Daily Tech Briefing Oct. 18, 2017

Huawei Adds AI Chips, Dual Leica Cameras to Mate 10 Smartphones VIDEO

October 18, 2017 11:01 AM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Huawei new Mate 10 smartphones include AI chips to boost performance; researchers reveal critical KRACK flaws in WPA WiFi security; the U.S. Supreme Court keeps Microsoft Ireland email case alive; and there's more.
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Ubuntu Drops Unity for GNOME in Artful Aardvark Release SLIDESHOW

October 18, 2017 8:46 AM | ()
After years of building its own desktop, Ubuntu drops Unity for GNOME in Artful Aardvark. Here are other highlights of the latest Ubuntu release.
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Surface Book 2 Delivers Big Power Boost With Intel Core i7 Processor SLIDESHOW

October 18, 2017 6:45 AM | ()
On the same day it released the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft introduced the Surface Book 2 with a more powerful Intel "Coffee Lake" processor.
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Tanium Expands Security Platform With Asset Module

October 18, 2017 4:38 AM | ()
Tanium CEO Orion Hindawi wants his customers to be concerned about the things they actually can control that will help to improve security.

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Docker Accelerates App Migration to Containers With IBM Partnership

October 18, 2017 2:39 AM | ()
At the DockerCon EU conference, the container vendor outlines successes and launches a new partnership with IBM to help organizations move from legacy architectures to the microservices future.
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IBM Beats the Street in Earnings, Hints Growth May Be Back

October 17, 2017 9:00 PM | ()
A key part of the rise in revenue is expected to come from the mainframe business, which got a boost from the launch of Z14 during Q3.
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Google Bolsters Online Security With Advanced Protection Program

October 17, 2017 5:55 PM | ()
Google is offering an opt-in program for its Advance Protection Program to users who are willing to exchange convenience for stronger email and online security.
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Cisco Launches Predictive Services Apps Powered by AI

October 17, 2017 3:00 PM | ()
New offerings are designed to manage the fast-growing technical skills gap through usable expertise, intelligence and automation.
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Qualcomm Announces Speedy Snapdragon 636 Chip, Successful 5G Tests

October 17, 2017 2:15 PM | ()
The vendor says its Snapdragon 636 platform will drive 40 performance gains in mobile devices while it also touts a successful test in the 5G space.
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Microsoft Kicks Off Windows Mixed-Reality Era With Fall Creators Update

October 17, 2017 11:23 AM | ()
It's finally here. The OS update arrives with new mixed-reality features along with hardware that allows users to experience what the fuss is about.

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