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TechNN Archive: Thursday, June 21, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Intel's C.E.O. Resigns After Relationship With Employee" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:46 AM
  • "Intel Ousts CEO Over Employee Relationship" Thurrott 11:54 AM
  • "Intel CEO resigns following relationship allegations" TechRadar UK 8:46 AM
  • "Intel CEO resigns after investigation into relationship with employee" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 8:46 AM
  • "Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns" Bloomberg 8:17 AM
  • "Intel CEO resigns after investigation finds he had past relationship with employee" Business Insider 8:52 AM
  • "Intel CEO Krzanich Resigns After Disclosure Of 'Consensual Relationship' With Employee" CRN 8:46 AM
  • "Intel's Brian Krzanich resigns over fraternisation" bit-tech 8:46 AM
  • "Intel's CEO resigns as information about a 'past consensual relationship' surfaces" TechCrunch 8:45 AM
  • "Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Quits After Investigation Into Total Boner Move" Gizmodo 9:45 AM
  • "Microsoft abandons VR plans for Xbox One: But we can expect to see a new HoloLens soon." Engadget 7:41 AM
  • "Microsoft shelves plans for virtual and mixed reality on Xbox One" Neowin 8:21 AM
  • "Xbox steps back on console VR plans" BBC 7:41 AM
  • "Microsoft News marks the death of MSN on iOS and Android: But that doesn't mean it's losing its Edge" The Inquirer 7:56 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 builds 16299.522, 15063.1182 - here's what's new" Neowin 4:50 PM
  • "NVIDIA CEO Gifts Limited Edition Volta Titan Vs With 32GB HBM2 To AI Researchers" HotHardware 6:31 PM
  • "AMD's Threadripper 2990X takes on Intel's 28-core CPU in leaked benchmarks: 32-core CPU was pushed to a speed of 4.12GHz across all cores" The Inquirer 7:58 AM
  • "AMD Increases Its Minimum Requirements For Monitors To Receive 'Freesync 2 HDR' Certification" SegmentNext 8:44 AM
  • "How rugged Dell PCs help Clipper Race ships sail rough seas: Surviving the worst of Mother Nature is much easier when you have access to email — and reliable computers." Windows Central 8:43 AM
  • "IBM Brings Cloud Private Platform to Cloud Managed Services Offering" eWeek 4:50 PM
  • "Cisco patches critical Nexus flaws: Are your switches vulnerable?" ZDNet 7:53 AM
  • "PC Sales Are Dropping, but Not Every Vendor Feels the Same Pinch" ExtremeTech 8:43 AM
General Interest
  • "Google Home Drops The Need for 'Hey Google' On Every Request: Starting today, a new setting is coming to Google Home devices, which can let you have back-and-forth conversations with the voice assistant software, without needing to utter 'Hey Google' for every follow-up command." PC Magazine 9:37 PM
  • "Nintendo Begins Banning Switch Consoles Running Pirated Software" HotHardware 6:31 PM
  • "BlackBerry KEY2 pre-orders start on June 29 and will be available to purchase on July 13" Neowin 3:48 PM
  • "AT&T Launching Two New Unlimited Data Plans With WatchTV Live Streaming Service" HotHardware 4:48 PM
  • "AT&T launches a low-cost live TV streaming service, WatchTV" TechCrunch 11:17 AM
  • "Micron says memory demand strong thanks to cloud, mobile, IoT" ZDNet 10:47 AM
  • "Facebook announces further measures to tackle 'false news'" Neowin 10:47 AM
  • "Instagram celebrates 1 billion users by announcing IGTV video platform" BetaNews 8:53 AM
  • "British company Inov-8 launches 'world's first' shoes made with graphene: Graphene and Kevlar used to make 'the world's toughest' shoes" V3 8:51 AM
  • "Lydia now supports Samsung Pay" TechCrunch 8:38 AM
  • "Hangouts Meet third-party integrations are now live for G Suite teams" Neowin 8:21 AM
  • "Samsung unveils 7nm technology with EUV" ZDNet 7:55 AM
  • "Samsung launches 8TB NF1 SSD for data centers" ZDNet 7:54 AM
  • "Galaxy S10 'prototype' suggests flagship will feature a bezel-free display: Samsung flagship might follow in the footsteps of the Oppo Find X" The Inquirer 7:56 AM
  • "Every movie and TV show leaving Netflix in July" BGR 9:46 AM
Press Releases
  • "The Linux Foundation Announces Initial Keynotes for Open Networking Summit Europe: Premier open networking event expands outside North America for the first time; speaking proposals due June 24" PRNewswire 8:49 AM
  • "Technological Advancements in MESH Networks Boosting the Billion Dollar Wireless Industry" PRNewswire 8:50 AM
  • "IBM Boosts Support of Cloud-Native Capabilities: IBM Cloud Managed Services synchs with IBM Cloud Private for Next-Gen Application Development" PRNewswire 8:50 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft launches news app to compete with Google News" Social Barrel 8:38 AM
  • "Microsoft takes on Google News with new app for iPhone, Android, and Windows 10" BGR 7:41 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "John Oliver, Having Mocked Chinese Censorship, Is Censored in China" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:37 PM
  • "European Union prepares to wreck internet with new copyright law" ZDNet 9:37 PM
  • "Lawmakers think Google is too cozy with China's Huawei, warn of spying risk" MarketWatch 8:44 AM
  • "Scorned US Lawmakers Press Google on Relationship with Huawei" Gizmodo 7:58 AM
  • "Facebook ordered to explain why it deleted the profile of a dead user without permission" BGR 7:41 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "The Glamorous Life of a Pro Gamer: Teams are dolling out signing bonuses, big salaries and housing to attract the best teens and twenty-somethings in the $1.5 billion esports industry." Bloomberg 9:30 PM
  • "BlackBerry Key2 hands-on review: Here's what the BlackBerry Key2's camera is capable of capturing" Digital Trends 8:52 AM
  • "The best laptops: What's the best laptop? We've reviewed a lot of them: and this is our answer" Digital Trends 8:52 AM
  • "Atari accuses El Reg of professional trolling and making stuff up. Welp, here's the interview tape for you to decide...: We're so very sorry that we found the MP3. Sad" The Register 8:52 AM
  • "Is the value of linking data sets worth the cost? Should you link your data sets to add value, or leave them separate to reduce risk?" V3 8:51 AM
  • "4 first impressions of the Fire TV Cube" ZDNet 8:36 AM
  • "The Glamorous Life of a Pro Gamer: Teams are dolling out signing bonuses, big salaries and housing to attract the best teens and twenty-somethings in the $1.5 billion esports industry." Bloomberg 8:17 AM
  • "Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos" BBC 7:42 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Twitter acquires Smyte to curb abusive behavior on its platform" Neowin 3:02 PM
  • "Urban Airship raises another $25M" TechCrunch 12:22 PM
  • "Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi slashes value of hotly anticipated listing" Telegraph 8:38 AM
  • "China's VIPKID, which links native English speakers with online learners, raises another $500M, reportedly at $3B+ valuation" TechCrunch 8:38 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Facebook stock hits new all-time high as company seeks to move past prior scandals" BGR 7:41 AM
  • "Trade fears give Dow its 8th straight loss, Nasdaq has worst session since April" MarketWatch 6:02 PM
  • "Dow Logs Eighth Straight Drop as Stocks Slump: Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors continued to eye developments in the U.S.-China trade war." TheStreet 6:02 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Retreat as Trade Tensions Linger: Shares of auto makers slide after Daimler issues profit warning" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:03 PM
  • "Asian markets struggle to recover from Tuesday's big losses: Chinese indexes fare the worst; Nikkei gives up early gains" MarketWatch 8:42 AM
  • "European stocks stage recovery, but U.S.-China trade tensions remain: Tobacco stocks rise on ratings call" MarketWatch 8:42 AM



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  • "The Next Tech Talent Shortage: Quantum Computing Researchers"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:05 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "TRIPP Wants to Be Your Daily Rest and Relaxation Fix"
Reuters (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Goldman-backed fintech startup Marqeta launches in Europe"
  • "Audi's electric SUV faces four-week delay because of software bug"
ZDNet (Updated 9:05 PM CDT)
  • "Fasoo expands data security to auto supply chain with Mando project"
  • "SWIFT to use Microsoft Azure for payments transfers"
  • "Telstra outage caused 1,400 Triple Zero calls to fail: ACMA"
  • "iPhone XR Australian pricing"
  • "Hackers steal data of 75,000 users after Healthcare.gov FFE breach"
  • "Telcos flailing against tide to turn into dumb pipes"
  • "Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, Xperia XZ3, Huawei Mate 20, and more (MobileTechRoundup show #448)"
  • "I thought Comcast had improved, then I called customer service"


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