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Computer Industry
  • "Yes, Microsoft is still working on a 'Halo' TV series: And Steven Spielberg remains at the helm." Engadget 6:04 AM
  • "Microsoft is Depreciating and Removing Legacy Features in the Fall Creators Update" Thurrott 11:24 AM
  • "Windows 10 and a bump in the road to Windows as a Service" ZDNet 9:02 PM
  • "Intel Accuses Qualcomm Of Trying To Kill The Competition" UberGizmo 6:13 AM
  • "Intel reportedly eliminates wearables division: Vendor says it will continue to invest in its IoT business" ITP Technology 6:13 AM
  • "HP Elite X3 coming to Verizon, reveals Bluetooth certification" WinCentral 6:11 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows" Chaffey Breeeze 6:11 AM
  • "Lenovo joins the fray with its own virtual assistant named CAVA" Neowin 8:18 AM
  • "Microsoft releases AI risk detection and security tool for Windows and Linux developers" Neowin 7/22
  • "Microsoft's chatbot Zo says that 'Linux > Windows'" Neowin 7/22
  • "Intel Coffee Lake 6-Core, 12-Thread Processor Vital Signs Detailed In CPU-Z" HotHardware 7/22
  • "Dell's UltraSharp U3818DW Now Shipping With 38 Inches Of Curved Infinity Edge Love" HotHardware 7/22
General Interest
  • "Telegram 4.2 released with vanishing messages and CDN caching for extra speed" Neowin 9:47 PM
  • "Mercedes-Benz is preparing to launch a new wireless charging system for cars in 2018" Neowin 8:37 PM
  • "Mozilla Quantum Flow Engineers Mod Firefox Browser To Open 1700 Tabs In Mere Seconds" HotHardware 4:44 PM
  • "Nissan preps its semi-autonomous driving assist for the US: ProPilot Assist could take the stress out of highway drives." Engadget 6:51 AM
  • "Wells Fargo accidentally leaks 50,000 clients' records: The bank accidentally sent thousands of sensitive documents to a former employee." Engadget 6:04 AM
  • "SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Go Live And Immediately Sell Out In Typical Nintendo Fashion" HotHardware 7/22
  • "New Nokia 8 leak reveals the handset design, dual cameras, and possible price" Neowin 7/22
  • "Google begins deployment of Play Protect to Android devices" Neowin 7/22
  • "Google Duo adds video chats to your regular call history" Engadget 7/21
  • "Google launches YouTube TV subscription service in 10 new cities" VentureBeat 7/21
  • "Five to Try: Google's VR Expeditions goes solo, and the Nintendo Switch Online app arrives" Greenbot 7/21
  • "Google's Motion Stills GIF-making app arrives on Android" ZDNet 7/21
  • "Verizon admits to throttling Netflix in apparent violation of net neutrality" The Verge 7/21
  • "Sprint mocks Verizon with Twice the Price pop-up shop stunt" The Verge 7/21
  • "Hulu's redesigned app and live TV service are now available on Amazon Fire TV" The Verge 7/21
  • "Hulu's Live TV service arrives on Amazon Fire TV" TechCrunch 7/21
  • "Amazon's discount policy is being investigated by the FTC" Engadget 7/21
  • "Bezos move spurs $20B of growth in logistics robotics" ZDNet 7/21
  • "Sony's high-speed 'eye' gives robots 1,000 fps vision" Engadget 7/21
  • "Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it's not the right choice for every TV fan" TechHive 7/21
  • "Starting August 5th, all MLS games will have video review" Engadget 7/21
  • "GM now lets developers test their in-car apps running in actual cars" TechCrunch 7/21
  • "Panasonic Toughbook CF-54, First Take: A semi-rugged laptop for field-service pros" ZDNet 7/21
  • "LG begins robot trials in Korean airport" ZDNet 7/21
  • "Vodafone beats expectations with 'robust' performance" Reuters 7/21
  • "MasterCard says $18 billion British class action lawsuit blocked" Reuters 7/21
  • "Thanks to Venmo, We Now All Know How Cheap Our Friends Are" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7/21
Press Releases
  • "IBM and University of Alberta Publish New Data on Machine Learning Algorithms to Help Predict Schizophrenia" PRNewswire 7/21
  • "Global Artificial Intelligence Chips Market to Grow at a CAGR of 54.2% by 2021 - Key Players are AMD, Google, Intel & NVIDIA" PRNewswire 7/21
Microsoft
  • "The first official Minecraft novel is here, whether you want it or not" Neowin 6:08 AM
  • "'Minecraft' novel by 'World War Z' author is now available: It features a cuboid hero... and zombies." Engadget 7/22
  • "GLAS is Microsoft's gorgeous Cortana-powered smart thermostat" BetaNews 7/21
  • "Disabling telemetry in Windows 10 turns off all Xbox achievements -here's how to turn it back on" OnMSFT 7/21
  • "Microsoft just passed a huge milestone" SlashGear 7/21
  • "Microsoft's cloud service that uses AI to track down bugs in software will be generally available" MSPoweruser 7/21
  • "Microsoft debuts Security Risk Detection, a cloud based tool to find bugs in software" OnMSFT 7/21
  • "Hey Windows phone fans — Microsoft doesn't need you for 'Surface phone' to succeed" Windows Central 7/21
  • "How LinkedIn May (or May Not) Pay Off for Microsoft" Fortune 7/21
  • "Specs of Lenovo's upcoming Yoga 920 convertible laptop leaked, closes gap with Surface" MSPoweruser 7/21
  • "Surface Laptop vs. Surface Book: The prices and features of two premium laptops, compared" PCWorld 7/21
Government/Law/Politics
  • "UK Government Says Almost All Drones Will Now Need to Be Registered" Gizmodo 2:44 PM
  • "NSA clears Blackberry to keep U.S. government communication secret" ZDNet 7/22
  • "Drone registration coming to the UK" TechCrunch 7/22
  • "First Amendment suit halts anti-'Pokémon Go' law" Engadget 7/21
  • "Hong Kong is showing promise as a destination for tech IPOs" TechCrunch 7/21
  • "Exclusive: Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 bln in state-owned China Unicom - sources" Reuters 7/21
  • "Reliance rattles Indian telcos again by unveiling 'free' 4G phone" Reuters 7/21
  • "China aims to become world leader in AI, challenges U.S. dominance" Reuters 7/21
  • "WikiLeaks: CIA analyzed Russian and Chinese malware to inspire its own hacking and surveillance tools" BetaNews 7/21
  • "FTC probing allegations of Amazon's deceptive discounting" Reuters 7/21
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review: A convertible that doesn't make compromises" Neowin 6:38 PM
  • "Level up: How video games evolved to solve significant scientific problems/Science, your chance to use all that time spent gaming for the greater good." Ars Technica 10:49 AM
  • "Chuwi 12.3 Review: Budget Laptop With Same Screen As Microsoft Surface Impresses" Forbes 6:11 AM
  • "ASUS ROG Zephyrus review: Gaming laptops will never be the same again" Engadget 7/22
  • "VCs love insurance, even if you don't" TechCrunch 7/22
  • "HTC U11 Review - Just Don't Squeeze It Too Hard: We're squeezing HTC's latest flagship with Android 7.1.1" Softpedia 7/22
  • "Are Autonomous Vehicle Tests a Public Hazard? Unlike other technologies, testing of self-driving cars on public roads could cause safety concerns and have an immediate negative impact on society." PC Magazine 7/21
  • "I tried replacing my mouse with a Wacom tablet, and it almost stuck" The Next Web 7/21
  • "Qualcomm Begins To Look Like IBM" Forbes 7/21
  • "Those weird radio waves that were puzzling astronomers have a new explanation" The Verge 7/21
  • "JavaScript for squares: The incredible rise of TypeScript" InfoWorld 7/21
  • "How ransomware is going manual to target victims [Q&A] BetaNews 7/21
  • "57 percent of internet users are worried about malvertising" BetaNews 7/21
  • "I Hacked My Body For A Future That Never Came" The Verge 7/21
  • "The Orii smart ring lets you control your smartphone using only your voice" TechCrunch 7/21
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Y Combinator is reportedly raising a $1 billion fund" TechCrunch 7/21
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq post weekly gains as stock market finishes session lower: GE's tepid outlook casts pall on earnings season" MarketWatch 7/21
  • "Wall Street Retreats From Records as GE Presents Downbeat Outlook" TheStreet 7/21
  • "Wall Street dips as GE, energy shares weigh" Reuters 7/21
  • "Stocks Fall as Investors Parse Latest Batch of Earnings Reports: Major U.S. indexes still end the week near record highs" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7/21
  • "Asian markets cool off following recent surge: Equities across the Asia-Pacific region were lower on Friday, but Australian stocks pared some of their early losses following a sharp fall in the Australian dollar." MarketWatch 7/21
  • "European stocks struggle to break grip of stronger euro: European stocks fell Friday, weighed by strength in the euro, as the flow of corporate earnings results failed to provide a lift." MarketWatch 7/21



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:40 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Setting the Table for DevOps Team Structure"
  • "HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?"
New York Times (Checked 9:40 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: Meal Kits, Lyft and 'Despacito'"
  • "Is This the Woman Who Will Save Uber?"
  • "One Family, Many Revolutions: From Black Panthers, to Silicon Valley, to Trump"
  • "In China, Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:40 PM CDT)
  • "10 Creepy Sounds Recorded in Space by NASA"
Reuters (Checked 9:40 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
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ZDNet (Updated 9:40 PM CDT)
  • "Stone & Chalk partners SproutX for new ANZ, NAB-backed agri-fintech hub"
  • "TechnologyOne ready to hit Brisbane City Council with AU$50m damages claim"
  • "China aims to become global AI leader by 2030"
  • "Windows 10 and a bump in the road to Windows as a Service"
  • "SAP's Millennial CIO: Guiding principles for user-centric IT"
  • "Broadband at Sea: Norway backing it to fight oil spills"
  • "Alcatel Idol 5S first look: Best Amazon Prime exclusive, only $200 buys you a lot of phone"
  • "NSA clears Blackberry to keep U.S. government communication secret"





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