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Computer Industry
  • "Nadella to take center stage on Microsoft earnings call" Gigaom 8:07 AM
  • "The Undervalued Microsoft Is Expected To Beat Consensus Estimates" Seeking Alpha 12:34 PM
  • "Microsoft's new, new Windows cadence: Once a year is not enough" ZDNet 11:08 AM
  • "Microsoft ready to test new Office 'Mix' interactive presentation application" ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft app throws analytics and interactive capabilities into the PowerPoint 'Mix'" TechRadar UK 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft supercharges PowerPoint with Office Mix" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft previews Office Mix interactive presentation software" Hexus 8:22 AM
  • "Motorola Solutions (but not Motorola Mobility) takes Microsoft's 24th Android patent license" Foss Patents 7:41 AM
  • "Dell partners with DataMotion to offer email encryption" BetaNews 8:14 AM
  • "Dell UP2414Q review: A stunning monitor – but 4K still isn't ready for prime time" ExtremeTech 12:50 PM
  • "Microsoft, HP partner to launch Windows 8.1-based Omni 10 tablet for students at Rs 29,999" IBNLive 8:14 AM
  • "HP Enterprise Services Awarded $116M Medicaid Contract" Benzinga 8:15 AM
  • "Intel LTE and QHD display rumored to debut with Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime" Android Central 8:18 AM
  • "Intel's Alpine Ridge Thunderbolt can drive two 4K displays, eyes 40Gb/s speeds" TechRadar UK 8:18 AM
  • "Intel to boost Thunderbolt to 40Gbits/sec" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 8:18 AM
  • "Intel And Taiwan Semiconductor: A Tale Of Two Cities" Seeking Alpha 8:57 AM
  • "Intel Devil's Canyon CPU reportedly set for early June launch" PC Retail 8:18 AM
  • "Intel Diversifying Into Wearable Devices" Seeking Alpha 12:34 PM
  • "Intel Proves Why $30 Is The Next Target" Seeking Alpha 7:05 AM
  • "No AMD 20nm graphics this year" Fudzilla 8:16 AM
  • "Cisco launches Managed Threat Defense security service" ZDNet 8:17 AM
  • "IBM End to Buyback Splurge Pressures CEO to Boost Revenue" Bloomberg 8:20 AM
  • "IBM invests in e-retail specialist, and Watson user, Fluid" Gigaom 8:53 AM
  • "IBM's Watson unit invests in Fluid, eyes personal shopping applications" ZDNet 8:20 AM
  • "IBM, Atos, HP looking at Lufthansa IT infrastructure unit: paper" Reuters 8:29 AM
  • "NEC launches face-recognition protection for PCs: NEC's face-recognition technology is being rolled out as an enterprise security solution" Computerworld New Zealand 7:28 AM
  • "No-Poaching Settlement Could Spur Tech Talent War" InformationWeek 11:04 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon's 3D Smartphone Said To Feature Gesture-Based Menus And Navigation" TechCrunch 12:50 PM
  • "Verizon zeroes in on point-of-sale, app attacks in data breaches: Hotels, retailers, and restaurants really need to lock down their point-of-sale systems, but don't have to sweat Web app attacks as much as financial services companies do." CNET 12:50 PM
  • "LG claims its Android Wear smartwatch has an 'always-on' display" Ars Technica 12:33 PM
  • "OpenSSL code beyond repair, claims creator of 'LibreSSL' fork" Ars Technica 11:07 AM
  • "Sanyo introduces 65-inch LCD TV for $998" CNET 8:29 AM
  • "Insight: At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape" Reuters 8:29 AM
  • "Orange's Spanish unit cuts broadband tariffs as competition heats up" Reuters 8:29 AM
  • "AT&T looks to expand super-fast Internet service" Relaxnews 8:07 AM
  • "Russia's largest social network is under the control of Putin's allies, founder says" The Verge 8:07 AM
  • "New And Updated Android 4.5 Dialer App Inadvertently Leaked By Google [Screenshot] Redmond Pie 8:53 AM
  • "Google and NASA Cooperate on Building Floating Space Robots" Time 7:50 AM
  • "The Lytro Illum Is Where Light Field Technology Meets Real Photography" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Lytro changed photography — now can it get anyone to care? An exclusive look at the company's new Illum camera" The Verge 8:04 AM
  • "Lytro's New Illum Camera: Light-Field Photography Gets Way, Way More Serious" Time 7:59 AM
  • "With Its Second Camera, Lytro Shifts Focus to the High-End Shooter" Re/code 7:50 AM
  • "Cyber espionage and web app attacks were top security threats in 2013" The Inquirer 7:40 AM
  • "Your internet is probably slower than advertised" Engadget 7:29 AM
  • "Google Hangouts for Android merges conversations: Hangouts 2.1 for Android also improves video quality, Google said" Computerworld New Zealand 7:28 AM
Press Releases
  • "Edgewater Leverages Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service to Improve Forecasting Agility" MarketWatch 8:23 AM
  • "Troux Helps Cisco Make Business Investment Decisions Faster and With Greater Confidence: Case Study Shows How Company Used Troux's Enterprise Portfolio Management Solution to Ensure Business Investments Are Directed to the Best Places and in the Right Sequence" MarketWatch 8:16 AM
Microsoft
  • "Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall? Microsoft may restore the Start menu to Windows 8 and launch a cloud-based version of the OS by this fall." InformationWeek 4:32 PM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox One fails to match the PS4 with five million sales" The Inquirer 12:50 PM
  • "Here's how the Xbox One can finally catch up to Sony's PS4" BGR 12:34 PM
  • "The death of Nokia and the rise of 'Microsoft Mobile'" GMA News Online 8:21 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "New York's Case Against Airbnb Is Argued in Albany" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:53 PM
  • "Supreme Court Conflicted on Legality of Aereo Online Video Service: Justices Said a Ruling Against the Cloud-Based Service Threatened to Harm Established Services, Such as Apple's iCloud" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:28 PM
  • "Is Aereo the New Betamax? The Supreme Court Weighs the Future of TV" Valleywag 8:53 AM
  • "Aereo at the Supreme Court: a guide to the biggest TV case in 30 years (and where to learn more)" Gigaom 7:41 AM
  • "Nations gather to decide who gets the keys to the internet" Engadget 7:31 AM
  • "Digging for answers: The 'strong smell' of fraud from one Bitcoin miner maker" Ars Technica 7:22 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Browser plug-in figuratively kills the word 'literally'" CNET 9:15 PM
  • "Here's Proof You're More Addicted to Your Phone (and Tablet) Than Ever" Time 8:03 PM
  • "The Galaxy S5 already accounts for nearly 1% of Android smartphones" BGR 8:03 PM
  • "How Yahoo Could Get Back In The Search Game" ReadWrite 3:08 PM
  • "This Is AT&T's Plan to Smother Google Fiber" Time 12:50 PM
  • "Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review: A top-tier slate with a familiar face" Engadget 12:50 PM
  • "To find focus in a ballooning mobile-ad market, industry leaders focus on data" VentureBeat 9:00 AM
  • "What Would Google Glass Look Like If It Was Designed By Prada?" TechCrunch 8:06 AM
  • "I don't know but I've been told, this Windows tablet is mighty bold" Engadget 8:07 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Website Builder Weebly Raises $35M" Re/code 12:50 PM
  • "AT&T creates $500M joint venture for a Netflix-style TV service" Gigaom 8:54 AM
  • "Former Google And Yahoo UX Lead Irene Au Joins Khosla Ventures As Design Operating Partner" TechCrunch 8:04 AM
  • "Electric Cloud Closes $12M Series E Round For Its Continuous Delivery Service" TechCrunch 7:50 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Tech Stocks: Netflix rises on earnings, subscriber growth/Netflix Inc. claimed the tech sector spotlight Tuesday as the Internet-based video-streaming company's shares surged in the wake of an upbeat quarterly earnings report and plans to increase prices for new subscribers in order to help acquire more online video content." MarketWatch 4:05 PM
  • "Stocks: Another Tuesday surge" CNNMoney 4:05 PM
  • "Stocks Flirt With All-Time Highs on Earnings, Deals News" TheStreet 4:05 PM
  • "Stock Futures Steady Amid Raft of Health M&A" FOXBusiness 8:31 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks End Higher: S&P 500 Index Posts Sixth Straight Gain" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:06 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Tokyo stocks rise after dollar jump/Stocks in Japan rose Tuesday as the U.S. dollar hovered around a two-week high against the yen." MarketWatch 8:31 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Drug stocks drive European markets higher/Philips posts profit decline/Drug makers took center stage in European trading Tuesday, with shares of AstraZeneca PLC climbing on news of a potential takeover bid, and GlaxoSmithKline PLC rising as it sells one of its units in a multibillion-dollar deal." MarketWatch 8:32 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:45 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:45 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:33 PM



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Associated Press (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Internet TV Case: Justices Skeptical, Concerned"
  • "Attacks On Payment Systems Trail Other Cybercrimes"
  • "AT&T Had Strong 1Q On Wireless Installment Plans"
  • "Splashy Plan For Pool In NYC's East River Unveiled"
  • "Comcast 1Q Earns Surge On Upbeat NBC Results"
  • "Netflix Poised To Raise Prices After Strong 1Q"
  • "AT&T Explores Expansion Of Super-Fast Internet"
  • "Bloomberg Invests $5M In Solar-Powered Lamp"
  • "Unilever Says It Will Use Less Plastic Per Bottle"
  • "Cuban-American Leaders Helped 'Cuban Twitter'"
CNET News (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "See where 26 asteroids smacked Earth with A-bomb force"
  • "Facebook, Google, Twitter in new scrum over mobile app ad gold rush"
  • "Dish said to be talking to NBC, CBS, and more for Internet TV"
  • "Browser plug-in figuratively kills the word 'literally'"
  • "Apple issues Heartbleed bug fix for AirPort base stations"
  • "Final 'IT Crowd' episode now showing on Hulu"
  • "Apple turns loose iOS 7.1.1 with Touch ID improvements"
  • "Best Nike Fuelband alternatives"
  • "Google agreed to pony up for Samsung's defense against Apple"
  • "The Potemkin village optical drive bay" ...
InformationWeek (Checked 9:15 PM; no changes since 4:30 PM CDT)
  • "DevOps: Ingredients For The Best Recipe"
  • "Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall?"
  • "Samsung Attacks In Patent Case"
  • "Google Project Tango Helps NASA Robots Fly"
  • "LG, Sony Disclose Smartwatch Details"
  • "Contacting Congress Just Got Easier"
  • "Red Hat Containers OS-Centric: No Accident"
  • "EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles"
  • "ADP Touts New Talent War Weapon"
  • "Fight Software Piracy With SaaS" ...
New York Times (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "If a Bubble Bursts in Palo Alto, Does It Make a Sound?"
  • "Justices Skeptical of Aereo's Business"
  • "New York's Case Against Airbnb Is Argued in Albany"
  • "With a Mouthful, A&W Hopes to Draw Baby Boomers' Offspring"
  • "A Million New Wireless Subscriptions Lift AT&T Revenue, but Profit Is Flat"
  • "Americans Predict a Future Like Science Fiction"
  • "Chernin Teams With AT&T in Online Video Investment Venture"
  • "Reviews: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, FarmVille 2: Country Escape and Monument Valley"
  • "Netflix Says It Opposes Comcast's Merger Bid"
Reuters (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights"
  • "Chipmaker Skyworks forecasts upbeat quarter; shares up 12 pecrent"
  • "Music video hub Vevo monthly viewership up nearly 50 percent to 6 billion"
  • "VMware revenue beats estimates, but shares dip on sales delays"
  • "AOL chief communications officer leaves after one year"
  • "Lytro unveils a more sophisticated 'light-field' camera"
  • "Greenlight Capital down 1.5 percent in first-quarter, warns of second 'tech bubble'"
  • "Brazil conference will plot Internet's future post NSA spying"
  • "Netflix price hikes seen boosting global expansionVideo"
  • "Orange cuts broadband tariffs in Spain"





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