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TechNN Archive: Monday, April 16, 2018


Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's Solution to a Tech Threat: Linux, not Windows/The software will be embedded in chips for toys, household appliances, industrial machinery and millions of other internet-connected devices" [Paid Membership Required] 3:21 PM
  • "Microsoft's Next OS is Based on Linux, Not Windows" Thurrott 6:04 PM
  • "Microsoft's bid to secure the Internet of Things: Custom Linux, custom chips, Azure/This is Redmond's first ever Linux distribution." Ars Technica 6:18 PM
  • "Microsoft, Google, and Samsung Among the 'Most Admired Companies' in Canada" Softpedia 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft engineer charged with money laundering over Reveton ransomware" Computing 9:34 AM
  • "Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere for securing IoT devices" ZDNet 3:48 PM
  • "Microsoft engineers mitigate service management issue affecting Azure users in Australia" Neowin 9:32 AM
  • "Windows 10 build 17643 (and earlier) for PC: Everything you need to know" Windows Central 9:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Acknowledges Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4093112 Causing Pen Issues" Softpedia 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft Re-Releases Windows Update KB4093118" Softpedia 9:31 AM
  • "Microsoft releases another Windows 10 'Redstone 4' test build with 'reliability' fixes" ZDNet 9:10 PM
  • "New Redstone 4 RTM Build Resets the Magic Window" Thurrott 7:02 PM
  • "How IBM's new cyber tools use AI to make human security pros more effective" TechRepublic 9:25 AM
  • "What to Watch When IBM Reports Earnings Next Week" The Motley Fool 9:25 AM
  • "IBM Resilient enterprise security platform merges human, machine learning" ZDNet 8:44 AM
  • "Introducing IBM X-Force Threat Management: A Smarter Security Solution to Manage the 360-Degree Threat Life Cycle" Security Intelligence 9:24 AM
  • "IBM Resilient Launches Intelligent Orchestration: The Next Generation of Incident Response" Security Intelligence 9:23 AM
  • "This certified refurbished HP Omen PC with a GTX 1060 is just $600 after a $300 discount" PCWorld 9:20 AM
  • "HP Aims Its New Chromebooks at Apple and Microsoft" The Motley Fool 9:19 AM
  • "HP Has The Best 3-D Printing Technology - Cramer's Lightning Round (4/13/18)" Seeking Alpha 9:19 AM
  • "HP announces world's first wearable VR PC in India; here are the details" Financial Express 9:19 AM
  • "HP's Overkill Convertible Makes Your Surface Pro Look Wimpy and Weak" Gizmodo 9:18 AM
  • "Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018) review:" CNET 9:16 AM
  • "Is Intel preparing a 40th Anniversary Core i7-8086K CPU?" Hexus 9:16 AM
  • "Best Of: Best Value Intel B360 Motherboards" TechSpot 9:16 AM
  • "8 Core AMD Ryzen 2700X Competes With 10 Core Intel 7900X" SegmentNext 9:10 AM
  • "AMD AM4 X470 Motherboards From Asus, ASRock, Gigabyte And MSI" SegmentNext 9:10 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X OCed on LN2 to 5.88GHz" Hexus 9:09 AM
  • "eGPU tests show AMD Radeon RX 580 more than twice as fast as top-end MacBook Pro GPU" 9to5Mac 9:09 AM
  • "AMD's Ryzen 2 chips are topping 5.8GHz when overclocked" PCGamesN 9:09 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen CPU release dates, specs and price: X370 versus X470 AM4 motherboards" V3 9:08 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2600X And Ryzen 7 2700X Already Overclocked At 5.8GHz Across All Cores" SegmentNext 9:06 AM
  • "Oracle's cloud business in the time of Trump" ZDNet 3:48 PM
  • "Oracle Co-CEO Tells Trump Pentagon Cloud Plan Makes 'No Sense'" Bloomberg 9:05 AM
  • "Cisco Teams With ConnectWise On New Security Dashboard, Giving Smaller MSPs A Path Into Advanced Security Offeirngs" CRN 9:02 AM
  • "Cisco invests in Israeli SaaS AI co" Globes 9:02 AM
  • "Cisco Extends Endpoint Protection With Advanced Email Security" eWeek 9:01 AM
  • "Cisco Doubles Down on Security Innovation and Investment to Protect the Endpoint and Email" Globe News Wire 9:00 AM
  • "Cisco brings new email security services to its AMP endpoint platform" ZDNet 8:44 AM
General Interest
  • "Google launches digital skills training for Arabic speakers" Engadget 3:45 PM
  • "Google will help preserve endangered historical sites in virtual reality" The Verge 1:19 PM
  • "Macros arrive in Google Sheets to help automate your workflow" BetaNews 8:47 AM
  • "Samsung fixes the Chromebook Pro with a new backlit keyboard version" The Verge 1:19 PM
  • "Thousands of Android apps have built-in crypto keys and passwords" BetaNews 1:23 PM
  • "The Skagen Falster is a high fashion Android wearable: Comment" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Bumble will allow users to log in without Facebook" The Verge 1:18 PM
  • "Bumble drops Facebook login requirement" TechCrunch 1:10 PM
  • "Spotify will reveal the future of its mobile app next week" The Verge 1:19 PM
  • "Tesla may be purposefully undercounting worker injuries (updated)" Engadget 1:27 PM
  • "Tesla updates user interface, web browser in older Model S and Model X vehicles" TechCrunch 1:14 PM
  • "Tesla batteries will live longer than expected, survey finds" Engadget 8:54 AM
  • "Reliance on robots partially to blame for Model 3 production delays, says Elon Musk" ZDNet 8:45 AM
  • "VW will debut cars with autonomous parking in 2020" Engadget 1:27 PM
  • "Porsche plans 500 fast-charging stations across US" TechCrunch 1:13 PM
  • "Domino's will now deliver to 150,000 parks, pools and other non-traditional locations" TechCrunch 1:13 PM
  • "Target brings same-day delivery of in-store purchases to five cities" Engadget 1:26 PM
  • "Target debuts same-day delivery for in-store purchases in some urban markets" TechCrunch 1:10 PM
  • "Here's the ultra-low-light phone camera Sony promised" TechCrunch 1:12 PM
  • "Sony's dual camera Xperia XZ2 Premium takes ultra-low-light photos" Engadget 8:54 AM
  • "Alibaba is the latest Chinese internet giant to test self-driving cars" Engadget 1:27 PM
  • "Samsung's newest phone can't connect to the internet" Engadget 8:54 AM
  • "Zillow will flip houses on its own internet marketplace" Engadget 8:56 AM
  • "cPass wants to be the European MoviePass for all entertainment" Engadget 8:52 AM
  • "Engadget UK giveaway: Win a 'Pacific Rim' edition Honor 7X" Engadget 8:52 AM
  • "Lyft riders tipped 8% more on average in 2017" TechCrunch 1:11 PM
  • "WhatsApp drug dealer convicted using fingerprints taken from photo" The Verge 8:35 AM
  • "'Terraria' developer cancels the sandbox adventure's sequel" Engadget 8:55 AM
  • "Anchor now matches podcasters with cohosts based on shared interests" VentureBeat 8:43 AM
  • "Honor's budget-friendly 7A and 7C keep the headphone jack and ditch the notch" The Verge 8:31 AM
  • "The best VR games for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift" PCWorld 8:38 AM
  • "Mionix Wei review: We hope this beautiful mechanical keyboard sets a trend" PCWorld 8:38 AM
  • "Avantree TC418 Bluetooth transmitter review: Play your legacy audio gear through any Bluetooth speaker" TechHive 8:38 AM
  • "LIFX A19 (2018) smart bulb review: The Wi-Fi bulb to beat keeps getting better" TechHive 8:37 AM
  • "In defense of the HomePod: Comment" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "Ola will add 10,000 electric rickshaws to its India fleet over the next year" TechCrunch 8:09 AM
Press Releases
  • "AMD Named Company of the Year at PCR Awards 2018" AMD 9:10 AM
  • " Extends A1 Funding Round With Investment From Cisco Investments" PRNewswire 8:59 AM
  • "Here's how to enable hidden features in Windows 10 Insider Builds" MSPoweruser 9:35 AM
  • "Paperly for Windows 10 lets you take notes with ink, text, and more" Windows Central 9:35 AM
  • "Microsoft's latest Classic Intellimouse has dropped down to just $25" Windows Central 9:35 AM
  • "Old Windows Phone Devices Might Soon Be Able to Run Windows 10 ARM – Here's Why" WCCFTech 9:35 AM
  • "Microsoft Azure is best for developers, says Forrester" IT PRO 9:34 AM
  • "Windows 10 Spring Creators Update: Settings changes" CNET 9:34 AM
  • "How to print clutter-free with Edge on the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update" MSPoweruser 9:33 AM
  • "Xbox Head Says Microsoft Aims to Build a High Quality and Diverse First Party Lineup" WCCFTech 9:32 AM
  • "8 ways to make Windows 10 easier on the eyes" BT 9:32 AM
  • "3 Great Ways to Customize Desktop Icons on Windows" MakeUseOf 9:32 AM
  • "Instagram app for Windows 10 Mobile removed from the Microsoft Store" Neowin 9:31 AM
  • "Another Sad Day for Windows Phone: Instagram App Officially Discontinued" Softpedia 9:31 AM
  • "Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds" Computerworld 8:50 AM
  • "How to use response caching middleware in ASP.Net Core" InfoWorld 8:48 AM
  • "Majority of divisive Facebook ads bought by 'suspicious groups': study" Reuters 3:48 PM
  • "Zuckerberg testimony undermines Facebook stance in terrorism case: U.S. court filing" Reuters 3:48 PM
  • "US Bans ZTE From Buying Components From American Suppliers Including Qualcomm And Intel" HotHardware 3:52 PM
  • "ZTE faces revived US export ban over false statements" Engadget 1:28 PM
  • "US and UK blacklist China's ZTE" BetaNews 1:22 PM
  • "ZTE can no longer buy Qualcomm chips after US ban" The Verge 1:20 PM
  • "U.S. companies banned from selling components to ZTE" TechCrunch 1:14 PM
  • "UK sets out five principles for the ethical use of AI" BetaNews 8:46 AM
  • "The UK says it can't lead on AI spending, so will have to lead on AI ethics instead" The Verge 8:33 AM
  • "Huawei P20 Pro review: The most powerful smartphone camera ever" Mashable 1:38 PM
  • "A quarter of organizations have had data stolen from the public cloud" BetaNews 1:23 PM
  • "21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold" InfoWorld 8:47 AM
  • "Linus Torvalds says Linux kernel v5.0 'should be meaningless'" BetaNews 8:46 AM
  • "Large scale data breaches provide drive for DevSecOps investments" BetaNews 8:46 AM
  • "Social media, politics, and the bubble of distraction" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "Adobe acquires voice interface platform Sayspring" TechCrunch 6:07 PM
  • "Coinbase buys and makes CEO Balaji Srinivasan its first CTO" TechCrunch 1:11 PM
  • "New CB Insights ranking of top 100 VCs includes only 9 women" VentureBeat 8:41 AM
  • "New York's programming ed tech startup, General Assembly, sells to Adecco for $413 million" TechCrunch 8:09 AM
  • "Sword Health raises $4.6M for its digital physiotherapy solution" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Teachable raises $4M to create a tool to turn any online class into a true business" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow set for first close above key level in more than a month as stocks rally" MarketWatch 3:59 PM
  • "Dow Jumps 212 Points as Wall Street Shrugs Off Syria and Turns to Earnings: Stocks rise Monday as concerns over prolonged military action in Syria fade and the focus for investors shifts to a heavy upcoming slate of U.S. corporate earnings." TheStreet 3:59 PM
  • "Dow slips 123 points but stocks post weekly gains" FOXBusiness 3:53 PM
  • "Markets Right Now: Stocks move broadly higher on Wall Street" Associated Press 1:31 PM
  • "Tech, industrial stocks are big gainers as US indexes rally" Associated Press 1:31 PM
  • "Hong Kong, China stocks slump as worries over Hong Kong dollar persist: Asian stocks' early gains eroded Monday, led by declines in Hong Kong and mainland China over worries about the Hong Kong dollar." MarketWatch 7:31 AM
  • "European stocks close lower as geopolitical worries remain on traders' radars: European stocks ended lower on Monday, as traders weighed the limited strikes on the Syrian regime over the weekend and the potential for additional U.S. sanctions against Russia." MarketWatch 12:34 PM

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InformationWeek (Checked 8:30 PM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "How Retail is Advancing AI, IoT"
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  • "#10YearChallenge: Harmless Trend or Boon to Facial Recognition Technology?"
  • "Do You Take This Robot ..."
PC Magazine (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "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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