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  • "Microsoft to cut 700 employees in next layoff round: Report" ZDNet 11:21 AM
  • "Let's Chat: Is Windows 7 Really Outdated? Microsoft itself claims Windows 7 security is 'outdated'" Softpedia 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft launches 'Azure Analysis Services': Microsoft on Friday announced the public preview of 'Azure Analysis Services', a latest addition to company's Cloud platform to simplify data analysis." The Economic Times 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft brings native ebook store into Windows 10 Creators Update" Windows Report 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Studio And Surface Pro 4 Get A New Firmware Update: Why Is It Important?" Auto World News 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Technical Preview of 1701 update for System Center Configuration Manager" Neowin 8:15 AM
  • "HP announces price hike across products by 3-5% in Indian market: The increased list prices will be applicable to the new arrivals once the existing stock is sold out." BGR India 6:25 PM
  • "The price increase of IBM-share cemented the credibility of Buffettology" The Technews 8:20 AM
  • "The Power Primer: Lessons From Andy Grove, Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates & Larry Ellison" Forbes 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft to cut about 700 jobs next week, following through on previously announced layoffs" GeekWire 1/20
  • "Microsoft Warns Businesses: Update to Windows 10 ASAP" CIO Today 1/20
  • "Microsoft Says Windows 7 Is Now Dangerously Insecure" CIO Today 1/20
  • "Windows Subscribers Given Second Chance For Free Windows 10 Upgrade" Silicon 1/20
  • "Microsoft Experimenting with New Windows 10 Update Options" Softpedia 1/20
  • "Microsoft means business with new free Windows 10 offer" TechRadar UK 1/20
  • "Microsoft's standing to sue over secret U.S. data requests in question: The company has objected in a lawsuit to unreasonable US government requests for customer data" IDG News Service 1/20
  • "Microsoft launches 'Azure Analysis Services'" IANS 1/20
  • "IBM Revenue Decline Continues Despite Cloud & Analytics Growth" Silicon 1/20
  • "GE and IBM earnings reports have something unusual in common" MarketWatch 1/20
  • "IBM Is Just One of the Stocks Jim Cramer Is Watching After Trump's Inauguration" TheStreet 1/20
  • "IBM results show shift to AI and cloud business focus" ComputerWeekly 1/20
  • "IBM Tops Q4 Earnings, Revenue Estimates" Investopedia 1/20
  • "Chart: IBM Under Heavy Pressure/ After an initial post-earnings bounce, IBM is headed for a gap-lower open." TheStreet 1/20
  • "HP is offering $200 off when you buy its Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship and Lap Dock" Neowin 1/20
  • "Best Intel processor: Core i3, i5 and i7 explained" TrustedReviews 1/20
  • "Get a Z270 motherboard, 7600K CPU, and an Intel SSD for £400" PC Gamer 1/20
  • "6 Predictions For The $203 Billion Big Data Analytics Market" Forbes 1/20
  • "Samsung Electronics Occupies 11.8% Share of Global Chip Market Last Year" ["Intel recorded a market share of 15.9% last year and took the top spot for the 25th consecutive year."] Business Korea 1/20
  • "Oracle Will Stop Trusting MD5-Signed JAR Files in April" SecurityWeek 1/20
  • "Is Oracle Federal Lawsuit Indicative of a Larger Problem in Tech?" NBC News 1/20
  • "Oracle dumps Solaris 12 for a cloudy future" Channel Eye 1/20
  • "Cisco Unified Communications Manager Input Validation Flaw in Login Request Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks" Security Tracker 1/20
  • "Cisco IOS/IOx Web Interface Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System" Security Tracker 1/20
General Interest
  • "Nintendo Switch Won't Run Zelda: Breath Of The Wild At 1080p For TV Mode" HotHardware 5:20 PM
  • "Android is Getting an Instant Tethering Feature" Thurrott 3:24 PM
  • "The alleged Huawei P10 leaks one month ahead of MWC 2017" Neowin 8:15 AM
  • "'Instant Tethering' is a new feature rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices" Neowin 8:15 AM
  • "Flipping bits with lasers makes for fastest ever magnetic storage: Tiny magnets in transparent garnet can be read and written with light." Ars Technica 8:12 AM
  • "Amazon is launching a training program to hire more veterans" Mashable 1/20
  • "Is Tidal being honest about its subscriber numbers? A report from Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv says it isn't." Engadget 1/20
  • "Satan ransomware-as-a-service starts trading in the Dark Web" ZDNet 1/20
  • "Minecraft link to net's biggest botnet" BBC 1/20
  • "Nintendo signals end for Wii U" BBC 1/20
  • "Twilight's Kristen Stewart co-authored a paper on artificial intelligence" Business Insider 1/20
  • "13 best new phones 2017 | New Android phones, new iPhones, new Windows phones" PC Advisor 1/20
  • "Galaxy Note 7: Samsung set to reveal what made the phones explode" CNNMoney 1/20
  • "Google's open-source Tilt Brush: Now you can create 3D movies in VR" ZDNet 1/20
  • "Google is putting legacy Drive apps out to pasture" Engadget 1/20
  • "Japan is testing USB phone charging stations in public transport buses" The Next Web 1/20
  • "Data breaches up by 40 percent in 2016" BetaNews 1/20
  • "Hacking group uses Google services to control malware" BetaNews 1/20
  • "Donald Trump had to trade-in his Android tweeting machine for a more secure device" BGR 1/20
Press Releases
  • "IBM Reports 2016 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results" Business Wire 1/20
Microsoft
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update Preview" Thurrott 1:16 PM
  • "How Microsoft Can Improve Surface Book for 2017" Thurrott 1/20
  • "Microsoft's upgraded Beam game-streaming service goes live, taking on Twitch and YouTube" PCWorld 1/20
  • "Windows 10 Changes Include Free Upgrade Option for Enterprises" CIO Today 1/20
  • "New Windows 10 Power Slider Lets You 'Eek Out Every Ounce of Performance' or Battery Life" WCCFTech 1/20
  • "Reminder: Microsoft to no longer update original Windows 10 release after March 26" ZDNet 1/20
  • "Hands-on: Windows 10 Creators Update build 15014 for PC (Video)" OnMSFT 1/20
  • "How to turn off pop-up 'ads' and Start menu app suggestions in Windows 10" OnMSFT 1/20
  • "Upcoming Windows 10 update reduces spying, but Microsoft is still mum on which data it specifically collects" ExtremeTech 1/20
  • "Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers" ZDNet 1/20
  • "Microsoft postpones launch of Windows 10 'My People' feature" Digital Journal 1/20
  • "The rise, fall, and rise (again) of Microsoft's killer People feature" The Register 1/20
  • "Even Microsoft 'has given up on Windows Phone'" Express UK 1/20
  • "Windows 10 gets an e-book store with nifty features to give it the edge" TechRadar UK 1/20
  • "Microsoft unveils Windows 10 fluid power saving plans" bit-tech 1/20
  • "Africa: Microsoft Recommits to Affordable Internet Access in Africa" AllAfrica 1/20
  • "Windows 10's new power slider lets you improve battery life or performance" The Verge 1/20
  • "WINDOWS: If Your Windows 10 Search Is Broken, Try This Fix" MakeUseOf 1/20
  • "Microsoft Targets Chrome Users With Windows 10 Pop-up Ad" PC Magazine 1/20
  • "Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers" ZDNet 1/20
  • "Windows 10 Power Slider To Optimize Speed, Battery" LAPTOP Magazine 1/20
  • "The Microsoft Surface Studio Review" AnandTech 1/20
  • "Microsoft Is Tossing Free Upgrades To Windows 10 Enterprise Subscribers" Digital Trends 1/20
  • "How to automatically free up disk space in Windows 10 Creators Update" BetaNews 1/20
  • "Windows 10's new power slider lets you improve battery life or performance" The Verge 1/20
Government/Law/Politics
  • "FTC Busts Two Major Robocall Organizations Guilty Of Spamming People On Do Not Call Registry" HotHardware 5:10 PM
  • "Trading house says Samsung seeks $429 million in LCD panel supply dispute" Reuters 1/20
  • "South Korea prosecutors summon another Samsung executive" Reuters 1/20
  • "Samsung Note 7 investigation will blame 'irregularly sized' batteries and manufacturing flaws, says WSJ" The Verge 1/20
  • "Silicon Valley's Immigrant Community Anxiously Anticipates President Trump" BuzzFeed 1/20
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Belkin Boost Up 15W Wireless Fast Charging Pad review" Neowin 8:15 AM
  • "2017"s best Linux laptop: The latest Dell XPS 13" ZDNet 1/20
  • "Wearables have got some work to do this year" TechCrunch 1/20
  • "Asus Maximus IX Hero Review" bit-tech 1/20
  • "An Asus Vivo PC for £130 is Your 'No Room for a Tower' Deal of the Day" Gizmodo 1/20
  • "Google Pixel not so great: There are plenty of better business phones" ZDNet 1/20
  • "How to find, view, and delete everything the Amazon Echo and Google Home know about you" TechHive 1/20
  • "Can smart cities protect their IoT Achilles heel from hackers?" ReadWrite 1/20
  • "Why we badly need standardization to advance IoT" ReadWrite 1/20
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Google acquires a unit from Twitter called Fabric" Social Barrel 3:24 PM
  • "FLYR raised $8 million to change the way we buy plane tickets" TechCrunch 1/20
  • "Toshiba making preparations for sale of stake in chip business: sources" Reuters 1/20
  • "Mail.ru Group acquires Warface publishing rights for North America and Europe" VentureBeat 1/20
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow ends 5-session skid to begin the Trump presidential era: Bristol-Myers tumbles, won't seek accelerated approval for a lung cancer treatment" MarketWatch 1/20
  • "Wall Street Ushers in the Trump Era With Gains: The beginning of a new presidency boosted U.S. markets on Friday but stocks moved off highs shortly after Donald Trump was sworn into office." TheStreet 1/20
  • "Stocks snap losing streak as Trump sworn in" USA Today 1/20
  • "Stocks Rise After President Trump Takes Oath of Office" FOXBusiness 1/20
  • "Dow Gets a Lift as Trump Takes Office: Swings sparked by the new president continue; blue chips fall 0.3% for the week" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/20
  • "China stocks gain on economic data; other Asian markets mostly lower: Investors largely waiting for signs after Trump sworn in" MarketWatch 1/20
  • "European stocks waver, but banks gain ahead of Trump ceremony: Stoxx 600 set for weekly decline" MarketWatch 1/20



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:20 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "5 Ways to Be Successful with Open Source Software in 2017"
New York Times (Checked 8:20 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Apple Adds to Qualcomm's Troubles, Filing Lawsuit Over Rebates"
  • "Uber Hires Google's Former Head of Search, Stoking a Rivalry"
  • "Daily Report: Tech Tips for Donald Trump's Inauguration Day"
  • "Start-Up New York Gets a New Name, and a Focus on Start-Ups"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:20 AM CST)
  • "Patent Hints at Amazon Self-Driving Delivery Truck Plans"
  • "19 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success"
Reuters (Checked 8:20 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
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ZDNet (Updated 8:20 AM CST)
  • "Huge spike in media traffic as first legal action filed against president Trump"
  • "Apple files $1B suit against Qualcomm"
  • "This pint-sized smart plug is Belkin's best yet"
  • "2017's best Linux laptop: The latest Dell XPS 13"
  • "Samsung to cite battery size, manufacturing problems for Note 7 issues: Report"
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  • "The headphone jack will vanish from most premium smartphones by the end of the year"





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