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TechNN Archive: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "MIT-IBM developed a faster way to train video recognition AI" Engadget 7:33 AM
  • "IBM: Red Hat's Hybrid Cloud And AI Ready To Accelerate Growth" Seeking Alpha 7:57 AM
  • "IBM Security, McAfee become founding partners of new Open Cybersecurity Alliance" Telecompaper 8:06 AM
  • "Intel slashes prices alongside its update of Core X-series chips" ZDNet 9:02 PM
  • "Intel kills Kaby Lake G, vows to offer drivers for five years" PCWorld 7:47 AM
  • "Intel Ends Kaby Lake-G Chips, Which Had AMD Radeon GPUs: The Kaby Lake-G processors were impressive, offering Intel Core i7 performance and AMD-backed graphic capabilities on a single chip. But the product line resulting from Intel's rare partnership with AMD is going to be discontinued." PC Magazine 9:02 PM
  • "Intel unveils Element device for modular PC builds" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Intel looks to 5G, AI for future growth" DigiTimes 7:44 AM
  • "Intel expanding chip output: Q&A with company CEO Bob Swan" DigiTimes [Subscription Required for Full Article] 7:44 AM
  • "Intel discontinues its processors with AMD graphics" Engadget 3:19 PM
  • "AMD announces Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X CPUs" PCGamesN 8:09 AM
  • "AMD releases new Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X SKUs" Fudzilla 8:08 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X Might Not Be Available On All Retailers" China Business Times 8:08 AM
  • "AMD Unveils Radeon RX 5500 Series to Boost Gaming Experience" Zacks 11:41 AM
  • "TSMC is hitting 7nm+ yields in time for AMD Zen 3" KitGuru 8:08 AM
  • "The Microsoft Deal Won't Give AMD Stock the Bump You Might Think" InvestorPlace 8:08 AM
  • "HP to hike upfront price of printer hardware as ink biz growth runs dry" The Register 7:57 AM
  • "HP Elite Dragonfly lands in SA - the new lightweight business notebook" Stuff 8:04 AM
  • "Dubai Municipality selects Dell Technologies solutions to power Digital Transformation strategy" Intelligent CIO 8:05 AM
  • "Oracle builds cloud ambitions with 2,000 hires" Telecoms 8:03 AM
  • "Cisco Retools Leadership Team, Embraces CC Changes | Insight for the Connected Enterprise" No Jitter 8:01 AM
  • "Tech Mahindra, Cisco launch 5G-enabled solution to build 'factories of future'" IANS 7:59 AM
General Interest
  • "Amazon considered stricter privacy settings after criticism over handling of voice recordings" GeekWire 5:01 PM
  • "Essential's new smartphone has the aspect ratio of a TV remote" Ars Technica 3:14 PM
  • "Twitter apologizes for serving ads to people based on phone numbers and email accounts" GearBrain 7:48 AM
  • "Linksys Aware uses router Wi-Fi signal instead of cameras to detect intruders in your home" GearBrain 7:48 AM
  • "Call of Duty breaks records as publisher faces Hong Kong backlash" BBC 7:47 AM
  • "Pioneers of lithium-ion batteries win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry" Engadget 7:33 AM
  • "A 5G Pixel? Google rumored to have phone in test production: Google could get the jump on Apple." CNET 12:03 PM
  • "Google is going through a slow-motion employee revolt and its cofounders are missing in action" Business Insider 10:56 AM
  • "Google powers ahead with 5G smartphone ambitions" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:47 AM
  • "Google suppliers to relocate production to Thailand, Vietnam" DigiTimes [Subscription Required for Full Article] 7:44 AM
  • "Google makes it much easier to shift streaming music and video between devices" BetaNews 7:32 AM
  • "Flash Is Responsible for the Internet's Most Creative Era" Vice 7:08 AM
  • "Behind Amazon's Abrupt Change in Its Film Strategy" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:06 AM
  • "High-tech jacket allows deaf people to feel the music" Reuters 7:05 AM
  • "MIT CSAIL's AI detects possible IP address hijacking" VentureBeat 7:32 AM
  • "MIT: We've created AI to detect 'serial internet address hijackers'" ZDNet 7:04 AM
Press Releases
  • "Oracle World: IBM Wins Oracle Excellence Award" IBM 8:01 AM
  • "New IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite Takes Aim at $50 Billion Market by Helping Clients Reduce Costs and Untangle the Complexities of Their Global Supply Chains" PRNewswire 8:01 AM
  • "Oracle Named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools for the 11th Consecutive Year" Oracle 8:01 AM
  • "Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Momentum Accelerates with New Hires" Oracle 8:00 AM
  • "Medical Service Provider Restores Vision in Communities Across Mexico" Oracle 8:00 AM
  • "Ecommerce Leader Helps Mexican Brands Tap into $12B+ Market Opportunity" Oracle 8:00 AM
  • "NetSuite Announces New Industry Cloud Solutions to Help Mexican Organizations Grow" Oracle 8:00 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date" Microsoft 3:43 PM
  • "Thinking About the Surface Neo and Duo Developer Stories (Premium)" Thurrott 8:18 AM
  • "How Windows 7's 'Extended Security Updates' Will Work" How-To Geek 8:10 AM
  • "Is Microsoft Teams Killing Slack?" UC Today 8:10 AM
  • "Microsoft's Mixer Is Catching up to Amazon's Twitch and Google's YouTube" Motley Fool 8:10 AM
  • "Through the winds of winter, Microsoft sees a dream of spring... Azure Spring Cloud, that is" The Register 7:57 AM
  • "Xbox One's parental control time limits now apply across Windows and Android" The Verge 7:28 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 20H1 Build 18999 and adds calling to Your Phone" BetaNews 7:33 AM
  • "Windows 10 Can Now Make and Receive Android Phone Calls" PC Magazine 7:05 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Amazon scrambling to stay in Scotland warehouse after court upholds eviction" Telegraph 3:14 PM
  • "TikTok should be investigated for censorship, Marco Rubio says" The Verge 3:14 PM
  • "U.S. Senator Rubio calls for review of TikTok's merger with Musical.ly" Reuters 3:13 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg to talk to Congress about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency on Oct. 23" CNET 12:02 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress about Facebook's Libra" Axios 11:08 AM
  • "Senators pressure Visa and Mastercard over work on Facebook's blockchain project: 'If you take this on, you can expect a high level of scrutiny from regulators'" The Verge 10:57 AM
  • "French finance minister: Libra should not be developed in EU" Associated Press 10:43 AM
  • "Facebook rejects Biden's request to remove false Trump attack ad" Engadget 10:42 AM
  • "Internal Email Shows GitHub Plans to Renew ICE Contract" Vice 10:42 AM
  • "GitHub will keep selling software to ICE, leaked email says: Will also donate $500,000 to immigration nonprofits" The Verge 10:41 AM
  • "Fitbit will move manufacturing outside of China to avoid US tariffs" Business Insider 10:25 AM
  • "European risk report flags 5G security challenges" TechCrunch 10:21 AM
  • "Uncle Sam punishes China for abusing Uyghur muslims by blacklisting top AI surveillance companies" The Register 7:57 AM
  • "Russian lawmakers look to ban e-mail users who share illegal content" Reuters 7:57 AM
  • "EU warns about cybersecurity risks from state-backed entities" Reuters 7:57 AM
  • "Judge Koh denies Continental's anti-anti-antisuit TRO motion against Avanci, Nokia, Sharp, others: complex legal issues require hearing from defendants" Foss Patents 7:43 AM
  • "Senator's Bill Proposes Label on Products With Cameras, Mics" PC Magazine 7:06 AM
  • "U.S. expands blacklist to include China's top AI startups ahead of trade talks" Reuters 7:05 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "How to share your screen on Google Hangouts, and make your next meeting more efficient" Business Insider 3:19 PM
  • "Lenovo ThinkBook 13s Review" Thurrott 3:19 PM
  • "OnePlus 7T Review: Fast, Premium And A Fantastic Android Value" HotHardware 1:28 PM
  • "Hands-on: OnePlus 7 Pro 5G burns 4G iPhone 11 Pro in highway speed test" VentureBeat 12:02 PM
  • "Galaxy Watch Active2 review: Dancing on the grave of Wear OS" Android Police 11:41 AM
  • "AMD + ITX + TB3? It's the ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB3 Motherboard Review" AnandTech 11:35 AM
  • "Epic says it won't ban players for political speech: Does it really merit praise for doing the decent thing?" Engadget 10:20 AM
  • "Devs Engage in Soul-Searching on Future of Open Source" TechNewsWorld 10:20 AM
  • "Here's how you make your Google Docs secure" The Next Web 8:18 AM
  • "The next console war is going to be way more fun than the last one" The Verge 8:10 AM
  • "Logitech MX Master 3 teardown offers an intriguing look at its new scroll wheel: The best mouse teardown you'll read all day, probably" The Verge 7:27 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Sweepr raises $9 million to diagnose smart home devices in real time" VentureBeat 8:19 AM
  • "Ex-Bungie chief's ProbablyMonsters raises $18.8 million for two triple-A game studios" VentureBeat 8:18 AM
  • "Popular direct-to-consumer brands like Away, Dirty Lemon, Glossier, and Mailchimp are pouring money into building content studios as they go beyond performance marketing" [BI Prime] Business Insider 7:44 AM
  • "MIT is reviewing its relationship with AI startup SenseTime, one of the Chinese tech firms blacklisted by the U.S." TechCrunch 7:27 AM
  • "Mail.Ru and partners team up with Alipay for Russian payment JV" Reuters 7:05 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks close higher, end two-day skid as China-U.S. trade talks come into focus: Fed grew more worried about economy at September meeting, minutes show" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "Dow Ends Higher as China Signals Interest in Partial Trade Agreement: Stocks finish higher ahead of high-level trade talks after a report says China is still open to a partial trade agreement with the United States." TheStreet 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks surge ahead of trade talks" FOXBusiness 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks Climb on Trade Optimism: Investors looked to minutes from the Fed's September meeting for insight into the interest-rate outlook" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:56 PM
  • "Asian markets retreat as trade tensions ratchet back up: Nikkei, Hang Seng pull back as U.S. targets Chinese companies, officials" MarketWatch and Associated Press 8:12 AM
  • "European stocks bounce back as investors watch U.S.-China trade talks" MarketWatch 8:12 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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