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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Offers First Peek of Windows 10: Company Pledges to Give Users a Voice in Development" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils Windows 10" DigiTimes 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft reportedly testing Cortana for Windows 10 internally" Electronista 8:21 AM
  • "Windows 7 gains more ground as Windows 8 drops again" The Inquirer 8:39 AM
  • "And now it's IBM's turn to reboot its cloud" Gigaom 8:42 AM
  • "Lenovo becomes the biggest x86 server provider in China as acquisition of IBM x86 server business completes, says IDC" DigiTimes 8:21 AM
  • "HP joins the Windows tablet camp" USA Today 8:54 AM
  • "Can HP's $200 Windows Laptop Slow Chromebook Onslaught?" TheStreet 8:54 AM
  • "Intel pushes factory IoT with $9 million cost savings at plant" PCWorld 8:35 AM
  • "Intel's Basis Peak smartwatch is coming in November for $200" The Inquirer 8:38 AM
  • "Meet AMD's pole-dancing 64-bit ARM chip: Hierofalcon wants to be in a mast near you" The Register 8:38 AM
  • "Oracle helps developers build secure iOS and Android apps" V3 8:43 AM
  • "Oracle CTO Ellison Does Demos: Oracle cloud platform-as-a-service lets you modernize apps while lowering costs, says Larry Ellison in a show-and-tell session at Oracle OpenWorld." InformationWeek 9:00 AM
  • "Larry Ellison, Oracle's humble CTO, demos cloud migration at OpenWorld" The Register 8:29 AM
  • "Fujitsu to design Japanese exascale supercomputer" PCWorld 8:35 AM
General Interest
  • "Sprint doubles AT&T's double-the-data wireless promotion: Under new CEO Marcelo Claure, Sprint is keeping the pressure on its larger competitors and going directly after AT&T." CNET 9:07 AM
  • "Amazon, Disney close to mending strained relationship: report: Some Disney DVD releases are back on Amazon after they were removed from the e-commerce site in August." CNET 9:01 AM
  • "Google to offer schools, students unlimited storage for free" CNET 9:01 AM
  • "Google triples Chrome bug bounty payments to $15,000" V3 8:43 AM
  • "Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000 (and sometimes more)" PCWorld 8:35 AM
  • "McAfee names Kimmel its 'most dangerous celebrity'" Seattle Times 8:32 AM
  • "That personal data you give away for free to Facebook 'n' pals? It's worth at least £140" The Register 8:29 AM
Press Releases
  • "AMD Demonstrates First Network Function Virtualization Solution on 64-Bit AMD and ARM Technology" Marketwired 8:54 AM
  • "Lenovo Completes Initial Closing for Acquisition of IBM's x86 Server Business" PRNewswire 8:53 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft's WebDirect Payment Services Available in China" Zacks 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft Adds to Office Line With Sway Storytelling App" Mashable 8:38 AM
  • "Counterfeit Xbox One makers charged in US and Australia" BBC 8:35 AM
  • "Windows 10: 12 things you need to know" PCWorld 8:35 AM
  • "Windows 10: One for the suits, right Microsoft? Or so you thought ..." The Register 8:31 AM
  • "Microsoft outspends world's tech firms with '€5m' EU lobby bill" The Register 8:29 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Putin says will not curb Internet access despite cyber attacks" Reuters 9:00 AM
  • "Four hackers accused of $100m US military software and gaming IP theft" V3 8:43 AM
  • "FCC Makes Pitch for TV Stations' Spectrum: Commission Offers Estimated Prices to Entice Reluctant Broadcasters to Participate in Auction to Sell Their Airwaves" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:33 AM
  • "Hamburg threatens Google with €1M fine if it doesn't give users more control over profiling data" Gigaom 8:42 AM
  • "Germany Warns Google Over User Profiling Privacy Violations" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Here's A Brief Glimpse At The Latest Changes Coming To Android" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "A moment of brilliance? UPnP for Internet of Stuff lightbulbs" The Register 8:29 AM
  • "PayPal May Be Set To Learn That Timing, Indeed, Is Everything" Forbes 8:25 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Eve Raises $2.3M To Rethink Programming" TechCrunch 9:08 AM
  • "Rocket Internet likely to IPO at the upper end price range: sources" Reuters 8:59 AM
  • "Samsung to invest $560 million in Vietnam TV production plant" Reuters 8:59 AM
  • "A Report Says Angie's List Might Sell Itself And Now Its Stock Is Surging" Business Insider 8:51 AM
  • "Pica8 takes in $12.5M to popularize its operating system for software defined networking" Gigaom 8:42 AM
  • "Wercker takes in $2.4 million to help developers test their code in the cloud" Gigaom 8:42 AM
  • "Huawei promises €1.5 billion French investment" The Register 8:30 AM
  • "Reddit trousers $50m to splash on ads, mobile and cash-generating staffers" The Register 8:28 AM
  • "China-based foundry house XMC ties up with Spansion to develop 3D NAND flash chips" DigiTimes 8:21 AM
  • "Reddit raises $50m in funding round, plans to share some of it with its users" Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Glow Gets $17 Million In Series B Funding From Formation 8, Founders Fund And Andreesen Horowitz" TechCrunch 8:06 AM
  • "Pressure is on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off" CNET 8:00 AM
  • "Spending on mergers, acquisitions approaches year 2000's boom levels" CNET 7:59 AM
  • "Berlin-Based Adtech Startup Remerge Raises $1M For Its Mobile App Marketing Platform" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
  • "ZenMate Scores $3.2M Series A For Its VPN-Style Private Browsing Service" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks fall hard at the opening bell" USA Today 8:57 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Futures Slip as U.S. Private Sector Adds Jobs" TheStreet 8:57 AM
  • "Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street slide, drop in Korean factory output" Associated Press 8:56 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Open Lower: Data on Manufacturing and Construction Spending Still Ahead" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:56 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japanese stocks pull back as yen softens" MarketWatch 8:55 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Euro falls, stocks flat after fresh round of downbeat data" MarketWatch 8:55 AM



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Bloomberg (Updated 9:00 AM CDT)
  • "EBay to Split Off PayPal as Mobile Payments Gain Ground"
  • "Softbank Said to Discuss Investing in Legendary Studio"
  • "Apple's IPhone Pay System Casts Shadow on PayPal Spinoff"
  • "EBay Going It Alone in Competitive Web-Commerce Market"
  • "Oracle Seeks Partners in China to Expand Cloud Service"
  • "Cisco Cuts CEO's Pay After Missing Sales, Profit Targets"
  • "Schulman Brings Cowboy Boots to PayPal in Return to Tech"
  • "Sports Blackout Rule Killed by FCC Over NFL Objections"
  • "Oracle CEO Catz Rips SAP and Misfit Deals"
  • "Microsoft Gives First Glimpse of Newest Windows Software" ...
CNET News (Updated 9:00 AM CDT)
  • "Comcast beefs up X1 cloud-based cable in San Francisco"
  • "Slim smartphone zoom is one step closer"
  • "Spending on mergers, acquisitions approaches year 2000's boom levels"
  • "Apple's Shellshock patch for Macs is incomplete, says security researcher"
  • "Key Internet of Things players promote Thread protocol at Google campus"
  • "Reddit gets $50 million in funding, will share bounty with community"
  • Google offers schools, students unlimited storage for free"
  • "Cheap and crazy-expensive audio components comingle at the New York Audio Show 2014"
  • "Get an Acer 11.6-inch touchscreen Chromebook for $219.99"
  • "Amazon, Disney close to mending strained relationship -- report" ...
InformationWeek (Updated 9:00 AM CDT)
  • "Oracle CTO Ellison Does Demos"
  • "Eliminate The Waiting Room"
  • "Cartoon: If It's Wednesday, This Must Be Interop"
  • "Health IT: Friend To Emerging Medical Technology Companies"
  • "Matchstick Tries To Outshine Chromecast"
  • "Fidelity Labs: Financial Services Tech Incubator"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 AM CDT)
  • "As PayPal Spins Off, Apple Pay Signals New Era at Cash Register"
  • "A Separate PayPal Still Must Solve the Payments Puzzle"
  • "Protesters in Hong Kong Are Targets of Scrutiny Through Their Phones"
  • "German Regulator Warns Google Over Collecting Users' Data"
  • "Shares of German Online Retailer Zalando Rise in Frankfurt Debut"
  • "Microsoft Windows 10 Displays a Familiar Look"
  • "The iPhone 6 Coming Soon to China, After Stern Look at Security"
  • "Europeans Accuse Ireland of Giving Apple Illegal Tax Break"
  • "Doctors Find Barriers to Sharing Digital Medical Records"
  • "Swedish-Owned Firm Defends Bid for Sensitive U.S. Phone Contract" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:00 AM CDT)
  • "Rocket Internet likely to IPO at the upper end price range: sources"
  • "Putin says will not curb Internet access despite cyber attacks"
  • "Samsung to invest $560 million in Vietnam TV production plant"





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