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Tech Companies to Take Measures to Prevent Further Pandemics
Although the world has its eyes on the vaccine, there are also very important developments that came out in the field of digital technology. Wireless communication became more essential and was used mostly for voice, image, and data communications. People are demanding more and more developments in technology.

Tech Companies to Take Measures to Prevent Further Pandemics

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Although the world has its eyes on the vaccine, there are also very important developments that came out in the field of digital technology. Wireless communication became more essential and was used m[...]
Facebook Gaming App to Rival Twitch, YouTube
Facebook has nearly 2.5 billion monthly users and 700 million of them already indulge in some form of gaming on the app. The $160 billion global games business is booming and is sure to gain more traction with the extended quarantine time. Facebook originally intended to release the app in June but preponed its plan seeing an opportunity. The gaming app is designed largely to create and view live streaming of gameplay. Amazon’s Twitch and YouTube are the biggest competitors in this space, though Microsoft’s Mixer is gaining in popula...
UK Meal-Kit Service Gousto Raises $41million Again As Business Roars
Food delivery across the United Kingdom has witnessed a massive surge with people resorting indoors at their homes during COVID-19 pandemic and ordering food from outside. Recently, Gousto, a start-up that developed its business specifically in meal-kits in the UK, announced funding to double down on its rapid growth. The business Gousto, based in London, has closed £33 million ($41 million) in funding. The money would be used to invest in its technology, both in the AI engine and in the backend. The AI engine delivers personalized r...
Facebook Messenger launches Mac & Windows apps
The popular chatting platform Facebook  Messenger is finally getting desktop apps, nine years after its debut. After witnessing a tremendous 100% increase both in desktop browser audio and video calling, Facebook Messenger recently released its Mac and Windows desktop apps. The apps have features similar to the browser version, but it makes it easier for the user to keep chat threads handy than having a Messenger buried as one of the many tabs. 'We're all looking for more ways to be together even while we're physically apart', stated...
Facebook Pledges $100 Million to Media Outlets to Help Cover the Pandemic
Facebook has pledged $100 million to fund news media to help them overcome the economic crunch they are facing due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Out of this, $25 million will be given as an emergency grant to local news establishment through the Facebook Journalism Project, and $75 million will be given to news organizations around the world for marketing spend, said a statement issued by Facebook. The virus has led to many companies cutting their marketing budget which has impacted the advertising revenues of many news publishers, espe...
UK-based Sonantic Receives €2.3 Million For Voice Tech
Sonantic, a UK-based startup that develops technology to enable text into vocal performance, raised €2.3 million in funding. The company raised funds from existing backers like Entrepreneurs First (EF), AME Cloud Ventures and Bart Swanson of Horizon Ventures. EQT Ventures, the new entrant, is leading the funding. Sonantic has Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin as a backer too. Sonantic plans to use the funds to expand and improve its tools and disrupt voice tech in the gaming and entertainment industries. Sonantic was previously known as Sp...
Paul Elliot-led Investment Group Buys Huge Stake in Twitter, Seeks Dorsey's Ouster
Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., an activist investor group, has bought a large stake in Twitter in a bid to bring about changes in the social media platform, and the group wants to start with replacing the CEO Jack Dorsey, report sources. Three of the company’s eight-member board seats are up for elections, and the Paul Singer founded Elliott Management group is looking to fill all three and possibly extend it to four even if any future vacancies arise. It is not clear how big a stake does Elliot Corp have on Twitter and who the...
Smallest Microchip in Existence: Microchip over the Years
A microchip is a mini micro tech, and in words of its world, even smaller things can lead to significant creations. A chip is one such thing, like with the Intel 8088 microprocessor, which created a technological uprising. A microchip is smaller than a fingernail in size and comprises of computer circuitry that is known as Integrated Circuit (IC). The invention of the IC is one of the significant devices in the history of humankind. The pioneers famous inventing the microchip technology includes Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce. What I...
Wearable Tech: Innovation Drives Fleet Management
Technology in the commercial vehicles industry is racing towards the fourth industrial revolution and digitization. Telematics based solutions, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data analytics are changing the way commercial transport fleets are managed.   A big part of this change is the wearable technology that comes in the form of fitness trackers, smartwatches, cameras, GPS tracking devices, jackets with sensors, and headsets. Connecting these devices to a fleet-management system lets managers monitor freight situations, temperat...
Most Popular TikTok Influencers on the Planet
TikTok is a popular video engaging platform where users are allowed to upload 15-second duration videos with eye-catching dance moves along with lip-syncing to popular music tracks. This social media platform has more than 500 million users and is spread across 150 countries across the globe. Most-Followed TikTok Influencers Founded in 2016, TikTok quickly garnered much interest among the people who started posting interesting videos, and many became highly popular thanks to the TikTok app. Some of the top TikTok influencers from ...