The top stories in the IT and business world are of a great interest for the techies. Technology geeks find themselves lucky to have a knowledge about the trending topics around the clock. The business world is well affected by the technology. Top trending technology topics give the way to the business persons to rule the world with exceptional services. Here we are talking about the top stories which are relevant to the Information Technology or Computer world. Have a look!
Trend 1. Twitter to expand the GIF size limit to 15 MB
Good news for the media using GIF images in Twitter to convey the information or illustrate their products! Twitter has extended the size limits for the GIF images, animated GIFs can be up to 15MB on web and 5MB on Mobile. GIF away with the enhanced user experience with Twitter!
Trend 2. Google Map gets sharp results with a 700 trillion Pixel Makeover
Pleasing news for thousands of folks who use Google map every day! They will be pleased to get more accurate results while exploring the forests, cities, fields, seas and much more. Resources reveal that Google has added nearly 1.5 trillion pixels of new data to its service.
Trend 3. LinkedIn acquired by Microsoft for $26.2bn in Cash
LinkedIn is a platform mostly used for the professional or business purposes. It is a surprising news for the IT entrepreneurs or other businesses connected with the LinkedIn as Microsoft has now snapped it up. It is considered as one of the largest acquisition in the history. Microsoft’s CEO Mr. Nadella believes that the deal will surely open new horizons.
Trend 4. A lot to know in Internet of Things
Each tech savvy knows that IoT is the futuristic technology as the world is going digital. The industry giants are working on the IoT projects to make the tasks smoother. The second annual IoT Summit 2016 is to be held on 27th July 2016 in Bangalore, India.
Trend 5. Android to name the next version N with the Android Nougat
After getting too many suggestions to name Android N, Google has finally revealed the name Android 7.0 Nougat. The Google officially announced the name on June 30, 2016. The Android N Beta version is out with the exclusive features:
- Multi-Windows or Multi-Tasking
- PIP or say Picture-in-Picture mode
- Easily replying a message from the Notification bar
- Doze effect optimized with Android N
- Night Mode is back with Android N
- Settings app with a new UI
- Data Saver mode
- New App crash dialogue box with nifty options
Trend 6. eBay takeovers SalesPredict to give a tough competition to Amazon
eBay is buying the startup named SalesPredict. This makes a buying smarter as it suggests the buyer some products after going through your order history. Using the tool, a buyer can earn the marketing benefits right away. With the help of this, companies target the actually interested folks who have ever interested in the same kind of services they are offering.
Trend 7. Uber carpools can now be booked through the Facebook Messenger
Facebook has now made somewhat easy to book the UberPOOL ride. Users have to open up the messenger conversion & under the three dot menu, there is an option to book a ride. You can easily request a ride for yourself alone or can enjoy a ride with your friend as well.
Trend 8. Facebook Messenger is testing the upcoming feature which will automatically erase secret conversations
Within a short time, Facebook messenger is coming with an exclusive feature that will allow users to set a time to destroy the secret conversations. The messages in the secret conversations will be encrypted and after the mentioned time, the messages will disappear completely from both the ends. This option available for the chat will be highly sensitive.
Trend 9. No man’s Sky: The most awaited game of 2016 is ready to load
The Gameaholic people have been waiting for the most lively game No man’s Sky from a long time. The wait is over! The company has finally announced the launching date to 9th of August of 2016 for North America on PS4 and PC. It will be out in Europe on the very next day and in UK on 12th of August. It is such a huge game that has 18 quintillions of planets for the player to explore.
Trend 10. The ZenFone 3 Deluxe with Snapdragon 821 is to be out
ZenFone 3 Deluxe of ASUS being a first handset featuring Snapdragon 821. The phone is coming with the 6GB RAM and 64 GB of space or 4GB RAM with 32GB of storage space. For Photoholic people it is coming with the 23-megapixel camera on the back. The ZenFone 3 Deluxe prices starts from NT$15,990 for 4GB and goes up to NT$24,990.
Trend 11. Pokemon Go being a trendy topic among the gamers
Hot trending technology topic! The location-based game is on top as the controversy has started. The idea behind game is, the more Pokemon you catch, the more points you can score. Players can get free items at the PokeStop. Holocaust museum and Arlington unwelcome the Pokemon Go players at their area. Cops fear after knowing the dark side of Pokemon Go as people play it at the real places. The game is creating controversy as it raises the concerns about traffic problems and crimtrending technology topicse.
Trend 12. Algeria Blocked citizens using Facebook, Twitter and 3G services
Using the power of government, Algeria banned the citizens for using Facebook, Twitter, and other 3G services once they acknowledged the baccalaureate exam papers are leaked through Social Media. Blocking or disrupting the internet services is trending over the globe as during last November, the VPN users in China also passed through this for trying to scale the great Firewall.
Trend 13. Wikileaks site goes down by the hackers for a while
The hacker group was successful for sometime to take down the Wikileaks site just like the social accounts of tech giants Sundar Pichai & Mark Zuckerberg. It was the DdoS attack and Anonymous also requested to OurMine to cease the operation if they are firing the attacks.