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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's strategy for the PC hardware business may finally be working" The Economic Times 8:43 AM
  • "Microsoft to PC Partners: We Still Love You" Re/code 9:18 PM
  • "Windows 10 Beats Windows 7 in Two-Month Adoption Race" Softpedia 8:42 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows 10 giveaway fails to spark a spike in PC sales" Computing 8:38 AM
  • "The man behind the Microsoft Surface admits he made one big mistake when revealing it" Business Insider 8:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Devices: PC Potential, Mobile Struggle" InformationWeek 7:11 AM
  • "Finnair selects IBM for cloud transformation" ComputerWeekly 8:16 AM
  • "How IBM Watson Taps Into Today's World of Cognitive Computing" eWeek 6:33 PM
  • "IBM Power-based Linux servers to be sold over the Web" Tech Central 7:54 AM
  • "HP split causing 'no drama' for partners" CRN UK 8:10 AM
  • "HP, SanDisk partner to bring storage-class memory to cloud" InfoWorld 8:11 AM
  • "HP, SanDisk partner on memristor, ReRAM technology" bit-tech 8:10 AM
  • "HP and SanDisk partner to develop Storage Class Memory" Hexus 8:10 AM
  • "Dell Files Confidentially for IPO of Cybersecurity Unit SecureWorks: SecureWorks could begin trading by year-end and may be worth as much as $2 billion" [Paid Membership Required] 3:10 PM
  • "Dell Files IPO for Cybersecurity Unit" TechCrunch 3:10 PM
  • "Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal: sources" Reuters 8:58 PM
  • "Dell offering EMC $27.25/share and special VMware stock: Re/code" Reuters 4:27 PM
  • "Succession for EMC Chief Joe Tucci in Focus Amid Dell Talks: The 68-year-old has flirted with giving up the CEO spot for several years, but stayed at the helm" [Paid Membership Required] 8:03 PM
  • "PC giant Dell seeks to raise $40 billion to buy EMC" Irish Times 8:00 AM
  • "Dell Is in Talks With EMC Over Possible Merger" [Paid Membership Required] 7:59 AM
  • "EMC-Dell talks highlight Elliott's clout across tech sector" The Star: Malaysia 7:58 AM
  • "Dell looks to EMC deal to boost corporate presence" Reuters 7:19 AM
  • "EMC-Dell talks highlight Elliott's clout across tech sector" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "Dell's rumoured EMC interest affects 6,000 Irish jobs" SiliconRepublic 8:05 AM
  • "Morning Agenda: EMC Takeover Depends on Dell Debt Deal" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:04 AM
  • "Dell's big merger ambitions headed for debt-market reality check" Times of Oman 8:04 AM
  • "Dell hooking up with EMC and going public again? Come off it" The Register 8:03 AM
  • "Lenovo, HP and Dell tighten grip as PC market shrinks" CRN UK 8:02 AM
  • "Intel to secure EU okay for $16.7 billion Altera deal: sources" Reuters 10:45 AM
  • "Intel to set up 100 Internet of Things (IoT) centres in India" Financial Express 7:52 AM
  • "Intel Broadwell and Skylake release dates, price and specs: next-gen laptop CPU for overclocked business apps revealed at IFA 2015" IT PRO 7:51 AM
  • "Intel IFA 2015 Press Conference: Core M, RealSense, Gaming and Project Tango" TrustedReviews 7:49 AM
  • "Oracle, SAP, IBM: They're rubbish and charge you billions for Excel, says man" The Register 7:42 AM
  • "Cisco VPN vulnerability could let enterprise passwords out the door" The Inquirer 7:39 AM
  • "Attackers compromise Cisco Web VPNs to steal login credentials, backdoor target networks" Help Net Security 7:38 AM
  • "Backdoor in Cisco's WebVPN Service Allows Hackers to Steal Corporate Passwords" Softpedia 7:37 AM
  • "PC Shipments Continue to Fall, But Hope Remains" eWeek 6:24 PM
General Interest
  • "Amazon wants to know why many of its employees are desperately miserable" BGR 9:08 PM
  • "Amazon Wants to Know How Its Employees Feel Every Day" Bloomberg 9:08 PM
  • "Firefox dropping NPAPI plugins by the end of 2016—except for Flash" Ars Technica 6:46 PM
  • "Twitter Shares Slip on Report of Impending Job Cuts" Bloomberg 9:24 PM
  • "Twitter Expected to Begin Layoffs and Stop Headquarters Expansion" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:00 PM
  • "Twitter planning layoffs: report" AFP 8:13 PM
  • "Twitter Plans Company Wide Layoffs Next Week" Re/code 4:28 PM
  • "Computer science now top major for women at Stanford University" Reuters 3:40 PM
  • "Meet the virtual woman who may take your job: Cognitive systems are becoming a part of the workforce" Computerworld 3:09 PM
  • "Dow Jones discloses data breach" Reuters 2:57 PM
  • "The Wall Street Journal's customer database was hacked" Engadget 2:58 PM
  • "Don't expect more Game Boy, SNES downloads on modern Nintendo systems: Publisher says Nintendo has 'moved on' from certain console rereleases." Ars Technica 5:54 PM
  • "Here's what 'X' and 'P' in Google's new Nexus phone names mean!" Mobile Choice 7:32 AM
  • "Google courts operators ahead of next Loon stage" Mobile World 7:31 AM
  • "Google Doodle marks Prague astronomical clock turning 605: All you need to know about timepiece" Mirror Online UK 7:30 AM
  • "Prague astronomical clock celebrates 605th year with Google Doodle" SiliconRepublic 7:30 AM
  • "Google is now getting more searches from mobile phones than computers" The Star: Malaysia 7:29 AM
  • "Android TV: Is Google's other living-room platform at a dead end?" Greenbot 7:29 AM
  • "Gmail Blocking Tools Narrow Email Marketing Channel" E-Commerce Times 7:33 AM
  • "AWS re:Invent: Five takeaways on Amazon's new cloud services" ZDNet 12:45 PM
  • "Facebook Now Lets You Frame Your Profile Pic To Show Support For Your Favorite College Football Team" TechCrunch 11:37 AM
  • "BlackBerry CEO may kill off BlackBerry phones if they don't make money next year" PCWorld 12:34 PM
  • "Firefox will stop supporting plugins by end of 2016, following Chrome's lead" PCWorld 12:34 PM
  • "Comcast Xfinity Home subscribers can now add Nest thermoStats and other connected-home devices" TechHive 12:34 PM
Press Releases
  • "IBM Skills Program Reaches Record Number of Next-Generation IT Professionals" PRNewswire 8:16 AM
  • "IBM Launches Industry's First Consulting Practice Dedicated to Cognitive Business" Aaranews 8:14 AM
  • "Telco Systems to Present Innovative NFV Proof-of-Concept with Orange, Cisco, Intel & Netrounds at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress" PRNewswire 7:51 AM
  • "Finland's Hottest Startup Bring iPad Racing Hit to Google Play" PRNewswire 7:33 AM
  • "Surface Pen support might be on the way for the Lumia 950 XL" Neowin 9:09 PM
  • "Microsoft Takes HoloLens on U.S. Tour" PC Magazine 4:27 PM
  • "Legere Blasts Microsoft for 'Bull***t' Snub of T-Mobile and Verizon" DailyTech 3:40 PM
  • "Kiss goodbye to the Control Panel in Windows 10, its days are numbered" BetaNews 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft reaffirms plans to retire the Control Panel in future Windows 10 builds" Windows Central 8:43 AM
  • "The Control Panel may soon disappear in future Windows 10 builds" Neowin 8:36 AM
  • "Lumia 950 XL vs. Galaxy Note 5 vs. iPhone 6s Plus vs. Nexus 6P: Phablet Fight Club" PC Magazine 9:05 AM
  • "Surface Book: Top 10 features of Microsoft's Windows 10 laptop" V3 8:55 AM
  • "Microsoft's Azure To Boost Cloud Revenues In The Coming Years" Forbes 8:55 AM
  • "Slate Desktop Brings Big Data Cloud Technology To the Windows Desktop" MarketWatch 8:54 AM
  • "Are you prepared for 'continuous' Windows 10 software updates?" ITProPortal 8:54 AM
  • "Microsoft is setting Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL up to fail" BetaNews 8:54 AM
  • "Windows 10 patches make a return on Windows 7 and 8" ghacks 8:48 AM
  • "PC shipments decline in Windows 10's launch quarter" BetaNews 8:47 AM
  • "Is Microsoft Working On A Surface-Inspired Phone?" Click 8:45 AM
  • "How much do UK cops pay for Microsoft licences? £30 a head or £137? Both" The Register 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Pays $24,000 for Authentication Flaw in" SecurityWeek 8:47 AM
  • "Security Expert Who Found Critical Flaw in Outlook Gets $24,000 Reward from Microsoft" Softpedia 8:42 AM
  • "Windows apps on Android will soon be a reality" BetaNews 8:39 AM
  • "How to add tabs to File Explorer in Windows" PCWorld 12:35 PM
  • "10 keyboard shortcuts to use Windows 10 like a pro" Computerworld 8:46 AM
  • "12 Windows 10 install issues -- and what to do about them" Computerworld 8:43 AM
  • "Uninstall Windows 10 if you don't like it" IT PRO 8:38 AM
  • "Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4 head-to-head" IT PRO 8:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL to Support Surface Pen – Rumor" Softpedia 8:52 AM
  • "New Lumias continue Windows Phone's frustrating carrier situation in the US" ars technica 8:35 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Pro 3: What's Different?" PC Magazine 7:13 AM
  • "New California law requires warrants for access to private communications" PCWorld 12:35 PM
  • "The FBI warns of weaknesses in chip-and-sign credit card systems" The Verge 11:46 AM
  • "U.S. will not seek legislation against encryption" PCWorld 12:35 PM
  • "US says no to encryption law - for now" ZDNet 9:07 AM
  • "No, Your Children Aren't Becoming Digital Zombies: Should parents be worried about smartphones and social media? A new survey of research provides encouraging news" [Paid Membership Required] 5:09 PM
  • "Dell XPS 13 (2015) hands-on" IT PRO 8:01 AM
  • "Dell embraces circular economy with carbon fibre recycling" edie 8:01 AM
  • "Can We Get Entrepreneurs And Politicians To Speed Date?" TechCrunch 11:37 AM
  • "LogMeIn Acquires LastPass For $110 Million: IT management and remote control software provider LogMeIn is bolstering its identity and access management play by acquiring LastPass, the popular password management service." InformationWeek 9:24 PM
  • "Venturra Capital Is A Big-Hitting $150M Fund For Startups In Southeast Asia" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "LogMeIn Acquires Password Management Software LastPass For $110 Million" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Segment Raises $27 Million For Its 'One API To Rule Them All'" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500 notches best weekly gain for 2015 as stocks rise for 2nd week: Gap slumps on weak sales; Alcoa drops after downbeat results" MarketWatch 4:30 PM
  • "Stocks Crawl Into the Weekend as More Earnings Loom" TheStreet 4:30 PM
  • "Stocks end higher, Dow notches 6-day win streak" USA Today 4:29 PM
  • "Wall Street Mixed, Looks to Book Solid Weekly Gains" FOXBusiness 1:05 PM
  • "Global Stocks Rise as Fed Appears Cautious: Major indexes notch best weekly performance in months" [Paid Membership Required] 4:29 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian markets rise after Fed minutes cast doubt on rate hike/Markets across Asia rallied Friday after details from the U.S. central bank's latest meeting cast further doubt on the prospect of higher interest rates this year." MarketWatch 6:59 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks log longest win streak since July - MarketWatch" MarketWatch 12:48 PM

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InformationWeek (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "LogMeIn Acquires LastPass For $110 Million"
  • "Amazon Securing IoT Data With Certificates"
  • "10 Emerging IT Trends From Gartner Symposium"
  • "Apple Regains Marketshare As PC Slump Continues"
  • "Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data"
  • "Amazon QuickSight Looks To Disrupt BI Market"
  • "Microsoft Devices: PC Potential, Mobile Struggle"
  • "NASA's Apollo Archive: 10 Fascinating Images" ...
New York Times (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Twitter Expected to Begin Layoffs and Stop Headquarters Expansion"
  • "Microsoft's Mission to Reignite PC Sector May Be Taking Hold"
  • "Behind the European Privacy Ruling That's Confounding Silicon Valley"
  • "In 'Steve Jobs,' Tolerating Tech's Unpleasant Visionaries"
  • "A Peek at the New Twitter"
  • "Amazon Building a Tech Business for the Long Haul"
  • "Using Apple Pay at Starbucks, KFC and Chili's"
  • "Uber Rejects Proposal That Would Legalize Its Service in Brazil's Largest City"
  • "Twitter Renews Efforts to Court Advertisers"
  • "Start-Ups Picked by Disney Hint at Future Tech for Children"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Rumor: Twitter Layoffs A-Comin'"
  • "California Police Now Need a Warrant to Access Your Data"
  • "PC Shipments Sink Despite Windows 10 Launch"
  • "Netflix Standard Plan Gets $1 Price Hike"
  • "FAA to Irresponsible Drone Pilots: We'll Find You"
  • "Report: Uber Eyes Link Between Breach and Lyft Exec"
  • "Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' Is a Tart Apple"
  • "LogMeIn Acquires LastPass for $125M"
  • "AT&T Wi-Fi Calling Goes Live"
  • "Microsoft Takes HoloLens on U.S. Tour" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal: sources"
  • "DocuSign CEO resigns as company heads toward IPO: source"
  • "Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal: sources"
  • "Twitter plans layoffs next week: Re/code"
  • "Google says Docs, Drive disruption resolved"
  • "Computer science now top major for women at Stanford University"
  • "Samsung did not infringe Nvidia graphics chip patents: U.S. ITC"
  • "Intel to secure EU's okay for $16.7 billion Altera deal: sources"
  • "EMC-Dell talks highlight Elliott's clout across tech sector"
  • " targets China, U.S. growth: CEO"
ZDNet (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Forecasters' 2015 Black Friday predictions include $49 Windows tablets, deals on Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 2"
  • "'Unconscious bias' and the limits of diversity in the workplace"
  • "São Paulo city brings in new rules to accommodate Uber"
  • "Report: Dell offering EMC nearly $30 per share in rumored takeover"
  • "Google Apps users in a tizzy as Docs, Drive go into a tailspin"
  • "The General Mills Cheerios recall and your supply chain"
  • "Is it safe for Americans to buy Huawei-built Nexus phones?"
  • "Apple now sells SIM-free unlocked iPhone 6s, 6s Plus in U.S."

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