Weekly Tech Roundup for September 25th 2020
We also included some snippets from our daily knowledge development sessions, just to give you a little extra knowledge. After all, knowledge is never enough. Take your time and digest every one of them. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.
Apple delays new anti-tracking privacy measures. V.I
Age is never a barrier when it comes to technology as 16-year-old creates smart glasses. O.A
GM will team up with Arizona-based start-up Nikola to manufacture and produce its Badger pick-up truck.
Tesla vehicles are battery powered, while the Badger will work by combining hydrogen gas with oxygen. O.O
Facebook will now let users export photos and videos from their accounts to Dropbox and EU start-up Koofr. In June, the company had enabled people to download their photos and videos from Facebook using Google Photos, and it was now extending the data portability feature tool to two more services. O.O
Did you know that SSD and HDD are similar in their physical specifications, but they store data very differently? Here’s why. A.J
The app will let people scan barcode-like QR codes to register visits to hospitality venues and will implement Apple and Google’s method of detecting other smartphones due to the Covid-19 outbreak. O.W
COVID-19: CyberSafe Foundation Unveils Project to Equip Digitally Vulnerable Groups, SMEs. R.D
Find the safest and best ways to log in to your computer without any issues. A.J
How hackers can compromise your password by just listening. V.I
Portland Just Passed the Strictest Facial Recognition Ban in the U.S. VI
Trump signed an executive order on Aug. 6 banning US transactions on WeChat, calling the messaging app owned by Chinese giant Ten Cent a “significant” threat to national security. The Chinese owned app has over 1.1 billion users worldwide. O.O
Facebook has announced to open its second office in Lagos, Nigeria which is expected to be open in H2 2021. Facebook’s office will be home to various teams servicing the continent from across the business, including Sales, Partnerships, Policy, Communications as well as Engineers. O.W
Are you taking full advantage of Python 3? Are you sure? Here are 10 Python 3 features that will change the way you are writing code today.
Could VR help universities teach students? V.I