Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Monday, January 07

Good morning readers! Here are Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news. Enjoy the read and follow us for more on our LinkedIn page.

  1. How the UK became a major player in the gaming world. The UK’s gaming industry has just been estimated to be worth £3.86bn – more than video and music combined.

  2. Chinese lunar rover makes tracks on the far side of the moon. China’s Chang’e 4 mission sets the Jade Rabbit 2 rover loose on an unexplored part of the moon’s surface.

  3. Huawei unveils processor chip for data centres and cloud computing. Ltd. unveiled a processor chip Monday for data centres and cloud computing in a bid by the biggest global maker of telecom equipment to expand into new markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk.
  4. Inside Facebook’s suicide algorithm: Here’s how the company uses artificial intelligence to predict your mental state from your posts. Facebook is scanning nearly every post on the platform in an attempt to assess suicide risk.

  5. CES tech show suffers raft of cancellations amid US government shutdown. The Consumer Electronics Show, which kicks off this week and is expected to gather over 182,000 people in Las Vegas, was forced to revise its speaker schedule and notify attendees after 10 US federal government officials called off their appearances.