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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, August 18, 2019


Computer Industry
  • "Windows or Chromebook? A Best Buy salesman told me it isn't even close: After Google hires Bill Nye to explain that people are just scared to leave their decrepit Windows laptops for Chromebooks, I thought I'd get another opinion. It was harsh." ZDNet 7:30 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Windows 10 builds 17763.720, 16299.1365 - here's what's new" Neowin 9:33 AM
  • "Intel's 18 Core and 10 Core Cascade Lake-X HEDT CPUs For X299 Platform Benchmarked — 10 Core With Up To 4.6 GHz Clock Speeds" WCCFTech 9:34 AM
  • "The Ryzen 5 3550U outscores the Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 7 3750H in Geekbench, but lives in Intel's shadow" Notebook Check 9:34 AM
  • "China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D: Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue." ZDNet 7:31 AM
  • "Silicon Valley Looks North as Tech Giants Expand in Toronto: Big U.S. firms are setting up new operations in the city, but not all Canadians are thrilled" [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Singapore to feel impact of China-US trade dispute if prolonged: Tensions between the two economic powerhouses will lead to fragmented technology markets and, if prolonged, drag down Singapore's economy, says its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, who urges both countries to find ways to establish mutual trust." ZDNet 6:13 PM
  • "Exclusive: U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers - sources" Reuters 8/17
  • "Microsoft Confirms New Windows 10 Upgrade Warning" Forbes 8/17
  • "Microsoft Has First Major Impact on Chrome" Thurrott 8/17
  • "Microsoft Working On A Fix For Major Google Chrome Browser Battery Drain" HotHardware 8/17
  • "Microsoft has finally enabled global media controls for the latest Edge Canary build" Neowin 8/17
  • "Microsoft updates the Feedback Hub with new design" Neowin 8/17
  • "Microsoft makes Notepad a separate Store app starting with new Windows 10 20H1 test build: Microsoft is continuing to make incremental improvements to Windows 10 20H1, due out next year, with test build 18963." ZDNet 8/17
  • "Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements" VentureBeat 8/17
  • "Microsoft Confirms Update Warning For Windows 10, Windows 8.1 And Windows 7 Users" Forbes 8/17
  • "Windows 10 preview refines search and adds GPU temps reading to Task Manager" TechRadar UK 8/17
  • "Microsoft aware of severe throttling issue affecting Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 that leaves devices locked at just 400 MHz" Notebook Check 8/17
  • "PlayStation 5 To Boast An Extremely Potent GPU" NewsLair 8/17