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"Microsoft's Surface All Access a bet that hardware as a service can work (with an Office 365 assist): Microsoft Surface All Access is another attempt that a leasing/subscription model can be appealing for mainstream hardware customers." ZDNet 7:34 AM
"Microsoft grabs update, upgrade reins under its managed PC plan: Under its Microsoft Managed Desktop subscription service, the company will handle Semi-annual Channel Windows 10 updates for each device it oversees." Computerworld 7:41 AM
"Microsoft's Surface chief: a pocketable Surface is 'absolutely my baby'/Microsoft is taking its time to get the hardware and sofware right" The Verge 8:28 AM
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"New Zealand border customs get your phone password, or face $3,200 fine" Business Insider 8:10 AM
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"Tech giants allied against proposed Australia law seeking encrypted data" Reuters 7:29 AM
"Woman sues Facebook, claims site enabled sex trafficking" Reuters 7:29 AM
"Dow hits record close for 15th time in 2018 as solid economic data bolster confidence: Treasury yields surge by most since the day after Trump's election" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
"Strong Jobs Report Pushes Dow to Record Close; Rate Spike Clips Rally: Stocks pulled back sharply from earlier gains Wednesday as interest rates on the benchmark 10-year treasury spiked to multi-year highs." TheStreet 3:57 PM
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"NSW to invest AU$600m in critical comms network"
"Chrome 70 released with revamped Google account login system"
"Facebook backtracks, says data from Portal devices may inform ad targeting"
"Violin Storage to acquire X-IO storage"
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