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  • "A certain millennial turned 30 recently: Welcome to middle age, Microsoft Excel" The Register 9:21 AM
  • "Munich Approves €49.3m Windows 10 Migration Plan" Silicon UK 9:25 AM
  • "Munich council finds €49.3m for Windows 10 embrace" The Register 9:20 AM
  • "Technology Sector Update for 11/24/2017: MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOGL, AMZN" Nasdaq 9:13 AM
  • "Dnata Taps IBM for Air Cargo Blockchain Pilot" CoinDesk 9:13 AM
  • "Global Cognitive Systems Market 2017-2022: $12 Million Industry Trends, Opportunity and Forecasts - Key Players are HP, IBM, Infosys, Microsoft & SAP" Global Newswire 9:12 AM
  • "HP's 2nd gen Spectre 13, the world's thinnest touchcreen laptop now on sale" MSPoweruser 9:11 AM
  • "HP has some corking deals with up to 31% off 2-in-1 laptops for Black Friday" TechRadar UK 9:11 AM
  • "HP has some corking deals with up to 31% off 2-in-1 laptops for Black Friday" TechRadar UK 9:11 AM
  • "Get an HP Chromebook for just $180 on Black Friday" The Daily Dot 9:11 AM
  • "Dell offers new Ubuntu certified range of workstations" V3 9:09 AM
  • "Dell shuns Windows 10 with launch of five Linux-powered PCs" The Inquirer 9:09 AM
  • "Dell teams up with Canonical for new Linux-based computers" Computing 9:08 AM
  • "Dell warns about an absence of intelligence" Channel Eye 9:08 AM
  • "Dell's super Black Friday deal sees the brilliant XPS 13 down to £899" T3 9:07 AM
  • "Dell XPS 13 Deal: Get $300 off the awesome Windows 10 laptop at Dell US" TrustedReviews 9:07 AM
  • "Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 7 Pro motherboard unveiled" Hexus 9:06 AM
  • "Intel is bringing Core i9 chips to laptops (and other leaked details about upcoming 8th and 9th-gen Core chips)" Liliputing 9:04 AM
  • "Device Manufacturers Working on Patches for Intel Chip Flaws" SecurityWeek 9:05 AM
  • "Millions Of Intel CPUs Found To Have Major Security Flaw: Here's All The Affected Chips" Tech Times 9:03 AM
  • "Intel 8th Generation and 9th Generation Processor Lists Leaked: Coffee Lake Refresh?" AnandTech 9:03 AM
  • "Intel's New Core i5-8250U Is Huge Upgrade over Older 7th Generation CPUs" FARS News Agency 9:03 AM
  • "Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop with GTX 1060 on sale for $900" PCGamer 9:05 AM
  • "Push your PC to the max with the best graphics cards for gaming" Digital Trends 9:04 AM
  • "AMD Epyc processors set SPEC floating point world records" Hexus 9:01 AM
  • "Best Black Friday graphics card, memory, AMD, Intel, PC components and gadget deals" V3 9:01 AM
  • "DataStax Partners With Oracle In $46B Database Market" Forbes 9:00 AM
General Interest
  • "Steve Rayson, hacking Alexa, and how AI writes better headlines than you — VB Engage" VentureBeat 8:22 AM
  • "Amazon Black Friday deals: The best tech at killer prices" PCWorld 8:17 AM
  • "The '90s Retro Gaming Gift Guide: Pokémon, GameBoy, Star Trek, and ... Jeff Goldblum?" VentureBeat 8:19 AM
  • "The '80s Retro Gaming Gift Guide: Mario, Mega Man, and more" VentureBeat 8:20 AM
  • "Latest 'Pokémon' games include an ode to Nintendo's late president" Engadget 8:55 AM
  • "Twitter is working on a 'save for later' feature called, uninspiringly, Bookmarks" BetaNews 8:26 AM
  • "Twitter testing a feature that shows how many are 'talking about' tweets" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Tesla's electric Semi trucks are priced to compete at $150,000" The Verge 8:11 AM
  • "'MST3K' will mock B movies for another season on Netflix" Engadget 8:54 AM
  • "CBS TV channels are back on Dish" Engadget 8:56 AM
  • "After a brief absence, CBS returns to DISH" BetaNews 8:24 AM
  • "Tivo Bolt Vox DVR review: New look, same old app problem" TechHive 8:15 AM
  • "VPN provider TunnelBear expands into password management with RememBear app" VentureBeat 8:20 AM
  • "Revolut now has a million customers for its banking alternative" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Singapore's driverless buses to serve three towns by 2022" Engadget 8:55 AM
  • "Uber's merger with Yandex.taxi gets green light from Russia and Belarus" VentureBeat 8:21 AM
  • "Uber told potential investor SoftBank about huge data breach before telling public" VentureBeat 8:21 AM
  • "Uber data breach includes UK users — but it's still not clear how many" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft Launcher gets a big update" MSPoweruser 9:25 AM
  • "Save big on Windows laptops like Microsoft's new Surface Pro this Black Friday" TechRadar UK 9:25 AM
  • "3 Reasons to Download Windows Desktop Apps From the Microsoft Store" MakeUseOf 9:24 AM
  • "Xbox One X Will Help Microsoft Win Black Friday in the US, Pachter Believes; PS4 to Win Globally" WCCFTech 9:24 AM
  • "How to use desktop apps in Windows Mixed Reality" Windows Central 9:24 AM
  • "Windows Phone prototype shows working Surface Pen support" SlashGear 9:23 AM
  • "Surface Book 2 battery drain problems confirmed by Microsoft" IT PRO 9:22 AM
  • "Bethesda's Fallout 4 Xbox One X Patch Is 'Coming Soon'; Microsoft Updates Its XB1X Enhanced List" WCCFTech 9:22 AM
  • "Microsoft confirms Surface Book 2 battery borkage blighting gamers" The Inquirer 9:20 AM
  • "Windows Phone with Surface Pen Support Revealed in Leaked Video" Softpedia 9:19 AM
  • "New video shows Microsoft's Surface Pen working on a Windows phone" OnMSFT 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft, the Android Fanboy: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Lands in Microsoft Store" Softpedia 9:19 AM
  • "Windows 10 keyboard offers emoji suggestions in latest preview" Engadget 8:55 AM
  • "Black Friday deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build" PCWorld 8:17 AM
  • "Black Friday 2017: The best graphics card deals" PCWorld 8:17 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Microsoft's security infrastructure to drive India on digital path: Top executive" The Economic Times 9:23 AM
  • "EFF tool tells your members of Congress to fight for net neutrality" Engadget 8:57 AM
  • "UK broadband companies banned from advertising misleading top speeds" BetaNews 8:26 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "NASA's Cassini probe bids farewell to Saturn with epic image" Engadget 8:51 AM
  • "How tech companies infected the world with America's Black Friday shopping sickness" VentureBeat 8:20 AM
  • "Can a cryptocurrency be used to fight hate speech, fake news and divisive politics?" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
Tech Stocks
  • "U.S. stocks set to climb, with retailers in focus for Black Friday: U.S. stock futures rose on Friday, in what will be a shortened session likely to be dominated by retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as Black Friday holiday shopping kicks off." MarketWatch 7:58 AM
  • "Wall Street Poised for Gains as Retailers Gobble Up Strong Black Friday Sales: Stock futures pointed toward a strong opening for Wall Street on Friday, Nov. 24, as retailers and consumers alike prepared for the busiest shopping season of the year during a shortened Black Friday trading session." TheStreet 7:58 AM
  • "Stock Futures Rise; Oil Nears $59, Tesla Fulfills Promise: Global stock markets, Black Friday, Tesla (TSLA) and China all helped urged U.S. stock futures higher early Friday as the market geared up for a shortened, post-holiday session." Investor's Business Daily 7:57 AM
  • "Oil production debate: Can OPEC control the bulls in Vienna? Until a month ago, oil analysts and investors thought a nine-month extension of the OPEC production cut agreement was a foregone conclusion." USA Today 7:56 AM
  • "UPS move pressures retailers/Retailers are contending with a new challenge as this year's holiday shopping season heats up: extra shipping fees during the busiest weeks." FOXBusiness 7:54 AM
  • "The S&P 500 Record Run No One Saw Coming/U.S. stocks are on the verge of a level few thought they would see this year: 2600 on the S&P 500." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:54 AM
  • "Hong Kong shares march higher while other Asian markets inch up: Chinese stocks ended about flat Friday, giving a brighter look to Asian equity markets as the week ended." MarketWatch 7:53 AM
  • "European stocks gain ground as German business sentiment strengthens: Major European stocks benchmark moved higher Friday, with bank shares among gainers and the markets getting a lift as German business optimism climbed to a record." MarketWatch 7:51 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:05 AM; no changes since Wednesday)
  • "Share the Cost of Secure Application Development"
New York Times (Checked 8:05 AM; no changes since Wednesday)
  • "Facebook Founder's Favor Comes With Complications"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:05 AM CST)
  • "Gamers, Please STFU and Enjoy Your Hobby"
  • "The Best Black Friday Smartphone Deals"
  • "The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals"
  • "Walmart Tips Cyber Monday TV, Gaming Deals"
Reuters (Updated 8:05 AM CST)
  • "Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children"
  • "Black Friday violence in Missouri, Alabama; sales draw early shoppers"
  • "U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening"
  • "BMW to spend $237 million on battery cell center"
  • "Uber, Yandex ride services can merge in Russia, regulator FAS rules"
  • "Danish supermarkets Bilka, Fotex hit by Black Friday cyber attacks"
  • "Uber to partner with Mahindra to pilot electric vehicles in India"
  • "Turkcell sees potential to double user count within 2-3 years"
  • "Virtual reality boom brings giant robots, cyberpunk castles to China"
  • "Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial bans high-interest loan products"
ZDNet (Updated 8:05 AM CST)
  • "Eight reasons the Huawei Mate 10 Pro is good for business"
  • "Linux champion Munich will switch to Windows 10 in €50m rollout"
  • "Tesla's all-electric Semi truck: Prices start at $150,000 and you can reserve one today"
  • "The latest Amazon Black Friday deals on laptops, desktop PCs"
  • "Updated: The best Black Friday deals on Apple iPads, MacBooks, Mac desktops"
  • "Loupedeck: A Lightroom photo editing console for heavy workflows"
  • "Black Friday 2017: The top US deals in tech"





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