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"Dell rejects new Icahn proposal: The special committee of the board will continue to support founder Michael Dell's proposal to take the company private" IDG News Service 10:08 AM
"Icahn raises Dell stake, calls for share buyback" MarketWatch 9:32 AM
"Icahn Appeals to Dell to Institute $15.4B Buyback" [Video Report] Bloomberg TV 9:36 AM
"Icahn Proposes Dell Buy Back Shares at $14" [Video Report] Bloomberg TV 9:35 AM
"Icahn doubles down on Dell offer with $14 per share buyback scheme" The Register 11:13 AM
"Opinion: Why Carl Icahn is full of crap in the Dell deal" TG Daily 8:08 PM
"HP Execs Face Challenges in CEO Whitman's Shuffle" [Video Report] Bloomberg TV 9:37 AM
"Can HP's Weisler Fix This Chart? His Big New Job Rides On It" Forbes 9:37 AM
"Microsoft-Nokia Advanced Talks Recently Broke Down" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 PM
"Microsoft talked with Nokia about buying devices unit: report" Reuters 7:19 PM
"Microsoft reverses controversial game licensing policies [Updated] Ars Technica 7:11 PM
"Microsoft reverses position on Xbox One Internet, game sharing" Reuters 5:07 PM
"Microsoft U-turn in Xbox One games row" BBC 6:59 PM
"Microsoft Launches $100K Bug Bounty Program" Wired 2:51 PM
"Microsoft offers hefty bounties to thwart hackers" Reuters 2:05 PM
"What is Microsoft's Next Ten Billion Dollar Idea?" The Motley Fool 9:41 AM
"Windows Phone 'weak', Huawei sneers: Huawei calls the Windows Phone platform weak despite using it as the foundation for some of the smartphones it makes." Computerworld New Zealand 2:02 PM
"Microsoft plans updated Surface RT tablet with Qualcomm chip and 4G speeds" V3 11:17 AM
"Microsoft May Run WinRT on Qualcomm Processor" TheStreet 11:42 AM
"Microsoft, Qualcomm to team up on next round of Surface RTs -- report" CNET News 9:45 AM
"Next Surface RT Will Reportedly Feature Chip From Qualcomm With Support For LTE" Redmond Pie 1:39 PM
"Microsoft partners with Samsung, HP to help stop Windows piracy in China" IDG News Service 10:46 AM
"Microsoft says it freed millions from botnet" Reuters 11:01 AM
"Oracle's Q4 and beyond: Five big issues" ZDNet 11:27 AM
"Oracle: We WON grey market software and Solaris support case" Channel Register 11:13 AM
"Oracle releases latest round of Java security patches" ZDNet 11:28 AM
"Oracle Fixes Critical Java Flaws, Repairs Tool" CRN 10:06 AM
"Intel's budget supercomputer diversifies" EE Times 10:12 AM
"Cisco Plans Israel's Transformation Into First Digital Nation" Bloomberg 11:38 AM
"Intel joins Alliance for Wireless Power's Board of Directors" Engadget 1:09 PM
"AMD executive: The data center is changing and ARM will be the compute" GigaOM 1:09 PM
"Cisco to invest in Israeli venture capital funds" Reuters 11:39 AM
"With faster 5G Wi-Fi coming, Wi-Fi Alliance kicks off certification program: Process ensures 802.11ac devices work well with older Wi-Fi products" Computerworld 10:08 AM
"Certification begins on a faster, more reliable Wi-Fi technology" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:28 AM
"Wi-Fi Alliance announces 802.11ac certification program" PCWorld 10:46 AM
"Hollywood, Silicon Valley quarrel over digital media" EE Times 10:12 AM
"Silicon Valley should fight for open Internet" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
"America needs a Cyber Bill of Rights" ZDNet 11:27 AM
"A Quantum Computing Problem Solved" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:47 AM
"Distinguishing quantum bits key to building large-scale computer: Researchers at the University of New South Wales have proposed a new method of distinguishing between quantum bits that are placed only a few nanometres apart in a silicon chip, taking them a step closer to the construction of a large-scale quantum computer." TG Daily 11:10 AM
"You Can Now Comment On Facebook With A Photo" Redmond Pie 7:59 PM
"Children to be warned about porn in computer lessons" BBC 2:04 PM
"The future of Ubuntu on mobile: Canonical forms carrier group to shape OS" ZDNet 11:27 AM
"MIT Whiz Sets Out to Humanize the Internet of Things" Wired 11:24 AM
"Toshiba delivers bigger 1TB Stor.E Slim with 10GB cloud storage" V3 11:17 AM
"Feedly upgrades site to prep for Google Reader's demise" CNET News 11:46 AM
"Feedly hits 12 million users, launches web version and quits relying on Google's backend" paidContent 11:43 AM
"Feedly Adds New Features Ahead of Looming Google Reader Shutdown" Techland 11:14 AM
"Windows Phone 'weak', Huawei sneers: Huawei consumer chief says just three or four smartphone companies will survive" Network World 10:48 AM
"EA snubs sports lovers but tosses AMD fans a bone with next-gen PC gaming plans" PCWorld 10:47 AM
"Use of 'anonymous' search engine rockets following PRISM scandal: DuckDuckGo, a search site that does not track its users, announced traffic has nearly doubled" The Independent 10:25 AM
"Cumulus Networks unveils 'Cisco killer': The startup's Debian-based Linux distribution for commodity switching hardware takes aim at upending the networking status quo" InfoWorld 10:24 AM
"30,000 orders for a gadget not yet built" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:20 AM
"3D Printing Tiny Batteries For Tiny Robots, Medical Devices" Forbes 10:17 AM
"Geak Ring and Sensoria socks add to range of wearable tech" BBC 9:58 AM
"After Sandy, AT&T Builds Solar Phone Charging Stations Across NYC" ABCNews 9:57 AM
"Samsung Denies Zuckerberg's Facebook Phone Request" InformationWeek 11:49 AM
"Filtered Video? Instagram Reported to Add Video to App at Facebook Event Tomorrow" ABCNews 9:56 AM
"Imagination Technologies' profit dips on licensing slowdown" Reuters 9:49 AM
"Alcatel-Lucent refocuses on IP networking and ultra broadband" IDG News Service 10:45 AM
"New CEO begins Alcatel makeover" Reuters 9:48 AM
"Google Docs hijacked by Trojan.APT.Seinup malware" V3 11:17 AM
"Google Ventures-backed Collaborate debuts" USA Today 11:16 AM
"Google Chromebooks hitting 6,600 stores for $199 and up" TG Daily 11:10 AM
"Google Glass is Orwellian, ridiculous, and 'destroys people,' Noam Chomsky says" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 11:22 AM
"Privacy Officials Worldwide Press Google About Glass" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:47 AM
"Super-sharp displays on Android phones take on Apple" CNET News 9:45 AM
"Sony spin-off plan off the agenda but on the radar at shareholder meeting" Reuters 9:49 AM
"PlayStation 3 update causing console fault, Sony confirms" BBC 9:57 AM
"Sony yanks PlayStation 3 update after it bricks consoles" TechHive 10:46 AM
"Sony Pulls PS3 Update That Bricked Systems" PC Magazine 10:43 AM
"Sony pulls buggy PS3 update after user complaints" CNET News 9:45 AM
"HTC Unveils 5-Inch Butterfly S Phablet" PC Magazine 10:43 AM
"HTC's new 5-inch Butterfly S phone takes wing" CNET News 9:45 AM
"Cumulus Networks Comes Out of Stealth With Linux for Data Center Networks" AllThingsD 9:34 AM
"Internet of Everything Expected to Generate $613 Billion in Profits in 2013: Business Leaders in Global Study Believe Job Market, Wages and Information Security Will Improve With IoE" Marketwired 9:34 AM
"Dell Customer Genworth Lifestyle Protection Wins Celent's Annual 'Model Insurer' Award" Business Wire 11:39 AM
"IBM Big Data Analytics Helps History Colorado Center Better Engage Visitors with an Enhanced Cultural Experience" PRNewswire 9:38 AM
"Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Uses IBM Big Data Analytics to Better Engage the Millennial Visitor" PRNewswire 9:38 AM
"IBM Announces IBM Services Center in the Dutch province of Groningen, Creating up to 350 New Tech Roles for Local Market" PRNewswire 9:38 AM
"Microsoft has 'no plans' to revisit Xbox One's $499 price: Even as the company backtracks on its unpopular game-sharing policy, a company executive tells CNET that it won't budge on the price for the console, some $100 more than the rival PlayStation 4." CNET News 9:20 PM
"Did Microsoft just dodge another bullet, this time with Nokia? Summary: Microsoft supposedly has walked away from 'advanced' talks to buy Windows Phone partner Nokia. Will this look like Redmond's choice to abandon its Yahoo buy-out, in hindsight?" ZDNet 6:55 PM
"Which Microsoft apps are supported (and not) on Windows Azure?" ZDNet 6:54 PM
"Vevo tunes up app for Windows 8" CNET News 11:46 AM
"In-vehicle infotainment gets boost from new Microsoft exFAT file system deals" PRNewswire 11:43 AM
"Private Microsoft cloud computing service for government goes live" V3 11:18 AM
"Vyclone, Vevo Apps Launch on Windows 8 Ahead of Build" PC Magazine 10:43 AM
"Microsoft Dynamics ERP software moves to the Azure cloud" IDG News Service 10:25 AM
"Exchange 2013 and SharePoint 2013: Great alone, even better together/You may be missing out on great Microsoft communications and collaboration capabilities" InfoWorld 10:24 AM
"Lawyer brilliantly bites township trying to shut his client's site: Sometimes, cease-and-desist letters are mere morsels of intimidation, their legal grounds swamps. One lawyer decided that the accuser, West Orange, N.J., itself needed to shut up and go away. His letter smacks of literary genius." CNET News 9:20 PM
"Intellectual Ventures files second patent lawsuit against Google's Motorola Mobility" Foss Patents 2:02 PM
"Defense lawyer says gov't hid NSA role in California terrorism case: 'We're going to evaluate our options as to what to do now,' attorney says." Ars Technica 12:21 PM
"EU Parliament in push to limit U.S. data access" Reuters 11:43 AM
"Nintendo faces questions over 'conflict mineral' policy" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:22 AM
"Google Glass privacy concerns raised in Canada, Mexico and Australia" V3 11:17 AM
"Six nations ask Google for answers on Glass privacy: Canada, Oz, NZ, Mexico, Switzerland and Israel send 'Dear Larry' letter" The Register 11:13 AM
"Telecom Italia eyes network deal with regulator by early 2014" Reuters 9:49 AM
"Bluelock Makes Cloud Disaster Recovery Affordable" InformationWeek 11:50 AM
"How efficient can storage be?" ZDNet 11:28 AM
"Windows 8 hybrids: How to build the perfect laptop and tablet combo" ZDNet 11:27 AM
"How to maximize your work productivity on the road" PCWorld 10:47 AM
"Qualcomm's mobile Snapdragon 800 SoC is blazingly fast" TG Daily 11:10 AM
"Benchmarking Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800" PC Magazine 10:43 AM
"Pre-caffeine tech: Facebook's got ideas, Google's challenging things" NBC News 10:40 AM
"12 clever cloud tools for devs and ops: Look to these automation, orchestration, and configuration management tools to keep your server farms running smoothly" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:23 AM
"Why Facebook Home Should Make Apple and Google Very Nervous" Wired 11:24 AM
"5 products Facebook should announce instead of Instagram video" TechHive 10:47 AM
"The return of the BlackBerry believers: It's over for the struggling phone maker, right? Not so, says a vocal contingent of analysts and investors. They think the company's worst days are behind it." Fortune 10:19 AM
"Sony: unlocking value/Latest idea to spin off electronics units goes too far" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:16 AM
"Old Possum's Book of Practical Big Data" CRM Buyer 10:12 AM
"Consumer Reports reveals rankings for mobile devices" CBS News 10:04 AM
"Google's Project Loon stakes out no-NSA zone (we think): Bummed out by all the NSA talk? Then lighten up with Project Loon, Google's balloon-based plan for worldwide Net access" InfoWorld 10:24 AM
"Making peril permanent: Google's Gmail app redesign/The archive default options bring its own set of risks" Computerworld 10:07 AM
"The Future of Android Looks More Like Apple Inc." Minyanville 9:40 AM
"5 ways to protect your career from the robots" MarketWatch 9:32 AM
"How Smart Is Pandora, Really?" TheStreet 9:24 AM
"How Nvidia Is About to Change the Entire Gaming Industry" TheStreet 9:24 AM
"BlackBerry shares fall as analyst downgrades stock ahead of earnings" Reuters 11:48 AM
"The truth about Google's stock split" Fortune 10:19 AM
"Nvidia expands business, offers graphics licensing" ZDNet 11:28 AM
"Nvidia to License Graphics Technology to Other Chipmakers" Bloomberg 9:59 AM
"Alcatel to Sell Assets in Bid to End 'Perpetual' Restructurings" Bloomberg 9:59 AM
"Oracle Still Looks Like a Smart Buy" TheStreet 9:41 AM
"Softbank closer to acquiring Sprint after Dish abandons bid for now" Reuters 9:48 AM
"Dish abandons Sprint sprint, now in mad dash for Clearwire" The Register 11:14 AM
"Dish declines to submit revised bid for Sprint" USA Today 11:15 AM
"Dish Network Drops Pursuit of Sprint, Clearing Way for SoftBank" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:28 AM
"Sprint Takes Game 7 Lead in Dish Battle" TheStreet 9:24 AM
"Adobe rises, but Apple, Microsoft slip: B. of A. upgrades Adobe to buy; AMD, Nvidia lift chip stocks" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
"U.S. stocks down a bit; Wall Street waits for Fed" MarketWatch 11:32 AM
"U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Investors Await Fed Comments" Bloomberg 10:00 AM
"Stocks Waver; All Eyes on the Fed" FOXBusiness 10:19 AM
"Stocks Trade Sideways, All Eyes on Fed; Adobe Surges" TheStreet 11:33 AM
"Investors hold their breath for the Fed" CNNMoney 9:23 AM
"Stocks Idle Ahead of Fed" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:19 AM
"Stocks: Investors hold their breath for Bernanke" CNNMoney 9:22 AM
"Asia Markets: China stocks fall, Japan jumps, ahead of Fed meet/Shanghai Composite ends at lowest level in more than six months" MarketWatch 9:27 AM
"Europe Markets: European stocks drop with Fed update in sight" MarketWatch 11:33 AM
"Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:18 PM
"Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:23 PM
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"Review: Google Reader's End Hatches Better Service"
"LA To Give Every Student An IPad; $30M Order"
"Leading 3-D Printer Firms To Merge In $403M Deal"
"Dotcom 'In Tears' After Megaupload Files Deleted"
"Microsoft Changes Xbox One Policies After Outcry"
"Red Hat's 1Q Net Up On Higher Subscription Revenue"
"DreamWorks Says TV Revenue To Hit $200M By 2015"
"Icahn Changes Tack, Seeks $16B Dell Stock Buyback"
"Award-Winning Journalist Michael Hastings Dies"
"Social Network Gaffes Plague Japanese Politicians"
(Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
"Lawyer brilliantly bites township trying to shut his client's site"
"LG to mass-produce flexible displays for smartphones"
"Microsoft has 'no plans' to revisit Xbox One's $499 price"
"Microsoft's Xbox DRM reversal not the first: 12 tech mulligans"
"The dirty dozen: 12 tech mulligans (photos)"
"Samsung Galaxy Amp review:"
"2013 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged"
"The impressive, $100 LG Optimus F7 (pictures)"
"Samsung Galaxy Amp, a Jelly Bean-flavored budget phone (pictures)"
"TiltShift Video brings life to your miniaturized world" ...
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(Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
"Apple and Netflix Dominate Online Video"
"Privacy Officials Worldwide Press Google About Glass"
"General Electric Adds to Its 'Industrial Internet'"
"Google Seeks Permission to Publish Data on Security Requests"
"Privacy Officials Worldwide Press Google About Glass"
"A Quantum Computing Problem Solved"
"F.C.C. Nominee Favors Competition Over Regulation"
(Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
"Sony to consider Third Point's proposal: Sony CEO Hirai"
"Rocket's Lazada gets $100 million in bid to be Southeast Asia's Amazon"
"John McAfee resurfaces as ranting video star, mocks McAfee software"
"Yahoo rejects fears hackers will exploit old user IDs"
"Analysis: Sprint should raise Clearwire bid to avoid Dish tension"
"Microsoft reverses position on Xbox One Internet, game sharing"
"Microsoft talked with Nokia about buying devices unit: report"
"Microsoft talked with Nokia about buying devices unit-report"
"Micron profit beats estimates as chip prices climb"
"Finisar profit beats Street estimates, shares jump"
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"Microsoft Dangles $100,000 Bug Bounty"
"NASA Wants You To Stop Asteroids"
"Microsoft Dynamics Apps Hit Azure Cloud"
"In Higher Education, Fewer Women Graduate To CIO"
"Why Schools Could Save Windows RT"
"NSA Tests IT Access Control Restrictions"
"Security ROI: 5 Practices Judged | Tablet Business Use Cases Multiply"
"What Prism Knows: 8 Metadata Facts"
"Network Rail Wins IT Project Award"
"Best Buy Windows Stores: 4 Benefits"