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TechNN Archive: Monday, March 5, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "HP launches sanitizable laptops and displays for health care" VentureBeat 8:27 AM
  • "HP launches sanitizable healthcare notebook, all-in-one PC, and display" ZDNet 8:26 AM
  • "HP announces new Elite PCs aimed at healthcare" Neowin 8:27 AM
  • "HP releases new germicide-resistant computers for hospitals" The Verge 6:03 PM
  • "Microsoft And Xiaomi Ink AI And Cloud Computing Partnership Deal" MaconDaily 8:19 AM
  • "Microsoft VP says Australia must get smart on cybercrime" The Australian 8:20 AM
  • "Microsoft to offer governments local version of Azure cloud service" Reuters 9:01 AM
  • "Microsoft is adding Microsoft 365 bundle, Azure Stack options for government users" ZDNet 10:23 AM
  • "How organizations are using Microsoft's on-premises cloud platform" Network World 8:29 AM
  • "Microsoft details Human Services cybersecurity hiring spree in new report" ZDNet 5:56 PM
  • "Dell EMC in bid to clap trade secrets injunction on staff now at Rubrik" The Register 7:54 AM
  • "Dell EMC Is Expanding Our Splunk Capabilities" DABCC 8:14 AM
  • "Dell's latest Inspiron notebook packs in AMD's Ryzen APU with Vega graphics" Digital Trends 12:09 PM
  • "IBM reaches settlement with new Microsoft diversity chief, ending unusual non-compete suit" GeekWire 4:00 PM
  • "What Google, IBM, Oracle and Microsoft are backing in cloud" CRN UK 1:02 PM
  • "IBM and Unilever Join the Blockchain Ad Tech Bandwagon" Nasdaq 1:02 PM
  • "Lenovo gives a boost to the Canadian supercomputer Niagara" ZDNet 10:23 AM
  • "Intel CPUs are the Primary Focus of Our Products Admits Dell CTO, AMD 'is the Second Player'" GameDebate 8:29 AM
  • "Intel, TSMC vying to recruit engineering talent in Taiwan" DigiTimes 7:10 AM
  • "First Intel Hades Canyon, Radeon-GH Benchmarks Leak" ExtremeTech 8:17 AM
  • "Intel's Coffee Lake has been modded to work with a 100-series motherboard" PCGamesN 8:17 AM
  • "Modders get Coffee Lake CPU running on 200/100-series chipset motherboards" TechSpot 8:17 AM
  • "Intel Presents Loihi Neuromorphic Self-Learning Chip" Albanian Times 8:16 AM
  • "How To Get Intel Coffee Lake CPUs Working On Skylake And Kaby Lake Motherboards" SegmentNext 8:16 AM
  • "AMD's Radeon Chill drops frame rate during light gaming to save battery life" The Verge 1:05 PM
  • "Leaked Ryzen 7 2700X Data Suggests Significant Clock Boost for New AMD CPUs" ExtremeTech 8:29 AM
  • "Cisco broadens Tetration analytics reach to data center, cloud security" ZDNet 7:39 AM
  • "That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report" Forbes 7:16 AM
  • "Confessions of an ex-Oracle customer: 'The costs were phenomenal'/A small financial services company from the USA spoke about its difficulty scaling its business using the Oracle RAC database, saying that reliance on the vendor was quickly pushing it into the red." ChannelWorld 8:28 AM
  • "Google's new Bristlecone processor brings it one step closer to quantum supremacy" TechCrunch 11:54 AM
General Interest
  • "Android 9.0 P Developer Preview 1 Release Date Rumored" Redmond Pie 8:35 PM
  • "BuzzFeed's Matthew Henick takes content role at Facebook" TechCrunch 6:03 PM
  • "T-Mobile's LAA Creates Screaming Fast Speeds in NYC" PC Magazine 12:02 PM
  • "Amazon to Expand Whole Foods Delivery to San Francisco" Bloomberg 9:13 PM
  • "Amazon might introduce its own branded checking accounts" Engadget 8:41 AM
  • "Amazon mulling checking-account like product with big banks: WSJ" Reuters 7:40 AM
  • "China's WeChat hits 1bn user accounts worldwide" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:36 AM
  • "The Decentralized Internet Is Here, With Some Glitches" Wired 7:14 AM
  • "Smartphones speed recovery of surgical wounds: Apps alert doctors to infections and help them keep an eye on the healing process" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:14 AM
  • "Brain implants allow paralysed patients to move limbs: Prosthetics controlled by human thought via computer show promise in clinical trials" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:14 AM
  • "Hundreds of Bitcoin mining servers stolen in Icelandic heist: Roughly 600 servers were stolen in one of the biggest criminal operations the country has ever seen." ZDNet 7:11 AM
  • "Facebook survey asks users whether to allow child grooming" Business Insider 7:10 AM
  • "Qualcomm-based home gateways could give you 4 times faster Wi-Fi speeds" VentureBeat 7:08 AM
  • "Google search results might soon look very different" Mashable 10:50 AM
  • "Google growth helps turn NYC into tech hub" Axios 7:08 AM
  • "This app wants to pay university students for not looking at their phones" The Next Web 7:03 AM
  • "Xiaomi phones could finally go on sale in the US before the end of this year" TechCrunch 7:00 AM
Press Releases
  • "The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action on Behalf of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Shareholders and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 19, 2018 (AMD)" GlobeNewswire 2:58 PM
  • "HP Fuels the Future of Healthcare with Safe, Smart, and Secure Devices" GlobeNewswire 8:41 AM
  • "IBM Watson Health Announces 100 Top Hospitals" IBM 7:55 AM
  • "IBM Watson Health Announces 100 Top Hospitals" PRNewswire 7:16 AM
  • "Equity Alert: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of Intel Corporation of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 12, 2018 - INTC" AccessWire 3:02 PM
Microsoft
  • "I'm Microsoft's Head Of Talent: Here's How To Get Hired" Fast Company 8:19 AM
  • "What Is The Secret Weapon Used By Microsoft, NIKE, eBay And Facebook To Win The Talent War?" Forbes 8:19 AM
  • "Microsoft's Cortana speaker will go the way of the Zune" Computerworld 7:15 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Skype App Optimized For Older Android Devices" HotHardware 8:19 AM
  • "Microsoft teases 'lighter' version of Skype for Android" Memeburn 7:01 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "US national security regulator delays Qualcomm vote" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:14 AM
  • "U.S. Asks Qualcomm to Delay Meeting for National Security Review of Broadcom Bid" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:12 AM
  • "Why the roots of patent trolling may be in the patent office: Trolls love patents from examiners who are 'lenient' about patent vetting." Ars Technica 6:59 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "The Future of IoT with Kids" ReadWrite 4:03 PM
  • "The Internet Censor's Dilemma: The more countries try to restrict virtual private networks, the more people use them." Slate 10:22 AM
  • "The MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK Motherboard Review: Light up the Night" AnandTech 10:22 AM
  • "Facebook asks its users: Is pedophilia okay?" The Next Web 1:19 PM
  • "Why the Hell Is Facebook Surveying Users About Child Predators?" Gizmodo 10:22 AM
  • "Cloud computing is eating the world: Should we be worried?" ZDNet 7:39 AM
  • "Google Fiber Is a Faint Echo of the Disruption We Were Promised" Slashdot 7:36 AM
  • "5G Won't Happen Without National Instruments Test And Measurement Equipment" Forbes 7:36 AM
  • "Cat S61 Smartphone Hands-On: First Impressions" AnandTech 7:21 AM
  • "The Internet Censor's Dilemma: The more countries try to restrict virtual private networks, the more people use them." Slate 7:18 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Amazon confirms it bought GameSparks to run live game operations" VentureBeat 11:55 AM
  • "Google to Sell Zagat to The Infatuation, an Upstart Review Site" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:01 PM
  • "Google sells Zagat restaurant review guide to The Infatuation" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:28 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow snaps four-session losing streak in broad-based market rally: All 11 of S&P 500 subsectors close higher, led by utilities, financials" MarketWatch 4:00 PM
  • "Dow Soars 336 Points; S&P 500 Also Rises Amid Easing Trade War Worries: Stocks jumped Monday as investor concerns over an impending global trade war ease." TheStreet 3:59 PM
  • "Dow surges 337 points as Trump tweet eases trade worries" FOXBusiness 3:59 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Higher as Trade-War Fears Ease: Economic data help investors put aside concerns about President Trump's protectionist trade agenda" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:59 PM
  • "Asian stocks continue downslide amid geopolitical worries: China says 2018 growth target to remain around 6.5%" MarketWatch 8:32 AM
  • "Italian stocks fall as country faces hung parliament; German car makers drop" MarketWatch 8:32 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Device-as-a-Service Will Power the Access Economy"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder"
  • "Want to See What's Up Amazon's Sleeve? Take a Tour of Seattle"
  • "App-Only Banks Rise in Europe and Aim at Traditional Lenders"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:00 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Twitter Bug May Have Exposed Direct Messages"
  • "Data on Millions from Unwiped Servers Sold Over Craigslist"
  • "18 Apple Watch Accessories Worth Buying"
  • "PayPal Bans Infowars Over Hate Speech"
  • "Instagram's IGTV Recommended Exploitative Child Videos"
  • "Tap Demos Its Wearable Keyboard and Mouse"
  • "Hands On With Amazon's New Echo Dot, Plus, Input, and More"
  • "PS Now Subscribers Can Now Download Games"
  • "China Blocks Twitch"
  • "Canon vs. Nikon vs. the Rest: Choosing the Right Camera System" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Key companies to attend White House quantum computing meeting"
  • "Global spending on digital marketing nears $100 billion: study"
  • "Global advertising expenditure to grow 4.5 percent in 2018: Zenith"
  • "Dell revisits IPO option amid tracking stock deal pushback -sources"
  • "Siemens CEO pushes plans to boost Iraqi power infrastructure"
  • "Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "CSIRO directs space agency away from humans and towards commercialisation"
  • "Telstra unveils Connected Workplace"
  • "Startup Kindred brings sliver of hope for AI in robotics"
  • "Amazon to open more robotics fulfillment centers before the holidays"
  • "New iPhones get lukewarm reception in China"
  • "ANZ kicks off smartphone and wearable-based cash withdrawals at ATMs"
  • "Firefox bug crashes your browser and sometimes your PC"
  • "The race to ruin the internet is upon us"


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