New changes are happening in the tech world. Some of them are shocking and some are relieving. Given below is the latest tech news you need to hear!
Elon Musk on self-driving cars
Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes that autonomous cars are considerably more difficult to develop than he anticipated. It comes as the company's timeline for its latest fully autonomous software slipped again. Musk plans to release FSD 9 in August.
WhatsApp’s new feature
Before users share a video, WhatsApp will soon allow them to select its quality. Currently, you cannot adjust the video quality of WhatsApp. This feature will be introduced soon in the future. At this time, we do not know whether this feature will be coming to WhatsApp for iOS.
Tik-Tok is selling its artificial intelligence
According to reports, Tik-Tok's parent company, Byte Dance, began selling the AI technology of the app to other companies, including those in India, where the app is blocked. A report that broke on Sunday touted BytePlus as "supplying customers with Tik-Tok recommendation algorithms", which they can use to personalize for their apps.
Indian-born Flight 2: Sirisha Bandla
Sirisha Bandla will be the second Indian woman to fly in space. Sirisha graduated from Purdue University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in aerospace. It is a moment of pride for India. July 11 will mark the first crewed rocket engine test flight for Virgin Galactic's spacecraft Unity 22.
Zomato to pay Rs 3 lakh
For finding bugs in its apps and website, Zomato offers a bounty of almost Rs 3 lakh. Bug Bounty payouts on Zomato's program have been increased across all severity levels. Find a bug on the website or app and you can win up to $4,000. The CVSS score will be determined by Zomato's security team.
'Lambda Coronavirus' causes concern among scientists
Lambda is another variant of the Delta coronavirus that is becoming more common. The WHO is studying this virus and has said that it is not completely understood. Cases of this virus have been found in India and Canada also. Additionally, there are theories that this strain is more resistant to vaccines.
There are security flaws in Microsoft software that users should update immediately. Microsoft recommended installing the updates as soon as possible in a security update. This year, Windows 11 was finally released after many people had been waiting for it.
(Whatsapp may soon let you decide whether you want to send videos in compressed form or best quality)
(You can win up to $4,000 if you find a bug on its app or website)