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  • "Microsoft Windows 10 to Offer New, Robust Security Features" eWeek 6:37 AM
  • "New Windows 10 Preview With Notification Centre Released By Microsoft" Social Barrel 7:12 AM
  • "Microsoft's big freaking servers make cloud wars even more interesting" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "Nokia Gives Bullish Outlook as It Swings Back to Profit: Finnish Telecom-Equipment Maker Benefits From Sales to North America and China and Tax Gain" [Paid Membership Required] 6:54 AM
  • "Nokia's Q3 results surpass expectations after Networks and HERE successes" The Inquirer 6:46 AM
  • "HP adds two new Moonshot configs and increased app support/Summary: Four application solutions join two new hardware configurations from HP." ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "HP updates Moonshot platform with Xeon and quad-node cartridge options to target new workloads" V3 7:48 AM
  • "HP gives Moonshot server its first Xeon chip: The ProLiant m710 is designed for application delivery and video transcoding" IDG News Service 7:11 AM
  • "HP's rumored 'Sprout PC' sure sounds similar to this oddball printer from 2011" PCWorld 7:48 AM
  • "HP chief hints at growth for its Boise operation: The company CEO tells a Boise audience that consolidation may happen elsewhere, but not in the Treasure Valley" Austin American-Statesman [Free Registration Required] 7:48 AM
  • "Mark Cuban slams IBM: It's 'no longer a tech company. They have no vision.'" VentureBeat 6:50 AM
  • "Intel Core i7 'Broadwell-E' HEDT Chips Arrive in 2016" ET Mag 7:49 AM
  • "LG CNS, Cisco in talks to codevelop smart city: Chief executives meet for collaboration plans" The Korea Herald 7:49 AM
  • "The 25 Best Global Companies to Work For" Fortune 7:33 AM
  • "Are Consumers Ditching Their Tablets For PCs?" Forbes 7:34 AM
  • "Logitech Profit More Than Doubles" [Paid Membership Required] 6:55 AM
  • "Panasonic tries tablet service for assisted living homes: Tablets that issue reminders could help elderly patients in nursing homes" IDG News Service 7:15 AM
General Interest
  • "Twitter Unveils New System To Sign In To App With A Mobile Phone Number" Social Barrel 7:12 AM
  • "Europe leads world in mobile payments as North America lags behind" VentureBeat 6:50 AM
  • "Samsung rolls out 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet for $299.99" ZDNet 6:45 AM
  • "Amazon Spends and Grows, but Still Wants for Money" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:16 AM
  • "Amazon Fire TV arrives in the UK to rival Apple TV, Nexus Player" The Inquirer 6:46 AM
  • "Google Descends On Illegal Download Sites" Social Barrel 7:16 AM
  • "Google's long road toward unbreaking email" The Daily Dot 7:28 AM
  • "Google offers new email app dubbed Inbox" BBC 7:09 AM
  • "Google's DeepMind Acqui-Hires Two AI Teams In The UK, Partners With Oxford" TechCrunch 6:53 AM
  • "Google is partnering with Oxford University to improve its A.I." Engadget 6:38 AM
  • "German publishers give in to Google's news snippets 'blackmail' for now" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "German Publishers Bow To Google's Market Power In Ongoing Text Snippets Fight" TechCrunch 6:50 AM
  • "Xiaomi addresses privacy concerns by moving international users' data out of China" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "Zuckerberg Speaks Chinese, Internet Soils Itself" TechCrunch 6:49 AM
  • "The Internet didn't like Mark Zuckerberg's Chinese accent" The Daily Dot 6:35 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg does a public Q&A session — in Mandarin Chinese" VentureBeat 6:50 AM
  • "Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things 'ambient' pack" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "'SimCity BuildIt' lets Canadians play urban planner before anyone else" Engadget 6:35 AM
  • "Many Americans Say They Will Avoid Breached Retailers, Study Shows" eWeek 6:38 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Broadens Moonshot Portfolio to New Applications for Increased Efficiency and Lower Cost" Marketwired 7:33 AM
  • "Some Xbox One users can already add custom backgrounds to the console" Engadget 7:11 AM
  • "Halo XBox Series Coming This November" TG Daily 6:54 AM
  • "Microsoft to discontinue free Xbox Music streaming: Microsoft said it would emphasize its music purchase and subscription service" IDG News Service 7:08 AM
  • "Microsoft is ending free Xbox Music streaming" The Verge 6:53 AM
  • "Microsoft discontinuing its ad-supported Xbox Music service in December" Neowin 6:45 AM
  • "Nokia Smartphones Rebranded to Microsoft Lumia" eWeek 6:38 AM
  • "Vietnam police hunt hackers behind mass outage: Websites linked to VCCorp were hit by malware in one of the country's biggest-ever attacks" IDG News Service 7:09 AM
  • "Sonos sues Denon for allegedly copying its wireless speaker tech" Engadget 6:35 AM
  • "Tomorrow's cities - How do cities get smarter?" BBC 8:30 AM
  • "Sony Xperia Z3v review: Not exactly the Z3 you're looking for" The Verge 8:28 AM
  • "ClearStory CEO: How Apache Spark is helping bring analytics to the average Joe/Summary: With a new analytics cloud service unveiled earlier this month, CEO Sharmila Mulligan explains how ClearStory's engine is shifting data insights to ordinary users." ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "CERN hopes you know what these things are, cause it has no idea" Engadget 8:27 AM
  • "Mobile Search Ranking Study: Rank Number One Or Not Rank At All/Ranking in position one in mobile is way more important than on desktop search." Search Engine Land 8:15 AM
  • "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth: The Joystiq Review" Engadget 7:18 AM
  • "How Box Plans to Use Design to Beat Microsoft (And Everyone Else)" Wired 6:51 AM
  • "Watch an episode of 'MST3k,' with or without the jokes explained" Engadget 6:34 AM
  • "5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore: Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play." InformationWeek 6:30 AM
  • "Ello Raises $5.5 Million to Grow Its Ad-Free Social Network" Re/code 8:15 AM
  • "Tencent Leads $350M Investment In China's Koudai Gouwu, A Mobile-Focused Rival To Alibaba" TechCrunch 7:29 AM
  • "Early Stage Investor Version One Ventures Closes $35M Second Fund" TechCrunch 7:16 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open" CNNMoney 7:51 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Stocks Rise as Caterpillar and GM Top Profit Estimates" TheStreet 7:50 AM
  • "Asian stocks lower after oil fall drags down Wall Street, China factories fail to fire" Associated Press 7:51 AM
  • "U.S. Stock Futures Rise on Earnings Reports: Caterpillar, GM Report Better-Than-Expected Results" [Paid Membership Required] 7:52 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian stocks pull back after China manufacturing data/Stocks in Japan and China slipped Thursday as investors assessed the latest read on Chinese manufacturing activity." MarketWatch 7:51 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Not-so-bad PMIs lift European stocks out of the red/After a lackluster start to the day, European stock markets pitched higher on Thursday after the latest health check on the eurozone showed the region is in better shape than expected." MarketWatch 7:51 AM

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Bloomberg (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Apple Will More Than Double China Stores in 2 Years"
  • "Comcast Profit Tops Estimates With Broadband Customers"
  • "Nokia Earnings Top Estimates as Network Sales Rise"
  • "Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak"
  • "Rogers Misses Third-Quarter Estimates as Customers Fall Short Updated 1 hour ago"
  • "Orange Sales Top Analysts' Estimates on Broadband Internet"
  • "Zuckerberg Uses Chinese to Tell Chinese He's Hiring Updated 1 hour ago"
  • "MTN Raises Full-Year Subscriber Target as South Africa Grows Updated 4 hours ago"
  • "SK Hynix Profit Beats Analyst Estimates on Mobile Demand Updated 3 hours ago"
  • "AT&T Misses Estimates, Cuts Forecast Amid Price Battle" ...
CNET News (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Apple dumps SSL 3.0 for push notifications due to Poodle flaw"
  • "Uber drivers kick off 'Global Day of Protest'"
  • "Apple defeats GPNE's $94M patent-infringement claim"
  • "Sprint undercuts AT&T, Verizon with $20, 1GB family data plan"
  • "Samsung enables 1-click purchases for app store"
  • "Android 5.0 Lollipop may launch November 3"
  • "Microsoft Garage gives early look at emerging apps"
  • "Fly, you fools! 'Hobbit' stars take off in epic airline safety video"
  • "​Zuckerberg delights audience in Beijing with Mandarin prowess"
  • "Target offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time" ...
InformationWeek (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses"
  • "5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore"
  • "Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game"
  • "Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations"
  • "Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach"
  • "7 Ways To Be A Great Developer, Offsite"
  • "Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?"
  • "Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole"
  • "NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine"
  • "Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions" ...
New York Times (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Amazon Spends and Grows, but Still Wants for Money"
  • "Zuckerberg, Speaking Chinese, Shows Up at Beijing Forum"
  • "Twitter Offers Tool, Digits, to Sign In to Apps With Just a Phone Number"
Reuters (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Gemalto reaffirms goals after third-quarter sales rise"
  • "Rogers Communications profit falls 28 percent"
  • "Russia's Yandex brightens 2014 revenue outlook"
  • "Huawei says third-quarter smartphone shipments jump 26 percent, strong demand for high-end devices"
  • "French mobile market needs mergers, but we won't lead: Orange"
  • "Apple CEO says to add 25 stores in China within two years: Sina"

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