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Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10 to Embrace Rival Phone Platforms" Thurrott 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft To Bring Cortana To iOS And Android With Companion App" TechCrunch 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils Cortana voice assistant for Android and iPhone" Engadget 8:25 AM
  • "Microsoft's personal assistant, Cortana coming to Android and iOS" Microsoft News 7:36 AM
  • "Microsoft confirms Cortana is coming to iPhones, Android" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Microsoft moves deeper into Android territory, 20 new partners to ship tablets with Office apps" Neowin 4:58 PM
  • "Microsoft signs Office app, service bundling deals with 20 more Android device makers" ZDNet 6:23 PM
  • "More Android Device Makers Agree to Bundle Microsoft Apps" Thurrott 7:10 PM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile adoption continues to grow" Neowin 7:09 AM
  • "FYI: Microsoft will not charge for feature or functionality updates for Windows 10" Neowin 8:04 PM
  • "UK government has ended Windows XP support payments: Migration continues, but they're risking it for a biscuit" The Inquirer 7:09 AM
  • "UK government PCs open to hackers as paid Windows XP support ends: Thousands of computers still running Windows XP at risk after Government Digital Service opted not to renew support in April" The Guardian 7:36 AM
  • "Windows Phone Recovery Tool receives several 'unbrick my phone!' updates" Neowin 7:09 AM
  • "Microsoft implores enterprises to help it test optional Windows 7 updates" Computerworld 7:35 AM
  • "Microsoft cheaps out after Nokia phone saves a life" Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Microsoft-Saleforce Deal Stalled Over Hefty Price Tag" eWeek 5:57 PM
  • "Compliance with PCI DSS standards needs improvement: Dell/Some Australian retailers are keeping paper records with credit card details according to Dell" Computerworld 7:26 AM
  • "Limerick Council purchases former Dell building" RTE News 7:26 AM
  • "Dell Now Has Ubuntu Installation Tutorial on Its Website: Dell is one of the biggest companies that sell PCs preinstalled with Ubuntu, and now they are also featuring a tutorial on how to install Ubuntu on your Dell machines." Softpedia 7:26 AM
  • "HP buys software-defined networking startup ConteXtream" VentureBeat 1:00 PM
  • "HP to Buy ConteXtream to Boost NFV Portfolio" eWeek 6:22 PM
  • "HP -3.8% amid market selloff; carrier SDN software firm acquired" Seeking Alpha 2:31 PM
  • "What The HP Breakup Means For Enterprises" The Platform 7:27 AM
  • "HP: Split Will Cost Billions, Q2 Revenue, Earnings Fall" The VAR Guy 7:28 AM
  • "Nintendo NX Release Date, News, and Specs: AMD Announced to be Working on a Console Set to be Released on 2016, Could This be the Upcoming Nintendo NX?" Cross Map 7:30 AM
  • "DICE Tech Director Leaks Image of Upcoming AMD GPU" CPCR 7:30 AM
  • "Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed: Intel hopes its hardware hooks and software shortcuts provide container speed while keeping virtual machine security." InformationWeek 4:25 PM
  • "Intel Z97 OC-motherboard LN2 review: extreme boards, extreme tests/Overclocking boards from ASUS, ASRock, Gigabyte and MSI tested with Devil's Canyon and liquid nitrogen" Hardware.Info 7:33 AM
  • "Intel Purley Xeon platform offers biggest advance since Nehalem" Hexus 7:33 AM
  • "Intel Lets Slip Broadwell, Skylake Xeon Chip Specs" The Platform 7:34 AM
  • "IBM's New Customer Service Software Can Feel Your Pain" WSJ Blogs 7:42 AM
  • "Woodside to tap into IBM's Watson: Predictive data science will enhance the company's expertise in designing and constructing oil and gas facilities" CIO 7:34 AM
  • "'Patent troll' with a big verdict against Cisco notches a Supreme Court win: It takes more than a 'good faith belief' to dodge a bruising patent verdict." Ars Technica 4:46 PM
  • "Nuage combats Cisco and VMware with 'nu age' of SDN open ecosystem" iTWire 7:32 AM
  • "Samsung to begin production of 10nm FinFET chips soon: Expected to be in full production by the end of 2016" The Inquirer 12:02 PM
  • "Huawei details everything-connected roadmap" EE Times Asia 6:36 AM
  • "Foxconn Seeking Investment Opportunities in India: Taiwan-based Foxconn plans to invest in India as China gets more expensive and competition for Apple orders grows" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:22 AM
  • "Innovation Shows Signs of Slowing: Growth in patentable inventions hits multiyear low in 2014, new report says" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:31 PM
General Interest
  • "Lenovo announces biannual mobility refresh plans" ZDNet 8:27 PM
  • "Why AOL's CEO Is Getting a $59 Million Bonus" Time 7:11 PM
  • "HR software maker Workday's loss widens on higher costs" Reuters 4:21 PM
  • "EBay to Roll Out Click-Per-Sale Ads for Web Merchants" Bloomberg 10:56 AM
  • "Periscope arrives on Android" BBC 10:50 AM
  • "Android Auto finally comes to its first car—the 2015 Hyundai Sonata: Hyundai becomes the first car maker to integrate Google's in-car interface." Ars Technica 10:10 AM
  • "BlackBerry begins worldwide job cull amid rumours Microsoft might buy it: Firm says move is necessary to return to profitability" The Inquirer 9:06 AM
  • "Android Factory Reset Leaves Personal Data on Phone" Tom's Guide 8:36 AM
  • "Android M: Release timing revealed, along with several key details" BGR 8:25 AM
  • "Twitter appeals to Chinese companies to tweet for global reach" CNET 7:22 AM
  • "Computers to heat your home? Startup Nerdalize distributes server farms to Dutch residences" VentureBeat 7:15 AM
  • "Over 4 billion people still have no Internet connection: Mobile broadband is seen as the savior, but barriers such as a lack of network coverage and content in local languages have to be overcome" IDG News Service 2:50 PM
  • "Internet used by 3.2 billion people in 2015" BBC 6:35 AM
  • "Amazon's sales reporting change could raise tax bill" BBC 6:35 AM
  • "Samsung's Tizen Smartphones Could Have Potential In Emerging Markets After All" TechCrunch 7:11 AM
  • "Samsung's Tizen OS shows potential with Z1's stellar growth in Bangladesh" Neowin 7:19 AM
  • "Samsung patented a laptop-smartphone dock with dual OSes" Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Samsung's Iron Man Phone Will Make You Want to Go Fight Bad Guys" Time 9:47 AM
  • "Samsung's Iron Man edition Galaxy S6 Edge lacks J.A.R.V.I.S." Engadget 6:48 AM
  • "Sony's Xperia Z4 renamned Z3+ outside Japan, goes on sale in June: Considering Sony's latest flagship is an incremental update over the Xperia Z3, the name change makes sense" IDG News Service 6:35 AM
  • "Sony rebrands Japan's Xperia Z4 as Z3+ for global release" Electronista 6:48 AM
  • "Roku brings smarter search features to UK set-top boxes" Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "O2 ruins customers' Bank Holiday with widespread signal outage" The Inquirer 7:09 AM
  • "O2 service 'back to normal' after network signal problems" BBC 6:34 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell Engineered Solutions for VMware EVO:RAIL reduced costs and complexity" Marketwired 7:31 AM
  • "Lionbridge Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Gold Level Partner" PRNewswire 7:35 AM
  • "Service on the Microsoft Azure Platform: Operating the OASIS Standard Edition Closer to Europe, Eurasia, and Africa" PRNewswire 7:36 AM
Microsoft
  • "Windows Phone Usage Stats for May 2015" Thurrott 12:51 PM
  • "Windows App Studio Beta Now Supports Windows 10 Insider Preview" Thurrott 12:59 PM
  • "Microsoft is Exploring ways to Bring Next-Gen Holographic User Interfaces to Future Surface-Like Devices" Patently Apple 7:09 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Thieves hack IRS, steal tax info from more than 100,000 taxpayers" BGR 6:23 PM
  • "IRS hit by data breach, tax info on 100,000 stolen" ZDNet 4:04 PM
  • "Skype to face Belgium criminal court after failure to hand over call data: The issue is whether Skype is subject to same rules as telecom companies" IDG News Service 3:23 PM
  • "Electronic Medical Record Sharing Is Hurt by Business Rivalries" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:59 PM
  • "As Facebook Sweeps Across Europe, Regulators Gird for Battle" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:51 AM
  • "EU to continue with tax study even after Amazon changes" Reuters 7:21 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable: Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, 'We need to do that.'" InformationWeek 5:15 PM
  • "Evan Spiegel Reveals Plan to Turn Snapchat Into a Real Business" Bloomberg 4:01 PM
  • "Female Founders On An Upward Trend, According To CrunchBase" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack/Fujitu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the 'paperless office' one step close to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review." InformationWeek 7:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Lumia 640 XL review: Budget beauty" Pocket-lint 7:36 AM
  • "My Chromebook isn't that bad. I hope Google and its partners keep improving it" VentureBeat 7:29 AM
  • "Review: The HP Spectre x360 is a beautiful and all around amazing Windows 8.1 laptop" WinBeta 7:28 AM
  • "Why SSDs don't perform" ZDNet 7:21 AM
  • "Finding the right metrics to rate your security" VentureBeat 7:15 AM
  • "Godaddy Isn't The Company You Think It Is" Wired 7:14 AM
  • "LG Watch Urbane review: Android's best Apple Watch rival/The LG Watch Urbane is probably the first smartwatch to take the need for high-end style seriously, but does it pull it off?" Telegraph 7:11 AM
  • "Linux creator says Windows, OS X, iOS and Android are all malware" BGR 6:35 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Samsung Heir Apparent Jay Y Consolidates Power With Merger: Samsung plans merger of Cheil Industries and Samsung C&T, paving the way for Lee Jae-yong to take control" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:15 PM
  • "Rubrik Raises $40M As Enterprise Backup Is Suddenly Hot" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "EMC acquires Virtustream for $1.2 billion to bolster hybrid cloud services" ZDNet 9:07 AM
  • "Technology Deals Top $22 Billion in First Quarter" eWeek 7:19 AM
  • "Charter Communications confirms bid to buy Time Warner Cable: The companies expect to close the deal by the end of 2015." IDG News Service 7:18 AM
  • "Charter Communications buys Time Warner in deal worth $56.7B to create new cable behemoth" VentureBeat 7:15 AM
  • "Charter and Time Warner Cable agree on $55 billion merger" Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Charter to merge with Time Warner Cable in massive $78.7 billion deal" BGR 6:35 AM
  • "Granify announces $7M round led by Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures" VentureBeat 7:19 AM
  • "Indian E-commerce Giant Snapdeal Acquires MartMobi To Build Its Mobile Platform" TechCrunch 7:11 AM
  • "TravelersBox Raises $4.5 Million To Turn Your Change Into Money" TechCrunch 7:11 AM
  • "Taiwan-Based Media Startup The News Lens Raises Series A To Grow Its Global Viewership" TechCrunch 7:11 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks Skid on Fed Rate Hike Fears" TheStreet 3:43 PM
  • "US stocks close broadly lower, led by declines in energy companies as the price of oil slides" Associated Press 3:44 PM
  • "Market Snapshot: S&P 500, Dow Suffer Biggest Drop In 3 Weeks" Nasdaq 3:44 PM
  • "Stocks open lower: Dow drops more than 100" USA Today 9:07 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Close Lower: Disappointing data underscores unease with pace of recovery" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:43 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong shares jump on hopes for China link/Hong Kong stocks—led by the shares of mutual-fund providers—played catch-up with their rallying mainland counterparts, while in Japan the yen fell to its weakest point in nearly eight years." MarketWatch 7:55 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks, euro under pressure as Greece, Spain niggle/European stocks and the euro fell Tuesday, with investors returning from a holiday to assess financial and political developments in Greece and Spain." MarketWatch 7:56 AM



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InformationWeek (Updated 4:05 PM CDT)
  • "7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable"
  • "Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple"
  • "Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android"
  • "BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure"
  • "Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed"
  • "APIs Are Eating The World"
  • "Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack" ...
New York Times (Updated 4:05 PM CDT)
  • "Bits Blog: Who's the Watchdog? In Europe, the Answer Is Complicated"
  • "Security Researchers Start Effort to Protect 'Smart' Cities"
  • "Two Apple Designers Step Up as Jony Ive Becomes Chief Design Officer"
  • "Amazon to Stop Funneling European Sales Through Low-Tax Haven"
  • "Electronic Medical Record Sharing Is Hurt by Business Rivalries"
  • "AOL Discloses It Had 3 Suitors Besides Verizon"
  • "As Facebook Sweeps Across Europe, Regulators Gird for Battle"
  • "Behind the Downfall at BlackBerry"
PC Magazine (Updated 4:05 PM CDT)
  • "Explosive Mad Max Game Trailer Released"
  • "Amtrak to Monitor Train Engineers With Cameras"
  • "Apple Patent Tips Multi-Touch Keyboard"
  • "Ford GoDrive Car Sharing Arrives in London"
  • "Berkeley Robot Learns Through Trial and Error (Like Humans)"
  • "Microsoft's Cortana Coming to iOS, Android"
  • "Twitter's Periscope Now Live-Streaming on Android"
  • "Save $300+ on 14-Inch Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Laptop"
  • "Pre-Order LG G4 on T-Mobile, Get 128GB MicroSD Card"
  • "What We Must Demand From Charter, Time Warner Cable" ...
Reuters (Updated 4:05 PM CDT)
  • "HR software maker Workday's loss widens on higher costs"
  • "TiVo revenue rises 7.2 percent"
  • "Charter's $56 billion Time Warner Cable deal to face tough U.S. scrutiny"
  • "U.S. top court rules against Cisco Systems in patent infringement fight"
  • "Fire extinguished at Apple site in Arizona - local ABC station"
  • "TrueCar sees May site traffic to reach record 6.2 million unique visitors"
  • "Amazon's Europe changes to boost tax bill, add secrecy"
  • "Foxconn plans 10-12 new Indian facilities by 2020: chairman"
  • "EMC to buy Virtustream for $1.2 billion to expand cloud offerings"
  • "Italian court bans unlicensed taxi services like Uber"
ZDNet (Updated 4:05 PM CDT)
  • "IRS hit by data breach, tax info on 100,000 stolen"
  • "Workday beats Q1 revenue estimates, losses not as bad as expected"
  • "IDC trims smartphone growth outlook on China slowdown"
  • "Except for Android, everything about this phone docking laptop makes sense"
  • "Alteryx pioneers self-service data prep and analytics"
  • "Why your business won't use Microsoft's new Edge browser"
  • "HP acquires ConteXtream to grow cloud services for CSPs"
  • "Microsoft signs Office app, service bundling deals with 20 more Android device makers"
  • "NTT DoCoMo offering password replacement on some services"
  • "What to expect for Android and Chrome at Google I/O 2015" ...





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