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TechNN Archive: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
"Microsoft's DNA storage breakthrough could pave way for exabyte drives" ZDNet 9:41 AM
"Microsoft, SAP And Oracle Join Cloud-Industry Obsession Over New Performance Metric" Forbes 7:44 AM
"The Microsoft and Qualcomm Always Connected PC Connects At MWC" Forbes 12:00 PM
"Windows 10 bug: Google again reveals code for 'important' unpatched flaw" ZDNet 8:45 AM
"Learning from scantily clad dancer scandal, Xbox exec calls for inclusivity: Phil Spencer sees 'opportunity and responsibility to make gaming for everyone.'" Ars Technica 5:39 PM
"Intel plans $5 billion investment in Israel by 2020: minister" Reuters 7:59 AM
"Intel's new Spectre fix: Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake chips get stable microcode" ZDNet 8:34 AM
"Intel releases more Meltdown/Spectre fixes, Microsoft feints SP3 patch" Computerworld 10:43 AM
"Intel rolls out Spectre updates for 7th and 8th-gen Core chips" The Verge 2:05 PM
"New Spectre microcode patches released by Intel to fix security flaws in Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake CPUs" V3 2:05 PM
"Intel hurls Spectre 2 microcode patch fix at world" The Register 10:43 AM
"Intel ships update for newest Spectre-affected chips" TechCrunch 5:38 PM
"Public transit app Moovit raises $50 million in round led by Intel" Reuters 8:00 AM
"Intel Leads Moovit's $50 Million Round As Transit App Morphs Into Mobility Platform" Forbes 7:43 AM
"Moovit raises another $50M led by Intel for its urban transit app, plans Mobileye collaboration" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
"Intel ships new Spectre patches: Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake now, Sandy Bridge next" PCWorld 8:05 AM
"AMD debuts embedded EPYC and Ryzen processors" ZDNet 8:45 AM
"AMD Rolls Out Ryzen, EPYC Embedded Processors" Benzinga 2:04 PM
"AMD lures Cisco's server CTO into EPYC new gig" The Register 7:46 AM
"Arm Introduces New Kigen Technologies To Improve IoT Security" Forbes 8:11 AM
"ARM Wants To Integrate A SIM Card Into Your Future Smartphone's Processor" HotHardware 4:16 PM
"Cisco Earnings Review: Has 'The Kid' Turned The Corner?" Seeking Alpha 10:43 AM
"How Cisco Performed in the Most Recent Quarter" Market Realist 12:39 PM
"World's cyber attacks hit us much harder in past year – major infosec chief survey/Cisco report: Smacked orgs forked out $500k due to attacks" The Register 7:46 AM
"Cisco Close to Picking New Global Sales Chief" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 3:29 PM
"Cybercrime drains $600 billion a year from the global economy, says report" ZDNet 8:45 AM
"Red Hat introduces updated decision management platform" ZDNet 7:33 PM
"Snapchat responds to the 1.2 million users who signed a petition to kill the redesign" BGR 6:32 PM
"Snapchat: 'We Completely Understand' the Redesign Hate" PC Magazine 4:19 PM
"Samsung's Galaxy S9 Leaked In Augmented Reality Thanks To 'Unpacked 2018' App" HotHardware 4:16 PM
"Blade's ambitious PC game streaming platform finally launches in the US today" The Verge 11:43 AM
"Google launches Cloud IoT Core service out of beta" VentureBeat 11:22 AM
"The Vatican (yes, the Holy City) is organizing its first ever hackathon" The Next Web 8:32 AM
"Nokia sees no path for 'struggling' digital health business: memo" Reuters 8:00 AM
"Twitter's new rules prohibit bulk tweeting to fight spam: It's even updating Tweetdeck to prevent mass tweets from the platform." Engadget 9:30 PM
"Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false stories" Reuters 4:19 PM
"Twitter updates its policy on tweets that encourage self-harm and suicide" TechCrunch 7:58 AM
"Facebook Messenger now lets you add more people to in-progress calls" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
"Qualcomm, Microsoft 'Always Connected' PCs to hit store shelves" ZDNet 8:35 AM
"Qualcomm's 'Always On' PCs are coming to T-Mobile and AT&T" Digital Trends 8:31 AM
"Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 845 VR reference headset" The Verge 8:31 AM
"Qualcomm goes on the offensive" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:44 AM
"Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report Reveals Security Leaders Rely on and Invest in Automation, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Defend Against Threats" GlobeNewswire 7:59 AM
"The Klein Law Firm Reminds Intel Corporation Investors of a Class Action Filed and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 12, 2018" Accesswire 3:28 PM
"Oracle Data Cloud Launches Data Marketing Program to Help Savvy Auto Dealer Agencies Better Use Digital Data" PRNewswire 7:59 AM
"T-Mobile, AT&T sign on to sell Windows 10 on Snapdragon PCs" The Verge 8:14 AM
"How to use OneDrive in Windows 10 to sync and share files" Computerworld 8:05 AM
"This job Win-blows! Microsoft made me pull '75-hour weeks' in a shopping mall kiosk" The Register 7:46 AM
"Ex-Google engineer: I was fired for being too liberal/Tim Chevalier sues Google, claims only employees 'who represent the majority' speak." Ars Technica 7:34 PM
"Facebook seen struggling with new European privacy rules" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:04 PM
"The FCC's net neutrality rules will officially expire in late April" Ars Technica 10:53 AM
"Brazil hit by 30 DDoS attacks per hour in 2017" ZDNet 9:41 AM
"Canada wants to help India lead 'blockchain revolution'" CNNMoney 7:49 AM
"Google just can't seem to sell many Pixel phones, but it's not giving up - Video" ZDNet 12:07 PM
"Why batteries are holding up tech breakthroughs — and what's happening now" The Next Web 12:00 PM
"Artificial intelligence: The saviour of mankind or the end of the world?" Telegraph 8:20 AM
"Vectra raises $36 million for its AI cybersecurity technology" VentureBeat 8:42 AM
"Qualcomm enters into amended definitive agreement with NXP" DigiTimes 8:35 AM
"Intello scores $1.3 million seed round for SaaS management platform" TechCrunch 8:31 AM
"With $10M in funding, Mabl brings machine learning to software testing" TechCrunch 8:31 AM
"Broadcom cuts Qualcomm bid by $3 per share" Reuters 8:00 AM
"SoftBank's $100B Vision Fund could get more capital from the Middle East" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
"StatusToday scores nearly $4M to grow its AI-powered 'employee insights' service" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
"Anyfin bags €4.8M Series A to let you refinance your existing loans by taking a photo" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
"Skelter Labs raises $9M to help put Korea on the global AI map" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
"Facebook inks music licensing deal with ICE covering 160 territories, 290K rightsholders on FB, Insta, Oculus and Messenger" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
"Dow gives up 300-point gain to end lower as bond yields rise after Fed minutes: Bank shares jump after Fed minutes, with further rate hikes expected" MarketWatch 4:17 PM
"Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Lose Earlier Momentum and Finish Lower: Stocks declined in the last hour of trading on Wednesday." TheStreet 4:17 PM
"US stocks pare early gains as bond yields surge" FOXBusiness 4:17 PM
"U.S. Stocks Sell Off Near Close: Dow industrials, S&P 500 fall more than 0.5% on the day after being up most of the session" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:16 PM
"Asian stocks overcome choppy moves to advance: Nikkei up slightly, Taiex jumps after weeklong holiday" MarketWatch 8:47 AM
"European stocks fall as eurozone business activity slows: Investors receive disappointing updates on manufacturing and services" MarketWatch 8:47 AM
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"Charles Kao, Nobel Laureate Who Revolutionized Fiber Optics, Dies at 84"
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"Twitter Urges Users to #BeAVoter"
"The 10 Most Pirated Movies"
"How Data Science at Netflix Turned Hollywood on its Head"
"10 MacOS Mojave Features We Can't Wait to Try"
"CineStill TCS-1000 Brings Sous Vide Tech to Film Development"
"Autonomous Vehicles Won't Be Speed Demons at First"
"Lab Report Shows iPhone XS Max Screen Is Terrific"
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"Avvo settles New York probe, to reform lawyer ratings"
"The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota"
"Tesla is making its own car carriers"
"Walmart, Sam's Club to put food products on blockchain"
"Snapchat ties up with Amazon for point-and-buy"
"UK watchdog considers fining Tesco Bank over cyberattack: Sky News"
"Facebook not protecting content moderators from mental trauma: lawsuit"
"Apple completes deal to buy Shazam"
"Ride-hailing firm Careem purchases Commut app"
"Uber's strongest growth comes in depressed Argentina -- minus commissions"
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"SHEIN fashion retailer announces breach affecting 6.42 million users"
"Expandable ads are hacker's new backdoor into commercial websites"
"Maker Faire New York 2018 shows the play's the thing"
"Walmart implements IBM's blockchain for food traceability"
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"Microsoft to bring multi-user virtualization to Windows and Office with Windows Virtual Desktop service"
"US ISP RCN stores customer passwords in cleartext"
"Slack buys Astro, eyes tighter email integration on its platform"