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Computer Industry
  • "Don't expect any new Windows 10 Insider Preview builds until next week" Neowin 6:51 AM
  • "Microsoft is reportedly purchasing cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million" Neowin 6:51 AM
  • "Microsoft: 90 per cent of Windows development is done by GITs" The Inquirer 1:29 PM
  • "$300 Windows 10 Surface Pro lookalike makes its crowdfunding debut" ZDNet 6:51 AM
  • "Intel makes Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free in bid to get more OEMs to use it: Firm will also add native support in future chips, because duh" The Inquirer 7:17 AM
  • "Intel to Integrate Thunderbolt 3 into Future CPUs" Thurrott 9:07 AM
  • "Intel doubles-down on Thunderbolt 3, cans licensing fees" bit-tech 7:17 AM
  • "Intel takes two big steps to push Thunderbolt 3 on PCs: Open licensing and built-in CPU support could help its faster flavor of USB-C." Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake X processor spotted in database" Hexus 7:17 AM
  • "HP records 'breakthrough' Q2 sales, but it's not getting carried away" VentureBeat 7:04 AM
  • "Gaming on Dell's 8K $5,000 monitor: Dell UltraSharp UP3218K is way ahead of the curve—and tech will take time to catch up." Ars Technica UK 7:14 AM
  • "Cisco: Secure IoT networks, not the devices" Networks Asia 7:16 AM
  • "Nvidia's supercomputer toolset: Opening up workings of the human heart in real time" ZDNet 6:52 AM
  • "Samsung Wants to Lead the Foundry Business to 4nm and Beyond" ExtremeTech 7:17 AM
General Interest
  • "Galaxy Note 8 specs, release date and price: Alleged front panel leaks on video" The Inquirer 3:42 PM
  • "The BBC Store is shutting down; refunds or Amazon Video vouchers offered to all customers" Neowin 12:03 PM
  • "Digital game sales rise to $7.7bn in April - SuperData: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has already made around $34 million while in Early Access" GamesIndustry 10:28 AM
  • "T-Mobile's Digits service will be available to all customers starting next week" The Verge 10:20 AM
  • "Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry" Reuters 7:08 AM
  • "Pact to Speed Up Bitcoin Drives Digital Currency to Record High" Bloomberg 7:05 AM
  • "Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned" BBC 7:03 AM
  • "Samsung insists your Galaxy S8's iris scanner can't be hacked in real life" BGR 6:54 AM
  • "Kodi, Popcorn time and VLC vulnerable to 'widespread' subtitle hack: Put down the popcorn and start panicking" The Inquirer 6:52 AM
  • "Facebook will court 'millennials' with its original videos: BuzzFeed, Vox and others would fuel Facebook's media ambitions." Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Google's AlphaGo is now the world champion at Go: We are still waiting for it to take up our arm wrestle challenge" The Inquirer 6:52 AM
  • "Acer reveals new laptop, 2-in-1, and tablets in run up to Computex: Acer is showing off some of its Computex lineup early" TechSpot 7:14 AM
  • "Acer's Nitro 5 notebook is meant for gamers on a budget: Its Spin 1 convertible laptop is also getting some useful upgrades." Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Google cracks down on Android apps using ultrasonic tech to spy on users: Ban comes after researchers warned 'millions' of users were at risk" The Inquirer 6:52 AM
  • "Researchers want these robotic turtles to sweep for landmines in war zones" BGR 6:54 AM
  • "Twitter adds all 69 new emoji to its arsenal: We'd use those emoji here, but they'd just appear as empty squares." Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Sony is axing 'premium standard' Xperia smartphones due to poor sales: Firm will focus on high-end and mid-range devices instead" The Inquirer 6:52 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell Technologies to Hold Conference Call June 8 to Discuss First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results" PR Newswire 7:13 AM
  • "Boys Town Adopts Cisco ACI as the Platform for IT as a Service and Hybrid Cloud" Marketwired 7:16 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft offers free gift card with one-year Groove Music Pass in several markets" Neowin 7:03 AM
  • "Tip: Watch Microsoft Introduce the New Surface Pro" Thurrott 7:02 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Egypt blocks Al Jazeera and other sites for 'supporting terrorism': The government says the websites also 'publish lies.'" Engadget 6:53 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Samsung Galaxy Book review: A better TabPro S, but not a laptop replacement/Still a bit too much compromise, even at just over $1,300." Ars Technica 9:59 AM
  • "Heads up: Augmented reality prepares for the battlefield/Straight out of Call of Duty, the TAR aims to put soldiers right on target." Ars Technica 7:50 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Hub: Hands-on with the giant, expensive collaboration screen" ZDNet 7:03 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Tanium Raises $100M With Endpoint Security Platform Set to Expand" eWeek 11:21 AM
  • "Meta SaaS raises $1.5 million from Mark Cuban and others" TechCrunch 8:03 AM
  • "Red Hat acquires Codenvy, adds it to cloud development portfolio" ZDNet 7:08 AM
  • "Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze" TechCrunch 7:05 AM
  • "SoftBank adds Brazil's 99 to its ridesharing portfolio with a $100 million investment" TechCrunch 7:03 AM
  • "Acko is an ambitious digital play to disrupt India's $10B insurance industry" TechCrunch 7:04 AM
  • "B2B targeted marketing platform Demandbase raises $65 million" VentureBeat 7:04 AM
  • "Career coaching service Paragon One gets $1.9M seed funding from investors including Y Combinator" TechCrunch 7:03 AM
  • "With $25 million in funding, Prumentum Group is building a 'hybrid robo' wealth manager" TechCrunch 7:03 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Steep Decline in Crude Oil Fails to Dent Rally in Stocks" TheStreet 11:22 AM
  • "Rare retail bright spot boosts S&P, Nasdaq to records" FOXBusiness 11:22 AM
  • "US STOCKS-Futures up as Fed minutes show economic growth to pick up" Nasdaq 7:10 AM
  • "Five accused in D.C. to Wall Street insider trading scam" USA Today 7:10 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise, Buoyed by Consumer Discretionary Sector: Oil falls, weighing on commodity-sensitive companies, after OPEC extends output cuts by less than some investors had hoped" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:23 AM
  • "Asia stocks higher; South Korea shares soar as interest rates hold steady" MarketWatch 7:11 AM
  • "European stocks grapple with lower liquidity, oil-price volatility" MarketWatch 7:12 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:10 AM CDT; no changes since Wednesday)
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New York Times (Updated 7:10 AM CDT)
  • "Google's A.I. Program Rattles Chinese Go Master as It Wins Match"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:10 AM CDT)
  • "DARPA Chooses Boeing for XS-1 Spaceplane"
Reuters (Updated 7:10 AM CDT)
  • "Google's AlphaGo clinches series win over Chinese Go master"
  • "Some Uber and Lyft riders are giving up their own cars: Reuters/Ipsos poll"
  • "China's Lenovo returns to profit as supply shortages extend to batteries"
  • "Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard as commencement speaker"
  • "China's Lenovo says will not phase out its own phone brand"
  • "Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry"
  • "India's Infosys touts plan to hire Americans in face of visa pressures"
ZDNet (Updated 7:10 AM CDT)
  • "T-Mobile Digits launching on May 31st after successful beta program, $10 for additional lines"
  • "Talend travels full circle"
  • "Best Buy makes omnichannel pivot as Q1 strong, U.S. online sales top $1 billion"
  • "Red Hat acquires Codenvy, adds it to cloud development portfolio"
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update rollout on track, says Microsoft"
  • "Star Wars at 40: It's 2017, and these aren't the droids you're looking for"
  • "Microsoft Surface Hub: Hands-on with the giant, expensive collaboration screen"
  • "$300 Windows 10 Surface Pro lookalike makes its crowdfunding debut"





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