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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft, Google, Facebook and others write to House of Representatives asking for reform of NSA surveillance" BetaNews 6:32 AM
  • "User concept shows what a Fluent Design-inspired Windows Resource Monitor could look like" Neowin 6:24 AM
  • "Cancelled Windows Phone Rocked Quite the Funky Physical Keyboard" Gizmodo UK 2:55 PM
  • "Microsoft expects to start storing data in DNA within the next few years: Report" Tech 2 6:32 AM
  • "Citrix allows you to run Win32 apps on UWP-only Windows 10 S using virtualization" Neowin 9:12 AM
  • "Microsoft Vs. Cisco: You'll Never Guess Which Is The Less Risky Stock To Buy Right Now" Seeking Alpha 9:30 PM
  • "Intel partners with Microsoft for increased Thunderbolt 3 support on Windows" Windows report 6:31 AM
  • "Full Intel X299 HEDT Skylake X, Kaby Lake X and Coffee Lake S Mainstream Platform Details Unveiled – Core i9-7920X Skylake X Flagship, Core i7 7740X Kaby Lake X Flagship, Coffee Lake To Get 6 Core and 4 Core CPUs" WCCFTech 3:41 PM
  • "IBM, VMware to launch centre of excellence: American tech major IBM on Friday said it is launching its first centre of excellence, in association with VMware, to serve enterprises' needs on the cloud." The Economic Times 6:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Plans To Store Data In DNA" IndiaTimes 5/27
  • "Windows 10 is used on more than 50 million business PCs" OnMSFT 5/27
  • "Microsoft details accessibility improvements in EdgeHTML 15 with Windows 10 Creators Update" Neowin 5/27
  • "Cancelled Windows Phone 7 handset from Nokia appears in photos, has physical keyboard" Neowin 5/27
  • "HP reports record Q2 sales, claims the #1 spot in the PC market from Lenovo" Neowin 5/27
  • "Nvidia BattleBox To be Offered With Both Intel and Ryzen Processors" Guru3D 5/27
  • "Hybrid cloud is the way to go, claims IBM executive: When adopting cloud technology, the public is looking for private and public services under a single infrastructure. an IBM executive claims hybrid is the solution" The Indian Express 5/27
  • "Gigabyte's Skylake-X And Kaby Lake-X Aorus Gaming Motherboards Leak Ahead Of Computex" HotHardware 5/27
General Interest
  • "Japan's BITPoint to Add Bitcoin Payments to 100,000s of Outlets" Bloomberg 9:21 PM
  • "Judy Android Malware Targeted Google Play Store For A Year Potentially Infecting 36 Million Users" HotHardware 6:56 PM
  • "USB-powered Sega Nomad gives you near-endless game time: You wouldn't have to carry a mountain of AA batteries." Engadget 4:34 PM
  • "Nintendo is reportedly boosting production of Switch consoles: The company is worried about 'customer tantrums' this holiday season" The Verge 11:03 AM
  • "Raspberry Pi and CoderDojo joining forces to get more kids programming" Neowin 6:23 AM
  • "British Airways flights disrupted worldwide due to 'system failure'" The Verge 5/27
  • "There Are 'Thousands' of Bugs Making Pacemakers Vulnerable to Hackers" Gizmodo 5/27
  • "Sony PS4 Pro and Microsoft Xbox One gamers are in for a big PRICE drop shock" Daily Star 5/27
  • "Explaining why our galaxy produces so much antimatter/New study proposes a (relatively) mundane source: a specific class of supernova." Ars Technica 5/27
  • "Android exploit adds invisible UI layer, allows devices to be controlled without knowledge" Neowin 5/27
  • "Potential front glass for Galaxy Note8 makes its way online" Neowin 5/27
  • "Amazon UK's new video options will require a TV licence: Live TV over the internet is the same as live TV any other way." Engadget 5/27
  • "The Latest PC Crash Culprit: a 4-Character Filename" PC Magazine 5/26
  • "Stop Roaming the Aisles: Amazon Will Pick Your Groceries" PC Magazine 5/26
  • "Bluetooth 5 is here, but few accessories will support it before 2018" The Verge 5/26
  • "Google AlphaGo AI took on 5 champion Go players at once and still won" TechRepublic 5/26
  • "Google, Facebook, Microsoft Lead Growing Appetite for Enterprise-Grade SSDs" eWeek 5/26
  • "Cray puts its supercomputer in the cloud" InfoWorld 5/26
  • "Google launches Data Gif Maker so you can create animated GIFs to illustrate data" BetaNews 5/26
  • "Google launches Data GIF Maker to help storytellers convey information through animations" VentureBeat 5/26
  • "King Chrome: Microsoft's browsers sidelined on its own OS" Computerworld 5/26
  • "Leave AWS? Not for easier cloud discounts" InfoWorld 5/26
  • "SmartCar connects Facebook's chatbot to your Tesla" Engadget 5/26
  • "Facebook Fundraisers expand so you have more reasons to ask your friends for money" BetaNews 5/26
  • "Second-gen Moto 360 smartwatches will get Android Wear 2.0 soon" Engadget 5/26
  • "Nintendo shares hit 8-year high as cult title Monster Hunter is announced for Switch" TechCrunch 5/26
  • "Samsung Galaxy Book 12: A top 2-in-1 for the enterprise" Computerworld 5/26
  • "Sony A1E 4K TV review: This could be the best OLED TV money can buy" PCWorld 5/26
  • "Raspberry Pi Foundation merges with coding club network CoderDojo" VentureBeat 5/26
  • "Raspberry Pi Foundation and CoderDojo to code club together" TechCrunch 5/26
Press Releases
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.34" The Cerbat Gem 5/27
Microsoft
  • "7 Days: A week of Windows 10 devices, Surface excitement, and mouse ovaries" Neowin 5/27
  • "Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade" ZDNet 5/26
  • "This is Microsoft's original vision for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL (exclusive)" Windows Central 5/26
  • "Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Might Actually Be The Best Value In Gaming" Forbes 5/26
  • "Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass will end your free time forever" Yahoo Tech 5/26
  • "How to Get Incoming Call Alerts on Windows 10 With Android" MakeUseOf 5/26
  • "Microsoft's Xbox One could be dumping OneGuide" OnMSFT 5/26
  • "Migrating to Microsoft SharePoint 2016? Here is What You Need to Know" Finextra 5/26
  • "Xbox Live issue preventing game installs and downloads on Xbox One, Microsoft investigating [Update] vg247 5/26
  • "Microsoft rebrands Twitch competitor as Mixer, throws in more streaming features" Android Authority 5/26
  • "Microsoft's reason for renaming Beam as Mixer was a legal one" OnMSFT 5/26
  • "Microsoft to buy company Hexadite for US$100 million: report" CRN 5/26
  • "Microsoft Changes Streaming Service Beam to Mixer; New Features and Details Announced" Gameranx 5/26
  • "Photos: This Microsoft-powered store uses Kinect, Azure to show you the future of shopping" ZDNet 5/26
  • "Making sense of Microsoft's Surface lineup" ZDNet 5/26
  • "Meet the army of Surface Pro clones and lookalikes" ZDNet 5/26
  • "Get real, Microsoft: If the Surface Pro is a laptop, bundle it with a Type Cover" PCWorld 5/26
  • "NTFS bug allows any website to crash Windows 7, 8.1" BetaNews 5/26
  • "New bug allows websites to crash Windows 7 or Windows 8 PCs" The Verge 5/26
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Donald Trump hasn't tweeted from his Android phone in two months: Hello, Trump iPhone." Recode 5/27
  • "Yahoo hacking suspect appeals denial of bail in Canada" Reuters 5/26
  • "The British Prime Minister Wants To Pressure Tech Companies To Fight Terrorism" BuzzFeed 5/26
  • "Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Tainted Their Huge Leaks With Fake Data" Forbes 5/26
  • "Net neutrality: 'Dead people' signing FCC consultation" BBC 5/26
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "A 16th-century engineer whose work almost defeated an Empire: When the Ottomans laid siege to Rhodes, this smart inventor held them off for months." Ars Technica 1:50 PM
  • "HP Spectre x360 (4K/Pen) Review" Thurrott 5/27
  • "Assistants, Please" Wired 5/26
  • "Mark Zuckerberg supports universal basic income. What is it?" CNNMoney 5/26
  • "Is Your 20 Year Old USB Port Dead?" Techtree 5/26
  • "Mobo manufacturers start teasing X299 - ASUS ROG Prime gets onboard LCS Display" Guru3D 5/26
  • "22 free tools for data visualization and analysis" Computerworld 5/26
  • "Travel apps that help with languages and expenses" Computerworld 5/26
  • "HTML5: Where the core web technology is headed now" InfoWorld 5/26
  • "An insider's perspective: A mutually beneficial internship program" BetaNews 5/26
  • "This is how much your share price falls when you get hacked" ZDNet 5/26
  • "This French school is using facial recognition to find out when students aren't paying attention" The Verge 5/26
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Spotify settles lawsuits, adds board members as it gets ready to go public" TechCrunch 5/27
  • "Snap acquired a drone company, signals further growth towards hardware" Neowin 5/27
  • "Acquisitions accelerate as tech giants seek to build AI smarts" Reuters 5/26
  • "Samsung to set up $500 million fund to support small South Korean businesses" VentureBeat 5/26
  • "Even the world's largest bitcoin exchange couldn't handle this week's cryptocurrency boom" TechCrunch 5/26
  • "Funding for real estate challenger Spruce shows New York's startup scene is thriving" TechCrunch 5/26
  • "Payment firm Soft Space raises $5M to expand in Southeast Asia and Japan" TechCrunch 5/26
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq book narrow records ahead of Memorial Day weekend: Latest reading of first-quarter GDP raised" MarketWatch 5/26
  • "Wall Street moves past latest Dow 'panic attack'" USA Today 5/26
  • "Wall St. drifts before long weekend, but consumer stocks up" Reuters 5/26
  • "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] 5/26
  • "Nikkei slips below 20,000, Aussie stocks also fall on weak oil prices: Australian and Japanese stocks again lagged behind other Asian equities on Friday, with oil's sharp overnight pullback putting pressure on those equities." MarketWatch 5/26
  • "European stocks close lower as oil, auto shares pull back: European stocks finished lower Friday, leaving the regional benchmark with a tiny weekly loss, with oil and gas shares pushed down on disappointment stemming from OPEC's agreement to extend production cuts." MarketWatch 5/26



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:25 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles"
New York Times (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy"
  • "The Future of European Transit: Driverless and Utilitarian"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "'Judy' Malware Potentially Hits Up to 36.5M Android Users"
  • "The Biggest Software Flops of All Time"
Reuters (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Samsung Elec says considering adding capacity at China chip plant"
  • "UK looking to increase pressure on internet firms over extremist material: minister"
ZDNet (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Victorian student gained unauthorised access to school's IT network"
  • "US might extend laptop ban to all international flights"
  • "SAI Global adds app monitoring for new ecommerce platform"
  • "Google's AlphaGo retires after beating Chinese Go champion"
  • "Governments stand ready to regulate a cyberscape they do not understand"
  • "Apple developing dedicated AI chip for iPhone, iPad: Report"
  • "Artificial intelligence and machine learning: How to invest for the enterprise"
  • "Mastercard upgrades Masterpass platform in Brazil"





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