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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft admits Windows 10 didn't overtake Windows 7 when it originally claimed" BetaNews 12:44 PM
  • "Microsoft Announces New Products, Capabilities With Update" FOXBusiness 8:48 AM
  • "Tech Giant Microsoft Signs Largest Corporate Solar Agreement In The Us" The Climate Group 8:46 AM
  • "Windows 10 Is Twice as Safe as Windows 7 for Home Users" Softpedia 8:45 AM
  • "Report Alleges IBM Age Discrimination With Layoffs" Silicon UK 8:30 AM
  • "IBM Hit With Massive Age Discrimination Charges, Undermining CEO Rometty" 24/7 Wall St. 8:30 AM
  • "IBM breaks law by allegedly firing older workers for young ones, report says" Digital Trends 8:30 AM
  • "IBM just unveiled the world's smallest computer and it's smaller than a grain of salt" Naija Tech Guy 8:31 AM
  • "IBM Could Be a Dark Horse in the Virtual Assistant Market" The Motley Fool 8:31 AM
  • "IBM joins Imarticus to launch AI-oriented courses to train the workforce of tomorrow" Financial Express 8:31 AM
  • "IBM Think 2018 Postmortem: Making incumbent enterprises great again" ZDNet 8:02 AM
  • "Our Dell XPS 13 9370 (2018) video review explains exactly why we love this laptop" Windows Central 8:24 AM
  • "Dell EMC launches 'open' virtual networking platform" ITP Technology 8:24 AM
  • "Dell EMC unveils new certifications to validate IT skills" ITP Technology 8:23 AM
  • "Intel University names the top college game projects at GDC 2018" VentureBeat 12:42 PM
  • "How A Boise Company Thrives In The Global Chip Business" Wired 8:22 AM
  • "New Final Fantasy XV Update Adds Support For AMD Phenom II Processors, Kind Of Fixes Performance Degradation" SegmentNext 8:20 AM
  • "42 AMD and Intel CPUs review: Which processor is best?" Hardware.Info 8:20 AM
  • "AMD Makes Available the 18.Q1.1 FirePro and Radeon Pro Enterprise Driver" Softpedia 8:19 AM
  • "Java 11 roadmap: The new features you can expect" InfoWorld 8:07 AM
  • "Goldman predicts 'significant' returns at Cisco, adds to top stock list" CNBC 8:14 AM
  • "The best way to adopt the cloud: Short sprints vs. big bang" InfoWorld 8:06 AM
General Interest
  • "Could Google's 'Smart Sound' be more than just a gimmick?" Engadget 12:50 PM
  • "Google makes it easier to run high-performance workloads on its cloud platform" TechCrunch 11:53 AM
  • "Google launches 'Change the Game' design challenge to encourage female coders and gamers" BetaNews 8:04 AM
  • "YouTube steps further into the political arena by introducing further restrictions on firearms videos" BetaNews 8:05 AM
  • "Walmart's future could include drone assistants and smart carts" Engadget 12:52 PM
  • "Nissan targets sales of 1 million EVs annually by 2022" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "Elon Musk deletes SpaceX and Tesla Facebook Pages, axing more than 5 million followers" VentureBeat 12:40 PM
  • "Elon Musk deletes own, SpaceX and Tesla Facebook pages after #deletefacebook" TechCrunch 11:52 AM
  • "ProBeat: Deleting Facebook, step by step" VentureBeat 12:40 PM
  • "Facebook hit with four lawsuits in one week over Cambridge Analytica scandal" The Verge 12:35 PM
  • "Facebook hit with shareholder lawsuits over data misuse crisis" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "Samsung is 'looking into' reports of unresponsive S9 touchscreens" The Verge 12:37 PM
  • "Samsung is 'looking into' Galaxy S9 touchscreen issues" Engadget 8:12 AM
  • "HBO's Silicon Valley gets the VR treatment for Season 5" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "Sonos to temporarily pull ads from Facebook, Google and Twitter" Engadget 12:48 PM
  • "Sonos is pulling its ads off Facebook and Instagram, but only for a week" The Verge 12:36 PM
  • "Instagram is tweaking its feed to make it a little more chronological" BetaNews 8:04 AM
  • "Dropbox opens trading at $29, up 38% on IPO price" VentureBeat 12:42 PM
  • "Dropbox soars more than 40% in its debut as a publicly-traded company" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "Dropbox IPO priced at $21 per share with a market cap of $9.18 billion" VentureBeat 8:01 AM
  • "The best blood pressure monitor for home use" Engadget 12:49 PM
  • "Musicians, actors and influencers plan social media takeover to support #MarchForOurLives" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "Craiglist blocks personal ads to protest anti sex-trafficking law" Engadget 12:52 PM
  • "Craigslist kills personal ads after Senate sex trafficking vote" TechCrunch 11:52 AM
  • "Craigslist will no longer display personal ads after passage of sex trafficking bill" The Verge 7:57 AM
  • "Hands-on: The Atari VCS is a nostalgic mini-PC shrouded in faux wood and mystery" PCWorld 7:59 AM
  • "Nintendo's WiiWare dies this weekend, so download these games while you can" The Verge 7:54 AM
  • "The NEEO universal remote is a modern Logitech Harmony alternative" TechCrunch 12:02 PM
  • "After app tracking scandal, MoviePass drops its annual pricing again" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "Spotify says 2 million users suppressed ads on its free service" Engadget 12:49 PM
  • "Red Bull built an underground eSports bar in London" Engadget 8:10 AM
  • "Telegram chalks up 200M MAUs for its messaging app" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "Corsair Void Pro review: The best $100 wireless gaming headset" PCWorld 7:58 AM
  • "Airviz Speck indoor air-quality monitor review: It's great, as far as it goes" TechHive 7:59 AM
  • "Now The Church of England takes Apple Pay and Google Pay" Engadget 8:11 AM
  • "Baidu will start autonomous driving tests in Beijing" Engadget 12:50 PM
  • "Blade is building the infrastructure for an urban air transport future" VentureBeat 12:41 PM
Press Releases
  • "Evosys to Acquire North America-based Oracle Cloud Partner, Newbury" PRNewswire 8:14 AM
  • "Don't like Windows 10? Here's how to uninstall it" IT PRO 8:47 AM
  • "Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4089848 Fails to Install, Hits Other Issues" Softpedia 8:45 AM
  • "Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4088891 Released for Creators Update" Softpedia 8:45 AM
  • "Display the Windows upgrade history using PowerShell" gHacks 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Launches New More Affordable Surface Book 2" Softpedia 8:44 AM
  • "Why Windows 10 needs a specialized gaming edition" PCWorld 7:59 AM
  • "DOJ indicts nine Iranians for state-sponsored hacking effort" Engadget 12:51 PM
  • "Atlanta government computers hit by ransomware" Engadget 8:11 AM
  • "The Australian government and the loose definition of IT projects 'working well'" ZDNet 8:03 AM
  • "Bulgaria rising: Can a growing startup movement reinvent the country's economy?" VentureBeat 8:01 AM
  • "The South Korean government will shut down employee computers so they leave on time" The Verge 7:54 AM
  • "Airlines asked the Trump administration to hide fees from travelers" The Verge 12:35 PM
  • "Researchers find a new material for quantum computing" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "Cryptocurrency industry hit hard by DDoS attacks" BetaNews 8:05 AM
  • "Jeff Vinik invests $12 million into Dreamit Ventures, joins board" TechCrunch 11:59 AM
  • "Qualcomm extends offer for NXP even as deal continues to lose shareholder support" VentureBeat 8:01 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market turns lower as investors wrestle with China-U.S. trade tensions: U.S. stock indexes traded lower on Friday, a day after equities plunged on the prospect of a global trade war as China fired its first retaliatory salvo against tariffs on at least $50 billion of Chinese goods announced by the Trump administration." MarketWatch 12:14 PM
  • "Dow Falls, Stocks Lower as Wall Street Assesses Potential Trade War: Stocks are lower on Friday as Wall Street attempts to shake off Donald Trump's move to slap tariffs on up to $60 billion worth of China-made goods." TheStreet 12:13 PM
  • "Stock Market Falls, But Dow Jones Stock Cisco Keeps Outperforming Apple: U.S. stock indexes lost ground midday Friday, as tariff-related fears lingered and President Trump threatened to veto a spending bill. Meanwhile, Cisco Systems (CSCO) found support at its 50-day line while Apple (AAPL) headed toward its eighth loss in nine sessions." Investor's Business Daily 12:12 PM
  • "Stocks turn down as rattled investors eye possible trade war after Trump move to impose tariffs on China: A day after the Dow plunged more than 700 points, an escalating trade fight between the U.S. and China is Wall Street's focus on Friday and continues to weigh on stocks." USA Today 12:11 PM
  • "The 10 biggest Dow Industrial point drops: In 2018, you can't mention stocks without thinking volatility. So far this year has seen some of the biggest Dow Industrial point declines since the financial crisis. Here's the Top 10 and the triggers behind the drops." FOXBusiness 7:36 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall, on Track for Steep Weekly Losses: The" [Paid Membership Required] 12:09 PM
  • "Asian stocks plunge as Trump's trade war heats up: The global equities swoon rolled over to Asia on Friday, where markets reacted negatively to the Trump administration's trade broadside against China." MarketWatch 7:35 AM
  • "European stocks slide to 1-year low as U.S.-China trade tensions spook traders: European stocks dropped for a third straight day on Friday, heading for their lowest level in more than a year as trade war fears returned to the fore after tensions between the U.S. and China escalated." MarketWatch 7:34 AM

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InformationWeek (Updated 12:57 PM CDT)
  • "A Different Take on Voice Interfaces, IBM Launches Watson Assistant"
  • "DoJ Indicts 9 Iranians for Hacking into Hundreds of Universities, FERC, Dept. of Labor, Others"
  • "Accenture CIO: Journey to Cloud Accelerates Tech Upgrades"
  • "Don't Neglect Your Data in a Rush to the Cloud"
  • "Why the CIO Needs to Be a Salesperson"
New York Times (Updated 12:57 PM CDT)
  • "Dropbox Shares Leap in I.P.O., and Silicon Valley Smiles"
  • "Dropbox Priced at $21 a Share in I.P.O., Valuing Company at $9.2 Billion"
  • "Beg, Borrow or Steal: How Trump Says China Takes Technology"
  • "AT&T Would Use Time Warner as a 'Weapon,' Justice Dept. Says"
  • "Instagram Is Changing Its Algorithm. Here's How."
  • "How Democracy Can Survive Big Data"
  • "Wreck of the Juneau Is Found, 76 Years After 5 Brothers Perished"
  • "Why Leaving Facebook Doesn't Always Mean Quitting"
  • "Mark Zuckerberg's Reckoning: 'This Is a Major Trust Issue'"
PC Magazine (Updated 12:57 PM CDT)
  • "Craigslist Pulls Personal Ads Over Controversial Anti-Trafficking Bill"
  • "Samsung Investigating Galaxy S9 Touchscreen 'Dead Spots'"
  • "Buyer Beware! Not All GeForce MX150 GPUs Are Created Equal"
  • "Out of Control Space Station Could Crash Into Earth Next Week"
  • "South Korea Is Turning Off PCs to Stop People Working Late"
Reuters (Updated 12:57 PM CDT)
  • "Spotify says about two million users suppressing ads without paying"
  • "Dropbox shares surge in biggest tech debut since Snap"
  • "Qualcomm re-elects 10 existing directors to board at annual meeting"
  • "China's Huawei Technologies reshuffles board for first time since 2012"
  • "Spotify to list shares in direct offering"
  • "Carrefour calls on Google for voice boost in battle with Amazon"
  • "U.S. House panel formally asks Facebook CEO to testify on user data"
  • "China's Tencent loses $51 billion in market value in two days"
  • "Ireland chooses investment firms to manage Apple cash"
  • "EU plans tougher consumer laws for Facebook, Gmail"
ZDNet (Updated 12:57 PM CDT)
  • "Firefox's 2018 roadmap: What Mozilla has in store for this year"
  • "Camera, screen, flash memory: Why Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus' parts bill just jumped"
  • "The best mobile gadgets, tech accessories for frequent fliers"
  • "Singapore questions social media giants over 'online falsehoods'"
  • "Apple iPhone 11: Specs, pricing, rumors, release date, and news"
  • "Get a lifetime RemotePC team subscription for $69.50"
  • "Making sense of Microsoft's Common Data Service makeover"
  • "Brazil improves environment for cloud adoption"

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