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  • "Microsoft to provide cloud, tools for tackling Ebola" Reuters 2:25 PM
  • "Microsoft's Azure cloud launches a marketplace with a slew of new partners" VentureBeat 2:11 PM
  • "Microsoft launches Azure cloud in a box/Summary: In partnership with Dell, Microsoft is launching its Azure cloud in a box offering, codenamed 'San Diego.'" ZDNet 2:26 PM
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Our cloud plays well with others/Summary: Microsoft is further targeting startups and ISVs with the opening of the Azure Marketplace, led by the launch of Cloudera for Azure." ZDNet 2:16 PM
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Dishes On The Cloud, Gender Inequality In Tech And Piracy-As-Freemium" TechCrunch 12:28 PM
  • "PC shipments improve in Asia-Pacific regions thanks to 'Windows 8.1 with Bing'" WinBeta 12:39 PM
  • "Video - Microsoft CEO's global strategy" CNBC 11:41 AM
  • "Video - Microsoft's Nadella: Naive on women's pay" CNBC 11:41 AM
  • "Video - Nadella going after 'dual users'" CNBC 11:40 AM
  • "The secret sauce of Microsoft's smartwatch: It will work with non-Windows phones" Gigaom 11:40 AM
  • "CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Sits Down with CNBC's Jon Fortt" CNBC 11:39 AM
  • "Microsoft to enter wearable computing with smartwatch that includes fitness features" VentureBeat 9:16 AM
  • "A Microsoft smartwatch could be here within weeks/Summary: Microsoft's smartwatch could be available before consumers can get their hands on Apple Watch." ZDNet 9:25 AM
  • "Microsoft Reportedly Gearing Up for Smartwatch Launch" eWeek 6:38 PM
  • "Windows 10: The votes are pouring in for these 10 features" PCWorld 9:07 AM
  • "How Will Microsoft Stock Respond to Expected Wearable Device Launch? NEW YORK -- Microsoft Corp. is expected to launch a wearable device within the next few weeks, Forbes reports." TheStreet 7:56 AM
  • "Will Microsoft Surprise this Earnings Season?" Zacks 7:55 AM
  • "Nadella speaks about women and raises, post-Hopper" USA Today 7:54 AM
  • "Microsoft's Nadella addresses inequality in the workplace: CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about equality for women in the workplace." CNBC 7:53 AM
  • "CEO says no gender pay gap at Microsoft" Reuters 4:38 PM
  • "A Microsoft smartwatch could appear in weeks" Engadget 7:52 AM
  • "The Truth Hidden by IBM's Buybacks" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:00 PM
  • "IBM Stock Plummets as Company Abandons Chip Business" Wired 6:54 PM
  • "IBM Plunges on Disappointing Earnings: What Wall Street's Saying" TheStreet 11:45 AM
  • "IBM ditches 2015 operating EPS target, shares slump 7 percent" Reuters 11:45 AM
  • "IBM Earnings Fall as Customer Spending Slows: CEO Disappointed With Results; Revenue Declines for 10th Straight Quarter" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:45 AM
  • "IBM Plunges on Abandoned 2015 Earnings Forecast" Bloomberg TV 11:44 AM
  • "Dow held back after IBM's big miss" USA Today 11:44 AM
  • "IBM is not the only market mover, says Art Cashin" CNBC 11:44 AM
  • "3 Things to Know About IBM's Sinking Stock" Time 11:43 AM
  • "US stocks mostly rise; IBM weighs on Dow industrials" CNBC 11:43 AM
  • "Santoli: IBM's 'necessary shifts'" CNBC Videos 11:39 AM
  • "Cramer: IBM losing to IBM" CNBC Video 11:45 AM
  • "IBM exits semiconductor business and re-creates itself" Computerworld 9:35 AM
  • "Struggling IBM pays $1.5 billion to dump its chipmaking business: IBM offloads unit to GlobalFoundries, but will still design its own chips." Ars Technica 1:35 PM
  • "IBM to cast off its semiconductor unit in $1.3B deal" Computerworld 9:35 AM
  • "IBM's $1.5bn chip deal with GlobalFoundries is finally signed" ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over IBM's chip-making unit" PCWorld 9:07 AM
  • "IBM to Transfer Chip Operations While Revenue Drops Again: Big Blue's Revenue Declines for 10th Straight Quarter" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:06 AM
  • "IBM shares tumble as profits and sales fall" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:06 AM
  • "IBM sells chip division, books a steep charge - Fortune" Fortune 8:05 AM
  • "Why IBM Paid Globalfoundries $1.5B to Take Chip Unit" Bloomberg TV 8:05 AM
  • "IBM Plunges Following Huge Third-Quarter Earnings Miss and Asset Sale" TheStreet 8:05 AM
  • "Dow futures fall sharply after IBM profit miss" USA Today 8:05 AM
  • "IBM Drops 7% on Q3 Miss; $4.7B Charge to Divest Chip Unit" Barron's 8:05 AM
  • "IBM to pay $1.5B to spin off chip division" USA Today 8:04 AM
  • "Totally Rotten IBM Earnings, With Lower Backlog and Margins" 24/7 Wall St. 8:04 AM
  • "IBM shares down after it dumps chip unit, posts disappointing earnings" CNN Money 8:04 AM
  • "IBM's future: 6 things it needs to thrive/Summary: The GlobalFoundries semiconductor factory deal is only part of the recipe for Big Blue's ongoing survival. Here are a few other things that Armonk needs in order to maintain relevancy for the next decade and beyond." ZDNet 7:26 PM
  • "US STOCKS-Futures lower as weak IBM earnings weigh: * IBM slumps after quarterly results" Reuters 8:03 AM
  • "IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division: IBM to pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed profit-eating chip division" Associated Press 8:03 AM
  • "Amid a Shift in Strategy, IBM Reports Weak Earnings" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:02 AM
  • "IBM ditches 2015 operating EPS target, shares slump" Reuters 8:02 AM
  • "Globalfoundries Will Try To Make Lemonade From IBM's Lemons" Forbes 11:47 AM
  • "Technology Stock Roundup: Intel Kicks Off Q3 Earnings Season" Zacks 11:48 AM
  • "First Half Ad Revenue: Search Dominates PC Ads But Not Mobile/Search-display gap smaller in $5.3 billion mobile market." Search Engine Land 1:28 PM
General Interest
  • "BBC to fight censorship with a 'right to be remembered' list of articles removed from Google" BetaNews 9:29 AM
  • "SAP raises cloud sales outlook, cuts profit" ZDNet 9:22 AM
  • "Transition to cloud forces SAP to slash earnings projections" VentureBeat 9:16 AM
  • "'Doctor Who' will soon teach kids how to code" Engadget 9:39 AM
  • "You'll pay a lot more for an unlocked Nexus 6 smartphone" Computerworld 9:36 AM
  • "Six licks of Google's Android Lollipop" ZDNet 9:22 AM
  • "8 ways Google is tying Chrome OS and Android together" PCWorld 9:07 AM
  • "Android Lollipop Easter Egg Casts Andy The Android As Flappy Bird" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "Quick Note: Android Gmail App to Gain Yahoo, Outlook Account Support" DailyTech 9:42 AM
  • "Gmail for Android may support more email providers" BetaNews 9:29 AM
  • "Gmail For Android Will Soon Support Yahoo Mail, Outlook And Other Email Services" TechCrunch 8:57 AM
  • "Gmail for Android could become a hub for all your email accounts" Engadget 7:55 AM
  • "Spotify provides music for the whole family with one plan" BetaNews 9:27 AM
  • "Spotify Introduces Family Plan, Starting At $14.99 Per Month For Two Members" TechCrunch 9:00 AM
  • "'Spotify Family' lets family members share one Spotify account — for a price" VentureBeat 9:15 AM
  • "Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time" Engadget 9:41 AM
  • "Ello has notifications and the ability to mute that annoying 'friend,' too" Engadget 9:40 AM
  • "Marc Andreessen Steps Down From eBay's Board Ahead Of Split With PayPal" TechCrunch 9:01 AM
  • "You break it, you build it -- better than before" InfoWorld 9:31 AM
  • "Reskilling key for Rio Tinto's automation and big data success" ZDNet 9:25 AM
  • "Telefonica to axe 1,600 jobs in Germany" ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "LG G Watch R: Best battery life, best display, best Android Wear watch available today" PCWorld 9:08 AM
  • "Smartsheet launches new work visualization tool for enterprises" BetaNews 9:28 AM
  • "Smartsheet steps up visualization game" ZDNet 9:21 AM
  • "Lessons cyberdefense may be able to teach us about managing Ebola" ZDNet 9:20 AM
  • "The Dyson humidifier cleans your air with ultraviolet light" The Verge 9:04 AM
  • "It's Not Fair To Call Ozon An Amazon Clone, CEO Maelle Gavet Says" TechCrunch 9:01 AM
  • "Taptalk CEO Onno Faber Discusses What It's Like To Be Cloned By Facebook" TechCrunch 9:00 AM
  • "There Is Lots Of Low-Hanging Fruit For Digital Health Startups" TechCrunch 8:59 AM
  • "Resilience Is Key To Success For Most Startups, According To YC's Justin Kan" TechCrunch 8:59 AM
  • "Fab Was Burning Through $14M/Month Before Its Layoffs And Pivot" TechCrunch 8:57 AM
  • "Autonomous Boats Are Helping The Navy Swarm On Threats" TechCrunch 8:56 AM
  • "#GamerGate Is The Future Of Troll Politics" TechCrunch 8:44 AM
Press Releases
  • "Oracle Expands Data Integration Portfolio With Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c" Marketwired 8:10 AM
  • "HP Delivers Threat Protection to Academic Institutions" Marketwired 8:07 AM
Microsoft
  • "Liveblog in progress: Microsoft talking cloud in San Francisco" Ars Technica 1:57 PM
  • "Microsoft Wants You To Doodle As You Scoot" TechCrunch 12:27 PM
  • "Windows 10: The votes are pouring in for these 10 features" CITEworld 9:43 AM
  • "Forbes: Microsoft's Smartwatch to Launch Next Month" DailyTech 9:42 AM
  • "Deathmatch review: Windows 8.1 vs. OS X Yosemite" InfoWorld 9:33 AM
  • "Could a Microsoft smartwatch succeed?" BetaNews 9:29 AM
  • "The best free Start menus for Windows 8.1" BetaNews 9:28 AM
  • "How Microsoft is taking on the cross-platform challenge with Office/Summary: Microsoft's Office team has a new approach designed to allow it to share more of Office's code across not just Windows, but also Android, iOS and the Web." ZDNet 9:20 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud: Social-Networking Site's Suit Involves DLA Piper, Milberg LLP, Lawyers for Paul Ceglia" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:28 PM
  • "Someone should tell the FBI director that his website promotes encryption" The Daily Dot 3:30 PM
  • "UK wants tougher prison sentences for internet trolls" Engadget 9:41 AM
  • "Net neutrality and nude celebrity selfies: Are Europe's digital challenges in safe hands?" ZDNet 9:24 AM
  • "FCC explores millimetre-wave radio for 5G mobile" ZDNet 9:22 AM
  • "China is staging a nationwide attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts" The Verge 9:02 AM
  • "European Entrepreneurs Must Screw Their Courage To The Sticking Place, Says Neelie Kroes" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "How The European Tech Ecosystem Is Shaping Up" TechCrunch 8:45 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Are Digital Magazines Dead?" Wired 2:25 PM
  • "Is the New Nintendo 3DS faster than older models?" Destructoid 2:01 PM
  • "Amazon's Kindles Compared: Voyage vs Paperwhite vs Standard" Time 2:11 PM
  • "Amazon Kindle Voyage review" The Verge 9:02 AM
  • "Amazon's Kindle Voyage is the best e-reader yet — but it's not worth $199 (review)" VentureBeat 9:13 AM
  • "iRobot CEO decries the slow advance of robotics" Computerworld 9:36 AM
  • "5 ways Docker is fixing its networking woes" InfoWorld 9:33 AM
  • "Why your future is in the public cloud" InfoWorld 9:32 AM
  • "Millennials prefer to shop using mobiles" BetaNews 9:29 AM
  • "Mobile devices can boost business productivity" BetaNews 9:29 AM
  • "Marvell moves into high-speed networks with a chip that can handle 8M simultaneous streams" VentureBeat 9:14 AM
  • "MilkzUpBottle Is Yo For When You're Out Of Milk" TechCrunch 9:00 AM
  • "Credit Suisse Launches Entrepreneurs Circle To Support African-American Entrepreneurs" TechCrunch 8:59 AM
  • "The Super-Slim Kindle Voyage Is A Great Travel Companion" TechCrunch 8:37 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Sources: Yahoo In Talks To Buy Video Ad Platform BrightRoll For Around $700M" TechCrunch 8:11 PM
  • "La Belle Assiette Gets $1.7 Million To Scale Up Its On-Demand Chef Service" TechCrunch 12:28 PM
  • "Bluesmart wants to crowdfund the 'world's first' connected luggage" Engadget 9:39 AM
  • "Recurly takes $12M to end your software subscription headaches" VentureBeat 9:14 AM
  • "Funding Daily: Today's tech funding stories, from Bitcoin to ad-tech" VentureBeat 9:14 AM
  • "Zumur nabs $700K to become 'the Kayak of product comparison engines'" VentureBeat 9:13 AM
  • "Former Netezza Team Reunites And Lands $8M To Solve Today's Big Data Problem" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "Pitching A Means To Automate Data Processing, Xplenty Raises $3 Million" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "Movile, Brazil's Answer To Rocket Internet, Backs Mobile Ticketing Co. CinePapaya With $2M" TechCrunch 8:37 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open/Will markets calm down this week? Or will the gut-wrenching turbulence continue?" CNNMoney 7:43 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Broader Markets Rise but Dow Slips on IBM Miss" TheStreet 12:33 PM
  • "Weaker IBM Earnings Weigh on Dow: Coming off another see-saw week, stocks were mixed Monday with the Nasdaq trading in positive territory, and the S&P 500 wobbling between gains and losses. Meanwhile, weak third-quarter results from IBM (IBM) dragged the Dow into the red." Associated Press 12:32 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Gain, but IBM Weighs on Dow: IBM Posts Disappointing Quarterly Earnings Results" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:24 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan's Nikkei surges 4% as Asian markets rebound/Stocks in Tokyo staged their biggest rally in 16 months on Monday as investors bargain-hunted despite lingering concerns about global growth that sparked volatility in markets last week." MarketWatch 7:40 AM
  • "Europe Markets: The European selloff is back: European stock markets fell on Monday, as last Friday's huge rally, so far, has failed to carry over into this week's start." MarketWatch 12:31 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:11 PM



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Bloomberg (Updated 8:40 PM CDT)
  • "Apple Projects Another IPhone-Fueled Record for Holidays"
  • "Andreessen Exits EBay Board After Sparring With Icahn"
  • "Want to Learn About Apple Watch? Go to 'Other Products'"
  • "Amazon Signs Multiyear Book Deal With Simon & Schuster"
  • "Mirantis Gets Funding, Aims for IPO With OpenStack Tools Updated 26 minutes ago"
  • "Texas Instruments Profit Forecast Tops Estimates Updated 3 hours ago"
  • "Facebook's Jan Koum Apologizes for Past Restraining Order"
  • "IBM Plunges as CEO Abandons 2015 Earnings Forecast"
  • "Microsoft CEO Nadella Received Pay Package of $84 Million Updated 2 hours ago"
  • "Microsoft's Nadella Touts Cloud Strategy, Adds Partners" ...
CNET News (Updated 8:40 PM CDT)
  • "Microsoft CEO ‚ÄčNadella: Company has no pay gap between men, women"
  • "Gmail 5.0 app to support Yahoo, Outlook, reveals leaked video"
  • "Apple eyes $5 per month for Beats Music, report says"
  • "Twist: IBM to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5B to offload its chip business"
  • "Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors"
  • "Pok√©mon teams up with manga horror legend Junji Ito to ruin your childhood"
  • "Everything you need to know about every new feature in iOS 8.1"
  • "Man falls into sea on live TV while possibly taking selfie" ...
  • "Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?"
  • "How to set up Family Sharing from Mac OS X Yosemite" ...
InformationWeek (Updated 8:40 PM CDT)
  • "China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud"
  • "Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space"
  • "IBM Sells Chip Business, Losses Continue"
  • "Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider"
  • "Apple Pay: Where To Use It"
  • "OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service"
  • "10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded"
  • "Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out"
  • "Cartoon: Hacked-Off Printer"
  • "Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour" ...
New York Times (Updated 8:40 PM CDT)
  • "As Apple Pay Arrives, Witnessing the Next Step in Money. Maybe."
  • "Apple's iPhone Sales Drive Record Profit"
  • "The Truth Hidden by IBM's Buybacks"
  • "Weak Results at IBM as Its Strategy Shifts"
  • "Facebook Sues Lawyers for Pressing Dubious Ownership Case"
  • "Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions"
  • "For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime"
  • "Amazon Kindle Voyage, a High-End E-Reader That Beats Hardcovers"
  • "Amid a Shift in Strategy, IBM Reports Weak Earnings"
  • "Andreessen Leaving eBay's Board Ahead of PayPal Spinoff"
Reuters (Updated 8:40 PM CDT)
  • "Amazon strikes deal with Simon & Schuster on e-book prices"
  • "Russia ruled out as culprit in Chase cyber security breach, U.S. officials say"
  • "China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud: blog"
  • "IBM struggles to reinvent itself in an age of cloud"
  • "Facebook sues lawyers for pursuing dubious Ceglia lawsuit"
  • "New Microsoft CEO pay tops $80 million with big stock awards"
  • "Apple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide"
  • "IBM ditches 2015 operating EPS target, shares slump 7 percentVideo"
  • "Texas Instruments posts solid 3rd-quarter results, says business healthy"
  • "Amaya Gaming to explore sale of Cadillac Jack subsidiary"





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