"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
"Creator of Silk Road website faces sentencing for drug scheme"
"Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot"
"TCV seeks to sell stake in marketing firm Merkle: sources"
"Airbus Group starts $150 million venture fund, Silicon Valley base"
"Intel close to deal to buy Altera for $16 billion: sources"
"Vodafone, Wind sign letter of intent for Italy fiber-optic network"
"Apple buys German augmented-reality software maker Metaio"
"Equinix to buy TelecityGroup for $3.6 billion, Interxion deal ended"
"Exclusive: FCC leans against new limits for Verizon, AT&T in 2016 U.S. auction"
"Mobile apps turn bedroom traders into star professionals" ...
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"Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 test build 10130 for PCs"
"Google I/O 2015: Google adds offline mobile support for Firebase"
"Google I/O 2015: Inside the developer show turned theme park"
"Asus ZenFone 2 first impressions: Plenty to like so far for $299"
"Google I/O 2015: Google's smart home blueprint is still in the drafting stage"
"Microsoft and Google rise while IBM sinks in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for cloud providers"
"Totvs partners with AWS to support growth"
"Google I/O 2015: Google Photos, optimized for organization, viewing, and sharing with unlimited storage"
"Harmon.ie provides cross-platform mobile harmony for BYOD"
"How the EMV shift could impact online retailers" ...
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