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TechNN Archive: Thursday, April 19, 2018
"Intel abandons Vaunt smart glasses project" ZDNet 6:19 AM
"Intel abandons smart glasses project as it shutters New Devices Group: Another of the company's divisions bites the dust" The Inquirer 6:29 AM
"Intel Has Killed Off Its Smart Glasses Project" UberGizmo 7:05 AM
"Intel Stops Working on Smart Glasses: The Vaunt project showed a lot of promise, but ultimately Intel couldn't turn it into a consumer product." PC Magazine 7:05 AM
"Intel shuts New Devices Group, cancels smartglasses" bit-tech 7:05 AM
"Intel Beefs Up Security Offerings At RSA 2018" Forbes 7:04 AM
"Intel's channel boss on the vendor's biggest-ever transformation: Jason Kimrey says Intel is moving to be less reliant on its PC business" CRN UK 7:05 AM
"AMD Ryzen+: Everything you need to know about AMD's 2nd Gen CPUs and more" Rock, Paper, Shotgun 8:04 AM
"AMD picks up a senior graphics person: It just shows you can go back home again" SemiAccurate 9:13 AM
"Microsoft calls time on OneNote for desktop as Office 2019 looms large: The first part of Office has gone exclusively UWP" The Inquirer 6:29 AM
"Microsoft to stop OneNote 2016 development: Windows 10 OneNote app to get priority" Tech Central 7:10 AM
"Microsoft shares some of what's up its sleeve for E3 2018" Neowin 6:55 AM
"Another Windows 10 bug in build 17134 may again delay the April 2018 Update" Neowin 6:59 AM
"How Windows, Windows Store, Xbox & Surface moved their 350gig source repo into Git hosted on VSTS" Channel 9 12:18 PM
"Microsoft reveals new 'internet of things' platform based on custom Linux kernel" Inquirer.net 12:19 PM
"Dell silently launches Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 Convertible and Inspiron 15 5000 laptops with prices starting from $629" Tech 2 7:02 AM
"DELL Quietly Launches Inspiron 15 Notebook with Ryzen CPU" eTeknix 7:02 AM
"Lenovo ThinkPad E485, E585 Laptops Feature AMD Ryzen Mobile" SegmentNext 7:03 AM
"IBM and Salon Media harness blockchain to combat ad fraud" The Drum 7:07 AM
"Out Loud: IBM and Zoom Team up for Watson Workspace/We speak to Zoom and IBM about their partnership using Zoom video as a component of Watson Workspace" UC Today 7:07 AM
"New IBM security tools utilise human-machine intelligence: IBM Security unveiled new technology and services that utilise both human and machine intelligence to fight, defend and respond to cyberattacks." The Economic Times 7:08 AM
"Oracle whips out the swatter, squishes 254 security bugs in its gear" The Register 7:36 PM
"5 Cool Things We Found in Recent Disclosures By Chip Industry Executives: Execs at Texas Instruments, AMD, Skyworks and other chip and chip equipment firms have had some interesting things to say." TheStreet 7:03 AM
"ZTE employees asked to learn US laws and pass compliance test" ZDNet 8:21 PM
"Exclusive: Chat is Google's next big fix for Android's messaging mess" The Verge 8:22 PM
"Google is 'pausing investment' in Allo" The Verge 8:21 PM
"Google Maps is testing directions based on the nearest fast-food spot" Mashable 4:39 PM
"A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:36 PM
"With 5G Still in the Works, 6G Is Already Taking Shape" PC Magazine 12:18 PM
"Flatpack fear no more? Robot assembles IKEA chair frame" Reuters 12:17 PM
"This malware will take screenshots, steal your passwords and files - and drain your cryptocurrency wallet" ZDNet 8:39 AM
"Avast reveals more information detailing how hackers compromised CCleaner: Attackers compromised TeamViewer on a developer workstation - secured only with a re-used password" V3 7:38 AM
"Facebook is hiring a chip designer in apparent AI hardware push: Firm is seeking people with skills in FPGA and ASIC" The Inquirer 7:00 AM
"Facebook wants to build its own processors for AI devices" BGR 7:00 AM
"It looks like Facebook is preparing to build its own AI chips" BetaNews 7:39 AM
"Toyota is still suspicious of Android Auto due to Google's data collection: No sign of integration as security concerns continue" The Inquirer 7:00 AM
"TalkTalk and Vodafone top complaints chart again" BBC 6:04 AM
"The helmet which gives firefighters 'X-ray vision'" BBC 6:05 AM
"Here's everything we know about the upcoming Honor 10 smartphone: Newly announced Glory 10 phone gives us an early look at the Honor 10" Digital Trends 7:39 AM
"Motorola Z2 Force: This one's for the butterfingered Android lovers/'Shatterproof', Mod-tastic, speedier stock Android — there's lots to like" The Register 7:39 AM
"Oracle expands its Global Startup Program — Applications for Paris accelerator are now open!" EU Start-Ups 7:08 AM
"Oracle Corporation (ORCL) stock is now worth at $47.08 while Analyst mean rating stands at 2.20" Nasdaq Fortune 7:09 AM
"Lenovo is now testing Microsoft's Windows AutoPilot deployment service" ZDNet 4:59 PM
"One Year After Wunderlist's Death, The To-Do Transition Limps Along" Thurrott 10:06 AM
"Bill Gates backs $1bn plan to cover earth in video surveillance satellites" Telegraph 6:59 AM
"See Microsoft's expressive new Xbox Avatars in action in leaked video" BGR 6:31 AM
"Map selection feature on the cards for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on PC" Neowin 6:59 AM
"How to try out Windows 10 S using a virtual machine" IT PRO (UK) 7:06 AM
"Hotmail.co.uk to Outlook.com upgrades: Your questions answered" IT PRO (UK) 7:06 AM
"Microsoft Hiring for 'Future Xbox Design Projects', Next Xbox May Use GDDR6 RAM" Gadgets 360 7:08 AM
"Victoria wants data misuse provisions included in face-matching system" ZDNet 9:04 PM
"Russia's game of Telegram whack-a-mole grows to 19M blocked IPs, hitting Twitch, Spotify and more" TechCrunch 3:29 PM
"Cambridge Analytica: Suspended CEO may face formal summons to Parliament" IT PRO (UK) 7:06 AM
"Facebook moves to exclude 1.5 billion users from EU privacy rules: Social network looks to limit its liability under GDPR" The Inquirer 6:30 AM
"Facebook Is Trying to Exclude 1.5 Billion Users From Stricter Privacy Regulations" Gizmodo 6:30 AM
"Facebook weakens privacy protections for 1.5bn users" Telegraph 6:56 AM
"Amazon has a plan to narc on every single Bitcoin user" BGR 6:03 AM
"FCC Accuses Florida Man of Making 97 Million Robocalls, Florida Man Denies Charges" Gizmodo 6:30 AM
"How Alexa is spurring brand competition in the race for AI compatibility" VentureBeat 4:57 PM
"Why Amazon's Alexa Skill Blueprints are a master stroke" ZDNet 12:12 PM
"Capture One makes batch editing and presets faster with latest update" Digital Trends 7:38 AM
"Owl Car Cam review: A data-connected dash cam for car lovers/Would you pay a monthly fee to know about any and all disturbances around your car?" Ars Technica 7:00 AM
"What Is The Difference Between HTTP and HTTPS?" AddictiveTips 6:06 AM
"Adobe acquires voice tech startup Sayspring" ZDNet 7:16 AM
"Qualcomm is axing 1,500 staff in a bid to save $1bn: Layoffs will affect more than four per cent of the firm's 34,000-strong workforce" The Inquirer 6:30 AM
"Qualcomm extends NXP deal deadline following concern from Chinese government" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
"Qualcomm Sets New Deadline for NXP Deal as China Review Drags On" Bloomberg 7:11 AM
"After 10 years, RealSelf raises $40M to 'hit the gas' and take cosmetic treatment review platform global" GeekWire 6:31 AM
"Stock market ends with losses as tech and consumer staples skid: Philip Morris suffers worst trading day since being spun off" MarketWatch 4:42 PM
"Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Finish Lower as Apple, P&G Slump: Stocks on Wall Street declined Thursday amid a host of earnings reports." TheStreet 4:41 PM
"Markets Right Now: First loss this week for US stocks" Associated Press 4:41 PM
"Stocks post first loss of the week as tech companies drop" Associated Press 4:41 PM
"U.S. Stocks Lose Steam After Three Days of Gains: Consumer staples pull S&P 500 lower; Philip Morris suffers its biggest single-day decline ever" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:40 PM
"Asian markets jump higher as oil prices gain: Australian energy stocks on course for hefty monthly gains" MarketWatch 8:10 AM
"European stocks edge up as earnings reports roll in" MarketWatch 7:36 AM
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"New MacBook Pro Keyboard Includes Thin Layer of Silicone"
"Amazon Workers Strike in Europe"
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"Uber 'Spotlight' Tool Helps Your Driver Find You"
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"eBay Takes on Prime Day With Its Own Summer Sale"
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"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"
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"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"