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TechNN Archive: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft to warn Windows 10 users not to install Chrome or Firefox" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "Microsoft to 'warn' Windows 10 users not to install Chrome or Firefox" The Verge 8:39 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update To Harass Users To Choose Edge Over Chrome" HotHardware 3:58 PM
  • "WTF? Microsoft now interrupting Chrome and Firefox installations to promote Edge in Windows 10" BetaNews 8:21 AM
  • "Oops, Microsoft Is Doing It Again" Thurrott 8:16 AM
  • "Microsoft investigating installation issues on Windows 10 build 18237 for Skip Ahead" Neowin 5:31 PM
  • "Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Management Presents at Deutsche Bank's Technology Conference (Transcript)" Seeking Alpha 8:31 PM
  • "IBM Partners Blockchain Connect's 'Czech Alliance' To Fight Fraud & Drive Digitization" Forbes 3:26 PM
  • "IIT-B and IBM join hands for AI research" The Hindu 3:27 PM
  • "IBM partners with IIT-B to advance AI research" Asian Age 3:27 PM
  • "Dell's Alienware 13 gaming laptop reaches end of the line (for now)" Liliputing 3:18 PM
  • "Dell's Excellent Budget Gaming Laptop Is Just $880" LAPTOP Magazine 12:16 PM
  • "Dell & Sikshana Foundation join hands with Govt. of Karnataka to enable digital education" India Education Diary 3:22 PM
  • "HP pitches 3D metal printer in bid to expand in manufacturing" Bloomberg News 3:28 PM
  • "HP 3D Printing President Announces Company's Move into Metal AM" Modern Machine Shop 3:28 PM
  • "Intel® Compilers Overview: Scalable Performance for Intel® Processors" Inside HPC 3:23 PM
  • "Intel 9th Gen Core i9-9900K CPU Shown Outpacing Overclocked Ryzen 7 2700X In Leaked Benchmarks" HotHardware 3:58 PM
  • "Intel suggests that it is handling the 14nm demand on its own, refuting claims of seeking TSMC's help" KitGuru 3:24 PM
  • "Intel Solidifies Deep Learning Portfolio with Varied Architectures and Packages" [H]ardOCP 3:24 PM
  • "5G for golf: Intel and Fox Sports work on US Open broadcasts" ZDNet 3:24 PM
  • "AMD confirms it's working with Microsoft on the future of cloud gaming" PCGamesN 3:26 PM
  • "AMD Launches Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X CPUs" eTeknix 3:25 PM
  • "AMD CEO On Sony And MS Consoles: We're Helping Them With Their Specific 'Secret Sauce'" GearNuke 3:25 PM
  • "Oracle tells students: You're not going to solve the world's problems – but AI and ML might" The Register 7:47 AM
  • "Cisco Servers, Oracle Cloud, Boost AI Offerings" EnterpriseTech 3:06 PM
  • "Cisco loses focus over TelePresence blurry videoconferencing bug" The Register 7:47 AM
  • "Cisco chief: New US tariffs on Chinese goods would be 'fairly significant' for us" CNBC 8:32 AM
  • "Why Cisco's Cybersecurity Business Is About to Take Off" The Motley Fool 8:32 AM
  • "Washington Post Urges Big Tech to Adopt Safer Batteries" iFixit 8:17 AM
General Interest
  • "Google and Samsung are teaming up to try and kill iMessage" BGR 9:20 PM
  • "Plex Cloud Service To Close In November Due To Unsurmountable Technical Issues" HotHardware 3:58 PM
  • "Tim Armstrong is out at Oath" TechCrunch 1:29 PM
  • "AI can predict diabetics' blood glucose levels in lab" VentureBeat 10:59 AM
  • "Melinda Gates wants tech philanthropy to focus more on gender gap" CNET 8:36 AM
  • "Melinda Gates rallies top tech companies to double women of color studying computer science by 2025" GeekWire 8:22 AM
  • "Malware-less email attacks on the rise — especially on Thursdays" BetaNews 8:21 AM
  • "FCC pauses clock on its review of T-Mobile/Sprint merger" BetaNews 8:21 AM
  • "Sprint and T-Mobile will have to wait longer to merge" CNNMoney 8:18 AM
  • "Who's winning the global race to offer superfast 5G?" BBC 8:18 AM
  • "This Algorithm Makes Its Own Video Games: The program watches hours of humans playing classic video games and 'learns' their key features in order to generate new games." Motherboard 8:16 AM
  • "Google is discontinuing Inbox: Now that Gmail has many of the features, the app isn't as necessary." Engadget 3:21 PM
  • "Google's Inbox app is shutting down in March 2019: The app's inevitable sunset is snoozed for six months" The Verge 1:35 PM
  • "Google Street View cars will be roaming around the planet to check our air quality with these sensors" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Facebook's Rosetta AI Detects Offensive Memes" PC Magazine 7:33 AM
  • "LG Display struggles for footing after LCD forecasting error leads to crisis" Reuters 7:32 AM
  • "Alphabet's Loon balloons just beamed the internet across 1000km: Loon engineers can now boost internet coverage using a web of balloons connected to a single ground access point." ZDNet 7:27 AM
Press Releases
  • "T-Mobile Launches World's Largest Virtual Packet Core with Cisco in Preparation for 5G" Business Wire 8:32 AM
  • "IBM Watson Media & IRIS.TV Team Up to Launch AI-Powered Video Recommendations: New solution helps publishers better engage audiences, increase video views, and optimize yield on owned and operated sites" PRNewswire 7:45 AM
  • "IBM and IIT Bombay team up to accelerate AI research in India" IBM 7:45 AM
Microsoft
  • "Skype update: Now you can read SMS from your Android phone on your PC" ZDNet 8:39 AM
  • "Windows 10 Preview highlights its 'silent' storage assistant" Engadget 8:29 AM
  • "What is Microsoft's Intune – and how well does the UEM tool really work?" Computerworld 8:18 AM
  • "After Windows 10 upgrade, do these seven things immediately" ZDNet 7:30 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Amazon, Apple, others to testify before U.S. Senate on data privacy September 26" Reuters 9:03 AM
  • "Google's turn in the D.C. hot seat" Axios 8:39 AM
  • "EU lawmakers back publishers over tech giants on copyright" Reuters 9:34 AM
  • "European Parliament backs copyright changes" BBC 8:18 AM
  • "EU approves controversial Copyright Directive, including internet 'link tax' and 'upload filter'" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "EU copyright showdown could reshape the internet" CNNMoney 7:49 AM
  • "EU lawmakers agree common stand on copyright reforms: EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force Google, Facebook and other tech giants to share revenues more fairly with Europe's creative industries." Reuters 7:32 AM
  • "Google, Facebook, Twitter face EU fines over extremist posts" BBC 8:18 AM
  • "Europe could hit tech companies with huge fines over terrorist content" CNNMoney 7:49 AM
  • "Europe to push for one-hour takedown law for terrorist content" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Online firms face EU fine if extremist posts stay up over an hour" Reuters 7:32 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Intel SSD DC P4510 2TB SSD review" PC Gamer 3:23 PM
  • "Why Cheating on Smartphone Benchmarks Matters to You" Tech.pinions 12:16 PM
  • "HP Chromebook x360 11 G1 - Full Review and Benchmarks" LAPTOP Magazine 10:42 AM
  • "It took hackers just 22 lines of code to steal British Airways' customer data" The Next Web 8:29 AM
  • "Google Knows Where You've Been, but Does It Know Who You Are?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:34 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Sysdig raises $68.5 million to boost security and performance for containers and cloud-native apps" VentureBeat 8:35 AM
  • "Google signs 10-year Finnish wind energy deal" Reuters 8:35 AM
  • "Data analytics firm Sisense raises $80 million, to accelerate hiring" Reuters 8:22 AM
  • "Sisense hauls in $80M investment as data analytics business matures" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Job Today gets a $16M top up as it preps for Brexit bump" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Integrate.ai pulls in $30M to help businesses make better customer-centric decisions" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Confrere, the video calling service for professionals and clients, raises $1.5M seed" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market logs mostly muted gain as tech lags in choppy session: Apple unveils new iPhone series" MarketWatch 4:00 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 Close Slightly Higher, Nasdaq Slips: Stocks end mixed on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 higher while the Nasdaq finished lower following Apple's new phone announcements." TheStreet 3:59 PM
  • "US stocks wobble as trade hopes flicker and Tech Stocks slip" Associated Press 3:59 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Waver: Gains in consumer staples and trade-sensitive sectors are largely offset by declines in financial and technology firms" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:59 PM
  • "Asian markets extend slump as Hong Kong stocks sink toward new 14-month low: Nikkei drops despite yen's easing as trade tensions weigh" MarketWatch 8:41 AM
  • "European stocks rise, led by surge for biotech Galapagos: Hopes for Brexit deal continue to grow, but British utility company SSE among the session's big losers" MarketWatch 8:40 AM



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InformationWeek (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy"
  • "5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer"
New York Times (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Why India Wants to Scan All Fingers, Eyes and Faces"
  • "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."
  • "How Instagram Rose Into a Cultural Powerhouse
PC Magazine (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Microsoft Wants to Use AI to Address Natural Disasters, Famine"
  • "Pre-Order Your Own Retro Arcade Cabinet for Just $299"
  • "World Maker Faire: The Evolution of Making"
  • "Fujifilm Instax Square SQ20 Adds Video Recording"
  • "Have You Been Pwned? Firefox Tool Will Tell You"
  • "AT&T and Harman Offer to Make Any Car Connected"
  • "Twitter 'Dehumanization Policy' Aims to Curb Hateful Speech"
  • "Hasselblad Launches First f/1.9 Lens for X1D"
  • "Leica, Panasonic, and Sigma Join Forces for Full-Frame Development"
  • "Fujifilm GFX 50R Lowers the Cost of Medium Format Photography"
Reuters (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "No class action for unhappy Uber drivers: U.S. appeals court"
  • "U.S. Justice Department meeting with state officials focused on data privacy"
  • "Google to allow certain cryptocurrency ads in U.S., Japan"
  • "Uber's strongest growth comes in depressed Argentina -- minus commissions"
  • "A swipe is not enough: Tinder trials extra control for women"
  • "China-backed Byton to work with Bosch on powertrains, brakes"
  • "U.S. seeks input on privacy rules to protect consumer data"
  • "Facebook shares slip after Instagram founders quit"
  • "Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing its secrets to help Intel"
  • "Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook executive exit"
ZDNet (Updated 12:30 PM CDT)
  • "Google's changes to Chrome have users and experts up in arms"
  • "Pandora's Music Genome Project: A new music experience"
  • "Linus Torvalds and Linux Code of Conduct: 7 myths debunked"
  • "uBlock Origin gets option to block all JavaScript execution by default"
  • "LinkedIn launches Talent Insights for HR analytics, talent planning"
  • "These are the jobs AI is destroying and creating"
  • "New Apple connection problem? iPhone XS users report subpar cell and Wi-Fi reception"
  • "Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler becomes first to add Apple HomeKit support"


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