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  • "IBM Reports Another Revenue Decline: Tech giant hurt by stronger U.S. dollar, decreases in hardware business" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:51 PM
  • "IBM Profit Tops Estimates on Mainframe, Cloud Services" Bloomberg 3:52 PM
  • "Mixed bag for Big Blue: IBM Q1 profits top views, but sales lag" Yahoo Finance 3:52 PM
  • "IBM First-Quarter Earnings Top Wall St. Expectations" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:29 PM
  • "IBM sales dip 12 percent despite lift from new mainframe: It was IBM's 12th straight quarter of declining revenue" IDG News Service 8:00 PM
  • "IBM revenue falls for the 12th straight quarter" Reuters 3:51 PM
  • "IBM beats on EPS; misses on revenue" CNBC Videos 3:52 PM
  • "IBM's Q1 shows progress, 2015 earnings outlook reiterated" ZDNet 4:12 PM
  • "IBM's stock is flat after low Q1 revenue of $19.6B and strong EPS of $2.91" VentureBeat 7:39 PM
  • "Has IBM Stopped the Bleeding with Earnings?" 24/7 Wall St. 3:51 PM
  • "IBM Venture With China Stirs Concerns" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:13 PM
  • "IBM Flirting With Upper-End Of 6-Month Trading Range" Benzinga 12:35 PM
  • "IBM faces these big headwinds: Analyst" CNBC 12:34 PM
  • "IBM's Plan to Reinvent Itself Isn't Going to Happen Overnight" TheStreet 12:34 PM
  • "Will IBM Hit $195 Before Heading To $260? This Article Explains How" Benzinga 12:33 PM
  • "IBM fights cybercrime with its own social media platform" CNBC 12:33 PM
  • "What to watch for in IBM's earnings" MarketWatch 12:31 PM
  • "International Business Machines Corp. Given AA- Credit Rating (IBM)" Ticker Report 8:00 AM
  • "IBM launches free collaborative threat-sharing platform" SC Magazine 7:59 AM
  • "China adds more stimulus, and IBM reports — 5 things to know today" Fortune 8:00 AM
  • "Daily Report: IBM Venture With China Stirs Concerns" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:59 AM
  • "Microsoft, Yahoo Get More Freedom to Walk Away From Search Deal" Bloomberg 9:18 PM
  • "Yahoo, Microsoft Add New Termination Clause in Search Deal: Yahoo, Microsoft can terminate deal anytime on or after Oct. 1" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:59 PM
  • "Microsoft reveals Azure Service Fabric, platform behind Cortana and more: Software already battle-hardened, used to run Cortana, Lync, Azure SQL." Ars Technica 8:42 PM
  • "Get Windows 10: Microsoft's hidden roadmap for the biggest software upgrade in history" ZDNet 2:12 PM
  • "Where Windows 10 stands right now" InfoWorld 11:34 AM
  • "Could Windows 10 really be set to arrive in July?" BetaNews 9:02 AM
  • "Windows 10 will reportedly launch in July later this year" WinBeta 8:59 AM
  • "Microsoft Outlook Phishing Attack Claims Your Account Will Be Removed" Softpedia 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Reinvents The Meaning Of PaaS--Welcome To The Microservices Future" Forbes 12:28 PM
  • "New Azure PaaS aims to make Microsoft the microservices maestro" InfoWorld 11:34 AM
  • "Microsoft enters the PaaS market with Azure Service Fabric" BetaNews 11:29 AM
  • "Microsoft announces Azure Service Fabric cloud platform for building microservices" VentureBeat 11:21 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Azure Service Fabric, A New Framework For Building Highly Scalable Cloud Services" TechCrunch 10:51 AM
  • "Azure Fabric Service is Microsoft's answer to 'microservices' app dev" The Register 9:01 AM
  • "Microsoft readies first developer preview of its new microservices Service Fabric" ZDNet 9:01 AM
  • "KB 2952664 triggers daily telemetry run in Windows 7 -- and may be snooping on users" InfoWorld 8:53 AM
  • "Windows 10 Technical Preview Combines Bing And HERE Maps Into New App" Techtree 8:51 AM
  • "Russian hackers uses Flash, Windows zero-day flaws" PC Advisor 8:53 AM
  • "Russian APT group actively exploiting Flash, Windows 0-day flaws" Help Net Security 8:52 AM
  • "Russian hackers use Flash, Windows zero-day flaws in latest attack" Computerworld 8:52 AM
  • "Russian hackers exploit Flash, Windows flaws to spy on diplomats" ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "Microsoft to Launch 34 Windows Updates Tomorrow" Softpedia 8:56 AM
  • "Microsoft to release massive set of 34 non-security patches Tuesday" InfoWorld 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft'S Handpose Uses The Kinect To Let You Control Vr With Your Fingers" Digital Arts 8:48 AM
  • "[Africa]KPMG, Microsoft in strategic collaboration" Africa Business 8:39 AM
  • "HP's $3 BEELLLION Aruba buy 'significantly undervalues' wireless operator" The Register 7:57 AM
  • "Cloud Raxak Intros Security Compliance Service based on HP CSA" Converge! 7:56 AM
  • "Technology Stock Roundup: INTC Kicks Off Tech Earnings - Analyst Blog" Zacks 12:39 PM
  • "Intel: Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions - Tale of the Tape" Zacks 12:38 PM
  • "Spring Singapore, Intel collaborate to support Internet-of-Things and Wearable initiatives" Business Times 7:53 AM
  • "Ericsson adds Intel Security to managed services portfolio" FierceWireless 7:51 AM
  • "Ericsson teams up with Intel to add security to managed services" Euro Communications 7:50 AM
  • "Intel's success in China hinges on budget phones and tablets" Engadget 2:10 PM
  • "Intel NUC5i7RYH Broadwell-U Iris NUC Review" AnandTech 7:52 AM
  • "Intel NUC Competition Update" bit-tech 7:48 AM
  • "Moore's Law turned 50 this weekend" Hexus 7:49 AM
  • "Windows 10 To Launch Late July, According To AMD" UberGizmo 7:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD" Pocket-lint 7:45 AM
  • "AMD: Windows 10 to launch 'at the end of July'" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "AMD CEO reveals Windows 10 will be released in July" Windows Central 7:45 AM
  • "AMD CEO Lisa Su Let Slip That Windows 10 Will Launch In July" HotHardware 5:17 PM
  • "AMD may have revealed Windows 10 launch date in earnings call" Hexus 7:45 AM
  • "Windows 10 to launch in July - AMD" VideoGamer 7:44 AM
  • "AMD hit by $180 million loss in Q1 2015" bit-tech 7:44 AM
  • "Windows 10 to launch at the end of July, according to AMD" Neowin 7:43 AM
  • "AMD Earnings Call Reveals Possible Windows 10 Launch Month" Overclockers Club 7:43 AM
  • "AMD Will Discuss Next-gen GPUs 'Later This Quarter'" Maximum PC 7:43 AM
  • "Windows 10 to Launch in Late July, Says AMD - Softpedia" Softpedia 7:42 AM
  • "Oracle hosts Cloud Application Forum for CIMA members" Daily Mirror 7:40 AM
  • "Oracle's Larry Ellison, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in CEO $1 Club" TheStreet 7:39 AM
  • "New firewall provides stronger protection for hybrid cloud systems" BetaNews 11:32 AM
  • "Raytheon's big Websense bet: Defense grade security will woo enterprises" ZDNet 11:25 AM
  • "The cloud-first, mobile-first enterprise" ZDNet 11:24 AM
General Interest
  • "Toshiba Looks to Get Around Hydrogen's Dirty CO2 Secret: Japanese firm to launch a transportable power generator that doesn't produce carbon dioxide" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:39 PM
  • "Before Modern Infotainment, This Nintendo-Equipped Oldsmobile Looked To The Future" Digital Trends 3:18 PM
  • "Get ready: Websites can push notifications on Android through Chrome" ZDNet 3:18 PM
  • "Gaming's top 25 public companies generated $54.1B in revenue last year" VentureBeat 1:54 PM
  • "Verizon Changes the TV Conversation: Verizon's new FiOS TV offering, including smaller bundles of channels, should win it fans among consumers. But it is ruffling feathers at ESPN." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:53 PM
  • "Why Google Is the New Evil Empire" FOXBusiness 12:29 PM
  • "Wolff: Google's antitrust bet that it's a tech-led world" USA Today 12:28 PM
  • "Google's 'Mobilegeddon' indexing arrives Tuesday: Are you prepared?" ZDNet 11:26 AM
  • "Google now lets you export your search history" VentureBeat 11:22 AM
  • "Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities" InformationWeek 10:14 AM
  • "8 great Google Maps tips for Android and iOS" PCWorld 11:13 AM
  • "Chrome's push notifications see early adoption from eBay, Facebook, Pinterest, and more" VentureBeat 11:20 AM
  • "Your Android Wear devices will work even when your phone's at home" Engadget 11:39 AM
  • "Android Wear update brings always-on apps, Wi-Fi support and improved navigation" BetaNews 11:30 AM
  • "Android Wear's Second Big Update Is Coming: Gestures, WiFi, And Better UI In The Next Few Weeks" TechCrunch 10:50 AM
  • "Make Your Own BB-8 Droid From A Sphero" TechCrunch 10:48 AM
  • "Android could be under threat from EU bureaucrats: Europe gunning for search engine giant – Google" GoMo News 7:48 AM
  • "Amazon and Microsoft take aim at new workloads with souped up cloud offerings" Computerworld 8:59 AM
  • "Under Fire In India, Facebook's Internet.org Launches In Indonesia" TechCrunch 10:57 AM
  • "How Facebook's React Native Will Change Mobile Apps" TechCrunch 10:48 AM
  • "Reed Hastings says Netflix vs. HBO will be like the Yankees vs. the Red Sox" The Verge 11:01 AM
  • "Your favorite websites can now send notifications to Chrome on Android" The Verge 11:02 AM
  • "Twitter accounts outside of the US now fall under EU data protection rules" PCWorld 11:08 AM
  • "The Tide Is Turning Against Comcast's Proposal To Buy Time Warner Cable" TechCrunch 10:45 AM
  • "Recode: Nokia's planning a return to phones next year" Engadget 11:40 AM
  • "Nokia phones expected in 2016: Android or something else?" ZDNet 11:26 AM
  • "Lumia-less Nokia might have new smartphones in 2016" PCWorld 11:15 AM
  • "Sony's Android-powered 4K TVs and new soundbars are coming in May" The Verge 11:03 AM
  • "Sony officially announces Xperia Z4 featuring Snapdragon 810, 3GB RAM and 1080p display" BetaNews 11:32 AM
  • "Sony's flagship Xperia Z4 phone quietly announced" PCWorld 11:09 AM
  • "Here's what LG's 'professional' G4 smartphone camera can do" The Verge 11:04 AM
  • "This crazy all-in-one smart projector is coming to AT&T" The Verge 11:03 AM
  • "OnePlus finally drops invites, but only until its next flagship launches" Engadget 11:39 AM
  • "OnePlus One smartphone is now open for sales any day of the week ... no invites needed" VentureBeat 11:21 AM
  • "OnePlus Opens Sales Of Its 'One' Smartphone To All, Confirms Next Phone Due Q3 2015" TechCrunch 10:55 AM
  • "Elon Musk nearly sold Tesla to Google in 2013" Engadget 11:38 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Supports Women on the Front Lines of IT Security Through 2015 Scholarship Funding" Marketwired 12:36 PM
  • "IBM Reports 2015 First-Quarter Results" Business Wire 3:52 PM
Microsoft
  • "It's Too Soon To Judge Satya Nadella" TechCrunch 9:20 PM
  • "Microsoft + Android" Thurrott 7:47 PM
  • "Ex-Windows dev: Yes, Ballmer was dogmatic, Sinofsky's bonkers, and WinPho needs to change" The Register 3:07 PM
  • "Microsoft Intune MDM Update Embraces Office on Android Tablets" eWeek 7:40 PM
  • "Microsoft's Cortana comes to Android through a hack" Engadget 11:40 AM
  • "Freeze it! How to use Windows steady state" Computerworld 11:35 AM
  • "Microsoft Embraces Apple Watch With OneDrive Update For Viewing Photos From Your Wrist" TechCrunch 10:48 AM
  • "Windows Phone: Microsoft enables new anti-theft feature on Lumia 640 and 640 XL" Expree 9:03 AM
  • "BLU Win HD LTE is now available from the Microsoft Store in Canada" Windows Central 8:55 AM
  • "Third-Party Designer Proposes Universal Icons for Windows 10" Softpedia 8:59 AM
  • "Log Into Windows with a Smile" Softpedia 8:58 AM
  • "Xbox One: How Microsoft's new indie games are looking to top Minecraft and add new content" Indie Research 8:57 AM
  • "Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows review: This nice tablet suffers from a shoddy keyboard" PCWorld 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft Will Show Off A New Exclusive Ip At E3 2015" IGN 8:50 AM
  • "Love Cortana But Hate Windows? An Android Port Isn't Impossible" Gizmodo 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft issues fix for Lumia phones bricked by Windows 10 Fast lane" ZDNet 8:48 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Fugitive fails to revive Facebook lawsuit, block criminal case" Reuters 2:13 PM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Surface 3: Third time really is the charm" Neowin 6:00 PM
  • "Watch: John Oliver Goes After Patent Trolls" PC Magazine 4:13 PM
  • "Accept Twitter DMs From Anyone (at Your Own Risk)" PC Magazine 4:13 PM
  • "Women in IT security: 'It is a lopsided team in the field'" ZDNet 4:12 PM
  • "IT survival in a digital world" ZDNet 4:12 PM
  • "Why the open source software model is fundamentally broken" BetaNews 11:32 AM
  • "Containerization is a winning strategy for smarter BYOD management" BetaNews 11:31 AM
  • "Divoom Voombox-Outdoor portable Bluetooth speaker [Review] BetaNews 11:30 AM
  • "Encryption: More and more companies use it, despite nasty tech headaches" ZDNet 11:26 AM
  • "Wink smart hubs knocked offline, require fix after borked security update" PCWorld 11:14 AM
  • "Vtouch pushes Kinect-powered gesture controls for smart homes" PCWorld 11:14 AM
  • "The best free, open-source software for everyday PC users" PCWorld 11:14 AM
  • "Aliyun, An Alibaba Unit, Is Building China's First 'Cloud Hospital'" TechCrunch 10:57 AM
  • "New Plate System Lets You 3D Print Like It's 1989" TechCrunch 10:45 AM
  • "A Robot That Bought Drugs Online Is Now Free From Police Custody" TechCrunch 10:57 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "KiteDesk lands $4M to simplify sales reps' lives" VentureBeat 11:21 AM
  • "CoinTent raises $1M to help publishers monetize individual pieces of content" VentureBeat 11:21 AM
  • "Cloud Customer Service Startup Freshdesk Reels In $50M Round" TechCrunch 10:56 AM
  • "58.com, China's Largest Classifieds Site, Acquires Rival Ganji.com" TechCrunch 10:56 AM
  • "Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea's Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M" TechCrunch 10:55 AM
  • "Oscar Raises $145M At A $1.5B Valuation To Build A New Healthcare, Insurance Giant" TechCrunch 10:55 AM
  • "Outdoor Voices Takes On Lululemon With $1.1 Million In Funding" TechCrunch 10:50 AM
  • "OneSignal Grabs $2M To Make Push Notifications Less Annoying" TechCrunch 10:45 AM
  • "Raytheon to buy cybersecurity firm Websense in $1.9 billion deal" Reuters 7:33 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks rebound as Dow jumps 209 points" USA Today 4:14 PM
  • "Stock Market Today: Stocks Clinch Best Deals All Month as China Stimulus Gives Boost" TheStreet 4:14 PM
  • "US stocks gain, rebounding from Friday's slump; Hasbro jumps on strong earnings" Associated Press 4:14 PM
  • "US stocks gain, rebounding from Friday's slump; Hasbro jumps" Associated Press 4:14 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Bounce Back: China central bank move, positive corporate news push stocks higher" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:13 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks suffer biggest fall in four months/Hong Kong stocks on Monday suffered their biggest percentage decline in four months, as worries over China's new rules to curb margin trading and boost short-selling offset the central bank's latest move to relax monetary policy and spur economic growth." MarketWatch 7:27 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks buoyed by China stimulus move; Greek worries persist/European stocks popped higher Monday, recovering from a selloff at the end of last week, after a China moved to drive growth in the world's second-largest economy" MarketWatch 12:14 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:45 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:39 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:45 PM



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InformationWeek (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "VMware Rides Container Wave With Open Source Projects"
  • "Android Wear Promises Less Phone Dependence"
  • "Windows 10: Landing In July?"
  • "Nokia Eyeing Return To Consumer Phone Market, Report Claims"
  • "Moore's Law At 50: In The News"
  • "Sony Xperia Z4 Smartphone Unveiled Without Fanfare In Japan"
  • "Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities"
  • "Bypassing The Password, Part 1: Windows 10 Scaremongering"
  • "10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs" ...
New York Times (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "IBM First-Quarter Earnings Top Wall St. Expectations"
  • "Google Adds 'Mobile Friendliness' to Its Search Criteria"
  • "Ruling Clears Way for Jury Verdict on Former Goldman Sachs Programmer"
  • "IBM Venture With China Stirs Concerns"
  • "Box, Provider of Cloud-Computing Services, Faces Make-or-Break Moment"
  • "Twitter Expands Direct Messaging"
  • "Netflix Is Betting Its Future on Exclusive Programming"
  • "Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes"
  • "Oscar, a Health Insurance Start-Up, Valued at $1.5 Billion"
  • "Small Film Producers Form a Group to Counter Piracy" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Google Nearly Bought Tesla in 2013"
  • "Pre-Order Sony's Latest 4K TVs Now"
  • "Watch: John Oliver Goes After Patent Trolls"
  • "Accept Twitter DMs From Anyone (at Your Own Risk)"
  • "Report: ESPN Not on Board With Verizon Custom TV"
  • "Report: Nokia Returning to Phone Business"
  • "Could Samsung Create a OnePlus One?"
  • "Google Upgrades Android Wear Ahead of Apple Watch Launch"
  • "Site Not Mobile-Friendly? Kiss Your Google Ranking Goodbye"
  • "Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm Arrives June 2" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "IBM sales fall for 12th quarter, currency weighs"
  • "Uber must face lawsuit claiming bias against blind riders"
  • "Humanoid robot starts work at Japanese department store"
  • "Fugitive fails to revive Facebook lawsuit, block criminal case"
  • "Humanoid robot can recognize and interact with people"
  • "Israel's Check Point Software steps up expansion plans"
  • "Raytheon to buy cybersecurity firm Websense in $1.9 billion deal"
  • "India's Central bank working on integration between e-commerce firms and banks"
  • "EU to investigate transparency of Internet search results: document"
  • "Sony unveils new Xperia phone even as it retrenches in mobile"
ZDNet (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Telstra not committing to premium charges for Netflix"
  • "Baidu leaves Japanese search market"
  • "Microsoft to open flagship store in Sydney"
  • "IT survival in a digital world"
  • "IBM's Q1 shows progress, 2015 earnings outlook reiterated"
  • "Microsoft analyst call: Build and Ignite news in a nutshell"
  • "Twitter allows anyone to send you a direct message: This is an upgrade?"
  • "Teradata rolls out platform updates designed to connect Hadoop ecosystem"
  • "Get ready: Websites can push notifications on Android through Chrome"
  • "Women in IT security: 'It is a lopsided team in the field'" ...





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