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TechNN Archive: Friday, June 22, 2018


Computer Industry
  • "Intel's leadership crisis hits in midst of reorganization" ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "Intel faces many challenges in the post-Krzanich era" Irish Times 9:19 AM
  • "Intel Facing Tough Competition as CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns | Fortune" Fortune 9:18 AM
  • "Intel CEO Challenge: Pick From Thin Bench, or Look Outside/Intel's board could favor an internal candidate, such as its engineering chief, Venkata M. Renduchintala, or the head of its data-center business, Navin Shenoy" [Paid Membership Required] 2:18 PM
  • "Intel now faces a fight for its future" The Verge 8:38 AM
  • "Finance man takes the helm at Intel after Krzanich 'resignation'" Telecoms 9:18 AM
  • "Intel 8 Core, 16 Thread Coffee Lake-S CPU Spotted Again - Lets call it a Core i7 8800K" Guru3D 9:18 AM
  • "Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to step down after 'workplace fling'" IT PRO (UK) 9:18 AM
  • "Intel Chief Krzanich Quits Over Relationship" Silicon UK 9:17 AM
  • "Intel sacks CEO Krzanich over relationship with employee" The National 9:16 AM
  • "GitHub devs warn Microsoft 'ditch that contract with ICE or lose us'" The Inquirer 9:38 AM
  • "What's New in Cumulative Update KB4284830 for Windows 10 Creators Update" Softpedia 9:42 AM
  • "Microsoft, Nintendo team up to poke fun at Sony" Inquirer 9:37 AM
  • "DEWA MD and CEO, Microsoft CEO discuss cooperation" WAM Emirates 9:35 AM
  • "IBM early findings on disastrous TSB core banking system migration released" ComputerWeekly 9:27 AM
  • "HP launches a speaker printer and new Envy, Pavilion laptops" The Straits Times [Free Registration Required] 9:25 AM
  • "HP Features the Future of Digital Printing at Cannes Lions" WebWire 9:24 AM
  • "Dell Products Used 73 Million Pounds of Recycled Materials" Xcrap Monster 9:20 AM
  • "TSMC Begins Mass Production of 7nm Process, AMD Vega 7nm Confirmed, Zen 2 CPUs Expected Too – Production Capacity To Increase By 3 Times Next Year" WCCFTech 9:11 AM
  • "AMD Tackles Coming 'Chiplet' Revolution With New Chip Network Scheme" IEEE Spectrum 9:11 AM
  • "Canonical issues Spectre v2 fix for all Ubuntu systems with AMD chips" The Inquirer 9:10 AM
  • "EdgeConneX expands cloud offerings with Oracle FastConnect" Capacity Media 9:08 AM
  • "Oracle is changing how it reports cloud revenues, what's it hiding?" Computerworld UK 9:08 AM
  • "Oracle now requires a subscription to use Java SE" InfoWorld 9:07 AM
  • "Why getting Cisco-certified is core to a networking career" TechCrunch 11:57 AM
  • "Cisco stock gains after J.P. Morgan defends bullish rating, says shares look attractive relative to peers" MarketWatch 9:06 AM
  • "Cisco patches critical flaws in many of its switches and security appliances" Hot For Security 9:05 AM
  • "Cisco UCS E-Series Servers BIOS Access Control Bug Lets Local Users Bypass Security Restrictions" Security Tracker 9:05 AM
  • "It's not easy to move from a private cloud to a hybrid cloud" InfoWorld 8:53 AM
General Interest
  • "Google's augmented reality Measure app now works with the Pixel 2, Galaxy S9, and more" The Verge 12:19 PM
  • "Google Chrome's mystery sawtooth tabs have (slightly) changed my life: Are you seeing what we're seeing?" CNET 6:04 PM
  • "Google Chrome on Android can now cache news articles on Wi-Fi for offline reading" The Verge 12:18 PM
  • "Google's Measure app comes to all ARCore-compatible Android phones" Engadget 9:02 AM
  • "Google's Street View cars will monitor London's air quality" Engadget 9:01 AM
  • "Google Home now answers follow-up questions without 'OK, Google' wake word" VentureBeat 8:42 AM
  • "Adobe is using machine learning to make it easier to spot Photoshopped images" The Verge 12:19 PM
  • "Amazon employees call on Jeff Bezos to end controversial tech contracts" Digital Trends 3:40 PM
  • "Amazon FreeTime Unlimited brings 10,000 kids' books and videos to iOS" VentureBeat 12:25 PM
  • "Now Amazon employees rebel: 'End police facial-recognition contracts, ICE support'" ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "Facebook will soon let you know how much time you spend 'socializing'" Engadget 12:30 PM
  • "Facebook's controversial Messenger Kids is rolling out to Canada and Peru" The Verge 12:17 PM
  • "Facebook is reportedly working on a 'Your Time on Facebook' feature" The Verge 12:17 PM
  • "Facebook prototypes tool to show how many minutes you spend on it" TechCrunch 11:58 AM
  • "Facebook expands its Messenger Kids app beyond the U.S. to Canada and Peru" VentureBeat 8:49 AM
  • "Qualcomm and Vivo debut single 5G millimeter wave and sub-6GHz antenna" VentureBeat 12:25 PM
  • "The Best Phone To Buy Right Now" The Verge 12:13 PM
  • "'Fortnite' could partially lose the one thing that makes it unique" Engadget 9:01 AM
  • "Snapchat Spectacles' exported clips now come in different formats" Engadget 9:00 AM
  • "Twitter buys a startup to battle harassment, e-cigs are booming, and a meditation app is worth $250M" TechCrunch 8:35 AM
  • "Tinder tests a 'Picks' feature to save you from endless swiping" Engadget 12:30 PM
  • "Tinder takes on Coffee Meets Bagel with test of Tinder Picks" TechCrunch 8:35 AM
  • "The Intergalactic Steam Summer Sale: 15 great picks for under $5" PCWorld 8:40 AM
  • "Startup Battlefield is coming to the Middle East and North Africa, apply today" TechCrunch 8:36 AM
  • "Labstep wants to fix the way science experiments are recorded and reproduced" TechCrunch 8:36 AM
  • " parent company acquires Atavist" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "Citymapper lets you find Ofo, Mobike and scooters around you" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to launch military satellites by 2020" Engadget 12:32 PM
  • "The undersea electric railway built and abandoned within six years" Engadget 12:31 PM
  • "Lime scooters are live in Paris" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "Uber driver was streaming Hulu just before fatal self-driving crash" Engadget 12:31 PM
  • "Safety driver of fatal self-driving Uber crash was reportedly watching Hulu at time of accident" The Verge 12:20 PM
  • "Tesla closes a dozen solar installation centers as part of recent layoffs" The Verge 12:16 PM
  • "AImotive demos self-driving car on Silicon Valley's busiest freeway" VentureBeat 8:48 AM
  • "Goodbye, loot boxes! Hello, premium progression passes!" VentureBeat 8:45 AM
Press Releases
  • "Expanded Oracle Accelerator Gives Texas Startups a Boost" PRNewswire 9:08 AM
  • "Hacker successfully installs four different Operating Systems on a Windows Phone" MSPoweruser 8:57 PM
  • "Microsoft switches to blockchain tech for publisher royalty calculation" GamesIndustry 8:57 PM
  • "QuickLook for Windows 10 brings a useful Mac feature to PCs" The Verge 12:20 PM
  • "Microsoft Users Can Now Search the Web Using Their Phone's Camera" Softpedia 9:42 AM
  • "Microsoft Abandons Xbox VR Plans" CCM 9:40 AM
  • "Microsoft brings improvements to the beta version of its Launcher" Neowin 9:40 AM
  • "Microsoft and Nintendo collaboration hints at an exciting future — but not for PlayStation" Windows Central 9:39 AM
  • "Nintendo and Microsoft solidify their bromance in Minecraft cross-platform play trailer" VideoGamer 9:39 AM
  • "Older versions of Windows 10 get fresh fixes with performance tweaks" TechRadar UK 9:38 AM
  • "Best Windows 10 apps this week" BetaNews 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft matches Google Lens with AI-powered visual search for Bing" The Verge 8:39 AM
  • "CloudMonix Announces Integration with Microsoft Teams" PRWeb 9:42 AM
  • "Tumblr agrees to cooperate with South Korea in their fight against online pornography - Video" ZDNet 8:53 PM
  • "Amazon hit with lawsuit by SXSW venue, alleging tech giant strong-armed return of rental payment" GeekWire 6:04 PM
  • "US Lawmakers Urge Google To Disengage With Huawei Over Security Concerns" HotHardware 4:22 PM
  • "ZTE pays $1 billion fine to US over sanctions violations" CNNMoney 3:40 PM
  • "Bill Could Give Californians Unprecedented Control Over Data" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:17 PM
  • "U.S. Supreme Court rules police need a warrant to obtain phone location data" VentureBeat 12:22 PM
  • "Supreme Court's internet sales tax ruling may be a nightmare for small businesses" The Verge 12:15 PM
  • "Supreme Court decides against warrantless location searches in a major privacy decision" The Verge 12:14 PM
  • "Supreme Court decision requires warrant to obtain cellphone records for tracking" TechCrunch 11:58 AM
  • "California Rep. requests 23andMe to help reunite children with families" Engadget 9:02 AM
  • "Reality Winner will plead guilty for leaking NSA election hacking info" Engadget 9:01 AM
  • "US Army asks startups to deliver next-generation weapons" Engadget 9:00 AM
  • "Alienware Area 51 R5 Review: Liquid Cooled GPUs And Skylake-X Firepower" HotHardware 4:22 PM
  • "Why collecting data about your health doesn't always make you healthier" BetaNews 8:52 AM
  • "AI Weekly: The growing importance of clear AI ethics policies" VentureBeat 8:44 AM
  • "Alienware 17 R5 review: Core i9 and an overclocked GTX 1080 create an incredible desktop replacement" PCWorld 8:40 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow snaps 8-session skid, but logs worst weekly fall since March as trade jitters persist: Energy stocks lead, supported by jump in crude prices" MarketWatch 4:05 PM
  • "Dow Posts First Gain in Nine Sessions; Oil Jumps: The Dow held on to post its first gain in nine sessions Friday. Oil prices soared after OPEC reached an agreement to boost oil production modestly." TheStreet 4:05 PM
  • "Dow snaps losing streak as oil prices surge" FOXBusiness 4:05 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Suffer Biggest One-Week Loss Since March: Trade tensions spook investors" [Paid Membership Required] 4:04 PM
  • "Asian markets end mixed as trade worries weigh: Automakers lead losses in Japan; Shanghai index salvages a small gain but teeters near bear-market territory" MarketWatch 8:42 AM
  • "European stocks finish higher, but still suffer weekly loss: Services data provide cheer" MarketWatch 4:04 PM

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InformationWeek (Checked 8:30 PM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "How Retail is Advancing AI, IoT"
New York Times (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "#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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