Elon Musk Unveils Tesla Humanoid Robot, May Cost $20k
Named “Optimus”, the robot has the same artificial intelligence (AI) software and sensors present in Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system called ‘Autopilot’ and may cost around $20,000.
Twitter Unveils New User Interface For DMs On Android
The microblogging site Twitter has rolled out a new and improved user interface for the direct message (DM) feature on Android devices that makes it impressive compared to iOS.
Satellite Operators Need To Clear Space Junk In 5 Years: US FCC
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted new rules requiring satellite operators in low-Earth orbit to dispose of their satellites within five years of completing their missions.
Android Apps Now Have New Voices For Google’s Text-To-Speech Engine
Google has announced it is upgrading its text-to-speech (TTS) by Google speech engine by providing clearer, more natural voices.
Google Fiber Plans 100 Gbps Broadband Speed For Customers
Google Fiber, part of the Access division of Alphabet, is reportedly planning to offer 100 Gbps broadband speeds for its consumers in the US.
Twitter Tweaks Its Own Tweet, Edit Button Launch Imminent
Twitter on Friday showcased its soon-to-arrive Edit Button on its own platform, by tweaking one of its tweets that showed ‘Last Edited’ at the bottom of the post.
Apple’s VP Of Procurement Sacked Over Vulgar Comment On TikTok
After making a vulgar remark in a trending TikTok video, Apple’s Vice President of procurement Tony Blevins has reportedly been asked to leave the tech giant.
NASA Wants Musk’s SpaceX To Boost Hubble Telescope To Stable Orbit
NASA and Elon Musk-run SpaceX on Friday signed a pact to study the feasibility of a joint programme to boost the Hubble Space Telescope into a higher orbit with the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, at no cost to the government.
Global App Stores Sales Drop To $31.6 Billion In Q3, TikTok Breaks Record
Global consumer spending on in-app purchases, premium apps, and subscriptions on Apple App Store and Google Play declined by 4.8 percent (year-over-year) to $31.6 billion in the third quarter (Q3), a new report showed on Friday.
Twitter Rolls Out New Ways To Make Video Experience Better
Twitter has announced that it is rolling out new ways for users to experience videos on the platform.
Elon Musk Extremely Worried At Child Porn Proliferation On Twitter
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Thursday expressed grave concerns over reports about the presence of tweets soliciting child pornography on Twitter, as India takes on the micro-blogging platform over similar concerns.
BMW To Use Amazon Alexa Tech To Make Its Own Virtual Assistant
German automaker BMW has announced to use of Amazon Alexa technology to develop its next-generation voice assistant.
Tesla Appoints Airbnb Co-Founder Joe Gebbia To Board
Elon Musk-run Tesla has appointed billionaire and Airbnb Co-founder Joe Gebbia to its board of directors.
Russia’s Social Network Removed From App Store Globally
Apple has removed the iOS apps of VK, the technology conglomerate behind Russia’s version of Facebook — VKontakte — from its App Store globally.
Intel Unveils 13th Gen Intel Core Family Desktop Processors
Chip maker Intel has unveiled the 13th Gen Intel Core processor family, led by the 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900K.
Meta Removes China-Based Propaganda Operation Targeting U.S. Midterms
Meta said it disrupted the first known China-based influence operation focused on targeting users in the United States with political content ahead of the midterm elections in November.
Cloudflare Unveils $1.25 Billion Fund To Help Startups And Partners 26 VC Firms
Digital infrastructure services provider Cloudflare on Tuesday announced a $1.25 billion ‘Workers Launchpad Funding’ program to help startups grow their businesses.
NVIDIA Brings Fix For Lower Frame Rate And Stuttering Issues
Following complaints from users of gaming PCs about lower frame rates, and stuttering, among others after the release of the Windows 11 2022 Update, graphics chip giant NVIDIA has acknowledged the problem and released a fix for the issues, which is now available in beta.
Meta To Make It Easier To Switch Between Facebook And Instagram Accounts
Meta announced that it is testing new ways for people to more easily switch between and create new accounts and profiles on Facebook and Instagram globally for iOS, Android, and web users.