Here are top trending news from the world of technology
Facebook says it will begin testing ads on Oculus Headsets
Facebook on Wednesday said that it will start testing ads in its VR headset Oculus. This is a significant step in company’s ongoing quest to monetize its VR vertical. Facebook, along with many other big tech companies, have pinned their hopes that VR will be the next big thing in the tech world.
Satya Nadella gets a promotion at Microsoft
After being the CEO of Microsoft for almost seven years, Satya Nadella has now been appointed as the Chairman of Microsoft Board. This marks a sort of promotion for Nadella, who now has become the most powerful man at Microsoft.
China adds another success to its space mission
After landing a rover on the red planet barely few weeks back, China has now sent not one but three astronauts to the space station. This is China’s first crewed mission in five years. These astronauts will stay in Chinese space station Tianhe for three months before flying back to earth.
Google is developing conversational AI product for teaching foreign language
What is Google’s next AI move? Well, its next AI move could is to possibly build a conversational AI product that could teach people foreign language. According to sources, the search engine giant is secretly working on such a product and has tentatively named the product ‘Tivoli.’
Spotify launches its Clubhouse like app – Greenroom
Going with the ongoing trend of audio chat app, Spotify has just launched a new app called Greenroom. While this app is very similar to Clubhouse, it comes with a unique feature of turning the live audio rooms into podcasts. Facebook, Twitter and Reddit have already joined the bandwagon of live audio market by launching their own products.