Tech News Roundup #3

Here are 10 tech news that I found interesting.

Apple sends out iPhone 8 launch invites – We finally know when Apple will announce the iPhone 8. Mashable

Mark Zuckerberg decries reported end of DACA in heartfelt Facebook post – President Donald Trump’s decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is nearing a critical crossroads, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants his stance — along with most of Silicon Valley’s — on the Obama administration policy to be clear. Mashable

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will launch on October 17 – Microsoft today announced that the Fall Creators Update, the next major release of Windows 10, will start rolling out to all users on October 17. Techcrunch

Instagram users warned hacker had access to email addresses and phone numbers – What’s shady, possibly wearing a hoodie, and is currently sitting on the stolen personal information of an untold number of high-profile Instagram users? Mashable

Western Digital adds 400GB microSD card to SanDisk lineup – It was only two years ago that Western Digital launched a record-breaking 200GB microSD card. Techspot

Western Digital is buying flash storage company Tegile Systems – Western Digital on Tuesday announced its second acquisition in as many days, vowing to purchase Tegile Systems for an undisclosed sum. Techspot

IBM Seeks Crowdsourced Computer Cycles for Microbiome Project – Harvesting compute cycles donated by large numbers of volunteers isn’t new. HPCWire

GIGABYTE Leverages Skylake-W I/O to Create A Multi-GPU, Multi-Storage, Multi-I/O Platform – GIGABYTE today announced its latest motherboard based on Intel’s ‘Basin Falls’ architecture and targeted at workstation use cases.HPCWire

Microsoft’s CEO is once again standing up to Trump on immigration – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took to LinkedIn on Thursday to stand up for the DREAMers – undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. Business Insider

Sharp announces an 8K TV now that you’ve upgraded to 4K – Now that you’ve upgraded to a shiny new 4K TV, Sharp has revealed its latest screen to stoke your fear of missing out: a 70-inch Aquos 8K TV. The Verge

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