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TechNN Archive: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
 

 

Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft brings its updated news app to Windows 10 devices" Neowin 6:52 AM
  • "Microsoft updates Windows 10 News app with rebrand and new design: Microsoft is rolling out a new update to the Windows 10 News app that brings with it a new design and rebrand." Windows Central 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft's USB Type-C Surface dongle reportedly coming this week" Neowin 6:52 AM
  • "InMobi partners with Microsoft on cloud-based enterprise platforms: The companies will also work in close cooperation on the go-to-market approach, offering these integrated advertising and marketing solutions to Microsoft's global enterprise client base." Devdiscourse 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft and InMobi agree strategic global partnership" The Drum 7:05 AM
  • "InMobi forges partnership with Microsoft to fast track growth strategy" The Economic Times 7:45 AM
  • "Microsoft partners with Adblock Plus to lure iOS and Android users to Edge: Each to their own" The Inquirer 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft's Facial Recognition Technology Performs Well Across All Skin Tones, Genders" CDR Info 7:27 AM
  • "Intel's Interim CEO Tells Staff He Doesn't Want the Job" Bloomberg 9:17 PM
  • "Does Intel Have an Integration Problem?" ExtremeTech 6:59 AM
  • "Researchers warn of new Hyper-Threading-based Intel CPU vulnerability: And Intel is refusing to patch it" TechSpot 7:01 AM
  • "Intel's Insistence On Integrating x86 Is The Reason Why It Is Lagging Behind Competition" SegmentNext 6:59 AM
  • "AMD Offers 5GHz Core i7-8086K Winners a Threadripper Instead/Intel is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and earlier this month offered 8,086 5GHz Core i7-8086K chips as part of a sweepstakes. Now AMD is offering to replace 40 of those chips with a Threadripper 1950X." PC Magazine 7:53 AM
  • "AMD and Packet kick off EPYC Processor Challenge" ZDNet 10:58 AM
  • "IBM's Watson to analyse emotions for Wimbledon highlights: AI platform has been taught to recognise players' emotions" Reuters 6:47 AM
  • "Alibaba passes IBM in cloud computing and is winning business from European and US clients" CNBC 9:17 PM
  • "IBM Is Helping Wimbledon 'Prepare for Greatness' in 2018" Martech Series 7:43 AM
  • "Rochester team helps IBM create world's fastest computer" Post Bulletin 7:43 AM
  • "Oracle's latest Linux fixes: New Spectre, Lazy FPU patches beef up defenses" ZDNet 6:52 AM
  • "Micron kicks off volume production of next-generation high-performance GDDR6 memory" ZDNet 12:58 PM
  • "Qualcomm launches three new Snapdragon processors for mid-range phones" The Verge 9:17 PM
General Interest
  • "Supercomputers: All Linux, all the time/The latest TOP500 Supercomputer list is out. What's not surprising is that Linux runs on every last one of the world's fastest supercomputers. What is surprising is that GPUs, not CPUs, now power most of supercomputers' speed." ZDNet 5:41 PM
  • "Facebook is shutting down its Aquila internet drone project" The Verge 5:41 PM
  • "Facebook scraps Aquila, its plan to build its own gigantic internet drones" Business Insider 5:40 PM
  • "WPA3 WiFi Security Standard Launches, Make Sure Your Next Router Supports This Feature" Redmond Pie 11:57 AM
  • "Wi-Fi is about to get faster and more secure than ever" BGR 11:57 AM
  • "Players paying up to $450 for disc-based copies of Fortnite: Physical copies of the 'free-to-play' game are averaging $130 in resale." Ars Technica 11:57 AM
  • "Scammers abuse multilingual domain names" BBC 11:57 AM
  • "Amazon Kindle finally supports Arabic language books: A world of literature is is now readily available online." Engadget 9:43 AM
  • "Amazon's platforms, ecosystems and speed are leading the way to a voice-first transformation" ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "Pride and prejudice: Tech's relationship with the LGBTQ community/Rainbow flags won't hide their discriminatory algorithms." Engadget 8:16 AM
  • "Behold: The world's first holographic mouse" BGR 8:16 AM
  • "Gitlab moves to Google Cloud from Azure to facilitate the Kubernetes revolution: Marks the official separation between Hub and Lab" The Inquirer 8:31 AM
  • "Google Lens comes to Pixel and Nexus Android camera apps: No need to go through Assistant anymore." Engadget 9:43 AM
  • "Google releasing free training programme on building AR content" BGR India 6:58 AM
  • "Mozilla teams up with 'Have I Been Pwned' for Firefox hack warning service: Service will let users see if they've been pwned" The Inquirer 6:53 AM
  • "Mozilla to test taking Have I Been Pwned to the people" ZDNet 6:53 AM
  • "The BBC has a new app to counter Spotify and Apple Music: BBC Sounds will replace the iPlayer Radio app later this year." Engadget 6:53 AM
  • "Wimbledon 2018: AI uses player emotions to edit highlights" BBC 6:48 AM
  • "The Galaxy S10's design has definitely not leaked" BGR 8:16 AM
  • "Galaxy Note 9 release date, specs and price: FCC filing points to an early August launch/Flagship receives approval a month earlier than the Galaxy Note 8 did" The Inquirer 6:53 AM
Press Releases
  • "Intel Celebrates LGBTQ Pride 2018 with Drone Light Show" Intel 7:00 AM
  • "Online CRM Software Market Business Growth Statistics and Key Players Insights: Oracle, SAP, Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, SugarCRM" PR 7:46 AM
  • "Megaport enables FastConnect access to Oracle Cloud in London" Capacity Media 7:46 AM
  • "Interview: Oracle Hospitality's New Boss Looks to the Cloud for Growth - skift.com" Hospitality.net 7:46 AM
  • "Oracle extends Cloud-based Warehouse Management to Give Customers Enhanced Logistics Performance and Global Inventory Visibility: Improvements to Oracle Warehouse Management Cloud include yard management, enhanced solution extensibility, and integrations to Inventory Management Cloud" PRNewswire 7:47 AM
Microsoft
  • "Microsoft explains why it brought back the IntelliMouse Classic" The Next Web 3:18 PM
  • "Microsoft's facial recognition can better identify people with darker skin tones" The Verge 3:18 PM
  • "How to Rebuild Search Index in Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Fix Windows 10 search issues with just a few clicks" Softpedia 7:47 AM
  • "Is Microsoft Doing the Right Thing by Killing the Windows Control Panel? Redmond planning to switch all options to Settings" Softpedia 7:27 AM
  • "How to change monitor refresh rates in Windows 10: Using the correct monitor refresh rate can help to improve your viewing experience, and in this guide, we'll show you the steps to adjust this setting in Windows 10." Windows Central 7:28 AM
  • "Microsoft, Razer Partner Up For Xbox Keyboard, Mouse Support" Redmond Pie 6:52 AM
Government/Law/Politics
  • "UK election watchdog calls for 'urgent' regulation for digital political ads: Or otherwise democracy could fail amid likes, shares and subscribes" The Inquirer 9:10 AM
  • "Senator to FCC: How much do police stingrays drain a cellphone battery? 'If the Commission does not conduct or require testing, please explain why...'" Ars Technica 6:48 AM
  • "European readers still blocked from some US news sites" BBC 6:47 AM
Analysis/Editorial/Help/Opinion
  • "Netgear Orbi Mesh Router With Cable Modem Review: Blanketing Your Home Network" HotHardware 12:58 PM
  • "The India WhatsApp video driving people to murder" BBC 6:48 AM
Acquisitions/Deals/Investments/Mergers
  • "Celonis scores $50 million Series B on $1B valuation" TechCrunch 8:31 AM
  • "EveryTeam raises $3M to create a living internal company lexicon" TechCrunch 6:51 AM
  • "Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform" TechCrunch 6:51 AM
  • "Silver Peak Announces $90 Million Investment From TCV to Accelerate SD-WAN Growth" VentureBeat 6:52 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Stock market posts partial rebound after trade-driven selloff: Oil prices jump above $70 a barrel" MarketWatch 3:34 PM
  • "Market Rebound Falters as Indexes Pare Gains at Close: Stocks rise but investors remain wary of the rising trade rhetoric emanating from Washington." TheStreet 3:34 PM
  • "Stocks edge higher, shaking off trade threats" FOXBusiness 3:33 PM
  • "Dow Climbs, Powered by Oil Stocks: Sector gets lift from higher crude prices; GE rises 7.8%, biggest increase since 2015" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:13 PM
  • "Intel stock falls after Bernstein turns bearish" MarketWatch 7:01 AM
  • "China leads slump in Asian markets amid rising trade fears: Shanghai Composite flirts with bear-market territory" MarketWatch 7:55 AM
  • "European stocks finish slightly higher as 'skittish buying interest returns': Stoxx Europe 600 closes just a little in the green after prior session's tumble" MarketWatch 1:02 PM



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InformationWeek (Updated 7:45 AM CDT)
  • "Data Science Talent Shortage Drives Demand for Contractors"
New York Times (Updated 7:45 AM CDT)
  • "Trump Tried to Protect Qualcomm. Now His Trade War May Be Hurting It."
PC Magazine (Updated 7:45 AM CDT)
  • "How Much Does a Data Breach Cost?""
  • "Report: Walmart Considers Launching Netflix Rival"
  • "Core i9 MacBook Pro Cooling Problems Kill Performance"
Reuters (Updated 7:45 AM CDT)
  • "EU regulators charge Qualcomm with additional violation in pricing case"
  • "Switzerland seeks to regain cryptocurrency crown"
  • "SoftBank's Son says Japan is 'stupid' to disallow ride-sharing"
  • "Alphabet to deploy balloon Internet in Kenya with Telkom in 2019"
  • "Amazon hands goodwill to eBay with move to shut Australians out of overseas sites"
ZDNet (Updated 7:45 AM CDT)
  • "Is This Autonomous Jet Fighter the Future of Air Combat?"
  • "European Union hits Google with $5 billion fine over Android antitrust practices"
  • "How a solar-powered drone will beam down the internet from 70,000 feet"
  • "Cisco patches critical vulnerabilities in Policy Suite"
  • "Cryptojacking: Coinmining attacks have started to decline"
  • "IBM Watson Health extends partnership with US to help vets with cancer"
  • "SAP Q2 2018: Strong cloud adoption raises financial outlook"
  • "Ericsson pins hopes on more 5G business"


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