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Computer Industry
  • "Intel overhauls chip business to revive PC sales: New chips aim to boost performance, reduce power consumption" Wall Street Journal 8:20 AM
  • "Intel preps wireless power laptop tech for 2016: Wireless charging and WiGig could mean computing without wires" IDG News Service 8:03 AM
  • "Intel continues mobile catch-up game with new chips" CNBC 8:43 AM
  • "Intel Unleashes Onslaught Of Skylake CPUs For Next Gen Notebooks, Convertibles And Compute Sticks" HotHardware 7:51 AM
  • "Intel's Latest Processor Ready To Stimulate PC Sales" Seeking Alpha 9:20 PM
  • "Intel Is Putting Its Promising Skylake CPUs Inside Smartphones" Gizmodo 7:40 PM
  • "Intel opens the floodgates on Skylake 6th generation Core family for Windows 10 PCs" V3 8:46 AM
  • "Intel's Skylake chips to power PCs as thin as tablets, with big battery boost" CNET 8:17 AM
  • "Intel's pint-sized Compute Stick PC powered up with Core M processor" PCWorld 8:05 AM
  • "Can Intel Capitalize On The Silicon In Mobile Base Stations?" Seeking Alpha 7:57 AM
  • "Microsoft's Partner Push Targets Small Firms" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 10:53 AM
  • "Windows 10 Updates U-Turn: Microsoft Details Changes" Forbes 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft Azure launches GS-Series virtual machines with high-performance storage, cuts prices for D-Series,┬áDS-Series" VentureBeat 10:55 AM
  • "Microsoft bulks up Azure virtual machines" Computerworld 12:11 PM
  • "Ahead of Split, Future HP Inc. CEO Weisler Shakes Up Printing Team" Re/code 4:24 PM
  • "HP beefs up enterprise security suite with tools to root out malware, app vulnerabilites" IDG News Service 8:01 AM
  • "HP Exploring Sale of Cyber Security Unit TippingPoint" Re/code 4:12 PM
  • "HP seeks to sell cyber security unit TippingPoint: sources" Reuters 4:14 PM
  • "HP's Instant Ink: Printing as a Service?" ZDNet 1:30 PM
  • "Microsoft, Google, Mozilla Abandon RC4 Cryptographic Standard" InformationWeek 1:30 PM
General Interest
  • "Acer Taps Intel Skylake for Refreshed Windows 10-Powered Device Slate" eWeek 5:42 PM
  • "Privacy fears over websites sharing children's data" BBC 4:17 PM
  • "Good-bye Flash, hello VP9" ZDNet 4:14 PM
  • "Research: 34 percent afraid of artificial intelligence" ZDNet 11:16 AM
  • "Europe's dirty hardware secret: 6.2 million tonnes of wasted old kit" ZDNet 8:35 AM
  • "Amazon's Push-to-Buy Dash Buttons Are Now Basically Free" Re/code 4:24 PM
  • "Amazon's push-to-buy Dash buttons are now basically free: And in the future, Amazon will know when your lightbulb is about to die" The Verge 8:33 AM
  • "Asus prices ZenWatch 2 aggressively for October release" The Verge 8:33 AM
  • "Asus' new gaming laptop is so fast it needs a water-cooling system" BGR 7:20 PM
  • "Asus announces completely ridiculous water-cooled gaming laptop" The Verge 8:33 AM
  • "Lenovo gives PC gaming another shot with new angry-looking desktops, laptops: i7 Skylake CPU and GTX 980 GPU available, plus a new range of 'Y Gaming' peripherals." Ars Technica 4:50 PM
  • "Lenovo's Miix 700: Like a Surface Pro 3 but with a better, included keyboard" ZDNet 10:41 AM
  • "Lenovo details Skylake-based Surface rival and updates ThinkPad range" V3 8:46 AM
  • "Lenovo Rolls Out Holiday Line-up At IFA 2015" Digital Trends 8:19 AM
  • "Former Intel Gadget Specialist to Head Silver Spring Networks: Michael Bell will spearhead efforts to diversify into the 'Internet of Things'" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:18 AM
  • "Acer rolls out the sports playbook, buys Xplova" ZDNet 8:36 AM
  • "Acer's Chromebook R 11 goes convertible" ZDNet 8:36 AM
  • "Acer's coolest new PC lets you build a computer like Lego bricks" The Verge 8:33 AM
  • "Acer Introduces a Modular PC With Building Blocks" Forbes 8:17 AM
  • "Report: Malware targeting Android smartphones on the rise" Associated Press 8:08 AM
  • "MSI embraces Skylake and Thunderbolt 3.0 for new gaming laptops" PCWorld 8:05 AM
  • "McAfee warns about wearables, people, the internet and governments" The Inquirer 7:59 AM
  • "VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues" InformationWeek 11:17 AM
  • "VMware Shows Progress On 'One Cloud, Any App, Any Device'" Forbes 7:56 AM
  • "Yahoo Looks To Boost Revenues With Native Mobile Video Ads Support For Developers" Forbes 7:55 AM
  • "Google Docs now lets you type with your voice" Mashable 1:31 PM
  • "Google for Education preps to go back to school with 'superpowers'" ZDNet 1:30 PM
  • "Google's new logo is a subtle change after radical reorganisation" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:37 AM
  • "Here's Google's latest tactic to try to win over the EU" Business Insider 8:40 AM
  • "Inside Google's UAE Innovation Hub: 'Innovation is in the early days, but we see a huge appetite to learn'" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Google's New Logo Is Trying Really Hard to Look Friendly" Wired 8:17 AM
  • "Google logo: Why do businesses change their typeface?" BBC 8:17 AM
  • "Google follows Alphabet launch with brand spanking new logo" The Inquirer 7:59 AM
  • "Google's Big Change Will Make the Mobile Web Way Better" Time 7:55 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Protects the Digital Enterprise With New Security Analytics" Marketwired 8:21 AM
  • "IBM Transforms the 2015 US Open with Tennis Apps, Analytics and Acumen" PRNewswire 10:41 AM
  • "Oracle Canadian Data Center Now Available to Support Localized Data Residency" Marketwired 8:21 AM
Microsoft
  • "Machinima settles charges over deceptive Xbox One 'reviews'" Engadget 4:50 PM
  • "Microsoft wants you to Snip your next screenshot" TechRepublic 12:11 PM
  • "Microsoft is adding Windows 10 monitoring functionality to Windows 7 and 8" The Inquirer 10:42 AM
  • "So long, Surface: Lenovo's Surface Pro clone is the Windows hybrid we've been waiting for" BGR 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft revamps back to school offerings" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "IFA: Acer Jade Primo is a Windows 10 smartphone that puts a PC in your pocket" The Inquirer 7:59 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Xiaomi enmeshed in sham campaign allegations" ZDNet 9:16 PM
  • "Man arrested for parodying mayor on Twitter gets $125K in civil lawsuit: Mayor concerned about being portrayed as drug abuser who hangs with prostitutes." Ars Technica 4:35 PM
  • "Trader accused in $100 million hacking scheme pleads not guilty in U.S." Reuters 4:26 PM
  • "Machinima Settles FTC Charges Over Xbox YouTube Endorsements" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:17 PM
  • "German carmakers win U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia maps" Reuters 11:16 AM
  • "Tech firms could lose incentives as Brazilian economy tanks" ZDNet 8:44 AM
  • "U.S. Tech Firms Make Pilgrimage to Bureaucratic Brussels" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:18 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Stuns With 4K Screen: The Sony Xperia Z5 features an incredible Ultra HD display, a 23-megapixel camera, a waterproof chassis, and a two-day battery life. Yet its 4K display is the real stunner." InformationWeek 9:17 PM
  • "The New Moto 360 Might Be the Prettiest Smartwatch Yet" Wired 4:17 PM
  • "Review: Moto X Pure Edition" Wired 4:17 PM
  • "Review: Nest's 3rd Gen Learning Thermostat adds a better screen + wall clock to the market's best temperature controller" 9to5Google 4:13 PM
  • "Counterpoint: Fiorina's HP Record is a Badge of Shame" Inside Sources 4:12 PM
  • "Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 G1 Gaming: Killer 1080P Gaming" HotHardware 1:21 PM
  • "Opinion: Taxing Internet Sales Is Bad for Consumers, Taxpayers" Inside Sources 8:51 AM
  • "'Premium' Android smartphones are dying" ZDNet 8:36 AM
  • "Hands-on: You probably can't afford the best-looking Huawei Watch" PCWorld 8:16 AM
  • "The Growing Unreality Of The Uber Wealthy Tech Overlords" Forbes 8:01 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Salesforce acquires application development consulting firm AKTA" VentureBeat 5:50 PM
  • "U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion" Reuters 8:58 AM
  • "Social CRM Provider Capillary Technologies Raises $45M, Acquires MartJack" TechCrunch 8:35 AM
  • "Roost Raises $5.5M To Retrofit Dumb Gadgets Into Smart Gadgets" TechCrunch 8:35 AM
  • "NewsCred Raises $42M As It Sets Its Sights Beyond Content Marketing" TechCrunch 8:35 AM
  • "Wi-Fi Sharing Community Instabridge Locates $3M Series A" TechCrunch 8:34 AM
  • "Universal Avenue, The On-Demand Sales Force App, Picks Up Further $5M Funding" TechCrunch 8:34 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "U.S. stocks hit day's highs after Beige Book" MarketWatch 4:08 PM
  • "Stocks Rebound as Fed Fears Fuel Big Swings" TheStreet 4:08 PM
  • "Stocks rebound: Dow jumps almost 300, Nasdaq surges 2.5%" USA Today 4:08 PM
  • "Technology Leads Wall Street in a Late-Session Rally" FOXBusiness 4:08 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Regain Footing: Dow, S&P 500 rise sharply after recent rout" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:08 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Chinese stocks rebound from earlier sharp selloff/But most Asia markets slump as China worries deepen" MarketWatch 8:54 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks trying to find footing after selloff" MarketWatch 8:54 AM



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InformationWeek (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Stuns With 4K Screen"
  • "Asus Water-Cooled Gaming Laptop Arrives At IFA"
  • "Google Apps Refines Collaboration Tools"
  • "Microsoft, Google, Mozilla Abandon RC4 Cryptographic Standard"
  • "Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA"
  • "VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues"
  • "iPhone 6s: Will Sales Fall Short Of Expectations?"
  • "Containers 101: 10 Terms To Know"
  • "Comic: White Hat Car Hacks"
  • "Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover" ...
New York Times (Checked 9:15 PM; no change since 4:25 PM CDT)
  • "Choosing the Best Smartphone Plan for You"
  • "Hacking Victims Deserve Empathy, Not Ridicule"
  • "Scrutiny of Security Start-Ups May Signal Shift in Venture Funding"
  • "Google's Driverless Cars Run Into Problem: Cars With Drivers"
  • "Competitors Accuse Google of Using Search to Diminish Apps"
  • "Executive at Struggling Rovio, Maker of Angry Birds, Pushes Silver Lining"
  • "Google's Driverless Car Learns to Navigate an Imperfect World"
  • "Take a Deep Breath, Then Check Your Smartphone"
  • "Offline Viewing of Video From Amazon Prime Streaming"
  • "With Technology, Avoiding Both Ads and the Blockers" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera Prints Without Ink"
  • "Aqua Blue PS Vita Coming to GameStop This Fall"
  • "These Are the Most Popular iOS Apps, Games Ever"
  • "Save $800+ on 15.6-Inch Dell Latitude E6540 Laptop"
  • "Hands On With Lenovo's Huge Phab Plus Phablets"
  • "Hands On With Acer's Bendy Chromebook R 11"
  • "4 More Countries Get Cortana on PC"
  • "Uncharted 4 Gets March 18 Launch Date"
  • "Google Beefs Up Docs, Classroom for Back-to-School Season"
  • "Hands On: Lenovo's Yoga Tab 3 Tablets" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Sony, former workers in deal to settle lawsuit over 'Interview' hacking"
  • "itBit hires former NY financial regulator's general counsel"
  • "Trader accused in $100 million hacking scheme pleads not guilty in U.S."
  • "Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, needs regulation"
  • "HP seeks to sell cyber security unit TippingPoint: sources"
  • "Net-A-Porter founder quits, will not be on merged group's board"
  • "FAA names two new officials to lead on drone policy"
  • "Huawei takes aim at Apple, Samsung with Mate S phone"
  • "Amazon's 'Dash' button now effectively free"
  • "German carmakers win U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia maps"
ZDNet (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "ACCC suggests monitoring broadband services"
  • "Xiaomi enmeshed in sham campaign allegations"
  • "SanDisk and Nexenta release open-source, flash software-defined storage array"
  • "Good-bye Flash, hello VP9"
  • "Going ostrich: In face of disaster, it's the ultimate hosting provider fail"
  • "Moto X Pure Edition pre-orders begin in U.S."
  • "Motorola debuts new Moto 360 watch in 2 sizes and a Sport model"
  • "Get ready enterprise: iPad Pro reportedly launches next week"





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