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TechNN Archive: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft, Oracle team up on cloud services in jab at Amazon" Reuters 7:25 AM
  • "Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "Oracle and Microsoft unveil cloud interoperability partnership" Computing 8:51 AM
  • "Microsoft and Oracle connect their clouds" BetaNews 10:36 AM
  • "Oracle's Alliance With Microsoft Halts Its Dead-End Cloud Strategy" Bloomberg 3:30 PM
  • "Top execs at longtime rivals Microsoft and Oracle explain why they just came out of nowhere with a new cloud partnership: 'This is the start of a beautiful friendship'" [BI Prime] Business Insider 7:47 AM
  • "Microsoft CTO: Machine learning is critical already and quantum computing is closer than you think" GeekWire 1:03 PM
  • "Microsoft says Windows 10 passwords shouldn't expire: Time for other companies to take note" ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "French police raid rail operator SNCF in probe into IBM contracts" Reuters 8:23 AM
  • "Intel Cascade Lake Xeon W 3000 Series Processors Launched – Up To 64 PCIe Lanes, 28 Cores, 56 Threads at 4.6 GHz" WCCFTech 8:52 AM
  • "Intel Unleashes Cascade Lake Xeon W 3000 Workstation CPUs, 28 Cores At 4.6GHz" HotHardware 3:52 PM
  • "Intel Corp Buys QuickLogic Corp" GuruFocus 8:24 AM
  • "AMD's Dr. Su confirms Zen 2 isn't going to be shared in its Chinese joint venture" PCGamesN 8:54 AM
  • "AMD and Samsung strike deal to bring Radeon graphics to smartphones" IT PRO (UK) 8:54 AM
  • "AMD EPYC processors expected to see rising shipments in 3Q19" DigiTimes 8:44 AM
  • "AMD and Samsung: A match made for mobile gaming" VentureBeat 3:19 PM
  • "HP Exec Notes Intel CPU Shortages Could Fuel Ryzen Sales Windfall For AMD" HotHardware 3:52 PM
  • "Meg Whitman happy to throw predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:55 PM
  • "'Happy to throw Leo under the bus', Meg Whitman told HP after Autonomy buyout: Then-CEO also told Mike Lynch's people to 'grow up'" The Register 8:55 AM
  • "Meg Whitman accuses Mike Lynch of 'completely unacceptable conduct'" Telegraph 1:03 PM
  • "ACT eyes cloud with government-wide Oracle deal" ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "Cisco's AppDynamics launches new partner program" CRN Australia 8:48 AM
  • "Cisco-owned AppDynamics rolls out AI-inspired partner program" Channelnews Asia 8:49 AM
  • "Cisco wil use AI/ML to boost intent-based networking" Network World 8:48 AM
General Interest
  • "Hackers May Soon Be Able to Tell What You're Typing—Just By Hearing You Type: Research suggests that sound waves from typing on a phone can be intercepted and decoded" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:09 AM
  • "The only person with the power to fire Zuckerberg is Zuckerberg himself" The Next Web 8:42 AM
  • "YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech: White supremacists and others who promote discrimination will be banned." Ars Technica 6:34 PM
  • "YouTube will begin a giant purge of its site to remove videos supporting white supremacy, conspiracy theories and Nazis" Business Insider 11:54 AM
  • "YouTube tightens hate speech policies" Axios 11:20 AM
  • "YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers" Vice 11:08 AM
  • "YouTube says homophobic taunts don't violate its policies" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "YouTube says anti-gay slurs don't break its rules" BBC 8:09 AM
  • "Inside the Amazon Warehouse Where Humans and Machines Become One" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:21 AM
  • "Amazon's helping police build a surveillance network with Ring doorbells: Its popular Ring smart doorbells mean more cameras on more doorsteps, where surveillance footage used to be rare." CNET 9:27 AM
  • "Amazon Alexa: 'Pre-wakeword' patent application suggests plans to process more of your speech" The Register 8:09 AM
  • "It's the end of the road for Google's excellent Trips mobile app" The Next Web 8:43 AM
  • "Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report" Reuters 8:34 AM
  • "Google: competition corner" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:54 AM
  • "Google's Shadow Workforce Shines The Light On Labor Market Disparities" Forbes 7:50 AM
  • "Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech" Engadget 8:44 AM
  • "Robert Downey Jr. Announces Project To Clean Up The Environment Using Robotics At Amazon's AI Conference" Forbes 7:50 AM
  • "Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers" Reuters 7:33 AM
  • "440 million Android users installed apps with an aggressive advertising plugin: New BeiTaAd adware found in 238 apps available on the official Google Play Store." ZDNet 7:30 AM
Press Releases
  • "Microsoft and Oracle to interconnect Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud" Microsoft 10:38 AM
  • "Oracle and Microsoft Interconnect Clouds to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Adoption" Oracle 10:38 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft Brings Variable Refresh Rate Support To DX11 Games In Windows 10" HotHardware 3:52 PM
  • "Microsoft ransomware threat: Are you at risk and how to avoid it" Telegraph 2:43 PM
  • "This Windows Flaw Is So Bad, Even the NSA Is Begging You to Update" Gizmodo 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft Launches Xbox-branded Shower Gel, Deodorant, Body Spray" Thurrott 8:24 AM
  • "Microsoft is closing all of its speciality stores in the US" BetaNews 8:34 AM
  • "It's time for Microsoft to kill the Microsoft Store — or else fix it" Computerworld 8:09 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads" Reuters 11:15 AM
  • "SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million ICO, Sees Kin as a Security" Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:27 AM
  • "Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts" Engadget 9:32 AM
  • "Google appeals $1.7BN EU AdSense antitrust fine" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "EU court rules against Skype, says it can be classified as telecoms operator" Reuters 7:47 AM
  • "Foxconn's delays might finally give Wisconsin the upper hand" The Verge 7:46 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers?" Reuters 9:38 PM
  • "Is Technology Destroying Our Memory?" PC Magazine 3:51 PM
  • "Spotted at Computex: The Ultimate GPU Air Cooling Solution" AnandTech 3:18 PM
  • "How Effective Will YouTube Be in Its Latest Ban on Extremism?" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:43 PM
  • "Looks Like Amazon's Services Have Caught the FTC's Eye" Gizmodo 11:20 AM
  • "D.C. antitrust fight takes Big Tech by surprise" Axios 8:44 AM
  • "Ripping Huawei out of US networks could be a nightmare for rural providers" The Verge 8:18 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "AllyO raises $45 million for its AI-driven hiring and onboarding platform" VentureBeat 8:33 AM
  • "SentinelOne raises $120 million to automate endpoint security for enterprises" VentureBeat 8:33 AM
  • "SentinelOne raises $120M for its fully-autonomous, AI-based endpoint security solution" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation" Reuters 7:32 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks close higher as investors weigh conflicting economic data, rising hopes of Fed rate cut: ADP estimates just 27,000 new private sector jobs were added in May" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "Dow Ends up More Than 200 Points as Rate-Cut Hopes Spur Stocks: Stocks gained Wednesday as Wall Street anticipation of a rate cut from the Federal Reserve increased." TheStreet 3:56 PM
  • "Dow jumps 207 points as rate cut fever gains momentum" FOXBusiness 3:56 PM
  • "Dow Industrials Extend Their Rally: Indexes rise again after notching best day in five months Tuesday after remarks from Fed officials" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:56 PM
  • "Nikkei leads Asian-market gains following Wall Street's rally: Stocks in Japan, Hong Kong bounce back on rising hopes of Fed rate cute" MarketWatch 8:45 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:20 AM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics"
  • "How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture"
New York Times (Updated 7:20 AM CDT)
  • "This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News"
  • "Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils?"
PC Magazine (Checked 7:20 AM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Why Doesn't the Apple Watch Series 5 Track Sleep?"
Reuters (Updated 7:20 AM CDT)
  • "Apple TV+ premieres with star-studded period drama 'Dickinson' at Tribeca Festival"
  • "Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper"
ZDNet (Checked 7:20 AM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Hybrid heats up as a semi-cloud approach to data security and business continuity"


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