| E-Mail | MacSurfer | Close Left Panel | Most Popular | Yesterday's News

Friday, April 20, 2018
Checked 1:05 PM; Last Updated 12:25 PM CDT; 17:25 GMT
Subscribe to MHN
Member Login

News Archives
Yesterday's News
Talking Heads
Discussion Signup

Benefits Include:

• Custom Newspages
• Keyword-Built Page
• Timestamp Options
• Choice of RSS Feeds
• Headline Discussions
• MORE ...

Most Popular
Yesterday's Top 20
Wednesday's Top 20
Tuesday's Top 20
Monday's Top 20
Sunday's Top 20
Saturday's Top 20
Friday's Top 20

Computer Industry
General Interest
Press Releases
Government/Law ...
Analysis/Editorial ...
Acquisitions/Deals ...
Tech Stocks

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17650 for Skip Ahead" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Windows 10 Redstone 5 (Fall 2018) Build 17650 Launched with Antivirus Updates" Softpedia 9:06 AM
  • "Despite Microsoft's objections, Google release a jailbreak for Windows 10 S" MSPoweruser 9:07 AM
  • "Windows 10 jailbreak: Google's Project Zero reveals unpatched bug that bypasses app lockdown" TechRepublic 9:10 AM
  • "Google Finds Security Flaw in the Most Secure Windows 10 Version" Softpedia 9:08 AM
  • "Google reveals a 'medium' severity flaw in Windows 10 S" Neowin 9:05 AM
  • "Now Windows Update KB4093118 Fails to Install as Well" Softpedia 9:07 AM
  • "IBM Could Go From Good To Great With This One Increasingly-Likely Change" Seeking Alpha 8:57 AM
  • "Dell unveils AMD Ryzen-powered Inspiron 15" ANI News 8:45 AM
  • "It looks like Intel has a real Ryzen to worry" BGR 8:51 AM
  • "Intel shuts down wearable tech group" ITProPortal 8:51 AM
  • "Intel: Why you need to get modern, and get secure, to ensure business success" ITProPortal 8:50 AM
  • "Aorus (Gigabyte) Unveils Z370 Motherboards With Exclusive Built-In 32GB Intel Optane Memory" Guru3D 8:50 AM
  • "Intel Crimson Canyon NUC coming soon, with Cannon Lake-U CPU, AMD Radeon 500 graphics?" Liliputing 8:47 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2400GE and Ryzen 3 2200GE Available Now, Slower But Feature Lower TDP" SegmentNext 8:47 AM
  • "AMD Fires Back: NVIDIA's GeForce Partner Program Is Using Funding And Allocation To Restrict Or Block Radeon Products" WCCFTech 8:47 AM
  • "More gamers play on AMD hardware than anything else... but Nvidia are catching up" PCGamesN 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2000 Series CPUs Get New G.SKill Memory And Specifications" SegmentNext 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X gets overclocked to break the 6GHz barrier" TechRadar UK 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Overclocked To 6 GHz Across All Cores" SegmentNext 8:45 AM
  • "AMD Officially Announces Availability of 2nd Generation Ryzen 'Pinnacle Ridge' CPUs" Guru3D 8:44 AM
  • "Far Cry 5 benchmarks with AMD and Nvidia: 30 GPUs in Ubisoft's newest shooter" Hardware.Info 8:44 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen motherboards explained: The crucial differences in every AM4 chipset" PCWorld 8:05 AM
  • "Oracle critical update fixes 254 flaws - so get patching now" ZDNet 8:42 AM
  • "'Fix the roof while the sun is shining' - Cisco channel boss warns traditional partners not to rest on their laurels" CRN UK 8:41 AM
  • "Cisco's data center solution now worldwide choice" Bernama 8:40 AM
  • "That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report" Forbes 8:40 AM
  • "The right way to pick a cloud database" InfoWorld 8:25 AM
  • "What is the cloud-native approach?" InfoWorld 8:25 AM
General Interest
  • "Google will plug 'Chat' into Android to compete with iMessage" Engadget 8:38 AM
  • "Google pauses development of Allo in favor of RCS Chat" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Google's Project Zero exposes unpatched Windows 10 lockdown bypass" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Google changes its messaging strategy again: Goodbye to Allo, double down on RCS" TechCrunch 7:49 AM
  • "Facebook Building Team To Design Own Chips – Report" Silicon UK 8:51 AM
  • "FTC-mandated audit cleared Facebook's privacy policies in 2017" Engadget 8:38 AM
  • "Facebook sneakily shifts data of 1.5 billion users away from Europe and GDPR" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Twitter doesn't care that someone is building a bot army in Southeast Asia" TechCrunch 7:48 AM
  • "Inside Samsung d'light, a three-storied futuristic exhibition space in Seoul" BetaNews 8:21 AM
  • "Spotify voice control is coming to UE's Alexa-powered speakers" Engadget 8:35 AM
  • "Can these minimalist phones save us from our smartphone obsession?" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "AT&T CEO reveals a $15 streaming TV package is coming soon" Engadget 8:35 AM
  • "AT&T's prepaid plans are getting better, as long as you auto pay" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "Astell&Kern Kann review: This high-resolution digital audio player delivers sweet sound, but with a steep price tag" TechHive 8:07 AM
  • "SkylinkNet Alarm System Starter Kit Plus review: Built by techies, for techies" TechHive 8:07 AM
  • "Sharp's 70-inch 8K TV is shipping this month for €11,199" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "Alienware built a decadent gaming hotel room at the Hilton Panama" The Verge 8:04 AM
  • "PlayStation Now for PC is the surprise OnLive replacement I didn't know I wanted" PCWorld 8:06 AM
  • "God Of War Review: An Incredible Reimagining Of A Playstation Icon" The Verge 7:59 AM
  • "The best portable vaporizer" Engadget 8:37 AM
  • "Musiio uses AI to help the music industry curate tracks more efficiently" TechCrunch 7:49 AM
Press Releases
  • "New IBM Research App Shines a Light on Solar Energy for Africa" IBM 8:57 AM
  • "LeaseAccelerator and Genpact to present Oracle Lease Accounting Strategies at COLLABORATE 2018" PRWeb 8:42 AM
  • "Kony Named a Leader in Mobile Application Development Platforms by Ovum" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
  • "Getting Your Desktop Windows in Order" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:11 AM
  • "Chrome anti-phishing protection... from Microsoft!" Sophos 9:10 AM
  • "New firmware updates are rolling out for Windows Insiders with Surface Pro, Laptop, and Book 2 devices" OnMSFT 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft starts gathering pace in the telco AI world" Telecoms 9:10 AM
  • "How to check if someone's logged into your PC on Windows 10" MSPoweruser 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft pushing out new Surface Firmware to Insiders" MSPoweruser 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft Is Replacing The OneNote Desktop App With The Windows 10 Version" Tech Times 9:12 AM
  • "Microsoft is killing off the OneNote desktop software" TechRadar UK 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft adds Windows Defender anti-phishing tool to Chrome" ITProPortal 9:08 AM
  • "Phantom Trigger launches on Xbox One & Windows 10 with Xbox Play Anywhere" OnMSFT 9:08 AM
  • "How to Create Shortcuts to Registry Keys in Windows" MakeUseOf 9:07 AM
  • "The only phones left on the Microsoft Store website run Android" Android Authority 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Just Sold the Last Windows Phones and This Is Pretty Much the End" Softpedia 9:06 AM
  • "HoloLens Insiders start getting Windows 10 build 17134 as RS4 release candidate" Neowin 9:05 AM
  • "Government requests for Microsoft data reach all-time low" The Register 9:09 AM
  • "German court says ad-blocking is legal" Engadget 8:34 AM
  • "Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Cybercrime revenues hit $1.5 trillion a year" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Ransomware, stolen data or malware: How do online crooks really make their money?" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Has the time finally come for PostgreSQL?" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Alibaba acquires Chinese microchip maker to boost its IoT business" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market fall as energy, Apple offset GE rally; indexes set for weekly gains: U.S. stocks fell on Friday, as weakness in both energy and technology stocks offset the latest batch of corporate earnings, which continued to largely beat expectations." MarketWatch 12:22 PM
  • "Dow Falls Sharply as Apple's Slump Offsets Gains in General Electric: Despite declines Friday, the three U.S. benchmark stock indexes remained on track to finish higher for the week." TheStreet 12:21 PM
  • "Stock Market Today: Track Market Trends And The Best Stocks To Watch/With regular updates throughout each trading session, the Stock Market Today column alerts you to any changes in market trend. You'll also get ongoing analysis of the best stocks to buy and watch, and highlights of stocks flashing potential sell signals." Investor's Business Daily 12:20 PM
  • "Trump calls OPEC efforts to boost oil prices 'not good' in tweet and 'will not be accepted!': WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says oil-producing cartel OPEC 'is at it again,' and that efforts to maintain high prices 'will not be accepted!'" USA Today 12:19 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Lower, But on Course for Weekly Gains: U.S. stocks slid Friday on weakness in technology shares, but remained on course for weekly gains as a mostly upbeat earnings season helped restore investors' confidence." [Paid Membership Required] 12:17 PM
  • "Asian markets sink, with chip makers leading declines: Asia-Pacific stock markets pulled back on Friday after two days of broad gains, with a downbeat outlook from Taiwan Semiconductor prompting declines in technology names." MarketWatch 7:13 AM
  • "European stocks slip slightly from 7-week high as consumer-goods shares struggle: European stocks ended a volatile session marginally lower on Friday, as losses in the consumer-goods sector contributed to pulling the regional market away from a seven-week high." MarketWatch 12:16 PM

TechNN Information
  • Updated multiple times daily, as needed...
  • Sites listed alphabetically for neutrality's sake.
  • Realize some links on TechNN may be "good" only 24 hours or less, so surfer beware...
  • Please feel free to send any news, questions, or comments to or the
  • Check out MacSurfer's Headline News for the latest Apple Computer headlines...

InformationWeek (Updated 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "AI: You Can't Test New Ideas with Old Data "
  • "Managing Online Extortion and Other Tricky Relationships"
New York Times (Updated 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "G.E. Earnings Show Some Signs of a Turnaround"
  • "Long Before Cambridge Analytica, a Belief in the 'Power of the Subliminal'"
  • "Kevin's Week in Tech: Jeff Bezos Reminds Tech Who's Boss"
  • "Confronting a Crisis? Now, Kim Jong-un Can Just Pick Up the Phone"
PC Magazine (Updated 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "Oath Makes it Easier to Find Bugs on AOL, Yahoo, Tumblr"
  • "Goodbye SMS? Google Makes Big Push for 'Chat' Standard"
  • "AT&T Improves its Prepaid Phone Plans"
  • "Report: Apple Stuck With Samsung for iPhone OLED Supply"
  • "Stircle Stirs Your Coffee Without a Stick"
  • "21 Blazing Hot Weed Tech Companies to Watch"
Reuters (Updated 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "U.S. biotech companies Alnylam, Dicerna settle trade secrets case"
  • "Uber CEO and transport boss had second meeting over London license battle"
  • "Samsung Electronics to expand production in Vietnam"
  • "Chips down: China aims to boost semiconductors as trade war looms"
  • "Factbox: Made in China 2025: Beijing's big ambitions from robots to chips"
  • "Facebook's damage limitation drive hits trouble in Germany"
  • "Crypto trading tumbles as investment scramble unwinds"
  • "Indonesia's Go-Jek planning Philippine expansion: regulator"
  • "China trade body urges tighter corporate compliance after ZTE woes: document"
  • "China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk"
ZDNet (Updated 12:35 PM CDT)
  • "Print fast and in color with Dell's $85 C1760nw laser"
  • "Smart home suites match up devices for security and convenience"
  • "Planet analytics 1.0: From the UN lab to the globe"
  • "LG G7 ThinQ will have dedicated Google Assistant button"
  • "Spotify explains how it uses machine learning and humans for curation"
  • "Square acquires catering platform Zesty"
  • "Tattoos could help pave the way for improved diagnostic medicine"
  • "Windows 10: Microsoft to boost Linux app security with Windows Defender firewall"

Copyright 2000-2018 by Technology News Network™. All Rights Reserved.

Creme de la Creme Award TechNN News Staff
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief: P. Pearson
Managing Editor: D. Mahaffy
Weekday Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and D. Mahaffy
Evening Editors: S. Siegling and D. Mahaffy
Weekend Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and D. Mahaffy

CEO: T. Jefferson
CFO: K. Midas
Editor Emeritus: W. Shakespeare
Writers Emeritus: W. Lewis, R. Chandler, W. Morris, G. Simenon, C. Vallejo, F. Garcia Lorca,
P. White, R. Adams, P. Valery, C. Aiken, R. Bradbury, F. Pessoa, S. Bellow, F. O'Connor
Art Directors: V. Van Gogh, C. Monet
Photographer & Logician: C. Dodgson
Advertising Managers: C. Chaplin, H. Marx
Public Relations Firm: Bits & Bytes
Ranters: D.Miller, R. Perot
Bomb Squad: Type 11 Errors
Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!