"Pressure Builds on Michael Dell for Buyout Plan: Any Price Bump in LBO Would Need to Come From Founder" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:51 PM
"Icahn Secures $5.2B To Finance Dell Deal" redOrbit 9:14 AM
"Icahn requests Dell meeting after securing $5.2 billion loan/Summary: Dell investor Carl Icahn has requested a meeting with Dell's special board committee after securing the finance necessary to go ahead with his alternative buyout bid." ZDNet 7:13 AM
"Facebook mulls plan to become game publisher -- report" CNET News 12:05 PM
"RadioShack tries out new concept store" CNET News 12:04 PM
"Another challenger to Android debuts, and it's bankrolled by Google. Wait, what?" CITEworld 12:01 PM
"IT spending to rise just 2 percent this year, says Gartner: The new forecast is down from the prior projection of 4.1 percent, due largely to changes in U.S. dollar exchange rates." CNET News 11:59 AM
"Netflix lands multi-year subscription exclusive for New Girl" Engadget 10:38 AM
"HTC One mini will reportedly launch in Q3" BGR 10:36 AM
"Hacker Holes in Server Management System Allows 'Almost-Physical' Access" Wired 9:55 AM
"Canon's New 70D DSLR Beefs Up Autofocus, Could Be An Indie Filmmaker's Dream Camera" TechCrunch 9:54 AM
"This Android tablet has a 15 hour battery life" TG Daily 9:53 AM
"Two Tag-Teaming PC Viruses Are Fighting Dirty" Gizmodo 9:50 AM
"Gartner downgrades 2013 global IT spending forecast on currency shifts: The analyst firm now says spending growth will be 2% this year, revised downward from 4.1%" Computerworld 9:12 AM
"The Last of Us sex chat lines patch released" BBC 9:10 AM
"Reeder app adds Feedly support after Google Reader's demise: With no more feeds available from Google, the app now supports both Feedly and Feed Wrangler." CNET News 8:37 AM
"Firefox gets into the smartphone business" CNN 8:36 AM
"Contact lenses bestow telescopic vision" BBC 8:32 AM
"Winklevoss twins plan $20m Bitcoin trust fund" BBC 8:29 AM
"Forget the Moto X, Motorola's not done with the Droid line just yet" GigaOM 9:51 AM
"Motorola teases Droid Ultra smartphone: A placeholder page hosted by Motorola touts the Droid Ultra's body as thin and tough." CNET News 8:22 AM
"Amazon Kindle tops yearly Japan e-reader sales in five months: A research firm in Japan said the Kindle outsold the Kobo from Rakuten and Sony's Reader last year despite their head start" Computerworld 7:46 AM
"Opera 15 Chromium-based browser officially launched for PC and Mac" Engadget 7:42 AM
"Alcatel-Lucent gives DSL networks a gigabit boost: But the products won't be available until 2016 and will work only over short distances" Computerworld 7:45 AM
"Sony camera UI leaks from 'Honami' system dump, gets ported to existing Xperia devices" Engadget 7:05 AM
"Man Invents New Language for Turning Graphics Chips Into Supercomputers" Wired Magazine 6:55 AM
"Teen Girl Invents Hollow Flashlight" redOrbit 6:54 AM
"Google Reader Data Will Be Permanently Deleted on July 15th" Gizmodo 9:49 AM
"Google Nexus 7 successor's specs leaked?" Digital Spy 7:17 AM
"Google Reader shuttered after eight years, migration options given" Electronista 7:06 AM
"This Is Google's New $1 Billion London HQ" Gizmodo 7:05 AM
"Google reportedly using 'coercive sales tactics' against Google TV holdout" BGR News 6:52 AM
"Low power Wi-Fi signals might give future smartphones X-ray vision" BGR News 7:06 AM
"High-tech car trend sparks developer boom in Detroit" The Verge 6:51 AM
"Canon debuts EOS 70D DSLR with dual-pixel CMOS auto-focus" Electronista 6:39 AM
"Low power Wi-Fi signals might give future smartphones X-ray vision" BGR 6:37 AM
"Is Don Mattrick Zynga's would-be savior?" CNET News 9:26 PM
"Microsoft Windows Store apps milestone: 100,000 passed" BGR 7:09 PM
"Microsoft: Xbox One won't hit Japan until 2014" Ars Technica 12:10 PM
"Windows 8 Surpasses Vista in Popularity" Mashable 7:09 PM
"Microsoft CRM apps for iPad, Windows 8 on track for fall 2013" ZDNet 8:22 AM
"Windows 8.1 deep-dive review: Well, it's a start/The preview of Windows 8.1 brings more cohesion, less frustration and a direct login to the desktop. But is it enough to save the OS?" Computerworld 7:45 AM
"Microsoft Rolls Out New Metro App Update for Windows 8" Softpedia 7:25 AM
"Shut Down or Sleep? Q: Every night I shut down my desktop computer. I've been told I should just put it to sleep since shutting it down wears it down faster. I do it to save energy and I thought preserve its life longer. Should I continue this process of shutting down or let it sleep instead?" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:23 PM
"Google+ Is a Loser: Why did Google, one of the most anti-social companies out there, dive into social networking?" PC Magazine 3:20 PM
"Facebook's advertising strategy could be its downfall" BGR News 1:41 PM
"Stock Futures Wobble; Traders Eye Auto Sales" FOXBusiness 12:38 PM
"U.S. Stocks Close in the Red U.S. stocks ended a volatile but low-volume session with slight losses, erasing earlier gains" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:14 PM
"Asia Markets: Australia stocks retreat, while Japan struggles/Australian stocks fell Wednesday after Wall Street lost ground on caution ahead of U.S. jobs data, while Japanese shares struggled after a four-day rally, even as the U.S. dollar moved back above the 100-yen level." MarketWatch 9:27 PM
"Europe Markets: Europe stocks down as insurers come under pressure/European stock markets traded lower in early action on Tuesday as investors appeared to cash in on gains seen from the prior session's rally. Broker moves weighed on shares of RWE AG, Hannover Re SE and Munich Re, but lifted Burberry Group PLC and Michelin." MarketWatch 7:36 AM
"Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:36 PM
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