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TechNN Archive: Monday, November 25, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "HP rejects Xerox again, but leaves door open for negotiation" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "HP to Xerox: You Don't Have the Ink to Buy Us/HP rejects the latest demand by Xerox to negotiate an acquisition, potentially sparking a proxy war" Channelnomics 8:29 AM
  • "HP rejects Xerox takeover bid, yet again" CNN 8:28 AM
  • "HP Rejected Xerox's Takeover Offer—Again. Here's Why." Barron's [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:29 AM
  • "HP CEO questions 'sizeable strategic hole in Xerox's portfolio' as war of letters continues" CRN UK 8:29 AM
  • "Why Did HP Reject Xerox Takeover Bid Again?" Market Realist 8:06 AM
  • "HP: Here's Why Merging With Xerox Is a Bad Idea" PC Magazine 3:57 PM
  • "HPE misses Q4 revenue targets, sees decline in hybrid IT group" ZDNet 3:57 PM
  • "Intel CPU shortages may affect SSD adoption in PCs in 2020" DigiTimes 7:46 AM
  • "Intel partners with MediaTek to make 5G chips for PCs" CNET 8:15 AM
  • "Intel teams with MediaTek to create 5G modems for PCs" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "Intel Taps MediaTek For Its 5G Laptop Designs" Forbes 8:14 AM
  • "Intel Makes Surprise Pick for 5G PC Modem Partner" Forbes 7:54 AM
  • "Intel's solution for 5G laptops? Team up with MediaTek." Android Authority 8:06 AM
  • "Intel and MediaTek team up to deliver 5G modems for PCs" ZDNet 9:13 PM
  • "Intel Releases SSD 665p: Second-Gen QLC" AnandTech 2:37 PM
  • "Intel Launches Cascade Lake-X Processors: 18-core Review Later Today" AnandTech 8:22 AM
  • "Intel Gets Official With Frost Canyon NUC 10 Comet Lake-U Mini PCs" HotHardware 3:53 PM
  • "Decoding Intel's Customer Supply Update letter/Analysis: Not what it appears to be, and not in a good way" SemiAccurate 6:19 PM
  • "AMD Threadripper 3970X Is A Sobering Reminder To Intel That It Has Formidable Competition" HotHardware 3:53 PM
  • "AMD plots multicore domination with 64-core Threadripper 3990X processor, coming in 2020" PCWorld 8:23 AM
  • "AMD Pre-Announces 64-core Threadripper 3990X: Time To Open Your Wallet" AnandTech 8:22 AM
  • "AMD teases 64 core Ryzen Threadripper CPU: The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X will be an absolute beast of a processor... but you'll have to wait until 2020 for it to land." ZDNet 10:28 AM
  • "AMD Announces Shock 64-Core Threadripper 3990X Is Coming Next Year" Forbes 9:35 AM
  • "The Unusualness of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella" Fortune 8:34 AM
  • "Another Microsoft mess as Windows 10 November 2019 Update breaks File Explorer" TechRadar UK 8:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Proved a Four-Day Workweek Improved Productivity in Japan. Can Its Results Translate to the U.S.?" Fortune 8:35 AM
  • "IBM urges review of Australia's anti-encryption laws" ARN 8:32 AM
  • "IBM says data and security solutions drove double digit growth of its cloud business in India" Business Insider India 8:33 AM
  • "IBM and Red Hat: How's that going?" IT Web 8:33 AM
  • "Dell, HP Plan 5G PCs for 2021, But Will They Work in the US?" PC Magazine 8:30 AM
  • "Dell Has Made $15 Million Working with ICE This Year" Vice 8:30 AM
  • "Oracle v. Google and Its Impact on APIs and Code: What, if any, impact will the Supreme Court's rulings on Oracle v. Google have on the industry at large?" DevOps 8:27 AM
  • "Oracle complains it's forced to source local cyber staff from offshore" iTNews Australia 8:27 AM
  • "Web inventor unveils ambitious 'rule book' for internet responsibility: Tim Berners-Lee's plan includes framework to protect privacy, personal data" Associated Press 7:58 AM
  • "U.S.-based chip-tech group moving to Switzerland over trade curb fears" Reuters 8:06 AM
General Interest
  • "Facebook and Twitter data was exposed to developers through app store bug" The Verge 3:54 PM
  • "Some apps used Twitter and Facebook logins to steal personal information" Engadget 1:36 PM
  • "Tim Berners-Lee lays out plan for a better web, and needs your help" CNET 1:33 PM
  • "T-Mobile discloses breach exposing more than 1M customers' personal information" GeekWire 8:21 AM
  • "Exclusive: Amazon's Own Numbers Reveal Staggering Injury Rates at Staten Island Warehouse" Gizmodo 1:32 PM
  • "Amazon's cloud computing will help Seahawks tackle data for 'a competitive edge'" Seattle Times 8:15 AM
  • "What Trump's trade war means for your Black Friday shopping and beyond: For now, not much. But prices on laptops and phones could go up in 2020 as President Trump prepares to slap more tariffs on Chinese imports." CNET 8:06 AM
  • "Tainted Data Can Teach Algorithms the Wrong Lessons: Researchers show how AI programs can be sabotaged by even subtle tweaks to the data used to train them." Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:36 AM
  • "Downloading: 'People said it would end record labels'" BBC 7:36 AM
  • "Google's Raspberry Pi-like Coral board gets new Debian Linux-based OS" ZDNet 7:24 AM
Press Releases
  • "HP Sends Letter to Xerox" HP 8:47 AM
  • "Cenovus Energy Selects IBM to Boost Digital Transformation with SAP®: Implementation of SAP® S/4HANA® paves the way for process innovation, future growth" PRNewswire 8:47 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft blocks Windows 10 upgrades for these Avast and AVG users" ZDNet 8:10 AM
  • "Microsoft stocking fillers: Powershell 7, maybe even next year's Windows 10. But forget about Surface Earbuds" The Register 8:06 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Europe just ran out of new IPv4 addresses: The final block of new IPv4 addresses is handed out even as IPv6 adoption remains sluggish." ZDNet 11:33 AM
  • "Texas drops lawsuit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger" The Verge 11:07 AM
  • "Texas settles with T-Mobile, Sprint over merger: statement" Reuters 11:07 AM
  • "China urges U.S. to stop abusing concept of national security and abusing Chinese firms" Reuters 7:24 AM
  • "Samsung Heavy Industries to pay $75 million to settle bribery case" ZDNet 7:24 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "First Ring Daily 725: Don't Come for the Tech, Stay for the House" Thurrott 11:54 AM
  • "Prioritizing STEM and coding won't fill one of the biggest gaps in education" Quartz 8:43 AM
  • "AMD Threadripper 3970X Review: 32 cores of unbeatable power" PCWorld 8:23 AM
  • "The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and 3970X Review: 24 and 32 Cores on 7nm" AnandTech 8:22 AM
  • "AMD Threadripper 3970X And 3960X Review: Multi-Threaded Domination" HotHardware 8:10 AM
  • "It's a Cascade of 14nm CPUs: AnandTech's Intel Core i9-10980XE Review" AnandTech 8:22 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-10980XE Review: Better Than AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X?" Forbes 8:06 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-10980XE Review: Winning the middle" PCWorld 7:36 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-10980XE Review: 18-Core Cascade Lake-X Battles AMD" HotHardware 7:27 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Palo Alto Networks acquires Aporeto for cloud security" ZDNet 3:57 PM
  • "eBay's ticket subsidiary StubHub sells to viagogo for $4.05 billion" ZDNet 10:28 AM
  • "eBay Confirms viagogo to Acquire StubHub for $4.05 Billion" StreetInsider 8:44 AM
  • "Viagogo buys rival ticketing website StubHub in $4bn deal" BBC 8:44 AM
  • "India's Shuttl raises $18M to expand its app-based bus aggregator" TechCrunch 8:44 AM
  • "Scribd raises $58M for subscription e-books and audiobooks" TechCrunch 8:09 AM
  • "Anti-money laundering software startup TookiTaki raises $11.7 million in additional Series A funding" TechCrunch 8:09 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq close at records on positive expectations around U.S.-China trade: Schwab, TD Ameritrade tie the knot in $26 billion deal" MarketWatch 3:59 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq End at Record Highs on Trade-Deal Hopes, Merger Activity: Stocks finished strong Monday as all three major indexes ended at records, boosted by trade optimism and a wave of merger deals." TheStreet 3:59 PM
  • "Stock Market Surges On China Trade, Merger Mania; Nasdaq, S&P Hit Records, Dow Nears One" Investor's Business Daily 3:59 PM
  • "Stocks spike to record highs after China budges on key US trade demand" FOXBusiness 3:59 PM
  • "Tech Shares Power U.S. Stocks Higher: Investors cheer step by China to boost intellectual property rights, a lingering issue in the U.S.-China trade fight" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10:08 AM
  • "Asian markets gain amid fresh hopes for U.S.-China trade deal: Nikkei, Hang Seng rise following Trump's comments Friday" Associated Press and MarketWatch 8:36 AM



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PC Magazine (Checked 6:15 AM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Shutterstock's Image Censoring in China Sparks Employee to Resign"
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  • "Hands On With Qualcomm's XR2: It's Like Wearing Glasses for the First Time"
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  • "Tons of Star Wars Board Games, Toys Are on Sale at Amazon"
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  • "Why You Should Wait Until 2021 to Buy a 5G PC"
  • "Microsoft Found 44M Accounts Using Breached Passwords"
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  • "Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes"
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