"Did an Echo Call 911 During a Domestic Assault? Amazon Says No." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:07 PM
"Microsoft planning to connect 2 million Americans using white spaces: Reports" ZDNet 6:38 AM
"Microsoft outlines plan to help bring broadband internet to 2M rural Americans within 5 years" GeekWire 6:32 AM
"Microsoft will try to bring better broadband to two million rural Americans in the next five years: The company's so-called Rural Airband Initiative is an attempt to partner with local providers to boost wireless internet." Recode 6:37 AM
"Microsoft puts up $10B to bring broadband internet to millions of rural Americans: Microsoft recently detailed its Rural Airband Initiative, which collaborates with local providers to help two million Americans in remote areas get access to wireless internet over the next five years." TechRepublic 1:07 PM
"Microsoft wants to close the rural broadband gap by 2022" Engadget 2:31 PM
"Microsoft, Apple Protecting Users Against the Government, But Could Do Better: EFF publishes report on how companies handle data requests" Softpedia 6:55 AM
"Private vs public debate is over - Microsoft CEO: Satya Nadella claims hybrid infrastructure is the ultimate winner from private versus public debate as Microsoft releases details of Azure on-prem products" CRN UK 6:51 AM
"Bangor University joins global trial by Microsoft: The new project will help teachers become 'digital citizens'" Daily Post 6:54 AM
"Ubuntu lands in the Windows 10 Store for Insiders: Just don't poo in the sandbox" The Inquirer 6:31 AM
"Dell is selling the world's first wirelessly charging laptop for $1,750" The Verge 3:36 PM
"Intel Fires Back At Rivals With New Line of Server Chips: Chip giant rolls out Xeon Scalable Family, an updated line of 58 processors priced from roughly $200 to $10,000 each" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:07 PM
"Intel launches its new precious metal Xeon platform: There's a new approach to market segmentation with the new Skylake-SP core." Ars Technica 1:05 PM
"Rumours suggest Intel is quietly killing off its Pentium G4560 CPU" Hexus 6:53 AM
"Intel Corporation's 'Purley' Server Platform May Be Missing Two Features: Two features that were originally planned for Intel's soon-to-be-launched data center platform don't appear to have made it into the final product." The Motley Fool 6:54 AM
"AMD's RX Vega Vs. Nvidia's GTX1080: The Great Rivalry Heats Up" Benzinga 6:46 PM
"AMD Vega Frontier Edition Failed to Match NVIDIA GTX1080Ti, Delivers Underwhelming Results with Only 23% Performance" Korea Portal 6:52 AM
"Oracle, Amazon, Google, and Salesforce finally agree on something: Heavies team up to form patent-reform lobbying supergroup" The Register 6:55 AM
"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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