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  • "Oracle takes the cloud revenue fast track with $9.3 billion Netsuite deal" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "Partners: Oracle's Acquisition Of NetSuite Expected - Now Come The Questions Of Product Positioning" CRN 8:05 AM
  • "Oracle to buy NetSuite to bolster cloud services" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 8:05 AM
  • "Oracle agrees terms to buy cloud company NetSuite for US$9.3 bn" Vanilla Plus 8:04 AM
  • "Oracle to buy cloud software provider NetSuite for $9.3bn" Tech Central 8:03 AM
  • "Oracle to buy cloud computing pioneer NetSuite for $9.3 bn" domain-b 8:03 AM
  • "Oracle to buy NetSuite cloud company in $9.3bn deal" Capacity Media 8:01 AM
  • "Oracle Snaps Up NetSuite for $9.3 Billion to Bolster Cloud Offering" The Fast Mode 8:01 AM
  • "Oracle to grow into 'an even bigger monster' following NetSuite acquisition" PCR Online 8:00 AM
  • "Channel reacts to Oracle's $9.3bn takeover of NetSuite" CRN UK 7:59 AM
  • "Oracle swallows first cloud company – NetSuite – Channel EYE" Channel Eye 7:59 AM
  • "Oracle buys the original cloud player NetSuite for $9.3bn in cash" SiliconRepublic 7:59 AM
  • "Oracle NetSuite Buy Creates Serious Cloud Contender" InformationWeek 7:43 AM
  • "That free Windows 10 upgrade ends in a few hours. Here's how to get it" CNET 9:30 AM
  • "Reminder: You now have mere hours to upgrade to Windows 10 for free" BetaNews 9:28 AM
  • "Last call for free Windows 10 upgrade" BBC 9:04 AM
  • "Last chance to update to Windows 10 for free" The Guardian 9:00 AM
  • "Last call for free Windows 10 upgrade" BBC 9:04 AM
  • "5 Reasons You Should Update to Windows 10 if You Haven't Already" Gizmodo 8:51 AM
  • "Free Windows 10 upgrade: you only have until the end of today!" T3 9:31 AM
  • "Last chance for Windows 10: Microsoft to end free download of its controversial operating system today" Daily Mail (UK) 9:30 AM
  • "Today's your last chance to get Windows 10 for free" Digital Journal 9:08 AM
  • "Windows 10: Free offer ends tomorrow when cost rises to £100" V3 9:06 AM
  • "Today is your last chance to download Windows 10 for free - how to get started" Mirror Online UK 8:50 AM
  • "Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update tweaked to stop you disabling app promos" The Register 9:32 AM
  • "Updategate: Trio files class-action suit against Microsoft over Windows 10" The Inquirer 9:31 AM
  • "Microsoft facing more lawsuits over forced Windows 10 upgrades" ITProPortal 8:50 AM
  • "Microsoft is cutting another 2850 jobs from its phone business and sales force" TechSpot 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Mobile And Nokia Misery Continues With 2,850 More Job Cuts" TechWeekEurope 9:22 AM
  • "Job cuts hit Microsoft's smartphone division" fin24tech 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft is laying off 2,850 more workers" Engadget 9:03 AM
  • "Sluggish Microsoft Phone Business Leading To 2,850 Layoffs By Mid-2017" Tech Times 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft strips thousands of jobs from its Windows Phone division" Alphr 9:01 AM
  • "Microsoft goes on another firing spree, because mobile" The Inquirer 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft Targets Cloud Logins With Azure Active Directory B2C" eWeek 5:16 PM
  • "Microsoft publishes details of Xbox One August Update, says it's rolling out today" Neowin 9:35 PM
  • "IBM's Cloud CTO: 'We're in this game to win'" Network World 8:46 AM
  • "IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server and Administration Center Flexera InstallAnywhere Untrusted DLL Search Path Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges" Security Tracker 8:45 AM
  • "Dell Releases Digital Transformation Security Survey" Comms Business 8:42 AM
  • "AMD Launches Next Salvo Of Mainstream Polaris GPUs: Radeon RX 470 And RX460 Are Go" Forbes 1:54 PM
  • "AMD Extends Polaris Line-up With Mainstream Radeon RX 470 And Radeon RX 460" HotHardware 3:55 PM
  • "AMD will release two new entry-level graphics cards for gaming" The Verge 8:30 AM
  • "New gear: AMD Radeon RX 470 and 460, Samsung 64-layer 3D NAND SSD, HP Z240" PCR Online 8:30 AM
  • "AMD Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 specs and shipping unveiled" SlashGear 8:29 AM
  • "AMD's entry-level RX 460 and RX 470 will launch in early August" Windows Central 8:28 AM
  • "AMD Details Remaining Polaris Cards: RX 470, RX 460 Releases Imminent" Tom's Hardware 8:27 AM
  • "AMD's Affordable Radeon Rx 470 And 460 Cards Will Hit The Streets In August" Digital Trends 8:25 AM
  • "AMD Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 arrive August 4 and August 8" Ars Technica UK 8:24 AM
  • "Full details revealed: AMD Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 specs and release dates" PCWorld 8:24 AM
  • "AMD announces the Radeon RX 470 and RX 460" TechSpot 8:24 AM
  • "AMD reveals specs for Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 that will launch in early August" VentureBeat 8:23 AM
  • "AMD Radeon RX 470 and 460 specs revealed: Budget GPUs for 1080p gaming" TrustedReviews 8:23 AM
  • "AMD reveals the full specs of the Radeon RX 460 and RX 470: But pricing remains a mystery" The Tech Report 8:22 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon will finally let you buy all those Kickstarters you don't need" BGR 9:38 PM
  • "Google is turning on HSTS encryption across the web: Google's URL has been updated, but there are still some kinks to work out before full deployment." Engadget 6:24 PM
  • "Tech Companies Still Trusted More on Autonomous-Car Development: Surveys before and after news of fatal Tesla crash find greater confidence in Silicon Valley than in traditional auto makers" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:17 PM
  • "Google's parent company will work with more auto makers on self-driving cars" PCWorld 12:22 PM
  • "Google meets Italy's demands on data use practices" Reuters 7:40 AM
  • "The Best Chromebook You Can Buy" The Verge 12:14 PM
  • "New Android Trojan SpyNote leaks on underground forums" PCWorld 12:20 PM
  • "Yahoo rolls out upgraded messenger app for Windows, Mac" Financial Express 8:51 AM
  • "Sony posts $205M profit as downsized mobile business stops bleeding cash" TechCrunch 12:06 PM
  • "PlayStation VR play area requirements detailed, seated play recommended" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "Report: A new Gear VR headset is coming with a black scheme and minor tweaks" PCWorld 12:20 PM
  • "Twitter will stream its first eSports competition, starting today" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "The threats and challenges for Netflix in Asia" TechCrunch 12:05 PM
  • "Bitdefender Total Security 2017 beta now available" BetaNews 12:29 PM
  • "Mass Fidelity Core and Core Sub review: Exceptional Bluetooth speakers" PCWorld 12:25 PM
  • "PokeFit gives Pokemon Go a real-time fitness dashboard on Android" TechCrunch 12:05 PM
  • "Dating apps attach themselves to the Pokémon craze" TechCrunch 11:59 AM
  • "Don't play Pokemon on the railway tracks, Bulgaria says" Reuters 7:40 AM
  • "Uber focuses on services as it begins to see profits in Southeast Asia" TechCrunch 12:05 PM
  • "Baidu, China's dominant search firm, suffers record profit drop" TechCrunch 12:06 PM
  • "8 Hot Gadgets Every Geek Needs For Summer Vacation" InformationWeek 7:42 AM
  • "Meet Graham: An Evolved Human Who Can Withstand a Car Crash" PC Magazine 7:42 AM
  • "Lobster, the marketplace for user-generated content, integrates with DropBox" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "Xerox's profit tops estimates on lower restructuring costs" Reuters 7:40 AM
  • "Panasonic to raise $3.9 billion, partly to finance Tesla plant investment" Reuters 7:39 AM
  • "Sharp first quarter loss shrinks on cost cuts, but revenue plunges by a third" Reuters 7:38 AM
  • "Sony logs 42 percent plunge in first quarter operating profit on quake damage" Reuters 7:38 AM
  • "Axa and China's Alibaba enter into global partnership" Reuters 7:37 AM
  • "Pwnie Express makes IoT, Android security arsenal open source" ZDNet 7:34 AM
Press Releases
  • "ValuD Consulting Releases Latest Mobility Application in the IBM TRIRIGA Marketplace" PRWeb 8:45 AM
  • "On BizWireTV: Cybercrime Meets Its Match and the Importance of Checking Your Credit Score" Business Wire 8:41 AM
Microsoft
  • "Windows 10: End of a Free Upgrade and Beginning of A New Era for Windows Insiders" SuperSite for Windows 5:32 PM
  • "Microsoft: More details on the end of 'Get Windows 10' and what's next" ZDNet 3:49 PM
  • "Microsoft will release new Windows 10 builds right after the Anniversary Update drops" The Next Web 1:54 PM
  • "Windows 10 upgrade: Don't use Express settings if you value your privacy" PCWorld 12:21 PM
  • "Windows 10 Insider build 14894 appears, could be the start of Redstone 2 for PC and Mobile" WinBeta 9:24 AM
  • "Microsoft sold just 1.2 million Lumia Windows phones last quarter" Neowin 9:23 AM
  • "Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Surface on a budget" The Verge 12:15 PM
  • "The Holofone Phablet is a 7-inch Android phone / Windows PC with a built-in projector" The Verge 12:14 PM
  • "DailyMotion updates its Universal Windows App, several improvements to user experience on Xbox" WinBeta 9:21 AM
  • "How to Make Your Windows Look Any Way You Want" Gizmodo 9:34 AM
  • "How to rotate screen | Rotate laptop screen | Rotate screen in Windows" PC Advisor 9:21 AM
  • "Slack Beta updated again for Windows phones, fixes two issues" WinBeta 9:10 AM
  • "How to use Bing images within Office and Edge on Windows 10 PC" Windows Central 9:10 AM
  • "Version notes could be coming to the Windows Store" WinBeta 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Pix app uses AI to help you take better pictures on iPhone" Pocket-lint 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface Pen quicker to the draw following Bluetooth update" TechRadar UK 9:03 AM
  • "9 ways to bend Windows 10 to your will" InfoWorld 9:00 AM
  • "How to fix Windows Update in Windows 10 if it becomes stuck | Alphr" Alphr 8:59 AM
  • "What happens to those free Windows 10 upgrades after July 29, 2016?" ZDNet 7:34 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "California Says Its Claims in Uber Case Could Exceed $1 Billion" Bloomberg 9:23 PM
  • "Facebook: We will fight IRS over billions in possible owed back taxes" Ars Technica 5:11 PM
  • "WikiLeaks' methods questioned by whistleblower Edward Snowden" PCWorld 12:22 PM
  • "Exclusive: FBI probes hacking of Democratic congressional group - sources" Reuters 7:39 AM
  • "FBI investigate US political party hacks, Russian ties" ZDNet 7:34 AM
  • "Getting caught using a VPN in the UAE will cost you over $500,000" ZDNet 7:33 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Shipping a headphone jack adapter with every iPhone 7 is just smart business" BGR 3:18 PM
  • "EU wants to create a database of Bitcoin users" BetaNews 12:30 PM
  • "The dangerous cost of 'free' Wi-Fi" PCWorld 12:22 PM
  • "TSA key cracker Johnny Xmas tells us how to stay safe while traveling" TechCrunch 12:02 PM
  • "4G only works half the time in Brazil" ZDNet 7:34 AM
  • "Cleaning up after cyber attacks is good, but deterring attackers is better" ZDNet 7:33 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Big data integrator Talend pops 54% in Nasdaq debut, raising $94.5M" TechCrunch 12:02 PM
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500 ends just shy of record; Dow limps lower: Nasdaq closes at highest level in more than a year" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "S&P 500 Ends Blockbuster July Near Records" TheStreet 3:57 PM
  • "S&P 500 ends shy of high as stocks fizzle on GDP" USA Today 3:57 PM
  • "Tech Stocks Power Wall St Recovery, S&P Hits New High" Reuters 3:57 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Post Monthly Gains: Dow posts sixth consecutive month of gains" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:56 PM
  • "Nikkei recovers after Bank of Japan fails to meet easing hopes: The Bank of Japan delivered a big disappointment to markets Friday, offering a moderate easing when many expected something much more aggressive." MarketWatch 7:21 AM
  • "European stocks book gains as banks move higher ahead of stress tests: European stocks closed higher Friday as bank shares fared well ahead of the release of stress-test results for the industry and investors reacting to another deluge of quarterly results." MarketWatch 11:26 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:30 PM; no changes since 9:45 AM CDT)
  • "Microsoft Cutting 2,850 More Jobs In Smartphone Business, Sales"
  • "Apple's Project Titan Focuses On Autonomous Driving Software"
  • "Amazon's Second Quarter Puts Competition In Rearview Mirror"
  • "How An Agricultural Data Firm Puts The Cloud To Work"
  • "Oracle NetSuite Buy Creates Serious Cloud Contender"
  • "8 Hot Gadgets Every Geek Needs For Summer Vacation"
New York Times (Updated 9:30 PM CDT)
  • "For Oracle, Money's Not the Problem. It's Coping With the Cloud."
  • "Her Husband's Death Motivates Sheryl Sandberg to Write Another Book"
  • "Oracle's $9.3 Billion Deal for NetSuite Will Bolster Its Cloud Offerings"
  • "Amazon's Profits Grow More Than 800 Percent, Lifted by Cloud Services"
  • "Alexa, What Else Can You Do? Getting More From Amazon Echo"
  • "Google Silences Doubters With Blockbuster Quarter"
  • "Flowing Internet Video Streams Through the Television"
  • "Gathering Cloud-Computing"
  • "How Scalpers Make Their Millions With 'Hamilton'"
  • "To Learn About 'Hamilton' Ticket Bots, We Wrote Our Own Bot" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 9:30 PM CDT)
  • "Gamer Pays More Than $1,200 for Leaked Copy of No Man's Sky"
  • "Report: Hackers Also Targeted Clinton's Campaign"
  • "Electric Corvette Breaks Its Own Speed Record"
  • "Instagram Testing Anti-Harassment Tools"
  • "Delete a WhatsApp Message? Not Quite..."
  • "Niantic Not Big Fans of Pokemon Go Cheaters"
  • "Telcoms, Cable Try One More Time to Kill Net Neutrality Rules"
  • "AT&T Ups U-verse Data Cap to 1TB"
  • "Clear Out a Space for PlayStation VR in Your Living Room"
  • "VIDEO: SpaceX Test Fires Returned Rocket" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:30 PM CDT)
  • "Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats - sources"
  • "U.S. Judge denies Uber motion to compel arbitration in surge-pricing lawsuit"
  • "Tesla mulling two theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash: source"
  • "Trade groups, AT&T urge U.S. court to reverse 'net neutrality' rules"
  • "Clinton campaign: no evidence computer systems were compromised"
  • "Russia has motive, capability and form for U.S. email hack"
  • "Private equity firms focused on Hewlett Packard asset sales: sources"
  • "Call center software maker Interactive Intelligence explores sale: sources"
  • "Apple asks U.S. Supreme Court to rule against Samsung over patents"
  • "FTC says it finds LabMD liable for unfair data security practices"
ZDNet (Checked 9:30 PM; no changes since 3:50 PM CDT)
  • "Microsoft: More details on the end of 'Get Windows 10' and what's next"
  • "NIST blog clarifies SMS deprecation in wake of media tailspin"
  • "Talend makes Wall Street debut, raising $94.5 million"
  • "Robot control: There's an app for that"
  • "Workday plans for Platfora revealed"
  • "One DevOps tool for all clouds: Cloudify"
  • "#CXOTALK McKinsey Partner explains digital marketing"
  • "MOD-t first look: a low-cost 3D printer suitable for office or home"





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