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TechNN Archive: Monday, June 24, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft: We're fighting Windows malware spread via Excel in email with bad macro" ZDNet 9:18 AM
  • "Microsoft's next step toward embracing Android: Adding app support?" ZDNet 2:33 PM
  • "Microsoft's secret dual-screen Surface might run Android apps: New report suggests it will have two 9-inch displays" The Verge 8:05 AM
  • "Microsoft to Release Dual-Screen Foldable Surface That Runs Android Apps (Report)" LAPTOP Magazine 8:08 AM
  • "Microsoft may have foldable Surface that runs Android apps in works" CNET 8:21 AM
  • "Are Huawei laptops safe? Intel, Microsoft promise support, but the future remains uncertain" PCWorld 8:34 AM
  • "Intel Is Working On A New 'Data Parallel C++' Programming Language" Fossbytes 8:34 AM
  • "Intel continues to react to Ryzen, 15% price cut on the way" TweakTown 8:34 AM
  • "Intel launches new C++-based language as part of One API plans" Developer 8:34 AM
  • "Intel faces stronger headwinds from blacklist - RBC" Seeking Alpha 8:33 AM
  • "An Interview with AMD's Forrest Norrod: Naples, Rome, Milan, & Genoa" AnandTech 8:20 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 3800X destroys Intel i9 9900K in early benchmarks" ZDNet 2:01 PM
  • "US Bans AMD's Chinese Joint Venture From Developing, Selling Hardware" ExtremeTech 8:33 AM
  • "AMD's Ryzen 3000 X590 chipset exists, but it now goes by X570" PCGamesN 8:33 AM
  • "AMD's Chinese Joint Venture Finds Itself in Middle of New US Ban" Market Realist 9:17 AM
  • "Dell PCs ship with DLL hijacking bug" Fudzilla 8:30 AM
  • "IBM sees opportunity in taking part with telcos, media marketplace in India" National Times 8:33 AM
  • "IBM sees opportunity in collaborating with telcos, media marketplace in India" The Economic Times 8:32 AM
  • "IBM Partners With Cloudera to Bolster Big Data Solutions" Zacks 9:42 AM
  • "HP Says Indian PC Gaming Ecosystem Set to Explode" Gadgets 360 8:28 AM
  • "HP Talks New Recycled Content Plastics Goal & Sustainability in 3D Printing" Plastics Technology 8:29 AM
  • "Oracle Women Fight for Class-Action Status in Gender Pay Lawsuit" Bloomberg 11:33 AM
  • "Cisco cleans up critical flaws, Florida city forks out $600k to ransomware scumbags, and more from infosec land" The Register 8:20 AM
  • "Orange and Cisco to help customers transform their enterprise LAN into SD-LAN" Help Net Security 8:25 AM
  • "Oblong's Mezzanine now part of Cisco SolutionsPlus Program" Inavate 8:26 AM
  • "Could a Raspberry Pi be your next desktop PC?" ZDNet 8:05 AM
  • "The Raspberry Pi 4 brings faster CPU, up to 4GB of RAM" Ars Technica 8:20 AM
General Interest
  • "Ransomware Recovery Firm Caught Wanting to Pay Off Hacker: A sting operation from a security researcher has uncovered evidence that a ransomware recovery provider in the UK has been paying off the hackers to release the computers — and then charging clients to pay an inflated fee." PC Magazine 9:15 PM
  • "Huawei's foldable phone will ship with Android, despite US ban" BGR 8:39 PM
  • "Drone Racing League is raising $50 million" TechCrunch 5:25 PM
  • "Samsung SmartThings Family Expands With New Smart Cameras, Wall Plugs And Light Bulbs" HotHardware 3:55 PM
  • "Study Finds Google Play Store Hosts Thousands Of Malware-Laden Counterfeit Android Apps" HotHardware 3:54 PM
  • "Canonical returning 32-bit Ubuntu Linux support after gaming uproar" ZDNet 2:33 PM
  • "Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity" Reuters 1:01 PM
  • "Facebook's Clegg rejects break-up calls, prefers more regulation" Reuters 11:33 AM
  • "Over half of enterprises think security is lagging behind cloud adoption" BetaNews 11:29 AM
  • "Steam to End Support for Ubuntu: Canonical's decision to stop updating 32-bit libraries has seen Valve react by stating Ubuntu will no longer be officially supported from Ubuntu 19.10 onwards." PC Magazine 11:26 AM
  • "Verizon FiOS service is down in large chunks of the Northeast" Business Insider 10:24 AM
  • "Major Outage Brings Down Discord, Reddit, Amazon And More" Forbes 10:24 AM
  • "Devcom delivers the European perspective on gaming" VentureBeat 9:30 AM
  • "Google brings together BigQuery and Kaggle in new integration" TechCrunch 12:09 PM
  • "Building the Future of the Classroom with Google for Education" Google Blog 8:37 AM
  • "Google's new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation" Engadget 8:20 AM
  • "The guy who invented USB finally admits it's annoying to plug in" Digital Trends 8:13 AM
  • "How One Junior Doctor Is Developing Tech To Modernize The NHS" Forbes 8:13 AM
  • "Amazon robotics VIP joins microlocation tech company" ZDNet 7:40 AM
  • "Anonymous hacker exposed after dropping USB drive while throwing Molotov cocktail" ZDNet 7:40 AM
Press Releases
  • "Stein Mart Boosts Omni-Channel Growth with Oracle Cloud: Merchandise Financial Planning helps national retailer leverage data to optimize inventory management" Oracle 2:43 PM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft's rumored dual-display Surface could emulate Android apps, which isn't a bad idea" PCWorld 2:11 PM
  • "Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge on Windows 7, Windows 8.1" Computerworld 2:09 PM
  • "The majority of enterprises fear they will not complete Windows 10 migration on time: Here's what to do" BetaNews 11:28 AM
  • "The Windows Terminal turns up in the Microsoft Store" The Register 8:20 AM
  • "Firefox embraces Microsoft BITS to install updates" BetaNews 8:20 AM
  • "Bill Gates says his 'greatest mistake ever' was Microsoft losing to Android: Microsoft's messy move from Windows Mobile to Windows Phone let Android thrive" The Verge 8:00 AM
  • "Bill Gates: My biggest mistake? Not making Android" ZDNet 7:51 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Qualcomm Faces Second EU Fine as Vestager's Last Big-Tech Target" Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:55 PM
  • "Huawei: 'No doubt' that we will meet German 5G security standards" Reuters 9:18 AM
  • "New Bill Demands Internet Firms Disclose Your Data's Worth" PC Magazine 3:42 PM
  • "Stringent data protection regulation has gone global" ZDNet 3:42 PM
  • "New Law Would Require Big Tech to Tell You How Much Your Data is Worth" Gizmodo 3:04 PM
  • "Scoop: Bipartisan senators want Big Tech to put a price on your data" Axios 8:37 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "How to set up the Foliate eBook reader on Linux" AddictiveTips 2:32 PM
  • "Facebook firing Mark Zuckerberg? Don't get your hopes up." Mashable 10:23 AM
  • "TikTok Has A Predator Problem. A Network Of Young Women Is Fighting Back." BuzzFeed News 9:42 AM
  • "How to build a better (digital) mousetrap: Going beyond improving today's customer experience." ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "Why Is Law So Slow To Use Data?" Forbes 8:13 AM
  • "The Internet Has Made Dupes—and Cynics—of Us All" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:12 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts" Engadget 8:20 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Show 5 Review: Smaller Isn't Always Better" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:13 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Show 5 review: Small but mighty" VentureBeat 8:06 AM
  • "Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money?" ZDNet 7:40 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "How Dish figures into the T-Mobile-Sprint mega merger: If the deal survives, it's because of Dish. We break down how things may play out." CNET 2:32 PM
  • "Procurify raises $20M to help companies track organizational spending" GeekWire 12:55 PM
  • "Comscore raises $20M with an option to bump it to $50M, in a bid to rebuild its digital measurement business" TechCrunch 10:23 AM
  • "Flyr raises $10 million for AI that helps airlines predict fares" VentureBeat 9:24 AM
  • "Google to spend further 1 billion euros to build Dutch data centers" Reuters 9:17 AM
  • "MobiTV raises $50 million for pay TV delivery platform" VentureBeat 8:19 AM
  • "Logistics unit of JD raises 1.5 billion yuan investment fund" Reuters 8:21 AM
  • "Logistics unit of JD raises 1.5 billion yuan investment fund" Reuters 7:40 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow ekes out gain but fresh Iran sanctions drag broader stock market lower: Casino operator Caesars agrees to $8.6 billion buyout" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks End Mixed as Wall Street Looks to G-20 Summit for U.S.-China Trade Talks: Stocks end little changed Monday as investors look to the upcoming G-20 summit for a breakthrough in talks between the world's two largest economies." TheStreet 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks mixed on rising US-Iran tensions, Trump-Xi meeting" FOXBusiness 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks Meander Around Flat Line; S&P Inches Lower: Major indexes have rallied in recent weeks, and the broad index is on course for best June in decades" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:57 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)
  • No new stories listed ...
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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