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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's new Surface devices: Arm-based 2-in-1 among big leak of images/Photos of Microsoft's new Surface laptops leak ahead of Wednesday's big Surface event in New York City." ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "A totally new type of Surface Pro just leaked alongside Microsoft's upcoming Pro 7 and Laptop 3" BGR 7:45 AM
  • "All the Leaks That are Fit to Print" Thurrott 8:38 AM
  • "Windows 10X may be Microsoft's OS for dual-screen devices: It would come alongside a dual-screen Surface." Engadget 10:56 AM
  • "Microsoft to make Windows 7 Extended Security Updates available to all business users: In a strategy shift, Microsoft will make Extended Security Updates for Windows 7 available to smaller business customers, too, starting on December 1." ZDNet 11:52 AM
  • "Microsoft's OneDrive Personal Vault Now Available Worldwide: Microsoft's new protected area of OneDrive requires an extra step of authentication to access and automatically locks itself if you're inactive." PC Magazine 7:55 AM
  • "Microsoft's secure OneDrive personal vault rolls out worldwide: Keep your personal files locked away in a virtual vault." Engadget 10:12 AM
  • "AMD quietly launches biz-focused Ryzen Pro 3000 CPUs: Team Red means business" The Inquirer 7:45 AM
  • "Intel's Cascade Lake-X CPU for High-End Desktops: 18 cores for Under $1000" AnandTech 6:56 PM
  • "Intel Slashes Cascade Lake-X Processor Pricing To Battle AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X" Forbes 3:22 PM
  • "Intel proposes new SAPM memory type to protect against Spectre-like attacks" ZDNet 6:56 PM
  • "Intel appoints Karen Walker as CMO" Converge! 8:10 AM
  • "HP's new Windows 10 Spectre x360 13: Ice Lake chip, 4K screen option, 22-hr battery/HP overhauls and shrinks the Spectre x360 13 2-in-1 and promises 22 hours of battery life." ZDNet 7:54 AM
  • "HP Spectre x360 13 Laptop Refresh With 10th Gen Intel Core Chips, 4K OLED Display Launched: HP Spectre x360 13"s 4K panel has a peak brightness of 400 nits." Gadgets 360 8:08 AM
  • "Dell breaks out the checkbook and $7m later, US discrimination claims go away" The Register 4:08 PM
  • "Dell XPS 13 now available with Intel Comet Lake hexa-core processor (and other Dell laptops too)" Liliputing 8:06 AM
  • "Dell's new XPS 13 with hexa-core Intel processors is now available" Neowin 10:21 AM
  • "Oracle reveals major stake in startup challenging Intel data center processors: Oracle already owns much of the data center software and hardware markets and now it is eyeing processors: Intel's most lucrative business." ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "Oracle Invested $40 Million in Arm Server Chipmaker Ampere" Tom's Hardware 8:20 AM
  • "IBM's AI generates high-quality voices from 5 minutes of talking" VentureBeat 8:19 AM
General Interest
  • "Google Pay adds 16 more US banks, including E*Trade" 9to5Google 4:58 PM
  • "Android is getting Duet, a popular iOS secondary display app: The app is currently up for pre-registration." Android Central 4:43 PM
  • "Nintendo Switch Lite v2 just leaked less than two weeks after the original was released" BGR 11:17 AM
  • "GoPro Hero Black 8 targets vloggers with add-on modules" BBC 8:35 AM
  • "GoPro Max is the company's second take on a 360 camera: Just don't call it 'Fusion 2.'" Engadget 8:37 AM
  • "Google's Personal Safety app detects car accidents and automatically calls 911: When a crash is detected, the app will ask if you're okay" The Verge 8:10 AM
  • "Linux Security Module officially adds a lockdown to Linux: Another step away from CATastrophe" The Inquirer 7:45 AM
  • "Sony Drops PlayStation Now Pricing" Thurrott 7:44 AM
  • "Sony slashes PlayStation Now subscription prices worldwide: A monthly subscription now costs $9.99 per month in the US." Engadget 7:57 AM
  • "OnePlus 7T release date, specs and price: OnePlus 7T will go on sale in Blighty on 12 October/But you'll have to visit firm's London pop-up" The Inquirer 7:45 AM
  • "Act surprised: Google's unreleased Pixel 4 leaked yet again" BGR 7:45 AM
  • "SteelSeries refreshes a classic gaming mouse with the Sensei Ten: The mouse is the first to feature the company's new TrueMove Pro sensor." Engadget 8:38 AM
Press Releases
  • "Intel Appoints Sharon L. Heck as Corporate Treasurer" Intel 2:14 PM
  • "Novartis and Microsoft announce collaboration to transform medicine with artificial intelligence - Stories" Microsoft 2:14 PM
  • "SKY Brasil Sees a 90% Reduction in Time to Market with Oracle Cloud" Oracle 2:14 PM
  • "Brazilian Grocer's Use of Oracle Boosts Customer Satisfaction" Oracle 2:13 PM
Microsoft
  • "How to extract a stock Windows 10 icon" AddictiveTips 8:55 PM
  • "Windows 10X Is Reportedly Microsoft's OS For Dual-Screen Devices Like Centaurus" HotHardware 4:03 PM
  • "Microsoft's New OS for Dual-Screen Devices Is Windows 10X (Report)" LAPTOP Magazine 2:19 PM
  • "Here's what Microsoft will probably announce at tomorrow's Surface event" TechCrunch 2:13 PM
  • "Microsoft's 2019 Surface tablet computer hardware event: How to watch/The company's expected to update its Surface line of computers on Wednesday, Oct. 2, during an event in New York." CNET 8:20 AM
  • "Windows 10 19H2 update to include Favored CPU Core Optimization" Guru3D 8:11 AM
  • "Windows 10 Build 1903 is officially open for business: Nice of you to join us, Redmond" The Inquirer 7:46 AM
  • "Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Now Comes With 6 Months of Spotify Premium" Thurrott 8:44 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Big drone on campus: UPS gets U.S. government okay for drone airline" Reuters 11:53 AM
  • "Email signature ruling 'cost seller £25,000'" BBC 9:15 AM
  • "AMD and Nvidia Chip-Maker TSMC Countersues GlobalFoundries for Patent Infringement" Tom's Hardware 8:09 AM
  • "TSMC counter-sues U.S. chip rival GlobalFoundries for patent infringement" Reuters 7:55 AM
  • "EU brings in 'right to repair' rules for appliances" BBC 7:37 AM
  • "Ex-Yahoo engineer hacked accounts seeking pornography" BBC 7:37 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Download Call Of Duty Mobile Emulator GameLoop On Windows PC, Here's How" Redmond Pie 7:37 PM
  • "HP Chromebook 15 review: A vast improvement in performance and design, but you give up a lot" Mashable 6:56 PM
  • "Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 Review: Ultra Fast, Affordable Next-Gen Wi-Fi" HotHardware 10:56 AM
  • "Surface Go vs iPad 10.2: Which should you buy?" Windows Central 8:21 AM
  • "Lenovo Yoga C940 with 10nm Core i7-1065G7 benchmarked" Hexus 8:10 AM
  • "GoPro Hero 8 review: A minor redesign with a major pay-off/The latest camera feels more complete despite some missing features." Engadget 7:57 AM
  • "The state of open source databases in 2019: Multiple Databases, Clouds, and Licenses/An extensive survey shows the attitude of the market towards open source databases, drivers and inhibitors to adoption" ZDNet 7:54 AM
  • "Top U.S. Businesses Call for More Government Regulation: So, what's the catch? There's a very real possibility that most states will develop their own data privacy laws, causing chaos that will benefit no one." InformationWeek 7:55 AM
  • "Our First Look at the New Microsoft Surface Pen and Wireless Charger" Thurrott 7:44 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Cloosiv raises $1M to bring mobile ordering to every coffee shop" TechCrunch 4:44 PM
  • "Pitch, a presentation startup from Wunderlist's founders, raises $30M more to take on PowerPoint" TechCrunch 10:56 AM
  • "Rapyd raises $100M for its 'fintech as a service' API, now valued at nearly a $1B valuation" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
  • "Tencent leads $10M A funding round in SenSat which digitises real-world locations" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
  • "PayPal comes to China, making it the first foreign payment platform to get license there" Neowin 7:41 AM
  • "Jobpal pockets $2.7M for its enterprise recruitment chatbot" TechCrunch 7:41 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow sheds more than 300 points after data exposes U.S. manufacturing troubles: S&P 500 closes below 50-day moving average" MarketWatch 5:09 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Sharply Down on Weak U.S. Manufacturing Data: Stocks finished sharply down Tuesday as weak U.S. manufacturing data offsets investors' hopes for a near-term breakthrough when trade talks resume next week between the U.S. and China." TheStreet 5:09 PM
  • "Dow Jones Futures: Apple Strong But Stock Market Rally Fragile; JPMorgan, Proofpoint Falter; Tesla Deliveries Downside" Investor's Business Daily 5:09 PM
  • "Stocks tumble on manufacturing woes, GM skids on plant closures" FOXBusiness 5:09 PM
  • "Dow Industrials Drop as Manufacturing Data Disappoints: ISM data show a closely watched gauge of factory activity dropped to a 10-year low in September" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:08 PM
  • "Asian markets rise ahead of Australia interest-rate announcement: Nikkei rises as sales tax rises; markets closed in Hong Kong, mainland China" MarketWatch 8:15 AM
  • "Bank of America says European stocks should climb as market starts quarter lower" MarketWatch 8:15 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:10 PM; no changes since 7:00 AM CDT)
  • "Achieving Techquilibrium: Get the Right Digital Balance"
New York Times (Checked 9:10 PM; no changes since 11:00 AM CDT)
  • "WeWork, Rejected by Wall Street, Accepts Lifeline From SoftBank"
  • "Can You Really Be Addicted to Video Games?"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Facebook: The US Needs Libra to Counter China's Cryptocurrency"
  • "FTC Blocks US Company From Selling 'Stalkerware' Apps"
  • "Verizon Offers Customers 12 Months of Disney+ for Free"
  • "Google Fi Uses Dual SIMs in a Really Cool Way"
  • "Score the Top-Rated Acer Aspire E 15 Laptop for $290"
  • "Lenovo's Foldable Thinkpad X1 Is Launching Q2 2020"
  • "Sprint Now Claims to Cover 16 Million With 5G"
  • "Mozilla Adding Privacy-Focused Translation to Firefox"
  • "Governments Aren't Doing Enough to Keep Internet Costs Down"
  • "Netflix Looks at 'Consumer-Friendly Ways' to Limit Password Sharing"
Reuters (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Intel files antitrust case against SoftBank-backed firm over patent practices"
  • "SoftBank clinches deal to take over WeWork: sources"
  • "SoftBank shares fall as it doubles down on WeWork"
  • "U.S. tech firm Maxar taps startup's robotics for moon mission"
  • "To go big on EVs, Japanese car makers think super-small"
  • "Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general"
  • "Exclusive: U.S. states plan Google antitrust meeting next month in Colorado - sources"
  • "U.S. defense chief recuses himself from review of $10 billion cloud computing contract"
  • "Musk's satellite project testing encrypted internet with military planes"
  • "Snap disappoints with fourth-quarter revenue guidance, sending shares down"
ZDNet (Updated 9:15 PM CDT)
  • "Google New Zealand pilots Duplex to provide accurate retail hours"
  • "Simplify and cooperate to beat back the cybercrime wave"
  • "Enterprise customers allow for fibre to go deeper into NBN: Rue"
  • "VMware expands Smart Assurance to provide 'holistic' network view"
  • "Facebook antitrust probe now has the backing of 47 attorney generals"
  • "NSW shifts Opal towards payment platform future with Connect launch"
  • "Senate committee to probe Australia's fintech and regtech opportunity"
  • "Red Hat is positioning itself as the digital transformation partner of the enterprise"


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