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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Intel's 14nm CPU shortage set to cause slump in PC shipments: Trendforce also expects DRAM, SSD pricing to be affected" The Inquirer 6:18 AM
  • "Intel Notebook CPU Shortage Could Make Positive Impact On DRAM Market For Consumers" HotHardware 6:00 PM
  • "Intel's 9th-gen CPUs outperform AMD's Ryzen 2 in leaked benchmarks: Geekbench.... more like Leakbench" The Inquirer 7:05 AM
  • "Intel buys NetSpeed Systems to boost SoC biz: Hopefully this'll lead to noteworthy Atom chips" The Inquirer 11:11 AM
  • "Intel bolsters its SoC design tools with NetSpeed Systems acquisition: Intel pledges to 'honour NetSpeed's existing customer contracts', but will take its technology in-house" Computing 8:16 AM
  • "Intel partners with Nokia and Ericsson on 5G worldwide" ZDNet 9:33 PM
  • "AMD Tests $30 Billion Barrier as Chipmaker Rides Torrid Gains to Challenge Intel: AMD is set to open at the highest level in 12 years Tuesday as shares extend a two-month run that has added more than $14 billion to the chipmaker's market value and made it one of hottest stocks on Wall Street." TheStreet 7:05 AM
  • "VIDEO: AMD activates new Athlon, Athlon Pro and 2nd-gen Ryzen Pro, can Intel compete?" iTWire 7:05 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 3 2300X official, but you can't buy them: The processors arrive exclusively for pre-built PCs" The Inquirer 6:17 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 3 2300X And Ryzen 5 2500X Officially Part Of 2nd-Gen Ryzen Family" SegmentNext 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft September 2018 Patch Tuesday Fixes 17 Critical Vulnerabilities" Bleeping Computer 5:14 PM
  • "Windows 10 will use the cloud to free up disk space: The built-in disk cleanup tools are getting smarter." Ars Technica 5:28 PM
  • "Microsoft Azure Devops Services puts devops in the cloud: Azure Devops replaces Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), providing services for CI/CD, testing, and kanban project boards" Computerworld New Zealand 6:18 AM
  • "Microsoft pushes machine learning to the edge: Microsoft's global IoT director on edge computing and the company's US$5 investment in IoT" Computerworld New Zealand 6:19 AM
  • "Microsoft rolls out Twitch Beta app to all Xbox Insiders on Xbox One" Neowin 10:03 AM
  • "MACHINES HP Launches Advanced Metal 3D Printing Technology" Tech The Lead 7:02 AM
  • "HP unveils new 3D printing technology and Metal Jet Production Service" Global Manufacturing 7:02 AM
  • "How to add storage to the Dell XPS 13 9370 on the cheap" Windows Central 7:00 AM
  • "Qualcomm's Snapdragon 3100 is finally here to boost Wear OS smartwatches: Expect fashion-meets-tech watches to come rocking the chip" The Inquirer 6:18 AM
General Interest
  • "Verizon Brings Home 5G Service to Four US Cities on Oct. 1: The high-speed home internet service will first be available to consumers living in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. It promises to offer download speeds of around 300 Mbps, but will cost you $50 to $70 a month." PC Magazine 9:33 PM
  • "KEXP returns to Seattle airwaves after 11-year-old digital memory card takes station down" GeekWire 7:07 PM
  • "PayPal debuts Funds Now, instant payouts for sellers on its platform" TechCrunch 4:15 PM
  • "Facebook's 'Rosetta' AI can extract text from a billion images daily: The social network's automatic translation feature now also works with 24 new languages." Engadget 2:33 PM
  • "Amazon to surpass Walmart as top U.S. apparel retailer with $30B in annual sales, analyst says" GeekWire 12:04 PM
  • "Google's Pixelbook 2 caught on video looking like a Microsoft Surface: Copying kickstands is the sincerest form of a bad idea" The Inquirer 10:36 AM
  • "Sony vows to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2040: It'll join Facebook, Google and Microsoft in the RE100 club." Engadget 10:35 AM
  • "Verizon holds $1 million contest for 5G education tech with AI, AR, or VR" Venturebeat 10:01 AM
  • "CareerBuilder's mobile app uses AR and AI to help your job search" Venturebeat 10:02 AM
  • "Chevy's Call Me Out App Uses Peer Pressure to Curb Distracted Driving: The app uses a phone's accelerometer and GPS to sense when the device is picked up while traveling at speeds faster than 5 mph. If it catches the user engaging in this risky behavior, it will play the recorded messages from friends and family reminding them to be safe." PC Magazine 10:00 AM
  • "OnePlus 6T might launch with new Bullets Wireless headphones in tow" BGR 7:52 AM
  • "Alexa's land-and-expand strategy is racking up the numbers" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "Samsung might keep teasing the foldable Galaxy F phone forever" BGR 6:42 AM
  • "Adobe supercharges Photoshop's content-aware fill so you have more options, fewer AI fails" TechCrunch 6:41 AM
  • "Revealed: The shadowy group blamed for the hack on British Airways" Telegraph 7:51 AM
  • "British Airways breach caused by the same group that hit Ticketmaster" ZDNet 6:17 AM
  • "A project to remove 88,000 tons of plastic from the Pacific has begun: A giant 'pool noodle' is heading 260 miles offshore for a two week trial." Engadget 6:18 AM
Press Releases
  • "Legal & General Group Plc Sells 75,131 Shares of Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE:DVMT)" Press Oracle 7:01 AM
  • "PC Battery Global Market Stats and analysis 2018-2023 | HP , LG Chem Samsung SDI" Street Soo 7:02 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft To-Do Picks Up Faster Sync on Mobile" Thurrott 11:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Edge and Safari are protected against spoofing attacks" MSPoweruser 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft buys nearly 280 acres of Goodyear land" AZ family.com 8:16 AM
  • "Microsoft Authenticator companion app goes live on Apple Watch" Neowin 6:42 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "EA defies Belgian loot box decision, setting up potential 'gambling' lawsuit: Publisher insists randomized card packs are not a form of gambling." Ars Technica 2:54 PM
  • "Juul Labs files lawsuit against 30 counterfeiters" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "Google back in court arguing against a global 'right to be forgotten'" TechCrunch 7:03 AM
  • "Google in legal battle with EU overĀ  'right to be forgotten'" Telegraph 7:03 AM
  • "EU to vote on landmark copyright rules to decide the future of YouTube and Google" Telegraph 6:41 AM
  • "Vizio's spying TVs will prompt users to join class-action lawsuit: We love the smell of irony in the morning" The Inquirer 6:41 AM
  • "TPP 11 set to clear Australian Senate after receiving bipartisan support" ZDNet 6:17 AM
  • "Canberra wants more women to take up STEM roles" ZDNet 6:19 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Samsung Galaxy Watch Review: Feature-Rich With Great Battery Life" HotHardware 2:31 PM
  • "Readers Pick Their Favorite VPN Brands for Home and Office: Our first virtual private networks survey (combining Business Choice and Readers' Choice) reveals the software keeping users safe and satisfied" " PC Magazine 10:00 AM
  • "Apple v Amazon: Battle of the titans" BBC 6:42 AM
  • "What the Galaxy S10 would look like if Samsung copied the iPhone X" BGR 6:40 AM
  • "How to steal a Tesla Model S in seconds" ZDNet 6:40 AM
  • "By the end of this year, almost half of the country will own a smart speaker" BGR 6:19 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Packet hauls in $30M Series B as customized cloud vision takes shape" TechCrunch 7:51 AM
  • "Impossible Aerospace raises $9.4M to sell drones stuffed with battery cells" TechCrunch 6:42 AM
  • "Alibaba goes big on Russia with joint venture focused on gaming, shopping and more" TechCrunch 6:41 AM
  • "This startup helps self-driving cars literally feel the road: Startup uses sensors to build a detailed crowdsourced map of road conditions." Ars Technica 6:41 AM
  • "Renesas acquires IDT in $6.7bn deal to boost self-driving car chip business" ZDNet 6:19 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market closes higher as energy, telecom sectors lead: Trade worries simmer" MarketWatch 5:15 PM
  • "Stocks End Higher on Strength in Tech: Stocks closed higher Tuesday on strength in tech ahead of Apple's new phone introductions Wednesday." TheStreet 5:16 PM
  • "S&P 500 Rises Ahead of Economic Data: Stocks are lifted by industrial and technology companies; Apple suppliers tumble in Asia" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:18 PM
  • "Hong Kong stocks tip into bear market as gambling shares crumble: Domestic stocks get a boost in Japan, handing Nikkei a gain" MarketWatch 7:48 AM
  • "FTSE 100 leads Europe stocks lower amid trade worries: Amer Sports Oyj surges on deal talk" MarketWatch 7:48 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:10 PM CST; no changes since Friday)
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New York Times (Updated 8:10 PM CST)
  • "The Facebook Movie Told Us What We Needed to Know About Mark Zuckerberg"
  • "Finally, a Machine That Can Finish Your Sentence"
  • "In 'Digital India,' Government Hands Out Free Phones to Win Votes"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:10 PM CST)
  • "Here Are the Amazon Black Friday Deals You Can Get Now"
  • "The Best Walmart Black Friday Tech Deals"
Reuters (Checked 8:10 PM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project"
  • "Digital media company Technicolor explores options including sale: sources"
  • "Google Cloud names Thomas Kurian to replace CEO Diane Greene"
  • "U.S. regulator settles with tech startups over token sale violations"
  • "U.S. Senate bill vows to get tough on robocalls, up penalties"
  • "VW embarks on $50 billion electrification plan"
  • "Europe 5G network buildout to trigger deals, won't bust capex budgets"
  • "Tesla starts taking Model 3 orders in China"
  • "The egos disbanded? Bridging the great advertising divide"
  • "Volkswagen expects to be the most profitable maker of electric cars"
ZDNet (Updated 8:10 PM CST)
  • "NAB business customers trial Alipay"
  • "APAC firms look to edge for faster response but worry over data security"
  • "Cruising with Mate 20s and Pixel 3 XL, Moment lenses, OnePlus 6T (MobileTechRoundup show #450)"
  • "5G mobile: Why dialling down the hype is the smartest move"
  • "Indigo subsea cable system chooses NextDC datacentres"
  • "Alibaba's 11.11 Global Shopping Festival by the numbers"
  • "No need to keep encryption-busting capabilities secret: Internet Australia"
  • "Best tablet Black Friday deals: Apple iPad, Amazon Fire, and more"


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