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TechNN Archive: Sunday, April 7, 2019
"Army's version of Microsoft's HoloLens AR goggles likened to Call of Duty: Specially modified version of the AR goggles has a video game feel, writes a CNBC reporter who got a demo." CNET 4:56 PM
"HoloLens on the battlefield: How the army uses AR" TechSpot 8:32 PM
"Competition and Markets Authority investigates Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo's online gaming subscriptions" BetaNews 8:33 AM
"Microsoft Could Evolve Into Shopify's Newest Competitor" Motley Fool 5:38 PM
"Microsoft's CEO meets with top execs every week to review AI projects" CNBC 11:33 AM
"With Windows 10 1809, Microsoft drops safe removal of USB drives as the default option" BetaNews 8:31 AM
"IBM sells its marketing and e-commerce software" CRN 1:17 PM
"Why Intel expects dumb IoT devices to get smarter and smarter" VentureBeat 11:47 AM
"Intel Core i7-9750H And GTX 1650 Mobility Slides Leaked – Showcases 28% Performance Improvement Over Last Gen" WCCFTech 1:14 PM
"AMD EPYC Rome 7nm Server Processors Could Feature Up To 162 PCIe Gen 4 Lanes, More Than Twice As Much As Intel's Xeon 9200 CPUs" WCCFTech 1:14 PM
"Public Cloud Soaring To $331B By 2022 According To Gartner" Forbes 11:30 AM
"How the Army plans to use Microsoft's high-tech HoloLens goggles on the battlefield" CNBC 4/6
"Here's the US Army version of HoloLens that Microsoft employees were protesting: A journalist got to try the military version of the headset" The Verge 4/6
"US Army shows how it will use HoloLens in the field: That's not necessarily going to assuage critics of military tech, though." Engadget 4/6
"Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo online services being investigated by UK government" Eurogamer 4/6
"UK investigates Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony over game service practices: Regulators are concerned these online services are unfair to gamers." Engadget 4/6
"Microsoft is shutting down its HealthVault patient record service: The tech giant told users in an email that HealthVault will be gone by November 20th." Engadget 4/6
"Microsoft changes how Windows 10 disconnects USB storage devices" ZDNet 4/6
"IBM's Artificial Intelligence Strategy Is Fantastic, But AI Also Cut 30% Of Its HR Workforce" Forbes 4/6
"Intel may never make a CPU we can trust, but others might" Digital Trends 4/6
"A surprising quantum front-runner" Axios 4/6
"Serverless computing growth softens, at least for now" ZDNet 4/6
"Remote AR will make it so we can work — or play — anywhere" VentureBeat 2:20 PM
"Americans turn against social media by wide margins" [Video Report] NBC News 10:51 AM
"Gmail, Netflix and PayPal Users Targeted In DNS Hijacking Campaign" Forbes 10:51 AM
"Facebook's push to help raise money for charity could indirectly give it a $10 billion boost to its business" Business Insider [BI Prime] 8:50 AM
"Facebook's Jason Rubin: Oculus Rift 2 would need 'radical new tech'" VentureBeat 8:33 AM
"Google Assistant offers livelier search results on Android" Engadget 8:32 AM
"Google's lower-cost Pixel 3a phones surface on official sites" Engadget 4/6
"SAP's head of cloud business latest top departure in restructuring - Reuters" Reuters 4/6
"The smart speaker finally gets its killer app for business" Computerworld 4/6
"After Chrome, Firefox will also support off-screen image lazy loading" ZDNet 4/6
"What the internet knows about you" Axios 4/6
"Amazon's plan to launch thousands of satellites is accelerating a new space race — and one expert knows how everyday investors can profit from the mania right now" Business Insider [BI Prime] 4/6
"Dropbox uncovers 264 vulnerabilities in HackerOne Singapore bug hunt" ZDNet 4/6
"Testing Verizon's new 5G speeds exposed three major issues with the next-gen data network" CNET 4/6
"Skype Now Allows Group Video Calls With 50 People at Once" Thurrott 4/6
"Microsoft Updates Xbox Game Bar With Spotify and Memes" LAPTOP Magazine 4/6
"Microsoft's GamePass Ultimate SKU Will Help Lower The Cost of Gaming" Thurrott 4/5
"Microsoft could be working on an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription" Neowin 4/5
"Microsoft is finally fixing one of the worst things about Windows 10" BGR 4/5
"UK unveils sweeping plan to penalise Facebook, Google for harmful online content" Washington Post 7:19 PM
"Websites to be fined over 'online harms' under new proposals" BBC 7:12 PM
"Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content" Reuters 6:29 PM
"Huawei's 'shoddy' work prompts talk of a Westminster ban" BBC 6:09 PM
"Privacy commissioner rips Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, says livestream should be cut" Stuff: New Zealand 4:47 PM
"Washington state considers new broadband program to expand internet access to underserved communities" GeekWire 1:05 PM
"AT&T Slapped With Class Action Suit Over Alleged Bait-And-Switch Pricing Of DirecTV Now" HotHardware 4/6
"Fake Google robocallers hit with $3.4m fine – but it turns out that the joke's on you" The Register 4/6
"Valve responds to European complaints about Steam geo-locking" BetaNews 4/6
"Macron's party names GAFA (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple) among Europe's largest rivals on global stage" Foss Patents 4/6
"It's time for workers to worry about AI" VentureBeat 4:30 PM
"Podcast: Intel Data-Centric Event, Cloud-Based Gaming" Seeking Alpha 1:13 PM
"How Niantic is preparing for AR's ubiquitous future" VentureBeat 11:33 AM
"When Customer Support is Your Achilles Heel (Premium)" Thurrott 10:53 AM
"The best mini desktop PCs: From Intel's NUC to the latest Mac Mini." Wirecutter 8:49 AM
"Some YouTube stars make millions. Here's how you can make money too." Business Insider 8:35 AM
"Android Q Beta 2 hands on—Bubbles, notification assistants, and more: Android's Bubbles feature can actually completely replace the notification panel." Ars Technica 8:18 AM
"There's a simple, quick way to turn off all website notifications in Chrome — here's how to do it" Business Insider 8:17 AM
"Amazon's Desktop PC Buying Guide Is A Total Facepalm Of Bad Advice" HotHardware 4/6
"Google and other tech giants are quietly buying up the most important part of the internet" VentureBeat 4/6
"Help Me, Laptop: What's the Most Powerful College Laptop Under $1,400?" LAPTOP Magazine 4/6
"The Surprising Best Feature of Google Home" Gizmodo 4/6
"Zuckerberg is right: Third-party standards must govern online speech" VentureBeat 4/6
"The Hidizs Sonata HD is the best USB-C audio dongle" The Verge 4/6
"Google Assistant's worst feature is still having to say 'Hey Google': Using the same launch phrase for all those devices is not only boring, but leads to problems" The Verge 4/6
"Samsung EVO Plus 512GB MicroSD Card Review: Speedy Device Storage" HotHardware 4/5
"Cooler Master MasterKeys MK850 keyboard review: A new flagship keyboard with eight analog keys, a bit of a w00t?" Guru3D 4/5
"Hyundai Motor denies tie-up with Tencent on driverless car software - Reuters" Reuters 8:07 AM
"Hyundai Motor, Tencent tie up to develop self-driving cars software: report - Reuters" Reuters 4/6
"The Dow Rose 40 Points Because the Jobs Report Was Strong" MarketWatch 4/5
"Dow Ends in Positive Territory as Investors Respond to Strong Jobs Report: Stocks end the day in positive territory as investors respond to a strong jobs report for March." TheStreet 4/5
"Dow, Nasdaq soar to highest levels of 2019" FOXBusiness 4/5
"S&P 500 Closes Higher for Seventh Straight Session: Jobs report comes in largely as expected; Trump signals trade progress with China" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4/5
"Nikkei gains on renewed optimism over U.S.-China trade talks: Samsung warns of big drop in profit; markets in Hong Kong, China closed" MarketWatch 4/5
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"Apple Considered Fitting Camera In Apple Watch's Wristband"
"AT&T Shape: Where AI Meets Next-Gen Immersive Storytelling"
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"Deals: 8TB Hard Drive, Alienware Gaming Desktop, Curved Monitors"
"Chinese Cyber Spies Accused of Infiltrating Cellular Networks"
"FedEx: Huawei Phone Caused 'Panic'"
"AT&T Sued Over Hidden Admin Fee"
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"Micron says some Huawei shipments resumed, shares rise"
"Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data"
"U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls"
"Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts"
"SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch'"
"K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game"
"Chinese electric automaker BYD opens first plant in Canada"
"Fed to hold Facebook's crypto coin to 'high' bar: Powell"
"Hyundai dealers to offer customers Lyft rides through CDK app"
"U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild'"
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"Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai: Report"
"Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SPU snags smart card security certificate"
"Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll"
"Microsoft and Adobe deliver on a three-year old Office 365 customer request"
"New Silex malware is bricking IoT devices, has scary plans"
"SUSE Linux bridges the gap between the server and the cloud"
"Best BBQ tech gadgets for a perfect July 4"
"AWS brings native network traffic mirroring to EC2 instances"