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Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10 Mail Users Will Be Forced To Use Edge For Email Links" UberGizmo 9:12 PM
  • "Microsoft rolls out OneNote's Insider features to regular Windows 10 users" MSPoweruser 7:38 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface family unveiled in Singapore" networks Asia 7:38 AM
  • "Dell Technologies (DVMT) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Contrast" The Ledger Gazette 7:36 AM
  • "ASUS X470 2nd Gen Ryzen Motherboard Layouts And Specs Break Cover In Leak" HotHardware 4:09 PM
  • "'Wild West' era for technology firms like Facebook and Google is over, minister declares" Telegraph 6:56 PM
  • "Here's What's Really Happening with Windows 10 (Premium)" [Free/Paid registration required] Thurrott 3/17
  • "HP EliteOne 1000 G1 34-inch review: Productivity like a boss" Neowin 3/17
  • "AMD Ryzen 2700X, Ryzen 2600 Review Leaked Ahead Of Launch, Clock Speeds, TDP, Benchmarks Revealed" SegmentNext 3/17
  • "Dell Technologies (DVMT) and The Competition Financial Comparison" The Ledger Gazette 3/17
  • "Dell Technologies (DVMT) & The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis" Registrar Journal 3/17
  • "Qualcomm's war may be over, but the casualties are just starting to be calculated: Comment" TechCrunch 3/17
General Interest
  • "Bionic limbs get a sense of movement" ZDNet 8:54 PM
  • "Facebook has suspended the account of the whistleblower who exposed Cambridge Analytica" TechCrunch 7:21 PM
  • "FedEx Follows Amazon Into the Robotic Future" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:31 PM
  • "YouTube's Kids app suggested conspiracy theory videos: It's still difficult to completely scrub the app of foul material." Engadget 7:13 AM
  • "Oculus Go standalone VR headset rumored to launch at F8 developer conference" The Verge 7:12 AM
  • "No Breach, But Not Secure: Cambridge Misuse Shows Facebook Flaws" Bloomberg 3/17
  • "If You Ever Owned a PS3, Sony Might Owe You $65" Lifehacker 3/17
  • "Adrian Lamo, the hacker who gave up Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning, dies aged 37" Telegraph 3/17
  • "Google enables 'Swipe to unlock' gesture for Android Auto phones" phoneArena 3/17
  • "Google Updates: Pay by Gmail, Allo in Windows, Doctor in the House" The Inquirer 3/16
  • "Inside Google's plan to build a smart neighborhood in Toronto" Engadget 3/16
  • "Google expands its Cloud Platform region in the Netherlands" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "How tech firms are increasing accessibility for disabled users" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Google Assistant rolls out Routines" TechHive 3/16
  • "Alexa's new 'Brief Mode' replaces verbal confirmations with chimes" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Facebook algorithms went mad and threw up some weird -- and sexual -- search suggestions" BetaNews 3/16
  • "Data-saving Facebook Lite is now available in the US" BetaNews 3/16
  • "Facebook's Express WiFi program now has an app on Google Play" Engadget 3/16
  • "The Amazing Ways Instagram Uses Big Data And Artificial Intelligence" Forbes 3/16
  • "One year later, Bixby is still half-baked" Engadget 3/16
  • "How to turn off Bixby on the Samsung Galaxy S9, S8, and Note 8" The Verge 3/16
  • "Best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases: Top picks in every style" PCWorld 3/16
  • "Mickey and Minnie AR Emoji arrive in time for Galaxy S9 launch" Engadget 3/16
  • "Fig's first 4 crowdfunded games have returned 245% on investment" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Vergecast: explaining a Spotify trial, Siri, and a whole bunch of gadgets" The Verge 3/16
  • "Reverie Labs uses new machine learning algorithms to fix drug development bottlenecks" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Arkadium bounces back with interactive Infographics for news publications" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Smarten up your dumb devices with this $20, two-for-one smart plug deal" PCWorld 3/16
  • "Record your travels for cheap with this $30 dash cam" PCWorld 3/16
  • "Tokyoflash has created a radar watch that scans the skies (or your wrist)" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Lively as a way to meet new people while playing trivia games" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Lyft tests 'all-access' subscriptions for riders" Engadget 3/16
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S9 gets Disney AR Emojis at launch" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Raspberry Pi projects: Insanely innovative, incredibly cool creations" PCWorld 3/16
  • "Ubisoft revives 'Might & Magic' as a mobile strategy RPG" Engadget 3/16
  • "Uber, Toyota seek self-driving car tech deal" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Audi Sport's e-tron GT will be based on Porsche's Mission E" Engadget 3/16
  • "Airthings Wave review: Real-time radon detection" TechHive 3/16
Press Releases
  • "IBM Helps Accelerate AI with Fast New Data Platform, Elite Team" PRNewswire 3/16
  • "Afghanistan's Largest Satellite Internet Service Provider Orders 2,000 Isotropic Systems' Self-Installing Consumer Broadband Terminals to Extend Its National Network" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Buy an Xbox One X starting tomorrow, and you'll get 'Sea of Thieves' for free" BGR 3/17
  • "How To Automatically Delete Files Older Than X Days On Windows 10" AddictiveTips 3/17
  • "New Windows 10 'Redstone 5' test build includes a new way to push Edge" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Microsoft tries forcing Mail users to open links in Edge, and people are freaking out" PCWorld 3/16
  • "Microsoft wants to force Windows 10 Mail users to use Edge for email links" The Verge 3/16
  • "Microsoft offers researchers some serious cash for rooting out Spectre-like bugs" PCGamer 3/16
  • "Windows 10 build 17123 is now in the Fast ring - here's what's new" Neowin 3/16
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 17623 for Skip Ahead, here's what's new" Neowin 3/16
  • "Here's what's fixed, improved, and still broken in Windows 10 build 17123" Neowin 3/16
  • "Windows 10 preview build 17123 rolls out to Fast ring Insiders" Windows Central 3/16
  • "These are the fixes, improvements, and known issues in Windows 10 build 17623" Neowin 3/16
  • "Force Windows 7 security updates even if you don't have antivirus software installed" BetaNews 3/16
  • "How to Allow Windows 10 to Create System Restore Points More Frequently" Softpedia 3/16
  • "Microsoft's 'biggest ever' SwiftKey update brings new toolbar and stickers" The Inquirer 3/16
  • "How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android" Computerworld 3/16
  • "Microsoft HoloLens: How mixed reality is finding fans in the hard hat gang" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Microsoft's Edge browser arrives on iPad in beta" The Verge 3/16
  • "Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data" BBC 3/17
  • "Court axes FCC robocall rule for being too broad: It theoretically made some smartphone calls illegal." Engadget 3/17
  • "Power-gulping cryptocurrency miners now charged higher fees in New York" Digital Trends 3/16
  • "FTC Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scammers" PC Magazine 3/16
  • "FTC shuts down crypto Ponzi schemers" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Greece selects Trikala as first 5G city, focusing on new civic services" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "The Trump administration says Russian cyberattacks targeted US and European utility infrastructure" The Verge 3/16
  • "Rum and Bones: Second Tide—A piratical tabletop MOBA/Prepare to walk the cardboard plank." Ars Technica 3/17
  • "Fortnite brings out the ten-year-old fort builder in all of us: Recapturing the childish fun of just building something." Ars Technica 3/17
  • "Google and Levi's created a digital jean jacket. Here's what I think of it" David Pogue 3/16
  • "New Yorker applied machine learning to blocked bike lane problem" Engadget 3/16
  • "VR investor moves into cryptocurrency with asset store Rarebits" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Small businesses love free stuff, so Gusto is giving them free HR Basics" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "NexGenT wants to rethink bootcamps with programs for network engineering certifications" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Dell XPS 13 (2018) Review: Compact Compromises" The Verge 3/16
  • "How cyber criminals launder their gains" BetaNews 3/16
  • "GitHub: New copyright rules could strangle software development" ZDNet 3/16
  • "PinkKite point of sale malware spotted in the wild" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Hackers are using a Flash flaw in fake document in this new spying campaign" ZDNet 3/16
  • "With great tech success, comes even greater responsibly" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "AirAsia, Southeast Asia's low-cost airline, is considering an ICO" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "L'Oreal buys an augmented reality beauty app maker: Modiface will make 'digital experiences' for brands like LancĂ´me and YSL." Engadget 12:22 PM
  • "Cloud security startup Zscaler opens at $27.50, a pop of 72% on Nasdaq, raising $192M in its IPO" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Village Global raises $100M seed scout fund from Zuck, Bezos..." TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Qualcomm struggles to close NXP acquisition despite sweetened offer and end of Broadcom drama" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "BitGuild raises $20 million in under 6 hours to create its decentralized gaming platform" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Detectify raises €5M for its crowdsourced website vulnerability scanner" TechCrunch 3/16
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market ends higher after upbeat data, but suffers weekly slide: S&P 500 snaps 4-day losing streak" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "Dow and S&P 500 Finish Higher as Consumer Sentiment Hits 14-Year High: Stocks rise on Friday, shaking off reports of more White House turmoil." TheStreet 3/16
  • "US stocks inch higher as banks and industrial companies rise" Associated Press 3/16
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise but Post Weekly Losses: Data including rise in factory production reassure investors that economy on sound footing" [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "Asian stocks log mixed finish at the close of a choppy week: Australia's benchmark rebounds after three sessions of declines" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "European stocks waver as traders digest weak inflation data: European stock markets struggled for direction on Friday, as traders absorbed reports of another impending prominent departure from the U.S. administration, fueling worries about uncertainty in the White House, and disappointing inflation data for the eurozone." MarketWatch 3/16

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Blockchain: What Business Leaders Need to Know About This Disruptive Technology"
  • "How Dev and Ops Can Work Together for Continuous Delivery"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Take This App and Call Me in the Morning"
  • "FedEx Follows Amazon Into the Robotic Future"
  • "Uber's New Rival in Australia: An Indian Upstart"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:00 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "The End of the Attention Economy"
Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Apple is designing and testing screens: Bloomberg"
  • "Baidu video streaming unit iQiyi launches $2.4 billion U.S. IPO"
  • "Republican lawmakers concerned by Facebook data leak"
  • "G20 watchdog focuses on rules review, holds fire on cryptocurrencies"
  • "Facebook reviewing whether misused data still in hands of political consultant"
  • "Desilu plans U.S. listing to complete Vonetize acquisition"
  • "Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse"
  • "Bundesbank's Buch adds to calls for cryptocurrency regulation"
  • "China's Didi looks to raise $1.6 billion via asset-backed securities"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "US research team develops kinesthetic sense for robotic prosthetics"
  • "Australia to anoint a 'startup authority' as part of visa pilot"
  • "Korean firm developing food delivery robot"
  • "Aussie Broadband unveils NBN CVC graphs"
  • "The sad old-but-true joke of IoT security"
  • "The Raspberry Pi is the feel-good tech success that we really need"
  • "How Cambridge Analytica used your Facebook data to help elect Trump"

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