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  • "Earnings report: IBM shares fall despite first growth in 23 quarters/IBM saw its stock go down more than 4.5% after it reported better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter and full year of 2017 on Thursday." USA Today 12:05 PM
  • "IBM's Revenue Is Up For The First Time In Five Years" PYMNTS.COM 9:23 AM
  • "IBM posts first revenue boost in six years" IT PRO 9:22 AM
  • "IBM revenues rise for the first time in over five years" .The Drum 9:21 AM
  • "IBM returns to growth after six years" RTÉ 9:20 AM
  • "The Morning Download: IBM Revenue Grows First Time in 23 Quarters, with Boost from Cloud" WSJ Blogs 9:18 AM
  • "Jim Cramer: IBM is a work in progress and an inexpensive story" CNBC 9:18 AM
  • "IBM Slides as 'Tax Headwind' Hits 2018 Outlook After Long-Awaited Sales Win" TheStreet 9:21 AM
  • "IBM Finally Returns To Growth, But It's Not All Good News" Silicon UK 9:19 AM
  • "IBM: 'Shell Game Persists,' Says Bernstein" Barron's 9:33 PM
  • "IBM Joins Microsoft, Amazon Atop Cloud World; Booming Cloud Business Ends Long Revenue Decline" Forbes 9:18 AM
  • "Earnings report: IBM shares fall despite first growth in 23 quarters" USA Today 9:19 AM
  • "IBM shares fall on soft profit outlook" Reuters 9:17 AM
  • "IBM, Salesforce expand AI partnership for deeper customer insights" ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "Met Police will purge Windows XP from all systems by May this year" The Inquirer 9:33 AM
  • "London's Metropolitan Police are still using Windows XP PCs" MSPoweruser 9:34 AM
  • "Apple, Microsoft, Google ask Trump to retain Obama-era rule on H-1B visa" Business Standard 9:32 AM
  • "Microsoft patches Meltdown patch for boot-locked AMD PCs" Tech Central 8:54 AM
  • "HP recalling faulty laptop batteries in Azerbaijan due to fire risk" Trend News Agency 9:04 AM
  • "Intel ships the RealSense D415 and D435 depth cameras" Hexus 9:01 AM
  • "Intel RealSense D400 Depth Camera Series Add 3D Capabilities to Any Device" CDR Info 9:01 AM
  • "Intel's new RealSense cameras bring 'human-like' 3D sight to any device" The Inquirer 9:00 AM
  • "Intel's new RealSense cameras add 3D depth-perception to virtually any device" Pocket-lint 9:00 AM
  • "Intel Notebook Coffee Lake-H Core i9, Core i7, Core i5, Xeon Mobility Lineup Including 4.8 GHz Core i9-8950HK 4.8 GHz CPU Leaked – Upcoming Desktop Parts Get Pricings Revealed" WCCFTech 8:59 AM
  • "Intel confirms more problems with Meltdown and Spectre patches" ITProPortal 8:59 AM
  • "75% of PCs Not Patched Against Meltdown and Spectre, Companies Say" Softpedia 8:58 AM
  • "Intel's Meltdown and Spectre patches cause reboots and hurt performance" IT PRO 8:58 AM
  • "Chip pricing trends could boost AMD, Nvidia and Micron results: analyst" MarketWatch 8:55 AM
  • "Can NVIDIA and AMD Keep Riding the Cryptocurrency Wave?" The Motley Fool 8:55 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2 benchmark leaks showing potential speeds of new processor" TechRadar UK 8:55 AM
  • "AMD, Apple Sued Over CPU Vulnerabilities" SecurityWeek 8:54 AM
  • "AMD Outs January Radeon Adrenalin ReLive Graphics Drivers - Get Version 18.1.1" Softpedia 8:54 AM
  • "Oracle extends police presence with Cloud Suite deployment in West Midlands" Computing 8:51 AM
General Interest
  • "Twitter admits Russian propaganda more widespread than initially reported" CBS News 9:29 PM
  • "Google CEO: 'I don't regret' firing James Damore" TechCrunch 9:36 PM
  • "Google's CEO has no problem releasing employees from nondisclosure agreements so women can speak out" Recode 9:33 PM
  • "Google's plan to win cloud war starts with more undersea cables" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Google releases fix for Chromecast WiFi bug" Engadget 1:21 PM
  • "Google is patching a bug that slows down Wi-Fi networks connected to both Android and Chromecast devices" The Verge 12:45 PM
  • "Best Google Chrome extensions to enhance your productivity, security, and performance" ZDNet 8:27 AM
  • "Google inks patent deal with Tencent" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "Amazon Prime monthly subscriptions now cost $2 more" Engadget 1:20 PM
  • "Amazon adds voice control to its Alexa app for Android" Engadget 1:12 PM
  • "Alexa for Business likely to win in smart office, leverage AWS, Echo, developers and consumers" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Amazon brings voice control to its Alexa app for Android, with iOS coming soon" TechCrunch 12:33 PM
  • "Your monthly Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase" TechCrunch 12:32 PM
  • "NTT Docomo taps Nokia for Japan's 5G launch in 2020" VentureBeat 12:50 PM
  • "Facebook is testing the ability to create Stories on PC" Engadget 8:46 AM
  • "Lockheed's 'Son of Blackbird' spy plane might already be here" Engadget 1:17 PM
  • "Bill Ford says smart cities aren't 'just a science project'" The Verge 12:39 PM
  • "OnePlus confirms hack exposed credit cards of phone buyers" ZDNet 12:52 PM
  • "OnePlus says up to 40,000 customers affected in credit card breach" Engadget 1:19 PM
  • "If you bought a OnePlus 5T, your credit card info may have been stolen" PCWorld 12:48 PM
  • "OnePlus says up to 40,000 customers were affected by credit card security breach" The Verge 12:39 PM
  • "MoviePass will invest in films to have a stake in their success" Engadget 1:17 PM
  • "Tumblr users are turning to this app to resist the urge to self-harm" The Verge 12:43 PM
  • "Spotify accidentally showed ads to paying subscribers when testing new ways to promote originals" TechCrunch 12:33 PM
  • "'Feel' your drone with MotionPilot's haptic joystick" Engadget 1:21 PM
  • "Fitbit Ionic is a great smartwatch for this new dad" Engadget 1:19 PM
  • "The best digital piano for students" Engadget 1:18 PM
  • "The HyperDrive USB-C hub / wireless charging stand might be the perfect desk accessory" The Verge 12:43 PM
  • "GoPro's Fusion camera is ready to work with a few Android phones" Engadget 8:48 AM
  • "Airbnb cuts half of San Francisco listings as new laws kick in" Engadget 8:47 AM
  • "Nintendo Labo kits are available to pre-order" Engadget 8:45 AM
  • "Salesforce launches skills graph to Trailhead, aims to revamp developer resumes" ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "WhatsApp builds a customer service app for businesses" Engadget 8:45 AM
  • "WhatsApp launches a separate app for small businesses" The Verge 8:20 AM
  • "ConnectSense Smart Outlet review: A solid smart plug for the HomeKit set" TechHive 8:22 AM
  • "LG patents a folding phone that morphs into a tablet" The Verge 8:19 AM
  • "This tiny robot moves so fast it's just a blur on camera" The Verge 8:19 AM
Press Releases
  • "IBM and Salesforce Strengthen Strategic Partnership" PRNewswire 9:22 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai Gains Solid Ground Amid Shanghai City 2020 Plan" PRNewswire 9:57 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface Book 2 13 Review: With surreal speed and battery life, the 13-inch Surface Book 2 is hard to beat" Digital Trends 9:42 PM
  • "Hackers are using recent Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to distribute malware" ZDNet 12:52 PM
  • "Microsoft To Make A Very Big Announcement Concerning Treatment Of Digital Games" SegmentNext 9:36 AM
  • "10 Tricks to Keep Your Outlook Email and Microsoft Accounts Secure" MakeUseOf 9:35 AM
  • "How to set up and use Windows 10 Speech Recognition" Windows Central 9:35 AM
  • "How to Legally Get Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2016 for Under $10" MakeUseOf 9:32 AM
  • "Microsoft Makes Minecraft Boss Matt Booty Head Of Xbox Games" Tech Times 9:34 AM
  • "10 best and worst versions of Windows: What's the best Windows OS?" Computerworld UK 9:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Cumulative Update KB4073291 for Windows 10 FCU (Version 1709)" Softpedia 9:32 AM
  • "Microsoft promoted its 'Minecraft' boss to be the new executive in charge of all Xbox game efforts" Business Insider 9:33 AM
  • "Xbox One X review: Playing catchup with the PS4 Pro?" Expert Reviews 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft's New Xbox Elite Wireless Controller: Leaked Images And Details" Tech Times 9:32 AM
  • "Microsoft develops Artificial Intelligence enabled 'bot artist'" Financial Express 9:32 AM
  • "The art of artificial intelligence: Microsoft bot draws what you describe, pixel by pixel" GeekWire 9:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Fixes AMD Boot Issues for Windows 10 Redstone 4 Preview Users" Softpedia 8:54 AM
  • "Microsoft adds real-time collaboration to Office 2016 for Mac" Engadget 8:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac gets major update with real-time collaborative editing, cloud saving" BetaNews 8:31 AM
  • "Wine 3.0 is here to run Windows software on your Linux box" BetaNews 8:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse review: A flagship mouse worthy of the Surface name" PCWorld 8:21 AM
  • "The best free PC games" PCWorld 8:21 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Twitter says 50,000 Russia-linked accounts tweeted during 2016 US presidential election" ZDNet 9:53 PM
  • "Twitter admits there were many more Russian trolls on its site during the 2016 U.S. presidential election" Recode 9:42 PM
  • "A government shutdown probably won't have a big effect on internet security" Mashable 9:42 PM
  • "Google CEO Sundar Pichai says memo writer James Damore wasn't fired for politics" Business Insider 9:33 PM
  • "FCC drops idiotic plans to downgrade entire nation's internet speeds" The Register 9:31 PM
  • "Ex-IBM employee from China gets five years prison for stealing code" Reuters 9:30 PM
  • "Net Neutrality is over: Here are three things to know and do" BetaNews 3:20 PM
  • "Entrepreneurs and politicians need to stop getting in each other's way" VentureBeat 12:49 PM
  • "EU says social media is getting better at blocking hate speech" Engadget 1:18 PM
  • "US regulators charge three bitcoin operators with fraud" Engadget 1:11 PM
  • "How to register your drone (it's the law... again)" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Startup Republic: How France reinvented itself for the 21st century by wooing entrepreneurs to Paris" ZDNet 12:51 PM
  • "SafeDK: 55% of mobile apps don't comply with European privacy regulations" VentureBeat 12:49 PM
  • "Congress demanded NSA spying reform. Instead, they let you down" ZDNet 12:52 PM
  • "U.S. Senate passes bill to renew NSA warrantless internet surveillance" VentureBeat 8:25 AM
  • "SEC cools traders' hot plans for cryptocurrency-based exchange traded funds" TechCrunch 8:12 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Can Software Predict Crime? Maybe So, but No Better Than a Human" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:53 PM
  • "Prediction #3 — 2018 foreign profit repatriation is a $591.8 Billion taxpayer ripoff" I, Cringely 9:41 PM
  • "Boats and bros: Bitcoin's millionaire millennials smell like the 1980s" The Next Web 9:31 PM
  • "Ajit Pai's FCC Can't Admit Broadband Competition Is a Problem" Slashdot 9:30 PM
  • "How the Demise of Net Neutrality Affects Cryptocurrencies" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 2:01 PM
  • "New API sheds light on the dark web" BetaNews 12:54 PM
  • "Opinion: These companies are most exposed to Meltdown, Spectre breaches" MarketWatch 8:58 AM
  • "How AR and VR will change enterprise mobility" Computerworld 8:37 AM
  • "Hackers gear up to target Winter Olympics" BetaNews 8:31 AM
  • "Triton exploited zero-day flaw to target industrial systems" ZDNet 8:29 AM
  • "Ransomware: Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin and where they are going next" ZDNet 8:28 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "NurseGrid raises $5.7M for scheduling and staffing tech platform for nurses" GeekWire 2:41 PM
  • "Iris Automation raises $8 million to help autonomous flying machines avoid collisions" VentureBeat 8:25 AM
  • "French VC firm Ring Capital raises $170 million fund" TechCrunch 8:10 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq add to string of 2018 records as investors shake off shutdown fears: Major indexes post third straight weekly advance" MarketWatch 4:06 PM
  • "Stocks Tiptoe Mostly Higher Amid Worries Over a Government Shutdown: Stocks are mostly higher on Friday, as investors grow increasingly concerned the federal government will be forced into a shutdown at midnight." TheStreet 4:05 PM
  • "Wall Street ends higher despite government shutdown threat" Reuters 4:05 PM
  • "S&P 500 Rises as Investors Focus on Earnings, Not Looming Shutdown: Financial stocks advance after several regional banks reported fourth-quarter results" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:05 PM
  • "Asian markets jump higher as investors brush off possible U.S. shutdown: As most Asia-Pacific stock markets ended the week higher, Australia has underperformed with a noted drop in energy stocks." MarketWatch 7:42 AM
  • "European stocks score 2 1/2-year closing high: European stocks rose on Friday, with gains for industrial and tech shares helping the region's benchmark bag a third straight weekly win, as investors appeared to set aside concerns about a possible shutdown of the U.S. government." MarketWatch 12:00 PM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:50 PM; no changes since 7:55 AM CST)
  • "Speech Recognition Finds Its Voice"
New York Times (Updated 9:50 PM CST)
  • "Farhad's Week in Tech: Big Tech Is Pouring Love on America. Thank Trump?"
  • "Can Software Predict Crime? Maybe So, but No Better Than a Human"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:50 PM CST)
  • "Twitter Notifies 677k Users of Russian Election Propaganda"
  • "Get Udemy Online Courses for Just $10"
  • "'Call of Duty: WWII' Was 2017's Best-Selling Game"
  • "Amazon Adds Alexa to Android App"
  • "Why This Doctor Is Building an 'AI Sherlock' for Medical Pros"
  • "Verizon Go Unlimited to Include Service in Canada, Mexico"
  • "OnePlus Customers' Credit Card Details Stolen"
  • "The Coolest Cars at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show"
  • "Amazon Prime Subscription Increases to $12.99 a Month"
  • "Age of Empires Definitive Edition Launches Feb. 20" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:55 PM CST)
  • "Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections"
  • "Trump signs bill renewing NSA's internet surveillance program"
  • "Ex-IBM employee from China gets five years prison for stealing code"
  • "Judge overseeing AT&T, Time Warner merger trial hears document dispute"
  • "FTC makes second request on Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm"
  • "Vista Equity explores options for PowerSchool, PeopleAdmin: sources"
  • "Lenovo to make $400 million one-off charge on U.S. tax reforms"
  • "Facebook to prioritize 'trustworthy' news based on surveys"
  • "Google announces patent agreement with Tencent amid China push"
  • "Canada's Hydro Quebec unable to meet demand from digital currency miners"
ZDNet (Updated 9:55 PM CST)
  • "Twitter says 50,000 Russia-linked accounts tweeted during 2016 US presidential election"
  • "Denmark's MiR sees explosive growth for warehouse robots: Why is important for the USS"
  • "Amazons adds voice control to Alexa app for Android"
  • "Apple hires data science team from Silicon Valley startup"
  • "Chuwi SurBook Mini hands-on: A compact workhorse that ticks all the boxes"
  • "Crypto-lender tumbles into Ponzi-like crash"
  • "18 robots that will give you the creeps"
  • "Startup Republic: How France reinvented itself for the 21st century by wooing entrepreneurs to Paris"





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