Here are the top trending stories from the world of technology. Stories troviding hat we feel every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on.
Get Ready for Made in India iPhone 14
Tech giant Apple has started manufacturing its newly launched iPhone 14 in its Foxconn plant located in India’s southern state Tamil Nadu. This will be first time that Apple will be starting the production of iPhone in India within weeks after launching new model into the market. The made in India iPhone will be made available in the Indian market by the end of this year. According to JP Morgan, Apple may 5% of iPhone 14 production to India by end of this year and 25% by the end of 2025. Apple had first started manufacturing iPhone in India in 2017.
UK may slap TikTok with $29 Mn fine
Great Britain may impose a financial penalty of 27 Mn pounds or $29 Mn on the popular video sharing platform TikTok following a detailed investigation. This detailed investigation carried out by the U.K’s watchdog found TikTok guilty of failing to protect children’s privacy. TikTok has been accused of providing content to young children without proper parental control among other things. On its part, the video sharing platform has denied these allegations. Ever since TikTok become a household name, it has faced repeated criticism of failing to protect young children from harmful content.
Netflix to develop its own gaming studio
Plagued by declining subscriber numbers, Netflix is taking firm step in the gaming niche. The streaming giant has just announced that it will be building its own gaming studio in Finland. Until now the platform relied on third party gaming companies for providing games on its platform. However, Netflix is mindful of the fact that it will take several years before it could roll out games from its self-designed studio. With pandemic fueled boom getting over, Netflix has been looking for innovative solutions that could help in fixing its sluggish growth in subscriber numbers.
Elon Musk’s Deposition in Twitter Trail has been Postponed
Tech billionaire Elon Musk was supposed to depose before the lawyers of Twitter for cross-questioning ahead of the trail that is supposed to begin next month. This deposition was supposed to take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. However, according to reports, this deposition has now been postponed but no concrete reason has been given for the same. In July this year Musk suspended the $44 Bn Twitter deal, forcing the latter to drag him to the court. Even the trial is yet to begin it has already gained lot of limelight for the obvious reasons.
Tamil Nadu is planning to ban Online Gambling
Tamil Nadu government has passed an ordinance that seeks to permanently ban online gaming activities across the state. The ordinance will take a form of law once it is signed by the governor. This upcoming law will serve a huge setback for the nascent yet fast growing gambling industry. Moreso if other states also try to imitate the Tamil Nadu government. By the way, the Tamil Nadu government is also fighting the case in the Supreme Court where online gambling companies have filed a petition to revoke the upcoming ban.