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TechNN Archive: Saturday, July 6, 2013


Computer Industry
  • "Internet Explorer will get critical update next week" IDG News Service 2:56 PM
  • "Michael Dell refuses to raise his buyout bid as shareholder vote approaches" VentureBeat 11:50 AM
  • "Endgame for the Dell Buyout" Barron's 9:35 AM
  • "Dell Shares Slipping After Michael Dell And Silver Lake Refuse To Raise Their Offer For The Company" Business Insider 9:37 AM
  • "The Case For A Moderately Bullish Call On Hewlett-Packard" Seeking Alpha 9:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Quietly Shuts Down MSN TV, Once Known as WebTV" AllThingsD 9:56 PM
  • "Oracle Corporation (ORCL): Today's Featured Computer Software & Services Winner" TheStreet 2:51 PM
  • "Intel's New Tablet Processor Beats The Best ARM Chip By A Huge Margin" Seeking Alpha 8:44 AM
  • "A Startup Founded By Some Of Cisco's Most Prestigious Former Engineers Wants To Knock Cisco's Lights Out" Business Insider 8:44 AM
  • "Will Cisco Repeat History With The Acquisition Of JouleX?" Seeking Alpha 8:46 AM
  • "Internet giants planning to wipe out child abuse images: Major companies, including Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Twitter, are in secret discussions to create a system that could banish child abuse images from the web." Telegraph 7/5
  • "Facebook, Google, and Microsoft Have A Secret Plan For A Massive Database Of Every Illegal Child Porn Photo On The Web" Business Insider 7/5
  • "Dell Stock Off on Deal Veto Worries" [Paid Membership Required] 7/5
  • "Dell Exploring Wearable Device Offering" DailyTech 7/5
  • "Dell hints at smart watch" T3 7/5
  • "Dell is thinking about making an iWatch competitor: From tin boxes to timepieces" The Inquirer 7/5
  • "Dell Shares Fall as Founder Rules Out Higher Offer: Company Says PC Trends Carry 'Substantial Downside Risk'" [Paid Membership Required] 7/5
  • "Dell shares fall as investors bet against higher buyout bid" Reuters 7/5
  • "What Are Dell Institutional Investors Thinking?" Forbes 7/5
  • "Dell eyes wearable computing move as PC business keeps slumping" The New Stateman 7/5
  • "Dell eyeing wearable computing market" Canada 7/5
  • "Dell is considering a move into the wearable computing and technology market." ihotdesk 7/5
  • "Michael Dell, Silver Lake Said to Rule Out Raising Offer" Bloomberg 7/5
  • "Carl Icahn's Valuations of Company Are 'Unrealistic,' Dell Says" AllThingsD 7/5
  • "Michael Dell and Carl Icahn Showdown Not About Checkbooks" TheStreet 7/5
  • "Dell Warns Shareholders About Rejecting Deal" [Paid Membership Required] 7/5
  • "Dealpolitik: Process Can't Shift Sentiment in Dell Deal" WSJ Blogs 7/5
  • "As Dell Buyout Vote Approaches, Scenarios Emerge, and They're Not Pretty" AllThingsD 7/5
  • "Dell Special Committee Files Supplemental Investor Material" Business Wire 7/5
  • "Dell says supplemental materials filed to address ISS, shareholder questions" The Fly on the Wall 7/5
  • "Dell Warns Shareholders About Rejecting Deal" [Paid Membership Required] 7/5
  • "Dell: Windows 8 tablet adoption 'slow'" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 7/5
  • "Dell Reveals That Windows 8 'Had Not Done Well So Far'" Softpedia 7/5
  • "Exclusive: IBM pulls pay from reps who bypass channel" CRN Channelweb 7/5
  • "Smart Ideas for Smarter Cities: IBM Leads the Way" Justmeans 7/5
  • "IBM announces Morocco Global Delivery Center, creates up to 400 New Technology Roles" PR Newswire 7/5
  • "Bing-powered Windows 8.1 heralds a better, smarter Microsoft" Ars Technica 7/5
  • "Microsoft offloads heap of critical fixes in 'ugly' Patch Tuesday: Sysadmins, take a deep breath..." The Register 7/5
  • "Microsoft's Windows boss tipped to become head of Xbox: Doesn't know what she's getting herself into" The Inquirer 7/5
  • "Oracle to appeals court: Google concedes away the entire case under established copyright principles" Foss Patents 7/5
  • "Oracle Achieves #119 Analyst Rank, Surpassing Regeneron Pharmaceuticals" Forbes 7/5
  • "Oracle Weekly Roundup: Leaders, Linkers, & Database 12c Likers" Forbes 7/5
  • "Intel Rapid Start technology coming to Linux (unofficially)" Liliputing 7/5
  • "Will Intel Win With The Expressway Manager?" Seeking Alpha 7/5
  • "Cisco's Growth Should Continue With an Improving Economy" The Motley Fool 7/5
General Interest
  • "'Drone It Yourself' Lets You Create a Drone from Any Object" Mashable 6:59 PM
  • "Asimo's AI disappoints in latest performance as it confuses smartphones for hands" The Verge 3:02 PM
  • "Almost every major consumer electronics manufacturer is now working on a smart watch" Quartz 10:27 AM
  • "Forget servers; One day Facebook, Google and other web giants will make their own custom chips" GigaOM 11:11 AM
  • "Facebook by the numbers: who buys ads, which games make more money" VentureBeat 3:00 PM
  • "Google building first campus from the ground up at former Navy base" Stars and Stripes 5:32 PM
  • "First look: Google Glass unboxing, setup, and first impressions" AppleInsider 2:58 PM
  • "Google Glass may get its own app and media store quite soon" VentureBeat 2:54 PM
  • "'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death" Forbes 3:00 PM
  • "At Google Glass 'basecamp' lucky newbies get specs" USA Today 11:03 AM
  • "MIT researchers immerse you in your Gmail data" TechHive 11:05 AM
  • "RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google" I4U News 10:28 AM
  • "The RIAA Just Got Insanely Fast at Censoring Links From Google" Gizmodo 10:26 AM
  • "HTC profit down 83 percent from last year despite flagship launch" The Verge 7/5
  • "PS Vita is now crushing Nintendo's Wii U" BGR 7/5
  • "Bad kitty! 'Rookie mistake' in Cryptocat chat app makes cracking a snap" Ars Technica 7/5
  • "4 Simple Ways To Completely Protect Your PC From Snoops And Nosey Family Members" Business Insider 7/5
  • "Six Keys To Harnessing Big Data Without Being Overwhelmed" Business Insider 7/5
  • "14 Google Tools You Didn't Know Existed" Mashable 7/5
  • "14 Infamous Computer Virus Snippets That Trace a History of Havoc" Gizmodo 7/5
  • "A 300,000 mile fuel cell for hydrogen vehicles?" TG Daily 7/5
  • "4G coverage on Mount Everest: Mount Everest now has 4G coverage at 5,200 metres above sea level, thanks to Huawei and China Mobile." Telegraph 7/5
  • "FINALLY! There Is Now 4G Mobile Coverage On The Summit Of Mount Everest" Business Insider 7/5
  • "Huawei deploys high speed 4G on Mount Everest: Works with China Mobile for historic ascent" The Inquirer 7/5
  • "Security firm finds Android 'master key'" T3 7/5
  • "How augmented-reality ads could change everything" CNET News 7/5
  • "Bill-splitting service BillPin now supports 40 currencies – including Bitcoin and beer" The Next Web 7/5
  • "Bushnell voices support for second hand sales" T3 7/5
  • "Canadian startup vows to out-fiber Google" The Verge 7/5
  • "Droolworthy modern tech with retro design" [Slideshow] TechHive 7/5
  • "Looks like Europe's getting on board with in flight Wi-Fi" GigaOM 7/5
  • "Google reportedly paid Adblock Plus not to block its ads" The Verge 7/5
  • "Google Glass Updates: A New App Store, Media Player and Lock Screen" Gizmodo 7/5
  • "Google Glass update teardown reveals clues of a 'Boutique' app market" Engadget 7/5
  • "Google Highlights Its 'Beautiful Design Summer 2013 Collection' – THAT'S APPS, NOT CLOTHES" Digital Trends 7/5
  • "Google's Motorola Moto X to be revealed July 11th" T3 7/5
  • "Graphene may give us cooler, longer-lasting computers" GigaOM 7/5
  • "Hanslope Park: Home of Britain's 'real-life Q division'" The Register 7/5
  • "Human gestures perplex Asimo, Honda museum robot guide" BBC 7/5
  • "In London, the next wave of Bitcoin growth will be led by startups and innovation" GigaOM 7/5
  • "Next hot trend: Mini smartphones" CNNMoney 7/5
  • "The Raspberry Pi beat skeptics to become a hacker's staple" The Verge 7/5
  • "A tool to catch sarcasm online - sounds great...." TG Daily 7/5
  • "Your Next Smartphone Screen Will Be Able to Disinfect Itself" Gizmodo 7/5
  • "Wake up, Google: Even Sony now has its own smartphone location service" VentureBeat 7/5
  • "Sony beats Google to rolling out phone location service" The Verge 7/5
  • "Sony unveils My Xperia phone-finder, fills Google service gap" TechHive 7/5
  • "Technology Workers Are Young (Really Young)" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7/5
  • "Toshiba announces a 13MP smartphone and tablet camera sensor: Touts full resolution 30fps recording" The Inquirer 7/5
Press Releases
  • "The Xbox One will use QR codes: This could potentially make downloading DLC much easier" Canada 7:00 PM
  • "Why Microsoft Is Tech's Last Grand Strategist" Forbes 7:52 AM
  • "View Stats For Windows Logon & Logoff Times With WinLogOnView" AddictiveTips 9:36 AM
  • "Top 10 Windows 8.1 features added by Microsoft" V3 7/5
  • "Weekend Project! Install the Windows 8.1 preview" PCWorld 7/5
  • "Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update splits Digital Spy readers" Digital Spy 7/5
  • "Q&A: Adding Pictures to the Windows 8 Photos App" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7/5
  • "How To Create a Windows 8.1 Live Tile For Your Website" LAPTOP Magazine 7/5
  • "Best Windows 8 apps this week" BetaNews 7/5
  • "Microsoft Word – 4 useful tools you might not know about" Training Zone 7/5
  • "Microsoft Launches Maori Software Versions" WSJ Blogs 7/5
  • "Microsoft adds PDF reading support to Word Web App" Neowin 7/5
  • "Microsoft's cloud leaves manual transmission behind: Get to grips with autodeploy" The Register 7/5
  • "5 reasons the Xbox One will dominate" Fortune 7/5
  • "5 reasons the Playstation 4 will crush the competition" Fortune 7/5
  • "Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) to Offer Gaming Promotions in this Country" Insider Monkey 7/5
  • "Microsoft announces Xbox Live public beta featuring local currency payments" TechHive 7/5
  • "Sign Up For 2013 Xbox LIVE Update Public Beta Right Now!" Redmond Pie 7/5
  • "Microsoft Beta Registration Begins for Xbox 360 Update" Complex Gaming 7/5
  • "Microsoft opens up Xbox 360 update beta" BetaNews 7/5
  • "Microsoft opens public beta for next Xbox 360 dashboard update, kills Points system" The Verge 7/5
  • "Public beta registration now open for the Xbox 360's 2013 Live update" Engadget 7/5
  • "Xbox Live Public Beta for new Xbox 360 dashboard and Points replacement opens" SlashGear 7/5
  • "The Xbox could have been named 11-X, original WEP and DirectX Box codenames revealed" The Verge 7/5
  • "EU agrees on talks with US to begin Monday" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:53 PM
  • "Cyberspace is not a combat zone" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 6:58 PM
  • "Now They Think That Twitter Is Dodging Taxes" Forbes 2:55 PM
  • "Businesses, UK government team against cyber attacks" PCWorld 11:25 AM
  • "The U.S. Already Wants Venezuela to Send Snowden Home" The Atlantic Wire 11:20 AM
  • "Mills joins 22 other states in letter to Google" Boston Herald 9:44 AM
  • "Apple, Google may face fine over tax: Draft" Helpcentro 9:38 AM
  • "Unmask e-mail Yahoo! Sex 'Web-lie' suit" New York Post 8:43 AM
  • "Three Latin American leftist leaders offer asylum to Snowden" Reuters 9:55 PM
  • "Bugged by US spying, EU may sever ties with American internet providers" OpEdNews 5:34 PM
  • "OECD drafts 'action plan' on tax rules for global corporations" Irish Independent 8:01 AM
  • "UK and Germany join France in demanding Google rewrite its privacy policy" The Verge 8:43 AM
  • "UK expands search for extraterrestrial intelligence: Eleven institutions in the UK turn up the dial to hear the aliens." Ars Technica 5:34 PM
  • "Venezuela says it will shelter Snowden" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7/5
  • "Venezuela and Nicaragua make offers of asylum to Snowden" Ars Technica 7/5
  • "Where the Wild Lawyers Are: knocking sequels off Kickstarter" Ars Technica 7/5
  • "Governments to target tech giants' tax avoidance: draft" Reuters 7/5
  • "Student to NSA Recruiter: Is being a good liar a qualification for getting an NSA job?" Dvorak Uncensored 9:55 PM
  • "9.2 million turn out for anti-NSA PRISM protests: Internet Defense League in full effect" The Inquirer 7/5
  • "EU and Japan gun for 100Gbps fiber optic internet speeds via new research projects" Engadget 7/5
  • "EU agrees on talks with US to begin Monday: European Union officials on Friday said they will discuss 'data protection and privacy rights' in parallel with trade talks with the United States next week." Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 7/5
  • "Bugged by US spying, EU may sever ties with American internet providers" RT 7/5
  • "Anti-NSA Surveillance Protests Gain Traction on Independence Day" AllThingsD 7/5
  • "PRISM: Almost 10 million back anti-spying protests led by Internet Defence League" V3 7/5
  • "PRISM: EU warns of serious consequences for cloud computing vendors in the wake of spy scandal" V3 7/5
  • "European PRISM anger gains momentum with fresh cloud warnings and data threats" GigaOM 7/5
  • "European watchdogs order Google to rewrite privacy policy or face legal action" The Guardian 7/5
  • "European Parliament votes for tougher computer crime penalties" Electronista 7/5
  • "EU Approves Tougher Sentences for Cyber Crime" PC Magazine 7/5
  • "European Commission sets five year minimum term for botnet operators: Tries to coordinate Europe wide efforts" The Inquirer 7/5
  • "EU approves stricter laws for punishing cyber crooks and botnet creators" V3 7/5
  • "EU crackdown will see tougher sentences for stupid cyber-badhats: The ones foolish enough to work from within Brussels' jurisdiction" The Register 7/5
  • "EU toughens penalties for internet-based crimes" Engadget 7/5
  • "NAO attacks ministers in row over rural broadband" Telegraph 7/5
  • "Edward Snowden Trained as an 'Ethical Hacker'" Mashable 7/5
  • "Snowden's Icelandic citizenship request stuck until September" PCWorld 7/5
  • "Google Again Comes Under Fire For Advertising Illegal Prescription Drugs" BGR 7/5
  • "Google must change privacy policy, says UK watchdog" Crave @ CNET 7/5
  • "Google unmoved by ICO £500,000 fine threat over privacy policy changes" V3 7/5
  • "Google ordered to change its privacy policy in the UK: Google may face a penalty of up to APS500,000 if it does not change its policy" Computerworld 7/5
  • "UK Joins Barrage Against Google's Privacy Policy" ReadWrite 7/5
  • "U.K. Orders Google to 'Amend' Privacy Policy" PC Magazine 7/5
  • "UK data cops to Google: You've got three months to sort out privacy/Or face the POSSIBILITY we might actually do something. Ha!" The Register 7/5
  • "UK government issues ultimatum on Google's troublesome privacy policy" Engadget 7/5
  • "UK watchdog ICO orders Google to amend its privacy policy by September 20" The Next Web 7/5
  • "UK watchdog warns of rural broadband delay, blames BT monopoly" Engadget 7/5
  • "UK broadband project running two years late, auditors chide" Crave @ CNET 7/5
  • "UK rural broadband rollout criticised by auditors" BBC 7/5
  • "Ministry Of Defence Joins UK Cyber Security War" Sky News 7/5
  • "MoD and tech, arms giants start super-duper cyber fight club: State of white cat and volcano procurement as yet unknown" The Register 7/5
  • "MoD reveals cyber defence plans including alliances with industry giants to combat hacker threats" V3 7/5
  • "UK teams with defense and telecom companies on cyber security" Reuters 7/5
  • "Cyber Experts Unite To Halt 'Gunpowder Moment'" Sky News 7/5
  • "UK Government launches defence cyber security group with BT and HP: Defence contracts group together for safety" The Inquirer 7/5
  • "U.K. creates major cyber security partnership with 9 defense and tech companies" VentureBeat 7/5
  • "Government Asks Health IT Industry To Police Itself On Patient Safety" Forbes 7/5
  • "12 Clever Ways to Repurpose Old Tech" Mashable 9:53 PM
  • "What Are 'Dark Google' And 'Dark Social?' A Webmaster's Mortal Enemies, With No Fix In Sight" Digital Trends 6:59 PM
  • "The PC is dead, and other tech myths" Hot Air 5:36 PM
  • "How to hide text from NSA's automated surveillance" PCWorld 3:02 PM
  • "Home » Linux »: Tired of VLC? Try MPlayer – A Unique, Modular Alternative for Linux" MakeUseOf 3:01 PM
  • "NSA recruitment drive goes horribly wrong: Staff from the National Security Agency got more than they bargained for when they attempted to recruit students to their organisation earlier this week ..." The Guardian 2:56 PM
  • "Infographic: 50 Years Of Visionary Sci-Fi Computer Interfaces" Taxi 2:54 PM
  • "The lives of others: European governments should not kick up a fuss about American spying. They have too much to lose" The Economist 2:53 PM
  • "What Are Your Hottest Tips For Browsing the Web Like a Boss?" Gizmodo 2:53 PM
  • "Home » The Internet »: Make Writing Papers Easier – 4 Websites That Help You Cite Sources" MakeUseOf 2:52 PM
  • "Dash cams: Should you use one in your car?" CBS News 2:44 PM
  • "How Lincoln used the telegraph office to spy on citizens long before the NSA" The Verge 9:54 PM
  • "Lincoln's Surveillance State" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:33 AM
  • "Patching Software on Another Planet" Slashdot 11:25 AM
  • "Instead of a Watson in every home, we should start with a smarter coffee pot" GigaOM 11:25 AM
  • "How to Banish Bloatware from Your PC and Smartphone" Gizmodo 11:20 AM
  • "IT design: You're not data, you're a human being/Remember folks, dissatisfaction is viral" The Register 11:04 AM
  • "How To Get The iOS 7 Beta Look And Feel On Your Android Device Right Now" Redmond Pie 10:28 AM
  • "8 Simple Online Privacy Tips Everyone Needs To Know" Business Insider 9:37 AM
  • "New Software Can Detect Sarcasm In Emails Better Than Humans? Sure It Can" Business Insider 9:36 AM
  • "Access Photos Across Devices & Share Them As Tapestries With NeroKwik" AddictiveTips 9:36 AM
  • "The brains behind BitTorrent get on TV's good side (Q&A)" CNET News 9:35 AM
  • "Could the next Apple or Facebook be from Britain?" Telegraph 8:24 AM
  • "What kind of crazy scheme is Motorola hatching?" Computerworld 8:45 AM
  • "Will the Moto X Finally Justify Google's Acquisition of Motorola?" The Motley Fool 8:04 AM
  • "As Software Takes Over, Network Gear Could Be in Jeopardy" Barron's 8:43 AM
  • "Pachter asks 'Why would anyone buy a Wii U?': Nintendo is 'in a world of trouble'" Destructoid 7/5
  • "The Price of Amazon" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7/5
  • "Six Keys To Harnessing Big Data Without Being Overwhelmed" Business Insider 7/5
  • "Top 10 bad robots: From Proteus IV to the Spider-bot/If in doubt, do not recharge" The Inquirer 7/5
  • "You Aren't Using These 10 Simple Security Settings" Mashable 7/5
  • "How To Stop At&T From Selling Your Private Data To Advertisers" BGR 7/5
  • "Your brain under surveillance, and more" MarketWatch 7/5
  • "Buy a flash kit maker now, Seagate... good ones will be gone soon: We've narrowed it down to the two best candidates" The Register 7/5
  • "Fueling the Wanderlust: A Look at Travel Blogs on" Wordpress 7/5
  • "Why Google should be sweating about Europe's privacy policy crackdown" GigaOM 7/5
  • "I'm 'pretty comfy' with PRISM + 'It's Google. What else do you expect'/Plus: You don't sweat much for a fat guy, Mr Dotcom" The Register 7/5
  • "Rdio Bridges the Gap Between the Record Collection and the Cloud: It's taken me years, but I've finally acknowledged that there is no longer any reason to own music. But I still want to collect it." Techland 7/5
  • "How Social Media Is Being Used To Amplify TV Advertising" Business Insider 7/5
  • "FCC OKs Softbank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint" TechHive 11:11 AM
  • "Hulu bids are in, if it sells then the next owner's identity may hinge on video rights" Engadget 10:28 AM
  • "Will the Moto X Finally Justify Google's Acquisition of Motorola?" The Motley Fool 8:45 AM
  • "Dev IT Solutions Launches Yet Another Amazing Educational Application For iPad Known As 'Kid's Fun Learning Memory Game' and Is Now Available On iTunes App Store" PRWeb 8:05 AM
  • "TechAhead Software Named Best iPad Development Company by for July 2013" PRWeb 8:05 AM
  • "Hoku Files for Chapter 7 With Unfinished Polysilicon Plant" [Paid Membership Required] 7/5
  • "FCC approves Softbank's $21.6B acquisition of Sprint: With US government approval secured, Softbank could own Sprint later this month" Computerworld 7/5
  • "Who will buy Hulu? At least one contender drops out: Speculation about who will purchase the online video service continues to run rampant, but sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that it's down to three bidders." CNET News 7/5
  • "Nokia downgraded following NSN buyout" BGR 7/5
  • "Meet Consano, The Crowdfunding Platform That Wants To Help Cure Cancer [TCTV] TechCrunch 7/5
  • "Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox resumes US dollar withdrawals after hiatus" Electronista 7/5
  • "Bitcoin ETF Is A Way To Corner The Bitcoin Market And Create A Bubble" Seeking Alpha 7/5
  • "Google's Decision To Pay $12.5 Billion For Motorola Looks Even Worse This Morning" Business Insider 7/5
  • "Hercules Technology: Will It Continue To Surprise?" Seeking Alpha 7/5
  • "Yahoo May Have Acquired A Lawsuit Along With The Startup It Just Paid $50 Million For" Business Insider 7/5
  • "New Yahoo acquisition Qwiki is being sued by Chaotic Moon over payment for developing iOS app" The Next Web 7/5
  • "Yahoo Acquires Xobni App" Zacks 7/5
Tech Stocks
  • "Tech Stocks: Dell shares crumble; tech stocks keep gains/CEO Michael Dell, Silver Lake will not raise buyout bid, report says" MarketWatch 7/5
  • "Stocks end higher on strong jobs report" CNNMoney 7/5
  • "Stocks Shake Off Fed Jitters, Surge on Jobs Growth" TheStreet 7/5
  • "Oil Settles at Highest Level Since May 2012" FOXBusiness 7/5
  • "Stocks Push Higher; Treasury Yields Jump: Strong Jobs Data Boosts Talk of a Fed Pullback" [Paid Membership Required] 7/5
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks stride higher on Europe cues" MarketWatch 7/5
  • "Europe Markets: DAX a laggard as Europe's big week nears a finish" MarketWatch 7/5
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 7/5
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 7/5

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  • "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"
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  • "PS Now Subscribers Can Now Download Games"
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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"
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  • "Thousands of WordPress sites backdoored with malicious code"

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Ranters: D.Miller, R. Perot
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Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!