Weekly Tech Roundup for July 8, 2022

From latest science to latest technology, everything should be available at the tip of one’s finger“. – Narendra Modi 

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The world around us is transforming with new tech creativity and innovation springing up every day. We at Bincom have perused the internet to bring you an update that would enlighten you today.

We hope we have provided you with sufficient knowledge to help you in developing yourself, your career, and your business.

Tech snippets

CISA warns of active exploitation of ‘PwnKit’ Linux Vulnerability in the Wild

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week moved to add a Linux vulnerability dubbed PwnKit to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. The PwnKit vulnerability allows users to run the PolicyKit executable pkexec, passing it a specific set of environment variables that cause an arbitrary library file to be loaded. – Ridwan Bello

The last remnant of Facebook’s crypto project would be shut down on September 1

Following the downturn in the cryptocurrency market, Meta has informed all its users of its “Novi website” digital wallet that they would be shutting down on the 1st of November 2022 and would no longer be available for use after that date. All users are encourage to withdraw their digital funds. – Amen Amiuwu

What Is Web 3.0 and how does it impact Digital Marketers?

Web 3.0 is going to utilize blockchain technology which will change the demands of customers for products and thus the marketing. This article  explains the impact of Web 3.0 on digital marketing. -Tanaya Mukati

How to reset your iPhone, restart it, and wipe it clean

With the release of newer iPhone models in recent years, the steps used in reset have changed over time. Do you want to know how to go about this? – Sarah Ibe

The A, B, and C’s of funding terms

Startup funding across Africa has grown by at least 600% since 2017. In 2021, African startups raised more than $4 billion, tripling the $1.43 billion raised in 2020. – David Uwandu

How to add accent colours in Ubuntu 22.04

Do you look forward to using the accent colours in Ubuntu 22.04 or would you stick with the default orange colour? – Michael Alex

Tesla can now scan for potholes and adjust vehicle suspension to avoid damage

The good news for Tesla car owners as the tech giant has announced that a feature in their latest software could prevent vehicle underbody damage. The software will scan potholes and adjust vehicle suspension to prevent damage. – Joseph Oyebola

ASUS’ new wireless earbuds can convert to wired listening

Asus is providing a two-in-one solution Earbuds. Essentially, they are both wired and wireless earbuds. – Michael Ayangbade

Google’s latest Chrome update fixes an urgent security bug

Google’s new chrome update can fix security bug errors, making your web search safer from hackers. – Peculiar Favour

An artificial intelligence published an academic paper about itself

Wow, amazing technology has been invented in the world of Artificial Intelligence where an AI writes an academic paper about itself. We have been seeing a lot of creative new stuff in the AI industry and this is one of the best. – Sunday Oluyele

Apple’s new feature adds ‘extreme’ protection to your devices

When it comes to tech and the name Apple is mentioned, the thought of vehement privacy and the quality digital display comes to mind, and this is no exception as the Apple company has taken steps to increase security for people like journalists, activists, and politicians and users in general with a new setting in iOS 16, iPad 16, and macOS Ventura called Lockdown Mode. This new security advancement will get an iPhone, iPad, or Mac’s defences hardened in a  way that interrupts methods we’ve seen used to compromise devices for highly targeted attacks. – Elias Peter

The guide to understanding good design

Understanding how a good design work in an organization. What is the opportunity of creating a nice design? – Sofiyat Lawal

Gboard’s split keyboard beta makes it easier to type on foldable phones

It is a useful change that should make it much easier to type on the huge displays found on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. Although, it is worth pointing out that Samsung already has a keyboard app that offers a split-screen feature for its Fold lineup. – Opeyemi Orebiyi

Google is blocking uncertified devices from running Google apps

Google is blocking uncertified devices from running Google apps, but it will make an exception for custom ROMs. – Tolulope Bamisile

Five advanced data visualizations all data scientists should know

Are you a Data Scientist or Data enthusiast? Here are some advanced data visualization tools every data scientist needs to know. – Michael Adeyemi

How to block or blur your location from your smartphone’s apps

As much as it is good to put on your phone location to have your smartphone record your location with accuracy. Letting specific apps on your phone know where you are might be downright damaging if the location history they collect is sold to data brokers. – Samuel O. Ajala

FCC commissioner asks Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores

Brendan Carr, a member of the Federal Communications Commission, demanded on Tuesday that Google and Apple remove the TikTok app from their online shops due to grave privacy issues. The tech giant has been given until July 8th to comply. –  Blessing A. Itohan

How to use Rust with Python and Python with Rust

Wondering how to use your favorite programming language, Python with Rust and Rust with Python? Learn how to use Python with Rust and Rust with Python. – Patrick Udoh

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