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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft: Here's how to limit 'Foreshadow' attack impact/Windows Server admins using Hyper-V have some complicated choices to make about how best to mitigate Foreshadow on Intel hardware." ZDNet 8:08 AM
  • "HPE flies low-energy Eagle into National Renewable Energy Lab's data centre" ["HPE has been named as supplier of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's new low-energy supercomputer, Eagle, which will power up in January 2019."] The Register 8:24 AM
  • "Dell EMC opening a retail store in Seattle? Turns out this storefront isn't what it seems" GeekWire 2:15 PM
  • "What the Dell? Qumulo slips into PowerEdge servers: Extends coverage from AWS and HPE to Isilon-slinger" The Register 8:24 AM
  • "An Interview with Lisa Spelman, VP of Intel's DCG: Discussing Cooper Lake and Smeltdown" AnandTech 8:43 AM
  • "Scary New Intel Flaw Could Slow Down the Internet" LAPTOP Magazine 3:22 PM
  • "AMD Ryzen and Threadripper news: Threadripper 2990WX overclocked to 6GHZ across all 32 cores" V3 12:25 PM
  • "AMD launches new-generation Ryzen Threadripper processors for high-end desktop market" DigiTimes 7:53 AM
  • "NVIDIA Introduces Chipsets Based on Turing Architecture" Zacks 10:21 AM
  • "Cisco Aims to Keep Revenue Growth Rolling: The company forecast revenue growth between 4% and 6% for its fiscal fourth quarter" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:50 AM
  • "Oracle Database on Windows: Patch this flaw now, we fixed it on Linux in July" ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "Oracle Launches Transportation and Trade Management Cloud" Market Realist 7:50 AM
  • "Oracle open sources Graphpipe to standardize machine learning model deployment" TechCrunch 8:29 AM
  • "Oracle open sources GraphPipe, a new standard for machine learning models" ZDNet 12:33 PM
General Interest
  • "Children 'at risk of robot influence'" BBC 1:28 PM
  • "How Rude Humanoid Robots Can Mess With Your Head" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:28 PM
  • "T-Mobile is giving customers a free year of Pandora Plus" The Verge 12:26 PM
  • "T-Mobile is completely overhauling how its customer service works" The Verge 12:26 PM
  • "T-Mobile's next 'Un-carrier' target: Customer service" ["'We're getting rid of the old broken customer service model that has frustrated people for decades,' Sievert said. 'Instead of investing in avoiding customers, we are investing in serving customers.'"] GeekWire 10:40 AM
  • "Verizon's 5G sales pitch: Free TV" CNNMoney 10:21 AM
  • "Google is making Wear OS app quality guidelines mandatory" Android Police 3:23 PM
  • "Google releases a searchable database of US political ads" TechCrunch 2:15 PM
  • "Google may launch a smartwatch-focused AI fitness coach" Engadget 1:51 PM
  • "Google Assistant and Google Home won't work properly if you completely disable Google's location tracking" Business Insider 1:51 PM
  • "Google One now publicly available, new Google Store perks coming soon" 9to5Google 12:26 PM
  • "Google One is now open to all" TechCrunch 10:00 AM
  • "First Snapdragon 850 Benchmarks Disappoint" Thurrott 9:33 AM
  • "If you want to record calls in Android 9 Pie, you'll need to root your phone" BetaNews 10:56 AM
  • "Android 9 Pie puts an end to third-party call recording apps" Android Police 9:12 AM
  • "Adobe fixes critical code execution flaws in latest patch update" ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "DeepMind's neural networks can analyse eye scans for disease in seconds" V3 8:44 AM
  • "FBI warns banks about cyber attackers' plans for global 'ATM cash-out'" V3 8:44 AM
  • "Samsung reveals 5G and 4G Exynos Modem 5100, a single chip for phones" VentureBeat 8:26 AM
  • "China Stops Approving New Games for Sale" PC Magazine 8:50 AM
  • "Asian game developers hit by renewed concerns over China outlook" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:25 AM
  • "Wi-fi could be used to detect weapons and bombs" BBC 8:15 AM
  • "Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US" BBC 8:14 AM
  • "Cryptojacking attacks: One in three organisations say they've been hit with mining malware" ZDNet 8:08 AM
  • "Defcon hacking challenge swings a sledgehammer at unlucky computers: Whatever you do, don't roll a 4." CNET 8:07 AM
  • "How tech is keeping one critically endangered desert fish alive" [Video] CNET 8:07 AM
  • "Chinese internet giant Tencent suffers a rare profit drop" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
  • "How a wily Californian beat Google and Facebook's influence operation: Alistair Mactaggart's longshot initiative turned into one of the nation's strictest data privacy policies" The Verge 7:45 AM
  • "Twitter finally admits Alex Jones violated its rules, hits him with a 7-day ban" Business Insider 7:57 AM
  • "Twitter puts Infowars' Alex Jones in the 'read-only' sin bin for 7 days" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "Twitter suspends Alex Jones for a week" The Verge 7:44 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "The Surface Go Review" Thurrott 1:51 PM
  • "Microsoft brings 'Known Folder Migration' feature to OneDrive consumer users" ZDNet 10:57 AM
  • "Tip: Enable OneDrive Folder Protection" Thurrott 8:54 AM
  • "OneDrive makes it easier to backup your desktop clutter" Engadget 8:54 AM
  • "Microsoft's Chinese chatbot inspired by images to write poetry" The Register 8:25 AM
  • "Microsoft and Amazon launch Alexa-Cortana public preview for Echo speakers and Windows 10 PCs" VentureBeat 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft and Amazon release preview of Cortana and Alexa integration" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "Microsoft Patch Tuesday: 60 vulnerabilities resolved including two active exploits" ZDNet 8:08 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Brazil may probe Google over its cell phone system: report" Reuters 12:33 PM
  • "Former Microsoft engineer sent behind bars for role in ransomware extortion scheme" ZDNet 12:33 PM
  • "The FCC Says Net Neutrality Lawsuits Are Moot Because It Already Repealed Net Neutrality" Motherboard 9:39 AM
  • "Ex-FCC chief: Big Tech should seize the chance to shape regulation" Axios 9:13 AM
  • "U.S. investor sues AT&T for $224 million over loss of cryptocurrency" Reuters 8:50 AM
  • "Playboy sues blockchain startup for screwing its cryptocurrency porno payment plan" The Next Web 8:32 AM
  • "China-linked cyberattacks likely as Malaysia reviews projects: security firm" Reuters 8:25 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Striving to be seen: Black Girl Gamers on Twitch/Just because you're the face of TwitchUnity doesn't mean you'll make Partner." Engadget 2:16 PM
  • "Arctic Accelero Xtreme IV GPU Cooler Review: Chilling A GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition" HotHardware 12:22 PM
  • "The existential loneliness of owning a USB-C phone" The Verge 10:21 AM
  • "Google is Catching Up to Amazon in Smart Speakers" Thurrott 9:12 AM
  • "The Future of Augmented Reality Is Serious Business" PC Magazine 8:50 AM
  • "Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus review: Is this the best sub-£200 phone in the world? Review" ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "Trust us, you need to pay attention to Samsung's new mobile modem" Digital Trends 8:32 AM
  • "Analysis: Facebook doesn't have an obligation to support journalism" CNNMoney 8:14 AM
  • "Amazon Echo vs Google Home: The smart speaker battle is heating up" ZDNet 8:08 AM
  • "Lenovo 500e Chromebook review: A tough little 2-in-1 Chromebook that makes very few compromises" CNET 8:07 AM
  • "Inside Evernote's brain: As it refreshes its brand, the company behind the note-taking app reflects on its past, present, and future–and the true meaning of 'Remember everything.'" Fast Company 7:57 AM
  • "Twitter is killing push notifications for third party apps -- here's what you need to do" BetaNews 7:56 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Google's parent company revealed its plan for a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto — and it could be the world's largest tall timber project" Business Insider 3:23 PM
  • "Portland's Twistlock raises $33M Series C round as demand for cloud-native security grows" GeekWire 8:36 AM
  • "Twistlock snares $33 million Series C investment to secure cloud native environments" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "Full Harvest raises $8.5 million to help farms sell their deformed produce" VentureBeat 8:27 AM
  • "Verses raises $6 million to set up blockchain-based property rights in augmented reality" VentureBeat 8:26 AM
  • "Google parent company invests $375 million in Oscar Health" CNNMoney 8:11 AM
  • "TSMC board approves US$4.5 billion for capacity expansion" DigiTimes 7:52 AM
  • "Karma raises $12 million for marketplace that helps restaurants and supermarkets reduce food waste" VentureBeat 8:26 AM
  • "Karma raises $12M to let restaurants and grocery stores offer unsold food at a discount" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market on track for lower open as Turkey remains in focus: July retail sale show strong rise" MarketWatch 8:46 AM
  • "Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters" Associated Press 8:45 AM
  • "Mining Stocks Fall on Growth Worries; Lira Extends Rally: Metals sell off amid jitters while Turkish lira rallies for second day" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:45 AM
  • "Asian markets retreat, weighed by sinking Tech Stocks: Indexes in China, Hong Kong down 1% or more; Nikkei pulls back as yen weakens" MarketWatch 8:45 AM
  • "European stocks drop 1%, with commodity shares among largest decliners: Big losers include Antofagasta, BHP" MarketWatch 8:45 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 12:30 PM; no changes since 8:50 AM CDT)
  • "What CDOs and CAOs Want You to Know"
  • "Top 5 Benefits of a Customer Advisory Board"
New York Times (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "For Online Daters, Women Peak at 18 While Men Peak at 50, Study Finds. Oy."
  • "Elon Musk Sends Tesla Board Into Damage Control Mode"
PC Magazine (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. S9+: Which Phablet Reigns Supreme?"
  • "Need Cloud Storage? Google One Offers Paid Plans You Can Share"
  • "Alexa and Cortana Become Smart Friends"
  • "China Stops Approving New Games for Sale"
  • "The Future of Augmented Reality Is Serious Business"
  • "Intel's Core i7 Bean Canyon NUC Costs $499"
Reuters (Updated 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "SEC subpoenas Tesla over Musk's tweets: report"
  • "Twitter bans Alex Jones from tweeting for seven days"
  • "Regulatory limbo hits Tencent with first profit fall in nearly 13 years"
  • "From blue lipstick to Facebook Live, home shopping networks refine their pitch"
  • "Uber told by investors to sell self-driving unit: The Information"
  • "Brazil may probe Google over its cell phone system: report"
  • "Musk bid for Tesla: no formal offer, no firm deals with advisers"
  • "U.S. investor sues AT&T for $224 million over loss of cryptocurrency"
  • "Saudi fund may only play minor part in Musk's $72 billion Tesla plan: bankers"
  • "China-linked cyberattacks likely as Malaysia reviews projects: security firm"
ZDNet (Updated 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "Major vendors like PayPal affected by mobile point-of-sale vulnerabilities"
  • "Before taking that DNA test: Six things you need to know"
  • "Digital risk protection in 2018: New vendors, new leaders, new wave"
  • "Former Microsoft engineer sent behind bars for role in ransomware extortion scheme"
  • "Oracle open sources GraphPipe, a new standard for machine learning models"
  • "Microsoft brings 'Known Folder Migration' feature to OneDrive consumer users"
  • "Zero-day vulnerability: Apple macOS compromised with one click"
  • "Do we really need a new iPhone every year?"





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