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  • "Earnings Release FY15 Q1: Microsoft Cloud Strength and Hardware Progress Drive Record First-Quarter Revenue" Microsoft 3:39 PM
  • "Microsoft cloud strength and hardware progress drive record first-quarter revenue" Microsoft 3:40 PM
  • "Microsoft Bucks Trend as Sales Defy Expectations: Revenue Rises 11%, as Competitors IBM, Oracle, H-P Post Shrinking or Slow Sales Growth" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:48 PM
  • "Microsoft revenue tops $23B, restructuring charges hit bottom line" GeekWire 3:42 PM
  • "Microsoft's Cloud Growth Continues: Sales at Troubled Nokia Mobile Business Exceed Estimates" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:40 PM
  • "Microsoft Sales Rise 25%, and Investors Reward Its Shares" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:26 PM
  • "Microsoft Q1 profit falls 13 percent, weighed down by Nokia unit" CNET 5:19 PM
  • "Microsoft beats Q1 estimates with $23.2B in revenue, $4.54B in income" VentureBeat 3:38 PM
  • "Microsoft Q1 FY 2015 Financial Results: Record Revenue On Strong Consumer Sales" AnandTech 8:39 PM
  • "Microsoft sees Surface revenue soar to $908M in Q1 2015, Xbox console sales grow 102%" VentureBeat 3:38 PM
  • "Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, shares rise" Reuters 3:40 PM
  • "Microsoft Windows 10 to Offer New, Robust Security Features" eWeek 6:37 AM
  • "New Windows 10 Preview With Notification Centre Released By Microsoft" Social Barrel 7:12 AM
  • "Microsoft Gets Serious About Security in Windows 10" TG Daily 10:06 AM
  • "Microsoft has released a Windows 10 update to fix power/sleep issues" Neowin 12:32 PM
  • "Windows 10 Hands-On: What You Need To Know" HotHardware 10:52 AM
  • "Microsoft's big freaking servers make cloud wars even more interesting" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "Whisper Number Impact: What To Expect From Microsoft's Earnings" Seeking Alpha 10:52 AM
  • "Nokia Gives Bullish Outlook as It Swings Back to Profit: Finnish Telecom-Equipment Maker Benefits From Sales to North America and China and Tax Gain" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:54 AM
  • "Nokia's Q3 results surpass expectations after Networks and HERE successes" The Inquirer 6:46 AM
  • "HP's Helion OpenStack is here" Gigaom 10:10 AM
  • "HP Launches New Intel-Based Moonshot Servers" eWeek 1:25 PM
  • "HP adds two new Moonshot configs and increased app support/Summary: Four application solutions join two new hardware configurations from HP." ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "HP updates Moonshot platform with Xeon and quad-node cartridge options to target new workloads" V3 7:48 AM
  • "HP gives Moonshot server its first Xeon chip: The ProLiant m710 is designed for application delivery and video transcoding" IDG News Service 7:11 AM
  • "HP's rumored 'Sprout PC' sure sounds similar to this oddball printer from 2011" PCWorld 7:48 AM
  • "HP chief hints at growth for its Boise operation: The company CEO tells a Boise audience that consolidation may happen elsewhere, but not in the Treasure Valley" Austin American-Statesman [Free Registration Required] 7:48 AM
  • "Facebook, IBM, court future chinese elite: Zuckerberg and Rometty join advisory baord of top business school" The Register 8:48 PM
  • "Mark Cuban slams IBM: It's 'no longer a tech company. They have no vision.'" VentureBeat 6:50 AM
  • "Why Intel expects to lead the chip space through its 14nm process" Market Realist 4:24 PM
  • "Intel Core i7 'Broadwell-E' HEDT Chips Arrive in 2016" ET Mag 7:49 AM
  • "LG CNS, Cisco in talks to codevelop smart city: Chief executives meet for collaboration plans" The Korea Herald 7:49 AM
  • "The 25 Best Global Companies to Work For" Fortune 7:33 AM
  • "Are Consumers Ditching Their Tablets For PCs?" Forbes 7:34 AM
  • "Logitech Profit More Than Doubles" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:55 AM
  • "Panasonic tries tablet service for assisted living homes: Tablets that issue reminders could help elderly patients in nursing homes" IDG News Service 7:15 AM
General Interest
  • "Jeff Bezos rolls up another $437m, lights Amazon's cigar with it" The Register 8:51 PM
  • "Amazon takes $170M charge on Fire Phone" CNET 8:40 PM
  • "Ouch: Amazon takes $170M write-down on Fire Phone" GeekWire 5:18 PM
  • "Amazon posts $437 million loss, worse than Wall Street feared" GeekWire 3:42 PM
  • "Hackers use Ebola outbreak to trick users into downloading malware" The Inquirer 1:25 PM
  • "Now Etsy Has a Card Reader Too" Gizmodo 12:31 PM
  • "Ubuntu turns 10 with its latest release" Engadget 12:18 PM
  • "Canonical targets large enterprises with Ubuntu Server 14.10: Including Juju, MaaS and Openstack Juno" The Inquirer 1:24 PM
  • "New Android Wear Battery life app allows you to track the state of your battery" Among Tech 12:20 PM
  • "3D-printing project helps blind people 'see' photographs" The Daily Dot 10:23 AM
  • "'Fackbook Killer' Ello Hatches Plan To Stay Ad-Free Forever" Wired 10:11 AM
  • "Leaked photos show the incredible new Droid Turbo for the first time" BGR 10:07 AM
  • "Twitter Unveils New System To Sign In To App With A Mobile Phone Number" Social Barrel 7:12 AM
  • "Europe leads world in mobile payments as North America lags behind" VentureBeat 6:50 AM
  • "Samsung rolls out 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet for $299.99" ZDNet 6:45 AM
  • "AWS Expands Its European Footprint With Frankfurt Data Center" TechCrunch 12:20 PM
  • "AWS comes to Germany as Amazon unveils second EU region, out of Frankfurt" Gigaom 11:05 AM
  • "Amazon Web Services to Open German Center" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:07 AM
  • "Amazon Spends and Grows, but Still Wants for Money" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:16 AM
  • "Amazon Fire TV arrives in the UK to rival Apple TV, Nexus Player" The Inquirer 6:46 AM
  • "Google Descends On Illegal Download Sites" Social Barrel 7:16 AM
  • "Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay" TechCrunch 10:06 AM
  • "Google's long road toward unbreaking email" The Daily Dot 7:28 AM
  • "Google offers new email app dubbed Inbox" BBC 7:09 AM
  • "Google's DeepMind Acqui-Hires Two AI Teams In The UK, Partners With Oxford" TechCrunch 6:53 AM
  • "Google is partnering with Oxford University to improve its A.I." Engadget 6:38 AM
  • "German publishers give in to Google's news snippets 'blackmail' for now" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "German Publishers Bow To Google's Market Power In Ongoing Text Snippets Fight" TechCrunch 6:50 AM
  • "Xiaomi addresses privacy concerns by moving international users' data out of China" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "Zuckerberg Speaks Chinese, Internet Soils Itself" TechCrunch 6:49 AM
  • "The Internet didn't like Mark Zuckerberg's Chinese accent" The Daily Dot 6:35 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg does a public Q&A session — in Mandarin Chinese" VentureBeat 6:50 AM
  • "Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things 'ambient' pack" Gigaom 6:37 AM
  • "'SimCity BuildIt' lets Canadians play urban planner before anyone else" Engadget 6:35 AM
  • "Many Americans Say They Will Avoid Breached Retailers, Study Shows" eWeek 6:38 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Broadens Moonshot Portfolio to New Applications for Increased Efficiency and Lower Cost" Marketwired 7:33 AM
Microsoft
  • "See the Windows 10 Start menu in action" CNET 8:40 PM
  • "Hey Microsoft, Tweeting Jokes About Raises Is A Bad Idea" ReadWrite 3:41 PM
  • "Bing Ads Launches Universal Event Tracking For Goal Tracking" Search Engine Land 1:25 PM
  • "Windows Update driver bricks counterfeit FTDI USB-to-serial chips" Electronista 10:11 AM
  • "Xbox One screenshot feature isn't coming until 2015" Destructoid 10:23 AM
  • "Some Xbox One users can already add custom backgrounds to the console" Engadget 7:11 AM
  • "Halo XBox Series Coming This November" TG Daily 6:54 AM
  • "Happy Holidays! Microsoft Announces Xbox Music No Longer Free Starting December 1" HotHardware 8:23 PM
  • "The Day The Music Died: Xbox Music Cancels Free Streaming" Digital Trends 3:43 PM
  • "Microsoft to discontinue free Xbox Music streaming: Microsoft said it would emphasize its music purchase and subscription service" IDG News Service 7:08 AM
  • "Microsoft is ending free Xbox Music streaming" The Verge 6:53 AM
  • "Microsoft discontinuing its ad-supported Xbox Music service in December" Neowin 6:45 AM
  • "Nokia Smartphones Rebranded to Microsoft Lumia" eWeek 6:38 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Court sides with broadcasters, shuts down Aereo live broadcasting" Electronista 9:09 PM
  • "U.S. senator asks Internet providers to commit to no 'fast lanes'" Reuters 3:43 PM
  • "Vietnam police hunt hackers behind mass outage: Websites linked to VCCorp were hit by malware in one of the country's biggest-ever attacks" IDG News Service 7:09 AM
  • "Sonos sues Denon for allegedly copying its wireless speaker tech" Engadget 6:35 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Google Inbox impressions: Bundle of (mixed) joy" Ars Technica 8:45 AM
  • "Tomorrow's cities - How do cities get smarter?" BBC 8:30 AM
  • "Sony Xperia Z3v review: Not exactly the Z3 you're looking for" The Verge 8:28 AM
  • "ClearStory CEO: How Apache Spark is helping bring analytics to the average Joe/Summary: With a new analytics cloud service unveiled earlier this month, CEO Sharmila Mulligan explains how ClearStory's engine is shifting data insights to ordinary users." ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "CERN hopes you know what these things are, cause it has no idea" Engadget 8:27 AM
  • "Mobile Search Ranking Study: Rank Number One Or Not Rank At All/Ranking in position one in mobile is way more important than on desktop search." Search Engine Land 8:15 AM
  • "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth: The Joystiq Review" Engadget 7:18 AM
  • "How Box Plans to Use Design to Beat Microsoft (And Everyone Else)" Wired 6:51 AM
  • "Watch an episode of 'MST3k,' with or without the jokes explained" Engadget 6:34 AM
  • "5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore: Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play." InformationWeek 6:30 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Moscow, Beijing poised to sign deal on joint cyber security ops" The Register 9:08 PM
  • "Airbnb valued at $13 billion as it discusses employee stock sale: WSJ" Reuters 8:46 PM
  • "Digital River to be acquired by investor group for $840 million" Reuters 8:46 PM
  • "Google commits to $1 billion in long-term office leases" Reuters 8:46 PM
  • "Slack Is Raising Another Round At Up To A $1B Valuation" TechCrunch 2:43 PM
  • "Ello Pulls In $5.5 Million In VC Funding Even With Uncertain Revenue Stream" HotHardware 8:24 PM
  • "Ello Raises $5.5 Million to Grow Its Ad-Free Social Network" Re/code 8:15 AM
  • "Tencent Leads $350M Investment In China's Koudai Gouwu, A Mobile-Focused Rival To Alibaba" TechCrunch 7:29 AM
  • "Early Stage Investor Version One Ventures Closes $35M Second Fund" TechCrunch 7:16 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Tech stocks up with Microsoft, Amazon earnings on tap" MarketWatch 10:09 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Stocks Pare Sharp Gains on Fears of New York Ebola Case" TheStreet 3:15 PM
  • "Wall Street Surges as Investors Cheer 3Q Earnings" FOXBusiness 4:33 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rally on Strong Earnings Reports: Caterpillar, Other Companies Report Robust Results" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:16 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian stocks pull back after China manufacturing data/Stocks in Japan and China slipped Thursday as investors assessed the latest read on Chinese manufacturing activity." MarketWatch 7:51 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Not-so-bad PMIs lift European stocks out of the red/After a lackluster start to the day, European stock markets pitched higher on Thursday after the latest health check on the eurozone showed the region is in better shape than expected." MarketWatch 7:51 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:41 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:41 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:24 PM



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Bloomberg (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Microsoft Sales Tops Estimates as Nadella Revamp Advances"
  • "Amazon CEO Bezos Faces Season of Worsts as Losses Mount"
  • "America Movil Beats Profit Estimates on Brazil Results"
  • "Amazon Cloud Division Returns to Growth Amid Price Cuts"
  • "KLAC-Tencor Paying Special Dividend, Triggers Rally in Shares "
  • "Venture Capital Confidence Drops as Market Fluctuates"
  • "NBC Surprised as HBO, CBS Make Move to Online-Only Television"
  • "Televisa Posts Loss on Exit From Mobile Through Iusacell Sale "
  • "Facebook's Rooms App Enables Groups to Share Anonymously"
  • "Comcast Profit Tops Estimates With Broadband Customers" ...
CNET News (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Microsoft Q1 profit falls 13 percent, weighed down by Nokia unit"
  • "Pandora Q3 profit climbs, despite slower listener growth"
  • "Facebook tries a different way to chat with new Rooms app"
  • "Amazon Fire HDX 7 hits AT&T stores on Friday"
  • "Tomorrow Daily 074: VR moon tours, an 'Avengers 2' trailer analysis, and a real-life Transformer"
  • "Crave giveaway: Lemur BlueDriver wireless car diagnostic tool"
  • "Listen to music and track runs on Android Wear, no phone needed"
  • "Aereo barred from retransmitting broadcast TV"
  • "Getting started with Inbox by Gmail"
  • "See the Windows 10 Start menu in action" ...
InformationWeek (Checked 8:45 PM; no changes since 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Google Inbox: 5 Things To Know"
  • "Ebola Misdiagnosis: Experts Examine EHR Lessons"
  • "Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths"
  • "IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined"
  • "CenturyLink Plans Cloud Center For Developers"
  • "Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars"
  • "SAS Switches From Predictions To Goals"
  • "Direct-Satellite Internet Makes Gains"
  • "DHS Investigates Dozens Of Medical Device Cybersecurity Flaws"
  • "Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers" ...
New York Times (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Losses Jump at Amazon, as Investments Pile Up"
  • "Microsoft's Sales Increase, Helped by Its Acquisition of Nokia, and Investors Notice"
  • "Facebook's Rooms App Is a Flashback to Internet Bulletin Boards"
  • "Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for Facebook"
  • "Apple's Tim Cook Talks of Retail Expansion in China"
  • "A Tech Twist on Home for the Holidays"
  • "Scientists Consider Repurposing Robots for Ebola"
  • "New Research Center Aims to Develop Second Generation of Surgical Robots"
  • "Ello Enshrines Ad-Free Status in Charter and Raises $5.5 Million"
  • "Twitter Offers Tool, Digits, to Sign In to Apps With Just a Phone Number"
Reuters (Updated 8:45 PM CDT)
  • "Digital River to be acquired by investor group for $840 million"
  • "Fewer-than-expected listeners tune in to Pandora in third quarter"
  • "Airbnb valued at $13 billion as it discusses employee stock sale: WSJ"
  • "America Movil profit drops on higher tax and forex loss"
  • "Google commits to $1 billion in long-term office leases"
  • "Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, cloud profits up"
  • "America Movil third-quarter profit drops 38 percent, tax burden up"
  • "Amazon's holiday-quarter forecast disappoints, shares dive"
  • "Amazon took $170 million charge in Q3 on phone inventory, supplier costs"
  • "Synaptics hit by weak demand for touchscreen chips for smartphones"





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