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Computer Industry
  • "IBM: Chip making is hitting its limits, but our techniques could solve that/IBM makes progress on chip fabrication without using lithography." ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "IBM pushes boundaries of AI, but insists companies take an ethical approach" ComputerWeekly 8:57 AM
  • "Inside the Facebook-Microsoft AI Collaboration" Market Realist 7:39 AM
  • "Microsoft and Google working on Chrome for Windows on ARM" The Verge 7:28 AM
  • "Google And Microsoft Form Unlikely Alliance Bringing Chrome To Windows 10 On ARM" HotHardware 9:01 AM
  • "Google and Microsoft are building Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM" TechSpot 9:02 AM
  • "Google, Microsoft, And Qualcomm Collaborating On Chrome For Windows On ARM" The Gadget Wire 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft: You looking at me funny? Oh, you just want to sign in/Password-less logins for Edge users with Windows Hello or a FIDO2 dongle. Like, 3 people" The Register 7:17 AM
  • "New era for Japan, familiar problems: Microsoft withdraws crash-tastic patches" The Register 7:18 AM
  • "Red Hat: It's in IBM's best interest to keep us as 'Switzerland'/Red Hat's 13,000 employees and partners, such as AWS and Google, wouldn't stand for it being any other way, according to Marco Bill-Peter." ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "Intel Leads Rising Corporate Investment In Israeli High-Tech Sector" NoCamels (Israel) 9:04 AM
  • "Some AMD Ryzen CPUs have 'a compatibility issue' with the Vive Wireless Adapter" PCGamesN 9:05 AM
  • "AMD unveils 12nm Polaris-based Radeon RX 590 graphics card" The Inquirer 9:06 AM
  • "If you're using Dell EMC Avamar, even in VMware's vSphere, you need to grab and install these security updates" The Register 7:18 AM
  • "U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to provide AI platform for Chinese EV start-ups" Reuters 7:18 AM
General Interest
  • "Here's How A Secret Meeting Of Twitter Execs And Indian Activists Caused A Caste Scandal" BuzzFeed News 7:51 AM
  • "Smart watches, fitness trackers and the NHS: Are wearables just what the doctor ordered? While more and more of us are wearing fitness trackers, the real benefits of wearables may come from another quarter." ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "A Chinese startup may have cracked solid-state batteries: But details are, predictably, sparse." Engadget 7:38 AM
  • "500,000 Android users downloaded malware made by one developer" The Next Web 7:37 AM
  • "Snapdragon 8150, Helio P80 far ahead of the pack in AI benchmark" Android Authority 7:31 AM
  • "A majority of Americans don't think social networks are good for the world: What a new survey from Axios tells us about Facebook and its peers" The Verge 7:28 AM
  • "Fancy Bear hacker crew Putin dirty RATs in Word documents emailed to govt orgs – report: Disguised as files about recent Lion Air crash, no less" The Register 7:18 AM
  • "Tech companies are breaking ranks as the public mood sours" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:14 AM
  • "'They treat us like disposable parts': An Amazon warehouse worker is waging war on working conditions in a new anonymous newspaper column" Business Insider 7:29 AM
  • "Amazon discloses names and addresses—but doesn't disclose details: If you're an Amazon customer you may have received a rather strange email this morning. It states that the company has, '...inadvertently disclosed your name and email address due to a technical error.'" BetaNews 7:08 AM
  • "Creepy or Not, Face Scans Are Speeding up Airport Security" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:07 AM
  • "Facebook ads urge its staff to leak secrets" BBC 7:48 AM
  • "Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg under fire as scandals mount" Associated Press 7:48 AM
  • "Facebook failed to stop a child bride being auctioned on its platform" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
  • "Facebook's head of public policy takes blame for Definers scandal" The Verge 7:28 AM
  • "Facebook looks like it's preparing for war with Trump after hiring a top Department of Justice antitrust lawyer" Business Insider 7:07 AM
  • "Facebook's Zuckerberg says he is not considering resigning" AFP 7:06 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S10: Six cameras, and bigger than the Note 9" ZDNet 7:04 AM
  • "Alphabet chairman admits that Google will have to compromise its core values if it wants to launch a search engine in China" Business Insider 7:00 AM
  • "Study: WhatsApp helps Nigerian women get their voices heard" The Next Web 6:59 AM
  • "Facebook's WhatsApp names Ezetap co-founder Abhijit Bose as India head" Reuters 7:07 AM
  • "WhatsApp Has Finally Hired A Head For India, The Company's Largest Market" BuzzFeed News 6:58 AM
  • "L0rdix becomes the new Swiss Army knife of Windows hacking: The new tool combines data theft and cryptocurrency mining as a go-to product for attacking Windows machines." ZDNet 6:58 AM
Press Releases
  • "Media Alert: IBM Holiday Retail Forecast - U.S. Retail Industry Sees Nearly 5% Growth in 2018, Strong Holiday Shopping Season Predicted" PRNewswire 7:58 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft takes another step towards killing passwords" ITProPortal 9:03 AM
  • "Microsoft's MFA is so strong, it locked out users for 8 hours" Sophos 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft backs Brexit deal as 'necessary comprise': UK chief executive Cindy Rose says the proposed deal is needed to maintain the 'free flow' of data" CRN UK 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Skype-a-Thon: Thousands of students Skype to help children in need" Deccan Chronicle 9:01 AM
  • "How Windows 10 adoption and automation can protect your enterprise" BetaNews 7:09 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Facebook sued by Russian firm deleted in troll account purge" Engadget 7:38 AM
  • "Beijing to Judge Every Resident Based on Behavior by End of 2020" Bloomberg 7:32 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Review: Intel Core i9-9980XE" Hexus 9:04 AM
  • "Is Google's Pixel getting better, or just more expensive?" The Register 8:10 AM
  • "The Snowden Legacy, part one: What's changed, really? In our two-part series, Ars looks at what Snowden's disclosures have wrought politically and institutionally." Ars Technica 7:52 AM
  • "Turtle Beach Elite Atlas review: This PC-first headset gives us hope for the brand" PCWorld 7:36 AM
  • "Chromecast (2018) review: Google's revamped media streamer is what you make of it" TechHive 7:18 AM
  • "Amazon employees snapped up NYC real estate before headquarters announcement" Boing Boing 7:56 AM
  • "Amazon Is Not Too Big To Fail And Neither Are You" Forbes 7:10 AM
  • "HP Spectre Folio: Getting my hands on the leather shell of this luxury laptop" CNET 7:00 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Western Australia invests AU$5m in regional broadband for agritech" ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "Google's News Initiative heads to APAC with grants of up to $300K for media orgs" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks rise at open as S&P, Dow attempt to recover from worst start to Thanksgiving week in 45 years: Dow has shed 950 points over the past two sessions" MarketWatch 9:09 AM
  • "Stocks attempt comeback after bruising session" FOXBusiness 9:08 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Open Higher After Sharp Selloff: A recovery in oil prices and Tech Stocks helped steady sentiment" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:08 AM
  • "Asian markets mixed, retreating then recovering as tech and energy stocks lead: Nikkei nears 1-month low" MarketWatch 8:00 AM
  • "European stocks facing weakest close since late 2016 as global malaise spreads: ASML, Wirecard suffer big losses" MarketWatch 7:59 AM



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InformationWeek (Updated 7:45 AM CST)
  • "Open Source at 20: What's Next?"
  • "Five Tips to Becoming a More Agile Business"
New York Times (Checked 7:45 AM CST; no changes since Tuesday)
  • "Missed Connection or Canceled Flight? 6 Tips for Getting What You Want From an Airline"
  • "Want Faster Airline Customer Service? Try Tweeting"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:45 AM CST)
  • "Latest Netflix iOS App Update Improves Navigation"
  • "Google Play Offers $0.99 Movie Rentals for Thanksgiving"
Reuters (Updated 7:45 AM CST)
  • "Continental CEO calls on politicians to support diesel cars"
  • "Israeli minister urges Airbnb boycott, talks up rival service"
  • "Foxconn aims to cut $2.9 billion from expenses in 2019: Bloomberg"
  • "Facebook's WhatsApp names Ezetap co-founder Abhijit Bose as India head"
  • "U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to provide AI platform for Chinese EV start-ups"
  • "Freenet still committed to electronics retailer Ceconomy: CEO"
  • "Alibaba suffers rare 'down round' investment as Babytree's HK IPO prices low: sources"
ZDNet (Updated 7:45 AM CST)
  • "Employees do not mentally start their work year until Valentines Day"
  • "Foxconn plans $2.9 billion cost cutting exercise, iPhone unit impacted"
  • "GCHQ's latest startup picks aim at small business security"
  • "IBM: Chip making is hitting its limits, but our techniques could solve that"
  • "L0rdix becomes the new Swiss Army knife of Windows hacking"
  • "Top 10 gifts: Multitools"
  • "Retrofitting existing tractors to drive themselves"
  • "Google Play: Thanksgiving movie rentals cut to $0.99, plus more big discounts"





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