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Computer Industry
  • "Forget Holograms: 6 Cool Things in Windows 10" PC Magazine 12:31 PM
  • "Will Microsoft Corporation's Free Windows 10 Update Strategy Work?" The Motley Fool 12:31 PM
  • "Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics in Big Data Push" eWeek 12:31 PM
  • "All signs point to the demise of Microsoft's Surface tablet" Computerworld 12:26 PM
  • "What to Expect When Microsoft Reports Earnings Results Later Today" TheStreet 12:25 PM
  • "Unlock Windows 10's hidden secrets" BetaNews 11:25 AM
  • "What to Expect When Microsoft Reports Earnings Results Later Today" TheStreet 10:49 AM
  • "What to Expect When Microsoft Reports Earnings" WSJ Blogs 10:48 AM
  • "Key factors that will likely impact Microsoft's 2Q15 earnings" Market Realist 10:48 AM
  • "Full 360-Degree Earnings Preview for Microsoft" 24/7 Wall St. 10:48 AM
  • "Microsoft is using 'Azure in a box' to power its own 'Nebula' private cloud" ZDNet 9:08 AM
  • "Downloading Windows 10 build 9926? Get KB 3034229 ASAP" InfoWorld 9:16 AM
  • "Microsoft to offer a paid version of its internal Cosmos big-data service" ZDNet 9:07 AM
  • "The Reason To Be Cheerful About HoloLens" TechCrunch 8:48 AM
  • "Video - Microsoft Cool Again? Technology Making Company Relevant" Bloomberg TV 8:06 AM
  • "IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs" Reuters 12:51 PM
  • "Sources Say IBM Planning On Laying Off 12,000 Over Next Year" TechCrunch 11:10 AM
  • "IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs" Reuters 10:52 AM
  • "IBM Dismisses Report of Massive Layoffs" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10:51 AM
  • "Exclusive: IBM's Official Statement on Layoffs Speculation" FirstAdopter 10:50 AM
  • "Why IBM Is Now An Undervalued Long-Term Investment Play" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "IBM's stock gains amid reports that a massive layoff is coming" MarketWatch 8:08 AM
  • "Huh? As IBM Readies To Perform The Biggest Corporate Employee Cull In History, It Claims Cloud Leadership" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Wall Street watches Greece; IBM job cuts; Cablevision cellphone service" Yahoo Finance 8:07 AM
  • "Why IBM Is Now An Undervalued Long-Term Investment Play" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Dell Venue 8 7000 review: A thin, light tablet with a weird depth-sensing camera" PCWorld 8:54 AM
  • "H-P Shuffles Management at China Unit" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10:53 AM
  • "Intel readying first NUC mini-desktop PC with Core i7 Broadwell processor" ZDNet 9:08 AM
  • "Ellison's Oracle Facing Pension Fund Comp Challenge" Bloomberg TV 10:54 AM
  • "Oracle Stock Lower Today After Pension Funds Demand Improved Governance" TheStreet 8:10 AM
  • "TCO vs. TVO: How to determine the cost and value of the managed cloud" VentureBeat 9:01 AM
  • "Disgruntled over big data? Maybe it's that visualization, magic box dependence" ZDNet 9:07 AM
General Interest
  • "New wireless services from Google and Cablevision will lean heavily on Wi-Fi" The Verge 11:14 AM
  • "Google defends policy that leaves most Android devices unpatched" Computerworld 9:19 AM
  • "The Nexus 6 nearly had a fingerprint sensor in its dimple" Engadget 9:25 AM
  • "Google Web Toolkit dumps compatibility for sake of upgrades" InfoWorld 9:17 AM
  • "What retailers need to do to take advantage of the Internet of Things" BetaNews 9:12 AM
  • "Google silent on WikiLeaks email warrant for nearly three years" ZDNet 9:09 AM
  • "Next stop for Google Fiber? North Carolina" ZDNet 9:09 AM
  • "​Google: Why we won't patch pre-KitKat Android WebView" ZDNet 9:09 AM
  • "Google taps WePay to put Wallet support in 200K more online stores" VentureBeat 9:00 AM
  • "Google Looks To Expand Wallet Use, WePay Integrates Instant Buy API" TechCrunch 8:28 AM
  • "Official NFL highlights are coming to YouTube and Google search results" The Verge 8:52 AM
  • "Freewheel is Cablevision's WiFi calling service for thrifty New Yorkers" Engadget 12:45 PM
  • "Cablevision to introduce true Wi-Fi-only mobile service" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "What you need to know about T-Mobile's new Score program" BetaNews 11:25 AM
  • "Modular smartphones could be repurposed as computer clusters" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "The first live VR broadcast brought the beach to my backyard" Engadget 11:27 AM
  • "Facebook's new app for developing countries is just 252KB" The Verge 11:14 AM
  • "Facebook Lite officially available for low-end Android devices" BetaNews 9:12 AM
  • "Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones" TechCrunch 8:46 AM
  • "Bitcoin's first licensed US exchange opens with approval from 25 states" Engadget 9:23 AM
  • "Bitcoin's first licensed US exchange opens with approval from 25 states" Engadget 9:23 AM
  • "Coinbase to launch first licensed U.S. Bitcoin exchange" PCWorld 8:54 AM
  • "Logitech launches next-gen ConferenceCam so everyone can see your rumpledness" VentureBeat 9:02 AM
  • "Adobe pushes critical Flash Player update to fix latest zero-day" PCWorld 8:54 AM
  • "Motorola returns to China with launch of Moto X, Moto X Pro, and Moto G" The Verge 8:52 AM
  • "Uber promises not to price-gouge during massive east-coast blizzard" Engadget 12:46 PM
  • "Uber Will Cap Surge Pricing During Northeast Snow Storm" TechCrunch 12:42 PM
  • "Uber cancels on-demand delivery service pilot, UberEssentials" VentureBeat 11:19 AM
  • "How SF-Based Shuttle Startup Chariot Crowdsourced Its New Commuter Route" TechCrunch 8:27 AM
  • "ROCKI Adds Spotify To Its List Of Integrated Music Services" TechCrunch 8:27 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "Adobe Touch Workspaces Show What The Microsoft Surface Can Be With A True Creative Focus" TechCrunch 12:42 PM
  • "Microsoft's new browser could be called Entourage" ITProPortal 12:33 PM
  • "Xbox App on Windows 10 Gets Feature Summary Video" TechnoBuffalo 12:33 PM
  • "How to get rid of 'Quick access' - Windows 10 gives users the choice of how File Explorer displays" WinBeta 12:32 PM
  • "Partners: Microsoft's Mobile Integration Key For Windows Phone" CRN 12:30 PM
  • "Is Google's 'Project Zero' Leaving Windows Users Vulnerable?" Huffington Post UK 12:30 PM
  • "Viber for Windows 8.1 now supports video calls" Windows Central 12:29 PM
  • "Mystery midrange Windows Phone is spotted on AdDuplex, could be an 830 variant" WinBeta 12:29 PM
  • "Microsoft to Close Nokia Store, May Lose Over a Hundred Thousand Apps" DailyTech 12:26 PM
  • "Microsoft, Adobe beat open source developers to Android" Network World 12:25 PM
  • "Get Cortana working in Windows 10 in the UK, and other non-US countries" BetaNews 11:25 AM
  • "How to enable the Spartan browser's speedy new Edge engine in Windows 10 today" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "Why Surface Hub is more interesting than HoloLens" Computerworld 9:20 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Cable giants don't like the FCC's push to redefine 'broadband'" Engadget 12:45 PM
  • "Drone landing drags White House security into the modern era" Engadget 12:44 PM
  • "UK government tries sneaking previously rejected snooping laws into Counter Terrorism bill" BetaNews 9:14 AM
  • "Turkey orders Facebook to block pages that insult the Prophet Mohammed" The Verge 8:52 AM
  • "Facebook's European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9" TechCrunch 8:46 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "How hackers can infiltrate a network and remain undiscovered" BetaNews 11:25 AM
  • "How to handle a Facebook bully or stalker" PCWorld 11:18 AM
  • "Number26 Could Be The Best Banking Experience In Europe" TechCrunch 11:11 AM
  • "NASA wants helicopter drones to lead the way for Mars rovers" Engadget 9:26 AM
  • "Flexible fiber implants treat your brain without hurting it" Engadget 9:24 AM
  • "From bad to worse: Down the rabbit hole of bad network design" InfoWorld 9:16 AM
  • "How to remove embarrassing photos from social networks" BetaNews 9:14 AM
  • "Build the perfect portable toolkit with SyMenu" BetaNews 9:13 AM
  • "What retailers need to do to take advantage of the Internet of Things" BetaNews 9:12 AM
  • "PhotoShelter launches Libris for businesses that keep photos in virtual shoeboxes" VentureBeat 9:01 AM
  • "App downloads soared in December — but so did marketing costs" VentureBeat 9:00 AM
  • "Following Sale Of Video On-Demand Service, Tesco Offloads Blinkbox Music And Shutters Ebook Offering" TechCrunch 8:28 AM
  • "The BBC's First Film Commission For iPlayer Is A Digital Manifesto For A New Media Order" TechCrunch 8:23 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Content Discovery Platform Curiyo Raises A Million To Help Online Publishers Increase Visitors' Time On Site" TechCrunch 12:41 PM
  • "TeachMate365, A Platform For Special Needs Educators, Launches With $3M In Funding" TechCrunch 11:11 AM
  • "Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million" TechCrunch 11:10 AM
  • "Lunar Xprize competitors get $5.25 million for reaching key milestones" Engadget 9:23 AM
  • "AT&T buys its second Mexican wireless provider in three months" The Verge 11:14 AM
  • "AT&T to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.88B; aims to expands service to 76M people" ZDNet 9:07 AM
  • "AT&T's Mexican expansion continues as it acquires mobile carrier Nextel in a $1.9B deal" VentureBeat 9:00 AM
  • "Everspin takes $29 million to develop next generation MRAM chips" VentureBeat 9:00 AM
  • "Partech's New $240 Million Growth Fund Will Close France's Funding Gap" TechCrunch 8:46 AM
  • "Dojo Raises £800K To Scale Up Its Curated Guide To London" TechCrunch 8:29 AM
  • "Money Dashboard, The Personal Finance App That Tells You Why You're Broke, Secures $3.7M Funding" TechCrunch 8:27 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks Dip as Oil and Greece Pull in Opposite Directions: Stocks were inching lower Monday in a topsy-turvy trading session in which investors were torn between stabilizing oil prices and fears of political drama in Greece." TheStreet 10:59 AM
  • "Wall Street Flat Lines After Greek Elections: U.S. stocks fell on Monday after a decisive Greek election victory by the Syriza party spurred concern over fresh instability in the euro zone, even as the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote." Reuters 10:58 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Little Changed: U.S. stocks were little changed Monday, as the victory of antiausterity party Syriza in Sunday's Greek election failed to unsettle the market." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10:56 AM
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open/Investors were nervous Monday after elections in Greece ignited fears about fresh turmoil in Europe." CNNMoney 7:44 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japanese stocks retreat amid Greek election concerns, while Chinese market gains/Japanese stocks pulled back on Monday as investors worried about Greece remaining in the eurozone after an anti-austerity party won Sunday's election." MarketWatch 7:42 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Greek stocks fall after Syriza wins general election/Greek stocks fell Monday, under pressure following the victory of the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece's general election, but European markets broadly turned higher." MarketWatch 12:36 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:11 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:11 PM



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Bloomberg (Updated 12:50 PM CST)
  • "AT&T to Buy Nextel Mexico's Wireless Assets for $1.9 Billion"
  • "How Yahoo Might Sell Billions in Alibaba Stock and Pay No Taxes"
  • "Russian Dating Site Topface Hacked for 20 Million User Names"
  • "Oracle Faces Demands From Pension Funds for Better Governance"
  • "Malaysia Airlines Websites Hacked With ISIS Attack Claim "
  • "First Medical App System to Monitor Glucose Cleared in U.S."
  • "GE Advances as Earnings Top Estimates on Sales in Power Unit"
  • "Expedia Buys Sabre's Travelocity for $280 Million"
  • "Cable Pushes to Exclude Netflix Deals in FCC Net Neutrality Rule"
  • "UPS Plan to Tweak Peak Prices May Echo Uber-Like Fare Surges" ...
InformationWeek (Updated 12:50 PM CST)
  • "Docker: Less Controversy, More Container Adoption In 2015"
  • "Windows 10: Microsoft Gets A Makeover" ...
New York Times (Updated 12:50 PM CST)
  • "Why Apps for Messaging Are Trending"
  • "Your College May Be Banking on Your Facebook Likes"
  • "At Universities, a Push for Data-Driven Career Services"
  • "Verizon's Mobile 'Supercookies' Seen as Threat to Privacy"
  • "Cablevision to Introduce Wi-Fi-Based Phone Plan"
  • "Amazon and Its Friends"
  • "Tech Giants Invest in New Dreams of Grandeur"
  • "Microsoft's Holographic Vision Triggers a Flashback"
  • "Winklevoss Twins Aim to Take Bitcoin Mainstream"
  • "Online Storage Company Box Has Strong Debut in First Day of Trading"
PC Magazine (Updated 12:50 PM CST)
  • "20th Anniversary PS4 Auction Pulls in Big Bucks"
  • "Facebook 'Lite' App Targets Emerging Markets"
  • "Forget Holograms: 6 Cool Things in Windows 10"
  • "Weather Checklist: How to Prepare Your Tech for a Storm"
  • "Report: iPhone Sales in China Top U.S."
  • "Save Money on a New Phone With T-Mobile Score"
  • "Stay Connected With Logitech's Portable Video-Conferencing Device"
  • "Report: Samsung to Serve as Main Chip Supplier for Next iPhone"
  • "Cablevision Tips 'Freewheel' Wi-Fi Phone Service"
  • "Homeworld Remastered on Feb. 25; Uber vs. Calif. DMV; Apple Watch Battery" ...
Reuters (Updated 12:50 PM CST)
  • "IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs"
  • "Europe's telecoms heavyweights call for lighter 'net neutrality' rules"
  • "Europe's telecoms heavyweights call for lighter 'net neutrality' rules"
  • "Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Mohammad: media"
  • "AT&T to buy NII Holdings' wireless business in Mexico"
  • "Carrefour invests in European tech start-ups fund"
  • "Lenovo's Motorola looks to take market share from China rivals"
  • "Samsung Electronics to be main chip supplier for next iPhone: South Korea paper"
  • "Malaysia Airlines website targeted by hacker group 'Cyber Caliphate'Video"
  • "Cablevision to launch WiFi phone service for data-hungry users"





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