This Week’s Top Tech Highlights

The top tech stories from TechStory this week will give you an idea of what our industry is up to in terms of global advancement due to technology.

Following the September release of the iPhone, Apple will hold its event in October. According to the company’s announcement, the next Apple event will begin at 10:30 p.m. IST on October 18th. AirPods 3, the M1X MacBook Pro, and other products are on their way!

Following a poor performance last week, Facebook Inc. has decided to make it a little easier for users to know when the social media giant is experiencing an outage. With a new feature, the social media platform Instagram plans to notify users if one of its services goes down. There will be no more juggling of mobile data usage between Wi-Fi and mobile data with this change.

WhatsApp now supports end-to-end encryption for cloud backups

WhatsApp, our preferred instant messaging app, has given us peace of mind with the recent addition of end-to-end encryption for cloud backups. Previously, WhatsApp chat backups were unencrypted, but the latest update now allows for end-to-end encryption of all chats. Despite the fact that WhatsApp conversations were always encrypted, storing them in Google Drive or iCloud posed a security risk. That is no longer the case.

Apple intends to reduce the number of iPhone 13s produced

As a result of the worldwide chip outage, iPhone 13 production will be reduced by 10 million units. This is a large number even for Apple, but there is a shortage of the chips required for the latest iPhone 13 production. Bloomberg expected the release of over 90 million iPhone 13 models by the end of the year, but that is no longer the case.

According to the company, a single data breach has been confirmed on Acer’s Indian systems

According to the company, a data breach was discovered in Acer India’s Indian after-sales system. It was a massive, but isolated, security breach. According to Acer, there have been no further security breaches since the discovery, which was immediately followed by a full scan of the systems.


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