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  • "Will fix Internet Explorer security bug under attack: Microsoft" The Economic Times 6:01 AM
  • "Microsoft confirms major security flaw in Internet Explorer, fix expected early next month" Hindustan Times 6:03 AM
  • "Microsoft issues Internet Explorer zero-day warning, but there's no patch yet" Graham Cluley 6:02 AM
  • "A Windows 10 security flaw was so bad the NSA disclosed it UK" Wired UK 6:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Expected To Make Major Cloud Gains At The Expense Of—Everyone" WebProNews 6:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Edge Could Get Color Themes Improvements, More Transparency" Softpedia 6:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Outlook users on Android will soon be able to report phishing messages" MSPoweruser 6:03 AM
  • "5 ways to make the tech sector more diverse" VentureBeat 2:12 PM
  • "Microsoft's moonshot bet to become carbon-negative by 2030; lauded by twitterati - The Hindu BusinessLine" Hindu Business Line 1/18
  • "Download 4K wallpapers for your Windows PC" MSPoweruser 1/18
  • "Microsoft's new Office Build 12508.20000 brings an important new feature to Word" MSPoweruser 1/18
  • "Windows 10 news recap: Display issues affecting HoloLens 2 being investigated, 95% revenue share for Microsoft Store silently removed, and more »" OnMSFT 1/18
  • "Microsoft Warns Windows Users of Incoming Attacks Due to Browser Zero-Day" Softpedia 1/18
  • "AMD CEO Lisa Su Again Confirms Radeon Big Navi Will Launch This Year" HotHardware 1/18
  • "AMD CTO: How making the right bets years ago is paying off now" VentureBeat 1/18
General Interest
  • "SpaceX launches, destroys Falcon 9 rocket in escape test" Global News 5:23 PM
  • "Leica's M10 Monochrom is devoted to black-and-white photography: Be ready to pay a premium for such a specialized camera." Engadget 3:59 PM
  • "Yes, WhatsApp is Down Right Now – Some Users Can't Send Images, Videos, Voice Messages at All" WCCFTech 7:25 AM
  • "Hacker leaks passwords for more than 500,000 servers, routers, and IoT devices: The list was shared by the operator of a DDoS booter service." ZDNet 6:00 AM
  • "Security Researchers Say 400,000 WordPress Sites Might Be At Risk With These Plugins" HotHardware 1/18
  • "Google Pixel 4 Running Android R/11 Spotted on Geekbench, Developer Preview Arriving Soon?" Droidshout 1/18
  • "The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It: A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and 'might lead to a dystopian future or something,' a backer says." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/18
  • "Lenovo is building another standalone VR headset: But for which VR platform?" The Verge 1/17
  • "Panicking About Your Kids and Their Phones? The New Research Says Don't" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/17
  • "Facebook has reportedly shelved its plans to show ads on WhatsApp" The Next Web 1/17
  • "Facebook scraps plans to shove ads into WhatsApp" Memeburn 1/17
  • "Google updates timeline for when it'll end Chrome apps' support" Canadian Reviewer 1/17
  • "It's not just you: Google added annoying icons to search on desktop" The Verge 1/17
  • "Google to Bring Over 120 games to Stadia in 2020" Thurrott 1/17
  • "Google's new AI language model can comprehend entire books" The Next Web 1/17
  • "Exclusive: Google is working to bring official Steam support to Chrome OS" Android Police 1/17
  • "At Least One Google Pixel 4a Variant Will Reportedly Support 5G" Digital Trends 1/17
  • "Google Parent Company Alphabet Joins The $1 Trillion Club With Apple, Microsoft, Aramco" Benzinga 1/17
  • "Which company just hit $1 trillion? Google it." Reuters 1/17
  • "Google reveals new Python programming language course: Scholarships for 2,500" ZDNet 1/17
  • "WordPress plugin vulnerability can be exploited for total website takeover" ZDNet 1/17
Press Releases
  • "AMD Strengthens Senior Leadership Team" AMD 1/17
  • "Microsoft announces it will be carbon negative by 2030 - Stories" Microsoft 1/17
  • "How to downgrade Chromium Edge to Microsoft Edge on Windows 10" AddictiveTips 1/17
  • "Windows 10 Insider Preview 19546 Adds Powerful Graphing Mode To Venerable Calculator App" HotHardware 1/17
  • "Microsoft puts the pressure on Slack with first TV ad for Microsoft Teams" The Verge 1/17
  • "Björk and Microsoft use AI to create music that changes with the sky" Engadget 1/17
  • "Microsoft just opened up the Xbox Console Streaming preview to all Xbox Insiders" Digital Trends 1/17
  • "Microsoft to add new Chief Strategy and Digital Officers to its executive roster" ZDNet 1/17
  • "The Sams Report: Hello Edge, Goodbye Carbon" Thurrott 1/17
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 19546 with new Graphing Mode in Windows Calculator" BetaNews 1/17
  • "Microsoft's Xbox Console Streaming preview goes global" Engadget 1/17
  • "Microsoft opens up Rust-inspired Project Verona programming language on GitHub" ZDNet 1/17
  • "Facebook Apologizes for Vulgar Translation of Chinese Leader's Name" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/18
  • "A Georgia election server was vulnerable to Shellshock and may have been hacked" Ars Technica 1/18
  • "Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor's arguments 'circular'" Reuters 1/17
  • "Sonos CEO Tells House Antitrust Panel Google Abused Power" Bloomberg 1/17
  • "Privacy experts slam UK's 'disastrous' failure to tackle unlawful adtech" TechCrunch 1/17
  • "Facebook is being sued by 4 tech firms who want Mark Zuckerberg to give up control and sell his majority stake" Business Insider 1/17
  • "The UK is preparing to ignore Trump's threats and strike a deal with Huawei as Boris Johnson is told to 'call their bluff'" Business Insider 1/17
  • "5G and Huawei: The UK's decision is getting harder every day" ZDNet 1/17
  • "Out with Galaxy S11, in with Galaxy S20? Samsung shouldn't miss its chance to shake up the brand" CNET 11:02 AM
  • "The Information's 411 — Drummond's Base" [Podcast] The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 1/17
  • "Moto 360 (2020) Review: A Wear OS favorite revived and better than ever" 9to5Google 1/17
  • "Will Google's more efficient 'Reformer' mitigate or accelerate the arms race in AI?" ZDNet 1/17
  • "We're living in a subscriptions world. Here's how to navigate it." New York Times 1/17
  • "The Pixel 4a is putting Google in an unwinnable war — with itself" Android Police 1/17
  • "Mark Zuckerberg is terrified of TikTok. Here's why." Mashable 1/17
  • "10 Android 10 features to look for when your phone gets updated" Android Police 1/17
  • "The Market for Used Phones, Tablets, and PCs Continues to Expand" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/17
  • "AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT Review" IGN 1/17
  • "Dell Inspiron 13 7391 review: Potent convertible notebook that oozes luxury" Business Standard 1/17
  • "A $100 million investment pulls an EV startup out of stealth mode" Ars Technica 1/18
  • "TomTom closes deal with Huawei for use of maps and services: spokesman" Reuters 1/17
  • "Funnel closes $47M Series B to prepare marketing data for better reporting and analysis" TechCrunch 1/17
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks close at record highs again as rally rolls on into new year: Dow up for five of past six weeks, Nasdaq up for six straight weeks" MarketWatch 1/17
  • "Stocks Finish at Record Highs as Wall Street Ends a Strong Week: Stocks finish at record highs as Wall Street closes out a strong week." TheStreet 1/17
  • "Stocks wrap record week, as trade deals and economic data drive the bulls: Strong economic data and two major trade deals power equities higher" FOXBusiness 1/17
  • "U.S. Stocks End Week at Record Levels: The rally coincides with the signing of a trade deal between the U.S. and China" [Paid Membership Required] 1/17
  • "Asian markets track gains on Wall Street: China growth, U.S.-China trade deal in focus" Associated Press 1/17
  • "European stocks aim at fresh record on China data and Wall Street's optimism: Richemont, Casino and NMC Health shares among the most active" MarketWatch 1/17

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InformationWeek (Checked 6:10 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture"
  • "How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right"
  • "Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them"
New York Times (Updated 6:10 AM CST)
  • "The Policing of the American Porch"
PC Magazine (Checked 6:10 AM CST; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Galaxy S20: Leaked Specs Highlight Top-Tier Hardware"
  • "iOS 13.3.1 Beta Offers U1 Ultra Wideband Chip Toggle"
  • "Startup Shows Off Smart Contact Lens Prototype With Tiny Display"
Reuters (Checked 6:10 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor's arguments 'circular'"
  • "Netflix opens Paris office, plans new French-language series"
  • "U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles"
  • "Break up big tech's 'monopoly', smaller rivals tell Congress hearing"
  • "After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post"
  • "UK's BT, Vodafone may seek PM Johnson's support for Huawei: sources"
  • "TomTom closes deal with Huawei for use of maps and services: spokesman"
  • "Facebook sued in U.S. federal court for alleged anticompetitive conduct"
  • "Bloomberg plan would make all new U.S. cars electric by 2035"
  • "Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn plan push into Chinese electric car market"
ZDNet (Updated 6:10 AM CST)
  • "Hacker leaks passwords for more than 500,000 servers, routers, and IoT devices"

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