Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Monday, December 17

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. Facebook exposed up to 6.8 million users’ private photos to developers in latest leak. The exposure occurred between September 12th and September 25th. Facebook told TechCrunch that it discovered the breach on the 25th; it isn’t clear why the company waited until now to disclose it.

  2. 10 Tech and Industry 2019 Predictions That You Will Read Everywhere. Nothing is more of a Christmas tradition on the internet than the predictions for the year to come in most any given industry that is technology enabled.

  3. The skills gap in tech is virtually nonexistent — it’s just that job seekers aren’t building the right skills employers need. A report from Enhancv found that the skills gap is but a sliver.

  4. Surveillance fears grow after Taylor Swift uses face recognition tech on fans. Taylor Swift secretly surveilling her fans using facial recognition technology might sound like science fiction – but Rolling Stone reported on Thursday that the pop star has been doing exactly that in an effort to root out stalkers.

  5. British AR optics startup WaveOptics raises £20 million. The UK-founded startup WaveOptics that designs and manufactures diffractive waveguides for AR wearables has raised £20 million in a funding round led by Octopus Ventures.