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Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10 hits 400 million machines as growth slows post-free upgrade" TechCrunch 11:35 AM
  • "Microsoft confirms Windows 10 adoption slowdown: Pegs 'active devices' count at 400M after 14 months" Computerworld 3:28 PM
  • "Microsoft commits to running data centers off 50% renewable energy by 2018: Microsoft will up its renewable energy use in data centers to 60% by early in the next decade" Computerworld 3:41 PM
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella slams Google's game-playing artificial brain: 'We are not pursuing AI to beat humans at games'" Business Insider 6:18 PM
  • "Microsoft makes its Edge browser safer for the enterprise" TechCrunch 11:36 AM
  • "Watch the 2016 Microsoft Ignite keynote addresses" Windows Central 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft, Adobe ink cloud partnership" Ars Technica 8:58 AM
  • "Adobe partners with Microsoft to use Azure as 'preferred solution' for cloud services" GeekWire 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft announces new versions of Windows Server and System Center, teases 'AI supercomputer'" GeekWire 8:57 AM
  • "Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 will be generally available in October" Neowin 8:54 AM
  • "Review: Microsoft Windows Server 2016 steps up security, cloud support" Computerworld 8:54 AM
  • "Google, Salesforce, Microsoft eyeing Twitter: reports" domain-b 8:31 AM
  • "IBM, The NSF And UC San Francisco Combine To Power Up The Exciting World Of Cellular Engineering" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "Walkbase Launches IoT Platform For Retail on IBM's THINK Marketing" realwire 8:09 AM
  • "IBM, Apple, Google And Think, Think, Think: This Week In Tech History" Forbes 8:09 AM
  • "HP Inc leads dwindling HCP market in India: IDC" IndiaTimes 8:04 AM
  • "HP launches world's smallest All-in-One Printer" Busiess Today 8:02 AM
  • "HP admits rejecting non-HP ink cartridges - it was deliberate and won't release fix" The Guru of 3D 7:57 AM
  • "Microsoft is now selling the HP Elite x3, with delivery in '3-7 business days'" Neowin 7:57 AM
  • "Lenovo is bringing biometric security to PC payments" IT PRO 7:44 AM
  • "Researchers think chaos theory can get us past Moore's Law" Engadget 7:43 AM
  • "Amazon and Intel invest €107 million in gesture control" InAvate 7:41 AM
  • "AMD Is A Buy - Cramer's Lightning Round (9/23/16)" Seeking Alpha 7:38 AM
  • "Kenyan Company-Smart Application International Shines At Oracle Excellence Awards 2016" allAfrica 7:35 AM
  • "Oracle announces further investment in Brazil" ZDNet 12:15 PM
  • "Oracle's on-prem cloud plan is mostly Engineered Systems" Channel Register 7:34 AM
  • "Can Cisco's Big Acquisitive Appetite Hurt The Dividend?" Seeking Alpha 7:33 AM
  • "Hackers Knock Security News Blog Offline, Steal 500M Yahoo Accounts And Use Nsa Tools On Cisco Customers" Nextgov 7:32 AM
  • "Cisco: 29 percent of Australian businesses have no cloud strategy" ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "Cisco Covered Calls? Here Are 4 Better Options For Income Investors" Seeking Alpha 7:31 AM
General Interest
  • "Customers 'bewildered and fearful' about use of their data" BBC 6:18 PM
  • "Google planning Pixel laptop with Chrome/Android hybrid OS for Q3 2017: Report" ZDNet 12:15 PM
  • "Andromeda inbound? Google's long-rumored Android/Chrome OS merger may debut Oct 4" PCWorld 12:04 PM
  • "Google reportedly working on a laptop and tablet running an Android-Chrome OS hybrid" The Verge 11:54 AM
  • "Google said to debut Android/Chrome OS hybrid on tablet, convertible notebook" TechCrunch 11:35 AM
  • "Google adds Spanish-language voting guides to Search" TechCrunch 11:36 AM
  • "This is the 4K Google Chromecast Ultra" VentureBeat 12:09 PM
  • "PlayStation 4 Slim review: Wait for the PS4 Pro if you can" Engadget 12:22 PM
  • "Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 has battery problems too" BetaNews 12:18 PM
  • "Uber launches gift cards in 35K retail locations across the U.S." TechCrunch 11:36 AM
  • "Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV appears in the wild with a $69 price tag" PCWorld 12:03 PM
  • "Roku unveils its new line of streaming players" TechCrunch 11:37 AM
  • "Pandora hires former Apple and LinkedIn marketer Nick Bartle as its new CMO" VentureBeat 12:12 PM
Press Releases
  • "HP Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary of HP Labs" Marketwired 4:51 PM
  • "IDT to Highlight Collaboration with IBM and 5G Lab Germany on 5G Mobile Edge Computing at IEEE" PRNewswire 8:05 AM
  • "Adobe and Microsoft partner in the Azure cloud to help businesses transform customer engagement English" PRNewswire 9:00 AM
  • "Renault-Nissan and Microsoft Partner to Deliver the Future of Connected Driving" PRNewswire 8:58 AM
  • "Oracle Marketing Cloud Extends Leadership with Next Generation of Cross-Channel Orchestration Canvas" PRNewswire 7:36 AM
  • "Review: Microsoft Windows Server 2016 steps up security, cloud support" Computerworld 12:19 PM
  • "Microsoft takes security to the Edge with Windows Defender Application Guard" BetaNews 12:17 PM
  • "Microsoft brings new AI-powered features to Office 365 and Dynamics 365" TechCrunch 11:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Phone Concept: A Peek Into What We Can Expect?" Tech Times 9:01 AM
  • "Report: Beta version of Microsoft's Skype messaging service coming in November" CIO Dive 8:59 AM
  • "Microsoft pushes digital transformation with new Office 365 and cloud security promises" V3 8:58 AM
  • "Microsoft brings new AI-powered features to Office 365 and Dynamics 365" TechCrunch 8:56 AM
  • "Here's how Microsoft is using containerization to protect Edge users" PCWorld 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft announces new security features for Windows 10 and Office 365" Neowin 8:54 AM
  • "Microsoft debuts new security protection technology for Edge browser and Office 365" GeekWire 8:52 AM
  • "GeekWire Live Blog: Microsoft Azure chief Scott Guthrie at Ignite 2016" GeekWire 8:51 AM
  • "Microsoft's FREE Xbox Games with Gold update revealed for October with some epic new games" Daily Star 8:43 AM
  • "Xbox One Games: Nintendo 64 emulator brings Mario to Microsoft console" Express UK 8:41 AM
  • "Microsoft 'surprised' at PS4 Pro's lack of 4K Blu-ray drive" TechRadar UK 8:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Removes Windows Journal Due to Security Flaws" SecurityWeek 8:30 AM
  • "Telstra partners with Microsoft to deliver enterprise voice services for Office 365" Geekzone 8:30 AM
  • "Surface Pro 5 release date, news & update: Microsoft may be delaying release to be comfortable with Kaby Lake architecture" International Business Times 8:28 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Phone Concept Looks Good and Bad at the Same Time" Softpedia 8:28 AM
  • "Neowin: Microsoft cuts $150 off entry-level Surface Pro 4 in the US - but not for long" Neowin 8:22 AM
  • "Ready for FIFA 17? Companion App Now Available on Windows Phones" Softpedia 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft Starts Sales of the Windows 10 Mobile Superphone" Softpedia 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft Launches Subscription-Based LinkedIn Learning Skills Training Service" Seeking Alpha 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft Finally Releases Office Delve for Windows Phones" Softpedia 8:20 AM
  • "Windows 10 Feature to Send SMS from PC Moves a Step Closer to Public Launch" Softpedia 8:20 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces New Windows 10 Edge Browser Extensions" Softpedia 8:19 AM
  • "Windows 10 Version of F.lux App Confirmed" Softpedia 8:19 AM
  • "Unreleased Lumia McLaren Windows Phone Available Online for $7,500" Softpedia 8:15 AM
  • "US government sues Palantir over recruitment practices" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:41 PM
  • "Palantir Discriminated Against Asians, Labor Department Alleges" BuzzFeed 6:41 PM
  • "Palantir Sued Over Alleged Hiring Discrimination: Labor Department says data-mining firm has shown bias against Asian job applicants since at least 2010" [Paid Membership Required] 6:13 PM
  • "Facebook Apologizes for Blocking Palestinian Journalists" PC Magazine 4:42 PM
  • "Senator to SEC: You Need to Investigate Yahoo Breach" PC Magazine 4:42 PM
  • "U.S. regulators accuse Palantir of bias against Asians" Reuters 4:42 PM
  • "The US' TV energy ratings don't reflect the real world" Engadget 12:24 PM
  • "Tanzania charges man with 'insulting' its leader on WhatsApp" Engadget 12:23 PM
  • "Swiss public back law expanding surveillance powers" TechCrunch 11:35 AM
  • "How Fox Sports is bringing augmented reality to NFL games" Engadget 12:23 PM
  • "Russian hacker collective targets over 85 leading US companies" BetaNews 12:18 PM
  • "Here's how connected cars will create and share real-time driving data" ZDNet 12:15 PM
  • "Why mobile game maker Roadhouse Interactive ran out of cash" VentureBeat 12:10 PM
  • "Acer Liquid Jade Primo review: Acer bets big on a Windows phone as your next PC" PCWorld Australia 8:15 AM
  • "Why Disney won't buy Twitter" Recode 3:02 PM
  • "Disney working with adviser on possible Twitter bid: Bloomberg" Reuters 3:02 PM
  • "Canvas Ventures launches $300 million fund for early-stage software and services startups" VentureBeat 12:13 PM
  • "FreshDirect raises $189 million to push its online grocery delivery service into new markets" VentureBeat 12:13 PM
  • "FTV Capital raises $850 million fund for investments in fintech and enterprise" VentureBeat 12:13 PM
  • "Giving auto shops a new tool to estimate repair costs reaps $6.3M for Estify" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Science, tech and geek culture site Inverse raises $6M" TechCrunch 11:35 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "U.S. stocks retreat on Deutsche Bank worries, Clinton-Trump debate: Deutsche Bank losses weigh on financials" MarketWatch 4:44 PM
  • "Wall Street Sells Off on Worries Over Clinton-Trump Showdown: Stocks end Monday's session sharply lower as Wall Street grows restless ahead of the first presidential debate." TheStreet 4:44 PM
  • "Stocks drop as focus shifts to first debate" USA Today 4:43 PM
  • "Wall St Drops as Investors Brace for Presidential Debate" Reuters 4:43 PM
  • "Stocks Down as Bank Shares Fall: Shares of banks slid Monday, dragging down major indexes world-wide." [Paid Membership Required] 4:43 PM
  • "Asian stocks fall, with Japanese shares hurt by Kuroda policy remarks: Asian shares were broadly lower Monday, as traders largely gave up hope for an oil breakthrough this week and as the Bank of Japan flagged that it remained committed to negative rates." MarketWatch 9:05 AM
  • "Europe stocks slide most since July as Deutsche Bank tumbles: European stocks slid Monday, with sharp losses for oil and gas shares and German lender Deutsche Bank AG pushing the market's benchmark to its biggest daily loss in 2½ months." MarketWatch 12:25 PM

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InformationWeek (Checked 4:40 PM; no changes since 9:30 AM CDT)
  • "Beachbody Is Shaping Up For Public Cloud"
  • "14 Traits Of The Best Data Scientists"
New York Times (Updated 4:40 PM CDT)
  • "A Choice Beyond Cable Box Rentals? It May Hinge on a Swing Voter"
  • "Snapchat, Known for Ephemera, Proves Its Staying Power With Videos"
  • "Making Video Ads That Work on Facebook's Silent Screen"
  • "Twitter's Steep Premium: The Cost of Employee Stock Grants"
  • "So Now You Want Windows 10 ..."
  • "Daily Report: Mobile Video Gets Another Look"
  • "What if 'One Click' Buying Were Internetwide?"
  • "China Hunts for Scientific Glory, and Aliens, With New Telescope"
  • "Phone Makers Could Cut Off Drivers. So Why Don't They?"
  • "Farhad's and Pui-Wing's Week in Tech: Yahoo's Hacking, Self-Driving Cars and the Future of Twitter" ...
PC Magazine (Updated 4:40 PM CDT)
  • "How to Register to Vote Online"
  • "Smart USA Will Soon Offer Electric Versions of All Its Vehicles"
  • "The 10 Most Pirated Movies"
  • "Plex Adds Cloud Storage As Alternative to Dedicated Server"
  • "SpaceX Test-Fires Engine That Could Take Humans to Mars"
  • "Facebook Apologizes for Blocking Palestinian Journalists"
  • "Pro Tip: You Cannot Drill a Headphone Jack Into the iPhone 7"
  • "California Law Lets Actors Remove Their Age From IMDb"
  • "Senator to SEC: You Need to Investigate Yahoo Breach"
  • "Uber Eyes Aircraft That Can Take Off Vertically" ...
Reuters (Updated 4:40 PM CDT)
  • "Network security company ForeScout interviews banks for IPO: sources"
  • "Tesla and supplier Hoerbiger settle in court over Falcon Wing doors"
  • "U.S. regulators accuse Palantir of bias against Asians"
  • "Canada's Rogers shuts Shomi streaming service, expects losses"
  • "Disney, Microsoft among possible Twitter suitors: reports"
  • "Germany seeking comprehensive 5G mobile network: report"
  • "OECD official says EU Apple ruling not precedent for future tax cases"
  • "Exclusive: Viacom readies U.S. dollar bond - sources"
  • "R3, eight banks successfully test Intel blockchain platform for bond trading"
  • "Senator seeks SEC probe of Yahoo disclosure on hacking"
ZDNet (Updated 4:40 PM CDT)
  • "Where to watch tonight's presidential debate online, no cable required"
  • "AppleCare+ screen replacement fee dropped to $29, water damage covered"
  • "Disney working with adviser on potential Twitter bid: Report"
  • "Google's 4k Chromecast Ultra breaks cover ahead of October 4 event, ditches Chrome logo"
  • "Square cuts transaction times on its chip card readers"
  • "Google planning Pixel laptop with Chrome/Android hybrid OS for Q3 2017: Report"
  • "Sloppy programming leads to OpenSSL woes"
  • "Delight Customers, Streamline Sales with Cognitive Commerce"

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