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TechNN Archive: Saturday, September 9, 2017
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "IBM's career re-entry program wants you back" CNET 8:26 AM
  • "IBM and MIT Join Hands to Establish AI Research Lab" Gizmodo India 11:29 AM
  • "What Does IBM's New Partnership With MIT Mean for Investors?" The Motley Fool 11:19 AM
  • "Google support page reveals new 'Headphones' product, possibly Assistant-running 'Bisto'" 9to5Google 8:54 AM
  • "Google launches Google Drive File Stream retires Google Drive for Mac/PC" DailyTech 8:53 AM
  • "Largest Bank in Israel Works with Microsoft for Blockchain Trial" The Cointelegraph 9:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows update pushes 'mixed reality'" The Japan News 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft And Google Race To Build The World's Smartest Cloud" Forbes 9:05 PM
  • "Jeff Bezos Is Making Plans For A Really Big Amazon Hit Series" Digital Trends 1:28 PM
  • "Facebook and Microsoft join forces to make life easier for AI developers" SiliconRepublic 9/8
  • "Microsoft shrugs off Windows kernel bug that can block malware detection" The Inquirer 9/8
  • "Decade-old Windows kernel bug lets hackers bypass security protections" ZDNet 9/8
  • "Windows 10 release date, features, devices and free upgrade: Windows Defender ATP to be revamped with Creators Update" IT PRO 9/8
  • "Microsoft and Adobe extends their partnership further with Teams integration" Neowin 9/8
  • "Microsoft Ventures Invests In Airobotics Industrial Drone Maker" Seeking Alpha 9/8
  • "Windows phone manufacturer claims Microsoft does have a mobile strategy" OnMSFT 9/8
  • "User demanded PC be moved to move to a sunny desk – because it needed Windows" The Register 9/8
  • "IBM DB2 Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Be Disrupted" Security Tracker 9/8
  • "IBM offers free cyber security training to military veterans" BetaNews 9/8
  • "HP Spectre x360 review: A near-perfect convertible that falls short on battery life" Neowin 9/8
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise: Cheap Stock But Tough Road Ahead" Seeking Alpha 9/8
  • "Review: Dell UltraSharp U2718Q" Hexus 9/8
  • "Storage sicked up on Dell Technologies' second quarter results" The Register 9/8
  • "Intel to support new non-standalone NR standard in Q4" FierceWireless 9/8
  • "Intel's trial platform set to support non-standalone 5G in industry-first" Mobile Europe 9/8
  • "Intel's freeD technology rolls out to eight more NFL stadiums" Neowin 9/8
  • "Intel Z370 Coffee Lake Chipset Q4 2017 Release Confirmed In Roadmap Leak" HotHardware 9/8
  • "How we hosted a Star Trek VR party using just one PC" PCWorld 9/8
  • "ASRock Shows Coffee Lake SKUs on 1151 socket" Guru3D 9/8
  • "AMD releases release Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.9.1" Hexus 9/8
  • "SPIL obtains packaging orders for AMD Vega 11 GPUs" DigiTimes 9/8
  • "Oracle: Will Cloud-Fueled Recovery Continue?" Seeking Alpha 9/8
  • "Arista describes Cisco's IP defence in antitrust case as 'insane'" The Register 9/8
  • "HPE and HP back Arista in legal battle with Cisco" CRN 9/8
General Interest
  • "Bill Gates net worth: How much the Microsoft co-founder's money and house add up to" Express UK 9:02 AM
  • "Nintendo President Admits Switch Supplies Might Not Stabilize For Holiday Shoppers" HotHardware 9/8
  • "Samsung sells more Note 8 devices in the US than any previous Note" ZDNet 9/8
  • "What's the deal with Google and HTC?" Engadget 9/8
  • "Why should Google buy HTC?" BetaNews 9/8
  • "Google Dashboard update brings better support for touchscreens and privacy control integrations" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "Google begins rolling out HDR YouTube support for smartphones" The Verge 9/8
  • "Google redesigns its privacy and security dashboard" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Florida Gov: Use Google Maps for real-time road closure updates" Engadget 9/8
  • "Google wants its Assistant to be your personal translator" Engadget 9/8
  • "Google is killing off Drive sync client in March: Here's what replaces it" ZDNet 9/8
  • "Facebook may spend $1 billion on original video in 2018" Engadget 9/8
  • "Facebook plans to spend up to $1B on original shows in 2018" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Facebook is testing features to help you make new friends" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "German competition watchdog to announce Facebook findings by year-end" Reuters 9/8
  • "Boost Mobile now includes taxes and fees in its plans just like T-Mobile" The Verge 9/8
  • "Twitter enables account sharing in its mobile app, powered by TweetDeck Teams" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Bitcoin price drops following report that China is going to shut down local exchanges" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Zillow acquires New Home Feed to help builders market new properties" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "Show off demo-ready apps with the latest Oculus update" Engadget 9/8
  • "ProBeat: I'm in love with Samsung Galaxy screens" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "Samsung UBD-M9500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: Better color and integration with Samung's ecosystem" TechHive 9/8
  • "American Red Cross is launching a drone disaster-relief program" Engadget 9/8
  • "The best media streaming devices" Engadget 9/8
  • "Disney, Netflix, and the growing suckiness of the video streaming era" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "ProtonMail opens free ProtonVPN service to everyone" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gets billionaire backing for his new app connecting celebrities and superfans" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Spotify and Hulu to offer U.S. students $5 bundled monthly subscription" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "Logitech Circle 2 review: Second time's the charm for this wired home security camera" TechHive 9/8
  • "Lyft launches self-driving car pilot in San Francisco" ZDNet 9/8
  • "FBI probes Uber's use of software to target rival Lyft" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Uber plans to electrify uberX in London by 2019, entire city fleet by 2025" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Uber to stop using diesel cars in London by end 2019" Reuters 9/8
Press Releases
  • "Nimble Launches New Add-In for Microsoft Outlook on Android" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "Urban Armor Gear Announces Two New Cases For Microsoft's New Surface Pro" PRNewswire 9/8
Microsoft
  • "Watch Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's teaser for his new book 'Hit Refresh'" MSPoweruser 6:02 PM
  • "Microsoft tries to deeply intregate Cortana bot to Skype with latest preview update" Windows Latest 6:02 PM
  • "Microsoft Bing app for Android updated with refined search experience and more" MSPoweruser 3:49 PM
  • "Microsoft's Skype gets more Cortana integration as a new helper AI bot" Windows Central 1:29 PM
  • "Microsoft's latest Mac app is a toolbar for Office 365" Engadget 9/8
  • "What to expect from the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update" ZDNet 9/8
  • "Windows 10 Will Never Be Finished! 5 Features We'll See Changing" MakeUseOf 9/8
  • "Microsoft should follow this recipe for 'Surface Phone' success" Windows Central 9/8
  • "Here are the Windows Mixed Reality headsets coming this fall" CNET 9/8
  • "Microsoft's Cortana for Android app gets a 'major' update" OnMSFT 9/8
  • "Microsoft invests in Airobotics to bring automated drones to cities" MSPoweruser 9/8
  • "OneNote for Windows 10 gets a bunch of new features for Skip Ahead Insiders" Neowin 9/8
  • "Microsoft's OneNote will soon convert handwriting to text" OnMSFT 9/8
  • "OneNote for Windows 10 gets a big update for some Windows Insiders" MSPoweruser 9/8
  • "Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection" Softpedia 9/8
  • "Microsoft Taking Extra Time to Ensure Halo Backwards Compatibility Lives Up To Expectations - News" VG Chartz 9/8
  • "Windows Amazon EC2 tutorial: How to set up an EC2 instance" InfoWorld 9/8
  • "Windows 10 security: Microsoft offers free trial of latest Defender ATP features" ZDNet 9/8
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Congress Isn't Happy About the Equifax Breach" Gizmodo 9/8
  • "The UN wants all drones registered in a global database: Good luck with that." Engadget 9/8
  • "European Court of Justice will determine the legality of mass surveillance in the UK" BetaNews 9/8
  • "TheShadowBrokers group returns with NSA UNITEDRAKE hacking malware and promises more leaks" BetaNews 9/8
  • "Russia sentences hackers from Humpty Dumpty ring" ZDNet 9/8
  • "China's tighter drone rules send new pilots flocking to school" Reuters 9/8
  • "China is poised to dominate robotics markets sooner than expected" ZDNet 9/8
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "How Android One has changed, and why its US debut via the Moto X4 is likely imminent" 9to5Google 7:20 PM
  • "Why Microsoft's Surface Phone shouldn't be a phone?" Windows Latest 6:02 PM
  • "Despite making peace with Microsoft storm clouds continue to gather for Kaspersky" MSPoweruser 1:30 PM
  • "Microsoft to announce dividend increase" Nasdaq 9:03 AM
  • "Thin And Light Cage Fight: Dell XPS 13 Vs. Microsoft Surface Laptop" Digital Trends 9:01 AM
  • "Did Amazon Just Make Microsoft Blink, or Was It Something More?" The Motley Fool 8:26 AM
  • "Poor security design and how not to handle a cyber attack -- lessons from Equifax" BetaNews 9/8
  • "It's time to build our own Equifax with blackjack and crypto" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Here comes the class action lawsuit after Equifax's massive hack" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Equifax breach disclosure would have failed Europe's tough new rules" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Massive Equifax data breach exposes as many as 143 million customers" ZDNet 9/8
  • "8 Dangerous Data Breaches That Should Freak You Out" PC Magazine 9/8
  • "Kids digital ad market expected to hit $1.2 billion by 2019" VentureBeat 9/8
  • "Canada's new radio telescope starts mapping the universe" Engadget 9/8
  • "RED reveals more about its holographic smartphone display" Engadget 9/8
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Equity podcast: Roku is going public, 23andMe raises $200M and Juicero is dead" TechCrunch 9/8
  • "Japanese startup plans one-stop ICO platform fueled by $25M from VCs and a $60M ICO" TechCrunch 9/8
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 9/8
  • "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 9/8
  • "S&P 500 slips as Hurricane Irma nears Florida; tech falls" Reuters 9/8
  • "Stocks, Dollar Slide as Irma Bears Down, Korea Threat Lingers: Global shares pulled back as haven assets advanced" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/8
  • "Asian markets waver after yen peaks at 10-month high: Risks from Hurricane Irma, North Korea weigh on investors" MarketWatch 9/8
  • "European stocks fall as missile threat, hurricanes unsettle investors: Rising euro puts exporters under pressure; miners fall" MarketWatch 9/8



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:30 AM CST; no changes since Wednesday)
  • "Share the Cost of Secure Application Development"
New York Times (Checked 7:30 AM CST; no changes since Wednesday)
  • "Rollback of Net Neutrality Has Small Businesses Worried"
  • "Were You a Victim of Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Help You Find Out"
  • "How to Cover Rocket Blastoffs With an iPhone"
  • "'Crazy Jigsaw Puzzles' Improve Our Views of Coral Reefs"
  • "His Eye Makeup Is Way Better Than Yours"
  • "Atelier Swarovski Turns to Man-Made Gems"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:35 AM CST)
  • "The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals
  • "The Best Black Friday Laptop and Desktop PC Deals"
Reuters (Updated 7:35 AM CST)
  • "Lyft raises another $500 million in additional round of funding"
  • "Flat profit gives Angry Birds maker's shares the blues"
  • "Exclusive: China's SenseTime plans IPO, U.S. R&D center as early as 2018"
  • "Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype"
  • "Dining goes digital for Thailand's street food vendors"
ZDNet (Updated 7:35 AM CST)
  • "Google: Here's how we predict battery life based on your usage patterns"
  • "Intel ME bug storm: Is your machine among 100s just named by Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo?"
  • "Open source's big weak spot? Flawed libraries lurking in key apps"
  • "Baidu's driverless strategy: First minibuses, then cars"
  • "HP patches severe code execution bug in enterprise printers"
  • "EU agrees to end geoblocking to boost single digital market"
  • "Korea tops APAC in government support for business R&D: OECD"
  • "The best Black Friday deals on Apple iPads, MacBooks, Mac desktops"


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