Here are the top 10 latest news about technology as of May 22, 2023:
1. Instagram Back Up After Global Outage
Instagram was down for several hours on May 22, 2023, affecting users around the world. The outage was caused by a technical issue, and Instagram has since restored service.
2. Apple Releases iOS 16.5
Apple has released iOS 16.5, a new software update for its iPhone and iPad devices. The update includes a number of new features, including the ability to pay for gas with Apple Pay in the United States, new emojis, and bug fixes.
3. Twitter To Add 15-Sec Forward, Back Buttons Along With Pic In Pic Mode
Twitter is testing a new feature that will allow users to forward and back 15 seconds of audio in a tweet. The feature is currently being tested with a small group of users, and it is not clear when it will be rolled out to everyone.
4. Cyberstalkers Using Windows 11 Phone Link Feature To Monitor iPhones
Cyberstalkers are using a new feature in Windows 11 to monitor iPhones. The feature, called Phone Link, allows users to connect their iPhone to their Windows 11 PC to sync their notifications, photos, and other data. Cyberstalkers are using this feature to track their victims’ movements and activities.
5. OnePlus Pad Review: The Best Android Tablet Under Rs 40,000
The OnePlus Pad is a new Android tablet that was released in India on May 20, 2023. The tablet is priced at Rs 39,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant and Rs 46,999 for the 8GB/256GB variant. The OnePlus Pad is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor and has a 10.3-inch WQXGA+ display. The tablet also has a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.
6. SpaceX Launches Ax-2 Mission with Saudi Astronauts, Including Nation’s 1st Woman in Space
SpaceX launched the Ax-2 mission on May 20, 2023. The mission is the second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station. The mission is being led by Axiom Space, a private space company that is working to build a commercial space station. The Ax-2 mission includes four astronauts: Michael López-Alegría, Larry Connor, Mark Pathy, and Saudi astronaut Sultan bin Salman Al Saud.
7. China Partially Bars Micron Chips, Stepping Up Feud with United States
China has partially barred the import of chips from Micron Technology, a major US semiconductor company. The move is part of a broader feud between China and the United States over trade and technology. China has accused Micron of violating its intellectual property laws.
8. Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover Faces New Hurdle
Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover of Twitter is facing a new hurdle. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating whether Musk made false or misleading statements about his plans for Twitter. The SEC is also investigating whether Musk has enough funding to complete the deal.
9. New AI Model Can Generate Realistic Fake Audio
A new AI model has been developed that can generate realistic fake audio. The model, called Deepfake Voice, can be used to create audio recordings that sound like someone is saying something they never actually said. Deepfake Voice is a major breakthrough in the field of artificial intelligence, and it has the potential to be used for both good and bad.
10. Google Announces New AI-Powered Translate Feature
Google has announced a new AI-powered feature for its Translate app. The new feature, called “Live Translate,” allows users to translate text in real time. Live Translate is currently available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese.
These are just a few of the top technology news stories from the past week.