Here are the top trending news from the world of technology
Stung by Crackdown, Facebook is testing new news feed control feature
Facebook on Thursday announced that it is testing new features that will lend its users more freedom to customize the content in its news feed. The company said in its blog post that this new test features will be currently available only for small number of users. Once Facebook is satisfied with these new features, it will initially roll them out in English-speaking countries (Click here).
Apple Employees will return to office from February
Apple Employees will start returning to the office from February next year as part of its hybrid workplace project. However, Apple will be carrying out its ‘return to office policy’ in phases, which means that initially only few Apple offices across U.S. will allow employees to come to the office. Later from March, Apple will extend the return-to-office policy to almost all offices (Click here).
LinkedIn’s long-time top executive quits, all set to join Uber
Joann Wu, a long-time LinkedIn top executive, has put down her papers. Wu served as the VP of Product Design in the professional networking company. She will now join ride-hailing major Uber in the same position (Click here).
Ford forays into chip biz amid chip shortage
In the wake of prolong chip shortage that has adversely impacted the auto production, Ford has decided to enter into chip making business. The U.S. auto giant has signed a joint production and strategic agreement with U.S. based chip maker GlobalFoundaries (Click here)
One of Tesla’s Chinese rivals has just launched a more affordable SUV in China
Xpeng – one of Tesla’s Chinese competitors – has just launched a brand new SUV in the domestic market. Apparently, the price of Xpeng’s newly launched SUV, is far more affordable than Tesla’s SUV (Click here).