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TechNN Archive: Monday, August 13, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft stands up Azure Stack for government as JEDI contract looms" TechCrunch 12:06 PM
  • "Nadella sells nearly one third of Microsoft shares" CRN UK 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft builds digital solution for CBSE to prevent paper leaks" Austin American-Statesman [Free Registration Required] 8:46 AM
  • "CBSE Paper Leak Fiasco: Tech Giant Microsoft Builds Digital Solution" NDTV 8:46 AM
  • "Maersk and IBM introduce TradeLens blockchain solution" Marine Mec 8:39 AM
  • "CEVA Logistics In Blockchain-based Technology Deal With IBM And Maersk" RTTNews 8:39 AM
  • "Maersk and IBM develop blockchain shipping solution" Ship Technology 8:38 AM
  • "Rise Of Enterprise: How Michael Dell played the game and saved his company from the brink" The Verge 12:53 PM
  • "Dell EMC launches new enterprise programme with 'more aggressive' margins" CRN UK 8:35 AM
  • "Dell EMC starts enterprise preferred channel programme" Channel Eye 8:34 AM
  • "Intel AI and 2,500 Xeons bring 'The Meg' mega-shark to the big screen" VentureBeat 12:31 PM
  • "Intel's 9th generation chips are coming soon with blazing speed and even more cores" BGR 8:33 AM
  • "Intel's first batch of 9th-gen chips will likely arrive on 1 October" The Inquirer 8:32 AM
  • "Intel finally emits Puma 1Gbps modem fixes – just as new ping-of-death bug emerges" The Register 7:42 PM
  • "Report: 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K Launching Oct. 1" PC Magazine 8:29 AM
  • "Intel's first 9th-generation processors rumored to launch on October 1st" TechSpot 8:29 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K and i7-9700K turbo clocks impress" Hexus 8:28 AM
  • "Intel unveils its 'ruler' form factor storage for data-center servers" ZDNet 7:49 AM
  • "Nvidia ships its first ray-tracing Quadro graphics chip in Q4" VentureBeat 8:14 PM
  • "AMD's new 32-core Ryzen Threadripper chip is out, and you can get one for free" Digital Trends 8:21 AM
  • "AMD 32-Core Threadripper 2990WX And 16-Core 2950X Reviews: Most Powerful Ever Desktop Processors?" Forbes 8:20 AM
  • "AMD: Don't buy Threadripper just to play Fortnite" TrustedReviews 8:20 AM
  • "AMD 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper 2990X 32 Core / 64 Thread CPU Review Ft. ASRock X399 Professional Gaming and ASRock X399 Taichi" WCCFTech 8:19 AM
  • "Review: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X and 2990WX" Guru3D 8:20 AM
  • "Reviews: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX & 2950X Review" TechSpot 8:19 AM
  • "The AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 Is The Best Workstation GPU Under $1000" SegmentNext 8:19 AM
  • "AMD Radeon Pro WX8200 packs 10.8 teraflops of pixel pushing power" The Inquirer 8:18 AM
  • "AMD Unveils The Radeon Pro WX 8200 GPU For Workstations" UberGizmo 8:18 AM
  • "AMD Introduces Radeon Pro WX 8200 for Under $1,000" Guru3D 8:17 AM
  • "AMD's Radeon Pro WX 8200 is for content creators on a budget" Engadget 8:03 AM
  • "Critical vulnerability in Oracle Database, patch without delay!" Help Net Security 8:10 AM
  • "Oracle accused of 'misleading' investors over source of cloud revenue growth" ComputerWeekly 8:11 AM
  • "Oracle cloud left fuming over Firefighters' Pension Fund lawsuit" Banking Technology 8:10 AM
  • "An Oracle insider explains how some salespeople gamed the system to sell more cloud" Business Insider 1:06 PM
  • "Firefighters choke on Oracle's alleged smoke-and-mirrors cloud: Pension fund cries fraud over database giant's boasts about its off-prem biz performance" The Register 8:09 AM
  • "Oracle selects 18 new start-ups for Cloud innovation in India" Financial Express 8:08 AM
  • "Critical Vulnerability Patched in Oracle Database" SecurityWeek 8:08 AM
  • "The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Tencent, Cisco and Nvidia" Zacks 8:06 AM
  • "How the GPU became the heart of AI and machine learning" ZDNet 7:49 AM
General Interest
  • "ASUS makes the Chromebook 12 C223 official with a Celeron N3350 and 4GB of RAM" Android Police 9:33 PM
  • "Facebook, Google, WhatsApp in the firing line as Australia reveals encryption laws" CNET 8:56 PM
  • "Why some computer viruses refuse to die" BBC 6:33 PM
  • "Caesars Palace not-so-Praetorian guards intimidate DEF CON goers, seize soldering irons: Hotel policies drafted after last October's mass shooting arrive just in time for DEF CON." Ars Technica 5:51 PM
  • "FBI warns of massive ATM scam that could affect banks worldwide" The Next Web 5:24 PM
  • "An 11-year-old was able to hack Florida election results in less than 10 minutes" Business Insider 2:57 PM
  • "Google is tracking your location even when you tell it not to" BetaNews 12:37 PM
  • "Chrome 68 takes notifications native in Windows 10" Computerworld 8:51 AM
  • "Google plans to get Chrome OS and Windows 10 around the campfire" The Inquirer 8:48 AM
  • "Mastering Outlook and Google two-way calendar syncing" Computerworld 7:59 AM
  • "Campfire leak: Google could bring Windows 10 support to Chromebooks, Boot Camp-style" BetaNews 7:55 AM
  • "Android exploit targeted apps' shoddy use of external storage" Engadget 8:04 AM
  • "As Fortnite comes to Android, HyperX releases gaming microSD cards" BetaNews 12:38 PM
  • "Android 9 Pie seems to be messing with the Pixel XL's ability to fast charge" The Verge 12:23 PM
  • "Security researchers found a way to hack into the Amazon Echo" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "Messenger Kids rolls out passphrases so kids can initiate friend requests themselves" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "Galaxy S10 won't be first Samsung 5G phone, foldables will be a family" VentureBeat 12:36 PM
  • "Samsung may suspend operations at China mobile phone plant" VentureBeat 7:47 AM
  • "Samsung's New Mesh Routers Can Optimize Your Home's Wi-Fi" PC Magazine 5:40 PM
  • "Samsung's new mesh routers use Plume's WiFi optimization tech" Engadget 8:02 AM
  • "Samsung's SmartThings Wifi mesh router/smart-home hub mashup features AI tech from Plume" PCWorld 7:43 AM
  • "Samsung turns to Plume for new mesh Wifi product line" TechCrunch 7:33 AM
  • "The Galaxy Tab S4 is a great productivity machine precisely because it's an Android tablet" PCWorld 7:43 AM
  • "The Best Solution For Making Batteries Safer Might Be The Most Boring One" The Verge 12:22 PM
  • "Why solar is likely to power the Home of the Future" The Verge 12:21 PM
  • "Solar-powered aircraft stays aloft for record-breaking 25 days" Engadget 12:43 PM
  • "Elon Musk explains funding plans for taking Tesla private" Engadget 12:42 PM
  • "Elon Musk reveals Saudi fund will back his $72 billion plan to take Tesla private" VentureBeat 12:34 PM
  • "Elon Musk confirms his bid to take Tesla private, backed by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "Volkswagen kicks off EV awareness campaign" Engadget 12:42 PM
  • "New Uber feature uses machine learning to sort business and personal rides" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "Pix lets you put electronic images on your smart backpack" VentureBeat 12:35 PM
  • "The nine headphones that made our back-to-school guide" Engadget 12:44 PM
  • "The 10 best smartphones of 2018" ZDNet 7:51 AM
  • "The Galaxy Note 9 is one step closer to the smartphone-computer dream" The Verge 12:28 PM
  • "OnePlus 6: Tips, tweaks and secrets for the best OnePlus phone ever" PCWorld 7:43 AM
  • "Vimeo removed Alex Jones' account over the weekend" TechCrunch 12:02 PM
  • "Ticketmaster shuts down its UK ticket resale sites" Engadget 8:03 AM
  • "15 APIs every developer should know" InfoWorld 7:56 AM
  • "DeepMind's AI can recommend treatment for more than 50 eye diseases with 94% accuracy" VentureBeat 12:34 PM
  • "DeepMind's AI can detect over 50 eye diseases as accurately as a doctor" The Verge 12:24 PM
  • "Gris could become one of the Switch's prettiest games" VentureBeat 12:33 PM
  • "The Walking Dead game's new season finds a solution to zombie fatigue: kids" The Verge 12:28 PM
  • "Netflix, Amazon Video, and Xfinity are accidentally re-creating cable TV" The Verge 12:24 PM
  • "Shinola Bookshelf Speakers review: Grandly waving the flag for U.S. audio technology" TechHive 7:44 AM
  • "SAP's Concur launches Slack's most advanced business travel bot to date" VentureBeat 7:47 AM
  • "AppZen's Insights uses AI to automatically detect expense reporting fraud" VentureBeat 7:46 AM
Press Releases
  • "AMD Launches World's Most Powerful Desktop Processor: Bigger, Better 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors Break Boundaries of High-End Desktop Market" AMD 5:25 PM
  • "Travelport and IBM launch industry-first AI travel platform to intelligently manage corporate travel spend" IBM 5:25 PM
  • "Bioscience Companies Deliver Life-Changing Products to Patients Faster with Help from NetSuite" Oracle 5:25 PM
Microsoft
  • "HoloLens will help a children's hospital perform critical surgeries" Engadget 12:43 PM
  • "Chromebooks could dual-boot Windows 10 soon" TechCrunch 12:05 PM
  • "Google may soon let you run Windows 10 on Chromebooks using 'Campfire'" Android Central 8:50 AM
  • "Windows 10 users set to receive brand new Dark Theme - here's how to get it" Express UK 8:49 AM
  • "Doom and Rage have been added to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass" ALTChar 8:48 AM
  • "Windows 10 Enterprise may soon get multi-session remote access" Tech Central 8:48 AM
  • "Modern Pc Crammed Into An Original Xbox" Hackaday 8:31 AM
  • "How to work with threads in C#" InfoWorld 7:57 AM
  • "How to add amazing live wallpaper (with or without sound) to Windows, and even create your own" BetaNews 7:54 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Trump signs bill banning government use of Huawei and ZTE tech" The Verge 5:48 PM
  • "Proposed Huawei ban seen hitting Australian 5G push" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 5:24 PM
  • "Court halts FCC plan to revoke low-income internet subsidies on tribal lands" The Verge 5:24 PM
  • "Three Indonesian tech unicorns unite to back digital insurance startup" TechCrunch 7:34 AM
  • "India's budget hotel network OYO moves into wedding banquet services" TechCrunch 7:34 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "What is a Digital Transformation and Why Should You Care?" Forbes 8:29 PM
  • "Lenovo's ThinkPad P1 Laptop Packs Power In Thin Design" PC Magazine 5:40 PM
  • "Back to School essentials for 2018: Best laptops, headphones, and electronics" Ars Technica 5:23 PM
  • "Sony's charging nearly $7,900 for a music player with a gold-plated volume knob" The Verge 5:19 PM
  • "Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:06 PM
  • "Security flaws could open body cameras up to hacks" Engadget 12:43 PM
  • "The Battery Issue: The past, present, and future of the lithium-ion battery" The Verge 8:36 AM
  • "Dell EMC SC5020F review: Not just a Flash in the pan" IT PRO (UK) 8:35 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X review" Guru3D 8:20 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX review" Guru3D 8:19 AM
  • "Over 10,000 vulnerabilities disclosed this year so far" BetaNews 7:55 AM
  • "The DNC's lawyers subpoena WikiLeaks with a tweet" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Optus scores AU$6m Department of Health telco contract" ZDNet 9:36 PM
  • "Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India" Reuters 5:40 PM
  • "Tencent spinoff China Literature to buy New Classics Media for $2.2B in content consolidation play" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "Observe.AI raises $8M to use artificial intelligence to improve call centers" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "Startups should read this checklist before they go 'whale hunting' for big partners" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "VMware Agrees to Acquire Dell EMC's Service Assurance Suite" Light Reading 8:34 AM
  • "Taiwan startup FunNow gets $5M Series A to help locals in Asian cities find last-minute things to do" TechCrunch 7:36 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "U.S. stocks close lower as Turkey currency crisis dampens risk appetite: Global markets in retreat again" MarketWatch 5:37 PM
  • "Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower on Wall Street" Associated Press 5:37 PM
  • "US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue" Associated Press 5:37 PM
  • "S&P 500 Pulled Down by Energy, Materials Sectors: Turkey's economic turmoil and fears of possible contagion continued to strain markets" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:36 PM
  • "Turkish currency crisis drags down Asian stock markets: Nikkei sinks 1.6%; Chinese indexes down more than 1%" MarketWatch 9:08 AM
  • "European stocks finish in the red as investors remain focused on Turkey: Bayer battered after court ruling over Roundup" MarketWatch 12:54 PM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:20 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace"
  • "CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains"
New York Times (Checked 9:20 PM; no changes since 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "G.E. Is Accused of Major Fraud, and Stocks Take a Beating"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:20 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Software Vulnerability Disclosure Is a Real Mess"
Reuters (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
  • "U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei"
  • "Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition"
ZDNet (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
  • "A Greater Bank experience with core banking in the cloud"
  • "Degrading Tor network performance only costs a few thousand dollars per month"
  • "Encryption has created an uncrackable puzzle for the real world"
  • "Hy-Vee issues warning to customers after discovering point-of-sale breach"
  • "Singapore to feel impact of China-US trade dispute if prolonged"
  • "Over 20 Texas local governments hit in 'coordinated ransomware attack'"


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