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TechNN Archive: Friday, November 29, 2019
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Intel says Qualcomm tactics forced it out of modem chip market" Reuters 9:33 AM
  • "Intel says Qualcomm's business practices drove it out of the modem chip market" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Connected car prices may rise if Qualcomm wins antitrust case: auto makers" Reuters 3:59 PM
  • "Microsoft names its next Windows 10 upgrade: '2004'/Although the name would indicate an April 2020 release, the company's past Windows upgrade tempo has rarely hit the mark." Computerworld 10:51 AM
  • "Xbox boss won't bring VR to Xbox Scarlett, even after playing 'Half-Life: Alyx'" BGR 6:22 PM
  • "HPE: Dividend Hike, Buybacks Impress Shareholders" Market Realist 9:33 AM
  • "Goodbye screens, Hello voice: Tech's biggest platform shift since the smartphone is happening. Here's what it means." Business Insider 12:36 PM
  • "Two Phase Immersion Liquid Cooling at Supercomputing 2019" AnandTech 1:29 PM
  • "Exclusive: U.S. weighs new regulations to further restrict Huawei suppliers - sources" Reuters 11:11 AM
  • "Microsoft Confirms a New Windows 10 Known Issue" Softpedia 11/28
  • "Windows 10 bug warning: Devices on Thunderbolt Dock can fail after PC wakes" ZDNet 11/28
  • "Microsoft Edge Gets Dedicated Shopping Hub on Phones" Thurrott 11/28
  • "Windows 7 to Windows 10 Upgrades Slowed Down by Intel Chip Delays" Softpedia 11/28
  • "AMD is dominating Intel in Amazon's best-selling CPUs list" TechSpot 11/28
  • "AMD Zen 3 & Zen 4 Based Ryzen 4000 CPUs Now Supported By AIDA64" WCCFTech 11/28
  • "AMD Ryzen 4000 7nm+ Zen 3 CPUs Spotted In AIDA64 Update" HotHardware 11/28
  • "Intel is losing against AMD: Everywhere it's trying, AMD is beating its rival." Engadget 11/28
  • "Intel chip shortage hits Dell PC shipments and revenue" Hexus 11/28
  • "Intel Cascade Lake-X HEDT vs. AMD Ryzen: Fight!" TechSpot 11/28
  • "Mass Exodus From Intel Marketing As Key Execs, Carvill, Hook And Lennon Depart" HotHardware 11/28
General Interest
  • "The best smartphone front cameras of 2019" DxOMark 12:14 PM
  • "Stadia's first-party games studio is led by several Assassin's Creed veterans" 9to5Google 12:04 PM
  • "America: Your mobile video quality is the worst of all G7 countries/The mobile video experience in the US has improved, but it's still worse than Canada's or Mexico's." ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "LG shakes up top ranks with 5 new executive appointments: Mobile division head Brian Kwon promoted to chief executive post at South Korean company" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:48 AM
  • "Bad RCS implementations are creating big vulnerabilities, security researchers claim: Carriers are creating problems for users" The Verge 7:43 AM
  • "5G radiation no worse than microwaves or baby monitors: Australian telcos" ZDNet 11/28
  • "LG's mobile head is now the company's CEO" Engadget 11/28
  • "Xiaomi's overseas gains contribute nearly 50% to overall revenue" ZDNet 11/28
  • "Climate activists protest Amazon ahead of Black Friday" Axios 11/28
  • "Facebook works to restore access after Thanksgiving Day outage" Reuters 11/28
  • "Facebook and Instagram experience big Thanksgiving outages" The Verge 11/28
  • "Remote workforce: 42% of employees say they are most productive working from home" ZDNet 11/28
  • "Netflix warned to step up after dormant credentials were hijacked by hackers" The Inquirer 11/28
  • "New Galaxy S11+ Renders Show Five Cameras On The Back" Redmond Pie 11/28
  • "Samsung Now Lets You Stream Games on Your Phone From Your PC" Thurrott 11/28
  • "Samsung might be working on its biggest Android update release ever" BGR 11/28
  • "Oppo's Reno3 Pro is set to become one of the thinnest 5G phones" Engadget 11/28
  • "Twitter backpedals on plans to wipe out inactive accounts" ZDNet 11/28
  • "Europe runs out of IPv4 addresses due to device boom" ZDNet 11/28
  • "Valve calls time on the oddball Steam Controller" The Inquirer 11/28
Press Releases
Microsoft
  • "Will Microsoft Take on Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri?" Market Realist 7:45 AM
  • "That's Microsoft price: Now you can enjoy a BSOD from the comfort of your driving seat" The Register 7:42 AM
  • "Microsoft touts Edge's new tab page connection to Office 365" Computerworld 7:32 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "China makes it a criminal offense to publish deepfakes or fake news without disclosure: Mirroring new California law on political ads" The Verge 4:04 PM
  • "EU antitrust regulators seek details of Google's data practices: document" Reuters 3:58 PM
  • "40 law and economics professors supporting FTC against Qualcomm's appeal contradict themselves just two pages apart" Foss Patents 10:52 AM
  • "Spying tools website taken down after UK raids" BBC 7:31 AM
  • "Huawei will fight FCC decision to exclude it from federal subsidies" CNET 7:31 AM
  • "Huawei to Fight Back Against Latest FCC Restrictions: Chinese telecom giant is challenging U.S. efforts to limit how its business operates" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:13 AM
  • "Huawei to challenge FCC decision on government subsidy program: WSJ" Reuters 7:13 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "These weird gadgets are actually super useful: I get a lot of weird and sometimes wonderful gadgets across my desk, and some end up impressing me by actually being extremely useful." ZDNet 9:28 PM
  • "Best cheap laptops for $350 or less in 2019: Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Asus/Pick of the best $350-or-less budget laptops and convertibles." ZDNet 7:17 PM
  • "What to buy for your new 4K TV" Engadget 6:22 PM
  • "How to run hardware diagnostics from BIOS without an OS" AddictiveTips 4:04 PM
  • "The Blipvert Presidency: Max Headroom anticipated the head-exploding information overload of today." Slate 8:29 AM
  • "How Amazon's $100 Billion Investment In R&D Is Paying Off This Holiday Season" Forbes 7:19 AM
  • "7 great Linux gifts for the holiday season" ZDNet 11/28
  • "Incredibly useful gadgets you didn't know you needed" ZDNet 11/28
  • "How to use the screen share feature in Ubuntu" AddictiveTips 11/28
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Buffett's Berkshire outbid for Tech Data: CNBC" Reuters 4:00 PM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks snap four-day win streak on U.S.-China trade worries, but post monthly gains: U.S. Black Friday shopping off to good start for retailers" MarketWatch 12:56 PM
  • "Stocks notch best month since June: It is the final trading day of what will be a winning month for stocks" FOXBusiness 12:56 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Slide at Start of Holiday-Shopping Season: Data on retail sales will provide investors with fresh insights on strength of household spending" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:59 AM
  • "Asian shares slide on weak Japan data; Hang Seng drops 2%" Associated Press 8:00 AM
  • "European stocks worried over U.S.-China relations, but head for November gain: Ocado and E.ON among stocks on the move for Friday" MarketWatch 8:00 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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