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TechNN Archive: Monday, September 16, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "More evidence of Microsoft's innovative Windows Core OS spotted" TechRadar UK 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft's trickiest product might be its most important: A project that began as a hackathon around accessible gaming has evolved into a device that speaks volumes about the company's design ethos." Fast Company 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft tipped to release iPad-killing monster gadget next month" Metro UK 8:45 AM
  • "Rumor: Microsoft Will Tap AMD, Not Intel, for Upcoming Surface Laptop" ExtremeTech 8:37 AM
  • "Microsoft could ditch Intel for AMD with its Surface Laptop 3" TechRadar UK 8:37 AM
  • "Microsoft to Unveil 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 Next Month (Report)" LAPTOP Magazine 8:32 AM
  • "Microsoft's dual-screen Surface may have tech that could improve foldable phones" BGR 7:32 PM
  • "Microsoft gives enterprises another 9 months to get off Exchange Server 2010" Computerworld 2:59 PM
  • "Microsoft pushes back end of support for Exchange Server 2010 by nine months" ZDNet 2:58 PM
  • "AMD's next-gen high-end Radeon: HBM2E memory and ray tracing support?" TweakTown 8:37 AM
  • "AMD Allegedly Claims EPYC Zen 3 Server CPUs Will Bring Better Perf Per Watt Than Intel 10nm Ice Lake-SP" HotHardware 3:57 PM
  • "Intel inaugurates world's smartest building in Petah Tikva: The building was engineered and programmed according to the behavioral patterns and needs of 2,700 employees." Globes (Israel) 8:40 AM
  • "IBM CEO Sees Amazon and Microsoft as Cloud Allies, Not Rivals" Bloomberg 2:04 PM
  • "Why IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Is Betting Big on the Hybrid Cloud" Bloomberg Video 2:59 PM
  • "IBM z15 release shines light on how much is still being run on a mainframe: Australia's biggest banks and government welfare delivery are some of the major use cases down under." ZDNet 7:19 AM
  • "HP stock gets another downgrade: 'The good times for PCs look to be ending'" MarketWatch 8:10 AM
  • "Oracle introduces free autonomous database and cloud services: The free tier, available to anyone for an unlimited amount of time, is aimed at the next generation of developers and enterprises that have yet to make the move to the cloud." ZDNet 8:03 PM
  • "Oracle announces Oracle Autonomous Linux: Billed as the world's first autonomous operating system, Oracle Autonomous Linux provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself and patches itself while running." ZDNet 8:58 PM
  • "Oracle has a new mission statement from Larry Ellison, and it comes with a brand-new look that downplays its classic bright-red color scheme" Business Insider 7:30 AM
  • "Oracle Cloud Infrastructure achieves FedRAMP authorization" ZDNet 8:58 AM
  • "Oracle OpenWorld 2019 - glimpsing the world beyond the Autonomous Database" Diginomica 8:19 AM
  • "Cisco Acquires UAE-Based AI Start-Up Wrappup" AiThority 8:13 AM
General Interest
  • "OnePlus to Reveal 7T Phones on Sept. 26" PC Magazine 3:14 PM
  • "Data of 24.3 million Lumin PDF users shared on hacking forum" ZDNet 3:14 PM
  • "Amazon's search could push customers toward in-house products" Engadget 1:09 PM
  • "Salesforce debuts Manufacturing Cloud and Consumer Goods Cloud" VentureBeat 7:41 AM
  • "LastPass Fixes Bug That Left Users Vulnerable To Clickjacking Password Theft" HotHardware 3:56 PM
  • "Password-exposing bug purged from LastPass extensions: Google Project Zero finds and reports flaw in widely used password manager." Ars Technica 3:29 PM
  • "LastPass Extension Bug Can Leak Passwords to Malicious Websites" PC Magazine 3:14 PM
  • "LastPass bug leaks credentials from previous site" ZDNet 7:19 AM
  • "Say hello to 802.11ax: Wi-Fi 6 device certification begins today/Wi-Fi 6 is officially here." Ars Technica 1:40 PM
  • "Wi-Fi 6 certification is here to make next-gen speeds a widespread reality" CNET 7:53 AM
  • "Faster Wi-Fi officially launches today" The Verge 7:18 AM
  • "Google may soon let you search with a screenshot" Engadget 7:41 AM
  • "Google's bringing its Kormo app for entry-level job searches to India" The Next Web 7:31 AM
  • "Google's Pixel 4 To Headline Blockbuster Hardware Event On October 15 In NYC" HotHardware 3:57 PM
  • "Google's Pixel 4 event takes place October 15th" Engadget 1:09 PM
  • "Google will reveal the Pixel 4 on October 15" The Next Web 1:00 PM
  • "New set of leaked Google Pixel 4 XL photos reaffirm key specs" Android Central 7:17 AM
  • "Google's upcoming 'Hatch' Chromebook with Intel Comet Lake chipset spotted on Geekbench" MSPoweruser 8:40 AM
  • "Upcoming Google 'Hatch' Chromebook Spotted on Geekbench With Intel Comet Lake Chipset" MySmartPrice 7:09 AM
  • "Linux Kernel 5.3 Released By Linus Torvalds With Support For AMD Navi GPUs" Fossbytes 8:38 AM
  • "Linus Torvalds releases Linux 5.3: Kernel fixes are about user impact, nothing else" ZDNet 7:04 AM
Press Releases
  • "Microsoft to Retire SATV Program; Global Knowledge Prepared to Help Organizations Maximize Training Voucher Redemption" PRNewswire 8:45 AM
  • "Oracle Achieves FedRAMP Authorization for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure" PRNewswire 8:19 AM
  • "Oracle Consulting and Deloitte Collaborate to Help Organizations Move and Innovate with Oracle Cloud" Oracle 7:31 AM
  • "A Date with Data: See You at Oracle OpenWorld!" Oracle 7:31 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft Announced Build 2020 Dates" Thurrott 2:04 PM
  • "Microsoft's patch to patch Windows Search now must patch in an audio fix, too" PCWorld 1:01 PM
  • "Bad news for Microsoft as Huawei starts shipping Matebooks with Linux" MSPoweruser 8:46 AM
  • "Minecraft Now Has 112 Million Monthly Active Players, Microsoft Reveals" Gadgets 360 8:46 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows 10 1903 Patch Tuesday Update Killed Wi-Fi For Some Users" HotHardware 3:57 PM
  • "Microsoft offers workarounds to even more bugs in the latest Windows 10 build" The Inquirer 8:44 AM
  • "Windows 10 1903 problems: Now Microsoft reverts change that muffled audio" ZDNet 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft suggests fixes for Windows 10 1903 game audio problems caused by KB4515384" BetaNews 7:45 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Senators want FCC to review Chinese telecom approvals to operate in U.S." Reuters 3:14 PM
  • "US Senators ask the FCC to review licenses with China-owned telecoms: Senators Schumer and Cotton fear the networks could pose a national security risk." Engadget 5:01 PM
  • "Lawmakers Seek Intel From Customers in Big Tech Probe" ITPro Today 1:06 PM
  • "EU to pursue web tax plan alone if no global accord: Gentiloni" Reuters 7:05 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "When is Android 10 coming to my phone?" ZDNet 1:09 PM
  • "StrongVPN review: A clear and easy-to-use VPN ideal for coffee shop use" ZDNet 1:08 PM
  • "The Corsair K63 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Review: PC Gaming Untethered" AnandTech 10:12 AM
  • "Hands-on: Vivo's Nex 3 flaunts a beautiful waterfall screen and no-button design" The Next Web 9:28 AM
  • "Can a Raspberry Pi 4 really replace your PC?" ZDNet 7:52 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "$100M Grant for the Web fund aims to jump-start a new way to pay online" TechCrunch 1:13 PM
  • "Israeli checkout-free technology startup Trigo raises $22 million" Reuters 10:12 AM
  • "FOSSA scores $8.5 million Series A to help enterprise manage open source licenses" TechCrunch 9:28 AM
  • "Ex-Amazon, Google managers reveal new grocery tech startup powered by smart shopping cart" GeekWire 9:28 AM
  • "$100 million Grant for the Web program seeks alternative online business models" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
  • "VMRay raises $10 million for real-time malware monitoring and mitigation tools" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
  • "Crisp launches with $14.2 million to cut food waste using big data" VentureBeat 7:41 AM
  • "Game Seer Venture Partners will invest $11.1 million in game projects" VentureBeat 7:41 AM
  • "Mitto, the payment card and app for 'Gen Z' teens, raises €2M seed round" TechCrunch 7:20 AM
  • "Beekeeper raises $45M Series B to become the 'Slack for non-desk employees'" TechCrunch 7:11 AM
  • "VMware finally decides Kubernetes and vSphere should share a room" ZDNet 7:05 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow snaps 8-session win streak after attack on Saudi oil facilities sends crude soaring: WTI gains more than 14%, its biggest jump in 11 years" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "Dow Finishes Down as Oil Spikes Following Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities: Stocks finished down, ending the Dow's eight-day winning streak, after oil prices surge the most in more than two decades following an attack on two key Saudi Arabian oil facilities." TheStreet 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks slide as oil surges to biggest gain in 11 years" FOXBusiness 3:54 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Retreat as Oil Prices Surge: The Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped an eight-session winning streak and haven assets rallied after a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities sent crude prices surging." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:54 PM
  • "European stock markets fall as oil producers surge and airlines tumble on Saudi attack" MarketWatch 8:52 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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