Tech Wrap: Telegram gets a major update, Atmanirbhar apps launched and more

More tech news includes Stadia Store getting six new games and Microsoft Teams getting a major update.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 23:52 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. Both Telegram Messenger and Microsoft Teams received major updates today. In addition to that, the makers of Mitron app launched Atmanirbhar apps in India.

So, here's everything that created a buzz in technology today:

Telegram Messenger gets a major update

Telegram today rolled out a bunch of new features to its platform. The list includes multiple pinned messages, Live Location 2.0, and improved Playlist sharing option. Telegram has also rolled out a new set of stickers and animations themed on Halloween for Android users.

Google's Project Zero discloses Windows 0-day flaw

Google's Project Zero team today released details of a critical vulnerability in Windows. The team revealed that the vulnerability titled CVE-2020-117087 allows hackers to escalate system privileges. Microsoft said that the bug will be fixed by November 10.

Mitron launches Atmanirbhar apps

Makers of the Mitron app today launched Atmanirbhar apps on the Google Play Store in India. This app has a wide variety of homegrown apps from various categories including entertainment, shopping, health and more.

Microsoft Teams gets new features

Microsoft has brought a bunch of new features to its Teams video conferencing platform. The list includes live captions with speaker attribution in Meetings and Calling section, Microsoft Whiteboard read-only mode, and Spotlight Support feature among other things.

Google Stadia Pro gets six new games

Google has announced that the Stadia Store will get six new games in November. The list includes Sniper Elite 4, Risk of Rain 2, The Gardens Between, Hello Neighbor: Hide & Seek, Republique and Sundered: Eldritch Edition. These games are available only to Stadia Pro users.

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First Published Date: 01 Nov, 22:59 IST