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TechNN Archive: Monday, February 26, 2018


Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's Legal Cloud Cover: Must a company comply with a warrant on records stored abroad?" [Paid Membership Required] 7:06 PM
  • "What's at stake in the Microsoft Supreme Court case" The Verge 12:46 PM
  • "Supreme Court to Hear Microsoft Case on Emails, Customer Data Stored Overseas" [Paid Membership Required] 8:58 AM
  • "Supreme Court to hear Microsoft case against search warrants for overseas data" MarketWatch 8:58 AM
  • "The Morning Download: Law Enforcement, Privacy at Stake as Microsoft Overseas Data Case Heads to Supreme Court" WSJ Blogs 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft data warrant case in US Supreme court has global implications" Hindu Business Line 8:54 AM
  • "Why Microsoft Is Fighting U.S. Over Emails in Ireland" Bloomberg 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft's Fight For Overseas Data Protection Goes To US Supreme Court" Bernama 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft's digital privacy fight heads to the Supreme Court this week" Fast Company 8:55 AM
  • "Microsoft creates a £14 million start-up hub in London" Channel Eye 8:54 AM
  • "IBM Uncovers Business Email Scam Targeting Fortune 500 Firms" PYMNTS 8:43 AM
  • "IBM builds on software-defined offering as data use expands" Computing 8:42 AM
  • "N Brown Group moves Oracle apps into IBM Cloud" IT PRO 8:42 AM
  • "IBM gives Services staff until 2019 to get agile" The Register 8:42 AM
  • "HP Inc. stock gains after J.P. Morgan analysts say 'recent growth momentum can continue'" MarketWatch 8:40 AM
  • "HP results show promise despite PC sales slump" ITProPortal 8:39 AM
  • "Predictions #8-10: Apple, IBM & Zuckerberg" BetaNews 8:14 AM
  • "Lenovo's Yoga 730 2-in-1 laptop has Alexa built in" The Verge 8:00 AM
  • "Lenovo's rugged Chromebooks for schools make note taking a breeze" The Verge 8:00 AM
  • "Intel Launches Stratix 10 TX: Leveraging EMIB with 58G Transceiver" AnandTech 8:37 AM
  • "Intel Ships Industry's First 58G PAM4-Capable FPGA Built for Multi-Terabit Network Infrastructure and NFV" Intel 8:37 AM
  • "Intel demos 5G plans for Tokyo 2020" ITProPortal 8:37 AM
  • "Analyst Angle: Positioning of chipset suppliers ahead of 802.11ax Wi-Fi standards" RCR Wireless News 8:37 AM
  • "PCR's guide to motherboards" PC Retail 8:36 AM
  • "Cisco, Intel, Red Hat take aim at closed 5G radio systems" The Register 8:36 AM
  • "The best motherboard 2018: the top Intel and AMD motherboards we've seen" TechRadar UK 8:34 AM
  • "Colorful Designing AMD AM4 400 Series Chipset Motherboards – Will Come With Native PCI Express 3.0 Support" WCCFTech 8:34 AM
  • "Nvidia vs AMD: which should be your next graphics card?" TechRadar UK 8:34 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen Chips Up To 40% Off With The Anticipation Of Next Generation CPUs" SegmentNext 8:33 AM
  • "As AMD's Ryzen 2 looms large the first-gen chips are on sale with up to 40% discounts" PCGamesN 8:32 AM
  • "Oracle Eyes 5G Network Evolution at Mobile World Congress" PC Magazine 8:30 AM
  • "Oracle protects customers with industry's strongest and most comprehensive cloud guarantee" ANI News 8:30 AM
  • "Cisco, Intel, Red Hat take aim at closed 5G radio systems" The Register 8:28 AM
  • "Cisco targets mobile operators with '5G Now'" TechRadar UK 8:27 AM
  • "Cisco unveils 5G preparation service" ITProPortal 8:26 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon takes on delivery challenge for Australian merchants" Reuters 9:05 PM
  • "Reddit, Tumblr Push to Preserve Net Neutrality Via #OneMoreVote" PC Magazine 5:30 PM
  • "Google improves YouTube live steaming" BetaNews 3:34 PM
  • "Deep learning helps Google keep an eye on heart attack risk" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Google Assistant actions expand to Android apps and 7 more languages" VentureBeat 12:51 PM
  • "Google makes Actions for its Assistant available to more developers" TechCrunch 12:30 PM
  • "Google Android Go: Nokia, ZTE and Alcatel unveil first super-cheap smartphones" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "YouTube Live gets automatic English captions, live chat replays, and more" VentureBeat 12:51 PM
  • "YouTube Live gains automatic captions, chat replay and more" TechCrunch 12:28 PM
  • "CBS launches a 24/7 streaming sports news network, CBS Sports HQ" TechCrunch 12:33 PM
  • "If you want to stream HD Netflix on your OnePlus 5/5T, you'll need to mail it off for an update" BetaNews 12:56 PM
  • "Netflix is testing a navigation bar on Android" Engadget 8:21 AM
  • "Amazon brings AR View feature to Android" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Amazon renews Lore for a second season" TechCrunch 12:31 PM
  • "Facebook says it has no interest in monetizing the Telecom Infra Project" TechCrunch 12:33 PM
  • "MWC 2018: TCL Communication announces updated Alcatel 5, 3, and 1 series with 18:9 displays" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "MWC 2018: Samsung 5G fixed-wireless gains FCC approval" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Samsung's Bixby smart speaker is coming in the second half of 2018" The Verge 12:48 PM
  • "Samsung offers Galaxy S9 trade-in options for Singapore customers" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S9 AR Emoji are kind of horrifying" The Verge 7:54 AM
  • "BlackBerry declares 'mission accomplished' with KeyOne despite anemic sales" The Verge 7:55 AM
  • "Leaked photos of rumored Huawei P20 phone suggest it will have a notch" The Verge 12:49 PM
  • "Sony unveils Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact smartphones, and unique Xperia Ear Duo earphones" BetaNews 8:14 AM
  • "Sony swings for the fences with the 18:9 Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact" PCWorld 8:02 AM
  • "The Xperia XZ2 is Sony's fastest, strangest flagship phone yet" Engadget 8:23 AM
  • "Sony Xperia XZ2 hands-on: An entertainment powerhouse that looks as good as it sounds" PCWorld 8:01 AM
  • "Sony teases an ultra low light camera for its future phones" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
  • "Sony's new Xperia flagship shoots 4K HDR videos" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
  • "Sony's Xperia Ear Duo earbuds coming in May for $280" The Verge 8:00 AM
  • "Sony's smart assistant-powered Xperia Ear Duo arrives in May, priced at $280" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "A new group led by Delta, Gogo, and Sprint wants to bring broadband to the skies" The Verge 12:48 PM
  • "The rumored Moto E5 Plus might have dual, rear-facing cameras" The Verge 12:48 PM
  • "Nokia acquires mesh Wi-Fi networking firm Unium" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Vivo's all-screen concept phone hides a pop-up selfie cam" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "Jolla's alternative Sailfish OS is coming to more phones" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "KaiOS, a feature phone platform built on the ashes of Firefox OS, adds Facebook, Twitter and Google apps" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "Sailfish v3 sets its sights on 4G feature phones" TechCrunch 7:50 AM
  • "Mastercard tests pay as you go for solar energy in Africa" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
  • "Canon launches the EOS M50, its first 4K mirrorless camera" Engadget 8:23 AM
  • "Canon's AI flash moves by itself to make portraits more flattering" Engadget 8:23 AM
  • "In 2018 the headphone jack is a rare beast" TechCrunch 7:50 AM
  • "Ford is updating Sync with Waze and a driving assistant" Engadget 12:58 PM
  • " launches a self-driving ride-hailing fleet for public use in China" TechCrunch 12:29 PM
  • "We went for a ride in a Huawei smartphone-controlled, self-driving Porsche" TechCrunch 12:28 PM
  • "BMW wants to turn your smartphone into your car key" TechCrunch 7:50 AM
  • "Geely becomes Daimler's largest shareholder with $9 billion stake" TechCrunch 12:34 PM
  • "Fiat Chrysler is reportedly ditching diesel cars by 2022" The Verge 12:47 PM
  • "Ford cars are getting a new 'voice-controlled co-driver' thanks to Sygic" TechCrunch 7:43 AM
  • "Acorns, the financial management service for everyone else, adds 3 million users" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cisco and Vodafone showcase Mobile Transport Networking Advancements Via Segment Routing at Mobile World Congress" Globe Newswire 8:26 AM
  • "Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc. and its Affiliates (Pioneer) Deploy Mimosa Fixed Wireless Solutions to Offer Ultra-Broadband Services" VentureBeat 8:07 AM
  • "ZEDEDA Emerges from Stealth to Power Real-Time Apps at the Edge; Closes $3.06M in Seed Funding" VentureBeat 8:06 AM
  • "Microsoft starts selling Lumia Windows phones again" The Verge 12:46 PM
  • "Get Windows Server-certified with this 60+ hour training" TechSpot 8:57 AM
  • "Hacker coaxes Windows 10 ARM to run on a Lumia 950 prototype" The Inquirer 8:57 AM
  • "How to set up Remote Desktop on Windows" gHacks 8:57 AM
  • "How to clean boot Windows 10 (and why you might want to)" Windows Central 8:57 AM
  • "How is Microsoft HoloLens transforming manufacturing?" The Manufacturer 8:55 AM
  • "Believe it or not, Windows Phone is BACK from the DEAD" Express UK 8:54 AM
  • "Windows Phones Show Up on Microsoft's Website Out of Nowhere" Softpedia 8:53 AM
  • "Hackers Can Exploit Microsoft Word for Cryptocurrency Hijacking" Sputnik News 8:53 AM
  • "Reduce your Windows footprint with Auslogics Windows Slimmer" BetaNews 8:14 AM
  • "Larry Page and Sundar Pichai's roles within Alphabet, Google clarified in SEC letter" 9to5Google 5:40 PM
  • "AT&T can't avoid lawsuit over unlimited data throttling, court rules: Unlimited data throttling case is back on after FTC wins major ruling." Ars Technica 3:51 PM
  • "FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: 'We need smart networks, not dump pipes'/The commission's chief talked 5G and net neutrality repeal at MWC 2018." Engadget 2:04 PM
  • "The European Union says it is ready to regulate cryptocurrencies" BetaNews 12:55 PM
  • "FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: 'We need smart networks, not dump pipes'" Engadget 12:58 PM
  • "FCC Chair Ajit Pai defends net neutrality repeal to skeptical European audience" VentureBeat 12:51 PM
  • "FCC will auction 5G-ready 3.7-4.2GHz and mmWave spectrum — if Congress acts by May 13" VentureBeat 12:51 PM
  • "Is this why Facebook is such a toxic dump? HP, HPE sued for 'leaking chems' into office site" The Register 7:46 PM
  • "The PC Era of Smartphones" Tech.pinions [Subscription Required for Full Article] 2:04 PM
  • "FileCloud launches enterprise edition for secure collaboration in large businesses" BetaNews 12:56 PM
  • "As climate change worsens, king penguins will need to move — or they'll die" The Verge 12:47 PM
  • "Reddit, Tumblr will fight for net neutrality with protests this week" The Verge 12:46 PM
  • "5G needs a 'new mindset' towards Internet rules, telcos warn" TechCrunch 12:35 PM
  • "Circle acquires cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex" TechCrunch 12:32 PM
  • "Using technology to craft accurate, persuasive political messages" TechCrunch 12:28 PM
  • "Node.js roadmap: What's next for the JavaScript runtime" InfoWorld 8:16 AM
  • "GitHub tutorial: Get started with GitHub" InfoWorld 8:16 AM
  • "Norway will spend $13 million to upgrade its doomsday seed vault" The Verge 7:54 AM
  • "Crooks launder money using real (and fake) Amazon ebooks" TechCrunch 7:50 AM
  • "ZenBusiness raises $4.5m to help launch one million small businesses by 2023" TechCrunch 12:35 PM
  • "PhishMe sold to private equity consortium at $400 million valuation" TechCrunch 12:32 PM
  • "One-time Flickr rival 500px acquired by the Getty of China, VCG" TechCrunch 12:29 PM
  • "Indonesian Uber rival Go-Jek raised $1.5 billion from investors including Google and BlackRock" VentureBeat 8:07 AM
  • "Cybersecurity startup PhishMe acquired for $400 million by private equity consortium and rebranded as Cofense" VentureBeat 8:06 AM
  • "GTT to acquire European fiber network operator Interoute for $2.3 billion in cash" VentureBeat 8:06 AM
  • "Tencent and each take minority stakes in Chinese retail group Better Life" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
  • "May Mobility raises $11.5 million to deploy self-driving shuttle fleets" TechCrunch 7:43 AM
  • "Menswear startup InStitchu raises $2.5M from Chinese manufacturer Dayang" TechCrunch 7:43 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "U.S. stocks close higher on broad-market rally led by tech shares" MarketWatch 4:24 PM
  • "Dow Jumps Nearly 400 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Finish Higher: Stocks finish higher on Monday as the technology sector outperforms." TheStreet 4:24 PM
  • "Stocks rise as rate hike jitters subside" FOXBusiness 4:24 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Start Week Strongly: Financial and tech shares lead the rally as the major U.S. indexes continue to recoup their February losses" [Paid Membership Required] 4:23 PM
  • "Asian stocks post broad gains, with Nikkei shrugging off yen's gain: Asia-Pacific stock rose Monday, as global equities continued to build on recent gains as markets recover from their start-of-the-month slump." MarketWatch 7:23 AM
  • "European stocks end higher as Wall Street extends its rally: European stocks closed in the green Monday, with investors starting the week in the mood to take on risk following Friday's rally on Wall Street, and as U.S. stocks extended their march higher." MarketWatch 11:55 AM

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  • "Future Coders Get a Peek Behind the Curtain at Warner Bros. Studios"
  • "AR Trial Wants to Give Juvenile Offenders a 'Second Chance'"
Reuters (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister"
  • "Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others"
  • "Philippine financial service firm flags data breach affecting 900,000 clients"
ZDNet (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "Websites can steal browser data via extensions APIs"
  • "adidas Originals winter 2018 iPhone case collection: Iconic branding with style and protection"
  • "Amazon Fire TV Recast review: A prime example of how over-the-air DVRs should work"

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