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TechNN Archive: Monday, September 9, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft president says US government isn't being open about Huawei ban: Brad Smith told Bloomberg he wants evidence backing up the Trump administration's ban on the Chinese company." CNET 8:01 AM
  • "Microsoft's top lawyer: Trump's Huawei ban makes no sense/Huawei ban is like preventing a hotel chain from buying beds, says Microsoft president Brad Smith." ZDNet 7:14 AM
  • "Microsoft president sides with Huawei in battle with US" The Next Web 8:01 AM
  • "Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over access to user profiles" Reuters 1:52 PM
  • "Could Microsoft introduce an Intel Core m3-based Surface Go, after all?" ZDNet 4:04 PM
  • "Intel admits it's losing to AMD, but promises an aggressive fightback" TechRadar UK 8:34 AM
  • "Intel 'not hitting the red panic button' despite admitting AMD market share gains" PCGamesN 8:34 AM
  • "Intel Says Tiger Lake Gen12 Xe Graphics Is Its Biggest Architectural Revamp In A Decade" HotHardware 4:13 PM
  • "Nvidia's next GPU could be the GTX 1660 Super to take on budget AMD graphics cards" TechRadar UK 8:35 AM
  • "Intel Stock Still Has a Little Room for Growth Left" InvestorPlace 8:36 AM
  • "Red Hat Purchase Makes IBM Stock Speculative Dividend Play" InvestorPlace 8:22 PM
  • "Dell brings in dedicated online channel for SMBs, startups in India" The Economic Times 8:30 AM
  • "Server Market's Q2 in the Doldrums: Dell, HPE & More in View" Zacks 8:30 AM
  • "'I now buy from other vendors when I can' - partners attack HP for 'undercutting' the channel: Fears emerge the vendor is 'silently' ramping up its direct model with aggressive pricing" CRN 8:29 AM
  • "HP Stock Takes a Hit After Analyst Downgrade: Analysts at Bernstein Research are raising red flags over HP's printing unit, which saw a 5% drop in revenue in the most recent quarter." TheStreet 8:18 AM
  • "Oracle to channel: train on our stuff or else" CRN Australia 8:28 AM
  • "Can Oracle Identity Management be the Ideal Solution for Governance Challenges?" CIO Review 8:27 AM
  • "The lawsuit against Oracle's Larry Ellison and Safra Catz lists some eye-popping allegations behind the $9.3 billion NetSuite deal" Business Insider [BI Prime] 6:50 PM
  • "Implementing Powerful Security Controls with Oracle Database Vault" CIO Review 8:27 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon is adding 30,000 jobs at its corporate offices and warehouses, and it's holding hiring events in 6 cities to help fill the roles" Business Insider 10:16 AM
  • "Red Hat beefs up Quay container registry service for hybrid cloud users" SiliconANGLE 8:25 AM
  • "Facebook pushing for facials and fighting deepfakes while US Army learning AI ethics" The Register 7:35 AM
  • "Google says 'Play Pass' subscription service is coming soon" Android Police 7:13 PM
  • "Google Pixel 4 takes pretty photos of stars in leaked video" Mashable 10:19 AM
  • "Google's Pixel 4 might come in a bright orange color" The Verge 8:01 AM
  • "How Google feeds your data to advertisers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:36 AM
  • "YouTube promised to halt comments on kids videos already. It hasn't" CNET 7:24 AM
  • "Google Nest Hub Max: The value of assistants are starting to make sense" ZDNet 7:12 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "How to set up Windows Hello: Ditch your password and log in to your PC with just your face or fingerprint" Digital Trends 9:18 PM
  • "Microsoft Teams for Linux client: It's happening" ZDNet 1:51 PM
  • "Windows 10 Field Guide Updated for 19H2" Thurrott 10:32 AM
  • "Microsoft employees spent eight weeks singing their own praises" ZDNet 10:18 AM
  • "OneDrive passes one billion downloads on the Play Store" Android Police 8:39 AM
  • "Windows 10 Bug Turns Everything Orange: How to Fix It" LAPTOP Magazine 8:17 AM
  • "Microsoft debuts a new version of its To Do app as Wunderlist founder expresses remorse" TechCrunch 11:54 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Redesigned To Do App to Make It Look Like Wunderlist" Thurrott 8:25 AM
  • "Microsoft wants to close down Wunderlist — so the creator offers to buy it back" BetaNews 8:17 AM
  • "What we know so far about the unusual Windows 10 1909" Computerworld 7:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Vision AI Developer Kit Simplifies Building Vision-Based Deep Learning Projects" Forbes 7:35 AM
  • "Windows 10 Your Phone app can now be used to make calls from Android phones" ZDNet 7:12 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Huawei drops lawsuit against U.S. over seized equipment: court filing" Reuters 8:38 PM
  • "U.S. tech firms tell Congress: Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact now" Reuters 4:04 PM
  • "Mexico eyes sales tax on digital businesses to boost revenue" Reuters 4:04 PM
  • "Factbox: Big Tech faces growing number of federal, state probes" Reuters 1:53 PM
  • "Nearly Every State Is Launching An Antitrust Investigation Of Google" BuzzFeed News 1:52 PM
  • "Now on Amazon Prime: The Amazing Shrinking UK Tax Burden" The Register 8:10 AM
  • "Russia complains about Facebook and Google election ads" BBC 7:37 AM
  • "Facebook denies it is to blame after Russian political advertising accusation" Reuters 7:15 AM
  • "Google, Facebook rebuff Russia over political advertising accusation" Reuters 7:15 AM
  • "Google Antitrust Investigation Outlined by State Attorneys General" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:05 PM
  • "U.S. states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google" Reuters 7:15 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Android 10 review: Good today, better tomorrow" Engadget 5:37 PM
  • "Logitech MX Master 3 Review" Thurrott 3:59 PM
  • "Motorola One Zoom Vs. Nokia 7.2 Vs. Google Pixel 3a | Spec Comparison" Digital Trends 2:43 PM
  • "Taking the AI Approach to US Problem-Solving" TechNewsWorld 1:52 PM
  • "How to get street view on Google Maps on a phone or computer, for an interactive tour of unfamiliar areas" Business Insider 8:53 AM
  • "What's next for fitness wearables?" Engadget 8:39 AM
  • "Fitbit Versa 2 review: smart fitness tracker, dumb smartwatch" The Verge 8:17 AM
  • "Fitbit Versa 2 review: A solid replacement, but not totally remade" Ars Technica 8:17 AM
  • "Comment: Pixel 4 will bring some major moves for Google software" 9to5Google 1:53 PM
  • "Will Google's Past Antitrust Probes Come Back to Haunt It?" Market Realist 8:39 AM
  • "Google Nest Hub Max review: Bigger, but not necessarily better" Mashable 8:07 AM
  • "Google Nest Hub Max review" TechCrunch 8:00 AM
  • "Google Nest Hub Max review: Google's living room smart display comes with a face-tracking camera" CNET 7:24 AM
  • "We're Spending $11B on Education Technology: How Do We Know If It's Working?" Forbes 7:23 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Shopify buys warehouse automation company 6 River Systems: The deal is meant to help Shopify build out and support its AI-powered fulfillment network." ZDNet 6:18 PM
  • "Elliott questions AT&T's Time Warner purchase, calls for asset sales" Reuters 11:13 AM
  • "Samsung reportedly lands 5G AP, baseband chip orders from Vivo" DigiTimes [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:07 AM
  • "Drivetime raises $11 million for interactive audio games like Jeopardy in the car" VentureBeat 7:55 AM
  • "AppZen raises $50 million to automate expense reporting with AI" VentureBeat 7:55 AM
  • "AppZen nabs $50M to build AI tools for expenses and other finance team work" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
  • "Uizard scores $2.8M seed round for its app wireframe to prototype dev tool" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
  • "Freeda raises another $16 million for its media brand for women" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
  • "Symantec shares up as private equity suitors sniff consumer tentacle" The Register 7:37 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow logs longest win streak in 8 weeks but other indexes slip as tariff, growth woes linger: AT&T shares rise 1.5% on Elliott Management plan" MarketWatch 4:06 PM
  • "Dow Finishes Higher; Wall Street Wavers Amid Expected Central Bank Stimulus: Stocks finish mixed Monday as investors assess moves by the world's central banks to stimulate their economies." TheStreet 4:06 PM
  • "Dow Jones Extends Win Streak As These 5 Blue Chip Stocks Rally: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed off session highs but still extended its win streak to four by holding small gains in the stock market today." Investor's Business Daily 4:06 PM
  • "Dow Industrials Edge Up As Investors Hope for Rate Cuts: The yield on 10-year U.S. Treasurys rose, buoying financial stocks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:05 PM
  • "Asian markets gain as investors weigh latest economic data: Nikkei, Shanghai indexes edge up; Hang Seng stays about flat" MarketWatch 8:41 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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