nicely – now Cortana can send emails" The Register 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft adds cheaper variant of Core i7 model to Surface Pro 3 lineup" CNET 8:53 AM
  • "Surface, Windows RT tablets receiving promised update soon (but not Windows 10)" PCWorld 11:53 AM
  • "Intel i7-powered Microsoft Surface Pro 3 can now be yours for $1,299 with new entry model" Windows Central 8:36 AM
  • "Microsoft launches new, cheaper Core i7 Surface Pro 3" BetaNews 8:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Store Now Selling Entry Level Core i7 Surface Pro 3 Model For $1299" Microsoft News 8:30 AM
  • "A look at the new Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2015" Computerworld 8:38 AM
  • "A look at the new Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2015" Computerworld 8:15 AM
  • "Microsoft launches new, cheaper Core i7 Surface Pro 3" BetaNews 8:12 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Uber executives taken into custody in France" CNET 3:29 PM
  • "Google has until Aug 17 to reply to EU antitrust charges" Reuters 4:15 PM
  • "U.S. top court declines to hear Google appeal in Oracle Java fight" Reuters 4:15 PM
  • "Google appeal in Oracle case denied by Supreme Court: Google's appeal to stop a lawsuit closely followed in Silicon Valley because it could set limits on copyright protections for software was denied by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday." USA Today 12:27 PM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds" InformationWeek 4:16 PM
  • "How verifying phone numbers can protect your customer's identity" VentureBeat 12:06 PM
  • "Malwarebytes offers amnesty to pirates amid licensing overhaul" PCWorld 11:55 AM
  • "Craigslist, 3taps Settle Their Scraping/Antitrust Suits; 3taps To Pay $1M To Be Donated To The EFF" TechCrunch 11:48 AM
  • "Everledger Is Using Blockchain To Combat Fraud, Starting With Diamonds" TechCrunch 11:46 AM
  • "Where Computer Science, Engineering And Math Majors Want To Work" TechCrunch 11:43 AM
  • "Floating robots will find out what keeps the Indian Ocean healthy" Engadget 8:17 AM
  • "Researchers have broken the capacity limits of fiber optic networks" Engadget 8:17 AM
  • "Mail Merge master class: How to merge your Excel contact database with custom letters in Word" PCWorld 8:07 AM
  • "Disney gets sick of selfie sticks, bans them from its parks" PCWorld 8:07 AM
  • "How to secure your home like a pro: 20-plus expert tips and strategies for DIYers" TechHive 8:06 AM
  • "The Race To The Bottom Is Now Hitting Professional 3D Printers" TechCrunch 7:46 AM
  • "The Sorry State of 'Games Are Art' In 2015" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Global growth strategy in mind as Xero hires Virgin Australia CFO: 'We are thrilled to have a global executive of his calibre help take us to the next level.'" IDG News Service 7:35 PM
  • "10 Things That Can Derail A Round Of Funding" TechCrunch 7:47 AM
  • "Local Services Marketplace UrbanClap Gets $10M Series A To Expand Throughout India" TechCrunch 11:42 AM
  • "Airtable lands $7.6M round to help build simple, extensible database apps" VentureBeat 8:08 AM
  • "Drippler Scores $4.5M Series A To Deliver Smartphone News And App Recommendations" TechCrunch 7:45 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow off 350 on Greece news; worst point drop since '13" USA Today 4:19 PM
  • "Dow Tumbles 350 Points on Greek Debt Crisis" TheStreet 4:19 PM
  • "S&P 500 suffers worst one-day drop in 2015" MarketWatch 4:19 PM
  • "Dow Plunges 350 Points, Worst Drop of 2015, Amid Ongoing Greek Crisis" FOXBusiness 4:19 PM
  • "US stocks notch worst day of year as Greek crisis escalates" Associated Press 4:18 PM
  • "Dow Tumbles 350 Points as Greek Crisis Worsens: S&P 500 posts largest one-day percentage decline since April 10, 2014" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:18 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Chinese stocks close in bear-market territory as Greece unravels/Asian markets were roiled Monday, as China's stocks closed in bear-market territory, and uncertainty about Greece shook sentiment across the region." MarketWatch 7:19 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European markets fall sharply as Greek crisis worsens/Stocks across Europe tumbled Monday, with investors rattled as Greece closed its banks and stock market, with the country looking set to default on its debt as talks with creditors unraveled." MarketWatch 12:22 PM



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InformationWeek (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court"
  • "IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds"
  • "Comic: That's The Way The Ball Bounces Sometimes"
  • "Samsung To Issue Windows Update Patch"
  • "Apple Watch Gets Email, IT Support"
  • "UC San Diego Researchers Amp Up Internet Speeds"
  • "Google Wants You To Be Healthy"
New York Times (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "AOL in Deal With Microsoft to Take Over Display Ad Business"
  • "Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in Google-Oracle Copyright Fight"
  • "Study Suggests That Google Has Its Thumb on Scale in Search"
  • "When a Company Is Put Up for Sale, in Many Cases, Your Personal Data Is, Too"
  • "Online Data Policies ... in Plain English"
  • "Taylor Swift Scuffle Aside, Apple's New Music Service Is Expected to Thrive"
  • "Uber to Acquire Mapping Technology and Know-How From Microsoft"
  • "Agency Taps Mapping Technology to Curb Rail Crossing Accidents"
  • "Behind Silicon Valley's Self-Critical Tone on Diversity, a Lack of Progress"
  • "ZestFinance Takes Its Big Data Credit Scoring to China" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Watch the 'Chrome TouchBot' Hunt for Android Device Lag"
  • "Uber Buys Microsoft Mapping Tech"
  • "Google Earth Turns 10, Gets New Voyager Feature"
  • "Pokemon Shuffle Headed to iOS, Android"
  • "9 People Who Used Drones for Target Practice"
  • "Sprint Making House Calls in More U.S. Cities"
  • "Samsung Wants to Double Battery Life on Future Smartphones"
  • "Cheaper Core i7 Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Now on Sale"
  • "Report: Apple Readying iPhone With Force Touch"
  • "Surprise: Yelp-Sponsored Study Not Fond of Google Search Tactics" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "EU in preliminary deal to scrap mobile roaming fees by mid-2017"
  • "Exclusive: Amazon looks to offer loans to sellers in China, seven other countries"
  • "Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber"
  • "U.S. Office of Personnel Management to suspend IT system after hack"
  • "AT&T, DirecTv extend 'termination date' for second time"
  • "Exclusive: U.S. should spurn Russia rocket engines despite SpaceX failure - McCain"
  • "Falcon rocket explosion leaves SpaceX launch schedule in tatters"
  • "Two rival self-driving cars have close call in California"
  • "U.S. top court declines to hear Google appeal in Oracle Java fight"
  • "Google has until Aug 17 to reply to EU antitrust charges"
ZDNet (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Inabox seals AU$3.6m deal to handle 3,000 PSTN customers"
  • "Pushing boundaries: Peter Bradd tasked with building Australia's startup ecosystem"
  • "Amcom CEO resigns after Vocus merger"
  • "Singapore restaurant booking site raises $8M, eyes further Asian expansion"
  • "Google ups its game with tools to manage 2-step verification in enterprise, education"
  • "Looking for an IT job? The streets of London really are paved with gold"
  • "Uber buys mapping assets from Microsoft Bing"
  • "AOL takes over Microsoft's display ad business"





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