Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!
Quantum Computing From AWS, But Is It Ready?
Amazon has started providing nascent quantum computing services over the internet. Google might have already announced its supremacy over the quantum tech but Amazon is preparing its service called Braket as a middleman. “Amazon Braket is a fully managed AWS service, with security & encryption baked in at each level,” according to the company blog post. Apart from this Amazon also said that it’s going to launch a physical lab for quantum computing as well, near California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Quantum computing is extremely rare and expensive. Only Google has achieved this state of computing, according to its own claim. Amazon wants to make quantum computing as accessible as its cloud services are. Link.
YouTube CEO Doesn’t Allow Her Kids To Watch The Main YouTube Site
The YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki in an interview with CBS 60 Minutes has revealed that she doesn’t let her kids watch the main YouTube site. But she does let her kids watch YouTube Kids. She also said that she keeps a tap on for how long her kids can browse videos online. Link.
Beware Of Sex Offenders On Major Dating Sites!
Tinder, one of the leading online dating apps has acknowledged that its site has some registered sex offenders. The company in a statement said that “there are definitely registered sex offenders on our free products.” The major dating sites owned by Match.com don’t screen users before they register on the site. Link.
Twitter is going to comply with the latest standards of CCPA, California Consumer Privacy Act. by 2020. The microblogging site will allow its users to see how their data is being used by advertisers and to what extent. Also, it’s setting up a website that will teach its users about this policy and make things easy. Link.
Ready To Transfer Your Photos From Facebook?
Facebook is allowing its users to transfer their photos out of Facebook to Google Photos. Without the need to download your photos you will soon be able to just transfer them to a new platform. Currently, this feature will work with only Google Photos. The social media giant is launching this feature in Ireland and will slowly spread it out to the rest of the world. Link.