Trending Tech News This Week

  • Western governments on Thursday accused hackers believed to be part of Russian intelligence of trying to steal valuable private information about a coronavirus vaccine, calling out the Kremlin in an unusually detailed public warning to scientists and medical companies. https://bit.ly/30piGyt
  • KFC is trying to create the world’s first laboratory-produced chicken nuggets, part of its “restaurant of the future” concept, the company announced. The chicken restaurant chain will work with Russian company 3D Bioprinting Solutions to develop bioprinting technology that will “print” chicken meat, using chicken cells and plant material. https://bit.ly/30FuU6n
  • Facebook has enabled its screen-sharing feature for Messenger on mobile devices, allowing you to share your phone or tablet screen when calling a friend one on one, in a group chat, or while taking part in even larger conversations via Messenger Rooms. https://bit.ly/3hemcSV
  • Although many people haven’t wrapped their minds around 5G mobile technology yet, Samsung has already started talking about 6G. In a report released Tuesday, the South Korean electronics giant reveals its 6G vision of the future, including technical and societal megatrends, new services, requirements, candidate technologies, and an expected timeline of standardization. https://bit.ly/2ChTthv
  • As Facebook deals with an ad boycott put together by civil rights groups, the social network has reportedly lost a significant amount of business from one of its biggest advertisers: Disney. The entertainment giant has seriously cut back its ad spending on Facebook, The Wall Street Journal said Saturday, citing unnamed sources. https://cnet.co/32ytrkH
  • Google to stop ad money from reaching fake Covid-19 conspiracy theorists. In accordance to the changes in policy, content that encourages and propagates false information on Covid-19 will not be able to make money via Google Ads ecosystem. https://bit.ly/30KTzGH