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TechNN Archive: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Code names and helicopter rides: How Microsoft picked the West Valley for its data centers/Plenty of power, land and workers all played a role" Phoenix Business Journal 7:43 AM
  • "LG and Microsoft showcase cloud-linked infotainment solution: The company will link data from its vehicle infotainment platform webOS Auto with Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform." ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "New Microsoft Surface device powered by Intel Ice Lake could be coming soon" TechRadar UK 8:08 AM
  • "IBM Denied Rehearing of Online Ad Data Patent Ruling" Bloomberg Law [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:12 AM
  • "IBM's Ginni Rometty says automobile brands are becoming less important" CNBC 8:10 AM
  • "Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech" Reuters 7:11 AM
  • "Intel will broadcast Street Fighter V and Rocket League esports tournaments ahead of Tokyo Olympics" VentureBeat 7:41 AM
  • "Intel to continue technology partnership with Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" Digit 8:07 AM
  • "Intel partners with IOC to bring $500,000 Rocket League and Street Fighter V tournament to Tokyo" DOT Esports 8:08 AM
  • "Intel Patches Privilege Escalation Flaw in Easy Streaming Wizard" Bleeping Computer 8:08 AM
  • "AMD's Ryzen 3000 update will improve boost speeds across the board: Team Red moves to prevent a clock-up" The Inquirer 8:06 AM
  • "AMD's new firmware update should fix 3rd Gen Ryzen boost clock issues" KitGuru 8:06 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 3000 CPU speed bump and 16-core 3950X will be here by Sept 30" PCGamesN 8:07 AM
  • "AMD improves real-world boost and idle on Ryzen 3000: The extra 25-50MHz boost speed probably means less than the lower idle, really." Ars Technica 3:19 PM
  • "AMD details Ryzen boost clock firmware fix" bit-tech 8:07 AM
  • "AMD Navi 14 Workstation Graphics Cards Discovered In Linux Driver Update" HotHardware 3:53 PM
  • "Dell Technologies Cloud Advancements Deliver New Kubernetes Support and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Options" Irish Tech News 8:10 AM
  • "Dell EMC Revs Up PowerMax Storage With NVMe-oF" SDxCentral 8:09 AM
  • "Oracle C.E.O. Mark Hurd Is Taking a Medical Leave" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:47 PM
  • "Oracle CEO Mark Hurd to take a leave of absence for health reasons; company releases earnings a day early" CNBC 3:33 PM
  • "Oracle co-CEO Hurd Taking Medical Leave From Company" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:41 PM
  • "Oracle CEO Mark Hurd to take leave on health grounds" Reuters 3:34 PM
  • "Oracle CEO Mark Hurd To Take Leave 'For Health-Related Reasons'" CRN 3:34 PM
  • "Oracle co-chief Mark Hurd to take leave of absence for health reasons" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:57 PM
  • "Oracle Reports Q1 Sales Miss" Benzinga 3:34 PM
  • "Oracle stock slips as revenue comes up short, Hurd takes leave" MarketWatch 3:56 PM
  • "Oracle on Track to Surpass Earnings Estimates Again" Market Realist 8:04 AM
  • "La Trobe University and Cisco join forces on all things IoT: From skills to research and technology development." ZDNet 8:03 AM
  • "Cisco appoints new Country Manager for South Africa operations" IT News Africa 8:02 AM
  • "Cisco taps insider to run local operations" IT Web 8:02 AM
  • "Cisco Systems Is Finally Showing Signs of Life" RealMoney [Subscription Required for Full Article] 10:41 AM
General Interest
  • "Dark mode finally rolling out for Gmail on Android" BGR 8:59 PM
  • "The Pixel 4 XL is the worst-kept secret of 2019: Google's upcoming smartphone stars in two pre-release hands-on videos." Engadget 5:32 PM
  • "ASUS ROG Phone II Ultimate Benchmark Preview: The Fastest Android Phone Ever" HotHardware 3:52 PM
  • "Chrome 77 makes it easy to send tabs from one device to another" BetaNews 2:02 PM
  • "EA is looking to compete with Google and Microsoft with a new game-streaming service — here's how to sign up to try it before it launches" Business Insider 10:44 AM
  • "AI researchers translate language into physical movement" VentureBeat 7:40 AM
  • "iFixit Awards Fairphone 3 a Perfect 10 for Repairability: If you want a tidy, modular, easy-to-repair handset, then iFixit confirms the Fairphone 3 is the smartphone to buy." PC Magazine 7:12 AM
  • "First Pixel 4 camera samples, sensor details leak in another video [Gallery] 9to5Google 10:59 AM
  • "Google Pixel 4 'Motion Sense' gestures spotted in new leak" Android Authority 7:16 AM
  • "Google Pixel 4 XL leak apparently reveals screen details, chipset" Android Authority 7:16 AM
  • "Google: Dart 2.5 programming language SDK will 'supercharge' developers" ZDNet 7:10 AM
  • "Google Nest Mini with Model Number H2C Gets Certified by FCC, Built-in Wall Mount Confirmed" MySmartPrice 7:03 AM
Press Releases
  • "šKODA AUTO Uses IBM Watson Assistant to Help Improve the Efficiency of its Recruitment Process" PRNewswire 7:22 AM
  • "IBM Study: Consumers Say Auto Brand Doesn't Matter, Cost and Convenience Do" PRNewswire 7:22 AM
  • "IBM and šKODA AUTO University Collaborate on new Digital Skills for Students" PRNewswire 7:22 AM
  • "Intel Technology Propels Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 into the Future" Business Wire 7:22 AM
Microsoft
  • "Breaking, literally: Microsoft's fix for CPU-hogging Windows bug wrecks desktop search" The Register 3:28 PM
  • "Microsoft's new Windows 10 20H1 test build adds ARM64 support for WSL" ZDNet 2:57 PM
  • "Microsoft to Improve Office 365 Phishing Email Notifications" Bleeping Computer 8:13 AM
  • "Microsoft Planner has a new icon, and it's unique" Windows Central 8:12 AM
  • "Microsoft: We've fixed Windows 10 1903's Cortana CPU spike bug" ZDNet 7:10 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Huawei's 'Secret Plan' To Defeat Trump: New Report" Forbes 9:55 AM
  • "A brewing FTC antitrust investigation into Amazon is looking more and more serious" Business Insider 7:33 AM
  • "Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:12 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "The next decade of software spending: A paradox/Prepare for a buyers' market in enterprise software." ZDNet 8:46 PM
  • "It's Google's year to target iPhone 11 upgraders with Pixel 4" 9to5Google 2:04 PM
  • "HP Omen X 2S gaming laptop review: The Nintendo DS of laptops" Digital Trends 2:02 PM
  • "9to5Google Daily 300: Gmail gets a dark theme, Pixel 4 'Motion Sense' settings uncovered" 9to5Google 11:46 AM
  • "Google's VideoBERT predicts what will happen next in videos" VentureBeat 11:45 AM
  • "How can Artificial Intelligence change transformation? [Q&A] BetaNews 7:37 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Huawei plans 6 billion yuan bond issue: prospectus" Reuters 7:50 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow closes higher for 6th straight session as tech shares power S&P 500: Dow back above 27,000 for first time since July; S&P500 above 3,000 for first time six weeks" MarketWatch 3:49 PM
  • "Dow Hits Six-Day Win Streak as China Makes Tariff Exemptions: Stocks finish higher after China says it will allow some exemptions to additional tariffs on U.S. imports as the two side prepare to restart trade talks." TheStreet 3:49 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Tick Higher As Tech Stocks Rally: Government-bond yields also climb after data show producer prices rose more than expected in August" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:44 PM
  • "Europe stocks higher on China move to relax tariffs; LSE rallies on bid" MarketWatch 7:56 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Artificial Intuition Takes Pattern Recognition to a New Level"
  • "Moving AI Forward: Why You Need to Slow Down Now to Scale Later"
New York Times (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Cellphone Carriers Face $200 Million Fine for Not Protecting Location Data"
  • "The Capital That Ate Wellness Is Going to Eat Your Mushrooms"
PC Magazine (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Resident Evil 3: The System Requirements Needed to Contain the Zombie Outbreak"
  • "Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Targeted by Activist Investor"
  • "YouTube TV Temporarily Restores Sinclair's Regional Sports Networks"
  • "Lady Gaga Shot 'Stupid Love' Music Video on iPhone 11 Pro"
  • "Surface Duo Release Might Happen Sooner Than You Think"
Reuters (Checked 8:00 AM CST; no changes since Saturday)
  • "South Korea's Samsung Electronics closes mobile device plant after coronavirus case confirmed: Yonhap"
  • "Toyota plans new $1.2 billion EV plant in Tianjin with FAW: document"
  • "Elliott targets Twitter, seeking CEO Dorsey's removal: sources"
ZDNet (Updated 8:00 AM CST)
  • "Verizon says it hates extra fees. Then I looked at a phone bill"


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