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TechNN Archive: Friday, July 6, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "IBM to Teach Australian Gov't How to Exploit Blockchain in $1 Billion Deal" Sputnik News 8:43 AM
  • "IBM To Develop Blockchain And Tech Initiatives For The Australian Government" Ethereum 8:42 AM
  • "Microsoft could bring its Movies and TV to Android and iOS" The Inquirer 8:56 AM
  • "Microsoft planning iOS app for its Movies & TV service; joining Movies Anywhere" 9to5Mac 8:55 AM
  • "Microsoft Bringing the Movies & TV Service to iOS and Android" Bleeping Computer 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft 'Movies & TV' App Reportedly Coming to iOS" MacRumors 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft 'Movies & TV' app may arrive on Android,┬áiOS" Financial Express 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft may soon roll out Movies & TV app to iOS and Android" ANI 8:51 AM
  • "The best HP ZBook Studio x360 G5 deals in 2018" Creative Bloq 8:40 AM
  • "What's Dell up to? Going public again" Marketplace 8:39 AM
  • "Windows 10 April Update finally rolling out to blocked Dell Alienware PCs" ZDNet 8:39 AM
  • "Dell Precision 7730 Is The World's Most Powerful Laptop That Features Intel Xeon E-2186M CPU" SegmentNext 8:39 AM
  • "Intel says 5G plans for iPhone are unchanged" VentureBeat 12:37 PM
  • "Intel Has Denied Abandoning Work on Its 5G Modems After Earlier Apple Report; Roadmap Has Not Changed One Bit" WCCFTech 8:37 AM
  • "Intel denies it's halting production of 5G modems following Apple snub" The Inquirer 8:37 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X specs leak online" Hexus 8:35 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2500X Benchmarked Ahead Of Its Official Launch, Full Specs Revealed" SegmentNext 8:35 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2500X unofficially benchmarked ahead of release" The Inquirer 8:34 AM
  • "AMD B450 chipset based motherboards spotted in etail" Guru3D 8:35 AM
  • "AMD: First motherboards with B450 chipset listed in the price comparison" Tweak PC 8:33 AM
  • "AMD's Pillars Of Growth Over The Next Decade" Seeking Alpha 8:33 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2600 review: the most interesting Ryzen 2!" Hardware.Info 8:33 AM
  • "Cisco defeats Gen-X IT in court" Channel eye 8:30 AM
  • "You can no longer afford to indulge cloud blockers" InfoWorld 8:16 AM
General Interest
  • "Twitter suspends over 70 million accounts in two months: Washington Post" Reuters 7:15 PM
  • "Seagate announces a mainstream SSD drive: Signaling a move into the consumer PC market" The Verge 1:31 PM
  • "Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power" Computerworld 8:18 AM
  • "Facebook reportedly in talks for a Cristiano Ronaldo reality show" Engadget 8:26 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S9 couldn't keep profit growth on pace in Q2" Engadget 8:25 AM
  • "Samsung profits slow due to weak smartphone sales" VentureBeat 8:12 AM
  • "Samsung forecasts slowing profit growth for Q2, missing analyst estimates" TechCrunch 8:02 AM
  • "Space X/Boring Company engineers are being sent to help with Thai cave rescue" TechCrunch 12:12 PM
  • "Elon Musk is sending teams to assist with the Thailand cave rescue" Engadget 8:21 AM
  • "The First Purge's release makes this a good weekend to watch Battle Royale on Netflix" The Verge 12:24 PM
  • "Netflix is ditching user reviews" TechCrunch 12:13 PM
  • "Netflix renews 'Aggretsuko' and commits to more new anime" Engadget 8:24 AM
  • "Netflix will remove user reviews from its website next month" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "HTC's June sales highlight the need for its recent layoffs" Engadget 12:44 PM
  • "HTC's June sales fall 68%, its biggest drop in over 2 years" VentureBeat 12:38 PM
  • "The best AV receiver" Engadget 12:43 PM
  • "Seagate announces a mainstream SSD drive" The Verge 12:22 PM
  • "The future of Ethereum looks bright" TechCrunch 12:12 PM
  • "Coinbase CTO says the company is like a mullet" TechCrunch 12:13 PM
  • "MIT's music AI can identify instruments and isolate their sounds" Engadget 8:25 AM
  • "Rakuten Kobo Clara HD E-Reader review: Superior to the Kindle Paperwhite, except for one thing" PCWorld 8:08 AM
  • "'Gundam' is being made into a live-action movie" Engadget 12:44 PM
  • "Ant-Man and the Wasp is a solid improvement on Ant-Man" The Verge 12:23 PM
  • "'Fortnite' Playground mode has one more week to live" Engadget 8:25 AM
  • "Angie Smets: How Guerrilla Games made Horizon Zero Dawn in 7 years" VentureBeat 8:11 AM
  • "Crypto Visa card company Monaco just spent millions to buy Crypto.com" TechCrunch 8:04 AM
  • "Parity's Jutta Steiner says the future of blockchain is many chains working together" TechCrunch 8:03 AM
  • "Will third-party plugins survive the tech backlash?" The Verge 8:07 AM
  • "Take a doodle, not a photograph, with this AI-powered camera" The Verge 8:07 AM
  • "Mitsubishi hopes you'll trade driving data for a cheaper oil change" Engadget 12:43 PM
  • "Byton's car of the future will be a 'next-gen smart device'" VentureBeat 12:36 PM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Edge, Fluent, display, and Registry Editor improvements" VentureBeat 7:12 PM
  • "Gentoo Linux Github Organization repo hack was down to a series of security mistakes" BetaNews 12:40 PM
  • "Microsoft Translator now no longer available for Windows 8.1" MSPoweruser 8:56 AM
  • "Nasty browser exploit returns for everyone except Microsoft Edge users" TrustedReviews 8:55 AM
  • "How to exclude files and folders from Windows Defender Antivirus scans" Windows Central 8:53 AM
  • "How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update" IT PRO (UK) 8:53 AM
  • "This Windows 10 File Explorer with Fluent Design Is Better than Microsoft's" Softpedia 8:52 AM
  • "Microsoft to Launch Another Windows 10 Mobile App on iPhone and Android" Softpedia 8:51 AM
  • "Microsoft Selects Ribbon SBC to Deliver Secure Integrated Voice Services to Teams" The Fast Node 8:50 AM
  • "What's new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code" InfoWorld 8:16 AM
  • "Best Windows 10 apps this week" BetaNews 8:14 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "After Facebook and Google, the EU tackles... daylight savings" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "EU's 'internet-wrecking' copyright law rejected: But it's not dead yet" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Strict new internet laws in Tanzania are driving bloggers and content creators offline" The Verge 8:07 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Chat me: Android Messages, RCS, 'Chat,' and Google's involvement explained" 9to5Google 7:29 PM
  • "Grappling with Google Duplex: What happens when our AI assistants suddenly seem more human" GeekWire 2:41 PM
  • "Even in the 5G era, Wi-Fi will matter — but it needs to get faster" VentureBeat 12:36 PM
  • "SpaceX may finally land one of its rockets on the California coast later this year" The Verge 12:24 PM
  • "A neuroscientist explains why we need better ways to talk about emotions" The Verge 12:23 PM
  • "Acer's ProDesigner BM270 HDR display dials up the brightness" Engadget 8:24 AM
  • "Wyze Cam Pan review: Premium features, budget price" TechHive 8:10 AM
  • "Razer Blade Stealth (2018) review: Near-perfection has its price" PCWorld 8:09 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Sonos aims to ride 'Sonic Internet' to IPO success" CNET 7:19 PM
  • "Wireless speaker maker Sonos files for IPO" Reuters 7:16 PM
  • "Sonos files for IPO, highlighting profitability but also risks it faces with Apple, Google, Amazon" VentureBeat 12:38 PM
  • "Sonos files to raise up to $100M in IPO" TechCrunch 12:14 PM
  • "Lyft reportedly in talks to buy Spain's Cabify for $3 billion" VentureBeat 8:12 AM
  • "Booksy, the worldwide booking system, raises $13.2 million" TechCrunch 8:03 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market ends week solidly higher after jobs report; Biogen logs best day since 2004: Biogen's stock rallies after successful Alzheimer's drug trial" MarketWatch 7:10 PM
  • "Jobs Report Drives Stocks to Second Day of Gains: Stocks trimmed earlier gains but closed solidly higher in the wake of a strong jobs report Friday." TheStreet 7:10 PM
  • "US stocks snap higher despite escalating US-China trade tiff" Associated Press 7:09 PM
  • "Stocks Post Weekly Gains: Signs of a buoyant U.S. labor market help investors look past escalating trade tensions" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:09 PM
  • "Asian markets end higher but still down for week, as U.S., China tariffs kick in/Analyst: Friday's rise is 'a sign of complacency or a suggestion that investors have grown accustomed to this continued spat'" MarketWatch 7:50 AM
  • "European stocks close slightly higher, nab weekly gain: European stocks finished slightly higher Friday, erasing an earlier loss that came as the U.S. and China kicked off a trade war by implementing promised import tariffs." MarketWatch 11:50 AM



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InformationWeek (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer"
New York Times (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Instagram's Co-Founders to Step Down From Company: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram's co-founders, resigned from the photo app on Monday. Their exits add to the challenges facing Facebook, which owns the app."
  • "How Instagram Rose Into a Cultural Powerhouse
PC Magazine (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Smart Devices Are a 'Prime Target' For Cybercriminals"
  • "Target's Game Pre-Order Discount Beats Amazon"
  • "Instagram's Co-Founders Resign"
  • "The Ricoh GR III Is Coming"
Reuters (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Facebook not protecting content moderators from mental trauma: lawsuit"
  • "In latest change, Uber launches 24/7 phone support in Britain"
  • "Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook executive exit"
  • "Germany's Merkel says EU battery cell production 'extremely important'"
  • "A swipe is not enough: Tinder trials extra control for women"
  • "Tesla is making its own car carriers"
ZDNet (Updated 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "Google search revamp: Expect to see ton of new features on your phone"
  • "Salesforce launches Customer 360, aims to integrate all your data, applications"
  • "FinancialForce pumps Einstein Analytics into latest platform update"
  • "Indestructible EternalBlue: 300,000 computers still infected"
  • "Symantec accountancy audit uncovers customer transaction recorded as revenue"
  • "Man gets two years in prison for sabotaging US Army servers with 'logic bomb'"
  • "Vulnerable open source component adoption skyrockets in the enterprise"
  • "Watch: Wall-crawling robot artist turns building into art"


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