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TechNN Archive: Saturday, June 22, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Intel responds to the Ryzen 3000 series; price cuts incoming" Notebook Check 7:02 PM
  • "Google Says No Thank You To Intel's Ice Lake Processors" Tom's Hardware 7:03 PM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Benchmarks Leaked, Crushes Intel's i9 9900K in Multi-threaded Performance" WCCFTech 7:02 PM
  • "Microsoft bans Slack and discourages AWS and Google Docs use internally: Security concerns and competition" The Verge 8:08 PM
  • "Microsoft's Making Changes to Mixer, Cutting Original Programming Staff" Thurrott 4:24 PM
  • "Microsoft Flight Simulator will support third-party and community-made content" Neowin 12:32 PM
  • "Bill Gates on making 'one of the greatest mistakes of all time'" TechCrunch 4:24 PM
  • "U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts" Reuters 8:10 AM
  • "Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose proposed tariffs on laptops, tablets: Vendors said proposed tariffs would increase cost of laptops in the country" Reuters 6/21
  • "Millions of Dell And Other Brand PCs Vulnerable To System Hijack Security Flaw In 3rd Party Software" HotHardware 6/21
  • "Dell warning: Patch our Windows 10 PCs now to stop attackers taking control/Buggy third-party software library could allow an attacker to compromise a Dell Windows PC." ZDNet 6/21
  • "Dell patches vulnerability that put millions of PCs at risk —¬†Update yours now" The Next Web 6/21
  • "Microsoft: There's Only One Next-Gen Xbox/Phil Spencer says Microsoft is focused on just one new console for 2020 as opposed to the two we were expecting." PC Magazine 6/21
  • "Microsoft is only launching one next-generation Xbox, not two: Rumors suggested a second console codenamed Lockhart" The Verge 6/21
  • "Windows Update can now tell you if your PC isn't ready for the May 2019 Update" OnMSFT 6/21
  • "Intel's 10nm CPUs outpace AMD Ryzen in leaked benchmarks: Chipmaker's Core i7-1065G7 has the Ryzen 5 3500U licked" The Inquirer 6/21
  • "Two Years Later: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs. Intel Core i7-7700K" TechSpot 6/21
  • "DigiTimes: Intel to Slash Desktop Processor Pricing up to 15 Percent as Ryzen 3000 Nears" Tom's Hardware 6/21
  • "Intel to slash desktop processor prices by up to 15%" DigiTimes 6/21
  • "Intel to Cut 9th Gen, 8th Gen Core CPU Prices by Up to 15 Percent as AMD Launches New Competitors: Report" Gadgets 360 6/21
  • "Intel to Drop CPU Prices by 15% to Compete with Ryzen 3000; Core i5-9600K For $229" TechQuila 6/21
  • "AMD's Ryzen 7 3800X ~5% faster than Intel's i9-9900K in latest leaked Geekbench tests" Notebook Check 6/21
  • "IBM, Cloudera forge strategic pact: The partnership with Cloudera picks up where IBM's link with Hortonworks left off." ZDNet 6/21
  • "The New Oracle Looks Like the Old IBM: The tech giant buys another earnings beat as its revenue growth stays sluggish." The Motley Fool 6/21
  • "Manufacturing memory means scribing silicon in a sea of sensors: 'Industry 4.0' is already here for some companies—especially silicon foundries." Ars Technica 6/21
General Interest
  • "Walmart uses AI camera tech to track checkout theft at 1,000 stores: It might help cut losses, but it raises privacy questions." Engadget 9:27 PM
  • "Amazon's Prime Reading perk expands to Canada and offers free ebooks and comics: Hundreds of titles available for download" The Verge 3:30 PM
  • "Amazon Launches Budget 4K TVs With Dolby Vision Support" Redmond Pie 10:01 AM
  • "Kubernetes and containers are growing up fast, survey shows: Signs that container technology is finally ready for prime time." ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Google Pay expands its integration with PayPal to online merchants" TechCrunch 6/21
  • "OpenSSH gets protection against attacks like Spectre, Meltdown, Rowhammer, and Rambleed: OpenSSH to encrypt SSH private keys while at rest in a computer's RAM." ZDNet 6/21
  • "Google is killing YouTube's 'Hangouts on Air' this year: Livestreaming group video calls on YouTube will be a lot more complicated." Ars Technica 6/21
  • "Amazon patent reveals drone surveillance as a service: Could 'SaaS' take on a new meaning?" ZDNet 6/21
  • "Ultraviolet and Flixster shutdowns leave digital movie libraries in peril: There's negative film options for Brits" The Inquirer 6/21
  • "Google cancels upcoming Pixel Slate, abandons plans for future Chrome OS tablets" Digital Trends 6/21
  • "Google confirms its tablet-making days are over: Pre-production models are ditched, but a Pixelbook 2 is semi-confirmed" The Inquirer 6/21
  • "Google calls it quits on Chrome OS tablets; chooses to focus efforts on laptops" Neowin 6/21
  • "Google Hardware quits the tablet business, again: The problem-plagued Pixel Slate will not be getting a follow-up." Ars Technica 6/21
  • "Google Duo Is Getting Its Own Version of Facebook's Infamous Poke Feature" Thurrott 6/21
  • "Galaxy Note 10 release date, price and specs: Cases confirm barely-there bezels and Sound on Display/Accessories go up for pre-order ahead of August launch" The Inquirer 6/21
  • "Huawei Launches Three New Nova Phones" Thurrott 6/21
  • "Despite the US ban, Huawei is still China's most attractive employer" BGR 6/21
  • "Huawei's Mate X 2 concept fixes everything that the Galaxy Fold got wrong" BGR 6/21
  • "Huawei Sold 100 Million Smartphones This Year Through May" Thurrott 6/21
  • "Amazon upgrades the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision: The 55-inch model is available starting today ." Engadget 6/21
  • "Walmart uses AI cameras to spot thieves" BBC 6/21
Press Releases
  • "Rising Shift to Digital Payments and Contracts set to Drive the Blockchain in Supply Chain Market at a CAGR of 50% During the Forecast Period 2019-2024: IndustryARC" PRNewswire 6/21
Microsoft
  • "Programming Windows: Wintel (Premium)" Thurrott 3:27 PM
  • "Windows Terminal Shows up on the Microsoft Store" Thurrott 6/21
  • "Microsoft extends IT skills development program to South Australia: The Microsoft Traineeship Program, already launched in New South Wales, will expand to South Australia in September." ZDNet 6/21
  • "19H2gate (Premium): Microsoft's inability to communicate effectively is embarrassing. But it's also a disservice to its customers. And it needs to be fixed." Thurrott 6/21
  • "User concept re-imagines File Explorer with Fluent Design" Neowin 6/21
  • "Microsoft is working on visual updates to its To-Do List app" OnMSFT 6/21
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps" Gizmodo 2:08 PM
  • "British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews" Reuters 6/21
  • "German mconomy minister : It's up to Huawei to show it meets our security requirements" Reuters 6/21
  • "Money-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies" Reuters 6/21
  • "White House rewrites AI research strategy to prioritize public-private partnerships" GeekWire 6/21
  • "UK gov unveils standard to make surveillance kit 'secure by design': Scheme aims to combat Mirai-like attacks" The Inquirer 6/21
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Lenovo ThinkPad E490 review: The bare minimum for a ThinkPad" Neowin 11:16 AM
  • "Lenovo ThinkPad T490s unboxing and first impressions" Neowin 9:24 AM
  • "Why is the PlayStation Classic so unpopular? Readers tell us why they liked it even less than we did." Engadget 6/21
  • "Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review: Solid, compact and travel-ready" ZDNet 6/21
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "PayPal COO Bill Ready to depart at end of 2019" TechCrunch 6/21
  • "The VCs behind Libra, Facebook's new cryptocurrency" TechCrunch 6/21
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks close lower on the day but Dow still logs best June since 1938: Quadruple witching day on Wall Street" MarketWatch 6/21
  • "Dow Ends Lower; Stocks Cap Record Week With Down Day: Stocks ended lower Friday but held onto most of the week's gains after President Trump aborted a planned airstrike on Iranian military installations." TheStreet 6/21
  • "Stocks close down but still notch weekly gains" FOXBusiness 6/21
  • "Stocks Round Out a Winning Week: Dow briefly tops prior all-time close, then falls back some; stocks pause their rally Friday to end a strong week" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6/21
  • "Asian stocks retreat, led by Nikkei after weak Japan manufacturing data: Nikkei dips while stocks gain in mainland China" MarketWatch 6/21



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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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