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  • "Microsoft's Nadella Warns Against 'Hubris' Amid AI Growth" Bloomberg 9:20 AM
  • "Microsoft CEO says AI should help, not replace, workers" Engadget 1:35 PM
  • "Trump doesn't make Microsoft's CEO nervous" CNNMoney 9:06 PM
  • "Windows 10 security: 'So good, it can block zero-days without being patched'/Systems running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update were shielded from two exploits even before Microsoft had issued patches for them, its researchers have found." ZDNet 8:01 AM
  • "With change to cumulative Windows updates, Microsoft admits IE's fading role in the enterprise" Computerworld 7:46 AM
  • "Microsoft waves an 'early goodbye' to Windows 7, pushes Windows 10 upgrades" BetaNews 7:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Acquired An AI Startup That Can Make Cortana Better" Beacon Transcript 9:57 AM
  • "Microsoft patent reveals foldable phone that turns into a tablet" The Verge 7:39 AM
  • "Microsoft's next Surface trick may be a foldable phone" The Next Web 10:07 AM
  • "IBM Breaks Innovation Record In 2016" Benzinga 3:30 PM
  • "Dell has to start thinking bigger with India leap-frogging in the digital era: Amit Midha" The Economic Times 9:55 AM
  • "Intel launches new IoT retail platform, plans $100 million retail tech investment" ZDNet 9:57 AM
  • "Intel's Virtual Reality Growth a Reality" Investopedia 10:42 AM
  • "Intel wants sensors to help you with your shopping" Engadget 4:15 PM
  • "Can AMD's New Vega GPU Compete with NVIDIA's Pascal?" Market Realist 7:39 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen specs, release date, price point anticipated at GDC 2017; Quad-core CPU sampling started" Yibada 9:57 AM
  • "AMD: Will Trump's China Trade Policy Push The Company Back Into Losses?" Seeking Alpha 12:26 PM
  • "Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation" Reuters 7:48 AM
  • "Cisco calls on Arista to stop selling products in US after agency reverses patent finding" Network World 9:54 AM
  • "Lenovo Thought It Knew How to Fix Tarnished Brands—Then It Bought Motorola: Success with IBM deal led Chinese firm to underestimate difficulty of reviving the smartphone company; 'we didn't know each other'" [Paid Membership Required] 8:23 PM
  • "Move Over, Coders—Physicists Will Soon Rule Silicon Valley" Wired 7:46 AM
  • "The Past and Future of Cloud Computing" GuruFocus 12:26 PM
General Interest
  • "Gadget trash is piling up in Asia" CNNMoney 2:27 PM
  • "Trojan malware blamed for cyberattack at Barts Health NHS hospitals" ZDNet 8:01 AM
  • "Asia is throwing out an increasingly large, dangerous amount of e-waste" Mashable 7:53 AM
  • "China's Baidu opens augmented reality lab to boost waning profits" Reuters 7:48 AM
  • "SAP raises fears over EU data privacy rules" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:43 AM
  • "Li-ion battery with built-in flame retardant could stop battery fires" Ars Technica 8:18 AM
  • "Batteries with built-in flame retardant could prevent fiery mishaps" Engadget 7:41 AM
  • "Angry Birds maker Rovio opens new game studio in London" VentureBeat 7:38 AM
  • "Report: Samsung's Note 7 probe points blame at batteries" Engadget 7:41 AM
  • "Samsung Electronics probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires: source" Reuters 7:33 AM
  • "The world's most common passwords revealed: Are you using them?" Telegraph 7:33 AM
  • "Facebook takes its fake news fight to Germany" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
  • "China orders app stores to join register" BBC 7:23 AM
Press Releases
  • "Ericsson and Cisco to virtualize Vodafone Hutchison Australia's core and IP network" GlobeNewswire 7:48 AM
  • "Belk, Hot Topic and Torrid Choose Oracle Retail Stores Solutions to Unify Brand Experiences" Oracle 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft Veteran Will Help Run Chinese Search Giant Baidu" Bloomberg 8:43 PM
  • "Will Microsoft Ever Fix the Xbox One's Achilles' Heel?" Thurrott 9:00 AM
  • "First Steps: Use Your Microsoft Account with Window 10" Thurrott 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft reveals more new features -- and problems -- in Windows 10 Insider Build 15007" BetaNews 7:45 AM
  • "Microsoft is finally rebuilding the Xbox One dashboard for speed" The Verge 7:29 AM
  • "India's Supreme Court Wants To Know How WhatsApp Users' Privacy Will Be Protected" BuzzFeed 12:26 PM
  • "Facebook moves to head off tougher regulation in Germany" Reuters 2:36 PM
  • "Oculus accused of destroying evidence, Zuckerberg to testify in VR theft trial" Ars Technica 2:47 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg will testify in Oculus VR lawsuit this week" Engadget 9:18 AM
  • "Move to Arrest Samsung Leader Threatens a Carefully Crafted Narrative" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:52 AM
  • "South Korea prosecutor says Samsung's Lee paid bribes to Park's friend" Reuters 7:48 AM
  • "South Korea prosecutor seeks arrest of Samsung chief for bribery" Reuters 7:48 AM
  • "Samsung heir formally accused of bribery by prosecutors" CNET 7:37 AM
  • "Samsung boss faces arrest warrant in South Korea" Telegraph 7:32 AM
  • "Prosecutors in Korea want to arrest Samsung's leader on bribery charges" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
  • "How to change Alexa's name: If calling your Alexa device by name causes confusion or problems in your household, here's how you can change the wake word to something different." CNET 6:43 PM
  • "Two dirt-cheap ways to solve your email hassles" CNET 10:42 AM
  • "Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 hands-on review: Take the best Windows ultraportable and make it a convertible - what's not to like?" Stuff Magazine 9:55 AM
  • "Dell Canvas hands-on review: Get your sketch on with this super-sized digital scribble pad" Stuff Magazine 9:55 AM
  • "New Generation of Chromebooks Starts Late and with a Whimper (Premium)" Thurrott 9:21 AM
  • "Making Twitter Lists With Android" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:13 AM
  • "How to view and edit Word documents from Google Drive with ease: If the inability to edit MS Office files in Google Drive has been holding you back, here's how you how you can easily add this much-needed feature." TechRepublic 7:44 AM
  • "Comeback kids: Nokia goes low while BlackBerry aims high -- for now" CNET 7:44 AM
  • "Why Los Angeles made an Alexa skill, and what the city wants to do with it" VentureBeat 7:38 AM
  • "When home Internet service costs $5,000—or even $15,000" Ars Technica 7:31 AM
  • "Why Tech Leaders can't Succumb to a Presidential Bully Pulpit" Tech.pinions 7:29 AM
  • "Report: Hybrid application design: balancing cloud-based and edge-based mobile data" Gigaom 7:25 AM
  • "Nintendo Switch: Hands on with Nintendo's fascinating new console" Telegraph 7:33 AM
  • "'I spent today playing Nintendo Switch'" BBC 7:24 AM
  • "Canada's Portag3 Ventures invests in Street Contxt" Reuters 9:05 PM
  • "D.light raises another $10.5 million to grow its solar-powered products for off-grid communities" VentureBeat 7:38 AM
  • "Alibaba teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton and other brands to fight counterfeit goods" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
  • "Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
  • "Spaces gets another $6.5 million for its VR theme park dreams" VentureBeat 1/15
  • "LeEco receives $2.4bn injection from property tycoon" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1/15
Tech Stocks
  • "Tech Stocks soar as growth trumps Trump fears" CNNMoney 9:58 AM
  • "Stocks may need a flawless earnings season to keep Trump rally going: Trump inauguration pressures stocks as earnings roll out" MarketWatch 4:14 PM
  • "Global shares mostly lower amid worries over Brexit, Italy" Associated Press 8:26 AM
  • "Stocks Lower as British Pound Suffers Brexit Jitters: Stocks fell while the British pound dropped to three-month lows Monday amid escalating concerns over the U.K.'s access to the European Union's single market." [Paid Membership Required] 4:13 PM
  • "Nikkei tumbles as exporters drop; Chinese stocks sell off" MarketWatch 8:25 AM
  • "European stocks decline as banks, auto makers struggle: Essilor, Luxottica reach merger deal" MarketWatch 8:25 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:05 PM; no changes since 12:40 PM CST)
  • "AI Technology Takes Center Stage At Retail Convention"
  • "3 Ways Shadow Analytics May Be Working Against You"
New York Times (Updated 9:05 PM CST)
  • "Women's March Gives Boost to Start-Up for Bus Sharing"
  • "Trump, Twitter and the Art of His Deal"
  • "Political Crisis Engulfs Samsung, a Firm Tied to South Korea's Success"
  • "Hans Berliner, Master Chess Player and Programmer, Dies at 87"
  • "Making Twitter Lists With Android"
  • "SpaceX Launches Rocket, Its First Since Explosion on Launchpad"
  • "China Orders Registration of App Stores"
  • "Farhad's and Mike's Week in Tech: Thiel, Tech Companies and Trump"
  • "The Robot That Performed My Kidney Transplant Declined to Be Interviewed"
  • "The 'Impossible' Veggie Burger: A Tech Industry Answer to the Big Mac" ...
PC Magazine (Checked 9:05 PM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Outgoing FCC Chairman Defends Net Neutrality"
  • "Report: Senior VW Execs Advised Against Leaving Germany"
  • "Amazon Adds Premium Anime Channel"
  • "Save Hundreds on 1080p Alienware 13 R3 Gaming Laptop"
  • "Will Google Get Schooled By Detroit (Again)?"
  • "Google Toontastic Offers Kids a 3D Playground"
  • "Pinterest Boosts Related Pins Using Deep Learning"
  • "How Much Does It Cost to Supercharge Your Tesla?"
  • "Obamas Show Off White House in Virtual Reality"
  • "Nissan to Test Autonomous Vehicles in London" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:05 PM CST)
  • "Facebook moves to head off tougher regulation in Germany"
  • "Canada's Portag3 Ventures invests in Street Contxt"
  • "South Korea prosecutor seeks arrest of Samsung chief for bribery"
  • "China's Baidu opens augmented reality lab to boost waning profits"
  • "Airbus CEO sees 'flying car' prototype ready by end of year"
  • "U.S. insurers get inside cars, mouths, grocery carts in profit search"
  • "South Korea prosecutor says Samsung's Lee paid bribes to Park's friend"
  • "South Korea president's friend denies knowledge of Samsung's 2015 merger plan"
  • "Samsung Group says does not accept bribery accusations"
  • "Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation"
ZDNet (Updated 9:05 PM CST)
  • "Victorian Game Authority inadvertently emailed customer data to hunters"
  • "Megaport opens new routes through US, Singapore, Hong Kong"
  • "Connected cars to benefit from Australia's AU$12m positioning technology boost"
  • "Airbus hopes to test self-flying taxi by end of 2017"
  • "Vodafone voice outage caused by error in planned network maintenance"
  • "Apple planning MacBook Pro with 32GB of 'desktop-class' RAM: Report"
  • "Alibaba launches Big Data Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance"
  • "Telstra and Ericsson encrypt in-transit data over 10Gbps link"

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