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Instagram’s boss plays down app’s negative impact on teens in Congress hearing

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Instagram’s boss Adam Mosseri tried to put a brave face in front of the U.S. lawmakers in its first ever congress testimony. Mosseri claimed that that the video-sharing app can help teens in coping with weak moments and negative feelings spurred due to the impact of Instagram. Mosseri apparently tried to paint a rosy picture of the photo-sharing platform during the congress hearing. He informed about slew of changes that Instagram intends to bring in future including the chorological feed (Click here)         


Twitter is testing TikTok like feature for its content discovery tab

TikTok’s vertical scrolling feed has caught the fancy of many platforms and now Twitter is the latest platform to follow the suit. The Microblogging giant is testing the TikTok like vertical scrolling feed in its content discovery tab ‘Explore.’ Twitter is currently testing this new feature in multiple countries including ‘India’ (Click here)     

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Apple’s AR headset may use 3D Sensors for hand tracking


The latest rumours about Apple’s much anticipated mixed reality headset is that it may use 3D sensors for advanced hand tracking.  According to unconfirmed reports, the headset may have four sets of 3D sensors as opposed to single unit in iPhones. This is likely to give Apple’s AR headset more accuracy that could be compared with the TrueDepth Camera (Click here).     


SpaceX Propels NASA Telescope in Space to observe black holes

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A SpaceX Flacon9 rocket has blasted off with NASA’s fridge sized telescopes that is inclusive of three powerful telescopes. These powerful telescopes can measure light and energy emanating from mysterious celestial objects like black hole (Click here)


Italy fines Amazon for $1.28 Bn for market abuse

Italy’s anti-trust body on Thursday announced that it will penalize e-commerce giant Amazon to the tune of $1.28 Bn for abusing dominance. This development has come barely a week after Italy imposed a heavy fine on Google & Apple for unethical data practices (Click here)

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