WWDC 2021

This week Apple is holding their annual developers’ conference WWDC, and the keynote (where they make most of the significant consumer announcements) was on Monday. They announced details about this year’s versions of each of their OSs and a few other things during the keynote. iOS FaceTime The thing that got the most attention during the iOS section of the keynote was FaceTime. IOS 15 FaceTime will start looking like a more conventional video communication platform because of features such as grid view and the ability to generate links to and schedule calls. The most prominent FaceTime feature announced was … Continue reading WWDC 2021

This Week In Tech – January 17, 2021

Here are some of the biggest tech stories of the week: Flash is Dead Intel hires new CEO Qualcomm acquires Nuvia Samsung Galaxy Unpacked New Pokemin Snap release date announced Apple extends TV+ free trial to July NASA ends InSight’s mole mission SLS fails Green Run I’ve been really tired lately so I didn’t have the energy to write a full article today. I’ll try to start writing a full This Week in Tech article next week. Continue reading This Week In Tech – January 17, 2021

This Week In Tech – Dec 13th 2020

This week there’s been lots of Uber news, the DOJ sued Facebook for antitrust and, Disney held their investors’ day where they talked a lot about their streaming strategy. Also, The Game Awards took place on Thursday and more in the Other News section. Uber News Over the last week, Uber announced that they sold off their Self-Driving car division and Joby Aviation. Both were very complicated deals that involved Uber acquiring stock in the companies that the divisions were sold to. I highly suggest reading the source articles I used to get a better idea about these deals. Facebook … Continue reading This Week In Tech – Dec 13th 2020

This Week In Tech – Dec 6th 2020

This week there were a couple of major acquisitions, the Brazilian Government suffered a data breach, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 888 chip and more in the other news section. Acquisitions On Monday, Facebook announced that they are going to be acquiring PRM startup Kustomer. The details of this acquisition haven;t been announced so price and other details are unknown. This one is kind of surprising because of the antitrust investigation into Facebook. But that’s not the biggest acquisition announced this week, Salesforce announced that they are acquiring Slack for $27.7 billion. Slack will become part of Salesforce Customer 360. Brazil … Continue reading This Week In Tech – Dec 6th 2020

This Week In Tech – Nov 1, 2020

Firstly, I intended to write an article last week because I did not have time. Last week the US Department of Justice sued Google for anti-trust. Experts and journalists think that the suit was rushed and that it did not do a good job of establishing the problems that it focuses on search instead of advertising. They talk about business deals like Google paying Apple and Mozilla to be the default search engine on their given platforms. I agree, Big Tech should be dealt with, but I don’t think that anti-trust/monopoly law is how to deal with it. I plan … Continue reading This Week In Tech – Nov 1, 2020

WWDC 2019

On Monday, Apple held their annual developer’s conference at Apple Park. At WWDC they announced lots of info about the next versions of each of their OSs and also some hardware On Monday, Apple held their annual developer’s conference at Apple Park. At WWDC they announced lots of info about the next versions of each of their OSs and also some hardware The next thing they talked about was TVOS. They announced that it would be getting support for multiple users and they also announced that they are going to be adding underwater screensavers. IOS General Info/Maps/Permissions Then they started … Continue reading WWDC 2019