Here are the top tech news from the world of technology
The biggest announcement from Apple’s just concluded iPhone 13 event
The Apple’s much anticipated iPhone 13 event was live streamed on Tuesday. Apart from unveiling iPhone 13, Apple raised the curtains from host of other flagship devices including Apple Watch and iPad. Here are some of the biggest highlights from the main event:
- Iphone 13 and Iphone 13 mini boosts improved battery life.
- iPhone 13 will have a smaller notch
- will have high refresh rate screen
- adds cinematic mode for video and photography styles for picture (Click here)
Microsoft to conduct $60 Bn share buyback
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it will conduct $60 Bn share buyback program. The software giant also announced that its President Brad Smith will be now the new Vice President of the company. This development comes barely months after CEO Satya Nadella was elevated to the position of chairman. (Click here)
Instagram is harmful for teens, Facebook’s own internal research report finds
Facebook’s internal reports has found that its photo-sharing platform Instagram is proving immensely harmful for teenage kids. This has been disclosed in a article published in the Wall Street Journal, which claims to have accessed this internal report. The internal report has made damaging disclosures including the fact that Instagram’s content causes depression and even suicidal thoughts among the teenagers (Click here)
Uber CTO has just put down his papers
Uber Chief Technical Officer Sukumar Rathnam has tendered his resignation, people privy to the matter have claimed. Rathnam’s resignation has come amid the report that he was increasingly in odds with Chief Product Officer Sudeep Jain. Uber is likely to find Rathnam’s replacement in coming weeks.
Glassdoor Acquires anonymous social network platform Fishbowl
Glassdoor, which allows employees to post candid feedback about their organizations, has just announced the acquisition of Fishbowl. Fishbowl is also sort of an anonymous network that allows employee feedback and joint internet based conversation group to converse about work and other things. Glassdoor said that it will soon Fishbowl into its platform but for time being it will work as a stand alone platform (Click here)