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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft protecting Mexican people with new cybersecurity center" BetaNews 7:54 AM
  • "Intel Begins Price War With AMD Ryzen - Massive Price Cuts on Intel Chips By Retailers" WCCFTech 11:04 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen Dominates Intel's Kaby Lake & Skylake In Performance/Price Charts – 1800X, 1700/X & 1600X Offer Unmatched Value" WCCFTech 11:04 AM
  • "Why This Key Analyst Is Taking a More Bullish Stance on IBM" 24/7 Wall St. 9:22 AM
  • "Shedding Soviet history, Estonia aims to be world's most pro-tech nation" VentureBeat 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows update: Major new redesign coming this year, company confirms" Belfast Telegraph 2/24
  • "Microsoft Windows set for a makeover" News Talk 2/24
  • "Microsoft Hosts Successful Conference On Digital Transformation" Jamaica Gleaner 2/24
  • "Microsoft Surface Phone release date, news & update: Poor performance of Windows mobile operating system a cause of worry" International Business Times 2/24
  • "As Windows 10 Creators Update nears completion, new build focuses on fixes: Lots is fixed, but some strange glitches persist." Ars Technica 2/24
  • "Big Data news: University of Texas pulls plug on IBM Big Data project" IT PRO 2/24
  • "Welcome to IBM Watson's Internet of Things HQ, where the office is an ecosystem and AI is 'augmented intelligence'" The Drum 2/24
  • "No silver lining in the cloud for HP Enterprise as revenues slump 10pc" SiliconRepublic 2/24
  • "Personal Computer sales dip 15% in 2016; HP furthers its lead" India Info Line 2/24
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise earnings were a mess: HPE stock downgraded, analysts call report 'ugly' and 'messy' after sales fall short and earnings guidance is slashed" MarketWatch 2/24
  • "HP Inc. Surged To A New High On Better Than Expected Q1 Earnings" RTTNews 2/24
  • "Complete List Of AMD AM4 Motherboards For AMD Ryzen, Asrock, Gigabyte, Asus, Biostar, MSI AMD AM4 Motherboards" SegmentNext 2/24
  • "AMD's Upcoming Ryzen Processor Overclocked, Scores A New World Record In Cinebench" Digital Trends 2/24
  • "AMD Ryzen CPU pushed beyond 5.2GHz on all 8 cores (Video)" Hexus 2/24
  • "AMD Ryzen Complete Lineup Prices Revealed, From High-end to Entry Level" SegmentNext 2/24
  • "AMD Ryzen's Six-Core, Four-Core Ryzen 5 Processors To Launch In Q2 2017" SegmentNext 2/24
  • "AMD Ryzen UK release date: Find out pre-order price, and benchmarks" Express UK 2/24
  • "Research Corner: New research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle: Magic Quadrant, Market Guide and Invest Insight" Gartner 2/24
  • "Cisco Ex-CEO Addresses Trump Era's Looser Rules" Investopedia 2/24
General Interest
  • "This high-tech bracelet will let you touch your long-distance partner from afar" Business Insider 10:53 AM
  • "Ad blocker Shine does a complete u-turn... and rebrands as ad company Rainbow" BetaNews 10:15 AM
  • "How this tech incubator started by Google is tackling the world's biggest geopolitical issues online" Business Insider 8:45 AM
  • "Security error leaves NY airport servers unprotected for a year: The backup storage drive hadn't been password-protected since April." Engadget 7:53 AM
  • "Why Snapchat's unprecedented real estate strategy in Venice could be tech's new standard" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:59 AM
  • "Judging Snap against the juggernauts" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:44 AM
  • "The Internet Made 'Fake News' a Thing—Then Made It Nothing" Wired 7:44 AM
  • "7 low-cost wearables saving babies' lives in developing countries" Mashable 7:43 AM
  • "Twitter sees growth in Brazil" ZDNet 7:39 AM
  • "Samsung will start testing gigabit 5G fixed broadband in London and 11 US areas" ZDNet 7:39 AM
  • "New leak confirms Moto G5 specs, reveals second model" BGR 2/24
  • "Asus Now Shipping the Designo Curve MX34VQ 34-Inch Monitor" Digital Trends 2/24
  • "Google Allo's desktop client is in the works" Engadget 2/24
  • "Google Cloud Platform rolls out Intel's latest Xeons" ZDNet 2/24
  • "Google's mission to replace SMS with RCS messaging just took a major step forward globally" VentureBeat 2/24
  • "Complicated. Weird. Beautiful! The secret Google project to put an aquarium full of tiny, wiggly water bears inside your phone" VentureBeat 2/24
  • "Google rebrands Messenger as Android Messages in a move toward a universal texting app" PCWorld 2/24
  • "Google snafu signs users out of accounts, wreaks havoc on OnHub and Wifi routers" PCWorld 2/24
  • "New Google VR short takes a look at racial identity" The Verge 2/24
  • "RCS, Google's answer to iMessage, expands to 27 more carriers and OEMs" TechCrunch 2/24
  • "Alphabet's Waymo raises stakes in self-driving car race with Uber lawsuit" PCWorld 2/24
  • "Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa info for murder investigation" Engadget 2/24
  • "Samsung Secure Folder for Android safeguards your private data" BetaNews 2/24
  • "China considers faster IPO process for country's biggest tech firms" VentureBeat 2/24
  • "Director of Netflix's new thriller on its awkward, gory violence: 'I think it feels correct'" The Verge 2/24
  • "The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is the best way to play Zelda: Breath of the Wild" The Verge 2/24
  • "This super-tough Japanese flip phone is the first to meet 18 US military standards" The Verge 2/24
  • "Stayzilla, India's Airbnb for homestays, closes its service" TechCrunch 2/24
  • "Here's why self-driving cars may never really be self-driving" Computerworld 2/24
  • "Investors and employees aren't buying Uber's sexism 'probe'" Engadget 2/24
  • "Uber female engineers to Travis: 'there's a systemic problem with sexism here'" TechCrunch 2/24
  • "Volkswagen's e-Golf gets a range boost to 125 miles for 2017" TechCrunch 2/24
  • "Embark's self-driving truck is ready to assist human drivers" TechCrunch 2/24
Press Releases
  • "Mobelisk Launches MoGo for Windows, Offering Modular and IoT-Enabled Smartcases at Mobile World Congress 2017" PRNewswire 2/24
Microsoft
  • "You'll be able to unlock any device running Windows 10 Creators Update with a Samsung phone" BetaNews 2/24
  • "Microsoft Updates SwiftKey Keyboard with Languages You've Never Heard About" Softpedia 2/24
  • "Microsoft hasn't turned a phone into a PC just yet" The Verge 2/24
  • "These 7 Features Make Windows Maps a Google Maps Alternative" MakeUseOf 2/24
  • "Microsoft Leads $26 Million Investment In Drone Air Traffic Control Startup AirMap" Tech Times 2/24
  • "Windows 10 is getting some neat new tricks for film and music lovers" TechRadar UK 2/24
  • "Microsoft Updates Windows 10 Mail And Calendar Apps" Silicon UK 2/24
  • "Who needs Gmail? 5 built-in Windows 10 apps that do the job" InfoWorld 2/24
  • "Microsoft is Inputting Time Resources to Overhaul HoloLens Successor" DeviceMAG 2/24
  • "The Best Way to Burn CDs and DVDs on Windows 10 Is With BurnAware" MakeUseOf 2/24
  • "This Free App Changes Your Windows 10 Background Using Bing's Daily Wallpapers" Softpedia 2/24
  • "Samsung Galaxy Book said to have Windows 10, LTE and S Pen support" Sam Mobile 2/24
  • "Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Getting New Update on Windows for Insider Devices" Softpedia 2/24
  • "Groove Music, Movies & TV apps receive major updates for Windows 10 devices" Neowin 2/24
  • "Microsoft Updates Its Android Launcher to Version 3.0, 'Our Biggest Release Yet'" Softpedia 2/24
  • "Samsung's Microsoft Surface Book Rival Will Support the S Pen - Report" Softpedia 2/24
  • "Microsoft announces the general availability of SharePoint Framework" MSPoweruser 2/24
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Tech Companies Join Challenge on Transgender Bathroom Rules" Bloomberg 2/24
  • "FCC to halt rule that protects your private data from security breaches: FCC chair plans to halt security rule and set up vote to kill privacy regime." Ars Technica 2/24
  • "FCC to halt rule that protects your private data from security breaches" Ars Technica 2/24
  • "FCC prepares to pull broadband privacy rules adopted last year" TechCrunch 2/24
  • "Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa info for murder investigation" Engadget 2/24
  • "Google sues Uber over 'stolen' driverless car technology" Telegraph 2/24
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "And the Sci-Tech Oscars Go To..." PC Magazine 7:39 AM
  • "Smart cities must be people-centered, equitable cities" TechCrunch 2/24
  • "Here Are The Passwords You Should Change Immediately: A software bug discovered in Cloudflare, a popular web performance and security company, may have compromised the security of over 5 million websites, including Fitbit, Uber, and OkCupid." BuzzFeed 2/24
  • "Report: Why the big challenges in AI aren't close to being solved" TechRepublic 2/24
  • "To Tweet Is Human, to Delete Divine" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2/24
  • "Public cloud services market will reach $246.8 billion in 2017" BetaNews 2/24
  • "Content delivery network CloudFlare leaked sensitive data across the internet for months" VentureBeat 2/24
  • "Bitcoin hits record high above $1,200 after rumors of exchange fund approval" VentureBeat 2/24
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Google.org Donates $11.5M to Fight for Racial Justice" PC Magazine 2/24
  • "Ghosts of past tech IPOs could haunt Snap's performance" Reuters 2/24
  • "Layer raises $15 million, confirms acquisition of Cola's messaging platform" VentureBeat 2/24
  • "SuperData: VR Hardware will earn $3.6 billion in 2017" VentureBeat 2/24
  • "Communication platform Layer raises $15M and acquires interactive messaging startup Cola" TechCrunch 2/24
  • "Wix has acquired DeviantArt, which may let artists license their work for the site builder" The Verge 2/24
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow posts 11th straight record; S&P 500 sees fifth straight weekly gain: Dow's 11-day streak of records is longest since 1987" MarketWatch 2/24
  • "Dow Extends Record-Breaking Streak Into Day Eleven in Final Seconds of Trading: The Dow Jones Industrial Average extends its record-breaking streak on Friday in a nail-biting end of the day." TheStreet 2/24
  • "Wall Street Edges Higher, Dow Extends Winning Streak" Reuters 2/24
  • "Investors Seeking Yield Buoy Utility Stocks: Major indexes spent most of the session in the red before a buying spree in the last half hour of trading drove shares higher" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2/24
  • "Asian markets dip as investors cash out after dovish Fed minutes: Stocks pull back as U.S. fiscal stimulus seems farther off" MarketWatch 2/24
  • "German DAX falls nearly 2% as Trump tax-policy doubts lift euro: Vivendi chairman under investigation in Italy, reports say" MarketWatch 2/24



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:40 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Workers Welcome AI But Remain Skeptical About Its Benefits"
  • "Three Little Words For Payday: Big, Data, DevOps"
New York Times (Checked 7:40 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "To Tweet Is Human, to Delete Divine"
  • "In 'Walden' Video Game, the Challenge Is Stillness"
  • "An Ethnographer of Cancer Care for IBM Watson"
  • "Daily Report: Another Day, Another Uber Scandal"
  • "Waymo's Complaint Against Uber"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:40 AM CST)
  • "And the Sci-Tech Oscars Go To..."
Reuters (Updated 7:40 AM CST)
  • No Saturday articles listed...
ZDNet (Updated 7:40 AM CST)
  • "Twitter sees growth in Brazil"
  • "Samsung will start testing gigabit 5G fixed broadband in London and 11 US areas"





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