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Computer Industry
  • "Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium: They want to keep data safe even while you're using it." Engadget 7:30 AM
  • "Shhh! Microsoft, Intel, Google and more sign up to the Confidential Computing Consortium: You can make your own joke about foxes and hen houses..." The Register 7:48 AM
  • "Google, Intel and Microsoft join forces to create truly private data frameworks: No forked tongues here, guv" The Inquirer 7:48 AM
  • "Microsoft and others join the Linux Foundation's Confidential Computing Consortium" BetaNews 7:48 AM
  • "Google, Intel, and Microsoft partner to improve cloud security" The Next Web 7:48 AM
  • "Tech giants partner for Confidential Computing Consortium" bit-tech 7:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Edge Insider Gets Support for Work and School Accounts" Thurrott 7:34 AM
  • "Microsoft The Latest To Be Criticized For Using Humans To Listen To User Audio" Benzinga 1:40 PM
  • "No more buggy Windows 10 updates? Microsoft makes it easier to flag early flaws: Microsoft releases new builds of Windows 10 and Chromium-based Edge." ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Microsoft is moving users to LinkedIn Learning and not everyone's happy about it: As students and faculty return to school, many are discovering content is now only offered via LinkedIn Learning." ZDNet 9:59 AM
  • "What can Intel do to improve its processor situation?" bit-tech 7:50 AM
  • "Intel Comet Lake vs. Ice Lake: Comet Lake or Ice Lake? Which will be your next Intel CPU upgrade?" Digital Trends 2:51 PM
  • "Intel's new chips just fixed the worst thing about ultrathin laptops" BGR 7:35 AM
  • "MSI swiftly launches 10th gen Intel Core creator laptops" Hexus 7:49 AM
  • "AMD CEO confirms CrossFire 'isn't a significant focus'" bit-tech 7:45 AM
  • "Losing Lisa Su Would Be a Terrible for AMD (and AMD Stock) — But a Big Win for IBM" InvestorPlace 2:23 PM
  • "Dell is shoving Comet Lake chips into its XPS 13 and Inspiron laptops: Comet Lake is making a splash already" The Inquirer 7:29 AM
  • "Dell expands Vostro, XPS, Inspiron portfolio ahead of IFA 2019" Times Now 7:43 AM
  • "Dell Announces Alienware Aurora R9: An Ultimate mATX Gaming PC" AnandTech 12:41 PM
  • "HP Names Enrique Lores to Succeed Dion Weisler as CEO; Shares Fall: Lores, a 30-year veteran of HP, since 2015 has headed up the imaging, printing and solutions business since 2015." TheStreet 3:48 PM
  • "HP CEO Dion Weisler Is Stepping Down. Company Veteran Is Tapped as Successor." Barron's [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:49 PM
  • "HP Inc. announces new CEO, shares fall 5%" MarketWatch 3:48 PM
  • "HP names Lores CEO, reports solid Q3: HP said Enrique Lores, head of its printing unit, will take over as CEO for Dion Weisler. Separately, HP's third quarter earnings were better than expected." ZDNet 4:06 PM
  • "HP chief executive to step down due to family health matter" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 4:23 PM
  • "HP CEO Weisler to Be Replaced by Printing Chief Lores" Bloomberg 4:23 PM
  • "HP CEO Dion Weisler to step down in November" Reuters 4:06 PM
  • "HP adds AMD Ryzen processor options to Pavilion Gaming Desktop, Gaming 15 Laptop PCs: The Pavilion Gaming 15 is HP's first gaming notebook to feature an AMD processor, while the Pavilion Gaming Desktop gets a fresh chassis design that saves space while making user upgrades easier." ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "Oracle is suing Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the $9 billion NetSuite deal, thanks to letter written by three Oracle board members" [BI Prime] Business Insider 2:24 PM
  • "Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz" TechCrunch 4:07 PM
  • "Cisco warns about public exploit code for critical flaws in its 220 Series smart switches" Help Net Security 8:13 AM
General Interest
  • "Tesla app mysteriously vanishes from the Play Store" Android Police 2:23 PM
  • "Slack can now sync your status with Google Calendar" 9to5Google 1:00 PM
  • "Google Photos now lets you search for text in pictures you've taken: A new Lens capability rolling out this month" The Verge 7:18 PM
  • "Google drops dessert codenames for Android and introduces new brand look" Neowin 12:01 PM
  • "Google Ditches Android's Naming Tradition, Android Q to Be Called Android 10" Thurrott 8:54 AM
  • "Phishing: These are the companies that hackers impersonate when they try to steal your data/Just got an email warning that you are locked out of an important account? It might be cyber criminals trying to trick you." ZDNet 7:57 AM
  • "5G network infrastructure market will be worth $4.2 billion next year: Gartner says the worldwide market will spike in value as businesses gear up in preparation of 5G rollouts." ZDNet 7:34 AM
  • "Spotify triples its free Premium trial period to three months: Now you can try the service for 90 days instead of 30." Engadget 7:34 AM
  • "YouTube flags robot battle videos as 'animal fights': Are actual humans doing these 'reviews'?" Ars Technica 7:30 AM
  • "It looks like the crazy PlayStation 5 design that just leaked is real" BGR 7:36 AM
  • "The 5G Handsets Hitting the Chinese Market" EE Times Asia 7:25 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Note10+ will be available online and in stores starting tomorrow" Neowin 7:30 AM
  • "Samsung announces the Galaxy A50s and Galaxy A30s" Neowin 7:29 AM
  • "LG announces K50S and K40S, will be shown at IFA 2019 and released in October" Neowin 7:29 AM
  • "Huawei wants to stick with Android, no plans for Harmony-powered smartphone: Don't expect a phone based on Huawei's Android alternative operating system to arrive this year." ZDNet 7:57 AM
  • "Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, hands on: Smaller battery, faster charging, bigger price tag" ZDNet 7:34 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Inc. Reports Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Results" HP 3:49 PM
  • "Enrique Lores appointed President and CEO of HP Inc. effective November 1, 2019: Dion Weisler to step down while remaining a director on the company's board" HP 3:49 PM
  • "Oracle Data Cloud Receives MRC Property-Level Ad Verification Accreditation for Contextual Intelligence Services" Oracle 12:45 PM
  • "Microsoft hires open-source veteran Stormy Peters to run its Open Source Programs Office" ZDNet 7:22 PM
  • "Microsoft halts listening in to Xbox gamers" BBC 9:28 AM
  • "Microsoft contractors have been eavesdropping on your Xbox recordings too: Grand Theft Audio" The Inquirer 7:30 AM
  • "How this ex-Microsoft director launched a spa and salon software startup that has raised $91M" GeekWire 7:35 AM
  • "Microsoft Whiteboard for iOS adds support for over 40 additional languages: Microsoft Whiteboard enables cross-platform and cross-language collaboration." Windows Central 8:22 AM
  • "Xbox Game Pass game list for PC, plus all new games for August 2019: Star Wars Celebration" Rock, Paper, Shotgun 10:46 AM
  • "FDA to trial innovative computer-assisted heart surgeries this fall" Engadget 8:57 PM
  • "FCC approves $4.9B in funding for rural broadband improvements" TechCrunch 4:06 PM
  • "Google pushed an exception through to allow US Customs and Border Protection to try a key cloud product for free, even as 1,300 Google employees protest any work with the agency" Business Insider 3:14 PM
  • "China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei exec be freed" Reuters 12:01 PM
  • "Eminem's publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming" Engadget 11:59 AM
  • "Spotify sued over 'billions of Eminem streams'" BBC 11:45 AM
  • "FCC proposes new 3 digit national suicide prevention number" WDVM 8:12 AM
  • "Facebook Said It Would Give Detailed Data To Academics. They're Still Waiting." BuzzFeed News 8:40 PM
  • "How Google's Plan to Increase Your Online Privacy Differs from Apple and Firefox Ideas" Fortune 7:51 PM
  • "Fake news 'reinforced by false memories'" BBC 9:43 AM
  • "Galaxy Note 10 review: Samsung managed to improve upon its best phone to date" BGR 9:28 AM
  • "We Tore Down the Galaxy Note10+ 5G and Found All Its Little Surprises" iFixit 8:22 AM
  • "Samsung Note 10+ Preview" Thurrott 8:10 AM
  • "Dell XPS 13 (2019) review: Dell adds 10th-gen Intel chips to its flagship laptop" Expert Reviews 7:50 AM
  • "Acer Aspire 5 A515-54-30BQ review: A dual-core laptop that's slim, light, and priced to move/Great battery life, too, although it could use more storage." PCWorld Australia 7:49 AM
  • "HP Envy x360: Convertible laptop that's nearly the best of both worlds/Review: Whether you use it as a tablet or regular PC, it will tackle most tasks with ease" Irish Times 7:45 AM
  • "VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform" Reuters 8:59 PM
  • "Workplace digital assistant startup Capacity raises $13.2M from Midwestern VCs" TechCrunch 7:20 PM
  • "Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator" Reuters 4:07 PM
  • "News Corp planning Google News competitor called 'Knewz'" 9to5Google 2:51 PM
  • "The CareVoice raises $10 million to develop better tech for insurance providers in Asia" TechCrunch 9:28 AM
  • "Crimson Education, a platform to help students get into top universities, nabs $5M at a $245M valuation" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Boeing's shares buoy Dow industrials but broader stock market ends lower ahead of Powell speech: Boeing delivers a 98-point jolt to the Dow" MarketWatch 7:15 PM
  • "Stocks End Mixed After Yield Curve Returns to Normal, Recession Fears Remain: ahead of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's scheduled address Friday at the annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium." TheStreet 7:15 PM
  • "Dow Jones Gains Despite Losses From Big-Cap Tech Stocks: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the sole gainer in the stock market today after shaking off hawkish remarks from Fed officials." Investor's Business Daily 7:15 PM
  • "Stocks struggle on weak manufacturing data, interest rate worries" FOXBusiness 7:14 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Waver on Disappointing Manufacturing Data: The S&P 500 stalled Thursday after weaker-than-expected manufacturing data raised fresh worries over the health of the economy." [Paid Membership Required] 7:14 PM
  • "Asian markets mixed; Hong Kong rattled by continued protests: Nikkei ticks down as PMI shows contraction for fourth month" MarketWatch 8:02 AM
  • "British stocks slide as Johnson continues European tour" MarketWatch 8:02 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 12:00 PM CDT)
  • "Flexport Tackles Trump Tariffs with Data and Analytics"
  • "Netflix, Google Talk Continuous Delivery at DevOps World"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Soap, Detergent and Even Laxatives Could Turbocharge a Battery Alternative"
  • "How a Conservative News Site Thrived on Facebook and Google"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Google Pulls YouTube Channels For Hong Kong Protest Misinformation"
  • "Nigerian Scammers Pull in Millions With Fake Emails, Romance Scams"
  • "Google Tries to Preserve Privacy, Without Killing Online Ad Business"
  • "Everything Leaving Netflix in September"
  • "OtterBox Wireless Batteries Stack Like Pancakes"
  • "Pump Up the Jams With Bose's Voice-Activated Portable Speaker"
  • "Report: EU Commission to Clamp Down on Facial Recognition"
  • "35 Google Drive Tips You Can't Afford to Miss"
  • "iPhone 11 Rumor Roundup: What You Need to Know"
  • "Top-Rated Echo Show 5 Smart Display On Sale For $65" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform"
  • "Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7%"
  • "U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls"
  • "HP CEO steps down, taps veteran insider; flags quarterly profit below Street view"
  • "China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei executive be freed"
  • "Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China"
  • "Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator"
  • "Freenet says open to talks after its criticism of Sunrise/UPC deal"
  • "Claims data points to high-end electric car risks: AXA"
  • "Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "What Amazon Web Services security certification is doing for government"
  • "Huawei sheds 100 Australian jobs in the face of 5G ban"
  • "Allscripts offers Apple Health Records to its clients and their patients"
  • "Apple closer to using BOE displays for iPhones to cut costs: Report"
  • "Microsoft hires open-source veteran Stormy Peters to run its Open Source Programs Office"
  • "Employees connect nuclear plant to the internet so they can mine cryptocurrency"
  • "Intuit delivers solid Q4, cuts Q1 earnings outlook, finishes with 4.5 million QuickBooks Online subscribers"
  • "VMware goes shopping with $2.7B Pivotal purchase, $2.1B Carbon Black acquisition"

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