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Computer Industry
  • "Moscow dumps Microsoft software, as Putin calls for reduced reliance on foreign tech" Neowin 5:00 PM
  • "Microsoft claims Windows 10 now active on 400 million devices" ExtremeTech 9:22 AM
  • "Windows 10 Will Run Edge in a VM to Protect You Against Browser Flaws" Social Barrel 7:14 AM
  • "Microsoft Details Incoming Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 Continuum Features At Ignite 2016" HotHardware 4:46 PM
  • "Microsoft reveals the Windows 10 Mobile features that are coming in Redstone 2" Neowin 10:48 AM
  • "Windows Server 2016 set for mid-October release" The Inquirer 6:58 AM
  • "Microsoft Bulks Up Office 365's Intelligent Services" eWeek 6:06 PM
  • "Satya Nadella Targets Transforming Microsoft Into A Powerful Artificial Intelligence Company" HotHardware 4:43 PM
  • "Microsoft announces major OneDrive improvements, including SharePoint Online sync preview" Neowin 8:47 PM
  • "Microsoft OneDrive Placeholders Make Triumphant Return To Windows 10 With On-Demand Sync" HotHardware 4:44 PM
  • "Microsoft Announces a Stunning Array of Office 365 Updates for September" Thurrott 10:48 AM
  • "Microsoft Azure networking is speeding up, thanks to custom hardware: FPGAs give customers the ability to get speed boosts in networking and soon in AI and deep learning" IDG News Service 11:11 AM
  • "Microsoft's Azure-based Project Springfield uses AI to squash 'million dollar' bugs" The Inquirer 6:58 AM
  • "Microsoft, Workday announce productivity partnership" Seeking Alpha 10:18 AM
  • "Microsoft and Disney said to be considering bids to acquire Twitter" Neowin 9:21 AM
  • "Microsoft Recruited Adobe To Defect From AWS To Azure" Seeking Alpha 6:24 AM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update and new firmware roll out to HP Elite x3" Neowin 8:17 AM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update and new firmware roll out to HP Elite x3" Neowin 9:22 AM
  • "The EFF calls on HP to remove DRM from its printers" TechCrunch 10:06 AM
  • "Meg Whitman and HP Five Years Later: Mission Accomplished?" Fortune 8:17 AM
  • "The EFF calls on HP to remove DRM from its printers" TechCrunch 9:12 AM
  • "Will HP's Efforts to Revamp Printer Business Yield Results?" Zacks 8:12 AM
  • "Long Term Growth Review Of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)" Newburgh Press 9:11 AM
  • "What Does The New Dell EMC Mean For The Enterprise Storage Market?" Forbes 9:10 AM
  • "IBM releases DataWorks to give enterprise data a home and a brain" TechCrunch 9:10 PM
  • "IBM promises a one-stop analytics shop with AI-powered big data platform: It can ingest data faster than any other data platform, IBM said" IDG News Service 6:56 AM
  • "Automakers Cozy Up to Intel, Qualcomm for 5G Standards" PC Magazine 2:03 PM
  • "Intel Core i5 vs. Core i7: Which processor should you buy?" ExtremeTech 3:57 PM
  • "AMD Zen News: Next Gen Processors Performing Better Than Expected?" Breathe Cast 9:12 AM
  • "Lenovo Cutting More Jobs from Motorola Mobile Unit" eWeek 10:47 AM
  • "Salesforce Releases Commerce Cloud for Unified Consumer Marketing" eWeek 9:01 AM
  • "ARM adds CMN-600 interconnect and DMC-620 memory controllers" SemiAccurate 10:48 AM
  • "ARM Unveils New CoreLink Interconnect" eWeek 6:12 PM
  • "IEEE Approves 5GBASE-T Ethernet Standard For A 5X Speed Increase Over Existing Wiring" HotHardware 4:47 PM
General Interest
  • "Roku Unveils 5 New Streaming Video Devices" eWeek 6:27 PM
  • "Battered But Not Beaten Commodore C64 Survives Over 25 Years Balancing Drive Shafts In Auto Repair Shop" HotHardware 4:47 PM
  • "Samsung: 90% of Galaxy Note7 owners who returned handset so far have opted for replacement" Neowin 4:52 PM
  • "Samsung reveals 60% of 'unsafe' Galaxy Notes exchanged" BBC 12:16 PM
  • "Mattel won't sell a 3D printer for toys this holiday after all" Engadget 10:48 AM
  • "Elon Musk has a lot to prove at today's Mars colonization announcement: Talk is cheap; rockets are expensive" The Verge 10:08 AM
  • "Roku Introduces a New Streaming Player Lineup" Thurrott 10:07 AM
  • "Firefox OS well and truly in the community's hands, Mozilla to strip code from Gecko repo" Neowin 10:05 AM
  • "Ofcom to crowdsource UK mobile coverage" BBC 9:01 AM
  • "Amazon's Plan to Infiltrate Homes This Holiday: Music Via Echo" Bloomberg 8:23 AM
  • "Dog microchips: Outdated contact details leave animals unclaimed" BBC 6:55 AM
  • "Bitcoin-Inspired Technology Starts to Reshape Currency Markets: Product likely to lower the costs of cross-border transactions" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:10 AM
  • "Swift Reports Summer Cyber Attacks on Three Banks: Interbank message carrier is issuing security patches, requiring clients to update software" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:10 AM
  • "BBC will require all users to log in to iPlayer and some mobile apps from early 2017" Neowin 7:05 AM
  • "BBC iPlayer login will be required from 2017" BBC 6:55 AM
  • "Google announces neural network to improve machine translation" Seeking Alpha 2:47 PM
  • "Google's new 7-inch Nexus tablet will reportedly run new Andromeda OS" Neowin 10:48 AM
  • "Google rolls out more low-bandwidth versions of its products: The products are first available in India, to address the country's problems with flaky internet connections" IDG News Service 10:02 AM
  • "Google News Lite mode app launches for slower internet connections: A new lite mode is available in India for the Google News Android app - it uses one-third of the data of the full mode." Search Engine Land 9:21 AM
  • "Google Rescues a Security Blogger Under Attack from Hackers" Fortune 8:18 AM
  • "This is the Google Pixel smartphone" BGR 7:00 AM
  • "Google's new Pixel phone appears in leaked official image" Neowin 7:05 AM
  • "Google Pixel release date, price and specs: leaked snap shows off new-look Android: Pixel Launcher revealed in close-up image" The Inquirer 6:57 AM
  • "Google expands its initiative to provide free Wi-Fi hotspots in emerging markets" TechCrunch 7:14 AM
  • "Google will bring free Wi-Fi to the whole world through Google Station" Neowin 7:05 AM
  • "Google pushes into India with free wi-fi" BBC 6:55 AM
  • "Pearl's RearVision is a backup camera for those who want the best rear view" TechCrunch 7:14 AM
  • "Xiaomi's newest phones include dual-lens camera and under-glass fingerprint reader" TechCrunch 7:11 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell XC Nutanix Hyperconverged Appliance for Citrix XenDesktop" ervik.as 7:21 AM
  • "Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) PT Raised to $34.00 at Raymond James Financial Inc." The Cerbat Gem 8:19 AM
  • "Application server market will be $23 billion by 2020" PR 8:51 AM
  • "OutSystems Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace" Business Wire 8:53 AM
  • "Oracle and Kenya Commercial Bank Identify Developers as Integral for Driving Cloud Adoption in Africa" EIN Presswire 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft Standardizes on the Icertis Contract Management Platform to Manage Its Global Enterprise Volume Licensing and OEM Agreements: Software Giant Selects Icertis to Accelerate Velocity of High-Volume and Complex Contracting" PRNewswire 8:54 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft launches 'fuzzing-as-a-service' to help developers find security bugs: Project Springfield, Microsoft's 'million-dollar bug detector' now available in cloud." Ars Technica 11:03 AM
  • "Microsoft LiveWriter released as Open Live Writer in the Windows Store" SuperSite for Windows 10:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Ignite: MyAnalytics Is a Tool for Optimizing Your Working Hours" SuperSite for Windows 9:21 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "FBI investigating potential hack of Democrat officials' cells: Of course they suspect the Russians." Engadget 8:43 PM
  • "U.S. regulators accuse Palantir of bias against Asians" Reuters 1:43 PM
  • "Mozilla trolls EU's 'outdated' copyright reform proposal with memes: One does not simply accept the proposal" The Inquirer 10:04 AM
  • "US spends $35 million on Smart Suite science program to combat crime" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "Facebook told to stop collecting German WhatsApp data" BBC 12:16 PM
  • "Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting data on WhatsApp users: Privacy watchdog says data-sharing scheme is 'an infringement of national data protection law'" The Verge 7:11 AM
  • "Facebook Ordered to Stop Collecting Data on WhatsApp Users in Germany" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:11 AM
  • "Trump: 'The security aspect of cyber is very, very tough'/Candidates face off during first presidential debate in New York." Ars Technica 6:25 AM
  • "Yahoo's claim of 'state-sponsored' hackers meets with skepticism: Yahoo has blamed its massive data breach on a 'state-sponsored actor'" IDG News Service 6:24 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "SanDisk Extreme 510 Portable SSD Review: Rugged, External Storage" HotHardware 12:31 PM
  • "From The Wirecutter: The best 4K monitors (so far)/Getting a 4K monitor is no longer a bad idea, but the tech is still pretty young." Ars Technica 11:08 AM
  • "How to Use Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts to Save More Time" Tuts+ 9:22 AM
  • "Google doesn't know the date of its own birthday" The Inquirer 9:22 AM
  • "Watch Elon Musk reveal his plan for colonizing Mars right here" TechCrunch 9:20 AM
  • "Xiaomi Mi VR Play: Unboxing and first impressions" Neowin 7:04 AM
  • "Amazon's Login Screen Is a Secret Portal to Sonic Hell" Gizmodo 6:25 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Aqua Security Raises $9M for Container Security" eWeek 4:53 PM
  • "Here's Why Twitter Might Finally Be Sold" Time 10:08 AM
  • "Color Genomics raises $45 million to provide cheaper genetic tests that detect cancer risk" TechCrunch 9:21 AM
  • "M&A agreements reach $55.3 billion in 2016" EE Times Asia 8:19 AM
  • "Red Points bags $2.2M to help brands fight counterfeiting and piracy" TechCrunch 7:11 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks unruffled by debate; oil down as OPEC meets; Deutsche slides again" CNNMoney 8:33 AM
  • "Wall Street Rallies After Clinton Tops First Debate: Stocks closed Tuesday with solid gains after Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was largely credited with a win at the first debate." TheStreet 3:50 PM
  • "Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 5,305.71 up 48.22 points" Nasdaq 3:56 PM
  • "Stocks, politics and debates: It's about the economy" USA Today 8:36 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise, Despite Slide in Oil Prices: Investors appear to be betting that the presidential debate shifted support toward Hillary Clinton" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:56 PM
  • "Asian shares close higher in wake of U.S. presidential debate" MarketWatch 8:37 AM
  • "European stocks slide as U.S. debate cheer fades" MarketWatch 8:37 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 1:40 PM CDT)
  • "Scalable IoT Deployments Gain Momentum, IDC Finds"
  • "Top 125 Vendors To Watch"
  • "25 Data Management Vendors Worth Watching"
  • "25 DevOps Vendors Worth Watching"
  • "25 Cloud Vendors Worth Watching"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "A Voice Cuts Through, and Adds to, the Intrigue of Russia's Cyberattacks"
  • "Next Target for IBM's Watson? Third-Grade Math"
  • "Make the Mac's Share Menu More Useful"
  • "An App to Help Save Emissions (and Maybe Money) When Buying a Car"
  • "Facebook Ordered to Stop Collecting Data on WhatsApp Users in Germany"
  • "A Choice Beyond Cable Box Rentals? It May Hinge on a Swing Voter"
  • "Snapchat, Known for Ephemera, Proves Its Staying Power With Videos"
  • "Making Video Ads That Work on Facebook's Silent Screen"
  • "U.S. Accuses Tech Firm of Bias Against Asian Software Engineers"
  • "Twitter's Steep Premium: The Cost of Employee Stock Grants" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Japanese Drivers Get Free Coffee from Toyota Via an App"
  • "Get a Free or Reduced-Cost Apple Watch From Aetna"
  • "Elon Musk Lays Out Plan for 'Self-Sustaining Civilization' on Mars"
  • "Shadowy Data-Mining Firm Palantir Hit With Discrimination Suit"
  • "McLaren Unveils Electric Car...for Kids"
  • "Microsoft Boosts Edge Browser Security"
  • "Lyric T5 Smart Thermostat Works With Apple HomeKit"
  • "Record Labels Sue YouTube Audio-Ripping Site"
  • "Kano Returns to Kickstarter With Lego-Like Coding Kits"
  • "Standing in Line? Boo. Try Nissan's Self-Driving Chairs" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Onetime rising hedge fund star John Thaler considers comeback"
  • "Facebook tells U.S. judge it takes terroristic threats seriously"
  • "Senators accuse Yahoo of 'unacceptable' delay in hack discovery"
  • "Electric car tipping point may challenge pioneers"
  • "Rogers Communications committed to dividend growth - deputy chairman"
  • "Aetna to offer Apple Watch at a discount to certain customers"
  • "Illinois man pleads guilty in celebrity nude-photo hacking scandal"
  • "Facebook to appeal German order on WhatsApp data"
  • "U.S. regulators accuse Palantir of bias against Asians"
  • "Twitter could take many forms, depending on new owner"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "The debate sacks football on Internet TV"
  • "Windows 10 installed base grows, as businesses become less cautious"
  • "SpaceX announces plan to colonize Mars in the next decade"
  • "Facebook's Slack competitor Facebook at Work launching next month: Report"
  • "Australia scrapes fourth on APAC cyber maturity scale"
  • "How the FBI defends against insider threats"
  • "Aetna announces Apple Watch subsidy program for certain customers"
  • "Kubernetes 1.4: One DevOps tool to rule all the containers"





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