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TechNN Archive: Monday, March 25, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "HP alleges Mike Lynch engaged in 'deliberate fraud'" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:03 PM
  • "Autonomy paid its own customers to pump up revenues, claims HPE" The Register 8:33 AM
  • "HPE lawyers claim Autonomy chief Lynch knew all about 'revenue-pumping' carousel" The Register 3:11 PM
  • "'You are f***ing toast': HP published tech investor Mike Lynch's foul-mouthed emails as part of a $5 billion fraud trial" Business Insider 10:28 AM
  • "HP partners with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions Authority" Telecompaper 9:03 AM
  • "HP Brazil Integrates RFID With Smart Packaging" RFID Journal 9:02 AM
  • "HP's Reverb VR headset is landing in SA from April (and will start from R13,000)" Stuff 9:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Turns To Google To Improve Vital Windows 10 Software" Forbes 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft gives more details on it's upcoming Google Stadia competitor, xCloud at GDC 2019" Times of India 9:08 AM
  • "EOH assesses impact of Microsoft contract cancellation" IT Web 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft UK Moves Account Between DJE Agencies & Names New Comms Head" The Holmes Report 9:05 AM
  • "IBM Cloud to Aid RemoteMyApp Enhance Vortex Gaming Service" Zacks 10:44 AM
  • "Google Stadia Is Powered by Intel CPUs, Not AMD" ExtremeTech 8:57 AM
  • "Intel gets court order telling former engineer to return confidential docs in Micron row" The Register 8:24 AM
  • "It's the end of the line for Intel Compute Cards" The Inquirer 8:57 AM
  • "AMD catches up to Intel in DIY building market" Fudzilla 8:57 AM
  • "AMD Radeon RX 580 benchmarks: the Red Team's 1080p contender" Eurogamer 8:59 AM
  • "AMD Radeon VII Gets Premium EKWB EK-Vector Series Water Blocks – Available on April 1st For Red Team's Flagship 7nm GPU" WCCFTech 8:58 AM
  • "Oracle reportedly axes hundreds or more staff from its engineering teams" SiliconANGLE 9:47 AM
  • "Oracle may decimate its staff" Fudzilla 9:47 AM
  • "Oracle talks customer experience at Modern CX 2019" ZDNet 9:44 AM
  • "Java and JVM to zero in on GPUs and containers" ITworld 9:47 AM
  • "Cisco Webex gets AI updates to simplify meetings" Computerworld 12:06 PM
  • "Etisalat UAE and Cisco deploy self-driving internet peering network" Telecompaper 3:13 PM
General Interest
  • "Sony has sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR headsets" VentureBeat 6:38 PM
  • "Samsung warns weak chip and display markets to hit earnings" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:45 PM
  • "NBC shot an entire episode of the 'Tonight Show' with the Galaxy S10+" Engadget 12:02 PM
  • "Google launches a new real-time data product for journalists" TechCrunch 10:30 AM
  • "Google Maps begins letting users create public events: And you thought that you just wanted directions" The Verge 10:29 AM
  • "ASUS Live Update Utility cracked, installs ShadowHammer backdoor on 1M PCs, but only 600 targeted" Computerworld 12:05 PM
  • "Hackers Used A Backdoor To Infect Asus Users — Find Out Who's Affected" Forbes 10:30 AM
  • "Hackers attack over a million Asustek users through backdoor software update" Reuters 10:50 AM
  • "Hackers attack 'hundreds of thousands' of Asus users through backdoor software update" Reuters 10:28 AM
  • "T-Mobile's broadband strategy will focus on providing service to rural and underserved areas first" Business Insider 8:52 AM
  • "Study shows limited control over privacy breaches by pre-installed Android apps" Reuters 8:33 AM
  • "Almost all of IFTTT's Gmail functionality is disappearing this week" The Verge 8:29 AM
  • "YouTube is reportedly canceling its big-budget originals" Engadget 8:46 AM
  • "YouTube reportedly canceling original series as it moves away from premium content" The Verge 8:29 AM
  • "On the Trail of the Robocall King" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:54 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "This is What Windows 10's File Explorer Might Look Like Next Year" Digital Trends 1:52 PM
  • "Hands-on with Microsoft Chromium Edge: A first look the early release" Digital Trends 1:52 PM
  • "Windows 10 update version 1903: Act fast to delay this big upgrade" ZDNet 7:38 AM
  • "Windows 10 users: Chrome 74 will obey your dark mode setting" ZDNet 7:38 AM
  • "Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge leaks as Insider rollout nears" ZDNet 7:38 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Supreme Court rejects Amazon-owned Zappos' appeal in long-running data breach dispute" GeekWire 8:21 PM
  • "French Muslim group sues Facebook, Youtube over Christchurch footage streaming" Reuters 8:36 AM
  • "EU copyright reforms pit creative industry against internet activists, consumers" Reuters 12:05 PM
  • "Article 13: EU's controversial copyright law due for final vote" CNET 7:54 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Facebook and Google Don't Want to Be Regulated, but They May Have Hit the Point of No Return" Inc. 5:03 PM
  • "How to change your Google background for a more enjoyable user experience" Business Insider 1:53 PM
  • "CNN's new mixed-reality app is like turning the television on - Video" ZDNet 1:50 PM
  • "Xiaomi Mi 9 review: A worthy OnePlus rival" Engadget 10:12 AM
  • "HP's New VR Headset,'Reverb', Is A Breath Of Fresh Air" Forbes 9:02 AM
  • "Google Maps' first try at AR navigation is janky but exciting" The Next Web 8:40 AM
  • "Fortnite, copyright and the legal precedent that could still mean trouble for Epic Games" TechCrunch 8:40 AM
  • "Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Touch review: It's a hard drive! It's a carpet sample!" PCWorld 8:23 AM
  • "AI and big data vs ethics: How to make sure your artificial intelligence project is heading the right way" ZDNet 7:38 AM
  • "Oppo RX17 Pro review: Long battery life and super-fast charging Review" ZDNet 7:38 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Amazon to fund $10M to improve fairness in AI research" CNET 1:44 PM
  • "EA signs publishing deal with Skylanders veterans at Velan Studios" VentureBeat 11:16 AM
  • "CyberX raises $18 million to protect industrial control systems from cyberattack" VentureBeat 8:46 AM
  • "Alibaba acquires Israeli VR startup Infinity Augmented Reality" TechCrunch 8:31 AM
  • "Gjirafa raises a $6.7M Series B from Rockaway Capital to digitise the Balkans" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks close mostly lower as growth fears linger: Dow bucks trend as Boeing shares outperform" MarketWatch 5:04 PM
  • "Dow Ends Slightly Higher Despite Slowing Global Growth Worries: The Dow Jones Industrial Average trades lower over fears on Wall Street of slowing global growth." TheStreet 5:03 PM
  • "Wall Street closes with mixed results after bouncing between gains and losses" FOXBusiness 5:03 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Stabilize After Friday's Selloff: Investors await GDP data from U.S. and other countries this week; Apple shares fall." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:03 PM
  • "Asian markets tumble on recession fears, Nikkei slides 3%: Hang Seng off 2%" MarketWatch 8:41 AM
  • "London markets start the week calmer after after selloff" MarketWatch 8:40 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Artificial Intuition Takes Pattern Recognition to a New Level"
  • "Moving AI Forward: Why You Need to Slow Down Now to Scale Later"
New York Times (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Cellphone Carriers Face $200 Million Fine for Not Protecting Location Data"
  • "The Capital That Ate Wellness Is Going to Eat Your Mushrooms"
PC Magazine (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Resident Evil 3: The System Requirements Needed to Contain the Zombie Outbreak"
  • "Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Targeted by Activist Investor"
  • "YouTube TV Temporarily Restores Sinclair's Regional Sports Networks"
  • "Lady Gaga Shot 'Stupid Love' Music Video on iPhone 11 Pro"
  • "Surface Duo Release Might Happen Sooner Than You Think"
Reuters (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Saturday)
  • "South Korea's Samsung Electronics closes mobile device plant after coronavirus case confirmed: Yonhap"
  • "Toyota plans new $1.2 billion EV plant in Tianjin with FAW: document"
  • "Elliott targets Twitter, seeking CEO Dorsey's removal: sources"
ZDNet (Updated 8:00 AM CST)
  • "Verizon says it hates extra fees. Then I looked at a phone bill"


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