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TechNN Archive: Monday, September 11, 2017


Computer Industry
  • "Videogame Giant Electronic Arts Links With Sony, Snubs Microsoft" [Paid Membership Required] 11:45 AM
  • "Why Microsoft will drive serious Linux innovation" InfoWorld 8:11 AM
  • "Microsoft lays out its strategy for the chat wars with $5 billion Slack" Business Insider 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft says 125k organizations now use Teams, collaboration tool adds new Guest Access feature" GeekWire 8:47 AM
  • "When does Windows Vista support end? Update now to avoid security issues" BT 8:44 AM
  • "IBM has given $240 million for a new AI research lab at MIT" Axios 8:38 AM
  • "Trust, discipline and candor: how HP and PHD are using the client-agency relationship to tackle complexity" The Drum 8:36 AM
  • "HP Inc. Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 12, 2017" Nasdaq 8:35 AM
  • "Dell Technologies Celebrates First Year as World's Largest Privately-Controlled Technology Company" Al Bawaba 8:34 AM
  • "Deals Buzz: Dell EMC eyes $26 billion opportunity in India" Live Mint 8:33 AM
  • "Intel's 6-core 8th-gen CPUs launch October 5, a Gigabyte tweet suggests" PCWorld 12:11 PM
  • "Intel 'took eye off the ball' in AMD rivalry" CRN UK 8:27 AM
  • "Intel focuses its WiGig efforts on wireless VR" Engadget 8:21 AM
  • "Intel WiGig products are dead, long live Intel WiGig for VR" SlashGear 8:32 AM
  • "Intel bins WiGig hardware as it doubles down on VR efforts" The Inquirer 8:31 AM
  • "Intel WiGig line discontinued" Hexus 8:31 AM
  • "RIP wireless laptop docks as Intel bins WiGig parts" The Register 8:30 AM
  • "The answer to life, the universe and how many Cisco products have Struts bugs" The Register 8:23 AM
General Interest
  • "Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees" PC Magazine 7:41 AM
  • "Hurricane Harvey victims offered free Pixel phone repairs" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Google's 'Baywolf' headphones likely revealed in images, along w/ more 'Bisto' functionality" 9to5Google 4:27 PM
  • "Google files to appeal $2.73BN EU antitrust fine" TechCrunch 11:59 AM
  • "Google really wants you to see what ARCore can do" Engadget 12:18 PM
  • "What does Google know about you? Its new privacy dashboard should reveal all" ZDNet 7:36 AM
  • "Android Oreo Review: It's What's Inside That Counts" The Verge 12:04 PM
  • "Waymo simulation is teaching self-driving cars invaluable skills" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Amazon's next Fire TV may double as an Echo speaker" Engadget 12:18 PM
  • "Amazon's new flagship Fire TV looks like a square Echo Dot" The Verge 12:10 PM
  • "Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Looks Like a Windows 10-Running Version of Apple's MacBook Pro Powered by Intel's 8th-Gen Chips" WCCFTech 8:32 AM
  • "Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro packs quad-core Intel Core i7 in a light magnesium body" GSMArena 8:32 AM
  • "Xiaomi introduces Mi Notebook Pro with up to 8th gen Intel Core i7 processor" MSPoweruser 8:31 AM
  • "Xiaomi announces Mi Notebook Pro with 8th-gen Intel processors" Neowin 8:30 AM
  • "Facebook fined €1.2M for privacy violations in Spain" TechCrunch 7:46 AM
  • "Kodi fights trademark trolls trying to charge for its media app" Engadget 8:21 AM
  • "Tesla begins Supercharger network city expansion with Chicago and Boston" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "Uber Advanced Technologies Group hires Oculus platform lead Jon Thomason" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "New Uber CEO departs New York Times board" TechCrunch 7:47 AM
  • "Mercedes-Benz will electrify its entire car lineup by 2022" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "As Hurricane Irma Hits, People Turn to Zello App" PC Magazine 7:42 AM
  • "Twitter is testing a tweetstorm feature to allow for longer tweets" BetaNews 7:57 AM
  • "Verizon Asus ZenFone AR review: Futuristic tech demonstrated in a quality handset" ZDNet 7:36 AM
  • "Xiaomi unveils second bezel-less Mi Mix smartphone and new Mi Note phablet" TechCrunch 7:47 AM
  • "This new solid-state thermal vision sensor could improve self-driving tech" TechCrunch 12:02 PM
Press Releases
  • "Universal Windows Direct Customers Score Big with No-Cost Windows" PRWeb 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Boosts Investment in Industrial IoT with Asian Partner Alliance at IoT Expo 2017" PRNewswire 8:47 AM
  • "Cbt Nuggets Announces New Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (Exam 70-740) Online Course" PRWeb 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Global Telemedicine Appoints Ron Emerson as Global Director of Strategic and Partner Development" PRWeb 8:26 AM
  • "Oracle General Counsel Dorian Daley Joins ChIPs Board as First Outside Director" PRNewswire 8:24 AM
  • "Quickly access your Office 365 files using My Workspace" BetaNews 12:15 PM
  • "Microsoft Excel: Why your spreadsheet is so slow" PCWorld 11:44 AM
  • "This is how every Windows Mixed Reality headset stacks up against each other" Windows Central 11:44 AM
  • "Guest access in Microsoft Teams is now rolling out to all Office 365 commercial and education customers" OnMSFT 11:44 AM
  • "Microsoft tests new Cortana helper in Skype in addition to Cortana bot" OnMSFT 8:51 AM
  • "Microsoft, The Chainsmokers Create A Special Xbox One S That Lights Up" Tech Times 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft will finally patch up Windows 10 Creators Update game issues" TechRadar UK 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft confirms Windows 10 Creators Update stuttering-game bugs" bit-tech 8:44 AM
  • "How to Access Secret Settings in Microsoft Edge" MakeUseOf 8:43 AM
  • "Microsoft has finally fixed some game performance issues in Windows 10 Creators Update" BetaNews 7:57 AM
  • "How Microsoft Edge will beat Chrome as the best PDF reader with the Fall Creators Update" PCWorld 7:53 AM
  • "Microsoft Outlook for Android now supports add-ins like Evernote and Trello" The Verge 7:51 AM
  • "Microsoft launches Office 365 toolbar for macOS" The Verge 7:51 AM
  • "Lawsuits against Equifax pile up" Reuters 4:23 PM
  • "Exclusive: Key U.S. senators demand answers on Equifax hacking" Reuters 4:23 PM
  • "Facebook fined €1.2m by Spain for... you'll never guess what" The Register 3:57 PM
  • "California bans drones from delivering marijuana" The Verge 7:51 AM
  • "France, Germany, Spain, Italy call for turnover tax for tech giants" TechCrunch 7:46 AM
  • "India's auto industry gears up for government's electric vehicles push" Reuters 7:34 AM
  • "High-speed 4G mobile internet to come into effect in Egypt this month: minister" Reuters 7:33 AM
  • "Vodafone to invest 2 billion euros in German fiber connections" Reuters 7:33 AM
  • "Israel and China sign $300 million 'clean-tech' trade agreement" Reuters 7:33 AM
  • "Chinese EV shares surge as government mulls petrol car ban" Reuters 7:33 AM
  • "China's bitcoin exchanges await clarification, markets subdued for now" Reuters 7:32 AM
  • "Qualcomm touts 'Android firsts' as it hilariously tries to steal Apple's iPhone X thunder" 9to5Mac 6:25 PM
  • "Comment: I forgot how great Google's Duo actually is, especially thanks to audio calling" 9to5Google 5:42 PM
  • "Commentary: Amazon and Seattle's leaders owe it to the region to do better than this, lest we become the next Detroit" GeekWire 1:02 PM
  • "Teaming humans with robotic AI will remake modern manufacturing" Engadget 12:17 PM
  • "AMD A12-9800 Review: Infecting The AM4 Platform" TechSpot 8:27 AM
  • "How to live in a world where your data is not secure" VentureBeat 7:55 AM
  • "Are Smartphones Hurting Our Kids?" PC Magazine 7:37 AM
  • "Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX" InformationWeek 7:42 AM
  • "Best USB-C battery packs: We review the top portable chargers for your phone or tablet" PCWorld 7:53 AM
  • "Samsung partners with Sprint for gigabit LTE" ZDNet 8:57 PM
  • "Western Digital-led group wins bid for Toshiba chip unit: Nikkan Kogyo" Reuters 8:46 PM
  • "Genvid raises $2.5 million and launches interactive livestreaming platform" VentureBeat 12:13 PM
  • "Company builder Entrepreneur First raises $12.4M led by Greylock, Reid Hoffman joins board" TechCrunch 11:59 AM
  • "French DIY retailer ManoMano raises $72 million to accelerate European growth" VentureBeat 7:54 AM
  • "Typeform, a platform for 'conversational' data collection, raises $35M" TechCrunch 7:47 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500 ends at record; Dow books biggest gain in six months: Insurance companies among day's biggest gainers" MarketWatch 4:20 PM
  • "S&P sets record closing high as storm, N. Korea fear fades" Reuters 4:19 PM
  • "Dow Climbs Back Above 22000 as Fears Ease: Haven assets, including U.S. government bonds and gold, retreat" [Paid Membership Required] 4:19 PM
  • "Asian markets rev up after lull in North Korea tensions: Nikkei bounces back from 4-month low; Samsung helps lift Kospi" MarketWatch 8:39 AM
  • "European stocks jump by most in 4 weeks as North Korea, Irma fears recede: Stocks across Europe rallied on Monday, led by gains for insurance stocks as Hurricane Irma took a narrower path over Florida than expected, promising less damage." MarketWatch 12:36 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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