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TechNN Archive: Wednesday, November 8, 2017


Computer Industry
  • "Intel hires AMD's Raja Koduri to work on high-end, discrete graphics" ZDNet 9:31 PM
  • "Intel CEO: Tech rally unrelated to Trump" Seeking Alpha 7:36 AM
  • "Qualcomm buy may pit Broadcom against Intel in 'connected car' fight" Reuters 6:53 AM
  • "AMD's Radeon boss has allegedly defected to Intel" The Inquirer 7:36 AM
  • "AMD's chief architect Raja Koduri is stepping down and possibly joining rival Intel" PCGamesN 7:36 AM
  • "AMD's Chip Growth in Doubt After Exec's Departure" Investopedia 9:30 AM
  • "AMD shakeup in graphics division clears the way for a course correction" MarketWatch 6:54 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen Pro desktop processors launched in India, offers up to 62% performance boost" BGR India 7:48 AM
  • "Satya Nadella on Competing With Apple and Google, Minecraft on Holo Lens, and More" Gadgets 360 7:53 AM
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's leadership mantra is all about empathy" Quartz 6:54 AM
  • "Microsoft surges ahead with new technology in the Xbox One X console" MarketWatch 9:58 AM
  • "Microsoft introduces new secure firmware spec via the Open Compute Project" ZDNet 9:29 AM
  • "The Surface Book 2 is now available for pre-order" Neowin 6:04 PM
  • "Cloud computing: IBM overhauls access rules at Euro data centre" ZDNet 6:37 AM
  • "IBM leads BigInsights for Hadoop out behind barn. Shots heard" The Register 7:40 AM
  • "Dell EMC expands all-flash midrange storage" ITProPortal 7:49 AM
  • "Oracle joins Apple in support of a tax repatriation plan" CNBC 7:43 AM
  • "Cisco opens Innovation and Experience Centre in Dubai" Telecompaper 7:46 AM
  • "Cisco sponsors smart city challenge in Berlin" Telecompaper 7:46 AM
General Interest
  • "To prevent revenge porn, Facebook will look at user-submitted nude photos: Pilot program goals are laudable, but is the remedy as bad as the ailment it treats?" Ars Technica 9:11 PM
  • "Chrome 64 to halt annoying redirect attempts while browsing" Neowin 6:22 PM
  • "Chrome will soon prevent irritating, unwanted website redirects: The changes are being worked into Chrome 64 and 65." Engadget 4:52 PM
  • "Google Adds Version Testing Feature to Firebase Mobile Dev Platform" eWeek 6:21 PM
  • "Sprint service is about to get more expensive: CEO Marcelo Claure teases a price hike coming next quarter." CNET 2:08 PM
  • "Marissa Mayer grilled by Congress over massive Yahoo security breach" CNNMoney 2:02 PM
  • "Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breach, blames Russians" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "Irish CEOs and leaders meet to discuss supports for women in tech" SiliconRepublic 7:40 AM
  • "Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed" TechCrunch 7:16 AM
  • "Ethereum user accidentally exploits major vulnerability, locks wallets" ZDNet 7:09 AM
  • "Google reportedly wants to take on Amazon's audiobook business" The Next Web 7:05 AM
  • "Logitech's bricking stunt reminds us why cloud-powered gadgets suck" The Next Web 7:05 AM
  • "Logitech will brick Harmony Link hardware - on purpose: Logitech will deactivate all Harmony Link remote control hubs through a software 'update' next year" V3 7:00 AM
  • "Snap loses its head of the engineering amid plans to overhaul Snapchat app" Mashable 6:52 AM
  • "China Spreads Propaganda to U.S. on Facebook, a Platform it Bans at Home" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:50 AM
  • "Facebook 'remembers' nude images to combat revenge porn" BBC 7:20 AM
  • "Facebook Shareholders Could Get Crushed Under Rising Costs" Seeking Alpha 6:46 AM
  • "Amazon's Pharmacy Licenses Threaten CVS Health" Seeking Alpha 6:45 AM
  • "Cost of cyber crime rises rapidly as attacks increase" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 AM
  • "Hacking medical devices is the next big security concern: A wide range of vulnerabilities in hospitals worldwide have been uncovered" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 AM
  • "Snapchat gets Android developer religion--better late than never" ZDNet 6:37 AM
  • "Google plans to update Chrome with better ad-fighting features" The Next Web 3:39 PM
  • "Google Chrome update makes it harder for shady sites to hijack your browser" Mashable 11:04 AM
  • "Linux security: Google fuzzer finds ton of holes in kernel's USB subsystem" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "Now Google maps street-level pollution data across LA, San Francisco, California" [Video Report] ZDNet 10:08 AM
  • "Google promoted Texas gunman fake tweets" BBC 7:20 AM
  • "Google's new Android app: Manage storage, share files without using mobile data" ZDNet 6:37 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cisco Announces November 2017 Event with the Financial Community" Cisco 3:29 PM
  • "SunMoon Food Company Implements NetSuite OneWorld to Support Rapid Global Expansion" Oracle 7:44 AM
  • "Smartphones, IoT and Connected Cars Fueling Rise in LTE Network Traffic" Oracle 7:44 AM
  • "Call of Duty: WWII Made $500 Million in Three Days" Thurrott 5:58 PM
  • "Microsoft releases feature-packed Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17035 to the Fast ring... but not for everyone" BetaNews 2:43 PM
  • "Xbox One X Downloads Are Absolutely Gigantic, And That's A Problem" Forbes 2:02 PM
  • "Inside the marriage of Bill and Melinda Gates, who met at work, live in a $124 million home, and will leave their children only a small fraction of their fortune" Business Insider 2:02 PM
  • "Microsoft and KidZania join hands to ensure holistic cyber-physical safety of children" Gizbot 7:53 AM
  • "Liquid Telecom becomes Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute partner" Telecompaper 7:52 AM
  • "High Price Undercuts Microsoft's Xbox One X Mic Drop" TechNewsWorld 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Looks To Make More Of Its Own Xbox One Games: It's About Time" Tech Times 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft exec: Xbox One X aimed at the 'discerning connoisseur of gaming'" TechSpot 7:34 AM
  • "Here's How To Make Sure Your Windows 10 PC Is 'Highly Secure,' According To Microsoft" Tech Times 7:34 AM
  • "Sen. Al Franken torched Amazon, Facebook and Google for using their algorithms to maintain their massive footprints: His wide-ranging speech Wednesday questioned their power over publishers and others." Recode 2:07 PM
  • "AT&T CEO says he has no intention of selling CNN after DOJ demands sale as condition for Time Warner deal" CNBC 3:22 PM
  • "Trump's DOJ wants AT&T/Time Warner to sell CNN or DirecTV before merger" Ars Technica 3:10 PM
  • "Justice Department pushes back against AT&T–Time Warner merger with new demands" The Verge 2:06 PM
  • "Humvee maker sues Activision over 'Call of Duty'" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "Europe security official threatens more tech regulation" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:05 AM
  • "The FCC is helping cable companies evade consumer protection rules: The dispute centers on the way VoIP is regulated." Engadget 8:49 AM
  • "Equifax, Yahoo fail to answer the most basic questions during Senate hearing" ZDNet 3:13 PM
  • "How to watch ex-Yahoo Marissa Mayer and Equifax executives testify to Congress on major data breaches: The Senate Commerce Committee convenes its hearing at 10 am ET today" Recode 7:30 AM
  • "FBI again finds itself unable to unlock a gunman's cellphone" Associated Press 7:20 AM
  • "Seven years on, Spain rattles tin cup at Google over Street View slurp" ["Seven years after Google raised hackles by collecting information about Wi-Fi access points with its Street View fleet, Spain's privacy regulator has fined the company €300,000."] The Register 7:24 AM
  • "Why Google and Facebook folded on sex-trafficking bill" Axios 7:12 AM
  • "On Adobe, Diversity, Design and More" Subtraction 3:39 PM
  • "Geared Up Podcast: Playing the powerful but pricey Xbox One X — is it worth upgrading?" GeekWire 3:28 PM
  • "Is social media making us less happy?" [Video Report] Mashable 3:11 PM
  • "Broadcom And Qualcomm Deal Is A Long-Term Loser" Forbes 10:58 AM
  • "Dell XPS 13 (2017) With Kaby Lake R Review: Faster, Better Than Ever" HotHardware 10:39 AM
  • "Can you have secrets online? This unusual pop-up shop will make you think again: The Glass Room in central London looks like a high-end tech store, but is actually an exhibition designed to encourage visitors to question how easily they give data away online." ZDNet 9:29 AM
  • "Amazon's Cloud Cam checks all the right boxes at a very nice price: Keeping an eye on more than just your packages" The Verge 8:39 AM
  • "Amazon Cloud Cam review: The right balance for DIY security" CNET 8:39 AM
  • "Amazon Cloud Cam Review: Get Alexa to Watch Over Your House" Wired 8:38 AM
  • "Amazon Cloud Cam review: A Nest Cam rival with Alexa smarts" Engadget 8:11 AM
  • "Better filters won't cure this: YouTube's kids nightmare" The Register 7:24 AM
  • "Robots Won't Kill You, But They Will Take Your Job" PC Magazine 7:20 AM
  • "Intel 8th-gen Core i7 review: What happens when thin laptops get quad-core speed" PCWorld 7:20 AM
  • "I interviewed Sophia, the artificially intelligent robot that said it wanted to 'destroy humans'" Business Insider 6:49 AM
  • "'Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Curtain': Technology vs. Transparency" Forbes 6:45 AM
  • "IoT devices are an enterprise security time bomb" ZDNet 6:37 AM
  • "Goldman Sachs leads $10 million investment round in data startup Crux" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "AT&T says timing of Time Warner deal completion now uncertain" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "Volkswagen and Google to bring quantum computing benefits to cars" TechCrunch 9:51 AM
  • "Yotpo raises additional $51 million for user-generated business content" VentureBeat 9:30 AM
  • "Qubole raises $25 million for data analysis service" VentureBeat 8:39 AM
  • "Real estate startup Compass nabs $100M at a $1.8B valuation" TechCrunch 7:17 AM
  • "Tencent of China Raises Its Stake in Struggling Snap" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:50 AM
  • "WeChat owner Tencent snapped up another 12% of Snap this month" TechCrunch 7:16 AM
  • "China's Tencent builds $2bn stake in Snapchat parent company" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 AM
  • "Tencent of China Raises Stake in Struggling Snap" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:37 AM
  • "China's Tencent buys 12 percent stake in Snapchat owner" Reuters 6:37 AM
  • "Qualcomm buy may pit Broadcom against Intel in 'connected car' fight" Reuters 6:37 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow, S&P, Nasdaq end at records on same day time for 27th time in 2017: Snap Inc.'s stock falls about 16% after quarterly results" MarketWatch 4:00 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Seal New Records on Anniversary of Trump Win: The gains were small but enough to pull the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq to new records on Wednesday, Nov. 8, a year after the 2016 presidential election." TheStreet 4:00 PM
  • "Apple breaks $900 billion market cap, leads Wall Sreet to record highs" Reuters 4:00 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Tick Higher as Investors Weigh Earnings: Broad-based profit growth has helped propel major indexes to fresh records" [Paid Membership Required] 4:00 PM
  • "Why Big Tech Stocks May Be Headed For A Steep Pullback" Investopedia 6:55 AM
  • "Hong Kong edges ahead as Asian markets largely pull back: Nikkei slips after hitting 26-year-high; Australia stocks flat" MarketWatch 8:42 AM
  • "European shares face 2nd straight loss as banks fall: Gemalto and Ubisoft are top gainers" MarketWatch 8:42 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 7:50 AM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "7 Disruptions CIOs Need to Watch"
  • "Biased AI Is Real; What Does that Mean for Women?"
New York Times (Updated 7:50 AM CDT)
  • "The Rise and Rise of Death Online"
  • "Hey, Look at Me! I'm a Venture Capitalist"
PC Magazine (Checked 7:50 AM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Intel To End Compute Cards, A Modular Computing Idea"
  • "Candy Crush? NBA 2K? Which Game Should Be a Hall of Famer?"
  • "GoFundMe Bans Anti-Vaxxer Fundraisers"
  • "Intel Levels Up AI to Battle Toxicity in Online Games"
  • "Tesla Quietly Removes Standard Range Model S"
  • "Video Ad Fraud Has Been Draining Phone Batteries"
  • "The Head of Verizon Media's Red Team Has One Simple Security Tip"
  • "Why Apple Will Kill the iPod Touch and iPhone SE"
  • "Microsoft Is Using DNA to Solve Our Impending Data Storage Crisis"
  • "Black Girls Code CEO Is Changing the Face of Tech" ...
Reuters (Updated 7:50 AM CDT)
  • "Abu Dhabi aims to lure start-ups with investment in new technology hub"
  • "China refuses to concede on U.S. demands to ease curbs on tech firms: FT"
ZDNet (Updated 7:50 AM CDT)
  • "A Best Buy salesman told me it's iPad or don't bother"

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