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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, October 23, 2018


Computer Industry
  • "Intel refutes claims it's killing off 'struggling' 10nm process: Chipmaker says it's making 'good progress' and 'yields are improving'" The Inquirer 6:49 AM
  • "Windows 10 Version 1809 Suffers from Yet Another Data Loss Bug" Thurrott 12:45 PM
  • "Future Windows 10 update will soften the blow of Spectre patches: The performance hit should be reduced to mere 'noise.'" Engadget 6:51 AM
  • "New Windows 10 1809 bug: Zip data-loss flaw is months old but Microsoft missed it/A Feedback Hub user reported the latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update bug three months ago. Microsoft has fixed the issue in preview builds of the 19H1 version of Windows 10, so it should be fixed in 1809 soon." ZDNet 7:36 AM
  • "Zip it! 3 more reasons to be glad you didn't jump on Windows 10 1809: So fonts are funny and archives aren't ace but, hey, at least it isn't deleting files, right?" The Register 10:15 AM
  • "Windows 10 Version 1809 Suffers from Yet Another Data Loss Bug" Thurrott 7:39 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Exchange 2019 - but there's no way to deploy it: Exchange 2019 was one of four Office-related server products that went final on 22 October; because Windows Server 2019 remains in software purgatory, Exchange 2019 can't be used, or even tested" Computerworld New Zealand 8:07 PM
  • "What To Expect From Microsoft's First Quarter Earnings After A Strong End To Fiscal 2018" Forbes 10:33 AM
  • "Microsoft's To-Do app gains Planned smart lists on Android & Important list improvements on iOS" OnMSFT 10:34 AM
  • "Accessories drive videogame sales to sixth straight gain in September" Seeking Alpha 6:26 PM
  • "Ex-Windows EVP Terry Myerson joins Madrona Venture and The Carlyle Group" TechCrunch 12:47 PM
  • "Microsoft's former Windows Chief Terry Myerson joins two investment firms: The former head of Microsoft's Windows unit has resurfaced after leaving the company earlier this summer and will be involved with two different investment firms." ZDNet 12:47 PM
  • "HP updates Spectre x360 2-in-1s with webcam privacy switch, more battery life: HP also debuted a new Elitebook convertible with a battery life up to 17 hours." Ars Technica 4:11 PM
  • "HP Launches New Premium Consumer and Business PCs" Thurrott 6:36 PM
  • "HP's fall PC lineup includes EliteBook, Spectres, and fingerprint mouse" Seeking Alpha 4:12 PM
  • "HP Cuts Corners on New Spectre x360/HP literally removes the corners of the new 13- and 15-inch Spectre x360, a 2-in-1 convertible laptop. Result: a more convenient way to turn it on and plug in peripherals." PC Magazine 8:55 PM
  • "HP unveils $84M Singapore lab focused on digital manufacturing technologies: Launched together with Nanyang Technological University, where it is located, the HP-NTU Corporate Innovation Lab will focus on 3D printing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cybersecurity." ZDNet 8:08 PM
  • "Dell announces new Latitude Rugged laptops for the toughest conditions" Neowin 7:39 AM
  • "Dell tries to make durable laptops more modern with updated Latitude rugged line" Ars Technica 7:40 AM
  • "New Raspberry Pi-like Odroid-H2 board packs Intel Gemini Lake quad-core CPU: The new Odroid-H2 board could suit modders who want to build a Linux media and gaming system." ZDNet 12:47 PM
  • "Oracle delves deeper into blockchain with four new applications" TechCrunch 12:47 PM
  • "Oracle acquires DataFox, a developer of 'predictive intelligence as a service' across millions of company records" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
  • "Oracle acquires DataFox, brings AI-based company data management to cloud apps: DataFox uses artificial intelligence to help clients gain an up-to-date view of customer accounts and organizations." ZDNet 7:37 AM
  • "Oracle's cloud move fix for 'vicious cycle' of 'unpredictable' app upgrades: 'We've done away with upgrades' says EVP applications development Steve Miranda" Computerworld New Zealand 8:45 PM
  • "Oracle Cloud Infrastructure introduces AMD EPYC powered instances: Oracle says it's the largest public cloud provider to have bare metal instances on AMD EPYC processors." ZDNet 8:54 PM
  • "Samsung is developing a laptop with a foldable displa" BGR 6:42 AM
  • "Low-Cost Cortex-A5 Initiative Presented by ARM" EE Times Asia 6:39 AM