Microsoft Partners Up to Boost Windows Defender Threat Detection


Microsoft on Wednesday announced agreements to integrate threat detection products from Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften into Windows Defender, extending security to macOS, iOS, Linux and Android devices. No additional infrastructure will be required, Microsoft said. Once the integration is set, new events from onboard macOS, iOS, Android and Linux devices will begin surfacing on the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection console. Windows Defender ATP provides a single pane of glass for endpoint security.

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Amazon Deploys Army of Echoes Against Oncoming Threats


Amazon has unveiled five new Echo products that raise the bar in the automated home market. Among other things, Amazon has improved the sound quality in its second-gen Echo speaker to compete with several new competitors in the high-end audio segment. The new Echo has a new speaker architecture, a dedicated tweeter, Dolby sound processing, and a 2.5 inch down-firing woofer. The new smart speaker uses Amazon’s second generation far-field technology, which offers improved wake word-processing, better beam-forming and enhanced noise cancellation.

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New Cloud Tools Aim to Streamline, Monetize Partner Relationships


AppDirect on Tuesday announced new products and functionality for its Cloud Commerce Platform.
The new tools, AppReseller and Cloud Management Suite, enable software vendors to launch reseller partner programs quickly. Software as a Service providers can use the new capabilities to help their small and mid-sized business users manage and leverage their software more effectively. AppReseller helps software vendors monetize partner relationships by enabling channel partners to spin up customer accounts and place orders in real time.

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Amazon unveils new products, including new Echo speaker, Fire TV

Amazon unveiled a host of new products on Wednesday, including a new Echo speaker and a pair of smart glasses with built-in Alexa functionality that wowed onlookers.

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Apple's iPhone 8: Here's how much it really costs to build

Following Apple’s latest event announcing new iPhones and other products, some have bemoaned the high-cost of the products. A breakdown of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus detail just how much it costs Apple to build the devices.

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IBM z14 Mainframe CPUs to Use 14nm FinFET SOI Design

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IBM and GlobalFoundries are teaming up to build 14nm products using FinFETs and SOI. This is the first time we’ve seen both technologies deployed side-by-side on the same silicon.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256302-globalfoundries-will-build-14nm-finfet-soi-for-ibms-z14-mainframe?source=Computing

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Apple Unveils iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K

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As summer comes to an end, Apple begins ramping up the production of its newest products. Today at 1PM ET (10AM PT), Apple will be holding a special event at the brand new Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino.

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Intel’s New Xeon W Chips Bring Skylake-SP to Enterprise, Workstation LGA2066 Sockets

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Intel has launched a new Xeon W product family to bridge the gap between its multi-socket LGA3647 products and its consumer Core i9 hardware.

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SugarCRM Launches Hint, 1st in Relationship Intelligence Line


SugarCRM has launched Hint, the first in its new line of relationship intelligence products. Hint users can enter a few contact details about a person with whom they want to connect, and Hint automatically will search social sources on the Web for information. That data, along with other details from a company’s internal files, will be served up to the user in a side-panel view. “Hint is the building block for future relationship intelligence product offerings, which will go deeper into AI,” said SugarCRM spokesperson Andrew Staples.

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Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

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At Computex this year, PCs shared top billing with a huge range of IoT products. Smartphones, which have dominated the show in other years, were much less emphasized.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251006-self-driving-cars-artificial-intelligence-driving-new-chip-designs-smartphone-market-matures?source=Computing

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The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017

At I/O 2017, Google announced new products powered by machine learning, some big improvements to Assistant and Google Home, and it offered up a glimpse of the future of Android in your car.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/249775-5-important-announcements-google-io-2017?source=Computing

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Free alternatives to Microsoft Word, Photoshop and more

For years, people have grumbled about the price of software. Adobe products have always been expensive, and many customers were agitated when the company shifted to “Creative Cloud,” which meant a monthly or annual subscription. Meanwhile, Microsoft Office is a staple for computers everywhere, but the price tag often irritates people who just want a decent word processor.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/20/free-alternatives-to-microsoft-word-photoshop-and-more.html

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Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Everspin is moving its MRAM into SSDs and commercial products. Is this the memory standard that will challenge NAND flash for dominance of the storage market?

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An Intel Atom C2000 bug is killing products from multiple manufacturers

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Intel’s Avoton and Rangeley server products appear to have a significant flaw that’s killing hardware years before its expected end-of-life.

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