Here are the top tech news from the world of technology
Apple’s iPhone 13 all set for an official launch on September 14
Apple’s biggest event is scheduled on September 14th, the day when the tech giant will unveil series of devices through virtual event. While Apple is likely to launch many devices, the world will be eagerly awaiting the launch of iPhone 13. The virtual event will carry the tagline ‘California streaming’ and the event will be broadcasted from Apple Park.
Microsoft Rolls out Microsoft Start – a Personalized news feed designed for Windows 11
Microsoft said on Tuesday that it is launching Microsoft Start, a personalized news feed that will integrate into the upcoming Microsoft 11. According to reports, It will also be available on Windows Taskbar. The software giant said that Microsoft Start has been built on the enduring legacy of MSN and Microsoft News. However, Microsoft has made it amply clear that MSN is not going anywhere and Microsoft Start will be the new brand for Microsoft News (Click here)
Ford Poaches Top Tech Executive who led Apple’s top secret car project
Ford has caught a big catch and this essentially spells a bad news for Apple. The auto giant has announced that it has hired former Apple executive Doug Field to spearhead its futuristic technology efforts. Field is the same person who played a instrumental role in spearheading Apple secret car project. This project is so secretive that Apple still hasn’t commented about it on the public platform. (Click here)
Microsoft acquires video editing software ClipChamp
Microsoft has announced that it has acquired ClipChamp for undisclosed amount. ClipChamp is a startup that provides easy to use video editing software to people and corporates alike. Microsoft is likely to integrate ClipChamp to its Office 365 software Notably, Microsoft had recently increased the subscription prices of Office 365 on the pretext that it will soon ramp up its product offerings. (Click here)
‘Buy Now, Pay later’ space heats up after PayPal’s $2.6 Bn deal in Japan
Pandemic has fueled the unprecedented growth of Buy now, Pay Later or BNPL market. Keeping this in mind, PayPal has just acquired Japanese BNPL startup Paidy for $2.7 Bn. The deal is largely a cash deal, according to reports. The acquisition deal will give PayPal, which is already a leader in the BNPL category, an unfettered access to the Japanese market. This development comes barely a month after American fintech company Square Inc bought Australian BNPL company Afterpay for whopping $29 Bn.