"Cheap PCs are the present and future of Windows"
ZDNet 9:12 AM
"Microsoft to Windows 8 downgraders: The bits stop here/Microsoft says Windows 8 Pro machines can be downgraded legally to Win7 Professional, but its restrictions on getting 'genuine' Win7 bits are just plain silly"
InfoWorld 9:14 AM
"Microsoft Security Essentials fails anti-virus security test"
Electronista 7:42 AM
"Microsoft Security Essentials fails anti-virus certification test, Redmond challenges results"
The Verge 8:07 AM
"Microsoft challenges poor grade for Security Essentials: The antivirus program didn't do so hot in a recent test, which isn't sitting well with the folks at Redmond."
CNET News 11:54 AM
"5+1 Reasons Microsoft Will Offer Great Returns"
Seeking Alpha 12:35 PM
"Microsoft may look to Skype to power voice chat on the next Xbox"
Digital Trends 9:12 AM
"PC maker Asus Reportedly eyeing Windows Phone 8: Microsoft-powered phones could join manufacturer's Windows PCs and tablets."
Ars Technica 11:40 AM
"Asus Threatens to Launch a Windows Phone 8 Padfone"
Gizmodo 8:24 AM
"Asus Reportedly In Talks With Microsoft To Create Windows 8-Based Padfone Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid"
TechCrunch 8:07 AM
"HP, Lenovo Notebook Shipments Expected To Plummet By 20% In Q1 2013"
BGR 7:32 AM
"AMD debuts first Open Compute Project Open 3.0 motherboard"
ZDNet 8:53 AM
"AMD unveils Open 3.0: an Opteron 6300 platform for the Open Compute Project"
Engadget 7:42 AM
"Rise of the Chromebook: Lenovo is the latest to challenge Windows laptops/With aggressive pricing and growing support for Chrome OS, Microsoft has its work cut out"
The Verge 12:03 PM
"Google wants to give Project Glass the ability to project a full QWERTY keyboard onto your arm"
BGR News 3:56 PM
"Nintendo's 2013 Wii U and 3DS release schedule"
Destructoid 3:03 PM
"ViewSonic (which Nokia is suing in the US and Germany) exits the European smartphone market"
Foss Patents 2:58 PM
"White Sony Playstation 3 to go on sale from January 27th"
Electronista 2:58 PM
"Social media dispute resolution stumps some companies"
Reuters 12:16 PM
"European Space Agency ponders asteroid-smashing mission: Would fly a probe directly into a near-Earth object at 6.25 km/s."
Ars Technica 12:07 PM
"Time Warner, net neutrality foes cry foul over Netflix Super HD demands: Super HD, 3D content only available to subs whose ISPs play nicely with Netflix."
Ars Technica 11:47 AM
"Nintendo introduces a fountain pen for your Wii U GamePad, as well as a screen jacket"
Engadget 11:49 AM
"EE closing 78 overly cozy stores, keeps related staff"
Engadget 11:47 AM
"Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may pop up in February: An 8-inch version of its Note line of tablets will Reportedly make an appearance at Mobile World Congress next month."
CNET News 11:08 AM
"NRA's iPhone shooting app triggers petition for its removal/An online petition calls NRA: Practice Range an 'insult to the victims of gun violence' and is asking Apple to get rid of it."
CNET News 10:39 AM
"MediaFire debuts for Android, offers users 50GB of free cloud storage"
CNET Reviews 9:18 AM
"Will 'Steampunk' Really Be the Next Big Fashion Trend?"
Time 9:10 AM
"Amazon MP3 store now available to iPhone users"
The Verge 8:48 AM
"Facebook adds free calling feature for US iPhones"
BBC 9:51 AM
"Facebook Offers Free Calls For IPhone Users In U.S."
RTTNews 8:47 AM
"Microsoft dodges a support bullet with Exchange 2013"
Windows IT Pro 9:12 AM
"Skype To Replace Xbox LIVE Chat On Next-Gen Xbox"
Redmond Pie 8:01 AM
"Microsoft Surface with Windows RT three months on"
Electronista 7:41 AM
"Office 2013 now available through Microsoft's Home Use Program for $9.95"
Neowin 10:47 AM
"FAA Proposes Ban on Flight Personnel Using Wireless Electronic Devices"
GamePolitics.com 12:07 PM
"Yelp partners with NYC and SF on restaurant inspection data: A joint effort by New York City, San Francisco, and Yelp brings government health data into Yelp reviews."
O'Reilly Radar 11:53 AM
"Playboy hit with $160,000 fine over child restrictions: The U.K.'s Ofcom has charged with Playboy with failing 'to protect children from potentially harmful pornographic material.'"
CNET News 9:17 AM
"Cylance hires former DHS official, other prominent cyber experts"
Reuters 8:48 AM
"U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz Issues Statement About Her Office's Handling Of Case Against Aaron Swartz"
TechCrunch 8:07 AM
"U.S. Attorney defends office's conduct in Aaron Swartz case: Challenging the notion that her office's actions led to the suicide of the Internet activist, Carmen Ortiz said that the conduct of her prosecutors was appropriate."
CNET News 8:00 AM
"US Attorney Defends Prosecution of Aaron Swartz"
Gizmodo 7:42 AM
"eBay fraud and me: My absolutely ridiculous experience/No, I didn't bid $13,000 for 500 LED lights."
Ars Technica 12:16 PM
"AT&T to Take $10 Billion Pension Charge"
WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:50 PM
"Rumor: AT&T considers move to acquire European carrier"
Electronista 9:43 AM
"AT&T mulling U.K., Dutch networks for takeover in European push"
ZDNet 8:47 AM
"Nasdaq to realign its technology unit, hires new CIO"
Reuters 8:23 AM
"Uber Gets More Super As It Expands Into Germany
TechCrunch 8:06 AM
"Nintendo to restructure beginning next month: Console and handheld divisions to be merged"
Destructoid 7:33 AM
"Softbank sells most of recently-acquired eAccess: Japanese operator said it sold control to 11 firms including Samsung and Alcatel-Lucent subsidiaries to calm fears of Japanese wireless spectrum control"
Computerworld 7:32 AM
"Asia Markets: Asia stocks rise ahead of China data; Japan surges/Asia markets traded higher Friday ahead of a batch of much-awaited Chinese economic data, with Japan stocks surging as the yen touched new multiyear lows."
MarketWatch 8:51 PM
"Dow Rallies Just Short of 5-Year High"
WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:22 PM
"Stocks Jump on Signs Economy Is Getting Stronger"
TheStreet 5:22 PM
"Strong Economic Data Boost Stock Futures"
FOXBusiness 3:13 PM
"Asia Markets: Asian stocks end mostly down; Shanghai retreats/Asian markets ended mostly lower after a choppy session Thursday, with mainland Chinese stocks extending losses from recent highs as investors locked in gains ahead of key economic growth data due on Friday."
MarketWatch 9:25 AM
"Europe Markets: Europe shares extend rise after U.S. data nudge/Shares of Mediaset, Delhaize and Rémy Cointreau pop higher/ A round of strong corporate earnings from the likes of Carrefour SA, Delhaize Group NV and Rémy Cointreau, combined with a late nudge from upbeat U.S. economic data, pushed European stocks to a higher close Thursday."
MarketWatch 12:39 PM
"Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading"
Associated Press 5:21 PM
"Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading"
Associated Press 5:21 PM
"Iran strengthened cyber capabilities after Stuxnet: U.S. general"
"France to pass law on new taxes for web giants by year-end: paper" ...
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"Lenovo Ruggedizes ThinkPad Chromebook For Schools"
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"'Data Animators' Bring Big Data To Life"
"NQ Mobile Co-CEO Talks About Mobile Security Solutions"
"Innovation In Spotlight, But Wrong Cast?"
"Apple's iPhone Share To Peak In 2013?"
"Hacking Law Critics Demand Change After Swartz Suicide"
"Windows XP Stalwarts Boost Services Business In U.K."
"BlackBerry Customers Signing Up For BB10"
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