"Microsoft partnering with Duke in downtown Durham: Microsoft is teaming up with Duke University on a new research partnership that will result in the tech giant creating an 'innovation hub' at the recently-overhauled Chesterfield building in downtown Durham." Triangle Business Journal 9:16 AM
"Latest Windows 10 update now deemed good enough for business users: Yesterday's Patch Tuesday pushed the latest major update over the edge." Ars Technica 7:31 PM
"Microsoft Will Sell USB-C Dongles Too" Thurrott 7:51 PM
"IBM security study: Mega data breaches cost $40 million to $350 million" VentureBeat 7:38 AM
"Single data breach costs nearly Rs 12 crore in India: IBM study" NewKerala 8:27 AM
"Understanding How IBM And Others Use Blockchain Technology To Track Global Food Supply Chain" Forbes 8:27 AM
"Dell EMC Targets SMB, Midmarket with Integrated Data Protection Appliance" Channel Partners 8:19 AM
"Dell, HP and Asus on why they are still betting on desktop PCs" Gadgets Now 8:07 AM
"HP unveils gaming-centric Omen, Pavilion-series laptops: Know price, specs" Business Standard 8:06 AM
"Intel's Israel Team Is At The Forefront Of 5G Tech That Will Revolutionize How We Communicate" NoCamels (Israel) 8:02 AM
"No, Intel Isn't Killing the Intel 'Extreme Edition' CPU Family" ExtremeTech 7:58 AM
"The return of Spectre: Two new ways to assault computers using Spectre-style attacks have been discovered. These can be used against any operating system running on AMD, ARM, and Intel processors." ZDNet 3:28 PM
"Intel confirms new Spectre 1.1, 1.2 vulnerabilities" bit-tech 8:01 AM
"Photos: Graffiti targeting Amazon and Jeff Bezos illustrates animosity toward tech giant in Seattle" GeekWire 3:03 PM
"Google's DeepMind developed an IQ test for AI models" VentureBeat 2:59 PM
"YouTube TV goes down during the World Cup" TechCrunch 2:54 PM
"Twitter starts removing locked accounts from your follower count" VentureBeat 11:17 AM
"Hyundai invests in solid-state battery startup claiming 'breakthrough' to bring long-promised tech to market" Electrek 10:57 AM
"'Oh my God, this is a sexual harassment claim waiting to happen': Early Google insiders describe Sergey Brin as a company 'playboy' who 'got around' with female employees" Business Insider 10:46 AM
"Project Loon, Wing graduate from X to become latest Alphabet companies" 9to5Google 9:35 AM
"Box opens up about the company's approach to innovation" TechCrunch 7:49 AM
"Malware infections drop during World Cup matches — Result!" BetaNews 7:36 AM
"Facebook removes 'treason' as tag to identify users' interests" Reuters 10:49 AM
"Facebook planned to kick several major third-party data vendors off its ad platform — now those data giants have quietly found a way to stick around" Business Insider 7:24 AM
"Facebook would take 18 minutes to pay off £500,000 fine over Cambridge Analytica" Business Insider 7:24 AM
"Facebook has secret new developer terms after Cambridge Analytica" Business Insider 7:24 AM
"TSA Discovers Snake Inside External Hard Drive: This snake failed to get on a plane, but the python had been placed there on purpose inside a nylon bag in an attempt to smuggle it to Barbados. The smuggler is facing a fine and also never made it to her intended destination." PC Magazine 7:00 AM
"PayPal Apologizes for Demanding Payment From Dead Woman" PC Magazine 6:59 AM
"Android security: Password-stealing malware sneaks in Google Play store in bogus apps" ZDNet 10:43 AM
"Opera Adds Built-In Cryptocurrency Wallet to Android Browser: The digital wallet will be available as a private beta, and Opera is hoping the test feature will bring cryptocurrency and decentralized apps more into the mainstream." PC Magazine 6:59 AM
"Adobe fixes over 100 vulnerabilities in latest security patch update" ZDNet 6:58 AM
"Check-in with a smile: Marriott, Alibaba trial facial recognition at China hotels" Reuters 6:56 AM
"Facebook faces £500,000 fine in UK over Cambridge Analytica scandal" ZDNet 6:58 AM
"Smart home gadgets are open to attack: So time for IoT security laws? No, says Europe/EU's new Cybersecurity Act won't mandate certifications for IoT products, and consumer advocates are unhappy." ZDNet 6:58 AM
"Australia prepares to ban Huawei from 5G project over security fears" Reuters 6:56 AM
"Alexa for Business? 'Ubiquitous' Computing Comes to the Workplace" ITPro 9:17 AM
"Emergency Charging Options on the Road: The time-honored travelers' trick of charging your phone from the USB port on the hotel-room television is one option for powering up away from home." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 9:09 AM
"Have the Tech Giants Grown Too Powerful? That's an Easy One" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:32 AM
"How Amazon could succeed in travel: Researchers issue a warning to the industry" GeekWire 8:16 AM
"HDD, SSD, or SSHD? Which one should you get on your next laptop? The laptops of today come with multiple storage options. What are they, and which one is right for you? Read on to find out." Digit 8:01 AM
"Best 2-in-1 laptops: Get the best of both worlds" IT PRO (UK) 7:53 AM
"Microsoft Surface is Go – What The Tech Ep. 407" Thurrott 7:49 AM
"What machine learning means for software development: 'Human in the loop' software development will be a big part of the future." O'Reilly 7:34 AM
"Integrating Alexa in the living room is still too complicated" The Verge 7:28 AM
"Facebook's $660,000 Cambridge Analytica Fine Is Almost Meaningless -- But That Misses The Point" Forbes 7:24 AM
"IronKey D300: Ultra durable USB flash drive with built-in encryption" ZDNet 6:58 AM
"U.S. stocks halt 4-day win streak as latest China tariffs rekindle trade-war jitters: Expectations of strong earnings cushioning market's drop" MarketWatch 4:00 PM
"Dow Slumps on Trump Trade War Escalation: The Dow tumbled Wednesday, losing ground for the first session in five, after the U.S. threatened additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of China-made goods." TheStreet 3:59 PM
"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."
"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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