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  • "As Microsoft's Q3 awaits, it's all Satya, all the time: CEO Satya Nadella, on the job since February, is suddenly everywhere, taking on the role of brainy technology visionary once held by Bill Gates as he seeks to steer Microsoft in a different direction." CNET 12:24 PM
  • "Microsoft may actually be on the right track with Windows 9: New leaked details: including some from the reemerged Russian blogger Wzor: bring renewed hope for a better Windows 9" InfoWorld 8:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Corporation Earnings: Can Nadella Bring Back Growth?" The Motley Fool 12:12 PM
  • "Microsoft and Equinix partner on private links between Azure and corporate cloud infrastructure" V3 7:52 AM
  • "Violin and Microsoft play all-flash storage duet to speed up applications: Storage vendor puts Windows Storage Server in its flash array for enterprises, speeding data delivery for use in Microsoft applications" IDG News Service 8:06 AM
  • "HP's top-end array just topped itself" The Register 8:45 AM
  • "IBM Opens Chip Architecture, in Strategy of Sharing and Self-Interest" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:24 PM
  • "IBM Unveils Power8 Chip As Open Hardware: Google and other OpenPower Foundation partners express interest in IBM's Power8 chip designs and server motherboard specs." InformationWeek 12:24 PM
  • "IBM unveils new server model to tackle big data, analytics" Reuters 12:23 PM
  • "IBM BlueMix PaaS to Offer More Than 200 Partner Solutions" Talkin' Cloud 8:57 AM
  • "Server from IBM, Google, others part of effort to best Intel in data centers - CNET" CNET 12:23 PM
  • "Intel's Andy Bryant on 'tumultuous' two years as chairman: Q&A on Oregon tech, choosing a CEO and what went wrong on tablets" The Oregonian 8:52 AM
  • "System Builders Ask Intel: Where Is Our Future?" CRN 8:53 AM
  • "Cisco launches Managed Threat Defence security service" Telecompaper 8:54 AM
  • "A closer look at the Samsung and GlobalFoundries partnership for 14nm" ITProPortal 8:53 AM
  • "The state of the internet is under attack (but it's also faster)" Gigaom 8:09 AM
  • "Chip designer ARM sees smartphone recovery in second half" Reuters 8:31 AM
  • "Internet of things and wearables drive growth for ARM" ZDNet 8:47 AM
General Interest
  • "Founder of Russian Social Media Says He Got the Boot" TechNewsWorld 12:10 PM
  • "Facebook Just Proved It's the Future of Mobile Advertising | Business | WIRED" Wired 9:08 AM
  • "AOL imposes stricter email rules to stem spoofing attack" CNET 8:32 AM
  • "Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth" Reuters 8:31 AM
  • "Internet Users Send 204 Million Emails Per Minute" Mashable 8:13 AM
  • "Add ultracapacitors to the list of devices that could benefit from graphene" Gigaom 8:10 AM
  • "Sprint Will Make All Its Devices Unlockable From February 2015" Gizmodo 8:07 AM
  • "7 Questions Mark Zuckerberg Must Answer On Facebook's Earnings Call Tonight" Business Insider 7:54 AM
  • "Android users under siege as banking Trojan threat grows" V3 7:52 AM
  • "Google agreed to pay for Samsung's defense against Apple" CNET 12:10 PM
  • "Google's Street View now lets you step back in time: A new option lets you dial back maps to 2006 so you can watch your favorite neighborhood gentrify before your eyes" The Verge 8:39 AM
  • "Backlash against Google Glass was a known risk, but worth it, says marketing head" 9to5Google 8:20 AM
  • "Google starts selling Nest Thermostat in UK for £179 as empire grows" V3 7:52 AM
  • "Akamai: Global average Internet speed grew 27% year-over-year to 3.8 Mbps, mobile traffic jumped by 70%" The Next Web 7:49 AM
Press Releases
  • "AMD and Toronto-Area Middle School Strengthen Technology Skills through Game Design" CNW 8:29 AM
  • "HP Introduces Next-Generation Enterprise Array for Mission-Critical Workloads" Marketwired 8:27 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft reissues SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1" ZDNet 8:59 AM
  • "Microsoft's ergonomic keyboards, First Take" ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft And The Most Important Call Of Satya Nadella's Life" Seeking Alpha 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft is finally bringing the Start menu back to Windows in August" BGR 12:15 PM
  • "Video: Windows 8.1 OS: five things you need to know" Telegraph 8:25 AM
  • "Microsoft unleashes 'Bing in the Classroom' ad-free search" CNET 8:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Remote Desktop now available on Windows Phone 8.1" BetaNews 8:20 AM
  • "Bing in the Classroom program launches to provide ad-free search for schools" PRNewswire 8:27 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus" Reuters 12:23 PM
  • "Facebook Wins FTC Approval for Oculus VR Acquisition" Mashable 12:14 PM
  • "Brazilian Senate approves Internet Bill of Rights" ZDNet 8:47 AM
  • "Judge clears Google AdWords in geotagging patent lawsuit" IDG News Service 8:43 AM
  • "Data Governance Required For Healthcare Data Warehouse" InformationWeek 8:31 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Amazon.com is learning the hard way that people care more about price than brand loyalty." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:24 PM
  • "Finding Your Lost Stuff With Help From the Crowd" Re/code 8:51 AM
  • "The end is nigh for Google Glass" ZDNet 8:47 AM
  • "Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: A discrete GPU makes it better at play than work" PCWorld 8:43 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Another solid Android smartphone that could have been better" ZDNet 8:47 AM
  • "Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again." Entrepreneur 8:43 AM
  • "Amid rumors of a buyout and reports of cash crunch, is Square all boxed in?" The Verge 8:39 AM
  • "Ubuntu 14.04 review: Missing the boat on big changes/While a new kernel should mean better performance, Canonical's UI troubles persist." Ars Technica 8:36 AM
  • "Are we facing an internet of too many things?" BetaNews 8:20 AM
  • "Shocker! Nobody uses Samsung bloatware" Engadget 8:11 AM
  • "Facebook sucks at innovation and its products fail a lot" Memeburn 7:55 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Pakistan raises $1.1 billion from first 3G, 4G auction" Reuters 12:19 PM
  • "Google Commits $100M To Help Finance Residential Solar Installs With SunPower" TechCrunch 12:10 PM
  • "Declara raises $16M to apply machine learning personal learning" Gigaom 10:53 AM
  • "IBM, Atos, HP eyeing Lufthansa's IT infrastructure unit: Report" Reuters 8:55 AM
  • "Huawei set to spend $300M on global marketing in '14" CNET 12:24 PM
  • "China's Huawei to spend $300 million on global marketing in 2014" Reuters 8:31 AM
  • "Pure Storage puts away $225M to deliver data super-fast" VentureBeat 8:26 AM
  • "Crazy dough? Pure Storage rakes in $225M in new funding, for reported $3B+ valuation" Gigaom 8:09 AM
  • "Codasip Secures $2.8M Funding Led By Credo Ventures" TechCrunch 7:59 AM
  • "Delivery Hero Gobbles Another $85M To Fuel A Price War With Just-Eat" TechCrunch 7:59 AM
  • "LoyaltyLion Raises $370K Led By EC1 Capital To Let Smaller E-Commerce Sites Run Loyalty Programs" TechCrunch 7:59 AM
  • "Marketing Suite For Visual Web Piqora Raises $7.7 Million Series A" TechCrunch 7:59 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple, Facebook, Amazon off as techs retreat/Apple and Facebook slip ahead of earnings results; Amazon signs deal to stream HBO shows" MarketWatch 10:53 AM
  • "Market Hustle: Stocks Weak After Tepid China Data, Drop in U.S. Home Sales" TheStreet 10:54 AM
  • "Stocks: Down ahead of tech results/Stocks headed slightly lower Wednesday morning as investors express caution following disappointing housing data and mixed corporate 'report cards'." CNNMoney 10:55 AM
  • "Stock Futures Dip as Traders Eye Corporate Earnings" FOXBusiness 9:35 AM
  • "Stocks Fall After Data, Earnings: Investors Mull Corporate-Earnings Reports" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10:56 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian shares end mixed/Stocks in Hong Kong fell on signs of further contraction in China's manufacturing sector, while a rally on Wall Street bolstered Japan in a quiet, holiday-shortened week for regional markets." MarketWatch 8:50 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks ease; Ericsson drops after results/Euro-area manufacturing activity at three-month high" MarketWatch 8:50 AM
  • "Early Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 10 a.m." Associated Press 10:54 AM



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Associated Press (Updated 12:20 PM CDT)
  • "Memory Lane: Traveling Through Time On Google Maps"
  • "Microsoft Expands Ad-Free Bing Search For Schools"
  • "Internet TV Case: Justices Skeptical, Concerned"
  • "Attacks On Payment Systems Trail Other Cybercrimes"
  • "AT&T Had Strong 1Q On Wireless Installment Plans"
  • "UN Study: Cellphones Can Improve Literacy"
  • "Splashy Plan For Pool In NYC's East River Unveiled"
  • "Comcast 1Q Earns Surge On Upbeat NBC Results"
  • "Bloomberg Invests $5M In Solar-Powered Lamp"
  • "Unilever Says It Will Use Less Plastic Per Bottle"
CNET News (Updated 12:20 PM CDT)
  • "Server from IBM, Google, others part of effort to best Intel in data centers"
  • "Woman goes on online date, has TV and dog stolen"
  • "Life-size Darth Vader action figure based on vintage toy"
  • "Buffalo Bills pay $3M settlement for sending fans too many texts"
  • "China remains the top source for cyberattacks -- report"
  • "Apple's new iPhone 5S ad: Complete with song about oh, really?"
  • "Facebook gets thumbs-up from feds to buy virtual-reality firm Oculus"
  • "Siri in the works for Apple TV, iOS 7.1 code reveals"
  • "Roku brings YouTube to all current-generation streamers"
  • "Prime, Kindle users are big spenders on Amazon" ...
InformationWeek (Updated 12:25 PM CDT)
  • "Postal Unit Scraps Big Iron For Virtualization"
  • "IBM Unveils Power8 Chip As Open Hardware"
  • "OnePlus One: Premium Features, Entry-Level Price"
  • "Supreme Court Debates Aereo's Fate"
  • "IT Control Is An Illusion"
  • "Data Governance Required For Healthcare Data Warehouse"
  • "Genomics Startup Learns From 23andme's Troubles"
  • "SDN & The Programming Pushback"
New York Times (Updated 12:25 PM CDT)
  • "IBM Opens Chip Architecture, in Strategy of Sharing and Self-Interest"
  • "Amazon to Stream Original HBO Content"
  • "Amazon.com is learning the hard way that people care more about price than brand loyalty."
  • "At Stake in the Aereo Case Is How We Watch TV"
  • "New York's Case Against Airbnb Is Argued in Albany"
  • "A Million New Wireless Subscriptions Lift AT&T Revenue, but Profit Is Flat"
Reuters (Updated 12:25 PM CDT)
  • "Pakistan raises $1.1 billion from first 3G, 4G auction"
  • "IBM unveils new server model to tackle big data, analytics"
  • "Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus"
  • "China's Huawei to spend $300 million on global marketing in 2014"
  • "Chip designer ARM sees smartphone recovery in second half"
  • "Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth"





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