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Computer Industry
  • "HP makes it official, files to spin off enterprise division: The company says it's on track to split in two by Nov. 1" IDG News Service 6:06 AM
  • "HP Inc and HP Enterprise split moves forward" ZDNet 6:08 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard on track to split later this year" Seeking Alpha 6:06 AM
  • "How Hewlett-Packard plans to split in two" Fortune 6:57 AM
  • "HP Now Much Closer to Formal Separation" 24/7 Wall St. 6:41 AM
  • "Microsoft's COO sold over 40,000 shares of MSFT this week" Neowin 6:09 AM
  • "Microsoft's Office 2016 preview gets real-time editing in Word and more" Computerworld 7:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Agrees That Xbox One Needs To Perform Better In Europe" UberGizmo 7:01 AM
  • "Xbox One, PS4 sales in China could be disappointing: Niko Partners expects sales of the consoles to be less than 550,000 units in 2015" IDG News Service 6:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro 3 gets a cheaper variant with Intel Core i7 CPU" GSM Arena 7:03 AM
  • "Global IT giants Microsoft, Oracle hail Digital India" FirstPost 7:01 AM
  • "Intel reveals why the desktop is still an important part of its business" PCR 6:59 AM
  • "Intel Delays Atom x3 4G 'SoFIA' to Early 2016: Further QA delays can put Intel in uncomfortable situations" Softpedia 6:59 AM
  • "Dell's Cheryl Cook talks marketing with CMO Innovation" CMO Innovation 6:57 AM
  • "IBM gets green light to sell off chips biz to GlobalFoundries: US regulators furrow brows, frown, nod" The Register 7:02 AM
  • "GlobalFoundries adds two IBM chip plants, Malta potential growth status quo" Albany Times Union 7:02 AM
  • "Is Silicon Valley bad for the space race?" The Daily Dot 6:08 AM
General Interest
  • "Tesla Beats Delivery Forecast With 52% Quarterly Surge" Bloomberg 6:42 AM
  • "Facebook Messenger payments service goes live Stateside despite security concerns: Firm looks to appease user concerns with Touch ID support and encryption" The Inquirer 7:21 AM
  • "Facebook to Share Ad Revenue With Video Creators: Social network's move is designed to attract more polished content and more ads" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:39 AM
  • "Amazon expands into Mexico with biggest international launch yet" The Verge 6:30 AM
  • "Harvard Reveals It Had An IT Breach In June Impacting 8 Colleges And Administrations" TechCrunch 6:14 AM
  • "Advanced Phishing Scam Targets CEOs, CFOs for Phony Cash Transfers" eWeek 6:08 AM
  • "Google's artificial intelligence interprets photos as animal faces, with creepy results: Engineers run photos through neural network that interprets them as disturbing collections of animal faces" Telegraph 6:22 AM
  • "Google open-sources its software for making trippy images with deep learning" VentureBeat 7:04 AM
  • "Google and smartphones are causing digital amnesia, says Kaspersky: More than half of smartphone users can't remember a single phone number" The Inquirer 6:01 AM
  • "Google is 'ruining our memories', study claims: Over-reliance on Google and smartphones is causing 'digital amnesia' across the UK as people struggle to recall basic phone numbers" Telegraph 6:22 AM
  • "Google's Neural Network Chatbot Can Discuss Philosophy and IT Troubles" Gizmodo 6:02 AM
  • "Google Touts It's Cloud Platform for Distributed App Workload Testing" eWeek 6:02 AM
  • "Xiaomi books 1H sales fall, putting full-year goal in doubt" Reuters 6:47 AM
  • "Xiaomi Launches Its First Smartphone Outside Asia: Chinese maker's Redmi 2 to be sold in Brazil; device will be firm's first assembled outside China" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:39 AM
  • "Xiaomi Sold 34.7M Smartphones In First Half Of 2015, Up 33% Year-On-Year" TechCrunch 6:15 AM
  • "Xiaomi faces challenge to reach sales goal, amid slowing smartphone growth: Xiaomi sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first six months of 2015" IDG News Service 6:07 AM
  • "Xiaomi's First-Half Sales Put It Only a Third of the Way Toward 100 Million Phone Goal" Re/code 6:01 AM
  • "Xiaomi shifts 34.7 million units in first half" ZDNet 6:01 AM
  • "Sprint turns to a British retailer to reverse its US fortunes" Engadget 6:02 AM
  • "MasterCard to trial using selfies as authentication" ZDNet 6:01 AM
  • "Robots on the march" BBC 6:38 AM
  • "Man crushed to death by robot at car factory" BBC 6:02 AM
  • "Robot Kills Man at Volkswagen Plant" Time 6:14 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "'Skype for Business' technical preview arrives for Office 365 enterprise users" Neowin 6:09 AM
  • "Windows 10 Insiders will start seeing popup tips and notifications" Neowin 6:09 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Former U.S. agent pleads guilty to bitcoin theft in Silk Road probe" VentureBeat 7:09 AM
  • "San Francisco cracks down on Airbnb hosts, but opens office to register them" VentureBeat 7:06 AM
  • "Justice Department tries to freeze GE-Electrolux appliance deal" CNET 6:39 AM
  • "Jitters in Tech World Over New Chinese Security Law" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:21 AM
  • "After Uber ruling, pressure mounts on companies to reclassify contractors: New suits claim the contract workers are in effect employees" IDG News Service 6:07 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Dell Venue 10 7000 Series Review: Dell made the most productive Android tablet ever, but it's no laptop substitute" Digital Trends 6:56 AM
  • "Kill email? Without it, 'Facebook would fall apart', says Yahoo exec: Social media is not killing email – it is reinforcing it, according to Jeff Bonforte, Yahoo's senior vice president of communications products" Telegraph 6:22 AM
  • "How Facebook's New Video Business Stacks Up Against YouTube" Re/code 6:15 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg's Tip for Keeping Your Job at Twitter: Control Your Company" Re/code 6:11 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Amadeus snaps up Accenture's Navitaire in $830m deal" ZDNet 6:47 AM
  • "Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks" CNET 6:39 AM
  • "Your.MD Scores $5M For Its AI-Driven Health Assistant" TechCrunch 6:15 AM
  • "HomeToGo, The European Metasearch Engine For Holiday Rentals, Raises €6M" TechCrunch 6:15 AM
  • "Gozoomo Gets $5M To Make Buying Used Cars In India Easier" TechCrunch 6:15 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks: 5 things to know before the open" CNNMoney 7:05 AM
  • "Market Snapshot: U.S. Stock Futures Edge Up Ahead Of June Jobs Report" Nasdaq 7:06 AM
  • "Robust jobs report could instill confidence" USA Today 7:07 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Chinese shares slide as Beijing's moves to calm markets fall short/Chinese shares plunged Thursday, even as Beijing grasped for solutions to stem the selling, including relaxing rules on the use of borrowed funds to invest in stocks." MarketWatch 7:08 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks edge up as Greece keeps investors wary/European stocks swung between small gains and losses Thursday, with investors still nervously watching Greece's negotiations with its creditors." MarketWatch 7:08 AM



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New York Times (Updated 6:50 AM CDT)
  • "Jitters in Tech World Over New Chinese Security Law"
  • "The Next Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Who You Might Think"
PC Magazine (Updated 6:50 AM CDT)
  • "10 Games All Nintendo 3DS Players Need"
Reuters (Updated 6:50 AM CDT)
  • "Xiaomi books 1H sales fall, putting full-year goal in doubt"
ZDNet (Updated 6:50 AM CDT)
  • "Tips for minimizing work time while on vacation"
  • "College student tops Brazilian banking malware creator list"
  • "Amadeus snaps up Accenture's Navitaire in $830m deal"
  • "Level 3 acquires DDoS mitigation firm Black Lotus"
  • "Singapore adds 2FA security to e-government services"
  • "HP Inc and HP Enterprise split moves forward"
  • "Telstra Health brings 24-hour medical care with ReadyCare"
  • "Xiaomi shifts 34.7 million units in first half"





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