| E-Mail | MacSurfer | Close Left Panel | Most Popular | Yesterday's News

TechNN Archive: Thursday, August 2, 2018


Computer Industry
  • "HP Ink splashes out on Brit print provider Apogee: Acquisition-happy services slinger to become inky tentacle of globocorp" The Register 6:44 AM
  • "HP acquires MPS player Apogee to advance A3 printer strategy" Channel Pro 6:44 AM
  • "HP announce a new retail Kiosk and POS solution based on Windows 10" MSPoweruser 6:44 AM
  • "Microsoft Edge adds WebAuthn as passwords near the end" Sophos 8:18 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen and Intel Coffee Lake CPU Market Share at 50% Each in July — Strong Ryzen Sales, Intel CPUs Still Report Higher Revenue" WCCFTech 7:21 AM
  • "Intel guts 10nm to get it out the door: What is going wrong with 10nm and what is changed" SemiAccurate 10:36 AM
  • "Intel starts talking real 5G data center use cases" Diginomica 7:47 AM
  • "MSI releases Z370 motherboard BIOS files for Intel 9K support" Hexus 7:21 AM
  • "HPI Puts Intel's Optane Chipset to Work in New Retail POS Devices: These new machines will be able to handle natively all sorts of mobile payment apps, such as Apple Wallet, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, a number of separate banking apps, and others." eWeek 7:22 AM
  • "MSI to releases bios updates with Core i-9000 support for Z370 motherboards" Guru3D 7:22 AM
  • "Dell XPS 2-in-1 15-inch review: Hybrid laptop is flippin' great" Pocket-lint 6:42 AM
  • "HP Envy x2 Always Connected PC: A mixed bag but a worthwhile travel companion" ZDNet 6:28 AM
  • "Amazon will ditch Oracle by 2020, despite what Larry Ellison says: Amazon is about to compete heavily with its former suppliers" The Inquirer 6:27 AM
  • "Amazon, ditch us? But they can't do without us - Oracle: Battle of database rivals fuelled by reports marketplace monster is flying off Big Red" The Register 8:19 AM
  • "Qualcomm Demands Information About Intel's Chips in 2018 iPhones" MacTrast 6:28 AM
  • "Cisco buys Duo Security for $2.35 billion, adds cloud-based authentication to security lineup" ZDNet 7:28 AM
  • "Cisco is buying Duo Security for $2.35B in cash" TechCrunch 10:28 AM
  • "Cisco Expands Identity With $2.35B Duo Security Acquisition: Identity has become the cornerstone for enabling the multi-cloud world, which is why Cisco is bolstering its portfolio with Duo Security." eWeek 11:31 AM
  • "Microprocessor Market 2018 Global Forecast and Share: Nvidia, Intel, AMD, Apple, MediaTek, Freescale and Qualcomm" Energy News 6:45 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon Removes Products Featuring Nazi Symbols" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:26 PM
  • "Google Maps added a new feature that's equal parts genius and creepy" BGR 6:07 PM
  • "Motorola's new Moto Z3 is a Verizon exclusive with 5G ambitions: It'll play nice with the 5G Moto Mod coming later this year" Engadget 3:34 PM
  • "Leaker claims Android P will be released on August 20th" BGR 11:52 AM
  • "Google's Secret China Project Sparks Fury Among Workers" Bloomberg 7:34 AM
  • "Galaxy Note 9 price leaks again, and it's still expensive" BGR 6:33 AM
  • "Galaxy Note 9 release date, specs and price: Samsung starts taking reservations for unannounced flagship/Registration page confirms handset's 24 August release date" The Inquirer 6:29 AM
  • "Lenovo VP blabs about upcoming 5G phone rocking a Snapdragon 855 processor" Neowin 6:28 AM
  • "Facebook's security chief is leaving the company: As privacy and fake news issues mount, the company won't have a Chief Security Officer." Engadget 6:41 AM
  • "Facebook will not replace its outgoing security boss despite the rise in fake accounts" Telegraph 6:27 AM
  • "Facebook's security chief is leaving and he won't be replaced: Alex Stamos is off to Stamford University" The Inquirer 6:27 AM
  • "Amnesty International staff targeted by Israeli-made 'Pegasus' spyware: Surveillance tool was developed by Israeli hacking company NSO Group" The Inquirer 6:27 AM
  • "Get your own HAL-9000 replica with Bluetooth and voice command: 'I'm sorry, Dave. I can't do that.'" Engadget 6:29 AM
  • "Latest Instagram tests swap DM and profile tab positions, add quick emoji access to comments" Android Police 6:43 AM
  • "Red's much-hyped Hydrogen One phone just took a big step closer" ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "Nikon teases a substantial lens mount and grip for its new camera: It also takes us on a nostalgic tour of its classic professional bodies." Engadget 11:51 AM
Press Releases
  • "Global Blockchain Identity Management Market Share and Growth Rate 2025 - IBM, Amazon Web Services, Civic Technologies, Bitfury, Oracle, Microsoft, Evernym, Inc.," PR 7:47 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Go review: Microsoft's new, cheaper Surface needs more to distinguish itself from the Windows 10 pack" TechCrunch 11:31 AM
  • "The Microsoft Surface Go is a good computer, but a bad tablet" CNBC 8:18 AM
  • "The Microsoft Surface Go Is Practically Perfect" Gizmodo 8:19 AM
  • "The tiny Microsoft Surface Go is available now, and it's an overachiever: Better than you expected" The Verge 8:19 AM
  • "Malicious Android apps infected with Windows keyloggers pulled from Google Play" ZDNet 7:28 AM
  • "How to upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro for free" ZDNet 1:17 PM
  • "FCC announces rules for 5G spectrum auction" Reuters 9:25 PM
  • "South Korea wants to tax global companies like Apple and Google: A new taskforce is looking to change current laws in the country." Engadget 4:19 PM
  • "DoJ nabs three top Ukrainian cybercrims from 'FIN7' hacking group: US Department of Justice is stretching the long arm of the law" The Inquirer 10:28 AM
  • "Southeast Asia, Beijing hail milestone in South China Sea talks" Reuters 7:34 AM
  • "Feds Indict Three Ukrainians For Cyberattacks on 100+ Companies: Dmytro Fedorov, Fedir Hladyr, and Andrii Kolpakov are senior members of the notorious FIN7 cybercrime group, aka the Carbanak Group." Dark Reading 6:42 AM
  • "Tesla whistleblower's lawyer: my client may have been effectively swatted/Storey County Sheriff's Office releases report detailing June 20 incident." Ars Technica 6:25 AM
  • "Ars on your lunch break: Tim O'Reilly on why the future doesn't have to suck/But inequality and economic distortions give us ample opportunity to blow it." Ars Technica 2:32 PM
  • "$50 a month for 1Mbps: How AT&T and Verizon rip off DSL customers/AT&T and Verizon force copper customers to pay fiber-level prices." Ars Technica 1:27 PM
  • "Let's face it: Windows PCs are now just better -- and cooler -- than Macs" ZDNet 12:20 PM
  • "Digital Transformation Has a Digital Divide: Companies in all industries are talking about digital transformation, but success may depend on whether the firms have world-class or ordinary IT organizations." InformationWeek 7:34 AM
  • "Google might return to China. Here's why that's controversial" CNNMoney 6:44 AM
  • "Arm confirms Treasure Data purchase, launches Pelion IoT platform" ZDNet 2:31 PM
  • "Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia" TechCrunch 6:28 AM
  • "RideOs raises $25M to become the traffic control center for self-driving cars" TechCrunch 6:29 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Apple's romp to $1 trillion market cap helps S&P 500, Nasdaq notch gains: Apple has gained more than $80 billion in value over the past two sessions" MarketWatch 5:18 PM
  • "Apple Makes History, Becomes First U.S. Firm to Achieve $1 Trillion Valuation: Apple's valuation surged past the historic milestone following the company's latest positive earnings report." TheStreet 5:18 PM
  • "S&P, Nasdaq rally as Apple hits $1 trillion" FOXBusiness 5:20 PM
  • "Tech Stocks Lift S&P 500: Nasdaq Composite climbs 1.2%, buoyed by upbeat quarterly results; Apple's market value tops $1 trillion" [Paid Membership Required] 5:20 PM
  • "Asian stock markets drop, weighed by pullback in China: Trade-war fears sink indexes in Shanghai, Shenzhen; Nikkei retreats from recent highs" MarketWatch 8:30 AM
  • "Europe's stock benchmarks log second straight loss as trade worries weigh: Bank of England hikes rates as expected in unanimous decision" MarketWatch 5:21 PM

TechNN Information
  • Updated multiple times daily, as needed...
  • Sites listed alphabetically for neutrality's sake.
  • Realize some links on TechNN may be "good" only 24 hours or less, so surfer beware...
  • Please feel free to send any news, questions, or comments to or the
  • Check out MacSurfer's Headline News for the latest Apple Computer headlines...

InformationWeek (Checked 10:35 AM; no changes since 7:25 AM CST)
  • "TaylorMade IT Spin-Off Taps Cloud Database"
New York Times (Updated 10:35 AM CST)
  • "Amazon Invests in Rivian, a Tesla Rival in Electric Vehicles"
  • "The Week in Tech: A Break From Consumer Tech"
  • "Even Without Amazon, Tech Could Keep Gaining Ground in New York"
PC Magazine (Updated 10:35 AM CST)
  • "Pictionary Air Ditches the Erasable Markers"
  • "Samsung Opening 'Experience' Retail Stores in LA, NY, Houston"
  • "Slaying the Cable Monster: What You Need to Know About HDMI Cables"
  • "Samsung's $399 Galaxy Tab S5e Takes on iPad"
  • "Google Chrome Adding 'Link to Word' Feature"
  • "New Switch Bundle Includes $35 eShop Credit"
  • "Samsung Wearables App Leaks New Galaxy Watch Active"
  • "The Most Popular Laptop Brands for Kids"
Reuters (Updated 10:35 AM CST)
  • "Nvidia forecasts demand rebound, Wall Street not so sure"
  • "How Amazon scrapped its plans for a New York headquarters"
  • "Telecoms industry calls for Europe-wide network testing regime"
  • "Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller placed bet against Tesla during Q4"
  • "Visa, Mastercard mull increasing fees for processing transactions: WSJ"
  • "It's complicated, says Britain's MI6 spymaster on Huawei 5G issue"
  • "Seizing on Huawei's troubles, Samsung bets big on network gear"
  • "Lyft to woo investors with fast U.S. growth in IPO race with Uber"
  • "Private equity firms win over Scout24 with improved $6.4 billion bid"
  • "Australian miner Fortescue says two driverless trucks involved in low-speed incident"
ZDNet (Updated 10:35 AM CST)
  • "Samsung leaks Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit in app update"
  • "Thousands of Android apps permanently record your online activity for ad targeting"
  • "Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 review: A modern-day slider phone with dual front cameras"
  • "Google Chrome users: You'll soon be able to share links to specific words on websites"
  • "Apple upgrades older iPhones to bypass sales ban in Germany"
  • "Microsoft just made Windows 10 updates a little easier to understand"
  • "Tableau tangos with the enterprise"
  • "Facebook tackles developer databases leaking at least one million user records"

Copyright 2000-2019 by Technology News Network™. All Rights Reserved.

Creme de la Creme Award TechNN News Staff
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief: P. Pearson
Managing Editor: D. Mahaffy
Weekday Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and D. Mahaffy
Evening Editors: S. Siegling and D. Mahaffy
Weekend Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and D. Mahaffy

CEO: T. Jefferson
CFO: K. Midas
Editor Emeritus: W. Shakespeare
Writers Emeritus: W. Lewis, R. Chandler, W. Morris, G. Simenon, C. Vallejo, F. Garcia Lorca,
P. White, R. Adams, P. Valery, C. Aiken, R. Bradbury, F. Pessoa, S. Bellow, F. O'Connor
Art Directors: V. Van Gogh, C. Monet
Photographer & Logician: C. Dodgson
Advertising Managers: C. Chaplin, H. Marx
Public Relations Firm: Bits & Bytes
Ranters: D.Miller, R. Perot
Bomb Squad: Type 11 Errors
Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!