Latest and Trending Technology News Updates: Breaking News Today

Latest and Trending Technology News Updates: Breaking News Today
Latest and Trending Technology News Updates: 20 June 2022 Breaking News

5G network will be available in 20-25 cities by the end of the year: Telecommunications Minister

Telecommunications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Saturday that the 5G network will be operational in 20-25 cities by the end of the year. He added that prices are likely to remain lower than the global average, as the cost of mobile data in India is already “the lowest in the world”, at least by “a factor of 10X”.

WhatsApp launches new features, allows you to mute individual users in group calls

WhatsApp has launched new features for group calls. Users will now receive a banner notification when a person joins a group call, which is useful when there are a large number of participants on the call. Second, users can now mute individual participants during a group call. WhatsApp has also allowed participants to message each other directly during a group call.

SpaceX fired at least 5 employees for writing a letter criticizing CEO Musk: Report

SpaceX has fired at least five employees for their involvement in the letter criticizing CEO Elon Musk’s behavior, according to a report. In the letter, the employees claimed that Musk’s behavior was a “distraction and embarrassment” to them. SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell said employees “pressured other staff members to sign something that didn’t reflect their views.”

Workers at Apple Stores in Maryland vote to form their first union in the US

A majority of workers at an Apple store in Maryland voted to unionize, a first for Apple in the United States. This comes after an employee group called AppleCORE (Coalition of Organized Retail Employees) campaigned for unionization. Notably, this is the third Apple store to launch a union drive this year, but the first to successfully hold a vote.

Musk Says Starlink’s Default Wi-Fi Will Be Called ‘Stinky,’ Twitter Users React

The world’s richest person and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday: “We are changing the default Wi-Fi name from Starlink to Stinky.” Calling it “unique”, he said it will “encourage people to change it”. Reacting to his post, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao wrote: “Unforgettable. What’s the default password then? Tofu?” Another user also wrote: “It would be… more fun for a billion dollars.”

Google co-founder Sergey Brin, the sixth richest person in the world, files for divorce

Google co-founder Sergey Brin, and the world’s sixth-richest person with a net worth of $94 billion, has filed for divorce from his second wife, Nicole Shanahan, after four years of marriage. According to court documents, the couple are separating due to “irreconcilable differences” and, although they share a daughter, they have been separated since December 2021.

Tesla and Musk welcome to India only if policies are followed: Center

Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk will be welcome in India, only if they follow the policies of Atmanirbhar Bharat, Union Heavy Industries Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey has said. Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, the minister said: “Aatmanirbhar Bharat’s policy received a very good response and we are not going to compromise that in any way.”

Tesla Cars Banned for 2 Months at Chinese Leaders’ Meeting Site: Report

Tesla cars will be banned from entering China’s coastal Beidaihe district, the site of an annual conclave of party leaders, for at least two months from July 1, Reuters reported. This comes a few weeks after Tesla cars were also banned from some roads in Chengdu, which coincided with Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the city.

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