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TechNN Archive: Thursday, November 28, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Confirms a New Windows 10 Known Issue" Softpedia 10:51 AM
  • "Windows 10 bug warning: Devices on Thunderbolt Dock can fail after PC wakes" ZDNet 7:27 AM
  • "Microsoft Edge Gets Dedicated Shopping Hub on Phones" Thurrott 7:33 AM
  • "Windows 7 to Windows 10 Upgrades Slowed Down by Intel Chip Delays" Softpedia 7:41 AM
  • "AMD is dominating Intel in Amazon's best-selling CPUs list" TechSpot 7:39 AM
  • "AMD Zen 3 & Zen 4 Based Ryzen 4000 CPUs Now Supported By AIDA64" WCCFTech 7:40 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 4000 7nm+ Zen 3 CPUs Spotted In AIDA64 Update" HotHardware 3:58 PM
  • "Intel is losing against AMD: Everywhere it's trying, AMD is beating its rival." Engadget 9:13 AM
  • "Intel chip shortage hits Dell PC shipments and revenue" Hexus 7:40 AM
  • "Intel Cascade Lake-X HEDT vs. AMD Ryzen: Fight!" TechSpot 7:41 AM
  • "Mass Exodus From Intel Marketing As Key Execs, Carvill, Hook And Lennon Depart" HotHardware 3:58 PM
  • "HP Shares Gain After Q4 Earnings Beat But Stays Silent on Xerox Takeover Battle: HP shares were indicated higher in pre-market trading Wednesday after the printer and PC maker posted modestly stronger-than-expected fourth quarter earnings as it continues to resist a $33 billion takeover approach from its smaller rival Xerox." TheStreet 11/27
  • "HP on the up as PC segment boosts earnings" Telecoms 11/27
  • "HP Inc beats profit estimates on higher PC sales" Reuters 11/27
  • "HP Earnings Slide as Printing Business Continues to Struggle" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11/27
  • "HP shows signs of recovery as Xerox circles: HP insists its strategy is working as Xerox confirms hostile takeover bid is imminent" CRN UK 11/27
  • "Xerox vows to take HP offer hostile as firm's refusal 'defies logic': PC maker has Xerox interest in a meger" The Inquirer 11/27
  • "Xerox to HP: Like it or Not, a Hostile Takeover Is Happening" PC Magazine 11/27
  • "HP Warns That Some SSD Drives Will Fail at 32,768 Hours of Use" Bleeping Computer 11/27
  • "Xbox chief Phil Spencer confirms virtual reality not a priority for company's next-generation console" GeekWire 11/27
  • "Dell Shares Slump After Q3 Earnings As PC Maker Warns on Intel Chip Shortage" TheStreet 11/27
  • "Dell Stock Is Falling After Management Cut Forecast for Revenue" Barron's [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/27
  • "Dell Q3 Earnings: Stock Falls on Lower Revenue Outlook" Market Realist 11/27
  • "Dell, HPE, IBM And Lenovo Face Competition From Cloud-Based Supercomputing" Forbes 11/27
  • "Intel chip shortage hits Dell results" ITProPortal 11/27
  • "Dell slashes 2020 forecast over chip shortage fears" IT PRO (UK) 11/27
  • "Intel sticks some coal in Dell and HP's Christmas stockings" MarketWatch 11/27
  • "Intel! China! Sliding enterprise spending! Dell cuts forecasts by $1.2bn to $2bn for fiscal '20" The Register 11/27
  • "Intel Likely to Divest Connected Home Division" Zacks 11/27
  • "Intel partners with Mediatek to bring 5G to PCs in 2021" ChannelWorld 11/27
  • "MediaTek and Intel team up to bring 5G networking to laptops and PCs" Ars Technica 11/27
  • "AMD's Ryzen Gang Is Currently Clobbering Intel On Amazon's CPU Sales Chart" HotHardware 11/27
  • "300+ Benchmarks With AMD Threadripper 3960X vs. Intel Core i9 10980XE" Phoronix 11/27
  • "Nvidia takes a large bite out of AMD's market share, as RTX graphics cards make a mountain of cash" TechRadar UK 11/27
  • "Oracle Sues Department of Labor to End Obama-Era Lawsuit" Breitbart 11/27
  • "Oracle looks to grow multi-model database features" TechTarget 11/27
  • "Cisco Shares 2020 Collaboration Predictions" UC Today 11/27
General Interest
  • "5G radiation no worse than microwaves or baby monitors: Australian telcos" ZDNet 9:00 PM
  • "LG's mobile head is now the company's CEO" Engadget 5:01 PM
  • "Xiaomi's overseas gains contribute nearly 50% to overall revenue" ZDNet 4:40 PM
  • "Climate activists protest Amazon ahead of Black Friday" Axios 3:50 PM
  • "Facebook works to restore access after Thanksgiving Day outage" Reuters 4:41 PM
  • "Facebook and Instagram experience big Thanksgiving outages" The Verge 12:09 PM
  • "Remote workforce: 42% of employees say they are most productive working from home" ZDNet 11:31 AM
  • "Netflix warned to step up after dormant credentials were hijacked by hackers" The Inquirer 7:38 AM
  • "New Galaxy S11+ Renders Show Five Cameras On The Back" Redmond Pie 7:38 AM
  • "Samsung Now Lets You Stream Games on Your Phone From Your PC" Thurrott 7:33 AM
  • "Samsung might be working on its biggest Android update release ever" BGR 7:32 AM
  • "Oppo's Reno3 Pro is set to become one of the thinnest 5G phones" Engadget 7:33 AM
  • "Twitter backpedals on plans to wipe out inactive accounts" ZDNet 7:28 AM
  • "Europe runs out of IPv4 addresses due to device boom" ZDNet 7:27 AM
  • "Valve calls time on the oddball Steam Controller" The Inquirer 7:38 AM
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "The best Microsoft Store Black Friday 2019 deals" ZDNet 12:07 PM
  • "Microsoft Remote Desktop App Gets Major Update After More Than a Year" Thurrott 7:32 AM
  • "Microsoft's Dedicated App for Learning Chinese Launches on Android" Thurrott 7:33 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "European parliament's NationBuilder contract under investigation by data regulator" TechCrunch 12:07 PM
  • "NSW government looks 'beyond digital' as part of its customer and digital strategy" ZDNet 7:28 AM
  • "After $13 billion levy ruling, future of India's tattered telecom sector hinges on government aid" Reuters 7:11 AM
  • "Axel Springer unit, others say Google still playing unfairly, want EU to act" Reuters 7:11 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "7 great Linux gifts for the holiday season" ZDNet 8:58 PM
  • "Incredibly useful gadgets you didn't know you needed" ZDNet 8:57 PM
  • "How to use the screen share feature in Ubuntu" AddictiveTips 2:49 PM
  • "Can we Predict The Next Decade in tech today?" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/27
  • "Build A Great Rig With HotHardware's PC Components Buyer's Guide, Just In Time For Black Friday" HotHardware 11/27
  • "Ren Zhengfei on the coming innovation explosion: The key to the future is open collaboration, says Ren Zhengfei, CEO and founder, Huawei" The Economist 11/27
  • "Ubuntu 19.10: Quite simply the best Ubuntu Canonical has ever released/There's even support for the ZFS filesystem (though it's 'Experimental')." Ars Technica 11/27
  • "The minds that built AI and the writer who adored them" ZDNet 11/27
  • "YouTube, please give me back my old homepage: A crucial part of the YouTube experience is worse than ever" The Verge 11/27
  • "Amazon keeps getting blamed for killing small businesses, but the truth is more complicated. Here's what's really going on." [BI Prime] Business Insider 11/27
  • "Why can't Internet companies stop awful content? Opinion: Section 230 already got the balance right." Ars Technica 11/27
  • "What the heck's an eSIM? Just the next important phone feature you need to know about" CNET 11/27
  • "How to transfer all your stuff from one Android phone to another" PCWorld 11/27
  • "Seagate FireCuda 520 NVMe SSD review: Outstanding performance and 4th-gen PCIe" PCWorld 11/27
  • "LG Gram 17 review: A big-screen laptop that's incredibly lightweight" PCWorld 11/27
  • "How Mark Zuckerberg failed his 2019 personal challenge: And why it's time to give up on this annual exercise" The Verge 11/27
  • "Where Does Google Think It's Going With Its Corporate Culture Volte-Face?" Forbes 11/27
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Mojichat is partnering with Streamlabs to create customized emotes of streamers" TechCrunch 11/27
Tech Stocks
  • "Thanksgiving 2019: TheStreet Special Report/Also, could Apple see explosive holiday sales? Check out what one New York shopper plans to do." TheStreet 7:43 AM
  • "Dow Jones Futures Fall As Trump Signs Bill Backing Hong Kong Protesters, Raising China Trade Fears" Investor's Business Daily 7:44 AM
  • "Stocks Slip After Trump Backs Hong Kong Protesters: Investors grow concerned that the legislation could further complicate U.S.-China trade talks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:44 AM
  • "Asian markets pull back as China-U.S. tensions tick up over Hong Kong bills: Nikkei, Hang Seng little changed as traders wait to see what happens next" MarketWatch and Associated Press 7:45 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 8:30 PM CST; no changes since Friday)
  • "Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization"
  • "PwC Exec Shares Insights on Digital Transformation Strategy"
  • "5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership"
New York Times (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators"
  • "When a DNA Test Says You're a Younger Man, Who Lives 5,000 Miles Away"
PC Magazine (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "Amazon Prime Deliveries Can't Keep Up With Holiday Shopping"
  • "Apple: Software Update to Fix 16-Inch MacBook Pro 'Popping' Speakers"
  • "Elon Musk Not Liable in 'Pedo Guy' Defamation Lawsuit"
  • "The Biggest Tech Fails of 2019"
  • "What Drives the Tesla Superfans?"
Reuters (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "Amazon CEO says wants to work more with Pentagon"
  • "Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes"
  • "Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet"
ZDNet (Updated 8:30 PM CST)
  • "Interview with one of the world's best competitive bug hunters"
  • "Google, Intel, MIT, and more: a NeurIPS conference AI research tour"
  • "Bring more UX design into software developers' jobs, CTO urges"
  • "The PC was supposed to die a decade ago. Instead, this happened"
  • "Five tips for stress-free tech travel"


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