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TechNN Archive: Thursday, April 5, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's Recently Announced Reorganization" mr 2:14 PM
  • "Microsoft Bails on Its Landmark Supreme Court Case After Passage of the CLOUD Act" Gizmodo 4:43 PM
  • "10 Amazing Moments in Microsoft's History, From Its Founding to Desktop Dominance to Today: Here's how the software company, founded on April 4, 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, paved the way for personal computing and dominated the market." CT Post 6:25 AM
  • "Microsoft Selects 12 Startups For Its Microsoft ScaleUp Accelerator Programme: Microsoft ScaleUp Is Part Of the 'Microsoft For Startups' Initiative" Inc 42 6:26 AM
  • "Microsoft vows to let partner companies keep their patents: The company wants to reassure its customers it won't steal their ideas." Engadget 7:10 AM
  • "Microsoft defends support for controversial Cloud Act" Finextra 6:26 AM
  • "Windows 10 testers get access to experimental Sets features: The feature give Windows 10's Sets a more browser-like experience." Engadget 6:07 AM
  • "Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Sets, Bluetooth, and Calculator improvements" VentureBeat 6:03 AM
  • "Windows 10 Preview Build 17639 Improves 'Sets' Cross-Program Tabs Feature" Tom's Hardware 12:13 PM
  • "Microsoft's XiaoIce AI learns how to interrupt tactfully: Avoid totes awks moments" The Inquirer 6:09 AM
  • "Intel: some processors will never receive Meltdown and Spectre patches" BetaNews 6:24 AM
  • "Intel Remote Keyboard app discontinued in the face of critical vulnerability" ZDNet 6:05 AM
  • "Intel Adds Budget Coffee Lake Celeron and Pentium Gold processors" Guru3D 6:25 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 2000 Series Pricing is Cheaper Than Previously Claimed" Game Debate 6:23 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2400G processor with powerful integrated graphics gets a big price cut" TechRadar UK 6:23 AM
  • "US security company owned by Dell to purchase Israeli cyber firm for $20M" y net news 6:16 AM
  • "Light, gorgeous, built for business - new Dell 7000 series from DCC" IT Web 6:17 AM
  • "Dell Introduces Next-Gen Consumer PCs, Displays: The new laptop and AIO portfolio are powered by Windows 10 and packed with Intel's latest 8th Gen Core processors for powerful performance." News 18 6:16 AM
  • "Dell and Alienware launch new gaming laptops powered by Intel Core i9 processor: The most powerful laptops ever from Alienware's stable, Alienware 15 and 17 will allow gamers to overclock the computers by upto 5.0GHZ." MoneyControl 6:17 AM
  • "Dell Alienware 15, Alienware 17 Powered By Intel Core i9 Officially Launched" Let's Game 6:16 AM
  • "VR Is PC Gaming's Next Crysis Moment: Alienware Boss" Gadgets 360 6:15 AM
  • "Pat Gelsinger, VMware's CEO: Digitize or Die" Forbes 6:15 AM
  • "HPE shines in IDC Converged Systems tracker, Cisco does not" The Register 2:14 PM
  • "HP announces a range of powerful new ZBook mobile workstations" Neowin 8:15 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise declares $0.1125 dividend" Seeking Alpha 7:57 AM
  • "IBM says breached records dropped by nearly 25 percent to 2.9 billion last year" ZDNet 6:05 AM
  • "IBM CEO Panel Shares How The Disrupted Will Become The Disruptors" Forbes 4:18 PM
  • "Bitcoin Daily: IBM Develops 'Permissioned' Blockchain Networks, Hackers Put Mining Scripts In Ads" PYMNTS 6:24 AM
  • "IBM is doing something with quantum computing that's never been done before" BGR 12:11 PM
  • "Oracle's CEO Criticizes Amazon in Contract Row" Bloomberg 4:19 PM
  • "What Oracle's Lawsuit Win against Google Means for Software Industry" Market Realist 5:01 PM
General Interest
  • "Verizon begins LTE trials on 3.5GHz band with Nokia, Ericsson" ZDNet 9:13 PM
  • "Google employees urge the company to get out of the business of war" BGR 7:46 PM
  • "Delta Says Data Exposed for 'Several Hundred Thousand' Customers" Bloomberg 12:11 PM
  • "Superfast 5G mobiles are a step closer" BBC 12:11 PM
  • "Teen Monitoring Apps Don't Work and Just Make Teens Hate Their Parents, Study Finds" Gizmodo 11:23 AM
  • "Panera Bread Website Flaw Exposes Customer Information" eWeek 9:56 AM
  • "South Korean university boycotted over 'killer robots'" BBC 6:13 AM
  • "Facebook scandal affected more users than thought: up to 87M" Associated Press 4:28 PM
  • "Sandberg: 'A few' advertisers have paused spending on Facebook" Axios 2:40 PM
  • "Of course Facebook has been spying on your Messenger chats" BGR 7:09 AM
  • "Facebook: Cambridge Analytica Got Data on 87M Users" ExtremeTech 7:10 AM
  • "Everyone who has ever used Facebook should just assume their data may have been hijacked" BGR 6:13 AM
  • "Facebook admits Cambridge Analytica data scandal hit 87 million users: Zuck reckons firm could have done more to prevent the data leak" The Inquirer 6:09 AM
  • "YouTube TV now works in Firefox" TechCrunch 2:49 PM
  • "YouTube vowed to increase security after the attack — but that's a tough task on tech campuses: The problem is that these campuses are generally designed to be fun, welcoming places." Recode 6:04 AM
  • "Valve is 'still working hard' on Steam OS, Linux gaming: Even though the Steam Machines link is gone from the main Steam Store nav bar." Engadget 6:07 AM
  • "AU$140m cybersecurity research centre opens in Western Australia" ZDNet 6:03 AM
  • "OnePlus 6 may incorporate gesture support at launch" Neowin 6:04 AM
  • "OnePlus 6 release date, specs and price: Users will be able to hide display notch, eventually/Promise follows a backlash from unhappy customers" The Inquirer 6:09 AM
Press Releases
  • "Colt Fast-Tracks the Delivery of New Services with Cisco Segment Routing and Ethernet VPN" Cisco 12:26 PM
  • "HPs New High-Performance Workstations Push Creative and Technical Workflows to the Limit" HP 12:25 PM
  • "Rabobank Desensitizes Client Data for GDPR and DevOps with IBM" PRNewswire 12:25 PM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft will bring 64-bit app support to ARM-based PCs in May: The SDK will be available when the Build developer conference rolls around." Engadget 4:24 PM
  • "Microsoft's Shared Innovation Initiative and its evolving approach to intellectual property rights" Foss Patents 9:08 AM
  • "Latest Microsoft Launcher update brings several bug fixes and refinements" Neowin 6:04 AM
  • "Voting now open for finalists of the Windows Developer Awards 2018" Neowin 6:04 AM
  • "There Is Only One Way To Put It: Microsoft Is Killing It" Seeking Alpha 6:07 AM
  • "The King of Fighters '99 now available on Xbox One" Neowin 6:04 AM
  • "Xbox Game DVR integration is coming to the Windows 10 Photos app" Windows Central 12:12 PM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "Facebook fined $33 million for failing to help Brazilian authorities" Engadget 7:56 PM
  • "Exclusive: Kremlin ties to pages deleted by Facebook should have been obvious months ago" CNNMoney 7:47 PM
  • "Australia latest to open probe into Facebook data scandal" TechCrunch 6:13 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Video games can create beneficial social connections and take on real issues" VentureBeat 7:05 PM
  • "Replace your clackety boring keyboard with one of these insanely futuristic ones" Mashable 2:12 PM
  • "EVGA Z10 Mechanical Keyboard Review: A Unique, Full-Featured Gaming Deck" HotHardware 11:23 AM
  • "Amazon Music Subscriptions Doubled in Six Months" Investopedia 4:51 PM
  • "Looking under the hood at Amazon Neptune" ZDNet 7:11 AM
  • "Fake news: What exactly is it — and how can you spot it?" Telegraph 7:10 AM
  • "Computer Network Protocols Explained, The Basic Types" AddictiveTips 6:07 AM
  • "Highlights and audio from Zuckerberg's emotional Q&A on scandals: The CEO admits failure and lays plans for a more mature Facebook" TechCrunch 6:03 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Sonos Gets Ready for an IPO (Exclusive)" Variety 8:48 PM
  • "Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg/CoinList Raises $9.2 Million in Round of Funding as ICOs Boom" Bloomberg 12:11 PM
  • "Sony will make almost $1 billion on Spotify's IPO" Engadget 11:56 AM
  • "Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome raises $4M" TechCrunch 7:10 AM
  • "O2 and Vodafone win big in Ofcom's 4G and 5G spectrum auction: But Airspan Spectrum Holdings is the only firm to come away empty-handed" The Inquirer 6:09 AM
  • "Alibaba is preparing to invest in Grab" TechCrunch 6:03 AM
  • "'The end of my VC career' — Stefan Glaenzer quits Passion Capital to clear way for third fund" TechCrunch 6:03 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stocks post first 3-day gain in a month as trade fears take a back seat: Chip makers fall, pressured by Micron" MarketWatch 4:14 PM
  • "Dow Secures 3-Day Winning Streak For First Time Since Late February: Stocks rise Thursday as worries about a full-blown trade war between the U.S. and China ease with the focus now turning to negotiations." TheStreet 4:14 PM
  • "Stocks jump as trade war fears ease; Amazon, Facebook rally" Associated Press 4:13 PM
  • "Stocks open higher following Wednesday's wild ride" FOXBusiness 9:00 AM
  • "Stocks Extend Recovery as Trade Concerns Ease: Investors optimistic the U.S. and China will ultimately reach a compromise on trade" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:13 PM
  • "Asian markets gain on hopes of averting trade war: Stocks take U-turn as investors confident of compromise between U.S., China" MarketWatch 8:59 AM
  • "Trade-relief rally extends to Europe, where stocks tap 3-week highs: Auto makers, Ubisoft, Telecom Italia among the big movers" MarketWatch 8:59 AM



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InformationWeek (Checked 9:05 PM; no changes since 4:35 PM CDT)
  • "5 Signs your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind"
  • "Understand Yesterday's Tomorrows to Gain Competitive Advantage"
  • "TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud"
New York Times (Checked 9:05 PM; no changes since 8:20 AM CDT)
  • "Bots of the Internet, Reveal Yourselves!"
  • "Looking Through the Eyes of China's Surveillance State"
PC Magazine (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Netflix Misses Subscriber Growth Target Amid Growing Competition"
  • "New MacBook Pro Keyboard Includes Thin Layer of Silicone"
  • "Amazon Workers Strike in Europe"
  • "Apple Shows Off Upcoming Redhead, Bald Emoji"
  • "Uber 'Spotlight' Tool Helps Your Driver Find You"
  • "The 10 Most Pirated Movies"
  • "eBay Takes on Prime Day With Its Own Summer Sale"
  • "iPhone Survives Skydiving 1,000 Feet Without a Parachute"
  • "Lockheed's 3D Printed Dome Holds 74 Gallons of Coffee"
  • "Roku Unveils Wireless Stereo Speakers for Roku TVs" ...
Reuters (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "KKR agrees to buy stake in AppLovin at $2 billion valuation"
  • "IBM seeks $167 million from Groupon in dispute over early internet patents"
  • "Amazon workers strike in Germany, joining action in Spain and Poland"
  • "Ex-Apple employee pleads not guilty in trade secret case"
  • "Communist-run Cuba starts rolling out internet on mobile phones"
  • "Netflix shares tank after big miss on subscriber growth"
  • "Tesla shares fall after CEO Musk abuses British diver"
  • "Amazon suffers glitch during summer marketing event"
  • "BitPay granted virtual currency license by NY regulator"
  • "Uber being probed for gender discrimination: source"
ZDNet (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Bank of Queensland targets small business with Square partnership"
  • "NBN: There were more faults on fibre than satellite at launch"
  • "Hong Kong's first bike-sharing startup to end services this week"
  • "Amazon's Prime Day from hell: Web site issues a rare black eye for e-commerce giant"
  • "Thousands of Mega logins dumped online, exposing user files"
  • "Amazon Prime Day: Business tech deals you shouldn't miss"
  • "IBM's new Nabla containers are designed for security first"
  • "Snowflake's cloud data warehouse is now available on Azure"


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