Good day techies. Heard the latest going on in the tech world today? We’ve got it all packaged in one piece for you. This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday.
German authorities don’t like the way Facebook collects information about people via WhatsApp and Instagram and third-party sites.
Play counts were allegedly over-reported to make the streaming service seem more popular than it actually is.
3. US Police Can’t Force People To Unlock Their Devices With Their Face Or Finger; rules a federal judge. Forbes reported that it’s a landmark decision to protect people’s privacy.
4. Snap’s ‘infamous’ Head Of HR Is The Latest Executive To Leave The Company. Jason G. Halbert would reportedly share dubious stories with staff about everything from how he masturbated during his time in the military to his run-ins with organized crime in Mexico.
Speaking during the ongoing antitrust trial against Qualcomm, Jeff Williams indicated that Apple was forced to use Intel chips for its latest crop of iPhones.
Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have already rolled out the new standard.
One category will track the performance of products as customers use them, and the other will add a layer of AI to predict occurrences like breakages.
8. Intel is still looking for a new CEO after Brian Krzanich was ousted in the summer of 2018 over an affair. The board is reportedly lining up candidates in the hope of finding someone by January 24.