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TechNN Archive: Monday, October 8, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Exclusive: Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub deal set for EU approval: sources" Reuters 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft's LinkedIn acquires Glint to improve employee engagement" Neowin 7:59 PM
  • "Microsoft to invest in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab" Reuters 8:59 PM
  • "Windows Insiders reported the Windows 10 file deletion problem to Microsoft months ago" BetaNews 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Will Help Windows 10 Users Affected By Update To Recover Their Files" UberGizmo 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft promises to recover files deleted by Windows 10 update bug" Engadget 8:47 AM
  • "Microsoft stops Windows 10 update after users report a SERIOUS problem - are you affected?" Mirror Online UK 8:47 AM
  • "Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October Update due to major bug" Alphr 8:46 AM
  • "Don't install Microsoft's Windows 10 October update. Here's why: https://www.aninews.in/news/tech/others/dont-install-microsofts-windows-10-october-update-heres-why201810081345180001/" ANI 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Will Release Windows 10 Version 1809 ISOs When Rollout Resumes: Search..." Softpedia 8:45 AM
  • "How to avoid getting screwed by the latest file-deleting Windows 10 update" The Next Web 8:43 AM
  • "Ready To Rumble: IBM Launches Food Trust Blockchain For Commercial Use" Forbes 8:32 AM
  • "IBM launches blockchain-based, global food tracking network" Computerworld 7:49 AM
  • "IBM Food Trust blockchain network available, Carrefour joins retailer roster" ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "IBM launches blockchain-based, global food tracking network" Computerworld 8:32 AM
  • "Chromebook x360 14 is HP's thinnest Chromebook convertible yet" VentureBeat 8:29 AM
  • "HP's x360 14 is its thinnest Chromebook convertible yet" Engadget 8:29 AM
  • "HP Chromebook x360 14 is a premium convertible costing $599" Android Police 8:29 AM
  • "The HP Chromebook x360 14 is a premium convertible missing one thing" PCWorld Australia 8:29 AM
  • "HP Chromebook x360 14" CNET 8:28 AM
  • "HP's new convertible Chromebook is a $599 MacBook killer" BGR 6:35 PM
  • "Omen Mindframe headset review: HP nails the cooling, but the basics need work" PCWorld 7:35 AM
  • "The HP Mindframe gaming headset literally cools down your ears" CNET 8:22 AM
  • "HP is sticking with its agencies because it does not want 'a one-eyed view of the world'" The Drum 8:28 AM
  • "Dell adds Intel 9th Gen K-Series CPUs to XPS tower and Alienware Aurora" VentureBeat 12:50 PM
  • "Intel Core X-Series processor specs" ZDNet 12:54 PM
  • "Intel 9600K, 9700K, and 9900K CPU specs" ZDNet 12:53 PM
  • "Intel goes up to 8 cores for mainstream chips, with a 28 core overclockable Xeon: The new array of desktop processors will arrive over the next few months." Ars Technica 6:58 PM
  • "Intel claims best gaming processor with 9th Gen Core unveiling" VentureBeat 12:51 PM
  • "How to watch Intel's Fall desktop event live from NYC" Digital Trends 8:22 AM
  • "Acer updates its Predator Orion desktops with Intel's 9th-gen processors" Neowin 4:57 PM
  • "Asus ZenBook S UX391UA review: has the Dell XPS 13 finally met its match?" The Big Tech Question 8:23 AM
  • "Big Dell investor to vote down re-float plan - Finance - iTnews" iTNews Australia 8:23 AM
  • "Intel 9th generation processor launch live blog: Intel's Desktop Launch Event 2018 as it happens" TechRadar UK 8:21 AM
  • "Intel Fall PC Desktop Event Live Blog (Starts at 10am ET/14:00 UTC)" AnandTech 8:20 AM
  • "Intel to reveal 9th gen CPUs, Z390 chipset at event later today" TechSpot 8:19 AM
  • "AAEON Introduces UPC-GWS01 Industrial Computer with Support for 3G/4G Connectivity" ThomasNet News 8:19 AM
  • "Intel 9th Gen CPUs: What to expect from today's Intel processor launch" TrustedReviews 8:19 AM
  • "Intel's 9th Generation Processors and More Launch Event Live Stream" WCCFTech 8:19 AM
  • "Intel to announce new desktop products today" Guru3D 8:19 AM
  • "Why Unite could be Intel's best kept secret" TechRadar UK 8:19 AM
  • "Intel holding 9th Gen processor event today" The Verge 7:34 AM
  • "Intel's commitment to making its stuff secure is called into question" The Register 8:18 AM
  • "AMD Radeon RX 670 rumoured for launch this weekend" Hexus 8:13 AM
  • "AMD Polaris 30 Could Be Announced Next Week, Similar To RX 580 And 570" SegmentNext 8:13 AM
  • "AMD's new 24-core Ryzen Threadripper processor goes on sale October 29" TechRadar UK 8:13 AM
  • "AMD announces Threadripper 2970WX and 2920X availability" Hexus 8:13 AM
  • "AMD EPYC Rome Cinebench Score Leaked Once Again, With Proof" SegmentNext 8:12 AM
  • "12nm AMD Polaris Up and Coming Alright - Pretty Soon Already" Guru3D 8:12 AM
  • "Oracle? On my server? I must have been hacked! *Penny drops* Oh sh-" The Register 8:08 AM
  • "Cisco and Huawei inch up the Interbrand top 100" Telecoms 8:07 AM
  • "Firmware update: Cisco SMA AsyncOS 11.5.1" tweakers 8:06 AM
  • "Firmware update: Cisco ESA AsyncOS 11.1.1" tweakers 8:05 AM
  • "SAP's road to cloud-native data platforms in a hybrid world" ZDNet 7:41 AM
General Interest
  • "Google exposed data for hundreds of thousands of users" Engadget 1:05 PM
  • "Google Slides automatically captions your presentations" Engadget 1:05 PM
  • "Google Slides can now transcribe verbal presentations to create real-time closed captions" VentureBeat 12:47 PM
  • "Google Slides is adding live captions to its presentations, just like PowerPoint" The Verge 12:32 PM
  • "Google escapes billion-dollar privacy lawsuit in the UK" The Verge 12:32 PM
  • "9 things to expect from the Google Pixel 3 event" The Verge 12:31 PM
  • "Google Safety Centre arrives in Europe -- or Safety Center... Google hasn't decided" BetaNews 7:45 AM
  • "Google Pixel Slate: What to expect for this Chrome OS tablet" ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "Google praises London court's decision to block iPhone data collection lawsuit" VentureBeat 7:40 AM
  • "Chrome's upcoming security change will break hundreds of sites" Engadget 1:05 PM
  • "Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: Much-needed refinements" Engadget 8:00 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Show review: A better video and visual experience with Alexa" VentureBeat 7:38 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) review: Better in every way, and better than every other smart display" TechHive 7:36 AM
  • "Facebook unveils its new smart video calling hardware: Portal and Portal+" BetaNews 12:57 PM
  • "T-Mobile promises 5G for its Metro prepaid service in 2019" The Verge 12:35 PM
  • "Lord of the Rings Online gets an update that lets players create their own music" VentureBeat 12:47 PM
  • "Tencent partners with Medopad to improve Parkinson's disease treatment with AI" VentureBeat 12:49 PM
  • "Ford patent would turn autonomous car control into a mobile game" Engadget 8:02 AM
  • "Walmart teams up with MGM to create content for Netflix alternative Vudu" BetaNews 7:46 AM
  • "LinkedIn acquires Glint to help users track employee engagement" VentureBeat 12:42 PM
  • "Here is the OnePlus 6T -- coming October 30" BetaNews 7:44 AM
  • "HyperX's Bluetooth gaming headset is built for audiophiles" Engadget 8:01 AM
  • "Why West Virginia was the perfect setting for a new Fallout game" The Verge 12:38 PM
  • "Aqua integrates its blockchain property management platform with Hilton" VentureBeat 7:39 AM
  • "WeWork taps Lemonade to offer insurance to WeLive members" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
Press Releases
  • "IBM launches tool to help grocery stores track food on the blockchain" The Next Web 8:33 AM
  • "IBM Food Trust Expands Blockchain Network to Foster a Safer, More Transparent and Efficient Global Food System" PRNewswire 8:32 AM
  • "Intel's Fall Desktop Launch Event (Livestream)" Intel 8:22 AM
  • "Explorer wins 2 prestigious UKOUG Oracle Partner Awards!" Response Source 8:08 AM
  • "Light Networks Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork OEM Level Member" PRWeb 8:08 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft quietly increased the price of Windows 10, but you can still get it for cheap right now" BGR 4:26 PM
  • "Microsoft's Project xCloud game-streaming is about expanding the Xbox brand" VentureBeat 12:49 PM
  • "Microsoft now faces a big Windows 10 quality test after botched update" The Verge 12:35 PM
  • "Microsoft unveils Xbox Project xCloud game streaming" Windows Central 8:49 AM
  • "PRODUCTIVITY: How to Add the Developer Tab to the Ribbon in Microsoft Word and Excel" MakeUseOf 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft yanks the document-destroying Windows 10 October 2018 Update" The Register 8:46 AM
  • "What to do if you're still running Windows 7" IT PRO (UK) 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft to Release Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Tomorrow" Softpedia 8:43 AM
  • "Microsoft promises to recover files deleted by Windows 10 update bug" Engadget 8:01 AM
  • "How to use configuration providers in ASP.Net Core" InfoWorld 7:47 AM
  • "Microsoft's new Surface Headphones launch on November 19th" The Verge 7:34 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "US government rolls out 2-step verification for .gov domain owners" ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "UK court blocks iPhone users' privacy case against Google" BetaNews 7:45 AM
  • "UK High Court blocks compensation suit against Google's 'Safari workaround'" TechCrunch 7:27 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Major UN report says climate change is worse than first thought" Engadget 8:02 AM
  • "Understanding the privacy paradox" BetaNews 7:45 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Epic acquires game security and player services firm Kamu" VentureBeat 7:38 AM
  • "Faraday Future investor Evergrande Health now says the troubled startup is trying to back out of deal" TechCrunch 7:32 AM
  • "Saudi Arabia's sovereign fund will also invest $45B in SoftBank's second Vision Fund" TechCrunch 7:31 AM
  • "Klarna raises $20M from H&M, will build financing and payment services for the fashion retailer" TechCrunch 7:31 AM
  • "Mosaic Ventures, the London-based Series A investor, has closed a second fund at $150M" TechCrunch 7:30 AM
  • "Klarna raises $20M from H&M, will build financing and payment services for the fashion retailer" TechCrunch 7:29 AM
  • "RankScience closes $1.8M seed — and now only wants to replace human SEO staff if you don't have any" TechCrunch 7:28 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks close mostly lower as fears of rising interest rates linger: Bond market is closed for Columbus Day" MarketWatch 6:12 PM
  • "Dow Rebounds to End Higher Monday: The Dow Industrials rebounded to end in positive territory Monday, while other major indexes bounced off their lows." TheStreet 6:12 PM
  • "Stock indexes end mixed, but tech companies slide further" Associated Press 6:13 PM
  • "Ford to cut salaried workforce in restructuring plan: Ford Motor Co. announced it's in the early stages of reorganizing its more than 70,000 salaried workers globally, which will result in job cuts." FOXBusiness 12:04 PM
  • "Selloff in Tech Shares Deepens, Drags Down Market: Monday's declines extended a period of weakness for U.S. stocks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:13 PM
  • "China stocks tumble 3% on return from holiday, even as its central bank takes action: Chinese stocks led weaker action across Asia markets on Monday, as traders returned to work after a weeklong holiday. The latest monetary easing by the People's Bank of China provided little traction for the market." MarketWatch 7:05 AM
  • "Europe stocks pressured by retreat for Italy's bank shares: European stocks fell Monday, with Italian banks under heavy pressure as continued worries over a budget clash between Rome and the European Union contributed to a continued selloff in the country's government bonds." MarketWatch 12:07 PM



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:00 AM CST; no changes since Monday)
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New York Times (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "Sundar Pichai of Google Heads to Capitol Hill"
  • "It's a Briefcase! It's a Pizza Box! No, It's a Mini Satellite"
PC Magazine (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "LG HomeBrew Is a Self-Cleaning Craft Beer Machine"
  • "Nearly 40 Percent of Tech Workers Believe They're Depressed"
Reuters (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "Cryptoassets should be 'outlawed': Allianz GI CEO"
  • "Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards"
  • "Huawei CFO back in Canada court as bail hearing set to wrap"
  • "Russia fines Google for not complying with search results law: TASS"
  • "Daimler to buy $23 billion of battery cells for electric car drive"
  • "Uber's dominant size may rob smaller Lyft of its IPO oxygen"
  • "Apple launches payments service in Germany following delay"
  • "China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle"
ZDNet (Updated 7:00 AM CST)
  • "IT firms, telcos among dozens hacked in new info-stealing malware attack"
  • "Microsoft urges governments to regulate facial recognition tech"
  • "2018's most high-profile cryptocurrency catastrophes and cyberattacks"
  • "2018's worst cryptocurrency scams, cyberattacks (in pictures)"
  • "OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition hands-on: Papaya orange highlights, Warp Charge 30, and 10GB of RAM"
  • "Doze detector monitors head position to identify sleepy & distracted drivers"
  • "Google CEO Sundar Pichai: 'Our mission is to protect your privacy'"
  • "Rise of the shelf scanning robot"


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