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  • "Nadella regime board shuffle continues at Microsoft: Old-timers out, new blood in; average age drops 4 years" Computerworld 1:02 PM
  • "Microsoft's Big Makeover Continues: Two More Board Members to Leave by Year's End" [Paid Membership Required] 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft's Nadella Puts His Stamp on Board of Directors" Bloomberg TV 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Raises Dividend, Changes Two Board Members" Bloomberg 11:50 AM
  • "Microsoft Shakes Up Its Board, Boosts Its Dividend 11%" TechCrunch 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft staff brace for next round of layoffs – expected Thursday" The Register 8:25 AM
  • "How Will Microsoft Monetize Minecraft?" Seeking Alpha 1:02 PM
  • "IBM's Watson May Change the Face of Business Analytics" E-Commerce Times 10:27 AM
  • "County teaming with IBM to unsnarl traffic" Miami Today 10:26 AM
  • "IBM's Offers Workers Training and Pay Cuts" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:26 AM
  • "College uses IBM software to reduce student dropout rates" ComputerWeekly 10:26 AM
  • "How Intel Corporation Views PC Gaming Space?" ValueWalk 10:15 AM
  • "Intel Makes Play For LTE Modem Market With XMM 7260, Now Commercially Available" Tom's Hardware 10:15 AM
  • "Intel Corporation Receives China Mobile's Certification for Intel® XMM™ 7262 LTE-Advanced modem" TechInsider 10:14 AM
  • "Cisco, Intel Proclaim Title II Would Crush Sector 'Innovation'" DSL Reports 10:13 AM
  • "Cisco to buy Metacloud as the great cloud consolidation (condensation?) continues" Gigaom 8:12 AM
  • "Cisco Buys Metacloud As Big Companies Suddenly Hot For Cloud Startups" TechCrunch 8:34 AM
  • "Cisco acquires Metacloud, boosting Intercloud, OpenStack efforts" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "Cisco buys Metacloud for Intercloud, OpenStack boost" V3 9:28 AM
  • "Oracle Corporation Q1 Earnings: What To Expect?" ValueWalk 10:26 AM
  • "Dell announces new Optiplex Micro desktop PCs for businesses" The Indian Express 8:54 AM
  • "Data Scientists Want Big Data Ethics Standards" InformationWeek 8:44 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon Refreshes Its Kindle Line" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:38 PM
  • "The new Kindle Voyage e-reader is shockingly good: A high-resolution screen finally makes ebooks read like real ones" The Verge 9:36 PM
  • "Amazon Unveils Seven New Kindle Tablets and E-Readers" NBC News 9:34 PM
  • "Amazon expands Kindle lineup, boosts price of basic e-reader" Reuters 9:27 PM
  • "The Uber effect: how San Francisco's cab use dropped 65-percent" Engadget 8:58 PM
  • "Peter Thiel on Twitter and pot, Google, Uber and gay CEOs" CNBC 11:35 AM
  • "Verizon Is Determined to Make a La Carte Cable a Reality" The Motley Fool 10:14 AM
  • "Kindle security flaw 'lets hackers access Amazon accounts'" Telegraph 8:18 AM
  • "Would you buy a Wi-Fi router just to use your cell phone indoors? T-Mobile hopes so" The Verge 8:14 AM
  • "What TODO with open source: Google, Facebook and Twitter launch collab project" The Register 8:26 AM
  • "Google Fiber proves it's serious about fast internet with a new leader" Engadget 2:13 PM
  • "Google's rumored Android Silver program is reportedly dead" Ars Technica 12:16 PM
  • "Google Glass frames and shades designed by Diane von Furstenberg are now available in the UK" The Next Web 8:13 AM
  • "Internet speeds across Southeast Asia crash as yet another undersea cable breaks" The Next Web 8:13 AM
  • "Sony to cut 15 percent of mobile unit staff this fiscal year: CEO" Reuters 8:43 AM
  • "Sony's smartphone troubles quadruple its expected loss, now at (gasp!) $2.14B" Gigaom 8:38 AM
  • "Sony Expects Deep Loss for This Fiscal Year: Electronics Maker's Net Loss Forecast Revised to $2.15 Billion for Year Ending March" [Paid Membership Required] 8:17 AM
  • "Sony Thinks It Will Lose $2.14 Billion This Year" Time 8:05 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Metacloud" Marketwired 8:51 AM
  • "Cisco and Telefonica Deliver a Platform for Testing Advanced Converged Networks Leveraging Software Defined Networking and Open, Standards-Based Capabilities" Marketwired 8:51 AM
  • "Cisco Brings Internet of Everything (IoE) Innovation Center to Berlin" Marketwired 8:51 AM
  • "Dell and IDV Solutions Team to Deliver Enterprise-Class Global Risk Visualization with Integrated Communications to Help Organizations Take Action and Mitigate Risk" WebWire 8:53 AM
  • "Brockenhurst College to transform student experience through personalized education using IBM Smarter Education technologies hosted on the Cloud" PRNewswire 8:50 AM
  • "Caris Life Sciences Selects IBM to Accelerate Use of Molecular Profiling in Cancer Treatment Selection" PRNewswire 8:50 AM
  • "Intel Security Achieves 7 Consecutive Years as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection" Business Wire 8:50 AM
  • "Oracle's Primavera Unifier 10.0 Gives Project Leaders New Power to Deliver Projects on Time and on Budget" Marketwired 8:48 AM
  • "Xbox Music gets an update on Windows Phone, but don't get too excited" Neowin 4:40 PM
  • "Microsoft wants to speed up Windows releases, but it's already secretly fast" The Verge 3:38 PM
  • "Microsoft reduces Windows Dev Center fee from annual to one-time, details Benefits program for developers" The Next Web 1:02 PM
  • "Microsoft Believes It is Going to Die: For years, people have cried out that 'Microsoft is Dead!' Obviously, Redmond believes it. What else explains stupid moves like buying Minecraft and supporting the cloud fad? It's about self-confidence—Microsoft has none." PC Magazine 1:02 PM
  • "Microsoft makes Azure Active Directory Basic generally available" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "Defragmenting the Hard Drive on a Windows PC" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:32 AM
  • "Yelp Settles 'Underage User' Lawsuit for $450K" Eater National 4:50 PM
  • "EU regulators preparing guidelines for 'right to be forgotten' complaints" Reuters 4:07 PM
  • "FCC Chief Defends Secret Meetings: Regulator Says Concerns Expressed About Deals Can Help Agency Ask Right Questions" [Paid Membership Required] 7:34 PM
  • "Republicans in Congress don't know what internet freedom means" The Verge 3:05 PM
  • "Net Neutrality: 5 Things To Know/The Internet was never as neutral as you might think. Here's why the FCC is mulling stricter regulations for mobile service providers as well." InformationWeek 8:44 AM
  • "FCC presses experts on mobile 'net neutrality'" Reuters 8:30 AM
  • "3 million comments prove people care about net neutrality" BetaNews 8:17 AM
  • "Feds nail Yelp for violating kids' privacy rights" VentureBeat 8:00 AM
  • "Google's Android One Platform: More Than Just Phones" Seeking Alpha 6:00 PM
  • "PC Gaming: A quick guide for the channel" Channel Pro 10:14 AM
  • "Has Silicon Valley run out of ideas?" ZDNet 8:56 AM
  • "Why Adobe's partnership with SAP is mutually beneficial" Market Realist 8:50 AM
  • "The PS4 And Xbox One Are Already Out Of Date - Round 2" Forbes 8:28 AM
  • "Most Software Is Wasted, Get Used To It" Forbes 8:28 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: IFA shows Android tablet vendors adding value instead of price cuts" DigiTimes 8:21 AM
  • "Wearable tech: Where do we draw the line?" BetaNews 8:17 AM
  • "Internet users say they want privacy but behave like they don't" BetaNews 8:17 AM
  • "​Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has struck a deal with Boeing and Lockheed to build space rockets" Engadget 2:13 PM
  • "Tiger Global leads $60 million investment in India's Quikr" Reuters 11:49 AM
  • "GuitarHero co-founder raises $37M to jump into 'smart home' market" VentureBeat 11:27 AM
  • "Lowe's Backs Home Improvement Site Porch" Re/code 10:24 AM
  • "JW Player Raises $20M To Help Video Publishers Look Beyond YouTube" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "Alibaba options expected to be listed on September 29: exchanges" Reuters 8:44 AM
  • "With $37M and big names, Leeo builds a company for the smart home" Gigaom 8:38 AM
  • "PeerSpace raises $1.5M to build a marketplace for short-term workspaces" VentureBeat 8:56 AM
  • "PeerSpace Raises $1.5 Million To Create An Airbnb For Creative Work And Meeting Spaces" TechCrunch 8:34 AM
  • "ClassPass Lands $12 Million Series A Led By Fritz Lanman, Hank Vigil" TechCrunch 8:34 AM
  • "Retail Software Startup LightSpeed Raises $35 Million From iNovia" TechCrunch 8:21 AM
  • "Auth0 Raises $2.4M To Help Developers Plug Into Identity Platforms Like Facebook" TechCrunch 8:21 AM
  • "Porch launches new features, discloses $33M in total funding, with Lowe's as major investor" GeekWire 8:12 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Adobe, Rackspace losses take tech spotlight: Notable declines run counter to sector's gains" MarketWatch 4:09 PM
  • "Stocks Rally As Fed's Yellen Eliminates Rate Hike Fears" TheStreet 4:09 PM
  • "Dow closes at record high as Fed says rates to stay low" USA Today 4:09 PM
  • "Dow Closes at a Record as Fed Reassures on Rates" [Paid Membership Required] 4:10 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks snap losing streak on liquidity boost" MarketWatch 8:40 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Air France climbs; Inditex slides: Europe's big stock movers" MarketWatch 8:40 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:43 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:43 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:11 PM

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Bloomberg (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Apple Planning to Unveil New IPads in Mid-October"
  • "Apple Delays HealthKit Software After Discovering Early Flaw"
  • "Amazon Unveils New Kindle Tablets for Kids, Readers, Businesses"
  • "Peter Thiel Says Twitter 'Horribly Mismanaged'"
  • "Verizon's Interest in Tower Sale Sparked by $5 Billion AT&T Deal"
  • "Phones 4u Creditors Asked to Form Group for Debt Recovery"
  • "Chinese Hackers Infiltrate U.S. Military Contractors"
  • "Oi to Sell Africatel Stake Amid Investor Disagreement"
  • "Rackspace Stock Falls After Rejecting Acquistion Offers"
  • "Microsoft Raises Dividend, Changes Two Board Members" ...
CNET News (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Bug forces Apple to delay launch of HealthKit fitness apps"
  • "Destiny sales exceed $325M in first five days despite meh reviews"
  • "Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin"
  • "Dremel gives high-tech tools a spin with $999 3D printer"
  • "T-Mobile releases Personal CellSpot to erase deadspots"
  • "Tomorrow Daily 053: Incredible multiscreen interaction from MIT's THAW project, and more"
  • "An easier way to adjust font size on iOS 8"
  • "Uber recruits military veterans to be drivers"
  • "I ain't afraid of no Krispy Kreme 'Ghostbusters' doughnut"
  • "Bug forces Apple to delay launch of HealthKit fitness apps" ...
InformationWeek (Checked 9:25 PM; no changes since 4:05 PM CDT)
  • "3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future"
  • "Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery"
  • "FCC In-Flight Cellphone Ban: Fight's On"
  • "If Social Networks Had Theme Songs"
  • "Have Apple's iPads Peaked?"
  • "Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing"
  • "Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database"
  • "Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real"
  • "iOS 8: What You Need To Know"
  • "How To Build Battle-Tested Websites" ...
New York Times (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Finding Virtue in a Phablet"
  • "Amazon Refreshes Its Kindle Line"
  • "With Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, Phablets Get Serious"
  • "Review and Video: iOS 8 Software Stands Out in New, Bigger iPhones"
  • "F.T.C. Fines Yelp and TinyCo for Violating Children's Privacy Rules"
  • "IBM Offers Workers Training and Pay Cuts"
  • "Sony Widens Expected Loss to $2.14 Billion"
  • "CD-Loving Japan Resists Move to Online Music"
  • "Report Cites Forced Labor in Malaysia's Electronics Industry"
  • "German Court Lifts Ban on Uber Ride Service"
Reuters (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Amazon expands Kindle lineup, boosts price of basic e-reader"
  • "Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate panel finds"
  • "News Corp's Robert Thomson asks European regulators to reconsider Google settlement"
  • "Yelp, TinyCo fined by U.S. for improperly collecting kids' data"
  • "Bug delays Apple's HealthKit availability on iOS 8"
  • "Banks spend more on IT, hoping the cloud is silver-lined"
  • "NYSE to provide operational updates for Alibaba IPO"
  • "New Apple devices include default kill switch"
  • "Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate panel finds"
  • "EU regulators preparing guidelines for 'right to be forgotten' complaints"

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