Weekly Tech Roundup for January 15 2022

What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done. – Tim O’Reilly

Welcome back to our weekly Tech Roundup. We hope we provide you with enough information to help you develop yourself, career and business.

Technology is important in many parts of modern society, as well as in our personal lives. Technology plays a part in a variety of ways, from fundamental routine duties to burdensome responsibilities to be performed. As a result, each significant piece of information counts.

We have put together a list of technology trends for your perusal. Take your time and digest every one of them. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.

What is the Log4j Exploit?

Log4j is a module that runs on Apache servers which is the most popular web server in the world. It helps to log data of the servers. The exploit using this module has been inexorable because of its wide usage. It is an open source module and it is written in Java. – Obafemi Herbert

How to Add Firebase Authentication

In today’s App development, authentication has become critical like never before. If you think of a tool to deploy for that purpose, what comes to your mind as a developer. I think of this for now. – Jacob Ijomah

Zoom will Continue to Drive Growth

Zoom will continue to be relevant after the pandemic even when people return to the office, according to an executive from the video communications company. – Paul Ekunola

What is Serialization?

Serialisation sends or stores data in a byte stream and reassembles it in its original form. Serialisation becomes essential when you’re putting together your communication pipeline. – David Uwandu

iPhone and iPad Hidden Trackpad

if you find it difficult to move your cursor so precisely with your finger, iOS offers another option. In this guide we’ll show you how to access the track-pad that’s hidden in your keyboard. Here’s how to discover the hidden iOS track-pad. – Opeyemi Orebiyi

Understanding JavaScript Runtime Environment

This is an article on understanding how JavaScript runs under the hood with concepts like execution context, call stack, callback queue, web APIs, event loop and stack overflow error being explained with examples. – Prisca Vincent

Nigeria Lifts Ban on Twitter

Finally, the federal government has lifted the ban on twitter, a way forward for technological advancement in Nigeria and another business platform for Nigeria through social media. – Peters Monday

Music App AmpMe Lowers Pricing After Accused of Being an App Store Scammer

Developer and prominent Software Store critic Kosta Eleftheriou brought to light what appeared to be yet another App Store fraudster lurking in plain sight, a music synchronization app called AmpMe. – Olivia Wami

MP Luke Evans introduces digitally-altered images bill

A new digital form to edit one’s body bill was being introduced by Dr. Evans as a result of humans trying to have a perfect body decided to create this digitally altered  body image bill. – Oluwaseun Oladeji

Web 3.0 Will Change the Way the Internet Works

The internet is moving from a centralised model to a decentralised model. Ownership, control and operation of internet platforms are been decentralised using Blockchain and other new technologies. This new paradigm is called Web 3.0. In this article I discuss what Web 3.0 is, examples we can see all around us today and it’s benefits. – Johnson Lawal

Meta faces billion-pound class-action case

Meta rejected the allegations laid on them “it says that people use its free services because they find them useful and have control over how their data is used”. According to Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen “up to 44 million UK Facebook users could share £2.3bn in damages”. – Oluwaseun Omojola

Podcasting Hasn’t Produced A New Hit in Years

The podcast conundrum. The number of podcasts on Spotify is growing far more rapidly than the number of ears that can listen to them. Over the last few years, Spotify’s user base grew 84% while the number of podcasts available skyrocketed 1630%. – Ogbeide Osemenkhian

Olivia Wami

My name is Olivia Wami. I am a Project Manager and am passionate about solving meaningful problems, pursuing social impact-driven tech initiatives, and designing delightful customer experiences.

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