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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Breaking down Dell's complex route back to becoming a public company: Dell is taking an unconventional route back to public markets; we break it down for you" Computerworld 6:32 PM
  • "The Biggest Winner of Dell's Public-Market Return? Michael Dell" Bloomberg 8:24 AM
  • "Dell re-emerges as a public company after five years" BGR India 7:17 AM
  • "Dell becomes public company five years after buyout" BGR 7:19 AM
  • "Dell To Trade In The Public Market Again, Without An Initial Public Offering" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "Dell moves to go public, without an IPO" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "'Intel considering $9b additional investment in Israel'" Globes (Israel) 8:41 AM
  • "Intel lists '9th-generation' desktop CPUs: Core i3-9000 up to Core i5-9600K" TechSpot 7:48 AM
  • "MediaTek may replace Intel as 5G iPhone modem supplier" TechShout 7:51 AM
  • "Intel Core i7-8700K overclocked to 7.4GHz for SuperPi 32M record" Hexus 7:51 AM
  • "Intel Kaby Lake G Core i7-8705G Review: Intel and AMD Combined" TechSpot 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft partners with RADWIN to deliver broadband internet to rural communities" Neowin 10:05 AM
  • "Microsoft's Budget Surface Tablet Makes FCC Debut With Rumored Intel CPU" HotHardware 4:16 PM
  • "Microsoft's upcoming low cost Surface clears FCC, could be nearing launch" OnMSFT 8:42 AM
  • "FCC filings give further credence to new $400 Surface reports: Documents imply a low power Intel processor rather than an ARM chip." Ars Technica 4:13 PM
  • "Microsoft and RADWIN partner to deliver internet over TV white space: The partnership expands Microsoft's Airband initiative, which is focused on bringing broadband to rural communities." Windows Central 2:37 PM
  • "Thrice, in a trice, IBM cloud cuts prices: Watson? Down! WebSphere? Down! VMs? Now charged by the minute!" The Register 8:44 AM
  • "Oracle chooses Brussels for European fintech innovation programme: US software provider Oracle has picked Brussels to roll out its European 'Fintech Innovation Programme,' teaming up with local startup platform B-Hive." Information Age 8:43 AM
  • "Seagate courts PC enthusiasts with Barracuda SSD: It's acknowledging that it has to win over the high-performance crowd." Engadget 2:36 PM
General Interest
  • "Nintendo Launching 3 Special Edition 2DS XL: Japanese gamers can pick up special edition Minecraft, Animal Crossing, and Mario Kart 2DS XL handhelds over the next month, all of which include a preinstalled game. Will any of them receive a launch in the US and Europe?" PC Magazine 9:28 PM
  • "Ericsson launches 5G innovation lab in India" ZDNet 9:03 PM
  • "Social media apps are 'deliberately' addictive to users" BBC 7:53 PM
  • "Rash of Fortnite cheaters infected by malware that breaks HTTPS encryption: Malware can read, intercept, or tamper with the traffic of any HTTPS-protected site." Ars Technica 5:00 PM
  • "Unlocked Galaxy Note 9 benchmarks surface for the very first time" BGR 4:17 PM
  • "Artificial intelligence software sees people through walls" BBC 11:46 AM
  • "Facebook shuts down Hello, Moves and tbh apps" BBC 10:55 AM
  • "Inside the all-American voyage to the last world in the Solar System: 'Why don't we complete the job of exploring the Solar System?'" Ars Technica 9:08 AM
  • "Facebook is shutting down the anonymous app for teens it bought less than a year ago" Business Insider 8:44 AM
  • "Gmail messages 'read by third parties'" BBC 8:45 AM
  • "Huawei's got a free way of turning your phone into a monster gaming machine" Digital Trends 8:44 AM
  • "Contours visible on Mars' surface were created by rain, researchers claim: Groundwater seepage from the soil wasn't a dominant process" V3 8:43 AM
  • "Roblox 'gang rape' shocks mother" BBC 11:46 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dell will soon become a publicly-traded company once again" Notebook Check 7:19 AM
  • "IBM, Aramark partner to secure connected medical device ecosystem" Healthcare Dive 8:42 AM
Microsoft
  • "Chime in: Should Microsoft separate Edge from Windows development? Is it time Microsoft finally separates its web browser Edge from Windows 10?" Windows Central 10:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces New Xbox One X PUBG Bundle and Xbox One S Minecraft Bundle" WCCFTech 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft, RADWIN to Expand Broadband Connect via TVWS Tech" Zacks 8:41 AM
  • "A first look at the new Microsoft News app for Windows 10: Microsoft News had seen better days. Now, a recent refresh brings it more in line with a more modern Windows 10." Windows Central 10:05 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Italy Wikipedia shuts down in protest at EU copyright law" BBC 10:04 AM
  • "Google Delay on Ads Standard For EU Privacy Law Creates Compliance Mess: Hundreds of ad tech firms launched software together a month before GDPR kicked in on May 25 to verify consent before displaying ads. Google announced on May 22 that it would not join the industry program until August." Tech News 18 7:45 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Android P Preview 4 tweaks gesture navigation, revamps system icons: A new back button, recent apps changes, system icons, and more." Ars Technica 11:46 AM
  • "Digital Operations is the enterprise's secret weapon against startups" BetaNews 8:45 AM
  • "Dell New XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which laptop is better/What happens when the best clamshell laptop takes on the best convertible laptop? A clash of the titans" PCWorld 7:18 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Airwallex raises $80M for its international payment service for businesses" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "Google's Waze teams up with Allianz to offer in-app roadside assistance" City A.M. 7:43 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks end holiday-shortened session in the red as tech shares sell off: Trading volumes are low due to Fourth of July holiday" MarketWatch 12:47 PM
  • "Stocks Tumble in Holiday-Shortened Session: Stocks ended a holiday-shortened session with a sharp selloff ahead of Friday's implementation of tariffs on $34 billion in China-made goods." TheStreet 12:47 PM
  • "US stocks veer lower in light trading ahead of US holiday" Associated Press 12:48 PM
  • "July 4: Which markets are closed?" FOXBusiness 8:38 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Slip Ahead of Holiday: Technology shares take a pause from recent gains in shortened trading session" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:48 PM
  • "Asian markets largely struggle for a second day, but China bucks trend: Nikkei sees modest losses, Hang Seng plunges" MarketWatch 8:39 AM
  • "European stocks rise, with Germany finding relief in Merkel's migration deal" MarketWatch 8:39 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 5:50 PM; no changes since 12:25 PM CDT)
  • "The Robots are Coming: Safeguard Your Job Commentary"
  • "Don't Be Afraid to Reboot Your Cloud Architecture"
New York Times (Updated 5:50 PM CDT)
  • "When Reporting on Defcon, Avoid Stereotypes and A.T.M.s"
  • "Charles Kao, Nobel Laureate Who Revolutionized Fiber Optics, Dies at 84"
  • "Get in Bed With Skynet"
  • "Why the Internet Wants Your Baby to Fail"
PC Magazine (Updated 5:50 PM CDT)
  • "The Best iPhone XS Cases"
  • "This Bug Can Crash Firefox by Forcing Repeated Downloads"
  • "Twitter Urges Users to #BeAVoter"
  • "The 10 Most Pirated Movies"
  • "How Data Science at Netflix Turned Hollywood on its Head"
  • "10 MacOS Mojave Features We Can't Wait to Try"
  • "CineStill TCS-1000 Brings Sous Vide Tech to Film Development"
  • "Autonomous Vehicles Won't Be Speed Demons at First"
  • "Lab Report Shows iPhone XS Max Screen Is Terrific"
  • "Want to Earn Cash in the Gig Economy? Try Airbnb, Not Uber" ...
Reuters (Updated 5:50 PM CDT)
  • "Avvo settles New York probe, to reform lawyer ratings"
  • "The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota"
  • "Tesla is making its own car carriers"
  • "Walmart, Sam's Club to put food products on blockchain"
  • "Snapchat ties up with Amazon for point-and-buy"
  • "UK watchdog considers fining Tesco Bank over cyberattack: Sky News"
  • "Facebook not protecting content moderators from mental trauma: lawsuit"
  • "Apple completes deal to buy Shazam"
  • "Ride-hailing firm Careem purchases Commut app"
  • "Uber's strongest growth comes in depressed Argentina -- minus commissions"
ZDNet (Updated 5:50 PM CDT)
  • "SHEIN fashion retailer announces breach affecting 6.42 million users"
  • "Expandable ads are hacker's new backdoor into commercial websites"
  • "Maker Faire New York 2018 shows the play's the thing"
  • "Walmart implements IBM's blockchain for food traceability"
  • "Enter to win* a fully-equipped hybrid for pros!"
  • "Microsoft to bring multi-user virtualization to Windows and Office with Windows Virtual Desktop service"
  • "US ISP RCN stores customer passwords in cleartext"
  • "Slack buys Astro, eyes tighter email integration on its platform"


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