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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 (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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