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TechNN Archive: Friday, July 5, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft filed a patent for dual-screen dawn simulation" ZDNet 8:46 AM
  • "IBM Garage Aims To Steer The Drive To Cognitive Business" Forbes 8:29 AM
  • "IBM's Hypertaste is an artificial tongue that can classify liquids" VentureBeat 10:54 AM
  • "IBM & partners launch blockchain platform for retail leasing" IT Brief Australia 8:48 AM
  • "IBM helps Wimbledon serve up winning artificial intelligence every year — we find out what aces are up its sleeve for 2019" Metro UK 8:47 AM
  • "Pilot study of IBM on using AI, weather tech in agricultureThe Centre has linked a pact with IBM India for undertaking a pilot study" PTI 8:47 AM
  • "Brexit? HP Inc laughs in the face of Brexit! Hard or soft, PC maker claims it's 'no significant risk'" The Register 8:25 AM
  • "HP acquires workflow partner OneFlow" PrintWeek 8:42 AM
  • "HP launches a range of laser tank printers for Small and Medium Businesses" Business Today 8:42 AM
  • "Dell, Acer open flagship stores in Taiwan" DigiTimes 8:23 AM
  • "How Dell Technologies is keeping up with the data deluge and championing data protection" Gigabit Magazine 8:41 AM
  • "Dell Technologies commits to driving Nigeria's digital transformation agenda" The Guardian (Nigeria) 8:41 AM
  • "Inside Ice Lake's 10nm fab: where Intel tricks sand into thinking" PCGamesN 8:44 AM
  • "AMD beats Intel's i9 processors in the latest benchmark tests" MSPoweruser 8:44 AM
  • "AMD cuts Radeon 5700 GPU prices just two days before their release" The Verge 5:09 PM
  • "AMD May Have A Nasty Surprise For Nvidia With Last-Minute Radeon RX 5700 Price Drops" Forbes 8:29 AM
  • "AMD fires back at 'Super' NVIDIA with Radeon RX 5700 price cuts" Engadget 6:35 PM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 And Ryzen 5 CPU Hot Deals Explode As 7nm Zen 2 Refresh Approaches" HotHardware 3:49 PM
  • "Oracle to Build a New Cloud Data Center in Korea" Business Korea 8:37 AM
  • "Cisco delivers Patch Tuesday warmup with bundle of 18 bug fixes" The Register 2:21 PM
  • "Have faster and smarter phones made desktops irrelevant? PC shipments fell globally by 4.6% year-on-year in the first quarter but manufacturers say they are here to stay" The National 8:41 AM
General Interest
  • "Nintendo president: 'we must keep up' with cloud gaming tech/Mario's maker is keeping an eye on streaming games" The Verge 8:51 PM
  • "OnePlus One Smartphone Allegedly Catches Fire While Turned Off And Unplugged" HotHardware 3:49 PM
  • "Internet group brands Mozilla 'internet villain' for supporting DNS privacy feature" TechCrunch 10:54 AM
  • "The Biggest Cybersecurity Crises of 2019 So Far" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:25 AM
  • "10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Google suspends New Zealand 'trending' emails after suspect's name released" Reuters 7:35 AM
  • "Mozilla: Want ad-free news on Firefox? That'll cost you $5 a month" ZDNet 7:35 AM
  • "Tor Project to fix bug used for DDoS attacks on Onion sites for years" ZDNet 7:35 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft wants to join private Linux security developer board" Windows Central 8:25 PM
  • "Developers believe Xbox Game Pass is 'fair,' still needs to take popularity into account" Windows Central 8:25 PM
  • "Microsoft and Sony consider reduced console production in China due to tariffs" Digital Trends 6:56 PM
  • "How to change a Windows 10 PC network name" AddictiveTips 6:35 PM
  • "Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 — yes, from 1985 — for a mystery Stranger Things tie-in" The Verge 2:47 PM
  • "Why Microsoft Has Never Been Part of the Supernova Universe" Motley Fool 12:26 PM
  • "Microsoft drops Andromeda references in Windows 10, adds Santorini in its place" MSPoweruser 8:47 AM
  • "Microsoft is still working on a next-gen alternative to Xbox Project Scarlett, new report suggests" GamesRadar 8:47 AM
  • "Microsoft Outlook for Web Redesign to Start Rolling Out in July" Gadgets 360 8:47 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Exclusive: U.S. panel okays SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-linked self-driving firm" Reuters 8:10 PM
  • "'Prospective Threat' of Chinese Spying Justifies Huawei Ban, U.S. Says" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:38 PM
  • "Croatian government targeted by mysterious hackers" ZDNet 10:43 AM
  • "UK watchdog singles out Google, Facebook in advertising probe" ZDNet 8:22 AM
  • "UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo investment" Reuters 7:35 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "HP Spectre and Envy x360 laptops get big discounts this 4th of July weekend" Digital Trends 8:57 PM
  • "Do I need to take an electric drill to a hard drive to truly erase the data?" Seattle Times 8:51 PM
  • "Alphabet Scoop 061: Android Q leak / Pixel 4, Google Camera, and Pixelbook 2 rumors" 9to5Google 4:37 PM
  • "OnePlus 7 review: Not 'Pro' but definitely not amateur [Video] 9to5Google 3:12 PM
  • "Self-destructing ebooks reveal a dark digital truth" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:25 PM
  • "Tim Wu Explains Why He Thinks Facebook Should Be Broken Up" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:25 AM
  • "The Phone Diet: How I cut back on my favorite technology — and why it made a big difference" GeekWire 8:25 AM
  • "Google Home: How to assign nicknames and never forget a birthday" CNET 8:23 AM
  • "Stop doing stupid stuff with your smartphone! Just don't take your smartphone into pools or the ocean, no matter what the ads show." ZDNet 8:22 AM
  • "The Sennheiser GSP670 Wireless Gaming Headset Review: Cutting The Cord" AnandTech 7:49 AM
  • "How much RAM does your Windows 10 PC need? (2019 edition)" ZDNet 7:35 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Waresix hauls in $14.5M to advance its push to digitize logistics in Indonesia" TechCrunch 8:09 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks end slightly lower after strong jobs report puts Fed rate cuts in question: U.S. economy created 224,000 new jobs in June" MarketWatch 3:58 PM
  • "US stocks curb losses as investors weigh jobs report, future Fed cut" FOXBusiness 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks Edge Lower as Jobs Report Clouds Expectations of a Rate Cut: Report eases fears of a hiring slowdown" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:57 PM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:00 PM; no changes since 12:00 PM CDT)
  • "Flexport Tackles Trump Tariffs with Data and Analytics"
  • "Netflix, Google Talk Continuous Delivery at DevOps World"
New York Times (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Soap, Detergent and Even Laxatives Could Turbocharge a Battery Alternative"
  • "How a Conservative News Site Thrived on Facebook and Google"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "Google Pulls YouTube Channels For Hong Kong Protest Misinformation"
  • "Nigerian Scammers Pull in Millions With Fake Emails, Romance Scams"
  • "Google Tries to Preserve Privacy, Without Killing Online Ad Business"
  • "Everything Leaving Netflix in September"
  • "OtterBox Wireless Batteries Stack Like Pancakes"
  • "Pump Up the Jams With Bose's Voice-Activated Portable Speaker"
  • "Report: EU Commission to Clamp Down on Facial Recognition"
  • "35 Google Drive Tips You Can't Afford to Miss"
  • "iPhone 11 Rumor Roundup: What You Need to Know"
  • "Top-Rated Echo Show 5 Smart Display On Sale For $65" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform"
  • "Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7%"
  • "U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls"
  • "HP CEO steps down, taps veteran insider; flags quarterly profit below Street view"
  • "China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei executive be freed"
  • "Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China"
  • "Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator"
  • "Freenet says open to talks after its criticism of Sunrise/UPC deal"
  • "Claims data points to high-end electric car risks: AXA"
  • "Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake"
ZDNet (Updated 9:00 PM CDT)
  • "What Amazon Web Services security certification is doing for government"
  • "Huawei sheds 100 Australian jobs in the face of 5G ban"
  • "Allscripts offers Apple Health Records to its clients and their patients"
  • "Apple closer to using BOE displays for iPhones to cut costs: Report"
  • "Microsoft hires open-source veteran Stormy Peters to run its Open Source Programs Office"
  • "Employees connect nuclear plant to the internet so they can mine cryptocurrency"
  • "Intuit delivers solid Q4, cuts Q1 earnings outlook, finishes with 4.5 million QuickBooks Online subscribers"
  • "VMware goes shopping with $2.7B Pivotal purchase, $2.1B Carbon Black acquisition"


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