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Computer Industry
  • "Aiming for 'Functional Coherence,' Mulling a Different P&L and With Advice From Ford CEO, Microsoft Restructuring Set for Thursday" AllThingsD 9:06 PM
  • "Microsoft will reportedly unveil major restructuring Thursday: CEO Steve Ballmer expected to announce dramatic restructuring around services and hardware this week, sources tell AllThingsD" CNET News 9:22 PM
  • "July's Patch Tuesday to fix six critical Windows, Office, IE security vulnerabilities" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "Internet Explorer pegged for critical fix on Tuesday" InfoWorld 9:29 AM
  • "Microsoft killing off obsolete MSN TV service in September" ITProPortal 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft to shutter MSN TV, 16 years after it launched as WebTV" GigaOM 9:35 AM
  • "Microsoft to close down MSN TV on Sept. 30" PCWorld 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft (Finally) Shuts Down MSN TV, the Son of WebTV: If you didn't realize that MSN TV was still with us, you're not alone." Techland 9:15 AM
  • "Windows 8 Has Logged 60 Billion Hours of Usage" Softpedia 10:08 AM
  • "Dell & Friends get the green light on take-private deal: Big Mike trying to catch a falling knife" The Register 11:39 AM
  • "Michael Dell's deal gets big endorsement" Fortune 9:27 AM
  • "Michael Dell Wins Important Victory In His Battle For Dell" Forbes 9:28 AM
  • "As Dell buyout looms, a new backer gives Michael Dell a boost over Carl Icahn" GigaOM 9:31 AM
  • "Top advisory firm backs Dell CEO's offer for PC maker" Reuters 4:16 PM
  • "Dell Buyout Battle: Why The Icahn-Southeastern Plan Flopped At I.S.S." Forbes 11:00 AM
  • "Dell's Leveraged Buyout With Silver Lake Backed by ISS" Bloomberg 11:24 AM
  • "Dell & Friends get the green light on take-private deal: Big Mike trying to catch a falling knife" The Register 11:39 AM
  • "Michael Dell's deal gets big endorsement" Fortune 9:27 AM
  • "Michael Dell Wins Important Victory In His Battle For Dell" Forbes 9:28 AM
  • "As Dell buyout looms, a new backer gives Michael Dell a boost over Carl Icahn" GigaOM 9:31 AM
  • "Top advisory firm backs Dell CEO's offer for PC maker" Reuters 4:16 PM
  • "Dell Buyout Battle: Why The Icahn-Southeastern Plan Flopped At I.S.S." Forbes 11:00 AM
  • "Dell's Leveraged Buyout With Silver Lake Backed by ISS" Bloomberg 11:24 AM
  • "ISS Blesses Dell Buyout: Highlights From the Report" WSJ Blogs 10:06 AM
  • "ISS Recommends Dell Buyout Deal" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "ISS Backs $24.4 Billion Dell-Silver Lake Buyout Plan" AllThingsD 9:24 AM
  • "ISS tells Dell shareholders to vote for $24.4 billion founder buyout" CNET News 9:08 AM
  • "Proxy firm ISS backs Michael Dell's offer for PC maker" Reuters 9:31 AM
  • "Dell rubbishes its financial performance to discredit Carl Icahn's bid: Says it performed worse than HP" The Inquirer 9:21 AM
  • "Big Mike's big package oughta be enough for Dell investors - report: Biz baron reckons he's stumping up plenty o' dosh for IT giant" The Register 9:20 AM
  • "Dell's strategy for 'future proofing' your cloud" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "EastWest Bank Chooses HP to Build Private Cloud" MarketWired 9:28 AM
  • "Shares of Hewlett-Packard Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Computer Hardware Industry" infoTECH 11:01 AM
  • "A Closer Look At The Juggernaut That Is Microsoft" Seeking Alpha 9:19 AM
  • "Oracle Enhances Exalytics, Exalogic Management" InformationWeek 11:16 AM
  • "Chin up, Intel heads - you can still lop legs off ARM's data-centre dash: First step, stop using words like 'reimagine'" The Register 9:23 AM
  • "Unpleasant Surprise Inside for Intel Corporation" Minyanville 9:36 AM
  • "Intel lags on weak PC outlook" MarketWatch 10:03 AM
  • "Intel bears sound off following run-up" MarketWatch 11:54 AM
  • "Intel: rumors of Tizen OS death greatly exaggerated" Electronista 9:38 AM
  • "ntel still on shaky ground despite mobile headway" Canada 10:12 AM
  • "Intel drives down server power consumption as microserver demand rises" ZDNet 10:12 AM
  • "Intel to detail vPro extensions beyond management features at IDF" V3 9:17 AM
  • "Intel: Second Quarter And Second Half 2013" Seeking Alpha 9:09 AM
  • "Bulls See an End to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s (AMD) Consolidation" Schaeffer's Research 10:12 AM
  • "Why AMD's next-gen console victories are a big win for PC gamers" PCWorld 9:19 AM
  • "Cisco Taps Hens for Worldwide Distribution VP" The VAR Guy 10:09 AM
  • "Cisco's Visual Networking Index Projects 413 million total Internet users In Middle East and Africa by 2017" Zawya 10:09 AM
  • "ISS Blesses Dell Buyout: Highlights From the Report" WSJ Blogs 10:06 AM
  • "ISS Recommends Dell Buyout Deal" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "ISS Backs $24.4 Billion Dell-Silver Lake Buyout Plan" AllThingsD 9:24 AM
  • "ISS tells Dell shareholders to vote for $24.4 billion founder buyout" CNET News 9:08 AM
  • "Proxy firm ISS backs Michael Dell's offer for PC maker" Reuters 9:31 AM
  • "Dell rubbishes its financial performance to discredit Carl Icahn's bid: Says it performed worse than HP" The Inquirer 9:21 AM
  • "Big Mike's big package oughta be enough for Dell investors - report: Biz baron reckons he's stumping up plenty o' dosh for IT giant" The Register 9:20 AM
  • "Dell's strategy for 'future proofing' your cloud" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "EastWest Bank Chooses HP to Build Private Cloud" MarketWired 9:28 AM
  • "Shares of Hewlett-Packard Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Computer Hardware Industry" infoTECH 11:01 AM
  • "July's Patch Tuesday to fix six critical Windows, Office, IE security vulnerabilities" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "Internet Explorer pegged for critical fix on Tuesday" InfoWorld 9:29 AM
  • "Microsoft killing off obsolete MSN TV service in September" ITProPortal 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft to shutter MSN TV, 16 years after it launched as WebTV" GigaOM 9:35 AM
  • "Microsoft to close down MSN TV on Sept. 30" PCWorld 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft (Finally) Shuts Down MSN TV, the Son of WebTV: If you didn't realize that MSN TV was still with us, you're not alone." Techland 9:15 AM
  • "WebTV Comes To An End At Last: Pioneering Internet service was innovative and oh, so mocakable." ReadWrite 11:40 AM
  • "Why Windows RT is crucial for Microsoft despite sagging sales" PCWorld 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft Cloud Partners Nearly Double Profits, Growth: Study" eWeek 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft finds profits are higher at cloud partners" MicroScope 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft partners find more profit and more customers from the cloud" BetaNews 10:08 AM
  • "Windows 8 Has Logged 60 Billion Hours of Usage" Softpedia 10:08 AM
  • "A Closer Look At The Juggernaut That Is Microsoft" Seeking Alpha 9:19 AM
  • "Oracle Enhances Exalytics, Exalogic Management" InformationWeek 11:16 AM
  • "Chin up, Intel heads - you can still lop legs off ARM's data-centre dash: First step, stop using words like 'reimagine'" The Register 9:23 AM
  • "Unpleasant Surprise Inside for Intel Corporation" Minyanville 9:36 AM
  • "Intel lags on weak PC outlook" MarketWatch 10:03 AM
  • "Intel bears sound off following run-up" MarketWatch 11:54 AM
  • "Intel: rumors of Tizen OS death greatly exaggerated" Electronista 9:38 AM
  • "ntel still on shaky ground despite mobile headway" Canada 10:12 AM
  • "Intel drives down server power consumption as microserver demand rises" ZDNet 10:12 AM
  • "Intel to detail vPro extensions beyond management features at IDF" V3 9:17 AM
  • "Intel: Second Quarter And Second Half 2013" Seeking Alpha 9:09 AM
  • "Bulls See an End to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s (AMD) Consolidation" Schaeffer's Research 10:12 AM
  • "Why AMD's next-gen console victories are a big win for PC gamers" PCWorld 9:19 AM
  • "Cisco Taps Hens for Worldwide Distribution VP" The VAR Guy 10:09 AM
  • "Cisco's Visual Networking Index Projects 413 million total Internet users In Middle East and Africa by 2017" Zawya 10:09 AM
General Interest
  • "A 3D-Printed SLR Makes Us Wish For 3D-Printed Film, Too" Gizmodo 9:05 AM
  • "I used a 3D printer for the first time. Here's what I learned" GigaOM 9:29 AM
  • "High speed broadband interest rockets across EU region" V3 9:05 AM
  • "Almost half of Europeans would switch ISP for higher speeds: Over half are worried about call costs" The Inquirer 9:05 AM
  • "App store in the driver's seat: Here comes your next car" CNET News 9:14 AM
  • "The computers that run the stock market" CNNMoney 9:35 AM
  • "More Scientific Evidence That Reading Is Good for You" The Atlantic Wire 11:37 AM
  • "Reach for your privacy settings: Facebook's graph search goes public/New search function returns queries based on the habits and likes of friends and strangers" The Independent 11:15 AM
  • "Facebook updates search tool, starts rollout to all English users" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:14 AM
  • "Facebook Pushes Graph Search Feature to More Users" Techland 9:07 AM
  • "Facebook's New Graph Search Launches Today — Here's How It Works" Business Insider 9:06 AM
  • "Facebook Is Changing Search For All Users Starting Today" Business Insider 9:05 AM
  • "Facebook Graph Search Coming, Let Embarrassing Hijinks Ensue! Facebook's natural-language search is rolling out, will privacy backlash follow?" ReadWrite 9:07 AM
  • "Run for your (private) lives! Facebook's creepy Graph Search is upon us" The Register 9:33 AM
  • "Flickr users screech as new Yahoo menu bar arrives" CNET News 9:22 AM
  • "Garmin's head-up display connects smartphone navigation to any vehicle windshield: The $130 device called cheaper alternative to installed HUDs" Computerworld 10:57 AM
  • "Garmin HUD Displays Directions on Your Car's Windshield" PC Magazine 10:04 AM
  • "Garmin's Portable Head-Up Display Adds a High-Tech Touch to Cars" Mashable 9:54 AM
  • "GM and Honda team up on fuel cell tech" TG Daily 9:54 AM
  • "Google Pays AdBlock To Make Sure Its Ads Are Not Blocked" Business Insider 9:32 AM
  • "Google reportedly paying AdBlock Plus to greenlight their ads: Search giant among companies paying to have their ad content added to app's 'whitelist'" The Independent 11:15 AM
  • "Google's Roswell anniversary Doodle will abduct your productivity" NBC News 11:13 AM
  • "Google Doodle Marks 66th Anniversary of Roswell UFO Incident" Mashable 9:11 AM
  • "Roswell incident's 66th birthday celebrated with interactive Google Doodle" Engadget 9:16 AM
  • "Google Glass may get its own app and media store quite soon" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:09 AM
  • "The (Awkward) Face of Google Glass" [Slideshow] Forbes 9:37 AM
  • "Developer GlassBattle shows how gamers might use Google Glass" GigaOM 10:01 AM
  • "GlassBattle puts Battleship on your face with Google Glass" Engadget 9:13 AM
  • "Google Glass + The Bee Gees might one day save lives" GigaOM 10:59 AM
  • "'Google Interns Are Partying, and Their Neighbors Aren't Happy About It': "  10:00 AM
  • "Google Interns Are Terrorizing Their Neighbors at a San Jose Apartment Complex" New York Magazine 9:37 AM
  • "Google Is Paying For Its Interns To Stay In A San Jose Apartment Complex, And They Are Ruining It For The Full-Time Residents" Business Insider 9:07 AM
  • "Google's Mystery Motorola Phone" TheStreet 11:40 AM
  • "Honda's Asimo robot fails to differentiate human arm movements: Has a tough day at work" The Inquirer 9:28 AM
  • "Israel's Matrix opens mobile app development centre in China" Reuters 9:07 AM
  • "MIT's Gmail Visualization Tool: How It Works" Mashable 11:38 AM
  • "Nikon is Searching for Ways to Grow as Point-and-Shoot Market Declines" DailyTech 10:57 AM
  • "Nikon working on secret projects to 'change the concept of cameras'" Electronista 9:09 AM
  • "Nikon feels the pressure from smartphones, says it needs to 'change the concept of cameras'" Engadget 9:20 AM
  • "Will Nintendo's 3DS catch on as an e-reader?" Fortune 11:00 AM
  • "Miyamoto Admits Nintendo Underestimated The Switch To HD" Forbes 10:58 AM
  • "Nintendo's fan site attacked, 24,000 accounts accessed" TechHive 9:32 AM
  • "Twitter toying with more tailored ads, aiming to protect users' privacy" InfoWorld 9:31 AM
  • "US poll finds lack of interest in wearable technology" T3 9:18 AM
  • "'Google Interns Are Partying, and Their Neighbors Aren't Happy About It': "  10:00 AM
  • "Redesigned Window Stops Sound But Not Air, Say Materials Scientists" Technology Review 9:11 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cisco to Accelerate Microsoft-Based Private Cloud Deployments" Marketwired 4:41 PM
Microsoft
  • "This Is The Lab Inside Microsoft Where Its Next Generation Of Game-Changing Gadgets Are Being Crafted" Business Insider 9:17 PM
  • "WebTV Comes To An End At Last: Pioneering Internet service was innovative and oh, so mocakable." ReadWrite 11:40 AM
  • "Why Windows RT is crucial for Microsoft despite sagging sales" PCWorld 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft Cloud Partners Nearly Double Profits, Growth: Study" eWeek 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft finds profits are higher at cloud partners" MicroScope 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft partners find more profit and more customers from the cloud" BetaNews 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft, Apps and the Long Tail" Techland 11:00 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Power BI for Office 365" ZDNet 11:04 AM
  • "Microsoft adds business intelligence to Office 365" PCWorld 11:01 AM
  • "The New Version Of Windows 8 That Fixes A Bunch Of Problems Will Be Finished In August" Business Insider 11:55 AM
  • "Microsoft sets August release goal for Windows 8.1" V3 8:28 PM
  • "Windows 8.1 ships to vendors in August" BGR 8:24 PM
  • "Windows 8.1 update to be finalized in 'late August,' ready for PC makers" The Verge 11:02 AM
  • "Windows 8.1 Will Be Made Available to PC Makers in Late August" AllThingsD 11:02 AM
  • "A look at the black underbelly of Windows 8.1 'Blue'" InfoWorld 9:27 AM
  • "The Xbox One's role in the TV ecosystem" GigaOM 10:58 AM
  • "Xbox dashboard update beta opens, then closes: Update includes currency feature" The Inquirer 9:17 AM
  • "Spotify for Windows Phone exits beta in bid to rival Xbox Music" The Inquirer 9:27 AM
  • "Virtual brownfields: Microsoft's push to woo the VMware masses" The Register 9:21 AM
  • "Microsoft's hit or miss strategic partnership history" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "Former Xbox boss wanted Microsoft to buy Zynga before leaving to become Zynga's CEO" BGR 8:37 PM
  • "Microsoft allegedly tried to acquire Zynga before Xbox chief became CEO" The Verge 9:18 AM
  • "Don Mattrick wanted Microsoft to acquire Zynga three years ago" GeekWire 9:17 AM
  • "Report: Don Mattrick Tried To Buy Zynga While He Was At Microsoft" Business Insider 9:09 AM
  • "Zynga's CEO tried to buy game slinger in 2010... while Xbox chief - report: Move to mobile Mattrick's problem now" The Register 9:08 AM
  • "Zynga's new CEO reportedly discussed buying the company while still at Microsoft" Engadget 9:18 AM
  • "Microsoft study reveals channel partners selling cloud solutions experience nearly double gross profits and faster growth" PRNewswire 9:09 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "The IRS Just Accidentally Published Thousands of SSNs Online" Gizmodo 11:53 AM
  • "Brazilian government wants answers from US following reports of NSA spying in Brazil" PCWorld 11:00 AM
  • "Bolivia demands answers from Europe in plane spat over Snowden" Reuters 11:54 AM
  • "Personal banking information could be up grabs" WTOP 9:37 AM
  • "Cyberspying targeted SKorea, US military" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:13 AM
  • "Governments to target U.S. tech tax avoiders, says leaked draft action plan" ZDNet 11:02 AM
  • "Governments get ready to clamp down on major tech tax avoiders" Memeburn 9:10 AM
  • "Here's what can go wrong when the government builds a huge database about Americans" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:09 AM
  • "Major internet backbones required to give US government quick access to data" The Verge 11:37 AM
  • "How the feds can spy on your online activities" Toronto Sun 11:53 AM
  • "Snooping fears in Europe could call for isolationist clouds" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:09 AM
  • "After PRISM reports, Swiss data bank sees boost" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:09 AM
  • "Hackers using PRISM-phishing Java RAT to steal government data" V3 9:29 AM
  • "Justice Dept. defends secret rulings in new spy court filing" GigaOM 9:15 AM
  • "Secret Court's Redefinition of 'Relevant' Empowered Vast NSA Data-Gathering" AllThingsD 9:20 AM
  • "The Easy Way for the Government to Get Around Secrecy Rules Is to Change Them" The Atlantic Wire 9:55 AM
  • "Next stop, Venezuela? Asylum offers pour in for Snowden" Memeburn 9:10 AM
  • "Edward Snowden pushed by Russia to take asylum in Venezuela or be extradited to US" New York Post 9:37 AM
  • "The Three Amigos offer sanctuary to cornered NSA leaker Snowden" The Register 9:38 AM
  • "Snowden affair blunts U.S. push for China to curb cyber theft" Reuters 9:15 PM
  • "Snowden Claims That NSA Collaborated With Israel To Write Stuxnet Virus" Slashdot 9:05 AM
  • "Snowden says PRISM and Tempora collect all data" The Inquirer 9:32 AM
  • "Snowden: Your Emails or Facebook Profile Can Make You an NSA Target" Mashable 12:42 PM
  • "UK.gov to drive stake through heart of big IT outsourcing deals" Channel Register 9:15 AM
  • "Washington Moves into the Cloud: Saving Money and Securing Data" Forbes 9:13 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "The Joys of 802.11ac WiFi" AnandTech 8:28 PM
  • "6 ways you can get your employees to boost your social strategy" Memeburn 9:11 AM
  • "The Tricky Business of Innovation: Can You Patent a Magic Trick?" Wired 11:07 AM
  • "It's a Shift in Business Models, Not Innovation, That Has Shaken Up the Tech Industry" Minyanville 9:36 AM
  • "What Does It Take To Be An Expert In Computer Programming?" Forbes 11:00 AM
  • "Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Edward Snowden" Forbes 11:01 AM
  • "How To Conquer Your E-Mail Inbox" [Slideshow] Forbes 12:42 PM
  • "Personal digital archiving -- we need to fix the scale problem" ZDNet 11:04 AM
  • "Software Is Still King. Hardware Is Just Along for the Ride" Wired 11:07 AM
  • "Is 3-D dead?" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "How I built a RapMan 3D printer from scratch" TechHive 8:44 AM
  • "Another Amazon victim: this time it's Barnes & Noble's CEO: William Lynch's departure, preceded by a losing battle pitting the Nook against Amazon's Kindle, puts more authority in the hands of the man who built up the bookseller chain as a traditional retailer." CNET News 8:35 PM
  • "The Threat Of Amazon To Wal-Mart's U.S. Operations Is Real, But Overplayed" Seeking Alpha 9:27 AM
  • "Q&A: Avoiding Mobile Malware" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:19 AM
  • "How To Get Floating And Resizable Widgets Over Any App In Android" Redmond Pie 9:07 AM
  • "Boxee: Why What Happens Next Matters" Forbes 9:35 AM
  • "Eventually, You'll Be Able To Get A Workout While Your Car Drives You To Work" Business Insider 9:35 AM
  • "How Will Google's Driverless Cars Change Cities? It Will Expand Them, Massively" Forbes 9:33 AM
  • "Disruptions: How Driverless Cars Could Reshape Cities" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:20 AM
  • "This Is the Woman at the Heart of Everything Google Builds" Wired Magazine 11:07 AM
  • "Will Google Glass be good for ecommerce?" Econsultancy 9:34 AM
  • "'OK Glass, Start Patient Record.' Tech That Changes The Patient Dialog" Forbes 9:05 AM
  • "Google+ will get you more business than Facebook or Twitter: here's how" Memeburn 9:11 AM
  • "Google Moonshots - Innovation Or Desperation?" Forbes 9:38 AM
  • "Retailers and Big Data: The Creepy Continuum" Forbes 9:16 AM
  • "Is Silicon Valley ageist? The young average age of its workers suggests so" Memeburn 9:11 AM
  • "The True Secrets of Silicon Valley" Forbes 9:16 AM
  • "The Smart Phone Hits Middle Age" Forbes 9:14 AM
  • "Are Social Discovery Apps Too Creepy?" Mashable 9:24 AM
  • "When Wi-Fi watches your every move" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 9:04 AM
  • "What it was like to grow up around the world's first digital computers: And build slot machines out of the spare bits" The Register 9:16 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "DirecTV Makes Hulu Bid as Time Warner Cable Seeks Stake" Bloomberg 8:38 PM
  • "Invest Like A Chicken" Forbes 9:54 AM
  • "Amiga Games (and our childhood memories) acquired for $500,000" Engadget 10:01 AM
  • "Google Breaks $900 on 'Must Own' Call (Update 1)" TheStreet 11:53 AM
  • "Why Google Is a 'Must Own'" TheStreet 9:36 AM
  • "McAfee closes Stonesoft deal and plans next-generation firewall tool" V3 9:54 AM
  • "McAfee Completes Tender Offer of Stonesoft, Makes Next Generation Firewall Immediately Available" BusinessWire 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft buys warehouse, transportation management software" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "Mobileye Raises $400 Million With Plans to Develop Self-Driving Cars" Mashable 9:55 AM
  • "Pinterest rival, The Fancy gets $53 million from Will Smith, American Express and is valued at $600 million" GigaOM 9:36 AM
  • "Social Shopping Site The Fancy Gets New Funding and Will Smith as an Investor" AllThingsD 10:58 AM
  • "Samsung, HTC shares pummeled on poor flagship smartphone sales" Electronista 9:39 AM
  • "Shazam scores $40M to contextualize the small screen" VentureBeat 9:13 AM
  • "Shazam raises $40M from Carlos Slim's America Movil to target Latin America" GigaOM 9:17 AM
  • "Shazam Raises $40 Million, Continues on Path to IPO" Mashable 9:10 AM
  • "What is Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim's big plan for music app Shazam?" Telegraph 12:42 PM
  • "FCC approves Softbank's $21.6B acquisition of Sprint" InfoWorld 10:59 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Tech Stocks: Dell, Facebook, Priceline boost tech stocks/PC maker rises as Michael Dell's plan to go private gets support" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "Stocks: The gains continue" CNNMoney 3:42 PM
  • "Futures Climb as Traders Brace for Earnings Season" FOXBusiness 3:44 PM
  • "Stocks Begin Earnings Week on Firmer Footing" TheStreet 3:42 PM
  • "Stocks Extend Win Streak: Dow Industrials Climb 88.85 Points" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:43 PM
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks tumble, weigh on Asia" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rebound ahead of Alcoa earnings" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:43 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:43 PM



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Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!


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