Let’s look at some of the top news stories in tech right now
If you are interested in finding out more about tech and everything that it has to offer, then you have come to the right place. Here you can find out some of the top stories in tech, as well as the impact that technology is currently having on the world.
Google are letting employees work from home
Google are letting thousands of employees work from home. Google have been putting a lot of work into their AI process lately and they have been progressing in leaps and bounds. However, this work could be stalled as the effects of the Coronavirus carries on worsening. Entrepreneurs like Tej Kohli have been pouring millions into the tech scene and they have also been doing everything they can to try and make sure that the AI movement keeps on pushing forward; the steps that Google are taking are being done to try and protect their employees while also making sure that the work can continue to advance. It should be noted that the only employees that are currently affected are those who are in the bay area. Facebook are also recommending that their employees work from home.
TikTok has banned the skull breaker challenge
TikTok, a popular social media site has chosen to ban the skull-breaker challenge. They have done this after seeing some striking injuries take place as the result of teens trying to take part. The idea of the stunt is that two people kick the legs from underneath a third participant. This is done when the third person is jumping, causing them to trip and fall over.
Uber executive files for bankruptcy
A former executive for Uber has filed for bankruptcy. He was ordered to pay over $179 million to the company Google. He has been accused of stealing over 14,000 confidential files. He did this during his time working with the company and he has since worked on self-driving cars with Uber. His work has been monumental at the company but of course, his time there has now come to an end.
DeepMind has AI-generated predictions about the Coronavirus
DeepMind, which is Google’s AI platform has generated a prediction about the Coronavirus. This could actually help researchers to try and stop the global outbreak. The predictions have been drawn from the new learning system, but they have not actually been verified yet.
Frontline ventures reveal a new fund
The Dublin and London-based capital firm known as Frontline Ventures have now unveiled something called FrontLineX which is an $80 million fund. The goal was to try and help US software firms to expand into Europe.
Grimes has stated that Elon Musk is the father of her child
Grimes, who is a musician, has stated that Elon Musk is actually the father of her child. She is expecting in May. Grimes put out an earlier statement saying that she was in fact pregnant, but didn’t confirm whether or not Elon was the father.
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