Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Thursday, May 09

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. Binance exchange hackers steal bitcoins worth $41m. According to Binance, the attackers used a variety of techniques to break in. They deployed viruses and used phishing attacks to get security information.

  2. Incognito Mode is coming to Google Maps. Google announced that the privacy setting would be coming to Google Maps “in the coming weeks”.

  3. WhatsApp is about to stop working on a lot more people’s phones. WhatsApp has announced that it will soon withdraw support for all smartphones running any version of the Windows operating system.
  4. Microsoft Word AI ‘to improve writing’. A new feature in Microsoft’s Word aims to help improve writing beyond the usual grammar fixes. Using artificial intelligence, Ideas will suggest rewrites for clunky sentences as well as changes to make sure language is gender inclusive.

  5. Google Assistant is 10x faster and knows where your mom lives. After three years, the voice-activated helper gets its biggest update yet. And it shows just how much Google already knows about you.