"Critical Windows Warning Gets Real As Wormable Exploit Weaponized" Forbes 8:25 AM
"Facebook partners Microsoft, MIT to fight 'deepfakes': The 'Deepfake Detection Challenge' will include a data set and leaderboard, as well as grants and awards, to spur the industry to create new ways of detecting and preventing media manipulated via AI from being used to mislead others." Indo Asian News Service 11:13 AM
"IBM: 120 million workers need retraining as robots displace jobs" Bloomberg 9/6
"IBM Continues Invest Big In High-Performance Computing" Forbes 9/6
"IBM Launches New Services for Quantum Computing Education" Tom's Hardware 9/6
"IBM: Taxpayers Don't Want Local Government Paying Ransomware" ChannelFutures 9/6
"Microsoft makes a weird musical about itself" Neowin 9/6
"In nostalgic move, Microsoft brings back PowerToys for Windows 10: At the dawn of the Internet era, developers on the Windows Shell team created some nifty utilities and shared them with power users in the Windows community. A quarter-century later, PowerToys are back, and this time they're open source." ZDNet 9/6
"Steam Hardware survey shows gamers are embracing AMD and Nvidia, but falling out of love with Intel" TechRadar UK 9/6
"Intel is optimistic about cloud spending and an AMD price battle: Chip-related stocks had a second straight day of 3% gains on Thursday" MarketWatch 9/6
"Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review" Engadget 2:16 PM
"Google says that its received document request from DOJ" The Hill 8:25 AM
"NY: T-Mobile's Metro Stores Sold Used Phones as New to Consumers/NYC investigators uncovered at least 21 instances of local 'Metro by T-Mobile' stores repackaging used handsets, including iPhones, and selling them as new." PC Magazine 9/6
"T-Mobile gets sued by NYC for thousands of violations against consumers" Android Central 9/6
"Senate demands answers from Amazon over Ring surveillance" Engadget 9/6
"LG to pay AU$160,000 for misleading two consumers about burnt-in TVs" ZDNet 9/6
"Ex-Google manager alleges in new complaint she was discriminated against for being pregnant" GeekWire 9/6
"Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa could be next targets for child privacy laws" CNET 9/6
"China to curb facial recognition and apps in schools" BBC 9/6
"Big Tech companies like Facebook, Amazon to face antitrust probe by U.S. state attorneys general" Reuters 9/6
"States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Probes: Texas attorney general to lead effort examining impact of Google on digital advertising markets; New York attorney general to helm Facebook review, citing concerns over control of personal data" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/6
"New York announces antitrust investigation into Facebook, kicking off bipartisan effort" The Hour 9/6
"Dozens of US states are reportedly ganging up on Facebook and Google by launching antitrust investigations" Business Insider 9/6
"NY attorney general will lead antitrust investigation into Facebook" TechCrunch 9/6
"Facebook to face fresh anti-trust investigation" BBC 9/6
"Facebook hit by US antitrust probe from eight attorneys general" Engadget 9/6
"Facebook faces antitrust probe from state attorneys general" Reuters 9/6
"Dow, S&P 500 book 3rd day of gains, as stock market caps off solid week despite tepid jobs report: Fed's Jerome Powell says jobs report reflects healthy labor market, speaking at a panel in Zurich" MarketWatch 9/6
"Stocks End Mixed as Jobs Growth Slows, Fed's Powell Says Outlook Favorable: Stocks ended mixed Friday as a weaker-than-expected jobs report boosted chances for another interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated a pledge to 'act as appropriate to sustain' the U.S. expansion." TheStreet 9/6
"US stocks close mixed after jobs report miss" FOXBusiness 9/6
"U.S. Stocks Climb After Jobs Report: U.S. stocks finished the week higher after the August jobs report showed hiring slowed in a month racked by trade threats, likely keeping the Federal Reserve on track to cut interest rates again later this month." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/6
"Asian markets gain on trade-deal hopes, positive U.S. economic data: Nikkei, Hang Seng advance following Wall Street rally" MarketWatch 9/6
"European stocks hold near month highs" MarketWatch 9/6
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