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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft China accidentally confirms that Windows 9 is 'coming soon': It was over in a flash but the internet remembers" The Inquirer 7:19 AM
  • "Microsoft mistakenly teases Windows 9 in China" Electronista 7:09 AM
  • "Windows 9 teased by Microsoft China; confirms name in the process" Neowin 7:19 AM
  • "Microsoft Defies Judge, Refuses To Hand Over Customer Emails" Forbes 7:43 AM
  • "AMD's last FX gasp: 5GHz FX-9590 down to $230, new lower-power 8-core chips debut" ExtremeTech 8:51 AM
  • "AMD FX-8370 and FX-8370E 8-Core CPU Reviews" HotHardware 7:41 AM
  • "AMD's Radeon R9 285: A Review of Tonga/Optimizing Tahiti..." SemiAccurate 7:41 AM
  • "AMD's new Tonga aka R8 285 may have new tech: We aren't actually sure what it does though" SemiAccurate 7:41 AM
  • "AMD's FX-8370E processor reviewed: Eight threads at 95W" The Tech Report 7:42 AM
  • "AMD targeting Intel's i5 with new 95-watt 'E Series' line of processors: Price drop and 125-watt FX-8370 processor are also en route this week" TechRadar UK 7:47 AM
  • "AMD Radeon R9 285 review: The GCN 1.2 torpedo that takes out Nvidia's GTX 760" ExtremeTech 7:42 AM
  • "AMD Radeon R9 285 Review feat. Powercolor" bit-tech 7:42 AM
  • "Intel's 8-core Core i7 processors will make lower cost workstations more powerful" Digital Arts 7:47 AM
  • "Intel releases eight core desktop CPU" Channel EYE 7:47 AM
  • "Briefly: Origin PC's 'Haswell E' processor, CyberpowerPC's Intel X99Ch" Electronista 7:08 AM
  • "HP Widens Server Lead Over IBM" Forbes 8:27 AM
  • "IBM's Watson aims to pick the fashion trends/Summary: IBM is working with retailers to get the company's cognitive computing system Watson to help customers decide what to wear." ZDNet 8:00 AM
  • "IBM opens new client centre in Delhi" The Hindu 8:01 AM
  • "Cisco Systems Given Overweight Rating at Morgan Stanley (CSCO)" WKRB 7:43 AM
  • "DRAM oversupply to disrupt market oligopoly in 2015" EE Times Asia 6:55 AM
  • "3D printing: Unleashing its real potential" EE Times Asia 6:55 AM
  • "ARM says momentum is growing for 64-bit chip designs" The Inquirer 7:19 AM
General Interest
  • "Canonical details BootStack managed OpenStack cloud service" V3 8:41 AM
  • "BBC launches kid coding lessons as schools increase focus on computing" Engadget 7:52 AM
  • "Facebook Has Restored Some Facial Recognition In Europe, Tagging U.S. Friends' Photos" TechCrunch 7:32 AM
  • "webOS granted a second mobile life as LuneOS" Engadget 7:18 AM
  • "Reddit Launches An Official App For AMAs" TechCrunch 7:58 AM
  • "What to expect from Samsung Galaxy Note 4" BetaNews 8:41 AM
  • "Samsung coats its new smartwatch in Swarovski crystal, so now you'll want it" Engadget 7:18 AM
  • "LG and Samsung keep gluing crystals on their products and we don't know why: Gemstone-studded TV and watch strap are latest additions" The Verge 7:53 AM
  • "The Nexus 9's special keyboard case mixes the best of iPad and Surface Pro accessories" BGR 7:58 AM
  • "On Sept. 15, Google Will Make A Massive Bet Against Apple's iPhone 6 Strategy" Business Insider 8:40 AM
  • "Google sends event invites out to Indian press, must be Android One: Google's plans for 'High quality, affordable' handsets will be unveiled on 9/15." Ars Technica 7:06 AM
  • "New Paranoid Android 4.6 Beta 1 now available" Among Tech 7:06 AM
  • "Sony Xperia Z3 Compact images, Z3 specifications surface before IFA" Electronista 7:09 AM
  • "Sony's about to strap an Alpha lens to your smartphone: Rumored QX1 attachment has a big image sensor that works with E-mount lenses" The Verge 7:54 AM
  • "GM Will Make Cars With Motion Sensors to Keep Your Eyes on the Road" Time 7:54 AM
Press Releases
  • "AMD Launches AMD Radeon(TM) R9 285 Graphics, 'Never Settle: Space Edition' Game Bundle/The GCN-Powered AMD Radeon(TM) R9 285 Graphics Card Enables Best-in-Class Gaming Experiences in the Most Demanding Games at 1080p and Beyond, Comes Bundled With New Games" Marketwired 8:27 AM
  • "AMD FX-8370 Claims New World Record: At 8722.78 MHz, the FX-8370 Shatters the Previous CPU Frequency Record, Also Held by AMD FX" Marketwired 8:27 AM
Microsoft
  • "Xbox One update improves media player, Party app, Smartglass and more" Digital Trends 8:39 AM
  • "Three months with the Surface Pro 3: Using it more and less than expected" Neowin 7:54 AM
  • "Great Deal For Students: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Now Starts At Just $649, Save Over $200 On 512GB / Intel i7 Model" Microsoft News 7:47 AM
  • "September could be a tide-turner for the Xbox One" Neowin 7:19 AM
  • "Cortana makes fun of Siri in brand new TV commercial" BGR 7:08 AM
  • "Microsoft pits Cortana against Siri in self-serving advert: Accuses Apple's voice assistant of talking out of its arse" The Inquirer 7:58 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "EU tells repressive regimes that blocking web access is futile" V3 8:41 AM
  • "NSA Phone-Data Collection Program Set for Legal Challenge: Panel of Federal Judges Is First Appeals Court to Address Controversial Program" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:52 AM
  • "UK police arrest man for sport streaming websites: Accused of costing industry £10m" The Inquirer 7:19 AM
  • "German Court Bans Uber" Time 7:32 AM
  • "Uber Slapped With Nationwide Injunction In Germany — But Vows To Continue To Operate" TechCrunch 7:32 AM
  • "Uber vows to defy German ban on its UberPop ride-sharing service: Uber can be fined up to €250,000 if it continues to operate its UberPop service in Germany, a court there has ruled" Computerworld New Zealand 7:08 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "You Should Have a Say in Your Robot Car's Code of Ethics" Wired 7:52 AM
  • "Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers" Wired 7:52 AM
  • "Why Galaxy Note 4 is a must-win for Samsung. Hint: Big-screen iPhone" CNET 7:51 AM
  • "Surface Pro 3 vs Macbook Air head-to-head review" The Inquirer 7:19 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "MindMixer Raises $17M To Help Governments Connect With Their Communities" TechCrunch 7:32 AM
  • "Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Invests $70 Million In Healthcare Group DXY" TechCrunch 7:33 AM
  • "DN Capital Raises $200M For 3rd European Fund, As Euro Tech Resurges" TechCrunch 7:32 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open" CNNMoney 8:16 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Futures Rise, S&P 500 Sits Near All-Time Highs to Begin September" TheStreet 8:16 AM
  • "U.S. Stock Futures Inch Higher: U.S. Equity Market Was Closed Monday For Labor Day" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:17 AM
  • "Asia Markets: apan stocks climb to seven-month high as yen weakens/Japan stocks climbed on Tuesday to its highest closing level in seven months, with a softer yen helping boost export-related shares." MarketWatch 8:16 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Luxottica falls, Weir rises: European movers/Here are companies whose shares are making notable moves in European trade Tuesday." MarketWatch 8:16 AM



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Bloomberg (Updated 8:15 AM CDT)
  • "Apple Probes Report ICloud Was Hacked to Gain Stars' Nude Photos"
  • "Jack Ma Times Market Selling Second Alibaba IPO in Rally"
  • "Uber Faces Ban in Germany as Taxi Group Wins Court Order"
  • "Iliad Said in Talks With Buyout Firms on T-Mobile US Bid"
  • "Apple Teaming Up With Visa, MasterCard on IPhone Wallet"
  • "America Movil Hires Bank of America to Sell Assets"
  • "Telefonica's Brazil Stock Sale Means More Room for Purchases"
  • "China Targeting Foreign Companies, American Chamber Says Updated 4 hours ago"
  • "Total Access Names Brekke CEO After Eddy Abdullah Quits Updated 3 hours ago"
  • "Celebrity Nude-Photo Hack May Be Breach of Apple's ICloud" ...
CNET News (Updated 8:15 AM CDT)
  • "64GB iPhone 6 may adopt sapphire screen as test -- analyst"
  • "Hubble captures breathtaking picture of dark and light nebulae"
  • "Drone sneaks peek at Apple's 'spaceship' campus in progress"
  • "Samsung vows to expand Smart Home platform, add third-party gadgets"
  • "Enter for your chance to win an iPad Mini and more!"
  • "'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real"
  • "When it comes to apps, tablet users are bigger spenders"
  • "Xiaomi sells 40,000 Redmi 1S phones in 4 seconds in India"
  • "Become a living room fighter pilot with life-sized cardboard cockpit"
  • "Jennifer Lawrence, failed by the Web" ...
InformationWeek (Updated 8:15 AM CDT)
  • "10 IT Job Interview Phrases To Make You Run"
  • "Quiz: Spot The Real Tech Headlines"
  • "10 Cringe-Worthy Tech Moments In Movies"
  • "Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?"
  • "Software Licensing: Move From Defense To Offense"
  • "Wanted By DHS: Breakout Ideas On Domestic Cybersecurity"
  • "5 Signs You'll Face A Software Audit"
  • "Cloud Won't Cure Licensing Woes"
  • "Coding School For Kids"
  • "IT Job Interviews 101: What Not To Wear" ...
New York Times (Updated 8:15 AM CDT)
  • "Uber Banned Across Germany by Frankfurt Court"
  • "Drone Developers Consider Obstacles That Cannot Be Flown Around"
  • "In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money"
  • "Amazon Bets on Content in Deal for Twitch"
  • "Brainy, Yes, but Far From Handy"
  • "Samsung Group's Shipbuilding and Engineering Arms to Merge"
  • "NATO Set to Ratify Pledge on Joint Defense in Case of Major Cyberattack"
  • "Mental Floss Is Buoyed by Online Video"
  • "San Francisco Exhales During 'Burning Man Exodus'"
  • "Getting a Clear Picture of a Computer Network's Security"
Reuters (Updated 8:15 AM CDT)
  • "Frankfurt court bans Uber taxi services across Germany"
  • "EU regulators scrap antitrust case against MathWorks"





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