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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, April 3, 2018


Computer Industry
  • "Intel Unleashes Salvo Of Coffee Lake 8th Gen Core Laptop And Desktop Chips, Core i9 Mobile CPU And 300 Series Chipset" HotHardware 6:52 AM
  • "Intel brings a six-core i9 CPU to laptops: Yes, you read that right." Engadget 6:01 AM
  • "Intel unveils 5GHz six-core Core i9 processors for laptops" BGR 6:02 AM
  • "Intel is bringing its most powerful Core i9 processors to laptops: 'The best gaming and creation laptop processor Intel has ever built'" The Verge 6:17 AM
  • "Intel's new Core i9 chips could make laptops as powerful as desktops" Digital Arts 6:24 AM
  • "Intel aims 8th Gen Core i9 processors at mobile gamers and content creators" VentureBeat 6:24 AM
  • "Intel Core i9 6-core Processor Comes to Mobile" CDR Info 6:25 AM
  • "Intel shows off world's first six-core mobile CPUs, adds Optane to everything" Digital Trends 6:24 AM
  • "Intel just unveiled its most powerful laptop chip yet with new Core i9" ZDNet 6:24 AM
  • "Intel's 'most powerful' six-core Core i9 chips are coming to laptops: Coffee Lake chips take aim at video editing and gaming" The Inquirer 6:04 AM
  • "These are the gaming laptops using Intel's new 6-core processors: Gaming laptops are getting faster and thinner" The Verge 6:16 AM
  • "New lower-power processors round out Intel's Coffee Lake desktop series" TechRadar UK 6:28 AM
  • "Intel Launches New Coffee Lake Pentium Gold And Celeron Processors" Tom's Hardware 6:29 AM
  • "Intel says some CPUs with Spectre v2 can't be fixed" The Register 8:30 PM
  • "Intel Core i5 8600 processor (65W) review - Introduction" Guru3D 6:29 AM
  • "Exploring Intel's H370, B360, and H310 chipsets: These are the mainstream boards you're looking for" The Tech Report 6:24 AM
  • "Dell's new Inspiron all-in-ones have 8th-gen processors and an adjustable stand" Neowin 10:24 AM
  • "Dell refreshes its Alienware and Inspiron gaming lineups with 8th-gen processors" Neowin 10:24 AM
  • "Dell EMC's HPC to cater for burgeoning autonomous driving data" Data Centre News 6:20 AM
  • "MSI launches new Coffee Lake laptops" bit-tech 6:24 AM
  • "Asus unveil new H370 and B360 motherboards for Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs" Rock, Paper, Shotgun 6:55 AM
  • "Acer's Nitro 5 gaming laptop now packs a six-core Intel processor: Portable gaming just became more practical." Engadget 6:01 AM
  • "Acer's new Nitro 5 gaming laptop has a hexa-core Intel processor and Optane memory" Neowin 6:17 AM
  • "Acer's budget iMac even has a wireless charger" BGR 6:02 AM
  • "AMD Vega 20 GPU in Linux patch reignites hope for an RX Vega refresh coming this year" PCGamesN 6:23 AM
  • "Yahoo Japan deploys single-socket AMD EPYC 7000 series processors" ZDNet 12:11 PM
  • "Law's changed, now cough up: Uncle Sam serves Microsoft fresh warrant for Irish emails/Forget the old case, DoJ tells Supremes, all hail CLOUD Act" The Register 10:25 AM
  • "Microsoft responds to new warrant for emails in Irish datacenter case" ZDNet 4:54 PM
  • "Microsoft reinventing Massive Arrays of Idle Disks for Azure, 'cos IBM tape ain't enough: Redmond claims to be world's biggest tape user, but wants a faster alternative for AI data" The Register 6:57 AM
  • "Windows 10 Spring Creators Update: How Focus Assist Works" Softpedia 8:19 AM
  • "IBM Is Developing a Computer That's The Size of a Grain of Salt: The world's smallest computer uses blockchain technology and could help to track objects, foil counterfeiters, and boost efficiency." Seeker 6:30 AM
  • "Oracle Corporation Wins $9 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Against Alphabet Inc" InvestorPlace 2:32 PM
  • "Oracle expands availability of cloud services from UK datacentre region" ComputerWeekly 6:52 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon says it has 'tens of millions' of paying Music Unlimited users" Engadget 5:05 PM
  • "Tech execs call for gun control after YouTube shooting" Mashable 8:11 PM
  • "Woman 'shoots her boyfriend before killing herself' after going on gun rampage at YouTube's California HQ and injuring four people" Daily Mail (UK) 7:09 PM
  • "Woman wounds three at YouTube headquarters in California before killing herself" Reuters 7:04 PM
  • "Female gunman dead after shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California" Telegraph 7:02 PM
  • "Trolling and sick jokes spread after YouTube shooting" Mashable 7:00 PM
  • "Multiple victims taken to hospitals after shooting at YouTube's HQ" Axios 5:01 PM
  • "Police Responding to Active Shooter at YouTube Headquarters" PC Magazine 4:55 PM
  • "Shots fired at YouTube offices in California, casualties reported" Reuters 4:55 PM
  • "Facebook is banning hundreds more accounts run by Russian trolls: This time, Facebook found and booted 270 IRA accounts." Recode 5:02 PM
  • "Exclusive: Facebook CEO says not planning to extend European privacy law globally" Reuters 4:55 PM
  • "Chrome's built-in scanning tool is now causing a privacy uproar" Digital Trends 2:33 PM
  • "Mozilla is making a 'mixed reality' version of Firefox: Firefox Reality will be a cross-platform web browser for VR and AR headsets." Engadget 11:05 AM
  • "Firefox Reality is the first open source cross-platform mixed reality browser" The Inquirer 10:50 AM
  • "Linux 4.16 launches" BetaNews 6:58 AM
  • "Google veteran Jeff Dean takes over as company's AI chief: John Giannandrea is stepping down from his role as head of search and AI" The Verge 6:17 AM
  • "Google kicks cryptomining extensions from the Chrome Web Store" BetaNews 6:58 AM
  • "Google Doodle celebrates English inventor John Harrison: The British clockmaker invented the first marine chronometer, crucial to navigation and safer voyages at sea." CNET 6:21 AM
  • "Google Drive will help you figure out who needs access to a file: And if they have it: before you send the message." Engadget 6:02 AM
  • "Here's everything that we know about the OnePlus 6 so far: 256GB storage and higher price means bigger numbers all round for the OnePlus 6" Digital Trends 6:56 AM
  • "Is there a market for this wearable robot for skiers?" ZDNet 7:02 AM
Press Releases
  • "Network-Attached Storage Market 2017-2023: Top Key Vendors by Dell EMC, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Hitachi Data Systems, Western Digital Corporation, QNAP Systems, NetApp," PR 6:20 AM
  • "New Budget Gaming Dell G3, G5 & G7 Laptops Launched — I7-8750Hq — Gtx 1060 Max-Q" Mighty Gadget 6:19 AM
  • "New Dell Xps 15 (9570) With 6-Core Intel Core I7-8750H / I9-8950Hk & Gtx 1050Ti Launched" Mighty Gadget 6:19 AM
  • "Oracle redefines Cloud Database category with world's first autonomous database" Geospatial World 6:52 AM
  • "Windows XP Still Far from a Dead Operating System: Stats show XP's market share increased last month" Softpedia 7:17 AM
  • "Why Microsoft and Apple don't need to sell your data" New York Post 7:17 AM
  • "Microsoft enables digital payments services on Microsoft Kaizala: Enables Peer to Peer payments in collaboration with YES BANK and MobiKwik using both organizations' mobile payment infrastructure." Computerworld 6:30 AM
  • "Airbnb to share host and guest information with Chinese government" ZDNet 7:02 AM
  • "Twitter Is Almost Useless During Tragedies — And It's Getting Worse: Twitter is the beating heart of breaking news. But its usefulness is offset considerably by a growing chorus of trolls, hoaxers, and irresponsible commentators. And it's only getting worse." BuzzFeed 9:09 PM
  • "Billion-dollar investor tells Facebook: Just Zuck off, already!" The Register 9:09 PM
  • "Don't Fix Facebook. Replace It." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:55 PM
  • "Why not the best? Why not Linux Mint? All of your arguments against desktop Linux are outdated and irrelevant." Computerworld 8:52 AM
  • "Trump v Amazon: Shares in Amazon sank in recent trade after US president Donald Trump took several swipes at the online retailer" [Video] Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:22 AM
  • "Is Amazon Evil and Am I Evil for Using It?" Gizmodo 9:06 AM
  • "Opinion: Using antitrust laws to break up Amazon, Facebook and Google is just political fantasy" MarketWatch 6:21 AM
  • "How To Find The Sender's IP Address From An Email Message" AddictiveTips 6:00 AM
  • "TPG to Acquire Wind River Systems From Intel" [Paid Membership Required] 2:34 PM
  • "Toshiba won't cancel $18 billion chip deal unless any major material change: CEO" Reuters 12:08 PM
  • "InVision acquires design visibility tool Wake" TechCrunch 9:08 AM
  • "Shine announces 2 million users, raises $5 million to grow its motivational mindfulness app" VentureBeat 7:11 AM
  • "Qualys acquires 1Mobility assets to bolster enterprise mobile device compliance" ZDNet 7:02 AM
  • "Insider raises $11M to help internet marketers do better internet marketing" TechCrunch 6:17 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks broadly rise in volatile session, energy leads day's biggest gainers: Technology and internet stocks remain in focus after recent declines" MarketWatch 5:03 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher in Volatile Day of Trading: Stocks rise Tuesday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average claws back some losses following a selloff in the previous session." TheStreet 5:03 PM
  • "Markets Right Now: Late rally sends US stock indexes higher" Associated Press 5:03 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rebound After Tech Selloff: FAANG stocks rise, while energy, consumer staples and materials sectors outperform broader market" [Paid Membership Required] 5:02 PM
  • "Tech shares pull down Asian stock markets: China's import duties on $3 billion worth of U.S. products raises fears among investors, analyst says" MarketWatch 9:51 AM
  • "European stocks slump, as techs follow U.S. lead lower: Worries about global trade war, tech weakness persist into second quarter" MarketWatch 9:51 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 7:30 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "How Retail is Advancing AI, IoT"
New York Times (Updated 7:30 AM CST)
  • "Could You Fall in Love With a Robot?"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:30 AM CST)
  • "AR Trial Wants to Give Juvenile Offenders a 'Second Chance'"
Reuters (Updated 7:30 AM CST)
  • "Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others"
  • "Philippine financial service firm flags data breach affecting 900,000 clients"
ZDNet (Updated 7:30 AM CST)
  • "Amazon Fire TV Recast review: A prime example of how over-the-air DVRs should work"

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