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TechNN Archive: Monday, June 3, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Open-Source 'Great Satan' No More, Microsoft Wins Over Skeptics" Bloomberg 8:14 AM
  • "Microsoft teases its secret dual-screen Surface device" The Verge 8:01 AM
  • "How to make sense of Windows updates and upgrades with Microsoft's new release dashboard" Computerworld 7:43 AM
  • "Microsoft: A new Windows 10 build arrives while another remains in hiding" The Register 8:02 AM
  • "Mike Lynch faces showdown with former HP boss Meg Whitman in $5bn Autonomy fraud trial" Telegraph 8:30 AM
  • "IBM is giving away free DJI drones to coders" ZDNet 8:04 AM
  • "IBM Watson Services Market Thriving Worldwide With a Huge CAGR of +27% by 2025" Global Market Research 8:45 AM
  • "IBM Wants to Transform Senior Homes with Vehicle Technology" Market Realist 9:22 AM
  • "Dell Australia's full-year profit drops to AU$34m: Nearly AU$260 million of its AU$293 million revenue total came from other Dell Technologies entities." ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "Intel teases AMAZING graphics card concepts at Computex 2019" TweakTown 8:47 AM
  • "Intel 'Twin River' Prototype Teases Our Dual-Screen Tablet Future" Geek 8:47 AM
  • "Intel Launches the NUC Compute Element for Modular Computing Systems" AnandTech 8:38 AM
  • "14nm Comet Lake-U Shipping to OEMs in November" AnandTech 8:13 AM
  • "Intel Says EUV Ready, Challenging" EE Times 8:47 AM
  • "Opinion | Intel and Nvidia's stagnation might be the best thing to happen to notebooks in years" Notebook Check 8:47 AM
  • "AMD, Samsung partner on mobile graphics tech" Reuters 8:49 AM
  • "AMD, Samsung forge graphics processor partnership, aims to expand Radeon to mobile devices" ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "Samsung & AMD Announce Multi-Year Strategic Graphics IP Licensing Deal for SLSI Mobile GPUs" AnandTech 10:20 AM
  • "AMD will share its graphics technology with Samsung" Engadget 11:00 AM
  • "AMD shares rise on mobile graphics tie-up with Samsung" Reuters 9:30 AM
  • "AMD Confirms PCIe 4.0 Not Coming to Older Motherboards (X470, X370, B350, A320)" AnandTech 8:13 AM
  • "AMD Licenses Graphics Technology To Samsung" Forbes 8:38 AM
  • "AMD Slam-Dunks Intel at Computex and It's a Good Thing" TechNewsWorld 12:53 PM
  • "Cisco rules the roost in ethernet and routers" Channel Asia 8:25 AM
General Interest
  • "Australian National University breached with 19 years of data accessed" ZDNet 9:07 PM
  • "New Iranian hacking tool leaked on Telegram" ZDNet 12:49 PM
  • "Google Cloud's extended outage was a big headache for small stores" Mashable 7:45 PM
  • "Google is announcing Stadia's pricing and launch details this week" The Verge 12:21 PM
  • "Google and Amazon Are at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:20 AM
  • "That major Google outage meant some Nest users couldn't unlock doors or use the AC" Fast Company 9:57 AM
  • "'Hallucinating' AI makes it harder than ever to hide from surveillance: one of the most controversial and underestimated. Now researchers have demonstrated that AI can construct a person's complete image from a partial photo." ZDNet 9:57 AM
  • "Alphabet tanks on report the DOJ is looking into launching an antitrust probe of Google" Business Insider 9:38 AM
  • "T-Mobile's Pre-Launch 5G Network Results Are Encouraging" PC Magazine 8:17 AM
  • "Canalys: U.S. ban on Huawei lowers global smartphone forecast almost 5%" VentureBeat 8:15 AM
  • "Xiaomi and Oppo Show Off Under-Display Selfie Cameras" Thurrott 8:24 AM
  • "Oppo shows off working 'under-display' camera: A front-facing camera without a notch, pop up, or hole punch" The Verge 8:01 AM
  • "Samsung's Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force are premium, performance-oriented laptops" PCWorld 7:46 AM
  • "Tech group eases stance on Huawei as Beijing lashes back" Associated Press 7:47 AM
  • "Huawei ban revoked by science publisher IEEE: The Chinese phone maker's scientists can review the US publisher's papers again." CNET 7:34 AM
Press Releases
  • "AMD and Samsung Announce Strategic Partnership in Ultra Low Power, High Performance Graphics Technologies" AMD 8:49 AM
  • "IBM Debuts Self-Service AI-Powered Ad Experience to Enable Conversations Between Brands and Consumers" PRNewswire 12:37 PM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft's Bing celebrates a decade of mediocrity" BetaNews 12:58 PM
  • "Microsoft shows off its 'Centaurus' dual-screen device ahead of Apple's WWDC" ZDNet 9:56 AM
  • "Move over, Amazon: Microsoft has an autonomous systems and robotics strategy, too" ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Windows 10 security: Are ads in Microsoft's own apps pushing fake malware alerts?" ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft stops asking you to change your Windows 10 password every 60 days" The Next Web 8:15 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Amazon Offered Job to Pentagon Official Involved With $10 Billion Contract It Sought" The Intercept 5:04 PM
  • "FTC secures authority to open antitrust probe into Facebook: It also has jurisdiction over Amazon" The Verge 12:52 PM
  • "China says it will 'soon grant' 5G licenses for commercial use" TechCrunch 8:02 AM
  • "House Judiciary to investigate market dominance of big tech companies: While no companies are named, any investigation will inevitably touch on Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple." NBC News 4:45 PM
  • "U.S. probe of Google's online ad dominance would appease long suffering rivals, publishers" Reuters 4:43 PM
  • "The head of the Justice Department division reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google used to be a lobbyist defending Google against antitrust concerns" Business Insider 4:35 PM
  • "How Washington insiders figured out the Trump administration was investigating Google over antitrust issues" [BI Prime] Business Insider 7:53 AM
  • "US to demand five years of your social media, email account info in visa application" ZDNet 8:05 AM
  • "US demands social media details from visa applicants" BBC 7:46 AM
  • "Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations" Reuters 7:47 AM
  • "Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says" Reuters 7:46 AM
  • "YouTuber faces jail for prank on homeless man" BBC 7:43 AM
  • "US Companies Help Censor the Internet in China, Too" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:36 AM
  • "The New Antitrust Scrutiny Should Worry Silicon Valley" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:36 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "The Linux desktop's last, best shot" ZDNet 3:01 PM
  • "How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world" VentureBeat 8:24 AM
  • "On YouTube's Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:17 AM
  • "Are Amazon, Google about to feel full force of US antitrust scrutiny?" ZDNet 8:05 AM
  • "Big tech's time of reckoning: It looks like Trump is making good on his threat to take on Google and Amazon" Business Insider 7:54 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Blackstone just announced an $18.7 billion real-estate bet on e-commerce" Business Insider 8:23 AM
  • "Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news" VentureBeat 8:15 AM
  • "Amazon will open 10 stores across the UK" Engadget 8:15 AM
  • "WorldRemit raises $175M at $900M+ valuation to help users send money to contacts in emerging markets" TechCrunch 8:02 AM
  • "Huawei is selling off its undersea cable business" The Verge 8:01 AM
  • "China's Huawei to sell undersea cable business, buyer's exchange filing shows" Reuters 7:47 AM
  • "Infineon Set to Acquire Cypress for $10 Billion" AnandTech 11:18 AM
  • "Infineon acquires Cypress Semiconductors in $10 billion deal" ZDNet 8:04 AM
  • "Chipmaker Infineon agrees €9bn deal for US rival Cypress" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:47 AM
  • "Infineon digs deep to buy Cypress in $10 billion deal" Reuters 7:46 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Nasdaq ends in correction territory as tech giants come under closer government scrutiny: Falling bond yields ignite fresh recession fears" MarketWatch 4:44 PM
  • "Dow Rebounds to End Higher; Nasdaq Slammed on Tech Probes: Dow rebounds in final minutes, Alphabet, Facebook and other big tech names sink on reports of government investigations into their practices." TheStreet 4:44 PM
  • "Regulatory worries, trade tensions weigh on stocks" FOXBusiness 1:53 PM
  • "Nasdaq Slides Into Correction Territory: Tech-heavy index falls more than 1% as regulators signal increased scrutiny of industry giants" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:43 PM



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InformationWeek (Checked 11:45 AM; no changes since 7:35 AM CST)
  • "IT Recruiting: Competing with the Googles and Amazons"
New York Times (Checked 11:45 AM CST; no changes since Monday)
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PC Magazine (Updated 11:45 AM CST)
  • "YouPorn's New App Is Like TikTok for Adult Videos"
  • "Election War Games: How I Tried to Undermine Democracy"
  • "Malicious iOS Apps Can Quietly Steal Data From the Clipboard"
  • "Deal Alert: Amazon Fire TV Stick Drops to $25"
  • "The Best Translation Apps for iPhone"
  • "Samsung Starts Mass Producing 16GB Memory Modules for Phones"
  • "Mozilla Just Made Firefox More Private and Secure for US Users"
  • "Report: First ARM Mac Launches in 2021"
  • "Amazon Opens Larger Go Grocery Store in Seattle"
Reuters (Updated 11:45 AM CST)
  • "Apple, J&J to study if Apple Watch app leads to lower stroke risk"
  • "Assange tried to call White House, Hillary Clinton over data dump, his lawyer says"
  • "UK's financial watchdog flags data breach on website"
  • "Amazon expands physical footprint with bigger cashier-less grocery shop"
  • "Deere taps tractor-hailing tech in bid to break ground in Africa"
ZDNet (Updated 11:45 AM CST)
  • "CIO strategy: Become a transformational chief information officer"
  • "Best wireless noise-canceling headsets for business in 2020: Plantronics, Jabra, Logitech, and more"
  • "Jabil cuts outlook as coronavirus curbs manufacturing for tech giants, 5G ecosystem"
  • "How to get rid of bloatware and clean your Windows 10 Start menu (without crapware cleanup tools)"
  • "GitHub's transparency report: How and when it removes or block content"
  • "Seven hackers have now made a million dollars each from bug bounties, says HackerOne"
  • "APAC shoppers still buy in-store, but more seek hybrid commerce"
  • "You're using your favorite iPhone and iPad apps all wrong"


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