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  • "Can Microsoft's (MSFT) Impressive Rally Continue or Has Nadella Triggered the End of It?" Wall Street Pit 9:13 AM
  • "The year Windows died at home and nobody cared" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "A new Microsoft Mixed Reality capture studio just opened in Hollywood" OnMSFT 9:14 AM
  • "Windows 10 Redstone 5 is officially version 1809" Neowin 1:49 PM
  • "Next Windows 10 update nearing completion as it gets its official name: New builds are light on features, focused on fixes." Ars Technica 6:41 PM
  • "Fortinet inks cyber threat information sharing deal with IBM" Inquirer.Net 8:53 AM
  • "How to upgrade the RAM in your Dell XPS 15 (9570)" Windows Central 8:52 AM
  • "Arm promises Intel Core i5 performance at lower power" Hexus 8:50 AM
  • "Could the Intel Foreshadow Bug Break 4K Hardware DRM? [Updated] ExtremeTech 8:48 AM
  • "Intel 9th Gen Core 9000 Series Coffee Lake Specs Confirmed, 8 Cores With 5GHz Boost" HotHardware 4:44 PM
  • "Intel unveils new NUC mini PCs" Computing 8:48 AM
  • "Intel NUC latest news: Intel releases two new NUCs and five NUC kits" V3 8:47 AM
  • "The Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 is a super skinny gaming laptop" Stuff Magazine 8:47 AM
  • "Intel Starts Teasing Its Graphics Card" PC Magazine 8:46 AM
  • "ARM declares war on Intel in the battle for laptop processors" TechRadar UK 8:46 AM
  • "Is your PC safe? Foreshadow is the security flaw Intel should have predicted" Digital Trends 8:44 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K soldered heatspreader 'confirmed'" Hexus 8:44 AM
  • "Intel updates NUC mini PCs with 8th-gen Core processors" The Inquirer 8:44 AM
  • "Hashtag Trending – More Intel processors risk cyber attacks; Walmart website drives sales; Amazon coming to a big screen near you" ITBusiness Canada 8:43 AM
  • "Intel plans a big future for deep learning on every platform" SiliconRepublic 8:42 AM
  • "ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces 17.3' Strix SCAR II (GL704)" Guru3D 8:42 AM
  • "Intel acquires Vertex.AI for deep learning" Converge! 8:42 AM
  • "Oracle Open-Sources GraphPipe to Support ML Development" Linux Insider 8:35 AM
  • "GeForce RTX 2080 And RTX 2080 Ti Extravaganza: More Cards From MSI, Palit And Gigabyte Leak" HotHardware 4:53 PM
  • "For cloud deployments, 'it works' is not good enough" InfoWorld 8:15 AM
General Interest
  • "Google Plans To Open Flagship Retail Store In Chicago To Showcase Its Hardware Products" HotHardware 4:53 PM
  • "Android 9 Pie review: Google gets more thoughtful" Engadget 12:38 PM
  • "Google Goggles is dead; long live Google Lens" The Verge 12:16 PM
  • "Google gives its AI the reins over its data center cooling systems" TechCrunch 12:08 PM
  • "Ditch Windows and macOS with the lowest price ever on a Google Pixelbook" BGR 9:12 AM
  • "Senators want Google and Facebook to block 3D-printed gun files" Engadget 8:19 AM
  • "Google alters wording of controversial policy regarding user location tracking" Neowin 8:08 PM
  • "Google updates Location History language after tracking backlash" TechCrunch 12:10 PM
  • "Google confirms it misleadingly tracks your location even with Location History disabled -- but it's not changing that" BetaNews 8:33 AM
  • "Google Goggles is officially dead" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Google might finally sell Pixel devices at retail stores" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Google said to be releasing its own smart display this year" TechCrunch 12:09 PM
  • "Google is reportedly launching its own smart display later this year" The Verge 7:52 AM
  • "Now you can send auto-expiring emails from Gmail on your mobile" BetaNews 8:33 AM
  • "AI Weekly: Alexa and Cortana may be working together, but the smartphone is still king" VentureBeat 12:32 PM
  • "Amazon's devices are discounted for back to school" The Verge 12:20 PM
  • "The Morning After: Amazon might buy a movie theater chain" Engadget 8:19 AM
  • "The 10 best Amazon Prime original series" TechHive 8:02 AM
  • "Facebook's Kodi box ban is nothing new" TechCrunch 12:10 PM
  • "Facebook has a plan to protect the U.S. midterms. Is it enough?" Recode 7:51 AM
  • "Samsung's new Odyssey+ headset could fix its muddled VR vision" VentureBeat 12:33 PM
  • "Tesla shares tumble in early trading after another Elon Musk-powered PR blunder" TechCrunch 12:09 PM
  • "Elon Musk says 'the worst is over' for Tesla" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Elon Musk's pity party: 'This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career'" VentureBeat 8:09 AM
  • "Mozilla wipes 23 Firefox add-ons off the map for tracking user activity" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "The Best Battery Packs For Carrying Everywhere And Charging Everything" The Verge 12:22 PM
  • "Why GPS-dependent apps deplete your smartphone battery" The Verge 12:22 PM
  • "The constant stress of the battery meter" The Verge 12:22 PM
  • "This GTX 1080 Ti bundle is a great value for first-time PC builders" The Verge 12:21 PM
  • "A Raspberry Pi-style computer you can build yourself: Blueberry Pi" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Three-quarters of corporate network breaches are via web applications" BetaNews 8:32 AM
  • "Netflix releases its first trailer for Alfonso Cuarón's 'ROMA'" Engadget 8:30 AM
  • "Angry Birds maker Rovio says revenue plunged 17% in Q2 but games showed signs of recovery" VentureBeat 8:09 AM
  • "Clash Royale's new pro league could make it the first big mobile e-sport" The Verge 7:50 AM
  • "Coinbase now supports buying and selling Ethereum Classic" TechCrunch 7:47 AM
  • "Smart home systems: DIY vs. hiring a professional" TechHive 7:56 AM
  • "Fnatic Streak RGB review: A gaming keyboard that punches well above its price" PCWorld 7:54 AM
Press Releases
  • "Travelport and IBM launch industry-first AI travel platform to intelligently manage corporate travel spend" WebWire 8:54 AM
  • "New EPIC-KBS9 Motherboard is Designed to Handle Multiple Peripherals" ThomasNet News 8:48 AM
  • "CORRECTING and REPLACING Ping An Set to Reveal Smart City Project" VentureBeat 8:09 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure Management Groups" InfoQ 9:17 PM
  • "The 5 Best Windows 10 Sound Equalizers to Improve Your PC Audio" MakeUseOf 9:14 AM
  • "Windows 10 updates: Expect slimmed-down, full-quality versions, says Microsoft" ZDNet 9:13 AM
  • "Windows 10 updates are about to get smaller and less painful" TechRepublic 9:12 AM
  • "Windows malware: How to stop your files being wrongly tagged as malicious by Windows Defender ATP" ZDNet 9:12 AM
  • "Playing Windows Games On Linux Is About To Get Much Easier" Forbes 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft, Apollo Hospitals build AI-powered platform to predict cardiovascular disease risk score" Financial Express 9:07 AM
  • "Steam Machines might be able to run Windows games soon" SlashGear 9:07 AM
  • "How to fix common problems with apps on Windows 10" Windows Central 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Your Phone, First Take: Nice idea, but implementation needs to improve" ZDNet 9:06 AM
  • "Windows 10 Linux Distribution Overload? We have just the thing" The Register 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Launcher beta updated with Cortana SMS dictation and new features" MSPoweruser 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Launcher beta 4.13 is out with new Read text message aloud feature for Cortana" OnMSFT 9:05 AM
  • "Set a custom Recycle Bin size on Windows" gHacks 9:04 AM
  • "Best Windows 10 apps this week" BetaNews 8:33 AM
  • "Mouse and stylus roundup: Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse, Azio Atom and Adonit Droid" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Windows malware: How to stop your files being wrongly tagged as malicious by Windows Defender ATP" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card" PCWorld 7:54 AM
Government/Law/Politics
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "When body cams had bullets" Engadget 12:39 PM
  • "Science confirms that women's pockets suck for smartphones" The Verge 12:17 PM
  • "Machine learning: How to create a recommendation engine" InfoWorld 8:14 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem" TechCrunch 12:11 PM
  • "Threads raises $20M for its luxury goods 'boutique' that exists only in messaging apps" TechCrunch 7:46 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow logs highest close since February on optimism over trade talks: Tesla sinks following Elon Musk's soul-baring interview" MarketWatch 5:02 PM
  • "Dow Trades Higher, Nasdaq Regains Footing as Chipmakers Fall: Stocks closed higher across the board Friday, following a jump of nearly 400 points for the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the previous session." TheStreet 5:02 PM
  • "Blue Chips Rise as Fears Over Turkish Lira Crisis Ease: Dow industrials move higher a day after their biggest jump in four months" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:03 PM
  • "U.K. stocks end slightly higher, but post biggest weekly drop since March: The U.K.'s main stock index ended the session slightly higher on Friday, but the benchmark posted its biggest weekly percentage drop in months as investors found few reasons to be confident into the weekend with a number of major political uncertainties up in the air." MarketWatch 11:40 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:05 PM CDT; no changes since Thursday)
  • "How to Make Remote Workers Happier"
  • "Tips for a True Multi-Cloud Strategy"
  • "Getting Smart About Knowledge Management"
  • "How Analytics Supports Value-Based Healthcare"
New York Times (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Investors Betting Against Tesla Made $1 Billion on Friday"
  • "The Week in Tech: When In Doubt, Never Tweet"
  • "What Elon Musk Said in His Emotional, Hourlong Interview About Tesla"
  • "5 Takeaways From Elon Musk's Interview With The New York Times"
  • "Alexa, Can You Have a Conversation With Us? (At Least a Short One?)"
  • "Elon Musk, Amid Tesla Furor, Tells of 'Most Difficult' Year"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:05 PM; no changes since 5:00 PM CDT)
  • "Democrats Urge Internet Firms to Ban 3D-Printed Gun Files"
  • "Native Hearing Aid Streaming Support Headed to Android"
  • "Lomography's Founders Look Back On 25 Years"
  • "Nvidia Reports Huge Decline In GPU Sales for Cryptocurrency Mining"
  • "A Beginner's Guide to Fortnite: 12 Tips for Your First Match"
  • "Report: Amazon Is Trying to Buy More Than 50 Movie Theaters"
  • "Report: Intel's 10nm Delay Led to a 2018 MacBook Redesign"
  • "Report: Google to Unveil Echo Show Competitor This Year"
  • "Teenager Pleads Guilty to Hacking Apple Multiple Times"
  • "Do Kids Need New Phones for Back to School? Most Parents Say No"
Reuters (Checked 9:05 PM; no changes since 5:00 PM CDT)
  • "Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger - sources"
  • "Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview"
  • "Nvidia forecast lags Wall Street as crypto demand evaporates"
  • "Investors query funding costs at a private Tesla"
  • "Angry Birds maker Rovio's games get sales boost"
  • "U.S. value stocks capitalize on 'FANG' stumbles, with room to run"
  • "Uber to push further into East Africa with services like Chap Chap"
  • "Musk's SpaceX could help fund take-private deal for Tesla: NYT"
  • "Tesla shares sink after analysts warn on Model 3 margins, Musk interview"
  • "Uber opens Brazil center to improve driver, passenger safety"
ZDNet (Checked 9:05 PM; no changes since 5:00 PM CDT)
  • "Broodminder's IoT devices are helping save the bees"
  • "OnePlus 6T coming to T-Mobile: First carrier partner should increase brand awareness"
  • "Johnson Controls Cortana-powered thermostat to work with Alexa, Google Assistant"
  • "Intel scoops up Vertex.ai to bolster Movidius team, support AI efforts"
  • "China aims to narrow cyberwarfare gap with US"
  • "What features would a $2,000 iPhone need to make it irresistable?"
  • "Google: To be clear, this is how we track you even with Location History turned off"
  • "Necurs botnet launches fresh assault against banks"





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