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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft HoloLens: Virtual Reality That an Adult Would Actually Want to Use" Light Reading 9:09 AM
  • "Shell mines Microsoft Azure for AI to digitally transform upstream and downstream operations" ComputerWeekly 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft says Skype will soon be available on Alexa devices" SlashGear 8:56 PM
  • "Microsoft Brings Skype Calls to Amazon Echo" MakeUseOf 9:04 PM
  • "Industry Insight: IBM on Multicloud Search and AI Strategy" FOXBusiness 8:57 AM
  • "IBM: If AI decision needs closer look, stay woke, and here's how" TechXplore 8:56 AM
  • "Adapt opens new HP Latex R-Series showroom" Print Week 8:50 AM
  • "Intel's chip problems will allow AMD to steal market share, Jefferies says" Business Insider 1:30 PM
  • "Intel's Shortages Chip Away at Micron" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:38 AM
  • "AMD stock gains after Jefferies boosts target due to Intel supply constraints" MarketWatch 8:33 AM
  • "AMD Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 GPU Drivers Bring Performance Improvements For Shadow of the Tomb Raider On RX Vega 64" WCCFTech 8:33 AM
  • "Cisco releases fixes for remote code execution flaws in Webex Network Recording Player" ZDNet 8:29 AM
  • "4 hidden cloud computing costs that will get you fired" InfoWorld 8:17 AM
  • "'Nearly every aspect of humanity will be impacted': Verizon and AT&T are banking on 5G to connect every device on the planet to the Internet" Business Insider 3:01 PM
  • "VCs say Silicon Valley isn't the gold mine it used to be: On stage at Disrupt SF, investors agreed you no longer have to be in the Bay Area to win the startup game" TechCrunch 4:45 PM
General Interest
  • "Twitter Bug That 'May Have' Exposed Direct Messages Probably Didn't Expose Anything" Gizmodo 5:28 PM
  • "Twitter notifies users about API bug that shared DMs with wrong devs" ZDNet 3:45 PM
  • "Twitter bug may have sent users' direct messages to external developers" The Verge 2:43 PM
  • "Artificial intelligence hates the poor and disenfranchised" The Next Web 2:42 PM
  • "Latest Pixel 3 XL leak focusses on dual front-facing cameras, new Google Assistant UI" 9to5Google 2:38 PM
  • "Google is bringing support for all Android apps to Daydream VR" VentureBeat 1:06 PM
  • "Google Pixelbook 2, aka Nocturne or Atlas: Rumored specs, features, leaks, price, release date" CNET 9:08 AM
  • "Google to lawmakers: Yep, Gmail data is still open to app developers" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Android users share location automatically in an emergency" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "ProBeat: Amazon is throwing Alexa at the wall to see what sticks" VentureBeat 1:03 PM
  • "Amazon reveals redesigned 2018 Echo Dot, Echo Plus, and Echo Show" VentureBeat 8:07 AM
  • "Skype chats are coming to Alexa devices" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "It's Amazon's home, and we're just living in it" The Verge 7:59 AM
  • "Amazon makes offline retail push in India" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
  • "Facebook could launch its video chat devices this month" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "How Facebook and 500 other companies will bring 3.8 billion more people online" VentureBeat 1:10 PM
  • "Facebook will stop on-site support for political campaigns" VentureBeat 8:09 AM
  • "Facebook's Echo Show rival could be announced next week" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "T-Mobile details 5G home broadband plan to undercut Charter and Comcast" VentureBeat 1:10 PM
  • "Vodafone UK plans 5G launch in 2019, but says early phones are too big" VentureBeat 1:10 PM
  • "Spotify taps DJ Semtex for hip-hop culture podcast" Engadget 8:20 AM
  • "SeaWorld yanks VR from roller coaster because of wait times" VentureBeat 1:07 PM
  • "Samsung could offer a Galaxy S10 model without a curved display" Neowin 6:27 PM
  • "Samsung gives Note 9 users an option to reduce accidental Bixby activations" The Verge 7:59 AM
  • "The Best Bluetooth Speaker To Buy Right Now" The Verge 12:56 PM
  • "Q Acoustics 3020i bookshelf speaker review: A definite contender for best-in-class status" TechHive 8:05 AM
  • "Razer's Ifrit headset is more concerned with streaming than gaming" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "California Cup will create Overwatch esports rivalry between Northern and Southern California" VentureBeat 1:06 PM
Press Releases
  • "Software Reviews Names Jamf Pro, Cisco Meraki, Trend Micro and Microsoft Among its' Enterprise Mobile Management Data Quadrant Gold Medalists" PRWeb 8:29 AM
Microsoft
  • "Windows Admin Center gets an update, just in time for Server 2019" The Register 2:43 PM
  • "How To Back Up A User Profile On Windows 10" AddictiveTips 2:38 PM
  • "Best Windows 10 apps this week" BetaNews 1:12 PM
  • "You're alone in a room with the Windows 10 out-of-the-box apps. What do you do?" The Register 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft Wants You to Help Improve Notepad in Windows 10" Softpedia 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Skype Support for Alexa Devices: Search..." Softpedia 9:07 AM
  • "Bing implements Google's fast-loading AMP tech" Engadget 8:23 AM
  • "Microsoft is bringing Skype to Alexa devices" BetaNews 8:16 AM
  • "What's New in Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4457136: Search..." Softpedia 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1803 Cumulative Update KB4458469: Search..." Softpedia 9:05 AM
  • "Windows 10 1803 login problems? Microsoft has finally fixed them" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs. RTX 2080 Ti: Should you upgrade?" PCWorld 8:06 AM
  • "The best graphics cards for PC gaming" PCWorld 8:04 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "China blocks Twitch" Mashable 3:20 PM
  • "PayPal Bans Infowars Over Hate Speech: InfoWars says PayPal gave it 10 days to find an alternate payment provider before terminating the service. The company joins Twitter, Facebook and YouTube in banning the site." PC Magazine 3:45 PM
  • "PayPal Cuts Off Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:19 PM
  • "PayPal bans Infowars for promoting hate" The Verge 12:57 PM
  • "ATO extends Windows Server 2003 support to 2019" ZDNet 9:05 AM
  • "NYT sues FCC, says it hid evidence of Russia meddling in net neutrality repeal" Ars Technica 1:13 PM
  • "FCC angers cities and towns with $2 billion giveaway to wireless carriers: Cities will get less revenue, and carriers won't face any new requirements." Ars Technica 7:55 AM
  • "China's Chilling 'Social Credit System' Is Straight Out of Dystopian Sci-Fi, And It's Already Switched On: Like Black Mirror. Totally like Black Mirror." ["That's because the massive project, which has been slowly coming together for over a decade, is about assigning an individual trust score to each and every citizen, and to businesses too. According to China's Communist Party, the system will 'allow the trustworthy to roam freely under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step'."]Science Alert 7:17 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "HP Envy x2 (Intel) First Impressions" Thurrott 4:44 PM
  • "AI Weekly: Transparency challenges stand in the way of ambient computing" VentureBeat 1:07 PM
  • "YouTube is failing its creators" The Verge 10:06 AM
  • "Almost 80 percent of people dislike content recommendation widgets" BetaNews 8:16 AM
  • "Small, flexible plaster uses ultrasound waves to monitor blood pressure inside your body" ZDNet 8:15 AM
  • "After riches and jail, Belarusian ex-hacker's life lesson? 'Don't steal from Americans. Ever'" ZDNet 8:14 AM
  • "AI: The view from the Chief Data Science Office" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "The most heartwarming video you'll see today is of scientists cooing over this rare eel" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "Marc Randazza Is Fighting To Keep Nazis And Trolls On Twitter In The New Speech Wars. Here's Why." BuzzFeed News 7:56 AM
  • "Five ways 5G could change your commute" Axios 6:48 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Walmart Buys 17K Oculus Go Headsets to Train Employees" PC Magazine 3:45 PM
  • "Uber reportedly in talks to buy food delivery service Deliveroo" VentureBeat 8:07 AM
  • "Eight Roads Ventures targets Southeast Asia deals" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
  • "uBiome is jumping into therapeutics with a healthy $83 million in Series C financing" TechCrunch 7:55 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow set for best week since July as stocks push deeper into record territory: Dow, S&P 500 coming off records that was blue-chip index's first since January" MarketWatch 3:58 PM
  • "Dow Hits Another Closing High to End Record Setting Week: Nasdaq ends lower, while S&P dips after setting intraday high earlier in session." TheStreet 3:57 PM
  • "US economic boom drives Dow to new record" FOXBusiness 3:56 PM
  • "Markets Right Now: Dow inches to another all-time high" Associated Press 3:55 PM
  • "Dow Industrials Rise as Trade Worries Dampen: Blue-chip index is on track for its best weekly stretch since July 13" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:55 PM
  • "Asian markets rally and Shanghai Composite logs best week in over 2 years: Asian stocks markets on Friday registered strong gains for the day and week, with the Shanghai Composite notching its best weekly run in more than two years, extending on a rally seen overnight in Europe and the U.S." MarketWatch 7:37 AM
  • "Europe stocks score strongest weekly win since March, lifted by global rally: Buoyed by enthusiasm for global stocks, Europe's main bourse closed higher and registered its best weekly gain since March, adding another positive session on Friday with financials and major oil companies doing the heavy lifting." MarketWatch 12:29 PM



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InformationWeek (Updated 8:30 PM CDT)
  • "The 'Opsec Fail' That Helped Unmask a North Korean State Hacker"
  • "Device-as-a-Service Will Power the Access Economy Commentary"
New York Times (Updated 8:30 PM CDT)
  • "PayPal Cuts Off Alex Jones's Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants"
  • "Jeff Bezos Cites a Big Number, but Few Details, in Plan for Low-Income Montessori Preschools"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:30 PM CDT)
  • "Twitter Bug May Have Exposed Direct Messages"
  • "Data on Millions from Unwiped Servers Sold Over Craigslist"
  • "18 Apple Watch Accessories Worth Buying"
  • "PayPal Bans Infowars Over Hate Speech"
  • "Instagram's IGTV Recommended Exploitative Child Videos"
  • "Tap Demos Its Wearable Keyboard and Mouse"
  • "Hands On With Amazon's New Echo Dot, Plus, Input, and More"
  • "PS Now Subscribers Can Now Download Games"
  • "China Blocks Twitch"
  • "Canon vs. Nikon vs. the Rest: Choosing the Right Camera System" ...
Reuters (Updated 8:30 PM CDT)
  • "Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: Axios"
  • "The artist as an algorithm: robot-made Rembrandt for sale"
  • "FCC chairman ramps up defense of net neutrality repeal"
  • "As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel and Toshiba"
  • "Dissected new iPhones reveal Intel, Micron, Toshiba parts"
  • "Farfetch tops price range in IPO in boon to luxury market"
  • "Comcast and Fox take $34 billion battle for Britain's Sky to the wire"
  • "Chinese police arrest 21 over data theft at Alibaba's delivery arm: Xinhua"
  • "Uber in talks to buy food delivery firm Deliveroo: Bloomberg"
  • "The artist as an algorithm: robot-made Rembrandt for sale"
ZDNet (Checked 8:30 PM; no changes since 3:45 PM CDT)
  • "Twitter notifies users about API bug that shared DMs with wrong devs"
  • "iPhone XS Max first impressions: It's big, but not too big"
  • "iOS 12: Haven't updated yet?"
  • "New Virobot ransomware will also log keystrokes, add PC to a spam botnet"
  • "iPhone XS and XS Max reveals some battery surprises"
  • "How advanced persistent threats are creating new vulnerabilities"
  • "Windows 10 Mobile's last gasp? Wileyfox revives its dead Windows 10 phone"
  • "Thousands of WordPress sites backdoored with malicious code"





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