"Amazon, Samsung, Microsoft top the tech world for reputation, but who do you trust? Facebook's reputation among the US public takes a beating that shows up as a fall of 43 places in the trust ratings." ZDNet 7:47 AM
"From 'evil empire' to model citizen? How Microsoft's good deeds work to its competitive advantage" GeekWire 9:07 AM
"Microsoft says Windows 10 is now on more than 800 million devices: In September 2018, Microsoft officials said Windows 10 was installed on more than 700 million devices. Now that number is 800 million, company officials say." ZDNet 12:13 PM
"Windows 10 update is freezing games: Microsoft's fix? Uninstall it for now/Microsoft's latest update for Windows 10 users has been causing 'massive lag spikes' in some games." ZDNet 7:35 AM
"Microsoft cuts roughly 200 positions in its commercial sales business: The latest Microsoft layoffs follow a January reorganization in its Worldwide Commercial Business that was meant to further accelerate cloud growth and simplify the group's structure." ZDNet 12:16 PM
"Windows 10 version 1903: Act fast to delay this big upgrade/Each time Microsoft rolls out a major upgrade to Windows 10, you have the option to wait a few months before you install it on PCs running Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise. But you have to act quickly." ZDNet 11:56 AM
"Microsoft's cheapest Surface Book 2 could get a quad-core CPU soon: Expected imminently" The Verge 9:17 AM
"Microsoft beats Amazon to open the first cloud data center in Africa: Good news for South African gamers." Engadget 7:27 AM
"Microsoft plotting quad-core upgrade for entry-level Surface Book 2: And it'll cost the same as middling dual-core model" The Inquirer 7:27 AM
"Microsoft's Chromium-powered Edge previews will only support 64-bit Windows 10 at first" Neowin 7:29 AM
"Microsoft Poised to Release First Edge Insider Preview" Thurrott 8:50 AM
"AMD to release 3rd Gen Threadripper processors this year already" Guru3D 7:51 AM
"AMD confirms 3rd-gen Ryzen processors will arrive in mid-2019: Threadripper 3 CPUs are also expected at some point in the year" The Inquirer 8:51 AM
"3rd-Generation AMD Threadripper Confirmed For Late 2019" eTeknix 7:51 AM
"Intel: Cloud tech will expand what games can be made and how many people are playing them" PC Games Insider 7:54 AM
"Intel's CEO Bob Swan Plays the 'Long-Term Viability' Card in Defending the Company's involvement in Cellular —Modem Technologies and 'Optane.'" Tech Stock Observer 7:54 AM
"Intel Introduces 'Throughput Mode' in the Intel Distribution of OpenVINO Toolkit" CDR Info 7:52 AM
"Intel unveils first 58Gbps FPGA transceiver enabling 400G Ethernet deployment" New Electronics 7:52 AM
"Google's TensorFlow Privacy wants to stop AI sucking up personal data: All thanks to the power of maths... pity they didn't tech that at school" The Inquirer 11:33 AM
"Voicebot: Smart speakers hit 133 million global installed base" VentureBeat 9:30 AM
"Amazon to Close US Pop-Up Stores: The reason is thought to be one of scope, that and the continued expansion of Amazon's other retail locations including Amazon Books and 4-Star stores." PC Magazine 7:44 AM
"Banking Trojans flood the enterprise, Android attacks surge: Kaspersky Labs detected 900,000 attacks against users in 2018 alone." ZDNet 7:35 AM
"Mozilla is bringing Tor's 'letterboxing' privacy technique to Firefox: Who gives a fox?" The Inquirer 7:27 AM
"Nintendo ventures into VR with latest Nintendo Labo kit" Neowin 7:26 AM
"Nintendo's first VR product in 24 years is coming to Nintendo Switch: Coming April 12; starts at $40, or pay $80 for a larger, accessory-filled 'VR Kit.'" Ars Technica 7:34 AM
"Galaxy S10 deals, price and specs: S10 pre-release demand 'much better than expected'/Kuo now expects Samsung to flog between 40 and 45 million unit this year" The Inquirer 7:26 AM
"Galaxy A90, A40, and A20e spotted on Samsung U.K.'s product pages" Neowin 7:34 AM
"Samsung Working On Two More Different Style Of Foldable Phones In Addition To Galaxy Fold" Redmond Pie 7:37 AM
"Samsung exec defends the controversial Galaxy Fold design no one else seems to like" BGR 7:37 AM
"Massive Attack album stored in a painting using DNA" BBC 7:26 AM
"IBM Study Reveals Advancing Women is Still Not a Priority for 79 percent of Global Organizations: Global Gender Gap in Leadership Could Persist until 2073 Unless Companies Prioritize Advancing Women" PRNewswire 12:37 PM
"EDP Renewables, Microsoft execute wind energy agreement in Ohio" Microsoft 12:37 PM
"FCC May Be Violating Federal Records Law, House Oversight Officials Say" Gizmodo 8:04 PM
"U.S. telecoms regulator stops clock on Sprint, T-Mobile merger review" Reuters 6:48 PM
"Russian mobile telecom company to pay $850 million for alleged bribery" Reuters 3:56 PM
"YouTube under pressure to ban UK Far Right activist after livestreamed intimidation" TechCrunch 8:51 AM
"UK says prison facial recognition tech, iris scanners deter smugglers: Guests at the door laden with drugs or mobile phones are less likely to turn up when biometric barriers are in play: apparently." ZDNet 7:34 AM
"U.S. State Department declines comment on Huawei suit" Reuters 3:52 PM
"Huawei Announces Lawsuit Against U.S. Government Over Ban on Use of Its Products" Gizmodo 7:35 AM
"Huawei Sues the U.S. Government" Thurrott 7:37 AM
"Huawei to sue US government to overturn its ban as unconstitutional: The Chinese telco equipment giant states that it was left with no choice but to sue." ZDNet 7:27 AM
"Cryptographers Fear Misguided Encryption Laws" EE Times Asia 7:04 AM
"Huawei Matebook X Pro review: A few cut corners diminish this otherwise great laptop's value" PCWorld 6:56 PM
"Here's Why AI is the Solution to eCommerce Business's Biggest Woes" ReadWrite 1:44 PM
"Thousands of New Millionaires Are About to Eat San Francisco Alive: As Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and Pinterest plan to go public, California's newly minted rich will be hungry for parties, houses, boats, bikes — and ice sculptures." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 12:13 PM
"USB4 is Going to Revolutionize the USB Standard All Over Again: What You Need to Know" Gizmodo 11:32 AM
"Internet of Things Devices Have a Serious Security Problem: Your household is full of internet-aware devices, and most of them are woefully insecure, to the point where a hacker could take over the entire network by reaching in through your baby cam." PC Magazine 7:46 AM
"IT strategy: Learning from experiments with emerging technologies/It can be tough to find the right fit for emerging technologies; that doesn't mean it's wrong to test out new ideas." ZDNet 7:34 AM
"Podcasts, smart speakers soar as social media stalls, based on new survey" TechCrunch 7:33 AM
"Stocks close lower for 4th straight session as global growth concerns move to the fore: The ECB slashes growth forecast, pledges support for eurozone economy" MarketWatch 3:54 PM
"Dow Ends Lower as Investors Eye Details From Trade Talks, Oil Prices Tumble: The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day lower as details over the trade talks between the U.S. and China are awaited and oil prices tumble." TheStreet 3:54 PM
"Markets Right Now: Wall Street sinks again, extending losses" Associated Press 7:23 PM
"Stocks slump again on Wall Street, extending weekly losses" Associated Press 7:23 PM
"Stocks fall as ECB slashes growth forecasts" FOXBusiness 7:22 PM
"U.S. Stocks Continue to Slide: U.S. stocks fell for a third consecutive session Wednesday, closing at their lowest level in three weeks as analysts looked ahead to Friday's jobs report and sought an update on global trade policy." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:53 PM
"Asian markets retreat as uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal grows: Stocks in Tokyo, Hong Kong sink, following Wall Street's lead" MarketWatch 8:01 AM
"Banks drive losses for Europe after ECB says it will keep rates low, cuts growth view" MarketWatch 12:16 PM
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