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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
"Microsoft warns of 'destructive cyberattacks,' issues new Windows XP patches" ZDNet 12:18 PM
"Is Microsoft cheating on Intel with ARM?" ZDNet 12:18 PM
"Microsoft Is Re-Releasing The Worst Videogame Controller Ever Made: A cruel and unusual punishment" Esquire UK 6:18 AM
"Why the needless Microsoft Xbox One X could destroy the games industry: 4K, teraflops and all the rest are no replacement for decent games - when is the arms race going to end?" V3 6:25 AM
"What Microsoft got right and wrong at E3 2017: A lot hinges on the Xbox One X" The Verge 10:03 AM
"How to disable Windows 10's 'USB selective suspend' setting" Windows Central 6:21 AM
"Windows Insiders Can Now Test OneDrive Files on Demand" Thurrott 12:01 PM
"Microsoft makes test build of its OneDrive Placeholders replacement available to Windows 10 Insiders" ZDNet 12:02 PM
"Microsoft UK launches Xbox Design Lab controller customisation" bit-tech 6:21 AM
"Charles Taylor Hires Microsoft's Tamer Ozmen As Non-Executive Director" London South East 6:21 AM
"Microsoft wins Supreme Court case about scratched Xbox 360 discs" BetaNews 6:21 AM
"Hands on with OneDrive On-Demand Sync for Windows 10" Windows Central 6:22 AM
"Microsoft Itself Removes Another Windows Phone AppThis time it's LinkedIn and users need to turn to browsers" Softpedia 6:22 AM
"Dell-Backed Virtustream to Head Off Against Amazon, Microsoft Cloud" Investopedia 4:33 PM
"Michael Dell's Cloud Plan Includes a Big Dose of This Company" Fortune 6:11 AM
"Dell EMC and GirlCrew's Supper Club to encourage more women-led start-ups" SiliconRepublic 6:11 AM
"Alienware unveils AMD Threadripper tower, plus new monitors and peripherals: At E3, Dell builds out the Alienware line with stylised peripherals." Ars Technica UK 6:12 AM
"Alienware upgrades Area 51 PC for 8K applications and 'mega-tasking'" TrustedReviews 6:13 AM
"Alienware Area-51 with AMD Threadripper or Intel Core-X" Hexus 6:15 AM
"AMD Threadripper will be exclusive to Alienware until end of 2017" The Inquirer 12:02 PM
"Dell has AMD Threadripper exclusivity until December (with exceptions)" Seeking Alpha 12:02 PM
"HPE hatches HPE Next – a radical overhaul plan so it won't be HPE Last" The Register 1:39 PM
"HP's 3D Printing Reach to Span Asia-Pacific Region" Engineering.com 6:12 AM
"AMD Radeon Crimson Relive Edition Software Top Up Performance For 'Prey' & 'Dirt 4'" The Science Times 6:13 AM
"Intel Is Helping Amazon Build Its Alexa Artificial Intelligence Kingdom" Seeking Alpha 7:24 AM
"Intel slows i9 release dates" Fudzilla 6:13 AM
"Intel announces Core-X series CPU availability" Hexus 6:15 AM
"Intel sees fierce competition in manufacturing process" DigiTimes 6:15 AM
"Intel Sued Over Handset SoCs" EE Times 6:15 AM
"Intel Servers: The ARM Onslaught Is Coming" Seeking Alpha 6:14 AM
"Intel Announces X299, Skylake-X, and Kaby Lake-X Release Schedule: Pre-Orders June 19th, Availability June 26th" AnandTech 6:15 AM
"Intel Sued for Allegedly Defective, Exploding Phones" ExtremeTech 12:02 PM
"IBM and Hortonworks go steady with OEM deal" ZDNet 12:18 PM
"Hyperconverged hybrid cloud is the new blue: IBM and Cisco give their VersaStacks multi-cloud capabilities and a VDI special" The Register 6:26 AM
"Oracle Brazil appoints new head" ZDNet 6:22 AM
"David Bonderman Resigns From Uber Board After Sexist Remark" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:05 PM
"Best Buy's new weapon against Amazon: A try-before-you-buy option" Recode 8:39 PM
"Best Buy reportedly plans to launch a rental service with used gadgets" BGR 8:38 PM
"Sony Touts the Strength of the PS4 Ecosystem" Thurrott 12:20 PM
"Everything Sony announced at E3 2017" BGR 6:03 AM
"E3 2017: PlayStation in one minute" BBC 6:03 AM
"Google cloud browned out after automation snag struck" The Register 8:36 PM
"Google Maps updates it Local Guides program with a new points system and more levels" TechCrunch 7:27 AM
"Pixel 2 XL has reportedly been canceled for an even bigger Google phone" BGR 7:27 AM
"Seagate's new PS4 hard drive tacks on 2TB of extra storage: More space for games in a super-portable package." Engadget 8:51 AM
"Bitcoin exchanges buckle after traffic load" Neowin 6:32 AM
"Raspberry Pi sours thanks to mining malware: Change your default user name or Linux.MulDrop.14 will send your Pi down the crypto-mines" The Register 6:26 AM
"Hundreds stranded at Manchester Airport due to IT 'glitch': Thomas Cook most impacted with 12 delays" The Register 6:25 AM
"Waymo bids its self-driving bubble cars farewell" Engadget 6:16 AM
"Linux Mint team release KDE and Xfce Sonya betas" Neowin 6:10 AM
"The safe Galaxy Note 7 may be released early next month" BGR 6:03 AM
"AR brings South Korea's heritage sites to life" EE Times Asia 6:02 AM
"Logitech's Circle 2 security camera can transform to fit in different places" The Verge 6:09 AM
"Healthcare Analytics 2017 Global Key Players – SAS, IBM, Oracle, Tableau Software, Cerner Corporation, Metric Insights Market Analysis and Forecast to 2022" OpenPR 6:17 AM
"Microsoft Announces Quarterly Dividend" PRNewswire 9:03 PM
"Review: Microsoft Surface Laptop" MCT 7:41 PM
"Reviews: Microsoft's Surface Laptop is a winner ... but Windows 10 S is less of a hit" GeekWire 7:35 PM
"Why Microsoft should acquire Docker to better compete against Kubernetes" TechRepublic 3:14 PM
"Win XP patched to avert new outbreaks spawned by NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers" Ars Technica 3:13 PM
"Review: Microsoft Surface Laptop: Instant Gratification" Wired 10:02 AM
"Microsoft Surface Laptop Review: Pretty but Not Essential/You're going to either love or hate its most distinct feature: a cloth-covered interior" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:18 AM
"Microsoft Surface Laptop review: the best-looking Windows laptop" Telegraph 6:10 AM
"Microsoft Surface Laptop With Windows 10 Pro Review" The Verge 6:09 AM
"Microsoft Surface Laptop Review: Worth The Wait" The Verge 6:09 AM
"Review: Microsoft's Surface Laptop" ZDNet 6:06 AM
"The Surface Laptop is the pinnacle of design: But Windows 10 S is still too limited for most." Engadget 6:06 AM
"Microsoft's Xbox One X console is nothing but marketing hype: 4K, teraflops and all the rest are no replacement for decent games" The Inquirer 6:07 AM
"PlayStation not on board with cross-play Minecraft: Minecraft Editions will be replaced by Minecraft" Polygon 5:58 AM
"France and the UK consider fining social media companies over terrorist content: Joint anti-terror campaign could add more pressure to companies like Facebook and Twitter" The Verge 8:50 AM
"Brits still face shock bills following EU roaming ban: Which? warns that confusion could lead to unexpected charges" The Inquirer 6:07 AM
"Man sentenced to death for 'blasphemy' on Facebook: First recorded case of social media blasphemy conviction in Pakistan" The Inquirer 6:07 AM
"Facing limits of remote hacking, Army cybers up the battlefield: Army prepares for a less friendly electronic battlespace, embeds cyber in units." Ars Technica 6:03 AM
"History by lawsuit: After Gawker's demise, the 'inventor of e-mail' targets Techdirt/'I defined e-mail! And you guys have got to give me that credit.'" Ars Technica 6:03 AM
"Kim Dotcom can't get back millions worth of assets US seized, feds say: Because Dotcom is a fugitive, he can't challenge asset forfeiture, feds say." Ars Technica 6:04 AM
"Sprint's free year of unlimited data: what's the catch? No, it's not a joke, but it is a limited promotion. Here's how you can get access to the deal." CNET 4:33 PM
"Uber Needs New Senior Management to Achieve Stability, Maturity" eWeek 6:38 AM
"WiMiUS L1 4K action camera review" BetaNews 6:39 AM
"Hello's sleep-tracking Kickstarter hit collapses" BBC 6:24 AM
"Mrs. Wordsmith raises £2M to scale its innovative edtech platform" TechCrunch 6:10 AM
"Clutter raises $64 million to store what won't fit in your closet" TechCrunch 6:10 AM
"Thriva raises £1.5M from angels, Seedcamp, 500 and LCIF to scale blood testing" TechCrunch 6:10 AM
"SoftBank partners with ZTE on 5G trials" ZDNet 6:08 AM
"Dow, S&P 500 close at records as Tech Stocks rebound: Fed's two-day monetary policy meeting under way" MarketWatch 4:03 PM
"Wall Street Back to Records as Tech Selloff Becomes History" TheStreet 4:03 PM
"Tech Stocks, coming off records highs, tumble for a second day" USA Today 4:03 PM
"Tech recovery sends Wall St to records with Fed next" Reuters 4:03 PM
"U.S. Stocks Boosted by Recovering Technology Shares: A recovery in the shares of technology companies helped lift U.S. stock indexes Tuesday." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:02 PM
"Asian markets shake off Wall Street's woes, post gains" MarketWatch 6:34 AM
"European stocks rise as techs move toward recouping losses" MarketWatch 6:34 AM
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"How Fake Mark Zuckerbergs Scam Facebook Users Out of Their Cash"
"YouTube Kids, Criticized for Content, Introduces New Parental Controls"
"How a News Junkie Stays Plugged In: Newsletters and Her Kids"
"Facebook's Privacy Scandal Appears to Have Little Effect on Its Bottom Line"
"What Amazon's New Headquarters Could Mean for Rents"
"Twitter Stays on an Upswing, With Its Second Straight Quarter of Profit"
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"Belgium: Paid Loot Boxes in Games Like Overwatch Are Illegal"
"Everything Leaving Netflix in May"
"Police Shut Down Major DDoS-for-Hire Service"
"T-Mobile: 5G Won't Start Out Much Faster Than 4G"
"The Best Refurbished Laptop Deals"
"In LA, Future Scientists Get Their Geek On"
"Russian VPN Usage Skyrockets Amidst Telegram Ban"
"Hotel Rooms Worldwide Can Be Unlocked With This Hack"
"Snapchat Adds 'Snappables' Interactive AR Lenses"
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"Samsung Elec flags mobile weakness as chips power record first profit"
"Facebook's rise in profits, users shows resilience after scandals"
"Qualcomm chip sales indicate some smartphone strength"
"Britain pumps cash into artificial intelligence before Brexit"
"PayPal quarterly profit beats estimates, shares rise"
"AMD profit gets boost from chips for crypto mining, gaming"
"Trump, top aides talk trade with Apple CEO Cook at White House"
"Brazil prosecutors say Windows 10 settings violate local laws"
"Facebook will not testify at U.S. House hearing on social media"
"NYSE glitch forces Amazon and Alphabet traders elsewhere"
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"How to make the most of the new Gmail"
"ServiceNow beats estimates, acquires VendorHawk"
"Microsoft's Build 2018 session highlights: Microsoft 365, Graph interface, MSIX packaging, more"
"Qualcomm's Q2 better than expected, Apple dispute weighs as does NXP uncertainty"
"PayPal adds 8 million new active users in Q1"
"AT&T adds customers as the courtroom decides Time Warner deal"
"AMD Q1 rides Ryzen, Radeon, EPYC wave, ups outlook"
"Facebook tops earnings targets despite data privacy scandal"