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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, September 12, 2017


Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft adds 57 Story Remix effects to Photos app, coming to Fall update" Neowin 7:08 AM
  • "Microsoft Scrambles to Deliver on Its Story Remix Promises" Thurrott 7:17 AM
  • "Azure Data Lake Store support comes to Azure Analysis Services" Neowin 6:20 PM
  • "Microsoft Outlook App Add-ins Come to Android" eWeek 8:45 PM
  • "Dell's 8K monitor is stunningly ahead of its time: Buggy and beautiful" The Verge 7:17 AM
  • "Dell EMC's Cameron Chehreh: IT Network Simplification Key to Federal Shared Services Adoption, Cyber Efforts" Executive Biz 7:25 AM
  • "Dell Technologies Celebrates Banner First Year as World's Largest Privately-Controlled Technology Company" Al Bawaba 7:27 AM
  • "Dell EMC, IBM to offer VMware solutions on the IBM Cloud" ZDNet 7:08 AM
  • "VMware sends over 1,400 client environments to the IBM Cloud" ZDNet 7:08 AM
  • "IBM Joins Automakers, Banks in Blockchain Wallet Project Expansion" coindesk 9:22 AM
  • "IBM's New Gen LinuxONE — Modernizing the Mainframe and Benefitting Customers" techspective 9:43 AM
  • "HP unveils its new all-in-one for businesses, the EliteOne 1000 G1" Neowin 4:02 PM
  • "HP outlines new business PCs, targets smart office, collaboration" ZDNet 3:11 PM
  • "HP announces a pair of powerful new EliteBook PCs" Neowin 4:25 PM
  • "MicroFocus updates its security portfolio after HPE merger" SD Times 7:28 AM
  • "Micro Focus Updates HPE Security Portfolio at Protect Conference" eWeek 9:04 AM
  • "Alleged Intel i7-8700K Coffee Lake benchmarks leak online: Six-core chip beats i7-7700K by 30 percent in Cinebench, but Ryzen may still have the edge." Ars Technica UK 7:38 AM
  • "Intel Coffee Lake Price And Price Increase As Compared To Kaby Lake" SegmentNext 9:47 AM
  • "Coffee Lake desktop benchmarks leaked online: The eighth-generation desktop chips are set to arrive next month" TechSpot 7:38 AM
  • "Intel Coffee Lake Benchmarks Leak, Launch Rumored for October 5" ExtremeTech 2:56 PM
  • "Intel and Tencent team up for blockchain tech" Banking Tech 9:48 AM
  • "Gigabyte tweet suggests Intel's eighth-gen CPUs on the way: Pencil in 5 October for new motherboards and something to go with them" Tech Central 7:39 AM
  • "Confirmed: Oracle laid off 964 people from former Sun building/WARN notice lists 1,008 layoffs in total" The Register 7:48 AM
  • "Oracle culled more than 1,000 staffers in September: Employees axed across firm's Santa Clara and San Diego facilities" The Inquirer 7:52 AM
  • "Oracle to shutter most Euro hardware support teams: Based in Romania? You are safe" The Register 7:48 AM
  • "Oracle prepares to spin off Java EE to Eclipse Foundation" ZDNet 9:05 PM
General Interest
  • "Equifax's CEO Says Firm Initially Thought Breach Was 'Limited'" Bloomberg 9:24 PM
  • "Reddit has become less toxic after banning hate groups: Those communities' users might have just migrated to another site, though." Engadget 11:46 AM
  • "Kodak channels Polaroid for its hybrid instant camera: The Printomatic outputs 2 x 3-inch ZINK and 10-megapixel digital snaps." Engadget 10:58 AM
  • "Billions of devices imperiled by new clickless Bluetooth attack: Blueborne exploit works against unpatched devices running Android, Linux, or Windows." Ars Technica 8:10 AM
  • "Google reveals formal plan to distrust Symantec certificates in 2018" ZDNet 7:21 AM
  • "Qualcomm Fires a Shot at Apple on Eve of iPhone Launch" Thurrott 7:21 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is already breaking records" BGR 7:39 PM
  • "Samsung aims to release foldable Galaxy device next year" Neowin 7:08 AM
  • "Samsung targeting foldable Note device for 2018: Mobile boss" ZDNet 7:08 AM
  • "The Galaxy Note 9 might be Samsung's first foldable smartphone: Company confirms it's aiming for a 2018 launch" The Inquirer 7:09 AM
  • "Facebook has pulled Instant Articles off Messenger" TechCrunch 7:16 AM
  • "WSJ: Discovery, AMC and Viacom try a sports-free streaming bundle/The subscription service puts entertainment first." Engadget 7:06 AM
  • "Facebook's Zuck gets pocket money docked in Spain over privacy violations: Firm hit with €1.2m fine after local data dogs get a sniff of data shenanigans" The Inquirer 7:05 AM
  • "Nintendo likes money again, bringing back NES Classic Edition 'next summer': Nintendo also promises expanded shipments for Super NES Classic into 2018." Ars Technica 8:10 AM
  • "Nintendo is bringing back the NES Classic: And extending SNES Classic sales" The Verge 7:17 AM
  • "Nintendo's NES Classic Edition is coming back in 2018" Engadget 6:59 AM
  • "Nintendo's NES Classic console is returning next year: Firm also extends SNES Classic shipments into 2018" The Inquirer 7:00 AM
  • "DxOMark Mobile Adds Bokeh, Zoom, Motion Camera Tests" ExtremeTech 7:06 AM
  • "Huawei launches demo smart city" ZDNet 7:08 AM
  • "Amazon is reportedly planning an Alexa-equipped Fire TV and a dongle: Calm down, it's just a strong rumour" The Inquirer 7:09 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell EMC partners with IBM on VMware services" IT-Online 7:26 AM
  • "HP, Inc. (HPQ) Announces Largest Ever Graphics Business Agreement with Lighting Source LLC" StreetInsider 7:31 AM
  • "IBM Retirement Fund Boosts Position in Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)" Stock News Times 7:43 AM
  • "New IBM Linux-only Mainframe Delivers Breakthrough Security for Next-Gen Applications" PR Newswire 9:23 AM
  • "Microsoft and The Chainsmokers Partner for Custom Xbox One S" The Christian Post 9:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Teams Gets Guest Access: Development effort focused on open access, IT manageability, and security and compliance." No Jitter 7:43 AM
  • "Silicon Valley boss quits over lawsuits" BBC 9:25 AM
  • "Google appeals EU's €2.4B fine" GSMArena 7:32 AM
  • "Photographer wins 'monkey selfie' legal fight" BBC 6:57 AM
  • "MWC Annual Report Shows Rapid 4G Growth in Developing Markets" eWeek 2:54 PM
  • "ASUS ZenFone AR Review: Google Tango And Daydream VR Take Center Stage" HotHardware 10:09 AM
  • "How to manage vendors in a cloud-first world" ZDNet 8:01 AM
  • "Why was it so easy to weaponize copyright against PewDiePie?" The Verge 7:53 AM
  • "Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: Dell's gotten serious on the budget gaming side this time" Stuff Magazine 7:25 AM
  • "What will it take to scale IOT globally?" ZDNet 7:21 AM
  • "Closing the gender gap in venture capital deserves our immediate and sustained attention: I asked investors Kathryn Minshew, Theresia Gouw, Jennifer Fonstad and Reid Hoffman about steps that companies, VCs and decision makers can take to be a part of the solution." Recode 7:18 AM
  • "Why did three sites pass on a story about an Amazon exec before it landed at The Information? Depends who you ask." Recode 7:18 AM
  • "Paris marketing startup raises $36M and plans to quadruple Seattle team in two years" GeekWire 6:20 PM
  • "Zilingo raises $18M for its fashion e-commerce service in Southeast Asia" TechCrunch 7:17 AM
  • "Singapore's Red Dot Payment closes $5.2M Series B round" TechCrunch 7:18 AM
  • "Black Girls Code receives $255,000 from General Motors to launch in Detroit" TechCrunch 7:17 AM
  • "Report: Western Digital wins bid for Toshiba memory business" Neowin 7:08 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks Post Modest Gains as Apple Event Kicks Off: A tech sector in wait-and-see mode counters gains in the financial sector. Here's where stocks are trading at midday on Tuesday." TheStreet 1:04 PM
  • "US stocks rise further as banks climb with interest rates" Associated Press 1:05 PM
  • "Futures higher as Irma weakens further; Apple in focus" Reuters 8:04 AM
  • "Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs, Stocks Higher Following JOLTS Report, But Gains Offset by Decline in McDonald's" MT Newswires/A> 1:06 PM 1:06 PM
  • "Stocks Extend Their Gains: Assets considered to be havens during times of instability fall as investors push equities to fresh highs" [Paid Membership Required] 1:07 PM
  • "Nikkei scores one-month closing high, but global rally slows in Asia" MarketWatch 8:07 AM
  • "U.K. stocks swing lower as strong inflation reading sends pound to year's highs" MarketWatch 8:07 AM

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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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