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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Checked 10:05 PM; Last Updated 8:10 PM CST; 02:10 GMT


Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft sues fake tech support service, warns of holiday scams" Gigaom 3:59 PM
  • "Microsoft sues tech support scammers for trademark violation, false advertising: Claims 390,000 residents lost $179 million in California alone." Ars Technica 8:09 PM
  • "Microsoft hits 1.5 million total Windows 10 'Insiders'" Electronista 6:54 AM
  • "Microsoft's Xim app now lets you share smartphone photos on bigger screens" Engadget 6:57 AM
  • "Microsoft kills off the browser ballot menu" Neowin 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft kills EU browser choice screen: The screen contributed to restoring competition in the EU browser market, the European Commission said" Computerworld New Zealand 7:11 AM
  • "Microsoft no longer needs to remind EU Windows users they have a browser choice: Summary:Microsoft is no longer legally required to remind Windows users in the European Union that they have a choice of browsers beyond IE, as has been the case for the past five years." ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "Windows 7 Update Brings More Problems than Solutions" The Fuse Joplin 7:17 AM
  • "Untangling .NET Core: Open source for Windows, Mac, Linux/More changes, but it'll be different this time, honest" The Register 7:21 AM
  • "Intel's Mobile Milestone: Two Chips in Lenovo Smartphone" WSJ Blogs 7:15 AM
  • "Lenovo To Announce Two Intel-Powered Smartphones In 2015 [Rumor] UberGizmo 7:18 AM
  • "Intel to power two new 4G Lenovo smartphones in early 2015: The chipmaker is expected to expand its smartphone partnership with Lenovo, introducing phones for both China and the global market in the coming weeks." CNET 7:21 AM
  • "Lenovo to Use Intel Chips in New Smartphones in 2015" eWeek 12:45 PM
  • "Is Intel set to take control of IOT market?" ITProPortal 7:19 AM
  • "Intel, IBM Follow Different Strategies On 14nm FinFET" CDRinfo 7:18 AM
  • "Intel confirms that Lenovo will use Atom chips in two new smartphones next year" VentureBeat 3:11 PM
  • "IBM says cloud business enjoying 'breakthrough year'" Reuters 7:07 AM
  • "IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers: IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49." InformationWeek 11:14 AM
  • "Oracle, the King of Cloud? Maybe in Ellison's world: Claims that cloud will drive Oracle's future growth ring hollow" The Register 7:30 AM
  • "Oracle gets its cloud due: Can it sustain it?" ZDNet 1:11 PM
  • "Oracle Earnings Review: Cloud's Success Helps Beat All Expectations" Seeking Alpha 4:14 PM
  • "Toshiba launches 6TB enterprise HDD range: Summary:Toshiba's new range of hard disk drives includes 6TB of storage with a 12Gbit/s transfer rate." ZDNet 7:01 AM
  • "Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem/A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices." InformationWeek 11:14 AM
  • "Accelerating cloud services deployment with open-source software: Summary:Enterprises can benefit from the experiences of others: both negative and positive: when planning and exploring transitioning to the cloud." ZDNet 7:01 AM
  • "Customers reporting interest in cloud, containers, Linux, OpenStack for 2015: Summary:2014 has been a year of emerging technologies and great IT opportunities in Asia-Pacific. To provide some insights on the year so far and what lies ahead, we've asked a group of Red Hat customers where their priorities lie in 2015." ZDNet 7:01 AM
  • "Creating the 8080: The Processor That Started the PC Revolution" PC Magazine 7:10 PM