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  • "Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon" FOXBusiness 5:46 PM
  • "Microsoft beats Wall Street targets on cloud services revenue" Reuters 6:18 PM
  • "Microsoft Posts Monster Numbers for Quarter, Fiscal Year" Thurrott 6:12 PM
  • "Microsoft Q4 earnings: Big growth in gaming and cloud on $30.1B revenue" Neowin 7:17 PM
  • "Microsoft posts bumper Q4, with Windows, Surface, Azure all up: Cloud division up a whopping 23 percent year-on-year." Ars Technica 8:40 PM
  • "Microsoft reports Q4 beats with Azure +89%, Surface +35%" Seeking Alpha 5:30 PM
  • "Microsoft beats by $0.05, beats on revenue" Seeking Alpha 5:31 PM
  • "Microsoft earnings: Tech giant caps off a historic fiscal year filled with firsts" GeekWire 9:59 AM
  • "Microsoft Stymies Hacking Attempt on 2018 Election Candidates: The attack relied on a spoofed Microsoft domain to target the candidates, company vice president Tom Burt said. 'They were all people, because of their positions, might have been interesting targets from an espionage standpoint as well as an election disruption standpoint.'" PC Magazine 6:19 PM
  • "Microsoft Emerges as Clear No. 2 in Cloud Computing" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:36 PM
  • "Windows 10 is still not yet on 700 million 'active' devices" ZDNet 6:18 PM
  • "Microsoft's Major Nelson backtracks on promise of 'new Xbox hardware' at Gamescom: No Xbox Two but there will be 'bundle and accessory news'" The Inquirer 6:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Launcher Beta gets plenty of new improvements with latest update" Neowin 3:14 PM
  • "OneNote for Windows 10 Gets a Major Update" Thurrott 11:10 AM
  • "Windows 10 Insiders update brings sharper screenshots with a new Screen Sketch update" Neowin 8:59 AM
  • "Intel's 9th-gen 'Coffee Lake S' processors could debut in August: Top-end Core i9-9900K will allegedly be firm's first mainstream octa-core CPU" The Inquirer 7:06 AM
  • "Intel sets world record for drone flying: Intel flies 2,018 drones in formation to mark its 50th anniversary" ITP Technology 7:33 AM
  • "Intel Drones Light Up Sky Over Santa Clara" CBS 5 KPIX 7:33 AM
  • "Intel's 3D XPoint Plans Clearer Than Micron's" EE Times 7:49 AM
  • "Company Asrock And Gigabyte Are Preparing To Release A 32-Core Processor From Amd — 24 Channel" The Koz Telegram 7:33 AM
  • "AMD Next-Gen 7nm Zen 2 CPUs Rumored To Feature 10-15% IPC Increase, Up To 16 Cores on AM4, 32 Cores on TR4 and 64 Cores on SP3" WCCFTech 7:34 AM
  • "AMD 7nm Zen 2 Speculation Hints At 16-Core AM4 CPUs And 15 Percent IPC Uplift" HotHardware 5:30 PM
  • "Key AMD promotions to 'accelerate company growth': Mike Clark, Darren Grasby and Robert Gama have all received promotions." PC Retail 7:34 AM
  • "HP Inc. Is A Stable, Low Risk And Undervalued Play" Seeking Alpha 6:16 AM
  • "IBM Watson Health extends partnership with US to help vets with cancer" ZDNet 7:43 AM
  • "IBM Watson Health and the VA extends partnership in cancer research" TechCrunch 2:10 PM
  • "IBM extends deal using Watson to support veterans with cancer: Its AI helps spot mutations that could be responsive to treatment." Engadget 7:49 AM
  • "'Strategic Imperatives' Drive IBM's Q2 Growth: 'We've done the work to reposition our company. We are seeing our investments ... now paying off,' CFO James Kavanaugh says." CFO 7:49 AM
  • "The Secret Messages Hidden Underneath IBM's Surprising Profit Blowout: IBM did well; here comes cannabis IPO Tilray; Best Buy has been reborn in the age of Amazon; and the battle between Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley for M&A dollars is heating up." TheStreet 7:51 AM
  • "How Much Does a Data Breach Cost? According to a report from IBM and the Ponemon Institute, the average data breach in the United States could cost a company almost $8 million, and it's rising." PC Magazine 7:44 AM
  • "Cisco patches critical vulnerabilities in Policy Suite" ZDNet 7:44 AM
General Interest
  • "Galaxy Tab S4 Intelligent Scan to compete with new iPad Pro" SlashGear 9:26 PM
  • "Amazon's Part Finder helps you find those weird screws you need: Use your phone's camera to identify the parts you want more of." Engadget 7:30 PM
  • "Mozilla to give out $1.6 million in prize money for projects connecting the unconnected" Neowin 3:37 PM
  • "One day, Google's Fuchsia OS may become a real thing" TechCrunch 1:14 PM
  • "Facebook will prioritize removing fake news that incites violence: But it will only de-emphasize misinformation that doesn't encourage physical harm." Engadget 6:37 AM
  • "Qualcomm shows off ultrasonic fingerprint tech ahead of rumoured Galaxy S10 debut: Chipmaker debuts early prototype of in-display scanning tech" The Inquirer 6:35 AM
  • "Samsung's Bixby speaker might launch alongside the Note 9, Galaxy Watch: 'High-end' device will debut on 9 August, claims the WSJ" The Inquirer 6:35 AM
  • "Gorilla Glass 6 will allow clumsy types to drop their smartphone 15 times: But only from one metre high" The Inquirer 6:35 AM
  • "DARPA's insect-sized SHRIMP robots could aid disaster relief: Meet the tiny, versatile robots built to navigate high-risk environments." Engadget 6:37 AM
  • "OnePlus 6 price, specs and news: OnePlus pushes out new Android P dev beta/Update brings with it camera improvements and a handful of fixes" The Inquirer 6:36 AM
  • "Fujifilm's oddball XF10 fixed-lens APS-C camera costs only $500: It has an 18.5mm f/2.8 lens and 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor." Engadget 6:36 AM
  • "PUBG game apologises for 'offensive mask'" BBC 7:06 AM
  • "Duolingo launches Hindi language course for English speakers: It's available on the web now and will come to iOS and Android soon" Engadget 7:08 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell announces launch of its G Series in partnership with Pakistan Rugby Union" Pakistan Observer 7:25 AM
  • "Dell launches G Series in partnership with Pakistan Rugby Union" Business Recorder 7:26 AM
  • "Service Integration and Management Market Financials, and Recent Developments 2018-2025 | Wipro, Atos, Accenture, CGI Group, FUJITSU, Oracle, Tata Consultancy Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HCL Technologies, Capgemini" PR 7:26 AM
  • "New Microsoft Products Enhance Business Mobility, Productivity and Collaboration" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "Microsoft's SwiftKey keyboard gets Android P emoji, squashes bugs, and more" Neowin 8:59 PM
  • "Xbox has big plans for San Diego Comic-Con 2018" Neowin 6:31 AM
  • "How to remotely install Microsoft Store apps to your Windows 10 PC: You can now remote install Windows 10 apps from the Microsoft Store on one or multiple devices, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it." Windows Central 7:50 AM
  • "Halo devs not working on battle royale mode for Infinite: We don't know much about the next Halo game, but we know one thing it's not." Ars Technica 6:01 PM
  • "Android antitrust: Google hit with giant​ €4.34 billion fine by Europe" ZDNet 7:43 AM
  • "NYC bill could force Airbnb to turn over its hosts' info: The City Council's vote would put pressure on hosts illegally renting apartments." Engadget 6:37 AM
  • "HP EliteBook 840 G5, First Take: A solid business-class laptop" ZDNet 3:37 PM
  • "LG 32GK850F monitor review: LG's gaming-focused monitor is impressive and affordable" The Inquirer 12:18 PM
  • "Nokia Steel HR Review: Hybrid Smartwatch With Classic Timepiece Flair" HotHardware 11:45 AM
  • "Ditching Windows: 2 Weeks With Ubuntu Linux On The Dell XPS 13" Forbes 7:26 AM
  • "Even raises $40M to transform the working class to the savings class" TechCrunch 1:14 PM
  • "Insight Venture Partners closes 10th fund at $6.3 billion" VentureBeat 12:13 PM
  • "Landbot gets $2.2M for its on-message 'anti-AI' chatbot" TechCrunch 12:12 PM
  • "Trump Tried to Protect Qualcomm. Now His Trade War May Be Hurting It." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:05 AM
  • "Sweden's Engaging Care raises $800,000 for its digital healthcare SaaS" TechCrunch 6:30 AM
  • "India's BookMyShow pulls in $100M to grow its online ticketing business" TechCrunch 6:31 AM
  • "Alibaba boosts its offline reach with $2B+ investment in outdoor digital marketing firm" TechCrunch 6:31 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow snaps 5-day win streak as financials sell off: Travelers falls after results, but IBM rallies" MarketWatch 5:45 PM
  • "Dow Falls, Breaking 5-Day Winning Streak on Beige Book Trade-War Worries: Stocks fell on Thursday after data in the Fed's 'Beige Book' report suggested trade-war concerns are affecting corporate investment decisions and as earnings season kicked into high gear." TheStreet 5:45 PM
  • "US stock market lower amid US-EU trade tensions" FOXBusiness 12:16 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall as Foreign-Investment Deal Heightens Trade Tensions: Mixed earnings reports also affect sentiment" [Paid Membership Required] 5:47 PM
  • "TSMC Cuts Sales, Spending Outlook as Crypto Slowdown Bites" Bloomberg 7:38 AM
  • "Asian stocks turn lower, snapping Nikkei's long winning streak" MarketWatch 7:47 AM
  • "European stocks drop from 1-month high as miners slide: U.K.'s FTSE 100 bucks negative trend after weak retail data" MarketWatch 7:47 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:20 PM; no changes since 6:20 PM CDT)
  • "How Cloud is Transforming the Data Center"
  • "Data Science Talent Shortage Drives Demand for Contractors"
New York Times (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
  • "What Stays on Facebook and What Goes? The Social Network Cannot Answer"
  • "U.S.-Funded Broadcaster Directed Ads to Americans"
  • "What Europe's Google Fine Means for Android Users"
  • "Trump Bashes E.U. Over $5.1 Billion Fine for Google"
  • "Microsoft Emerges as Clear No. 2 in Cloud Computing"
  • "Trump Tried to Protect Qualcomm. Now His Trade War May Be Hurting It."
PC Magazine (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
  • "Uber, Lyft, and Grab Want to Do More Than Give You a Ride"
  • "Microsoft Stymies Hacking Attempt on 2018 Election Candidates"
  • "Hashtags in YouTube Titles, Descriptions Now Clickable"
  • "Loon's Balloon-Powered Internet Heads to Africa"
  • "Need a Snack or Phone Charger? Ask Your Uber Driver"
  • "Ransomware Strikes Lab-Testing Firm LabCorp"
  • "VA Reenlists IBM's Watson in Fight Against Cancer"
  • "We Rode a Self-Driving Shuttle Around Times Square"
  • "The Best Video Streaming Services of 2018"
  • "After Rough Start, Prime Day Shoppers Nab Fire TVs, Echo Dots" ... Reuters (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
    • "Exclusive: Tesla's battery maker suspends cobalt supplier amid sanctions concern"
    • "At patent trial, Groupon casts IBM as shaking down other tech companies"
    • "Microsoft beats Wall Street targets on cloud services revenue"
    • "Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets"
    • "Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google"
    • "Meal delivery service DoorDash hires Uber finance head as CFO"
    • "Exclusive: Tesla's battery maker suspends cobalt supplier amid sanctions concern"
    • "Fiat Chrysler kicks off Magneti Marelli spin-off"
    • "Tesla says Model 3 refunds not outpacing deposits"
    • "Exclusive: Britain says Huawei 'shortcomings' expose new telecom networks risks"
    ZDNet (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
    • "NTT Australia posts AU$12.5m loss"
    • "EFF blasts Japan over piracy website blocking proposal"
    • "My Health Record opt-outs will not sink system: Turnbull"
    • "J.D. Power declares Verizon to be the top carrier"
    • "Hawaiki subsea cable goes live"
    • "Soccer player Ronaldinho launches e-sports strategy"
    • "Windows 10 is still not yet on 700 million 'active' devices"
    • "Microsoft Q4 strong as commercial cloud revenue hits $6.9 billion"

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