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Computer Industry
  • "New Data Suggests Windows 10 Adoption Is Slowing" Digital Trends 8:42 AM
  • "Windows 7 Market Share Finally Falls Below 50 Percent, But Windows 10 Growth Slows Down" Tech Times 8:41 AM
  • "Windows 10 Is Now Boasting A 14.35% Market Share" UberGizmo 8:41 AM
  • "Windows 10 is on over 14 per cent of PCs worldwide" Hexus 8:39 AM
  • "Microsoft finally loses its crown as Chrome becomes number one web browser" Windos Central 8:35 AM
  • "Microsoft remodels its workplace methods with aim of retrieving mojo" The Irish Times 8:30 AM
  • "Google and Microsoft have made a pact to protect surveillance capitalism" The Guardian 8:28 AM
  • "Buffett: We've 'never sold a share of IBM' and might buy more" CNBC 8:24 AM
  • "This is how IBM Fellow Ajay Royyuru is solving one of the biggest challenges of cancer treatment"  8:23 AM
  • "IBM supercomputer helped design a dress it can never wear" Engadget 8:23 AM
  • "IBM is the latest company to adopt blockchain technology" ITProPortal 8:23 AM
  • "IBM announces blockchain services for cloud" Channel Eye 8:23 AM
  • "Michael Dell reveals new branding scheme for the Dell-EMC conglomeration" TechCrunch 3:38 PM
  • "Michael Dell reveals new name for Dell-EMC" ZDNet 4:00 PM
  • "Intel looks to the future with new cloud, IoT and 5G strategy" ITProPortal 7:58 AM
  • "Intel has finally admitted that it failed miserably in the mobile market" Business Insider 3:38 PM
  • "Are Sofia And Broxton Just The First Casualties In An Intel Atom Cull?" Digital Trends 7:58 AM
  • "Intel Drops Atom Processors: What This Means For The Surface Phone" Tech Times 7:58 AM
  • "Intel scraps development of Broxton and SoFIA Atom chips" Hexus 7:58 AM
  • "Intel kills Atom, smartphone, tablet future in limbo" SlashGear 7:56 AM
  • "Inside Intel's Museum: 10 Must-See Exhibits/The Intel Museum, located at the chipmaker's corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., reveals fascinating facts and insights into the company and its technology, including how processors are actually made, the history of these chips, and what the future holds." InformationWeek 7:34 AM
  • "AMD publishes Polaris Architecture microsite" Hexus 7:54 AM
  • "AMD Closes Nantong Fujitsu Joint Venture, Now Is The Time To Buy" Seeking Alpha 7:54 AM
  • "Oracle is paying $532 million to snatch up another cloud service provider" IDG News Service 2:55 PM
  • "Two Oracle partners jointly launch cloud-based JD Edwards" CRN 7:50 AM
  • "Oracle scoops up cloud utilities solution Opower for $532 million" TechCrunch 12:06 PM
  • "Oracle Agrees To Buy Opower For About $532 Mln - Quick Facts" Nasdaq 7:52 AM
  • "Oracle to buy Opower in a $532 million cash deal" MarketWatch 7:52 AM
  • "Oracle to buy utility software maker Opower" Reuters 7:47 AM
  • "Oracle buys cloud-based SaaS vendor Opower for $532 million" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "Chipmaker Marvell appoints Richard Hill chairman" Reuters 6:28 PM
General Interest
  • "Tesla's bioweapon mode is a stroke of genius for developing markets" TechCrunch 5:56 PM
  • "GoPro's Big Tech Problem: Smartphones/Stakes are high for the action-camera maker to remake itself; sales this year expected to fall by as much as 17%" [Paid Membership Required] 5:29 PM
  • "LG Fingerprint Sensor Ditches The Button, Lives Under Smartphone Glass" HotHardware 5:24 PM
  • "Google Search is now translating foreign words whether you like it or not" The Next Web 2:52 PM
  • "Google Chrome bypasses Internet Explorer as most popular browser" The Daily Dot 9:11 PM
  • "Google Chrome dethrones Internet Explorer to become undisputed browser champion" PCWorld 12:20 PM
  • "Google Chrome beats Microsoft's Internet Explorer as the top browser" WinBeta 9:21 AM
  • "EU accusation against Google misses messy Android reality" Seattle Times 9:20 AM
  • "Google Search now translates foreign words automatically" VentureBeat 12:27 PM
  • "Google seems to be preparing to migrate Search Console to new URLs" Search Engine Land 9:20 AM
  • "Google tests tool that lets content be published directly to search results" Marketing Drive 9:20 AM
  • "Ten tips to make Google Chrome faster and reduce how much RAM it uses" ZDNet 9:20 AM
  • "5 Chrome extensions that fill Gmail's gaps" PCWorld 12:18 PM
  • "7 ways to keep your dying Android phone or iPhone alive" PCWorld 12:18 PM
  • "The best customizable Android Wear watch faces" Greenbot 12:17 PM
  • "Android Open Source Market Opportunities Shrinking as Android One Becomes Viable Market Contender" ABI Research 9:21 AM
  • "Android at work: 38 business-ready apps that help you get stuff done on the run" PCWorld 12:21 PM
  • "Qualcomm brings big brains to mobile devices with deep-learning tool" PCWorld 12:21 PM
  • "Samsung SmartThings vulnerability lets hackers make their own house keys" PCWorld 12:19 PM
  • "LG shows off a fingerprint reader that integrates into your phone's front glass" PCWorld 12:19 PM
  • "Facebook Messenger to gain privacy-enhancing self-destructing messages" BetaNews 12:31 PM
  • "Triby review: Alexa transforms a silly gadget into a family-oriented digital assistant" PCWorld 12:19 PM
  • "Amazon bolsters voice based-platform Alexa with investment in TrackR" Reuters 11:50 AM
  • "Oculus Rift Will Be Available In Best Buy Stores, Amazon And Microsoft This Week" Newsweek 6:56 PM
  • "Oculus Rift comes to 48 Best Buy stores May 7th" Engadget 12:36 PM
  • "Oculus Rift demos are coming to select Best Buys May 7th, with a 'small number' available for purchase" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "Tesla's Model 3 will be sold with a Ludicrous Mode option" Engadget 12:38 PM
  • "Got home repairs? DIY is free this month on Sling TV" BetaNews 12:31 PM
  • "Hulu may be planning a Sling-style live TV streaming service to take on cable" PCWorld 12:20 PM
  • "Hulu is working on a live TV service for cord-cutters" Engadget 12:38 PM
  • "Hulu to compete with Sling TV via new cable TV-like service" TechCrunch 12:05 PM
  • "Vimeo acquires VHX to boost its video-on-demand business" TechCrunch 12:06 PM
  • "Uber drivers in New York State begin to organize" Engadget 12:37 PM
  • "Grab, Uber's rival in Southeast Asia, hires its first CFO" TechCrunch 12:07 PM
Press Releases
  • "Microsoft to begin SHA-1 crypto shutoff with Windows 10's summer upgrade" Computerworld 12:33 PM
  • "Viber app gets a long awaited update for Windows 10 Mobile" WinBeta 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft now internally testing Windows 10 cumulative update 10586.306" WinBeta 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro 5: Rumours, UK Release Date, Specs, and more" Express 8:42 AM
  • "Microsoft SQL Server 2016 will be generally available June 1" ZDNet 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft's next version of SQL Server will launch June 1" TechCrunch 8:43 AM
  • "Microsoft SQL Server 2016 finally gets a release date" Network World 8:42 AM
  • "Forget 3D Touch, Microsoft is working on Pre-Touch sensitive displays" phoneArena 8:42 AM
  • "How to change your MAC address in Windows 10" BetaNews 8:41 AM
  • "New Microsoft beta lets workers build their own apps without coding" InfoWorld 8:39 AM
  • "Microsoft has launched its own IFTTT tool called Flow" TechShout 8:39 AM
  • "Microsoft Adds Nano Server to Bug Bounty Program" SecurityWeek 8:34 AM
  • "US data suggests Windows 10 adoption in business is slowing" The Register 8:32 AM
  • "Instagram finally shows Windows Phone some love" Stuff Magazine 8:32 AM
  • "WhatsApp might be building a Windows 10 and Apple OS X version of its chat app" Express 8:34 AM
  • "WhatsApp could very soon get Windows and Mac apps" TechShout 8:32 AM
  • "Windows 10 Cortana to no longer support Google search" Pan Armenian Net 8:33 AM
  • "Windows Store Weekly: Facebook delivers on its promise for Windows 10" Neowin 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft Blocks Firefox, Chrome, Opera And Others For Cortana" Business Recorder 8:31 AM
  • "Brazil judge orders WhatsApp blocked, affecting 100 million users" Reuters 4:00 PM
  • "Twitter lawsuit partly dismissed over U.S. information requests" Reuters 4:00 PM
  • "FBI Hacking Authority Expanded By Supreme Court: With the US Supreme Court's approval, warrants to search and seize digital data will be able to authorize government hacking anywhere." InformationWeek 7:33 AM
  • "I'm calling it: Social networking is over" Computerworld 12:32 PM
  • "New service helps small businesses sync and share files" BetaNews 12:30 PM
  • "Solar airplane begins journey across the continental U.S." PCWorld 12:19 PM
  • "The new face of data leaks is fuzzy" TechCrunch 12:05 PM
  • "Investors may have profited from leaked U.S. data: ECB research paper" Reuters 11:50 AM
  • "CME Group to publish daily bitcoin settlement price" Reuters 11:50 AM
  • "Kinnevik representatives to leave Rocket Internet board" Reuters 7:48 AM
  • "Craig Wright claims he is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto" Engadget 12:38 PM
  • "Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto revealed to be Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright" BetaNews 12:30 PM
  • "Bitcoin creator unmasked: Australian computer scientist Craig Wright says he is Satoshi Nakamoto" VentureBeat 12:27 PM
  • "Revisiting Newsweek's 2014 'scoop' about the creator of Bitcoin" VentureBeat 12:27 PM
  • "Craig Wright claims he's mysterious bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto" PCWorld 12:22 PM
  • "Major questions arise over Craig Wright's claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto" TechCrunch 12:07 PM
  • "Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical" Reuters 7:48 AM
  • "Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright claims he invented Bitcoin" ZDNet 7:46 AM
  • "China probes search engine Baidu over student's death" Reuters 7:47 AM
  • "China isn't that interested in autonomous vehicles" ZDNet 7:46 AM
  • "NIH Awards Seattle Startup ID Genomics with $3 Million Grant" VentureBeat 12:26 PM
  • "BCE to buy Manitoba Telecom in C$3.1 billion deal" Reuters 7:47 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks end higher; Nasdaq snaps 7-day losing streak: Apple sees longest string of daily losses in 18 years" MarketWatch 4:01 PM
  • "Stocks Spring in Confident Start to May" TheStreet 4:01 PM
  • "Stocks jump in first trading day of May" USA Today 4:01 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Regain Ground After Last Week's Tech Selloff: Consumer discretionary shares were among the biggest gainers in the S&P 500" [Paid Membership Required] 4:00 PM
  • "Japanese stocks tumble as yen surges: Japanese stocks fell sharply early Monday, leading declines in the rest of Asia, on the yen's surge to a new 1½-year high against the dollar, weak earnings results from several firms and selling after the Bank of Japan's inaction on Thursday." MarketWatch 7:26 AM
  • "European stocks end slightly lower as bank shares slump: European stocks ended mostly lower Monday as bank shares fell in some regional markets, although German stocks pulled ahead thanks to the pharmaceutical and reinsurance sectors." MarketWatch 11:32 AM

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InformationWeek (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Capital One: Think Like A Designer, Work Like A Startup"
  • "The Weather Company Brings Together Forecasting And IoT"
  • "Horizon Prioritizes Data And Patient Experience"
  • "Penn Medicine: Using Data To Save Patient Lives"
  • "FedEx Services Eases The Pain Of Customs Clearance"
  • "The Elite 100: Celebrating The People Who Make IT Happen"
  • "Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Launches June 1"
  • "Google Play Store Drops Tablet, Chromebook"
  • "How ReST Simplifies Object Storage"
  • "Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 Will Offer Ludicrous Mode" ...
New York Times (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Fitbit Strives to Escape the Shadow of Apple"
  • "Judge Seeking Data Shuts Down WhatsApp in Brazil"
  • "He's Bitcoin's Creator, He Says, but Skeptics Pounce on His Claim"
  • "An iPad Misplaced at the Airport Takes Its Own Vacation"
  • "Australian Entrepreneur Says He Created Bitcoin, but Doubts Persist"
  • "New York City Casts a Net to Catch the Next Big Start-Up"
  • "Sharing Your Instagram Feed (or Not)"
  • "Daily Report: New York Searches for Its Anchor Tech Company"
  • "Hackers' $81 Million Sneak Attack on World Banking"
  • "Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: The Unstoppable Facebook" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Met Gala Sneak Peek: Fashion in an Age of Technology"
  • "Save Hundreds on Dell's Inspiron 3000 Quad-Core Desktop PC"
  • "Watch These LED-Equipped Drones 'Dance' in Front of Mount Fuji"
  • "Odd 'Tailless Comet' Might Upend Our Model of the Solar System"
  • "LG Fingerprint Scanner Is Housed Inside a Smartphone's Display"
  • "Aim Lasers at a Ferry, Pay $100,000"
  • "Follow Us as We Uncover the Fastest Mobile Networks of 2016"
  • "Berlin: No More Renting Out Your Whole Apartment on Airbnb"
  • "Report: Hulu Wants to Add Live TV to Streaming Mix"
  • "Intel Ditches SoFIA, Broxton Atom Chips" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Vanguard says app glitch led to inflated balances shown on Apple devices"
  • "Starboard's Smith says Yahoo 'welcoming' since his arrival"
  • "CME, ICE prepare pricing data that could boost bitcoin"
  • "Banks, tech companies move on from bitcoin to blockchain"
  • "As Australian banks snub remitters, digital players emerge"
  • "Australian says he created bitcoin, but some skeptical"
  • "Russian creator of malware ordered to pay $6.9 million"
  • "SoundCloud extends paid-for music streaming service to UK, Ireland"
  • "Chipmaker Marvell appoints Richard Hill chairman"
  • "Twitter lawsuit partly dismissed over U.S. information requests"
ZDNet (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "NSW government to appoint chief information and digital officer"
  • "Governments are realising the potential of big data: Dominello"
  • "Qualcomm SDK to bring machine learning to smartphones"
  • "NSW is Australia's economic engine room: Mike Baird"
  • "Infographic: 44% of users describe enterprise software as worse than consumer software"
  • "Microsoft quietly sold its stake in Caradigm health venture with GE"
  • "Michael Dell reveals new name for Dell-EMC"
  • "Google fixes six Android security flaws, but mediaserver bugs linger"

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