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TechNN Archive: Monday, May 14, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Google, Microsoft Use AI to Tackle Corporate Email Inboxes" IT Pro Today 9:43 AM
  • "How Microsoft is Using AI to Tackle Fake News" Gizmodo 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft admits it was late to the virtual assistant game with Cortana" TechRadar UK 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft, Commonwealth Bank, KPMG partner for Wiise joint venture" ZDNet 9:07 PM
  • "Can We Expect Microsoft to Continue to Increase Spending?" Market Realist 2:53 PM
  • "IBM Executives Press U.S. Lawmakers Not to Adopt EU Privacy Law" Bloomberg 9:35 AM
  • "HP Envy x360 13 with AMD Ryzen Mobile coming soon for $760 and up" Liliputing 9:25 AM
  • "HP unveils a slew of new Envy and Elite PCs" Engadget 8:54 AM
  • "HP Envy and Elite PCs: Smallest convertible to widest curved all-in-one" VentureBeat 8:33 AM
  • "HP's new Envy PC is the first all-in-one with Alexa built-in" Engadget 8:55 AM
  • "HP made an all-in-one PC with Alexa built in" The Verge 8:24 AM
  • "HP's Envy x360 15 lets you choose between Intel and AMD" PCWorld 8:31 AM
  • "HP's Envy x360 13 goes all in on Ryzen" PCWorld 8:30 AM
  • "HP's new EliteBook x360 is even smaller and now offers LTE" The Verge 8:24 AM
  • "Dell launches customer solution centre in Dubai" Gulf News 9:34 AM
  • "New Dell Technologies Customer Solution Center Launches in the UAE" Al Bawaba 9:33 AM
  • "Home>Motherboards/Intel Releases Z390 Chipset Product Information: New Motherboards Inbound" AnandTech 9:32 AM
  • "Intel posts Z390 chipset documents on its website" TechSpot 9:32 AM
  • "Intel NUC8i7HVK (Hades Canyon) Gaming Performance - A Second Look" AnandTech 9:31 AM
  • "Intel NUC 8 PC review: tiny gamer" The Verge 8:21 AM
  • "Intel invests in artificial intelligence chip start-up" ITP Technology 9:31 AM
  • "Intel releases Z390 chipset specs" bit-tech 9:30 AM
  • "Intel Briefs Upcoming Z390 Chipset" CDR Info 9:30 AM
  • "Intel shares Z390 desktop chipset product brief" Hexus 9:30 AM
  • "Intel Z390 Chipset Product Brief and Block Diagram posted" Guru3D 9:30 AM
  • "Intel product brief spills the beans on the Z390 chipset" The Tech Report 9:30 AM
  • "AMD's Ryzen Pro Mobile Debuts: What You Need to Know" LAPTOP Magazine 9:27 AM
  • "AMD's ready to do work with Ryzen Pro Mobile coming to a laptop near you" Digital Trends 9:27 AM
  • "AMD challenges Intel as HP, Dell, and Lenovo announce 'Ryzen Pro' business PCs" Windows Central 9:27 AM
  • "AMD Launches Ryzen Pro: Intel Xeon Competitor, Now With Vega" TweakTown 9:27 AM
  • "GPU-equipped Ryzen Pros give AMD what it needs to conquer the corporate desktop: Integrated graphics mean that AMD's chips can now go head to head with Intel's." Ars Technica 6:26 PM
  • "AMD Introduces Broad AMD Ryzen PRO Mobile & Desktop APU Systems for Enterprise" Guru3D 9:27 AM
  • "AMD integrates Ryzen PRO and Radeon Vega graphics in next-generation APUs" ZDNet 9:27 AM
  • "AMD Launches Broad Portfolio of Ryzen Pro Hardware" ExtremeTech 6:05 PM
  • "Cheap-ish. Not Intel. Nice graphics. Pick, er, 3: AMD touts Ryzen Pro processors for business" The Register 9:26 AM
  • "Oracle Enables Smart Manufacturing with New Artificial Intelligence Cloud Applications" A Jot 9:19 AM
  • "Oracle-migration specialists sought for £500m police ERP framework" Public Technology 9:17 AM
  • "Oracle: Google is harvesting up to a gigabyte of data from users each month" The Inquirer 9:18 AM
  • "Oracle claims Google exfiltrates 1GB of data from Android phones every month" Computing 9:16 AM
  • "Oracle tells tales about Google data slurps to Australian regulator" The Register 9:16 AM
  • "Cisco: Acquiring Accompany to Drive Revenue Growth" Market Realist 2:53 PM
General Interest
  • "Smart Compose and offline mode have arrived in Gmail: The previously promised feature rolled out today." Ars Technica 6:49 PM
  • "Canonical has removed two apps from the Ubuntu Snap Store due to malware" Neowin 6:15 PM
  • "Google and Levi's 'connected' jacket will let you know when your Uber is here" TechCrunch 2:02 PM
  • "You can now try Smart Compose in the new Gmail" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "The Google privacy conundrum: Why locking down your data is a hard choice" PCWorld 8:28 AM
  • "Android malware returned to Google Play with just a name change" Engadget 8:58 AM
  • "Android security: Adware reappears on Google Play" ZDNet 8:37 AM
  • "Apps based on Electron framework are vulnerable to attack" BetaNews 8:43 AM
  • "AWS introduces 1-click Lambda functions app for IoT" TechCrunch 12:49 PM
  • "Review: Amazon SageMaker scales deep learning" InfoWorld 8:47 AM
  • "The Anker charger that brings Amazon's Alexa into your car has never been cheaper" PCWorld 8:29 AM
  • "Facebook says it has suspended around 200 apps so far as part of data misuse audit" VentureBeat 8:31 AM
  • "Facebook suspends ~200 suspicious apps out of 'thousands' reviewed so far" TechCrunch 8:10 AM
  • "Tinder's upcoming location-based feature seems a bit creepy" TechCrunch 12:47 PM
  • "Walmart's deal to buy Flipkart came with an interesting caveat" TechCrunch 8:15 AM
  • "TiVo update will add Amazon's Alexa to select DVRs" Engadget 12:56 PM
  • "TiVo adds Alexa voice control to its DVRs" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "'Lost in Space' will return to Netflix after a successful first season" Engadget 12:57 PM
  • "GraphPath plans to combine Knowledge Graphs with the blockchain" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "Exploit puts popular web and mobile apps at risk" TechCrunch 12:50 PM
  • "Didi Chuxing can now test self-driving cars in California" TechCrunch 12:50 PM
  • "Tesla starts delivering Model 3 cars outside the US" Engadget 8:59 AM
  • "Roborace's self-driving car isn't faster than a human (yet)" Engadget 8:58 AM
  • "Review: $749 Boosted Mini S electric skateboard nails it" TechCrunch 12:52 PM
  • "Uber lets you rate mid-ride before you forget feedback" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "Overstock.com puts a lot of stock in blockchain" Computerworld 8:48 AM
  • "Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh certification aims to standardize mesh networks" PCWorld 8:30 AM
  • "A new Wi-Fi standard could let different mesh routers work together" The Verge 8:24 AM
  • "Major leak reveals OnePlus 6 pricing, pictures and release date" BetaNews 8:45 AM
  • "Moto G6 Plus review: A lot of handset for a competitive price" ZDNet 8:37 AM
  • "Lenovo teases a slick, all-screen smartphone that doesn't have a notch" TechCrunch 8:13 AM
  • "'Brain pacemaker' could help stroke patients recover quicker" Engadget 8:54 AM
  • "Panasonic's rugged 4K FT7 compact has a built-in EVF" Engadget 8:57 AM
  • "Nest Temperature Sensor review: An easy recommendation for Nest thermostat owners" TechHive 8:29 AM
  • "NES Classic loaded with classic manga games raises hopes for other special editions" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "Nintendo's NES Classic Edition returns on June 29th" Engadget 8:55 AM
  • "Nintendo is bringing back the NES Classic on June 29th" The Verge 8:20 AM
  • "Nintendo's NES Classic will return to U.S. retail stores on June 29" TechCrunch 8:10 AM
  • "Favstar says it will shut down June 19 as a result of Twitter's API changes for data streams" TechCrunch 8:10 AM
  • "LinkedIn to roll out 1-click apply, 'How you Match' feature for job seekers" VentureBeat 8:34 AM
  • "Indeed rolls out platform to remove bias from hiring" ZDNet 8:36 AM
  • "Indeed aims to democratize hiring with skills-based job screening" VentureBeat 8:34 AM
Press Releases
  • "Datometry Enables Replatforming to Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse Without Rewriting Applications" PRWeb 9:43 AM
  • "World's Largest Commercial PC Manufacturers Introduce AMD Ryzen™ PRO Mobile and Desktop APU Powered Systems" AMD 9:26 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft's new Xbox controller designed for accessibility leaks ahead of reveal" Windows Central 9:44 AM
  • "Freda vs Kindle: Which is best for reading on Windows 10?" Windows Central 9:44 AM
  • "EA's Xbox One Sales 'Projections Are Inaccurate', Microsoft Clarifies" SegmentNext 9:42 AM
  • "How to limit update bandwidth during specific hours on Windows 10 April 2018 Update" Windows Central 9:42 AM
  • "Windows 10 Mail App Finally Gets Rich Text Signature Support" Softpedia 9:42 AM
  • "Microsoft Ends Surface Pro 4 'Flickergate' with Free Replacements" LAPTOP Magazine 9:42 AM
  • "Microsoft will replace Surface Pro 4 laptops with flickering screens" The Inquirer 9:42 AM
  • "Microsoft Corporation Replacing Surface Pro 4s in 'Flickergate' Resolution" InvestorPlace 2:01 PM
  • "How to Install Windows 10 on Lumia 950 XL" Softpedia 9:40 AM
  • "Windows XP 2018 Edition Concept Makes Windows 10 Look Outdated" Softpedia 9:40 AM
  • "Windows 10 on ARM on Lumia 950 XL is almost finished" SlashGear 9:40 AM
  • "Windows 10 Tip: Use an ISO file to create a bootable USB flash drive" ZDNet 8:36 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Senate vote to restore net neutrality will take place on May 16th" Engadget 12:57 PM
  • "Supreme Court allows states to legalize sports betting, opening floodgates for online gambling profits" TechCrunch 12:49 PM
  • "Trump says he wants to get ZTE 'back into business, fast' despite putting a Denial Order in place" BetaNews 8:45 AM
  • "Why Estonia finds itself in the middle of a 5G arms race" ZDNet 8:36 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Facebook vs. Democracy. A conversation with Francis Fukuyama" Monday Note 1:56 PM
  • "Shadow devices put enterprise networks at risk" BetaNews 8:45 AM
  • "What is machine learning? Everything you need to know" ZDNet 8:36 AM
  • "Researchers warn of critical flaw affecting PGP and S/MIME" TechCrunch 8:13 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Singapore C2C marketplace snags $85M in Series C" ZDNet 8:38 AM
  • "Singapore automotive marketplace secures $60M in Series B" ZDNet 8:37 AM
  • "Southeast Asia-based mobile listings startup Carousell raises $85M" TechCrunch 8:14 AM
  • "Southeast Asia's Carro raises $60M for its automotive classifieds and car financing service" TechCrunch 8:14 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow books longest win streak in 8 months as trade fears ebb: Russell 2000 flirts with first record since Jan. 23, but ends lower" MarketWatch 4:30 PM
  • "Dow Rises for Eighth Day as Prospects for China Trade Deal Improve: The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all closed higher on Monday." TheStreet 4:29 PM
  • "Markets Right Now: Stocks end mixed after early rally fades" Associated Press 4:29 PM
  • "Stock rally set to continue as market risks ease" FOXBusiness 8:59 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks End Higher as Trade Tensions Ease: Dow posts eighth consecutive rise amid signs of cooling U.S.-China trade rhetoric" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:28 PM
  • "Malaysia markets end higher in first trading day after election: Malaysian stocks FBMKLCI, +0.21% turned positive to close slightly higher on Monday after opening nearly 3% lower as markets opened for the first time since the stunning election victory for Mahathir Mohamad's opposition coalition last week." MarketWatch 7:36 AM
  • "European stocks slip as traders watch Italian politics: European stocks moved slightly lower on Monday, with investors tracking developments in Italian politics after two populist parties said they had reached a deal to form a new government." MarketWatch 7:35 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 8:50 AM CDT)
  • "What CDOs and CAOs Want You to Know"
  • "Top 5 Benefits of a Customer Advisory Board"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Are Targeted Ads Stalking You? Here's How to Make Them Stop."
  • "Uber's Losses Continue in Its March Toward an I.P.O."
  • "For 9 Hours, Cubans Got Internet in an Unusual Place: Everywhere"
  • "As Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Stumbles, Beijing Gets the Blame"
  • "For Online Daters, Women Peak at 18 While Men Peak at 50, Study Finds. Oy."
  • "Tesla Directors, in Damage Control Mode, Want Elon Musk to Stop Tweeting"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Google Launches Searchable Database on US Political Ads"
  • "Apple's Group FaceTime Feature Will be Delayed"
  • "What Is 5G?"
  • "Investor Sues AT&T for $224 Million Over Cryptocurrency Hack"
  • "T-Mobile Promises Better Customer Care With Team of Experts"
  • "Instagram Investigating Widespread Account Hacks, Users Locked Out"
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. S9+: Which Phablet Reigns Supreme?"
  • "Need Cloud Storage? Google One Offers Paid Plans You Can Share"
  • "Alexa and Cortana Become Smart Friends"
  • "China Stops Approving New Games for Sale" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Tencent shares set to slide after first quarterly profit fall in 13 years"
  • "Lenovo swings to forecast-beating first-quarter profit"
  • "SEC scrutiny of Tesla grows as Goldman hints at adviser role"
  • "U.S. investor sues AT&T for $224 million over loss of cryptocurrency"
  • "Cisco's software push fuels quarterly beat, strong forecast"
  • "Uber narrows loss but is a long way from finding profit"
  • "Twitter bans Alex Jones, Infowars from tweeting for seven days"
  • "Cisco tops revenue estimates as newer bets pay off"
  • "Google provides data on U.S. political advertising"
  • "SEC scrutiny of Tesla grows as Goldman hints at advisor role"
ZDNet (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Westpac CIO Dave Curran to retire"
  • "Telstra FY18 profit down by AU$345m ahead of nationwide 5G launch"
  • "Overheating MacBook: This is what to do"
  • "13 highest-paying tech jobs in the US for 2018"
  • "Best Buy acquires GreatCall for $800 million, adds 900,000 paying customers, subscriptions"
  • "NetApp's Q1 benefits from strong demand"
  • "Cisco tops Q4 earnings targets"
  • "The 9 ugliest gadgets ever made"


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