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TechNN Archive: Monday, July 29, 2013


Computer Industry
  • "Icahn criticizes Dell for vote rule change on proposed deal: Icahn urges Dell board to not adopt the rule change for shareholder vote proposed by Michael Dell and Silver Lake" Computerworld New Zealand 8:46 PM
  • "Carl Icahn Urges Dell's Board Not To Be 'Fooled' By Michael Dell, Silver Lake Buyout Offer" Forbes 12:34 PM
  • "Dell takeover latest: Icahn tells Big Mike where to stick his rule rewrite" The Register 11:43 AM
  • "Michael Dell says he will continue as CEO even if buyout fails: Not quite what Icahn has planned" The Inquirer 10:35 AM
  • "Icahn to Dell committee: don't change voting rules" CNBC 8:11 AM
  • "Carl Icahn Blasts Michael Dell For Proposed Vote Change on Dell Buyout" Forbes 8:09 AM
  • "Icahn criticizes Dell for vote rule change on proposed deal" PCWorld 11:43 AM
  • "Icahn opposes voting rule change proposed by Dell founder" Reuters 7:51 AM
  • "Dell's Deal Can Be Tweaked Without Cash: McCracken" Bloomberg TV 8:11 AM
  • "What Dell Bankers Can Learn From Omnicom and Publicis' Merger" TheStreet 10:40 AM
  • "Juicy Potential Yield From International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)" Insider Monkey 12:21 PM
  • "IBM to receive 21 million euros state-aid for Romania investment: report" Reuters 7:15 AM
  • "ESDS selects IBM PureSystems for Cloud and Big Data offerings" CIOL 8:21 AM
  • "HP Protect 2013 Keynote Speakers to Discuss How to Win the Security Cyberwar" MarketWired 7:25 AM
  • "Microsoft accuses Microsoft of copyright infringement, asks Google to scrub search links" PCWorld 11:42 AM
  • "Microsoft Gave Google a Copyright Takedown Request for" Gizmodo 8:55 PM
  • "Microsoft Claim To Be Selling Below Own Targets" World TV PC 8:14 AM
  • "Microsoft introduces warning on child abuse image searches" The Register 8:14 AM
  • "Microsoft's Bing first to introduce child abuse pop-ups in UK" ITProPortal 8:14 AM
  • "Microsoft's Bing adds child abuse pop-up search warnings" V3 7:25 AM
  • "Microsoft adds child abuse warnings to Bing" BetaNews 7:16 AM
  • "Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Delivers Comprehensive Management for Oracle Database 12c" MarketWired 7:51 AM
  • "Oracle OpenWorld 2013 - What to expect" CIO 8:20 AM
  • "Oracle Pushes Java ME Forward: Oracle is ARMing Java for the mobile world." Datamation 12:18 PM
  • "Intel ditching controversial facial recognition features for its upcoming set-top box" The Verge 9:11 PM
  • "Intel expects lower prices for 2-in-1 laptops" Focus Taiwan 8:19 AM
  • "Is Intel's Failure To Hike Its Dividend A Sign Of Things To Come?" Seeking Alpha 10:38 AM
  • "Why Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Could Turn Around" Insider Monkey 12:16 PM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) Stands on Second Position In Reportlinker Report Of 42 Firms, Cisco Systems, IBM, HP, Intel, Oracle, Microsoft" Property Mentory Group 12:16 PM
  • "AMD to Release an ARM-Based Microserver" Design News 8:19 AM
  • "Cisco/Sourcefire: A Potential Game Changer for Cisco and the Cybersecurity Industry" Network World 12:14 PM
  • "Cisco Transitioning Partners To Cloud" CRN 8:17 AM
  • "Cisco Boosts Cybersecurity Facilities with $2.7 Billion Takeover Bid" Hispanic Business 8:17 AM
  • "SpiderCloud: Cisco 'Naïve' on Small Cells" Light Reading 8:17 AM
General Interest
  • "New GTA 5 Screenshots Reveal How Powerful Current Gen Consoles Still Are In Terms Of Graphics" Redmond Pie 8:40 PM
  • "Samsung reportedly prepping 12.2-inch and 10-inch tablets with better-than-full HD screens" BGR 5:33 PM
  • "Ubuntu head: Our phone will have faster updates, less 'silly bloatware' than Android" CITEworld 5:33 PM
  • "Amazon delivers hiring boom" USA Today 9:42 PM
  • "Amazon is hiring 5,000 staff to grow its US-based fulfillment team by 25%" The Next Web 7:14 AM
  • "Amazon to Add 5,000 Workers, as Worry About Costs Rises" 24/7 Wall St. 7:23 AM
  • "Ahead of Obama's Visit, Amazon Announces 7,000 New Jobs" ABCNews 11:02 AM
  • "Amazon promises 7,000 new jobs ahead of Obama visit" Engadget 7:21 AM
  • "Amazon hiring 7,000 workers" CNNMoney 8:08 AM
  • "Amazon eyes 7,000 new workers to handle customer demand" CNET News 8:39 AM
  • "Amazon Studios May Crowdsource Selection of Its Web TV Show Pilots" AllThingsD 8:38 AM
  • "Amazon quietly slashes book prices to new lows in apparent competition with" GigaOM 8:08 AM
  • "Amazon and Overstock are locked in a price war to offer cheaper hardcover books" The Verge 10:37 AM
  • "Calling all 'codaholics': Automakers vie for tech talent" Reuters 7:24 AM
  • "Cosmos Returns, To The Satisfaction Of Billions And Billions: Neil deGrasse Tyson brings back the astronomy show Carl Sagan made famous." ReadWrite 8:38 AM
  • "Eve players stage giant online space battle" BBC 11:04 AM
  • "Google asked to remove 100 million 'piracy' links in 2013" BBC 10:40 AM
  • "Google Glass has limited purchase appeal says venture capitalists, branded the next Segway" TrustedReviews 11:43 AM
  • "Gary Shteyngart Bravely Wore Google Glass for The New Yorker" The Atlantic Wire 11:43 AM
  • "Newt Gingrich Takes Google Glass to the Zoo" Mashable 12:03 PM
  • "Google to Glass Developers: Start Developing on Android SDK" PC Magazine 7:26 AM
  • "Google Play store inundated with scam apps, Symantec says" InfoWorld 8:07 AM
  • "Chromecast already rooted, revealed to be running software closer to Google TV than Chrome OS" 9 to 5 Google 10:37 AM
  • "With Chromecast, Google reveals Chrome as its strategic big gun" Computerworld 7:20 AM
  • "Google CIO praises IT workers for keeping businesses alive" V3 7:17 AM
  • "Micron To Profit From New Memory Environment" Seeking Alpha 7:20 AM
  • "Here Are The Clearest Shots Yet of the Moto X" Gizmodo 10:36 AM
  • "Nokia's new Bluetooth 'Treasure Tag' will prevent you from ever losing your keys again" The Verge 7:51 AM
  • "Nvidia prototypes its own VR headset, makes personal gaming slightly less nerdy" TechHive 12:37 PM
  • "Sony, Panasonic team up to develop 300GB optical disc" CNET News 8:08 AM
  • "Sony and Panasonic team up to create 300GB discs of the future" The Verge 7:18 AM
  • "Why are Sony and Panasonic releasing 300 GB optical discs in 2013?" TechHive 10:40 AM
  • "Twitter Looks to Simplify Abuse Reporting After Rape Threats" PC Magazine 10:38 AM
  • "Twitter UK expands access to abuse-reporting function" CNET News 8:22 PM
  • "WeChat took Facebook's mantle in China and now it's going global" The Next Web 8:09 AM
  • "3D printers can cause strokes, researchers warn: Commercially available models emit dangerous particles" The Inquirer 7:18 AM
  • "Self-driving cars will set off an economic and cultural earthquak" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 7:19 AM
  • "Attention, shoppers! Stores track your cellphones" New York Post 7:16 AM
  • "In new apps, hand gestures control the action" Reuters 7:16 AM
  • "Hackers using spoofed headers as malware runners" V3 7:19 AM
  • "This Technology Can Tell Whether People Really Mean What They Say" Business Insider 10:40 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell Delivers Cloud Application Services on Windows Azure" BusinessWire 12:12 PM
  • "Orion Health Chooses HP to Support Managed Health Services" MarketWired 10:39 AM
  • "The $350 price may be right for the Surface RT" BGR 8:45 PM
  • "Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 11 for Developers" The Motley Fool 4:37 PM
  • "Bring Back Windows XP: Enough with Windows 8. An updated version of Windows XP would be a lot more popular with users." PC Magazine 3:29 PM
  • "Has Walmart temporarily sold out of Microsoft Surface RTs? A couple of weeks after Microsoft's $900 million Surface RT write-down, Surface RTs seem to be selling: at least at Walmart." CNET News 2:22 PM
  • "Microsoft expands bug info-sharing program to larger crowd: Acknowledges increased risk of leaks to hackers" Computerworld 12:37 PM
  • "Microsoft Corporation Is Doing Well Where It Counts, Poorly Everywhere Else" Minyanville 8:10 AM
  • "Microsoft haters: You'll have to break a lot of legs to topple Ballmer's beast/Terrifying ten-legged software monster is not dead yet" The Register 7:18 AM
  • "Microsoft follows Google into South Africa to prove white space broadband potential" GigaOM 7:51 AM
  • "Enterprise PC demand may benefit from the end of Windows XP support" DigiTimes 7:15 AM
  • "Death of Windows XP Could Do Good to Enterprise PCs" Softpedia 8:15 AM
  • "Arkadium Says Better Analytics Will Save Windows 8 Games" AllThingsD 10:39 AM
  • "Microsoft to host their own event at Gamescom" Xboxer 360 8:15 AM
  • "Microsoft opens pre-orders for 'Day One' Xbox Live Gold membership" Neowin 8:16 AM
  • "Microsoft puts Xbox One controller in online store for pre-order" VR-Zone 8:13 AM
  • "Xbox One out 29 November Toys 'R' Us hints, ahead of PS4" Crave @ CNET 7:18 AM
  • "Xbox One To Reportedly Launch November 29Th, Beating Playstation 4'S December 13Th Debut" BGR 11:44 AM
  • "Xbox One and Sony PS4 controllers get prices: More than a game, less than a car" The Inquirer 11:42 AM
  • "Microsoft prices Xbox One controller at $59.99, headset at $24.99" The Verge 7:16 AM
  • "Microsoft prices Xbox One controller at $60, headset at $25" CNET News 8:06 AM
  • "Even Nokia thinks there's a Windows Phone app gap of sorts" GigaOM 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Needs to Speed Things Up With Windows Phone, Says Nokia VP" AllThingsD 10:36 AM
  • "Nokia exec says Windows Phone 8 needs more apps, tells Microsoft to get a wriggle on" Pocket-lint 9:02 AM
  • "Nokia Thinks Microsoft Should Step Up Their Game To Make Windows Phone A Success" UberGizmo 8:15 AM
  • "Nokia blames Microsoft for poor Windows Phone app selection" The Inquirer 7:18 AM
  • "Nokia left frustrated by Microsoft's slow Windows Phone progress" The Verge 7:15 AM
  • "Nokia attacks Microsoft over Windows Phone apps and rues 'missed sales opportunities'" ITProPortal 8:13 AM
  • "New Stats show Microsoft's Windows Phone gaining in some parts of the world" GeekWire 10:41 AM
  • "Windows Phone stomps all over BlackBerry in Europe" BetaNews 11:42 AM
  • "Syrian Electronic Army hijacks Thomson Reuters' Twitter feed" Reuters 9:21 PM
  • "Britain losing battle against internet crime, lawmakers say" Reuters 9:11 PM
  • "Thailand bans using Bitcoin in any way, local startup reports" Ars Technica 8:42 PM
  • "Moscow Metro says new tracking system is to find stolen phones; no one believes them" Ars Technica 5:14 PM
  • "Attorneys general target, threatening the Internet" Fortune 11:42 AM
  • "Car key immobiliser hack revelations blocked by UK court" BBC 11:04 AM
  • "FEMA App Adds Crowdsourcing for Disaster Relief" Mashable 10:37 AM
  • "Government urges BT and councils to reveal rural broadband rollout locations" V3 10:38 AM
  • "David Cameron's Porn Filter Problem Has Already Been Solved" Forbes 11:43 AM
  • "Microsoft, Intel, other tech companies rally against ITC product bans" Electronista 11:44 AM
  • "Microsoft, Google disagree on jury instructions, verdict form for next month's FRAND trial" Foss Patents 10:38 AM
  • "NSA Surveillance Extends The Threat Hierarchy" Forbes 12:37 PM
  • "And the NSA Award Goes To..." AllThingsD 7:15 AM
  • "PRISM turned up the volume on cloud security conversations" GigaOM 7:50 AM
  • "How A New Royalty Bill Could Change Radio For The Better" Forbes 10:39 AM
  • "Twitter Posts $55K of Promoted Tweets to Help Avoid Payroll Taxes" PC Magazine 7:26 AM
  • "7 Things App Developers Don't Know About the China Mobile Market (But Should)" ReadWrite 7:52 AM
  • "Six Unconventional, Scientific Ways to Be Happier" Lifehacker 8:37 AM
  • "10 Game-Changing Developments In Government Clouds" Forbes 8:37 AM
  • "14 Practices That Will Ruin Your Twitter Reputation" Forbes 8:07 AM
  • "Are Cloud Based Accounting Apps Ready For Prime Time? 5 Things You Should Know" Forbes 9:02 AM
  • "Dead technology commentators: Socrates and the Internet" Forbes 7:52 AM
  • "The puzzle masters: How 3D printing is enabling the most complex puzzles ever created" GigaOM 7:52 AM
  • "Bluetooth LE + Android and why the smart tag revolutions is upon us" GigaOM 12:03 PM
  • "Chief Digital Officer: Hot new tech title or flash in the pan?" Computerworld 7:19 AM
  • "Tips for creating more compelling data visualizations: How to draw viewers to your points of interest" Computerworld 7:21 AM
  • "Time to Drop Dropbox?" BetaNews 7:23 AM
  • "How to put your DVD library in the cloud" PCWorld 7:23 AM
  • "It's Time For Enterprises To Consider Chromebooks" Forrester 9:02 AM
  • "Google Chromecast: Does It Deserve a Place In Your Living Room?" Lifehacker 10:36 AM
  • "Google Chromecast First Impressions: Not Ready For Prime-Time Player" MediaDailyNews 8:07 AM
  • "iFixit Cracks Open Google's $35 Chromecast Dongle" PC Magazine 7:26 AM
  • "'Internet of things' will mean really, really big data" Computerworld 12:02 PM
  • "Leap Motion review: A glimpse into the future of computing" The Guardian 7:21 AM
  • "Mandiant CEO Reveals Chinese Hacking Methods, Goals" PC Magazine 7:26 AM
  • "Why Netflix Is More Than the Next HBO" Techland 7:19 AM
  • "Why the PC Industry Will Never Rebound" PC Magazine 10:41 AM
  • "Down With Lifehacking! It doesn't make life better—it just makes us work more." Slate 7:19 AM
  • "The Science Behind the Perfect Workspace" Lifehacker 12:34 PM
  • "How Can Twitter Make It Easier to Report Hate Speech?" Mashable 10:41 AM
  • "TechHive E3 confessionals: Our thoughts on the biggest gaming show of the year" TechHive 11:41 AM
  • "Twitter abuse: Why cyberbullies are targeting women" BBC 8:39 AM
  • "Get Real- Virtual and Augmented Reality May Replace Your Job" Examiner 12:03 PM
  • "CDN Provider EdgeCast Raises $54M: What It Means For The Industry" Seeking Alpha 7:25 AM
  • "Why Google Should Buy Warby Parker - Before Jawbone" Forbes 11:42 AM
  • "GridGain gets $10M for in-memory computing" GigaOM 10:37 AM
  • "Franken-Yahoo No. 19? Yahoo Eyes E-Commerce App Platform Lexity" AllThingsD 7:21 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Tech Stocks: Amazon, Dell losses lead weak tech action/Tech stocks began the week on a downbeat note Monday, with Inc. and Dell Inc. among the sector leaders slipping into the red." MarketWatch 4:22 PM
  • "Stocks tumble at start of busy week" CNNMoney 4:22 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Retreat as Wariness Grows Amid Summer Slumber" TheStreet 4:23 PM
  • "Stocks Slip; Housing Data, M&A in Focus" FOXBusiness 10:43 AM
  • "Stocks Pull Back: Economic Reports, Fed Meeting in Focus" [Paid Membership Required] 4:23 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks stumble to lead broad Asian losses" MarketWatch 10:43 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks wobble ahead of eventful data week/Advertising firms gain after Publicis-Omnicom merger" MarketWatch 11:48 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:22 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:21 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:12 PM

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InformationWeek (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer"
New York Times (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Instagram's Co-Founders to Step Down From Company: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram's co-founders, resigned from the photo app on Monday. Their exits add to the challenges facing Facebook, which owns the app."
  • "How Instagram Rose Into a Cultural Powerhouse
PC Magazine (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Smart Devices Are a 'Prime Target' For Cybercriminals"
  • "Target's Game Pre-Order Discount Beats Amazon"
  • "Instagram's Co-Founders Resign"
  • "The Ricoh GR III Is Coming"
Reuters (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Facebook not protecting content moderators from mental trauma: lawsuit"
  • "In latest change, Uber launches 24/7 phone support in Britain"
  • "Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook executive exit"
  • "Germany's Merkel says EU battery cell production 'extremely important'"
  • "A swipe is not enough: Tinder trials extra control for women"
  • "Tesla is making its own car carriers"
ZDNet (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Google search revamp: Expect to see ton of new features on your phone"
  • "Salesforce launches Customer 360, aims to integrate all your data, applications"
  • "FinancialForce pumps Einstein Analytics into latest platform update"
  • "Indestructible EternalBlue: 300,000 computers still infected"
  • "Symantec accountancy audit uncovers customer transaction recorded as revenue"
  • "Man gets two years in prison for sabotaging US Army servers with 'logic bomb'"
  • "Vulnerable open source component adoption skyrockets in the enterprise"
  • "Watch: Wall-crawling robot artist turns building into art"

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