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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on how it's different from Apple and Google" TechRadar UK 7:42 AM
  • "Microsoft: Help us kill off two banking trojans that learned from WannaCry" ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "Microsoft warns of two banking Trojans affecting home users and businesses" Neowin 10:47 AM
  • "Microsoft Acquisition to Bring 'Living Photos' to Skype" eWeek 6:27 PM
  • "Microsoft Encourages Windows 10 Based 'Highly Secure' PCs With These New Standards" HotHardware 6:09 PM
  • "Microsoft offers new guidelines for a 'highly secure' Windows 10 device" Neowin 12:52 PM
  • "Microsoft releases strict standards for 'highly secure' Windows 10 devices: But admits its own Surface Pro 4 doesn't meet the requirements" The Inquirer 9:53 AM
  • "Microsoft Runs a Simulation of the Entire Azure Network to Prevent Outages: Because at hyper-scale, replicating your network just for testing is simply not an option" Data Center Knowledge 7:42 AM
  • "Microsoft acqui-hires cinemagraphic photo app Swng" TechCrunch 6:41 AM
  • "Windows 10: If you want a highly secure device, follow these rules, says Microsoft" ZDNet 7:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Delivers An Outstanding Quarter" Seeking Alpha 2:53 PM
  • "Review: How rack servers from HPE, Dell and IBM stack up" Network World 7:30 AM
  • "Intel Officialy Reveals Kaby Lake G CPUs With Discrete AMD Radeon Graphics" Game Debate 7:34 AM
  • "Intel Kaby Lake G Series Core i7 Processors With Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics Benchmarks Leaked" HotHardware 6:11 PM
  • "Intel And AMD Are Teaming Up: What Are The Implications?" Seeking Alpha 1:39 PM
  • "Intel unveils new Core processor with AMD graphics" my gaming 7:41 AM
  • "Intel's Alliance With AMD to Battle Nvidia Could Be a Sign of Big Things to Come: As the chip giant slashes its PC R&D spending, it could be in its interests to lean on AMD for its integrated graphics needs." TheStreet 7:35 AM
  • "Intel Collaborates With AMD In An Effort To Find Middle Ground" Seeking Alpha 6:37 PM
  • "Intel And AMD Just Became Frenemies: Future Intel Core Chip To Have Radeon Graphics" Tech Times 7:36 AM
  • "Intel and AMD Gang Up on Nvidia" CCM.net 7:36 AM
  • "Intel and AMD team up announcement" DailyTech 7:36 AM
  • "Dell EMC Expands All-Flash Storage Lineup for Mid-range Market" eWeek 8:17 PM
  • "IBM pitches blockchain for cannabis sale" BBC 7:01 AM
  • "IBM Plans to Utilize Blockchain for Marijuana Distribution in Canada" NewsBTC 7:40 AM
  • "While Oracle puts finishing touches on new Austin office, tech giant buys more adjacent land" Austin Business Journal 7:43 AM
  • "Cisco patches DoS vulnerability in IOS XE" ZDNet 6:33 AM
  • "Nvidia launches limited edition Star Wars Titan Xp GPUs: And so it begins. We await the Last Jedi Hemorrhoid cream launch" The Inquirer 12:51 PM
General Interest
  • "Twitter opens floodgates on 280-character tweets after few use it" ZDNet 9:13 PM
  • "Snapchat Is Redesigning Its App Because It Knows It's Too Hard to Use" Gizmodo 6:33 PM
  • "Waymo Announces 'Fully Self-Driving Cars are Here,' Taxi Service Coming" Gizmodo 2:46 PM
  • "Mozilla wants to help you shop for privacy this Christmas" Neowin 12:52 PM
  • "Maersk admits NotPeyta ransomware outbreak cost it $300m: Firm saw a 2.5 per cent fall in shipping volumes as a result" The Inquirer 7:53 AM
  • "Twitter says it will fix bug after search results for terms like 'bisexual' were blocked" TechCrunch 6:43 AM
  • "Amazon launches Alexa-less Fire TV Stick for international users of its Prime video service" TechCrunch 6:44 AM
  • "Amazon reveals $50 Fire TV Basic Edition, shipping to 100 markets" Neowin 6:37 AM
  • "BT's incoming price hikes will see some bills rise by 33 per cent: BT Sport customers will be the worst hit" The Inquirer 6:33 AM
  • "Snapchat goes down for a length as outage halts spread of dinkle pics: It's been out for a schlong time" The Inquirer 6:30 AM
  • "Quark fusion makes ten times as much energy as nuclear fusion: A new study claims binding elementary particles produces a powerful subatomic event." Engadget 6:29 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S8 Active And Its Massive 4,000 mAh Battery Head To T-Mobile And Sprint" HotHardware 6:09 PM
  • "24-hour Galaxy S8 Active coming soon to T-Mobile and Sprint: Look for Samsung's more durable phone in November." CNET 9:29 AM
  • "Samsung is already working hard on the Galaxy Note 9" BGR 6:28 AM
  • "Google's new Files Go is a massive app for organizing your Android phone" Social Barrel 7:49 AM
  • "Google fixes KRACK vulnerability in Android" ZDNet 12:46 PM
  • "Google will soon display wait times for restaurants in search and Maps" The Verge 9:34 AM
  • "Google shows the waiting times at your favorite restaurants: Manage your hangry expectations with the feature on Search and Maps" Engadget 7:33 AM
  • "Pixel 2 XL update addresses 'dull' display and burn-in issues: Firm also fixes 'clicking' glitch plaguing Pixel 2 handsets" The Inquirer 7:03 AM
  • "Google updates the Pixel 2 XL in an attempt to address to screen problems" Neowin 6:37 AM
  • "Google updates Pixel 2 XL with new color display modes: The smaller Pixel 2 is also getting a fix for its 'clicking noise' bug." Engadget 6:29 AM
  • "Google starts fixing the Pixel 2 XL screen with new software update" BGR 6:28 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell EMC Announces New SC All-Flash Arrays, Unity Software, & Loyalty Program" Storage Review 7:21 AM
  • "Global Mobile Data Protection Solutions Market 2017: EMC Corporation, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell, Trend Micro, WinMagic" PR 7:30 AM
  • "Cisco Networking Academy Marks 20th Anniversary: IT education program achieves milestone of educating 7.8 million Students in 180 countries" Marketwired 7:36 AM
  • "Former Microsoft and Channel Sales Veteran Victor Gureghian Baez Joins Carbon Black to Lead Worldwide Channel Sales: Baez Brings Global Cloud Experience to Accelerate Carbon Black Channel Momentum" Business Wire 7:42 AM
  • "Google Energy, Oracle, Rebellion to Deliver OilTech Presentations for Event at Minute Maid Park: Limited time and tickets remain for the energy event for the next generation of oil and gas leaders" Business Wire 3:14 PM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft hints that the Xbox One X could be its final home console" BGR 2:04 PM
  • "Xbox One X: Critical Consensus/It's a beautifully engineered machine, but are enhanced titles enough to justify the $499 price tag?" GamesIndustry 10:46 AM
  • "Xbox One X Launches Worldwide" Thurrott 8:08 AM
  • "Xbox One X games at launch: The boosts, the bummers, and the bottom line/This companion to our full review breaks down more One X surprises, both good and bad." Ars Technica 7:38 AM
  • "Xbox One X: Microsoft 'not leaving current players behind'" BBC 1:58 PM
  • "Microsoft may launch a game streaming service in the next three years" Neowin 10:47 AM
  • "Microsoft teases Xbox game streaming within three years" The Verge 6:54 AM
  • "Microsoft will create game studios to ensure more Xbox One exclusives: It needs a comeback." Engadget 9:53 AM
  • "Here are the final numbers on Xbox One X titles as console launches" VentureBeat 6:47 AM
  • "The Xbox One X is out now and Microsoft really wants you to buy one: X gon give it to ya. Well some of ya, anyway" The Inquirer 6:33 AM
  • "How To Stop Apps Restoring On Boot In Windows 10" AddictiveTips 6:26 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "FCC tries to help cable companies avoid state consumer protection rules: The FCC wants to block Minnesota from regulating Charter's VoIP phone service." Ars Technica 1:59 PM
  • "Google's $2.7 billion EU fine will help innovation, competition commissioner says" CNBC 7:33 AM
  • "Supreme Court rejects Samsung's appeal in Apple patent infringement case" Neowin 6:37 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Google Pixel 2 XL First Impressions" Thurrott 9:40 PM
  • "Chuwi Lapbook Air hands on: A slim, beautiful PC—but no touching" ZDNet 12:48 PM
  • "How To Improve Gaming With Wine On Linux" AddictiveTips 9:46 AM
  • "Destiny 2 Gameplay And Performance Review: A PC Gamer's Delight" HotHardware 9:28 AM
  • "Using virtualisation to streamline your storage both old and young" ZDNet 7:03 AM
  • "Xiaomi expands into western Europe with flagship Mi Mix 2 at the vanguard: On the occasion of Xiaomi's debut in Spain, we talk to the architect of the Chinese company's global ambitions" The Verge 6:54 AM
  • "Best gadgets and gizmos for your home" The Inquirer 6:31 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Sourceress raises $3.5M to find candidates that managers want without realizing it" TechCrunch 11:16 AM
  • "Airbnb management service Hostmaker scores $15M Series B funding" TechCrunch 11:04 AM
  • "The merger between AT&T and Time Warner is a raw deal for the rest of us" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Arbe Robotics raises $9 Million to prevent autonomous car crashes" ZDNet 7:15 AM
  • "ShopBack raises $25M for its cash back shopping service in Southeast Asia" TechCrunch 6:44 AM
  • "Mojiworks raises £2.1M Series A to build games for Facebook Messenger" TechCrunch 6:44 AM
  • "Pienso Raises $2.1 Million Bringing Machine Learning to Non-Programmers" VentureBeat 6:45 AM
  • "Razer raises $528M in Hong Kong IPO" ZDNet 6:33 AM
  • "Arbe Robotics raises $9 Million to prevent autonomous car crashes" ZDNet 6:33 AM
  • "Tesla's Director Of Battery Engineering Is Out" Jalopnik 6:31 AM
  • "Broadcom makes US$103b bid for Qualcomm: Open to going hostile" Reuters 6:29 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Why U.S. stocks don't belong in a global portfolio—now, say strategists" MarketWatch 6:13 PM
  • "S&P, Nasdaq Retreat From Records as Tax Talk Keeps Markets on Edge: Wall Street retreats from records as uncertainty swirls over whether Republicans can band together to pass tax cuts, a promise that has been pushing markets to new highs for nearly a year." TheStreet 6:13 PM
  • "More holiday shoppers turned off by Black Friday, report finds" USA Today 12:10 PM
  • "Dow edges up to record high, financials dips" Reuters 6:14 PM
  • "US Stocks-Wall St extends losses as financial stocks weigh" Reuters 12:10 PM
  • "S&P 500 Retreats After Five-Day Rally: Online travel companies Priceline, TripAdvisor post sharp declines; banks slide" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:15 PM
  • "Toyota profit surges, buoyed by weaker yen" MarketWatch 7:46 AM
  • "German industrial output drop seen as short-lived" MarketWatch 7:46 AM



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PC Magazine (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 4:45 PM CST)
  • "The Best Black Friday Tablet Deals"
  • "The Best Black Friday TV Deals"
  • "The Best Video Streaming Services of 2017"
  • "Car Companies as We Know Them Are an Endangered Species"
  • "The Best Black Friday Laptop and Desktop PC Deals"
  • "12 Signal App Tips for Secure Chats"
  • "The Best iPhone 7 Cases"
  • "Apple Black Friday Sale: Buy a Gadget, Get a Gift Card"
  • "Gamers, Please STFU and Enjoy Your Hobby"
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Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CST)
  • "Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon"
  • "Uber to disclose price on SoftBank deal early next week: sources"
  • "Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in U.S."
  • "Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children"
  • "CEO of Brazil's Oi resigns as restructuring vote nears: shareholder"
  • "Macy's suffers credit card processing slowdown on Black Friday"
  • "New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion"
  • "Exclusive: Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet"
  • "Portugal's Sonae to expand cybersecurity business with deals"
  • "Uber seeks to appeal UK workers' rights decision at Supreme Court"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CST)
  • "Imgur confirms email addresses, passwords stolen in 2014 hack"
  • "Serverless but not stress-free: enterprise computing moves outside the enterprise"
  • "Brazil to introduce electronic patient records"
  • "Black Friday, Thanksgiving online retail traffic skews toward mobile"
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  • "Best gifts: iPhone accessories for under $25"
  • "Best gifts: Top iPhone X/iPhone 8 accessories from $6 to $200"
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