"Microsoft pays big to strengthen software defense"
Phys.org 7:55 AM
"Microsoft Office lifestyle: making consumers more like enterprisers/Steve Ballmer lives in Office '13, Windows 8. He wants you to be his neighbor."
Ars Technica 9:10 PM
"Microsoft's Hidden Value Is In Gaining Shares In Markets It Has Yet Little Or No Presence"
Forbes 7:55 AM
"Microsoft founder to recover bell from HMS Hood: Paul G Allen, the co-founded of Microsoft, will offer use of his yacht to recover the bell of the battle cruiser HMS Hood, which was sunk in 1941, it was announced today."
Telegraph 7:55 AM
"Report: Leaked Xbox 720 devkit photos authenticated by developers"
Examiner 9:09 PM
"Oracle Introduced New Smart Grid Software"
Smart Meters 9:11 PM
"Microsoft hopes new tablet will cure falling PC sales: PC maker seems to be pinning its hopes on the Surface, which will run Windows 8, as its fortunes are battered by the booming iPad"
The Guardian 7/28
"Microsoft and Bill Gates Journey, Product Features and Future"
The News Tribe 7/28
"Tools boast easy cracking of Microsoft crypto for businesses: ChapCrack and CloudCracker reveal sensitive corporate communications: including passwords: protected by the popular PPTP encryption protocol, which is based on an algorithm from Microsoft, a researcher says at Defcon."
CNET News 7/28
"Sell Apple and Buy Google and Microsoft"
NBC News 7/28
"Around the World, Agilent Measures Up: Since its spinoff from Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies has become a leader in the growing market for test and measurement products. Why Wall Street owes it a measure of respect."
"Google adds more high-resolution aerial and satellite photos to Maps and Earth"
The Verge 7:27 AM
"Why Facebook's CEO ought to tell Wall Street to Zuck off: The tension between short and long-term thinking leads to very different ideas about how Facebook ought to manage its business."
CNET News 7:27 AM
"Bill Nye teases the return of 'Bill Nye the Science Guy'"
The Verge 7:27 AM
"Berners-Lee, Web take bow at Olympics: Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee takes a star turn during the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympics in London."
CNET News 7/28
"Amazon Sales Tax -- What it Means for You"
"On Reddit, Rapists Say They're Sorry"
"Testing NBC's Olympic live-stream: It works (I think)/An early encounter with the NBC Olympic live-stream suggests a slightly eerie experience, where there are no commentators, save for distant English voices."
CNET News 7/28
"No Jelly Bean for 2011 Sony Xperia owners"
"Google Earth, Maps get new high-res aerial and satellite imagery"
"Pinwheel, still in beta, changes name to Findery after legal dispute with Pinweel"
"Google in trouble over Streetview information"
"The Persistence of the Facebook Smartphone Myth"
"Hacker delves into secret world of warranties"
CNET News 7/27
"Galaxy smartphones drive Samsung's record profit as rivals lag, outlook upbeat"
Associated Press 7/27
"How To Set Up Multiple Monitors In Windows 8: Many multimonitor enhancements are coming with Windows 8. We show you what they are and How To take advantage of them with Intel, NVidia, and AMD graphics processors."
PCWorld 9:06 PM
"On The Verge episode 008 teaser: Mary Jo Foley on the shock of installing Windows 8"
The Verge 2:55 PM
"Windows 8 is 'not awesome for Blizzard either' says studio exec"
"How to skip Windows 8 and continue using Windows 7"
"'We asked firms if they were looking at Windows 8, most laughed'"
The Register 7/27
"Skype joins hands with authorities to assist in online surveillance"
Washington Post 7/27
"Researcher Wins $200,000 Prize From Microsoft for New Exploit Mitigation Technology"
IDG News Service 7/27
"Microsoft admits Surface risks the ire of its hardware partners"
Houston Chronicle 7/27
"No $0.99 Apps Allowed In The Windows 8 App Store -- But You Can Have $999.99 Apps!"
"JetBrains ReSharper 7 Supports Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, Metro Style App Dev"
"Microsoft Adds HIPAA Compliance in Windows Azure for Cloud Health Data"
"Microsoft Awards More Than $250,000 for Security Defense Innovations: Top BlueHat Prize winner takes home $200,000 for kBouncer, an exploit mitigation technology that helps defend against prominent cyberattack technique."
"NSA chief asks hackers at Defcon for help securing cyberspace: NSA Director General Keith B. Alexander called the Defcon attendees the world's best cybersecurity community"
Computerworld 7:03 AM
"UK high court experiences flash of sanity, decriminalizes sarcastic aviation tweeting"
Boing Boing 7:03 AM
"Laws on Wi-Fi sniffing still up in the air, say specialists: Legal and tech specialists debate whether open Wi-Fi networks should be fair game for sniffing, but they agree that the law is currently unclear on the issue."
CNET News 7/28
"Analysis: Apple sounds warning bell for smartphone industry"
"Analysis: Critics assail 1980s-era hacking law as out of step"
"Data of 8.7 million KT subscribers hacked in South Korea"
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