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TechNN Archive: Thursday, November 21, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Intel says chip supply for personal computers remains tight" Reuters 7:27 AM
  • "Intel apologizes for CPU shortages — which remain a problem (AMD will be glad to hear)" TechRadar UK 7:26 AM
  • "Intel admits supply problems 'not yet resolved'" bit-tech 7:26 AM
  • "Intel Still Can't Meet Demand In-House, Increases Reliance On Third Party Foundries" WCCFTech 7:26 AM
  • "Intel Says It's Sorry for CPU Shipment Delays: Make sure you insert a puppy eyes emoticon here" Softpedia 7:25 AM
  • "Intel says sorry for chip shortages as supply remains 'extremely tight': Not many chips ahoy in 2019" The Inquirer 7:27 AM
  • "Intel issues sincere apology for CPU shipment delays" Neowin 7:27 AM
  • "Intel Increasing Use of Third-Party Fabs as 14nm Shortage Continues" Tom's Hardware 7:27 AM
  • "Intel Confirms Comet Lake-Based NUC 10 'Frost Canyon' UCFF PCs" AnandTech 7:23 AM
  • "Apple, Intel team up against SoftBank-funded patent troll" iDownload Blog 7:24 AM
  • "Supermicro collaborates with Intel on large scale distributed training AI systems" New Electronics 7:26 AM
  • "YouTuber hacks together DIY version of Intel's dual-screen Honeycomb laptop" The Verge 10:21 AM
  • "Security-Oriented Container Linux Gets Patched Against Latest Intel CPU Flaws" Softpedia 7:26 AM
  • "One Mix 3 Pro Comet Lake mini-laptop now available globally - Liliputing" Liliputing 7:24 AM
  • "AMD's Athlon 3000G is a mere £38 yet sports Vega graphics" The Inquirer 8:42 AM
  • "AMD launches ridiculously cheap $49 Athlon 3000G processor — which can even be overclocked" TechRadar UK 7:27 AM
  • "Dell's Black Friday sale includes price cuts on the XPS 13 and Alienware m15: The company has also discounted the XPS 13 2-in-1 and XPS 15." Engadget 5:30 PM
  • "5 New Dell HPC Products For AI, Storage, PowerSwitch And PowerEdge: Dell Technologies unleashed several new products around high-performance computing (HPC) including a new 400-GbE switch and expanding its artificial intelligence portfolio with new reference architectures." CRN 7:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Teams' giddy growth looks impressive, but it doesn't tell the full story" VentureBeat 8:43 AM
  • "Microsoft Office 365 gets restored after brief outage" Deccan Herald 7:33 AM
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella named Fortune's 'Businessperson of the Year 2019'" Hindustan Times 7:34 AM
  • "Xerox Threatens Hostile Takeover of HP: HP rejected Xerox's offer to buy the company in a $33.5 billion deal this past weekend. But Xerox isn't giving up and is now threatening a hostile takeover bid." PC Magazine 9:10 PM
  • "Xerox threatens to take its HP buyout offer to shareholders" ZDNet 10:21 AM
  • "HP Tips Cyber Monday Deals on Laptops, Desktops, All-in-Ones" PC Magazine 12:49 PM
  • "The lure of Brexit Britain proves too great for DevOps pipeline wrangler CircleCI" The Register 8:01 AM
General Interest
  • "Verizon's new 5G coverage maps show just how sparse the network is" Ars Technica 3:36 PM
  • "Alphabet's trash-sorting robots have reduced office waste contamination to 'less than 5%'" VentureBeat 2:28 PM
  • "Ransomware: A free tool can decrypt this malware variant that puts a ransom note on you desktop wallpaper" ZDNet 12:08 PM
  • "Having Netflix issues? You're not alone: Netflix is having some problems on Thursday morning." CNET 10:05 AM
  • "SpaceX has lost its first Starship prototype—is this a big deal?" Ars Technica 8:43 AM
  • "Jeff Bezos might be visiting India in the New Year" Business Insider 8:01 AM
  • "Google to restrict political adverts worldwide" BBC 8:02 AM
  • "Google Assistant uses 'Duplex on the Web' to buy your movie tickets" Engadget 7:52 AM
  • "Popular Apps on Google Play Store Remain Unpatched" Threatpost 7:20 AM
  • "Google Hires Firm Known for Anti-Union Efforts: After nearly two years of unrest, the company appears to be cracking down on employee activism." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 7:21 AM
  • "Google Assistant for G Suite adding more Calendar features - 9to5Google" 9to5Google 7:20 AM
  • "'We don't have a 5G problem,' says Nokia's head of software - Reuters" Reuters 7:11 AM
  • "Google's new AI tool could help decode the mysterious algorithms that decide everything" ZDNet 7:09 AM
  • "Spotify Lets Free Users Stream Music on Speakers" Thurrott 7:53 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft delays its new Surface Earbuds launch to spring 2020: Microsoft is taking more time to get the Surface Earbuds right" The Verge 12:32 PM
  • "Minecraft is First Microsoft Game to Sell 1 Million Units in Japan at Retail" VG Chartz 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft rolls out its K12 Education Transformation Framework more widely in India" OnMSFT 8:45 AM
  • "New Microsoft file system technique can make ransomware 'invisible'" SiliconRepublic 8:45 AM
  • "Bill Gates Backed Company Unleashes Ai-Enabled Solar Tech Capable Of Baking Cement" SyFy Wire 7:32 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Facebook agrees to provide additional documents in California AG data privacy probe" Reuters 9:01 PM
  • "Congress extends NSA call records collection powers to March" TechCrunch 1:38 PM
  • "Amazon takes no responsibility for any Ring footage used by cops: Once it's out in the world, it's out in the world" The Inquirer 9:12 AM
  • "Uber's Ride Recording Feature Won't Fix the Company's Assault Problem" Digital Trends 8:00 AM
  • "Huawei: US grants more exemptions to Chinese phone ban" BBC 7:52 AM
  • "Amnesty International latest to slam surveillance giants Facebook and Google as 'incompatible' with human rights" TechCrunch 7:52 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Google Pixelbook Go Review: A Premium Chromebook Experience" HotHardware 12:14 PM
  • "Stephen Wolfram on the future of programming and why we live in a computational universe" ZDNet 10:21 AM
  • "Zorin OS 15 Lite Linux distro can rejuvenate your aging Windows PC" BetaNews 8:02 AM
  • "Google's new video game service Stadia falls short of expectations" New York Post 7:19 AM
  • "Work from home? Survey says 'Yes'" ZDNet 7:09 AM
  • "Remote work a major priority for skilled workers" ZDNet 7:09 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "German data mining software provider Celonis valued at $2.5 billion after funding round" Reuters 12:50 PM
  • "WeWork begins laying off 2,400 employees" The Verge 10:22 AM
  • "Automation Anywhere raises $290 million at a $6.8 billion valuation" VentureBeat 10:21 AM
  • "Ubisoft helps Ultra validate transactions on its blockchain for gamers" VentureBeat 9:55 AM
  • "PayPal buys money-saving service Honey for $4 billion | Engadget" Engadget 7:52 AM
  • "Celonis raises $290 million for AI-powered process mining at $2.5 billion valuation" VentureBeat 7:43 AM
  • "N3twork raises $40 milllion for platform to help mobile games gain traction" VentureBeat 7:43 AM
  • "Chief scientist quits at Germany's Morphosys ahead of product launch - Reuters" Reuters 7:10 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow, S&P 500 close lower for third consecutive day amid anxiety over trade: MarketWatch" MarketWatch 5:23 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Down as Trade Developments Give Off Conflicting Signals: Stocks end lower Thursday as investors weighed potentially positive news about the U.S.-China trade talks against concerns over possible repercussions should President Donald Trump sign legislation expressing support for protestors in Hong Kong." TheStreet 5:23 PM
  • "Stocks little changed after report says China wants new round of talks" FOXBusiness 11:37 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Conflicting Signals on Trade Talks: China invites U.S. negotiators for more discussions in next few days, while Trump criticizes Beijing's efforts" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:24 PM
  • "Asian markets sink as U.S.-China trade worries rise: Nikkei, Hang Seng fall on report that trade deal may not happen this year" MarketWatch 7:48 AM
  • "European stocks dip on China concerns: Royal Mail slumps as U.K. arm struggles" MarketWatch 7:48 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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