Sunday, April 18, 2021

Technology

Microsoft to acquire Nuance Communications for around $16 Billion

Microsoft Corporation reached final negotiations to own artificial intelligence (AI) and speech technology firm known as Nuance Communications Incorporation at around sixteen billion dollars, reported by a source close to the matter. The source further said that the amount being...

Google’s victory over a prolonged dispute with Oracle

American Supreme Court has inverted the high-level copyright victory of Oracle, offering a milestone ruling for the software industry. The ruling is a notable victory for Google after a prolonged ten-year legal clash. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled six-two...

SpaceX to launch rockets on Mars well before 2030 – Elon Musk

On Tuesday, Elon Musk (SpaceX chief) tweeted that Europe should target higher with its rocket expertise or risk becoming obsolete when the firm continues to surpass European firms, with Elon Musk mentioning that SpaceX would be launching its rockets...

Nokia, a Finnish telecom giant, to cut up to 10,000 jobs over next two years

On Tuesday, Nokia (Finnish telecoms giant) said that it will slash up to 10,000 jobs in the upcoming two years as a part of a previously decided reform program while increasing investment on 5G and R&D capabilities to potentially...

Twitter suspended accounts under the directive of Indian prime minister 

Twitter, the dominant social media platform, detained strong after the Government of India asked Twitter last week to block hundreds of accounts that blamed and criticized the government for its mismanagement at the time of protests by furious farmers. The...

WhatsApp postpones its plans to update the privacy policy

The top-rated messaging app, WhatsApp, has delayed to update its privacy policy after a backlash over what this app shares with Facebook (the parent company). WhatsApp had started alerting its users in the previous month about its updated privacy policies,...

A big break for WhatsApp competitor platforms

Telegram and Signal, both messaging platforms, have been observing a significant increment in the number of downloads across the world after a controversial modification to WhatsApp’s terms and regulations. The popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, had described to its users that...

Facebook and Twitter have taken down Trump’s video clip  

On Wednesday, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook had eliminated a video clip featuring President Donald Trump, addressing his followers when a crowd of Trump supporters attacked the United States Capitol. The platforms said that the video clip, in which President...

Amazon stepped into the medical industry, which will affect other online pharmacies

The owner of Quick Meds (an online pharmacy), Ahsan Bhatti, said that he thinks the impact would be huge. Moreover, Bhatti is worried about the future of Amazon (a dominant online eCommerce giant) stepping into the pharmacy industry in...

SolarWinds hacking group got into the source code of Microsoft

On Thursday, Microsoft confirmed that the hacking team behind the SolarWinds broke into Microsoft and accessed some of its source codes. Source Code, the basic set of instructions that execute a particular operating system or software, is usually the...

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