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TechNN Archive: Sunday, September 10, 2017


Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10 promises not to automatically download updates behind your back any more" Express UK 8:54 AM
  • "Intel Coffee Lake release date" DailyTech 8:45 AM
  • "The VC arm of Google's parent company is betting its billions on life-enhancing healthcare startups" Business Insider 8:45 AM
  • "AT&T Gives Birth To Cloud Computing And IBM To The Disk Drive" Forbes 12:03 PM
  • "Amazon's original boomtown: How the tech giant has transformed and outgrown Seattle" GeekWire 12:03 PM
  • "IBM's career re-entry program wants you back" CNET 9/9
  • "IBM and MIT Join Hands to Establish AI Research Lab" Gizmodo India 9/9
  • "What Does IBM's New Partnership With MIT Mean for Investors?" The Motley Fool 9/9
  • "Google support page reveals new 'Headphones' product, possibly Assistant-running 'Bisto'" 9to5Google 9/9
  • "Google launches Google Drive File Stream retires Google Drive for Mac/PC" DailyTech 9/9
  • "Largest Bank in Israel Works with Microsoft for Blockchain Trial" The Cointelegraph 9/9
  • "Microsoft Windows update pushes 'mixed reality'" The Japan News 9/9
  • "Microsoft And Google Race To Build The World's Smartest Cloud" Forbes 9/9
  • "Jeff Bezos Is Making Plans For A Really Big Amazon Hit Series" Digital Trends 9/9
  • "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 9/9
  • "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
  • "Windows Store device limit per Microsoft account raised to 2,000" Neowin 9:09 PM
  • "Microsoft finally gets around to fixing Windows 10 Creators Update gaming performance issues" MSPoweruser 9:09 PM
  • "Microsoft admits to gaming performance issues in Windows 10 Creators Update" Neowin 9:09 PM
  • "Microsoft brings app add-ins to Outlook on Android" Engadget 7:33 PM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update: All the changes so far" Windows Central 12:53 PM
  • "SwiftKey for Android Now Support Over 200 Languages" Thurrott 10:02 AM
  • "Watch Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's teaser for his new book 'Hit Refresh'" MSPoweruser 9/9
  • "Microsoft tries to deeply intregate Cortana bot to Skype with latest preview update" Windows Latest 9/9
  • "Microsoft Bing app for Android updated with refined search experience and more" MSPoweruser 9/9
  • "Microsoft's Skype gets more Cortana integration as a new helper AI bot" Windows Central 9/9
  • "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
  • "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
  • "How to free up more space in Windows" PC Gamer 2:47 PM
  • "What your Facebook privacy settings mean — and why you should care" The Next Web 2:43 PM
  • "Microsoft's Continue on PC feature is the future of Windows, but needs to be better" MSPoweruser 8:54 AM
  • "Using Google Sheets can be hard. Luckily, there's an course for that." Mashable 8:44 AM
  • "5 Alexa skills to try this week" VentureBeat 8:40 AM
  • "How Android One has changed, and why its US debut via the Moto X4 is likely imminent" 9to5Google 9/9
  • "Why Microsoft's Surface Phone shouldn't be a phone?" Windows Latest 9/9
  • "Despite making peace with Microsoft storm clouds continue to gather for Kaspersky" MSPoweruser 9/9
  • "Microsoft to announce dividend increase" Nasdaq 9/9
  • "Thin And Light Cage Fight: Dell XPS 13 Vs. Microsoft Surface Laptop" Digital Trends 9/9
  • "Did Amazon Just Make Microsoft Blink, or Was It Something More?" The Motley Fool 9/9
  • "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
  • "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" [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 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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