Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Friday, December 7

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. Apple’s highly anticipated heart monitoring feature is finally available for the Apple Watch. Starting on Thursday, the latest Apple Watch models will be able to take an electrocardiogram (ECG) reading, a kind of heart-rate reading that doctors can use to diagnose heart conditions.

  2. O2 4G data network restored after day-long outage. Mobile operator O2 has said its data networks have been restored after a day of disruption for smartphone users.

  3. Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada. Details of the arrest have not been released but the US has been investigating Huawei over possible violation of sanctions against Iran.

  4. Google, Apple, Facebook face world-first encryption laws in Australia. Australia passed new laws that allow law enforcement to access encrypted messages, legislation that leading tech companies, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, have all opposed.

  5. Google was the best company to work for in the UK. It’s not any more. Tech giants were once where everyone wanted to work – not any more. Glassdoor’s annual list details the best companies to work for in the UK and Google, Facebook and Apple have tumbled down the charts.