Tech Wrap: Apple Event 2020, Twitter gets Diwali emoji and more
More tech news includes WhatsApp getting a new shopping button and Google One passing 100 million installs on Play Store.
It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. For starters, Apple hosted its One More Thing event today wherein it launched its new line PC and laptop line. In addition to that, WhatsApp introduced its new shopping feature. In addition to that, Twitter today introduced a custom Diwali emoji on its platform.
So, here's everything that happened in tech today:
Apple hosts its One More Thing event
Apple hosted its One More Thing event today wherein the company launched its M1 chipset along with MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini. Apple also launched the MacOS Big Sur today. You can check all the details here.
Google One passes 100 million installs on Play Store
Google One crossed 100 million installs on the Play Store. It is a subscription service that offers cloud storage along with other perks for its members.
CERT-In warns of vulnerabilities in WhatsApp, WhatsApp Business for iOS
CERT-In today issued a warning against multiple vulnerabilities in the older versions of WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business on iOS. These vulnerabilities can allow hackers to access WhatsApp even if the device is locked.
WhatsApp gets a new shopping button
WhatsApp today launched a new shopping button on its business app. This button lets users browse through the catalogue, and message businesses directly about products that they wish to purchase.
Twitter launches Diwali emoji
Twitter today launched a customised emoji for Diwali. This emoji can be activated with dedicated hashtags on Twitter and it's available in different regional languages as well.
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