MacSurfer's Headline News
Home | Apple Stock | Tracked Sites | TechNN | | E-Mail | Sherlock Plugin
Login | Subscribe to MacSurfer's Headline News
Poll | Most Popular | Talking Heads | A Year Ago Today |

MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, July 13, 2019


Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft backtracks on plans to scrap free software licenses for partners" BetaNews 8:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Word Hits 1 Billion Installs on Android" Thurrott 8:59 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 3000 causes boot problems for some newer Linux distros" BetaNews 8:32 AM
  • "No, AMD Still Isn't Enabling PCIe 4 On 300/400 Series Boards" AnandTech 8:29 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 3000 systems need a BIOS fix for Linux, 'Destiny 2' issues" Engadget 8:29 AM
  • "Judge sides with Pentagon and Amazon in cloud bidding case: A federal judge is dismissing allegations that bidding for a $10 billion cloud computing contract with the Pentagon was rigged to favor Amazon. Friday's ruling dismissing Oracle's claims clears the Defense Department to award the contract to one of two finalists: Amazon or Microsoft." Associated Press 7/12
  • "Court Rules in Favor of Pentagon in JEDI Lawsuit: The ruling against Oracle clears the way for the government to award the contract in August to Microsoft or Amazon Web Services." Nextgov 7/12
  • "Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract: Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department had biased the contract in Amazon's favor." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7/12
  • "Another roadblock eliminated in the $10 billion JEDI bake-off between Microsoft and Amazon: A federal judge has dismissed Oracle's challenge on the Pentagon cloud mega-contract. The winner should be announced in August." ZDNet 7/12
  • "Oracle loses challenge to Pentagon's $10bn cloud computing contract" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7/12
  • "Oracle Falls After Judge Sides With Pentagon in $10B Government Contract Case: The judge allowed the Defense Department to void its $10 billion contract with Oracle, clearing the way for Amazon and Microsoft to compete for it." TheStreet 7/12
  • "Oracle loses challenge to Pentagon's $10bn cloud computing contract" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7/12
  • "Now Microsoft wants to use AI to save history: Microsoft creates a program that aims to use AI to preserve the world's cultures in the face of globalisation." ZDNet 7/12
  • "Microsoft capitulates and agrees to undo planned partner product-licensing changes: Microsoft is not going to eliminate internal use rights for partners who've been using software obtained as part of Microsoft's partner-program benefits to run their businesses, following partner complaints." ZDNet 7/12
  • "Microsoft Office 365: Banned in German schools over privacy fears/State of Hesse says student and teacher information could be 'exposed' to US spy agencies." ZDNet 7/12
  • "Microsoft: Teams now has 13M daily active users, outpacing rival Slack" Computerworld 7/12
  • "Microsoft Teams Hits 13 Million Users To Tighten Grip On Slack" Forbes 7/12
  • "Microsoft fixes some problems that blocked upgrades to Windows 10 version 1903" BetaNews 7/12
  • "Windows 10 build 18936 starts work towards removing the old Edge browser" Neowin 7/12
  • "With $34B Red Hat deal closed, IBM needs to execute now" TechCrunch 7/12
  • "Middle East Dictators Buy Spy Tech From Company Linked to IBM and Google" The Intercept 7/12
  • "Will IBM's Deal Wins & Cloud Offerings Aid Q2 Earnings?" Zacks 7/12
  • "IBM advocates change to 1996 law protecting internet firms" Telecompaper 7/12
  • "IBM Touts AI For Wimbledon Highlights, App Experience" Silicon UK 7/12
  • "IBM Proposes Weirdest Smartwatch Ever" Dice 7/12
  • "HP, Dell, Lenovo Recapture PC Growth Amid Windows 7 End-Of-Life: The three PC makers returned to growth in the U.S. market as the Intel CPU shortage slowed, but Apple shipments continued to fall, according to Gartner." CRN 7/12
  • "HP: Product design must reflect rapid Asian urbanisation, changing demographics" ZDNet 7/12
  • "Lenovo fuels the first PC sales increase in six months" Engadget 7/12
  • "PC Sales Grew Slightly in Second Quarter" Thurrott 7/12
  • "Intel delays a server product once again" SemiAccurate 7/12
  • "Intel Again Under Heat For Security Vulnerabilities" TechQuila 7/12
  • "Intel Comet Lake-S Desktop CPUs Will Support LGA 1200 Socket, Says Leak" Business Times 7/12
  • "Leak suggests Intel 10-core Comet Lake CPU could beat AMD Ryzen 9 3900X" TechRadar UK 7/12
  • "AMD: Patch On The Way For Ryzen 3000 Customers Affected By 'Destiny 2' And Linux Boot Problems" Forbes 7/12
  • "AMD Ryzen 3000 systems need a BIOS fix for Linux, 'Destiny 2' issues: AMD says it has delivered a patch to motherboard manufacturers." Engadget 7/12
  • "Rumour: AMD Radeon VII has been declared end of life" Hexus 7/12
  • "AMD's Rumored Radeon RX 5600 Navi 14 7nm Gaming GPU Appears In Online Database" HotHardware 7/12
  • "Did Advanced Micro-Devices Put Profits Ahead of Country?" American Thinker 7/12
  • "Cisco Delivers Real-Time AV1 Video Codec" UC Today 7/12