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TechNN Archive: Monday, February 13, 2017
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Oracle vs Google: Just as you thought Java-Android row was over, it all kicks off again/Oracle won't let go of its battle with Google over Android and Java." ZDNet 8:16 AM
  • "Oracle Opts to Continue Legal Battle Over Android" Investopedia 3:11 PM
  • "Oracle launches apps to surface predictions and insights from IoT sensor data" VentureBeat 7:04 AM
  • "IBM integrates Watson into its security operations platform: IBM's Watson has ingested more than 1 million security documents and been tested by about 40 customers in a bid to make the cognitive technology a sidekick to cybersecurity analysts." ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "IBM uses Watson to fill cybersecurity gaps: IBM's new Watson for Cyber Security, unveiled at RSA, can tap into more than 1 million security documents to help cybersecurity professionals more easily identify and mitigate potential threats." TechRepublic 12:15 PM
  • "IBM Watson now available for security operations centres" IANS 7:09 AM
  • "IBM to use Jeopardy! winning machine Watson to fight cyber attacks" Telegraph 7:06 AM
  • "Tony Stark Has Jarvis. And Now IBM Has Havyn" Wired 7:14 AM
  • "2009 IBM: Teleworking will save the World! 2017 IBM: Get back to the office or else" The Register 7:16 AM
  • "IBM CEO Ginni Rometty staff email addresses Trump immigration order, council participation" TechCrunch 8:54 AM
  • "IBM CEO Says the Company 'Does Not Have Politics' While Continuing to Collaborate With the Trump Regime" Gizmodo 10:31 AM
  • "Intel, McAfee dispute heads for settlement talks: Security expert John McAfee claims he did not assign rights to his personal name" IDG News Service 7:15 AM
  • "Intel will release 8th-gen Coffee Lake chips this year—still at 14nm" Ars Technica 8:16 AM
  • "Intel Announces the Xeon E7-8894 v4 CPU: 24 Cores at 2.4 GHz for $8898" AnandTech 8:17 AM
  • "Intel Core vPro – Upgrade to 4 GHz Business Class" DailyTech 7:00 AM
  • "Cisco chairman backs drone security startup in $15m Series B round" ZDNet 9:25 PM
  • "Tech industry shows little progress on racial diversity" VentureBeat 7:04 AM
General Interest
  • "Razer Blade 14-inch Windows 10 gaming laptop gets Kaby Lake, GTX 1060, and 4K" BetaNews 12:15 PM
  • "Razer's 14-inch Blade laptop takes the Kaby Lake plunge" CNET 12:15 PM
  • "New PayPal T&Cs prevents sellers trash-talking PayPal" The Register 7:16 AM
  • "Verizon offers unlimited data and won't throttle video (unlike T-Mobile)" Ars Technica 10:38 AM
  • "Verizon offers $80/month unlimited data to take on T-Mobile" The Next Web 7:08 AM
  • "Salesforce adds some artificial intelligence to customer service products" TechCrunch 7:07 AM
  • "Water-based battery could offer decade-long power: Days of fire-prone lithium-ion batteries could be numbered" V3 7:06 AM
  • "New dating app ditches swiping, requires phone call to connect" CNNMoney 7:05 AM
  • "Sonos to raise prices by up to 25 percent over Brexit" Engadget 7:11 AM
  • "Sonos is raising its UK prices by up to 25 percent after Brexit" The Verge 7:04 AM
  • "Google Maps now lets you create, share, and follow lists of places" VentureBeat 7:11 AM
  • "Google Maps adds feature to create and share bucket lists with friends" The Next Web 7:07 AM
  • "Android Instant Tethering Only Works for Pixel Devices" DailyTech 7:00 AM
  • "Qualcomm Announces 802.11ax Access Point and Client Solutions" AnandTech 6:59 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Inc. Protects Businesses from Web-Based Attacks with HP Sure Click" Marketwired 8:53 AM
  • "IBM Delivers Watson for Cyber Security to Power Cognitive Security Operations Centers" PRNewswire 7:09 AM
  • "New Intel Security Cloud Report Reveals IT Departments Find It Hard to Keep the Cloud Safe" Business Wire 7:09 AM
  • "Oracle Launches Cloud Service to Help Organizations Integrate Disparate Data and Drive Real-Time Analytics" PRNewswire 7:36 AM
Microsoft
  • "What's 2017"s fastest Windows 10 web browser?" ZDNet 9:25 PM
  • "Munich mulls dropping Linux, returning to Windows 10" Ars Technica 1:31 PM
  • "Windows 10's Mail app users start seeing the Focused Inbox organization feature" PCWorld 11:09 AM
  • "Microsoft just released a video-capture hack for HoloLens" The Verge 10:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Teases Project Neon Windows 10 UI Refresh" PC Magazine 7:18 AM
  • "How to use Microsoft's Paint 3D: Creating cool 3D scenes has never been so much fun" PCWorld 7:15 AM
  • "Waiting for the Surface Pro 5? Try one of these updated alternatives instead" CNET 7:12 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Samsung chief appears for second round of questions in graft probe" Reuters 8:19 AM
  • "South Korea prosecution considering more arrest warrants for Samsung executives" Reuters 8:19 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Unboxing the LG Watch Style [Video] 9to5Google 3:55 PM
  • "Comparing Verizon's unlimited plan -- and the catch" CNET 3:55 PM
  • "Influential is using AI to make an influence marketer stock market" VentureBeat 12:21 PM
  • "Lenovo Yoga 910 review: A classy 13.9-inch convertible laptop Review" ZDNet 12:21 PM
  • "How to insert a SIM card into your LG Watch Sport [Video] 9to5Google 11:09 AM
  • "How 'You've Got Mail' predicted the worst of the internet" CNET 7:39 AM
  • "How to Raise Responsible Digital Kids" PC Magazine 7:18 AM
  • "Honor 6X review: A $250 phone that feels like a million bucks" Greenbot 7:14 AM
  • "Self-Driving Cars Won't Just Watch the World—They'll Watch You" Wired 7:14 AM
  • "Is Google Maps trying to be a social network? Would you like to follow my list of mediocre Chinese buffets in Des Moines, Iowa?" The Verge 7:11 AM
  • "Twitter is worth less than its Chinese clone. Again" The Next Web 7:08 AM
  • "Does your right to keep (digital) secrets weigh up against any crime?" The Next Web 7:08 AM
  • "How email filters can improve malware protection" BetaNews 7:00 AM
  • "Hiring a hacker: Why and how you should do it" BetaNews 7:00 AM
  • "Snapchat Spectacles and Making Memories" Tech.pinions 6:59 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Ford pledges $1bn for AI start-up" BBC 7:17 AM
  • "China's Weibo eclipses rival Twitter's market capitalisation" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:13 AM
  • "Nura gets $4.6 million in seed funding for its customizable headphones" TechCrunch 7:07 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks carve out new records for a third session in a row: Apple closes at record high" MarketWatch 3:59 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Score New Records for Third Straight Day: The good vibes that carried Wall Street to new records last week lingered on into Monday's session." TheStreet 3:59 PM
  • "S&P Tops $20T as Stocks Hit Fresh Records and Trump Trade Rolls On" FOXBusiness 11:44 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Continue Record Run: Broad gains sent the Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite to new highs" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:58 PM
  • "Asian markets gain after reassuring words from Trump: Nikkei rises despite weak GDP report" MarketWatch 8:22 AM
  • "European stocks head for highest level since 2015 after Trump's Japan meeting: Negotiations over Greece's bailout stall" MarketWatch 8:22 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:50 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
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New York Times (Updated 8:50 PM CDT)
  • "Tesla Slashes Spending, and May Add to Its Troubles"
PC Magazine (Checked 8:50 PM; no changes since 7:40 AM CDT)
  • "Here's How Traffic Jams Might Lower Your Electricity Bill: Piezoelectric crystals create electricity when vibrated or put under pressure, so California is embedding them in roadways to see if they can effectively harvest the energy of passing cars."
Reuters (Checked 8:50 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "India's Infosys says CFO Ranganath has tendered resignation"
  • "Indonesia's Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except transport: CEO"
ZDNet (Updated 8:50 PM CDT)
  • "CBA confirms NetBank and CommBank glitch after Visa suffers card issue"
  • "NBN should shift fixed-wireless areas to FttC: Aussie Broadband"
  • "AirTrunk raises AU$850m for Australian datacentre expansion"
  • "Fair Work Ombudsman hits Brisbane tech firm with AU$125k fine for unfair dismissal"
  • "Chinese startup's 'self-made' web browser built on Google Chrome"
  • "Business as usual for Coles after weekend IT 'glitch'"
  • "GOAT uses machine learning, computer vision to verify your top dollar sneakers are authentic"
  • "How GOAT uses machine learning, cloud to get you the greatest sneakers"


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