Author: Girish Shetti

Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) Apple to launch ‘lockdown feature’ to defend against state sponsored cyber attacks Apple announced on Wednesday that it will launch a special ‘lockdown’ feature in the upcoming IOS 16 roll out. Apple said that this lockdown mode is a high-level security feature designed especially only for high-profile celebrities. Once this feature is activated, iPhones and iPads can easily fend off any potential cyber-attacks including state-sponsored cyber -attacks. However, mind you guys, by activating this feature you’ll end…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) Twitter all set for a showdown with the Indian Government In an unprecedented move, popular microblogging Twitter is reportedly planning to take a legal action against the Indian government over the issue of censorship. According to media reports, Twitter is unhappy with the Indian government’s continuous request for content takedown. The Indian government is believed to be putting a lot of pressure on Twitter for taking down content that it believes is highly critical or controversial.…

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1) China hit by a massive hacking scandal; record of 1 Bn Chinese people compromised    A huge hacking scandal has been unearthed in China. Many people are already claiming that this scandal is the biggest ever hacking scandal till date. An unidentified Chinese hacker recently managed to access the server of Shanghai Police Station and stole the data of nearly 1 Bn Chinese resident. This data, which contains sensitive information like name, address, Birthplace, national ID number & mobile number, has been put on sale on a popular forum. The Chinese government, which takes immense pride in its robust…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) British Army’s Twitter and YouTube account gets Hacked The British Army was on for a rude shock on Sunday when it discovered that its official Twitter and YouTube account was hacked. Unknown crypto scamsters were supposedly behind this hacking incident. On the British Army’s YouTube Channel, the hackers had posted several videos of cryptocurrency that also carried the photo of tech billionaire Elon musk. By Sunday evening, both YouTube and Twitter accounts were fully restored. This…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should follow. 1) Meta warn employees of bad times, slashes hiring by 30% Meta’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has given a stern warning to its employees that they should brace for some tough-times. This obviously means that most Meta employees can’t expect salary hikes or promotions – at least not for the remainder of 2022. The company has already announced that it will slash hiring by nearly 30% in 2022. Zuckerberg has cited the economic downturn as the reason for the…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) All’s is not well with Byju’s There is a big announcement coming from Byju’s. No, the edtech major is not making another acquisition. In fact, the news that I am about to break is pretty negative news. That’s because Byju’s has just laid off more than 1,000 employees. Most of these layoffs have happened in Byju’s subsidiary companies White Hat Jr and Topprs. Sources close to Byju’s have said that going forward the demand for edtech…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) Tesla lays off 200 employees from Autopilot team   Since the past few weeks Elon Musk has been openly saying that he soon intends to cut Tesla’s workforce by nearly 10% as part of its cost-cutting measure. Now true to his words, Tesla has now reportedly laid off nearly 200 employees from its autopilot team and has even reportedly closed his local office in California. To keep up with Musk’s 10% target, Tesla may cut more…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) Elon Musk makes an interesting tweet on TikTok Elon Musk, the tech billionaire who possibly tweets on every issue under the sun, recently tweeted something very interesting about TikTok. The Tesla CEO asked his followers on Twitter whether TikTok is destroying civilization? This tweet from Musk was in response to the media reports that some Chinese engineers are able to access the data of TikTok’s American users. But mind you, this particular tweet came just days…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) Meta warns employees ‘no discussion on abortion law’ Mark Zuckerberg’s company Meta has sent an internal memo to all its employees, strictly warning them that it won’t tolerate any discussion on the issue of ‘abortion ban’ in the office premises. The company was forced to issue this memo as there has been a huge hue and cry in the U.S. after the U.S. Supreme Court officially banned abortion in the country. Meta’s top official has cited…

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Here are today’s top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) Netflix opts for another layoff, removes 300 employees Streaming giant Netflix has said that it is laying off 300 people as the streaming company continues with its cost-cutting drive. This is the second time in two months that Netflix has opted for layoffs. Last month (i.e. June), the streaming company had laid off nearly 150 employees. The latest layoffs will again mostly impact the U.S. workforce. Netflix is currently going through a tough time because of…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on. 1) Amazon Alexa can soon start mimicking your voice   Amazon is in the process of introducing a very revolutionary feature in its voice assistant Alexa. Thanks to this revolutionary feature, Amazon Alexa can soon start imitating your or for that matter anyone’s voice. Amazon said that its voice assistant can mimic anyone’s voice after listening and recording their voice for less than a minute. The company further said that this voice will be very human-like and…

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Here are the top trending news from the world of technology. News that we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on.   1) Cloudflare outage knocks off services of many popular websites Internet security and network transit provider Cloudflare faced a major outage on Tuesday early morning. Due to this outage many of Cloudflare’s high-profile client websites saw their services getting affected. In India, online stock broking apps like Zerodha and Upstox were among the first ones to report problems. Outside India, popular graphic design website Canva and VPN company NordVPN had also reported problems. This global outage…

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