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TechNN Archive: Monday, June 12, 2017


Computer Industry
  • "Justices Side With Microsoft In Xbox 360 Class Action Case" Associated Press 9:35 AM
  • "E3 2017: Microsoft's Vr Focus Is On Windows Right Now Rather Than Xbox One" IGN 9:35 AM
  • "The Xbox One X will be great ... next year" Engadget 2:40 PM
  • "Who wants to buy Microsoft's Xbox One X?" Engadget 2:40 PM
  • "The Xbox One X vs. the original Xbox One: What's changed?" Engadget 2:39 PM
  • "The Xbox One X Reveal in two minutes" TechCrunch 2:13 PM
  • "Xbox Project Scorpio Is The Xbox One X: True Native 4K Gaming" Know Your Mobile 9:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Updated XBox, Backwards Compatibility For Some Old Games" Consumerist 9:36 AM
  • "Xbox One X is Microsoft's £449 4K HDR games console" What HiFi? 9:32 AM
  • "Microsoft can't explain why its 4K is $100 better than Sony's" The Verge 2:24 PM
  • "Look for these Xbox One X logos to know you're getting enhanced 4K and HDR games" The Verge 2:28 PM
  • "17 innovative businesses using IBM Watson: Which companies are using Watson's big data and analytics to power their business?" Computer World .UK 9:27 AM
  • "Want to try Windows 10's oldest ancestor? Get hands on with the OS from the first IBM PC" TechRepublic 9:27 AM
  • "IBM warns itself of possible outages in lab shift screw-up" The Register 9:27 AM
  • "Rimini Street expands support to encompass IBM and Microsoft databases" IT PRO 9:27 AM
  • "EXCLUSIVE-Foxconn says Apple, Dell part of its bid for Toshiba chip business" Nasdaq 9:25 AM
  • "Dell hit by increasing component costs" Channel Eye 9:24 AM
  • "Intel says 10nm Cannon Lake on track and Ice Lake taped out" Hexus 9:21 AM
  • "Intel Core i9: Everything we know so far about Intel's hypercharged PC processor" PCWorld 9:20 AM
  • "TCS, Intel to provide market-ready solutions for firms to go digital" The Economic Times 9:20 AM
  • "Intel tries to menace latest Windows on ARM initiative" Telecoms 9:21 AM
  • "Intel wants to make competitive VR a reality: It's starting a VR eSports league with the help of ESL and Oculus." Engadget 6:05 PM
  • "Intel and Microsoft-Qualcomm are at odds over Windows 10 ARM emulation move" Computerworld 9:20 AM
  • "Qualcomm responds to Intel's rant about x86 emulation on ARM" The Inquirer 9:19 AM
  • "AMD and Intel Race Towards High Core Count CPU Future" Tech.pinions 9:17 AM
  • "Just 3 Months in, AMD's Ryzen Is Already Shaking Up PC Gaming" Motherboard 9:17 AM
  • "Dell announces two new models of its Alienware Area 51 desktop, and new accessories" Neowin 9:04 PM
  • "Alienware has new mice, keyboards, and monitors, plus a Threadripper Area 51: Dell builds out the Alienware line with stylized peripherals." Ars Technica 8:58 PM
  • "Larry Ellison's Biggest Battle: Amazon, Microsoft And SAP Grabbing Oracle Database Customers" Forbes 9:15 AM
  • "Cisco Systems - Take Advantage Of Earnings Drop & Collect The Dividend" Seeking Alpha 9:12 AM
  • "Cisco's DevNet alters collaboration playing field" CIO 9:12 AM
  • "Cisco includes Italtel's enterprise SDN application in official catalogue" Total Telecom 9:10 AM
General Interest
  • "Facebook Nears Deal for First Office Space in San Francisco" Bloomberg 9:22 PM
  • "The cheapest new Motorola phones are here: meet the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus" BGR 5:20 PM
  • "Uber CEO Kalanick likely to take leave, SVP Michael out: source" Reuters 4:16 PM
  • "Google's Project Sunroof will peer pressure you to get solar panels" The Verge 2:25 PM
  • "Google's smart keyboard app Gboard adds phrase suggestions, a draw-an-emoji feature & more" TechCrunch 2:16 PM
  • "Gboard for Android now recognizes hand-drawn emoji and anticipates your next phrase" The Verge 2:27 PM
  • "A boredom detector and 6 other wild Facebook patents" The Verge 2:27 PM
  • "Atari teases a mysterious new console, or something" The Verge 2:26 PM
  • "Unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus now available at a $100 discount" The Verge 2:26 PM
  • "Remember $700,000 ads? Now Snapchat wants small business ad dollars" VentureBeat 2:30 PM
  • "Snapchat seduces advertisers with new self-serve tools and certified partners" TechCrunch 2:14 PM
  • "Uber's second-in-command leaves the company" Engadget 2:40 PM
  • "Emil Michael, Uber's SVP of business, has left the company" TechCrunch 2:13 PM
  • "Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation" Reuters 8:32 AM
  • "Zelle, the real-time Venmo competitor backed by over 30 U.S. banks, arrives this month" TechCrunch 2:15 PM
  • "U.S. banks launching answer to peer-to-peer payment app Venmo" Reuters 8:33 AM
Press Releases
  • "Wellington Financial LP Provides US$24 Million Debt Financing Commitment to Contract Management Software Company Exari" VentureBeat 2:31 PM
  • "M-Files Recognized as 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Finland" PRWeb 9:37 AM
  • "Research and Markets - Warehouse Management System Market 2017 - Global Forecast to 2023: Major Market Players are SAP SE, Manhattan Associates and Oracle" PRNewswire 9:16 AM
  • "Jimway Chooses Emtec to Implement Oracle Cloud Apps" PRWeb 9:15 AM
  • "PrinterLogic Hires Former Cisco and Box Veteran to Drive Continued Channel Growth" PRWeb 9:10 AM
  • "Gallery: Up close with the Xbox One X" Neowin 7:40 PM
  • "Gallery: Our first up-close look at one Xbox One X... box/A closer look at the smaller-than-expected casing, plus the system's innards." Ars Technica 5:12 PM
  • "Microsoft to drop support for Parature customer-service offering by May 2018" ZDNet 4:16 PM
  • "Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds" Computerworld 2:37 PM
  • "Microsoft's oversized original Xbox controller is being resurrected for the Xbox One" The Verge 2:29 PM
  • "Microsoft's Power BI business analytics tool learns new tricks" TechCrunch 2:11 PM
  • "WINDOWS: Have You Tried These Windows 10 Power Button Settings?" MakeUseOf 9:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Bringing Back Original 'Duke' Xbox Controller" PC Magazine 8:37 AM
  • "Hovering Mouse Over Hyperlink Causes Malware Infection" PC Magazine 8:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Office malware: Banking trojan downloads if you hover over PowerPoint hyperlink" ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "Supreme Court to rule on legality of patent review system" Reuters 4:15 PM
  • "Russian malware 'likely' to blame for Ukrainian power grid attack" ZDNet 2:32 PM
  • "Police body camera footage is becoming a state secret" The Verge 2:27 PM
  • "Gamer gear: Is Razer revolutionary or overpriced?" BBC 9:00 PM
  • "Surprise! Tech transparency reports aren't all that transparent" ZDNet 4:16 PM
  • "We need virtual assistants that talk to each other" Computerworld 2:37 PM
  • "Inside Walt Mossberg's Gadget Museum" The Verge 2:24 PM
  • "Welcome to the softer side of gutted Sears stores" TechCrunch 2:14 PM
  • "comScore: cord cutters tend to have lower incomes than pay TV subscribers, watch less television" TechCrunch 2:12 PM
  • "Inflect makes buying internet infrastructure easier" TechCrunch 2:10 PM
  • "How to Work On a Flight With No Laptop" PC Magazine 8:35 AM
  • "Linux server attack: Patch Samba or risk cryptocurrency mining malware" ZDNet 8:30 AM
  • "Algolia gives your app mobile search super powers" ZDNet 8:30 AM
  • "Iran's tech boom: Amid blocks on Apple, Facebook, Google, new apps are emerging" ZDNet 8:29 AM
  • "Digital pharmacy startup ScriptDash rebrands as Alto, inks $23 million for nationwide expansion" TechCrunch 2:16 PM
  • "London's mayor announces £1.6M clean tech incubator" TechCrunch 2:14 PM
  • "Nomadic nabs $6M for its modular VR system for retail spaces" TechCrunch 2:11 PM
  • "Drone Racing League raises a $20M Series B ahead of its 2nd season" TechCrunch 2:11 PM
  • "JLR unit invests $25 million in Lyft to help develop self-driving cars" Reuters 8:32 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Nasdaq, S&P 500 close lower a second day as Tech Stocks slump: Gravity overtakes Apple shares following another downgrade" MarketWatch 4:13 PM
  • "Nasdaq Suffers Another Bruising Day as FAANG Stocks Take a Hit" TheStreet 4:13 PM
  • "Tech Stocks, coming off records highs, tumble for a second day" USA Today 4:13 PM
  • "Apple, Netflix see more selling pressure as tech rout continues" FOXBusiness 4:13 PM
  • "Technology Shares Lead Global Declines: Some investors worry that such a highly concentrated group of companies has led the market higher" [Paid Membership Required] 4:13 PM
  • "Asian stocks end lower tech-stock selloff spreads: MarketWatch" MarketWatch 12:55 PM
  • "Tech selloff, British government's woes push European stocks to close sharply lower: European stocks finished with their biggest losses in nearly a month Monday, spearheaded by drops in technology shares, while investors held back from buying most U.K. stocks as the British government struggled in the aftermath of an election that resulted in a hung parliament." MarketWatch 12:53 PM

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:25 PM; no changes since 1:45 PM CDT)
  • "3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation"
  • "Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in"
  • "Mid-career Decision Point: New IT Certifications?"
New York Times (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Firefox Is Back. It's Time to Give It a Try."
  • "Instagram Allows Longer Videos in Challenge to YouTube"
  • "Apple Plans to Stream Children's Shows From Sesame Workshop"
  • "After Volcano Eruption in Guatemala, Re-creating a Truck Covered in Ash"
  • "How a Few People Took Equifax to Small Claims Court Over Its Data Breach and Won"
  • "The Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "US Lawmakers Push Google to Kill Partnership with Huawei"
  • "Olfinity and iHome Add Smarts to Aromatherapy"
  • "This Former NASA Engineer Trains Geeks to Become CEOs"
  • "Westinghouse Tips Affordable 'Jeeo' Smart Plugs, Bulbs"
  • "I Wish Someone Would Spoon Me as Well as This Sleep Robot"
  • "Tesla Sues Ex-Employee for Hacking, Stealing Trade Secrets"
  • "Meet Jammy, the Modular, Digital Guitar"
  • "Hackers Try to Infect Computers That Control Satellites"
  • "Save Up to 25 Percent on Select HP PCs"
  • "Zvox VoiceBuds Are (Not Quite) Hearing Aids" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "Japan firms slow to get compliant with new EU data privacy rules: Reuters poll"
  • "Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan name Atul Gawande CEO of healthcare venture"
  • "Instagram expands into long videos, will compete with YouTube"
  • "Altice selling stakes in French, Portuguese telecom towers to cut debt"
  • "What trade war? FAANGs scale new highs"
  • "U.S. lawmakers want Google to reconsider links to China's Huawei"
  • "Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan name Atul Gawande CEO of healthcare venture"
  • "Doom and gloom in advertising? I don't see it, says IPG boss Roth"
  • "Sesame Workshop to create new children's TV shows for Apple"
  • "Tesla accuses former employee of hacking and transferring data"
ZDNet (Updated 9:25 PM CDT)
  • "AT&T launching NB-IoT network across US and Mexico"
  • "WHO says gaming addiction is a mental health condition"
  • "Cisco announces July Systems acquisition"
  • "Windows 10 tip: Fine-tune memory usage to make the most of a virtual machine"
  • "PayPal to acquire Hyperwallet for $400 million"
  • "HPE rolls out new ways for businesses to manage data at the edge"
  • "Studying for exams? VR headsets work better than computers, research shows"
  • "Box, IBM intro new services for building Box Skills with Watson"

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