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TechNN Archive: Monday, June 17, 2019


Computer Industry
  • "Latest Windows 10 Insider build adds controls to notification banners" Neowin 11:25 AM
  • "Microsoft finally releases Hyper-V Server 2019: Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 201, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19." ZDNet 5:13 PM
  • "Microsoft acquires Pull Panda for code-review collaboration: Microsoft is buying Pull Panda and immediately making all subscriptions to its tools available for free in the GitHub Marketplace." ZDNet 9:14 PM
  • "Airbus and Microsoft team up to sell holographic tech to airlines, defense and aerospace companies" GeekWire 7:33 AM
  • "Microsoft's Edge gang pops a head above the parapet to give Linux fans a strong 'maybe'/Also: storage migration, Mac development and The Trillion Dollar Man performs the dividend dance" The Register 9:12 AM
  • "Microsoft set to capture Gen Z workforce by focusing on mobility" Metro UK 9:12 AM
  • "Microsoft Resumes Selling 'Existing Inventory' of Huawei Laptops: Microsoft will also support existing Huawei Windows laptops, so affected customers will receive the latest Windows 10 software updates, despite a trade-related US ban." PC Magazine 9:13 PM
  • "Intel is doing the hard work necessary to make sure robots can operate your microwave" TechCrunch 1:30 PM
  • "Intel's cascade of data centre riches: Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had." ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "Intel and Qualcomm are lobbying against Huawei ban fearing losses of $11bn: The biggest victims could be the those the rules sought to protect" The Inquirer 7:33 AM
  • "Intel announces program to help Israeli AI startups: The company will provide 10 to 15 startups with mentorship from Intel and industry experts." ZDNet 7:33 AM
  • "AMD says its Ryzen 3000 isn't just cheaper—it's better: AMD's Travis Kirsch says there's no reason to buy an Intel CPU anymore." Ars Technica 8:27 PM
  • "IBM to alert companies if their AI systems risk becoming racist or sexist" Telegraph 2:34 PM
  • "IBM adding recommended bias monitors to Watson OpenScale: These recommended bias monitors automatically identify attributes like sex, ethnicity, marital status and age and recommend they be monitored." ZDNet 8:01 AM
  • "Moogsoft and Cisco's AppDynamics on How AIOps is Growing: Artificial intelligence is increasingly being put to work automating certain operations as IT systems become more complex." InformationWeek 3:58 PM
  • "Jetstar on avoiding drinking the 'Kool-Aid' in Oracle integration: Initially a digital marketing transformation, Jetstar's mindset for using Oracle's systems has spread across the entire organisation." ZDNet 9:13 PM
  • "Nvidia brings Arm support to its GPU platform for supercomputing: Nvidia also unveiled what it says is the world's 22nd fastest supercomputer, the DGX SuperPOD." ZDNet 8:01 AM
General Interest
  • "Adobe's experimental AI tool can tell if something's been Photoshopped: And it'll even undo the damage" The Inquirer 3:47 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note9 gets dedicated QR scanner and Night mode in Germany" Neowin 10:53 AM
  • "Domino's will start robot pizza deliveries in Houston this year: Delivery company Nuro raised $940 million in February, also delivers for Kroger." Ars Technica 8:23 AM
  • "Nvidia Shield TV refresh spotted in Google Play Console: But don't get too excited if you've already got one" The Inquirer 8:08 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Fold won't arrive until August at the earliest: The Note 10 could beat the bork-prone handset to market" The Inquirer 7:33 AM
  • "Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound: But its global smartphone business may be permanently damaged." Engadget 7:34 AM
  • "Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak reveals 90Hz screen and quad cameras: Though it remains to be seen if it'll make it to market" The Inquirer 7:33 AM
  • "Mermaids transgender charity data breach exposed confidential emails: Private emails between the charity and parents were reportedly available for public viewing." ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked" BGR 7:29 AM
  • "Instagram to make hacked account recovery easier" BBC 8:07 AM
  • "Oregon State University breach exposed student, family data: OSU is one of several US universities impacted by data breaches in recent weeks." ZDNet 7:32 AM
Press Releases
  • "IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek Create Institute for Brand Marketing™: Professional development experience offers e-learning courses and live events to help educate marketers undergoing transformation in their space" PRNewswire 9:29 AM
  • "Having Bluetooth Issues on Windows 10? Here's Why" LAPTOP Magazine 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft integrates smart phonetic Indic keyboards for 10 Indian languages in Windows 10" OnMSFT 8:28 AM
  • "The Microsoft Surface Laptop is down to under £500 on Amazon" Mashable 8:38 AM
  • "How to use the Microsoft Office Ribbon: Everything you need to get you up and working with Microsoft's latest office suite." ITProPortal 8:38 AM
  • "Office 2019 vs. Office 365: Which should you buy?" Windows Central 10:54 AM
  • "France warns new European drone must be competitive on price" Reuters 3:57 PM
  • "Boris Johnson's full fibre plan needs more detail says industry" BBC 8:08 AM
  • "Porn trolling lawyer jailed for 14 years" BBC 7:29 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy troubleshooting: Everything you ever wanted to know about your smartphone" Telegraph 8:07 AM
  • "Dell XPS 13 (2019) review: The best and most-boring ultraportable around" The Inquirer 7:33 AM
  • "India's Bounce raises $72 million to grow its electric scooters business" TechCrunch 9:02 AM
  • "Make-A-Wish partners with StreamElements on charity campaign" VentureBeat 8:37 AM
  • "Ironscales raises $15 million to defeat phishing attacks with AI" VentureBeat 8:32 AM
  • "PayFit raises $79 million for its payroll service" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks close higher as social media, real estate shares lead: Tech-heavy Nasdaq outperforms broader market" MarketWatch 3:59 PM
  • "Stocks End Slightly Higher in Cautious Trading Ahead of Federal Reserve Meeting: Stocks end moderately ahead as investors are adopting a cautious stance heading into this week's Federal Reserve meeting." TheStreet 4:00 PM
  • "Stock Market Gains Ahead Of Fed Meeting; Biotechs, Software Lead The Charge| Investor's Business Daily" Investor's Business Daily 4:00 PM
  • "US stocks add to 2 weeks of gains, helped by deal-making" FOXBusiness 4:00 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Climb Ahead of Central-Bank Meetings: Main focus will be on the Fed, whose members are likely to debate an interest-rate cut" [Paid Membership Required] 4:01 PM
  • "Asian markets mostly higher as investors await Fed meeting: Nikkei about flat; Hang Seng rises after latest massive protest" MarketWatch 8:20 AM

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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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