"Microsoft Surface revenue comes in at $853 million: A regulatory filing shows the tech giant earned $853 in revenue from its Surface tablets. However, this is less than the $900 million write-down it had to pay." CNET News 6:20 PM
"Microsoft losing money on Surface tablets" Reuters 6:21 PM
"Microsoft reveals $853 million Surface revenue, less than its write-down and advertising costs" The Verge 6:23 PM
"Microsoft: The Surface Bust And Windows Slump" Seeking Alpha 8:45 AM
"Microsoft to link schools in South African 'white spaces' project: Pilot will show unused TV bands delivering wireless broadband to rural schools" Computerworld 8:31 AM
"Microsoft Invents Futuristic Notebook with Transparent Display, Projection System and Holographic Optics" Patent Bolt 8:16 AM
"Will Microsoft's Windows Strategy Benefit IT Managers?" InformationWeek 8:45 AM
"Is Microsoft the answer to the cloud quandary? The company could rediscover relevance because it understands that the companies using its cloud services require flexibility first and foremost" Computerworld 8:54 AM
"SkyDrive.com gets a slew of photo and sharing upgrades" Engadget 9:01 AM
"Microsoft's SkyDrive gets new photo, text editing features/Summary: Microsoft is continuing to add regular, incremental feature updates to its SkyDrive cloud-storage service, with new photo and text editing support in the latest batch." ZDNet 9:08 AM
"SkyDrive updated with animated GIF, high DPI, and new sharing support" The Verge 9:08 AM
"Will Microsoft's Windows Strategy Benefit IT Managers?" InformationWeek 12:18 PM
"Microsoft asks Google to remove half a million URLs every month" The Inquirer 9:08 AM
"Microsoft's wishful thinking/Summary: Microsoft's new strategy: be all things to all people - infrastructure, business, entertainment, services. Why would anyone think that would work?" ZDNet 9:14 AM
"Windows RT on ARM chips is 'not promising,' Asus exec says: Taiwan firm plans to focus instead on making devices running Intel chips, report says" Computerworld 11:25 AM
"Microsoft delivers to testers Windows 8.1 Enterprise preview/Summary: Microsoft has made the Enterprise version of its Windows 8.1 preview test build available for download." ZDNet 12:37 PM
"Don't adapt old IT security policies for BYOD: IBM" ZDNet 9:14 AM
"TechnologyOne picks up 21 WA agencies from Oracle/Summary: After a report forced Western Australian agencies to dump Oracle's shared services implementation in 2011, TechnologyOne has been able to move 21 agencies to its own platform." ZDNet 9:15 AM
"Oracle deploys lawyers against Solaris fix-it duo" The Register 9:13 AM
"Google's Data-Trove Dance: Internal Debates Arise Over Using Collected Information and Protecting Privacy" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:12 PM
"Android tablets are poised to invade enterprise" CITEworld 12:49 PM
"Robot bartender takes up job in German bar" TG Daily 12:18 PM
"Adobe Configurator 4 for Photoshop, InDesign released" Adobe 12:20 PM
"Facebook Announces New Mobile Game Publishing Effort" TechCrunch 11:24 AM
"Facebook announces Mobile Games Publishing pilot program" Engadget 11:25 AM
"Former Mozilla CEO to head security-software maker AVG" CNET News 7:41 PM
"'Peach' from BlackBerry, Mozilla fights bugs: The smartphone giant and open-source software leader hope that a new open bug-hunting tool they've collaborated on will make the Web safer." CNET News 11:24 AM
"BlackBerry exec: 'BlackBerry is not in trouble'" BGR 11:25 AM
"Salesforce encourages an 'app renaissance' with updated tools" CITEworld 11:26 AM
"'Star Wars' fan event teases 'Episode VII,' 'Rebels' cartoon: We round up some of the more compelling news to come out of the 'Star Wars' Celebration Europe fan event that drew over 20,000 people to Essen, Germany." CNET News 11:11 AM
"From kindling to inferno: Full specs for next-gen Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets/Amazon to combine powerhouse specs and affordable prices in bid to scorch the competition" BGR 11:11 AM
"Source: 'Chromecast Store' May Bundle Content From Streaming Partners Into One Package" Forbes 9:21 PM
"Chromecast Is Getting Vimeo and Redbox Instant, And Maybe Tons More" Gizmodo 9:35 AM
"UCLA researchers double efficiency of novel solar cell" TG Daily 9:20 AM
"The disunited state of Android" The Verge 9:19 AM
"Salesforce.com expands mobile app dev support: Developers can choose from four additional Salesforce.com-supported popular development frameworks" Computerworld 9:19 AM
"Netflix Subscribers Watch Just As Much Traditional Television" redOrbit 9:18 AM
"Meet Google's Crack Team Of Bad Code Killers: The Gophers" Business Insider 9:07 AM
"Yale grad's 'Prism' program turns text metadata into wavy art" Computerworld 8:53 AM
"Researchers Aim to Create Virtual Speech Therapist" Techland 8:50 AM
"AT&T updates Wireless Home Phone service with LTE internet in new bundle" Engadget 8:40 AM
"Flash breakthrough promises faster storage, terabytes of memory: Diablo Technologies plans to put flash in the memory channel for a fast route to server processors" Computerworld 8:31 AM
"Sprint achieves $7.2B in revenues, $1.6B loss in quarterly report" Electronista 8:36 AM
"Sprint posts massive $1.6 billion Q2 loss" BGR 8:25 AM
"Sprint reports 'highest-ever' revenue of $7.2 billion for Q2 2013, loses $1.6 billion on Nextel shutdown" Engadget 8:36 AM
"HTC posts small profit for Q2, forecasts loss for Q3 2013" Electronista 8:36 AM
"HTC's Q2 profit tumbles as company forecasts first-ever loss for Q3" BGR 8:26 AM
"HTC sees basic smartphones as way to regain market share: Smartphone maker has been struggling to lift its earnings because of increased competition" Computerworld 8:31 AM
"Looking at CPU/GPU Benchmark Optimizations in Galaxy S 4" AnandTech 6:23 PM
"Samsung caught being 'creative' on Galaxy S4 benchmarks" VentureBeat 12:21 PM
"Samsung & LG Design Patents Reveal New Smartphone, Desktop Display and Speaker Dock" Patent Bolt 10:10 AM
"Samsung, Apple retain lead in mobile handset market" EE Times Asia 8:18 AM
"Microsoft announces winners and finalists of 2013 Sales Achievement program: Partners recognized for achieving exceptional sales results and transforming their businesses." PRNewswire 9:13 AM
"AMD Extends Embedded SoC Leadership by Lowering G-Series Energy Consumption: Dual-Core x86 System-on-Chip APU Offers High Performance at Approximately 3-Watt Average Power for Exceptional Visual and Fanless Designs to Further Surround Computing" Marketwired 9:02 AM
"Cisco and NetApp Expand the FlexPod Portfolio With New Offerings Supporting Data Intensive Workloads" Marketwired 9:02 AM
"IBM to Help Geraldton Become Smarter, More Sustainable City with New Cloud Data Center" PR Newswire 9:12 AM
"IBM Unveils New PowerLinux System for Analytics and Cloud Computing" PR Newswire 9:02 AM
"HP Protect 2013 Keynote Speakers to Discuss How to Win the Security Cyberwar" WebWire 9:07 AM
"Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Reflects the Growing Trend of Working Remotely" IDG Creative Lab 4:56 PM
"My Idiotic Reason For Preferring The Xbox One" Forbes 3:20 PM
"Xbox zings Comedy Central stand-up app directly to TV" CNET News 1:10 PM
"Xbox One can still win the next console war" GamesIndustry 10:40 AM
"Microsoft: Big data, meet big compute/Summary: Microsoft's high-performance computing team is now the 'Big Compute' team. Expect more Windows Azure deliverables from them in the future." ZDNet 9:34 AM
"Microsoft adds Visual-Studio-like text editor to SkyDrive" The Register 9:23 PM
"SkyDrive.com update aims to put you on easy street: Microsoft's SkyDrive.com site can now display higher-resolution photos and help you more easily share your files with other people." CNET News 8:44 AM
"EU regulator intensifies scrutiny of Google search results" Reuters 3:58 PM
"U.K. Losing Battle Against Cyber Crime: New report by Home Affairs Committee warns that U.K. is insufficiently prepared to protect the country against cyber attacks and other online threats." InformationWeek 3:58 PM
"Report Finds MIT Didn't Push Aaron Swartz Prosecution but Says It Failed to Lead" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:11 PM
"MIT review cites missed chances before death of Net activist" Reuters 7:40 PM
"Stocks Turn Red in Afternoon Action" FOXBusiness 2:39 PM
"Blue Chips Edge Down: Stocks End Seesaw Session Little Changed" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:50 PM
"Asia Markets: Japan, Korea stocks fall; Australia climbs/Japanese stocks fell Wednesday, weighed by a firmer yen and caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision, while Australian shares gained amid expectations the nation's central bank may cut interest rates further." MarketWatch 9:07 PM
"Europe Markets: European stocks wobble after German data, earnings/European stock markets struggled for direction on Tuesday, as investors weighed a mixed bag of earnings against upbeat German consumer-confidence data." MarketWatch 8:56 AM
"Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:20 PM
"Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:20 PM
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