Here is the top trending news from the world of technology
In future Boeing plans to produce plans in Metaverse
American aeronautics multinational giant Boeing has said that it is planning to manufacture next generation airplanes in metaverse. In the metaverse world, Boeing’s immersive 3D engineering design will be twinned with robots that communicate with each other while Boeing’s engineers will be linked with Microsoft HoloLens. The buzz around the futuristic technology of Metaverse has grown ever since Facebook changed its brand name to meta (Click here).
Spotify acquires Australian podcast company Whooshka
Streaming giant Spotify announced on Thursday that it has acquired Australian based podcast technology firm Whooshka. Both companies did not divulge the financial details of the deal. Whooshka specializes in technology that turns radio content into podcast (Click here)
U.S. has just blacklisted world’s largest commercial drone firm
U.S has blacklisted Chinese drone firm DJI, which is the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer. Apart from DJI, the U.S. has blacklisted seven other Chinese companies. Citing the reason for ban, America has claimed that these Chinese companies played an active role for actively supporting the surveillance and tracking of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in the country (Click here).
TikTok is planning to tweak its algorithm
TikTok has announced that it is planning to change its algorithm that will eventually help in avoid showing negative videos repeatedly to users. TikTok has said that it will also be making sure that its algorithm avoids showing content that has adverse impact on the user’s health (Click here)
Tiger Global makes its maiden investment in Pakistan
While Tiger Global has made countless investments in India but it waited until now to make its first- ever investment in Pakistan. The VC giant chose to back up B2B fintech startup CreditBook to mark its median investment in India’s neighboring country. CreditBook offers bookkeeping and other financial services to Pakistani merchants (Click here).