"Dell on a Quest to Branch Out From PCs: Sterne, Agee notes that up to 70% of Dell's business remained tied to PCs." Barron's 9:20 AM
"Windows 8 saves profiles to internet: The personal computer is about to get its biggest facelift, with software maker Microsoft about to release a radical new version of its popular operating system called Windows 8." Fairfax NZ News 10:29 AM
"Windows 8: Redmond, We Have a Problem" TheStreet 9:11 AM
"Developers face Windows 8 conundrum" ZDNet 10:56 AM
"FAQ: What you need to know about Microsoft's cheapest-ever Windows upgrade" Computerworld 10:09 AM
"Windows 8 test drive: How Metro won me over" ZDNet 10:55 AM
"Microsoft Moves from Followership to Leadership" Forbes 9:24 AM
"Microsoft has 'become the thing they despised'" ZDNet 10:54 AM
"WikiLeaks Starts Releasing 2.4 Million Emails Linked to Syrian Government" eWeek 9:32 PM
"Olympus plans to fight with Google Glass for your eyeballs: The MEG4.0 uses Bluetooth and is actually the latest in a long line of far-out augmented-reality attempts from the Japanese company." CNET News 9:07 PM
"Virus could black out nearly 250,000 PCs" Reuters 8:44 PM
"While laying off thousands, RIM is also hiring. Huh? Research In Motion wants to beef up its BlackBerry developer-relations team while shedding thousands of positions elsewhere." CNET News 8:05 PM
"History of the Internet in a Nutshell [Infographic] Mashable 4:01 PM
"Galaxy to power record $5.9 billion profit, but Samsung sweats over euro" Reuters 2:45 PM
"Samsung enters emergency mode over falling euro/Summary: South Korean electronics giant shifts into emergency mode first time since 2008 financial crisis, to cope with fallout from worsening eurozone economic crisis, report states." ZDNet 10:56 AM
"Perk wars: Facebook, Zynga, Google jockey for top talent" USA Today 10:45 AM
"Google makes Opera bloggers an offer they can't refuse: Use Chrome/Google is warning Opera web browser users they must switch to Chrome in order to use Blogger.com, the search giant's blog-hosting service." The Register 10:41 AM
"Google Plans Button To Block Ads: Feature may put an end to ads that follow you across websites." InformationWeek 9:31 AM
"Android botnet claim in dispute" CNET News 9:07 PM
"Google says spam not coming from Android botnets: The company on Thursday disputed security researchers from Microsoft and Sophos" IDG News Service 8:05 PM
"Google denies Redmond report of a spamming Android botnet" The Register 6:56 PM
"Android smartphones 'used for botnet', researchers say" BBC 9:37 AM
"New Android Malware Uses Phones as Spam Botnet" PCWorld 10:20 AM
"DNSChanger shutdown could knock thousands offline" ZDNet 10:53 AM
"Malware could disconnect your computer from Internet Monday" The Canadian Press [Free Registration Required] 10:04 AM
"Microsoft: Eating Chicken Feed On The Road To Success" Seeking Alpha 11:08 AM
"Facebook and Microsoft partner with O2 for app purchase billing" V3 10:46 AM
"Microsoft's Endpoint Protection is worth the licensing pains: SCCM 2012 integrates the security client for easier management -- once you navigate Microsoft's maze of licensing options" InfoWorld 10:08 AM
"The UN calls for individuals to have the same rights online as off" The Next Web 8:03 PM
"DARPA Seeks More Efficient Robots: Agency challenges innovators to develop technology that improves robotic mobility and control." InformationWeek 11:13 AM
"Anonymous hints at payback for pro-ACTA MEPs" ZDNet 10:56 AM
"Federal appeal court raps bank over shoddy online security" IDG News Service 10:22 AM
"Government touts savings of £1.3m from green IT practices" V3 10:46 AM
"Ofcom sets out new price caps for BT wholesale products: Customers of leased line services should see a reduction in costs" Techworld 10:37 AM
"Olympics Facing Threat From Cyberattacks, Says UK Official" Techworld 10:20 AM
"No shocker if White House wanted MegaUpload busted: Kim DotCom accuses U.S. Vice President Joe Biden of being behind the government's indictment of MegaUpload. If true, that shouldn't surprise anyone." CNET News 9:27 AM
"Judge Clears Kodak to Place Patents on the Auction Block" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:22 AM
"Ex-France Telecom CEO probed over staff suicide spate" The Register 10:42 AM
"Former France Telecom CEO indicted over 35 suicides" GigaOM 9:09 AM
"Europe sues to continue taxing digital content higher than physical" GigaOM 9:08 AM
"Battle of the sexes: Who's winning the social media war?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 10:48 AM
"We'll look back at 2012 as the year everything changed" V3 10:46 AM
"The Revolution Will Be Handheld: My daughter's world revolves around whatever small screen she happens to be holding in her hand." Salon 10:28 AM
"9 programming tools for maximizing HTML5" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:08 AM
"Digitimes Research: Non-Apple brand vendors unlikely to surpass Apple in ultra-thin battle in 2012" DigiTimes 9:57 AM
"Seagate Backup Plus review: Save your social media data" Computerworld 9:50 AM
"Research in Motion Should Just Shut Up!" TheStreet 9:23 AM
"This Morning: Analysts Still Chopping Those Numbers, WSJ Adds to iPad 'Mini' Rumor" Barron's 9:21 AM
"On Monday, the FBI will kill Internet access for thousands. Don't be one of them." Houston Chronicle 10:05 AM
"Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday; how to check whether you are vulnerable" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:18 AM
"Nexus Q Teardown Reveals Heavy Base, Foreign Parts" PCWorld 10:19 AM
"Google's new mini-tablet shakes up the market and comes out on top" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 9:39 AM
"Getting Google-y On Valley View: Google I/O is the setting for this episode of Valley View. From a new public cloud offering to streaming media to Google Glass, there's plenty to talk about." InformationWeek 9:32 AM
"Google Gets in Amazon's Line of Fire to Beat Apple" TheStreet 9:10 AM
"Facebook's Biggest Problem: Mobile" TheStreet 9:09 AM
"Techs stay red despite Netflix, Yelp gains: Cisco, semis lead sector down by closing bell; Apple, Google rise" MarketWatch 4:35 PM
"U.S. stocks slip on services data, rate cuts: Central-bank moves a reminder of global economy's ills" MarketWatch 4:35 PM
"Stocks Slip as Traders Eye Central Banks, Data" FOXBusiness 4:35 PM
"Stocks Drop, Hurt by Worries Over U.S. and European Economies" TheStreet 4:35 PM
"Stocks trim early losses, end mixed" CNNMoney 4:35 PM
"S&P Win Streak Snapped: Investors found little to cheer in actions by central banks taken to address broad economic weakness, and the S&P 500 slumped despite emerging signs of optimism from U.S. jobs market." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:37 PM
"Asian Stocks Snap 6-Day Gain European Economic Slowdown Concerns" Bloomberg 9:18 AM
"Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly down; Shanghai shares tumble" MarketWatch 9:12 AM
"European Stocks Fall as Draghi Sees Economic Risks; Banks Slide" Bloomberg 11:01 AM
"Europe Markets Slip" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:17 AM
"Europe Markets: Central bank action fails to cheer Europe stocks/ECB and China to implement cuts, BOE boosts quantitative easing" MarketWatch 11:01 AM
"Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:49 PM
"China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google"
"Citizens Financial Stock Offering, and a New BlackBerry"
"A Writerly Chill at Bezos' Fire"
"Zenefits' Leader Is Rattling an Industry, So Why Is He Stressed Out?"
"Dancing With the Start-Ups"
"Pass the Word: The Phone Call Is Back"
"Why Is Our Sci-Fi So Glum About A.I.?"
"Terrance Paul, Developer of Teaching Software, Dies at 67"
"Steven Mollenkopf of Qualcomm: If You Don't Know, Just Say So"
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"Microsoft delays launch of its Xbox One console in China"
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