Month: October 2021

Social Media

TikTok is Testing a New Tipping Feature

TikTok is experimenting with a new tool that allows TikTok users to tip some creators directly on their profiles. According to a video of the tips feature shared this week by TikTok creator Jera Bean, who noticed the feature in-app…

Social Media

Facebook’s Corporate Entity is Now Meta

Facebook changed its parent company name to “Meta” on Thursday as the internet giant strives to shift away from its scandal-plagued social network and toward its virtual reality vision for the future. The company’s new moniker comes as it fights…

World

EU Opens Investigation into Nvidia’s Arm Acquisition

The European Commission has opened a formal competition investigation into Nvidia’s acquisition of chip designer Arm. The deal, which would see Nvidia purchase the UK-based company from SoftBank for $40 billion, was announced in September 2020. In a press release,…

World

Microsoft Reverses Controversial .NET Change

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it would remove a key part of Hot Reload in the upcoming release of .NET 6. This feature allows developers to modify source code while an app is running and immediately see the results….