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Computer Industry
  • "Bill Gates says Paul Allen 'deserved more time in life' in a moving tribute to his Microsoft cofounder" Business Insider 9:53 AM
  • "Flashback Friday: How two university dropouts created Microsoft" BetaNews 8:59 AM
  • "The EU has approved Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition" The Verge 12:46 PM
  • "European Commission Gives Unconditional Thumbs Up to Microsoft's GitHub Acquisition" Computer Business Review 9:51 AM
  • "Lufthansa and IBM Watson think AI can convince you to use your vacation days" Fast Company 9:43 AM
  • "Dell to take $21.7 billion tracking stock offer to December vote: sources" Reuters 9:38 AM
  • "Dell Technologies subsidiary VMware will invest $2 billion in India" The Economic Times 9:38 AM
  • "Opinion: Why the Intel Core i9-9900K CPU could be too hot to handle" TrustedReviews 9:36 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K 9th Gen Coffee Lake Review" TweakTown 9:36 AM
  • "Intel 9th-gen Core i9-9900K Review: The 'best gaming CPU' is also the fastest" PCWorld Australia 9:35 AM
  • "Intel Core I9-9900K Is The New Champion Of The Consumer Cpu World" PC Gamer 9:34 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K 9th Gen CPU Review: 8-Core Coffee Lake Refresh Benchmarks" HotHardware 9:33 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K Review (Coffee Lake Refresh) Review" bit-tech 9:33 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K CPU Review on ASRock Z390 Taichi Ultimate" WCCFTech 9:33 AM
  • "Intel's Core i9-9900K CPU reviewed: One ring to rule them all" The Tech Report 9:32 AM
  • "Reviews: 9th Generation Intel Core 9600k, 9700K and 9900K processors" Guru3D 9:32 AM
  • "REVIEWS: Intel Core i9-9900K and Core i7-9700K Review" TechSpot 9:31 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K Review: Ridiculously Fast But Better Than AMD's Ryzen 7 2700X In Games?" Forbes 9:21 AM
  • "Intel 9th-gen Core i9-9900K Review: The 'best gaming CPU' is also the fastest" PCWorld 8:49 AM
  • "Micron is buying Intel's share of their 3D XPoint joint venture" TechSpot 9:30 AM
  • "New GTX 1060 From Gigabyte With GDDR5X Memory To Take On AMD RX 590" SegmentNext 9:22 AM
  • "AMD's Q3 Earnings to Gain on Portfolio Strength & GPU Demand" Nasdaq 9:22 AM
  • "Leak: AMD Radeon RX 590 Reference and Asus Strix ROG To Release Within a Month" SegmentNext 9:22 AM
  • "Landbay Partners Oracle NetSuite to Accelerate Growth of Peer-to-Peer Mortgage Lending" Tech Times 9:17 AM
  • "Get your training in Cisco networking and the cloud, currently 95% off" TechSpot 9:15 AM
  • "Cisco Wireless LAN Controller CAPWAP Discovery Request Processing Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Disconnect and Reconnect" Security Tracker 9:15 AM
  • "Cisco wants option to contest decryption notices in court" iTNews Australia 9:15 AM
  • "Devops is mandatory for multicloud deployments" InfoWorld 9:01 AM
General Interest
  • "Huawei is working on a foldable 5G smartphone: The company has previously targeted 2019 to release a folding device." Engadget 8:19 PM
  • "Shhh Be Vewwy Quiet, Alexa Whisper Mode Rolls Out To Amazon Echo Devices Today" HotHardware 3:48 PM
  • "eBay might need PayPal more than it thought: A new study commissioned by PayPal suggests a lopsided level of dependence between the two companies." ZDNet 3:34 PM
  • "Google to charge Android partners up to $40 per device for apps: source" Reuters 3:36 PM
  • "Google apps could cost manufacturers up to $40 per handset in the EU" Engadget 12:56 PM
  • "Some Google Pixel 3 users claim their photos aren't saving: Pixel owners have taken to the web to complain and to look for solutions" Engadget 6:41 PM
  • "Some Google Pixel owners' camera photos aren't saving" The Verge 12:44 PM
  • "Google warns Apple: Missing bugs in your security bulletins are 'disincentive to patch'" ZDNet 8:54 AM
  • "Making magic with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit" Engadget 12:59 PM
  • "The Pixel 3's dual cameras are a tacit admission that AI can't do everything — yet" VentureBeat 12:49 PM
  • "YouTube tweaks its video embeds to include an easy channel subscribe button" The Verge 12:46 PM
  • "AWS creates official customer support account on Reddit" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Facebook launches 'Hunt for False News' debunk blog as fakery drops 50%" TechCrunch 1:01 PM
  • "Facebook hires former UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "ProBeat: Facebook's Portal is dead on arrival" VentureBeat 12:50 PM
  • "Facebook hires tarnished UK politician to fix its reputation" Engadget 9:08 AM
  • "SteamVR introduces motion smoothing so lower-end PCs can run games with less lag" The Verge 12:44 PM
  • "Steam VR update lets low-end PCs run games more smoothly" Engadget 9:09 AM
  • "Digital detox: The rise of the stripped-down secondary phone" VentureBeat 12:51 PM
  • "Huawei confirms it's working on a 5G foldable phone" The Verge 12:45 PM
  • "SoundCloud partners with Dubset to let DJs get the rights to remixes and samples" The Verge 12:43 PM
  • "GitHub wants AI to help developers code" VentureBeat 8:51 AM
  • "Shaper's AR-equipped Origin power cutter is going on sale for $2,500" Engadget 9:12 AM
  • "Twitter suspends bots spreading pro-Saudi tweets about missing journalist" Engadget 9:11 AM
  • "Botnets adapt in wake of Twitter crackdown" The Verge 8:45 AM
  • "SuperData: Oculus Quest will mainstream VR in 2019, but AR will lead by 2021" VentureBeat 8:52 AM
  • "Funimation shows leave Crunchyroll following Sony's acquisition" Engadget 9:10 AM
  • "PS4 zombie thriller 'Days Gone' delayed yet again" Engadget 9:09 AM
  • "Best headphones: Our top picks for personal listening" TechHive 8:49 AM
  • "Volvo is betting big on mobile to push its car subscription service" Engadget 9:08 AM
  • "Drive.ai's self-driving car service opens to all in Arlington, Texas" VentureBeat 8:52 AM
  • "Buggy software in popular connected storage drives can let hackers read private data" TechCrunch 1:03 PM
  • "Tesla is rolling out a cheaper, mid-range Model 3" TechCrunch 1:02 PM
  • "Tesla drops 'full self-driving capability' option for new vehicles (updated)" VentureBeat 12:50 PM
  • "Tesla risks drivers being over-reliant on autonomous car tech, report warns" SiliconRepublic 9:31 AM
  • "Tesla is now selling a cheaper Model 3 with a 260-mile battery starting at $45,000" The Verge 8:47 AM
  • "Scoot brings electric scooter rentals to Santiago, Chile" Engadget 9:10 AM
Press Releases
  • "AMD Reinforces its Commitment to Corporate Citizenship with its 23rd Annual Corporate Responsibility Update" AMD 3:51 PM
  • "Smart ERP Solutions to Showcase New Powered-by-Oracle-Cloud Solutions and Services at Oracle OpenWorld 2018" PRWeb 9:17 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft's Windows Server 2019 never actually RTM'd: Here's why" ZDNet 12:52 PM
  • "One Feature the Windows 10 Version 1809 Screenshot Tool Needs: Snip & Sketch is Microsoft's bet in the screenshot battle" Softpedia 9:55 AM
  • "What is Microsoft Windows 10 in S Mode?" Pocket-lint 9:54 AM
  • "How to Change the Product Key on Windows 10 Version 1809: Easy ways to change the activation key used on Windows 10" Softpedia 9:54 AM
  • "Microsoft offers to kill more bloatware in upcoming Windows 10 build" Tech Central 9:53 AM
  • "How to Block Banners in Windows 10 Version 1809 Settings App: It's called 'Suggested Content' and yes, it can be disabled" Softpedia 9:54 AM
  • "What's New in Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4462939: Another update for Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703)" Softpedia 9:53 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4462932: New update for Windows 10 version 1709 now available" Softpedia 9:52 AM
  • "Microsoft might be working on a new way to test and release Windows Driver and Firmware updates" MSPoweruser 9:52 AM
  • "Chrome 70 brings picture-in-picture support to Windows and Mac" The Verge 9:51 AM
  • "Microsoft releases a big bunch of bug fixes for older versions of Win10" Computerworld 9:51 AM
  • "Best Windows 10 apps this week" BetaNews 8:58 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Healthcare.gov security breach leaks info for 75,000 people: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services didn't say what information leaked." Engadget 8:58 PM
  • "Verizon unlocks its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL handsets amid backlash" Neowin 8:59 PM
  • "Facebook Ads From Unknown Backer Take Aim at Brexit Plan: Image" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 8:43 PM
  • "Julian Assange Says He's Suing Ecuador for 'Violating His Fundamental Rights'" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:49 PM
  • "Epson Accused Of Shamelessly Bricking Third-Party Ink In Printer Firmware Updates" HotHardware 3:47 PM
  • "Another US intel chief casts doubt on Chinese spy chip story" The Verge 12:44 PM
  • "MongoDB's new license won't solve its China problem" InfoWorld 9:02 AM
  • "Presidential race in Brazil marred by WhatsApp scandal" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "EU leaders ready sanctions amid fears of election hacking" VentureBeat 8:53 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Moment's Anamorphic lens provides epic looks" Engadget 12:56 PM
  • "The life of an ethical hacker [Q&A] BetaNews 12:54 PM
  • "Two spacecraft are embarking on a seven-year journey to decode Mercury's mysteries" The Verge 12:45 PM
  • "How the Turing GPU will revolutionize immersive AI" InfoWorld 9:01 AM
  • "This is how researchers can now track 3D printed guns, weapons" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "Roccat Khan Aimo review: Hi-Res Audio and 7.1 sound in an affordable headset" PCWorld 8:48 AM
  • "JerryRigEverything's Pixel 3 XL test reveals back glass durability" Android Police 1:19 PM
  • "Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL First Impressions" Thurrott 8:25 AM
  • "Google Wants China. Will Chinese Users Want Google?" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:30 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "SpaceX competitor Vector raises $70 million to build more rockets" VentureBeat 12:50 PM
  • "Jane VC, a new fund for female entrepreneurs, wants founders to cold email them" TechCrunch 8:42 AM
  • "Twilio shops, Uber and Lyft IPO scuttlebutt, and Instacart raises $600M" TechCrunch 8:39 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market closes mostly lower as weak data overshadow solid earnings: Friday marks 31st anniversary of the 'Bloody Monday' crash" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "Dow Gains, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Slip; Ford Hits 52-Week Low: Stocks closed mixed on Friday as the Nasdaq and S&P 500 fell and the Dow gained." TheStreet 3:56 PM
  • "US stocks waver at the end of a turbulent week of trading" Associated Press 3:55 PM
  • "Dow Closes Higher on Strong Earnings Reports: Encouraging quarterly results boost Dow industrials after turbulent recent sessions for U.S. stocks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:55 PM
  • "Chinese stocks notch best day since August as officials calm worries about market, economy: Shanghai and Shenzhen indexes book their best gains in about two months, but are on pace for the steepest monthly losses since 2016" MarketWatch 8:29 AM
  • "Europe's key stock index ends lower with Brexit 'moment of truth in focus': Wobble for Wall Street also weighs; ASML drives up chips" MarketWatch 3:54 PM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:50 PM; no changes since 8:35 AM CDT)
  • "Amazon's HR Gaffe Demonstrates Important Points"
New York Times (Updated 8:50 PM CDT)
  • "Disinformation Spreads on WhatsApp Ahead of Brazilian Election"
  • "In Liberal San Francisco, Tech Leaders Brawl Over Tax Proposal to Aid Homeless"
  • "Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:50 PM CDT)
  • "Tim Cook Demands Bloomberg Retract Chinese Spy Chip Story"
  • "US Charges Russian For Social Media Midterm Election Meddling"
  • "SteamVR Motion Smoothing Reduces Lag on Lower-End PCs"
  • "Apple Event Forces OnePlus to Move 6T Launch to Oct. 29"
  • "Huawei Confirms Plans for Foldable Phones"
  • "The 5G Laptop Won't Need Storage"
  • "Google Maps ETA Sharing Now Works on iOS, Third-Party Apps"
  • "Facebook Hires Former UK Deputy Prime Minister"
  • "Uber Embraces VoIP Calling"
  • "Meet the Professor Who Was There When the Internet Was Turned On" ...
Reuters (Updated 8:50 PM CDT)
  • "Brazil election battle rages over Facebook's WhatsApp"
  • "U.S. CMS says 75,000 individuals' files accessed in data breach"
  • "Google to charge Android partners up to $40 per device for apps: source"
  • "Apple CEO urges Bloomberg to retract spy chip story"
  • "Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3"
  • "Exclusive: CrowdStrike hires Goldman Sachs to lead IPO - sources"
  • "Google to charge Android partners up to $40 per device for apps: source"
  • "Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs"
  • "Money-laundering watchdog to set first cryptocurrency rules by June"
  • "China consumer group raps Apple after ID thefts"
ZDNet (Updated 8:50 PM CDT)
  • "Best gifts: Coolest keyboards to give or receive"
  • "Best gifts: Top tech to make your home office smarter in the new year"
  • "Audio recording is now disabled by default in OpenBSD"
  • "Tim Cook calls for Bloomberg to retract controversial chip story"
  • "Asus NovaGo ARM-powered Windows 10 laptop finally goes on sale in the UK"
  • "eBay might need PayPal more than it thought"
  • "Robotic indoor farms can grow food anywhere, anytime"
  • "Facebook leads app install market share, but Google is rising fast"





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