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Computer Industry
  • "How IBM Has Become A Serious Contender In The Enterprise Cloud Services Market" Forbes 9:13 PM
  • "Amazon considers opening augmented reality furniture stores" Engadget 6:49 PM
  • "Facebook Messenger on Windows Phone 8.1 to reportedly be deprecated at the end of March" Neowin 6:53 PM
  • "Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi shares lessons learned from failed Xbox One reveal" MSPoweruser 4:20 PM
  • "Microsoft vows to strengthen the security of Edge's sandbox" Neowin 3/25
  • "Microsoft yanks search after complaints of exposed sensitive files" ZDNet 9:12 PM
  • "Microsoft taken to court because Windows 10 update 'destroyed people's data and damaged PCs'" The Independent 6:52 PM
  • "Complaint against Microsoft Windows 10 in US, for destroying data and damaging computers" Financial Express 3/25
  • "Did a bad authentication certificate take down Microsoft services this week?" OnMSFT 3/24
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update will see a far more secure Edge browser" TechRadar UK 3/24
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update WON'T be available to everyone" Express UK 3/24
  • "Windows 10 Insiders are rocking what appears to be the Creators Update" The Inquirer 3/24
  • "No, Microsoft isn't spying on everything you type in Windows 10" BGR 3/24
  • "Microsoft is partnering with Toyota in bid to rule connected cars" Neowin 3/24
  • "IBM is ordering its work-from-home employees to stop working from home" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3/24
  • "IBM Develops a Cure for Banks With a Case of Digital-Market Blues" TheStreet 3/24
  • "IBM Unleashes Watson To Secure Swiss Financial Sector With Next-Gen SOC" Silicon UK 3/24
  • "SIX and IBM to build Watson-powered cyber-security hub" Finextra 3/24
  • "IBM Ventures looking at many innovative models to benefit from startups" IndiaTimes 3/24
  • "HP works with Nestlé and Ultimate Packaging on personalised KitKats" Packaging News 3/24
  • "Dell launches 'world's first' 31.5-inch 8K display, buy it now for a cool $5K" 9to5Mac 3/24
  • "Actor Jeffrey Wright Takes the Stage to Uncover the Real 'Magic' of Dell Technologies" Advertising Age 3/24
  • "Dell UltraSharp 32in 8K UP3218K Monitor Available for 4999 USD" Guru3D 3/24
  • "Dell's UP3218K UltraSharp 32-inch 8K monitor (worth $5,000) goes on sale - GSMArena blog" GSMArena 3/24
  • "Intel launches AI unit, targets industry standards" Mobile Europe 3/24
  • "Intel Merges Ai Operations Into New Unit" Tech Central 3/24
  • "AMD a More Responsive, Trusted Company, Jefferies Finds" Barron's 3/24
  • "AMD Ryzen 5: Erste CPUs werden bereits angeboten" TweakPC 3/24
  • "Flume to handle digital marketing campaigns for Cisco Africa" BizCommunity 3/24
  • "Razer Pays zVault Digital Currency For Playing PC Games Like Overwatch And DOTA 2" HotHardware 3/24
General Interest
  • "Bill Gates and Paul Allen had a business before Microsoft, and this engineer was their partner" GeekWire 3/25
  • "Microsoft Translator app for iOS updated with support for Japanese and Hindi transliteration" MSPoweruser 3/25
  • "Google Warns Users It Plans to Remove SMS Texting From Hangouts" eWeek 3/24
  • "AT&T continues to expand its fiber internet service: Now in 51 states in the US" The Verge 3/24
  • "Amazon will start collecting sales tax nationwide starting April 1st: The final five states have been added to the list" The Verge 3/24
  • "FedEx Is Giving Customers $5 Discount On Office Tools To Reinstall Dreaded Adobe Flash Plugin" HotHardware 3/24
  • "OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3 get Google Assistant" BetaNews 3/24
  • "The days of Google Talk are over" TechCrunch 3/24
  • "Google might kill Hangouts' text messaging feature" Engadget 3/24
  • "Facebook to start testing GIFs in comments" VentureBeat 3/24
  • "Facebook finally tests a GIF button for comments" TechCrunch 3/24
  • "Five to Try: Super Mario Run finally arrives, and Samsung unpacks its Galaxy S8 event app" Greenbot 3/24
  • "Watch Amazon's Prime Air drone make its first demo delivery in the US" The Verge 3/24
  • "Samsung delays plans to form a holding company structure, citing 'negative effects'" VentureBeat 3/24
  • "Samsung isn't giving up on curved TVs, will release at least 22 more models worldwide" The Verge 3/24
  • "Instagram ups security with two-factor authentication" BetaNews 3/24
  • "I have an idea for a perfect version of Twitter" The Verge 3/24
  • "Twitter considers offering a Tweetdeck subscription service" Engadget 3/24
  • "Twitter mulls an enhanced TweetDeck for power users as subscription rumors swirl" PCWorld 3/24
  • "Tesla Model 3 is 'just a smaller, more affordable' Model S, says Elon Musk" TechCrunch 3/24
  • "Tesla Model 3 will get a Performance version next year" TechCrunch 3/24
  • "Tesla's solar roof tiles will be available to order starting in April" TechCrunch 3/24
  • "Uber reportedly denied recruiters diversity data" TechCrunch 3/24
  • "Walmart wants to help you watch your old DVDs and Blu-rays online in HD" VentureBeat 3/24
  • "Under Armour's latest $300 3D-printed sneaker arrives March 30th" Engadget 3/24
  • "Moto G5 Plus is now available in an Amazon-subsidized flavor" Engadget 3/24
  • "Moto G5 Plus: Economy class that gets you there (with video)" Computerworld 3/24
  • "Moto G5 Plus Review: A New Value Champion" The Verge 3/24
  • "Elgato's control pad is a livestreaming sidekick" Engadget 3/24
  • "GE aims to replicate Digital Twin success with security-focused Digital Ghost" ZDNet 3/24
  • "Wells Fargo will now let customers withdraw money using their smartphones" The Verge 3/24
Press Releases
  • "SIX Leverages IBM Watson for Cognitive Security Operations Center" PRNewswire 3/24
  • "Oracle Statement in Support of the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act" PRNewswire 3/24
  • "Microsoft pulls's search feature following discovery of sensitive files" MSPoweruser 8:34 AM
  • "Microsoft launches learning tools in Arabic" ITP Technology 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft yanks search after complaints of exposed sensitive files" ZDNet 3/25
  • "Microsoft announces the preview of Backup Pre-Checks for Azure Virtual Machines" MSPoweruser 3/25
  • "Windows XP Has More Users than Windows Vista and Windows 8 Combined, Avast Says" Softpedia 3/25
  • "Microsoft is making significant improvements in the Windows 10 Creators Update to make Edge browser safer" MSPoweruser 3/25
  • "Xbox Scorpio news: Microsoft hints at HUGE game REVEALS as specs are praised" Express UK 3/24
  • "How to watch DVDs and Blu-rays for free in Windows 10" CNET 3/24
  • "The bug causing OneDrive to run slowly on Linux has been fixed, says Microsoft" OnMSFT 3/24
  • "Microsoft patches OneDrive slowdown issue on Linux" Neowin 3/24
  • "Microsoft: No, Linux users, we didn't try to penalize you for not using Windows with OneDrive" ZDNet 3/24
  • "Microsoft's Project Olympus provides an opening for ARM in hyperscale data centres" Converge 3/24
  • "How to use Windows 10 File History to back up data" Windows Central 3/24
  • "The best Windows phones for 2017" PC Advisor 3/24
  • "CVE-2017-0022: Microsoft Patches a Vulnerability Exploited by AdGholas and Neutrino" Trend Micro 3/24
  • "Microsoft patent could be our latest look at the Surface Phone" TrustedReviews 3/24
  • "Microsoft hit hard for Enabling Windows 10 built-in keylogger feature" Guru3D 3/24
  • "Surface Phone, is that you? Another foldable mobile device patent emerges from Microsoft" Windows Central 3/24
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  • "Microsoft cuts 24% off Dell Inspiron 15 2-in-1 with Intel Core i7 Kaby Lake CPU; now $649" Neowin 3/24
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update RTM is Build 15063 confirms leaked Update Assistant" BetaNews 3/24
  • "How to easily switch between open windows of the same program" PCWorld 3/24
  • "Supreme Court Printer Cartridge Case Could Be the Citizens United of Products" Gizmodo 3/25
  • "I tested out the newest version of Kim Kardashian's favorite iPhone case — here's how it went" Business Insider 3/25
  • "Fitbit Moves Toward Trial in Jawbone Trade Secrets Theft Case" Bloomberg 3/24
  • "Treasury secretary 'not at all' worried about robots taking jobs" The Verge 3/24
  • "New Windows 10 built for Chinese Government after Snowden revelations spooked officials" Irish Independent 3/24
  • "H-1B lottery's game of chance is legal, judge rules" Computerworld 3/24
  • "H-1B reform promises hang by a thread" InfoWorld 3/24
  • "Bill Gates vs. the Robots" [Paid Membership Required] 4:21 PM
  • "It's 2017 and Microsoft is still being sued for their Windows 10 upgrade push" MSPoweruser 4:20 PM
  • "Amazon's Ambitions Unboxed: Stores for Furniture, Appliances and More" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:19 PM
  • "Microsoft Patent Filing Could Reveal Design Of Next-Generation, Folding Devices" Forbes 4:17 PM
  • "Messenger for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 will be discontinued at the end of March" MSPoweruser 11:56 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface Phone Does Not Need Exciting Hardware" Forbes 11:51 AM
  • "This simple extension makes it easier to get things done with Google Chrome" Business Insider 11:51 AM
  • "Google, Does The Stock Have A Problem?" Forbes 11:49 AM
  • "Google is 'replacing' Google Talk — here's what that means for you" Business Insider 11:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro 5 vs Dell XPS 15 (2017): Comparison between a highly-advanced hybrid and a traditional power-packed laptop" International Business Times 8:34 AM
  • "How to Hide the Navigation Pane in Windows 10 File Explorer" LAPTOP Magazine 8:33 AM
  • "Google's 4%+ Weekly Drop Meaningless In The Grand Scheme Of Things" Seeking Alpha 8:24 AM
  • "Apache Hadoop Has Failed Us, Tech Experts Say" Slashdot 3/25
  • "Microsoft's Surface Phone Will Fold In Half Suggests Speculation Around Latest Patent" WCCFTech 3/25
  • "How to hide an entire drive from prying eyes on Windows 10" Windows Central 3/25
  • "Leak Confirms Windows 10 Build 15063 Is the Final RTM Version" Softpedia 3/25
  • "Did Microsoft receive another patent for the Surface Phone?" phoneArena 3/25
  • "Opera Mini for Windows Phone Possibly Discontinued" Softpedia 3/25
  • "Google's New Free Software To Speed Up The Internet" Forbes 3/25
  • "How to control what data your Android apps transmit" ZDNet 3/24
  • "Oh man this leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 video is a game-changer. A goddamn game-changer." Mashable 3/24
  • "Three-quarters of organizations not confident in dealing with SSL-based attacks" BetaNews 3/24
  • "Earth's newest cloud is terrifying" The Verge 3/24
  • "Asus ROG launches its first Strix desktop PC, the GD30" Hexus 3/24
  • "Razer's 'paid to play' program bribes gamers to use its Cortex software" Engadget 3/24
  • "Wikileaks finds a business model" BetaNews 3/24
  • "Machine learning pays well in the UK" BetaNews 3/24
  • "Privacy warning: US ISPs could sell and share your browsing history without consent" BetaNews 3/24
  • "Uncovering the cost and profitability of DDoS attacks" BetaNews 3/24
  • "Alibaba and AusPost team up to tackle food fraud with blockchain" ZDNet 3/24
  • "Contact centers branded the 'Achilles heel' of the enterprise" ZDNet 3/24
  • "How to transform your smartphone into a real-world Star Trek tricorder" PCWorld 3/24
  • "Enterprise data firm Alteryx set to raise $126 million from NYSE IPO" TechCrunch 3/24
  • "SoftBank's self-driving bus project pulls in $4.6M to push for 2020 commercialization" TechCrunch 3/24
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market logs worst weekly loss in months as House scraps health bill: Financials see biggest weekly decline since January 2016" MarketWatch 3/24
  • "Dow, S&P 500 Slide After Health Care Bill Pulled in Major Defeat to President Trump: Stocks fluctuate in the final minutes of trading Friday before ending mixed after House leaders pulls an unpopular health care bill before a crucial vote." TheStreet 3/24
  • "Stocks Recover Some Losses After Health-Care Vote Scrapped" FOXBusiness 3/24
  • "Stocks Pare Declines as GOP Pulls Health-Care Bill: The health bill was seen as a key test of the new administration's ability to implement its wider policy agenda" [Paid Membership Required] 3/24
  • "Asia-Pacific markets pick up speed despite delay on U.S. health-care bill: Investors in Asia-Pacific equities regained some risk appetite Friday, despite a delay in Donald Trump's attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, as regional markets maintained cautious optimism ahead of a planned final vote." MarketWatch 3/24
  • "European stocks end week lower, as traders mull implications of U.S. health-care vote: European stocks closed lower on Friday, with a key health-care-bill vote in the U.S. keeping investors on edge going into the weekend." MarketWatch 3/24

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:15 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "No Cloud is Perfect, So Be Prepared"
New York Times (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Publishers Retreat From the Risks of Google-YouTube Advertising"
  • "Push for Internet Privacy Rules Moves to Statehouses"
  • "Brands Try to Blacklist Breitbart, but Ads Slip Through Anyway"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "The Best Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 Cases"
Reuters (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash"
  • "UK minister says encryption on messaging services is unacceptable"
ZDNet (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Qualcomm blocked Samsung from selling Exynos chips: KFTC"
  • "Business intelligence startup Anodot helps businesses solve the 'unknown unknowns'"
  • "Qantas postpones NBN on-board Wi-Fi after 'stability issues'"
  • "This is the dishwasher with an unsecured web server we deserve"
  • "Baidu to establish second R&D center in Silicon Valley: Report"
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review: Finally, an Android tablet built with enterprise users in mind"
  • "Australia and China sign AU$12m 'Dialogue on Innovation'"
  • "Samsung Galaxy S8: Six big questions - and answers"

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