"Trump delays laptop and smartphone tariffs until December: The administration said it was delaying implementation" The Verge 11:00 AM
"Trump Delays Tariffs On Laptops, Phones—but Not Desktop PCs: The White House is delaying imposing a 10 percent tariff on Chinese-assembled smartphone, laptops and video game systems on pressure from the tech industry. Desktop PCs will still get a tariff this September." PC Magazine 3:54 PM
"Microsoft culls Office 2019 from its Home Use Program: Almighty cock HUP" The Inquirer 7:40 AM
"What Microsoft's upcoming 'outsourcing' licensing changes could mean for your business: Enterprise customers relying on Microsoft 'Bring Your Own License' option to run Windows Server, SQL Server and other enterprise software in Amazon's or Google's clouds may be in for a rude awakening this fall." ZDNet 10:12 AM
"Microsoft warns of two new 'wormable' flaws in Windows Remote Desktop Services: Microsoft warns of BlueKeep II & III. Says they're wormable, just like the original BlueKeep vulnerability." ZDNet 2:37 PM
"Vulnerability in Microsoft CTF protocol goes back to Windows XP: Insecure CTF protocol allows hackers to hijack any Windows app, escape sandboxes, get admin rights." ZDNet 3:43 PM
"Microsoft Finds Four New 'Wormable' Flaws in Windows 10: Two of the flaws also affect Windows 7 Service Pack 1, and Windows 8.1. If exploited, they can be used to launch a computer worm to attack vulnerable machines that have Remote Desktop Services activated." PC Magazine 9:03 PM
"Microsoft issues fixes for two critical, wormable vulnerabilities in Windows" Neowin 6:40 PM
"Microsoft Delivers Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows 10" Thurrott 2:35 PM
"Microsoft releases first Edge Dev 78 build, with lots of dark theme features" Neowin 6:41 PM
"Microsoft: Windows Virtual Desktop is now 'feature complete'/Next stop for Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop service is general availability, which could happen as soon as September 2019." ZDNet 2:37 PM
"Windows Virtual Desktop is 'feature complete' and will be generally available soon" Neowin 5:44 PM
"Microsoft's Windows is falling apart, says Google (and Bill Nye): Windows is old and tired. Switch to a Chromebook. This is the new jaunty, Bill Nye-fronted message now coming from Google." ZDNet 10:41 AM
"Microsoft Exec Forecasts Boom In Artificial Intelligence-Powered Personal Assistants" Forbes 8:08 AM
"Intel's Phantom Canyon NUC set to pack Tiger Lake CPUs and Xe graphics: The RTX 2060 will also give the pint-sized PC some graphics clout" The Inquirer 7:39 AM
"Intel Reveals Project Athena Badge: Any laptop verified through Intel's Project Athena innovation program will be allowed to display a new visual identifier badge, but thankfully not stuck to the laptop chassis." PC Magazine 8:04 AM
"Intel's Punching Bag Finally Has a Chance to Compete: Back from the brink, AMD is taking advantage of its larger rival's stumbles." Bloomberg 8:07 AM
"AMD Navi 23 leaks as an 'Nvidia killer' arriving in 2020: High-end card will take on the RTX 2080" The Inquirer 7:40 AM
"Systems with AMD Radeon 600 series graphics launched" Hexus 8:03 AM
"AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i9-9900K: Consider Important Factors Before Your Purchase" Ownsnap 8:03 AM
"Spark leverages HPE's CTP to leaven digital transformation: New subsidiary Leaven will be led by the former CEO of data centre operator Revera" Computerworld New Zealand 7:04 PM
"FTC Fines Hewlett-Packard Korea 216 Mil. Won for Unfair Subcontracting Practices" Business Korea 7:58 AM
"Nokia, Lenovo And Others Clamouring For Blockchain Benefits From IBM's Latest Network" Forbes 8:07 AM
"Roku expands its free, live TV selection with 5 more channels, including fubo's Sports Network" TechCrunch 9:43 AM
"Adobe speeds up Lightroom Classic editing with GPU acceleration: It'll be especially noticeable above 4K resolutions with powerful GPUs." Engadget 8:21 AM
"Four major dating apps expose precise locations of 10 million users: In some countries, such lax security can be of real risk to a user's personal safety." ZDNet 7:39 AM
"Google exploiting search monopoly to 'dominate' job recruitment sector, industry warns" Telegraph 7:38 AM
"Google job search service draws antitrust complaint: A group of job search sites contends the search giant is abusing its dominant position, Reuters reported" CNET 7:58 AM
"Google's next antitrust headache could be its AI-driven job search" VentureBeat 7:58 AM
"Google Pixel owners can claim up to $500 in class action settlement: You'll have to meet specific criteria to recieve a large payout." Engadget 7:59 AM
"Google Maps adds Lime scooters as transportation option in more than 100 cities" GeekWire 7:40 AM
"Georgia teen wins Doodle for Google contest with message of thanks for mom: Arantza Peña Popo's Doodle, 'Once you get it, give it back,' is a selfless expression of appreciation for all that her mother did for her." CNET 7:58 AM
"Spotify Testing New Nearby Device Feature" Thurrott 7:38 AM
"Spotify is testing a new Favorite Device feature for handing off music to a nearby speaker" The Verge 9:09 AM
"Facebook has started testing dark mode for its Android app" Neowin 7:39 AM
"Samsung is spamming Galaxy phone users with Note 10 ads: Spamsung strikes again" The Inquirer 7:40 AM
"Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Tops DxOMark Camera Ratings" Thurrott 7:46 AM
"Huawei's long-awaited mobile OS elicits mixed reactions in China" BGR 7:24 AM
"Hacker site's incriminating database published online by rival group: Fortnite cracks, software exploits among the topics discussed in almost 357,000 PMs." Ars Technica 7:25 AM
"Scientists tasked a supercomputer with building millions of simulated universes" BGR 7:23 AM
"SNES controller for Switch shows up in FCC filing, hinting at SNES games for Nintendo Online" TechCrunch 7:47 AM
"DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal" TechCrunch 8:20 AM
"Cray lands $600 million contract from DOE to build El Capitan exascale supercomputer: This is the third US exascale win for Cray, which was recently acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for $1.3 billion." ZDNet 8:15 AM
"EU urged to probe Google's 'unfair' job search tool: Rival sites claim firm became market leader 'invisibility'" The Inquirer 7:39 AM
"BBC pulls services from TuneIn because it wasn't collecting user Stats/Next week: Clippy returns to Office because he's so annoying" The Inquirer 7:40 AM
"Facebook letter fails to satisfy DCMS chair Damian Collins" BBC 7:46 AM
"China 'close' to launching its own digital coin amid growing interest in Facebook's Libra" Telegraph 7:38 AM
"Hands-free phone ban for drivers 'should be considered'" BBC 7:24 AM
"With Microsoft dumping MS Office, consider LibreOffice for your next PC office suite: If you want a standalone office suite for your computer, LibreOffice may soon not just be your best choice, it will be close to your only PC-based choice." ZDNet 10:55 AM
"Lenovo Legion Y545 review: Nvidia GTX or RTX? Lenovo's budget Y545 gaming laptop lets you decide" CNET 8:05 AM
"Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2019) First Impressions" Thurrott 7:38 AM
"A look at LibreOffice's new 6.3.0 'fresh' release: Document redaction is probably the biggest standout feature in this release." Ars Technica 7:24 AM
"Why data centres are the new frontier in the fight against climate change: As we continue to generate more data than ever before, how can we stop the data centres that house this information from destroying the planet?" Computerworld UK 7:23 AM
"U.S. stocks close sharply higher after Trump backs off on some tariffs on Chinese imports: U.S. tariffs on cell phones, laptop computers imported from China delayed before year-end holidays" MarketWatch 4:47 PM
"Stocks Post Solid Gains on Thaw in U.S.-China Trade War; Apple Surges: Stocks finish higher Tuesday as investors brush off recession signs amid word of possible progress in U.S.-China trade talks." TheStreet 4:47 PM
"Stocks rally as US delays tariffs on key Chinese imports" FOXBusiness 4:48 PM
"U.S. Stocks Rally on Tariff Delay: Some analysts say they expect more short-term volatility in markets until investors get more clarity on U.S. and China trade" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:48 PM
"Asian markets fall as Hong Kong tensions remain high: Nikkei, Hang Seng decline amid growing geopolitical uncertainty" MarketWatch 8:19 AM
"Europe stocks trade lower for third straight session" MarketWatch 8:19 AM
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