"HP Layoffs Signal Punishing Fall: Unless HP can turn enterprise software, cloud services, or some other line into a high-volume, high-margin business, it's in for a world of hurt."
"Windows Phone edging out iPhone in China, says Microsoft"
CNET News 5/18
"Microsoft: No Windows Phone 'Mango,' No Marketplace"
PC Magazine 5/18
"Nvidia: 'Genius' for Microsoft to split Windows/Microsoft is likely to face problems selling Windows 8 on x86-based mobile devices due to a mismatched in user expectations and experience, which is why it is 'genius' for them to develop a version for ARM processors, which is likely to be more conducive for tablets, says Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-Hsun."
ZDNet Asia 5/18
"Microsoft warns Metro developers over API rules"
ZDNet UK 5/18
"Cisco's wireless unit shifts emphasis to 'mobility'"
Network World 5/18
"Will voluntary cyber threat sharing plan cast doubt over CISPA? Administration may expand DIB CS/IA program to companies, but experts say some legislation is still necessary"
"New FBI Surveillance Backdoors? 6 Key Points: Will Congress require social networks, VoIP, and Webmail providers build in backdoors that FBI could tap for electronic surveillance purposes? Explore the main issues at stake."
"Memristors in silicon promising for dense, fast memory"
"Facebook debut sets pace for tech IPOs to come: Palo Alto Networks, LegalZoom have filed; will Twitter follow?"
"Sony Fights With Cinemas Over 3-D Glasses As Debut Nears"
"Verizon: Pay Full Price on Phone, Keep Unlimited Data"
"ZTE confirms security hole in U.S. phone"
"RIM, Motorola try compromise in Apple nano-SIM battle"
CNET News 5/18
"Weddings and divorces expected after IPO: Divorce lawyers and wedding planners have been gearing up for the Facebook IPO, waiting for the influx of wealth in Silicon Valley to stir up drama in romantic relationships, for better and for worse."
Financial Times 5/18
"Diablo III and Always-On DRM: Bad for Us and Here to Stay?"
"Problems Accessing Diablo III? Not Me"
PC Magazine 5/18
"Dear Mozilla: Don't give up on Windows RT/Microsoft hasn't yet told us what it's going to do about allowing browsers fair access on Windows RT. Mozilla, you're carrying the ball for all of us. Go, go, go."
"What's next after GPL and Apache?"
"Broadband Boom: Changing Entertainment, Changing Behaviors"
E-Commerce Times 5/18
"Consumerization trend creates IT worries, worker benefits"
"Pocket marvels: 40 years of handheld computers" [Slideshow]
"Tech Stocks: With Facebook IPO sputtering, tech stocks stumble/Yahoo, Salesforce gains fail to offset sinking Nasdaq by market close"
"Dow, S&P drop for 3rd straight week: U.S. stocks chalked up another weekly loss, with Facebook Inc.'s debut on Wall Street Friday failing to live up to the hype and on concerns about prospects for global growth."
"U.S. Stocks Drop A Sixth Day As Facebook IPO Disappoints"
"Stocks Book Worst Week of 2012 Amid Tepid Facebook Debut"
"Dow Sinks for 12th Time in 13 Sessions: Blue chips extended a streak of declines the likes of which hasn't been seen in almost 40 years, amid concerns about the euro zone and Facebook's lackluster debut."
"Canadian stock index gain as gold shares lead"
"Asian Stocks Slump; Korea Eliminates 2012 Gains"
"Asian Stocks Erasing 2012 Gains as U.S. Data, Europe Sow 'Panic'"
"Asia Markets: Asia stocks sink, erasing billions in market value/Nikkei falls for 7 straight weeks; Hang Seng down for 11 of 12 days"
"Worst Week for European Stocks In 8 Months"
"European markets drop in response to economic worries"
Washington Post 5/18
"Europe Markets: Europe stocks lower on debt, China fears"
"Europe fears pressure world markets"
"Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading"
Associated Press 5/18
"Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading"
Associated Press 5/18
"Google says it has China's approval for Motorola deal"
"Google says it won China's approval for Motorola deal"
"Historic Facebook debut falls flat"
"U.S. says will bar some Motorola Mobility phones"
"Historic Facebook debut falls short of expectations"
"Intelsat Global files for $1.75 billion IPO"
"Facebook investors left guessing after Nasdaq glitch"
"SEC to look at Facebook trade glitches"
"Facebook IPO averts 'odd lot' question"
"Scramble for Facebook stock ends in 'Face-flop'" ...
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