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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Intel Announces Beastly 56-Core Cooper Lake Xeon Scalable Processors Arriving H1 2020" HotHardware 4:04 PM
  • "Levono and Intel partner to ramp-up high-performance AI innovation" Techerati 7:10 AM
  • "Oppo signs patent deals with Intel and Ericsson to grow global business" Mobile News 7:10 AM
  • "Intel ships FPGA acceleration card for HPE Gen10 servers" Converge! 7:11 AM
  • "No, AMD CEO Lisa Su Is Not Departing For IBM" HotHardware 4:04 PM
  • "Rick Bergman Returns to AMD to Lead Computing & Graphics Business" AnandTech 4:42 PM
  • "Microsoft Issues Major Update to Windows Terminal" Thurrott 7:00 AM
  • "Windows is now officially irrelevant. Here's why that makes Microsoft happySometimes it's good not to get all the attention." Computerworld 9:48 AM
  • "Windows Defender Achieves 'Best Antivirus' Status: AV-TEST awarded Microsoft's security solution its top score and 'Top Product' award, which only 3 other (premium) antivirus products achieved." PC Magazine 7:07 AM
  • "Microsoft follows up those licensing hikes by snipping away costs for Azure Archive Storage: Amazon CTO not happy. Isn't it ironic... don't you think?" The Register 7:51 AM
  • "Dynamics 365 gets 74 new features in early access for 2019 release wave 2" Neowin 6:56 AM
  • "Will HPE be MapR's happy ending? A few weeks after the clock was supposed to run out, HPE has swooped in to become MapR's white knight. With some of the pieces to transform MapR into a hybrid cloud platform, will this be a match made in heaven?" ZDNet 7:06 AM
  • "Australia gets Oracle's 'Gen 2 Cloud' with new Sydney region: A second region is pencilled in for Melbourne in early 2020." ZDNet 6:56 AM
  • "Cisco acquires Voicea, aims to add transcription, analytics to WebEx: Voicea can transcribe, take notes and create action items from meetings and voice and video calls. Cisco is betting that Voicea can give WebEx an edge." ZDNet 8:42 AM
  • "Cisco Announces Plan to Acquire Business Communication Company Voicea: The company wants to add Voicea to its Webex communication platform." TheStreet 11:57 AM
  • "Samsung Set To Launch Exynos Socs With AMD Radeon Graphics In 2021" IGN 7:09 AM
  • "Samsung crams 100 layers and more speed into its latest SSD: And it did it in just 13 months." Engadget 6:55 AM
  • "Samsung produces SSD with 100-layer V-NAND: Samsung continues to stay ahead of the pack by beginning production of the industry's first 100-layer V-NAND aimed at enterprise SSDs." ZDNet 6:55 AM
  • "Samsung Unveils 6th Generation V-NAND Memory with Up to 136 Layers" AnandTech 3:14 PM
  • "Samsung announces next generation of SSDs boasting bleeding-edge technology" Neowin 6:56 AM
General Interest
  • "8chan founder: I regret my creation" [Video] BBC 12:20 PM
  • "Enterprise vendors increasingly dominate the open source software scene" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "AT&T rolls out (limited) 5G in (parts of) New York City" TechCrunch 9:18 AM
  • "Adobe Premiere Rush supercharges video speed adjustment" VentureBeat 9:14 AM
  • "Qualcomm Feels the Squeeze of the Trade War" EE Times Asia 6:54 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Active 2 comes with a twist: a rotating bezel/Wristy business, Samsung" The Inquirer 6:55 AM
  • "Galaxy Note 10 release date, price and specs: Note 10+ spied on video ahead of imminent launch/Flagship makes in-the-wild debut" The Inquirer 6:55 AM
  • "This is our best look at Samsung's Galaxy Note 10+" BGR 6:56 AM
  • "Google Pixel 3 Owners Complain Of Photo-Ruining Camera Shake Defect" HotHardware 4:04 PM
  • "Google will release more Stadia details on August 18th at Gamescom" Android Police 1:31 PM
  • "Google pledges to do more upcycling and to ship products carbon-neutrally: Best way to save the Earth is to Planet" The Inquirer 9:17 AM
  • "Google Assistant just quietly added a great new text messaging feature" BGR 6:56 AM
  • "Google Trips Takes Its Final Trip" Thurrott 7:01 AM
  • "Sony is using AI to replace drummers, one beat at a time: The system was trained on instrument tracks from 665 songs." Engadget 6:54 AM
Press Releases
  • "Global Processor Market 2019 — Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, Acer Inc., Media Tek, Sun" The Market News 24 7:09 AM
Microsoft
  • "Hardware vulnerability bypasses Spectre and Meltdown patches" CNET 9:01 PM
  • "How to change the icon for an external drive on Windows 10" AddictiveTips 5:39 PM
  • "How to force quit frozen or unresponsive programs on your Windows-based PC" Business Insider 4:02 PM
  • "Bill Gates/Chris Anderson talks to some of the most interesting TED stage speakers: Microsoft founder Bill Gates looks to the future." BBC 9:48 AM
  • "Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen's personal MiG-29 fighter jet goes under the hammer: Now you too can have a Soviet plaything as estate wound up" The Register 11:13 AM
  • "MSDN Magazine Ends in November" Thurrott 7:01 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils Gears-themed Xbox One X console that looks frozen" The Verge 12:25 PM
  • "Gears of War 5 Xbox One X Limited Edition Revealed: Gears 5 Kait Diaz Controller, Razer Headset, Keyboard, and Mouse, and Seagate Drive also revealed." IGN 11:14 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Congress asks 8chan's owner to testify following recent mass shootings: Three racist essays have appeared on the site prior to shootings over the past four months" The Verge 4:42 PM
  • "Man Accused of Unlocking Millions of Phones on AT&T Network Now Facing up to 20 Years in Prison" Gizmodo 12:24 PM
  • "Even fixing Wisconsin's Foxconn deal won't fix it, says state-requested report" The Verge 11:47 AM
  • "Facebook sues two app developers for click injection fraud" The Verge 7:27 PM
  • "Facebook is suing 2 developers for allegedly hijacking people's phones to fraudulently click on ads" Business Insider 7:18 PM
  • "Facebook sues two app developers for ad fraud" CNET 5:38 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg questioned by senators over children's privacy protections in new letter" The Verge 11:16 AM
  • "Legal Shield for Websites Rattles Under Onslaught of Hate Speech" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:07 AM
  • "Drone operators folded into national aviation management system of Switzerland: Safety is an integral part of burgeoning drone economies, and some countries are moving forward with integration." ZDNet 6:56 AM
  • "Amazon is reportedly teaching police how to get Ring footage without a warrant: Civil Liberties? Pah." Engadget 6:54 AM
  • "HTC yanks its smartphones from Blighty amid patent row: No, it still hasn't thrown in the towel. Somehow" The Inquirer 6:55 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "A married couple making an indie game received violent, racist threats after agreeing to an exclusivity deal with the creator of 'Fortnite'" Business Insider 6:03 PM
  • "Acer Swift 7 (2019) review: Acer's Swift 7 is insanely thin and light: at the cost of being a good laptop" Digital Trends 2:56 PM
  • "Google Images on desktop adds a side panel and feels more purpose-driven" TechCrunch 12:20 PM
  • "Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet" ZDNet 11:54 AM
  • "Klipsch T5 True Wireless review: Great-sounding, but flawed earbuds" Engadget 11:47 AM
  • "Corsair RGB Gaming Mouse Round-Up: M55, Glaive Pro, Nightsword, Ironclaw Tested" HotHardware 8:42 AM
  • "Best business laptops on Amazon Business: The very best business laptops to buy right now on Amazon Business." ZDNet 7:06 AM
  • "How Amazon Business differs from regular Amazon" ZDNet 7:04 AM
  • "Cooler Master Silencio S600 review" Guru3D 7:10 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Exclusive: Smartphone protective case maker Zagg fields buyout interest - sources" Reuters 1:36 PM
  • "DeepCode gets $4M to feed its AI-powered code review tool" TechCrunch 9:18 AM
  • "Snap looks to raise $1 billion in private debt offering" TechCrunch 9:12 AM
  • "Cybereason raises $200 million from SoftBank to expand global footprint" Reuters 7:06 AM
  • "Cybereason raises $200 million for its enterprise security platform" TechCrunch 7:01 AM
  • "India's GoWork raises $53M in debt financing to expand its co-working spaces business" TechCrunch 7:01 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow bounces back from worst day of 2019 as S&P 500 ends 6-day losing streak: Information technology and communication services stocks lead the market higher" MarketWatch 4:40 PM
  • "Stocks Broadly Lower — DJIA Down 2.9% — as China Counters Trump Tariff Efforts: China hit back at President Trump's move to accelerate tariffs on China-made goods. The indexes had their worst day of the year." TheStreet 3:17 PM
  • "US stocks bounce back from worst day of 2019" FOXBusiness 3:16 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Regain Ground, Yuan Stabilizes: Major indexes rebound as investors see potential buying opportunity, bet on further rate cuts" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:57 AM
  • "Europe stocks open narrowly lower after China takes step to lower yuan concerns" MarketWatch 7:47 AM
  • "Asian markets pull back, following Wall Street's lead" MarketWatch 7:48 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:20 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace"
  • "CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains"
New York Times (Checked 9:20 PM; no changes since 7:30 AM CDT)
  • "G.E. Is Accused of Major Fraud, and Stocks Take a Beating"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:20 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Software Vulnerability Disclosure Is a Real Mess"
Reuters (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
  • "U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei"
  • "Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition"
ZDNet (Updated 9:20 PM CDT)
  • "A Greater Bank experience with core banking in the cloud"
  • "Degrading Tor network performance only costs a few thousand dollars per month"
  • "Encryption has created an uncrackable puzzle for the real world"
  • "Hy-Vee issues warning to customers after discovering point-of-sale breach"
  • "Singapore to feel impact of China-US trade dispute if prolonged"
  • "Over 20 Texas local governments hit in 'coordinated ransomware attack'"


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