Sunday, February 9, 2020

#TRENDING10 - Top 10 Tech News / Trends of the Week #6

What's trending in Tech, discover what's hot in technology from last week to this week.  Stay abreast of all the breaking news and inventions in the field of technology. Don't worry we've got you covered.

#TRENDING10 - Top 10 Tech News / Trends of the Week #6

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Global Power Platform Bootcamp, 2020 - Accra user group

There has been a lot of energy surrounding Microsoft’s Power Platform lately. The technology is empowering a community of millions and it's growing daily. If you are in Accra, Ghana, join us on the NIIT campus this Saturday for the Global Power Platform Bootcamp. You don't want to miss, Read more

Google's latest Chrome update will block cross-site tracking

Google began rolling out a new Chrome feature that will give users some assurance of safety when surfing the Internet on the Chrome browser by disabling cross-site browser tracking. Google's latest Chrome update will block cross-site tracking. I believe this is a wise move since it will significantly break many sites. More details  

A lot of movies are coming to cinemas this month. Check out what we've got for you!


Twitter Deactivates Baby Yoda Fan Account and People Are Upset

The Mandalorian fan account @BabyYodaBaby has been banned from Twitter. The long-time Mando fan account, which regularly celebrated the Star Wars franchise’s most adorable character, was permanently banned February 6th for reasons unknown to the public. Suffice to say, fans of the account and its bountiful memes have taken to the micro-blogging service in rage. It’s the second time the account has been suspended. This time, it appears to be for good. 

Battlefield V Introducing SOLOMON ISLANDS

This is Solomon Island. Battlefield has been releasing some maps over the past months to spice up the way of the battle for players. In Solomon Island, it's an intense map that plays brilliantly on breakthrough. With different map players are going to be pushing up the beaches. Read more.

Apex Legends Season 4: Assimilation

Apex legends season 4 was released a few days ago, and here are the honest impressions so far. Apex will be awarding players who have stayed with them since their Launch in February giving them exclusive badges to show off to their teammates. Season 4 comes along with new features or as a consequence of the activities of Hammond Robotics distorting some areas of the map (World's Edge) and obviously the new legend. Read more.

Apple fined $27 million for slowing down old iPhones

Apple has been fined 25 million euros ($27m) for slowing down older iPhone models without giving any clarity to its consumers. The fine was imposed by France's competition and fraud watchdog, The Directorate-General for Competition, Consumption and the Suppression of Fraud (DGCCRF) on the grounds that Apple did not inform users that iOS updates released for older iPhones could slow down their devices. 

Fyi, the first beta for iOS 13.4 has been released -- if you can not wait, here's how to get it.

WhatsApp for iOS starts beta testing Dark Mode support ahead of public release

After releasing the feature on Android, WhatsApp is finally bringing the dark mode feature soon iPhone soon. A new beta version of WhatsApp for iOS has appeared with dark mode enabled, indicating that it will soon be available for all iPhone users. MacRumors reports that the testing notes include a dark mode, although no beta testers have shared what the mode looks like.

Also, DARPA Is Using Gamers’ Brain Waves to Train Robot Swarms

Leaked Photos Confirm Samsung's New Foldable Phone is One Big Boy


With the Samsung Unpacked phone event coming up this month, there has been numerous leaks and renders of their upcoming smartphones and devices, chiefly among them this week is the company’s newest take on a foldable phone. Now, considering that plenty of renders including "hands-on" videos of the Galaxy Z Flip.


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