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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, August 21, 2012


Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Can Beat RIM, But Stands No Chance Against Apple" TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "IDC: Microsoft bets big on Surface with more than 3 million tablets on order for launch" BGR 7:42 AM
  • "PC Makers' Hopes For Windows 8 Ebb" [Paid Membership Required] 11:53 AM
  • "Windows 8 Pro to be priced at $199 following $69.99 promotional pricing" The Verge 8:47 AM
  • "Windows 8 Pro to retail at $200 after Microsoft's promotion ends" VentureBeat 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Opens Windows 8 Upgrade Registration" PC Magazine 9:19 AM
  • "Why Windows 8 is terrible for desktops" VentureBeat 8:49 AM
  • "UI expert: Windows users will hate the new Windows 8 experience" Boy Genius Report 6:15 PM
  • "Microsoft's measured move and the march to $45" MarketWatch 3:35 PM
  • "The Tablet Story Is Getting Stronger" Techland 10:10 AM
  • "Microsoft hoping customers Kinect with new Pru store" Boston Herald 8:11 AM
  • "Enlivened Lenovo changes Think-ing: Windows 8 tablets to face off vs. Microsoft Surface" Boston Herald 8:11 AM
  • "Filling Eyes With That Hewlett And Dell Double Vision" Seeking Alpha 11:20 AM
  • "After Two Missed Quarters, Can Dell Make Investors Happy at Last?" AllThingsD 7:41 AM
  • "Exclusive: Dell in Talks to Hire Former HP Networking Chief Marius Haas" AllThingsD 3:03 PM
  • "Dell Reports Second Quarter Financial Results" Business Wire 3:27 PM
  • "Dell Q2: Earnings, sales light/Company warns of Q3 sales drop from Q2, CEO says Dell 'transforming' the business, focused on 'differentiated customer value for the long term.'" CNET News 3:25 PM
  • "Dell Beats Earnings Expectations, Pares Outlook on Weak Sales" AllThingsD 3:26 PM
  • "Dell Discloses 2Q Sales Miss, Gloomier '12 View" FOXBusiness 3:28 PM
  • "Dell's slump worsens in fiscal 2Q; outlook weakens" Associated Press 5:10 PM
  • "Dell Earnings Beat Estimates, but Outlook Falls Short" CNBC 3:27 PM
  • "Dell Down 4% On Tough Outlook" Forbes 3:27 PM
  • "Dell's Profit Falls 18% on Slumping PC Sales" [Paid Membership Required] 8:29 PM
  • "Dell falls on lowered view; 'tough' market blamed" MarketWatch 3:27 PM
  • "Dell Falls As Sales, Forecast Disappoint" Barron's 3:27 PM
  • "Dell revenue disappoints, shares slide" Reuters 3:27 PM
  • "Dell warns of tough third quarter" BBC 6:04 PM
  • "Dell's Q2: Time to worry about server revenue?" ZDNet 9:15 AM
  • "Dell: Don't Expect Any Miracles" TheStreet 10:06 AM
  • "Dell speeds EqualLogic arrays: Stuff spindles, let's add some flash" The Register 8:06 AM
  • "Dell forms Desktop Virtualization Solutions for Government" ZDNet 9:15 AM
  • "Dell Expands Virtualization, Storage, Management Tool Lineup" InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "Dell Kicks It Old-School, Makes Me Place Orders With An Actual Person" Consumerist 10:11 AM
  • "IBM squeezes more power from new solar cell" GigaOM 3:02 PM
  • "Intel hires hackers to secure cars from computer viruses news" domain-b 10:14 AM
  • "Intel Corp Stock Buy Recommendation Reiterated" TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "Intel gets a taker for their high-temperature datacenter" ZDNet 10:14 AM
  • "Intel and ARM Holdings are Becoming Competitors" The Motley Fool 3:02 PM
  • "4 Questions For Intel About The Open Cloud And The Changing World Of IT" TechCrunch 3:03 PM
  • "Cisco Systems Inc Stock Buy Recommendation Reiterated" TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "AMD Singapore restructuring ends this month" ZDNet 10:14 AM
  • "Hackers target AMD's blog, steal usernames, emails and passwords" TechSpot 10:14 AM
General Interest
  • "Report: 'Nintendo Power' to close its doors" Engadget 5:53 PM
  • "PopCap Confirms Layoffs as the Billion-Dollar Payoff from EA Becomes Less Likely" AllThingsD 4:23 PM
  • "AT&T cuts frequency on cell towers that jammed police radios" CNET News 3:35 PM
  • "RIM reshuffles UK and European team ahead of new OS" The Register 3:20 PM
  • "Google Play gift cards coming to Target & GameStop" VentureBeat 3:02 PM
  • "Massive new Yahoo perk from Marrissa Mayer: no more BlackBerrys" VentureBeat 3:02 PM
  • "Amazon Launches Glacier Cloud Storage Service" PC Magazine 10:18 AM
  • "Russian court Web site defaced over Pussy Riot verdict" CNET News 9:27 AM
  • "Hackers target website of Russian court that jailed Pussy Riot" Reuters 9:26 AM
  • "Amazon Web Services unveils Glacier tool for data archiving in the cloud" V3 8:49 AM
  • "Chrome OS gets updated with smaller apps list and option to save directly to Google Drive" The Verge 3:33 PM
  • "Google's Mind-Blowing Big-Data Tool Grows Open Source Twin" Wired Magazine 3:21 PM
  • "Google 'failed to comply' on paid bloggers order: Alsup demands more" The Guardian 8:57 AM
  • "Will Google Fiber Waste $28 Billion?" Forbes 8:06 AM
  • "Google, Facebook Working on India Request to Remove Content" [Paid Membership Required] 7:59 AM
  • "Researchers: Automobile Computer Viruses Could Be Lethal" Forbes 7:59 AM
  • "Sharp Rescue Needs Precision" [Paid Membership Required] 7:41 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell Names Marius Haas President of Enterprise Solutions" Business Wire 3:27 PM
  • "Bill Gates backing Redmond antenna startup" Seattle Times 3:17 PM
  • "Disable the Windows 8 Charms bar" BetaNews 11:57 AM
  • "Bill Gates Invests In Intellectual Ventures' Spin-Out Kymeta" Forbes 9:16 AM
  • "Microsoft starts taking orders for $14.99 Windows 8 upgrade" Computerworld 8:12 AM
  • "City of Oakland, FCC identify source of police radio interference: AT&T/Public safety radio failed most recently following president's visit last month." Ars Technica 7:25 PM
  • "Internet Analysts Question India's Efforts to Stem Panic" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:12 PM
  • "Do AT&T's FaceTime limits break FCC rules?" CNET News 4:27 PM
  • "FCC report: 19 million lack broadband Internet" The Hill 3:35 PM
  • "FCC report finds broadband deployments still too slow: The FCC's annual broadband report released Tuesday says that 19 million Americans are still without broadband. And even though things are improving the pace of deployment is still too slow." CNET News 3:35 PM
  • "Lawsuit With Friends: EA Says Zynga Suit Is About Standing Up for the Whole Industry" AllThingsD 3:17 PM
  • "Facebook Class-Action Suit is Just a Speed Bump" ReadWriteWeb 3:36 PM
  • "Judge Rejects Facebook 'Sponsored Stories' Deal" PC Magazine 3:15 PM
  • "Facebook sued for Timeline feature" V3 3:04 PM
  • "Facebook might be challenged over Timeline" The Inquirer 9:15 AM
  • "Facebook sued over Timeline feature: A Chinese company claims Facebook stole the feature" T3 8:50 AM
  • "Infosys rises after whistleblower lawsuit dismissed" Reuters 9:26 AM
  • "Whistleblower to continue helping U.S. Infosys probe" Computerworld 8:12 AM
  • "Infosys says second whistleblower claims also unfounded" Reuters 7:42 AM
  • "Hey Amazon, What Are You Doing With The 'Firedock' Trademark?" TechCrunch 7:48 PM
  • "New levels of automation and precision needed to optimize backup and recovery in virtualized environments" ZDNet 3:38 PM
  • "Exclusive: Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy S III for MetroPCS" PC Magazine 3:35 PM
  • "How Todd Akin Became a Moneymaker for Twitter" AllThingsD 3:17 PM
  • "What If Zuckerberg Stepped Down as Facebook CEO?" Mashable 2:56 PM
  • "Facebook Paid $91,000 Last Year For Mark Zuckerberg's 'Estate And Financial Planning' (Hmmm...)" Business Insider 11:20 AM
  • "9 ways cloud will impact IT employment" ZDNet 11:17 AM
  • "Google vs. God: What's causing all these Hasidic Jews to flee their community? Smartphones." Slate 11:11 AM
  • "Web fonts: I have seen the future and it's vector graphics" ZDNet 11:09 AM
  • "Why We're Losing the Password War" Gizmodo 9:08 AM
  • "Q&A: Saving Laptop Battery Power" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:11 AM
  • "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love IPv6" The Register 8:06 AM
  • "Facebook's True Promise Is Yet To Come" Forbes 8:06 AM
  • "Barry Diller gets into bidding war for (report)" About 3:34 PM
  • "Exclusive: Barry Diller's IAC offers $300 million for" Reuters 3:26 PM
  • "Marvell, SanDisk partner on storage microservers" ZDNet 3:23 PM
  • "PayPal co-founder sells out of foundering Facebook at VAST profit" The Register 8:06 AM
  • "Sharp Considers Selling TV Factories in China, Mexico" [Paid Membership Required] 7:58 AM
  • "Samsung to invest up to $4 billion in Texas plant" CNET News 11:59 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Best Buy Weakens; Hurts Turnaround" [Paid Membership Required] 7:48 PM
  • "Facebook's director in spotlight after cashing out" Yahoo! News 6:31 PM
  • "Stocks Slip After Hitting 2012 Highs, Hurt by Tech Stocks" TheStreet 4:28 PM
  • "Stock Futures Boosted by Eurozone Optimism" TheStreet 7:55 AM
  • "Dow Closes Down 68 Points" [Paid Membership Required] 4:29 PM
  • "Commodities, Futures Get a Lift from Weaker Dollar" FOXBusiness 4:29 PM
  • "Stocks: Europe draws interest" CNNMoney 7:55 AM
  • "Asian Markets Finish Mixed" [Paid Membership Required] 7:54 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks advance; Australia, China up" MarketWatch 7:54 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks rise on bond rescue hopes" MarketWatch 7:54 AM
  • "European stocks rebound, euro above $1.24" AFP 7:41 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:22 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:22 PM

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:15 PM; no changes since 7:40 AM CDT)
  • "10 Ways Technology Is Reshaping Retail"
  • "What Can Agent Michael Brown Teach Us About Fake News?"
New York Times (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Tesla Directors Do Damage Control After Elon Musk Tweets"
  • "How a Fake Group on Facebook Created Real Protests"
  • "$100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It's Common."
  • "Uber Picks N.S.A. Veteran to Fix Troubled Security Team"
  • "The Unlikely Activists Who Took On Silicon Valley — and Won"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "New 'Foreshadow' Flaw Exploits Intel Chips To Steal Protected Data"
  • "How to Get Google to Quit Tracking You"
  • "Deals: Nintendo Labo, Bose Headphones, and Dell Inspiron"
  • "How to Install Fortnite on Android"
  • "iPhones, US Electronics Face Boycott in Turkey Amid Trade War"
  • "Sprint's First 5G Phone Won't Be Thick as a Brick"
  • "Owl Car Cam Adds Android Support, Enhances Security Features"
  • "17 Remarkable (and Scary) Things We Saw at Black Hat 2018"
  • "New Alexa Auto SDK Extends Amazon's Influence to the Dash"
  • "US Government Agencies Can't Buy Huawei or ZTE Products Anymore"
Reuters (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Soros Fund Management adds popular tech names, BlackRock in second quarter"
  • "Musk bid for Tesla: no formal offer, no firm deals with advisers"
  • "A look at Tesla's nine-member board"
  • "Major Tesla shareholders trimmed stakes last quarter: filings"
  • "Berkshire boosts Goldman, Teva stakes; buys more Apple"
  • "Kroger partners with Alibaba in China grocery sales venture"
  • "Sprint partners with LG to launch 5G smartphone in 2019"
  • "'Fintechs' sound cautious note on offer of U.S. bank charter"
  • "Intel discloses three more chip flaws"
  • "Tinder founders sue parent IAC, saying it owes them billions"
ZDNet (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Verizon bringing 5G to Indianapolis"
  • "Sprint and LG announce 5G phone for 2019"
  • "Microsoft quietly makes 'Your Phone' Android app available to mainstream Windows 10 users"
  • "Ten useful iPhone apps you didn't know you needed"
  • "CIOs: Transform your teams if you want to deliver winning IoT products"
  • "PTC courts security researchers to find IoT vulnerabilities"
  • "Beyond Spectre: Foreshadow, a new Intel security problem"
  • "Top 10 iPhone and Android accessories"

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