Here is the top trending news from the world of technology. News that every tech enthusiast should keep a tab on.
WWE Raw is coming to Netflix from 2025
If you’re a diehard WWE Raw then there is a big breaking news for you. WWE Raw, the iconic wrestling program, will be moving exclusively to Netflix starting in January 2025. This means from 2025 WWE Raw won’t be telecasted on traditional broadcast TV channels. Instead, you’ll have to switch to Netflix to enjoy WWE Raw. The streaming giant has paid more than $5 billion for this lucrative deal. Netflix will be telecasting all the popular WWE content, including SmackDown, NXT, and major pay-per-view events like WrestleMania and Royal Rumble. Overall, this is an extremely bold move by both Netflix and WWE.
Google Chrome to get 3 new generative AI features
In an exciting news for Chrome browsers, Google Chrome is all set to add three new generative AI features, which will make browsing more organized and productive. One of these exciting features is ‘Tab Organizer.’ Tab Organizer comes to your rescue whenever you feel overwhelmed by multitude of open tabs. This AI-powered feature automatically groups similar tabs together, making it easier to find what you’re looking for. No more endless scrolling through tab lists! Another exciting AI features is the ‘Writing Assistant,’ which can craft perfect email, online review, or social media post. All these AI features will be launched gradually and hence Chrome users will have to wait for sometime for using these features.
X launches Passkey Support For iPhone Users
X, formerly known as Twitter, has just made a big decision by rolling out Passkey support for iPhones and iPads in the United States. This means now iPhone and iPad users can log in into their X account without inserting traditional passwords. Passkeys are generally considered more secure alternative that uses the device’s built-in authentication methods like Face ID or Touch ID. However, X has still not announced when it will launch Passkey support for Android devices. Following this announcement, X has now joined big tech companies like Apple, Google & Microsoft that have also announced passkey support. Most experts predict that passkey will steadily replace traditional passwords and become mainstream in the near future.
Google terminates contract with AI firm that trained Bard
Google has just terminated its contract with Appen, an Australian AI data firm that played an important role in training Bard and other AI models of Google’s parent company. The exact reasons for Google’s decision are not publicly disclosed but analysts cite ‘data quality concerns’ and ‘cost reduction’ could be the reason. Only time will prove whether this move will have any affect on the performance of Bard, which directly competes with OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Google claims that it uses data from various sources, so the termination of contract with one supplier is unlikely to affect the performance of Bard in anway.
Apple Car could debut in 2028, Sources claim
Apple has still not given up on its ambition to launch its own car. According to sources, Apple is planning to launch its car in the market in 2028. However, the tech giant won’t be launching a fully autonomous car. Instead owing to technical limitations and regulatory hurdles, Apple will be settling for a semi autonomous car, just like Tesla cars. Accordingly, Apple will be downgrading the autonomous features from Level 5 system to Level 4 and Level 2+ system. However, all these are only rumours. News about Apple Car has been swirling for several years. According to past rumours, Apple car was supposed to be launched in 2026.