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  • "Despite Microsoft's objections, Google release a jailbreak for Windows 10 S" MSPoweruser 9:07 AM
  • "Windows 10 jailbreak: Google's Project Zero reveals unpatched bug that bypasses app lockdown" TechRepublic 9:10 AM
  • "Google's Project Zero reveals security flaw in Windows 10 S after Microsoft fails to fix it" BetaNews 1:15 PM
  • "Google Finds Security Flaw in the Most Secure Windows 10 Version" Softpedia 9:08 AM
  • "Google reveals a 'medium' severity flaw in Windows 10 S" Neowin 9:05 AM
  • "IBM: Fewer records are being breached, but cyber attacks are getting more costly" [Video Report] ZDNet 3:49 PM
  • "IBM Could Go From Good To Great With This One Increasingly-Likely Change" Seeking Alpha 8:57 AM
  • "Dell unveils AMD Ryzen-powered Inspiron 15" ANI News 8:45 AM
  • "Alienware Builds The Ultimate Hilton Hotel Suite For Obsessive Hardcore Gamers" HotHardware 6:00 PM
  • "AMD's Scott Herkelman Claims NVIDIA GPP Unfairly Punishes OEMs By Withholding GPU Allocations" HotHardware 6:00 PM
  • "It looks like Intel has a real Ryzen to worry" BGR 8:51 AM
  • "Intel shuts down wearable tech group" ITProPortal 8:51 AM
  • "Intel: Why you need to get modern, and get secure, to ensure business success" ITProPortal 8:50 AM
  • "Honor MagicBook arrives with Intel's latest 8th-gen processors" Neowin 6:13 PM
  • "Aorus (Gigabyte) Unveils Z370 Motherboards With Exclusive Built-In 32GB Intel Optane Memory" Guru3D 8:50 AM
  • "Intel Crimson Canyon NUC coming soon, with Cannon Lake-U CPU, AMD Radeon 500 graphics?" Liliputing 8:47 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2400GE and Ryzen 3 2200GE Available Now, Slower But Feature Lower TDP" SegmentNext 8:47 AM
  • "AMD Fires Back: NVIDIA's GeForce Partner Program Is Using Funding And Allocation To Restrict Or Block Radeon Products" WCCFTech 8:47 AM
  • "More gamers play on AMD hardware than anything else... but Nvidia are catching up" PCGamesN 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2000 Series CPUs Get New G.SKill Memory And Specifications" SegmentNext 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X gets overclocked to break the 6GHz barrier" TechRadar UK 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Overclocked To 6 GHz Across All Cores" SegmentNext 8:45 AM
  • "AMD Officially Announces Availability of 2nd Generation Ryzen 'Pinnacle Ridge' CPUs" Guru3D 8:44 AM
  • "Far Cry 5 benchmarks with AMD and Nvidia: 30 GPUs in Ubisoft's newest shooter" Hardware.Info 8:44 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen motherboards explained: The crucial differences in every AM4 chipset" PCWorld 8:05 AM
  • "Oracle critical update fixes 254 flaws - so get patching now" ZDNet 8:42 AM
  • "'Fix the roof while the sun is shining' - Cisco channel boss warns traditional partners not to rest on their laurels" CRN UK 8:41 AM
  • "Cisco's data center solution now worldwide choice" Bernama 8:40 AM
  • "That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report" Forbes 8:40 AM
  • "The right way to pick a cloud database" InfoWorld 8:25 AM
  • "What is the cloud-native approach?" InfoWorld 8:25 AM
General Interest
  • "HQ Trivia: The free app giving away thousands of pounds" BBC 9:43 PM
  • "Twitter Bans Ads From Russia's Kaspersky Lab" PC Magazine 3:49 PM
  • "Twitter bans ads from Russia's Kaspersky Lab" Reuters 3:49 PM
  • "Twitter banned Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads" TechCrunch 3:28 PM
  • "LG's G7 packs a dedicated Google Assistant button" Engadget 1:26 PM
  • "ProBeat: Google's Chat is close, and yet so far" VentureBeat 1:06 PM
  • "Google will plug 'Chat' into Android to compete with iMessage" Engadget 8:38 AM
  • "Google pauses development of Allo in favor of RCS Chat" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Google's Project Zero exposes unpatched Windows 10 lockdown bypass" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Google changes its messaging strategy again: Goodbye to Allo, double down on RCS" TechCrunch 7:49 AM
  • "YouTubers get a new suite of live-video tools from StreamElements" VentureBeat 1:08 PM
  • "Vergecast: Android Chat, Nintendo Labo, and Motorola (like a) G6" The Verge 12:53 PM
  • "Facebook's ad business is doing fine, Baird's Colin Sebastian says" Business Insider 3:52 PM
  • "Facebook starts its facial recognition push to Europeans" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "Facebook Building Team To Design Own Chips – Report" Silicon UK 8:51 AM
  • "FTC-mandated audit cleared Facebook's privacy policies in 2017" Engadget 8:38 AM
  • "Facebook sneakily shifts data of 1.5 billion users away from Europe and GDPR" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Want to scale big with esports? You better look east (VB Live)" VentureBeat 1:06 PM
  • "Twitter doesn't care that someone is building a bot army in Southeast Asia" TechCrunch 7:48 AM
  • "Inside Samsung d'light, a three-storied futuristic exhibition space in Seoul" BetaNews 8:21 AM
  • "Advanced microscope shows cells at work in incredible 3D detail" Engadget 1:27 PM
  • "AT&T lays 5G groundwork in 117 additional U.S. markets" VentureBeat 1:10 PM
  • "AT&T CEO says a new $15-per-month, sports-free streaming service is launching in a few weeks" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "AT&T CEO reveals a $15 streaming TV package is coming soon" Engadget 8:35 AM
  • "AT&T's prepaid plans are getting better, as long as you auto pay" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "Spotify voice control is coming to UE's Alexa-powered speakers" Engadget 8:35 AM
  • "This robot can build your IKEA furniture" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "Can these minimalist phones save us from our smartphone obsession?" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Astell&Kern Kann review: This high-resolution digital audio player delivers sweet sound, but with a steep price tag" TechHive 8:07 AM
  • "SkylinkNet Alarm System Starter Kit Plus review: Built by techies, for techies" TechHive 8:07 AM
  • "Sharp's 70-inch 8K TV is shipping this month for €11,199" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "Alienware built a decadent gaming hotel room at the Hilton Panama" The Verge 8:04 AM
  • "Full Sail taps VR to help online students feel less isolated" Engadget 1:26 PM
  • "Ohio university offers the first 'Fortnite' eSports scholarship" Engadget 1:25 PM
  • "Nintendo knows you will destroy Labo's cardboard" Engadget 1:26 PM
  • "Thankfully, Nintendo is already selling Toy-Con cardboard replacement parts for Labo" The Verge 12:53 PM
  • "National Geographic has ordered a series about the Ebola virus" The Verge 12:54 PM
  • "Westworld season 2: our spoiler-free review" The Verge 12:53 PM
  • "Watch how Steven Spielberg framed 'Ready Player One' shots in VR" TechCrunch 12:45 PM
  • "PlayStation Now for PC is the surprise OnLive replacement I didn't know I wanted" PCWorld 8:06 AM
  • "God of War — 5 tips to help you on your epic journey" VentureBeat 1:09 PM
  • "God Of War Review: An Incredible Reimagining Of A Playstation Icon" The Verge 7:59 AM
  • "The best portable vaporizer" Engadget 8:37 AM
  • "Musiio uses AI to help the music industry curate tracks more efficiently" TechCrunch 7:49 AM
Press Releases
  • "New IBM Research App Shines a Light on Solar Energy for Africa" IBM 8:57 AM
  • "LeaseAccelerator and Genpact to present Oracle Lease Accounting Strategies at COLLABORATE 2018" PRWeb 8:42 AM
  • "Kony Named a Leader in Mobile Application Development Platforms by Ovum" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17650 for Skip Ahead" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Windows 10 Redstone 5 (Fall 2018) Build 17650 Launched with Antivirus Updates" Softpedia 9:06 AM
  • "Now Windows Update KB4093118 Fails to Install as Well" Softpedia 9:07 AM
  • "Getting Your Desktop Windows in Order" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:11 AM
  • "Chrome anti-phishing protection... from Microsoft!" Sophos 9:10 AM
  • "New firmware updates are rolling out for Windows Insiders with Surface Pro, Laptop, and Book 2 devices" OnMSFT 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft starts gathering pace in the telco AI world" Telecoms 9:10 AM
  • "How to check if someone's logged into your PC on Windows 10" MSPoweruser 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft pushing out new Surface Firmware to Insiders" MSPoweruser 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft Is Replacing The OneNote Desktop App With The Windows 10 Version" Tech Times 9:12 AM
  • "Microsoft is killing off the OneNote desktop software" TechRadar UK 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft adds Windows Defender anti-phishing tool to Chrome" ITProPortal 9:08 AM
  • "Phantom Trigger launches on Xbox One & Windows 10 with Xbox Play Anywhere" OnMSFT 9:08 AM
  • "How to Create Shortcuts to Registry Keys in Windows" MakeUseOf 9:07 AM
  • "The only phones left on the Microsoft Store website run Android" Android Authority 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Just Sold the Last Windows Phones and This Is Pretty Much the End" Softpedia 9:06 AM
  • "HoloLens Insiders start getting Windows 10 build 17134 as RS4 release candidate" Neowin 9:05 AM
  • "Google Seeks to Mitigate India's Antitrust Fine" Market Realist 3:52 PM
  • "Why the US federal government has been leaning into the cloud since 2011" ZDNet 3:49 PM
  • "DOJ said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim: source" Reuters 3:49 PM
  • "U.S. Said to Investigate AT&T and Verizon Over Wireless Collusion Claim" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:47 PM
  • "DNC sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks over 2016 hack" Engadget 1:24 PM
  • "China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk" Reuters 3:50 PM
  • "ZTE Responds to US Government Ban: The now-possibly-banned Chinese phone maker bit back at the Commerce Department, saying the ban will also damage U.S. companies." PC Magazine 3:49 PM
  • "ZTE says Denial Order put in place by the US Department of Commerce is 'unfair' and 'unacceptable'" BetaNews 1:15 PM
  • "Government requests for Microsoft data reach all-time low" The Register 9:09 AM
  • "German Supreme Court rules ad blockers are legal" VentureBeat 1:09 PM
  • "German court says ad-blocking is legal" Engadget 8:34 AM
  • "GDPR Kills the American Internet: Long Live the Internet!" I, Cringely 3:51 PM
  • "I believe in free speech, but Minds makes me queasy" Engadget 1:24 PM
  • "GoDaddy wants to help small businesses compete using AI" VentureBeat 1:09 PM
  • "No, staring at a screen won't damage your eyes" The Verge 1:03 PM
  • "Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Cybercrime revenues hit $1.5 trillion a year" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Ransomware, stolen data or malware: How do online crooks really make their money?" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Has the time finally come for PostgreSQL?" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Orchid Labs is in the process of raising $125 million for its surveillance-free layer atop the internet" TechCrunch 10:23 PM
  • "RealSelf, a community for cosmetic treatments, raises $40 million" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "Alibaba acquires Chinese microchip maker to boost its IoT business" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks end lower but eke out weekly gains: General Electric posts better-than-expected results" MarketWatch 3:58 PM
  • "Dow Falls Over 200 Points as Apple's Slump Offsets Gains in General Electric: Stocks fall on Friday as sharp gains in General Electric are offset by slumping Apple shares." TheStreet 3:58 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Retreat But Post Weekly Gains: Strong advance by GE is offset by selling in technology shares, notably Apple" [Paid Membership Required] 3:56 PM
  • "Asian markets sink, with chip makers leading declines: Asia-Pacific stock markets pulled back on Friday after two days of broad gains, with a downbeat outlook from Taiwan Semiconductor prompting declines in technology names." MarketWatch 7:13 AM
  • "European stocks slip slightly from 7-week high as consumer-goods shares struggle: European stocks ended a volatile session marginally lower on Friday, as losses in the consumer-goods sector contributed to pulling the regional market away from a seven-week high." MarketWatch 12:16 PM

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InformationWeek (Checked 10:25 PM; no changes since 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "AI: You Can't Test New Ideas with Old Data "
  • "Managing Online Extortion and Other Tricky Relationships"
New York Times (Updated 10:25 PM CDT)
  • "Electric Scooters Are Causing Havoc. This Man Is Shrugging It Off."
  • "Tesla Factory Safety Under Scrutiny After Worker Is Injured"
  • "India's ATMs Are Running Out of Cash. Again."
  • "Long Before Cambridge Analytica, a Belief in the 'Power of the Subliminal'"
  • "G.E. Earnings Show Some Signs of a Turnaround"
  • "Confronting a Crisis? Now, Kim Jong-un Can Just Pick Up the Phone"
PC Magazine (Updated 10:25 PM CDT)
  • "Google, Microsoft Push Websites To Go Password-Less"
  • "A Podcasting Pro Dishes On its Evolution"
  • "Watch This Robot Assemble an Ikea Chair"
  • "Where Are the Great Voice Phones?"
  • "Twitter Bans Ads From Russia's Kaspersky Lab"
  • "At the Tribeca Film Festival, Swap the Popcorn for VR Headsets"
  • "Tim Cook Shuts Down iOS, MacOS Merger Rumors"
  • "ZTE Responds to US Government Ban"
  • "5G Could Bring Back the Hotspot"
  • "Oath Makes it Easier to Find Bugs on AOL, Yahoo, Tumblr" ...
Reuters (Updated 10:25 PM CDT)
  • "Apple offers battery replacement for some MacBooks after flaws reported"
  • "U.S. said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim: source"
  • "Twitter bans ads from Russia's Kaspersky Lab"
  • "DOJ said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim: NYT"
  • "Tech tumbles ahead of crucial week for quarterly results"
  • "China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk"
  • "U.S. biotech companies Alnylam, Dicerna settle trade secrets case"
  • "Uber CEO and transport boss had second meeting over London license battle"
  • "Samsung Electronics to expand production in Vietnam"
  • "Chips down: China aims to boost semiconductors as trade war looms"
ZDNet (Updated 10:25 PM CDT)
  • "Atlassian Q3 results beat market expectations"
  • "Cyber attacks are getting more serious says IBM's Wendi Whitmore"
  • "How your company can measure its 'cyber resilience' and evaluate its posture"
  • "AT&T's 5G 'foundation' technology is now live in 141 markets"
  • "Infosys charts new course, but can it catch up with Accenture and Deloitte?"
  • "Why the US federal government has been leaning into the cloud since 2011"
  • "Amazon: The world's most innovative tech company"
  • "Why the cloud is tailor made for many US government IT projects"

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