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TechNN Archive: Monday, September 10, 2018


Computer Industry
  • "A kinder, gentler Microsoft is replacing feedback with 'perspectives'" Quartz 9:40 AM
  • "Not upgraded to Windows 10? Microsoft offers Windows 7 users some good and bad news" Express UK 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft Will Charge Monthly Fees For Companies That Keep Windows 7 Beyond 2020" Tech Times 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows 7: orgs can pay for 3 more years of support" Hexus 9:32 AM
  • "Researcher finds new malware persistence method leveraging Microsoft UWP apps" ZDNet 7:57 AM
  • "IBM's blockchain course in India attracted more students than it can handle" The Next Web 9:21 AM
  • "Documents Show IBM Pitched The NYPD Facial Recognition Software With Built-In Racial Profiling Options" Techdirt 9:20 AM
  • "Supply Chain Analytics Market By Top Players IBM Corporation, Microstrategy, Oracle Corporation, SAP SE, SAS Institute, INC., Capgemini S.A Research Report Forecast 2018-2023" Industry Today 9:19 AM
  • "IBM reportedly used NYPD surveillance footage for object identification tech" IT PRO (UK) 9:19 AM
  • "HP Launches Its Much-Anticipated 3-D Metal Printer" Forbes 9:17 AM
  • "HP targets print security with bug bounty program" ITP Technology 9:16 AM
  • "HP Unveils 3-D Metal Printer in Bid to Expand in Manufacturing" Industry Week 9:15 AM
  • "HP's Metal Jet could be a huge leap for commercial 3D printing" Engadget 8:47 AM
  • "HP launches Metal Jet 3D printing, additive manufacturing system" ZDNet 7:55 AM
  • "HP'S NEW 3-D PRINTERS BUILD ITEMS NOT OF PLASTIC BUT OF STEEL" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:14 AM
  • "x86 marks the spot: Dell reports upswing, keeps mum on going public" The Register 9:12 AM
  • "UAE signs artificial intelligence deal with Dell to train Emirati youth" Arabian Business 9:11 AM
  • "Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Dell EMC sign agreement to develop skills of Emirati youth" WAM 9:10 AM
  • "Dell quarterly revenue hits $23 billion" Channel Eye 9:09 AM
  • "Dell dominates as enterprise storage market surges" IT PRO (UK) 9:09 AM
  • "Intel acquires NetSpeed Systems for SOC design tools: NetSpeed's network-on-chip (NoC) tool should help Intel more quickly and cost-effectively develop and test new SoCs." ZDNet 3:01 PM
  • "Intel acquires NetSpeed Systems to boost its system-on-a-chip business" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "Intel Core i7-9700K 8 Core Processor Review Details Gaming Performance and Overclocking Capabilities – Intel's Fastest Core i7 Processor For Gamers" WCCFTech 9:06 AM
  • "As more devices become connected so the demand for sensors is set to soar" New Electronics 9:04 AM
  • "Intel looking to outsource some 14nm server CPU production to TSMC" Computing 9:05 AM
  • "Intel to Outsource 14nm Chip Production: report" CDR Info 9:04 AM
  • "Intel to outsource some 14nm production to TSMC amid 'tight supply'" The Inquirer 9:03 AM
  • "AMD picking up share in CPUs, says Susquehanna" MarketWatch 9:01 AM
  • "JPR report shows AMD struggling against Nvidia" bit-tech 9:01 AM
  • "AMD 10-core Ryzen 2800X in response to Intel Core i9-9900K?" Guru3D 9:01 AM
  • "AMD Athlon 200GE very likely not overclockable" Guru3D 9:00 AM
  • "AMD's Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X target budget gamers, but they're not DIY: The only way you can get one of these chips is in a pre-built system." PCWorld 3:02 PM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2800X Will Come With 10 Cores To Compete With Intel i9 Chips" SegmentNext 9:00 AM
  • "Jio, Cisco may extend partnership to tap Rs 500 billion enterprise market: //" The Economic Times 8:56 AM
  • "Cisco unveils UCS C480 ML M5, a powerful server for AI" VentureBeat 8:27 AM
  • "Cisco launches UCS system for AI, machine learning, deep learning" ZDNet 7:55 AM
  • "10 machine learning APIs developers will love" InfoWorld 8:36 AM
  • "The simple fix so your cloud costs don't spin out of control" InfoWorld 8:39 AM
  • "Digital disruption in the cloud, by the cloud" ZDNet 7:56 AM
General Interest
  • "Artificial intelligence helps SETI sleuths find more radio bursts from mystery source" GeekWire 8:51 PM
  • "Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 tidbits: Future battery life updates, 'Project Stamina,' Wear OS, more" 9to5Google 3:35 PM
  • "Qualcomm announces new chipset for Android smartwatches" Mashable 3:01 PM
  • "T-Mobile touts improved LTE coverage across 36 states, Puerto Rico" CNET 3:01 PM
  • "Google may announce two new Pixelbooks in October, including a Surface clone" The Next Web 8:21 PM
  • "New Google Pixelbook leaks show smaller bezels, possible detachable keyboard" The Verge 12:58 PM
  • "Google Home updates may help you wind down at night" Engadget 8:53 AM
  • "A year in, Amazon's HQ2 search proves tech's West Coast exodus will be slow and secretive" VentureBeat 8:26 AM
  • "Facebook Lite adds additional crisis response tools" TechCrunch 12:44 PM
  • "AT&T is launching mobile 5G in five more cities this year" Engadget 1:04 PM
  • "Walmart may be experimenting with wireless power to cut battery costs" Engadget 1:02 PM
  • "Samsung's SmartThings Tracker uses LTE to find your misplaced items" The Verge 12:50 PM
  • "Samsung's New York AI center will focus on robotics" Engadget 8:46 AM
  • "Samsung opens robotics-focused AI research hub in New York City" VentureBeat 8:31 AM
  • "Outlaw King is a purposeful but empty bid for Netflix's filmmaking legitimacy" The Verge 12:55 PM
  • "The new Halloween is a slasher movie with an actual message" The Verge 8:18 AM
  • "NVIDIA Shield update includes in-game voice chat support" Engadget 1:04 PM
  • "Crowdcube acquires business reporting software Supdate" TechCrunch 8:12 AM
  • "Unanimous AI achieves 22% more accurate pneumonia diagnoses" VentureBeat 8:33 AM
  • "Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon Wear chip could revitalize smartwatches" Engadget 1:03 PM
  • "Qualcomm finally has a new chip for the next generation of Android smartwatches" The Verge 12:57 PM
  • "Sphero's new robot has a programmable LED display and infrared sensors" The Verge 12:56 PM
  • "Sphero launches Sphero Bolt, a light-up robot ball for education" VentureBeat 8:32 AM
  • "Sphero launches Bolt, as education moves front and center" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "Tesla offers 'immediate' Model 3 deliveries to boost sales numbers" Engadget 8:49 AM
  • "Mercedes self-driving van concept swaps bodies to match its cargo" Engadget 8:45 AM
  • "Snap shares drop in pre-market trading on news of departing strategy chief, Imran Khan" TechCrunch 8:04 AM
  • "VAVA Home Cam review: This crowd-funded camera delivers solid security" TechHive 8:22 AM
  • "Bring back the headphone jack: Why USB-C audio still doesn't work" PCWorld 8:21 AM
  • "'Kingdom Hearts 3' trailer shows off 'Big Hero 6' world" Engadget 8:48 AM
  • "SNK fighting series 'Samurai Shodown' is making a comeback on PS4" Engadget 8:47 AM
  • "Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles will get remastered for PS4 (update: and Switch)" VentureBeat 8:30 AM
  • "Zynga veteran Kate Gorman unveils mobile-game studio Fort Mason Games" VentureBeat 8:29 AM
  • "Some Switch Games Can't Use Cloud Saves" PC Magazine 7:58 AM
Press Releases
  • "Oracle Adds Seasoned Executive to Eagle Ford Team" PRNewswire 8:57 AM
  • "Perry Ellis International, Inc. Implements Oracle Retail Cloud to Personalize Global Customer Experience" PRNewswire 8:57 AM
  • "Bill Gates says Mark Zuckerberg 'owes' him for DC advice" CNET 8:21 PM
  • "Tech support scammers find a home on Microsoft TechNet pages" ZDNet 8:15 PM
  • "How To Change The Primary Mouse Button On Windows 10" AddictiveTips 4:38 PM
  • "Microsoft has a mysterious Surface event on 2 October" The Inquirer 9:48 AM
  • "A hacker's guide to the Windows Registry" IT PRO (UK) 9:47 AM
  • "September 2018 Windows 10 Cumulative Updates to Be Released Tomorrow: Search..." Softpedia 9:47 AM
  • "Latest Windows 10 preview lets you text from your PC via Your Phone app" TechRadar UK 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Go review: A different kind of Surface | Expert Reviews" Expert Reviews 9:40 AM
  • "How to roll back a driver in Windows 10" Tech Advisor 9:37 AM
  • "A new phone-like device from Redmond? Why, Microsoft, why?" Computerworld 9:36 AM
  • "Microsoft releases new firmware for Surface Pro 3 with security improvements" MSPoweruser 9:34 AM
  • "What is Windows 10 in S mode and how can you tell if you're using it?" Big Tech Questions 9:33 AM
  • "Windows 10 October 2018 Update: How the Settings App Evolves" Softpedia 9:33 AM
  • "Updated 'Halo 5' Box Art Suddenly 'Confirms' Windows 10 PC Release" Forbes 9:32 AM
  • "Your Phone Windows app will let you write text messages from your PC" phoneArena 9:31 AM
  • "How to use the proxy design pattern in .Net" InfoWorld 8:39 AM
  • "R Tip: R Markdown tutorial" InfoWorld 8:38 AM
  • "Boring Company steers its latest machine with an Xbox controller" Engadget 8:48 AM
  • "Xbox Controller Support Added to Elon Musk's Boring Machines" PC Magazine 7:58 AM
  • "Seagate Barracuda Pro 14TB HDD review 4" Guru3D 9:06 AM
  • "Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-58HD review: Optane memory gives this budget laptop a boost" PCWorld 8:21 AM
  • "Ajit Pai helped Charter kill consumer-protection rules in Minnesota: State can't regulate VoIP phones—Pai predicts same outcome with net neutrality." Ars Technica 4:38 PM
  • "Bay Area city blocks 5G deployments over cancer concerns" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "SEC halts trading in two cryptocurrency products, citing market confusion" Reuters 8:00 AM
  • "The future of the Home of the Future" The Verge 8:28 AM
  • "Project manager jobs: What employers are really looking for" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Top coding languages that pay the best for developers" ZDNet 7:55 AM
  • "Japan's Renesas says it will buy U.S. chipmaker IDT for $6.7 billion" Reuters 8:59 PM
  • "Evaneos, the online marketplace for tailor-made travel experiences, picks up $80M Series D" TechCrunch 12:45 PM
  • "TransferWise reports 75% revenue growth as customer base doubles to 4 million" VentureBeat 8:34 AM
  • "Facet Wealth raises $33 million for personal finance platform" VentureBeat 8:33 AM
  • "French travel startup Evaneos raises $81 million to fuel international expansion" VentureBeat 8:30 AM
  • "Perlego raises $4.8M for its 'Spotify for textbooks'" TechCrunch 8:13 AM
  • "Hong Kong-based OneDegree gets $25.5M Series A to make coverage more accessible, starting with pet insurance" TechCrunch 8:13 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq poised to snap 4-day losing streak as Tech Stocks recover: Utilities and real estate lead gains" MarketWatch 2:52 PM
  • "Dow Wavers Amid U.S.-China Trade Developments: Stocks fluctuate as investors reset their focus on developments in the ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing." TheStreet 2:52 PM
  • "Markets Right Now: S&P 500 index moves higher after 4 losses" Associated Press 2:51 PM
  • "S&P 500 Rises Ahead of Economic Data: Stocks are lifted by gains among industrial and technology firms; shares of Apple suppliers fall in Asia" [Paid Membership Required] 2:51 PM
  • "Asian stocks lower after Trump's Apple-production comments: Indexes in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan slump; Nikkei registers small move" MarketWatch 9:51 AM
  • "Stoxx Europe 600 edges higher, shaking off Sweden's election results: European stocks inched up Monday, as investors assessed ongoing worries over global trade while also weighing a win for anti-establishment politicians in Sweden's election." MarketWatch 11:44 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 4:35 PM CST)
  • "IBM Takes Watson AI to AWS, Google, Azure"
  • "TaylorMade IT Spin-Off Taps Cloud Database"
New York Times (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 4:35 PM CST)
  • "Amazon Invests in Rivian, a Tesla Rival in Electric Vehicles"
  • "Even Without Amazon, Tech Could Keep Gaining Ground in New York"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 4:35 PM CST)
  • "18,000 Android Apps Found Violating Ad Tracking Rules"
  • "Twitter: Instead of Tweet Edits, How About 'Clarifications'?"
  • "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 9:00 PM CST)
  • "Amazon invites Ocasio-Cortez for tour, calls worker claims untrue"
  • "Lyft to woo investors with fast U.S. growth in IPO race with Uber"
  • "How Amazon scrapped its plans for a New York headquarters"
  • "Amazon places big bet on aspiring Tesla rival Rivian"
  • "Exclusive: China ride-hailing giant Didi plans Chile, Peru launches to take on Uber"
  • "Alphabet unit seeks share of property taxes for Toronto smart city"
  • "Private equity firms win over Scout24 with improved $6.4 billion bid"
  • "Visa, Mastercard mull increasing fees for processing transactions: WSJ"
  • "Uber posts $50 billion in annual bookings as profit remains elusive ahead of IPO"
  • "U.S. fines Cognizant, charges 2 former top execs in India bribery case"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CST)
  • "Unisys plans consulting push in Latin America"
  • "Fear not deep fakes: OpenAI's machine writes as senselessly as a chatbot speaks"
  • "Google working on new Chrome security feature to 'obliterate DOM XSS'"
  • "Ulefone Armor 6 hands-on: The ideal rugged device for professional phone warriors"
  • "How AI and machine learning can help you defend the enterprise from cyberattacks"
  • "Five emerging cybersecurity threats you should take very seriously in 2019"
  • "The EU's new copyright laws threaten to destroy the internet"
  • "Architects anticipate robots on construction sites"

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