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Computer Industry
  • "Hewlett-Packard Enterprise to Lay Off 5,000 Jobs by December" Techstory 9:04 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise Plans 5000 Job Cuts, Is Your Tech Job Safe?" 1redDrop 9:02 AM
  • "Intel's Project Alloy VR headset is dead: A company exec said Intel realized PC-powered VR headsets are more powerful." Engadget 8:52 AM
  • "Intel winds down on Project Alloy, less than a year after launch" Neowin 9:05 AM
  • "Overclocking AMD's Ryzen 5 1600X - has performance improved since launch?" PCGamesN 9:05 AM
  • "Revisiting The Alexa-Cortana Linkup In The Works" Benzinga 9:07 AM
  • "You'll soon be able to buy hardware from the Microsoft Store in Windows 10" MSPoweruser 9:08 AM
  • "China's most popular messaging service drops Windows Mobile" MSPoweruser 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Committed To Growth Of Indian Start-ups" BW Disrupt 9:08 AM
  • "Bill Gates expresses regret over 'Control+Alt+Delete' button" Jakarta Post 9:05 AM
  • "The Natural Evolution of Artificial Intelligence: As everyday items get 'smart,' the technology around artificial intelligence gets more real. The rising stars in this drama include Xilinx, Synopsys, and Cadence Design." Barron's 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft reveals details of flagship London store within spitting distance from Apple's" The Register 9/22
  • "Microsoft and Facebook's 160Tbps transatlantic undersea cable carries more data than any other" The Next Web 9/22
  • "Microsoft and Facebook's transatlantic cable completed" The Register 9/22
  • "Microsoft brags about new undersea cable with connection '16 million times faster' than yours" MSPoweruser 9/22
  • "Microsoft and Facebook's 4,000-mile transatlantic internet cable Marea is now complete" VentureBeat 9/22
  • "Microsoft, Facebook Complete Transatlantic Marea Internet Cable" PC Magazine 9/22
  • "Bill Gates reveals his one regret about Windows - and we can all relate to it" Mirror Online UK 9/22
  • "Bill Gates reveals the secret origin of Ctrl, Alt, Delete" OnMSFT 9/22
  • "Bill Gates expresses regret over 'Control+Alt+Delete' button" Inquirer 9/22
  • "Microsoft are looking at opening a London flagship store at Oxford Circus" The Inquirer 9/22
  • "Microsoft to open its first European retail outlet in London... next to Apple's flagship store" VentureBeat 9/22
  • "Windows 10 for PCs Build 16296 is now in the Fast ring - here's what's fixed" Neowin 9/22
  • "IBM Shareholders Need Employee Enthusiasm, Engagement And Passion" Seeking Alpha 9/22
  • "GlobalFoundries Weds FinFET and SOI in 14HP Process Tech for IBM z14 CPUs" AnandTech 9/22
  • "IBM open-sources microservices-friendly Java app server" Tech Central 9/22
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 10% of its employees, continuing its extraordinary layoff legacy" VentureBeat 9/22
  • "Review: HP Omen 15 (2017)" Wired 9/22
  • "Cloud washes Dell off perch atop storage market" The Register 9/22
  • "Intel May Tie Future Core CPUs to VR Trend with Dedicated Features" FARS 9/22
  • "Huawei teams up with Intel for its latest 5G trials" Mobile Europe 9/22
  • "Huawei and Intel partner on 5G NR interoperability trials" ZDNet 9/22
  • "Intel Core i7-8700K Benchmarks With MSI Z370 KRAIT Gaming Motherboard Leaked – Overclocking Detailed, Still Features TIM Instead of Solder" WCCFTech 9/22
  • "Spotted: i3 dual-core for X299" Guru3D 9/22
  • "Intel Readies Core i3-7360X, A Dual Core Kaby Lake-X Processor For The X299 Platform – Features 4.0 GHz Clock Speed and 112W TDP" WCCFTech 9/22
  • "Tesla AMD Partnership Rumor Shows A Chink In Nvidia's Armor" Seeking Alpha 9/22
  • "AMD Radeon phases out the CrossFire brand as multi-GPU gets more complicated" PCWorld 9/22
  • "Radeon RX Vega graphics cards get 2-way multi-GPU support in Radeon Software 17.9.2" PCWorld 9/22
  • "New AMD Radeon Software Crimson 17.9.2 Driver Adds Multi-GPU Support for RX Vega Cards" WCCFTech 9/22
  • "AMD Preparing To Launch 13 Vega-11 Based Graphics Cards, GPU Passes Certification" WCCFTech 9/22
  • "G.SKILL Releases New AMD Compatible Trident Z RGB kits for AMD Ryzen" Guru3D 9/22
  • "Oracle eases cloud path with new programmes, licence uses" Tech Central 9/22
  • "Cisco opens accelerator in Manchester to help startups scale-up" IT PRO 9/22
  • "Cisco Introduces Transformational Systems Management Platform and Strategy for UCS and HyperFlex" WebWire 9/22
General Interest
  • "Hackers targeted 21 states' election systems last year" Axios 8:53 AM
  • "Protests could derail St. Louis' bid for second Amazon hub: sources" Reuters 8:37 AM
  • "Google pays tribute to 'West Side Story' with VR pics and video" Engadget 9/22
  • "Google's HTC move borrows from Apple's playbook" Computerworld 9/22
  • "The Chinese Room made a VR parable for Google Daydream" Engadget 9/22
  • "The best cheap compact camera" Engadget 9/22
  • "Can Amazon truly become a mobile payment power?" Computerworld 9/22
  • "Facebook's racist ad problems were baked in from the start" The Verge 9/22
  • "Facebook will show ads based on the stores you visit in real life" Engadget 9/22
  • "Facebook overhauls rules governing political ads" BetaNews 9/22
  • "Facebook to share Russian election-era ads with Congress -- but won't make them public" BetaNews 9/22
  • "Kodak's app and chatbot will scour your photos for forgotten gems" Engadget 9/22
  • "Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3" BetaNews 9/22
  • "Hidden NES Golf Game on Switch a Tribute to Satoru Iwata" PC Magazine 9/22
  • "Creative Sound BlasterX Siege M04 review: This debut mouse impresses" PCWorld 9/22
  • "Target expands its next-day delivery service, now reaches 70+ million customers" TechCrunch 9/22
  • "Walmart partners with smart lock maker August to test in-home delivery of packages and groceries" TechCrunch 9/22
  • "Wal-Mart tests delivering groceries straight to fridge" Reuters 9/22
  • "Sprint and T-Mobile reach 'major breakthrough' in merger talks" VentureBeat 9/22
  • "Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing deal terms - sources" Reuters 9/22
  • "Doogee's S60 is a manly phone made for extremely manly men" The Verge 9/22
  • "The PocketBeagle is the tiniest and most whimsically-named single-board computer on the market" TechCrunch 9/22
  • "Tesla wants to turn some of its Supercharger stations into convenience stores" The Verge 9/22
  • "A nine-year-old reviews the Tesla Model X" The Verge 9/22
  • "Ford is now designing cars in mixed reality using Microsoft HoloLens" TechCrunch 9/22
  • "Uber says London decision to strip it of license does not affect UberEATS" Reuters 9/22
  • "Uber loses license to operate in London" ZDNet 9/22
  • "Uber says will appeal decision to strip it of license to operate in London" Reuters 9/22
Press Releases
  • "IBM Services and Retail Analytics to Support Walgreens Field Service Nationwide" PRNewswire 9/22
  • "Dell Boomi Honors Top Partners at Boomi World 2017" PRNewswire 9/22
  • "Today's Research Report Coverage on Application Software Stocks -- Cornerstone OnDemand, Endurance Intl., NIC Inc., and Oracle" MarketWatch 9/22
  • "Global IoT Market in Energy Grid Management 2017-2021 with Accenture, Cisco, Intel, Schneider Electric & Siemens Dominating: Research and Markets" MarketWatch 9/22
Microsoft
  • "How to Use Sparklines to Create Mini Graphs in an Excel Workbook" LAPTOP Magazine 10:13 AM
  • "Microsoft HoloLens: Renault Sport CIO Shares How Formula One Can Use it" Tech News 18 9:08 AM
  • "Xbox One gets third-party camera support for game streaming" Engadget 9/22
  • "All Xbox 360 'Halo' titles are now playable on the Xbox One" Engadget 9/22
  • "All hail The Duke! The original massive Xbox controller gets Microsoft's approval" VideoGamer 9/22
  • "I Played Superhot VR With A New Windows Headset And It Was Impressive" Upload VR 9/22
  • "What You Need to Know When Switching from Windows to macOS (or Vice Versa)" Gizmodo 9/22
  • "How Microsoft HoloLens is helping revolutionise home mobility" ITProPortal 9/22
  • "Unboxing Microsoft's discontinued Surface Music Kit" Neowin 9/22
  • "Xbox One gets third-party camera support for game streaming" Engadget 9/22
  • "How Windows 10 S is different from the Windows 10 you know" Computerworld 9/22
  • "HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?" PCWorld 9/22
  • "Windows Store rebranded to Microsoft Store in Windows 10" The Verge 9/22
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Facebook to overhaul political ads after threat of U.S. regulation" Reuters 9/22
  • "EU withheld a study that shows piracy doesn't hurt sales" Engadget 9/22
  • "US-Europe privacy agreement passes its yearly review" Engadget 9/22
  • "In China, VR Using HTC Vive Doesn't Need a PC Anymore" PC Magazine 9/22
  • "Hack at U.S. market regulator displays persistent government cyber woes" Reuters 9/22
  • "Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January" Reuters 9/22
  • "Tablet sales continue to decline in Brazil" ZDNet 9/22
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It's Gone Too Far" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:59 AM
  • "Help Me, Laptop: I Need a Sub-$800 College Gaming Laptop" LAPTOP Magazine 8:53 AM
  • "Android 8.0 Oreo Feature Focus: Picture-in-Picture" Thurrott 8:53 AM
  • "Sometimes the internet is good — at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs: When you're the only girl in the room, go online" The Verge 9/22
  • "The Information's 411 — Facebook Goes to Washington" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 9/22
  • "Details About Lenovo's Mysterious 25th Anniversary ThinkPad Leak" Gizmodo 9/22
  • "Why regulating Google and Facebook like utilities is a long shot" Axios 9/22
  • "Can Amazon truly become a mobile payment power?" Computerworld 9/22
  • "Cloud computing migration: More expensive and complicated than you thought" ZDNet 9/22
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Sprint and T-Mobile could merge in late October" Engadget 2:20 PM
  • "Shareholders force Zuckerberg to give up plan for non-voting shares: The plan would have further cemented Zuck's total control over Facebook." Ars Technica 9/22
  • "Facebook lawyer says stock trial canceled, but no settlement" Reuters 9/22
  • "Facebook drops Class C plan: shareholder attorney" Reuters 9/22
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow, S&P 500 eke out small gains, post second weekly advance: Apple suffers worst week ahead of an iPhone launch; Small-cap Russell 2000 ends at a record" MarketWatch 9/22
  • "Stocks Claw Back From Session Lows as Markets Digest North Korea Threat: Here's where stocks are trading on Friday morning." TheStreet 9/22
  • "Wall Street edges up, shaking off healthcare, North Korea worries" Reuters 9/22
  • "Dow, S&P 500 Post Small Weekly Gains: Stock moves have been muted in recent sessions, something traders attribute to a dearth of corporate news" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/22
  • "Asian markets rattled by latest North Korean nuclear threat: Yen spikes after mention of hydrogen-bomb test in Pacific" MarketWatch 9/22
  • "European stocks shaken by North Korea, but strong PMIs keep losses in check: German election on Sunday is also in focus" MarketWatch 9/22



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:35 AM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "I Rebuilt My Professional Network from Scratch; What I Learned"
New York Times (Checked 8:35 AM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Facebook Drops Stock Reclassification That Would Have Solidified Zuckerberg's Control"
  • "Facebook's Belated Awakening"
  • "Do You Live in London? Share Your Views on Uber"
  • "The Best Investment Since 1926? Apple"
  • "Farhad's and Mike's Week in Tech: A Very Bad Week for Digital Giants"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:35 AM CDT)
  • "The Best iPhone 8 Plus Cases"
  • "Could You Form an Emotional Bond With a Self-Driving Car?"
Reuters (Updated 8:35 AM CDT)
  • "Half a million sign petition supporting Uber in London"
  • "Britain's minister for London slams 'blanket ban' on Uber"
  • "Petition against Uber's London ban hits 500,000"
  • "Protests could derail St. Louis' bid for second Amazon hub: sources"
ZDNet (Updated 8:40 AM CDT)
  • "PodPocket provides protection and a way to carry your AirPods"
  • "Video Roundup: New in smartphones"
  • "10 cool robots at this year's RoboBusiness Conference"





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