Tech Wrap: Facebook blocks Donald Trump, Galaxy M02s launched

More tech news includes Elon Musk becoming the world’s richest man and Google Assistant getting a Do Nothing mode.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 14:01 IST
Here's what happened in tech today…
Here's what happened in tech today… (Pixabay)
Here's what happened in tech today…
Here's what happened in tech today… (Pixabay)

It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Facebook blocked US President Donald Trump on its platform. On the other hand, Samsung launched the Galaxy M02s smartphone in India. In addition to that Google Assistant got the Do Nothing mode.

So, here's what happened in tech today:

Elon Musk overtakes Jeff Bezos as world's richest man

Tesla CEO Elon Musk became the world's richest man surpassing Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who has held the position since 2017.

Facebook blocks Donald Trump temporarily

Facebook today announced that it would block Donald Trump ‘indefinitely' or till after the transition is complete and Joe Biden comes to power in the US as president.

Google Assistant gets Do Nothing mode

Google has rolled out a feature called ‘Do Nothing' mode. You can activate this mode by saying, “Ok Google, eat a 5 Star.” Once activated, Google Assistant will neither do any work nor let you work too hard.

Flipkart offers support for Marathi

Flipkart on Thursday announced the rollout of Marathi language support on its platform. With the latest addition, Flipkart is now available six languages, which includes English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Marathi.

Samsung Galaxy M02s launched in India

 Samsung today launched a new budget smartphone in India. The Galaxy M02s starts at 8,999 for the base model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. You can check all the details here.

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First Published Date: 08 Jan, 02:17 IST