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Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10 Anniversary Update rolls out to hungry Fast Ring Insiders: 14393.5 purports to include better Edge performance, which wouldn't be difficult" The Inquirer 9:27 AM
  • "Microsoft Delivers a Second Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607" Thurrott 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft updates Office 365 and Outlook with new features to help people focus" GeekWire 9:28 AM
  • "Microsoft just made it way easier to write a research paper with Word" The Verge 9:34 AM
  • "Big Changes Coming to Microsoft Authenticator Apps" Thurrott 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft cuts Xbox One price to $249 ahead of Xbox One S launch" ExtremeTech 12:25 PM
  • "Microsoft sets release date for 1TB and 500GB Xbox One S bundles" Seeking Alpha 12:33 PM
  • "AMD unveils Radeon Pro SSG graphics card with up to 1TB of M.2 flash memory" Ars Technica 9:02 AM
  • "AMD puts massive SSDs on GPUs and calls it SSG" SemiAccurate 9:35 AM
  • "AMD packs 1TB SSD into a GPU for better VR and gaming: AMD's Radeon Pro SSG is an experiment that may lead to SSDs becoming a common feature in GPUs" IDG News Service 9:18 AM
  • "Kaspersky, Intel and Law Enforcement Launch No More Ransom Effort" eWeek 9:25 AM
  • "IBM kicks off SmartCamp Brazil" ZDNet 12:36 PM
  • "BRIEF-IBM sets regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.40/shr" Reuters 12:36 PM
  • "Cisco: Ransomware Is Only Going To Get Worse" TechWeekEurope 9:55 AM
  • "Moore's law scaling dead by 2021, to be replaced by 3D integration" ExtremeTech 9:25 AM
  • "Lithium-oxygen battery breakthrough claims improved efficiency and longevity" The Inquirer 9:27 AM
  • "After Yahoo, Marissa Mayer May Have to Wait for Another CEO Chance: The executive is young and experienced, but her managerial missteps are likely to hurt her prospects in the short term" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:33 AM
General Interest
  • "BlackBerry Unveils New $299 Android Phone in Push for Profit" Bloomberg 12:34 PM
  • "Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Writes a Moving Letter to Her Employees" TG Daily 12:24 PM
  • "Adobe Lightroom comes to Apple TV, of all things" TechCrunch 12:24 PM
  • "Amazon Prime launches in India, initially without Prime Video service" TechCrunch 9:35 AM
  • "Verizon Q2 misses on declining sales of $30.5B, beats with EPS of $0.94" TechCrunch 9:35 AM
  • "Facebook's Answer to Silicon Valley Housing Crunch: Build Apartments/Social media giant pledges at least 1,500 units for general public, hoping to gain support for its expansion" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:33 AM
  • "Huawei to launch 6.6-inch Honor Note 8 smartphone next week" Neowin 9:29 AM
  • "Android Feature Helps Pinpoint Mobile User Locations in Emergencies" eWeek 9:25 AM
  • "Google Maps updates map design, highlights areas of interest and adds business photo carousel" Search Engine Land 9:54 AM
  • "Google's Omnitone adds 3D audio to web-based VR: It can make VR experiences on the web more immersive, so long as you're wearing headphones." Engadget 9:19 AM
  • "Google updates Nexus phones with spam call protection: You can now block and report spam or robo-callers." Engadget 9:20 AM
  • "Nintendo's mysterious NX is reportedly a portable console that connects to your TV" The Verge 9:34 AM
  • "Nintendo's NX is a portable console with its own display" BGR 9:18 AM
  • "Nintendo NX said to be a portable console with removable controllers and a TV dock" TechCrunch 9:34 AM
  • "Verizon's Q2 earnings a mixed bag: Worker strike causes investor pain, $205 million in IoT revenue" ZDNet 9:02 AM
  • "Facebook 'anti-spam systems' blocked Democrat emails dump" BBC 9:18 AM
  • "Postal deliveries: A drone's' eye view" BBC 9:02 AM
Press Releases
  • "Showpad Continues Expansion Across CRM Platforms with Microsoft Dynamics Integration: Content activation leader provides most effective platform to empower sales reps and managers with targeted prospect insights" PRNewswire 9:54 AM
  • "Internet of Things (IOT) Security Market 2016-2021" PRNewswire 9:54 AM
  • "HP Enterprise offers privileged account management service with CyberArk to derail cyber attacks" CTR 12:34 PM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft's new rule may make you lose your Xbox gamertag" Financial Express 9:55 AM
  • "Microsoft opens pre-orders for first 500GB and 1TB Xbox One S bundles, available August 23" Neowin 9:29 AM
  • "Xbox One S 'Halo' and 'Madden 17" bundles arrive August 23rd" Engadget 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft releases a story-rich Halo Wars 2 video documentary" Neowin 9:29 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "China cracks down on major news websites for original reporting: Internet regulator orders portals to 'clean up' news pages, as media crackdown continues" The Verge 9:34 AM
  • "Amazon partners with UK government to test delivery drones" The Inquirer 9:28 AM
  • "AT&T's chief is heading up a robocall 'strike force': FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler asked the carrier's CEO to take the helm" Engadget 9:20 AM
  • "EU watchdogs permit Privacy Shield to run for one year" BBC 11:11 AM
  • "EU privacy watchdogs keep open mind on new U.S. data pact" Reuters 9:02 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Ray Kurzweil Is Talking Bullshit Again" Gizmodo 12:24 PM
  • "$1 Billion for Dollar Shave Club: Why Every Company Should Worry" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:23 PM
  • "Is anyone at Yahoo! paying attention? Probably not." I, Cringely 9:27 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "LinkedIn acquires social-selling vendor PointDrive" ZDNet 12:33 PM
  • "Acalvio emerges from stealth with $17M to bring its deception-based cybersecurity system to market" TechCrunch 9:35 AM
  • "Data visualization service Reflect raises $2.5M seed round led by DFJ" TechCrunch 9:34 AM
  • "Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $55M" TechCrunch 9:35 AM
  • "Flipkart's Myntra to buy online shopping rival Jabong" BBC 9:02 AM
  • "Verizon Puts Focus on Yahoo Deal After Subscriber Slowdown" Bloomberg 8:23 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks Trade Mixed in Earnings-Driven Choppiness: Stocks fluctuate Tuesday as investors digest a wide swath of earnings reports." TheStreet 12:35 PM
  • "Weak Earnings Weigh on Wall Street; Fed Awaited" FOXBusiness 12:37 PM
  • "Market Snapshot: Dow Industrials Under Pressure As Shares Of McDonald's Fall" Nasdaq 12:37 PM
  • "Asian markets mixed after U.S. stocks take dip" USA Today 12:38 PM
  • "Stocks Decline as Key Earnings Reports Disappoint: Investors cautious as they wait for clues on whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the coming months" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:38 PM
  • "Nikkei falls after disappointing report on stimulus plan" MarketWatch 9:23 AM
  • "European stocks slip as investors weigh corporate updates, central bank moves" MarketWatch 9:24 AM



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InformationWeek (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps"
  • "BlackBerry DTEK50 Android Smartphone Images Leaked"
  • "Apple Taps Bob Mansfield To Lead Project Titan"
  • "Teradata Acquires London-Based Big Data Partnership"
  • "DNC Hack Serves As Cautionary Tale For IT Pros"
  • "Enterprises Are Poorly Equipped To Handle External Cyberattacks"
  • "8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done"
New York Times (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "$1 Billion for Dollar Shave Club: Why Every Company Should Worry"
  • "What Goes Up Must Come Down: The End of Yahoo as We Know It"
  • "Easy Editing for Mac Photos"
  • "How a Homeless Teenager's Viral Story Caused a Battle Over GoFundMe Money"
  • "The Future of the Past: Modernizing the New York Times Archive"
  • "Amazon Expands Drone Testing in Britain"
  • "Virtual Reality Waits for the Music Industry to Catch Up"
  • "For Yahoo, Question Is What to Do With $40 Billion in Leftovers"
  • "How the Yahoo Deal Affects Its Services"
  • "F.B.I. Examining if Hackers Gained Access to Clinton Aides' Emails" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "T-Mobile Adds 16 More Streaming Services to Binge On"
  • "Pre-Order BlackBerry's New Android Phone"
  • "Introducing Fastest Mobile Networks Canada 2016"
  • "Microsoft's Researcher for Word Will Help You Write That Term Paper"
  • "Pre-Order New Xbox One S Bundles Now"
  • "First Round-the-World Solar Flight a Success"
  • "New Battery Tech Tips Lighter Electric Vehicles"
  • "Google Phone App Adds Spam Call Warnings"
  • "Cleaner, Updated Google Maps Wants to Help You Find Something to Do"
  • "Report: Audi Plans 3 Electric Cars by 2020" ...
Reuters (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Verizon posts subscriber gain shortfall, says Yahoo to fuel media push"
  • "The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise"
  • "BlackBerry unveils second, cheaper, Android device"
  • "Amazon gets permission from UK to explore drone deliveries"
  • "Porsche to create more than 1,400 jobs for electric car"
  • "Mobileye shares sink on news Tesla contract won't be extended"
  • "EU privacy watchdogs keep open mind on new U.S. data pact"
  • "Daimler's mytaxi to merge with Hailo to take on Uber"
  • "India's Flipkart buys Rocket Internet-backed online fashion store for $70 million"
  • "Huawei's global smartphone shipments jump 25 percent in first half"
ZDNet (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "DataStax 5.0: Embracing most everything but SQL"
  • "GE Digital announces industrial developer toolkit, Predix Kits"
  • "LinkedIn acquires social-selling vendor PointDrive"
  • "IBM kicks off SmartCamp Brazil"
  • "BlackBerry unveils the DTEK50, claims it's 'world's most secure Android smartphone'"
  • "Onda V96 Remix tablet review: Excellent performance and sleek looks from a compact device"
  • "Selling off the family silicon: Why the UK is upset about the ARM takeover"
  • "Using SMS for two-factor authentication? It might be time to think again"





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