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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft tops Forbes 'Just 100' list of most responsible companies" GeekWire 6:08 AM
  • "HoloLens 2 might ditch Intel for Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850: Will be paired with custom AI coprocessor" The Inquirer 6:07 AM
  • "Microsoft snubs Intel on Hololens" Fudzilla 6:29 AM
  • "Microsoft Is Gaining Ground Against Amazon In The Cloud" Seeking Alpha 7:21 AM
  • "Intel, Samsung Describe Embedded MRAM Technologies" EE Times 6:24 AM
  • "IBM, Nvidia pair up on AI-optimized converged storage system: IBM Spectrum AI with Nvidia DGX is designed for AI and machine learning workloads." ZDNet 6:07 AM
  • "IBM and Nvidia team up on AI-powered storage: IBM Spectrum AI with Nvidia DGX was built for artificial intelligence workloads." ITProPortal 6:28 AM
  • "BM, Hello Tractor To Develop Agriculture Digital Wallet Based On AI And Blockchain" BlockTribune 6:28 AM
  • "Red Hat to Hold Special Stockholders' Meeting on IBM Merger" GovCon Wire 6:27 AM
  • "Nearly 40 Percent of Tech Workers Believe They're Depressed: Some 38.78 percent of the 10,081 tech workers recently surveyed by the anonymous business social network Blind said they believe they believe they are depressed. Amazon had the highest rate of employee depression, followed by Microsoft and Intel." PC Magazine 6:24 AM
  • "Arm Predicts Intelligent Home Breakthrough in 2019" EE Times Asia 6:08 AM
  • "China could lead world in AI research in coming years, Elsevier report finds" VentureBeat 6:14 AM
General Interest
  • "Google+ to shut down early after second flaw exposes data of 52 million users: It's a social network. By Google. We know, we were surprised too" The Inquirer 6:08 AM
  • "Facebook patents tech that can guess where you're going next: It will use your previous location data, as well as previous data from other users." Engadget 6:08 AM
  • "Sony's PlayStation Classic can be easily hacked thanks to weak cryptography: It's only been days since its release but hackers gonna hack" The Inquirer 6:07 AM
  • "Molotov creates a VR coffee shop to watch TV together" TechCrunch 6:15 AM
  • "One UI beta program for Samsung Galaxy S9 now rolling out to India" Neowin 6:06 AM
  • "OnePlus 6T specs, deals and news: McLaren edition official with 10GB RAM/Souped-up flagship also packs Warp Charge, 256GB storage" The Inquirer 6:07 AM
  • "The OnePlus 6T McLaren edition packs 10GB of RAM: In case you have a need for speed." Engadget 6:16 AM
  • "OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is now official with 10GB of RAM and a new charging tech" Neowin 6:38 AM
  • "Hands on: OnePlus 6T McLaren edition features 10GB of RAM and next-gen fast charging tech" BGR 6:38 AM
  • "Fender turns cloud adoption up to 11: Serverless isn't usually something synonymous with stringed instruments and amplifiers, but Fender's chief digital product officer believes it's the way forward for the guitar-maker." ZDNet 6:06 AM
  • "Amazon's reportedly planning cashier-less 'Go' store for London's West End: Soon you'll be popping to get an AI sandwich before dessert at the Apple Store" The Inquirer 6:08 AM
Press Releases
  • "Panoply Is a Finalist In Microsoft AI and Big Data Competition: Panoply will compete in Seattle in the international competition" PRNewswire 7:07 AM
  • "Cisco and WiLAN Sign License Agreement" PRNewswire 7:08 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft Posts List Of Facial Recognition Tech Guidelines It Thinks The Government Should Make Mandatory" Techdirt 6:29 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Azure Kubernetes Service Updates" InfoQ 6:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Edge, Powered by Chromium, Will Support Chrome Extensions" Gadgets 360 6:30 AM
  • "Microsoft's latest Windows 10 19H1 build hints at what 2019 has in store for Windows" TechRadar UK 6:30 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 19H1 Build 18298 with Notepad improvements and updates to File Explorer and the Start menu" BetaNews 6:30 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Sundar Pichai of Google Heads to Capitol Hill" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:18 AM
  • "Google CEO Sundar Pichai: 'Our mission is to protect your privacy'/Google CEO Sundar Pichai today faces questions from Congress about privacy and political bias on its platforms." ZDNet 6:06 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Lenovo's Yoga C630 Battery Life Blows Away Surface Pro 6" LAPTOP Magazine 6:24 AM
  • "HP Omen 15 review (2018): slick gaming performance and a 144Hz display/Can the latest iteration of HP's flagship portable gaming laptop cut the mustard? Read T3's official HP Omen 15 review now" T3 6:18 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation" TechCrunch 6:13 AM
  • "Used car marketplace Vroom raises $146 million" VentureBeat 6:14 AM
  • "Vroom nabs $146M from AutoNation, VCs for its used car marketplace" TechCrunch 6:14 AM
  • "PayPal brings Xoom money transfer service to Canada ahead of bigger global expansion" VentureBeat 6:14 AM
  • "Struggling e-commerce firm LightInTheBox completes $85M deal for Singapore's Ezbuy" TechCrunch 6:14 AM
  • "A Chinese ecommerce app that lures grocery shoppers with cash just raised $100M in Series B" TechCrunch 6:15 AM
  • "Hardware Club closes its $50 million fund" TechCrunch 6:15 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock-index futures point to rally as U.S., China resume trade talks" MarketWatch 7:03 AM
  • "Stocks End Day in the Green as Dow, S&P Overcome Slow Starts: Stocks finished the day higher on Monday as gains by tech stocks offset concerns over the fate of U.S.-China trade talks, and after the U.K. delayed a parliamentary vote on Brexit." TheStreet 7:03 AM
  • "World stocks climb after US, China discuss trade talks" Associated Press 7:04 AM
  • "Global Stocks Gain as U.S.-China Trade Talks Commence: European stocks claw back most losses after the cancellation of the U.K.'s Brexit bill vote" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:04 AM
  • "China stocks make tentative gains on trade news as Japan's Nikkei falters in Asia" MarketWatch 7:04 AM
  • "European stocks end sharply lower as data add to worries about global growth: FTSE pressured as U.K. delays Brexit vote" MarketWatch 7:04 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:00 AM CST; no changes since Monday)
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New York Times (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "Sundar Pichai of Google Heads to Capitol Hill"
  • "It's a Briefcase! It's a Pizza Box! No, It's a Mini Satellite"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "LG HomeBrew Is a Self-Cleaning Craft Beer Machine"
  • "Nearly 40 Percent of Tech Workers Believe They're Depressed"
Reuters (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "Cryptoassets should be 'outlawed': Allianz GI CEO"
  • "Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards"
  • "Huawei CFO back in Canada court as bail hearing set to wrap"
  • "Russia fines Google for not complying with search results law: TASS"
  • "Daimler to buy $23 billion of battery cells for electric car drive"
  • "Uber's dominant size may rob smaller Lyft of its IPO oxygen"
  • "Apple launches payments service in Germany following delay"
  • "China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle"
ZDNet (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "IT firms, telcos among dozens hacked in new info-stealing malware attack"
  • "Microsoft urges governments to regulate facial recognition tech"
  • "2018's most high-profile cryptocurrency catastrophes and cyberattacks"
  • "2018's worst cryptocurrency scams, cyberattacks (in pictures)"
  • "OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition hands-on: Papaya orange highlights, Warp Charge 30, and 10GB of RAM"
  • "Doze detector monitors head position to identify sleepy & distracted drivers"
  • "Google CEO Sundar Pichai: 'Our mission is to protect your privacy'"
  • "Rise of the shelf scanning robot"





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