Weekly Tech Roundup for October 22nd 2021

“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.” — John Maeda

Technology has become a thriving market with fascinating and innovative products and new learning opportunities. It’s now easy to go to work or do household duties thanks to technological advancements. A variety of gadgets and equipment are available to make people’s life easier.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” — Albert Einstein

Check out these inspiring technology trend that might just inspire you to further develop your love for technology.


Tech Snippets

Facial recognition payment system in Moscow 

Moscow employs the use of facial recognition payment feature to metro stations for security purposes. The photographs collected through official channels are securely encrypted in the GIS ETSHD system (Moscow’s Unified Data Storage and Processing Center). – F.A


Spot AI update

The Spot AI system currently comes in three parts. A set of cameras that Spot AI offers as an option to any of its customers, free of charge, currently to keep even if a customer decides to cease working with Spot AI, a network video recorder that captures video from all of the cameras you have deployed, and a dashboard that both lets users search through a company’s video troves by keywords or processes, and create frames and alerts on current streams to note when something has occurred in the frame. – O.W


Infinix Note 11 pro

Infinix has the latest mobile lunch which is Infinix Note 11 Pro, which has a lot of features, it comes with a 6.95-inch touchscreen, it also has enough storage space, up to 128GB of internal storage, the camera also packs a 64-megapixel + 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies, it has many connectivity options like Bluetooth, USB OTG, USB Type-C and FM. Sensors on the phone include Face unlock, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, and so many of them. – L.O


VPN for windows

If you are looking for a VPN that works well with Windows, check out these picks for the best VPN for Windows, based on their current performance on all categories. – O.O


Data science et Marketing

Data science is changing marketing strategies for brand all over the world. Data information extracted by data miners have positively affected things like: Provides insights on consumer behaviors for Ad campaigns, improve content marketing through demographic data monitoring, optimize marketing  Ads spend for business, accurate projection of buying patterns of consumers. – D.E


Rise of voice commerce

Although voice commerce is not yet frictionless, digital customers are increasingly making purchasing decisions based on convenience and seeking for technology that make the retail experience as seamless as feasible. – O.W


DevOps mindset

DevOps is a set of principles that software teams must follow to ship out code faster and less error-prone. You can see that DevOps is not about cool technologies like kubernetes or a tool you can install, but rather a set of principles that software teams must follow to ship out code faster and less error-prone. – U.U


Website monitoring bot with Python

Monitoring is an important aspect of DevOps since it allows you to see how your application and underlying infrastructure are doing. The bot will just ping a website URL indefinitely and log the result, whether it is online or not.


Apple privacy update

Apple launched Search Ads in 2016 to give developers an easy way to get their app in front of new users. The business gained steam early, with analysts estimating the business unit did $500m in revenue in 2018. However, a new update in iOS 14.5 that removed users from ad tracking by default pushed the business to the next level. – G.O

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