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TechNN Archive: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "IBM's Big Billion Bet On Automotive Data Monetization" Seeking Alpha 8:40 AM
  • "Vodafone and IBM to provide new tech to National Express" ITS International 8:41 AM
  • "Red flag: Home Office inks £45m border tech extension with IBM" The Register 8:18 AM
  • "NVIDIA's Quadro RTX 6000 should be the most powerful laptop GPU ever: 8K content creation hits the road." Engadget 7:44 AM
  • "NVIDIA Quadro Comes Up Aces: Mobile Quadro RTX Unveiled Alongside ACE Laptop Reference Design" AnandTech 7:40 AM
  • "Intel Unit Case Could Cost Big Tech $2B In Taxes" PYMNTS 8:53 AM
  • "Intel expects 100 devices with 10th Gen chips will be shipped to India this year" Live Mint 8:54 AM
  • "Intel powers one of world's fastest academic supercomputers" TechRadar UK 8:54 AM
  • "Intel: Core i9-9900KS, Cascade Lake-X chips will ship in October" PCWorld 3:20 PM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900KS 5GHz Beast CPU Ships In October, Cascade Lake-X Guns For Threadripper" HotHardware 3:52 PM
  • "Intel is sticking 10th-gen chips into Acer, Asus, MSI, HP and Razer laptops" The Inquirer 8:37 AM
  • "AMD's Ryzen boost clocks are a problem, but not for you" VentureBeat 8:14 AM
  • "AMD CFO Sells $4M In Stock" Benzinga 8:50 AM
  • "Samsung debuts Exynos 980, a single-chip 5G modem, CPU, and GPU" VentureBeat 8:15 AM
  • "Global semiconductor sales continue to drop" DigiTimes 7:42 AM
  • "Microsoft acquires cloud migration startup Movere to help companies transition to Azure" GeekWire 1:12 PM
  • "Microsoft buys cloud-migration specialist Movere" ZDNet 3:27 PM
  • "Yes Bank partners Microsoft to strengthen its AI powered banking solutions" Live Mint 8:55 AM
  • "Case study: Cisco Live Europe 2019" C&IT Magazine [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:34 AM
General Interest
  • "AWS reduces file storage cost for Amazon EFS Infrequent Access: Amazon Elastic File System Infrequent Access with Lifecycle Management is available in all regions where Elastic File System is present." ZDNet 9:01 PM
  • "Watch the latest Nintendo Direct here at 6PM ET: Expect news on 'Pokémon Sword' and 'Shield,' 'Luigi's Mansion 3' and maybe 'Overwatch.'" Engadget 4:39 PM
  • "T-Mobile U.S. workers worry Sprint deal will mean job losses" Reuters 10:07 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale on September 6 in South Korea: source" Reuters 10:04 AM
  • "Samsung will finally release the Galaxy Fold this Friday in at least one major market" BGR 10:04 AM
  • "Ad industry offers an answer to online privacy problems: A proposal from IAB Tech Lab seeks to modernize online tracking: including a better way to let you tell advertisers to get lost." CNET 8:23 AM
  • "A huge database of Facebook users' phone numbers found online" TechCrunch 3:21 PM
  • "Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option" VentureBeat 8:03 AM
  • "Amazon announces new Fire TV Cube, Nebula Soundbar, more hardware partners" ZDNet 3:28 PM
  • "Amazon reportedly has 'more than 20" Fire TV devices coming, including an OLED TV" The Verge 1:03 PM
  • "Amazon apparently wants to turn your hand into an ID for store purchases" The Next Web 7:43 AM
  • "ASUS' new gaming laptops push refresh rates to 300Hz" Engadget 7:44 AM
  • "It Hurtz a Lot: ASUS's New 300 Hz Laptops" AnandTech 7:40 AM
  • "ASUS' new fitness watch is more useful and better looking" Engadget 7:44 AM
  • "Asus looks to head off 16-inch MacBook Pro with new ProArt StudioBook laptops" The Verge 7:35 AM
  • "Asus announces ROG Phone II Ultimate Edition with 1TB of storage" The Verge 7:35 AM
  • "Mental health websites in Europe found sharing user data for ads" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
  • "[Update: Now on NCC] Four New Google Pixel Phones Appear on FCC, Likely Pixel 4 Series" MySmartPrice 1:02 PM
  • "Google says it'll soon release a new 'Android Auto for Phone Screens' app" Android Police 7:31 AM
  • "Acer's $14,000 Predator Thronos Air gaming chair is ready to take over your living room" The Verge 7:36 AM
  • "Acer announces a $14,000 gaming chair because why not" TechCrunch 7:36 AM
  • "New Acer RTX Studio ConceptD Pro Laptops Are Great for Work, Gaming" Digital Trends 7:31 AM
Press Releases
  • "Oracle to Add More Than 25 New Pro Tournaments in the United States" PRNewswire 7:40 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft Could Soon Reveal a New Surface Keyboard and Mouse" Digital Trends 3:25 PM
  • "Microsoft Signs up SK Telecom for 5G xCloud" Thurrott 11:33 AM
  • "Ninja's exclusive Gears 5 stream shows the breadth of his Microsoft partnership" The Verge 10:07 AM
  • "New Microsoft app icons spotted for Groove Music, To-Do, Solitaire, and Weather OnMSFT.com" OnMSFT 8:55 AM
  • "Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update is now breaking search on some PCs" TechRadar UK 8:54 AM
  • "Microsoft and Qualcomm's Vision AI Developer Kit hits general availability" Windows Central 8:54 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Trump Admin Is Considering Using Amazon Echo And Apple Watch To Determine If Citizens Should Own A Gun" Daily Caller 3:55 PM
  • "FCC offers another $950 million for broadband in Puerto Rico" Engadget 1:11 PM
  • "Senator: Mark Zuckerberg should face 'the possibility of a prison term'/'He ought to be held personally accountable,' Ron Wyden (D-OR) said." Ars Technica 10:13 AM
  • "Why the Feds Want to Block a Flight-Booking Software Deal" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:16 AM
  • "Huawei says U.S. enticing, coercing staff to provide company info" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "U.S. effort to disqualify Huawei's lead lawyer goes to court" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "Amazon fined 4 million euros in France over competition issues: report" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "Judge rejects attempt to raise bail of ex-Google engineer" Associated Press 3:44 PM
  • "Republican, Democratic U.S. lawmakers ask Google to expand copyright protections" Reuters 11:41 AM
  • "Google's YouTube to pay $170 million penalty for collecting data on kids" Reuters 8:27 AM
  • "FTC unveils $170 million YouTube settlement" Axios 8:23 AM
  • "Google accused of secretly feeding personal data to advertisers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:14 AM
  • "Google antitrust: Are over 30 states about to join big probe into how Google behaves?" ZDNet 7:17 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Market Questions for Foldable Devices" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:29 PM
  • "HP Omen X 2S Dual-Screen Gaming Laptop First Impressions" Gadgets 360 8:37 AM
  • "CRU ioSafe Solo Hawk Rugged SSD Review" AnandTech 8:30 AM
  • "'Everything as a service' is coming—but we're not there quite yet: But getting there—if it's really what we want—means solving a few still-unsolved problems." Ars Technica 8:11 AM
  • "Asus ROG Phone 2 Hands-on Review: Snapdragon 855 Plus power, 120Hz OLED display and 6,000 mAh battery for very demanding gamers" Tom's Guide 8:06 AM
  • "Google is a bald-faced IoT liar and its Nest pants are on fire" ZDNet 10:06 AM
  • "YouTube says it's being responsible — but what it needs to be is accountable: What the company's 'four R's' leave out" The Verge 7:36 AM
  • "Android 10 review: new gestures, dark theme, and privacy improvements" The Verge 11:20 AM
  • "How Android 10 is making your phone more private and secure" The Next Web 7:44 AM
  • "Google can't fix the Android update problem" The Verge 7:36 AM
  • "Light Phone 2 review: The cure for smartphone addiction? The Light Phone 2 will pull your focus away from a screen, but at a high price" Digital Trends 8:17 AM
  • "Light Phone's founders discuss life beyond the smartphone" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
  • "Acer's 300Hz Predator Triton 500 Screen Ensures You'll See All The Action" Digital Trends 7:31 AM
  • "Logitech MX Master 3 and MX Key Review: The Perfect Mouse and Keyboard?" Digital Trends 7:31 AM
  • "Razer's new Blade Stealth can run Doom at 60 frames per second" The Verge 7:37 AM
  • "Razer Blade Stealth 13 (Late 2019) Hands-On Review: Hello, GTX Graphics" Digital Trends 7:31 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Palo Alto Networks intends to acquire Zingbox for $75M" TechCrunch 9:11 PM
  • "YouTube to spend $100M on original children's content" TechCrunch 1:12 PM
  • "Internet-from-space provider OneWeb says it will provide coverage to the Arctic by 2020" The Verge 11:19 AM
  • "Visa innovation center partners with Israeli paytech firms" Reuters 8:14 AM
  • "Neura raises $16 million to help brands target online users based on real-world habits" VentureBeat 8:15 AM
  • "Neura, a mobile app engagement analytics startup, raises $16 million Series B" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "Railsbank raises $10M Series A for its open banking and compliance platform" TechCrunch 7:36 AM
  • "Spark-owned Qrious acquires consulting business to push data analytics services" ZDNet 7:17 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow closes over 230-points higher as political fears ebb, Fed's Beige Book points to 'modest' expansion: Investors parse new commentary from Fed officials" MarketWatch 4:02 PM
  • "Stocks End Higher as Hong Kong, Brexit Tensions Ease: Stocks finish higher as the withdrawal of an extradition bill in Hong Kong and easing of Brexit tensions in Britain help put investors in a buying state of mind." TheStreet 4:02 PM
  • "US stocks rebound as Hong Kong tensions ease" FOXBusiness 10:10 AM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 Close Higher After Global Rally: The S&P 500 rose Wednesday to its highest level in nearly four weeks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:01 PM
  • "Europe stocks surge on hopes for end to Hong Kong unrest" MarketWatch 8:31 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 7:20 AM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics"
  • "How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture"
New York Times (Updated 7:20 AM CDT)
  • "This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News"
  • "Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils?"
PC Magazine (Checked 7:20 AM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Why Doesn't the Apple Watch Series 5 Track Sleep?"
Reuters (Updated 7:20 AM CDT)
  • "Apple TV+ premieres with star-studded period drama 'Dickinson' at Tribeca Festival"
  • "Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper"
ZDNet (Checked 7:20 AM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Hybrid heats up as a semi-cloud approach to data security and business continuity"


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