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RIP iPod: Apple kills the last iPod model
Apple iPod, the revolutionary Apple product is no more. The tech giant has decided to phase out the last model of the iPod product – iPod Touch – from the production line. This simply means that henceforth you won’t be able to buy an Apple iPod directly from the market. The tech giant decided to kill this revolutionary product due to its declining sales. Since more and more people had started listening to music from smartphones, the iPod over the years had become sort of outdated.
Elon Musk says he will reactivate Donald Trump’s Twitter account
Elon musk has finally confirmed that he plans to reverse Twitter’s ban on Donald Trump’s account. Talking to a leading newspaper, the Tesla boss described Twitter’s decision to ban Trump’s account as ‘morally bad’ and ‘foolish.’ However, the former US President himself seems to be least interested in making a comeback on Twitter. Trump recently said that he currently wants to remain focused on his recently launched social media app Truth Social.
Ola Electric says fire accidents cannot be ruled out in future
Ola’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal has said that Ola’s electric scooters are safe to ride However, he also said that fire accidents in future cannot be ruled out. Recently Ola’s electric scooters have been in news for spate of fire accidents, which created a huge uproar on social media platforms. These spate of accidents raised concerns about the safety of Ola’s much hyped up electric scooters. Following these accidents, the company recently had to recall nearly 1400 scooters.
Netflix is all set to bring ‘ads’ to its platform by end of this year
Few weeks back Netflix had said that it will launch a cheap ad supported plan for its subscribers. However, it did not give any timeline for the same. But the latest media reports claim that the streaming giant is likely to roll out the ad supported plan by the end of this year itself. This will be for the first time that Netflix will be showing ads on its platform. The company has been forced to take such a drastic step due its declining subscriber numbers and growing losses.
Tesla’s April Sale crashes due to problem in its Shanghai plant
According to media reports, Tesla’s April sales have crashed by almost 98% compared to last month. This has partially happened due to an upsurge in COVID cases in China, resulting in the closure of its Shanghai factory for nearly 22 days. Tesla’s Shanghai factory reopened on 19th April. However, since its reopening the company hasn’t been able to meet its daily production targets due to several technical problems.