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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Surface Go is a 'cheap' Windows tablet with an Intel Pentium CPU: Redmond talks up tablet as it's 'smallest and lightest' yet" The Inquirer 8:04 AM
  • "After three Microsoft misses, it's Surface Go time" ZDNet 12:48 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface Go Is a Cheap, Tiny Tablet That Might Just Beat the iPad" Gizmodo 8:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Surface Go" Thurrott 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft's $399 Surface Go is its smallest tablet yet: It's more than a follow-up to the Surface 3." Engadget 8:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Surface Go; An iPad Competitor With A 10-Inch Display And $399 Price Tag" Redmond Pie 10:22 AM
  • "Microsoft's $399 Surface Go is announced at last: After weeks of leaks, the device is launching in 26 markets today." Ars Technica 8:07 AM
  • "Why did Microsoft build the Surface Go?" ZDNet 8:18 AM
  • "Microsoft Dynamics 365 Moves to Semi-Annual Update Schedule" eWeek 8:06 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise selected to support supercomputer brain simulation" GeekWire 8:06 AM
  • "A few more bits about Cooper Lake come out" SemiAccurate 10:22 AM
  • "Intel, Microsoft, Adobe release a swarm of bug fixes to ruin your week" The Register 7:43 PM
  • "How Intel Plans to Win Self-Driving Cars: Inside Intel's compelling self-driving car strategy." The Motley Fool 8:54 AM
  • "Big bank breakout, Intel to new highs and one other prediction for the second half" CNBC 8:55 AM
  • "Huawei, Intel, China Mobile complete 5G interoperability testing" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "Android Emulator picks up optimizations for AMD processors and Hyper-V on Windows" Neowin 8:18 AM
  • "Freshly baked storage: Take a pinch of Intel Skylake silicon, some flash powder, sprinkle into IBM's FlashSystem/9100 and 9150 arrays slide out of the oven, added to line up" The Register 10:46 AM
  • "IBM intros new FlashSystems storage product" ZDNet 8:18 AM
General Interest
  • "HTC's blockchain phone is real, and it's arriving later this year" TechCrunch 8:33 PM
  • "How artificial intelligence is transforming tennis" BBC 7:18 PM
  • "A third of Facebook's ad revenue growth now comes from Instagram — and it couldn't come at a better time" Business Insider 5:10 PM
  • "Google named most exciting US company for employees: survey" ["Microsoft ranked just behind Google as the second most exciting place to work in the U.S. Like Alphabet, Microsoft scored highly among millennials and employees valuing stability. Rounding out the top five was Boeing, which ranked third; Apple, which ranked fourth; and Disney, which ranked fifth."] FOXBusiness 5:02 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 show up in new alleged renders" 9to5Google 8:53 PM
  • "Samsung's next wearable is apparently called the 'Galaxy Watch'" CNET 4:59 PM
  • "Google Brain Has Expanded To Amsterdam" Forbes 6:23 PM
  • "Google infuses machine learning into suite of ad tools, takes aim at Amazon" ZDNet 2:24 PM
  • "Snap! AI can restore your bad photos" The Register 6:07 PM
  • "Nvidia uses deep learning to fix photo noise: Works without ever being shown what a noise-free image looks like" V3 11:23 AM
  • "This ransomware just added new tricks to spread faster and infect Windows XP PCs" ZDNet 11:22 AM
  • "UK slips further down the Worldwide Broadband Speed League to 35th: Madagascar offers faster average broadband speeds than the UK" V3 10:46 AM
  • "Floating Island Crypto Nation Aims for New Way of Governance" News BTC 10:36 AM
  • "Shutterstock celebrates 15th birthday by sharing posters of important events -- iPhone, Facebook, Pokémon Go, and more" BetaNews 10:26 AM
  • "Samsung opens world's largest mobile phone factory in India" The Next Web 8:53 AM
  • "Samsung trademark hints at a future Galaxy Watch: Will the device be a departure from its Tizen-based Gear wearables?" Engadget 8:53 AM
  • "YouTube is fighting fake news with $25M to promote journalism and more context in search results" TechCrunch 8:52 AM
  • "Minimal Ubuntu for containers and clouds" ZDNet 8:48 AM
  • "Nikon's P1000 takes the superzoom crown with a beastly 125X lens: The 3,000mm equivalent camera will cost you $1,000." Engadget 8:06 AM
  • "Canon and Nikon are reportedly both planning full-frame mirrorless cameras this year" TechCrunch 8:52 AM
Press Releases
  • "Samsung Electronics Brings Next Wave of High-Performance Storage with Mass Production of Fifth-generation V-NAND" Samsung 8:54 AM
Microsoft
  • "Surface Go Sets the Standard for Windows on a Budget" Thurrott 12:38 PM
  • "Microsoft Engineer Dives Deep Into Surface Go's Design" Thurrott 11:22 AM
  • "Hands-On with Microsoft Surface Go" Thurrott 8:52 AM
  • "Understanding Microsoft Surface Go (Premium)" Thurrott 8:52 AM
  • "This ransomware just added new tricks to spread faster and infect Windows XP PCs" ZDNet 8:47 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "I see you're trying to leak a file! US military seeks Clippy-like AI to stop future Snowdens" The Register 8:33 PM
  • "DOD seeks classification 'Clippy' to help classify data, control access" Ars Technica 5:17 PM
  • "Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's SCOTUS pick, is very bad for net neutrality" Mashable 5:16 PM
  • "The FCC wants to charge you $225 to review your complaints: Under current rules, the Commission is required to hear your opinion" The Verge 5:10 PM
  • "Facebook Is Fined by British Agency Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:35 PM
  • "Facebook Just Got Hit With A Big Fine In The UK For Improperly Protecting People's Data" BuzzFeed 5:28 PM
  • "Russian company had access to Facebook user data through apps" CNNMoney 5:35 PM
  • "Facebook Gave a Russian Internet Giant a Special Data Extension" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:05 PM
  • "NEC chosen for NSW Police radio network upgrade" ZDNet 8:18 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Facebook's 'Maximum Penalty' in UK for Cambridge Analytica Is Chump Change" Gizmodo 8:53 PM
  • "Why was Elon Musk at the Thai cave rescue?" BBC 10:36 AM
  • "Conduct dangerous experiments in 'Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project'" Digital Trends 10:25 AM
  • "Picture this: PhotoMirage creates moving images from still photographs" Digital Trends 10:25 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "AT&T buys threat intelligence company AlienVault" ZDNet 5:05 PM
  • "AT&T to buy cybersecurity firm AlienVault" Reuters 12:48 PM
  • "WeWork competitor Convene raises a $152 million Series D" TechCrunch 12:48 PM
  • "Audi signs MOU with Huawei to develop connected car technology" TechCrunch 11:22 AM
  • "Nokia and China Mobile sign €1 billion frame agreement after last week's announcemen" Neowin 10:23 AM
  • "Toast raises $115M at a $1.4B valuation to create a one-stop management tool for restaurants" TechCrunch 9:43 AM
  • "Lodgify, the SaaS for vacation rentals, books $5M in Series A funding" TechCrunch 9:43 AM
  • "SoftBank makes $9m bid to increase Yahoo Japan ownership in three-way deal" ZDNet 8:18 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow logs best win streak in a month, as S&P 500 closes at more than 5-month high: Russell 2000 hits a fresh intraday peak at 1,708.56, but closed in the red" MarketWatch 5:01 PM
  • "Stocks Log Third Day of Strong Gains: Stocks on Wall Street logged a third straight day of strong gains Monday as worries over trade tensions faded into the background." TheStreet 5:01 PM
  • "US stocks climb again as Pepsi leads household goods rally" Associated Press 5:01 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Climb as Investors Focus on Earnings Season: For now, trade tensions don't appear to be denting investor sentiment, analysts say" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:01 PM
  • "Asian markets add to gains, led by Nikkei: Yahoo Japan skyrockets after Altaba stock sale" MarketWatch 8:50 AM
  • "European stocks rise for 6th day as focus turns to earnings season: Eurozone house prices rise at fastest pace in 11 years" MarketWatch 8:50 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 8:10 AM CDT)
  • "US Intel Officials Share Their National Cybersecurity Concerns"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Wild About Tech, China Even Loves Robot Waiters That Can't Serve"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Trying to Conceive? 8 High-Tech Fertility Monitors to Try"
  • "22 Netflix Tips to Boost Your Binge-Watching"
Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Alibaba, Tencent in talks over stake in WPP's Chinese unit: Sky News"
  • "Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump's tariff plans"
  • "Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase forms political action committee"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "The value of superior UX? Priceless, but awfully hard to measure"
  • "SingHealth sends text messages to patients affected by data breach"
  • "Key takeaways from Singapore healthcare data breach"


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