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  • "Microsoft staff are openly questioning the value of diversity" Quartz 10:44 AM
  • "Latest Windows patch having problems with a growing number of anti-virus software" Ars Technica 11:35 AM
  • "McAfee added to list of antivirus software affected by the April patch for Windows 7" Neowin 11:19 AM
  • "What does Microsoft have planned in Goodyear? We'd love to know/Microsoft Corp. appears to have its sights set on planting a rather large flag in the southwest Valley. The Redmond, Washington-based technology giant has doled out another $37 million for 147 acres in Goodyear, marking its second land purchase in the city west of Phoenix in nine months." Phoenix Business Journal 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Aims to Improve VR for Users with Vision Problems" RoadToVR 10:48 AM
  • "Why Intel's Smartphone Strategy Went off the Rails (Again): The chipmaker's second act in smartphones comes to an abrupt end as Apple switches to Qualcomm." Motley Fool 8:53 AM
  • "Intel follows AMD's lead (again) into single-socket Xeon servers" Network World 11:38 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 'Picasso' Desktop Processor Pictured, Based on 12nm Zen+ Architecture – Launch of AM4 Ryzen 3000 APUs Imminent" WCCFTech 11:23 AM
  • "AMD's Zen 3 processors to be built in new way that improves efficiency" TechRadar UK 11:38 AM
  • "Why HP Has Taken the PC Security Lead" eWeek 10:42 AM
  • "IBM Counts On Its Cloud And Platform For The Turnaround" Seeking Alpha 10:39 AM
  • "Can IBM's World Wire Be The Answer To Cryptocurrency Payments Or Do We Need More Options?" Forbes 10:39 AM
  • "Oracle's and IBM's hybrid cloud defense may not hold: There's a lot of money on-premises, which keeps IBM and Oracle making money. But AWS, Microsoft, and even Google are targeting on-premises—with IT buy-in" InfoWorld 10:37 AM
  • "Oracle vs. AWS: Compare cloud databases, PaaS and SaaS" SearchAWS 10:34 AM
  • "Cisco defends VPN security" CRN 10:31 AM
General Interest
  • "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called Facebook a 'public health risk' and said she limits her use of social media — here's why she might be right" Business Insider 11:34 AM
  • "Google will block embedded browser log-ins to fight phishing" Engadget 8:17 AM
  • "Security flaw in French government messaging app exposed confidential conversations" TechCrunch 8:12 AM
  • "TSMC 7nm utilization to climb in 2H19, says CEO" DigiTimes 8:11 AM
  • "Who's using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:02 AM
Press Releases
  • "Microsoft releases version 2.0 of its PWA Builder tool" ZDNet 11:37 AM
  • "Microsoft's New Programming Language 'Bosque' Keeps Your Code Simple" Fossbytes 11:19 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Hub 2S: Price, specs and release date finally revealed" TrustedReviews 10:49 AM
  • "Unexpected protection added to Microsoft Edge subverts IE security" Ars Technica 8:26 AM
  • "Facebook fights to 'shield Zuckerberg' from punishment in US privacy probe" Ars Technica 11:35 AM
  • "Federal investigators could hold Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible for any Facebook privacy failings, according to new report" Business Insider 10:29 AM
  • "FTC's Facebook investigation could focus on Zuckerberg" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Email Aliases Are an Incredible, Sanity-Improving Hack" Gizmodo 11:37 AM
  • "The Western Digital WD Blue SN500 SSD Review: Moving The Mainstream To NVMe" AnandTech 8:56 AM
  • "Is It Safe to Leave My Smartphone on My Wireless Charger?" Lifehacker 8:38 AM
  • "Over half of data-driven initiatives are failing" BetaNews 8:37 AM
  • "How to delete the contacts that Facebook may have scraped from you" BetaNews 8:25 AM
  • "Recode Daily: The Mueller report doesn't have anything nice to say about Twitter or Facebook" Recode 8:25 AM
  • "How to protect your privacy on YouTube" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "How to declutter your inbox and unsubscribe from unwanted emails" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Fold is an ambitious but flawed first attempt at what could be the future of smartphones" Business Insider 11:12 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Fold review: after the break" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "T-Mobile is launching its mobile-first bank account to all US consumers" [BI Prime] Business Insider 10:29 AM
  • "Qualcomm's joint venture with Chinese province to shut down: The Information" Reuters 8:03 AM
  • "Foxconn's 'footprint' in Wisconsin will be much smaller, says governor: The company says it's still committed to job creation in the Badger State." CNET 9:30 AM
  • "Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project" Reuters 8:03 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Asian markets gain in muted holiday trading: Nintendo shares jump on China deal; Nissan stock falls on production cut" MarketWatch 8:59 AM
  • "Stocks close higher as investors digest plethora of earnings, economic data: Pinterest soars by double digits on debut" MarketWatch 4/18
  • "Stocks Fall as Declines in IBM and UnitedHealth Pull the Dow Lower: The Dow Jones Industrial Average finishes slightly down on sharp declines in shares of IBM and UnitedHealth." TheStreet 4/18
  • "Stocks Reverse Higher As Pinterest Stock Goes Public, Zoom Soars On IPO: On a day in which Pinterest stock went public and Zoom also launched a widely watched IPO, the stock market shook off early weakness and closed higher Thursday." Investor's Business Daily 4/18
  • "Stocks up on IPOs, retail sales, gains of industrial firm shares" FOXBusiness 4/18
  • "Stocks Edge Lower, Pulled Down by Health-Care Shares: Insurers and drug companies have tumbled lately on fears that any tightening of regulations will crimp profits" [Paid Membership Required] 4/18

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  • "Q&A: Gadi Singer on Intel's AI Plans for Enterprise"
  • "Keys to a Successful IoT Deployment"
New York Times (Updated 9:05 AM CDT)
  • "The Week in Tech: Do You Prefer Free Speech, or a Perfectly Clean Internet?"
  • "After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain"
  • "The Real Stars of the Internet"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:05 AM CDT)
  • "As New Streaming Options Emerge, Cable Keeps Losing Subscribers"
  • "What to Stream This Weekend"
Reuters (Updated 9:05 AM CDT)
  • "Mir card payment system looks beyond Russia"
  • "Qualcomm's joint venture with Chinese province to shut down: The Information"
  • "Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project"
ZDNet (Updated 9:05 AM CDT)
  • "Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem?"
  • "Plagues then and now: Blood, frogs and locusts are no match for the ravages of 2019"
  • "TCL announces BlackBerry KEY2 Red Edition for the US"
  • "French government releases in-house IM app to replace WhatsApp and Telegram use"
  • "Recognizing the need to check for bias in algorithms"
  • "Death of the keyboard? Let's ask Alexa"
  • "No such thing as bad publicity! Huawei ban raises brand profile"
  • "The 10 best smartphones you can buy right now"

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