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TechNN Archive: Friday, September 8, 2017


Computer Industry
  • "Facebook and Microsoft join forces to make life easier for AI developers" SiliconRepublic 9:04 AM
  • "Microsoft shrugs off Windows kernel bug that can block malware detection" The Inquirer 9:04 AM
  • "Decade-old Windows kernel bug lets hackers bypass security protections" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Windows 10 release date, features, devices and free upgrade: Windows Defender ATP to be revamped with Creators Update" IT PRO 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft and Adobe extends their partnership further with Teams integration" Neowin 9:01 AM
  • "Microsoft Ventures Invests In Airobotics Industrial Drone Maker" Seeking Alpha 9:22 PM
  • "Windows phone manufacturer claims Microsoft does have a mobile strategy" OnMSFT 9:01 AM
  • "User demanded PC be moved to move to a sunny desk – because it needed Windows" The Register 9:00 AM
  • "IBM DB2 Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Be Disrupted" Security Tracker 8:52 AM
  • "IBM to invest US$240mil to develop AI research lab with MIT" The Star: Malaysia 8:52 AM
  • "IBM offers free cyber security training to military veterans" BetaNews 8:06 AM
  • "HP Spectre x360 review: A near-perfect convertible that falls short on battery life" Neowin 8:50 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise: Cheap Stock But Tough Road Ahead" Seeking Alpha 6:51 PM
  • "Dell EMC flexes HCI muscle at VMworld" Tech Central 8:48 AM
  • "Review: Dell UltraSharp U2718Q" Hexus 8:48 AM
  • "Storage sicked up on Dell Technologies' second quarter results" The Register 8:48 AM
  • "Intel looks to speed 5G development, commercialization" RCR Wireless News 8:47 AM
  • "Intel to support new non-standalone NR standard in Q4" FierceWireless 8:46 AM
  • "Intel's trial platform set to support non-standalone 5G in industry-first" Mobile Europe 8:46 AM
  • "Intel's freeD technology rolls out to eight more NFL stadiums" Neowin 8:44 AM
  • "Intel Z370 Coffee Lake Chipset Q4 2017 Release Confirmed In Roadmap Leak" HotHardware 6:52 PM
  • "How we hosted a Star Trek VR party using just one PC" PCWorld 7:50 AM
  • "ASRock Shows Coffee Lake SKUs on 1151 socket" Guru3D 8:44 AM
  • "AMD releases release Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.9.1" Hexus 8:42 AM
  • "SPIL obtains packaging orders for AMD Vega 11 GPUs" DigiTimes 8:42 AM
  • "Oracle: Will Cloud-Fueled Recovery Continue?" Seeking Alpha 8:41 AM
  • "Arista describes Cisco's IP defence in antitrust case as 'insane'" The Register 8:40 AM
  • "HPE and HP back Arista in legal battle with Cisco" CRN 8:40 AM
General Interest
  • "Nintendo President Admits Switch Supplies Might Not Stabilize For Holiday Shoppers" HotHardware 6:52 PM
  • "Samsung sells more Note 8 devices in the US than any previous Note" ZDNet 2:11 PM
  • "What's the deal with Google and HTC?" Engadget 12:45 PM
  • "Why should Google buy HTC?" BetaNews 12:15 PM
  • "Google Dashboard update brings better support for touchscreens and privacy control integrations" VentureBeat 12:08 PM
  • "Google begins rolling out HDR YouTube support for smartphones" The Verge 12:05 PM
  • "Google redesigns its privacy and security dashboard" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "Florida Gov: Use Google Maps for real-time road closure updates" Engadget 8:38 AM
  • "Google wants its Assistant to be your personal translator" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Google is killing off Drive sync client in March: Here's what replaces it" ZDNet 7:26 AM
  • "Facebook may spend $1 billion on original video in 2018" Engadget 12:18 PM
  • "Facebook plans to spend up to $1B on original shows in 2018" TechCrunch 11:58 AM
  • "Facebook is testing features to help you make new friends" TechCrunch 7:45 AM
  • "German competition watchdog to announce Facebook findings by year-end" Reuters 7:30 AM
  • "Boost Mobile now includes taxes and fees in its plans just like T-Mobile" The Verge 12:04 PM
  • "Twitter enables account sharing in its mobile app, powered by TweetDeck Teams" TechCrunch 11:57 AM
  • "Bitcoin price drops following report that China is going to shut down local exchanges" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "Zillow acquires New Home Feed to help builders market new properties" VentureBeat 12:08 PM
  • "Show off demo-ready apps with the latest Oculus update" Engadget 8:29 AM
  • "ProBeat: I'm in love with Samsung Galaxy screens" VentureBeat 12:44 PM
  • "Samsung UBD-M9500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: Better color and integration with Samung's ecosystem" TechHive 7:51 AM
  • "American Red Cross is launching a drone disaster-relief program" Engadget 8:35 AM
  • "The best media streaming devices" Engadget 12:18 PM
  • "Disney, Netflix, and the growing suckiness of the video streaming era" VentureBeat 7:57 AM
  • "ProtonMail opens free ProtonVPN service to everyone" VentureBeat 8:01 AM
  • "Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gets billionaire backing for his new app connecting celebrities and superfans" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
  • "Spotify and Hulu to offer U.S. students $5 bundled monthly subscription" VentureBeat 8:01 AM
  • "Logitech Circle 2 review: Second time's the charm for this wired home security camera" TechHive 7:50 AM
  • "Lyft launches self-driving car pilot in San Francisco" ZDNet 7:26 AM
  • "FBI probes Uber's use of software to target rival Lyft" TechCrunch 11:57 AM
  • "Uber plans to electrify uberX in London by 2019, entire city fleet by 2025" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
  • "Uber to stop using diesel cars in London by end 2019" Reuters 7:28 AM
Press Releases
  • "Nimble Launches New Add-In for Microsoft Outlook on Android" VentureBeat 12:44 PM
  • "Urban Armor Gear Announces Two New Cases For Microsoft's New Surface Pro" PRNewswire 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft's latest Mac app is a toolbar for Office 365" Engadget 12:19 PM
  • "What to expect from the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update" ZDNet 12:12 PM
  • "Windows 10 Will Never Be Finished! 5 Features We'll See Changing" MakeUseOf 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft should follow this recipe for 'Surface Phone' success" Windows Central 9:05 AM
  • "Here are the Windows Mixed Reality headsets coming this fall" CNET 9:04 AM
  • "How to make a full backup of your Windows 10 PC" Windows Central 9:04 AM
  • "Microsoft's Cortana for Android app gets a 'major' update" OnMSFT 9:03 AM
  • "Microsoft invests in Airobotics to bring automated drones to cities" MSPoweruser 9:01 AM
  • "OneNote for Windows 10 gets a bunch of new features for Skip Ahead Insiders" Neowin 9:01 AM
  • "Microsoft's OneNote will soon convert handwriting to text" OnMSFT 9:00 AM
  • "OneNote for Windows 10 gets a big update for some Windows Insiders" MSPoweruser 8:59 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection" Softpedia 8:59 AM
  • "Microsoft Taking Extra Time to Ensure Halo Backwards Compatibility Lives Up To Expectations - News" VG Chartz 8:58 AM
  • "Windows Amazon EC2 tutorial: How to set up an EC2 instance" InfoWorld 8:13 AM
  • "Windows 10 security: Microsoft offers free trial of latest Defender ATP features" ZDNet 7:26 AM
  • "Congress Isn't Happy About the Equifax Breach" Gizmodo 7:27 PM
  • "The UN wants all drones registered in a global database: Good luck with that." Engadget 7:39 PM
  • "European Court of Justice will determine the legality of mass surveillance in the UK" BetaNews 12:15 PM
  • "TheShadowBrokers group returns with NSA UNITEDRAKE hacking malware and promises more leaks" BetaNews 8:05 AM
  • "Russia sentences hackers from Humpty Dumpty ring" ZDNet 7:27 AM
  • "China's tighter drone rules send new pilots flocking to school" Reuters 7:29 AM
  • "China is poised to dominate robotics markets sooner than expected" ZDNet 7:27 AM
  • "Poor security design and how not to handle a cyber attack -- lessons from Equifax" BetaNews 12:15 PM
  • "It's time to build our own Equifax with blackjack and crypto" TechCrunch 11:57 AM
  • "Here comes the class action lawsuit after Equifax's massive hack" TechCrunch 11:57 AM
  • "Equifax breach disclosure would have failed Europe's tough new rules" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
  • "Massive Equifax data breach exposes as many as 143 million customers" ZDNet 7:26 AM
  • "8 Dangerous Data Breaches That Should Freak You Out" PC Magazine 7:31 AM
  • "Kids digital ad market expected to hit $1.2 billion by 2019" VentureBeat 12:09 PM
  • "Canada's new radio telescope starts mapping the universe" Engadget 8:28 AM
  • "RED reveals more about its holographic smartphone display" Engadget 8:28 AM
  • "Equity podcast: Roku is going public, 23andMe raises $200M and Juicero is dead" TechCrunch 11:58 AM
  • "Japanese startup plans one-stop ICO platform fueled by $25M from VCs and a $60M ICO" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market books weekly loss as'life-threatening' Hurricane Irma aims for Florida: Fears of potential North Korean missile launch spook investors, too" MarketWatch 3:59 PM
  • "Wall Street Turns Mixed as Hurricane Irma Watch Keeps Trading Cautious: Stocks are mixed ahead of Irma landfall. Here's where stocks are trading at the market open on Friday." TheStreet 3:59 PM
  • "S&P 500 slips as Hurricane Irma nears Florida; tech falls" Reuters 3:58 PM
  • "Stocks, Dollar Slide as Irma Bears Down, Korea Threat Lingers: Global shares pulled back as haven assets advanced" [Paid Membership Required] 3:58 PM
  • "Asian markets waver after yen peaks at 10-month high: Risks from Hurricane Irma, North Korea weigh on investors" MarketWatch 8:39 AM
  • "European stocks fall as missile threat, hurricanes unsettle investors: Rising euro puts exporters under pressure; miners fall" MarketWatch 8:38 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 8:05 PM; no changes since 7:45 AM CST)
  • "5 Things I Learned While Trying to Understand Today's Cloud Pricing"
New York Times (Checked 8:05 PM CST; no changes since Wednesday)
  • "To Give A.I. the Gift of Gab, Silicon Valley Needs to Offend You"
  • "In an Era of 'Smart' Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better"
  • "Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on It"
  • "Bahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for 'Insulting' Tweets"
  • "Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy"
  • "How to Monitor Fake News"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:05 PM CST)
  • "Airbnb Plus Will Make Sure Your Rental Isn't a Dump"
  • "Net Neutrality Ends in April, Unless Congress Acts"
  • "Almost Half of Parents Say Their Kid Is Addicted to Tech"
  • "Bad News for AT&T Customers: Huawei's Mate 10 Pro Is Super Fast"
  • "Save 50 Percent on Quad-Core Dell Inspiron 3650 Desktop PC"
  • "SpaceX Launches Demo Satellites for High-Speed Internet"
  • "Need Help Starting a Podcast? Try Anchor 3.0"
  • "Mattel's New CTO Wants All Kids to Be Inspired by Tech Toys"
  • "Land Rover Unveils Rugged Explore Smartphone"
  • "Blizzard Releases Major Warcraft III Patch, Remaster Imminent?" ...
Reuters (Updated 8:05 PM CST)
  • "Uber will aggressively invest in Southeast Asia, won't let SoftBank rule it: CEO"
  • "Stymied by regulators, Airbnb looks to luxury vacations, hotels for growth"
  • "GoDaddy revenue tops estimates as customer base expands"
  • "States refile lawsuits to block repeal of U.S. net neutrality"
  • "HP Inc results beat estimates, raises 2018 profit forecast"
  • "Palantir ordered to open books to investor seeking U.S. fraud probe"
  • "Intel did not tell U.S. cyber officials about chip flaws until made public"
  • "Investors take flight after Angry Birds maker warns on profit"
  • "Snap chief earns $638 million in 2017, third-highest CEO payout ever"
  • "Mexico's Televisa to create content for Amazon Prime"
ZDNet (Updated 8:05 PM CST)
  • "NextDC reports large jump in half-year revenue and pre-tax profits"
  • "3D Systems launches NextDent 5100, adds materials in bid to speed up digital dentistry"
  • "3D Systems wants dentists to 3D-print your dentures with NextDent 5100"
  • "WeChat red packet senders total 768m over Chinese New Year"
  • "Show-stopping bug appears in npm Node.js package manager"
  • "Google adds businesses to RCS messaging platform"
  • "HPE delivers Q1 earnings beat, shares up after hours"
  • "Nokia working on drones framework for Australia"

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