"Dell Sales Top Estimates as Company Prepares for Buyout"
Bloomberg 9:45 AM
"Will Lenovo make things worse for Dell?"
MarketWatch 9:38 AM
"Dell: We can beat Cisco in enterprise and cloud security/Dell security strategy calls for optimizing identity management capabilities gained in Quest acquisition"
Network World 1:33 PM
"Dell beefs up its deduplication appliance line: Current DR4000 users can upgrade to the new DR4100 series without charge"
Computerworld 11:15 AM
"Jerry Yang Joins Lenovo Board as 'Observer'"
WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
"Yahoo co-founder joins Lenovo board as observer"
ZDNet 2:19 PM
"Next HP CEO is already working at HP, says Meg Whitman: HP CEO Meg Whitman says her eventual successor will be recruited from within the company and not externally as has been the case with the previous batch of bigwigs."
Channel Register 2:07 PM
"AMD docking technology adjusts tablet, laptop performance in hybrids: AMD's Turbo Dock increases performance when hybrid is in laptop mode, scales down in tablet mode"
IDG News Service 11:14 AM
"AMD takes on Intel's Ultrabooks with a new keyboard docking technology"
PCWorld 1:31 PM
"Intel's hardware future: From mobile to ultrabooks, what's Fab 28 cooking up?"
ZDNet 2:19 PM
"Intel claims 'superiority' over ARM in phone Video: An Intel Video claims its phone chip is now superior to ARM. We'll have to see about that."
CNET News 9:28 PM
"U.S. Unveils New Strategy to Combat Hacking"
WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:55 PM
"Petition asks Obama to legalize unlocking of mobile phones: Petition to reverse a decision by the Library of Congress making the unlocking of mobile phones illegal needs 15,000 more signatures by Saturday"
IDG News Service 12:26 PM
"F.C.C. Moves to Ease Wireless Congestion"
New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:13 PM
"Author of Cell Phone Unlocking Petition Makes Final Push for 100K Signatures"
PC Magazine 1:28 PM
"Operators set stage for international Wi-Fi roaming: International roaming between carriers' Wi-Fi networks has come a step closer, with AT&T, Boingo Wireless, NTT DoCoMo and Orange completing network assessments as part of the Wireless Broadband Alliance's new interoperability program."
IDG News Service 1:31 PM
"Mobile growth is about to be staggering: It's the biggest shift in technology since the advent of the Internet, and mobile is still only just beginning."
Fortune 12:17 PM
"With PlayStation 4, Sony Aims for Return to Glory"
New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:26 PM
"Sony Just Had a Two Hour PS4 Event With No PS4"
Gizmodo 9:12 PM
"PlayStation 4 tech specs revealed: AMD 'Jaguar' CPU, faster Blu-ray, 720p 3D camera"
The Verge 9:16 PM
"PlayStation 4 will not have native PS3 backwards compatibility"
Engadget 7:22 PM
"Sony teases PlayStation 4 console, new DualShock controller/The next-generation gaming platform is powered by an x86 CPU, an improved GPU that is claimed to approach two teraflops of performance, and 8GB of GDDR5 system memory paired with an HDD for local storage"
Electronista 7:29 PM
"Sony pushes streaming and sharing with PS4: The company's next console focuses on social gaming and a fast download experience. This means you'll be able to start playing games before they are done downloading."
CNET Reviews 7:35 PM
"Five unanswered questions about PlayStation 4: Sony shows off new games and hardware, but still leaves key questions unanswered."
CNET Reviews 7:54 PM
"Liveblog: Sony's 'PlayStation 4' reveal/The console wars start to heat up once again, right here, right now."
Ars Technica 7:17 PM
"Samsung TV Discovery service launches this quarter: The tool, which will appear on new Samsung smart TVs in Q1 and next quarter on mobile devices, allows users to find and play content from various proViders like Netflix and Blockbuster."
CNET News 9:06 PM
"Montreal transit authority threatens $49,200 fine over new Counter-Strike map: Two map designers say that the STM cited potential 'panic' among its riders."
Ars Technica 7:09 PM
"Microsoft shows it understands the consumerization values of Skype"
ZDNet 2:18 PM
"With Lync, will Microsoft advance the ball on unified communications?"
ZDNet 2:17 PM
"Nasuni fondles clouds, says Microsoft's is nicest..."
The Register 2:08 PM
"Microsoft holds off on shooting Windows Live Messenger: Microsoft's firing squad has put off the execution of Windows Live Messenger, leaving it sitting on death row for another few weeks."
The Register 2:08 PM
"NYPD teams up with Microsoft to create crime-fighting tech system"
Associated Press 1:26 PM
"DisplayLink enables docking station expansion for Microsoft Surface Pro tablet"
DigiTimes 11:52 AM
"Yammer Accelerates Momentum Following Microsoft Acquisition: Quadruples sales in Q4; surpasses 7 million users."
PRNewswire 9:51 AM
"Microsoft Unveils New Imagine Cup Competitions With a Focus on Women: U.N. Women and Seattle Storm have partnered with Microsoft to offer opportunities that inspire young developers and address women's issues."
PRNewswire 9:51 AM
"Microsoft Rejiggers Its Yahoo Search Alliance Leadership, Too"
AllThingsD 9:49 AM
"State helps parents access dead child's Facebook content: The Commonwealth of Virginia is correcting for privacy laws that make it hard for parents to get access to a deceased child's digital content."
CNET News 7:39 PM
"White House warns of dangers posed by WikiLeaks, LulzSec, other 'hacktivists'"
CNET News 4:08 PM
"European Parliament to discuss raft of cyber security law changes"
V3 2:11 PM
"Google risks huge fine under EU data rules"
Reuters 1:49 PM
"U.S. seeks to tackle trade secret theft by China, others"
"Hedge fund manager Einhorn takes Apple campaign to shareholders"
"Sony unveils new PlayStation 4 console"
"Start-up Pinterest wins new funding, $2.5 billion valuation"
"Sony unveils new PlayStation4 console"
"U.S. to tackle trade secret theft from China, others"
"U.S. unveils plan to tackle trade secret theft from China, others"
"Twitter begins integrating advertising software"
"Apple supplier Foxconn freezes hiring at largest plant"
"Yahoo goes social, teams with Facebook for site revamp"
(Checked 9:10 PM; no changes since 3:15 PM CST)
"IBM Showcases STEM Support At Disney's Epcot"
"FAA Drone Plan Hits Turbulence"
"Google Seeks Glass Explorers"
"LinkedIn Jobs Gets A Search Boost"
"Password Manager On USB Key Launches On Kickstarter"
"In ICD-10 Transition, Training Trumps Tech Concerns"
"What A Data-Driven Culture Buys You"
"U.K. 4G Auction Nets Underwhelming £2.34 Sale Price"
"Oxford University Briefly Blocks Google Docs"
"U.K. Government Cloud Ambitions Bigger Than Achievements, Critics Say"
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